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I've had my Concealed Handgun License since it became available in the State of Ohio. I've experimented with several guns and methods of carrying over the years. For the past four years my gun of choice has been my Glock 19 sometimes replaced by my Glock 26. I've finally got enough rounds through my Kimber to trust it's reliability and have been carrying it lately.

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Not yet, I live in Illinois nuff said?

The Illinois State Police officially had to started taking applications by law on Jan 5th. Tracking applications you could see where they were accepted then pending then put on hold while the state police developed a training video to train officers how to approach people with concealed carry licenses. When the Illinois State Rifle Association asked to see a copy of the video they were told it was classified. Now I just found out they have changed the way they score the 30 required shots on the approved targets so some people may have to go back and requalify. I waiting for the dog and pony show to end before I submit my application.
 

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I cc most of the time while out and about. Looking forward to downsizing to the Solo, just haven't had the time or weather to get better acquainted with her yet. It has given me time to find the right holster though.
 

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I carry my Aegis II Ultra or my Shield, both 9mm every day. If I am in a hurry I put my Sig238 in my pocket and go.
 

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Yes, I CC almost every day. Generally I put it on when I get dressed in the morning, even if I'm not planning to go anywhere. May seem strange to wear around he house, but I think it is important for anyone who wants to carry to be very comfortable wearing a firearm. If you just wear it on certain occasions or to certain places, you will not be comfortable (mentally, not the holster) and will inadvertently fiddle with or adjust the placement in public. Don't be the guy who fiddles with his holster/gun in public.
 

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Won't be for another month or 2. Me and the Mrs. will be taking the class to get our CC permit soon. I just had my XDs returned from Springfield last week. I want to get some night sights put on it and put some more rounds through it before then.
 

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Not yet, I live in Illinois nuff said?

The Illinois State Police officially had to started taking applications by law on Jan 5th. Tracking applications you could see where they were accepted then pending then put on hold while the state police developed a training video to train officers how to approach people with concealed carry licenses. When the Illinois State Rifle Association asked to see a copy of the video they were told it was classified. Now I just found out they have changed the way they score the 30 required shots on the approved targets so some people may have to go back and requalify. I waiting for the dog and pony show to end before I submit my application.
At least they are working on it in Illinois. Hopefully you'll be able to exercise your second amendment rights soon!
 

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At least they are working on it in Illinois. Hopefully you'll be able to exercise your second amendment rights soon!
Not much more to work on, it's been fought and won in court. The state is just dragging it's feet, finding excuses to hold things up. The law says they had to accept applications by Jan 5th and they did but then they keep finding excuses to put the program on hold, revise target scoring, make movies to train every cop in the state etc. The next one I'm waiting for is the 30 day picture rule. They require a digital photo taken within 30 days of applying for your permit. It's possible with all these delays that once they begin processing applications again they could say the pictures are over 30 days old and reject the applications.
 

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Not yet, I live in Illinois nuff said?
I carry daily. Pants on, gun on. Even at work. I'm in Michigan and I've got family on your side of the lake so I've been learning your 'out of state' CCW rules. Kinda odd, but at least I can take it with me.:D

Having just picked up my first Kimber, I don't carry it yet. It just recently earned my trust, having successfully completing the break in. It'll be the summer carry. Or I may carry the Sig P938 that recently moved in. Currently, my EDC is a Sig C3 with CT laser grips in an Alien Gear IWB holster.
 

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I carry daily. Pants on, gun on. Even at work. I'm in Michigan and I've got family on your side of the lake so I've been learning your 'out of state' CCW rules. Kinda odd, but at least I can take it with me.:D

Having just picked up my first Kimber, I don't carry it yet. It just recently earned my trust, having successfully completing the break in. It'll be the summer carry. Or I may carry the Sig P938 that recently moved in. Currently, my EDC is a Sig C3 with CT laser grips in an Alien Gear IWB holster.
And I have family on your side of the lake, my son and daughter in law both have Michigan cc permits and we're hoping that Illinois will recognize Michigan permits. So far I've found out that 18 states will honor Illinois permit ( AK, AL, AR, AZ, IA, ID, IN, KS, KY, MI, MO, MS, NC, OK, SD, TN, UT, V) but I can't find out if Illinois will recognize any other states permits.
 

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Not much more to work on, it's been fought and won in court. The state is just dragging it's feet, finding excuses to hold things up. The law says they had to accept applications by Jan 5th and they did but then they keep finding excuses to put the program on hold, revise target scoring, make movies to train every cop in the state etc. The next one I'm waiting for is the 30 day picture rule. They require a digital photo taken within 30 days of applying for your permit. It's possible with all these delays that once they begin processing applications again they could say the pictures are over 30 days old and reject the applications.
Sounds to me like they're still working on it!
 

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And I have family on your side of the lake, my son and daughter in law both have Michigan cc permits and we're hoping that Illinois will recognize Michigan permits. So far I've found out that 18 states will honor Illinois permit ( AK, AL, AR, AZ, IA, ID, IN, KS, KY, MI, MO, MS, NC, OK, SD, TN, UT, V) but I can't find out if Illinois will recognize any other states permits.
Actually, Vermont doesn't honor any permits, because no permit is needed to carry in VT.

Also remeber that any person can get a FL CCW and that might add a few more states.
 

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I carry most of the time but when I do it is concealed. Tennessee law says we can open carry, I have not tried that. I feel it is best to conceal, for lots of reasons we all know.
 

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I carry a sig-P238 in a Remora clipless holster. Most of the year I'm in shorts and tee shirt. I bought a Solo to upgrade but so far cant trust it. Chuck if I was you I would start to jump through the hoops, if not you will be so far in the rear waiting. I think Illinois is going to follow New York and New Jersey and have applicants waiting a year or better because they don't want to issue.....
Arizona is another state that needs no permit.
 

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I Chuck if I was you I would start to jump through the hoops, if not you will be so far in the rear waiting. I think Illinois is going to follow New York and New Jersey and have applicants waiting a year or better because they don't want to issue.....
I don't think that is going to be a problem Steve, the law says that they have 90 days to issue or deny an application. The problem right now is that they are delaying the start of the 90 day period. As for the number of applications the best guess is much lower today then it was before the law passed and the reason is the cost. 16 hours of classroom training, digital picture, digital fingerprint scan at a state approved vendor and application fees put the cost of the 5 year license at some where around $500.00. That puts it well out of reach for a majority of the people who live and work in the less desirable, high crime areas of the state where it's needed.

I finally found the answer to the question I had about whether Illinois will recognize any others states permits.

Permits/Licenses This State Honors:
Illinois does not honor any other states Permit/License.
 

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$500.....wow! That will definitely keep the numbers down.
 

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I don't think that is going to be a problem Steve, the law says that they have 90 days to issue or deny an application. The problem right now is that they are delaying the start of the 90 day period. As for the number of applications the best guess is much lower today then it was before the law passed and the reason is the cost. 16 hours of classroom training, digital picture, digital fingerprint scan at a state approved vendor and application fees put the cost of the 5 year license at some where around $500.00. That puts it well out of reach for a majority of the people who live and work in the less desirable, high crime areas of the state where it's needed.

I finally found the answer to the question I had about whether Illinois will recognize any others states permits.

Permits/Licenses This State Honors:
Illinois does not honor any other states Permit/License.
Sounds like a violation of Constitutional rights, by making the cost prohibitive to a certain class of citizen. Reminds me of the Poll Tax and how it was struck down. If anyone cares to fight this, I'm sure they would win...eventually.
 
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