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Outdoor Handguns Albany NY

This page provides useful content and local businesses that can help with your search for Outdoor Handguns. You will find helpful, informative articles about Outdoor Handguns, including "Packin' in the Field". You will also find local businesses that provide the products or services that you are looking for. Please scroll down to find the local resources in Albany, NY that will answer all of your questions about Outdoor Handguns.

Dick's Sporting Goods
(518) 218-7410
Crossgates Mall
Albany, NY
 
Sports Authority
(518) 782-7192
221 Wade Road Extension
Latham, NY
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard Jr. Season Lease, Ski-Snowboard/Bike Tech Shop, Firearms/Hunting Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

South Shore Sportsman Inc
9 Lansdowne Ave
Merrick, NY
 
Gun Rack, The
845482500
Box 11 Eagin Rd
Youngsville, NY
 
Gilde, Jon N
631499348
230 Ft Salonga Rd
Northport, NY
 
Sports Authority
(518) 869-4490
161 Washington Avenue Extension
Albany, NY
Services
Golf Day Shop, Golf Hitting Cage, Golf Trade-In Program, Ski-Snowboard Jr. Season Lease, Ski-Snowboard/Bike Tech Shop, Firearms/Hunting Delivery & Assembly
Hours
Monday - Saturday: 9:00am - 9:30pm
Sunday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
Holiday hours may vary.

Adirondack Paddle''n''Pole
(518) 346-3180
2123 Central Av.
Schenectady, NY
 
Dutchess Equipment & Tool Rental, Inc
845878455
124 Rt 22
Pawling, NY
 
John W Blaschke Gunsmith
845268712
22 Gleeful Lane
Valley Cottage, NY
 
Sports Authority #481, The
631979108
2110 Nesconset Highway
Stony Brook, NY
 

Packin' in the Field

The outdoor handgun can be called upon to do things a city gun would not. Here are some options to consider for your field gun.

Packing a handgun in the field is not for everyone. Some may think it too Rambo-esque, while others just don't want to bother lugging a heavy handgun around on their hip all day. However, smart outdoorsmen know a good handgun on the hip beats a rifle in the cabin any day.

Some of the Rodriguez's favorite field guns are (from left) S&W Model 629, Freedom Arms' Model 97 and a Mag-na-ported Ruger Blackhawk.

As a hunting outfitter, I have some special reasons for keeping a handgun close--number one being that I'm sometimes called upon to put down wounded game. But not everyone who reads this magazine hunts. Whether it's hiking, biking, camping, fishing or ranch work, many of us spend time afield, where the potential for danger of the two- or four-legged variety is always present. A reliable, accurate handgun of adequate caliber, in a comfortable holster, is a good way to make sure you're able to stop those pests in their tracks when the need arises.

The most important factor to consider when deciding which handgun to carry is what sort of threat you are most likely to face. Across the country, bears are a big concern, with grizzlies making up an increasingly larger percentage of the problem in the West and have always been a factor in Alaska....

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