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Vehicle Carry

Postby Alaska2texas » Sat Mar 11, 2017 10:48 pm

Does anyone always have a seperate firearm that stays in the vehicle at all times besides the cc/oc on your person?

Thinking of getting one for my vehicle that will stay there for my comfort. Good idea, bad? Thanks!
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Re: Vehicle Carry

Postby The Annoyed Man » Sat Mar 11, 2017 11:12 pm

Some do. And in a variation on that, some keep a long gun in the vehicle too. That said, I would NEVER leave that 2nd gun in the car overnight, where it could be stolen. So if you are carrying the gun back and forth between your front door and your car every day, you might as well carry the gun under authority of a license, and take it everywhere you go, car or not.
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Re: Vehicle Carry

Postby Alaska2texas » Sat Mar 11, 2017 11:24 pm

Thank you sir!
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Postby jweg84 » Sat Mar 11, 2017 11:50 pm

Posted this as a response in your other thread but saw this one later.

I personally conceal carry most of the time (except at work) but I also keep a gun in my truck that stays there. My suggestion for a "truck gun" is one that you wont be overly sad about loosing. What I mean by that is, if someone breaks into your vehicle and stumbles upon that gun, you probably don't want them stealing a high dollar gun or one that would cost a ton to replace. My truck gun is a S&W SD9VE, I've found that it's a very reliable gun and it was extremely cheap so in the event someone breaks into my truck and it gets stolen, I wont be too upset that it's gone and could easily go out and purchase another. :txflag:
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Re: Vehicle Carry

Postby RPBrown » Sun Mar 12, 2017 6:07 pm

I have a briefcase that goes most everywhere I do while at work. Inside isn't XD 45. This is in addition to my EDC
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Re: Vehicle Carry

Postby casp625 » Sun Mar 12, 2017 7:06 pm

Alaska2texas wrote:Does anyone always have a seperate firearm that stays in the vehicle at all times besides the cc/oc on your person?

Thinking of getting one for my vehicle that will stay there for my comfort. Good idea, bad? Thanks!

My friend had a handgun stored in his vehicle and was stolen when his vehicle was burglarized. Needless to say, I don't keep a handgun stored overnight but I might consider it if I had a console vault.

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Re: Vehicle Carry

Postby tbrown » Sun Mar 12, 2017 7:19 pm

I do but I park in my garage overnight. I might be more concerned about theft if I parked in my driveway and used my garage as a junk shed like many of my neighbors. :lol:
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Re: Vehicle Carry

Postby troglodyte » Sun Mar 12, 2017 9:01 pm

We have a AR pistols as vehicle guns that we pack in and out everyday. I wouldn't leave a gun in our vehicles at night. We're way out in the country and the likelihood of someone breaking into our vehicles is low but I still don't want to risk it.

The AR pistols fits our niche just right. Covered under our LTC when my wife is at school and when I visit her, a rifle caliber (300 BO) and greater magazine capacity, and it is compact yet with the sling can be plenty accurate out to 150+ yards.

But I really would like this

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Postby Smokey613 » Sun Mar 12, 2017 9:29 pm

tbrown wrote:I do but I park in my garage overnight. I might be more concerned about theft if I parked in my driveway and used my garage as a junk shed like many of my neighbors. :lol:



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Re: Vehicle Carry

Postby Zoo » Mon Mar 13, 2017 7:18 pm

After the election I bought an AR pistol for less than $500. It's nothing fancy but it runs and provides some added comfort when I visit the human zoo.
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Re: Vehicle Carry

Postby The Annoyed Man » Mon Mar 13, 2017 8:31 pm

jweg84 wrote:Posted this as a response in your other thread but saw this one later.

I personally conceal carry most of the time (except at work) but I also keep a gun in my truck that stays there. My suggestion for a "truck gun" is one that you wont be overly sad about loosing. What I mean by that is, if someone breaks into your vehicle and stumbles upon that gun, you probably don't want them stealing a high dollar gun or one that would cost a ton to replace. My truck gun is a S&W SD9VE, I've found that it's a very reliable gun and it was extremely cheap so in the event someone breaks into my truck and it gets stolen, I wont be too upset that it's gone and could easily go out and purchase another. :txflag:

For me, it's not about the cost of the gun. I could replace most of the pistols I have fairly easily. They're nothing that special. But I hate like heck the idea of arming a thief.

THAT's why I won't leave a gun in a car parked where the gun (or the vehicle with the gun in it) could be stolen.
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Re: Vehicle Carry

Postby Flightmare » Mon Mar 13, 2017 8:41 pm

The Annoyed Man wrote:
jweg84 wrote:Posted this as a response in your other thread but saw this one later.

I personally conceal carry most of the time (except at work) but I also keep a gun in my truck that stays there. My suggestion for a "truck gun" is one that you wont be overly sad about loosing. What I mean by that is, if someone breaks into your vehicle and stumbles upon that gun, you probably don't want them stealing a high dollar gun or one that would cost a ton to replace. My truck gun is a S&W SD9VE, I've found that it's a very reliable gun and it was extremely cheap so in the event someone breaks into my truck and it gets stolen, I wont be too upset that it's gone and could easily go out and purchase another. :txflag:

For me, it's not about the cost of the gun. I could replace most of the pistols I have fairly easily. They're nothing that special. But I hate like heck the idea of arming a thief.

THAT's why I won't leave a gun in a car parked where the gun (or the vehicle with the gun in it) could be stolen.


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Re: Vehicle Carry

Postby jweg84 » Mon Mar 13, 2017 10:06 pm

The Annoyed Man wrote:For me, it's not about the cost of the gun. I could replace most of the pistols I have fairly easily. They're nothing that special. But I hate like heck the idea of arming a thief.

THAT's why I won't leave a gun in a car parked where the gun (or the vehicle with the gun in it) could be stolen.

I never really looked at it from the perspective of arming a thief. However, if you think about it, is anywhere really safe from a thief? I mean, there are home burglaries all the time, unless you have all of your weapons stored in a locked safe; are they safe in your home? It's just as easy to break the glass on your home as it is to break the glass on your vehicle. I guess that's just a risk that i'm willing to take to be sure that no matter where I go I have a weapon with me even while I may not be carrying on my person.
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Re: Vehicle Carry

Postby Alaska2texas » Mon Mar 13, 2017 10:24 pm

I see points in everyones response and i thank you all for the input.

I guess my final decision is that i will carry my glock 23 everyday either on my person legally where i am able too or keep the firearm inside of my vehicle where 30.06/30.07 (both signs at the same location)

I feel relief as the place i mostly park has 24hr armed security and i always get a parking spot in the very front where my vehicle can be see/heard from basically anywhere. The front two window meet texas state law, but theyre barely legal, this is a classic "do the bare minimum" situation. :)

I see it as I can either have my firearm in the vehicle while I'm not allowed to have it in the building and then have the use of it when I am out, or leave it at home all day until i return home and hopefully i didnt have a life threating situation on the ride home and didnt have the self defense weapon.

Im going with the first option. Its in my personally owned vehicle and not out for anyone to know its there.

I also feel safe knowing its not at home while im away, the house is mocked cocked and ready to rock!
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Re: Vehicle Carry

Postby Liberty » Tue Mar 14, 2017 6:32 am

In a previous life, I visited a lot of oil and chemical plants. Most of them had 30.06 signs at the gate and would sometimes do a search of my vehicle. My last vehicle was a Nitro, I would tuck the gun way under the seat. One would have to know where it was to fish it out. It's not the same as locking it up with a biometric safe. But a would be joyrider would be unlikely to find it.
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