i have experienced similar experiences, bamboo is more resilient, it flex's. for shock and weight i would take the bamboo.
ohhhhhh dont encourage him!Due to the nature of your avatar, I was fully expecting you to punch through that bad boy. Still good times though. +1
Too late...thanks for your comments all, but judging the strength of the oak i have zero chance to break it with fist
shattered my knuckles many times over doing stupid things in the past
kids please don't try this at home