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What is the law on carrying a knife in Florida? I have a 3.5 inch knife folding knife.

I am 15 years old, and I am asking this question because I bought the knife for 12 dollars at a gunshow. I use the knife around the house for various tasks (I live on semi farmland) and sometimes forget to take it out of my pocket (I leave it clipped to my pocket, and the top of it and the clip are usually visible) . I just wanted to know what would happen if I forget to remove it from my pocket while in public.It has a small notch in the rear with a blade embedded in it, for cutting cords, string, etc. It is not spring assisted, but I am able to quickly open it with one hand. The bottom approx. half inch of the blade is serrated, but that has come more in hand for sawing through thicker ropes that cannot fit in the smaller blade slot. The blade is one sided, about 3.5 inches long, and like I said the bottom half inch of the bladed edge is serrated. It has the Army star on the handle.

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You are good to go! The blade of a folder has to be less than 4 inches, irrespective of the type of blade (plain, partially serrated, or fully serrated). Many manufacturers make knives specifically that length for the reasons you cited. The clipped end of the knife is designed to be worn that way and there is nothing illegal about it. Make sure you do not wear a knife into a county/state/federal building. Butterfly knives and switchblades irrespective of the length of the blade are illegal in Florida. Oneself has many toys and lives in Florida.

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Thank you very much, that answers my question perfectly. I'm one of those people who likes to know my rights, what I am and am not guaranteed by our constitution. Thank you for the help.
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Very wise, welcome.
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