Plastic arrived !!!

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  1. TxEMTP69

    TxEMTP69 TGT Addict TGT Supporter

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    Class 5-16/17-09
    Packet Mailed 5-19-09
    DPS rec'd Packet 5-21-09
    Check Cleared 5-28-09
    PIN received via USPS 6-26-09
    Status Processing application
    wife's plastic in hand 9-11-09 110 days
    9-18-09Application Completed - license issued or certificate active
    9-23-09 PLASTIC IN HAND :banger:

    woohoo 122 days from date DPS rec'd package YAY of course i'm working so I cant Wally walkit today, but she brought it to me at work so at least its on my person now (CHL that is, not the gun) Tomorrow I'll be :fighting0002:
     


  2. 81aggie

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    Congratulations! 122 days was a long wait. I just mailed my packet on Monday 9/21 so have a way to go before I can make the same post. Again, congrats on the plastic :banger:
     
  3. DirtyD

    DirtyD Well-Known

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    Just talked to one of my students who got hers Monday, she lives in Harris county, it took SEVEN WEEKS!!!!!
     
  4. BIG JIMMIE

    BIG JIMMIE New Member

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    laporte
    congrats
     
  5. TxEMTP69

    TxEMTP69 TGT Addict TGT Supporter

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    I've heard of several people getting them in just over 2 months now also
     
  6. DCortez

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    Grats
     
  7. CALI

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    Congrats.
     
  8. Willy

    Willy Well-Known

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    Congratulations.

    I wonder why your's took almost a month longer than mine. It doesn't matter now anyway. Enjoy.
     
  9. hoytinak

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    Congrats.......[​IMG]


    Rules for the "Wally Walk"

    So you got your CHL.

    We assumed that you have already chose a proper holster, mag pouch (or suitable combination of substitutes) and cover garment and played dress-up in front of a mirror a couple of hundred times. But now, it is time to go live in the real world. It is time for you to go to WalMart!

    1) You must park your vehicle at least 50 yards from the entrance of a regular WallyWorld (75 yards for a SuperCenter.) As you head for the entrance, you must perform a scan of the area including checking under parked vehicles for BG’s (Bad Guys.) Remember, grandma in an electric wheelchair is not a drive-by threat.

    1A). Upon exiting car, surrepititiously adjust sidearm. Now don't touch it again unless your pants are about to fall off. Then tighten your belt

    2) You MUST drive the shopping cart. No substitutes are allowed. Negotiating aisles full of screaming kids dropping cans of Chef Boyardee while Mom is on the cell phone and trying the latest Rosie O’Donnell Makeup & Fragrances is a good test of patience and self-control.

    3) No quickies! Your stay at WallyWorld must last no less than 45 minutes. You can hang out in automotive and even double check the Rapala lures to see what’s new to kill an allotted rest time of 10 minutes. The rest of the time you must be on the move. An exception is made if you are with your significant other and she goes for the White Sale madness. You must park, wait and be ready to back your mate if things get hairy with the pillow throws or allergenic bedspreads.

    4) You are gonna buy stuff so pick items from the top and bottom shelves to test your cover garment. Your mate can assist you and point out any deficiencies. If you are alone and store security or the cops have not arrived by the time you check out, you passed this test.

    5) Check out: make sure you choose the busiest register. People will stand in close proximity and you must bear it with patience and avoiding contact. Beware of the people suddenly remembering a forgotten item and sending their mates to fetch it. They usually will brush against you on the way to get it.

    6) Meal Time! If your WallyWorld serves Nachos, go ahead and get yourself a big serving of the suckers and wash it down with a Sam’s cola. If McD’s is the choice at the premises, get fries, onion rings, apple pie and a large Coke. ALL MEALS MUST BE CONSUMED ON SITE! No To-Go’s or you will be disqualified.

    7) When you leave, repeat the scanning of the parking lot. Remember that now you are also dealing with a shopping cart that rattles like and old train and wants to go right all the time. Do not lose track of your surroundings because of this. If you have a car, open the trunk and introduce all your bags while facing outwards. Pick up Trucks: lower the tailgate and do the same. Keep scanning, you never know where the BG’s might be.

    8) REMEMBER: Yellow lights = WallyWorld Security. Red Lights = Cops.

    9) - Make test fall on floor in busiest area - near register or anywhere crowded. See if concealment can still be maintained. If you lose that then go back to GO and do NOT collect $200

    10) Restroom break (even if you don't have to go), go through the motions, figure out what your going to do with your gun, while sitting on the commode
     
  10. lazypineapple

    lazypineapple New Member

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    just got mine. took class 5-23 mailed it pronto to Austin.
    got CHL Friday.

    Guess I needz to go do the WWalk.
     

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