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rsgOHIO
03-26-07, 01:21 PM
Is there an age limit for purchasing a pocket knife or fixed blade knife?
Is there a size restriction?


Whitebear
03-26-07, 01:55 PM
why would you buy a knife? self protection? if it is forget it...

i don't think that you have good reason to havea knife...

txinvestigator1
03-26-07, 03:45 PM
Is there an age limit for purchasing a pocket knife or fixed blade knife?
Is there a size restriction?


It depends upon the State in which you reside.


vengeance05
03-26-07, 04:23 PM
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Movementarian
03-26-07, 06:23 PM
I am assuming that you are from Ohio using my honed detecting skills so this will help you: http://pweb.netcom.com/~brlevine/oh.txt

Seriously, why do you need a knife? If it is for self defence then listen to Whitebear, he is a wise man.

rsgOHIO
03-27-07, 10:35 AM
Yes I am from Ohio, The reason why I ask is that I have a sproting goods store where we sell pocket knives. We have hunting and fishing supplies and when you hunt and fish you need a knife. We have customers of all ages and I want to make sure that I do not sell someone a pocket knife that is not old enough. I know my customer have to be at least 16 years old to buy a pocket knife. I also know that they have to be 18 years old to buy a pocket knife of a certain length. I am not sure of what length. At least that is the information that I have so far. I agree a knife is a tool, not for defense. Thank you for the web site. I did find that one but it did not help much since my customers usually buy knives for a tool not a weapon. I will just keep selling to customers 18 years and older that way they are adults and I don't have to worry about any legal issues.
Thank you for your help.
My dad used to be a state trooper in Ohio.
My uncle was a police officer in Kansas.

Whitebear
03-27-07, 01:31 PM
I would like to give you more informations but I am from canada..... does your dad can't help you on this mather?

good luck in your search

Rabbit23
03-27-07, 01:49 PM
and when you hunt and fish you need a knife

Be a man and tear them animals apart with your bare hands.