east shoreline here
east shoreline here
A CT Newbie here. Grew up in Niantic, currently live in Norwich and work in Uncasville. It seems that there are few ranges/gunshops nearby. Taking my Pistol Safety class on Sunday and applying for my permit on Monday.
Anyone been to hoffmans? Its good but they don't have thier range open yet.
Newington has quite a few used handguns,rifles and shotguns. I'll be going to Hoffmans with in the next week or so ,have something on layaway. :smt023
I just got my temporary permit yesterday and will pick up my 5 year on Monday. WOOHOOOOO.
Congrats. I see your in norwich, I'm in old saybrook. Do you know what your first gun will be?
I think I am leaning towards a Springfield XD45 or XDm-9. I haven't handled a lot of guns and Hoffman's wont let you touch one without a permit. I noticed that they rent pistols as well, but their range is not open. I need to get into a gun club or become a memeber of an indoor/outdoor range but there are few in SE Connecticut. I am no no big hurry, I want to make sure that the first one I get is one I will like. There will be plenty of time to get other pistols in the future.
Hello all... new guy from the New Haven area...
Hoffmans range is now open.....:smt023
Did you shoot there?
New to the board and also from CT, Colchester to be exact. Are there any outdoor shooting ranges here run by the state like back in Michigan?
Thanks Ashman, appreciate the reply. I am new to CT and new to guns. I am looking to get a handgun for personal defense and range shooting. How difficult is it to obtain a permit in CT? What steps have to be followed?
Take 8 hour NRA Class - $85 and up
Fingerprinted and Background Check - $20
3 Letters of Reference
Once everything is approved (about 4 weeks).......
$35 for your 5 year CCW issued at State Police Department or Dept of Public Safety where photo is taken. Must get this within 60 days of the date on the town/temp or you have to re-apply (and re-pay).
Thanks again Ashman!
Ashman, I forgot to ask. How do you like your XD9? I am looking at this gun to be my first handgun.
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Bristol CT :smt1099
Newbie here from Cromwell.. Just saying HEY!
Newbie from New Britian checking in...
Hey all welcome.