Product Comparison: Dalstrong Gladiator Series vs Wüsthof Classic


General Specifications
Brand
Dalstrong
Wüsthof
Model
Gladiator Series 8-Inch
Classic
Origin
China
Germany
About the Product
The Dalstrong Gladiator Series 8” chef’s knife is the essential workhorse for any chef who takes his craft seriously. From the heat of professional restaurant kitchens to a simple meal for one, this chef knife works tirelessly beside you, complimenting your style, always dependable and forever brutally effective. It is your merciless gladiator in the unforgiving arena of professional and home kitchens.
All knives from the Classic series are precision forged from a single blank of high carbon, no-stain surgical steel. Traditional skills and the latest robotronics continue the grinding and polishing until the final cutting edge is applied at the most appropriate blade angle.
Key Specs
Purpose
Chopping, Mincing, Slicing, Dicing
Mincing, Slicing, Dicing
Blade Material
High carbon ThyssenKrupp German steel
High-carbon no-stain surgical steel
Blade Length
8 in
9 in
Tang
Full tang
Full tang
Bolster
Mirror polished, finger protective
Mirror polished, finger protective
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Dalstrong Gladiator Series German HC Steel - 8" (200mm)
  • I'm not a chef, but a good cook and use all of my tools daily. Very happy with this purchase.
  • It cuts good, i regained my confidence in the kitchen once more!
  • A very good chef's knife for the price. It handles nicely and slices/dices/ chops better than any of the several others I've tried.
  • It cuts like a workhorse and feels great in hand. Very sharp blade, recommended.
  • The knife feels good in my hand and feels balanced; the handle is beautiful. I like the full tang and it seems to cut well.
Wüsthof Classic chef's knife (blade 23 cm)
  • This knife is the best blade I have ever used in the kitchen. Whether you are slicing onions finely, or whether chopping herbs this professional knife makes it child's play.
  • This blade is razor sharp so use the sleeve & end clip when storing.
  • The carbon steel itself looks beautiful and will no doubt last years and years if looked after. I will now be saving up to replace my hole set with these Wusthof knives.
  • 9" The curved blade is stiff and sturdy. Quite handy for chopping and dicing.
  • Cuts very nicely when I've borrowed it - I personally would prefer a smaller blade, 23cm is longer than I expected!
Size & Weight
Height
1.4 in
0.98 in
Weight
8 oz
4.97 oz
Width
13.7 in
17.99 in
Depth
4.1 in
2.99 in
What customers say about "Size & Weight"
Dalstrong Gladiator Series German HC Steel - 8" (200mm)
  • Well balanced, feels great in your hand, good weight and cuts everything smoothly!
  • It is quite sharp and very well balance that your hands doesn't feel tired after using it for a while.
  • Love this knife! Well balanced and a beautiful sharp edge. Perferct size, so comfortable!
  • I was skeptical when I purchased this knife as usually knives are not good quality and are very lightweight when they are in this price range.
  • First of all the grip is great and the weight of the knife feels really good if you like a heavier, and sturdier tool. It come sharp and he edge holds very well.
Wüsthof Classic chef's knife (blade 23 cm)
  • Well balanced with a great blade. Very happy with my purchase.
  • It is the perfect size for the many small cutting and slicing tasks I perform on a regular basis.
  • Slices nicely very sharp. Good size to handle for me. Have other sizes too and wanted a smaller one. Happy with purchase.
  • It is the right length, the proper balance, and the right weight. It is also very, very sharp.
  • Great balance and weight, good quality feel and so sharp I could shave with it though I probably wouldn't survive the experience.
Features
Block Included
No
No
Color
Stainless Steel
Silver/Black
Number Of Pieces
1
1
Handle Type
Triple riveted
Triple riveted
Handle Material
Laminated pakkawood
Hard plastic
Cleaning and Care
Hand wash
Dishwasher Safe
Extras
Tapered design for hardness and flexibility, Wide blade for knuckle clearance, Precisely tempered, Polished spine to ensure an ever comfortable grip, Includes a BPA protective Dalstrong PerfectFit sheath, Lifetime Warranty, Stain resistant
Lifetime Warranty, Ergonomic handle design, Finger guard
What customers say about "Features"
Dalstrong Gladiator Series German HC Steel - 8" (200mm)
  • This knife definitely puts the Chinese blade smiths on the international map of knife making. Worth every penny!
  • Dalstong knifes are pure quality, i was very skeptical because of the price but after learning that im buying direct from the factory which means no store mark up i was SOLD.
  • It really stands up. No more daily sharpening. I am so happy and can recommended!
  • Beautiful, hefty, razor sharp, nicely balanced and just a joy to use.
  • The handle has a lovely weight to it and the balance is perfect. Pinch grip right at the bolster feels just right - the extra heft of the handle feels gone.
Wüsthof Classic chef's knife (blade 23 cm)
  • The handle material is tough. I like the full tang construction. It assures this will last several life times.
  • The handle is made a very comfortable material, and even though we're bad owners that run in through the dishwasher, there has been no looseness in the handle. It resharpens easily.
  • Sharpens easily, grip is comfortable, and bolster allows a sharp blade all the way to the heel. And prevents finger cuts from slipping up the heel.
  • The handle of the blade rides high enough off the cutting surface to permit easy chopping without finger contact.
  • Low quality blade and cheap plastic handle. For this amount of money it is absolutely shocking.
Warranty / Certifications
Certifications
NSF
NSF
Other Information
Manufacturer
MSRP
69.49 $


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