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#605050 - 02/07/08 08:40 PM Shotgun/Rifle in truck back window?
sjalter
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I remember when I was a kid seeing people drive around with either a shotgun or a rifle in the back window of their truck. Now I'm getting old but I'm not overe the hill...yet. Can someone tell me why we don't see that very much anymore? Is it because the guns are much more likely to be stolen nowadays, or is there some law prohibiting carrying firearms in the back window of your pickup truck, or is it just socially unacceptable, or is it for some other reason altogeather. I just remember it being much more prevalent 25 years or so ago.
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#605058 - 02/07/08 08:53 PM Re: Shotgun/Rifle in truck back window? [Re: ]
Teufelhunden
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#605081 - 02/07/08 09:03 PM Re: Shotgun/Rifle in truck back window? [Re: Teufelhunden]
smstone22
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I still see it here alot, I wont do it because of thieves.
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#605113 - 02/07/08 09:21 PM Re: Shotgun/Rifle in truck back window? [Re: smstone22]
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I would carry like that to school in the early 80`s,,probablly wouldn`t go over so well now.
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#605235 - 02/07/08 10:07 PM Re: Shotgun/Rifle in truck back window? [Re: ]
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I couldnt wait to turn 16 so I could buy a window gun rack!
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#605345 - 02/07/08 11:03 PM Re: Shotgun/Rifle in truck back window? [Re: Blue5]
ultra mag
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 Originally Posted By: Blue5
I couldnt wait to turn 16 so I could buy a window gun rack!Same here
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#605488 - 02/08/08 07:05 AM Re: Shotgun/Rifle in truck back window? [Re: ]
Hammer
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 Originally Posted By: k810329
its ashamed how things change,sometimes for the better but mostly not for the better.


Yep

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#605605 - 02/08/08 09:01 AM Re: Shotgun/Rifle in truck back window? [Re: ]
Gravey
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 Originally Posted By: renegade50
theives and PC

What he said. If you want one within arms reach you can now get them that bolt to the top of the cab and you can't really see them and they're just hanging right above your head within easy reach.
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#606257 - 02/08/08 06:39 PM Re: Shotgun/Rifle in truck back window? [Re: Gravey]
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For me its about having my stuff stolen. I could care less what others think about having it in the window. Not to mention I would get fired at work, arrested picking the kids up and have my window smashed out at Wal-mart by a crack head looking for a fix. I think I'll just cover them up when they ride along, its less of a headache.
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#606298 - 02/08/08 07:10 PM Re: Shotgun/Rifle in truck back window? [Re: Cull Buck Hunter]
mike243
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i carried 1 on the back glass during hunting trips for years,when no gun was in it there more than likely was a spinning rod&reel in it,theives would think nothing of busting a window out now,my guns go behind the seat now adays,mike243
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