Poll: Do you Open Carry?

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Do you open carry?

Occasionally
43
51%
Always
5
6%
Most of the time
10
12%
Never
27
32%
Only when it's too hot for a cover garment
0
No votes
New to LTC and have not decided
0
No votes
 
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Poll: Do you Open Carry?

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Post by Lynyrd » Wed Feb 27, 2019 9:10 pm

There have been a few questions about open carry lately on the forum. We all have our own opinions, and they differ. For the new LTC's among us trying to make a decision, I thought it would be good to let them know what the members here do.
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Post by Acronym Esq » Thu Feb 28, 2019 8:13 am

Lynyrd wrote:
Wed Feb 27, 2019 9:10 pm
There have been a few questions about open carry lately on the forum. We all have our own opinions, and they differ. For the new LTC's among us trying to make a decision, I thought it would be good to let them know what the members here do.
Missing my vote, so i'll just add it down here.
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Post by Jusme » Thu Feb 28, 2019 8:21 am

I OC most of the time. I CC at church, or if I have to go into a 30.07 posted location. Usually just by untucking my shirt.
Cold weather coats, jackets etc. cover my gun but I'll usually remove them once I'm inside.
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Post by LeonCarr » Thu Feb 28, 2019 8:40 am

Yes, as a condition of employment :).

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Re: Poll: Do you Open Carry?

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Post by oljames3 » Thu Feb 28, 2019 8:50 am

I carry my S&W M&P M2.0 9mm 5inch openly and my Ruger LCR .38 concealed as my default. I cover my M&P when given effective notice or the weather/situation dictates. So, in Austin and points east, I am almost always carrying openly. Works best for me. Your mileage will vary.

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Re: Poll: Do you Open Carry?

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Post by Lynyrd » Thu Feb 28, 2019 10:51 am

LeonCarr wrote:
Thu Feb 28, 2019 8:40 am
Yes, as a condition of employment :).

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Post by RicoTX » Thu Feb 28, 2019 11:51 am

Need another option: rarely or only a few times a month. I chose occasionally, but should be rarely.
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Re: Poll: Do you Open Carry?

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Post by K.Mooneyham » Thu Feb 28, 2019 12:11 pm

RicoTX wrote:
Thu Feb 28, 2019 11:51 am
Need another option: rarely or only a few times a month. I chose occasionally, but should be rarely.
:iagree: This is me. Can't carry where I work on a Federal installation, and I'm at work five days a week, minus major holidays. I don't tend to make stops traveling between the house and work, though, so my carry situations are limited to weekends and those major holidays, pretty much.

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Re: Poll: Do you Open Carry?

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Post by Lynyrd » Thu Feb 28, 2019 12:21 pm

RicoTX wrote:
Thu Feb 28, 2019 11:51 am
Need another option: rarely or only a few times a month. I chose occasionally, but should be rarely.
Okay, I just tried to add another option, but I can't find a way to do that. Sorry.
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Re: Poll: Do you Open Carry?

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Post by canvasbck » Thu Feb 28, 2019 12:58 pm

I used to OC a lot more, then I got a nice luxury car with napa leather seats. Now I don't OC as much.

Strange what dictates our carry habits.
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Re: Poll: Do you Open Carry?

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Post by jason812 » Thu Feb 28, 2019 1:00 pm

Occasionally only because I hardly ever tuck in my shirt and when I do, it makes me look fat :biggrinjester:


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Re: Poll: Do you Open Carry?

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Post by longtooth » Thu Feb 28, 2019 1:23 pm

I registered all the time. Only exceptions are:
Church during service. I have no problem w/ OC outside or grounds work and neither do our members. One other man and one lady OC pretty regular. The very rare time I go someplace posted 30.07 that I just HAVE to be there.

Rest of the time OC.
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Re: Poll: Do you Open Carry?

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Post by KLB » Thu Feb 28, 2019 2:29 pm

I answered "never" because I OC only on my own land, which shouldn't count. You could always do that.


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Re: Poll: Do you Open Carry?

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Post by imkopaka » Thu Feb 28, 2019 2:49 pm

Jusme wrote:
Thu Feb 28, 2019 8:21 am
I OC most of the time. I CC at church, or if I have to go into a 30.07 posted location. Usually just by untucking my shirt.
Cold weather coats, jackets etc. cover my gun but I'll usually remove them once I'm inside.
I'm pretty similar. I OC my main gun and CC a backup gun everywhere I go unless posted or church - and even in church I will OC at events outside of regular service (worship practice, picnics, etc). If I don't OC, I'll just secure my main gun and CC my backup gun.
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Re: Poll: Do you Open Carry?

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Post by Maxwell » Thu Feb 28, 2019 3:36 pm

I'm working at a new gun range/gun store (guess which one) part time so I open carry there and on any errands I run to or from the range, Otherwise I usually have a light cover garment that may or may not come off in restaurants.

FYI, if you're on the NW/Cypress area come by sometime. It's a very nice, and very new indoor range. :fire
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