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Women snapping up new concealed carry gun purses
KRMG ^ | January 16, 2013 | Rick Couri

Posted on 01/16/2013 1:15:12 PM PST by rightwingintelligentsia

Rhonda Hight was at a gun show with her husband but she wasn’t looking for a gun, she was looking for a purse to carry one in. “All they had was these little type, cheap bags that didn’t have any design or anything like that” she told KRMG news.

That made Rhonda think about a way to start a business and fill a need all at the same time. After a little checking around she found a line of bags and began talking to them “I started giving them some feedback on what they don’t have” she said.

That led to more stylish bags and a new career for Rhonda who is now called The Bag Lady of Tulsa. Yes, Rhonda sells purses designed specifically for women to carry a gun in and sales are good “I’ve had really big success with them” she began. “I’ve sold quite a bit of them, especially with all the talk of the Second Amendment.”

(Excerpt) Read more at krmg.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: banglist; guncontrol; purse; secondamendment

1 posted on 01/16/2013 1:15:18 PM PST by rightwingintelligentsia
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To: rightwingintelligentsia; Ellendra

Pinging Ellendra


2 posted on 01/16/2013 1:18:50 PM PST by knittnmom (Save the earth! It's the only planet with chocolate!)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia; Ellendra

Pinging Ellendra


3 posted on 01/16/2013 1:19:18 PM PST by knittnmom (Save the earth! It's the only planet with chocolate!)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

My wife has a small collection of them. I could probably make more money selling those than selling of the guns!


4 posted on 01/16/2013 1:19:55 PM PST by CodeToad (Liberals are bloodsucking ticks. We need to light the matchstick to burn them off.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Purse is a bad idea for carry. Too easily snatched.

It’s best concealed under your clothing or in a pocket holster, if you have a small enough piece.


5 posted on 01/16/2013 1:20:32 PM PST by Westbrook (Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Good... indicates progress toward a more polite society.


6 posted on 01/16/2013 1:22:54 PM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Is she more likely to use this protection against government or muggers?


7 posted on 01/16/2013 1:31:27 PM PST by ex-snook (God is Love)
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To: Westbrook
Not easy to draw from, either.

I've done some training using a murse/jack bauer bag, and it was not fast.

8 posted on 01/16/2013 1:32:47 PM PST by Trailerpark Badass (So?)
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To: Trailerpark Badass
Not easy to draw from, either.

Really?

Have you ever seen or handled a womens' purse specifically designed for carrying a handgun?

9 posted on 01/16/2013 1:38:11 PM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: Trailerpark Badass

Mrs. Submareener sees no need to draw to shoot from her purse. The store said they would give her a new one if she ever had to shoot through it. For revolvers only, of course!


10 posted on 01/16/2013 1:41:22 PM PST by SubMareener (Save us from Quarterly Freepathons! Become a MONTHLY DONOR!)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Hmm...I may need to order one for my wife.


11 posted on 01/16/2013 1:47:37 PM PST by Sans-Culotte ( Pray for Obama- Psalm 109:8)
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To: Westbrook

Too easily snatched.

Maybe in high crime areas, but purse snatch and runs are rare in rural America.


12 posted on 01/16/2013 1:48:33 PM PST by Blood of Tyrants (The only thing that Hollywood gets right about guns is that criminals will always get them.)
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To: SubMareener
The store said they would give her a new one if she ever had to shoot through it.

That's not the store policy, is it? A new purse if the occasion arises that a lady has to shoot through it? G-d forbid they throw in a new pair of shoes, as well...

13 posted on 01/16/2013 1:48:33 PM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
I think it sux. Women carry purses to conceal their pistol/revolver of choice, but if I put on a medium green or gray belt bag with a quick action zipper to conceal...everyone laughs and says, "Hey, the 80s called...they want their fanny pack back!"

It just ain't fair I tell ya.

14 posted on 01/16/2013 1:53:30 PM PST by Bloody Sam Roberts (Humans have eliminated natural selection. Morons are now a protected species. They breed and vote.)
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To: Westbrook

Or a big enough place?


15 posted on 01/16/2013 1:54:30 PM PST by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

Gotta love enterprise.


16 posted on 01/16/2013 1:55:54 PM PST by Daveinyork (."Trusting government with power and money is like trusting teenaged boys with whiskey and car keys,)
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To: SubMareener
The store said they would give her a new one if she ever had to shoot through it.

Now THAT is a warranty! BTT

17 posted on 01/16/2013 1:57:22 PM PST by Billthedrill
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To: Westbrook
Purse is a bad idea for carry. Too easily snatched.

Not if you carry it correctly, with the strap over the opposite shoulder and the bag in front.

This is the ideal solution for the small framed woman who just can't conceal a handgun of any decent size without wearing hideously baggy clothing.

18 posted on 01/16/2013 1:57:43 PM PST by SandyInSeattle (2 Corinthians 4:8)
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To: Trailerpark Badass

My wife uses a fanny pack. It’s a compromise. Not as easy to snatch as a purse, and access to the piece is virtually instantaneous, due to the pull-away velcro container.

