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  1. Is Massachusetts unique in the density of gun clubs in the state?

    I have had similar conversations with a couple of folks recently. One of them lives in North Georgia and the other in suburbs around Charlotte, NC. Both of them are gun owners and love to shoot. They both told me that one issue they have is the distance they need to travel to get to a range...
  2. ABC News Uses Knob Creek Range Footage In Place Real World Footage

    Did anyone else see this? This is just nuts. Are there no rules at all anymore for journalistic practices? ABC News Busted Using Gun Range Footage To Report Turkish 'Slaughter' Of Kurd Civilians
  3. WTB Glock 35 Slide (Complete)

    I am looking for a Glock 35 Slide.
  4. Petition - Bernie: Run Through November as an Independent

    Why? Let them just beat the crap out of each other for as long as possible. http://movement4bernie.org/
  5. Birchwood Casey Lead Remover Cloth

    Curious to know if anyone else has used this product. I saw a review and tried it out. Amazing results. My revolver had burn rings on the cylinder. I scrubbed those damn things with a brass bush for 1/2 hour using Ed's Red, Hoppes, and ballistol. Minimal removal. I got this cloth from...
  6. Anyone see the TV series on Netflix called "Occupied"?

    It is too cold to go shooting so I am indoors much more lately and watching TV. I am bored with the normal stuff on these days and like to watch slightly different stuff. This past weekend I watched the series Occupied. "[Occupied] Okkupert depicts a fictional near future in which Russia...
  7. .38 Short Colts for Competition Revolver... Anyone?

    I would like to try out USPSA shooting. I recently purchased a S&W 686 SSR. A guy at my club competes. He told me he loads .38 Short Colts with a 200 Grain Bullet using 2 grains of Bullseye. Sounds pretty odd and I cannot find a lot about it online except for the British doing something...
  8. Maspenock Rod and Gun - 7/12 - Center Pistol Pin Shoot

    Center Fire Pistol Pin Shoot MASPENOCK ROD & GUN CLUB 1 McGill Lane Milford, Mass. Sunday July 12th 2015 Jason Darrow – Match Coordinator SIGN UP – 8:45 A.M. TO 12:00 Noon. Shooting Begins at 9:00 a.m. ENTRY FEE $5 for the morning COURSE of FIRE A bracket will be...
  9. Maspenock June 14th .22 Plate Shoot

    .22 Pistol Steel Plate Shoot MASPENOCK ROD & GUN CLUB 1 McGill Lane Milford, Mass. Sunday June 14th 2015 Jason Darrow – Match Coordinator SIGN UP – 8:45 A.M. TO 12:00 Noon. Shooting Begins at 9:00 a.m. ENTRY FEE $5 for the morning COURSE of FIRE A bracket will be created to...
  10. NES Community -- Dueling Tree Recommendations for a Club

    I am researching some new steel targets for my club's pistol range. We have are looking at Dueling Trees. We are thinking of getting one heavier type for larger caliber pistols (not .22 specifically). Does anyone in the NES community have any experience in buying one of these units? If so...
  11. Is there a reference somewhere for optimum velocities for reloads?

    I've tried some Google kung fu and find little help. I mean outside of the occasional caliber reference with folks personal opinions. I bought a chronograph a few months ago. I have only used it a couple times. To date with some 30-06 reloads and today with 38 Special reloads. In both...
  12. Smokey 9MM reloads question

    I reload 9MM. I cast my own boolits for these reloads as well. They go bang when I pull the trigger and they hit what I am aiming at. I'll go to the range and shoot 200 - 300 round and think about the cost cause... they are reloads. However, I do notice once in a while that I'll fire off a...
  13. Sounds like citizens in Oregon need to rediscover the 2A

    Oregon woman calls 911 to say her ex-boyfriend, wanted by the police, is trying to break into her house. Dispatcher says that due to recent budget cuts, the police no longer respond to emergencies during evenings or weekends. Ex-boyfriend eventually breaks in and rapes her. Loss Of Timber...
  14. Some good local news coverage about my clubs Jr. Rifle program

    We had the local paper's reporter call and ask if they could come down and interview our coaches and kids. My son was interviewed. Turned out OK. I am pleasantly surprised. Milford youth gun league teaches more than sharpshooting - Milford, MA - The Milford Daily News
  15. Syrians are some crazy folks

    I think I would be getting the hell out of there. http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=91e_1358349215
  16. Veterans being overlooked for teaching positions because of potential PTSD?

    I was talking to a young Marine yesterday. Great guy. Anyway, he said he is coming up on the end of his enlistment. Has been going to school while in but has not committed to a major yet. He said he was looking into becoming a teacher. But, he had "heard that most likely I would be...
  17. 1903A3 Front Sight Hood

    I recently purchased a 1903A3. In reading about the history of them I found that the Marines used to place a front sight hood on their rifles. I thought that was a good idea so I searched around and found a hood at Sarco Inc. for cheap money. I got it yesterday and it was not what I...
  18. 6/10 -- .22 LR RIMFIRE RIFLE SILHOUETTE SHOOT MASPENOCK ROD & GUN CLUB

    .22 LR RIMFIRE RIFLE SILHOUETTE SHOOT MASPENOCK ROD & GUN CLU 1 McGill Lane Milford, Mass. Dates of shoots: June10, July 8, August 12, September 9, October 7, November 4 Terry Thomas – Match Director SIGN UP:8:30 A.M. TO 11:00 A.M. Shooting Begins at 9:00 a.m. ENTRY...
  19. MA Resident Gifting a Long Gun to a Family Member in CT

    Folks, I'm considering gifting a long gun (shotgun) to my Dad in CT. My understanding is that no FFL needs to be involved. "Sales by Nonlicensees. Secondary long gun transfers (i.e, sales involving non-licensed people) are not regulated, except for the limited gun show regulation...
  20. Homemade Firearm Cleaners & Lubricants

    Homemade Firearm Cleaners & Lubricants I was spending way too much time on the Internet the other day searching for firearms related stuff (casting and reloading). I ran across the above link. Example: 50/50 Hydrogen Peroxide and Vinegar to remove barrel lead. (Wow. head scratch)...
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