It can't be concealed and easy reach. If it is open and within easy reach it is fine and if it is concealed and not in easy reach it is fine. And you do have to meet all four criteria to be convicted of going armed to the terror of the public. A person must (1) arm himself with any unusual and dangerous weapon, (2) for the purpose of terrifying others, and (3) go about on public highways (4) in a manner to cause terror to others. A person can always be charged with anything,that's the price we pay for living in a law and order society, ifa chargesticks is another matter.