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This is a discussion on Finally Carried today... within the Concealed Carry Issues & Discussions forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; I think it's great that you get to exercise your rights now. Maybe that guy in the parking lot was just being friendly. If you ...

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    I think it's great that you get to exercise your rights now. Maybe that guy in the parking lot was just being friendly. If you were kind of happy/excited, perhaps he just thought you were a friendly face so he responded in kind. When I first started carrying I wondered what people noticed and was just a bit paranoid for a day or two about "giving it away" but fidgeting, etc. But I doubt if he knew anything unless he could see something.

    Anyway, welcome aboard. I know when I started carrying it really felt like I had a greater responsibility to do and be right.

    God Bless

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    Congrats! It really does feel good to know you have the ability to defend yourself if the need ever arrises. After a couple of days, you won't even notice you have it on you. You'll feel naked without it!
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    Wally World, I think is everyones first try carrying lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by HotGuns
    Its Arkansas man....

    just about everybody is carrying something....
    Pack one or two most of the time. Act normal and people treat you normal. I position the 1911's around 3:30 to 4 O clock. Double shoulder rig at times.

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    Welcome to the Roaming Sheepdog Pack! You'll get used in due time and like everybody's been saying, you will feel naked when you are not carrying. While you are getting used to, be careful about adjusting your gun in public without thinking. It is a dead giveaway that you are packing.
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    It seems like Wally World is the training ground for first time carriers...I admit that I've done it. You will get more comfortable the more you carry. As stated before, just leave it alone and nobody will notice

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    Welcome to CCW..."you will have a great piece of mind that you did not have before" (read this on a fortune cookie)...but certainly true for CCW.

    Don't worry or think too much about carrying in public...as Mas Ayoob said, when you first carry you feel as if you have a giant gun attached to you...the feeling subsides after a short while when you observe how unobservent the general public is.

    Glad to hear that you joined the sheepdog pack. Stay armed, safe and vigillant.

    Oh, and do your part to maintain the right to carry (support the NRA and state affiliates).

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    Rocky, How do you know the LEO's didn't notice?
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    Quote Originally Posted by HotGuns
    Its Arkansas man....

    just about everybody is carrying something....
    And somtimes more than one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Arkie
    most people don't have a clue that you are carrying cept this one guy out in the parking lot and he just smiled and nodded his head like he knew. I bet he was also carrying.

    He didn't make you, just found you attarctive. Is that a pistol in your pocket? Just kidding. Congrats on finally getting out there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisG
    He didn't make you, just found you attarctive. Is that a pistol in your pocket? Chris

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