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Off Topic This is remarkable...

Discussion in 'Busse Combat Knives' started by PeteyTwoPointOne, Mar 27, 2019.

  1. PeteyTwoPointOne

    PeteyTwoPointOne Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Jun 10, 2014
    But I know Jerry, Garth, & Busse Combat Crew could do it better! ;)

    even still, what a great adventure in Titanium!

    I couldn't stop watching....

  2. elof_alv

    elof_alv Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 13, 2009
    I've held that thing in my hands.
    It was ridiculous!
    I think at the time the guy was 17
    Last edited: Mar 28, 2019
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  3. MacLaren1


    May 15, 2014
    Indeed. ....a hollow grind for the ages...
    25MM. Wow. My HOG Gemini at .353 is 9MM.
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  4. zombieassassin

    zombieassassin Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 1, 2015
    That is pretty cool.
  5. Cobalt

    Cobalt Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 23, 1998
  6. freehouse32


    Sep 7, 2016
    And just think... Your 9mm thick SLAB of INFI is on the way to you as we speak!!!
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  7. MacLaren1


    May 15, 2014
    Oh yes!! Yes indeed!:D
    Thanx again man. You are an awesome forumite.
  8. hydeinmind

    hydeinmind Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 30, 2015
    I've often though about how cool it would be to have a blade made of solid infi! Everything! Handles and all, from one solid piece of infi. No scales. No tube fasteners. Just textured grip infi handles! Would be sweeet right!?
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  9. MacLaren1


    May 15, 2014
    You guys think the Boss will ever do one .50"
    If my calculations are correct, that would be 12.7MM
    Still, a FAR CRY from 25MM lol.....
  10. PeteyTwoPointOne

    PeteyTwoPointOne Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Jun 10, 2014
    It may be a safe bet...cause one thing's for sure >>> Busse would very likely NEVER have to replace a broke one of those made of solid INFI! :eek:
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  11. MacLaren1


    May 15, 2014
  12. Leonardo63

    Leonardo63 Gold Member Gold Member

    May 24, 2017
    That was cool to watch him make that - I'm not a fan of that texture, don't know what to call it with all the scallops, "flint look" maybe? But I can appreciate the great job he did on it, looked fantastic!
    I would have liked some factoids though like how much it weighed, the cost of a bar of Ti like that and his total time and cost in abrasives. Anyone know what he sold it for?
    Seems like it would ultimately be a poor choice of blade steel LOL! but that wasn't the point of it and that's the fun part of it- like who would think "this is a great idea"??? HAHA!

    So this 50 cal idea~ What should it be I wonder Hmmmmmm I like! I like!
  13. Sonnydaze

    Sonnydaze Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 6, 2009
    It was ridiculous to see that one-inch block of titanium...but I just kept on watching and watching and marveling at his skill with the grinders and the hand-work...and a hollow-grind besides...
    Really quite something for the record book...
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