I use a peeler pretty much every day for something. Potatoes, carrots, apples, winter squash, etc. I am a fan of Kuhn Rikon peelers (Amazon, $10), which are lightweight and easy to use on peels thick and thin. OXO (Amazon, $10) also make an assortment with different blades, shapes and widths.
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