Always have your gun


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Jesse H
July 23, 2003, 08:03 PM
Went to a pool hall last night and planned on going straight home so I didn't bring the gun. In TX we can't carry into establishments that make 51% or more of their money from alcohol sales to be consumed on site.

I get a call from a buddy who had car trouble, about 30 minutes out of town. Meet up with him and helping out. Later into the night I get a call from my mother at the house,

"Do you have your gun???"

I'm thinking, "great, one of the rare times I'm not carrying..."

Turns out our other house was being broken into, the cops were called, and nobody was there...but she wanted me to go check it out and reset the alarm. I figured that...

1. I'm not armed
2. I'm not risking my neck over ugly furniture (all that we had at the house)
3. It's late and that's a bad neighborhood

Needless to say it was a false alarm, a bird flew down the chimney and set off the motion detectors. I'm just thinking I'm going to always have a gun nearby, even if I have to lock it in the car.

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Logistar
July 23, 2003, 08:37 PM
I HATE leaving my gun in the car :rolleyes: but I prefer that to not having one close. :what:

Logistar

justice4all
July 23, 2003, 08:41 PM
I paid about $100 for a Tuffy glovebox safe for my Jeep. If I can't carry, I at least have it locked up in there, which is never that far away. I figure a gun might get stolen, but I've done about all that I reasonably can to prevent theft.

Standing Wolf
July 23, 2003, 08:48 PM
Better to have it and not need it than need it and not have it. A gun is kind of bothersome to lug around; then again, so is a wallet.

El Tejon
July 23, 2003, 09:31 PM
As Henry Bowman sez, a pistol is like your car's safety belt, you have to wear it all the time!:cool:

Jesse, too bad about that silly 51% law. We Yankees have no problems as a consequence of shooting pool while armed. As much progress has been made down in Tejas, maybe rid yourselves of it next year?

Henry Bowman
July 24, 2003, 08:48 AM
I said that? :uhoh:

Oh, yeah. I said that!

jhisaac1
July 24, 2003, 03:37 PM
a bird flew down the chimney and set off the motion detectors.

You've got sensors in your chimney? How big a chimney do you have?

"Alright Santa! Drop the bag!"

El Tejon
July 24, 2003, 07:10 PM
Henry, yeah, it was right after Cindy's "good friend" [pause for happy thoughts] gets mugged in the fern bar in the Saint Louie 'burbs.

TexasVet
July 25, 2003, 12:52 AM
Jesse, you have a flue open in Sugarland?? When was the last time it was actually cold enough there to light a fire? 1903?:D

10-Ring
July 25, 2003, 12:57 AM
I too don't like the idea of keeping a gun in the car. I also don't like leaving a gun in a brief case or messenger bag & walking away from it. I much prefer having one on me. That is why I purchased a mousegun a while back, for those times when a larger gun just isn't possible.
Good luck

PATH
July 25, 2003, 01:03 AM
Mouse gun is a good option. I carry one all the time in the summer.

4 eyed six shooter
July 25, 2003, 01:07 AM
Just like you American Express Card, Don't leave home without it!

PATH
July 25, 2003, 01:15 AM
Amen!

sm
July 25, 2003, 01:54 AM
Always have your gun

Yep

Kentucky Rifle
July 25, 2003, 08:04 AM
Always have two.
Buy a good ankle holster and move out smartly.

KR

greyhound
July 25, 2003, 08:35 AM
*Sigh* I envy you all.

We're not allowed to always have our guns here. Our elected officials don't trust us. And the sheeple don't care.:barf:

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