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  1. Pistol Permits
    Hey everyone this is my first post here i just found this site scrolling online so i'll give a little background. Started my application process about 11 months ago now went through did everything the right way, bought a sig sauer p320 xcarry to register, which has obviously been sitting at the...
  2. Capital Region
    New to the forum and I love reading everything everyone posts. Has been a big help getting into gun culture and has helped me learn alot. I have been searching every weekend for a spot to target shoot. Kingston, NY has a few areas I use and the other 2 spots I have used were shut-down via a...
  3. News Feeds
    Former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was convicted Monday in a $5 million public-corruption case, cementing a stunning fall from power that exposed Albany's sleazy culture of influence-peddling - and showed that it reached to the top. On its third day of rocky deliberations, a Manhattan...
  4. News Feeds
    ALBANY - We're No. 1 - in corruption. No other state has more legislators forced out of office by ethical or criminal issues than New York, according to a study released on Monday. In fact, the state set a national record for the number of lawmakers kicked out, or chased out of office since...
  5. News Feeds
    From WRGC (Joseph Spector, Albany Bureau Chief): The Republican-led state Senate on Monday approved a bill that would make a variety of changes to New York's controversial gun-control law. The measure faces an uphill fight in the Democratic-led Assembly as Senate Republicans look to reform the...
  6. Pistol Permits
    Back in Dec 2013/Jan 2014 I submitted my "carry conceal" for Albany County. Last month, I received a phone call from a very pleasant police officer telling me he was putting my forms on the judge's desk by the end of the day. This month (August) I received my letter in the mail with my...
  7. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    Att NY Firearms Administrators; could you please make this a sticky? http://www.scopeny.org/april-1st/ Brothers and sisters in arms; the SCOPE web site is open for business to accept reservations for the 1 April 2014 rally. Please cross post to other websites. Please copy and send to...
  8. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    Due to your generous donations, SCOPE will continue to run the Albany billboard for another month. As long as we can afford it we will keep it up. Thanks for your support Ken Mathison SCOPE
  9. General Firearms
    Looks like ill probably hit the show this weekend, anyone else planning on going? Is this gun show any good?
  10. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    Closing down the Guns blog - Guns Larry White is done at the Albany Times Union. 2014 may be a good year after all for gun owner and gun rights!
  11. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    At the Erie County chapter SCOPE meeting last night they mentioned a rally was being planned for April 1, 2014. ALBANY! Start cleaning the gardening tools!
  12. Off-Topic
    Critic of France's Hollande Says It with Dung ...with lots of unSAFE signs!
  13. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    Capitol Confidential » With 2014 agenda, gun control groups reload This one is my favorite: One-Gun-a-Month Limit and Waiting Period for Purchases: Limit buyers to one handgun a month to reduce straw purchases and trafficking, and require a ten-day waiting period before a purchaser takes...
  14. Introductions
    Thought I'd drop a thread and introduce myself. Been lurking these forums for a year now and have learned a lot of info in regard to the shooting sports. I've owned a shotgun for years and have recently gotten interested in rifles as well. I'm preparing to take the plunge and dive into the...
  15. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
  16. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    Cuomo: Scandals in Albany could harm Legislature | www.WHEC.com Really, that's the only thing that's shaking people's faith in government here in New York?
  17. Introductions
    Hello every one. I'm from Albany Co, been a lifelong resident, CPP holder for 34 yrs, and a firearms enthusiast my entire life. I am trying to stick it out in NY as I have a bunch of years to go until retirement, but with this draconian law...I don't know. I have read many posts on this forum...
  18. Introductions
    I'm new here, and i live in the belly of the beast Communist Albany NY. It would be nice to run into Cuomo and say some nice things to him.
  19. Hunting, Fishing and Trapping
    Any suggestions appreciated, I need someone that can butcher some pigs, and preferably vacuum pack them. Heading back to Albany with dead pigs as we speak, need some names and numbers ASAP! Thanks!
  20. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    Anti-Gun Violence Dialog Ratchets Up In Albany | WAMC "December has been marred by episodes of gun violence in New York's capital city. Albany continues its struggle to "take back the streets" following a series of shootings including three gun-related murders since December 5th. Despite...
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