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Postby Geeko » Sun Mar 22, 2009 9:27 pm

S&W IDPA Club match schedule and match results can be found at DownZero.com:

http://www.downzero.com



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Postby BadAim » Sat Mar 28, 2009 12:10 am

That sounds like fun. Does anyone know Mass requirements for bringing a pistol in for one of these shoots? Or do I have to get off my duff and get a Mass permit finally?

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Postby CTSixshot » Sat Mar 28, 2009 7:07 am

BadAim:

I can't direct you to section and paragraph, so I'd suggest you contact the folks at downzero or S&W IDPA Club and see what insights they can offer as to the exact lawful requirements.

I could guess that a pistol (unloaded, cased and in the trunk seperate from ammo) and an event circular that shows you are intending to participate in a MA shoot is sufficient, but I'd hate to offer mere speculations to you.

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Postby PaiN » Sat Mar 28, 2009 7:43 am

CTSixshot wrote:
I could guess that a pistol (unloaded, cased and in the trunk seperate from ammo)

maybe not the brightest of things I do...but I occasionally take my guns up to the S&W range or a MA event....I transport as CTSix mentioned.
Anything I take is buried in my truck's stow trunk, it could never be happened upon by "accident", I have no intention of committing crime in MA and will not touch the weapons(or even go near the trunk) until I'm on the private property of S&W or the event.
I feel the chance of a "legal" issue ever happening is ~0.
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Postby CTSixshot » Sat Mar 28, 2009 8:11 am

Yes, you hear all sorts of stories and ideas.
You'd think handguns are forbidden in Canada, but I used to shoot in Vermont at a PPC match with DFW (game wardens) personnel , cops, civillians and Canadians and they made it to the event every year. And I don't think the Canadians left their weapons in a locker on the Vermont side of the border.


Speaking of Vermont....

...do you realize you can travel to Michigan from Connecticut and only have to pass through one other state?

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Postby PaiN » Sat Mar 28, 2009 8:42 am

CTSixshot wrote:[color=darkblue]
...do you realize you can travel to Michigan from Connecticut and only have to pass through one other state?


Sounds like a sweet motorcycle cruise too me 8) .....that is if I was still into motorcycles.
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Postby CTSixshot » Sat Mar 28, 2009 8:53 am

Same here...got rid of my old CX500 when someone asked if I'd sell it....

I did do a Great Lakes trip though, crossing New York into Michigan via Ontario and across the Mackinac Bridge into the UP...
http://www.mightymac.org/

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Postby PaiN » Sat Mar 28, 2009 8:56 am

I CAN NOT talk about this....................



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Postby CTSixshot » Sat Mar 28, 2009 9:11 am

Rog!
I'll stop...it's not really on topic for this thread anyways....VIOLATION!

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Postby Geeko » Wed Apr 01, 2009 8:36 pm

Having checked with my lawyer and review of Mass law, so long as you are going to a public advertised match open to the public, you can bring your pistol into Mass, as long it is unloaded, locked in a case, no mags are loaded, and the ammo is separate from the pistol is not in the same locked case as the pistol.

Here is a good link for a good read http://www.rodgun-nb.org/ap/legal.htm

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Postby CTSixshot » Thu Apr 02, 2009 8:45 am

Appreciate that, Geeko. This looks a bit more authoritative than simple heresay. Thanks!

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Postby djmiked » Thu Apr 02, 2009 3:38 pm

What about bringing hi-cap mags into MA? I do know they have separate licenses in MA for hi-cap guns/mags. Just a thought.

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Postby Geeko » Thu Apr 02, 2009 9:59 pm

For out of staters, high caps ok to bring for the matches. If you live in Mass, then the limitations apply.

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Postby BadAim » Fri Apr 03, 2009 8:24 am

Thanks for the replies guys, I thought as much on transport thing, but just wanted to make sure. I might just hit that one, if I can get away for long enough.


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