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  1. SovereignAxe

    TN Open Carry Report

    Well, I guess it's time to resurrect this thread. It's not to share an OC report, since it's been too cold and I've been wearing too much clothing to OC very often lately. Although it could very easily have been. Sadly, it looks like it's time to mark Taco Bell off of our list of gun friendly...
  2. SovereignAxe

    Regarding the Tweetsie Trail

    I'm sure everyone from Johnson City is aware of the Tweetsie Trail by now. For those of you not from Johnson City or Elizabethton, it's a walking trail put in place over the property where the railroad tracks used to be that ran from Johnson City to Elizabethton. It runs from Legion Street in...
  3. SovereignAxe

    Unofficial Tri-Cities .22 availability update thread

    Last night I got a tip from my dad that Dick's at the Johnson City Mall had .22 ammo in stock. $25 for a brick of Remington, $2.50 for a 40 round American Eagle box. Unfortunately by the time I got there they were out of the bricks, but still had several of the 40 rd boxes, so I picked up...
  4. SovereignAxe

    I saw three open carriers in the wild...in ONE DAY

    Yes, THREE. And it gets even better. The first two I saw in the same store. So this weekend I'm on a mission to fix my wife's brakes, so I stop into Advance Auto in Elizabethton to pick up my supplies, and as soon as I walk in the door I see a guy checking out at the register wearing a full...
  5. SovereignAxe

    Is the BILO center posted?

    This afternoon I plan on going to the BILO center to see Trans-Siberian Orchestra play there. I know I can't OC in SC, and I know that their official policy is no weapons allowed, and that no guns signs have the weight of law. But my question is: do they actually have signs posted at the...
  6. SovereignAxe

    Gun owners plan to refuse to register in NY

    - http://www.thenewamerican.com/usnews/constitution/item/14322-gun-owners-refuse-to-register-under-new-york-law
  7. SovereignAxe

    Guy pulls gun in defense, ends up hitting bystander, wall in struggle for gun

    This is a pretty good story of what not to do when pulling a gun in self-defense. http://johnsoncitypress.com/News/article.php?id=102641
  8. SovereignAxe

    Visiting Asheville Airport today

    TN resident here visiting Asheville Airport later today to pick up a friend. Was wondering what the deal was. Handgunlaw.us is vague on it, but I've heard it might not be ok at that airport. I've also heard that you can't conceal-OC only. What gives?
  9. SovereignAxe

    I now understand why Texans like to carry such small guns

    Aside from the fact that they have to conceal carry, it's the heat! Anyone here knows we're having an oppressive heat wave that's broken multiple records. The first day of the heat wave, Thursday, I was at work in an air conditioned hospital all day freezing my butt off. The second day, Friday...
  10. SovereignAxe

    I witnessed the before and after of an OC encounter recently at work (a hospital)

    I work at a hospital and my office gives me full view of the entrance to the ER, so between LEOs, department of corrections officers and hospital security, I see plenty of armed people coming and going all the time. A couple days ago I see this guy park in the ER lot and walk inside open...
  11. SovereignAxe

    Gun ID experts. See if you can help me figure out what I saw.

    Last week I went to a local Mexican restaurant in Elizabethton, TN and this has been bothering me ever since. I saw what at first I thought was a fellow OCer. It was a dark, slender woman in her mid 40s, dressed in strangely nice clothes. I thought she was a fellow OCer when I walked in and saw...
  12. SovereignAxe

    One of my friends got charged with weapons possession

    I've known her for about a year and a half and from what I can tell she one, made a dumb mistake, two got scapegoated, and three probably wouldn't be in such bad shape if she'd kept her mouth shut. http://johnsoncitypress.com/News/article.php?id=98339 What I don't understand is why the guy...
  13. SovereignAxe

    Ok, I get it...

  14. SovereignAxe

    ATF visit someone's house to check a serial #

    was wondering what you guys thought of this story. Saw it in /r/guns at reddit.com So what do you guys think? Were they really confirming a serial # or do you think his suscipcions about a straw purchase is real? I'm with him. That being said, I don't like the way they handled it. I can...
  15. SovereignAxe

    Just an FYI thing... MOLON LABE

    I did the research myself when I finally saw it on this gun A pretty snazzy version of a SIG 1911
  16. SovereignAxe

    Our Walgreens got robbed

    Apparently only shortly before I arrived. Last night the fiancee and I went out to Wal-Mart in Elizabethton to buy some groceries. After spending a third of my paycheck on that, we stopped by Taco Bell to get some cheesy fiesta potatoes (one of our favorite late night snacks). Before heading...
  17. SovereignAxe

    Mandatory Training for OC and CC

    ahah! He sees the light! A good way to start would be in schools. IMO, all high schools should have a marksmanship class available to any student that wants to take it. I had to wait till college to have that opportunity. Another thing you'd need to do would be to take the boring out of...
  18. SovereignAxe

    Who needs a gun at Waffle House?

    http://www2.tricities.com/news/2012/jan/01/waffle-house-shooting-ar-1580953/ This happened about 20 miles from me. Kingsport is a part of the Tri-Cities area which includes Johnson City, Kingsport, and Bristol, TN. I find it interesting that the other customers were able to disarm the...
  19. SovereignAxe

    TN Open Carry Report

    I couldn't help but notice that TN doesn't have an OC report thread, while the two closest states to me, NC and VA, have several-seemingly one for each region. And while I would like to make an East TN thread (because let's face it, East, Middle and West TN are very different from each other), I...
  20. SovereignAxe

    Pay attention!

    Twice in the last two days I've come close to breaking the law unintentionally. So I'm saying this to myself and to my fellow Tennesseans: pay attention to signs at entrances, they do carry the weight of law. That being said, I'll share my two incidents. First was yesterday at the local...