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  1. Introductions
    Newbie here to the forum. Hope it goes well and hope to learn also.
  2. Introductions
    Hey everyone, I've been interested in taking up shooting as a hobby since my friend took me a few months ago. I've been thinking about buying rifles ever since and joining a pro gun community (seems like everyone wants to hate on us more and more in the past couple years :P) I've been lurking...
  3. Hunting, Fishing and Trapping
    Guys I am going squirrel hunting this weekend with a buddy. This will be my first hunting experience as I have only shot at paper up until now. Since I am a newbie I have a few questions and would appreciate any advice from you guys with experience. 1) I have an old Winchester model Sixty Two...
  4. Introductions
    Like, Bob from Schodack- I have been reading the forums for 6 or 7 months as well- and decided to sign-up. Like many others on this site have stated my circle of hunting friends and some co-workers have no idea what is going on with the UNSAFE ACT. I'm proud to be a member of this community. I'm...
  5. Introductions
    Hello from Brooklyn, NY. I just got my handgun license and am looking forward to great input from you guys. Thanks in advance!
  6. Hunting, Fishing and Trapping
    Help a newbie out here. Im about to buy my tags for the season, it will be my first season hunting. My dillema is that I have friends who want me to hunt out in Monroe county, but all my family that hunts is in Orleans. Im not ready to commit to what/where I'll be hunting, basically i dont...
  7. Introductions
    Been a licensed NY conceal carry holder for many years. I also live in Arizona where....well....there ARE no rules. concealed carry need nothing ( I have a permit though). Open carry need nothing except might have to be 18 or 21 not sure. Gun in car no problem Walk down the street with a...
  8. Introductions
    Hi guys&girls, been reading a lot of posts here, finally registered and join this big family of NY Firearms! anybody from Rochester city limits? just curious how many of us out there within the city limits
  9. Pistol Permits
    Just received my sportsman / residence license. Also picked up my 1st handgun. Any recommendations for an iwb holster for a ruger sr9c.? Also anyone know the process for getting a 2nd handgun. I had my free pickup ticket or the first gun. Thanks
  10. Introductions
    Hey all, just wanted to pop in and say hi. Yes, I am from downstate but don't hold it against me. I enjoy all aspects of the shooting sports including competition. We have 2 places we compete at here on Long Island. I am interested in the law aspect of your site and how the pending cases will...
  11. Handguns
    I am a new handgun owner and have what is probably a stupid question. I have tried searching for an answer but have been unable to find any forum post that addresses this question. It could speak to my poor search skills. I just bought a new Gen 4 Glock 19. Anyway, here is the question...
  12. Introductions
    Hello from the north country. I'm 62 (in a few weeks) and retired. I love to shoot 22 rimfires of which I have about 12 or so of all makes and actions. I belong to Ridge Runners Shooting Club in Champlain. I am registered to vote (and do) and in constant touch with my state reps.
  13. Introductions
    Hi to all you New Yorkers! I grew up in the Rochester (Penfield) area but have lived in MA since '94 (see profile for gory details). Have two brothers and a sister in the Victor area. Have been following the Cu0m0 debacle with interest. Feeling like gun owners across the country need to show...
  14. Introductions
    hello my name is larry pence 69 yrs old retired. I love hunting,fishing,reloading
  15. Introductions
    Hi, my name is Tony. I live in Ballston Spa, NY and just got my permit in October 2012. I am new to pistols and firearms and try to get to the target range each week. I enjoy these forums and get a great deal of information from the posts. Thanks for having me.
  16. Introductions
    A newbie from the northern part of Franklin County here! I had my interview yesterday for my pistol permit. Any ideas how long it takes from here? Also, I'm hoping to get the pistol mostly for sport. I'm not a big shooter now (right handed, left-eye dominant, so I struggle with rifles - or maybe...
  17. Pistol Permits
    I'm completely new to the firearm scene but would like to change that. I'm looking to legally own and operate a pistol in Nassau County. What is the process/where do I even start? What kind of license would this require? Any idea the $cost$ of getting the license and how long does the...
  18. Off-Topic
    Went to my first 3 gun match in VA about 9 months ago with a buddy from VA. I am looking got get into some 3 gun fun but i dont have my own AR, am I totaly screwed on pick up an AR in NY???
  19. Pistol Permits
    I am an applicant in Dutchess, I just had my prints and photos done at the Clerk's office, so they say I am 4 to 6 months away from having a permit. It may be a bit early but I would rather have these answers sooner than later. Do they ever actually deny anyone in Dutchess? I have heard other...
  20. Pistol Permits
    So I got the postcard from Onondaga County telling me my permit has been approved. Wooohooo for me! So before I go running down on Monday to get it, i have a slight complication. A friend has offered to sell me one of his pistols. How do I do all this? 1) Go get the permit 2) Transfer the...
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