Location: Third bunker on the right,Central Virginia
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In Virginia, you can carry a sword if that floats your boat. Non-folding knives of ANY length may not be carried concealed. A folding knife with a cutting edge of 3.25 inches or less is considered an item of gentleman's apparel or a tool, and may be concealed. Longer than that- open carry (belt case, etc)
Michigan firearm laws are screwy... they are a mere shadow of the screwiness surrounding knifes + each city is allowed to set their own rules to boot.
Ive read that there is no illegal lenght as long as you are carrying the knife in a legal manner. I always carry a four inch uncle henry and i have never had a problem. Didnt know its up to the city to set rules on knives. Learn something new everyday.
I don't think there is one here people carry full sized bowies, me personally I don't carry something that big unless I'm out camping but I do carry my 5 1/2" skinning knife around with me for just every day purposes, I mean I can see why some places might have blade size limits I mean they don't want everyone carrying fighting knives around with them.
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The local knife laws here are 6 inches with justification with in city limits, if its concealed. If its not concealed I've heard of guys strapping kukris to their legs. Though I do carry a tomahawk in my backpack sometimes but that is with the justification of it being a rescue tool as I have modified the point on my SOG Fast Hawk to go through auto glass easier now.