One good thing for Texas

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One good thing for Texas

Post by Chilidog » Thu Aug 31, 2017 5:15 pm

Starting tomorrow, open carry of swords will be legal in most places.

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Post by maydijo » Thu Aug 31, 2017 5:23 pm

Just after high school I went on a class trip to France. This complete idiot (no doubt a Trump supporter now) spent all of his spending money on a samurai sword on the second day, which he refused to ever leave behind in his room. But he was also very forgetful, and constantly leaving it behind at cafes and museums, and his dad was an abusive jerk, and would've beaten him if he forgot it altogether, so one of us was always remembering to pick it up and carry it for him. But I hated that stupid ugly thing so much, when I had to carry it, I took great delight in using it as a walking stick and scuffing up the bottom of the scabbard.

Nobody ever stopped us to make sure it wasn't sharp. But that was in the pre 9/11 world. I'm not sure you could get away with carrying a samurai sword around the middle of Paris today.

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Post by ZekeB » Thu Aug 31, 2017 5:24 pm

Without reading the article, would I need to get a conceal carry permit to conceal carry my Civil War sword?
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Post by RoadScholar » Thu Aug 31, 2017 5:37 pm

Well, heck, I've got a rapier and dagger and a baldrick and sheaths to carry them. Maybe I should get them sharpened and carry them around.
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Post by Foggy » Thu Aug 31, 2017 6:04 pm

... oh, a bald rick. Whew. :doh:
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Post by gupwalla » Thu Aug 31, 2017 8:55 pm

Foggy wrote:... oh, a bald rick. Whew. :doh:
Fess up - for a minute there, you were thinking about my concealed weapon! :banana:
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Post by Tiredretiredlawyer » Thu Aug 31, 2017 9:31 pm

gupwalla wrote:
Foggy wrote:... oh, a bald rick. Whew. :doh:
Fess up - for a minute there, you were thinking about my concealed weapon! :banana:
If it were bald, it wouldn't be concealed. :-D
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