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#1 Burk Cornelius

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Posted 05 November 2017 - 06:05 PM

ALWAYS ALWAYS CARRY

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#2 dennishoddy

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Posted 05 November 2017 - 07:59 PM

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Absolutely. The sick and criminal minded people of this world wish you wouldn't though. 



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Posted 06 November 2017 - 05:13 PM

Some folks say they don't carry on a regular basis due to the weight of the gun, concern with being "discovered" or just don't want to bother.

 

Provided its legal (got your CCW?) carry tomorrow.  If all goes well (it will) carry again the next day.  Rinse and repeat.

 

Given a little time, leaving the house without your carry gun will feel the same as leaving your wallet on the nightstand, your cellphone on the kitchen counter or your wristwatch in the drawer.  It will be uncomfortable to not carry. 

 

This worked for me (many years ago) and for several friends that for a long time did not carry on a regular basis.



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Posted 20 November 2017 - 07:44 AM

I envy those of you who work in a place that even let's you keep your carry in your car.

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Posted 21 November 2017 - 07:43 PM

I envy those of you who work in a place that even let's you keep your carry in your car.

It was pretty cool. I worked in a power plant with a lot of security. Somebody asked one of them once about what were they going to do with the pop guns on their hips if a real terrorist attack developed. One said he was heading for the parking lot where the real firepower was located........

We had a machinist that built gun parts on company machines during lunch and breaks. Management was fine with it. 



#6 Matt Rigsby

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Posted 21 November 2017 - 07:55 PM

Oklahoma law says your company can't ban weapons in your car last I heard.

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Posted 21 November 2017 - 08:27 PM

Oklahoma law says your company can't ban weapons in your car last I heard.

Correct, that is the law in Ok. Not sure about where Joe's from but if it were me, I'd check into it.

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Posted 21 November 2017 - 10:35 PM

Oklahoma law says your company can't ban weapons in your car last I heard.

That's correct if the parking lot is open to public access. 

You don't want to be caught with a gun in your vehicle at the Refinery in Ponca City (one of the litigants in the original suit challenging the law along with 

Weyerhaeuser lumber)

. You have to pass a security gate that denies public access. 

Our power plant had a Co-generation steam turbine on their facility to used their excess steam to generate electricity. I did hundreds of call outs in the middle of the night to that facility over 16 years to work on the turbine controls.

Lets just say that security in most of these places is severely lacking if someone was intent on doing harm. 

They try to do a good job, but they think they are protecting against an urban college kid that wants to protest big oil vs a dedicated terrorist. 






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