When striking with brass
knuckles the best places to hit are hard places, i.e. the outside of
the forearm, elbows, knees, shins and the head. Hitting someone in
the stomach with them is not using them to their full effectiveness.
Ideally no skin should touch the top and inside of the knuckles, and
the pinky should not be touching the sides of its slot.
All you need is one good solid punch, and the fight could be over!
A hit from someone using metal knuckles is usually extremely
painful. A hard enough hit to the skull, sternum or spine can cause
severe injury, if not death. It is for this reason that brass
knuckles are considered to be one of the most effective hand-to-hand
weapons that exists to date. If one were to believe in a 'fair
fight' then brass knuckles would be the last weapon that is
considered in a respectable and fair combat between two individuals
on the street as it is not a proof of strength; rather it is an
enhancement of the punch. However in saying this, the idea of a fair
fight on the street is ridiculed by many and for this reason brass
knuckles are regarded as being legitimate for carrying by many
Brass knuckles have appeared in various movies and TV shows as well.
Some recent appearances include a normal pair of brass knuckles
wielded on D-Day in Band of Brothers. Professional wrestler
William Regal uses brass knucks on occasion and calls the move "The
Power of the Punch".
They are popular in the Hardcore music culture, due to the "tough
guy" nature of the listeners.
During World War I, brass knuckles were used in hand-to-hand combat
in trench raiding operations, and were incorporated into the handle
of some trench knives.
On an episode of WWE RAW, Eric Bischoff handed Chris Jericho
brass knuckles during Jericho's "You're Fired" match with John Cena.
John Cena also occasionally uses brass knuckles; his are engraved
with "WORD LIFE".
There are even some martial arts employing this weapon.
In the film Constantine, the main character, John Constantine, uses
a pair of brass knuckles with crosses etched into them in his fight
Besides the obvious uses, our customers have
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Fashion Accessories: They are very popular luxury
apparel among elite and
fashionable Gangsters, Hustlers, Pimps, Players and other socialites. The Brass,
and Chrome come with studs that screw in to make belt buckles. It's also popular
among certain groups (or "gangs") to wear them on a necklace or as a four finger
Auto / Motorcycle Ornaments: Custom Car Owners like to use these reproductions as
auto ornaments with their cars. There are different colors and styles to
match your scheme. They can simply be hung from the rear-view mirror or
used as hood ornaments. You place them next to the make and model emblems, use
as door handles, mount on the steering wheel, replace the brake release or hood
release handles, use as brake, clutch, or accelerator pedals, and motorcyclists
like to use them for custom handle grips.
Production Props: Entertainers and Theater Departments will find a million uses
as interesting props. Magicians, M.C.s, Comedians, Public Speakers,
Actors, Musicians. Give it a try and be creative.
Executives and Salesman have found the rich, exotic
reproductions to be great conversation pieces or ice breakers. This site has all
kinds of interesting information that you can talk about while getting the ball
rolling on negotiations and sales.
Also has many uses:
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