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Discussion in 'Busse Combat Knives' started by kniferMan, May 26, 2019.

  1. kniferMan

    kniferMan

    Jul 16, 2011
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    Prep for stripping:

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    In the stripping bath ready to be batized:

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    Stripped but still has a dark coating:

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    Dark coating removed:

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    Super high tech patina compound applied (mustard):

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    And the finised product:

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    New fresh edge applied ;) and I think she's ready for some action:

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    Last edited: May 27, 2019
  2. Azula Gun Holsters

    Azula Gun Holsters KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    787
    Sep 19, 2016
    This knife has been through a lot. Super sharp and ready to go.

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  3. clampdaddy

    clampdaddy Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 31, 2013
    I dont get to claim the stripping, stippling or patina on this one as I bought it this way, but I think she's beautiful.
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  4. clampdaddy

    clampdaddy Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 31, 2013
    I did a forced patina on this one.
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  5. oge14

    oge14 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 14, 2007
  6. oge14

    oge14 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 14, 2007
  7. kniferMan

    kniferMan

    Jul 16, 2011
    Awesome knife! Love mine, it's a great all around'er. Nice patina too :thumbup:


    Looks nice. Love the forced patina you did. Looks like tiger strips!
     
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  8. kniferMan

    kniferMan

    Jul 16, 2011
    Is this your version of a forced patina :D! Love user pics. Think that's why I'm loving the patina so much, it shows it's being used. Great pics, hope they don't want their car back :).
     
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  9. Chrisinzky

    Chrisinzky Gold Member Gold Member

    371
    Nov 20, 2015
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  10. Garth Reckner

    Garth Reckner Moderator Moderator

    Dec 13, 2004
    Can't find the pic at the moment but I did a forced patina on one of my ratmandus. Used mustard and it left a wicked cool pattern.

    Garth
     
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  11. RobStanley

    RobStanley Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Dec 27, 2006
  12. JACKMANDU

    JACKMANDU Gold Member Gold Member

    715
    Feb 10, 2019
    These user pics are great!!!
     
  13. kniferMan

    kniferMan

    Jul 16, 2011
    Cool Garth, I can't wait to see it!
     
  14. clampdaddy

    clampdaddy Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 31, 2013
    Yeah. I think we need a name for the wear on coated blades. I like "Beatina".
     
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  15. Garth Reckner

    Garth Reckner Moderator Moderator

    Dec 13, 2004
    Rob,
    That Tali-wacker looks sweet. The pattern came out awesome.

    Garth
     
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  16. RobStanley

    RobStanley Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Dec 27, 2006
    Who would have thought, plain old paper towel and balsamic vinegar. I love it!
     
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