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  1. Off-Topic
    Tickets are available for a raffle being held by the club I belong to. It's the "We Need a Roof Raffle". All proceeds are going towards the replacement of the roof on the range house. Tickets are $5 each. The prizes are: First place: A Ruger American Compact in .308 Second Place: A Henry...
  2. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    With the NYSRPA case seemingly ignored by the court, and Tresmond not scheduled until January, is there any chance that mags WON'T become illegal, even if temporarily? If either court wanted to grant an injunction they'd have done so by now.
  3. Curios and Relics
    The good news is that CMP is offering a a three day course to build your own M1 under the supervision of their gunsmiths. They ran a pilot earlier this month. It was quickly sold out. They have set a schedule of courses throughout 2014. The bad news is that the course is held only in Anniston...
  4. Firearms in the News
    Disabled Hunters Get Additional Chances to Hunt in Illinois Nice story.
  5. Off-Topic
    So went out to dinner tonight with my family and my son's friend. 8 y/o. Somewhere along the line the topic of bad guys came up. The solution, make them chew toys for pit bulls. You can't make this stuff up, lol....
  6. Off-Topic
    We've been getting a ton of new Pro-2A sticker designs in, so we're going to give a few to a NYF member. Simply post in this thread for a chance to win a set of 4 stickers pictured below. These are a nice large size 4"x7.5", weather-proof vinyl. A winner will be randomly chosen this weekend...
  7. Off-Topic
    Had a great day yesterday celebrating with family at Clarkson graduation. Surprise speaker was Chuckie. They forgot about him (haha) until they'd already gone through all the doctorate, masters, and half of the bachelors degrees, then stopped and let him do his talk. He knows how to score...
  8. Firearms in the News
    Gun control bill in peril - John Bresnahan and Jake Sherman - POLITICO.com Some good news for a changing
  9. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    By Thomas Ferraro WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Winning a crackdown on gun traffickers may be the best that President Barack Obama can get in his faltering efforts to have Congress pass gun control legislation. Lawmakers are scaling back the White House's ambitions for sweeping gun control measures...
  10. Rifles
    Are there any old rifle gurus on here? A local pawn shop has one of these, serial # in the 90,000s, looks to be all original (not sure if refurb or not) and in pretty decent shape. They have it marked for $399. I know I can get it for less, in fact I already had the shop owner tell me that...
  11. Off-Topic
    I decided to stop at Redbox to get a movie, picked out Bourne Legacy, didn't tell the wife, figured I would surprise her. She comes home and says popcorn and movie night. I ask, "movie". "Yea, Bourne Legacy, you like that series, right"? New pistol permit for her, and she gets me my favorite...
  12. Firearms in the News
    Just got this emailed to me, from the look of the release they will be doing these across the state. Show up in force and ask questions and point out the flaws in this law!!! ............. PLEASE NOTE THE TIME CHANGE IN ENDWELL FOR TUESDAY. IT IS NOW NOON. I wanted to invite you to attend a...
  13. The AR-15
    Is there any chance of getting some P-Mags for my pre-ban AR15? I have seen quite a few positive reviews for them online and would like to try some out. If I own a pre-ban rifle am I still limited to only pre-ban mags as well? -Joe
  14. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    In regards to the current NYS political environment, what type of legislation do they have a reasonable or probable chance of getting passed. I know they try the suped up AWB with registration and no grandfather clause every year, it gets tossed. They try the 5 year pistol license, micro...
  15. Off-Topic
    Make noise about this. Get your liberal gun owner friends in on it too. http://www.nyfirearms.com/forums/laws-politics/36784-who-you-going-reach-out.html
  16. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    It is election season and that means campaign volunteers and canvassers. Since my wife is a teacher and a registered Democrat, there is no shortage of campaigns stopping by. Next to Christmas, this is my favorite time of the year. Never miss an opportunity to reach, teach and inspire in a...
  17. Pistol Permits
    I'm applying for my permit in schenectady and am scratching my head about the disclosing all arrests, inditements and convictions. I did alot of dumb things when I was younger and don't remember most of it. So I was finger printed and got a record review from NY DCJS which showed three...
  18. News Feeds
    Canada: A chance to repeal the registry For more than a decade, the federal rifle and shotgun registry has stood out as a symbol of wasteful and ineffective bureaucracy. Finally, as early as this week, MPs will have a chance to repeal the controversial registry through the provisions of a...
  19. Training
    Is there any chance that any trainers out there would come to the Hudson Valley area to do some training if there was enough interest...?
  20. News Feeds
    Obama Administration Offers a Chance for Sensible US Gun Laws With the historic election of Barack Obama, the nation finally has an opportunity to enact sensible national gun policy. Obama should look to big cities, especially Boston, for guidance. Big-city mayors know all too well the...
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