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Old September 4, 2013, 08:08 PM   #1
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Texas has changed CHL requirements

As of last Sunday, TX have cut the required training in half... Used to be 10 hours minimum. You can also renew online.
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Old September 5, 2013, 07:20 PM   #2
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If you can now renew on-line, does that mean that you don't have to re-shoot the qualifying course of fire each time you renew?

How civilized. As far as I know, Texas is (was?) the ONLY state that required requalification with each renewal.
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Old September 6, 2013, 09:32 AM   #3
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No more classes, or range quals for renewal of CHL. Just pay the fee.
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Old September 6, 2013, 10:43 AM   #4
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Good news for us CHL holders, but not so great news for CHL instructors. I know at least one who does a lot more revenue in renewals than new licenses.
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Old September 6, 2013, 11:48 AM   #5
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Texas CHL

Yeah, also there is no designation for revolver/semi auto... Whatever you test with gets you the ok for both types of pistol.
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Old September 6, 2013, 02:04 PM   #6
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Folks I know hope that marketing post-CHL tactical training will take off. I tell everyone I know that the CHL course isn't enough. Nor is going to your ranch and shooting a rock or two.

But you know people. Every man is an instinctive warrior.
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Old September 6, 2013, 04:14 PM   #7
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I think that's wishful thinking, Glenn. I'm sure some will have interest, but it's hardly going to be a flood of folks looking to improve their skills. A trickle, at best I'm afraid.
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Old September 6, 2013, 06:42 PM   #8
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Sadly, not everyone who is qualified to teach the CHL course is qualified to teach tactical training. Although I suspect that lack of demand will be a bigger problem than lack of qualified instructors.
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Old September 7, 2013, 01:52 PM   #9
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time & $$$.....

About 2 years ago I was looking into the armed security requirements for MS.
I spoke to a staff member in the state office who explained the process.
At first I considered the system lax & not well regulated but after some thought, I could see the logic behind it. Less red tape and hassles saves $ and time.
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