Introducing The Forsaken Steel Heart With Nano Fusion Handle.... Coming Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Discussion in 'Busse Combat Knives' started by Jerry Busse, Oct 20, 2018.

  1. JenWrath


    Aug 30, 2016
    Happened to check the site on saturday, ordered mine late sunday. This morning they aren't on the site anymore. Means I just barely got in:D

    Went nuke, comp finish and green micarta(favorite color). Never had an INFI blade before and I've been quietly lusting after one for a few years. Heck, never had or held a Busse before and also ordered a BGFBM(did I do that right?) a month ago. I know what these knives can do, but I'm looking forward to doing them myself.
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  2. LadyEarth

    LadyEarth Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 24, 2012
    So basically Jerry Busse made approximately $500,000+ in a few days from this particular knife at about $500 each (easy number to "math" up).
  3. bikerector

    bikerector KnifeMaker / Craftsman / Service Provider Knifemaker / Craftsman / Service Provider

    Nov 16, 2016
    Well... revenue at least. I suspect the cost in labor and consumables (bourbon, steel, whiskey, micarta, etc.) will shave a little of that off the profit line.
  4. u812

    u812 Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 15, 2002
    Maybe gross but after the light bill and taxes more like 29.82
    If you think what is held out of a pay check is bad ask any small business owner what all must come out before they get to their bottom line.
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  5. resinguy


    Feb 19, 2006
    Hello Piglet! Those two are a very good start. I regret to inform you that credit history will soon be toast, and your savings drained. Hope you like ramen!
  6. rockgolfer

    rockgolfer Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 1, 2008
    Nooooooooo! Somehow the emails went to another folder and I missed this. The one blade I truly want in a nuclear comp finish for a user and I miss it. F-me
  7. Hard Knocks

    Hard Knocks Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 1, 2012
    Let the shop know you'll take one if someone cancels. With so many orders, there's bound to be one.
  8. rockgolfer

    rockgolfer Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 1, 2008
    Email sent, thanks for the idea. Such an epic blade to miss out on.
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  9. Hard Knocks

    Hard Knocks Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 1, 2012
    Cool, I'm betting you get one. The timing is wrong for me to commit to one, so I'm going to have to wait and see what you guys have to say about those handles. I already know I'll be kicking myself :D Good luck!
  10. drift draft

    drift draft

    May 12, 2007
    Just drinking how much I love the handles. Thanks to my newest bartender friend, I think I just blacked out for a month or so. Now I’m trying to remember where we are/were with this OPTW-P2 thing?
  11. StealthCaliber

    StealthCaliber Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 20, 2006
    Not likely. After labor, state tax, federal tax , inventory tax, medical, insurance, shipping, materials, general wear n tear on machines, replacement belts and bits and im sure alot more jerry might make $40 profit per knife. A whoppin $40,000 after $500,000 in sales :rolleyes:.
  12. StealthCaliber

    StealthCaliber Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 20, 2006
    But you guys are forgetting most people order multiples so there could be 3000 knives sold not just 1000
  13. Geoff


    Mar 21, 2001

    Tanker Grey is the best color. I hope it comes back!!!
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  14. drift draft

    drift draft

    May 12, 2007
    I still miss Urban Grey
  15. LadyEarth

    LadyEarth Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 24, 2012
    Um...You do realize that I write down "$500,000+", right? Meaning that $500,000 is just a starting point at the very least which is still itself a considerable number.
  16. nemesis

    nemesis Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 5, 2005
    I had a moment of weakness and ordered one of these. Custom shop, nuked with hand shaped green canvas micarta.
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  17. nydude

    nydude Gold Member Gold Member

    Jun 10, 2009
    had to jump in on this. combat grade, coated on canvas as always for me. It's absolutely scary how Jerry can continue to make knives that I look at and say. "yup, that's the one, it's perfect, won't need another". That's been happening once or twice a year now for about a decade.
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  18. lozdesign7


    Mar 19, 2011
    Corrugated bevel, fuller... To be honest, I miss the knives with way fewer bells and whistles... just full flat grinds and beautiful profile and lines... The handle looks awesome.

    Just saying.
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  19. 2011BLDR


    Jan 13, 2008
    NF2SH (Nuclear Forsakin Nano Fusion Steel Hart) , comp finish machined maroon
  20. Ron In PA

    Ron In PA Gold Member Gold Member

    Dec 25, 2014
    Am I correct that I am too late to order one of these knives?

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