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Your dress and visual appearance is not one to cause alarm. The sloppy dressed person in dirty tennis shoes and cargo shorts, Def-Leopard t-shirt, with a Hi-Point strapped on their hip in an Uncle Mike's cheap nylon holster are the ones that cause more angst. Dress and demeanor are major factors in whether you get ignored, a second look from someone, or called on as a person with a gun.
A lot of it depends on how you present yourself and your appearance. What is your manner of dress normally? And what types of businesses did you visit?oljames3 wrote:To be clear, I've carried openly in urban and suburban locations such as Tucson, AZ; Colorado Springs and Pueblo, CO; Oletha and Kansas City, KS; Kansas City and Hamilton, MO; Alamogordo, NM; Oklahoma City and Edmond, OK; and Texas cities including Austin, Bastrop, Elgin, Giddings, Navasota, Round Rock, Pflugerville, Cedar Park, Waco, Ft Worth, Lubbock, El Paso, and many others. Starting in 2013 in other states, 2016 in Texas. Same results in large and small cities. No muss, no fuss. Other states seem more accommodating, but they have been at it longer. I expect Texas to catch up.
It's not that common, but it does occur more in rural areas.1911 10MM wrote:That can’t be correct as I have read many posts about people not open carrying in those states. :-)oljames3 wrote:Probably about the same thing it says about me since I always carry my S&W M&P M2.0 5 inch openly in its Safariland ALS. I've carried openly in AZ, CO, KS, MO, NM, OK, and Texas. No issue, no problems.cmgee67 wrote:What does that say about me when I OC my Ruger Vaquero in my El Paso saddlery