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Old 10-30-2012, 09:08 AM   #40
Cliff Judge
Location: Kawasaki, Kanagawa
Join Date: Sep 2005
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Re: 83 year old aikido black belt repels home invader.

I just don't think knives are very good home defense tools. There is a brandishing factor, of course, but if that fails and you have to use the thing, its a hell of a mess. Carpets will need to be replaced. I expect there will be a lingering smell of blood for years. The knife handle will be slick with blood and it will be hard to hold onto the thing; the weapon could be turned against you.
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