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Discussion in 'Busse Combat Knives' started by Jerry Busse, Sep 15, 2019.

  1. ScoMa


    Aug 13, 2017
    Pending dings sure do make balancing the checkbook.... interesting.

    JACKMANDU Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 10, 2019
    EF084660-1775-4E25-AD24-B059950B5F4C.jpeg I want a TGULB

    JACKMANDU Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 10, 2019
  4. Leonardo63

    Leonardo63 Gold Member Gold Member

    May 24, 2017
    Knife of the year maybe? .... I'm calling before Christmas - in fact, I'll go ahead and say it - 2 more weeks

    JACKMANDU Gold Member Gold Member

    Feb 10, 2019
    I agree! This could be the knife if the year. I really want to get it before Christmas. If so, I plan to put the bacon wrapped box under the tree and not open till Christmas morning. Oh the excitement! I would feel like a kid again!
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  6. sixplymaple

    sixplymaple Basic Member Basic Member

    Aug 3, 2018
    I hope it more of a New Years gift lol. January please!
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  7. David Lennon

    David Lennon Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 26, 2017
    At least, get the Christmas over and then start on a high for next Year
  8. BrunoS


    Dec 17, 2014
    So... these are gone?
  9. JohnTheTexican

    JohnTheTexican Gold Member Gold Member

    Jul 1, 2006
    Basically, yes. You can contact the shop and get on the list in case there are any cancellations, and once they start shipping, you'll be able to find them on the Exchange (almost certainly for less than eBay). But for a regular order, you're about a month and a half too late.
    BrunoS likes this.
  10. Kbun


    Mar 5, 2016
    Any idea when we can expect dings and for them to start shipping? Would be nice if it was here for Christmas...
  11. David Lennon

    David Lennon Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 26, 2017
    Don't even think about it till after Christmas ;):rolleyes:
    duramax, fkctrjt121 and sixplymaple like this.
  12. tinfoil hat timmy

    tinfoil hat timmy Gold Member Gold Member

    Aug 21, 2014
    Two weeks
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  13. Five56x45

    Five56x45 Basic Member Basic Member

    Jan 13, 2017
    I missed this Will this knife ever be produced again?
  14. symphonyincminor

    symphonyincminor Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 5, 2005
    In this configuration? Not likely. Rarely see a Nuked Competition Finish offered. Deep Dish style, at that.

    There are a lot a variants of the Team Gemini out there, but per the Boss Hog himself:
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  15. hydeinmind

    hydeinmind Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 30, 2015
    Call or email the Busse shop and ask to be put on the wait list for canceled orders. Also, watch the exchange like a hawk after they ship, there’s always one or two at least that get posted right away.
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  16. xxwarderxx

    xxwarderxx Gold Member Gold Member

    Mar 27, 2015
    There is a possibility that this will be sold on the Busse website as a regular offering, but only Busse will be able to advise on this.
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  17. boring

    boring Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 28, 2005
    I wonder how this would compare to ratmanduex(?)?
  18. ScoMa


    Aug 13, 2017
    TGULB Specs:
    Overall Length: Approx. = 13.25"
    Blade Length: 7 3/4"
    Thickness: Approx. = .200"
    Bevel: Hollow
    Steel: INFI
    Hardness: 58 - 60 RC
    Blade Finish: Coated, BIG DC, and Competition. (Some light machining marks may be visible on both the BIG DC and Competition Finishes)


    INFImandu FHFG Specs:
    OAL: Approx. 10 1/4"
    Blade Length: Approx. 5 1/4"
    Thickness: Approx. 3/16"
    Steel: INFI
    Hardness: 58-60 Rc
    Bevel: Full-Height Flat Ground
    Blade Finish: Hand Applied Satin, BIG DC, Coated
    Handles: Micarta and G-10 (See Options Below)

    They appear fairly similar on paper, though I’m sure they’ll feel completely different in hand.
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  19. boring

    boring Gold Member Gold Member

    Nov 28, 2005
    thanks for being there, but ratmandeux. it is different.
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  20. ScoMa


    Aug 13, 2017
    Whoops!! Not sure how different it is from the regular, but I found the specs for the LE.

    The RatManDeux LE (RMDx LE)
    Steel SR101
    Full Height Convex Ground
    Satin finished
    Black Paper handles
    OAL approx 11 1/4"
    Blade Length approx 6"
    Weight approx 12.2 oz
    Spine thickness approx 3/16"

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