To the point, when I saw the sketched design, it reminded me that I was told at BLADE 2005 by a Busse staff person that all designs are in-house. I expect there are a lot of reasons, none of which are personal. They know what they can and cannot do based on steel, tooling, etc.
Flash ahead to...
Sorry for the off-topic post.......
You have my respect. You are a new Papa, for the 2nd time? (Hope I have that right. Sometimes I confuse and forget things)
Would it be ok to post a guy in a jock strap with his genitals swinging around? Would it be ok for a 10 year old girl...
I must be too old to appreciate the scantily clad female. Dang shame this sort of thing makes its way onto BF.
Used to be proud my 10 year old son could read posts freely withough being exposed to that stuff. Thought this was a family oriented forum.
Maybe you don't have any feelings...
Cobalt, My comment was not meant to be negative.
It is/was straight forward, honest and first person factual.
No gossip or conjecture.
BUSSE does not/ will not accept designs from outside the company.
I apologize if that hurts your feelings.
Not sure about anybody else, but I am roosting on the stoop, waiting for this delivery. In all likelihood this is the last fixed blade knife I will buy for myself. I still dream of owning a Bill Bagwell bowie, but I don't guess that will happen ever.
The WTF should do for whatever needs...
Bee-yooo-tee-full! Pictures like those remind me that all God created is good. And, the last two,decades Dads have been kicked in the teeth, but there you are proving that men are honorable and dedicated to their babies! Good for you!!!
Since my email was hacked I waited until the "DING" thread showed up. I called BUSSE today, and sure enough they were ready to roll!
My CG WTF will be TAN & SAND.
I have been planning a sheath for this for several months.
Just need in-hand to cut leather.
Tally HO the Train!!!!!
Thanks Timmy! True story. Later I learned he wrote UNDECIDED " on my transcript. Go figger.
One of the things that havery always intrigued me is how much a person's geographic location influences edged tool selection.
For instance, we live in the High Desert on the edge of the Buffalo...
When my high school guidance counselor asked me what I wanted to be......I told him I wanted to be a mountain man. He said that was all well and good, but that most people had to have a real PAYING JOB like banker, lawyer etc. Then they could have a second non-paying job like inventor, or...
Capstick wrote a great account of a snake in the out house. He sorted it out by discharging a 12 gauge down both holes. As I recall.....he was not satisfied with the solution....and in the end he did burn it done.
"Nuke the site for morbid.....it's the only way too be sure."