If you're not going to load it and carry it, why bring it along?
the following Maine Statue is very clear on it's wording regarding "threatening weapons" and Concealed weapons.
If you're going to carry a handgun into Maine just apply for the non-resident Concealed Carry Permit,
the following Maine Statue explains how to apply.
Title 25, Chapter 252: PERMITS TO CARRY CONCEALED FIREARMS
Democracy is two wolves and a lamb voting on what to have for lunch.
Liberty is a well-armed lamb contesting the outcome of the vote.