DRINKING & CARRYING 💣

If you want to drink, don’t carry. If you want to carry, don’t drink
What’s your opinion?
I’ve had “a” beverage while out & armed, but not often. I personally would never go out 'drinking ’ while carrying. The last 20 years, I don’t go to bars anyways. I don’t go ANYWHERE I can’t carry. I like to be alert & in control when out in public because there are too many assholes out there! It’s a personal choice, not judging by any means. I’m just curious what others opinions are, maybe I’m being over cautious…

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I have pretty much the same philosophy as you. Drinking (especially more than one beer with a meal) and firearms are a dangerous combination for any situation. It is best not to do it.

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Interesting notion
I tend to always carry everywhere but I also don’t go get drunk at bars all the time
But I do carry when I go
I guess it’s to each his own on this topic.
But it does require a level of control and restraint and honestly most folks just don’t have that ability

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Definitely shouldn’t drink a lot while carrying. I have had a beer or two when carrying but I wouldn’t get drunk. If you drink more than you should to drive, you shouldn’t carry either.

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I never partake of alcoholic beverages so I don’t have that problem of carrying or driving while drinking.

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Very true! There are those whom can handle their liquor & those who most certainly can not. Take @Joe-Bob for instance. I lost track how many times he’s/she’s told us about getting all tuned up & waking up naked in the penguin exhibit at the Oregon Zoo.

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me either so not one to ask
but opinion is no, gone are the days (or going) when firearms and whiskey mixed.

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So, you don’t spike your Ensure shakes or Metamucil? How do you get’em down?:nauseated_face:

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^ This.

I will say never have any alcohol if you plan on driving or carrying. It just isn’t worth the risk.

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Can’t answer this either, as I am not a drinker, but I wish someone at the bar in Thousand Oaks, CA last year had a weapon on them.

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Mix em with ice cream.

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Great idea! Hope I remember that trick when I’m your age🤣 (kidding)

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Personally I’ve had a beer or two while carrying (depending on the jurisdiction) but I don’t get drunk anymore (for completely different reasons.) :face_vomiting::face_vomiting:

Fun fact though. In Nevada the BAC limit to drive is .08. To carry a concealed weapon it’s .10

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Guns and Alcohol do not mingle well.
Look at any Deer Hunt and the morons after dark.
I would not be opposed to a beer at the bar and then home.
But, Guns + Beer + Car = A mixer with a bad potential to get really ugly.
If you are going to carry; don’t drink!
Can you imagine if you had a beer and had to use that weapon?
They would eat you alive in a courtroom impaired or not.
Just as they do if you were in a car and had an accident; your fault or not.

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Agreed. When my Dad rides his Harley, his rule is “two wheels, two beers.” That same rule could also be useful for carry pistols. “12 rounds, 12…” Uhh…okay maybe not.:rofl:

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No, no, I’m sure it was… uh, wait, no, you’re right

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that is my primary concern!

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:rofl: leader, huh? you’ve let it go to your head already haven’t you LMAO. so if you drive an 18-wheeler… 18 should be good? LOL

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Just another day in the life of @Joe-Bob :joy:

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LOL. I was just joking about my Dad’s rule. If would be even funnier if you knew him. He would likely approve the 18-wheeler rule, though. :rofl:

My rule is zero beers, btw. Michigan carry laws are strict about that.

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