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Old 03-23-2013, 08:28 PM   #43
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Everything I have except the shotgun has one in the chamber, including the Kimber .45's I have with me.
A 1911 type handgun was designed to be carried loaded, cocked and locked.

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Old 03-23-2013, 08:31 PM   #44
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Originally Posted by CARLnJANIS View Post
Palehorse, you hit the target dead on. Unless you practice and are able to quickly react to a situation, you may be over powered and lose control of the weapon. Some gun rights advocates are former gun control advocates who were caught in a dangerous situation and were lucky to survive.

I was concerned about leaving my weapons unsecured when away from my 5ver. So I searched for a small gun safe to install in the trailer. I couldn't find one that fit or I thought was suitable. So I custom ordered one, expensive, and had it shipped to the RV manufacturer and had it installed in the closet while they were building my 5th-wheel. Leaving a weapon unsecure in a trailer is only arming a crook.

Also, it gives us a nice place to store valuables.

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Old 03-23-2013, 08:45 PM   #45
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Louisiana is kind of like texas... I believe stealing 2500 dollars is a felony so according to Louisiana law you could shoot him while he's inside your house commiting a felony... and you have the same right in your motorhome, car or anywhere else you have the right to be..

Here's the blurb from the gun rights page:

Louisiana’s castle law permits the use of physical force to protect one’s self and property from “forcible crimes” and the use of deadly force in situations where circumstances are sufficient “to excite the fear of a reasonable person that there would be serious danger to his own life or person if he attempted to prevent the felony without the killing.” The statute has a “stand your ground” clause in that it does not require victims to retreat before using force, whether they’re inside their home or any other place they have a right to be.HB 1097 is the companion bill to HB 89 (also by Representative LaFleur), the NRA-supported “Castle Doctrine” bill which created presumptions in law for the use of force against intruders in your home, car or place of business and explicitly states in law that you have no “duty to retreat” from criminal attack if you are in a place where you have a legal right to be.

HB 89 was signed by the Governor on June 2 and both bills take effect on August 15.

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Old 03-23-2013, 08:52 PM   #46
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My choice is a Mossberg 12 gauge pump. 1 in chamber and 5 in mag. 00 buck I have trigger lock when I carry in MH.
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Old 03-23-2013, 09:07 PM   #47
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When on my person...one in the tube, safety off.
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Old 03-23-2013, 09:13 PM   #48
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When on my person...one in the tube, safety off.

Not a good thing. This is an excellent way to blow your family jewels off. If there is a safety, it should be used.
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Our RV or autos never passes through or overnights in states or other areas where loaded firearms are illegal for us to have with us.
x 300

loaded and full magazines
but in a safe place i can reach if needed, but not laying out
if a visitor is uneasy about certain protection devices...then they are free to leave at will
i will not infringe on their right of choice
as I will not be infringed upon on my right of choice
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Not a good thing. This is an excellent way to blow your family jewels off. If there is a safety, it should be used.
That's funny. 24 years of military service. 24 years of firearms training. 8 deployments. When it's time to use your weapon...it should be ready. But to each their own according to their comfort level. For me that is one in the tube, safety off, secured in a holster that covers the trigger. Use the safety between your ears.
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Numerous posts have been edited or removed because they're getting in to carry laws, which you have already been warned not to go there, as well as taking pot shots at each other.

Please stick to the loaded or unloaded question. No further explanations or expounding on other topics necessary.

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Old 03-23-2013, 09:58 PM   #53
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Originally Posted by Doggy Daddy View Post
Those of you who carry guns, (pistols, revolvers, rifles, shotgun), do you carry them loaded, loaded with one in the chamber, or empty with ammo, or empty with ammo in another location?

If you asked my son, his response would be; My gun is like my fire extinguisher. It's useless in an emergency if it is empty.
I agree with your son.
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Old 03-24-2013, 01:12 AM   #56
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Magazines that carry more than ten rounds

Being retired military and a SD resident, I happened to stop over at a DOD Campground in CA. A search and inventory of weapons and ammo was done by DOD Police of my RV. My 10 round Glock magazines were legal and was advised that having any 15 round mags in CA is a felony; but having disassembled 15 round magazines is just gun parts.

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