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Applied in Clermont County

Postby dirtdawg » Thu Apr 17, 2008 9:33 pm

I applied for my Ohio License to Carry a Concealed Handgun in Clermont County on March 27. I received a call that it was ready on April 15- so about a 19 day wait. They said it could be picked up 24 hours a day, seven days a week! Very cool. The duty personnel were very courteous.

When I picked my license up last evening, the deputy informed me that I should laminate the card or keep it in the protective sleeve-
Any advice here? It seems to be the same basic manufacture as my driver license which holds up fine. In consideration of the high cost of the application, I would have expected something that could hold up until 2013...

All in all, I'm glad all the ducks finally lined up.
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Re: Applied in Clermont County

Postby jeffkirchner » Thu Apr 17, 2008 9:42 pm

I kept my original in the paper sleeve throughout it's life (it looks as good as it did the day I got it) and intend to do that with my renewal. I've read a lot of reports that CHLs that weren't protected transferred their ink to whatever else they were kept in (e.g vinyl photo sleeve in a wallet).
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Postby mreising » Fri Apr 18, 2008 7:46 am

If you do not laminate it, keep it in the Tyvek sleeve, the photo, and probably the printing, will wear out. Driver's Licenses (permits? :wink: ) have an extra layer laminated over the printed side. My original photo started looking like Little Orphan Annie, no eyes-just big open circles, after about a year. Use a good quality laminating film rather than packing tape, it will last longer as it is not as soft as many of the clear packing tapes.
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Postby OHBandit » Fri Apr 18, 2008 7:59 am

Still waiting to get mine but I had no idea they weren't laminated. My Florida CHL is laminted just like a driver's license.
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Re: Applied in Clermont County

Postby jabeatty » Fri Apr 18, 2008 8:15 am

dirtdawg wrote:I applied for my Ohio License to Carry a Concealed Handgun in Clermont County on March 27.

Bravo, dirtdawg!
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