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Old 05-13-2016, 04:27 PM
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Originally Posted by moldmonkey View Post

Good for chopping, slashing with some reach and light enough to strike quickly.
That is exactly what I was thinking as well; last time I was at Home Depot, I took one off the rack and sort of waved it around, thinking just how martial it seemed, without realizing that the "ditchbank" is basically the old 14th century "Bill" that English infantrymen used, which was actually an agricultural implement repurposed as a weapon anyway.

Last edited by bump; 05-13-2016 at 04:27 PM.