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by suthdj
Fri May 08, 2009 9:12 pm
Forum: The "Waiting Room"
Topic: Educate me, please....
Replies: 19
Views: 1138

Re: Educate me, please....

Welcome to the forum. If you send in a paper application without applying online, DPS will automatically mail you a PIN. The latest information is that the PIN arrives about six weeks after DPS receives your application. (You get the PIN immediately when you apply online.) - Jim I applied online an...
by suthdj
Fri May 08, 2009 9:04 pm
Forum: New to CHL?
Topic: Newbie here from N. FW
Replies: 11
Views: 618

Re: Newbie here from N. FW

Welcome I am in same boat as you. I am in Keller had my class on the 2nd in roanoke and just mailed it a few days ago, not retired but former Army recon.
by suthdj
Fri May 08, 2009 8:48 pm
Forum: General Texas CHL Discussion
Topic: Non-CHL Vehicle Carry
Replies: 25
Views: 1649

Re: Non-CHL Vehicle Carry

There is a statute that states something to the effect of, if a person, not licenesed to carry a weapon, uses deadly force, and the use of deadly force was justified, then the actor will not be charged under the UCW statute. In other words, if you blow some knothead away that despartely deserved it...
by suthdj
Thu May 07, 2009 9:38 pm
Forum: General Texas CHL Discussion
Topic: Newbie (sort of) disabled vet question
Replies: 20
Views: 1375

Re: Newbie (sort of) disabled vet question

powerboatr wrote:i am 60% currently and all i included was my va letter stating i was at least 60% and the check for half the fee,
its almost as good as the free drivers license and 3 bux a year to register my RV :patriot:
Free drivers license? Do tell.
by suthdj
Thu May 07, 2009 9:36 pm
Forum: General Texas CHL Discussion
Topic: Prior to Having License in Hand....
Replies: 93
Views: 6353

Re: Prior to Having License in Hand....

I am a bit of a suspicious person but it is possible the LEO fully knows what he is doing and is doing it just to give a CHL holder a hard time, knowing the results if it goes to hearing. He has nothing to lose, but puts a black mark on the CHL holders record even if the CHL holder wins. On the brig...
by suthdj
Wed May 06, 2009 7:45 pm
Forum: General Texas CHL Discussion
Topic: Newbie (sort of) disabled vet question
Replies: 20
Views: 1375

Re: Newbie (sort of) disabled vet question

I believe the copy of your DD214 needs to be a certified copy and can be notarized. Make sure it is legible. Of course you can always call DPS (may take quite a while to get through) and ask to be sure. 1-800-224-5744. I just sent in my packet today I did not send a certified copy because I did not...
by suthdj
Mon May 04, 2009 8:05 pm
Forum: General Texas CHL Discussion
Topic: Newbie (sort of) disabled vet question
Replies: 20
Views: 1375

Re: Newbie (sort of) disabled vet question

Here is a link to the fee schedule. I am also a disabled vet but only can get the 50% discount which is still pretty nice. Make sure you still have your DD-214.

http://www.txdps.state.tx.us/administra ... tefees.pdf" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
by suthdj
Sat Apr 25, 2009 8:51 am
Forum: General Gun, Shooting & Equipment Discussion
Topic: .45 ACP or .45 GAP
Replies: 10
Views: 589

.45 ACP or .45 GAP

I know ACP is Automatic Colt Pistol, an believe GAP is Glock Automatic Pistol. What is the difference other then the name, are they interchangable?
by suthdj
Tue Apr 21, 2009 10:09 pm
Forum: New to CHL?
Topic: DPS CHL website payment system
Replies: 4
Views: 400

Re: DPS CHL website payment system

Well all I can say is DUH :banghead: I failed to indicate the correct CC issuer (Visa,Mastercard) once I corrected it all was good.
by suthdj
Mon Apr 20, 2009 9:55 pm
Forum: New to CHL?
Topic: DPS CHL website payment system
Replies: 4
Views: 400

DPS CHL website payment system

Tonight I went to submit my app online when I clicked submit to pay it went back to the same page only CC exp date was blank so I filled it in again and submitted again and it did the same thing again. So anyone else know anything or should I try again I am worried already I may have been charged tw...

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