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Cost effective CCW classes in KY

Discussion in 'General Gun Discussions' started by TWeatherford, Mar 3, 2009.

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  1. TWeatherford

    TWeatherford Member

    Jun 14, 2006
    I've been reading and learning here on THR for over two years now, partly because I enjoy shooting and also in anticipation for the opportunity to exercise my 2nd amendment rights. I just turned 21, am in college, and am eager to get to it (even though I won't be able to carry most of the time due to the highly intelligent administration of this University:barf:). My girlfriend is also interested in getting her CCW so we are interested in doing the course together if possible.

    Being a college student, I don't have much extra cash. The cost of everything is keeping me from doing anything, yet. The $60 application fee in KY, and then the cost of the class, as well as a firearm, holster, carry belt and other gear, practice ammo, all add up very quickly. I'll probably be going for a good used snubnose revolver when I have the funds, I have done my homework quite a bit here and elsewhere on good carry guns.

    So what I'm looking for is if anyone has any suggestions for where I can go for the best value CCW class. Note that I am not looking for the cheapest class, because it isn't something I want to inappropriately skimp on, just a good one at a good price. I'm actually not even sure what the run around here. I am in college in Bowling Green, and home is near Lexington, and can drive a reasonable distance for a good course. It will probably have to be at a gun shop where I can rent a gun for completing the course because I won't be able to buy one until summer. Any suggestions or recommendations would be appreciated.

    I really want to get my CCW before the summer, because I'll be living in CO all summer and won't be able to get it there. I need to get my KY CCW, so I can get to carrying as soon as I can get a firearm, which I would really like to do in CO.
  2. chris in va

    chris in va Member

    Mar 4, 2005
    Louisville KY
    I live near Knob Creek, south of Louisville. They gave me a long list of CC instructors in various counties, might want to give them a call.
  3. dillardrg

    dillardrg Member

    Jan 31, 2009
    Lebanon, TN
    Check with the guys at the Green River Gun Club in BG www.bggrgc.com
    Here are some contact numbers.

    2008 Club Officers

    President: James Haydon, (270) 782-6414

    Vice President: Bo Greene, (270) 846-4470

    Treasurer: Roger Stiles, (270) 842-6123

    Secretary: Marianna Stiles, (270) 842-6123

    Executive Officer: Wanda Carpenter, (270) 843-1983

    Range Officer: Chad Cassetty, (270) 792-1829
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