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  1. The Welcome Mat
    Hello everyone. I am a New York City resident and a first time gun owner and Rifle/Shotgun (RS) permit holder. I've been relying on this forum and a few others (newyorkcityguns) for several months while going through the process of obtaining my RS permit. Now that I have gotten my permit and my...
  2. Newbie's Unite!
    Hidy ho all, I was interested in trying to find a club that meets on Sundays, Mondays or Tuesdays. I'm interested in learning more about firearms in general, but my schedule is too odd for those NRA classes. Is there such a club on LI?
  3. The Welcome Mat
    Just dropping in to say hello. Been around the forums for some time, visiting, just looking... never posting. Rich
  4. 4X4 -Enjoy the offroad! / CB Radio Area
    I got the NYS beach permit a short while back via the post from this forum. I got the Suffolk County outer beach permit yesterday. I have a 2010 Ford Explorer 4x4 (last year before they went crossover). It's a relatively "real" 4WD vehicle; it has AWD, 4WD-high, and 4WD-low options. I have...
  5. The Welcome Mat
    Hello, I'm, uh, Josh at Karp's. We're also known as Long Island Ammo. I do not like getting caught in the rain,and prefer margaritas to pina coladas. Though I'd rather a nice local craft beer. So hello!
  6. Open Firearm Discussions
    yes i know i am a newbie without much knowledge, but can someone recommend what would be a good gun for me to start with when i get my hunting license? i want something smaller to build my confidence with. also i would like to use it for deer hunting and target practice if that helps
  7. Competition Corner
    Hello, I have the following firearms: CZ P01 (Cajun Gun Works copperhead), a Ruger 22/45 with a cheap red dot, and a cz 455. What competition styles would be fun without breaking the bank? Thanks and happy New year.
  8. The Welcome Mat
    From nassau..thanks and more power to all.. marlin 795 for a start..+ some .22 cal pellet pistol.. looking to get a marlin 60 with dragunov stock if its not illegal.. about to get a pistol permit asap..
  9. Semi-Auto [Rifles]
    Hey guys. I recently picked up a Marlin 60. I've been shooting my entire life but this is the first tube gun I've ever owned. My question is what do I do at the range when they cease fire? With my semi's I just drop out the mag, open the bolt and put it on the rack. But with a tube gun I...
  10. The Welcome Mat
    Hello everyone. I'm new to the sport of bow hunting and any info or advice would be greatly appreciated. Better places to hunt on long Island? Do you set up your tree stand everything you go or do you leave it up? Not looking to infringe on anyone's spot just some advice. Ty
  11. Newbie's Unite!
    Hey guys, I'm thinking of buying a Ruger American 22lr as my first firearm. I'm confused about ammo tho. Can a Ruger American 22lr bolt action fire .223 remington ammunition? Or just .22lr There's so many different .22 ammos.
  12. Reloading
    Just bought a lee press figured ask on here did some research online and u tube but any info would be great about where to get powder locally or online and any other products. going to start with 9mm any good receipts or hints , type powder, bullets ,primers would help thanks. going to give it...
  13. The Welcome Mat
    Hey Guys, I'm new to the forum and fairly new to Firearms. My buddy Nick turned me onto shooting and the website. Currently i have the following Ruger Mini 30 Ruger 10/22 Takedown Mossberg 500 Tactical 12G Anyway looking forward to learning some new stuff Dan
  14. The Welcome Mat
    Hey guys, I'm new to the gun world and I now own a Marlin .22L. It's just bare and it's nice. I love it but i want to buy a good optic. Since i haven't gotten a chance to go to a range and see how many yards i can get out of it, i was just wondering where i should start looking for a optic...
  15. Hunting - Open Discussions
    I'm looking for some direction as to what someone new (ME) may need to bring with him on a hunting trip. I'm looking to hunt on LI in Jan. for the special firearms season,I'll be using my muzzleloader. I will be going by myself and its the first time I will be hunting. I was thinking of going to...
  16. Chit-Chat
    Can someone please school me on Cast Iron cookware. How do I get it to be "non-stick?" Any recipes that you recommend? Any suggestion would be appreciated. Thanks.
  17. Open Firearm Discussions
    Whats up with the smell of this Hoppes #9 solvent? Im starting to like it. There's nothing like the smell of a freshly cleaned and oiled firearm.
  18. The Welcome Mat
    Good afternoon, I just wanted to stop in for a proper intro. I made a post in the shotgun forum and had some great responses from some really nice people. Thanks again! I just made my first purchase of a Remington 870 express magnum. Was going to try to go super magnum but decided against it for...
  19. FFLs Listings & Reviews
    A big thank you to Jerry for a smooth and painless transaction. He was great for a first timer, answered the multiple questions I had before and after I purchased. A very helpful and pleasant gentleman. Will definitely be using his services again. Thanks again Jerry.
  20. The Welcome Mat
    Hello! New member here. I work in the mental health industry and have always enjoyed bow shooting. I've been surrounded by gun-savvy individuals all of my life and only recently decided to finally put in the paperwork. (Over a year ago, now! I've had more background checks than I can count...
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