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Zwilling J.A. Henckels Twin L Shears

These shears were developed as an innovative yet down-to-earth pair of shears for every day work. These shears are ideal for a multitude of tasks - from trimming meats and slicing dried fruit to shaping parchment for baking pans. Stainless-steel blades: one straight and one serrated. Ergonomic polypropylene handles have a smooth, seamless surface contoured for a comfortable grip. Made in Germany by Zwilling J.A. Henckels since 1731.
Average Customer Rating:
4.5 out of 5
4.5
 out of 
5
(4 Reviews) 4
3 of 4(75%)reviewers would recommend this product to a friend.
Sort by Customer Reviews for Zwilling J.A. Henckels Twin L Shears
Review 1 for Zwilling J.A. Henckels Twin L Shears
3 out of 5
3 out of 5
,Pensacola
,FL
May 3, 2016
Ability level:Advanced
Has owned product for:Less than 1 week
Uses product:Every day
Would You Recommend? No
+1point
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Doesn't feel like German quality.
May 3, 2016
I collect fine German, Austrian and Swiss made "instruments". Germany has sought out simplistic function with the highest quality with long experience in metallurgy. This has been a way of life for them including a law for the standard quality of their beer. Those who've ever closed the door on a Porsche 911 know what this is. I received these shears today and was surprised. I don't know if, "cheap" is an appropriate word here, but these are certainly the lowest quality in their range. After verifying that they are labeled as made in Germany, I noticed the carbon steel slotted screw which holds the blades together behind the red logo-hinge (see attached photo). The shears are very light. The blades appear to be stamped from sheet metal. The handle feels very light and brittle. After all these disappointments, I read the packaging, which reads, "The TWIN L series was awarded the IF Design Award by the Industrie Forum Design Hannover, Germany." This can't be true.
Cons: Difficult to Clean, Quality, Weight, slotted screw at hinge.
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Review 2 for Zwilling J.A. Henckels Twin L Shears
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
,Santa Cruz
,CA
Santa Cruz CA
April 14, 2014
Ability level:Advanced
Has owned product for:Over 5 years
Uses product:Every day
Would You Recommend? Yes
+3points
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Second Pair Acquired
April 14, 2014
I have owned these shears since the early 90's and like them so much that I ordered a second pair when another lesser quality pair of kitchen shears bit the dust. These work every bit as well as my old pair. I have not put them in the dishwasher yet, though I have always cleaned the first pair in the machine. I am pleased so far, but I can't say whether i will get another 15+ years out of this pair!
Pros: Quality, Balance, Weight
Review 3 for Zwilling J.A. Henckels Twin L Shears
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
March 19, 2013
Ability level:Advanced
Has owned product for:1 - 4 weeks
Uses product:Every day
Would You Recommend? Yes
+5points
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Good shears
March 19, 2013
Sharp, easy to use, well designed, seems capable of opening most smaller challenging packets.
Pros: Easy to Use, Quality, Size, Versatile, Sharpness, Shape
Review 4 for Zwilling J.A. Henckels Twin L Shears
5 out of 5
5 out of 5
May 3, 2012
Ability level:Intermediate
Has owned product for:1 - 4 weeks
Uses product:Once a week
Would You Recommend? Yes
+2points
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Best kitchen scissors I have used.
May 3, 2012
Very sharp. Feel as if they are "gliding" through meat, compared to other brands I have tried. I used them to cut up beef steaks for fajitas. Be careful, though because I am pretty sure they could do a number on your flesh! Very happy with this purchase.
Pros: Durable, Easy to Use, Quality, Balance, Easy to Clean, Versatile, Sharpness, Weight