Positive story on traveling with firearms

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    Positive story on traveling with firearms

    I just read an article written about one man's journey in traveling with firearms that puts it all in a very positive light. The best part of this story is the fact that it was also disseminated throughout the TSA, which is how my Brother was able to tell me about it to go check on for myself.

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    My Brother remembered me telling him about my first trip to San Diego with my firearm and how it was smooth except for a few issues when leaving CA.
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    Paco,

    Excellent reference for those who have questions about 'first time' travel with firearms.

    I've 'bookmarked' it for future use.

    Thanks,

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    Thanks for the post.
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    In the article it referenced his opportunity to have been asked to demonstrate the safe action of his firearm. I would think they wouldn't want the thing to be touched, but it sure would be fun to pull it out and show it off with people looking around (in a sort fo twisted sort of joy).
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    Awesome, thank you! I've passed it on to some traveling friends as well.
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    Great read...
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    Thanks for posting that Paco!

    I have filed that away to pass on to others or use as needed.
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    Thanks, very helpful information. I haven't traveled via airline yet with a firearm; I do occasionally fly and I'm very nervous about the 1 st time that I do this.... I'll definitely keep this in mind.
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    Quote Originally Posted by funwitHK View Post
    Thanks, very helpful information. I haven't traveled via airline yet with a firearm; I do occasionally fly and I'm very nervous about the 1 st time that I do this.... I'll definitely keep this in mind.
    after you make your first trip you will compare it to your first outing while carrying, it won't be as big of a deal. There are only some extra steps you'll have to take, such as safe inside suitcase and printed TSA and airline regs (I suggest a copy in your suit case with your safe and a copy in your carry one (laptop or backpack).
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    BIG THANKS, Paco. Great article there.

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    In the article it referenced his opportunity to have been asked to demonstrate the safe action of his firearm. I would think they wouldn't want the thing to be touched, but it sure would be fun to pull it out and show it off with people looking around (in a sort fo twisted sort of joy).
    Paco you said a mouthful.

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    Quote Originally Posted by shooterX View Post
    Paco you said a mouthful.
    I must have been running low on caffeine and it affected my grammar and spelling. Spell check does me no good when I ignore the red line under the words
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    Great info, Thanks for sharing!!

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    Here's a link to the author's website detailing different airlines and some more good suggestions. While he talks about primarily leveraging firearms laws to protect your luggage, it applies all the same.

    I really think it would be a good idea to make this a sticky somewhere. Lots of good information, and I'm sure many here would get use out of it when they travel.

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