I use an inside-the-pocket holster with a small .380 (ppk/s).


19 posted on 01/16/2013 1:57:56 PM PST by Westbrook (Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

“U R What U Carry”

That’s good.


20 posted on 01/16/2013 2:00:00 PM PST by PaleoBob
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

I’m living proof that carrying your sidearm in anything that is not securely attached to your body is a bad idea. About 10 years ago I had a “daytimer” type gun case. Never thought I’d have a problem. After using it for over a year, one day I set it down on my very full grocery cart while I was loading my groceries into my vehicle, and then forgot it there. The store found it, called the police, who then called me to come back to the store. A very bad experience.

It was dumb, absent minded, and everything else. I was lucky not to lose my permit, not to mention being hauled down to the pokey, or (God forbid) be responsible for hurting or killing another person. It still makes me sick thinking about it.

Stay away from detached carry devices!


21 posted on 01/16/2013 2:24:48 PM PST by Hazwaste (Democrats are like slinkies. Only good for pushing down stairs.)
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To: Hazwaste

First thing ya know they will be manfucaturing “shoot through” bras. You gals be careful out there.....


22 posted on 01/16/2013 2:43:51 PM PST by Progov
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To: rightwingintelligentsia

With a little luck this might be an issue that finally convinces women that the Dems are not the way of the future. Something better, because the divide-and-conquer strategy worked wonders for President Foodstamps despite a horrible economy that nobody could ever expect success in.


23 posted on 01/16/2013 2:45:39 PM PST by kearnyirish2 (Affirmative action is economic war against white males (and therefore white families).)
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To: Progov
Here's a bra holster.....


24 posted on 01/16/2013 2:50:27 PM PST by 2nd amendment mama ( www.2asisters.org | Self defense is a basic human right!)
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To: Westbrook
Purse is a bad idea for carry. Too easily snatched.

It’s best concealed under your clothing or in a pocket holster, if you have a small
enough piece.


25 posted on 01/16/2013 2:54:12 PM PST by Bratch
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To: SandyInSeattle

I’m working on designs for stylish concealed-carry clothing, but haven’t found a manufacturer yet.


26 posted on 01/16/2013 3:21:26 PM PST by Ellendra (http://www.ustrendy.com/ellendra-nauriel/portfolio/18423/concealed-couture/)
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To: Hazwaste

That makes a lot of sense, who knows when, but the likelihood that it will eventually happen, is high.


27 posted on 01/16/2013 3:24:28 PM PST by ansel12 (Cruz said "conservatives trust Sarah Palin that if she says this guy is a conservative, that he is")
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To: rightwingintelligentsia
My wife had her purse stolen out of her grocery cart. Fortunately her gun wasn't in it that day. She now keeps her gun in a pocket.

If someone wants to carry a gun in a purse, that's their business, but I think it's a bad idea. You can't set the thing down unless you watch it all the time.

28 posted on 01/16/2013 4:49:09 PM PST by JoeFromSidney ( New book: RESISTANCE TO TYRANNY. Buy from Amazon.)
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To: ArrogantBustard
No, but as I said, I've trained with a man's purse specifically designed for carrying a handgun.

Two actually, Eagle Industries E&E bag and an Extreme Gear Labs Mojo bag.

It was not optimal for a fast draw in an imminent deadly force encounter, in my experience. I'll keep my gun on my belt.

YMMV.

29 posted on 01/16/2013 5:16:29 PM PST by Trailerpark Badass (So?)
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To: Sans-Culotte

I would REALLY suggest a gift certificate. For the highest priced one, but of course.

Purses are SO “personal”...


30 posted on 01/16/2013 5:41:37 PM PST by Bradís Gramma (Psalm 83)
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts
It just ain't fair I tell ya.

So? Carry a PURSE! :)

KIDDING!!!!!!!!

31 posted on 01/16/2013 5:43:28 PM PST by Bradís Gramma (Psalm 83)
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To: SandyInSeattle

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ogGBPVk5GQk This young lady conceals pretty darn well.


32 posted on 01/16/2013 5:53:42 PM PST by Ladysmith (Every time another lib loses its job, an angel gets its wings.)
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To: Trailerpark Badass

I’m with you on keeping the pistol on the belt ...

OTOH, Mrs. Bustard likes her pistol-purse ... so mileage does indeed vary.


33 posted on 01/16/2013 6:42:22 PM PST by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilization is Aborting, Buggering, and Contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: ArrogantBustard

Yes, I would imagine that belt/holster carry is more problematic with women and their clothing, as well as their size, like someone upthread mentioned.


34 posted on 01/16/2013 7:47:52 PM PST by Trailerpark Badass (So?)
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To: Ellendra

You should post the picture...


35 posted on 01/17/2013 7:22:59 AM PST by knittnmom (Save the earth! It's the only planet with chocolate!)
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