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FL knife laws, Jacksonville area

Discussion in 'Florida Glockers Club' started by Davegrave, Oct 5, 2012.

  1. Davegrave

    Davegrave Dapper Dan

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    Hey, I'm heading to Jacksonville tomorrow morn to see the Bears play the Jaguars.

    I normally carry a pocket knife and I just wanted to check if there were any restrictions I needed to worry about.

    Any info is helpful. I checked a knife law page or two and I'm pretty sure I'm in the clear...but I like to hear from real people when I can.
     
  2. PhantomF4E

    PhantomF4E

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    Aug 24, 2010
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    Probably clear but if there is a butthead with a wand anywhere , they will probably tell you to lose the "weapon" .
     


  3. Davegrave

    Davegrave Dapper Dan

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    Sep 1, 2005
    NW IN
    I'll leave it at the hotel for the game. But I'm there 4 days and feel weird without my knife.
     
  4. edcrosbys

    edcrosbys

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    Aug 22, 2007
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    You're looking for F.S. 790.001 (13)

    (13) "Weapon" means any dirk, knife, metallic knuckles, slungshot, billie, tear gas gun, chemical weapon or device, or other deadly weapon except a firearm or a common pocketknife, plastic knife, or blunt-bladed table knife.

    A common pocketknife is not a weapon under Florida law.

    Florida Firearms by Jon Gutmacher talks about this on pages 105 and 106 in detail.