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  1. Rifles
    I am the proud new owner of a modern Winchester 1885 High Wall in .45-70 Gov. Going to try her out Saturday morning with the standard buck-horn iron sights. I want to try to stay with non-optical sights for now … and I'm wondering if anyone has some first hand experience with the Marbles...
  2. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    http://gunssavelives.net/blog/veteran-sues-florida-city-after-his-guns-were-confiscated-never-returned-when-he-sought-treatment-for-depression/ Sound familiar???
  3. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    I bought an COP .38/357 (or at least I thought) from Armslist, sent the guy $800 MO two weeks ago and now he's not returning my calls or texts. I do have seval texts from him saying he will send it... That was last week. I have his full name, post on armslist, MO confirmation of cashing, tracked...
  4. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    Interesting article. This sentence by a Cuomo aide says it all "The aide noted that polls show the new law is backed overwhelmingly by New Yorkers and that the county legislatures seeking its repeal represent a mere 11% of the state population." In other words, upstate NY doesn't matter...
  5. Shotguns
    I'm looking to purchase at least 7 shells, so no frills, bang-for-your-buck value is preferred. Thanks.
  6. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    Hey all, First off, thanks to everyone here for your dedication to helping the community understand the laws and operate within them - whether they like them or not. My name's Katie and I live in lower Westchester County, for reference to any applicable laws. I'm moving in with a friend and...
  7. Pistol Permits
    Should I even bother? I'm 31 and when I was 22 I was in a funk. I looked to talk to someone and went to a hospital that had a mental health section. I have my records, I had them sent to me when I applied in rockland. They say that I had was drinking excessively, (I told the nurse that I had...
  8. Ammunition and Reloading
    howdy ,there used to be a bullet casting company in I beleive in Mamaroneck, NY, ? or is there another local bullet casting company ?? please post, grmpy
  9. Training
    It appears as if the only NRA training in CNY is for pistols. Where can one go to learn about field stripping, modifying, and mechanics of firearms? Thank you. NRAInstructors.org - Portal for NRA certified Instructors, NRA Education and Training
  10. Shotguns
    Hello everyone, first time starting a thread, new member of NYFirearms.com. I have a Remington Model 870 bought specifically for home defense, and possibly for shooting some clays on the occasional weekend. Up until this point in time, I have kept the extended magazine loaded with Federal...
  11. The AR-15
    I got a barrel for my budget AR build for Christmas. Is there any kind soul who has the tools needed to tighten the barrel nut, here in Monroe County or eastern Wayne County? I'm in Penfield on the border with Gananda & Macedon. This is a BCM flattop upper and a DSArms M4 profile barrel. I...
  12. Accessories and Gear
    I'm looking for an inexpensive red dot for a 5.56 carbine used for target shooting and as a backup for home defense. This is not my primary weapon. Target distance under 100 yards. This won't get used a ton, but I do want something that will hold zero. I'd prefer to spend under $100 for use...
  13. Off-Topic
    So... The paper delivery guy is a huge tool! He delivers almost daily after 9am (after most folks are at work)... Does not deliver ANYTHING every few Sundays... and some days I have to play "Where's the F#$%king paper hiding today"... All that being said, I can't read anyways... BUT, my wife...
  14. Off-Topic
    I'm in the market for a portable GPS for the truck and figured I'd see if anyone had any advice on what to lean towards and/or stay away from. I don't have much need for one, so I'm not looking to spend a ton. I know they've come down in price, but they keep changing and updating features...
  15. Firearms in the News
    J.Lo and her 2-year-old twins can rest easy at night: Daddy is packing heat. Singer Marc Anthony is one of dozens of celebs, millionaires and high-profile athletes authorized to carry a concealed weapon in the city, records show. And the number of A-listers who have guns is growing. "We have...
  16. News Feeds
    Bill Seeking to End Gun Shows in California to be Considered Next Week Senate Bill 585 has been scheduled to be considered by the Assembly Appropriations Committee on Wednesday, July 15. http://www.nraila.org/Legislation/Read.aspx?ID=5036
  17. News Feeds
    Nebraska: Omaha Seeking to Require Fingerprinting for Firearm Sales! This afternoon, the Omaha City Council will consider an ordinance that would require individuals wishing to sell firearms to "secondhand stores," such as Scheels, Guns Unlimited, and other places (which are not pawnbrokers)...
  18. News Feeds
    New Hampshire Seeking 500% Hike of License to Carry Fees! The New Hampshire Legislature is currently considering the New Hampshire state budget (House Bill 2). The budget bill contains language that would increase the fees for non-resident licenses to carry from $20.00 to $100.00, a 500%...
  19. News Feeds
    Bill Seeking to End Gun Shows in California Moving Forward Yesterday, the Senate Public Safety Committee passed Senate Bill 585 by a vote of 4-2. The bill now heads to the Senate Appropriations Committee. http://www.nraila.org/Legislation/Read.aspx?ID=4766
  20. News Feeds
    Bill Seeking to Dismantle Trapping Defeated in Maryland! NRA-ILA is happy to report that House Bill 831 failed to pass the Senate Education, Health and Environmental Affairs Committee yesterday. http://www.nraila.org/Legislation/Read.aspx?ID=4761
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