so i was practicing with my (warrantyless) bo staff when i hit it into the ground and it basically snapped in half after a good 3 hours with it. i'm very disappointed. i superglue+carpenter glued the halves back together and then hockey taped a large portion of the staff. will this hold and is there a more effective way to do this
"i just received my 6 foot steel bo staff and i have to say that it is a beautiful weapon i love the machined grips that will prevent it from flying from your hands when practicing your kata. it is very strong and heavy but at the same time balanced (it is not so heavy that you could bearly wield it like a heavy iron bar).
the same staff weighs 25.5 lbs. mithril and titanium are close enough in density to be the same for these purposes. we end up around 265 lbs per cubic foot so about 40 lbs for our staff. iron is the heaviest metal at 491 lbs per cubic foot (steel is about ~5 lbs lighter) so you end up with a 74 lb staff.
i’ve read with interest many of the comments from the responders to the question clancy clancy posed. the blade won’t cut through the stick weapon but could get snagged or even damaged. the angle of the cut and of the stick will be huge determinan
take the staff and the wand. the staff will turn out to be the staff of doom and the wand the winterwand which will eventually become ninja's end-game secondary weapon. it's better not to equip the staff of doom right away we'd have to uncurse and unequip it very soon. if doom proves irresistible do not discard the hayai bo.
in a real fight no not really. if you’re getting jumped you’re using whatever weapons are around. so typically it’s mostly what you have on your person (preferably a gun but possibly a knife extendable baton or mace) your bare hands and
iron bo this is a well balanced iron staff that has cloth wrapped in the center section giving a much better grip. it is still very heavy and can be unwieldy if the user lacks the necessary stength. iron staff forged by cronus for lord tendrick the iron staff is a shaft of solid metal that is very heavy and packs quite a punch.
for those of you looking for something a little bit different for practicing your bo staff skills our steel bo staff should do the trick! this metal staff has a 1" diameter and is made from a 14
shang-chi is the son of a sinister chinese mastermind. he was raised and trained in the martial arts by his father and his instructors. a spy a romantic a philosopher and an avenger. as one of
and the link they give for reference #11 is from jo: art of the japanese short staff dave lowry black belt communications 1987 p.22. they link to an amazon preview which says: occasionally too the length of the bo was inlaid or banded with strips of iron or other metal. this increased the strength of the bo considerably.
that is called a quarter staff not a bo staff. it's a mideviel weapon. and training with a weigthed staff or bar is a good way to tear all kinds of muscles and ligaments if you don't know what you are doing.
you mean "bo" or "staff" but never "bo staff". there are almost 3 dozen varieties of ironwood and some are not suitable for use as a weapon material. for example backhousia subargentea (besides being endangered) is best suited as an ornamental tree.