Re: Guy in Ballard,open carrying
i almost always carry in an inside the belt holster(but outside my t-shirt or else it chafes), with a polo or other shirt or coat over it. i usually only OC when it's too hot out for a polo shirt or jacket or when i'm doing hard work and don't want to mess up my polo shirt.
i think when deciding whether or not to OC you should take into consideration your surroundings and where you are. gun show in guntown, TX? duh, how are people supposed to admire your piece if they can't see it? New York City? bad idea.
if you're in a rural area where alot of people carry then by all means do so. but in most of the country i advise concealed carry. if you're sitting in an IHOP in a city where few if any people even own a firearm, sitting there stuffing your face with pancakes, and some badguy walks in and seeing your OC'ed handgun, walks up behind you, and pops a round into the back of your skull, BAM, now the only person in the place who could've stopped the mass shooting is lying there with his brains mingling with Aunt Jemima.
so, OC? CC? whatever floats your boat, just be smart about it.
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