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Anyone know AZ auto knife laws?

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by beranimus, Jun 1, 2014.

  1. beranimus

    beranimus Veneta Active Member

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    I am trying to sell a microtech I have and someone from Arizona is interested. Is it legal for someone in Arizona to own an Auto knife and is it legal for me to sell it to them?
     
  2. Mark W.

    Mark W. Silverton, OR Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Sale of an automatic knife across state lines is a federal felony. Only way around this is if the knife is shipped in kit form or in two parts so the knife is not operatable.

    I used to make automatic knives during the 14 years I was a custom knifemaker.
     
  3. beranimus

    beranimus Veneta Active Member

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    So I can't sell it to this person in Arizona?
     
  4. 2Wheels4Ever

    2Wheels4Ever Central Oregon Well-Known Member 2015 Volunteer

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    In laymen's terms; no.
     
  5. beranimus

    beranimus Veneta Active Member

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    Damn that sucks.
     
  6. Skang

    Skang WA Well-Known Member

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  7. beranimus

    beranimus Veneta Active Member

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    So it's illegal because its a cross state lines transfer. It's legal to own an Auto in AZ but not ship one from OR to AZ. If I'm wrong please correct me.
     
  8. Hawaiian

    Hawaiian Tigard Oregon Well-Known Member

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    Federal law prohibits interstate commerce, ie; shipping across state lines, of auto knives. Taking them apart and shipping the parts does not get around this. Spyderco was charged for both importing balisong parts and for shipping them across state lines.
     
  9. beranimus

    beranimus Veneta Active Member

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    Ok thanks everyone
     
  10. deen_ad

    deen_ad Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    Same for WA, illegal to own or possess one unless you're a LEO or first responder. But I can walk into Sportsmans Warehouse or Big 5 and buy one.