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  1. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    Just heard some disturbing news that the recent court ruling is only good to go in buffalo district not all of NY. Does this mean there's no change in law for onondaga count? Any info be appreciated
  2. Shooting Ranges
    I'm new to this site, and relatively new to shooting. I've been going to the Brookhaven range, and would like to try Calverton. Questions: Do they have target stands? what are the distances they offer? do I need to bring my own chip board backer? do they have benches to shoot from, and are...
  3. Off-Topic
    U.S. hopes to bring in thousands of Middle Eastern refugees in 2014 - Washington Times "The State Department said Thursday that its goal is to welcome 35,000 permanent refugees from the Middle East and South Asia in fiscal 2014." Well, isn't that special.
  4. Off-Topic
    Simply put it has been my mission to have a campfire in the Eastern High peaks when I go camping. I think I have found a loophole and would like some opinions. Well to be clear I do not want a campfire I want an open fire more specifically a "celebratory bonfire" Also lastly before I get down...
  5. Introductions
    Hello, just wanted to introduce myself. My name is Chris, I am the son of a former hunter safety instructor and life-long sportsman and supporter of the Second Amendment. I enjoy fishing, hunting, photography, iceboating and especially shooting! My shooting includes pistol, rifle, shotgun and...
  6. Introductions
    Hi everyone, I was googling some stuff and came across this site. I've been looking around for the past hour and decided to jump on board. A little about me- I'm 32 years old and finally became a gun owner today (4/4/13). I can't begin to describe how excited I am!! My first firearm purchases...
  7. Shooting Ranges
    I was down in Millbrook over the weekend and Charles, at British Sporting Arms (shotguns) mentioned that they have public ranges, as well as clubs and the big Orvis Sandonona facility. Any of you Dutchess County folks have experience on the public ranges and how tough they are on residency...
  8. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    Sorry if this doesn't belong here go ahead and move or delete it. http://www.centralpennbusiness.com/article/20130125/CPBJ01/130129846/HHRVB:-Eastern-Sports-and-Outdoor-Show-postponement-to-cost-local-economy-$80M
  9. Firearms in the News
    From the NSSF: "We have just learned that Reed Exhibitions has decided to postpone the 2013 Eastern Sports and Outdoor Show." Nice to see that the vendors pulling out actually made a difference!
  10. Firearms in the News
    NRA pulls out of Eastern Sports and Outdoor Show in Harrisburg - The York Daily Record Over 100 vendors and sponsors, including Cabelas and the NRA canceled their sponsorship and appearances. Good.
  11. Introductions
    Just joined, from Eastern Suffilk.
  12. Announcements and Site Help
    I was wondering with so many postings about AK's, Saiga conversions, VEPR, etc.. maybe a new section dedicated to the AK47 and easter block carbines would be a good idea. It is normal to find this category along with the AR15 in many firearm forums unless they are specialized on something...
  13. Competitive Shooting
    Anyone going to the Easternzone shoot? it should be a high level of competition. Good Luck!! i have attached the program link. http://www.shootata.com/pdfs/programs/EasternZoneProgram_2012.pdf
  14. Off-Topic
    Just though I would share that I emailed the DEC about the no camp fire rule in the eastern high peaks. I asked if there were an exceptions or permits to this rule. I was told that you can not have one for any reason. I was told that if its a life or death situation you have to decide if its...
  15. Vendors
    AK-47 Eastern Block Steel 30rd Mag (USED) [BR1-A7] VERY LIMITED QTY AK-47 30rnd. Used Condition may have minor pitting or dents, but will be functional, Eastern Block Holds 30rnd., Caliber 7.62x39 $9.99 Make a Hi Cap Magazine a Rebuild Kit [SERVICE] REBUILD KITS ARE NON-REFUNDABLE AND...
  16. Hunting, Fishing and Trapping
    Hunting for geese with my father in law over the holidays. Went out Christmas Eve with 5 guys in the blind and I was the only one to bag one everyone else got skunked. We went out today just the 2 of us and limited out at 2 a each. Were hunting in a nice field blind on a point with water on...
  17. Competitive Shooting
    Anyone going to this shoot? I am new to the sport so i am not sure of the number of shooters or level of complexity. But it sure beats a day in the office. Good Luck to all.
  18. Training
    Eastern United States Junior Highpower Clinic and Championship For any of you who have Junior's who are or want to shoot High power rifle here is a link to the CMP Eastern Junior Highpower Clinic and Championship. This will run from June 25 to July 1 this year and held at Camp Butner just north...
  19. Introductions
    Hi all, I'm new to the site, and starting from scratch with shooting. My eventual goal is be able to be skilled in all sorts of firearms, but for starters I'll probably pick up a Marlin 795, join GCL, and maybe do an Appleseed event. Concurrently I'll apply for the CCW permit (Monroe County)...
  20. Events
    Does anybody know the dates for the Albany and saratoga gun shows?
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