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  1. Pistol Permits
    Hi, all! Let me start off by saying that I've read previous timelines for Schenectady County residents and they helped me to remain patient throughout the process. I'd also like to add that I took my Pistol Safety Course with Mr. Thomas Milner of the Rotterdam Fire Department in May of 2013 and...
  2. Pistol Permits
    I applied in Schenectady County about a month ago. Got the letter today from the Sheriff that their background check has completed and that they recommend that my permit be forwarded to the county clerk's office. Does anyone have any recent experience in Schenectady County? What happens...
  3. Pistol Permits
    I am a Schenectady County resident and just completed the Advanced pistol course at Guan Ho Ha. I am curious how long it took others to hear back whether their permits had been amended to "unrestricted" status, after successful course completion.
  4. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    SAFE Act Educational Furum - 1/29/14 @ Guan Ho Ha Fish & Game Club (Schenectady Co.) NY2A.org will be presenting a SAFE Act Educational Forum on 1/29/14 at the Guan Ho Ha Fish & Game Club, 1451 Rector Rd., Glenville, NY. Doors will open at 6:30 PM, presentations will start at 7:00PM. We will...
  5. Introductions
    Hello. I'm Rob from Schenectady. Been in process of obtaining my pistol permit in Schenectady since March. They lost one of my references on 2 separate occasions, but I finally got fingerprinted last week. I'm figuring another 7 months till I get my permit and am able to go pick up my M&P40 at...
  6. Pistol Permits
    Still waiting on my pistol permit in schenectady county:( Fingerprinted first week of August Letter from sheriffs received September 16th, letter stated I would receive my appointment date to meet with judge in 30-90 days. 90 days was December 16th...haven't received that letter...115 days and...
  7. Introductions
    Just wanted to say Hi and introduce myself. I have been reading this forum site for about a year now and just want to thank everyone who has been involved in the fight to obtain our 2A rights back. Like everyone on this site I am extremely upset by the actions taken by our Government . I am am...
  8. Pistol Permits
    I was wondering if anyone has gotten their permit within the last month or so in Schenectady County? I got fingerprinted in June, and I got a letter from the Sheriff that my background check was approved (August) and would go to the judge to set up an appointment. The letter said it could take...
  9. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    Today (November 5th) is Election Day. I urge all of you to get out and vote and to consider the following… Back in March & April of this year, many of you went to the meetings of the Schenectady County Legislature and urged them pass a resolution supporting the full repeal of the NY SAFE...
  10. Pistol Permits
    I received my letter today that my restrictions were removed just have to make an appointment to pick up the permit. Colin at Target Sports made the process very easy, he does all the paperwork with the clerks office. Took about 4 weeks to receive the letter from the clerk.
  11. Pistol Permits
    I know there are a few who have recently jumped through the hoops in Schenectady county to get the H/T restrictions lifted. Who did you go to for the course,I am looking into going with Vic from VAF as he did the basic course I attended but I just wanted to get some feed back and experiences...
  12. Introductions
    Hi All! I am new to the NYFirearms website, but not a newbie to firearms in general. I grew up and went to college in PA, went to graduate school for my Ph.D. in Buffalo, thinking I was going to get out of this politically corrupted state, and then I got a job offer I could not refuse. I miss PA...
  13. Introductions
    Hi all, Been looking around the site for the past few months and felt it was time to jump in! By far the most informative site out there and i thank you all for a lot of information! Get my pistol permit on Thursday and will be ready to go...looking forward to running into some of you out and...
  14. Shooting Ranges
    HiFolks, New tothe forums and just getting back into shooting after 20+ years and looking fora good place in the Schenectady - Albany area for pistol and trap. Had a friend recommend Iroquois Rod and Gunand a few others but no one seems to be taking new members. Any ideas out there for a club...
  15. Off-Topic
    Seem Like most if not all Schenectady City Schools are flying their flags today at full staff. The wife drove around and checked and notice that schools were at full staff and businesses at half staff. She called Lincoln elementary and they said that the district tells them what to do. So she...
  16. Firearms in the News
    Looks like a new gun shop next to the mall. It's been under construction since last year just before the safe act. Not sure if it's a local store or a big box. Looks like it will open soon. Yeah :)
  17. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    Come join Schenectady Political Action, Campaign For Liberty and New York Revolution for a Community Forum to discuss your Second Amendment Rights and our plan to take back Schenectady, on 6/17/2013 at 630PM in the Collins Park Pavilion. For more information please see the event face book page...
  18. Pistol Permits
    Hello, I have recently bought a home in Saratoga County and am moving from Schenectady County. I just spoke with Toni at the Schenectady County Clerks office and she notified me that they are not allowing people who move out of the county to keep the Schenectady County permit anymore, this is...
  19. Pistol Permits
    Picked up my unrestricted permit last Friday, had to jump through alot of hoops, but glad it's done. Want to thank the great community of folks in here with their advice and words of wisdom, really helped out.
  20. Pistol Permits
    Well I have been a member of the site for about a week now and it seems like one of the big things people like to know is how everyone is doing during their pistol permit process. I currently live in Schenectady County and here is my process so far. 2/4/13-Mailed in all character references...
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