Production Knives AD - Active Duty AB - Aftershock Bolo (a run of recurved battle mistress's) NARK – nuclear air rescue knife ASH-1 - Anniversary Steel Heart 1, a reproduction of the birds beak shsh, for 2007/2008 AS - Assault Shaker AW - Ash Wacker, a prototype found in a 9.5 and 7.5" version, a Bushwacker mistress handle that has an Ash1 blade profile. BA - Badger Attack B3 (BB3) – Basic 3 (busse basic 3), Modified INFI (M-INFI) blade B4 - European release, 4" blade with small basic handle and Modified INFI (M-INFI) blade B4 -Basic 4 with as Scrap Yard War Dog style handle and INFI blade. Unique in the basic set because of it's slightly thinner than 3/16" thickness (.170") B5 (BB5) – Basic 5 (busse basic 5), Modified INFI (M-INFI) blade B6 (BB6) – Basic 6 (busse basic 6) (european release only) (aka euro 6) (like a basic version of the caretaker), Modified INFI (M-INFI) blade B6 - Newer basic 6 release with swamp rat style handles and INFI blade B7 (BB7) – Basic 7 (busse basic 7), Modified INFI (M-INFI) blade B8 - swamp rat style handles and INFI blade B9 (BB9) - Basic 9 (busse basic 9), Modified INFI (M-INFI) blade B10 - swamp rat style handles and INFI blade B11 - Large old style basic handles with INFI blade BC - bear cub, part of the HACK series but offered in a production run BM - Battle Mistress BOSS Street - Newer version of straight handled Mean Streat, It increased the height of the index finger position of the handle. CABS edition added large, small and no choil options. BOSS Jack - Newer version of the straight handled satin jack, it increased the height of the index finger position of the handle and added a choiless option, as well as convex grind. BOSS hg55 - see HG55 BS - boss street, the new boss edition of the original mean street pattern BWM - also BWBM "Bush Wacker Battle Mistress" a combinatio of shbm and fbm styles. CABS - Choiless Anorexic Boss Street CR – combat recruit (the smaller version of the police recruit) CT – care taker (european release only) - a clip point e handled knife, roughly the size of a NO CULTELLUS - a small knife comparable to an enlargened skeleton key (with more belly+handle scales) C4 (BC4) – combat 4 (european release only), essentially a 4" satin jack blade, with the smaller 3rd gen style choil. (similar to the tanker a) E4 - Euro 4, same as the C4. FILET KNIVES - some of the older micarta slabbed knives jerry made were made available on the after market when a large collection of older rare busse's was sold by a private collecter, several sets of filet knives being included. These came in 4,5, and 6" lengths FO - force one GM - Groove Master GW – Game Warden (prototype e-handled knife), as well as a newer version in 2006 wich featured a handle similar to the active duty. GW - new edition featurein a roughly active duty sized blade and handle. the blade and handle are unique, combine features of the active duty style rounded handle, and a slightly ergo style drop point. came in variety of handle materials and colors (micarta, g10, buffalo, ram), sold through the company store. HG55 - boss hg55, an older pattern brought back as a boss series item HR - Hell Razor - production version of the "grooved fighter" seen at blade '03 KB – killer bee. aka 4” pure bred fighter that is factory wrapped in yellow and black. also came unwrapped. KZ2/KZII - Killa Zilla 2 (khukuri) MS - Mean Street (old model) MRS - meaner street (new model) MR. MOJO - steel heart sized blade (e handled), recurved with a blade catch on the upper riccaso. NO - Natural Outlaw PBS - pork belly skinner PD - Public Defender PH – pauls hatchet PR - Police Recruit (larger version of the combat recruit) 4” PBF – 4” Pure Bred Fighter (AKA killer bee) 6” PBF – 6” Pure Bred Fighter 8” PBF – 8” Pure Bred Fighter SARSQUATCH - mid sized knife just below the steel heart. SAR4 - search and rescue 4". SAR5 - search and rescue 5". a design that was put into limited production on accident, working from an initial design concept rather then finished sketch. jerry hated the design, but its gotten mixed to good praise from users. SAR8 - search and rescue 8", a longer version of the sar4 SD - Scotch Dispenser SJ - Satin Jack SHARK - an older design that was similar to the pbf series, but with a straight type handle. SH - Stealth Hawk (the mp45 (non metal) serrated knife) SH - Steel Heart SH1 – birds beak steal heart, ealiest edition SH2 – steal heart - a longer version with the classic straight handled style pommel SK - skeleton key SS - Sus Scrofa (a wharncliffe style blade) TB - tank buster TTKZ - Test Team Killa Zilla UF - Urgent Fury WB - war boar (production comrambit) Variant/one off knife/special or limited run designations 3 FINGER - an older busse design, similar to the mean street, but smaller. 