Traveling with your Firearm

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Traveling with your Firearm

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Post by Havens » Thu Jun 27, 2019 6:16 pm

Does anyone have pointers on how to fly with your handgun and possibly rifle?
I’d like to go visit Yellowstone, but don’t want to be out in the wild without a sufficient way to defend my family.
EDC: Sig P938
Tactical pistol: Sig P226 tacops
Hunting sidearm: Glock 40 10mm
Game rifle: Remington 700 weatherby 7mm pre buyout
Currently training for Spartan races in order to get into shape for Run n Gun matches


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Post by OneGun » Thu Jun 27, 2019 9:15 pm

Annoy a Liberal, GET A JOB!


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Re: Traveling with your Firearm

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Post by LDP » Thu Jun 27, 2019 10:34 pm

Havens wrote:
Thu Jun 27, 2019 6:16 pm
Does anyone have pointers on how to fly with your handgun and possibly rifle?
I’d like to go visit Yellowstone, but don’t want to be out in the wild without a sufficient way to defend my family.
I take it we are to assume you mean to fly commercially on an airline?
Because otherwise, carrying or transporting on a private airplane is a no-brainer, just like a car or truck.


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Post by Havens » Fri Jun 28, 2019 12:17 pm

LDP wrote:
Thu Jun 27, 2019 10:34 pm
Havens wrote:
Thu Jun 27, 2019 6:16 pm
Does anyone have pointers on how to fly with your handgun and possibly rifle?
I’d like to go visit Yellowstone, but don’t want to be out in the wild without a sufficient way to defend my family.
I take it we are to assume you mean to fly commercially on an airline?
Because otherwise, carrying or transporting on a private airplane is a no-brainer, just like a car or truck.
I would be traveling by commercial airplane. It would be nice one day and I have a Cessna, but I just sunk all my money In a boat and a new truck.
EDC: Sig P938
Tactical pistol: Sig P226 tacops
Hunting sidearm: Glock 40 10mm
Game rifle: Remington 700 weatherby 7mm pre buyout
Currently training for Spartan races in order to get into shape for Run n Gun matches


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Post by Havens » Fri Jun 28, 2019 12:21 pm

OneGun wrote:
Thu Jun 27, 2019 9:15 pm
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Thank you! Just more reasons to fly Southwest.
EDC: Sig P938
Tactical pistol: Sig P226 tacops
Hunting sidearm: Glock 40 10mm
Game rifle: Remington 700 weatherby 7mm pre buyout
Currently training for Spartan races in order to get into shape for Run n Gun matches


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Post by easy10 » Fri Jun 28, 2019 12:43 pm

Know a frequent traveler that was fined $3,000 and some odd amount for ammo in his carry-on. He just forgot. His legal service informed him the fine would be reduced if he paid it immediately, which he did.

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Post by The Annoyed Man » Fri Jun 28, 2019 1:05 pm

Havens wrote:
Thu Jun 27, 2019 6:16 pm
Does anyone have pointers on how to fly with your handgun and possibly rifle?
I’d like to go visit Yellowstone, but don’t want to be out in the wild without a sufficient way to defend my family.
Handguns are easy. With the exception of nat'l park buildings, which are under federal law WRT to firearms carry, handgun carry is subject to the laws of the state(s) in which the park resides....which can change if you cross a state boundary while within the park. I’m reasonably certain that you could have an unloaded and secured long gun in your vehicle and/or trailer/motor home, but I would be sure to check with each state you’ll be traveling into or through about having that long gun loaded, as there may or may not be game/hunting laws in play. Be advised that shooting an aggressive bear or bison may not sit well with park rangers, even if morally justified. Personally, I have traveled with a travel trailer and brought along a shotgun in the trailer, which remained unloaded until I had set up camp; and I just relied on my carry pistol the rest of the time. I never felt particularly at risk, although the only wildlife encountered in any of the campgrounds we stayed in consisted of one large person of indeterminate gender who had a powerful thirst and a lot of beer. That was in Van Horn, of all places.
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Post by Havens » Sat Jun 29, 2019 6:57 am

easy10 wrote:
Fri Jun 28, 2019 12:43 pm
Know a frequent traveler that was fined $3,000 and some odd amount for ammo in his carry-on. He just forgot. His legal service informed him the fine would be reduced if he paid it immediately, which he did.
$3,000!! Geez I did have “gun powder” on my hands, and that resulted in the full Monty search. I had gone to the range two days before because I knew I wasn’t going to be able to shoot for the two week trip.
EDC: Sig P938
Tactical pistol: Sig P226 tacops
Hunting sidearm: Glock 40 10mm
Game rifle: Remington 700 weatherby 7mm pre buyout
Currently training for Spartan races in order to get into shape for Run n Gun matches


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Re: Traveling with your Firearm

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Post by Havens » Sat Jun 29, 2019 7:11 am

The Annoyed Man wrote:
Fri Jun 28, 2019 1:05 pm
Havens wrote:
Thu Jun 27, 2019 6:16 pm
Does anyone have pointers on how to fly with your handgun and possibly rifle?
I’d like to go visit Yellowstone, but don’t want to be out in the wild without a sufficient way to defend my family.
Handguns are easy. With the exception of nat'l park buildings, which are under federal law WRT to firearms carry, handgun carry is subject to the laws of the state(s) in which the park resides....which can change if you cross a state boundary while within the park. I’m reasonably certain that you could have an unloaded and secured long gun in your vehicle and/or trailer/motor home, but I would be sure to check with each state you’ll be traveling into or through about having that long gun loaded, as there may or may not be game/hunting laws in play. Be advised that shooting an aggressive bear or bison may not sit well with park rangers, even if morally justified. Personally, I have traveled with a travel trailer and brought along a shotgun in the trailer, which remained unloaded until I had set up camp; and I just relied on my carry pistol the rest of the time. I never felt particularly at risk, although the only wildlife encountered in any of the campgrounds we stayed in consisted of one large person of indeterminate gender who had a powerful thirst and a lot of beer. That was in Van Horn, of all places.
Haha I encounter same things at my deer lease. After some research I decided if we go to Yellowstone it would have to be on the Wyoming side. For this trip my ccw would change from my Sig P938 to a Glock 40 10mm. I definitely don’t want a run in with a park ranger/game warden.
EDC: Sig P938
Tactical pistol: Sig P226 tacops
Hunting sidearm: Glock 40 10mm
Game rifle: Remington 700 weatherby 7mm pre buyout
Currently training for Spartan races in order to get into shape for Run n Gun matches

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