Retractable Defense Baton

Introduction: Retractable Defense Baton

One Sunday afternoon, I was playing watch_dogs and i was just wondering if it was possible to make my own version of Aiden's Defense baton. And It was, it only took me 1 hour to build this. So lets get building.

My Baton was 6.5 Inches when collapsed and 13 inches when fully extended. I wouldn't recommend making it any smaller than this or else it wouldn't be much of a defense item.

Step one: Get 3 pipes, one smaller than the other, and make sure they fit nicely inside of each other and make sure they can slide smoothly in one another.

Step Two: Put tape on the end of the smallest pipe and slide it in the medium sized pipe, it might be hard to get it in at first so just remove a little bit of tape at a time, then do that with the medium pipe inside the largest pipe.

Step Three: Add an end cap to the smallest pipe so it can look good when collapsed. Then add a Second end cap to the last big pipe on the bottom to seal the other pipes from falling out.

Step Four: Paint The pipes if you want, I didn't because I had No paint, and on my end Brass, Galvanized Steel, and Copper, looked pretty cool so yea.

And Now You Are All Done!!!! Enjoy your new Watch_Dogs Baton.

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    11 Comments

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    TejV2
    TejV2

    Question 3 years ago on Introduction

    Will it break when u hit someone hard,......cuz the only thing holding it together is tape

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    TomR158
    TomR158

    4 years ago

    How do the pipes not come out of each other what did you do to keep them in.

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    markd24
    markd24

    5 years ago

    what kind of diameter would the tubes need to be? i'm lookijng at constructing this and dont want to be buying loads of the wrong type, cheers

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    vampierwolf
    vampierwolf

    6 years ago

    To make the whole unit more effective I would use steel throughout the construction as copper is quite maleable. I would also suggest the use of a solid peice of rounds took for the smallest diameter to add some heft to the thing. And instead of tape take a hammer and try to flair the edge of the smallest round stock and middle pipe section. If you have access to it a couple quick, good tacs from a MIG welder would make an excellent stopper.

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    senator_smash
    senator_smash

    6 years ago

    Your unit would fail because a hollow pipe has very little mass. Try filling the smallest pipe with quickrete or something to give it a little more "oomph". Even a heavy rubber you could pour into it would work.

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    noober62
    noober62

    Reply 6 years ago on Introduction

    I know, and this unit has a lot of room for modifications too, like tapering the pipes, but that would be hard.

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    noober62
    noober62

    Reply 6 years ago on Introduction

    I know, and this unit has a lot of room for modifications too, like tapering the pipes, but that would be hard.

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    noober62
    noober62

    Reply 6 years ago on Introduction

    I know, and this unit has a lot of room for modifications too, like tapering the pipes, but that would be hard.

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    noober62
    noober62

    Reply 6 years ago on Introduction

    PVC could definitely work, and it may be super light weight too!