232858 Bullies, 3873 online  
  • Register
Our Sponsors:

Results 1 to 10 of 13
Page 1 of 2 1 2 LastLast
Sponsored Links Spacer Image
  1. donoraen is offline

    Registered Member

    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Posts
    488

    Posted On:
    12/09/2010 7:21pm


     Style: Limalama

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!

    Knife as an impact device, legal question.

    I search functioned and came back with nothing, so I was wondering if any LEOs could tell me if i used a closed folder as a kubaton would it still be considered deadly force since technically I'm still using a knife to defend myself? Also would I be better off legally speaking with using a tactical flashlight?
  2. ojgsxr6 is offline

    Dorkus Malorkus

    Join Date
    Jul 2004
    Location
    Queens, NY
    Posts
    3,008

    Posted On:
    12/09/2010 7:25pm

    supporting member
     Style: Boxing/BJJudo/Crossfit

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    the legal use of force in self defense varies state to state, so you'd have to let people know where you are
  3. Permalost is offline
    Permalost's Avatar

    pro nonsense self defense

    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Location
    San Diego
    Posts
    12,683

    Posted On:
    12/09/2010 7:26pm

    supporting member
     Style: FMA, dumbek, Indian clubs

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    I've wondered about that too. IMO if you don't plan on using the blade, you should keep it holstered.
  4. goodlun is online now
    goodlun's Avatar

    Senior Member

    Join Date
    Jun 2008
    Location
    Ramona
    Posts
    5,583

    Posted On:
    12/09/2010 7:27pm

    Join us... or die
     Style: BJJ

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    I will say this much as a peer who may sit in the jury box I would advise against it. I can see how a prosecution lawyer could make that look all sorts of bad.
  5. donoraen is offline

    Registered Member

    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Posts
    488

    Posted On:
    12/09/2010 7:29pm


     Style: Limalama

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Quote Originally Posted by ojgsxr6 View Post
    the legal use of force in self defense varies state to state, so you'd have to let people know where you are
    Texas.
  6. Permalost is offline
    Permalost's Avatar

    pro nonsense self defense

    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Location
    San Diego
    Posts
    12,683

    Posted On:
    12/09/2010 7:31pm

    supporting member
     Style: FMA, dumbek, Indian clubs

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Quote Originally Posted by donoraen View Post
    Texas.
    They might convict you for not using deadly force.
  7. donoraen is offline

    Registered Member

    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Posts
    488

    Posted On:
    12/09/2010 7:48pm


     Style: Limalama

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Quote Originally Posted by Permalost View Post
    They might convict you for not using deadly force.
    Im in a college town so it's a bit more liberal around here, most other places I would probably agree with you.
  8. mad_malk is offline

    Registered Member

    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Location
    Boynton
    Posts
    507

    Posted On:
    12/09/2010 8:45pm


     Style: Krav Maga/ Judo noob

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    always better off using the flashlight
  9. donoraen is offline

    Registered Member

    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Posts
    488

    Posted On:
    12/09/2010 8:51pm


     Style: Limalama

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    Fair enough, thanks for the imput everybody.
  10. jspeedy is online now
    jspeedy's Avatar

    Senior Member

    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Location
    Orlando, FL
    Posts
    1,663

    Posted On:
    12/09/2010 9:53pm


     Style: FMA

    --
    Hell yeah! Hell no!
    I've read up on this subject somewhat. Until an LEO or more qualified person can correct me i'll throw in my unqualified opinion.

    Use of a weapon has to be justified if the case goes to court. The best way to prove you were justified in using a weapon is to argue that you were in fear of loosing your life. This argument comes from instances where people shoot at the leg or a less than vital place to protect their life. The counter for that argument is that if you truly feared you were going to die why did you not shoot to kill if you were afraid you were going to die.

    All I know is i'm not going to draw a weapon of any kind (other than possibly pepper spray or a stun gun, which I don't use) unless I absolutely have no other choice. If that is the case I wouldn't want to rely on a small ass kuboton to save me and the life of my family.

    I just might have to start a separate thread about this one
    Edit: nevermind, just say no to pocket sticks!
    http://www.bullshido.net/forums/show...hlight=kubotan
    Last edited by jspeedy; 12/09/2010 9:59pm at .
Page 1 of 2 1 2 LastLast

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

Powered by vBulletin™© contact@vbulletin.com vBulletin Solutions, Inc. 2011 All rights reserved.