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    Lesson learned about non family members and carry.

    A very good friend of mine is really the only other person that knows I carry other than family members.

    We are thinking about going in to partnership .

    My friend told me other day that if we do this he dosnt want me carrying in the business.

    I was shocked on this and not ok with this .

    Moral of story for me moveing foward no one else will ever know.

    If anyone else out side family ask my comment will be Oh heck no Guns are dangerous.


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    Then you would also be reinforceing what much of the media and many that are against firearms try to push !! If you don't believe it, don't tell others it.
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    Guess it is time to find a new partner.
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    I would definitely lose the "heck no, guns are dangerous" line. Beyond that, better to discover the deal-breaker before it is made.

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    Is he going to own more than 50% of the business? If not, who cares what he wants.
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    If you can't come to an agreement on this, I would say don't enter into the partnership. If something like this stirs the water, when money or other things come into play the partnership or relationship is doomed to fail. Better to not get into it than to get started and end up with lengthy legal troubles or someone walking all over you and your money or labor.

    Good luck with your decision.
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    My response would have been "yeah, uh huh. Okay", an eyeroll, and on to the next order of business. My carrying is not an option, and the friends of mine that know I carry know that as well.

    If people know you never compromise your principles, they're surprisingly accepting of your decisions.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hot Wing View Post
    Lesson learned about non family members and carry.

    A very good friend of mine is really the only other person that knows I carry other than family members.

    We are thinking about going in to partnership .

    My friend told me other day that if we do this he dosnt want me carrying in the business.

    I was shocked on this and not ok with this .

    Moral of story for me moveing foward no one else will ever know.

    If anyone else out side family ask my comment will be Oh heck no Guns are dangerous.
    Another good reason for keeping private business private: the more who know you have guns at home the greater the chance someone will find out who likes to steal guns. A favorite from what I've heard of thieves.
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    I've been an accountant for a very long time. Partnerships are like a marriage, and both partners need to have the same values, and have to be pretty much on the same page with
    about everything. Better to find out about his dislike for you carrying now than later. A partnership gone bad is worse than any bad marriage you have ever seen......they suck big time.
    Been involved in way too many business dissolutions for the most ridiculous of reasons. Very good businesses are destroyed due to minor differences in opion on the weirdest topics, and your
    difference of opinion on carrying in your business??? A total deal breaker. Move on.

    Like 357and40 said: Time to find a new partner.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hiram25 View Post
    Is he going to own more than 50% of the business? If not, who cares what he wants.
    This right here...50/50 you can do what you want.
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    Obviously, there is a fairly deep divide between you. Something to consider before investing a lot of time/money/effort with this person. As has been said by others in this thread: time for a new partner.
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    You could always draw a line of duct-tape down the middle of the business.... Your side, carry friendly / his side...
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    Don't enter into an agreement with this individual, you'll only have problems...
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    It sounds to me like a sign of things to come. If partners aren't in full agreement--it's not a partnership, regardless of percents of ownership.

    The carrying of a weapon is a personal issue, not a business issue. If it becomes one, things will go downhill quickly if not resolveable. are you prepared to conceed?
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    Quote Originally Posted by 357and40 View Post
    Guess it is time to find a new partner.
    Plus 1 on this!!.
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