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Forsaken Mistress Coming February 14, 2018. . . 9:00 pm Eastern!!!. . . Specs And Pricing!!!

Discussion in 'Busse Combat Knives' started by Jerry Busse, Feb 10, 2018.

  1. duramax

    duramax KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Nov 29, 2012
    For me it’s like a tglb vs TG14 or possibly TGse ? I personally like the heftier blades. If I was running out the door my TG14 would get grabbed over my tglb , but that’s just me :)
    Same difference if a choice was being made I’d grab my SFNO over NMSFNO just personal choices for me.

    But that nuke option is really sweet and might balance out getting g10 :) g10 I believe is usually heavier than canvas ?

    No wrong option here that I can see :) :) happy shopping :)
     
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  2. jakob.k

    jakob.k Gold Member Gold Member

    165
    Sep 28, 2016
    I am also quite interested in some opinions. For me the important question is if they have different balance.
    But if we look at the approximate amount of material being removed with the fuller and the LB treatment of the handle then it seems like the balance could be roughly the same (or maybe a bit more blade heavy with the LB).
    In this case, I'd totally prefer the Nuclear variant for the lesser overall weight but I am also rather a short and slim guy. I can imagine stronger people preferring the regular CG or CF because it has a heavier blade and thus bites deeper. Hope that helped.
     
  3. hydeinmind

    hydeinmind Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 30, 2015
    I love the LB treatment. I love the CF. I love the hand shaped scales. I love the hand worked edges. I am still considering passing, belive it or not bc idk if I could honestly bring myself to use it. I know it just takes the first wack to get it done. Still I could see this thing going on a bookshelf and me never reaching for it over a coated blade. I do use my TG14 and soble. But this one is just out of this world. Ok I’ll stop being a lil B about it. :D I’m just saying I really love the look of the Nuke! ;):thumbsup::thumbsup:
     
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  4. zmbhntr

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

    Jul 28, 2014
    I'm still very much on the fence on this one. It may be a game time decision.
     
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  5. DJC72

    DJC72 Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 1, 2014
    I am debating G10 vs micarta on the CG version. G10 looks better to me but weights more.
     
  6. evltcat

    evltcat Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 7, 2011
    Three words:
    Oh, Hell YES!!!! :D
     
  7. Adian

    Adian Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 28, 2013
    Right there with ya. I think this kind of tip on a WTF would have given it more of a classic Bowie look that I like. Just don’t know if it’s enough to pull money from my planned gun purchases like the dagger did
     
  8. Robdude

    Robdude Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 27, 2015
    Can someone explaine "hand worked flats" to me... ?
     
  9. Sethrotull

    Sethrotull Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 4, 2009
    Please let me get a Nuke option so I can beat it like it was meant to be beaten.
     
  10. dogboye

    dogboye Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 23, 1999
    I’m glad I have two days to think about this one. Once again, Jerry releases a blade that flips all my switches.
     
  11. hjscarano100

    hjscarano100

    40
    Sep 18, 2011
    Hammered silver? with BCM handle
     
  12. resinguy

    resinguy Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 19, 2006
    I assume that to mean that the flat portion of the blade, above the CBT, is given extra work to smooth out/remove any dimples.
     
  13. duramax

    duramax KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Nov 29, 2012
    I may be going a bit much ??? But thinking
    CG forest green w/ orange black g10
    CG forest green w/ green canvas
    Comp w/ green canvas
    I just don’t know lol
     
  14. Leonardo63

    Leonardo63 Gold Member Gold Member

    May 24, 2017
    I don't think there's a wrong choice here - I kind of see this is one of those epic blades that will live in infamy as the MOAB and Gladius as an example- I think the CG is a good deal at that price point for a huge honking hunk of Infi - For me this one doesn't make my list but I'll enjoy watching from the sidelines for sure!
     
  15. jakob.k

    jakob.k Gold Member Gold Member

    165
    Sep 28, 2016
    Maybe the boss could give us some insight if the LB only makes it lighter or if it also changes the balance (in favor of chopping or in favor of waving around) :) :) :)
     
  16. Robdude

    Robdude Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 27, 2015
    Man...i gotta get new headers and a new headliner kit for my baby or id be getting 2.. :confused:
     
  17. StealthCaliber

    StealthCaliber Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 20, 2006
    Orange and Black on Black. Never liked orange until recent years now it's, to put it eloquently "the shitz" previously known as "the bomb" which proceeded "dope"

    Comp+ Red/Black is also the shitz

    On the fence myself on if I'm in or not, I "Like" it alot but don't "love it", being limited on a blue collar salary I gotta pick n choose far more times than I would like :(
     
  18. Cheesehead_Slasher

    Cheesehead_Slasher Gold Member Gold Member

    375
    Apr 21, 2016
    I'm still undecided but if I do purchase one I'll go either Black G-10 or Orange/Black G-10. Orange and Black have always been a fav color combo of mine.
     
  19. Private Klink

    Private Klink Gold Member Gold Member

    May 30, 2017
    I'm so confused!!!:confused:
     
  20. JackTheKnifeGuy

    JackTheKnifeGuy Gold Member Gold Member

    207
    Nov 12, 2017
    Planning on going Comp + Blue&black Machined g10, ...or if i'm lucky, Nuclear with blue and black g10. But honestly id be happy with either.

    Goodluck to everyone tomorrow night:thumbsup::D we're gonna need it.
     

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