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electric filet knives

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I am looking at buying one and wanted to get some ideas and suggestions on what brand or type ppl like. Has anyone used a rechargeable one, and if so do you like it. I am torn between a rechargeable and a regular electric filet knife.

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I have had a few and the best ones I had were the American angler that was not rechargable but ran off of my boats battery or my Marcum battery. It had about a 16' cord and gator clips. Worked great and I still use it.

I had a Rapala rechargable and it was great. A charge would last longer than I expected. I got the one in the grey case with all the goodies. Expensive but on sale at Gander it wasnt too bad. (I sure wish I could find it or whoever took it!)I would recomend both. I would not recomend the Mr.Twister brand. The one I had got HOT and didnt last but half a season before the motor died on it.

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I bought a Rapala (not re-chargable) this summer. This was my best fishing equipment investment this season.

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Going on 10 year's for my Mr Twister can't beat the price.

I'm not a big fan of cordless fillet knifes but if Northlander says his works good I'm sure it would work for you.

Like Gunflint I also have the Rapala corded model, you can plug it into a wall outlet or run it off any battery or cigerette lighter outlet, it comes with all the adapters you would need and a nice travel Case.....a little spendy though.

Good Luck....

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go with the rapala, corded model. worth every penny. for it's price, the durability and construction of the knife and blades are second to none.

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I have two American Angler corded models. Liked the first one so much I bought another one. Great fillet knives.

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The American Angler Ultra has been a very good knife for me. I've tried most of the others and they didn't last much more than a season. The Ultra has a 2 year warranty and I haven't needed to use it.

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I have had the Rapala (non-rechargable with long cord) for 3 years now and have cleaned/fileted hundreds of fish, mostly pike, and love it. Fishing partners used it this weekend for a 23 person fish fry. It worked flawlessly, it did heat up a little, but no problems at all.

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I have cleaned alot of fish with mine. Whatever brand you buy make sure you have one with the very sharp curved tip, not the blunt ones. Cant remember what my brand is but I have the wrong blades, but I have tortured it on at least 1000 fish, and wash it right in the bloody water when Im done, case and all. Works everytime, its a green and yellow machine and is 110V corded.

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Sounds like a Mr.Twister knife.. I have a Mr.Twister one as well and use it for filleting fish and carving turkey... They also have a salt water version, that has the knife tip that you are talking about. Its called the Piranha.. you can find it onthe Mr.Twister web site. If you plan to order, keep in mind that MRTwister is a FishingMinnesota sponsor and is offering us 20$ off if you use the special Mr.Twister page designed for FM users.

http://www.mistertwister.com/minnesota

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grin.gif my Mr.Twister is still running good after 10 years...I do turkeys also.... cool.gif

Thanks for tip Dietz!

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I've got a mister twister that I've had for two years and it works great. I also bought a cheap electric knife at walmart for the kitchen for $3 a year ago. To be honest, it has the same blades and body as the Mr Twister, just white. I've used it when my Dad and I clean fish and it works the same. Just my two cents.

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