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Old 12-24-2012, 05:48 PM   #11
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I keep mine under the back seat in my F150 and behind the seat against the wall in my reg cab Dakota. My thinking for keep them on or near the floor is, #1 under the seat or behind it is out of sight of potential thieves and #2, if shtf and some phsyco starts shooting I'm can reach it from a nealing position while using the truck itself as cover/concealment. I don't want to be a standing target through a window while trying to get my truck gun from ceiling or rear window mounted rack.

I never liked the rear window truck racks because having a long gun in one is like hanging a sign on your gun that says, "Attention thieves, I'm an unattended firearm, come and take me!". It's just asking for trouble.



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I've seen great holster mounts that go under your steering column. Easy access and relatively hidden from public eye. Look for truck mounted gun holsters.



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EDC? Do you mean your PPD?? Personal Protection Device!
The problem I see here is if you place a PPD inside the vehicle, other than on your person, and you do not want it visible and you want it secure it will be about as hard to access as it is on your person. If you want access on your person while driving wear a cross draw holster.

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EDC? Do you mean your PPD?? Personal Protection Device!
The problem I see here is if you place a PPD inside the vehicle, other than on your person, and you do not want it visible and you want it secure it will be about as hard to access as it is on your person. If you want access on your person while driving wear a cross draw holster.
What he said. Here in NY, A CCW only covers your handgun when it is on your person. Stick that pistol in the center console or in the glove box, you could get jail time for it. One state over in PA, in your car is allowed with a CCW. I carry mine crossdraw in my truck for 2 reasons. Reason 1, easier acess in a situation where I need it. 2, If my primary hand (right) is occupied with shifting, starting the truck, Pushing a passenger down out of the line of fire, etc, I can still get to my pistol with my weak hand to defend myself. Or if my right hand or arm is injured, I can still reach my pistol.

Check your local laws, and get a good crossdraw holster. It should work better for your needs.
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I keep a glovebox gun for possible passenger and one concealed against my console for self. Because I pocket carry it's even more difficult to access and no matter your awareness, bad guys don't usually give ya warning from what I've heard. Lol

I'd say, if local state law permits, find a way to conceal a gun under your front seat or against console or under steeringwheel.

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I keep mine under the back seat in my F150 and behind the seat against the wall in my reg cab Dakota. My thinking for keep them on or near the floor is, #1 under the seat or behind it is out of sight of potential thieves and #2, if shtf and some phsyco starts shooting I'm can reach it from a nealing position while using the truck itself as cover/concealment. I don't want to be a standing target through a window while trying to get my truck gun from ceiling or rear window mounted rack.

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This is the conundrum that we as gun owners face. I say piss off the anti-gunners and carry multiple weapons for every foreseeable situation. Rock your lc9 at 4 o'clock, have another in a cross draw holster, also have a 1911 in a vehicle mounted holster, keep a long gun in the trunk, and mount machine guns to the hood of your car! Problems solved!

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This is the conundrum that we as gun owners face. I say piss off the anti-gunners and carry multiple weapons for every foreseeable situation. Rock your lc9 at 4 o'clock, have another in a cross draw holster, also have a 1911 in a vehicle mounted holster, keep a long gun in the trunk, and mount machine guns to the hood of your car! Problems solved!
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There are some seat covers that have a pocket where the cloth hangs down in front of the seat. Very inconspicuous and handy. When I carry at 4 it is usually butt forward. It does not print as badly when you bend over and it is easier to draw. I will also use a belt clip holster 10 on the left when I am driving a lot.

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In GA, if you have your carry permit, you can keep your gun wherever you want. But when you leave the vehicle, lock it up out if sight or put it in your holster.



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