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Clearance: Chef's Choice 316 Asian Knife Sharpener

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Clearance: Chef's Choice 316 Asian Knife Sharpener
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Clearance: Chef's Choice 316 Asian Knife Sharpener

This is an R1 clearance item. Please check the tables below to see how we rate our clearance items.

The Chef's Choice® 316 Asian Sharpener  puts a factory sharp, precision edge on all contemporary Asian style knives, Chinese style cleavers and the thinner, traditional single-bevel style Japanese blades. Incorporating 100% diamond abrasives in both Stage 1 and 2, the Model 316 hones and polishes each side of the knife blade separately at 15 degrees. This feature allows the user flexibility, guaranteeing the sharpest possible edge on all contemporary double-bevel Asian-style blades as well as traditional Japanese single bevel knives. High precision elastomeric angle guides eliminate guesswork.  UL and ETL certified. Assembled in the U.S.A.

  • “Great, holy cow!”

    – Doug P., CA

Sharpness plus Strength: The Chef's Choice Knife Sharpener Difference

Three key features make the Chef's Choice sharpener the World's Best diamond electric knife sharpener.

Sharpener Bevel A

Sharpener Bevel B

Sharpener Bevel C

  1. Chef's Choice knife sharpeners feature diamond-impregnated cutting surfaces. Diamond cuts fast and smooth, is incredibly durable, and because it runs cool, it doesn't draw the temper from knife edges.

  2. All Chef's Choice knife sharpener models incorporate patented guide systems. Other machines may fail to sharpen properly and can even damage your knives. The Chef's Choice knife sharpener guides produce great results every time.

  3. Most important of all is the multi-stage bevel. Conventional hollow grinding, seen in figure A, creates a weak edge that flexes (figure B) and is subject to cracking and breaking. Chef's Choice knife sharpeners create super-honed edges that are much stronger than the hollow grind because the edge has far greater support. With the Chef's Choice knife sharpener, your fine cutlery is sharpened for peak performance, and at the same time it's protected against needless damage.

Cook's Illustrated recommends the Chef's Choice Model 316 sharpener saying the result of using this sharpener is comparable to a blade with a factory-sharpened edge and it will remove nicks in a blade.

Descriptions of Ratings for Clearance Store Items

  Description
(Expanded descriptions in next table)
Minimum Discount Mechanically Perfect Free Shipping Over $59 Standard Return Policy Full
Warranty
R1 Returned. Non-working surfaces have new or nearly new appearance. Working surfaces may have slight wear marks. 10% Yes Yes Yes Yes
R2 Returned, nearly-new appearance. Slight to moderate flaws on non-working surfaces. 15% Yes Yes Yes Yes
FR Factory-refurbished unit. Varies by item Yes Yes Yes No
D Brief demonstration use only, not previously sold. Varies by item Yes Yes Yes Yes
DIS Discontinued. Varies by item Yes Yes Yes Varies by item
U Used. Varies by item Yes Yes Yes Yes
SDB Scratched and/or dented, or otherwise blemished. Varies by item Yes Yes Yes Yes
NOS New old stock. Varies by item. Yes Yes Yes Yes

Additional notes:

  1. The ratings are for cosmetic condition only. All Clearance Store merchandise is guaranteed to function perfectly.
  2. Items are offered under normal terms of sale: Please review policies before ordering.
  3. Discount percentages for R1 and R2 items are minimum discounts... Some items are marked even lower.
  4. Some clearance items ship in plain (but carefully boxed) packaging, rather than the manufacturer’s original carton.
  5. Important: All clearance items may have been exposed to various allergenic foods.

  

Bottom Line: If you’re a highly detail-oriented person, we recommend sticking to “R1.” But after a week’s use, the only real difference between one of these items and a brand new one will be the money you saved.

Expanded Ratings Descriptions

R1 Very close scrutiny is required to tell that the item isn’t brand new. Working surfaces may show slight wear; for example, the bottom-inside of a Bosch mixer bowl may show swirl marks because Bosch mixer whips are designed to “float” against bottom of bowl. Non-working surfaces (cabinet, control panel) look essentially new. Carton may not be perfect.
R2 Typically has a small scuff or mark on a non-working surface like a mixer cabinet or the top of a pressure cooker lid.
FR Mostly returned items which have been brought fully up to new-equipment performance specs at the factory.
D Demonstration items have been operated briefly at Pleasant Hill Grain.
DIS These items have never been used but we no longer sell them at full price in our store because it was discontinued by us or by the manufacturer.
U Has had light use.
SDB Has moderate damage or blemish on a non-working surface, such as a scratch or dent in the housing, or paint blemish.
NOS A brand new item that isn't the newest model.

 

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Specs

Brand Chef's Choice, EdgeCraft
Width 8.5"
Depth 4"
Height 4"
Product Weight 4 lb.
Color Black
Housing Material ABS
Volts AC 120
Watts 120
Amps 2.1
Cord Length 43"
UPC 087877013166
Origin USA
Warranty Length 2 years

Shipping

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Reviews

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  • Excellent product!
    By on - Verified Buyer
    I've sharpened 4 knives so far: one chef's, one garden knife & 2 paring knives. The paring knives were a little difficult due to their short blades. Longer blades are easier to guide through the sharpener. All blades were very sharp when I finished with them.
    5 out of 5 people found this review helpful.  Did you?

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