Photos I finally belong.

Discussion in 'Busse Combat Knives' started by purest, Nov 4, 2019.

  1. purest


    Oct 22, 2019
    So, if I am breaking any rules or posting in the wrong place, sorry... I'm still new here and well, I'm more excited right now than I would normally be and didn't go read posting rules.

    Image stolen from Apocryphiliac because I was too lazy to create my own yet. I will add one of my own when I get some good light. :)


    I hate that I know where more of my money is going to go. And, I don't have to read the Ford/Chevy/Dodge argument threads anymore because I have my own! Those threads are toxic.

    Edit: I guess I don't know how to add photos? It opens if you right click and click view image. I thought Imgur was supported here. Maybe it has to do with membership level? I feel dumb now.

    Thanks to WatermanChris for making my life easier.
    Last edited: Nov 4, 2019
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  2. extrastout

    extrastout Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 10, 2013
    On imgur click the picture you want, then click COPY(on the right) on the BBcode line, then directly paste on your post
  3. WatermanChris

    WatermanChris Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Aug 30, 2018
    For OP

    You have to copy the URL of the individual picture. You have the URL of the post.
  4. duramax

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

    Nov 29, 2012
    You have a lot to be excited about !!! Those are two great knives !!!!! That’s one heck of a start and those will be just the start :) lol !!!!!
    Congrats on two great scores and welcome to the madness and Busse forum !!!!
  5. purest


    Oct 22, 2019
    Here we go, at least it's my own picture. Got impatient with finding a spot so I cut my neighbors tree down to make a spot.

    Clearly getting used to my new camera and on screen resizing just kinda looks like crap I am finding out.

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  6. purest


    Oct 22, 2019
    Thank you, Imgur changed a bit since I used it last!
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  7. purest


    Oct 22, 2019
    Thanks. :)

    Unfortunately I knew before buying these that it would just be the start as I was buying neither of the knives that I actually wanted. I know that sounds ridiculous. But, these looked so good, I couldn't get them out of my mind and I haven't found the model I want to buy in a configuration that makes me smile for a price that doesn't make me cry. All I can say is after receiving these, I am very happy with the fact that I spent way over my budget as now that I hold these, I have exactly what I need for the woods and the never ending threads of which knife is better, which steel is better (specifically with regards to Busse) can finally be a thing of my past. I never really found one that was informative, and there was way too much opinion not enough fact. You'd think living in the 5th/6th largest city in America, I'd be able to find someone over the years that had some decent knives in their store. But it just doesn't happen here.
  8. tom jones

    tom jones Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Jun 20, 2007
    Two awesome scores. Get ready and make space at home because I’m sure you’ll be getting lots more
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  9. duramax

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

    Nov 29, 2012
    We I don’t think you went wrong with those two. Now I live in a small state, I’ve yet to see a Busse knife in a store.
    So now comes...............what kinda sheaths are you going for
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  10. Leonardo63

    Leonardo63 Gold Member Gold Member

    May 24, 2017
    Right on! and welcome! Dude, most people, myself included, we dip our toes with a battle grade, maybe another or 2, then the first Infi before the real addiction grabs hold and you are a full blown, irreversible Infi junkie, totally addicted and there is no rehab - But no, you didn't slowly wade in, you went right in off the diving board LOL! Now that's how you do it right like a hog- slam the front door open, go for the big trough and start feeding on the good stuff! :thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup: Welcome! You've already hooked up with a couple enablers, you'll be in good hands. YOu don't need to worry about all that toiling you might have done asking "I wonder what I should do with all this extra cash I have? Hmmmm.... WALLA! You've found a solution! :)
  11. purest


    Oct 22, 2019
    They were sold with Kydex sheaths just not pictured in this post. :)
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  12. purest


    Oct 22, 2019
    It's always something with grown up toys right? Firearms are my first love, so I'm familiar with knowing where money will go before you find out where the money comes from... Glass is expensive.
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  13. WatermanChris

    WatermanChris Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Aug 30, 2018
    Hi Purest,

    I was in the middle of a bunch of stuff earlier so I apologize for not welcoming you properly. I just wanted to help get those pics of those gorgeous blades up.

    Congrats on a couple of great blades. Tim (@Apocryphiliac) is an awesome guy and has quite the collection.

    Feel free to let me know what you're looking for and what you're willing to spend and I'll help you track it down.

    First thing I recommend is getting yourself a Gold Membership. It will pay for itself very quickly with knowledge and the occasional discount for paid members. It also supports this great site that keeps us all in Bussekin heaven, a noble cause if I do say so myself.

    Welcome to the sickness!

  14. UNRL Ghandi

    UNRL Ghandi

    Oct 24, 2013
    I started my addiction by accepting a Busse AK47 and an original Hellrazor for a nightforce scope I was selling. Fast forward six years and I could sell my collection and buy a new truck. Should have kept that scope. Throw those knives away, trash your computer or phone, and run as fast as you can away from this forum. Trust me...:D
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  15. WatermanChris

    WatermanChris Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Aug 30, 2018
    A truck? You could buy a Ferrari if you sold your collection! :p:D
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  16. lmcq784

    lmcq784 Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 5, 2010
    Welcome to the craziness, purest!
    What a way to get started! Those are beautiful!
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  17. LizaMari

    LizaMari Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 16, 2014
    I've never been a fan of the bumblebee color scheme, but damn, it looks good on those knives! Beat the hell out of those beauties, they'll take it and love it and you'll be spending more of your firearms money than you ever dreamed of on sharp pointy things made in Wauseon, Ohio. :D
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  18. Briandt3

    Briandt3 Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Dec 29, 2018
    Wow ! If the beauties above are what you are starting out with, I can't wait to see your future additions !!

    Thanks for sharing and posting :thumbsup:
  19. Robdude

    Robdude Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 27, 2015
    Hell of a start...beautiful blades
    & welcome:D
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  20. Private Klink

    Private Klink Gold Member Gold Member

    May 30, 2017
    Congrats on your scores, and welcome to the Hogmanity!:D:thumbsup:
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