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blade lengh laws?

Discussion in 'Legal & Political Archive' started by squareguy, Feb 5, 2009.

  1. squareguy

    squareguy beaverton,oregon Member

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    any one know the laws of oregon and washington on folding knife blade lengh?
     
  2. Abe Froman

    Abe Froman West of Salem Active Member

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    Not 100 percent sure, but I dont think it matters unless it is going to be concealed. Im sure others might know better.
     
  3. Doc In UPlace

    Doc In UPlace Tacoma-ish Well-Known Member

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    Washington folders should be less than 3". I don't know how strictly they enforce that one though, probably depends if the person was being a troublemaker otherwise.
     
  4. 240kph

    240kph Grants Pass, OR Member

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  5. squareguy

    squareguy beaverton,oregon Member

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    thanks for the link 240kph, looks like all the towns and citys within the state have thier own laws. looks like i should be safe for most of it, i just got a benchmade griptilian with a 3.5" blade so i wamted to be sure.
     
  6. Doc In UPlace

    Doc In UPlace Tacoma-ish Well-Known Member

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    This is good news, I can carry my Lightfoot Compact Combat in Seattle! Thanks for the list. A Monroe police officer had advised me that 3" was it for Washington, and I believed it! ha ha.
     
  7. ZeroRing

    ZeroRing 26th District, WA Active Member

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    Don't ask, don't tell. :p
     
  8. Doc In UPlace

    Doc In UPlace Tacoma-ish Well-Known Member

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    Suppose they'd notice the Nkonka hanging off the old belt? :laugh:
     
  9. ZeroRing

    ZeroRing 26th District, WA Active Member

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    Nah. :D