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Skeletonized Busse Badger Attack?

Discussion in 'The Cutting Edge' started by salvo, Dec 7, 2009.

  1. salvo

    salvo Pass the ammo

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    I stumbled onto a scaleless/skeleton Badger Attack, are these very common? I may be able to buy it, any idea what I should offer? It is as new condition.
     
  2. Dennis in MA

    Dennis in MA Get off my lawn

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    Pix or it doesn't exist. ;)

    (Seriously. Would like to see it to give you a quote.)
     


  3. salvo

    salvo Pass the ammo

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    I'll see what I can do, I'm just afraid I will be walking out with it if I handle it!
     
  4. salvo

    salvo Pass the ammo

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    Well, I handled it and it's mine now!
    It is not skeletonized under the para cord wrap, my mistake, sorry.
    I can see light were two of the scale holes would be, I can not make out a hole for the third most forward one though, the wrap just may be to tight to see it.
    I have been checking on this knife since the gun shop that it was at opened 6 or so years ago, it was always there in the case. Had a sticker on it for $275.00 which I figure is pretty cheep for a Busse these days. They had a big sale going when I went in to take a picture today, I asked how much with the sale? 25% off $206.00. I offered $175.00 and they took my offer:embarassed:


    The secondary grind is a bit uneven, is this what is reffered to as an Asymmetrical Edge?
    Have you seen a cord wrapped BA before?
    Is this one INFI or A2?
    Any other info you might have?

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    Last edited: Dec 8, 2009
  5. tripton

    tripton

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    I would guess that about 5 minutes in the Busse forum over at www.bladeforums.com and you will have all your answers.

    Them boys know their INFI.



    EDIT.. I see you did...nevermind!
     
    Last edited: Dec 8, 2009
  6. salvo

    salvo Pass the ammo

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  7. Dennis in MA

    Dennis in MA Get off my lawn

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    As I said on BF - you suck! ;)

    Great score. Don't let Mulder have it. LOL
     
  8. salvo

    salvo Pass the ammo

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    I'm keeping this one!
    I shipped it off to Busse today for some new scales:cool:
     
    Last edited: Dec 11, 2009
  9. salvo

    salvo Pass the ammo

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    WOW! She is back.
    hand shaped Canvas Tiger-Hide micarta with solid pins and satin blade too!
    Man is it sexy! To hold a SHBA in your hand is a treat and when it looks as good as it feels, it's just plain amazing.

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  10. Dennis in MA

    Dennis in MA Get off my lawn

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    With authentic Amy drool.


    Nice score all around. I'm tempted to get mine done (satinized) but I can't figure out why. LOL I love smoothcoat. But WOW! If they came out with a .22 or .18 satin version, I'd be all over it.
     
  11. salvo

    salvo Pass the ammo

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    Garth said that he would need to refinish the blade in krinkle coat after fitting the scales. They don't do smooth coat any more. I had to go satin, krinkle on a SHBA just ain't right!