Monadnock Classic Friction Lock 21" Detective, Expandable Baton

Monadnock Classic Friction Lock 21

Monadnock Classic Friction Lock 21" Detective, Expandable Baton

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The Classic Friction Lock Baton gives you confidence, comfort, and choices. With a wide variety of tips, grips, finishes, and sizes, you can select the baton that's right for you and your duty requirements.

This durable three-stage telescopic collapsible baton has an adjustable retention clip within a barrel bore guide which virtually eliminates clip breakage during closing. These batons are comfortable to carry and easily opened with a flick of the wrist. Thanks to precision Morse tapers, the tight locking joints make the baton feel solid in your hand. This durable 3-stage telescopic, collapsible baton has exclusive built-in safety features that make it easy to access, open, control, and hold on to. These batons can be used with virtually all standard baton techniques and tactics or training programs.

The 21" Classic Friction Lock Detective Baton offers a choice of several grips, tips, and maintenance-free finishes:

  • Grips
    • SuperGrip - a fluted surface texture that enhances control and retention
    • Basic Foam Grip - for a more traditional feel, a sure grip, and cushioning against shock
  • Tips
    • Safety Tip - crafted of urethane that allows passive drawing of the baton, useful for turning a suspect's pockets inside out without the risk of injury from needles, knives, or other sharp objects
    • Standard Steel Tip
  • Finishes
    • Bright Chrome
    • Black Chrome


General Description
Three stage steel friction lock baton with hardened shafts and ball tip, firm foam grip over electroless nickel plated handle, precision parallel swages, bore guide end cap, black chrome finish on shafts, ball tip and end cap. Premium quality with a lifetime repair or replacement guarantee
Shaft Locking Mechanism
Precision parallel swages
Shaft Material
Hardened, aircraft quality 4130 cold drawn condition seamless alloy steel tubing (ASTM-A-519).
Striking surface hardened and then tempered to 48 - 54 Rockwell C Scale to relieve brittleness
Tensile Strength
240,000 - 290,000 PSI (Pounds per Square Inch)
1.0625 inches
Closed Length
8 inches
Expanded Length
21 inches
17 ounces


This 21" baton is offered in five configurations:

Style 1 Black Chrome Finish, Foam Grip, Standard Tip
Style 2 Bright Chrome Finish, Foam Grip, Standard Tip
Style 3 Black Chrome Finish, SuperGrip, Standard Tip
Style 4 Black Chrome Finish, Foam Grip, Safety Tip
Style 5 Black Chrome Finish, SuperGrip, Safety Tip


Make carrying easier with these accessories:

  • Front Draw Swivel Holder for Classic Friction Detective, Mariner, and Officer Batons
  • Hindi Baton Cap for Friction Baton

Special discounts may apply for high volume sales. Contact our Bids & Quotes department for more information.

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