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Recent content by pkbites

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    Glock 48

    Put a Glock 48 two-tone into my personal collection. Comes with two 10 round single stack magazines but Shield Arms makes a 15 round mag that fits flush. The pistol is a total blast to shoot and the Shield magazines functioned flawlessly. The narrow grip makes the pistol easy to control, even...
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    Milwaukee Officials announce extensive 'security zone' for DNC convention

    I was at an in-service training session last week that dealt purely with the DNC which we will be providing mutual aid to help cover that area, which is huge. I asked about OC and concealed carry and basically got deer in headlights. One person said they thought carry would be prohibited under...
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    Convicted felon question

    Perhaps not under federal law, depending on the arm, but there may be state prohibitions. Which s why I always suggest speaking to a qualified attorney on the subject rather than just accepting info that is online.
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    Convicted felon question

    Unless there are extenuating circumstances you didn't present pretty much, none. Did he get his rights restored? Was there a deferred prosecution? Was the crime in California also considered a felony in NM? He has both state and federal laws barring him from ownership. He might be able to own...
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    CCW in a store that sells just beer for off site consumption. Legal?

    Yes to all. And we visited Roswell on our way to Clovis (have a friend there). My friend and I both had several weeks of paid time off that we had to use or lose. So we spent two weeks of it in New Mexico. It’s something we both talked about doing for the last 2 years. We each have friends...
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    CCW in a store that sells just beer for off site consumption. Legal?

    I posted many times on these boards that it was a law I disagreed with even though I benefitted from it. My Congresscritter at the time (a pro gun Republican) voted against HR218 and I applauded him for it. Creating special classes of people should not be happening in an alleged free country...
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    CCW in a store that sells just beer for off site consumption. Legal?

    Still doesn’t explain why some of the gas stations we encountered had those signs posted and others had no signs at all. Per COL’s cite shouldn’t the unposted station of had a “No carry except concealed” sign?
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    CCW in a store that sells just beer for off site consumption. Legal?

    I don't see posts from those on my ignore list. Alright, but why do they have some businesses posted but not others, when the businesses are exactly the same? And if these 2 state agencies are at odds with each other and the law, why aren't gun rights groups in the area raising a fuss? I...
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    CCW in a store that sells just beer for off site consumption. Legal?

    I carry under HR218. But the person I was with has permits/licenses from Florida, Utah, and Wisconsin, of which Floridas is valid in New Mexico. (We shared a chuckle over one of his older Florida permits where the issuing commissioner was named Charles Bronson.) The signs we saw did not say...
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    CCW in a store that sells just beer for off site consumption. Legal?

    How does that affect folks who are carrying with an out of state permit recognized by NM?
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    CCW in a store that sells just beer for off site consumption. Legal?

    What I don’t get is there were plenty of gas stations and stores that sold beer that did not have signage. I want to reiterate that the signs I did see appeared to be official and even indicated that they were place there by the state. The signs seemed to quote the law as it WAS, not as it...
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    CCW in a store that sells just beer for off site consumption. Legal?

    Am I reading that statute wrong? It seems to say a CCW holder is not in violation.These weren’t just “no guns” signs. They appeared to be official announcements from the state.
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    CCW in a store that sells just beer for off site consumption. Legal?

    So then those signs must be old. Correct?
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    CCW in a store that sells just beer for off site consumption. Legal?

    I was under the impression that in New Mexico a CCW permit holder could enter a business that sold beer for off site consumption but only conceal carry, no OC. But I saw signs posted at several gas stations across the state last week saying it was a felony to carry in any form. The signs were...
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    Brighton Dale Park firearms signs

    At Brighton Park in Kansasville (Kenosha County) all the entrances are posted "No firearms except licensed concealed carry". This seems to insinuate that open carry would be illegal. Cure my ignorance please. What law allows them to prohibit open carry on public grounds (not inside a building)?
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