Open Carry PA. Gettysburg

Open Carry PA. Gettysburg

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    I was in Gettysburg Pa. At the Wyndhan hotel off Rt 30 . I checked in and then as i was unstrapping the luggage off the bike i took off my leather vest my Ruger SR9c was holstered and a couple of people always come up tp talk to me because the bike is unusal ( Sidecar ) No one says anything about the gun but i see there eyes on it . Well once we get to the elevator with our luggage . My wife says she seen Tom Selleck i then tell her sure . When we went back downstairs we find out as two other men in suits tell us they are having a Medal of Honor Dinner and retired defense sec. Bill Gates and Tom Selleck are speaking .

    After we got back from dinner i strictly CC . As cops with K-9's were roaming the property . My question to anyone reading this if any Leo would ask or say something about me carrying or ask me not to carry for security reasons what would you do ?? This was a odd situation for me as my family was dressed all in Harley garb . And the people getting ready for dinner were all black tie .

    The leo's there did give me the stink-eye they were standing in front of doors that were closed .
    As one person pointed out ( not my wife correcting me ) of coarse it was Robert Gates ( retired ) not Bill Gates lol
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    So what if they do? If you are legal there isnt a thing they can do about it.......
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    Learn How To Dress Properly !!!
    Ditch The Harley Garb/Biker Rags & You Won't Get The Stink Eye.



    Now HERE is a sidecar couple that will be WELCOME to dinner!
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    Openly armed in full-dress Harley garb at a black tie event? Yeah, I can see getting the "stink" eye from some. But, hey, at anyplace like Gettysburg I would say there's good reason to celebrate liberty and upstanding citizenship at all times. In large part, it's why we're still standing.

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    Once i found out what type of event it was i went back to CC . But when i was in OC people never said a word about the Gun only the Motorcycle . I also was told i could park my bike under the roof section on the side of the hotel where the party was . It was a good overall exp. and yes i was legal .

    I did check PA laws before we left on vacation and OC'd in many locations with nobody said anything about the gun , even a guy i met from New Jersey in Lancaster Pa.
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    Well, don't know for sure what the laws are in PA., but if the VIP's were there, the security would probably be a little uneasy about OC. (I bet Tom Selleck wouldn't care one bit)
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    Quote Originally Posted by QKShooter View Post
    Learn How To Dress Properly !!!
    Ditch The Harley Garb/Biker Rags & You Won't Get The Stink Eye.



    Now HERE is a sidecar couple that will be WELCOME to dinner!
    Hey QK, if you did an attachment i cannot see it ???
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    Stink eye never hurt anybody.....

    You were perfectly legal, don't fret it. How were you to know that some function was going on during your trip?

    A lot of people judge the book by it's cover, but most of the people I know/meet riding Harleys are professionals; doctors, lawyers, ceo's, etc...


    Most of the time hotels will let you park the bike underneath the front overhang, I have even had some clerks mention it before I do. The ones that don't get the privilege of having their towels clean the road off my Road King.....
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    If you can legally OC around 1000 feet from the President in PA, you can OC around bill gates and Tom sellick.

    Glad it went well (minus the stink eye).


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    The retired Secretary of Defense is Dr. Robert Gates. Bill Gates ran MicroSoft.
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    I'm pretty sure you can OC around Bill Gates as well....


    He's a pretty big lib from what I understand, so it would probably get his undies in a wad.....win, win...
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    My bad i picked the wrong Gate(s)
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    The people of Gettysburg are pretty use to seeing people in "Harley garb". York, PA, where Harley has a factory that makes their touring models and the "custom" Screaming Eagle models is just a few miles further east on Hwy 30. Been there a couple of time on my Harley and in my "Harley garb".
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