Since 2003 D3, Protection has been a maker of hand made high quality leather goods including saps & blackjacks, and impact weapons. Ranging from key chain saps and coffin flat saps to aluminum batons. Every item is made by David Doerr, in western Canada. Using only the finest leather and hardware available. These leather pieces are made of excellent quality materials and craftsmanship. "D3 Protections flat saps, Finger saps and blackjacks are all made of the highest quality American made leather tanned by Herman Oak and are built for many years of loyal service. Flat saps consist of a flat spring with a lead ingot casted to it, this is known as the "frame". The frame is then covered with multiple layers of thick leather and sewn through all the layers. D3 Protections blackjacks are all made around custom made frames casted by me. The frame is then wraped with various types and thicknesses of leather." These are some fantastic paper weights! Shown here is a 11" D3 Protection 1029FD constructed with out a spring and from four layers of heavy leather, A extra row of stitching up the center of the handle acts as a spring. The strap is a simple one pc. latigo lace tied with a square knot, Total weight of 12oz. Available in Black, Brown or Woodgrain.