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Old 11-23-2012, 12:48 PM   #71
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Sooo, Texas churches apparently serve a lot of alcohol; being a

religious institution, and holding communion, I guess they can also

legally serve it to minors.


And society wants to call US nuts...
Just red wine
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Just red wine
Except for catholics they mostly use grape juice now
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Except for catholics they mostly use grape juice now
Yeah, wat a gip huh
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Except for catholics they mostly use grape juice now
Not my church lol.
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The odds are against someone actually needing to pull their gun.
The odds are even longer against having to fire it at all in a SD situation.
The odds of having to fire your SD gun enough that you run it dry are probably astronomical.
However, having beaten all those odds, won't you feel like a dumbass if your in an unfinished gunfight with no ammo?
So, someone explain to me the wisdom of NOT carrying at least one reload. Seriously, why is it smart NOT to have one? Admittedly they are terribly heavy and cumbersome.
What's that old saying? If you have 2, you have one ...& so forth. One need not be a closet Rambo or Gecko45, to consider it wise to have an extra mag or speedloader.

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I liked this thread better once it took a left turn
Carry whatever you want- Why worry about what others think you shud do
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I'm new to concealed carrying and wanted to know if having the extra mags is worth carrying?

I have grown up around guns and a great shot. I understand in a draw and shoot situation that ammo goes faster than expected but is an extra mag really going to help at that moment? I'm going to carry a glock 19 gen 4 which is 15+1. My thought on it is if I need more than that then this situation is how many am I taking with me. I understand the principle of "well u might need it," but in that case I should just carry my AR around.

Is it necessary or just preference?
Just out of curiosity, how would you conceal carry your AR?

You may be a great shot at the range and hunting etc., but if you believe you're such a great shot try this:

Set up 2 targets. With your carry weapon, aim well and empty one magazine at target one in as rapid fire as your range would allow. Then run 100 yards. Next, grab that same gun and fire your next magazine at target two.

Now compare results and ask yourself the same question...

Oh, and if you do so, please feel free to show your work on the Forum...
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I am not saying they are giving minors alcohol. Unless it is the communion. The law about bring guns into churches is not enforced that often. But we are talking about concealed weapons. Just keep it concealed. If you attend a anti-gun church, well use your best judgment. My uncle is a retired Houston PD and a Baptist minister. There were several times he had to go on duty after church. What was he carrying under his robe? Use your imagination. My current priest is a CHL card holder. And his wallpaper on his computer is guns. What is he wearing under his robe? I do not care to know. But if he is forced to use it, I know he will be praying for the soul as the bullet leaves the chamber. If you look at history, churches at times turned into vigilantes real quick. That is what is trying to be avoided here.
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I am not saying they are giving minors alcohol. Unless it is the communion. The law about bring guns into churches is not enforced that often. But we are talking about concealed weapons. Just keep it concealed. If you attend a anti-gun church, well use your best judgment. My uncle is a retired Houston PD and a Baptist minister. There were several times he had to go on duty after church. What was he carrying under his robe? Use your imagination. My current priest is a CHL card holder. And his wallpaper on his computer is guns. What is he wearing under his robe? I do not care to know. But if he is forced to use it, I know he will be praying for the soul as the bullet leaves the chamber. If you look at history, churches at times turned into vigilantes real quick. That is what is trying to be avoided here.
If he were a Catholic priest I would guess an alter boy.
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Here's my take on the extra mag discussion.....some make the point that its statistics that in a defensive shootout you won't need more than a couple shots and the possiblility of needing more is slim.

In my opinion making the same argument id say leave your pistol at home because the chance of needing it is also slim.

My point is isn't it better to have something and not need it than to be screwed because you don't have it. My truck has a spare tire under the bed but I keep it there even though I've only used it once in 6 years.

That argument doesn't hold water in my opinion. A fully loaded 1911 mag doesn't weigh that much, so its not gonna cause me to leave it behind.
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