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Old May 24, 2008, 02:38 PM   #1
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Carry a firearm from the US to Venezuela?

I am considering making a trip down to Venezuela sometime, driving the whole way. I wanted to know if anyone here had ever traveled across so many boarders with a firearm? Would I be able to do it?
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Old May 24, 2008, 03:12 PM   #2
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I don't think you can take a gun into Mexico much less the rest of Central America
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Old May 24, 2008, 03:30 PM   #3
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Forget it. You'd be committing a felony at the first border.
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Old May 24, 2008, 06:09 PM   #4
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I have been reliably informed that none of the countries through which you would be passing have prisons that might be confused with a five-star hotel.

Of course, if you decide to try packing heat on your trip, you can probably let me know if that information is correct. If I am still around when you get out.

Frankly, I have no idea why you would want to go through the trouble and hassle of driving down. I hope you at least speak good Spanish and have some local help available if you get in trouble.

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Old May 24, 2008, 07:00 PM   #5
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I don't think you can take a gun into Mexico
Not even a fired cartridge case...


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Old May 25, 2008, 12:19 AM   #6
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since the prisons get worse the further south you go i would not attempt this. mexican boarder officials love to lock up gun running americans, well they will accuse you of gun running.
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Old May 25, 2008, 11:38 AM   #7
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Forget it. You'd be committing a felony at the first border.
And that says it all. Pursuing this any further probably isn't the best of ideas, so let's not.

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