Source for Long Pole in US

wingerjim

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Does anyone know of a good source for a reasonably priced Long Pole in the US? I know of sites that charge @ $200 per, but 5 or so years ago I purchased one from California for $75 and it is still going strong but I cannot find them online any longer. I am looking for a second one now and am striking out.
 

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Not sure exactly what a "long pole" is and I'm a little afraid of what a google search would yield.
 

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Seems like I got mine through Wing Chun Museum in Dayton. I ordered it over the phone and it was about 100 bucks, but that was 10 years ago.
 

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These are pretty decent for the price. Chinese waxwood, 7 foot. Cheaper when you buy them in bulk. Sometimes get one that is a bit crooked, so it is the "luck of the draw." My group uses these since a good hardwood pole is so expensive.

Wooden Weapon - 84" Wax Wood Staff
 

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These are pretty decent for the price. Chinese waxwood, 7 foot. Cheaper when you buy them in bulk. Sometimes get one that is a bit crooked, so it is the "luck of the draw." My group uses these since a good hardwood pole is so expensive.

Wooden Weapon - 84" Wax Wood Staff
Now that looks like a deal. I might pick up a few of those later this year, when I have a bit more space for storage.
 

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Now that looks like a deal. I might pick up a few of those later this year, when I have a bit more space for storage.

Keep in mind these are actually poles and not staves. That means they taper from the butt to the tip.
 

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Keep in mind these are actually poles and not staves. That means they taper from the butt to the tip.
Still useful for some of the exercises I put students through, where an expensive staff is not necessary. Also useful (for me) for working on staff techniques with an un-balanced weapon. I do things like that to better generalize the movements to whatever is at hand.
 
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