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by TexasCajun
Fri Aug 17, 2012 5:48 pm
Forum: New to CHL?
Topic: In chamber or no?
Replies: 146
Views: 12560

Re: In chamber or no?

In a fight for your life situation, the less complicated the sequence of actions that I have to perform the better. I don't have a ccw yet, but all of the ones I'm considering will have no external safety and will be carried hot with a stacked mag. I wouldn't want to bet my life or the lives of my f...
by TexasCajun
Thu Aug 16, 2012 12:51 pm
Forum: New to CHL?
Topic: Mailing Doc's Today
Replies: 7
Views: 744

Re: Mailing Doc's Today

Took my class on Monday & did well on both portions of the test. Now I'm in the 'waiting room'...
by TexasCajun
Wed Aug 15, 2012 5:51 pm
Forum: New to CHL?
Topic: is it ok to admit you are carrying
Replies: 46
Views: 4480

Re: is it ok to admit you are carrying

First rule about CHL is we don't talk about CHL (except on internet forum boards). Second rule about CHL is we don't talk about CHL (except on internet forum boards). The advice I've been given has been that if you make an honest effort to conceal and don't figit with the thing, you won't have a pro...
by TexasCajun
Wed Aug 15, 2012 5:35 pm
Forum: New to CHL?
Topic: Mind set for new CHL
Replies: 9
Views: 955

Re: Mind set for new CHL

I'm in the process of getting my initial CHL. As I was considering the idea of getting my chl, I lurked on this & a couple of other boards and that time got me to thinking about a lot of the 'what-ifs'. And having just attended the class, my initial impressions were reinforced. The responsibility of...
by TexasCajun
Wed Aug 15, 2012 4:31 pm
Forum: The "Waiting Room"
Topic: "Waiting Room"
Replies: 6672
Views: 550810

Re: "Waiting Room"

Initial chl. Mailed my packet certified/receipt requested yesterday. I will try not to go ocd, or at least do my best. Any suggestions on what to do to pass the time? My mind is racing in about 100 directions all at once: go to the range, go to the gun show to buy a gun for carry, new holster, new c...
by TexasCajun
Fri Aug 10, 2012 4:01 pm
Forum: New to CHL?
Topic: Mailing Doc's Today
Replies: 7
Views: 744

Re: Mailing Doc's Today

Got my finger prints & photo done this afternoon at L-1/whatever they are called now & taking the class on Monday. I'm not sure what to expect, although I have been practicing for the range qualification. First time in a long time I can't wait for Monday!!! Don't sweat it... If you put the front si...
by TexasCajun
Fri Aug 10, 2012 2:58 pm
Forum: General Texas CHL Discussion
Topic: Completed forms: Mail in or submit online?
Replies: 18
Views: 19207

Re: Completed forms: Mail in or submit online?

Hi there. Currently working through the process to get my initial CHL. I just had my prints & photo done at L-1 this afternoon. The lady there said that since I did the application online & scheduled my L-1 appointment during the same session, my prints & photo would be sent to txdps electronically....
by TexasCajun
Fri Aug 10, 2012 2:15 pm
Forum: New to CHL?
Topic: Mailing Doc's Today
Replies: 7
Views: 744

Re: Mailing Doc's Today

Got my finger prints & photo done this afternoon at L-1/whatever they are called now & taking the class on Monday. I'm not sure what to expect, although I have been practicing for the range qualification. First time in a long time I can't wait for Monday!!!
by TexasCajun
Mon Aug 06, 2012 5:42 pm
Forum: General Gun, Shooting & Equipment Discussion
Topic: Introduce yourself
Replies: 3932
Views: 275758

Re: Introduce yourself

This looks like as good a place to start as any. New to this forum. Formerly and avid hunter and recently took up target shooting as a hobby. Currently spend my bang-time on sporting clays courses & pistol ranges. I live just outside of Houston, TX. Age: 40 Gender: Male Profession/School Status: Adv...

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