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Open carry in NC

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ok so my question got into disagreement today with two others
what is the legal age you can open carry in NC ? not own or buy but to open carry
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There are no statutes in NC that forbid a person of the age 18 and over to have a firearm in their possession. Open carry would be considered in their possession.

Concealed carry permits require a minimum age of 21.

A person 18 years old may purchase a handgun in NC from a private individual after procuring a pistol purchase permit from the sheriff of the county of their residence. Some sheriffs place a minimum age of 21 to acquire a pistol purchase permit. This can be overcome with the proper legal action.
 
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