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Post by skygnome777 » Fri Jul 10, 2009 9:36 pm

I was thinking I was going to bring a knife with a six inch blade for camping purposes.
Nevada doesn't seem to care. But I'll be touching down in California first and they will be scanning my checked baggage.
Would California take my knife if I was bringing it for camping purposes?
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Post by dragonpilot » Fri Jul 10, 2009 10:41 pm

Check with your airline's checked baggage policy...they will list prohibited items in checked baggage.
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Post by DoriumLux » Fri Jul 10, 2009 10:51 pm

You can check even guns as long as they are declared on many airlines. However, a 6 inch knife isn't even worth mentioning. Just don't take it on your carry on.

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Post by ygmir » Sat Jul 11, 2009 6:52 am

bring an AK and just say it's for camping purposes........

if it's not ok, they won't care why you have it.........

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Post by AntiM » Sat Jul 11, 2009 8:35 am

You can bring a sword in your checked luggage and no one will care.

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Post by Ugly Dougly » Sat Jul 11, 2009 9:31 am

Some friends of mine in the SCA were traveling to a medieval reenactment. One of them brought his shield, which although it was painted, received plenty of punishment in simulated battle.

But, since it was painted with a design, the airline decided that it was "art" and put a big "Fragile" sticker on it. The lads at the tournament must had a laugh over that.

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Post by theCryptofishist » Sat Jul 11, 2009 8:47 pm

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Post by Playa Tom » Sat Jul 11, 2009 10:46 pm

Why do you need a 6 inch knife? Are you bringing half a beef with you?

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Post by skygnome777 » Sun Jul 12, 2009 8:15 am

Cutting things with something that looks cool. That's Why! :-)

Oh darn that site says I can't bring my icepick in my carry-on.
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Post by Deb Prothero » Sun Jul 12, 2009 9:41 am

skygnome777 wrote:Cutting things with something that looks cool. That's Why! :-)

Oh darn that site says I can't bring my icepick in my carry-on.
Don't worry. You probably won't need your ice pick til you get to the Donner Pass. :D

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Post by phil » Sun Jul 12, 2009 3:13 pm

Playa Tom wrote:Why do you need a 6 inch knife? Are you bringing half a beef with you?
There are lots of times when a bigger tool is better for the job at hand.

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Post by ygmir » Sun Jul 12, 2009 4:12 pm

phil wrote:
Playa Tom wrote:Why do you need a 6 inch knife? Are you bringing half a beef with you?
There are lots of times when a bigger tool is better for the job at hand.
said my wife as she walked out the door.........
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Post by skygnome777 » Sun Jul 12, 2009 6:40 pm

Are cannibals a considerable problem at burningman?
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Post by Deb Prothero » Sun Jul 12, 2009 7:02 pm

only the ones who don't make it out of the Donner Pass. Bring your ice pick! :D

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Post by Ugly Dougly » Mon Jul 13, 2009 10:02 am

Only the hungry ones. Once they have feasted, they can be approached without danger.

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Post by ygmir » Tue Jul 14, 2009 7:30 am

skygnome777 wrote:Are cannibals a considerable problem at burningman?
"eat me" is just a figure of speech.......silly..........
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Post by Sail Man » Tue Jul 14, 2009 10:32 am

phil wrote:
Playa Tom wrote:Why do you need a 6 inch knife? Are you bringing half a beef with you?
There are lots of times when a bigger tool is better for the job at hand.
That explains why she left me for John Holmes! :lol:
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Post by Sail Man » Tue Jul 14, 2009 10:33 am

ygmir wrote:
phil wrote:
Playa Tom wrote:Why do you need a 6 inch knife? Are you bringing half a beef with you?
There are lots of times when a bigger tool is better for the job at hand.
said my wife as she walked out the door.........
:lol: At least I'm in good company :lol:
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Post by Ugly Dougly » Tue Jul 14, 2009 10:49 am

I promise to send them back after I'm done spoiling them. If they'll leave.

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Post by ygmir » Tue Jul 14, 2009 11:36 am

Ugly Dougly wrote:I promise to send them back after I'm done spoiling them. If they'll leave.
yeah, 'cept then, for the rest of us, it'll be like driving a Cooper through the Holland tunnel...........
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Post by Absolut Jeenyus » Tue Jul 14, 2009 6:11 pm

Playa Tom wrote:Why do you need a 6 inch knife? Are you bringing half a beef with you?
He's really SkyGnome 'The Playa Killer". He wonders around at night with a ball gag and leather zipper face mask on, kidnapping the good citizens of Black Rock City. Taking them back to his secret lair and doing quite nasty things to them with his '6 inch knife'.


Be afraid. be very afraid. :twisted:
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Post by phil » Wed Jul 15, 2009 9:18 am

With a 6-inch knife, you still can't get a cupholder on it, though:

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including the pistol cam, so you can send to youtube all your vids of taking people down.

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Post by Ugly Dougly » Wed Jul 15, 2009 10:14 am

ygmir wrote:
Ugly Dougly wrote:I promise to send them back after I'm done spoiling them. If they'll leave.
yeah, 'cept then, for the rest of us, it'll be like driving a Cooper through the Holland tunnel...........
You could have warned me! Now what do I do with them? :(

Regarding the OP, I myself have hauled vicious cutting weapons of steel full three feet long and hungry for blood, through airport check-in. I once had a sword in a gun case, and the security gal wanted to have a look at it. As soon as she saw that it was "only a sword" she relaxed. Ha! She did not know who she was dealing with! Actually golf cases are the smart thing for transporting swords and the like.

Ah, but not carry-on. We're still too civilized for that.

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