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Linen or Canvas?

Discussion in 'Busse Combat Knives' started by BeastClaw, Jun 3, 2019.

  1. BeastClaw

    BeastClaw Gold Member Gold Member

    274
    Apr 11, 2016
    I'm thinking black canvas. They have been soaked and scrubbed. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks. 47996774003_bbafa878e2_z.jpg 47996779047_8f754d6c1f_z.jpg 47996779077_d9bc657c76_z.jpg
     

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  2. Leonardo63

    Leonardo63 Gold Member Gold Member

    May 24, 2017
    If I was a betting man, which I'm not, my money is on canvas - All the linen I've seen is composed of very fine threading- that appears to be quite coarse eh?
    I'm with you on the guess- cleans up quite nicely!
     
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  3. zmbhntr

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

    Jul 28, 2014
    Looks like canvas to me as well.
     
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  4. BeastClaw

    BeastClaw Gold Member Gold Member

    274
    Apr 11, 2016
    Yes, I was thinking the structure looked quite coarse also.
     
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  5. honorearth

    honorearth Gold Member Gold Member

    543
    Mar 29, 2016
    Canvas would be my guess. I wish that Busse offered linen micarta handles.
     
  6. TheGrownUpKid

    TheGrownUpKid Platinum Member Platinum Member

    843
    Jul 2, 2013
    Canvas, 100%
     
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  7. luethge

    luethge Gold Member Gold Member

    693
    May 16, 2017
    Canvas.

    NICE knife by the way. Badger attack 111/ BA3?
     
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  8. BeastClaw

    BeastClaw Gold Member Gold Member

    274
    Apr 11, 2016
    Yeah, it's a BAIII.

    This one seems to be solved. Thanks everyone for your input.
     
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  9. gk4ever2

    gk4ever2 Gold Member Gold Member

    May 1, 2008
    Linen micarta was used at times in the past on Busse knives, especially green, some black, some tigerhide (not all, some of it was canvas), and a very limited brown/black; there might have been some other limited versions of linen micarta, but not that I remember.

    I too wish Jerry would make linen micarta an option again; the colors seem so vivid.
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  10. littlehoot

    littlehoot Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 7, 2015
    I was going to ask if Busseco had ever used linen, I thought they had...many moons ago
     
  11. PeteyTwoPointOne

    PeteyTwoPointOne Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Jun 10, 2014
    There was at least one model that had tan linen....

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