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Two thong holes

Jan 11, 1999
I notice that the Busse Mean Street has a thong hole at the butt of the handle and another hole at the front of the handle behind the ricasso. Is this a thong hole? How is it used?

The Fireborn Dragon has this same setup I believe.

Ron Knight

Yeah I'm crazy, but what do you want me to do about it
I read in an old Fighting Knives magazine article that it was for a D-guard attachment, and maybe it became part of the Busse look?

Or it could be for lashing the knife to various items in survival situations, not my idea of effective, but some advocate it.

One may want to keep an Eye out for my review of the Bob Kasper designed, Kevin Gentile modified AFCK and interview of Bob Kasper.

Marion David Poff fka Eye, one can msg me at mdpoff@hotmail.com

Patiently waiting for the Spyderco SpydeRench, Lum Chinese Chopper Folder, Rolling Lock Martial Folder, Shabaria and JD Smith, heck if it si from Spyderco I'm anxious; REKAT Escalator and Pat Crawford design.

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double post

[This message has been edited by grnamin (edited 08 February 1999).]
The Battle Mistress demo video show Jerry holding a BM without handle scales and some cord routed through both holes on the guard and butt end as added grip security.