Balisong coaches have a special blunt and unbleached “blade” and are legal in some areas where balisongs are not. So I live in Syracuse NY and I just bought an 8-inch survival and hunting knife, I plan to use it at my work where I cut rope and other fasteners. But my father says it`s illegal. Please let me know if it is or not, I would really appreciate it given that I currently use a pocket knife that I`m sure is illegal Additional explanation: pappalardolaw.com/2019/06/gravity-knives-legal-in-ny/ Are Tanto knives that have a blade length of 3 inches or less legal to wear in New York? It is legal to possess a switching blade or gravity meter when hunting, trapping or fishing with a valid hunting and/or fishing license. Nyc. Apparently to open illegally, wear a knife for example on the pants. newyorkcriminaldefenseblawg.com/2010/11/understanding-knife-violations-in-new-york-city/ In New York, it is legal to carry a Kershaw Ken onion knife. I know this because I had to prove that it was not a switching blade in court. See the “Exceptions to Illegal Ownership or Transportation” section. If you are still not sure, please do not carry knives with you. Telling you is illegal, but what you have published says it is legal. Carefully review what you have published. It is legal to carry, IF the knife in question has not been used on or against another person, is not double-edged, is not “illegal” according to the laws defined above, has no more than 3 inches in blade length and the district in which you live has NO law against the carrying of knives, then you would plead not guilty.
It would be a simple case where a police officer would exceed his limits and competence. However, if the knife was used against another person or is designed primarily as a weapon and secondarily as a utility, then you will plead guilty and put it behind you. Let me be clear: is it illegal for someone to have a knife in their vehicle? A person can handle a car worse than a knife. NYS has no logic and no reason! While there is no size limit in the state, AC 10-133 makes it illegal to carry a knife with a blade of four inches or more. This may seem incredible given that we own them in the kitchen, for example, and they are available in stores in the United States. In addition to the obvious problems, possession of such an object is punishable by a fine or imprisonment of up to 15 days, regardless of any illegal intent. Needless to say, police discretion comes into play strongly in these circumstances and the law is enforced by a “pink” subpoena. The origin of the knives is unclear. Oral traditions claim that knives were first used in 800 AD. Were produced in the Philippines.
However, there is no documentation or archaeological evidence to prove this. Mass production of Balisong in the Philippines can only be observed until the early 1900s. Another claim is that Balisong was originally an adaptation of a French measuring tool called King`s Foot, invented between the 1500s and the late 1700s. However, it is not known how it was introduced to the Philippines. There are theories that it could have been introduced by sailors from the Spanish Empire, which was then allied with the France.   Swords are legal as long as they are used in cooking. However, under New York law, it is illegal to possess a sword with illegal intent against others. Carrying a pipe sword is illegal.
There is a blade hidden in it, which is often used as a sword or stiletto. New York`s knife laws are confusing and sometimes seem contradictory. This article will show you what New York`s knife laws actually say, and combine them all with relevant court decisions to give you an easy-to-understand overview of the laws for Ny knives and what`s legal in New York City. The police illegally confiscated the knife by sneaking over me from behind and taking it out of my pocket without my permission while asking, “What is it?” I calmly replied that it was a pocket knife and asked if it was illegal. She first told me that it was illegal to have a blade of more than 3″ and I pointed out that this was not the case. She then said that carrying a knife in front of everyone`s eyes was against the law and asked me why I had it. I told her I was using it for work, and she asked me if I was in the “union.” Confused, I said no, without understanding what a trade unionist would have if I had a knife for work. She wrote me a post, and when I asked her about the knife, she wouldn`t give it back. If the knife is less than 4 inches tall, you can carry it under New York law if it is not for illegal purposes. But the knife should be hidden.
You can fight it by specifying the above laws according to the length and that it is not a gravimeter. if it is a gravitometer. You`re screwed. These are illegal. unless (as in my case) the locking mechanism is broken. Second, it is legal because it does not “lock” what a “gravimeter” defines by law. Check out my Magrodnygirl YouTube page for my video for a slightly better explanation. In general, and assuming that there is no corresponding intention to use it illegally, it is legal to own a butterfly knife.
However, do you know that definitions of what constitutes this type of “weapon” can vary, and if it does not comply with the law, it could be illegal. Yes, throwing knives is illegal in New York. Knives such as throwing stars, double-edged swords, and throwing knives are mainly used as illegal weapons in New York State. So if I have a training knife (butterfly knife) and I only keep it at home to practice tricks, is this acceptable and legal with the police? A hasty answer would be welcome as I want to buy the knife very soon. So, is it illegal to own shuriken throughout New York State or just in New York? Can I take an OTF with me during the hunt? It is in the backcountry on private land with a valid hunting license. Circuit sheets are said to be illegal to possess, but also said that they can be worn with a valid hunting license. Which one is it? Yes, it is perfectly legal to own a Marauder or a cold steel knife, provided that it is single-edged and not intended to be used as a weapon, but to be used. Although the marauder looks threatening and would advise wearing it, you could easily get away with calling it a displey knife and everything would be fine, I live near Binghamton and have read the laws. That would be nice, legally it`s allowed because there are no length restrictions in New York except NYC WARNING: Although the passage of the A5944 means that real gravity counters, such as the German paratrooper knife, are now legal in New York State, please read our WARNINGS below about the New York City Administrative Code.
In particular, some of these gravity knives above true gravity have blades of 4 inches or more and would not be legal in New York. Sandwich Balisong knives are assembled into layers, which are usually stapled together or screwed together. They make it possible to adjust the pivots more tightly without a link. When the knife is closed, the blade rests between the layers. I don`t know the age of your sons?.., but they probably had no legal basis for confiscating. Their sons knife, but they do pretty much what they want and interpret the law as they want! You know. what are you going to do about it? Hire a lawyer and spend thousands of $$$$$ to get a $15-$25 knife back??? You know they can abuse the law and you will be glad your son hasn`t been arrested!! Until May 30, 2019, it was illegal to own a gravimeter, but this restriction was lifted in May 2019, so that gravity meters are no longer on the list of restricted knives. I have a mini Balisong that measures less than 3.5 inches from the blade to the end of the handle, do you think I would be bothered in New York? I lived on a farm, hunted and fished. I moved to North Tonawanda, a suburb of Buffalo, NY. One day, I was arrested and harassed by a police officer, literally because I was “new to the neighborhood.” I forgot I still had my Switchblade in my back pocket and my Alaskan hunting knives in the trunk. The officer charged me with criminal possession of a fourth-degree weapon and a criminal complaint for each hunting knife.
They didn`t give up the offense because my hunting license had expired, but they dropped it (felon knife charge) in order to stay in the city court and not go to the county. All I have to say is that NYS is the worst state I`ve ever been to. With other restrictions added to put innocent people in jail or charge them money.