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REX Swiss Peeler

A Vegetable Peeler Made In Switzerland. Incredibly Sharp, Hardened Steel Blade.
REX Swiss Peeler
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Product Description

The original Swiss peeler, and the economical choice over the updated STAR Peeler that's a bit more heavy duty, and dishwasher safe. This amazing tool has won numerous awards due to it's ergonomic shape and efficient blade, and the design has remained unchanged since 1947. One solid piece of aluminum is perfectly curved to create the handle, and a hardened and blued steel provides the raw material for the blade and eye remover. The end result is an amazing tool that works quickly and easily, and one that features the sharpest cutting edge available. Thanks to the aluminum body, this tool is lightweight and easy to handle, but it will require hand washing to avoid damage over time. It works incredibly well on any fruit or vegetable, but it will also grate chocolate and slice hard cheese. Slight pressure is all that's required to remove any type of skin, and the effortless operation is easy for left or right handed people. The REX may come with an affordable price tag, but it easily outperforms expensive alternatives, and is virtually unmatched for sharpness and ease of use. Don't be fooled by other peelers that look the same, and be careful with tools that are "stamped" with the same name, but not actually made in Switzerland. We guarantee authenticity and performance for this tool, so it's sure to be a valuable addition to any kitchen.

Other Options

Want the same thing with a dishwasher safe handle made from stainless steel? Then check out the STAR Peeler. It's a more heavy duty, and updated version of this tool. If you like your peelers to be low maintenance, then we also carry the Stainless Steel STAR that has a stainless handle AND blade, so it can be washed in the dishwasher, and the it doesn't require drying, oiling or any other maintenance. For tools with specialized blades, take a look at the Star Trilogy Set. It includes three different tools. You will get a Stainless STAR, a STAR Julienne Peeler, and a STAR Tomi Serrated Peeler.

Why It's Good

  • Swiss Made. Unlike other "Swiss" kitchen gadgets that are no longer made there, this one still comes to us direct from Switzerland, not China.
  • Incredibly Sharp. A high quality steel is hardened and blued. It is then finished off with a scalpel style finish with micro-serrations on the back side. Easily fly through any peeling job.
  • Ergonomic. The curving handle looks pretty cool, but it also serves a function. The wide grip makes it comfortable to hold, even for those with arthritis, and the little indents provide the perfect gripping points. Peel for long hours without strain.
  • Lightweight. The aluminum handle gives it a light frame that's easy to handle for any user.
  • Integrated Cutter. The little loop on the side allows you to quickly remove imperfections as you peel, but it also works to shred strips. It's made from the same material as the blade, so you know it will be sharp and long lasting.
  • High Quality. Better materials result in a better quality tool. This peeler will outperform others, and it's also long lasting, so many people still have one that they bought 10-25 years ago.

How To Use It

Come on folks, it's not brain surgery, it's a peeler. This tool is wickedly easy to use, and it works similar to any other peeling tool you've used in the past. The main difference will be the decrease in effort and frustration when you start using this one instead of something different. You could probably go in blind, but follow the instructions below for proper care and use of this tool. You can use it on any type of fruit or vegetable, and the process will be pretty much the same.
  1. To begin peeling, hold the tool in your dominant hand, and hold the food in your other hand. The shape and blade design allow for left or right handed use with no modification.
  2. To remove skin, press the blade against the food, apply light pressure, and pull it away from your body.
  3. Slight pressure will remove just the outer layer, but increased pressure will remove more. Press down hard to slice veggies or hard cheeses.
  4. When you encounter eyes in potatoes, or yucky parts of other vegetables, flip it on its side to use the cutter to quickly eliminate them.
  5. To remove long strips from things like carrots, use the little cutter, and pull off long sections. To do more strips in a faster period, try a Julienne Peeler.
  6. When you finish your food prep, hand wash for cleaning.
  7. Periodic oiling of the blade is recommended for maximum longevity. Just coat lightly with a vegetable oil after washing to avoid surface rust and dulling.

Why pay more for a tool that's not as good? This affordable kitchen gadget offers amazing performance that rivals any commercially used version, but it costs very little in comparison. You will be amazed at how effortlessly it glides through potatoes, carrots, apples and other foods, and you will wonder how you ever lived without one. Stop struggling with that dull piece of garbage you are using now, but don't drop a bunch of money to get something you think is better. You won't find a sharper fruit and vegetable peeler, or one that is so darn versatile. Use it on fuzzy foods, slick foods, hard stuff, soft stuff or squishy stuff, and the results will be the same. Quickly remove wide sections of peel, leave as much of the flesh intact as possible.

Product Specifications

Includes: (1) vegetable peeler
Dimensions 2.5" x 4.6"
Uses Peeling, Slicing, Skinning, decorating and more
Handle Material Aluminum
Blade Material Hardened Steel
Dishwasher Safe No
Eye/Stem Remover Yes
Compatibility Left or Right Handed
Ergonomic Design Yes
Swiss Made Yes
Manufacturer Zena 
Shipping Weight .2 lbs

The original Swiss style peeler. A high quality tool that's perfect for any kitchen. Hardened steel cuts like a hot knife through butter, and the comfortable handle can be used by right and left handed people. Order Yours Today!

