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Rodent 9

Discussion in 'Swamp Rat Knives' started by MacLaren1, Apr 18, 2016.

  1. MacLaren1

    MacLaren1 Gold Member Gold Member

    May 15, 2014
    Pretty stoked. Just ordered one direct from the Swamp.
    Wish to heavens I had never sold my very 1st Bussekin ever the Rodent 7. At the time I just didnt think the handle was for me. I should've given it a chance I reckon.
    I realize the R9 has the same handle as the R7. But I feel the R9 will serve better as a chopper and batonner/kindlin maker.
    To fill the gap of the now discontinued R7, I now have a Ratweiler and 2 ASH1 BG's.
    At any rate, I sure am looking forward to this R9!
     
  2. lumberjack_jack

    lumberjack_jack

    68
    May 6, 2015
    Sweet I hope to get one someday

    Sent from my SM-G900W8 using Tapatalk
     
  3. cut it out

    cut it out

    Apr 11, 2010
    Nice. You will enjoy this for the tasks you listed. I know I do. http://[​IMG]
     
  4. MacLaren1

    MacLaren1 Gold Member Gold Member

    May 15, 2014
    Awesome. Thank you.
    My dad (81) still burns a lot of firewood. I can't wait to start usin her :)
    Gonna be a lot of fun.
    But ya know, unless I'm wrong and I totally could be, the great thing about Busse, is that whether it be an R9, Ratweiler, Ash1 or RMD, they all have what it takes. If need be a man could just take his time and make tinder with an RMD. Awesome steel for sure.
     
  5. boring

    boring Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 28, 2005
    r9 is one of my favorite users.
     
  6. cut it out

    cut it out

    Apr 11, 2010
  7. MacLaren1

    MacLaren1 Gold Member Gold Member

    May 15, 2014
    Oh yeah :)
    Nice......
    Thank you for the pic!
     
  8. ozgooner

    ozgooner

    Sep 24, 2011
    Would you lot stop it please? Despite my reservations about the handle on the R9 you're making me want one. :eek:
     
  9. MacLaren1

    MacLaren1 Gold Member Gold Member

    May 15, 2014
    :) That Rodent 9 would look oh so good in the Land Down Under!
    And as hard as the wood y'all have it would earn its keep :)
     
  10. Hard Knocks

    Hard Knocks Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 1, 2012
    Congrats man. The R9s look tough as nails.
     
  11. cut it out

    cut it out

    Apr 11, 2010
  12. MacLaren1

    MacLaren1 Gold Member Gold Member

    May 15, 2014
    Now that is a cool pic!
     
  13. RobStanley

    RobStanley Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Dec 27, 2006
    Use it and abuse it. You'll soon understand why the handle is shaped the way it is. I love mine...

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  14. cut it out

    cut it out

    Apr 11, 2010
  15. Robdude

    Robdude Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 27, 2015
    great pic!! grillin meat over an open fire with a big blade is something that connects us men with our roots somehow... now im hungry..and want to go camping..
     
  16. MacLaren1

    MacLaren1 Gold Member Gold Member

    May 15, 2014
    No doubt!
    Keep em comin cutitout! ;)

    Ive given special orders to the Swamp, "to really make her bite fellas".....thats how I put it in the comments section.
    Reckon they'll oblige me? :)
     
  17. Snakebreaker

    Snakebreaker Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 7, 2013
    Love these pics! Awesome looking!!
     
  18. Snakebreaker

    Snakebreaker Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 7, 2013
    Not to derail the thread, but has anyone had a chance to compare the Rodent 9 against the new Ratweiler in a chop off yet? Thoughts??
     
  19. ozgooner

    ozgooner

    Sep 24, 2011
    Dammit, you made me go and order one. :eek:
     
  20. cut it out

    cut it out

    Apr 11, 2010

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