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    18 Year Old Kid Busted For Carrying a BB Gun

    Weapon arrest ends lockdown at Saugerties school Published: Friday, June 18, 2010 5 comment(s) | Email to a friend | Print version | ShareThis | RSS Feeds By Freeman staff SAUGERTIES — Reports of a young man carrying a gun near Grant D. Morse Elementary School led to an hour-and-a-half...
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    NY State Permit Holders db Hacked! Check your name...

    The NYS Rifle and Pistol Association is working on shutting down the site. All the publicity has caused a newspaper to pick it up though, with the website address published. Link Removed
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    Had To Draw Tonight

    I took a half day from work today to get some things done that I had been putting off. I finished my "chores" early and decided to run to my office quickly to pick up my mail. My dog loves to go for car rides so I took her along. Keep in mind that my office's mail boxes are in a common lobby...
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    Taurus TCP

    Well, I decided to go for the TCP. I own the Ruger LCP and the Magnum Research Micro Desert Eagle. Normally, I am not a fan of Taurus, but the fact that the slide locks back on empty caught my eye. The trigger feels a tad lighter than the LCP and a number of pounds less than the MDE. The TCP...
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    Ulster County News

    Not Ulster County, but Orange County is experiencing a large amount of murders. Check out the Times Herald Record. Link Removed
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    Deadly Force Incident- March 9, 2010

    As seen on the NYS Rife and Pistol Association Website: WABC, March 9, 2010:A man was shot and killed inside a home in West Babylon, Long Island Monday night. It happened around 7:30 in the evening. When officers arrived, they found a man shot to death in the kitchen of the home on 6th Street...
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    Ulster County News

    ''Accord Man Punched and Kicked Girlfriend, Held Gun to her Head, Police Say" By The Daily Freeman ACCORD — A 37-year-old man was in jail Saturday after punching and kicking his girlfriend, holding a gun to her head and trying to flee with the couple’s three children, according to police. The...
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    Ulster County News

    I figured I would post a thread specifically for Ulster County news and events. Took the wife out for dinner tonight and then ended up stopping at the mall before I headed up to Gander to pick up a pistol from the gunsmith. I am not sure when it happened, but the signs have changed at the...
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    Firestarting

    The bow drill is probably my favorite method of survival fire starting. I was practicing today and took some video of it. YouTube - Bow Drill Fire Starting I use cedar for both the spindle and the fireboard. What is your favorite method of fire-starting?
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    Ruger Super Blackhawk Hunter- 44 mag

    Anybody have any experience with these? I am looking at it for some handgun hunting and target shooting occasionally. Ruger New Model Super Blackhawk - Hunter Single-Action Revolver
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    Shooting in Kingston- 21 Year Old Man Dead

    Link Removed By Paul Kirby Freeman staff KINGSTON - Four people, including the suspected gunman, are in custody in connection with the gang-related fatal shooting of a 21-year-old man, police said. Detective Lt. Timothy Matthews, who heads the police department’s Detective Division, said the...
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    Shooting in Kingston- 21 Year Old Man Dead

    From the Daily Freeman- Man, 21, shot dead on Kingston street By KYLE WIND Freeman staff KINGSTON — A 21-year-old man was fatally shot Tuesday evening in Midtown — the city’s first homicide in more than three years. Detective Lt. Timothy Matthews of the Kingston Police Department said the...
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    Survival Knife Thread

    Another decent survival knife in my opinion is the Fallkniven A1. Link Removed Features an 6.30 in. blade of VG-10 steel, and a 4.70 in. Kraton handle. Comes complete with a Zytel sheath. You can pick one of these up for about $150 or so. It is a very good knife. I have never had any...
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    Survival Knife Thread

    A survival knife is an essential part of any survival kit. Many people have different preferences and ideas of what works and what does not. So...What is your favorite survival knife and why. I personally like the Becker BK7, originally made by Camillus and now made by Ka-Bar. 7 inch...
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    Glenn Beck on Concealed Carry

    YouTube - Glenn Beck Armed with Gun at Movie Theater! - Give a Boy a Gun and see what he does
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    FFL Help

    I am seriously thinking about applying for a FFL license. I would most likely be just collecting firearms, specifically handguns. The problem though is I am in New York where each pistol in your possession must be on your pistol permit. My question is, if I obtain either a dealer FFL or a C+R...
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    A Letter to my Senator

    I decided to write a letter to Senator Bonacic today regarding New York's prohibition on live fire training before obtaining a pistol permit. New York only allows for a minor aged 14-21 to shoot a handgun without having a permit. I would like to see this extended to all individuals under the...
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    The Best Package Delivery Today!

    Before the holidays, I wrote a number of firearms manufacturers to get brochures and material to hand out in my classes to people. Every company I wrote to sent me something, but I was pleasantly surprised today. Springfield Armory had sent a box full of goodies to hand out in class, including...
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    NYS Sportsmans Outreach Day

    There is a rally being held on 1/12/2010 at the Legislative Office Building in Albany, NY from 9am to 1pm. Mr. Wayne LaPierre, NRA Executive Vice President will be the keynote speaker. If you are not aware, there is tons of anti-gun legislation heading our way. Politicians want to begin a...
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    Approved Safety Course

    The Rochester Police list training as: "First time applicants are required to submit a copy of a certificate of completion from a state-approved basic firearms safety course along with their application. " Does this include any NRA class? I cannot seem to locate what are acceptable courses. I...
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