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asymmetrical edge

Discussion in 'Busse Combat Knives' started by Sand Man, Mar 22, 2000.

  1. Sand Man

    Sand Man

    Oct 3, 1998
    What is an asymmetrical edge on the Busse knives?

    What purpose does it serve?

    I have a Badger Attack on order, looking very forward to it's arrival.
    I have heard so many good things about Busse knives that I ordered one. I believe the Badger Attack will be a good backpacking knife.

    Thanks to Andy Prisco for aswering my questions over several phone calls.
    But I did forget to ask about the asymmetrical edge.

    See on the trail
  2. Bronco

    Bronco Moderator Moderator

    Feb 25, 2000
    Check out Andy Prisco's temporary website, the one with the variant pictures. At the bottom of the page is a great photo showing the unique geometry of the assymetrical edge.

    Semper Fi
  3. Sand Man

    Sand Man

    Oct 3, 1998
    How about Jerry Busse. Why the asymmetrical
  4. Cliff Stamp

    Cliff Stamp Banned BANNED

    Oct 5, 1998
    It is stronger than a v-ground edge, but easier to sharpen than a full convex bevel for most.

    I has been discussed in detail in recent posts. You might want to look them up.

  5. Andy Prisco

    Andy Prisco

    Nov 2, 1999
    Yes....there are ALOT of posts regarding this topic here on the Busse forum.

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  6. Sand Man

    Sand Man

    Oct 3, 1998
    I went back over the old posts, now I believe that I understand the asymmetrical edge and the sharpening of it.

    Can't wait to cut with it.

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