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anyone have a shillelagh? i just received mine

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posted on Mar, 15 2016 @ 06:20 PM
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if you have one where did you get it?
what size?

i just ordered mine from here

www.oldeshillelagh.com...

technically mine is a good luck charm.

i got the 14" with the inscription
'"Made in Shillelagh, Ireland, for the keeping of Law & Order in This House / On These Premises ".

i love it. it was only $35 and that included shipping. it got to me in less than 10 days. the website is closed cause he is out harvesting the blackthorn now.
i have mine hanging up above the door.

as soon as his site goes back up though i am going to order a cudgel.

you can see the one i want in this pic.

5th one down. $95. lead loaded.

www.oldeshillelagh.com...

unless of course he has something else i prefer when he is done harvesting.

so if you have one where did you get it? wondering if it is a legit shillelagh or is it some knock off from budk?




posted on Mar, 15 2016 @ 06:23 PM
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a reply to: TinySickTears

Fighting sticks???

Is there anything more Irish?

How do I attach to an AR-15?



posted on Mar, 15 2016 @ 06:28 PM
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I don't get it...?

It must be an Irish thing to charge hundreds for a walking stick...



posted on Mar, 15 2016 @ 06:29 PM
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a reply to: Lysergic

yeah. fighting sticks. clubs.
as far as more irish...hard to say.

attach to an AR....try zip ties? spit and bubble gum?



posted on Mar, 15 2016 @ 06:32 PM
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a reply to: MystikMushroom

yeah.
might have to do with the fact they are hand carved and take a couple years with the curing process and all that.
seems like a good price to me.

i was looking at clubs on other sites. saw a cool looking telescoping club on budk for $45.

id rather pay the money to have one from wood harvested in ireland, hand carved by a dude in ireland and cured over time like they used to do it.

may not be worth it to everyone but it was important to me

the telescoping club was pretty sweet.



posted on Mar, 15 2016 @ 06:33 PM
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originally posted by: MystikMushroom
I don't get it...?

It must be an Irish thing to charge hundreds for a walking stick...


and to be fair i have seen the same kinds of prices on walking sticks at gander mountain.
i think the prices are fair



posted on Mar, 15 2016 @ 06:44 PM
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originally posted by: MystikMushroom
I don't get it...?

It must be an Irish thing to charge hundreds for a walking stick...

I'm Irish (among other things) and don't get it either. Seems a bit much for a stick to me.

Then again, it might be a lucrative business to get into....Americans will buy anything with a funny name from abroad, the more expensive the better.



posted on Mar, 15 2016 @ 06:55 PM
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wow $35 for a stick, i hope you like it and prod many things, but seriosly, why do american's romanticise Ireland so much.
the engish or german's never get any credit.



posted on Mar, 15 2016 @ 07:01 PM
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Good for whacking Leprechauns, not much else. Useful nonetheless.



posted on Mar, 15 2016 @ 07:02 PM
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a reply to: TinySickTears

My shillelagh was my fathers. It is a 36' gentleman's walking shillelagh. I also have a 6 foot staff with a curved top that I bought for walking pilgrimages about 35 years ago for about $25. I also have a fighting staff of hard oak that I found at a country yard sale 15 years ago for $5. That is the one I keep right next to the front door.

I also have a shillelagh with a good solid staff and perfect handle that I use to balance me when I am stooping over to put logs on the evening fire. That one stays right next to the fire place.

Then there is my Bulls penis walking staff. One place makes em that I know of. The take the entire reproductive organ of the bull upon slaughter. They stretch it out, give it a twist and form it to style then add the preserving stuff and coating and bingo. A bull's dick cane. New I think they run upside of $90 bucks but mine cost me $6 at an auction several years ago because everyone else thought it was just a wooden stick.



posted on Mar, 15 2016 @ 07:05 PM
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a reply to: TinySickTears

I'm just joshin' ya. They look really nice, and I'm sure they're lovingly crafted and all.

But it does seem like something an Irish friend of mine would try to do..."Hey, buy this magical Irish stick!" ... Then I'd probably look at him and accuse him of having Leprechaun DNA and trying to trick me.

LOL!



posted on Mar, 15 2016 @ 07:05 PM
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How I imagine Irish Fighting sticks.



but a bit pastier ya dig?



posted on Mar, 15 2016 @ 07:06 PM
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I have an oosik ... look that up if you don't know what that means. I hand it to people and let them examine it before I tell them what it really is. It's about 16" long.



posted on Mar, 15 2016 @ 07:16 PM
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originally posted by: Lysergic

How I imagine Irish Fighting sticks.

...

but a bit pastier ya dig?


I picture them fighting more from the prone position.



posted on Mar, 15 2016 @ 07:19 PM
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a reply to: AugustusMasonicus

Dats Racist.



Would this be a culturally insensitive costume?



posted on Mar, 15 2016 @ 07:20 PM
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a reply to: Lysergic

Not if you were trying to look like Bilbo Frickin Baggins.



posted on Mar, 15 2016 @ 07:20 PM
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I was talking to a few guys from Ireland...and they were saying Boston quote, "Feels more Irish than Ireland..it's weird..."

It's be like going to a town in China and it being a reproduction of everything American, every American stereotype with Chinese guys selling dirty water hot dogs and pizza slices on every corner...



posted on Mar, 15 2016 @ 07:25 PM
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Dont have one yet . But thanks to you for reminding me and giving a good start.



posted on Mar, 15 2016 @ 07:25 PM
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originally posted by: Rikku
wow $35 for a stick, i hope you like it and prod many things, but seriosly, why do american's romanticise Ireland so much.
the engish or german's never get any credit.


ive got family there.
my mother and step father go every year. ive not had the chance to go yet.
i have a small collection of clubs and canes. a few with swords in them.
i have a telescoping club but it is a generic one from asia plaza in cleveland.

anyway, my mom was county wicklow in 2015 and she is the one that told be about the place i ordered my shillelagh from.
and yea, according to the guy who runs it most of his business comes from the states.

this telescoping club from budk looks nice

www.budk.com...
$44 plus shipping

but yeah, the prices seem about the same everywhere.

budk does have some cool #. had my eye on this for a while. i dont imagine the stuff is quality but this this would be the tits hanging on the wall



20 bucks



posted on Mar, 15 2016 @ 07:33 PM
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a reply to: TinySickTears

I have a medium sized rock you may be interested in.

Just PM me.





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