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  1. Nassau County (licensing/laws)
    Can someone please tell me the law concerning target shooting with handguns and rifles for teenagers. Can they shoot pistols with a licensed adult/parent? Does it have to be, only with an Instructor? What is the minimum age for handguns? Rifles? Any information would be appreciated.
  2. Chit-Chat
    Last evening, my wife and daughter were leaving the Smithhaven Mall parking lot. My 16 year old daughter was driving. She has a Learning Permit, has taken Driver's Ed over the summer, and has many hours of driving lessons/experience. In fact, she has her driving test this Tuesday. While driving...
  3. Suffolk County (licensing/laws)
    Hey guys, First time poster. I've been browsing on and off but have yet to make my introduction but I need some help.(if this is the wrong section, please move, thanks!) My grandfather passed away 15 years ago and left and pump shotgun and a .22 to my uncle. Unfortunately my uncle is in bad...
  4. NY Specific Discussions
    This letter came in the mail today. I'm not sure if it went our to all of his constituents, but one did come for every member of my household today. It's encouraging to see that there is at least some movement to get this done.
  5. Nassau County [Ranges]
    While I belong to Freeport, I've never actually shot at the outdoor range. I was thinking of stopping by tomorrow morning. Do I need to bring something to hang the targets from? Thank you!
  6. Open Firearm Discussions
    Basically what happend, is that my buddy was staying at his girlfriends fathers home. The girlfriends father had a nice firearm collection, and safe where my buddy stored his 12ga. Long story short, girlfriend and my bud broke it off, and it got ugly. Girlfriends father tried taking custody of a...
  7. Out of State Crimes
    It seems The National Guard arrived in Ferguson at about noon today, 20 hours late. They were called up days ago, why the delay in deployment? When Ferguson's Mayor James Knowles called the Missouri Governor Jay Nixon to ask the governor where The National Guard is he never got a call back...
  8. NY Specific Discussions
    From Newsday, Sunday, November 2. Page A2, paragraph 12.   "Campaigning in New York City, Cuomo touted a law he pushed through - and Astorino opposes - that now bars 34,000 people deemed mentally ill from owning guns. 'To me, if you want to repeal the law, you should be on the list,' Cuomo...
  9. NY Specific Discussions
    What is the law, as of now; November 2014 regarding the SAFE Act and magazine capacity and loading. Is it true we can have 10 round magazines and load them with 10 rounds? Is 10 it? As in 10 in the mag 0 in the pipe,9 in the mag 1 in the pipe? or is it 10 in the mag and 1 in the pipe? Or am I...
  10. Open Firearm Discussions
    Selling a long gun on armslist. What is the "proper" way of doing so? Receive funds then bring to FFL to ship? Never done so before
  11. Open Firearm Discussions
    In my search for a revolver, I found a used ruger GP100, which I know I like as I have shot one before, for what I feel is an OK price $525 including shipping. I found it for sale in another forums classifieds. I contacted the seller, who wants me to send him a money order and he will have his...
  12. Suffolk County (licensing/laws)
    So there's been a number of recent court cases affirming the right to keep and bear arms extends OUTSIDE the home as well as in. Illinois was always super strict about not letting anyone carry guns, then they were told they had to allow concealed carry. Now, D.C. has been told they have to allow...
  13. Veterans and Military
    I got this from a friend in the 101st. This has been making the rounds. I'm posting it verbatim as I saw it: "We were at OP Mest, Paktika Province, Afghanistan. It was a small outpost where B Co 1-501st INF (Airbone) ran operations out of, just an Infantry platoon and ANA counterparts there...
  14. Suffolk County (licensing/laws)
    happy friday all. Ok. I found a good deal on the Steyr s-a1 I've been drooling over for months on Gunbroker. Under description of item it says "Ensure that your FFL will accept shipment from a non-FFL" So I assume that the seller is not an FFL. OK great. I email him, sure enough, he is not...
  15. Semi-Auto [Rifles]
    I got a reply regarding the release date for this NY compliant rifle. I responded with a request for dealer contact info on Long Island. John, We have not set an exact date yet. We are planning to start shipping in the next 60-90 days. To purchase a rifle, I can have one of our Premier...
  16. Law Enforcement
    This question came up at work and I'm not sure of the answer. Of course if you call 1PP or Rifle/Shotgun they give conflicting answers. Do NYS Certified Peace Officers (Armed) need to have a rifle/shotgun license to own/purchase if they reside in NYC?
  17. Revolvers [Handguns]
    I have a 29-2 with the factory equipped Goncalo Alves target grips. I have a pair of Dade speedloaders that supposedly fi the 29 and they dont seem to work with the grips. The grip is in the way. Also when I extract the cartridge, the edge of the cartridge closest to the grip contacts the grip...
  18. NY Specific Discussions
    I am in receipt of your email dated February 12, 2014. Thank you for writing. I understand your frustration and I agree with your position. I have opposed the Safe Act since its introduction. In fact, I traveled to several regions of the state and conducted hearings to take testimony from...
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