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Thread: Green light at Scheels

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    Feb 2010
    Little Chute, Wisconsin, USA

    Thumbs up Green light at Scheels

    Friday night me and friend went into scheels at the Fox River mall. I was shopping for a gun safe and getting some ammo for the CC permit class on sat. We had been in the store for about half an hour looking at things, talked to several salesmen and was in the process of picking out the ammo when a store manager (didnt catch the name), came up and gave us the heave-ho because of my sidearm.

    While waiting at customer service for the info of who to write "the letter" to, another manager asked if we needed any help and I explained what just happened and he took my info and apologized for the problem. My friend and I then left.

    About an hour later I received a phone call from the first manager who explained how he was under the belief that I couldnt carry in the store, but had found out afterwards that I could. I was then told that i was welcome to come back at any time carring as i was.

    So, Yea Scheels!
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    Regular Member skorittnig's Avatar
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    Sep 2010
    Neenah, WI
    great to know- thanks for sharing!

    "If an injury has to be done to a man it should be so severe that his vengeance need not be feared."
    Niccolo Machiavelli

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    May 2009
    Chilton, Wisconsin, USA
    I have carried in Scheels in Appleton many times and never had an issue. Glad you got this guy educated.

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    Newbie protias's Avatar
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    Dec 2008
    SE, WI
    Glad to hear everything turned out well.
    No free man shall ever be debarred the use of arms. Thomas Jefferson (1776)

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    I ask sir, what is the militia? It is the whole people except for a few politicians. - George Mason (father of the Bill of Rights and The Virginia Declaration of Rights)

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