Hello from Tacoma, WA

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    Hello from Tacoma, WA

    Hey everyone, I've been lurking around the boards for a couple of weeks since getting my CPL a couple of months ago. Í figured I might as well introduce myself. I've been wanting to get a CPL ever since someone tried to break into my bedroom (floor level window) one night while in college in Michigan. I applied for my WA CPL while on break back home and since my summer job is a graveyard shift working in parking lots and behind buildings, I often do not feel safe being unarmed. I have not yet saved enough funds for a firearm to carry, but I feel that I should try and at least purchase a relatively inexpensive EDC soon so that I can protect myself until I can afford to purchase a "better fitted" weapon down the road. Anyways, I am glad to have found these forums as many of the questions I have asked myself has been discussed thoroughly on these boards. I feel better knowing that if I do have questions I can be fairly sure that I will be able to get the answers that I need here. Thanks and let's all be safe out there.

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    Quote Originally Posted by drmclain View Post
    I have not yet saved enough funds for a firearm to carry, but I feel that I should try and at least purchase a relatively inexpensive EDC soon so that I can protect myself until I can afford to purchase a "better fitted" weapon down the road.
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    Welcome from the eastern side of the state. Keep up looking, falcon1 has some good advice.
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    Welcome from Michigan, sounds like you've got a good plan for starting out.
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