Do you take your shotgun for a ride?

Do you take your shotgun for a ride?

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    Do you take your shotgun for a ride?

    "OK guys 90% of us would grab our shotgun if you could grab only one on the way out."

    CD's thread started with this sentence. It got me thinking. Do you grab your shotgun on your way out the door? Is that over the top? I always take mine when I travel any distance here in the desert. But everyday?
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    Not usually, simply because I don't want to leave it locked in a vehicle if I'm not in it. When I go places that I'll be staying overnight or something, it has made some of those trips.
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    No, but then again, one is waiting for me when I get to work. I might take a carbine with me on a road trip, but I've only done that a handful of times for defensive purposes.
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    No, but on a longer trip, I take extra sidearms and plenty of ammo.

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    No I don't like leaving guns in cars at least a handgun is more concealable
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    Cross-country trips, the Benelli has come with me. Now that I have an AR-carbine, that will give my wife something to shoot.
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    Only when I am going hunting with a shotgun.
    I will support gun control when you can guarantee all guns are removed from this planet. That includes military and law enforcement. When you can accomplish that, then I will be the last person to lay down my gun. Then I will carry the weapon that replaces the gun.

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    Quote Originally Posted by aznav View Post
    Do you grab your shotgun on your way out the door?
    Often when traveling a distance, yes. Usually when heading into the field. Daily? Nope.
    Your best weapon is your brain. Don't leave home without it.
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    sometimes, even for little jaunts just to get a soda or something. The wife questions me EVERY time

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    Very seldom do I leave home with out it (870 Riot) or a CAR-15

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    Sometimes depends on where im going. On my last trip to Key West yes I did. I put the pistol grip on it and stuck it in my suitcase.

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    Nope. Mine never leaves the house. Unless I am taking it to the range to put some rounds through it.

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