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I have decided to hold a contest to see how many guns you can successfully carry at one time in a public place without being made. :D

You must Load up as much as you feel you can get away with, and go to a public place like a Mall or supermarket or someting with a lot of other people. You must take pics of the carry methods when you get back.

The rules:

You must carry LEGALLY!

Each gun must be properly holstered. (i.e. no "mexican carry")

You may carry them loaded or unloaded.

You are allowed a maximum covering garment of 1 short-length jacket. No trench coats!

The public place must be a mall, supermarket, or other place in which there are a lot of people.

You must get in a car to go to the public place, and all your CCW Methods must not be adjusted for in car/ out of car carry. In other words, you have to be able to get in and out of the car without lots of readjustment.

Pics are mandatory!

Special CA/HI/WI/NJ Rule
Instead of going out to a mall or other public place, you have to gear up and invite over at least TWO people and spend a half hour or so with them. They can't know you are carrying. The rest of the rules still apply. If you can't legally walk to your car, or if you don't have a car, a chair or recliner would work, you just have to be able to get up and down easily. Bonus points if the people you invite over are rabidly anti-gun. :D

feel free to post amusing anecdotes about getting pulled over, having a few firearms drop out of your pockets while waiting in line, or stuff like that.

Winner gets a prize of some sort. Final decision is mine. :D

Ready? Go!!
 

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James, this shit's on like Donkey Kong. I do hope this is a long standing event, as I'm stuck in Texas for another 3 weeks and all my firearms are back home in Wisconsin. I'm going to go nuts with it. As soon as I get home, I'm going to visit some of my friends in Michigan so I can do this without breaking the law. Best part about Michigan is, if I stick to the western U.P., I know a SHITLOAD of cops there, so if I get pulled over or some shit and they notice I'm carrying a bunch of pistols concealed, I stand the chance of getting a picture taken next to a cop.
 

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O yeah, we can do this for a month or so or until someone gets seriously busted. :lol:
 

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The true challenge is just getting a ccw in CA! Haha! In ca you can only carry one with a ccw, and it's only goood for 3 serial numbers, so there's only 3 guns ytou can be lincesed to carry..........
 

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Bobula said:
The true challenge is just getting a ccw in CA! Haha! In ca you can only carry one with a ccw, and it's only goood for 3 serial numbers, so there's only 3 guns ytou can be lincesed to carry..........
Then how about for cali we make it how many self defense items or something like that you can carry concealed leagally of course.
 

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Sadly, I think this particular contest has to be one that can only be done in states in which you can legally carry a metric fuckton of guns.

I'll think of another contest for self defense stuff maybe. :)

Or, how about this:

For residents of States in which you can't carry outside of your home, a Special Rule:

Instead of going out to a mall or other public place, you have to gear up and invite over at least TWO people and spend a half hour or so with them. They can't know you are carrying. The rest of the rules still apply. If you can't legally walk to your car, or if you don't have a car, a chair or recliner would work, you just have to bea ble to get up and down easily.
 

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Sadly, I think this particular contest has to be one that can only be done in states in which you can legally carry a metric fuckton of guns.

I'll think of another contest for self defense stuff maybe. :)

Or, how about this:

For residents of States in which you can't carry outside of your home, a Special Rule:

Instead of going out to a mall or other public place, you have to gear up and invite over at least TWO people and spend a half hour or so with them. They can't know you are carrying. The rest of the rules still apply. If you can't legally walk to your car, or if you don't have a car, a chair or recliner would work, you just have to bea ble to get up and down easily.
That sounds good but it dosen't bother me i live in good ol michigan.
 

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Rules Updated! :D

Bham: If it's a proper holster for concealed carry, it's a go! :)
 

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What about pistols that are so small they don't make holsters for them? a-la the american arms derrigeners or whatnot. The little mini-revolvers is what i'm talking about
 

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Good call, NAA mini derringers and such aren't meant to be holstered, so you can drop those in a pocket as your backup-backup-backup gun :)
 

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Jamz,

This past Saturday as an experiment toward testing/reviwing the Beltster I double carried all day my Colt Defender 1911 at weak hand appendix position along with my SA Lightweight Combat Commander at the strongside kidney position.
I drove like that, went to several stores and walked around as well as at time carried BabyJanq on my hip ("up daddy!") while carrying cocked & locked.

I did so just because I was curious to see what it would feel like to carry as much weight on my Beltster belt and to see how easy (or hard) it would be to CCW two guns and keep from printing.
I wore a t-shirt tucked along with a second black tee untucked and over both guns along with a dress style Alcantra shirt over top that in a contrasting chocolate brown at times fully unbuttoned and at other times buttoned up normal to the chst with the bottom three buttons left undone to allow forlift and access. I'd practiced as much in a full length mirror Friday night.
Long story short it worked fine and nobody to my knowledge caught on, and I live in a very much gun unfriendly as well as ultra-low minority population town.

I didn't take pics or anything and I didn't carry an extra full magazine as I normally would when carrying singly. But my thought and wonder were inline with the concept of your challenge. I even walked around the house doing odds & ends carrying as much and Mrs. Janq who is way anti-gun and doesn't like at all the idea of CCW didn't catch on either. Notably though I did twice have to avoid hugging her and once BabyJanq ran to hug me and I saw her coming just in time to rotate my right hip into her as she was headed toward my left and would have bonked her head on the reverse direction butt of the Defender. That would have been tough to explain away.

Stores I went to included Blockbuster, Super Stop & Shop, Target, Ace Hardware, local gas station (bought a Gatorade and paid inside) all while driving the STi as well as again walking around the house doing my normal activities.

- Janq
 

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Its not the size that matters... its how you use it! All I have is a few handguns and a ton of huge bulkey semi auto rifles... other wise I would surely take up this challenge
 

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OKAY, I did it today! :mrgreen:

I successfully carried 6 defensive-caliber handguns today out and about.

The guns were as follows:

1. 5" S&W1911 (.45ACP) in a belt slide
2. 3" Colt Defender 1911 (.45ACP) in a Smart Carry holster
3. S&W Model 19 (.357Mag) in OWB belt holster
4. Glock 19 (9mm) in shoulder holster
5. S&W Model 38 (.38 Spl) snubby in right front pocket (in a pocket holster)
6. Colt Pony Pocketlite (.380) in ankle holster

All the guns were loaded with the proper defensive ammunition, in "ready" state- in other words the 1911s were cocked and locked, the autos had rounds in the chambers and the revolvers had full revolver loads.

For reloads I had 1 magazine for the 1911s, 1 speed loader for the snubby and 1 magazine for the Glock.

Dress consisted of well fitting jeans, button down shirt, and a Gap leather jacket.

I went to the local mall to get some lenses in my glasses replaced. I clanked a bit getting in and out of the truck, but walking and sitting was otherwise more or less unobstructed. I sat at the Lenscrafters for a while, talked to a lot of people, ate lunch at a sushi place (in the mall, yeahh!) and even wandered into an EBGames and played Guitar Hero with a couple of guys! (Awesome game, BTW, involves strapping a pretend guitar on and playing it) All in all I was there for around three hours.

Oddly enough, the only gun I had a little discomfort with was the model .38 in the pocket, which was odd considerg I'd carried it in the same place all day the day before. Everything else was plenty confy, although I can see how the Smart Carry holster would do better with looser pants.

Pics to follow!
 
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