In Montana, certain types of weapons have a gray area of legality to them. Certain types of knives, batons, and even types of guns have special or unspecified rules to whether you can carry them or not.

Most of the time, one can carry most of those weapons and it would be fine. Other times they are never allowed to be concealed on your person.

What about brass knuckles?


Let's check out the facts no matter how confusing it is.


According to, they say that in the state of Montana that brass knuckle are in fact legal and it is unspecified on whether one needs a permit to carry such dangerous implements of destruction, there are many states in this country that outlaw them, Montana isn't one of them.

Permitless carry in Montana is the general rule recently, and according to the cart above, it's just legal to have brass knuckles and generally people keep them in their pockets until ready to use them.

45-8-316. Carrying concealed weapons states that the concealment of knucks is illegal.

A person who carries or bears concealed upon the individual's person a dirk, dagger, pistol, revolver, slingshot, sword cane, billy, knuckles made of any metal or hard substance, knife having a blade 4 inches long or longer, razor, not including a safety razor, or other deadly weapon shall be punished by a fine not exceeding $500 or by imprisonment in the county jail for a period not exceeding 6 months, or both.

I guess if you have a desire to carry brass knuckle around, just constantly wear them around your hands in open view?

Just a warning, you might get a lot of questions and possible hostility wherever you go publicly.

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