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Old 10-21-2012, 10:47 PM   #21
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Originally Posted by nitestalker View Post
I have for years carried a "switch Blade'. The one I carry has a 4 inch blade a custom built Boker Brand. I live in a state where it is legal. The Arizona law allows these concealed blades if you have a CCW.
Did it change with their Open Carry law? Like, can everybody carry now?
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Old 10-21-2012, 11:26 PM   #22
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By far the most restrictive state you mentioned is California. I'm
in Oregon, and darned near everyone I know carries a knife of some
sort. What are your sightseeing plans in Oregon?
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Hey OP, I actually live in California and have been carrying knives for years. Yes a 4 inch blade is over legal limit. I believe 3-3.5 inch is the limit. Personally I've carried up to about 3.75 inch blades. The current one I carry is just a smidge over 3.5 inch assisted opening Kershaw. I have shown it to cops and most like it never said anything about it. One said it might be over the limit but unless I did something to piss him off probably wouldn't think twice about it. My other I carry is a 3 inch Kershaw assisted as well and that one I know has no legal issues. If you're that worried about getting in trouble with a knife. I'd say you're pretty safe with a 3 inch folder
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