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Minimum caliber for CHL course?

Postby Moonpie » Tue Feb 20, 2007 8:26 pm

Whats the minimum caliber that must be used for the CHL course?

I thought it was the .380Auto but I heard something about the .32acp is now allowable?

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Postby Will938 » Tue Feb 20, 2007 8:32 pm

.32 is the minimum to qualify with
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Postby longtooth » Tue Feb 20, 2007 8:41 pm

:iagree:
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Postby RPBrown » Wed Feb 21, 2007 7:57 am

Welcome moonpie. Why don't you post in the introduce yourself section so we can know a little about you.
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Postby Greybeard » Wed Feb 21, 2007 8:44 am

Another "Welcome" Moonpie.

.380 was indeed the minimum when law passed in '95 and DPS wrote the rules, but they reduced it to .32 after a very few years.
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Postby KBCraig » Wed Feb 21, 2007 12:05 pm

Will938 wrote:.32 is the minimum to qualify with


I wonder what would happen if someone showed up with a 7.62x25 or 5.7x28? :grin:
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Postby txinvestigator » Wed Feb 21, 2007 12:10 pm

KBCraig wrote:
Will938 wrote:.32 is the minimum to qualify with


I wonder what would happen if someone showed up with a 7.62x25 or 5.7x28? :grin:


We had a guy take his course with his FN/ five seven. Interesting gun.
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Postby Greybeard » Wed Feb 21, 2007 2:04 pm

I'm not up on all of the mathmatecial conversions, but seem to recall that 6mm is right in there diameter-wise with .243 and 9mm is .355. So wouldn't that put 5.7mm well under .32 caliber?
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Postby casselthief » Wed Feb 21, 2007 2:06 pm

I thought the minimum was .45 :lol:
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Postby Greybeard » Wed Feb 21, 2007 2:23 pm

Only at skuls whose hyper-macho honchos make their own rules. ;-)
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Postby txinvestigator » Wed Feb 21, 2007 5:03 pm

Greybeard wrote:I'm not up on all of the mathmatecial conversions, but seem to recall that 6mm is right in there diameter-wise with .243 and 9mm is .355. So wouldn't that put 5.7mm well under .32 caliber?


You are right. I'm a goober. It could not have been a five seven, so I called one of the other guys. He said the student qualified with a CZ 52 in 7.62x25.

It's tough getting old..... :headscratch
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Postby Greybeard » Wed Feb 21, 2007 5:37 pm

Comprendo on the getting old. A real female dog sumtimes.

And hey, I've pumped a Dillion to stuff just enough .308s to think that 7.62 ain't quite .32 either. I promise not to tell Riddle. Some sleeping dogs are best left alone. ;-)
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Postby txinvestigator » Wed Feb 21, 2007 7:42 pm

Greybeard wrote:Comprendo on the getting old. A real female dog sumtimes.

And hey, I've pumped a Dillion to stuff just enough .308s to think that 7.62 ain't quite .32 either. I promise not to tell Riddle. Some sleeping dogs are best left alone. ;-)


Yeah, I don't think the instructor even thought about it until after class was over and the guy had gone home.
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Postby Moonpie » Wed Feb 21, 2007 9:31 pm

Folks, I must be a doofuss but I can't see a new member forum.

Am I blind? :oops:
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Postby 9mmGuy » Wed Feb 21, 2007 10:27 pm

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