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ANYONE KNOW IF THE UNCASED GUNS LAW AS PASSED?

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just wondering if anyone has heard if you can have a uncased gun in your boat and or truck now? i havent heard anything in a long time

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Sure can but with restrictions. Must be cased within Anoka Hennepin and Ramsey counties and in cities of population of 2500 or greater.

Must be in rout to hunting spot or coming from. It sounds there is a grey area for long distance traveling and in some parts of the state.

Also it must be durring hunting season.

There is a learning curve so bring your case with just in case as you wont be ticketed if out of compliance unless blatantly crossing the line.

I did not see any mention of in a boat though.

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ok that means all these restrictions i can get by with where i live... sounds like a great thing for duck hunting also...

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we have been doing it for the past week or so for crow hunting. and it does talk about a boat in the waterfowl supplement as long as your not in those counties and are going hunting or hunting you can have them un cased just not loaded. and we always have the hunting reg book open to the page if a cop wants to question us.

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I am thinking I will just keep casing my gun anyway. Not much more work and with all the restrictions, it just sounds a lot easier to me.

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Amen, 30 seconds done, and your gun is safer. There are too many stipulations to this law to make it not worth the citation.

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Amen, 30 seconds done, and your gun is safer. There are too many stipulations to this law to make it not worth the citation.

Not if you live outside the Metro. I reckon I won't be wearing wearing off much blueing going in and out of a case anymore. grin

I guess for as much as I've been pulled over by the law(very,very,little), nobody would much know if I've ever owned a gun case much less used one in a vehicle.

The new law is really gonna shine in the boat chasing cripples laugh

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Yep. Spoke with a CO and most were not in favor of this law.

If you get stopped with an uncased gun do not expect to be let go without a ticket if the gun was supposed to be cased.

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The big problem is that you have to have it cased if there is a local ordinance that requires it. Who knows what ordinances have been passed? I think you're running a risk if you're out doing much cross country driving. For instance, taking Highway 12 to SD for pheasant hunting. How many towns do you go through and how can you check to see if they have an ordinanace. This law was a solution looking for a problem and only creates confusion and problems for everyone.

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the biggest thing i wanted it for is chasing a wounded duck with my boat... trying to uncase and recase while chasing a bird is a pain

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Made the first outing this evening with an uncased gun in the truck. Made it without shooting my leg, being arrested or feeling inclined to poach.

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there is nothing unsafe about having a gun uncased and not loaded in your truck. i dont understand why you even had to have it cased before.

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there is nothing unsafe about having a gun uncased and not loaded in your truck. i dont understand why you even had to have it cased before.

agreed atleast where im from... but everyone knows theres some [PoorWordUsage] out there thats going to wreck it for everyone.

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