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  1. Introductions
    Salutations from Schenectady! I just moved to Schenectady, to a pretty bad part "Mont Pleasant." I've always been interested in firearms and taking safety classes. But My family has forever been anti gun and anti "traditional values.: So I've always had to keep this part of my life secret...
  2. Pistol Permits
    Hey everyone, I live in Orange County and I was recently issued my non-resident permit for the state of FL. I've signed up to get fingerprinted for my NY one, but in the meantime, I'm now going for my non-resident Connecticut permit. Anyone here know if CT will accept the NY Handgun Safety...
  3. News Feeds
    Another year down! June, 2015, marks our 7th year in existence! I'd like to personally thank all of our readers, forum members and supporters for all that you've done to make this the best community for NY Gun Owners out there! We have a lot of great stuff in store for 2015 and we hope to keep...
  4. News Feeds
    OK FOLKS!!! It's this saturday!!! Here is the ammo count you will need if you're planning on coming to shoot!! 40-60 rounds of .223/5.56, 10-20 rounds of .308 (preferably 180gr FMJ-BT), and 25 12GA shells. Bring more if you would like to shoot the competitions multiple times. We will be having...
  5. Shotguns
    I'm new here and also new to "organized" shooting as opposed to shooting water-filled milk jugs and kitty litter containers on the farm. I am starting to shoot clays but I have to admit that what I really love is to shoot my 12-gauge at close-medium range targets and watch stuff clang or blow...
  6. Training
    Have any of you every taken any of these classes? I am waiting on my permit and am seriously considering saving some money and taking a class or two here. Just seeing if any of you have any input? Classes Offered | Firearms Training of WNY
  7. News Feeds
    Firearms Appreciation Month is back for 2014 and this time it is coming back with a bang! Not only are we doing an awesome FAM t-shirt this year, but we are also hosting a truly EPIC event. Once again, NYFirearms.com is the biggest firearms website in New York State and we're dedicated to...
  8. Training
    LaserLyte Training Tyme: A Shooting Range in a Box! - New Product Review - 2014 SHOT Show Preview
  9. Long Range Precision Shooting
    To those who attended last years course offering a big thank you, we had fun seeing old friends and making new ones. Posted up our spring schedule for 2014 check the web site calendar for more details. Also look for a competition for later this summer, working with the Tactical Rifle League, I...
  10. Training
    Hey I'm in Middletown and would like to know of any business in the area that offer classes to train up on pistol. I'm mostly experienced with rifles and want to become surgical with my new Beretta Px4 Storm (.40 cal). So far I'm hitting dead center but a little low at the range (10 yards). No...
  11. Off-Topic
    Decorated state trooper falls to death in training accident at Letchworth State Park | syracuse.com So awful. My thoughts go out to this man's family.
  12. Training
    I know Blueline Tactical's range is not open yet and I am not sure I want to pay those prices, but I am looking for some practical training to go through drills. I am a CO, but what we do is single shots at stationary targets. Any suggestions for in the area? I am willing to travel as far as...
  13. General Firearms
    Don't try this unless you're in special forces....or had too much vodka ;)
  14. Training
    Been looking into doing some more training in the near future... Anyone here prefer one over the other? Any experiences to share? They seem to offer similar courses but I'm unsure of the reputation of either. And they seem to be competitors lol
  15. Off-Topic
    [Video] NRA News: Personal Training and Improvement With Former Navy SEAL Dom Raso
  16. Laws and Politics - Firearms/Self Defense/Weapons
    Idaho School District Debates Placing Guns in Schools and Training Staff to Use Them "A proposal by the school board would place guns in each school in the district, stored in a secure location, and stored in a biometric safe accessible only to trained staff."
  17. Handguns
    Here is my original review on the PPS: http://www.nyfirearms.com/forums/handguns/43783-walther-pps-review.html Here is my review on this training course: http://www.nyfirearms.com/forums/training/60401-rochester-pers-def-dps201-review.html#post588958 Here I'd like to talk about my experiences...
  18. Pistol Permits
    Hello All, Recently received my full carry permit in Niagara county and purchased my first handgun (Springfield XD 9mm) Now i'm looking for a class that will teach handgun training and have some live fire exercises. Would like the to be nearby, but i'd drive a bit for the right class. Any...
  19. Carry/Conceal
    This is a topic I wrestle with, and as far as I recall I haven't come across a dedicated thread on it on any of the forums I follow. For the purposes of this discussion, please assume there are no artificial magazine limitations in place; assume we all live in a free state, where G17s hold...
  20. Ammunition and Reloading
    Signed up for MTDS shotgun class and need to buy some decent training ammo that will cycle in semi auto but not break the bank (or my shoulder lol). Also need some ammo to break in new gun before class. Any recs? 2 3/4 or 3" shells. I need 250 rounds of bird shot, 50 rounds of 0000 and 20 slugs...
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