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  1. Transferring handguns out of state

    Because of rapidly declining health I am in the unfortunate position of having to sell some handguns and have a couple questions that I was hoping NES's collective brainpower and knowledge could answer. First off, my understanding is that I am limited to four direct/personal sales per year...
  2. NRA News commentator Billy Johnson in ‘Just Say No to Firearm Ignorance’

    Some interesting points made here. NRA News commentator Billy Johnson in ‘Just Say No to Firearm Ignorance’ (VIDEO) The NRA offers many gun safety classes - but they tend to be in gun clubs and ranges etc. These are places that the general public does not generally hang out. Somehow gun...
  3. Looking for my first revolver - which shops in MA have a decent selection?

    Want to try a revolver. Primary caliber .357 magnum - would like to be capable of firing .38 special as well but not a deal killer. Liking the S&W 686, 586 S&W Model 60 and S&W model 640. Would consider a Ruger GP100. Anyone know which shops in MA have large selections of revolvers? I would...
  4. Bloomterd getting dissed by NY reps

    Sorry did not see this was already posted. Not sure how to delete. [grin] Sen. Leahy: Bloomberg's Gun Ads 'Didn't Help A Bit'
  5. For no particular reason

    Was perusing mass.gov and saw this page. Thought it might be worth posting as some of these questions are asked frequently. Good synopsis about transporting and storing firearms in vehicles. Frequently Asked Questions
  6. How to? Pick the winner of a Karma giveaway?

    I have some odds and ends that some folks might find useful and figured I'd Karma them. Just wondering how to pick the winners(s). Count up the entries and pull a random number? What is used to pull the number? Is there a forum tool?
  7. New SIG - 1911RM-45-SSS

    Got me a new SIG - my first 1911. Still trying to get my head around field stripping this puppy. Yeah I know, avoid the idiot mark. I am so used to the simple field strip procedures on most modern auto's that this seems like a major operation. Just have to learn something new! [wink] Yeah, the...
  8. Guide To The Interstate Transportation Of Firearms

    Wasn't sure where to put this. Guide to the Interstate transportation of Firearms More. Worth a read if you are not familiar with the stuff. Mentions some state regulations as well.
  9. PIERS MORGAN RATINGS DOWN, GUN SALES UP, CCRKBA NOTES (Larry King retired?)

    PIERS MORGAN RATINGS DOWN, GUN SALES UP, CCRKBA NOTES - Citizens Committee For The Right To Keep And Bear Arms Larry King retired? In 2011? Wow. Talk about being out of the loop.
  10. Smith & Wesson Reveals Surging 4Q Profits - and editors feature a picture of a PPQ

    Smith & Wesson Reveals Surging 4Q Profits Amid 'Robust Consumer Demand' Smith & Wesson Reveals Surging 4Q Profits Amid 'Robust Consumer Demand' Yeah I know S&W used to be the importer/distribution channel for Walther. But that ended for good at the beginning of the year. On the plus side...
  11. Voted

    Voted for the closest thing that we have for a pro 2A politician in the interim senate race. In and out in about 5 minutes.
  12. Mag mount question

    Any thoughts on this mag mount? Amazon.com: Tram 1185 Amateur Dual-Band Magnet Antenna: Electronics TRAM-1185 Transmits 2 Meter Vhf & 70cm UHF (144-148Mhz & 430-450Mhz). 3" magnet mount with 12' RG-58 Coaxial Cable & PL-259 connector. Antenna unscrews from maget with regular 3/8-24...
  13. Background check bill and rkba sites/organizations

    So I am reading this article about the Background Check bill that is making it's way through the bowels of our countries law manufacturing system. Found a couple interesting tidbits: In reading the article I also decided to find, bookmark and review the webistes for The Citizens Committee...
  14. how to dry desiccant canisters

    Greetings all. So I have desiccant canisters that are due for drying. Have not done it before and was wondering how most folks go about it. I have a convection oven but am thinking it's not optimal for drying out the desiccant. Thinking that grease (not the cleanest oven in town [wink]) might...
  15. What to use for an ammo closet door lock

    I have to put a locking door knob on my ammo closet soon. Right now it is just a regular brass type door knob that does not lock. My thought was just run out and get a locking door knob and keep the key in a safe spot. Not much more to complying with MA state law as far as I can see. I don't...
  16. Reloaders - what is this?

    I found this in a box of commercially purchased reloads. Not sure what exactly it is - but it looks like the old primer never got punched out. Are those marks from the primer removal tool? I do not reload myself yet - but am thinking about taking the course Goal offers when I get the time...
  17. Hornady vs Speer SD rounds - changing carry round

    I have been reading some about 9mm self defense ammunition and am trying decide on a carry round in my 3.5" barrel P99c AS. I am comfortable carrying 9mm but want to maximize effectiveness. I have been carry the Hornady Critical defense 115gr. It feeds reliably etc. Based on what I have read it...
  18. Surprising range day with ISSC .22 pistol

    I bought an ISSC .22 a few weeks ago and have had several somewhat disappointing range trips with it. Lots of failure to eject and failure to feed. But today's trip was a surprise - 100 mini-mags and zero malfunctions. I started with two magazines loaded with 8 rounds. No malfunctions so I...
  19. Thoughts on these retailers... thinking about a road trip

    So I have read about Rileys up in NH - never been. From what I have read they have a decent supply of ammunition. Problem is it is over an hour and half drive from where I am in MA. I do buy a lot of ammunition form Four Seasons in Woburn - they are "only" 50 minutes from me and always have a...
  20. Have to do it - I just turned green

    Glad to be aboard and great seeing a forum focused on the NE. I live in MA and hope to team up with fellow MA gun owners to push back on the some of the stupid gun laws in the state. Kudos to the admins and mods. Very nice site.
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