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TN Aquarium

Discussion in 'Volunteer Glockers' started by Roro, Jul 13, 2007.

  1. Roro

    Roro

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    Metal Detectors?

    I don't really want to have to leave my gun in the car while at the aquarium... but if i must...
     
  2. Zak3056

    Zak3056 NRA Life Member

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    Last time I was there (admittedly, this was like five years ago) they didn't have them, and I don't believe the aquarium was posted. Their website does not make any mention of a weapons policy, either.
     

  3. slow ride

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    I went earlier this year and left my gun in the car, and was kicking myself in the ass when we got up to the door. They didn't have any detectors, and I didn't see any postings.
     
  4. Bill Lumberg

    Bill Lumberg BTF Inventor

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    I'm a cop, so I don't watch terribly closely, but I recall no postings, and no metal detectors last time I was there.
     
  5. TNRonin

    TNRonin Happy G27 owner Millennium Member

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    dunno if you went yet or not. We went this summer and there is nothing.
     
  6. Roro

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    haha yeah i went and found out there was nothing. went back to the noog tonight. think i got stuck behind a gt'er when i went there. at least his bumper stickers made me think so

    anyone got the TN tag that says wildlif ?
     
  7. SMSTRICK

    SMSTRICK "WE THE PEOPLE"

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    Are you talking about the aquarium in Chattanooga or Gatlinburg ?
     
  8. tuffcop07

    tuffcop07 mixin em up

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    Hope you are a good shot... or a good swimmer
     
  9. Lucius

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    here is a question for you, would a bullet even penetrate the glass? I bet its pretty stout holding back a million pounds of water... I dunno just a thought. Anyone know?
     
  10. tuffcop07

    tuffcop07 mixin em up

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    it would almost have to be ball ammo from a big boy gun.
     
  11. Lucius

    Lucius

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    aw so does that mean my lil .45 is out? shucks! :rofl:
     
  12. tuffcop07

    tuffcop07 mixin em up

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    do you think it would go through? I mean it would only take a small crack because of all the pressure and all...
     
  13. Roro

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    Well that stuff is very thick usually, i think at the ATL aquarium they have a display and it's almost 8inches thick? Could be more.
     
  14. tuffcop07

    tuffcop07 mixin em up

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  15. TWS G26

    TWS G26

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    While reading these responses, I couldn't help but recall the scene in one of the "Lethal Weapon" movies, when Mel Gibson shoots the bad guy's huge wall aquarium....with a Beretta.