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General Krell demonstrates in Star Wars: The Clone Wars that the use of two saberstaffs is plausible:

Besalisk Jedi Pong Krell wielded two double-bladed sabers

However, is it advantageous in battle, as opposed to dual lightsabers or a single saberstaff?

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That's the most ridiculous thing I've ever seen. And I've seen Jar Jar Binks. – Gabe Willard Jun 25 '12 at 22:26
Man, he's got four arms. Why doesn't he just use 4 double-bladed lightsabers – The Fallen Jun 25 '12 at 22:33
@SSumner - 'cause then he'd be copycatting Grevious :) – DVK-in-exile Jun 26 '12 at 3:38
@DVK Not even Grievous tried that. He was at least sane enough to use four single blades. :P – Gabe Willard Jun 26 '12 at 6:55
I want to know why he isn't holding 2 more of those things with his free hands... I mean if you go ridiculous... go all the way. – Dylan Yaga Jun 26 '12 at 14:29
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As discussed in this answer, dual lightsabers limit your balance and movement. Additionally, your mind must focus on more objects, something even a force-user will find more difficult than using a single lightsaber. Additionally, when you swing a double-bladed lightsaber, you have to be constantly aware of where the other blade is to avoid cutting your own limbs. This is going to limit the range of motion of your attacks and defenses. While it may look cool, using dual dual-bladed lightsabers is not very practical.

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"not very practical" is an understatement. There's no chance he doesn't kill or seriously hurt himself with those. No matter how talented a Jedi he might be. – bitmask Jun 25 '12 at 22:35
I'm super glad I never watched this series now. – Gabe Willard Jun 25 '12 at 22:38
Yeah, if he doesn't kill himself he's go no chance of protecting himself because he can't cover a huge area of his body for defense – The Fallen Jun 26 '12 at 0:49
You statements are driven by species-prejudice. For all you know, other alien species may have a completely different and/or superior sense of proprioception, the mental awareness of their bodies physical position, balance and coordination. Being an alien lifeform, may give them a superior ability at using a technology that may or may not be as effectively used as HUMANS can. For them, the ability to use double-lightsabers may simply be GREATER than ours. – Thaddeus Howze Jun 26 '12 at 1:46
Except for species that have super-long arms, it doesn't matter their proprioception, they'll still cut themselves when moving the lightsabers in many ways. A humanoid (or someone like General Krell) is not built right to use one. Oh, and in Star Wars it's called specieism – The Fallen Jun 26 '12 at 1:58

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