Monadnock AutoLock X3™ 21" Baton w/ Safety Tip:
The Monadnock AutoLock® X3™ expandable baton is the latest innovation in impact devices. The AutoLock® X3 baton features many improvements in the already impressive AutoLock baton series. Notable improvements include an updated cam and stainless-steel ball bearing design which offers reliably consistent locking action and better stability with a solid feel when expanded. Monadnock added a plastic nose on the baton handle that ensures a smoother transition when holstering/unholstering. The Monadnock AutoLock® X3 baton has a blackened electroless nickel finish for a tactical and corrosion resistant look. These batons close flawlessly with the push of a button and are sturdy and stable at lockout.
Monadnock X3 batons have two grip types, two cap and two tip options.
Available grips are the standard foam grip and the super grip. The foam grip offers the highest tear strength and is also offered on most friction lock batons. The super grip is a textured rubber grip that offers better grip and retention in adverse conditions.
The safety tip is a standard baton tip encased in hard rubber to ensure a smooth striking surface. Both baton tips are very effective in striking. The power safety tip is a 2” weight encased in rubber designed to enhance striking effects by adding extra weight to the end of the baton.
The optional wedge end cap enhances baton retention and control.
This baton would not close unless an extreme amount of force was applied. I called customer service at Monadnock. The rep was relatively obnoxious and condescending. Who needs that? The folks at Baton Warehouse were great. I returned it for a ASP. They even sent me the ASP before they got back the Monadnock! I would definitely do business with Baton Warehouse again, but not with Monadnock
Definitely a well made product, very sturdy with a little bit of movement over a friction style, but not much.
Easier to close than the friction versions, no need to strike a hard surface to close.
The monadnock autolock x3 is beautiful mechanical baton, its well constructed and strong, this is almost everything you would want in a expandable baton. Would recommend to those who are looking for some better than a friction lock baton, don't have to beat it on the ground and risk breaking the shafts. I'm very happy with my purchase, would buy again.(monadnock x3 22in, power safety tip).
Grip feels great, perfect size and weight and locks open rock solid! Simple to close, no beating it on the ground. Best price around! A+++ product made in the USA...
After shopping around this was the best price especially with the added safety grip.