Tag: custom switchblade

HIstory of Latama Italian switchblade knife

Among collectors of Italian automatic stilettos there is great demand for blades branded by company LATAMA. For this there is objective and far-fetched reasons. The objective reasons include the following facts: design differences (Latama stilettos made of more massive components than the “normal” stilettos and look more solid. See photo); build quality is almost always
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History of automatic knives Part 2

A wave of legislative prohibitions of automatic knives in the 20th century that swept through many countries, has its origins in the United States of the 1950s. Just at that time in the US has become particularly popular automatic Italian stilettos. Until the 1950s, in the United States automatic Italian stilettos were not wide-spreaded. The
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HIstory of switchblades and automatic knives

State Possession Carry Alabama Legal – State Code: Section 13A-11 Legal – Only Bowie knives or knives of “like kind or description” are restricted from carry in a vehicle or concealed about the person.[49] or outside of one’s own property without good reason.[50] Alaska Legal – became legal on September 16, 2013 – [2] Legal – became legal on September 16, 2013
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World wide switchblade laws

Switchblade laws vary greatly worldwide. Most other countries do not have the freedoms we have here when it comes to weapons like knives and guns. Know your rights when traveling abroad or you might end up in trouble. Most people know the home of the Italian switchblade is Italy. Ironically you can not carry a
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Laws for Autmatic knives and switchblades

United States Main article: Knife legislation § United States Federal law The Switchblade Knife Act, (Pub.L. 85–623, 72 Stat. 562, aka SWA, enacted on August 12, 1958, and codified in 15 U.S.C. §§ 1241–1245), prohibits the manufacture, importation, distribution, transportation, and sale of switchblade knives in commercial transactions substantially affecting interstate commerce[46] between any state, territory, possession of the United States, or the District of Columbia, and any
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Types of automatic knives

Side opening The most common type of switchblade is the side-opening. These resemble traditional manually-operated folding knives, but have a spring attached to the blade which is released when the activation button is pressed. Side-opening knives typically feature safety mechanisms that block the activation button from being pressed. Most people think of the Italian Switchblade
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How to pick a Great Automatic knife

From Italian Stilettos to tactical folding knives, the automatic knife has been one of the most iconic knife types since its inception. Most automatic knives function by utilizing a spring mechanism to deploy the blade with lightning-fast precision. If you’re new to knives or looking to add an automatic knife to your collection, this article
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