H&K had filed an infringement lawsuite against German Sport Guns GmbH and its U.S. distributor, American Tactical Imports, Inc. The suit and all counterclaims have recently been settled.
Terms of the settlement are that production and import of the GSG-5 rifle cease by 10/9/2009 and all remaining units can be sold until 1/31/2010.
If you want a GSG-5 you had better get one soon.
ATI is located at 100 Airpark Drive, Rochester, NY.
Election time is coming. The 2010 elections are not far off and campaigning is underway. The anti-gun groups will be making large donations to anti-gun candidates. We are lucky to have NYSRPA on our side. They can use donations to effectively fight the good side of the fight.
Please consider donating to the NYSRPA Political Victory Fund.
If you’re not a member of NYSRPA now is the time to join. This membership application is all you need to fill out.
I was sitting in the automotive shop waiting for my car to get some new tires and watching the news in their lobby this afternoon. I looked up and who do I see on the TV??… Dave Jenkins of Rochester Personal Defense.
Read the article here. There is a video of the segment on the website.
One of our vendors, Allstar Tactical, is holding an AR-15 lower receiver group buy for Spikes Tactical ST-15 Lower Receivers. The price is only $95 each for nyfirearms.com members.
Check it out here:
Spikes Tactical Lower Receivers Group Buy – NY Firearms Forums
NYFirearms.com stickers are now available!!!
Check it out!
O.F. Mossberg and Sons was recently awarded the Shooting Industry Academy of Excellence 2009 Shotgun of the Year award for the Mossberg 930 SPX (Special Purpose Extreme). The shotgun is similar in function to Mossberg’s other 900 series autoloaders and features a 7+1 shot capacity with a Choate magazine extension, 18.5″ cylinder bore barrel, LPA ghost ring rear sight with winged fiber optic front sight and black synthetic stock. “We are extremely pleased with the award from Shooting Industry Acedemy of Excellence.” said Iver Mossberg, CEO of O.F. Mossberg and Sons Inc. “Mossberg continues our never-ending quest to inject the most versatility and value out of a single firearm, and we knew we had something special on our hands with the 930 SPX.” The 930 SPX sells for around $600 in stores.
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On Monday, September 28, 2009 there will be a lecture on identity theft and economic crime at Genesee Conservation League in Penfield, NY. The lecture starts at 6:30pm.
The lecture will explore issues regarding the use of the internet, phones and mail order. It will look at major ways that thieves steal your information or use your identity to make purchases through:
Also discussed will be how to best protect yourself from these threats.
The lecture is being hosted by Rochester Personal Defense and will be lead by Steven Coleman, CRPC, financial adviser, Merrill Lynch Global Wealth Management. Steve Coleman joined Merrill Lynch as a Financial Advisor in 2006 after a 20 year career in the Automotive Aftermarket. Steve’s educational background is in engineering, mathematics, and business. In July 2007, Steve earned his Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor (CRPC®), a designation offered through the College for Financial Planning.
Guest speakers will be Investigator Fred Austin and Sgt. Michael Bihrle, Monroe County Economic Crimes Unit.
The lecture is free to attend and you need not be a member at GCL. You must RSVP to Steve via email to insure there is a seat and handout for you. Click here to RSVP.
Genesee conservation is located at: The Genesee Conservation League, 1570 Old Penfield RoadRochester, NY 14625
As promised, now that the green shirt pre-order is over we have a “natural” color t-shirt with green print available for sale. The shirts will be printed by our vendor, FuboGuy, and will be shipped directly from the printer to your door. The shirts are printed and shipped as they are ordered, there is no wait like there was with our previous pre-order. The shirts are 100% cotton and printed here in NY State. Price is $12.95 each (add $1 for XXL) plus shipping and sales tax. There are other Second Amendment shirts available from the printer as well.
Order you NYFireamrs.com shirt and help support the site.
Saturday, September 19th 2009
2943 Erie Blvd. East
Syracuse, New York 13224
11:00 AM we’ll meet in the parking lot at Tully’s for lunch, meet and greet and good conversation. After lunch we’ll head over to to the gun show at the fairgrounds to look at cool stuff. Meeting in the parking lot at Tully’s will make it easier for us to find each other. Look for the green NYFirearms.com t-shirts and you’ll find us.
I’ve always liked shooting single action pistols but when it came to anything beyond target shooting the magazine release became an issue. As a left handed shooter it is difficult to become effective with most 1911s and the Browning Hi-Powers because they are set up for a right handed shooter with the magazine release on the left side of the gun. I found the motion necessary to push it with my index finger awkward and ruined my grip. Several months ago I found the Cylinder and Slide ambidextrous magazine release and ordered two. One was for my 1911 and the other for my Hi-Power. Since then I’ve shot defensive pistol using them several times and really like them.
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The release completely replaces the original button and is an easy 5 minute install. The way it works is that it adds a small lever to the right side of the frame. Pushing down on the lever, toward the base of the grip, causes the lever to pivot against the frame of the gun and pulls the release toward the right side of the frame, releasing the magazine. Simple, effective design. The release is constructed completely of metal and seems very durable. The lever is small, unobtrusive and does not interfere with holstering. The release is available in a blued finish or hard chrome and can be ordered for a 1911 or a Hi-Power. There is a similar model available for Glocks. Even on the hard chrome model the lever is black.
The release retains a traditional button of the left side of the gun. Although I don’t use it this may be important to some. If you’re a left handed shooter and want to make your Hi-Power or 1911 easier to manipulate try one of these out. For less than $50 it’s a great upgrade.
Are your firearms covered in the event of a fire, theft or other loss? The value of just a few firearms can add up fast. Many homeowners or renters insurance policies may not cover firearms or may limit the coverage to an amount below the value of your prized guns. You should read your policy and know the amount of coverage you have. Look for whether or not firearms are covered, coverage limits and whether you have replacement value or a prorated value of coverage. Also review your policy for the documentation that is required to prove ownership in the event of a loss. If you need to add supplemental coverage for your firearms there are some options.