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  1. Pistol Permits
    I'm gearing up to apply for my pistol permit next month and am unsure of what the best way to answer the alcohol question. I have a beer with dinner and occasionally have a 6 pack on a Saturday night and have an irrational fear that admitting to drinking is going to get me denied. Is it...
  2. Pistol Permits
    Hi all, I'm beginning the process of applying for a pistol permit in Broome County. I have a few questions. In particular, the section of the application that asks if you have ever been charged or indicted with anything other than a traffic infraction. About a year and a half ago I was...
  3. Handguns
    Hey all, I did a complete breakdown of my SP101 and "sanded" (lightly rubbed with a ultra fine sandpaper) and polished the rough parts; then I oiled it up and put it back together. I did not replace any springs. I'm new at this but I followed this youtube video step-by-step. I noticed after...
  4. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    I was recently hired as an armed peace officer. I carry a 15 round mag in my gun at work and I was wondering if I am exempt for off duty carry. Also, am I exempt from the assault weapons ban? Thanks.
  5. Rifles
    I don't own any guns like this but I know a few people that do and one person asked me what can be done to allow them to keep their rifle without registering. Can anything be done to these to make them non AW's? Does removing the pistol grip and using only 10rd mags work or is there something...
  6. General Firearms
    Maybe a dumb question but Would a handgun license be required to own a TC Contender?
  7. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    YouTube: VIDEO: theRealTrippleB: Citizen or Subject - The Fundamental Question of Gun Control
  8. Off-Topic
    Sooooo anyone know what this thing is? It looks like a rather large drill bit for something. It's about 28" long from tip to tip and weighs maybe 50 lbs. Found this while cleaning my basement and I just happened to sell of my 5' long drill last week:p so I'm wondering what it would be used for...
  9. Ammunition and Reloading
    Loading .223 and .308. Cases were precleaned in a vibe with walnut shells, then lubed and FL sized with de-prime/neck size ball rod installed, then swaged primer pockets. Using RCBS Rock Chucker, which came highly reccommended. Ok, ignorant reloading newbie question time... 1 - RC came with...
  10. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    I have an interesting question for everyone here. What if any parts of the safe act would you be willing to live with? Please be honest and share your thoughts. I understand this is a very heated topic with most firearms owners so please be respectful of others opinions.
  11. Shotguns
    a buddy of mine is looking for a pump shotgun for home defense (he has had break-ins in the past) he wants a Mossberg 500 with pistol grip like this : He wants to know if it legal to add a second pistol grip to the forend or add a pistol grip forend (he has carpel tunnel so wants something...
  12. Ammunition and Reloading
    hello i am looking to get into reloading and have a budget of about 750 if people could point me in the right direction of what i would need. I am looking to reload 30-06 aand 5.56 nato. the big question i have is the bullet purchase for the 30-06 is a .308 seated in a 30-06 shell if i am correct.
  13. Pistol Permits
    Hello all, long time reader first time poster. I submitted my permit application back in March '13. I haven't heard a word up to this point. I happened to call the Pistol Permit office and they stated that they just sent out my application to the Sheriffs department (I live in Akron). How long...
  14. The AR-15
    I'm in the process of building my AR, already built the complete lower with the FRS-15 stock. I also purchased their barrel cap. My plan for the upper is purchase a complete upper. Obviously with the exception of the varmint or bull barreled uppers they all come with some type of flash...
  15. Handguns
    Ok since I now own 3 x1911, I really need to get my hands on a sight pusher tool, so those of you out there that own 1911's what would you all recommend for a sight pusher for the rear sights on all my 1911 again the 1911's I own are a Sig Sauer,Rock Island Armory and a Taurus PT1911 AR all of...
  16. Off-Topic
    If you're translating the Russian word for gun into English, which English word would you use? Reason for asking is this. My youngest (5) had a new friend come over today. They were playing with the light sabers, but one ran out of batteries. This little boy said, "Now let's play with the...
  17. Off-Topic
    So I am having a large check coming to me in the mail shortly from cashing out of the market and I have known people who have done the same and went to deposit it in the same bank that I go to have their money put on hold for weeks before they had access to it. My question is what is the best...
  18. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    This is being asked of the FFLs on the board, but other replies are welcome. NYSP please give opinions also. An FFL with a NYS dealer license (bona fide ammo seller) accepts a pre-payment from a NYS customer for 200 rnds of ammo. This ammo would be ordered by the FFL from an OOS ammo supplier...
  19. Shotguns
    Hello. I recently installed Uncle Mike's single point sling adapter on my Mossberg 500 persuader. It fits between the pistol grip and the receiver. Unfortunately it's thicker than the factory spacer that was there so the pistol grip got moved about 3/8 of an inch further away from trigger and...
  20. Off-Topic
    As many here know, I have been recovering for the past 4 months from meningo-encephalitis. I have a question about protocol when a patient is brought in via ambulance to emergency The night before I was taken by my mom (with suggestion by my internist) and told to go to the hospital due to the...
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