82ND AIRBORNE - earlier busse, oval handle, saber ground, fals upper swedge, a kind of bottle opener style choil AA – Argonne assault. 10th anniversarry = shorter blade, 20th = longer blade. "magnum" = battle mistress sized argonne assault blade. california legal version was with the knuckle dusters ground off. APACHE THROWER - throwing knives made for andy prisco. they were 5160 instead of infi (or a2) APPRENTICE KNIFE – made by people working under the busse apprentice program, most/all were sans talon hole. AXE BA – bad apple BW - bad wardens. these were new style game wardens with skeletonized handles, featuring handle inserts of various materials. B&T – Bird and trout knife BLUE GRASS BOWIE – a bueatiful gfd bowie made from an e-handled knife BOOT KNIFE BLANKS - a set of dagger shaped boot knife blanks made of d2 steel, offered to the public unheat treated and unground. BOSS - "Busse Old School Series", when busse brings back an older blade pattern for a production or custom run. sometimes with new features, sometimes in almost near replica format. CABJ - Choiless Anorexic BOSS Jack. a 1/8" version of the Choiless BOSS Jack LE. COMRAMBIT - the initial custom order that preceded the war boars production design DAGGER - a 1983-1986 blade that was made from jerry's brothers design DH – defiance hill – stag handled d2 blade bowie, made early in jerry’s knife making career DROP POINT HUNTER BLADES - 3" blade with 5160 steel. sold to the public ground, coated and heat treated. they were originally used as apprentice training blanks in the 1980s DWMS – Desert Warfare Mean Street – smooth coat, reddish-brown micarta. .220 normally. Some in 9/32. EDC Blades - prototypes made from 3rd gen handled knives. the pomel was ground off around the last tube fastener, creating a much shorter handle. European Line - Combat 6, Caretaker, Combat 4, Basic 4 FIB – flinted Indian blade, heavily gun blued 0-1 blades made by jerry early on FT - flying tiger, looks like a modified flying mojo, with the recurve ground out of the back end of the blade, the flying serrations closer together, and a lot of handle variance. GPK = Grand Piano Key. a modified 6" pbf done in a similar style to the piano keys. GREEN HORNET - killer bee w/ jungle green powder coat. HACK - similar to the apprentice blades, these are knives that are "hacked" down from larger model blanks by apprentice knife makers, also sold as customized versions of larger knives such as the "warden HACK". generally the have the talon hole cut out to make a larger choil. HD - heavy duty. a .220 version of the active duty. HS - High Street. an sus scrofa variation where the blade was clipped at the top edge and brought up into an acute point, creating a broad clip point style out of the original wharncliffe. HT - holy terror. was a serrated d-gaurd attachment meant for the original straight handled steel hearts. also came with a seperate handle so it could be used by itself. HOG INDUCTION KNIFE - any knife that is used during the "hog induction ceremony". may be specifically refering to the 2006 blade induction knife, wich was a straight handle steel heart with a large step style spine, similar to the saw back battle mistress. used a custom gold powder coat. HOOD KNIFE – a straight handled battle mistress variant designed by ron hood IA – internal affair (a clip point bme variant) INBRED FIGHTER - a 7.5" (bladed) purebred fighter, with a striped jungle camo. JUNGLE JACKET - a killer bee with striped jungle camo JUNGLE RECURVE - a euro 4 with striped jungle camo and recurved blade. Kl - Knight Light LIL' UGLY - from what ive seen, its an ealier version of the mean street LMS - leaner street (leaner meaner street = LMRS) a thinner variation of the mean street Mean Street Beater - a "fatty" mean street prototype that had a deep dish hollow grind set at about 3/4" of the heighth of the blade. MODEL T STREET - a variation on the meaner street, at .200 thickness, and only offered in black. MR MOFO – a saber ground version of the mr. mojo MR. MEFO - exact same knife as the mr. mofo, only with the leters "mefo" instead of "mofo" lazer etched onto it. a rare etching mistake. MIGHT BOHEMOTH – probably the coolest knife name ever (besides apocalypse 2 :rolleseyes: ), a recurved e-handled custom. MOAB – mother of all bowies. 