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Discussion in 'Swamp Rat Knives' started by tinfoil hat timmy, Feb 17, 2016.

  1. tinfoil hat timmy

    tinfoil hat timmy Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 21, 2014
    Anybody here own one or more?

    What is it best at?

    Are there any shortcomings in the design?

    How hard could a fellow beat on it before having to worry? I know I know.... Moot question. Better question then, How hard have YOU beat on it?

    Pics are a plus. Compared to other BUSSE, kin models is a ++.

    Points awarded for creativity and awesomeness.

    Ready: GO!
  2. 5seven

    5seven Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 9, 2015
    After seeing that, I want one.
  3. WValtakis

    WValtakis Hand Engraving, Anodizing and Embellishment Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    May 29, 2004
    It's the best DiGiorno pizza cutter...zero topping displacement:D

  4. W.E.S.T


    Sep 24, 2014
    Not my picture but its got a bunch of Kin in it with a rucki. I ended up selling mine because I never used it. Couldn't bring myself to use it as a machete, as I didn't think it would do well in that role. It seems to me to be primarily a weapon, not a woods tool.

  5. xrangerx

    xrangerx Gold Member Gold Member Basic Member

    Jul 31, 2012
    I had one. It is best at the cool factor haha. Depending on where you are, it works best as a machete type tool. Chopping through decently sized branches was less than fun. But you do feel like a BA swinging it around. Granted, in the PNW an axe is much better suited than a machete/Rucki
  6. L.H.S

    L.H.S Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 1, 2013
    They're awesome. I sent you a pm on my experience with the Rucki.
  7. tinfoil hat timmy

    tinfoil hat timmy Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 21, 2014
    Thanks everyone!
  8. evltcat

    evltcat Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 7, 2011
    I've got a Rucki, and I wish I'd gotten a satin one too! ;)



    The Rucki is the same length as the Gladius:

    Here it is with Waki's, Gladius, 1311, 1111, and a couple ASHBM's:

    And finally, with a Short Butaniku, Waki, & NMFBM:

    I like it enough that I'm pullin' for an INFI Ruck in Operation Two Weeks along with you! :D :thumbup: :thumbup:
  9. JFLemm

    JFLemm Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 29, 2013
    Why, you got a Busse Chit that your looking to cash? It would be a nice addition to your collection!
  10. AZTimT

    AZTimT The Stripetition Finish Guy Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Oct 15, 2009
    Ruck Kensei vs Rodent Rucki, both are great!
  11. tinfoil hat timmy

    tinfoil hat timmy Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 21, 2014
    Thanks for outing me John! :D
  12. ragnerok


    Oct 25, 2008
    Have had both, but they are now gone. If i should get me one today, i would go for this style (for home defence); lifting it for cut, you can poke the attacker on his forehead with the back of the knife if he is getting to close to you.

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    This i miss the most (bottom)...


    This fits better on the bedside table and is dang fast in the hand...:D


    Still got the cat and its not for sale.;)
    Last edited: Mar 12, 2016
  13. Lance23


    Jul 24, 2014
    Rucki is s must have.
    Once you thin the shoulders a bit, or in my case the whole blade, you get great performance, bites well and the sweet spot seems to be just about wherever you hit. The closer to the belly, the better though.
    Feeling in hand can honestly be a bit rough with a few hard edges from the milling in the micarta.
    If I had known well enough I would have gotten hand shaped canvas, it feels so awesome and warm on my Custom RMD.
    Nothing some 330 grit won't fix.
  14. Lance23


    Jul 24, 2014


    Did I mention she's a Stripper?😎
  15. Hard Knocks

    Hard Knocks Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 1, 2012
    Nice bobtailed battle cat H! :)
  16. ragnerok


    Oct 25, 2008
    Thanks buddy. I know this is not a pet thread, so forgive me to post one more shot of this little fella, that cat is so awesome, follow me where ever i walk...:D

  17. Hard Knocks

    Hard Knocks Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 1, 2012
    Cool markings. I like how he's guarding the waki :)
  18. erik the red

    erik the red

    Nov 15, 2009
    A few days late to the party but I always like showing off my Rucki!

    Here it is next to an INFI AK-47.
  19. ragnerok


    Oct 25, 2008
    Me too, and as far as i can see, the owner of the house has left the building...


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