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Old 10-03-2016, 07:57 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i would like to carry my pistol with me, i do not want to store it on the sled as there is no way to secure it, i know i am going to need a good holster with good retention- not a problem

what methods and holsters etc do you all carry, and what are you carrying?
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i gotta know.....why would you need to carry a pistol on your sled.
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He probably regularly carries concealed, there's no problem with that.
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I know quite a few that keep them in their handle bar bags. I've come up on Wolves in the UP while on a sled and a dirt bike. SSS
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He probably regularly carries concealed, there's no problem with that.
yes i do, 1 for 2 legged critters and 2 we have wolves yotes bear etc, and the fact that ive already been closer to 2 shootings than most americans have been i try to carry as often as i can and after having worked armed guard work it amazing the crap that goes on that most people dont see
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hmmm, i guess i don't get it. Unless i'm riding a kids 120 sled and fighting my way to get faster than 12mph on it to outrun the beasts i'd be worried. But since most of us big boys are running 600-800ccc sleds that are capable of 100mph, i guess i could easily hit the throttle and be on my way.

I've run into wolf and moose on the trail and never had an issue. From my experience they couldn't care less that i am there, they just turn around and mind their own business.
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hmmm, i guess i don't get it. Unless i'm riding a kids 120 sled and fighting my way to get faster than 12mph on it to outrun the beasts i'd be worried. But since most of us big boys are running 600-800ccc sleds that are capable of 100mph, i guess i could easily hit the throttle and be on my way.

I've run into wolf and moose on the trail and never had an issue. From my experience they couldn't care less that i am there, they just turn around and mind their own business.
Then don't carry one...oh that's right you can't any way. It is the 2 legged ones I worry about. Just saying
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hmmm, i guess i don't get it. Unless i'm riding a kids 120 sled and fighting my way to get faster than 12mph on it to outrun the beasts i'd be worried. But since most of us big boys are running 600-800ccc sleds that are capable of 100mph, i guess i could easily hit the throttle and be on my way.

I've run into wolf and moose on the trail and never had an issue. From my experience they couldn't care less that i am there, they just turn around and mind their own business.
so when you are in an establishment eating a meal and are confronted on your way to your sled what will you do? yes i realize its a very slim chance you are going to need it, yes i realize most animals will turn and run or if im on the sled can out run them, those 2 situations i am not worried about, its not while im on the sled im worried, hence why i want it on my person not on the sled, that being said this life style is not for everyone and i respect that
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This shouldn't be a thread questioning why...

Op asked a legit question. It's a matter of being as prepared as you can be for any situation. Some prefer to be or need to be more prepared than others, that's all.

I carry a Shield in my handlebar bag. If I get off my sled around the general public I discreetly put it in a coat pocket so it doesn't grow legs and walk away. The way I dress when I ride (layered and with a Tekvest)) I have found no other convenient way to carry in a holster.
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