Ammo and gun in the same case?

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  1. gills

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    Someone told me it’s illegal to put a box of ammunition in the same case along with the gun. Cannot find it in the guide. Anyone ever hear this?
     
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    I am not aware of the laws stance on this, however I don't see what the issue would be. But since when do laws require common sense? Hope someone can help, is definitely a good question.
     
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  3. jeffm

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    I keep them separate and make sure your clip is empty also.
     
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    Cant go wrong with that.

     
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  5. jeffm

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    I have read and heard it is illegal to carry ammo with gun and case and no ammo in clip. Somebody will chime in in on the law.
     
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  6. jeffm

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    I couldn't find it either..hmm maybe I'm being overly cautious. Could of swore I read it somewhere. Screenshot_20201130-175810_Drive.jpg
     
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    Is a removable clip considered a magazine? I never remove shells from my removable clip...
     
  8. jatc

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    It is, but as long as the loaded magazine is not actually inserted into the gun you are fine.
     
  9. jackbob42

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    CO stopped and checked me about 15 years ago.
    Found my 30-30 shells in the hard case with the gun.
    Told me I couldn't do that.
    Didn't matter to me so I wasn't going to argue with him. Kept them separate ever since.
     
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    This is good news if so.
    It's a pain in the but imo to do the things I've been doing for years. I'm always in a hurry it seems but do it anyhow.
     
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    Do you hunt the n.e by chance? I swear a woman dnr officer told us the same during bear season in alcona, But I may be mistaken.. 20 years ago
     
  12. DirtySteve

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    I have always put ammo in my hard case. Now i have a really nice soft case with an ammo pocket. Even has loops to hold the rounds.

    My shotgun case i store steelshot in those loops for occasions when I grouse hunt near beaver ponds. I will carry steelshot in those areas for jump shooting wood ducks.
     
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    When I’m hunting out of my boat I carry my gun the same way. Shells in the ammo pouch.
     
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    This is taken from MinuteMan.com

    Clip vs. Magazine: A Lesson in Firearm Terminology

    Last Updated on August 11, 2020.
    So what is the difference between a magazine and a clip?

    It's reasonably straightforward when you look at these definitions:

    A magazine is designed as a device that holds ammo to be fed into the chamber of a firearm.

    A clip is designed as a device to hold ammo together to be ready to load into a magazine or cylinder of a firearm.

    So that's it! A magazine feeds rounds into the chamber, and a clip feeds rounds into a magazine. It's pretty easy to see why these terms could get mixed up so easily. Now that you know the difference between the two items let's take a look at different types of magazines and clips so you can better understand what these definitions actually mean.

    END OF SNIP