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Old 11-18-2008, 08:55 PM
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hunting while working

Anybody carry a shotgun or bow in your truck while doing yard work? Got one employee who does. Ducks, geese, deer, pheasants, turkeys, etc.

I have no prob with this (even though I will never kill an innocent animal again).

Anybody 'hunt' while working? Just curious.
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Old 11-18-2008, 09:00 PM
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We've taken fishing poles with us, but none of our jobs are out anywhere you would see deer or anything in the middle of the day, plus thats kinda wierd, what would you do, stop the bobcat, pull up shoot the deer, and then keep on grading? thats kinda wierd, and I think some of our customers would frown upon that...
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Old 11-18-2008, 09:05 PM
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I have a customer who asked me to shoot squirrels out of her pecan trees when I mow. I carry a break barrel pellet rifle in the truck and when I stop for a break if I see any squirrels I take care of them. This time of year I usually have my deer rifle in the truck, but I've never used it while working. I also always carry my fishing stuff with me. You never know when you may need it.
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Old 11-18-2008, 10:39 PM
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I had an employee whip out his bow and drop a deer at my shop last week after work. He agreed to bring us all some deer sausage soon.
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Old 11-18-2008, 11:08 PM
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I wouldn't let any of my employees carry any sort of hunting equipment with them, on the clock, that could potentially turn into a weapon.

I can see it now---- , crackhead takes the rifle out of the truck, shots himself, and sues me over it.

The whole idea screams liability suit/claim.
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Old 11-18-2008, 11:41 PM
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my guys always carry, you never know, a big buck pops out, 10 pointer, BANG! Heck, I let 'em shoot from the truck, a drive by is a drive by, right? Squirrel, rabbit, possum are all fair game, gotta love huntin' at work!
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Old 11-19-2008, 06:24 AM
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Just about every question posted on here has already been asked 50 times but this question is probably a first . I don't think I would let employees carry guns in the truck at work. The risk/benefit for that isn't very good. The only time I've carried a gun at work is if I'm leaving straight for the camp after work.

Fishing poles are different, I usually have one in the truck so I don't have to go home first after work. I have a PVC rod tube attached to the lumber rack to easily carry long fly or surf rods.
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Old 11-19-2008, 06:33 AM
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I live in NH , but I work in Massachusetts wich is very Democratic, very anti gun , very anti hunting. From august till October I see deer almost every day there.
I dont even let my customers know I hunt for fear of losing the customer.
When Im in NH there is always a handgun or a rifle in the truck.
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Old 11-19-2008, 10:14 AM
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There is a huge difference between killing something and "hunting".
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Old 11-19-2008, 05:31 PM
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Saw the biggest buck in my life riding the z. I wish I at least had a camera.
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