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    Cane Masters Custom Combat Cane vs Rural King's Hickory Cane

    Drac, I really want to thank you. You helped me discover something. You know those LEO's you train? I took my LEO oath in 1974. I worked two years on the midnight shift on the booking desk of the downtown county jail. After that I went into homicide investigation where I spent the next...
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    Cane Masters Custom Combat Cane vs Rural King's Hickory Cane

    One can find cane taught as an adjunct to many martial arts styles, dojo instruction is probably the most complete. One may simply "Google" cane defense and find Cane Masters, amongst others who sell video tapes on the cane. This type of instruction is less complete. For one with no previous...
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    Cane Masters Custom Combat Cane vs Rural King's Hickory Cane

    Baron, you have come to the proper place to ask such questions. The expertise shown on this site is second to none. There are a number of people who have discovered the cane as a self defense tool who were first exposed to it just as you are now, through injury. I started out with the Cold...
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    Cane Masters Custom Combat Cane vs Rural King's Hickory Cane

    This may help. Just type in hickory cane in the search box. http://ruralking.com/cgi-bin/index.cgi
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    Cane Masters Custom Combat Cane vs Rural King's Hickory Cane

    As to the hickory cane, it has been my experience that the length of the wood grain is directly proportionate to the strength of the wood. As to cane selection, I like balance in my canes. the factor of balance is like so many other factors involving a cane; it is very subjective. A cane...
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    Cane Masters Custom Combat Cane vs Rural King's Hickory Cane

    I have been a student of the cane for several years now. By far my personal preference is to the hickory wood cane. Having owned a Cold Steel City Stick after exposure to hickory crook handled canes, my City Stick now rests comfortably by the fire place in the tools holder. My first encounter...
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    The Reality of Anonymous Posting. - By Bob Hubbard

    A decent site if you sre concerned about Identity Theft; http://attrition.org/dataloss/
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    The Reality of Anonymous Posting. - By Bob Hubbard

    Excellent thread and I am really enjoying the entire site. The thoughts expressed herein are respected. As to the issue of Identity Theft, there is really no way to completely avoid it. I am very careful with my information and I have had my identity stolen several times. The most recent was...
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    Sprains, Strains, Pulls And Pinched Nerves

    I hope that you do try it. I helped a person avoid surgery for carpel tunnel syndrome by using peanut oil and I have a lot of faith in it. If you use it, you will too. Just be sure to use a little time rubbing it in. The skin will absorb it.
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    Sprains, Strains, Pulls And Pinched Nerves

    I am new here, however I've been practicing herbalism for about the last 15 years. Having stress induced pain is a common hazard for those who engage in MA training. If you find yourself in that situation; after having a physician assure you that the situation is nothing worse; I invite you...
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    Hello from Houston,Texas

    Thank you all for the welcome
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    Hello from Houston,Texas

    Just wanted to touch base here. I am a genuine lover of peace; however like many others I am becoming increasingly concerned with just how bold the criminal element is becoming. I am here to listen and learn. I am becoming increasingly interested in the field of Elderly Self Defense. I...
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    An Option Of Growing Popularity

    As the following article shows, the humble cane is an inoffensive, yet effective implement that is finding it's way into increasing venues, especially where the elderly are concerned. Kudos to the old man!! http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/bizarre/4537001.html
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