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The Welcome Mat

Welcome to Long Island Firearms.  Come in and say your hello's!

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How to become a Donated / Club Member

Read how you can become a donated/club member of the forum

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Newbie's Unite!

Are you new to firearms? Do you have questions? Just got your interview? Have carry questions? Come in and read the articles pertaining to your open questions!  

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Open discussions are in here!
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New members Giveaway
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Firearms Safe Fundraiser

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Official LIF Courses

Listing of all courses LIF has to offer.  Check back periodically to ensure you don't miss anything!

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LISAPA Homepage

The homepage of LI Second Amendment Preservation Association.

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Semi-Auto [Handguns]

Talk about Semi-Auto Handguns

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Revolvers [Handguns]

Talk about Revolvers

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Other - [Handguns]

Open Disussion about Derringers, Single Shots; etc.

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AK - [Rifles]

Open Disussion about Avtomat Kalashnikova Rifles.

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AR - [Rifles]

Open Discussion about Armalite Rifles.

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Semi-Auto [Rifles]

Open Discussion about Semi-Auto Rifles.

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Bolt Action [Rifles]

Open Discussion about Bolt Action Rifles.

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Milsurp [Rifles]

Open discussion about Milsurp Rifles.

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Other [Rifles]

Open Discussion about anything else (lever, black powder, etc..)

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Semi-Auto [Shotguns]

Open Discussion about Semi-Auto Shotguns

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Pump [Shotguns]

Open Disussions about Pump Action Shotguns

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Break Action [Shotguns]

Open Discussion about Break Action [single, side by side, Over Under]

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Open Firearm Discussions

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Open discussion about reloading. By entering this board you agree to the terms of LIF.  We will not be held responsible for any actions taken by any posts.

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Appleseed Project

Discuss past, present & future Appleseed Shoot events here.
Check Schedule for the Dates and Locations of Appleseed Events in our area.

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Pellet / Airsoft / Airguns / Paintball Discussions

Discuss anything Pellet / Airsoft / Airguns / Paintball related.

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FREE Targets!!

Download official Long Island Firearms range targets!

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Check here for the latest handgun, rifle, shotgun, ammunition recalls.

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Product Review / New Products- Open Discussion

Place all product reviews and new products here .

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Discuss optics.

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DIY Projects and Builds

How-to guides, builds and DIY projects

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Cleaning/maintenance of Handguns

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Cleaning/maintenance of Rifles

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Cleaning/maintenance of shotguns

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Suffolk County (licensing/laws)

Suffolk County Discussions

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Nassau County Discussions

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NYS and NYC Discussions (licensing/laws)

NYC and NY State Licensing/Laws

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Out Of State Licensing

Open discussion regarding other state laws.

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Suffolk County [Ranges]

Suffolk County Ranges

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Nassau County Ranges

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NYC [Ranges]

NYC Range Discussions

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All Other Areas [Ranges]

Open Discussion regarding ranges across the US.

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Competition Corner

Discuss upcoming competitions, charity drives, etc.

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2020 U.S. Service Rifle Sma... - last post by Waldo189

Upcoming L.I. Matches

Listings and discussions regarding matches on Long Island!

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Nassau County Store Owners get Arrested

Discoussion about Nassau County stores getting raided 2/16/11

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The Benefits of Different T... - last post by gnsank7090

Gun Stores & Gunsmiths

Open discussion about  all local firearm stores and Gunsmiths.

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FFLs Listings & Reviews

Lisitng of local FFLs and reviews.

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Gun Shows

Listing of all local and national gun shows

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Hunting - Open Discussions

Open discussions! Come in to open discuss hunting.  Also get license information here for NYS residents!

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Fishing - Open Discussions

Discuss anything fishing related.`

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Camping / RV - Open Discussions

Open Discussions on camping

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All other open discussions pertaining to outdoor sporting. (boating too)

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4X4 -Enjoy the offroad! / CB Radio Area

A place to talk about off-road and CB's on Long Island.  What are the best spots to meetup? Permit info here too!

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Favorite Hunting Grounds

Let us know when and where you hunt.  Where are the good spots?

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Bow Hunting

Open chat about Bow Hunting.  We are going to see how this board goes, so POST!

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NY Microstamping Discussion (#1157A)

Discuss microstamping here.  Including submitting a petition and general discussion

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Firearm / Media [Polls - Petitions]

Please put any and all polls/petitions from media outlets, government etc here.

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Firearm Ban & Recent Events

Discuss possible local and national firearm ban as well as recent events surrounding this topic

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NY Specific Discussions

2A Discussions pertaining to New York Laws and events

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US Government Laws & News (2A ONLY)

US Laws and Events pertaining to the Second Amendment ONLY.

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Buy/Sell/Trade Classifieds

Private sales only. Commercial posts will be moderated. To post commercially, please contact an adminstrator. You must have 100 approved posts elsewhere on the forum to advertise here.

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Long Island Crimes

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NYC and NY State Crimes

Open Discussion for crimes within the 5 boroughs.

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Out of State crimes discussions.

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Veterans and Military

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Fire and EMS

Fireman and Emergency Medical Service, full time and volunteer.

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Ask a question [Uniformed Services]

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Survival/Disaster Planning and more

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Awareness and preparation for a disaster here on Long Island and Zombie Apocolypses as well as open discussion for viruses, and terrorism.

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Home Security / Safes

Open discussions about home security and safes. Come here to discuss camera, alarm systems, safes and other methods to protect your home when you are not.

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DIY - Home Improvements - More

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Knives / Swords

General discussion and pictures about knives and swords :)

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Gear Discussion

Open discussions about tactical and non-tactical gear.

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Jokes and more Jokes!

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Ladies Lounge

A place for our female shooters.  Dicussions include non-firearm related.  Enjoy PLEASE PM A MOD/ADMIN for the password.

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Voting Polls!

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Stop by and chat about cigars, wine, dining and much more!

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L.I. Community Service

Open area for discussion areas on Long Island to keep clean, community events, blood drives.  Come here for discussions on our Adopt-A-Highway program. Home of www.keeplongislandclean.org

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Local (2A related) Events

Place for board members, active members of their organization(s) to place a listing of events within the local area

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Pets Pets Pets

An area for all your pets :)

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Long Island Storms / Hurricanes

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Discussion of storm & hurricanes that hit Long Island

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LIF Sponsors/Ad Placements -Please Support them!

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Open Discussions

Any open discussions allowed. Discussions are not limited to firearms content.  What to discuss a meet up? Looking for members support? Have something you want to share? Jump in!

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Official Range Weather Forecasts!

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Ammo Alerts / Brass Exchange / In Stock

Post and read locations of stores that have ammo, firearms, or anything firearm related available.  Also, post your brass you want to exchange.

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