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Traveling with your gun

Discussion in 'Uncategorized Threads' started by djw0119, Oct 25, 2007.

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  1. djw0119

    djw0119 TS Member

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    I am obviously new to trapshooting and was wondering (in general) if there are different laws or any laws/rules for driving across state lines with your shotgun and ammo? For example, Wouldn't want to get arrested for carring ammo or having a gun within reach etc.. Thanks
     
  2. Baber

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    As long as the gun is secure in the trunk of your car you should not have any problem in any state. Having a loaded pistol without a permit on the seat beside you will probably get you in trouble just about anywhere.

    TB
     
  3. Hipshot 3

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    One thing I learned.......Put the gun case in a box or something so it doesn't annouce"THERE'S A GUN INSIDE". Do this for any type traveling with your gun!
     
  4. harleypilot

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    In several states, it is also unlawful to carry the shells in the same case as the firearm.

    Jim
     
  5. cimmaronkid

    cimmaronkid TS Member

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    Really depends on the state. I have traveled from AZ(one of the easiest besides Tx to travel with a firearm) all over the southwest, west, and northwest, trying hard to avoid southern California as much as possible and never had a problem as long as they were cased. In AZ, I just toww a long gun in the back seat if I am headed directly home or headed to the gunsmith.
     
  6. wolfram

    wolfram Well-Known Member

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    You won't have any problems in Nevada. Long guns may be transported in any manner providing the chamber is empty, a loaded magazine is okay. Handguns may be fully loaded, concealed or plain sight and as long as they are in the vehicle, no permit required. Don't try this in California.
     
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