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Attn. All Smatchetorians! . . . Wanna Help Design The Busse Combat Smatchet?. . . Start Drinkin'!!!

Discussion in 'Busse Combat Knives' started by Jerry Busse, Aug 2, 2019.

  1. CookieRawwr

    CookieRawwr Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 23, 2014
    I really like number 4 with out the CBT, perhaps with a option to have one side sharpened and the other with a nice swedge. Or to have both sides sharpened. Perhaps with a lengthened double guard.
     
  2. Readyeseve

    Readyeseve

    23
    Dec 29, 2012
    Drinking water...to save money for smatchet.

    Straight up #12 or maybe 24.

    Thin slice bacon please 8"
     
  3. Stump Buster

    Stump Buster Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 15, 2007
    Jerry suffering from liquor poisoning? No new variants and he's been posting less frequently....... Maybe it's just a Monday thing.




    ...Oh wait, it's TUESDAY!!! Send SAR out!!!
     
  4. Dennis in MA

    Dennis in MA Gold Member Gold Member

    May 31, 2005
    I picked the wrong day to be on the Busse forum. Maybe the first time in a couple of years. I'm a sucker for a Smachet. Dammit!

    As far as drinking and commenting. . . a bit late but keep it simple, and forget chopping of wood and such. A Smachet is for killing. Slicing off a man's arm.

    Prefer coffin-handle just for looks. 11" is probably more historically accurate, IIRC.

    I've got an EDMF Smachet I picked up after he went under from the XC somewhere. Cast aluminum handle. I love fiddling with that thing. Have yet to have a need to remove limb or head from an opponent with it. It's gotta be 14" long. THAT'S big!
     
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  5. JohnTheTexican

    JohnTheTexican Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 1, 2006
    It'll be interesting to see how long it takes to go from drawing board to prototype to production.
    I'm guessing about two weeks.
     
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  6. littlehoot

    littlehoot Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 7, 2015
    Sounds about right
     
  7. Robdude

    Robdude Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 27, 2015
    GOTTA HAVE THE TEAM GEMINI HANDLE... I'm for #19
     
  8. JohnTheTexican

    JohnTheTexican Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 1, 2006
    Definitely the TG handle.
     
  9. Fortyneck

    Fortyneck

    16
    Nov 15, 2014
    I like this best!!!
     
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  10. DamascusBowie

    DamascusBowie

    Sep 20, 2016
    Same here.
     
  11. David Brown

    David Brown Kydex Sheath and Holster Artist :) Moderator Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Jun 4, 2001
    ahem

     
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  12. sixplymaple

    sixplymaple Basic Member Basic Member

    293
    Aug 3, 2018
    Your mom's an elf choil!
     
  13. sixplymaple

    sixplymaple Basic Member Basic Member

    293
    Aug 3, 2018
    Sorry, sorry I couldn't stop myself haha :)
     
  14. David Brown

    David Brown Kydex Sheath and Holster Artist :) Moderator Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Jun 4, 2001
    I know you guys are not resetting the cart right now so how about my rendering ?
     
  15. David Brown

    David Brown Kydex Sheath and Holster Artist :) Moderator Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Jun 4, 2001
    where is my pic please :)
     
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  16. David Brown

    David Brown Kydex Sheath and Holster Artist :) Moderator Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Jun 4, 2001
    I have had this Boker for many years

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  17. Jerry Busse

    Jerry Busse Moderator Moderator

    Aug 20, 1999
    I'm still designing. . . . :confused:

    I'm gonna need a lot more booze!!:eek::D

    Let's Drink!:thumbsup::cool::cool:

    Jerry:D



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  18. Chrisinzky

    Chrisinzky Gold Member Gold Member

    371
    Nov 20, 2015
    How fairs the liver?
    Anything bubbling in the smatchet pot?
     
  19. PeteyTwoPointOne

    PeteyTwoPointOne Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Jun 10, 2014
    Boker did a really nice job on machining the handle on that one..looks like Micarta...nice symmetrical pancake too, just needs a forward lanyard hole drilled to make it true BB ;):p....Thanks for the pics Dave!
     
  20. Maqua

    Maqua

    Jan 21, 2005
    #4 or #19 speak to me.
     

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