Automatic Knives Policy
Blue Creek Service LLC d.b.a. Blue Creek Knives does not offer legal advice and will not be held responsible regarding laws applicable to the purchase of your products. General information has been provided throughout regarding federal laws that may affect your purchase. It is your responsibility, as the buyer, not Blue Creek Service LLC d.b.a. Blue Creek Knives, the seller, to ascertain and obey all applicable international, federal, state, and local laws regarding your purchase and use of products. We assume no responsibility for any harm or injury resulting from the sale, trade, use or handling of any product purchased from us.
By placing an order with Blue Creek Service LLC d.b.a. Blue Creek Knives, the customer verifies that they are over 18 years of age and are aware of all local, state and federal laws regarding the possession , use, or carrying of the products they are ordering. Blue Creek Service LLC d.b.a. Blue Creek Knives shall be held blameless for any infraction of laws by the purchaser.By placing an order with Blue Creek Service LLC d.b.a. Blue Creek Knives for any restricted products such as automatic knives, the customer verifies that they are over 18 years of age.
Automatic Knife Disclaimer
The Switchblade Act, (Pub.L. 85-623, 72 Stat. 562, enacted on August 12, 1958, and codified in 15 U.S.C. § 1241–1245), as may be amended, (the “Act”) prohibits shipment of automatic knives across state lines, with the following exceptions:
(a) to civilian or Armed Forces supply or procurement officers and employees of the Federal Government ordering, procuring, or purchasing such knives in connection with the activities of the Federal Government;
(b) to supply or procurement officers of the National Guard, the Air National guard, or militia of a state, territory or the District of Columbia ordering, procuring, or purchasing such knives in the connection with the activities of such organization;
(c) to supply or procurement officers or employees of the municipal government of the District of Columbia or the government of any State or Territory, or any county, city or other political subdivision of a State or Territory;
(d) to manufacturers of such knives or bona fide dealers therein in connection with any shipment made pursuant of an order from any person designated in paragraphs (a), (b), and (c).
Sections 1242 and 1243 of the Act shall not apply to:
(e) any common carrier or contract carrier, with respect to any switchblade knife shipped, transported, or delivered for shipment in interstate commerce in the ordinary course of business;
(f) the manufacture, sale, transportation, distribution, possession, or introduction into interstate commerce, of switchblade knives pursuant to contract with the Armed Forces.
(g) the Armed Forces or any member or employee thereof acting in the performance of his duty;
(h) the possession, and transportation upon his person, of any switchblade knife with a blade three inches or less in length by any individual who has only one arm; or
(i) a knife that contains a spring, detent, or other mechanism designed to create a bias toward closure of the blade and that requires exertion applied to the blade by hand wrist, or arm to overcome the bias toward closure to assist in opening the knife.
Blue Creek Service LLC d.b.a. Blue Creek Knives will not sell to any individual or group outside the State of Georgia without the buyer’s confirmation of compliance. Proper identification may be required before the order is shipped in cases where restricted items are purchased. Blue Creek Service LLC d.b.a. Blue Creek Knives reserves the right of refusal to sell anyone whom we may deem a concern in possessing knives. By placing an order for any restricted products, you agree with the above requirements.
THESE STATES DO NOT PROHIBIT AUTOMATIC OPENING KNIVES (WE WILL SHIP AUTOS TO): Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California (Maximum 2″ blade length limitation), Colorado (Concealed carry maximum length 3-1/2″), Connecticut (Maximum 1-1/2″ blade length limitation), Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois (Must have valid Firearms Owner’s Identification Card FOID), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky (must be 21 years of age), Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts (maximum 1-1/2″ blade length limitation), Michigan (out-the-front, double edged automatics still prohibited), Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina (concealed carry not recommended), North Dakota (maximum 5″ blade length limitation), Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont (maximum 3″ blade length limitation), Washington (manufacture allowed, carry limited to law enforcement and emergency personnel), West Virginia (must be 21 years of age), Wisconsin, Wyoming
THESE STATES/AREAS DO PROHIBIT AUTOMATIC KNIVES (WE CANNOT SHIP AUTOS TO): Chicago, IL, Delaware, District of Columbia, Hawaii, Los Angeles, CA, Maryland (legal to own and open carry but we choose not to ship to because they are illegal to conceal carry), Minnesota, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York (hunting/fishing exemption but we choose not to ship to because they are illegal in all other instances), Pennsylvania, San Francisco, CA, Virginia