I think we are dealing with a double edge sword, so to speak.
A long piece of pointed rebar could be considered a weapon if it's waved around in a threatening way. When this rebar is stack on the ground ready to be pounded, no one gives a thought to it.
With that said, you will be waving the sword around for the purpose intended, but the use may be misinterpreted as a weapon.
My thought is to have a wooden mock-up made and use that. Just better to be safe than to lose it to an over zealous cop.
Just because I like to wash myself in public and gnaw on the bars of my cage all night doesn't mean I want to be stuffed up someone's bum. ~~Savannah
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