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    Anybody Carry a Gun?

    I'm thinking about getting a concealed wepons permit. And was wondering if there is any kind of holster that I could strap between the rails of my frame. Like between my legs. I think I would like somthing that just looks like a bag, so its not "sticking out"

    Its not somthing that I'm going to carry on me all the time, but I think that there are sometimes where you never know what might happen. Especially me being kinda at others mercy.

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    I would never carry a gun, even though I am a woman and more at someone's mercy than a guy perhaps. It is my belief that the other person will not only have more strength, but also more familiarity with guns in general, and that I would end up being shot by the weapon I had provided.

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    I'm not either but in America, apparently it's your right. There's been previous threads with regard to this subject:

    http://sci.rutgers.edu/forum/showthr...t=carrying+gun

    http://sci.rutgers.edu/forum/showthr...ight=carry+gun

    Above a just a couple. Hope this helps!
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    Quote Originally Posted by RSieck
    I'm thinking about getting a concealed wepons permit. And was wondering if there is any kind of holster that I could strap between the rails of my frame. Like between my legs. I think I would like somthing that just looks like a bag, so its not "sticking out"

    Its not somthing that I'm going to carry on me all the time, but I think that there are sometimes where you never know what might happen. Especially me being kinda at others mercy.

    Any Ideas?
    Have you applied for a permit yet? Did you have one before? I wonder if there's a holster that would be strapped to the chair.
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    When I use to carry I use to wear an ankle strap for the holster and a small gun, a .380. In rhode island where I currently live its nearly impossible to get a concealed carry permit, only the crooks carry guns in this state (well them and the Police) in the last state where I lived (MA) a concealed permit was not a problem being a cash carrying small business owner. Every state is different regarding their rules.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RSieck
    I'm thinking about getting a concealed wepons permit. And was wondering if there is any kind of holster that I could strap between the rails of my frame. Like between my legs. I think I would like somthing that just looks like a bag, so its not "sticking out"

    Its not somthing that I'm going to carry on me all the time, but I think that there are sometimes where you never know what might happen. Especially me being kinda at others mercy.

    Any Ideas?
    before you do something of this magnatude please take into the factor of how much use of your hands you have, in my case I could never fire a gun again unless I was to have 2 straps on me ..1)one for to keep my hand closed around the grip ...2) the other to hold the kickback down from hitting me in the forehead...I am not trying to tell you not to, it is your god given right to possess and carry a weapon..just consider the factor, you are disabled and if you were to shoot some one..you think that you are vulnerable now, think how vunerable you would be in prison.
    I can under stand your worry but if you were to go to a DoJo and ask for some training for protection ,it would work out a lot better, plus it would give you more selfconfedence than carrying a gun..As I said you have the right to have and carry but how would others react knowing that you are?
    it's kinda intimadating..I have several guns of my own but those have always been for hunting and home protection. if I couldn't talk my way out of a situation then I had no biz in that position...please think the idea through before you do any thing rash...

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    concealed weapons permit

    Please don't take me wrong . To get a concealed weapons permit in most states you have to take a course & learn when to use & when not to .
    I thing alot of people thing anyone can get one , you have to have a good reason , carrying a large amounts of cash ect. most people who have concealed weapons permit are very responsible . And states do a back ground check to.

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    I got a concealed carry permit before I was injured. I seldom carry on my person, but I seldom go anywhere without one within my reach especially since my injury. I am a ASIA D quad and have use of my hands. In Kentucky you do not have to have a reason to get a concealed carry permit you just have to have a clean record and pass the written test as well as practical test at the range. The Kentucky permit is a "Concealed Deadly Weapons" permit. It not only covers guns but any other form of weapon such as knives, and martial arts weapons. If it can be considered a deadly weapon the permit covers it.

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    Same here. I had one in Florida (Carry Concealed, which covered certain weapons), and simply have not found time to do so here yet. I took martial arts most of my life, and the last two dojos were not one certain type, they were practical defense places with martial arts as the foundation. Training was similar to police training, with extra courses and such for those wanting to expand upon that. Very cool, and I would suggest it to anyone. Fear and ignorance can be difficult to overcome for some. Learning how weapons work and how to use them is very valuable IMO. It does not mean the student will HAVE to even own a weapon. But at least understanding would allow one to be of better understanding should a bad situation occur. Learning to discipline oneself, and train to be able to react without (as much) panic is invaluable IMO, not just for a situation that might become violent, but for many situations that could benefit in what may seem an indirect way.

    Here in Oregon, we may carry small stun gun type devices, which are a decent alternative. If I were to carry, I would probably go for a weapon that becomes inoperable without the clip inserted, and use my underseat bag.. or maybe holstered in cooler weather. Or, have an underseat holster affixed, and then camouflage it in some way.
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    Hello. You can get a "holster" that looks much like a fanny pack type bag. The one I found has a fairly solid back panel to provide rigidity, a holster integrated into rigid panel and a quick release type strap to allow ripping open of the zippers that close the bag in a hurry. You can then strap that in front of your seat like any other bag of the same sort. Check your local gun shop. The specialty gun or cop shops rather than the general sporting good stores would probably be a better bet. I have to admit though that although I have a concealed carry permit, and have the holster and pistol (Kimber 1911 .45 Colt clone) set up to do so, I don't due to the unavoidable added weight.

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