Hello, former and future Illini here.

Hello, former and future Illini here.

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    Hello, former and future Illini here.

    Given that my home state is currently in the works of abolishing their ban on concealed carry, I certainly intend on doing whatever I need to do and fulfill the responsibilities to CC legally in the state. My home county and its neighbors took a big leap when the State's Attorney put a message that he refused to prosecute any legal FOID owner carrying legally (thing is what qualifies as legal, but thats a question for another post). Regardless, I decided its time to begin research and learn more about the specifics of concealed carry. I'm trained in combat pistol with the M9 from the Marines, and have extensive range time with my M1911A1 and bought a P250 Compact .40 last year since I wanted a SIG in .40 and my FLGS just happened to have one on hand that was on sale. I'm now eyeing the P226 Navy for giggles and when I got to handle one at a new store that recently opened up I was surprised that it had heft, but felt balanced, haven't felt a weapon that felt that right since I shot a P08.

    Target shooting is great for the basics, but I understand that carrying for defense is a different ball game and its best to get smart before I take action and so I can practice effectively. Alas I'm in California for the next few months before I finish my service and most of my firearms were left at home since they aren't legal in this state. Looking forward to learn a great deal of information and get some help and criticism on my "toolbox" so far.

    Thanks ladies and gents.


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    Welcome from Wisconsin! We're all hoping for the best for your state to get a sensible CC law. It sure would be nice if IL & WI had reciprocity. It wouldn't be such a hassle driving around your state to go down to Ft. Benning or Ft. Bragg. Thanks for your service & Semper Fi!
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