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Old 01-18-2014, 08:12 PM   #531
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For caring in his store, its a good choice I suppose. Like you said for that purpose its better than lint.
my brother owns and runs a starter and alternator repair shop. he is constantly working on starters and alternators, along with working on vehicles all day long. carrying a 4" barreled 357 would be in his way. the 25 is always there and not in his way. it's about compromise. when we studied on this a couple of years ago, this is what we had to consider. nothing about his decision to carry the 25 was made in haste. we looked at this from all angles before he bought the 25.
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my brother owns and runs a starter and alternator repair shop. he is constantly working on starters and alternators, along with working on vehicles all day long. carrying a 4" barreled 357 would be in his way. the 25 is always there and not in his way. it's about compromise. when we studied on this a couple of years ago, this is what we had to consider. nothing about his decision to carry the 25 was made in haste. we looked at this from all angles before he bought the 25.
I can see how he came to that decision, I know I wouldn't want to work all day with my 45 on my side

But if my job wasn't in semiconductors and in if I was in the military or Law Enforcement, I would carry the 45 LOL
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my brother owns and runs a starter and alternator repair shop. he is constantly working on starters and alternators, along with working on vehicles all day long. carrying a 4" barreled 357 would be in his way. the 25 is always there and not in his way. it's about compromise. when we studied on this a couple of years ago, this is what we had to consider. nothing about his decision to carry the 25 was made in haste. we looked at this from all angles before he bought the 25.
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I can see how he came to that decision, I know I wouldn't want to work all day with my 45 on my side

But if my job wasn't in semiconductors and in if I was in the military or Law Enforcement, I would carry the 45 LOL
To each their own. I work as a mechanic in a local shop and carry my G17 on my hip all day, every day. My boss carries an SR40, and his boss carries a Micro Desert Eagle 380
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To each their own. I work as a mechanic in a local shop and carry my G17 on my hip all day, every day. My boss carries an SR40, and his boss carries a Micro Desert Eagle 380
I work in a clean room, and there are no guns allowed on site at work.
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remind me not to hold-up your garage
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my brother owns and runs a starter and alternator repair shop. he is constantly working on starters and alternators, along with working on vehicles all day long. carrying a 4" barreled 357 would be in his way. the 25 is always there and not in his way. it's about compromise. when we studied on this a couple of years ago, this is what we had to consider. nothing about his decision to carry the 25 was made in haste. we looked at this from all angles before he bought the 25.
I wouldn't count on a 357 mag. I would keep a shotgun in my toolbox. My brother runs a transmission shop. He has a pistol in his desk and a shotgun in his toolbox. Most of the time he is in the building room where his shotgun is located. He has a pocket pistol of some fashion in his pocket. He has several pocket pistols. He subject to have anything from a 3" 1911 to a LCP in his pocket.

The shop has never been robbed when he was there. It got robbed once when everyone was at lunch. The only person that was in the shop was his receptionist/bookkeeper. Obviously they cased his shop very well before it was robbed. He stopped everyone from going to lunch at the same time after the robbery. All but one of his employees have a CCW. Since the robbery he will pay for CCW lessons and permit. He even pays his employees to take the course so they aren't short on cash for a week.
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The ADT rep asked if we wanted a panic button installed. LOL.

EVERYONE employed by our shop, with the exception of one guy who isn't allowed to, carries a firearm at work.

HECK, my girlfriend does office type clerical work for us with a G19 on her hip!

So, holding up my shop would probably be a bad idea...
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The ADT rep asked if we wanted a panic button installed. LOL.

EVERYONE employed by our shop, with the exception of one guy who isn't allowed to, carries a firearm at work.

HECK, my girlfriend does office type clerical work for us with a G19 on her hip!

So, holding up my shop would probably be a bad idea...
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HAHAHA. I've never seen that before!

And yeah, probably. But we still hope it never happens.

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