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5 out of 5
Great Peeler!
Not a bad little peeler for the price. Bought 2 because I love the ergonomics of the handle. Took me 10 years to wear out the last one. It's lightweight and works great. Would purchase again and recommend to others!
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5 out of 5
You'll never go back to a "regular" paring knife again!
My husband actually purchase a set of these swiss peelers from an Ag show in Moultrie, GA. When I discovered how easy it was to peel potatoes & apples and anything else I was hooked!!!! Great product....you won't be disappointed. :)
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5 out of 5
Best product of its kind
At first glance the Ajax peeler looks flimsy. This is not the case, it is an extremely well designed kitchen tool that works better than any other implement of its type. The tool is ergonomically designed, light and strong. The blade is surgically sharp, and makes quick work of peeling anything. My advice, buy several and give them to family and friends. It's that good.
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5 out of 5
Swiss Peeler
Great item. Eliminates cut fingers, easy to use, planning on ordering more for others in family.
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5 out of 5
Best peeler ever
Bought two of these 15 years ago, still using the first one and it is still working great.
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5 out of 5
We are delighted with the REX Swiss Peeler that we ordered. It is the best peeler I've ever used. Thus far I've only used it to thinly slice parmesan cheese for caesar salad and I am very pleased. I would also like to mention the excellent customer service we received from Simplygoodstuff. Thank you
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review on REX Swiss Peeler
Several years ago I purchased Peelers from a vendor at the strawberry festival in Plant City Fl. I loved to peel potatoes etc with them as I have arthritis in my hands. They disappeared and I could not find anymore, but when I saw these in my Sunday paper I knew I had to order them. I believe I ordered six and thank you for stocking them
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5 out of 5
Makes the work easy
This peeler works great. I find it especially good for zesting.
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5 out of 5
Excellent product. Not made in China and will last me a lifetime. Areal bargin.
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5 out of 5
great veggie peeler
This veggie peeler works well but is much lighter weight than I expected it to be. I surely hope that it lasts a very long time.
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5 out of 5
swiss peeler
This peeler is superior to any I have used over many years of peelers! Its shape is pleasant to handle, blade sharp!
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5 out of 5
Best peeler I've ever had.
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5 out of 5
Love it!!
Love it great tool and easy to use!!
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5 out of 5
It's a wonderful product, I have several collected but this peeler is the best.
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5 out of 5
great item
I have had a similar peeler for years and had been looking for a new one. This is even better.
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5 out of 5
I purchased 3 Rex Swiss peelers one for me and the others two to share.......I am absolutely in love with my peeler, so sharp, precise and SO easy to handle.....peeling chores are now, SO fun and speedy. I highly recommend this wonderful kitchen gadget as well as the super friendly customer service. will buy more, wonderful and unusual stocking X-mas stockings treats....THANK YOU.
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happy
received the order and am happy with the item. I already had one that I have used for about 10 years and wanted to have a spare in case mine was ever misplaced.
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5 out of 5
Welcome Back REX!
My Rex Swiss Peeler, a staple in my kitchen utility drawer for years, was inadvertently left behind when we moved to another state in 2013. The search for a replacement ended recently (2016), while reading "Parade Magazine," ...there was a photograph of this one-of-a-kind, priceless peeling aide available through Simplygoodstuff.com! I ordered six (two for me; four to share). It truly is the "little things" that make a huge difference in our lives. - VERY Happy REX Swiss Peeler owner in Ohio
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5 out of 5
excellent peeler
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3 out of 5
The Rex Swiss Peeler is a satisfactory product for peeling vegetables however it does not stand up well when cleaned in a dishwasher. The metal appears to oxide due to eithe the hot water or drying heat.
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5 out of 5
A Darn Good Pealer
I love this peeler. It fits comfortably in my hand and peels carrot and potato skins very finely and smoothly. The blade is so sharp and does its work very quickly.
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Wife thrilled with this Peeler
When my wife lost her peeler, she was dissatisfied with the replacement and resulted to just a paring knife. She was thrilled when I found this peeler and I have benefit with more home made mashed potatoes. She is quite happy with this product.
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Peeler
I've been looking to replace mine and was so glad I found this, it's the same one and YES, it works like a charm. Very pleased with it
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Rex Swiss Peeler
I LOVE this peeler. I used to have one like it and it disappeared. No other peeler worked as well. I saw the Rex Swiss Peeler in a magazine and took a chance it was the same as my old one. Very glad I did!
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Works
I used it the other day and iy worked just fine.
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I would like to know if I can purchase ZENA Swiss Rex vegetable peeler through the mail with payment by check.
Asked by:  on 1/17/2016
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Sure! Just give us a quick call and we would be happy to help you place an order that you can pay for by mailing in a check or money order.
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Since the handle is metal, will the hand hurts when peeling for a long time? I have got other with metal handle and it hurts.
Asked by:  on 1/17/2016
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Due to the shape and light weight, most users find it very comfortable to peel for long periods when using this tool.
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Will this peel a butternut squash?
Asked by:  on 1/22/2016
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Yes it will.
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Can this easily peel butternut squash and other hard-skin vegetables?
Asked by:  on 1/30/2016
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Yes. It glides through thick tough skins like a hot knife through butter.
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I have a REX peeler and the blade has twisted and it does not work. Can it be returned for a replacement?
Asked by:  on 2/15/2016
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Sorry to hear this. Please give us a call and we would be happy to help you with this.
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