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Lunch box concealed carry?

Discussion in 'General Gun Discussions' started by briney11, Jan 28, 2012.

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  1. briney11

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    Anyone carry in their lunch box? If so, what kind of box do you have???
     
  2. Redlg155

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    I would be hesitant to carry in something that I won't have in my possesion 100% of the time. Either that or folks start calling you "Lunch box guy". Now if I did it woud be in a "Welcome back kotter" lunch box I had as a kid!
     
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    It would hafta be a A-Team lunchbox...with PB&J's...
     
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    A friend of mine modified his backpack so he could draw from it with the gun situated at the SOB. Since his pack is ALWAYS on him [or put back on instantly after switching optics/bodies](photojourn like i am), I debate doing it as well since my pants are always sliding off me and i rarely button jacket so shoulder holster is occasionally seen.
     
  7. aaronu

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    In the late 80's a coworker wanted to sell me his HK4 in .32 ACP. He carried at work every day in (gasp!) California. He and the other techs dealt with some rough characters in very remote locations -- northern California growing operations.

    When I expressed interest in the HK4 he grabbed his lunch box -- one of those mini-cooler types -- and opened it up. He fished around in maybe 3" of water and ice, pulled the pistol out, shook it off, unloaded it and handed it to me. The pistol was in good condition. It had most of its finish intact and appeared to be rust free. When I asked him about keeping it in water, he scoffed. He had been a "river rat" in Vietnam, swimming up different waterways as forward recon for patrol boats and typically carried little more than a combat knife and a sidearm. He said something like "maintain your gun and a little water won't hurt it".

    I ended up not buying the pistol (poor starving college student) but as far as I could tell, it worked absolutely fine.

    He carried in his lunch box because no one gave it a second look but if a carried handgun printed, he could get tagged as an undercover cop and that could end suddenly and badly.
     
  8. mio

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    no because it leaves my sight
     
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    this and it does not have easy access
     
  10. Isaac-1

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    My father who was a district judge carried a glock 25 in a purple and green tupperware lunch box in his office and to and from his court room. Made for an easy unobtrusive carry option, sure concealing under a judges robe would be easy, but drawing may not be.
     
  11. 3KillerBs

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    Same disadvantages as purse carry, number 1 being that its nearly impossible to be welded to it at every moment.

    Serious question, ...

    Where would this lunchbox be when you are in the bathroom?
     
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    Never. It should either be on you or or locked in storage.
     
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    Geno, careful not to go chewing on those freeze packs. CNN tells me they might contain ethylene glycol.

    Seriously though, unless the lunch box was sewn to my clothing, I wouldn't dream of it.
     
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    A problem with an obvious solution...

    Saakee:
    'Sorry to get on your case, Bro, but what are you, a "gangsta"? Ditch the "inner-city/hip-hop" fashion statement and buy the right size trousers and a belt! Sheesh!

    As to lunchbox/backpack/briefcase/purse carry: Of course there are special conditions where it may prove practical. But, as a general rule, your gun should not be carried in anything not attached to you, that can be out of your sight long enough to be misplaced, forgotten or snatched.
     
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    I wear only BDU trousers and proper belts but i've been fluctuating in weight due to long term illness. Don't assume.
     
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    I'm finding that my bellyband is doing a great job of accommodating my figure changes as I lose weight.
     
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    Off body carry has too many problems. I'd only consider it in when in a vehicle.
     
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    No lunch box carry for me. I work construction and I'm often separated from the area where we take lunch. I've been carrying for a long time, but I've never been able to get my mind around leaving a gun in my lunch bucket. If you're not in a sweaty tool-laden environment, I would think carrying on your person would be easy.
     
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    Is that your lunch box or are you just happy to see me......:neener:
     
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    Doesn't HK make a box for an MP-5K? The one with a trigger on it.
     
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    If you have the robe that buttons (rather than the one that zips), you can still reach your jacket breast pocket, if that's where you carry. And they will add an extra pocket in the robe when you order it, if you ask. :)

    Derry
     
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    Actually, not a bad way to carry.
     
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    What about a fake colostomy bag? Who would search that?
     
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    The TSA.
     
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    New York city. They have probative scanner ray things. Then they disappear you and sell your brain cell.
     
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