Where are all of the "printers"?

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Re: Where are all of the "printers"?

Postby Beiruty » Thu Jul 13, 2017 12:35 pm

Of a more concern for anti-guns folks? Where is the shootout at the each other intersection? Where is the rivers of blood? Where is the Mad Max when you need him? :biggrinjester: :biggrinjester:
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Re: Where are all of the "printers"?

Postby RossA » Thu Jul 13, 2017 12:59 pm

Not so much concerned about the legalities involved, just wondering if others have noticed what I haven't been able to.
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Re: Where are all of the "printers"?

Postby strogg » Thu Jul 13, 2017 1:02 pm

I can tell you I print like crazy if you look hard enough. The problem is that I can't comfortably and reliably shoot anything that's not a double stack due to the size of my hand, so the smallest gun I have is an FNS-9C. I can carry it IWB, but it still bulges quite a bit. And tucked into a shirt, you can clearly see the outline of the gun. So now I just OWB the sucker with an outer shirt that never gets tucked in. When I turn, or the wind hits my shirt right, you can easily see it. Otherwise, it's invisible. Do I care about the printing? No, not really. No one's given me trouble yet. And I'm sure many have noticed.

I personally don't notice anything. But then, I don't look for people carrying. To me, that's unimportant and secondary. Primary is to make sure I don't get into those situations where I have to assess what people are carrying.

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Re: Where are all of the "printers"?

Postby Pawpaw » Thu Jul 13, 2017 1:04 pm

Question of the Day: Is Printing an Issue?

I think everyone will agree the woman in the picture is certainly "printing". :lol:
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Re: Where are all of the "printers"?

Postby oljames3 » Thu Jul 13, 2017 1:23 pm

RossA wrote:Not so much concerned about the legalities involved, just wondering if others have noticed what I haven't been able to.

Short answer is no. I have not noticed what you "haven't been able to."
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Re: Where are all of the "printers"?

Postby txglock21 » Thu Jul 13, 2017 1:24 pm

I can count on one hand how many times I have seen someone "printing" in the four and half years I have been carrying myself. I still look to see if I can tell for my own amusement. As far as myself goes, since open carry passed, I have switched from IWB to OWB holsters and don't give much thought or concern if someone can tell I am or not. :mrgreen:
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Re: Where are all of the "printers"?

Postby Maxwell » Thu Jul 13, 2017 1:33 pm

Beiruty wrote:Of a more concern for anti-guns folks? Where is the shootout at the each other intersection? Where is the rivers of blood? Where is the Mad Max when you need him? :biggrinjester: :biggrinjester:



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Re: Where are all of the "printers"?

Postby twomillenium » Thu Jul 13, 2017 1:36 pm

Beiruty wrote:Does not matter anymore as for as CC in Texas

I don't ever recall it to be a matter after CC laws passed in Texas. "Printing was just a old wives er...... old husbands tale.
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Re: Where are all of the "printers"?

Postby flechero » Thu Jul 13, 2017 2:40 pm

Beiruty wrote:Does not matter anymore as for as CC in Texas


From a professional employment standpoint, it matters to some of us! I wouldn't go to jail, but if I got caught at certain places I work, I'd likely lose a lucrative contract...

and then i'd have to go find a 'real' job!! :shock:

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Re: Where are all of the "printers"?

Postby Lynyrd » Thu Jul 13, 2017 2:41 pm

RossA wrote:Not so much concerned about the legalities involved, just wondering if others have noticed what I haven't been able to.


I've noticed a few. If you are in a store, the ones I've spotted have usually been bending down to a lower shelf. This tends to pull your clothing a little tighter and make printing more likely. Saw a guy in Hope Depot a few weeks ago bend over to get something off the bottom shelf and saw the print and a little bit of the bottom of his holster.
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Re: Where are all of the "printers"?

Postby Charles L. Cotton » Thu Jul 13, 2017 2:48 pm

Pawpaw wrote:Question of the Day: Is Printing an Issue?

I think everyone will agree the woman in the picture is certainly "printing". :lol:

Now that is what "printing" was understood to mean for many years.

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Re: Where are all of the "printers"?

Postby Charles L. Cotton » Thu Jul 13, 2017 2:50 pm

While the general duty to conceal was repealed when carrying in a belt or shoulder holster, it's still unlawful to carry openly 1) on a college campus; or 2) when given notice pursuant to TPC §30.07.

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Re: Where are all of the "printers"?

Postby Jusme » Thu Jul 13, 2017 3:19 pm

Pawpaw wrote:Question of the Day: Is Printing an Issue?

I think everyone will agree the woman in the picture is certainly "printing". :lol:



I actually saw a guy in HEB that was almost that bad. I could almost read the serial number. :biggrinjester:
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Re: Where are all of the "printers"?

Postby WildBill » Thu Jul 13, 2017 4:35 pm

Jusme wrote:
crazy2medic wrote:
aero10 wrote:Holster choice has a lot to do with it. I print a lot more using an OWB than with an IWB, but I carry OWB mostly with untucked shirt because most people are oblivious.

:iagree: I open carry but I always wear an XL T-shirt for those places wear conceal carry is a necessity, I have spotted those that conceal carry it usually their shirt no moving the same on both sides, I have been clued in by a spare mag when the gun it's self was completely covered, but all said and done with open carry now legal, printing is a mute point



If I print, I print quietly. I guess you could say it's mute. :biggrinjester:

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Re: Where are all of the "printers"?

Postby JustSomeOldGuy » Thu Jul 13, 2017 5:17 pm

Pawpaw wrote:Question of the Day: Is Printing an Issue?

I think everyone will agree the woman in the picture is certainly "printing". :lol:


At that level, I think we've gone beyond 'printing' into the realm of 'flaunting' or 'exhibitionism'. :shock: :eek6
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