Vibration can be pretty bad with metal pipes, but a little tennis grip tape can help with that. Shoot, if they'd had quality piping a hundred and fifty years ago, we probably wouldn't even be using rattan right now.
Originally Posted by Mr. Machette
Kamagong shatters abruptly while bahi degrades and eventually crumbles. Having a kamagong stick shatter while contacting a tire or an object can be dangerous, which is why I prefer bahi, which is just as heavy.
Another reason why I prefer bahi: kamagong is an endangered hardwood here. I don't want contribute to more deforestation of our remaining rainforest areas.