Rethinking EDC

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Re: Rethinking EDC

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Post by C-dub » Thu Sep 04, 2014 6:39 am

carlson1 wrote:
tyree wrote:Do any of you keep a rifle in your vehicle on an ongoing basis in addition to your daily loadout?
I do not unless I am traveling.
Same here. And even then, sometimes it's not feasible or there isn't enough room.
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Re: Rethinking EDC

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Post by LDB415 » Thu Sep 04, 2014 9:05 am

I've been thinking quite a bit lately about buying an AR. I've also been thinking about keeping it in the trunk of my car. I have to park in the driveway so there's the issue of it being outside all the time. One plus is the street light is at the end of the driveway so it's always very bright on the driveway.

I could bring it in and out but that would be numerous times of displaying the case and the fact I've got something I consider valuable enough to take in and out. I've been thinking if I could find a long enough bag, duffel or tent or folding chair or whatever, it wouldn't draw much attention.

I don't need it in the house. My G34 and G26 and XDM are more than adequate. I'm really aggravated our "leaders" have let it get to the point where we potentially need a rifle available to us at all times.
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Re: Rethinking EDC

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Post by mojo84 » Thu Sep 04, 2014 9:21 am

My son has an sks and he is off at school. I may throw his gun under the back seat just to it nearby until I get something. Concerning times we are in.

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Re: Rethinking EDC

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Post by VMI77 » Thu Sep 04, 2014 1:49 pm

LDB415 wrote:I've been thinking quite a bit lately about buying an AR. I've also been thinking about keeping it in the trunk of my car. I have to park in the driveway so there's the issue of it being outside all the time. One plus is the street light is at the end of the driveway so it's always very bright on the driveway.

I could bring it in and out but that would be numerous times of displaying the case and the fact I've got something I consider valuable enough to take in and out. I've been thinking if I could find a long enough bag, duffel or tent or folding chair or whatever, it wouldn't draw much attention.

I don't need it in the house. My G34 and G26 and XDM are more than adequate. I'm really aggravated our "leaders" have let it get to the point where we potentially need a rifle available to us at all times.
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Re: Rethinking EDC

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Post by Abraham » Thu Sep 04, 2014 2:15 pm

LDB415,

Stop thinking about buying an AR and do it.

The cost is much lower than when I bought mine.

You can get a Colt LE6920 for about $800/900 depending on where you buy it.

Then buys lots of ammo.

Oh, as soon as you get it- zero it.

Just keep in mind, AR's are like Barbie Dolls...

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Re: Rethinking EDC

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Post by McKnife » Thu Sep 04, 2014 3:16 pm

You'd be crazy NOT to have an AR these days! I always have one in my vehicle with 2 - 4 extra magazines of mixed M193/M855/TAP T2, and a "go-bag."

One of the best deals I've ever seen on a Colt AR:
http://palmettostatearmory.com/index.ph ... arrel.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

... and if you decide you don't like it, you can sell it to me! :biggrinjester:
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Re: Rethinking EDC

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Post by LDB415 » Thu Sep 04, 2014 3:32 pm

I'm actually looking at a long stroke gas piston action by PWS, debating between 16" and 18". I'll probably go with the 16". My eyes probably aren't good enough to benefit from a longer barrel.
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Re: Rethinking EDC

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Post by ghostrider » Thu Sep 04, 2014 9:17 pm

I've been thinking if I could find a long enough bag, duffel or tent or folding chair or whatever, it wouldn't draw much attention.
you might consider a soft guitar case, or possibly some kind of gym bag - even better if it has a gym logo on it:

http://www.goldsgear.com/cgi-php/store. ... 5021319RDB" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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Re: Rethinking EDC

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Post by carlson1 » Thu Sep 04, 2014 9:24 pm

ghostrider wrote:
I've been thinking if I could find a long enough bag, duffel or tent or folding chair or whatever, it wouldn't draw much attention.
you might consider a soft guitar case, or possibly some kind of gym bag - even better if it has a gym logo on it:

http://www.goldsgear.com/cgi-php/store. ... 5021319RDB" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
I bought one of the 5.11 covert carry bags off of EBAY for $39.00 plus the shipping. I love how easy it is to pack and carry with my suitcases when traveling.
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Re: Rethinking EDC

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Post by LDB415 » Thu Sep 04, 2014 10:09 pm

Yeah, I wish I remotely looked like a gym bag guy. That would probably be the most obvious of any possibility, sad to say.
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Re: Rethinking EDC

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Post by ghostrider » Thu Sep 04, 2014 10:40 pm

paisley duffel bag ?
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Re: Rethinking EDC

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Post by Longhorn-breeder » Thu Sep 04, 2014 10:55 pm

ghostrider wrote:paisley duffel bag ?
:-)

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Re: Rethinking EDC

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Post by LDB415 » Fri Sep 05, 2014 8:51 am

Yeah, no, I'm not that kind of not a gym guy, just old and overweight. I was thinking something like this is one possibility.

http://www.guitarcenter.com/Keyboard-Ca ... ags.gc?o=1" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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Re: Rethinking EDC

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Post by tacticool » Fri Sep 05, 2014 7:04 pm

tyree wrote:Do any of you keep a rifle in your vehicle on an ongoing basis in addition to your daily loadout?
I have for a long time but it's more for four-legged critters than two-legged ones.
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