Comments
1 - 20 of 41 Comments Last updated Jan 25, 2014
First Prev
of 3
Next Last
Don

AOL

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#2
Mar 30, 2009
 

Judged:

1

1

1

Today I went there and found the fat jerkoff behind the counter to be snippy, and a total tool. I went there with the intention of purchasing a revolver, and after asking fatso a question, he snapped at me, so I walked out.
John

Hampton Bays, NY

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#3
Oct 17, 2009
 

Judged:

1

1

Went to Bensons this morning.Guys were having coffee.They cleared the counter and all three gentlemen were assisting me.I did purchase a pistol and was a good experience
RegularGuy

Brooklyn, NY

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#4
Oct 17, 2009
 

Judged:

1

1

I went to Benson once my entire life after living on this island for 20 years over the summer i have to admit this gun shop is the best the absolute best they helped me answered all my stupid little questions and are sooooooooo reasonable they were very informative I will definitely shop there again and again and again and recommend anyone about them.......have you tried the other gun shops on long island like the one off sunrise i think in sayville they had bad customer service to me i think and benson is clean compared to that spot and its a gun shop how clean do u expect it to be
Steve

Garfield, NJ

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#5
Nov 3, 2009
 

Judged:

1

1

1

I dont spend my money in places that have rude employees. Very simple. I've been to both places. Left and made the purchase elsewhere. Plus I saved quite a bit of cash! They just dont get it...
mary

Speonk, NY

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#7
Dec 2, 2009
 
if you go to bensons gun shop ask for RON. have been there a few times. Ron is the most helpful and courteous person.he will make as many phone calls as needed to find what you want if its not available there.
coram resident

Brooklyn, NY

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#8
Dec 2, 2009
 
this is funny,at a time when most business' in coram close down, bensons moved to a site at least 2 or 3 times the size of the old one.these guys also used to sell guns out the back door for big bucks.
jeff

Levittown, NY

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#9
Dec 11, 2009
 
NRAadvocate wrote:
Both Benson's Gun Shop and the Medford Shooting Range are owned by the same person. Not only are both facilities dirty and unappealing, but their sales staff are rude and nasty. I have no idea how they've stayed in business for this long. Their prices are outrageous and their FFL should be taken away. Who ever heard of charging 25% of the purchase price as a transfer fee??? I will never set foot in either establishments ever again, nor will I recommend them to anyone.
sounds like you did not like prices..if you have to ask how much you can't affored it.
jeff

Levittown, NY

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#10
Dec 11, 2009
 
sounds like you just did not like there price's. if you have to ask how much you can't affored it.
JLO

Long Beach, NY

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#12
Jan 5, 2010
 

Judged:

1

have been going to Benson's gun store for alot of years now , and haven't had any problems with these guys and like the way they do business. some people just don't understand retail business or retail sales people. have patience!
scott

Franklin Square, NY

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#13
Jun 14, 2010
 

Judged:

1

i went to benson's to buy a hand gun they where helpful i bought a used gun price a little high for the age of the gun i bought only $50 cheaper and gun over ten years old
MrBack

Garden City, NY

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#14
Jun 15, 2010
 

Judged:

1

1

Went to Bensons to look - I asked if they would work with me on price if I bought a few rifles - they said yes. They really didn't but they did have good prices so I spent about 2 grand, but they did try to nickel and dime me a bit, but what else is new? Everybody does - get over it.Yu're buying guns not lipstick. Ended up saving about $200 after I compared prices with other shops.
The staff was helpful too.
joe beagle

Bronx, NY

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#15
Aug 5, 2010
 

Judged:

1

bensons gun shop has been around along time i have bought bows hand guns and rifles its not about the price its about the knowledge dave is very knowledable and helpfull as well as the rest of the staff at bensons if you are looking for quality go to a gun shop if you are on a budget you should not be looking at all ... great job bensons
Never again

Port Chester, NY

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#16
Aug 25, 2010
 

Judged:

1

1

1

Despite reading many negative comments about Bensons, I decided to give them a try as they are nearby. The first of two trips was not bad, really was just shopping around. The young man behind the counter was knowledgeable and showed me their stock.
Upon returning the next day, having made up my mind on which gun to buy....the same salesperson was not there. I ended up getting someone else (short skinny tool with glasses), which should have been no big deal. I told him what i wanted down to the model number, and for reasons known only to him...he treated me with such disrespect I politely thanked him for his time, walked out, and spent my hard earned money elsewhere.
John

