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  1. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    Original Post: http://nyfirearms.com/forums/laws-politics-firearms-self-defense-weapons/107817-i-have-multiple-arrests-how-difficult-will-permit-franklin-co.html Previously I asked how difficult it would be to get a permit in Franklin County with my non-conviction arrest record. Basically y'all...
  2. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    I have multiple arrests during 2007-2010 while going through a nasty divorce. The arrests are for violating no contact orders and domestic assault against my brother. All charges were eventually dropped but the arrests remain on my record. I am a retired army noncommissioned officer and combat...
  3. Pistol Permits
    Nearly a year since handing in my application I received my letter today! Judge Main rocks!! No mention of restrictions. Just says to bring in a receipt from a dealer with the pertinent info on it within 2 months. Tomorrow I venture out to Dick's Country Store! if anyone in county has...
  4. Pistol Permits
    I submitted my application in January 2013. Interview and references checked in October. Judge got the application on December 12, 2013. No word yet on whether or not I got it. Just curious if my timeframe is normal for recent Franklin County applicants?
  5. Pistol Permits
    Exactly seven months after submitting my application, I got my approval in Franklin County! I love living in a county with a County Judge that supports the 2nd Amendment! No surprises through the process. Fee picking up the paperwork; fee for fingerprinting; small cost for passport photo. I...
  6. Firearms in the News
    Franklin co. announced it's opposition to the safeact and are now working on a resolution. Legislators oppose SAFE Act » Local News » Press-Republican
  7. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    Good news, folks. I just checked in with the Franklin County legislative committee by phone. Apparently they have already conducted several meetings about the SAFE Act, with input from local gun dealers and other knowledgeable parties. The consensus among the committee is that they firmly...
  8. Pistol Permits
    Ok, this is what I've done so far: 1) Pick up application folder from County Clerk at Franklin County Court House in Malone. Pay $15 2) Schedule fingerprint appointment at nearest facility using website or phone. In Malone location is at One Work Source (appts only every other Wednesday) 3)...
  9. Introductions
    Ok so I created my account a month or two ago and have posted a couple of times since and figure I should finally introduce myself. I am 27 and live in Franklin county. I have always been around firearms mostly for hunting purposes. A couple years ago I realized that firearms themselves can be...
  10. Firearms in the News
    Many of you have probably seen this already, but in case not... Capitol Confidential » DAs mobilized to support Cuomo on guns Anyone who lives in Franklin County needs to contact DA Derek Champagne and remind him that he's an elected official. He's quoted as saying: "As the District Attorney...
  11. Pistol Permits
    Good news everyone, I finally got my handgun permit approval letter today! To hopefully give anyone else in Franklin County an idea of what the process entails, and to give some insight to everyone else in NYS, I'll be keeping a log of sorts here to detail what has happened as well as new...
  12. Introductions
    Greetings! I've been lurking here for a day or so and have not seen many fellow Franklin County residents. I'm from a little Adirondack town called Tupper Lake and I'm a sales assistant for Aubuchon Hardware. I've been shooting since I was 18 and unlike many shooters in my area, I'm not a...
  13. Introductions
    Hey all! I've been lingering around for a while, I finally decided to suck it up and say hello. I was born in upstate NY but was raised in the wonderfully firearms friendly state of VT. Moved back into Franklin Co about 7 years ago. I fell out of shooting when I moved back here, but I've been...
  14. Pistol Permits
    Anyone here with a Franklin Co. carry permit? How long did it actually take? The introductions say six to 12 months.
  15. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    So here's something I didn't know... A firearm with a barrel shorter than 16" that has a 26" OAL or longer is typically classed as a handgun at the federal level. However, adding a foregrip to such a firearm means that the gun is no longer designed to be fired with only one hand, so it no...
  16. Introductions
    New to the board. Franklin Co. Resident goin through the application process now. So far the cost has topped at $130 all together. Ill have a more detailed process as I finish up. Only been a month since I turned it in (4/20/11). Can't wait to learn from all the different experiences on this...
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