I lock mine in a hard case and unloaded when going the Cali to hunt quail and chucker. Ammo is locked in a separate hard box. Keeps me out of trouble when stopped. CHP loves us folks with Texas plates.
NRA Chief Range Safety Officer, Home Firearm Safety and Pistol Instructor
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