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  • MrAdam Monday, June 14, 2010 4:56 PM Reply
    I ordered one of these knifes, will this be able go through customs?
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  • Ranged Monday, June 14, 2010 5:38 PM Reply
    50% it pass, 50% it dont.
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  • 3x0dys Monday, June 14, 2010 6:13 PM Reply
    100% pass, 0% it don't. Why do people keep asking these dumb questions? We don't know your provincial or municipal regulations and laws. We don't even know where you live.

    Other than that, why do people keep asking if EVERY knife will get into Canada? There's nothing illegal about any of these knives on a federal level except for the butterfly knives. Haven't any of you been to a store that sells knives?

    If you really have to ask, maybe you shouldn't be buying these knives in the first place.
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  • acidica Monday, June 14, 2010 6:35 PM Reply
    Dys, you don't know what you talk about. Seriously.

    We do have law in Canada about knife.
    For exemple, spring assisted are BANNED.
    If the blade is too long, BANNED.
    There is lot of law about knive. DOn't have the full list tough.
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  • MrAdam Monday, June 14, 2010 6:53 PM Reply
    My Friend Ordered one and got it through, so i assume it will pass through customs
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  • 3x0dys Monday, June 14, 2010 8:03 PM Reply
    I know what I'm talking about, at least where I live (Victoria, BC).

    Here, spring assisted on the handle, BANNED, spring assist on the blade, NOT BANNED. Actually, I ordered sku.30886 and had it opened by Vancouver customs, guess what? NOT BANNED, and I received it. They opened up the knife's box, and had it loose in my taped up package.

    If the blade is over 3.5 inches and concealed, BANNED, blade over 3.5 inches and visible, NOT BANNED. I've had 3 police officers tell me I can walk around with a KA-BAR on my belt as long as people can see it, and I've done it. Although most establishments won't allow you inside with a visible weapon, but it's legal on the streets and in public.

    Here, we also have some very old laws stating you can carry a sword after dark as long as you are escorting a lady.

    All the laws pretty much depend on the city and province you live in.

    EDIT: Oh yeah, I also ordered this knife, and received it no problem. There are much more illegal, longer, scarier, and more dangerous knives that can be bought at my local Wal-Mart, and House Of Knives.
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    post edited by 3x0dys on 6/14/2010 at 8:05 PM
  • cantstopshopper Wednesday, June 16, 2010 10:42 PM Reply
    You guys are arguing as many of us have... you should move this discussion over into the new knives interest group in the forums- that way all those interested can help make thing more confusing as they try to help XD

    (here's some stuff I've learned-in Canada, at least)
    I've recently spoken with my brother regarding folding knives as he is a police officer and has just been studying the laws on this subject.

    He explained that technically if a knife can be opened with one hand it can be considered illegal.
    There is a lot of discretion given to law enforcement (police, customs etc.) as to why a knife is illegal- basically it's their call.

    If it is modified/adjusted to flip open easily it can go from a being legal to illegal. It's also possible that as a knife gets older and just becomes loose/easier to open, it can become illegal.

    It is correct that there are always specific laws in every municipality/province etc. so there is no one right answer; but I've also read some of our Canadian Customs Act and it more or less says Customs can open anything they want and keep whatever they want. Seriously- that is an accurate paraphrasing of the laws. Canadian law, not just provincial. Don't bother arguing this point- if you disagree then take a minute to look it up online.
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  • jgregs Friday, June 18, 2010 12:46 AM Reply
    In the end, it's the CBSA's choice to chuck it aside or not...whether it's legal or not, they have the say..I've had a few legal items sent back for this reason

    On a side note, if the bolt is loose before it gets here, it will likely flick open VERY easy, so if you need a knife, ask DX to make sure it's tightened

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  • calsr Saturday, January 22, 2011 8:40 PM Reply
    Well just so you all know I have ordered this knife and got it in canada.
    customs did open the package but they did not take it.
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  • ZX12R Sunday, March 13, 2011 4:22 AM Reply
    I live in Ontario Canada & the only restrictions on knives that I've heard of are that switch blade/spring assist knives & butterfly knives are illegal. Also you can't carry a concealed knife with a blade more than a 6 inch long blade or that's double edged like a dagger. This knife is just a common pocket knife. My information is a bit dated so if you're Canadian & want to know for sure call your post office & ask to speak with Customs and Immigration. I hope this helps.
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