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  1. Training
    NRA Basic Pistol Instructor, Personal Protection In the Home (student & instructor) Hello, I have these NRA courses in the next 4-6 weeks: Yonkers NY NRA Basic Instructor Training + Basic Pistol Instructor: 16hours (2 x 7hr days, 2hrs at range) February 15, 16th. Range session TBA, most...
  2. Ammunition and Reloading
    with the 15th fast approaching, we need to start making some arrangements, so we can all keep shooting. this is my solution http://www.nyfirearms.com/forums/laws-politics/68136-those-worried-about-ammo.html thanks to samcolt87 for the idea. We all pitch in on the cost of the box, and at the...
  3. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    Greetings, All. Looking for some more info on purchasing a pistol from a close friend who lives in Missouri. I had him fill out a bill of sale and we had it notarized etc with all of the pertinent info on the sale document. I'm heading back down to his place in a few months and was hoping to...
  4. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    We all know 2013 has been a poor year for freedom in New York, with the last day being one of the worst. The purpose of my post is to compare notes with other forum members on what their plans are in the developing political mess where they reside. Deciding to stay or leave has multiple facets...
  5. Training
    Hello, I am offering the following NRA courses over the next eight weeks. NRA Range Safety Officer - Yonkers, NY Sunday December 15, 2013; 9:30am - 7:00pm http://www.nrainstructors.org/SignupStudent.aspx?id=225280 $120.00 ****NRA Basic Pistol Instructor - Yonkers, NY (This is a Basic...
  6. General Firearms
    Hello Fellow Enthusiasts, As I continue to learn more about this hobby, I was wondering if you can share some stories about negative gun-related incidents you (or someone you know) have had that you learned from (or hopefully learned from). Even if it was very embarrassing, please share it...
  7. Off-Topic
    [Video] NRA News: Personal Training and Improvement With Former Navy SEAL Dom Raso
  8. Pistol Permits
    Back in the day I applied for a personal protection permit and was issued one. Now all the permits in my county are the same CCW. The permit office told me it still is a personal protection permit even tho the permit does not state it. What are the diffrences? If any.
  9. DIY Projects and Builds
    In between working on 100 landscaping projects, I finally got around to making some target stands roughly based upon SafeArmsReview's design on YouTube. I added the crossovers for extra stability and my friend came over yesterday to test them out. Next will be to get some butcher paper to make...
  10. Firearms in the News
    Dom Raso for NRA News: Episode 4 - YouTube
  11. Firearms in the News
    Oops, I didn't think to check for this in "Laws and Politics". http://www.nyfirearms.com/forums/laws-politics/50444-ny-not-so-free-state.html
  12. Pistol Permits
    I ask this question because I do need to get a Certificate of Disposition for a Trespassing case years ago. I would say between 20-22 years back. I don't remember the date and need to state this on the application. I do know I was arrested, and plead guilty for trespassing, did my community...
  13. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    I went to NYC public school until I left for college. I was robbed & attacked on many occasions throughout my time there. These are just a few examples that come to mind. Usually they occurred in or around the school, by people that would have no business being in or around a school. For...
  14. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    Guy's everyone knows if Safe act stands or how it stands now people are taking a loss. AR & AK collectors these guys are geting hit the hardest with depreciation of Property Value. Thoudsands of dollars. Now most collectors understand Apreciation & Depreciation on items they collect, but Gun...
  15. Off-Topic
    Just wanted to share this after Scotchman's post. Hardest thing I ever did. Eulogy for my best friend delivered before a crowd of about 300. Names redacted for privacy. Life is short. Make the most of it. Farewell to Mikeee Mike came into our lives at a bar in Lake George Village...
  16. Shooting Ranges
    So I have a few acres of wooded land, and know plenty of people who use wood to heat their homes and would clear lots for free as long as they can have the wood. Would it be reasonable to have an area in the middle cleared of 200x75 yards (or something similar) and keep it surrounded by woods...
  17. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    It's not a detailed response but the Sheriffs are meeting in Albany today concerning the SAFE Act. He refers to "Sheriffs I mentioned" - these are the Sheriffs from a number of NYS Counties who have taken a stance against enforcing the SAFE Act. He also expresses frustration about how the...
  18. Off-Topic
    LOL Anonymous Hacks The Westboro Baptist Church: Posts All Their Personal Information
  19. Firearms in the News
    GUN SHY: City published personal information of some gun owners SORRY JUST SAW THIS POSTED ELSEWHERE ~
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