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This is a link post Amazon Baseball bats Good!
Amazon community gets all Daily Mail on the ethics of sale of Baseball bats
(, Wed 10 Aug 2011, 13:30, Reply)
This is a normal post It's just not cricket.

(, Wed 10 Aug 2011, 13:34, Reply)
This is a normal post I Think.....
If I had the choice of a baseball bat or a cricket bat, in a fight, I'd choose the cricket bat.

One - because I'm British - but -
two - because it;s a superior weapon.

A baseball bat relies on it's power by hitting at the very end of the bat. Move in close and it's as much use as a wet lettuce. Also, it only has one striking feature - a bat can be used using the flat surface or, by a twist of the wrist, the edge.

I think a full swing with a baseball bat against a guy who defends with the edge would be a broken baseball bat. Game over

(, Wed 10 Aug 2011, 13:50, Reply)
This is a normal post I think what would actually happen would be
the 'blade' of the bat coming away from the handle. It pains me to say it as a baseball bat is one solid lump rather than two glued together, I'd go for the septic weapon.
(, Wed 10 Aug 2011, 14:02, Reply)
This is a normal post I disagree that a baseball bat is useless in close-hand combat.
It's the perfect length and shape to hold in both hands as a jabbing object, or to hit people with the butt of the handle.

That said, a cricket bat would still be my weapon of choice. They're heavy and could also be used as a small shield/buckler to defend.

It's either that or a 6ft Scottish claymore...
(, Wed 10 Aug 2011, 14:03, Reply)
This is a normal post No style in either
If the shit hits the fan, I'd grab a electric guitar.

Plenty of clout and you can pretend you're Keith Richards while you're at it.
(, Wed 10 Aug 2011, 14:13, Reply)
This is a normal post ^He Wins
style over substance any day....
(, Wed 10 Aug 2011, 14:18, Reply)
This is a normal post While watching the news the other night...
I looked around the front room to see what I could use to defend my family.

My ESP Strat copy was the only thing with enough weight IMO. Not sure it'd hold a tune afterwards though.
(, Wed 10 Aug 2011, 18:04, Reply)
This is a normal post You can nail a brick to a cricket bat
That decides it for me.
(, Wed 10 Aug 2011, 14:26, Reply)
This is a normal post may I suggest
a bit of DIY:
(, Wed 10 Aug 2011, 15:04, Reply)
This is a normal post Why the limitation to baseball or cricket?
As a brit you have quite an extensive armoury at your disposal. Croquet mallets, swingball bats and punting poles are all excellent choices for home defence.
(, Wed 10 Aug 2011, 14:59, Reply)
This is a normal post
I think all pointy sharp and heavy things should also be banned, along with hoods, scalves all forms of clothing that are inappropriate for the season.
(, Wed 10 Aug 2011, 13:57, Reply)
This is a normal post hahaha
(, Wed 10 Aug 2011, 13:49, Reply)
This is a normal post I sent this to an American friend
he says the aluminium ones crumple on hard skulls. It's all about the wooden bats.
(, Wed 10 Aug 2011, 15:21, Reply)