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  1. mnrobitaille

    Traveling cross country while open carrying.

    Starting Friday, August 20 until I get back home, I'll be traveling from Washington State to Wisconsin. I'll be traveling through the following states: Washington (have current CPL), Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, South Dakota, Iowa, & Wisconsin. Through research, I've found that Idaho, Montana...
  2. mnrobitaille

    Visiting Wisconsin from Washington State

    I'm looking at being in Wisconsin from December 12, 2020 through about January 4, 2021 visiting my wife who decided to move to Kenosha to get away from the craziness happening in Washington State. I have a current Washington State CPL & knw that Washington & Wisconsin have reciprocity. I'm just...
  3. mnrobitaille

    Carrying while wearing a mask??

    Was watching the US Lawshield webinar yesterday, & there was a mention that in some states, it's illegal to carry a firearm while wearing a mask. One of the states mentioned was Washington State. I've never heard this before & am unable to find a specific citation to a law/rule saying that it's...
  4. mnrobitaille

    Law Enforcement suspending non-criminal fingerprinting

    I know of several law enforcement agencies here in Washington State are suspending non-criminal fingerprinting operations (CPL/CCL/CHL, Employment, etc.) due to COVID-19 concerns. I know there are some states/localities that mandate that in order to OC, one must have the CPL to do so. Anyone...
  5. mnrobitaille

    Walmart requesting no one open carry in stores

    Walmart is now asking that no one, except law enforcement, open carry while visiting. https://www.kiro7.com/news/trending-now/walmart-to-stop-selling-handgun-ammunition-1/982160971
  6. mnrobitaille

    The legality of non-government mandated gun-free zones

    I am curious as to how businesses (Costco, Simon Malls, AMC Theaters, etc.) are allowed to declare themselves to be gun-free zones, as the right to keep & bear arms is also classified as civil right, correct? If that is the case, then shouldn't Title 18, U.S.C., Section 241 effectively negate...
  7. mnrobitaille

    How should a person respond to a negative remark about OCing?

    While visiting the Dollar Tree in Hermiston, OR, to pick up an aluminum baking pan, I had the following happen: While there we were browsing the food selections, Molly (my wife) found a nearly empty of bottle of Gatorade that just across the aisle, was a cold case full of. I told her to stay...
  8. mnrobitaille

    Discounts offered to OCers

    Last Wednesday, dad & I made a quick trip to Post Falls, ID to Alien Gear Holsters to do a shell swap for my Alien Gear Cloak Tuck 3.0. After swapping the Smith & Wesson M&P Shield w/Crimson Trace Laser Guard shell out for the SCCY CPX-2 shell, dad was getting hungry & I made the...
  9. mnrobitaille

    Alien Gear Holsters ShapeShift Modular Holster System

    The new ShapeShift Modular Holster System by Alien Gear is a great holster system, in my view. I picked it up last week for my Smith & Wesson M&P SHIELD .40 & so far have carried in 3 of the configurations offered in the starter kit.
  10. mnrobitaille

    Companies in clear violation of Constitutionally-protected civil rights

    As most everyone knows, Costco has, as part of their membership agreement, the following: I decided to use the Contact Us form on Costco.com & ask them why they are willing to violate a civil right, & below is the response I got: So apparently, they are justifying that they are a private...
  11. mnrobitaille

    New Alien Gear ShapeShift Modular Holster

    I received an e-mail earlier today about a new holster system from Alien Gear Holsters: the ShapeShift Modular Holster: http://aliengearholsters.com/?utm_source=agh-emailer&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=agh-email-ad Looks as if it's 4 holsters in 1
  12. mnrobitaille

    Washington State senator 'encourages' other legislators to carry guns on campus

    Found this nice little gem of a news article via the Q13 Fox Facebook posting: http://q13fox.com/2017/06/14/state-senator-will-encourage-other-legislators-carry-guns-on-campus-following-congressional-baseball-practice-shooting/ The senator, Phil Fortunato, stated that (paraphrasing) "we are...
  13. mnrobitaille

    How would you respond to this person's threat?

    How would you respond to this person's threat of taking your firearm? Several of the responses are that just that act of pepper spraying is a means to exert lethal force. Would lethal force be justified in that case?
  14. mnrobitaille

    9 mm vs. .40 S&W, which is better??

    I know this is a bit of a loaded question, but which is the better self-defense round? 9 mm or .40 S&W??
  15. mnrobitaille

    OCing on Halloween

    This has probably been asked before, but how many OC on Halloween & claim it's part of their costume?
  16. mnrobitaille

    25th Anniversary Columbia Basin Friends of NRA Banquet

    Even though we are still in the planning stages, tickets are now on sale for the 25th Anniversary Columbia Basin Friends of NRA Banquet, to be held on Friday, March 3, 2017 at the TRAC in Pasco. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. where you can browse both live & silent auction items, as well as all items...
  17. mnrobitaille

    Walla Walla Area 3 Gun Shoot & NRA 3GE

    On Saturday, August 27, the East End Rod & Gun Club is hosting a 3 Gun Shoot/Tournament & NRA 3 Gun Experience. The East End Rod & Gun Club is located at County 564 Rd, Milton-Freewater, OR 97862, this is right across the border from Walla Walla, Washington. If you want to participate in the 3...
  18. mnrobitaille

    Open Carry gone wrong (USCCA Into the Fray Video)

    Found this gem of an article about an OCer who lost control of his firearm. (Warning: the video is from the USCCA & Kevin Michalowski is saying basically OCing is bad & should never be done) Video Proof Open Carry Doesn't Work?? Looking at the video the OCer was not completely aware of his...
  19. mnrobitaille

    Alien Gear Cloak Tuck 3.0 & seeking suggestions to get comfortable doing OWB

    As an additional IWB Holster, I got, as a birthday present to myself, an Alien Gear Cloak Tuck 3.0 for my Smith & Wesson Shield 9 w/Crimson Trace LG-489. I am more comfortable, from trial & error, doing IWB compared to OWB. Has anyone got any experience yet OCing in an Alien Gear Cloak Tuck...
  20. mnrobitaille

    Sig Sauer P238 Opinions

    Was browsing the gun counter at Fred Meyer today & the Sig Sauer P238 Rainbow caught her eye. Does anyone have any experience with this sidearm? What are your thoughts about it?