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Expandable baton, as an impact tool, can be used to strike, jab and block and to aid arm locks. To open, you simply flick your wrist quickly to expand it to it's full size. To close, you simply slam the baton straight down on a hard surface like the floor or a table
For more information: http://www.weapons-universe.com/Personal_Defense/Expandable_Batons.shtml

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