2 editions were made, an original 13" version in 3/8" thickness, and the newer 14" version in .400" thickness. MUK - Jerry's take on the classic Nessmuk design. MUSKRAT - called "nuclear muskrat", it is a variant of the cultellus MUTANT MOJO – a gfd mojo NICK – nuclear infi culinary knife NUCLEAR EDC - An active duty variation with the same basic blade modifications as the High Street, came with a flame pattern bead blasted onto the blade. NIP - Nuclear Ice Pick NUKE HEARTS – steel heart variants that featured a sharpened top edge (hollow ground) OD - Off Duty – a 3/8 variation of the active duty PA - pink apple – variation of a variation, using pink died bone handles PD – birch knob polar drop, early smooth micarta smooth bolt busse. a “nuclear payload” knife, it was buried in 1989 for later retreaval PK - piano key, a small run of skeleton keys that were customized by mike thourot as a collaboration with jerry. they had satin finished blades with black and white handle scales. PILOT MASTER - a groove master with a swedge top, and a (mostly except tip) serrated blade, meant for downed plane/helicopter extraction. PS - Pepper Shaker (swedged assault shaker variant) RESCUE JACK - a 3rd gen handled satin jack with spotted jungle camo used by jerry to cut open a crash victims car to makes sure they were okay. RED CROSS VARIANT - SHBM base, recurved main edge with flying style serrations at back of curve, swedge top with second edge covery forward half of blade, swedge containing flying style serrations as well. finger grooved handle and skull crusher pommel. RUGER BOWIES – a style of bowies from the early days (preproduction) of jerry busse’s knife making career SKUNK SLAYER - an ergo battle mistress with a horrizontal blake and white stripe camo (running the length of the blade). it seeminly helped to hide the profile of the blade very well. S.O.W. VARIANT - Santa's Outlaw Wicked Variant. a varition of the special forces handled natural outlaw, including a recurved clip point blade, and red g10 handle scales. TRICKSTER MOJO – a mr. mojo variant VWF – vasco wear fighter. A ruger bowie made in vasco wear steel. military overun knife designations 3b2 - a variation of the ASH-1 model ARK - Air Rescue Knife (or ar - air rescue) AT1 – arctic team 1, a clip point bme with white coating, and forward seat belt cutter style serrations. NUCLEAR BARF - Nuclear Busse Assault Ring Fighter. came in 3 sizes, and a california variant. B.A.R.F - Busse Assault Ring Fighter - fighter-style offered with forward finger ring for retention/positional maintenance. Offered in 3 sizes, as well as 3 ringless BOLO INSPIRED BATTLE BLADE - a variation on the ergo steel heart, with eu handles and a scallop taken out of the spine near the handle to create a more weight forward design. BS - buffalo soldier DSF – desert storm fighter DMR - desert mud razor. a military run of the hell razor, without corrogated bevels, and a dark brown crinkle coat. EU17 - extraction unit 17. these knives were offered in regular, magnum and mini sizes. they were made from e-series blades, specifically the BM, SH, and NO sizes. JD - jungle defender. a public defender variant that had a hollow ground flat main grind section, with a regular flat ground forward grind section. JACK HAMMER - satin jack tac that used the heavy corregated bevel technology. only sold in combination with the les baer custom grip pistols. LU – lil’ ugly PT5 - "protection team 5" (possibly), a tanto variation on the no-e model. RIPPER - 1/4" thick modified version of the eu17 (recurved with serrations added) SHIVA REX - a military overrun originally made in 1996, designed for light carry cqc. SMOG WARDEN - "Special Military Overrun Game Warden". The new Game Warden blades featuring a dcbb finish with tan+grey g-10 handle slabs. featured a partially seat belt cutter style serrated blade. SOUL1 – A blade that has very strict regulations on public purchase. ST-56 - a variation of (i think) a SF natural outlaw, with a spine that curves down to meet the point, giving the appearence of a "persian fighter". came in 6 and 7" blade lengths SOUL2 - same situation as the soul1, sold in 2 thickness' - .190” & .265” (hogsoul2) ST-65 - a persion style recurved fighter featuring a Flying SF Handle. came in 6" and 7" blade lengths. ST RIPPER - 3/16" thick modified version of the zero tolerance natural outlaw. recurved, and some with serrations added, others plain edge. TALIWHACKER – only busse knife to use sr101 TANKER A – a longer version of the combat 4, came with serrated or pe (plain edge) options. (at least one of wich had raptor patern slabs). TM – terror monkey – a isreali special unit specializing in rapelling, these knives had a special coating, and 2 handle variations, one eu-17 style, and another that thinned out the index finger area, and the curve going towards the butt. They were made from zero tolerance blade blanks, in bm, sh, and no sizes. they were given with the option of new style serrations, or plain edge. UD - urban defender. same as jungle defender, but with urban camo coating.