Monadnock offers 3 types of locking systems for their expandable batons; The friction lock, pin/positive lock and the positive/autolock.
- The friction lock batons are easily opened with the flick of a wrist and lock into place.
- The pin/positive lock Monadnock straight batons use a pin and spring to create a mechanical (or positive locking) mechanism that keeps the baton open and makes it easy to close.
- The Positive or autolock batons open with the flick of a wrist and close with push of a button.