If you do move it to a new thread please post the link here, I would love to follow this discussion some more, you guys have got some great advice and info here. I play a Prot warrior for my guild when we raid, but I'm starting to get back into PvP and want to try my hand at arena when I have more pvp gear and your posts have helped me immensely, especially concerning keybindings, macro's and the mechanics behind different talent specs and abilities.
For your 51/5/15 spec would you switch to Defensive and pop Shield Block, revenge spam and then when SB is on CD go back to Battle Stance? If you stay in defensive for long time would it be effective to swap some pvp gear for BV gear? The extra BV for shield slams is nice for some big hits.
I've been thinking of PvPing as prot (13/5/53), geared for BV, enchanted for pvp and gemmed for crit and glyphed with HS, revenge and block. I've heard of people getting 6-8k shield slams this way, and with the revenge spam, prot could probably pump out some decent burst damage. I haven't tested it out though as I'm still collecting my BV gear.
Any thoughts would be appreciated
Experience is that marvelous thing which lets you recognise a mistake when you make it again.