Manhasset, NY

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#17
Sep 2, 2010
 

Judged:

1

1

1

Benson's is the absolute Worst, I don't know how they stay in business. They are rude and nasty and have a horible attitude. I will never go back there again. I'm looking to purchase a pistol since I got my pistol permit but I will never go to this place to buy anything. I went to buy ammo from them and they treated me like they weren't interested in my business. I would suggest that you go somewhere else.
John

Manhasset, NY

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#18
Sep 2, 2010
 

Judged:

1

1

1

Benson's is the worst gun shop on long island. I would never go there to purchase anything again. I went to purchase ammo from them and they were nasty and had an attitude problem. They are close to my home and I would rather drive an hour to another gun shop than ever visit them again. They are truly a horrible business.
Jeff manorville

Levittown, NY

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#19
Oct 21, 2010
 

Judged:

2

Bensons gun shop is with out a doubt the best shop in suffolk county. There prices are as good as any other shop's around, great inventory and if they dont have it they will get it.
steven

New York, NY

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#20
Oct 21, 2010
 
If you are looking 4 a good gunsmith try country gunsmith ocean ave south of vets hwy....the man is a gentleman...........to hell with bensons
epk

Sayville, NY

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#21
Oct 22, 2010
 
NRAadvocate wrote:
Both Benson's Gun Shop and the Medford Shooting Range are owned by the same person. Not only are both facilities dirty and unappealing, but their sales staff are rude and nasty. I have no idea how they've stayed in business for this long. Their prices are outrageous and their FFL should be taken away. Who ever heard of charging 25% of the purchase price as a transfer fee??? I will never set foot in either establishments ever again, nor will I recommend them to anyone.
Their range is rather dark and dirty...I personally wouldn't use it. There is a nicer range in Islip.As for their prices, well, they pretty much have a monopoly for this area and they do have an extensive selection of guns.
TIM

Patchogue, NY

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#22
Oct 31, 2010
 

Judged:

1

I WENT TO THE BENSONS RANGE ON 112 TO SEE I THEY HAD ANY GLOCK 22 GEN 4 IN STOCK.THE OLD MAN WAS RUDE AND TOLD ME THAT GLOCK WAS A PIECE OF SHIT AND IF I WANTED A REAL GUN THE BUY WHAT HE CARRIES.I TOLD HIM I WANTED A GUN THAT WAS NOT AS HEAVY AND HE TOLD ME IF YOU COULD NOT USE A HEAVY GUN I MUST NOT BE A GOOD SHOOT AND I WAS WASTING HIS TIME. THE MAN WAS A JERK !
LITTLE DOES HE KNOWS OF MY 35 YEARS OF SHOOTING EXPERIENCE.
CDC

Coram, NY

|
Report Abuse
|
Judge it!
|
#23
Nov 14, 2010
 

Judged:

1

Bows? they don't sell bows
joe beagle wrote:
bensons gun shop has been around along time i have bought bows hand guns and rifles its not about the price its about the knowledge dave is very knowledable and helpfull as well as the rest of the staff at bensons if you are looking for quality go to a gun shop if you are on a budget you should not be looking at all ... great job bensons

Tell me when this thread is updated: (Registration is not required)

Add to my Tracker Send me an email

First Prev
of 3
Next Last
Type in your comments below
Name
(appears on your post)
Comments
Characters left: 4000
Type the numbers you see in the image on the right:

Please note by clicking on "Post Comment" you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Other Recent Mount Sinai Discussions

Search the Mount Sinai Forum:
Title Updated Last By Comments
Blaming Israel for carnage (Jul '06) 8 min godCHILD 115,551
Giant Garage Sale 3 hr grande heffe 14
NY Who do you support for Lieutenant Governor in N... (Oct '10) 13 hr Gravity Pete 670
NY Who do you support for Comptroller in New York ... (Oct '10) Mon cornholio 437
NY Who do you support for Attorney General in New ... (Oct '10) Mon sdd 755
NY New York Primary Election Sept 14: Will you vote? (Sep '10) Mon trs 16,778
NY Who do you support for Governor in New York in ... (Oct '10) Mon land of the slaves 6,371
•••
•••

Mount Sinai News Video

•••
•••

Mount Sinai Jobs

•••
Enter and win $5000
•••
•••

Mount Sinai People Search

Addresses and phone numbers for FREE

•••

Mount Sinai News, Events & Info

Click for news, events and info in Mount Sinai
•••

Personal Finance

Mortgages [ See current mortgage rates ]
•••