Photos Finally...I have all three...EU-17's.

Discussion in 'Busse Combat Knives' started by Dangerneck, Nov 5, 2019.

  1. WatermanChris

    WatermanChris Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Aug 30, 2018
    The craziest thing is that you had just posted a pic of your grail like a week or two before they popped up on AZCK! That was insane!

    Congrats brother PM the score!
     
  2. Winston_Smith

    Winston_Smith Gold Member Gold Member

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    Oct 18, 2019
    Then I guess you're going to have to buy a couple more so you can have a beater and a safe queen of each !!

    Winston
     
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  3. 360joules

    360joules Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 23, 2013
    I picked up the 16. It goes with my 1 very nicely. :cool:

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    Interestingly enough, there are quite a few differences between the two. Number 16 is nearly 0.25" longer, does not have a swedge and must be a bit thicker as well, because it doesn't fit in the leather sheath I have for my number 1. I guess I'll have to dedicate this heavier one for my strong arm when double wielding these during the next apocalypse.

    Ok. You need to start posting more pics mister. Lol!
     
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  4. vkp78

    vkp78 Gold Member Gold Member

    249
    May 6, 2014
    ^ Awesome!!!
     
  5. 360joules

    360joules Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 23, 2013
    You need a good friend who's willing to drop these on the concrete for you. Remember how well it worked for you last time.
     
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  6. BeastClaw

    BeastClaw Gold Member Gold Member

    389
    Apr 11, 2016
    Very nice. I have a standard and a mini. Wanted to pick up one of those Magnums off of AZCK but it wasn’t in the stars for me right now.
     
  7. willic

    willic Gold Member Gold Member

    May 13, 2013
    Thanks for sharing! Super cool story and follow-ups by everyone!!!!
     
  8. duramax

    duramax KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Nov 29, 2012
    Great story and pics !!! Thanks for sharing :) Congrats on a great set !! Boy seeing those I wish Busse would do more FFG blades :)

    Thanks to everyone for pics and sharing stories :)
     
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  9. cpirtle

    cpirtle Leathercrafter Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Mar 28, 2001
    The set looks great and it's nice to see that sheath again! Great job putting them all together. I think the three with Micarta need a gunny sack style sheath that would hold all three of them and carry with a shoulder strap :D

    I like AZCK but they do tend to make mistakes on Busse's for better and worse. A few months back they had a Boss Street for $295 IIRC but the picture was for a Straight Handle Satin Jack, yeah.. so I took a chance and it was most definitely a pristine SHSJ.

    A number of years ago my elderly Uncle met me out at the gun club for some shooting and I had just picked up a mint early 70's Smith & Wesson 41. I was test driving it when he got there and asked if he could see it, he promptly bobbled then dropped it flat on its side on the rough gravel and about one square inch of the original wood grip snapped off and flew into never land. He looked ready to assume a fetal position and I was just stunned silent. Luckily I wanted after market grips for it anyway and nothing else was wrong, you just have to roll with honest mistakes and make the best of it.
     
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  10. sixplymaple

    sixplymaple Gold Member Gold Member

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    Aug 3, 2018
    Yeah definitely can't get too mad at honest mistakes like that. Still sucks though. What kind of grips did you end up getting for it?
     
  11. Garth Reckner

    Garth Reckner Moderator Moderator

    Dec 13, 2004
    Congrats on a great collection.

    Garth
     
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  12. Dangerneck

    Dangerneck Gold Member Gold Member

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    Dec 13, 2012
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    There is an EU Uncle Mofo???? Whaaaaa?
     
  13. resinguy

    resinguy

    Feb 19, 2006
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  14. Will York

    Will York Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Jan 21, 2000
    And a variant — the Muddy Mojo:
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  15. David Brown

    David Brown Kydex Sheath and Holster Artist :) Moderator

    Jun 4, 2001
  16. Will York

    Will York Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Jan 21, 2000
    I was so jealous of resinguy’s blade that I asked Garth to modify a Muddy along similar lines. Bobbed the tail while we were at it...

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  17. Amy-0

    Amy-0 Moderator Staff Member Moderator

    Mar 8, 2006
    Awesome collection!!!:thumbsup::)
    Amy-0
     
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  18. WatermanChris

    WatermanChris Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Aug 30, 2018
  19. COPIUOS

    COPIUOS Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 24, 2015
    That is a really cool site to see! I would love a user medium...
     
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  20. 360joules

    360joules Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 23, 2013
    I used to have this one. I don't remember where it landed...such a beautiful blade (not my pics)


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