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  1. open carry thoughts

    As I do not live in an open carry state (Florida), I wish it was, and I often think about what other random factors would go along with open carrying. As we know, non gun owners get nervous when they see a person open carrying who is not a police officer. But I think there would be ways or things to do to ease the nerves of others.

    One being to dress professionally. Seeing someone dressed in nice slacks & a collared shirt with a firearm would be a bit less off setting then the same person wearing baggy jeans, a Linkin Park Tshirt and a beanie. If you present yourself in a respectful way, you will be respected.

    Any other ideas?

  2. If you have to ask you probably shouldn't open carry

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    I dress casual (Jeans and a tshirt) to nicely (your description). What makes the biggest difference is the attitude. Either way I dress, hasn't changed how people react to me.

    So yes, I agree don't dress like a complete slob, but more importantly, have a good attitude.
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  4. Folks should dress however they feel comfortable , I don't dress to please I dress for comfort, if baggy clothes make me look gangster then you're judgemental. I don't dress prep to fit in, I dress for comfort, u don't like my baggy clothes the $&@k off

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    Quote Originally Posted by Firefighterchen View Post
    I dress casual (Jeans and a tshirt) to nicely (your description). What makes the biggest difference is the attitude. Either way I dress, hasn't changed how people react to me.

    So yes, I agree don't dress like a complete slob, but more importantly, have a good attitude.
    +1, I don't wear polo's much, mostly nice Tshirts and clean jeans. Every once in a while a nice button up shirt. But attitude has a lot to do with it, don't act paranoid, just go about your business with confidence like you belong, because you do!

    -Thor

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    Is there a list of open carry states?

  7. Go to the forum (open carry.org) and it should help answer some of your questions. Their forum format is set up very similar to this one.

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    If you have to ask you probably should carry!

    Asking is one of the best ways to educate yourself and find out what it is like.

    I asked and have begun doing it after getting some good answers. As with all things you have to sift and choose and decide who you will believe.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NickFro View Post
    As I do not live in an open carry state (Florida), I wish it was, and I often think about what other random factors would go along with open carrying. As we know, non gun owners get nervous when they see a person open carrying who is not a police officer. But I think there would be ways or things to do to ease the nerves of others.

    One being to dress professionally. Seeing someone dressed in nice slacks & a collared shirt with a firearm would be a bit less off setting then the same person wearing baggy jeans, a Linkin Park Tshirt and a beanie. If you present yourself in a respectful way, you will be respected.

    Any other ideas?
    I sometimes enjoy listening to Linkin Park and I sometimes wear baggy jeans and a beanie....WTF are you trying to say??

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    ~Outlaw~

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    Beanies = cool
    Hoodies = not always

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