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Old 05-17-2023, 06:12 PM   #1
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Do you Travel with a Firearm?

My wife wants me to add a "Fingerprint I.D." Drawer safe to our Class A so she can take her S&W 9-mil along for protection. Does anyone include firearm protection when they travel?

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Old 05-17-2023, 06:19 PM   #2
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There's at least one other thread on this topic. What difference does it make if others trave with firearms? There are hundreds, if not thousands of RVers that travel the country with firearms; just like there are hundreds of boaters that travel with firearms.

You do what you think you need to do and secure the firearm in a way that is comfortable to you and prevents unauthorized use/discovery.

And no, we are not going to tell you how/where we secure our firearms or other valuables in our RV, but: a fingerprint safe is a good option.,
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Old 05-17-2023, 07:29 PM   #3
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Maybe I do... maybe I don't. For someone who breaks into our motorhome in the middle of the night... "Do you feel lucky?" It's called "concealed carry" for a reason.
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Maybe I do... maybe I don't. For someone who breaks into our motorhome in the middle of the night... "Do you feel lucky?" It's called "concealed carry" for a reason.
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Old 05-17-2023, 07:53 PM   #5
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Firearm Question

thanks for the response. Got the answer I was looking for. Hope I didn't upset anyone?
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Question you did not ask, but prolly should be your main concern. No the laws of the State you are traveling in. I am in Texas and I have have concealed license from the beginning and some states would honor my Texas Concealed License, now no license is required in Texas so what happens when I go to Ohio? I don't know, but if I carry a gun there concealed in a safe or not, I better find out 1st.

FWIW, I don't think anyone is upset? Just straight talk.

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Maybe I do... maybe I don't. For someone who breaks into our motorhome in the middle of the night... "Do you feel lucky?" It's called "concealed carry" for a reason.
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Question you did not ask, but prolly should be your main concern. No the laws of the State you are traveling in. I am in Texas and I have have concealed license from the beginning and some states would honor my Texas Concealed License, now no license is required in Texas so what happens when I go to Ohio? I don't know, but if I carry a gun there concealed in a safe or not, I better find out 1st.

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shot guns are not a problem anywhere. Might make a mess of the RV. I travel in places that we have both. The right tool for the right situation and remember never shot a large caliber criminal with a small caliber round.
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Question you did not ask, but prolly should be your main concern. Know the laws of the State you are traveling in. I am in Texas and I have have concealed license from the beginning and some states would honor my Texas Concealed License, now no license is required in Texas so what happens when I go to Ohio? I don't know, but if I carry a gun there concealed in a safe or not, I better find out 1st.

FWIW, I don't think anyone is upset? Just straight talk.

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If it's in a safe inaccessible to the drive it's not concealed. You can transport a firearm through all 48 contiguous states; but you better know the definition of "through".

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If it's in a safe inaccessible to the drive it's not concealed. You can transport a firearm through all 48 contiguous states; but you better know the definition of "through".
Video has helpful info, I might have had a few things wrong.
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If it's in a safe inaccessible to the drive it's not concealed. You can transport a firearm through all 48 contiguous states; but you better know the definition of "through".

Bedside and a quick safe would work. As we travel alone no safe unless we leave it in the RV when gone.
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Permit no longer required for concealed carry in Ohio. As stated, if a state has convoluted restrictions, keep firearms locked in a safe if you must visit one of "those states".

Firearms carry a tremendous personal responsibility, and in my opinion should only be used as a last resort. There are other effective defense techniques... knowing what to use and when requires training. Training allows you to react appropriately without hesitation. Train as if every bullet has an attorney's name on it.
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shot guns are not a problem anywhere. Might make a mess of the RV. I travel in places that we have both. The right tool for the right situation and remember never shot a large caliber criminal with a small caliber round.
I couldn't risk using a firearm that may mess up the wax job on my RV. I prefer this Patriot Missile launcher inspired RV.

https://www.maxim.com/rides/check-ou...uncher-2015-9/

It is permissible in all states. The neat thing about traveling with a Missile Launcher versus a Shot gun is deterrence, but if required; no evidence is left.
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I couldn't risk using a firearm that may mess up the wax job on my RV. I prefer this Patriot Missile launcher inspired RV.

https://www.maxim.com/rides/check-ou...uncher-2015-9/

It is permissible in all states. The neat thing about traveling with a Missile Launcher versus a Shot gun is deterrence, but if required; no evidence is left.
Being that the Marine Corps handed me a Remington 1100 and a 45 back in the day, I remain loyal.
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