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Favorite Large Blade/Chopper

Discussion in 'Busse Combat Knives' started by inkynate, Jun 10, 2017.

  1. boring

    boring Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 28, 2005
    what is much bigger than nmfbm?
  2. boring

    boring Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 28, 2005
    I guess that was directed at Zombie. moab. k
  3. Ryker

    Ryker Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 16, 2015
    I like my CG BB13, and its original. Although I like how the OP slimmed his down, the Talon Mistress too, my D-Guard Mistress has very thick shoulders. The grind REK did for zmbhntr is top notch, I've been thinking about sending in mine and asking for the "zmbhntr treatment". The Boom Parang chops well too, I think because of the thinner stock. The angle relationship between the edge and the handle seems to be more suited to chopping on a low block vs something waist level or higher.
    Last edited: Jun 10, 2017
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  4. TommyGun56

    TommyGun56 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 29, 2014
    Hands down the Sasquatch! Best Chopper I have EVER used, pictured New
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  5. Tom Kanik

    Tom Kanik

    Mar 18, 2003
    That looks like an AWESOME chopper!:cool::thumbsup:
  6. dogboye

    dogboye Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 23, 1999
    Mine used to be the CGBB13. Great chopper. Then this happened, yesterday afternoon.


    For those who haven't seen my "Riddle" thread, it chopped its way out from under a running John Deere riding lawnmower and tried to escape into the wild. Now I have to figure out how to get it repaired.

    For the abuse, it actually didn't get THAT badly damaged. I'm glad it still had its factory edge on it... :rolleyes:
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  7. Ian80

    Ian80 Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 12, 2013
    I like the 1111. I definitely want to try the Moab and the nmfbm sometime. I have a lc coming from Carothers at some point so it will be fun to compare.
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  8. zmbhntr

    zmbhntr ̿' ̿'\̵͇̿̿\з=(•̪●)=ε/̵͇̿̿/'̿''̿ ̿ Platinum Member

    Jul 28, 2014
    Send it into Busse, they will take care of you and fix it up. Some of the best customer service anywhere.
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  9. inkynate

    inkynate Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 4, 2010
    The Skrama in the OP sets a high bar in terms of chopper geometry. It led me to be more aggressive about modding my other blades. Haven't taken any of my Bussekin quite as thin because I use them harder and still want them to stand up to some abuse, but I've been really impressed by what the Skrama can handle and how deep it bites.

    The Boom Parang has been a great user. :thumbsup:
    The old "if you could only keep one?" question is a nearly impossible for me, but the BP **might** actually be the one. With the Parang blade shape, it's not very "knifey," but it seems to do everything else well. Really like the way it swings and hits.
  10. RobStanley

    RobStanley Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Dec 27, 2006
    MOAB & MOABOLO for me


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  11. d762nato

    d762nato Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 16, 2009
    Hmm!! Moabolo! :thumbsup:
  12. bullpin

    bullpin Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 8, 2010
    They never did a satin moabolo straight outta the shop did they?? If so I never got to see it. That would be something I wouldn't mind having . Of course with a FFG.
  13. AZTimT

    AZTimT KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Oct 15, 2009
    I may be satinizing my custom MOABolo as time allows. FBM's are great too!
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  14. ExtraBaconPlease

    ExtraBaconPlease Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 8, 2016
    Show us the dirty user pictures Tommy! That's what we wanna see!!
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  15. ExtraBaconPlease

    ExtraBaconPlease Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 8, 2016
    This two are my favs. I've had em on the chopping block/exchange but after giving them both a good thrashing today i'm gonna pull em.


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  16. Robdude

    Robdude Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 27, 2015
    For heavy weight destruction..I am in love with my War Train..just...AWESOME..
    For my more practical hiking/backpacking workhorse I love the FFBM!
  17. Robdude

    Robdude Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 27, 2015
    I would love to have scored a BB13...im sure I would have loved that thing..
  18. Stump Buster

    Stump Buster Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 15, 2007
    I LOVES me some Battle Rat...
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  19. tinfoil hat timmy

    tinfoil hat timmy Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 21, 2014
    I'll take a saber ground Moab ... Hint hint
  20. ExtraBaconPlease

    ExtraBaconPlease Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 8, 2016
    The Skrama is a scandi grind isnt it? I checked out a few vids on it and its pretty impressive. Might hold up to light work on our woods here but i know i'd break it on some heavier jobs here. Cool knife for sure!!

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