Riding the rails with my "Cricket"

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Riding the rails with my "Cricket"

Postby AllenETreat » Mon Mar 04, 2002 1:00 am

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I am planning a trip to Florida and

am taking an AMTRAK train ; Would my

"Cricket" with its diminutive blade

length cause any alarm ? Have any of

you formite(s) run into this type of

situation ? I mean, I can't fore see

a train crashing into a building, and

what would it profit a terrorist to

hold people on a train hostage with

a mere knife ? I'm just a little

"antsy" about the AMTRAK police.



Have Spydies, WILL travel ( laws permitting )



ATE

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Postby SpyderNut » Mon Mar 04, 2002 9:26 am

ATE,

I would think that AMTRAK would have a written knife policy posted somewhere where it would describe a certain blade length and limitations on certain knives. If I were you, I'd give them a call and see if there is any "rules" that might apply to size, etc. on your knife. My guess is that they wouldn't be as strict as the security on airlines. But, it is always wise to play it safe.<img src="smile.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle border=0> I think you have a point there: I never heard of a dude holding a train single-handedly at bay with a Cricket.<img src="wink.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle border=0> Who knows? Maybe they won't mind if you bring along a bigger knife. ( Like a Civilian....<img src="tongue.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle border=0> J/K )

Good luck!

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Postby clipiteer » Mon Mar 04, 2002 8:28 pm

Just in case, bring a SASE along with you to mail your knife back to your house in case they don't allow it on board. I don't see why a Cricket would be offensive, I mean most people seem to think it's cute. <img src="smile.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle border=0> Good luck and have a fun time on your trip, Allen. <img src="smile.gif" width=15 height=15 align=middle border=0>

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Postby Kahz » Tue Mar 05, 2002 2:32 pm

ATE, check:

http://www.amtrak.com/index.html

Or call an Amtrak office before you leave and ask them about their regulations on pocket knives.

Kahz

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