View Full Version : Prohibited knife carry in Ca?
June 7, 2002, 05:16 AM
I saw on another thread where they mentioned that it was a felony charge to carry a knife concealed in the great state of California?
Anybody else hear this? Did our great rulers take away another right of ours?
June 7, 2002, 06:00 AM
Only applies to dirks/daggers (aka fixed blade knifes) Do what I do, just get a folder and your ok.
Not saying I agree with the law, just how to get arround it.
June 7, 2002, 06:50 AM
Folding knife with single-edged blade under 4" in length is legal and not considered a concealed weapon.
I used to be able to carry these onto planes as well before 9/11.
June 7, 2002, 10:44 AM
The guidance posted is what we've gotten case law wise.
June 7, 2002, 01:44 PM
What knife should I buy? I want to find the "Glock of Small Folding Knives".
June 7, 2002, 03:13 PM
Please point me to the state law that limits folders to 4". I don't believe that it exists. At least it didn't one-year ago. Some localities may limit size.
June 7, 2002, 03:47 PM
If you can afford it, look at a Strider AR or GB.
If you can't... Emerson, Microtech and Spyderco are good. Spyderco perhaps being the best for the $.
But the Strider knives are on a level of their own... If I could only carry a manual folder (no fixed blade, no auto) then I'd save up for one of those bad boys. They are massive and have a lifetime warranty.
June 7, 2002, 08:52 PM
Check Here (http://www.ninehundred.com/~equalccw/knifelaw.html) for a great breakdown of CA knife laws.
June 8, 2002, 08:35 PM
I withdraw my comment about 4" blades being legal. I incorrectly combined CA carry rules with pre-9/11 FAA laws.
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