GovDeals: TSA Confiscated Knives & Multi-Tools

Sep 5, 2017

Category: Gear

On any given day, 1.9 million people file through TSA checkpoints, buy an unsatisfying meal, and then find their seat somewhere on a cramped airplane. For the most part, all of this goes off without a hitch. Every once in a while, however, someone is forgetful (or dumb) enough to bring a knife into the screening area. If you’re anything like us – you’ve always wondered what happens to those items. Well, finally, we’ve come across an answer. Introducing the GovDeals Knife Marketplace.

Looking something like an early eBay combined with Craigslist, this bare-bones website boasts a wild number of deals ranging from Agricultural equipment and commodities to Woodworking equipment. If you go to the ‘Confiscated/Forfeited/Personal Property’ section of the site, however, you can find knives of all types sold individually or by the pound. Trust us when we say that this stuff is far from junk. There are knives on here we’d love to call our own. For the most part these will sell for about the same price as they would on eBay, but you’ll occasionally get a real steal. [H/T: Gear Patrol]

Learn More: GovDeals

HiConsumption is reader-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more

More From Gear

Huckberry & Zodiac’s First Collab Is This Ultra-Limited Dive Watch

A gorgeous 82-example tribute to San Francisco’s Farallon Islands.

Posted By Sean Tirman

Partner

Batch's All-Purpose Button-Down Blends Casual Style With Utility

A stylish men's shirt essential that looks the part and takes a licking.

Posted By Gray Van Dyke

Partner
Featured Image

Scoured: The Best Gear On Amazon

Honoring NASA and the recent Perseverance Mars landing triumph.

Posted By

Mar 4, 2021

Featured Image

Benchmade Unveils A More Compact, EDC-Friendly, Top-Shelf Adamas Folder

The immensely rugged folder is treated to an upgraded mini variant.

Posted By

Mar 4, 2021

Featured Image

Michelin Unveils Their First Tire Made Specifically For Electric Sports Cars

The tires were born out of Michelin’s Formula E partnership.

Posted By

Mar 3, 2021

Featured Image

Nike Updates Its Elite Vaporfly Marathon Shoe With A New Upper & A Better Fit

A refinement of the Swoosh's innovative-yet-controversial carbon-plated racer.

Posted By

Mar 3, 2021