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. THelambda

    THelambda

    71
    Mar 9, 2017
    Choil.0.32”thick.Fuller .INFI.LB treatment ...
     
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  2. THelambda

    THelambda

    71
    Mar 9, 2017
    No cbt please,only fuller, thick bacon with big fuller,very very strong but still fast:).
    And personally I like choil because it looks sweet.
     
  3. Currawong

    Currawong Platinum Member Platinum Member

    May 19, 2012
    #17 with an 11" blade would be an insanely good chopper. But it would basically be a bolo. Convex grind.
     
  4. lmcq784

    lmcq784 Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 5, 2010
    #9 looks good, except i'd still like to see a choil.
     
  5. Babayka

    Babayka

    36
    Dec 14, 2013
    #2 [​IMG] these are my smatchets and everyone is pleasant to me on the, but if to make something average by the size, it will be just ideal!!!
     
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  6. littlehoot

    littlehoot Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 7, 2015
    #8 with expanded fuller, but a hair fatter at the pommel end, I think it needs a bit of a stop for retention on heavy swings.
     
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  7. sixplymaple

    sixplymaple Gold Member Gold Member

    643
    Aug 3, 2018
    I like #7 blade design with the cbt, but with the handle of # 15-18.

    :)
     
  8. fishface5

    fishface5 Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 3, 2001
    How about #17 with a ffg? That would be pretty epic!!
     
  9. DanR217

    DanR217 Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 6, 2010
    #6 with the lines on the blade like #10
     
  10. kniferMan

    kniferMan KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Jul 16, 2011
    Below is my post #54 on page 3 of this thread!

    Here are a few more. . . . All of these are shown with an 8 1/2" Blade and all approx. 14" OAL

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    I'm drinking coffee so here's my sober 2 cents :D... 10 or 11 of the above imge post would be sweet. I love the CBT and think it will look really cool on those angels like the HG55. I dig the size as well. Awesome desings though... all of them.
     
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  11. Cobalt

    Cobalt Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 23, 1998
    #17 with an 11 inch blade would be awesome and I would love to see it in addition to the smatchet.
     
  12. JackTheKnifeGuy

    JackTheKnifeGuy Gold Member Gold Member

    925
    Nov 12, 2017
    11" and 3/16 thick and you got my money. Guaranteed.
     
  13. RobStanley

    RobStanley

    Dec 27, 2006
    I'm lovin #15 and #12.

    And while we're desiging knives, I'd LOVE to see a stiletto in the same style as the WW2 FS commando daggers. Shiny satin with black canvas handle slabs. mmmm

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  14. JackTheKnifeGuy

    JackTheKnifeGuy Gold Member Gold Member

    925
    Nov 12, 2017
    how about 10" , 5/32 thickness.... A Smatchete

    (*unrelated*, im looking for the closest thing to an infi machete. any ideas? bb13? thanks.)
     
  15. gorshi

    gorshi

    133
    Jan 9, 2006
    14” & 17” would be epic! :thumbsup:
     
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  16. sixplymaple

    sixplymaple Gold Member Gold Member

    643
    Aug 3, 2018
    Everybody really seems to love #17! It has actually grown on me quite a bit. I still think something is missing though. Maybe some cbt/lines like #10? Maybe small fuller? What are your thoughts gentlemen?

    Also I think it would look better without the swedge...
     
  17. UNRL Ghandi

    UNRL Ghandi Gold Member Gold Member

    936
    Oct 24, 2013
    YES!!! Two pommel options, rounded or skull crusher. I want both.
     
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  18. EagleTalon

    EagleTalon Gold Member Gold Member

    170
    Sep 20, 2017
    If #17 then saw teeth behind the swedge maybe? But yes I also lean towards a 9 1/2" or longer blade as well. I
     
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  19. EagleTalon

    EagleTalon Gold Member Gold Member

    170
    Sep 20, 2017
    I dig the lance leaf look of #10 and combine it with the swollen fuller of #12 just maybe a slight less swollen. Possible a little longer too, depending on balance
     
  20. luethge

    luethge Gold Member Gold Member

    May 16, 2017
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    .22 stock with a 10” blade and I’ll take 2 please
     

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