Tag Archives: ammunition

SHOT SHOW 2014

It’s once again that time of year where the firearms industry travels to Las Vegas for the annual Shooting, Hunting and Outdoors Trade (SHOT) Show. We will be attending once again and hope to provide some updated coverage for those of you back home. We will be visiting some booths and asking what they think […]

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2013 NEShooters Summit

Once again, NYFirearms will be sponsoring the NEShooters Summit training event held at Pelham Fish & Game Club, Pelham, NH. This is the 6th annual Summit Meeting and it will be held on April 26, 27, and 28th of this year. The focus this year will be on solutions for dealing with difficult situations. The […]

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31 Crimes That Are Considered *Better* Than Having More Than 7 Rounds

As with the current NY SAFE Act, having more than 7 rounds of ammo in your magazine is defined as criminal possession of a weapon in the third degree, a Class D Violent Felony. A felony is defined as a crime punishable by death or imprisonment in excess of one year. We consider these crimes […]

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Obama’s 23 Executive Actions Towards Guns

Breaking News. President Obama formally proposed the most expansive gun-control policies yet, and initiated 23 separate executive actions. Require Background Checks on All Gun Sales Address unnecessary legal barriers in health laws that prevent some states from making information available about those prohibited from having guns Ensuring federal agencies share relevant information with the system. […]

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ACTION NEEDED NOW! Please contact state representatives

If you are not already aware, the Governor proposed a seven point plan for fighting gun violence at his State of the State address this week, many of which affect law abiding gun owners. His plan includes further restricting “assault weapons”, further restricting “high capacity” magazines, elimination of online ammunition sales to NY residents, background […]

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Home Defense Preparation

As many who have attended MDTS courses know, I am not a big fan of tactical gear for the average citizen who is primarily interested in protecting themselves or their family. Often I get questions from students about why I do not advocate or utilize some type of “Chest Rig” or LBV during carbine training […]

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Wounded Warrior Fundraiser Shoot This Weekend!

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN: WOUNDED WARRIOR FUNDRAISER SHOOT! Sunday, May 29th Oneida Rifle Club, Oneida NY (6-8) outdoor steel stages requiring at least 200 rounds, bring more shoot more! Indoor pistol only stage requiring a flashlight and at least (3) magazines Raffles, vendors and food will be on site PLEASE NOTE: This is a pistol/shotgun ONLY event, NO carbines/rifles […]

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Coming Soon to NYFirearms.com!

This month we will be making some major changes to the site! In this post I’m going to outline some of these changes so you all know what to expect. First, as you all have probably noticed we are growing like crazy! We’re about to tip the scales at almost 50,000+ visits per month. We […]

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SHOT SHOW 2011 Day 1

Yesterday was the first day for the SHOT show. I would have had this blog post up last night, but well… you know, it’s Vegas and all Anyways, the show is held at the Sands Expo and Convention center. It’s in like 6 different rooms across 3 floors, and I’m pretty sure I might have […]

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Review: Combative Carbine Skills 1 & 2 with MDTS

I’ve had the opportunity to attend Combative Carbine Skills 1&2 twice now, so I feel I can accurately review this class. First off, Modern Defensive Training Systems (MDTS) is run by Chris Fry, a well-versed training instructor as well as a great contributor to our forums, here at NY Firearms.Chris does not claim to be […]

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AR15/M4/M16 Generalized Maintenance, Cleaning and Lubrication

I have noticed several questions on the forum recently focused on lubrication and maintenance of the carbine.  So, I thought I’d post some generalized guidelines for maintenance, cleaning and lubrication. If followed, these guidelines will keep your carbine functioning optimally with minimum time expenditure. The AR15/M4/M16 family of firearms has gotten a poor reputation due to the […]

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Review: Stag Arms Model 8 Gas Piston AR-15 Rifle

Stag Arms is quickly becoming widely known as a great manufacturer of reasonably priced, quality AR-15 rifles. They are also very well known for making left-handed models of their AR-15′s. When I heard they were going to be releasing a Gas Piston rifle, I needed to get my hands on one to review. Well, thanks to […]

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Explosion at Bear ammo plant in Russia

Apparently the Ulyanovsk ammunition plant located in Russia had an explosion as soldiers were trying to decommission munitions in one of their arsenals by means of controlled detonations.  The Ulyanovsk plant is the manufacturer of Brown Bear and Silver Bear ammunition.  This is not supposed to disrupt the manufacture of ammunition because the plant was […]

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November 19th – National Ammo Day

The 7th annual National Ammo Day is just one week away.  Head to your local gun store and pick up 100 rounds of ammunition.

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Americans buy 12 Billion rounds of ammo in the past year

In a typical year Americans buy between 7 and 10 billion rounds of ammunition.  In the past year they have bought 12 billion rounds.  It’s no secret that ammo is flying off store shelves faster than factories can produce it but it’s nice to see a number put on the hoarding. That equals about 150 […]

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