Which gun is better for the night stand? - Page 5
You are Unregistered, please register to use all of the features of FirearmsTalk.com!    
Firearm & Gun Forum - FireArmsTalk.com > Handguns > Concealed Carrying & Personal Protection >

Which gun is better for the night stand?


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 03-14-2013, 11:29 AM   #41
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Join Date: Jan 2012
Posts: 3,617
Liked 815 Times on 623 Posts
Likes Given: 125

Default

I see a little paranoia permeating this thread. OK, alot in some posts -- it is very interesting.
HockaLouis is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-17-2013, 10:12 AM   #42
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
1911love's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Location: Florida
Posts: 1,488
Liked 644 Times on 389 Posts
Likes Given: 12

Default

I got a 590A1 propped against the nightstand, G19 on the nightstand, how much more can you be prepared??? Only thing I'm missing is an AR. If that can't cause a "stop" within 50 yards(a house), I'm WAY out gunned.

I'm more for tactics. If all I have is a G19, you better believe I'm a "stopper" with it when using it for CC, HD, or just plain ole' fun.
1911love is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-17-2013, 01:38 PM   #43
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
SigArmored's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: FT. Meyers,Fla.
Posts: 518
Liked 85 Times on 66 Posts

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by alcoulter View Post
Which do think is better to have next to you at night for home protection. A low capacity .45 auto (Springfield XDS 5+1) or a high capacity .9mm (Taurus 24/7 Pro 17+1)? Your thoughts are appreciated.
The one you are more practiced with the one that when you close you're eyes you know right where all the controls are at the one that feels like a part of you're body when you pick it up.
SigArmored is offline  
Jagermeister Likes This 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-18-2013, 12:50 PM   #44
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
lovemy1911's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Posts: 29
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

Default

I would use the 9mm, more rounds. I usually leave my AR at arms reach loaded 30rnds of 52gr HP & 1911 w/8+1 200gr JHP Hornady for HD
lovemy1911 is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-21-2013, 01:20 AM   #45
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Posts: 3
Default

12" barreled AR with eotech, surefire G2X Tactical, and three 30-round p-mags and a Glock 22 with a Streamlight TLR-1 (300 lumen model), Trijicon night sights, and three spare mags is my personal bedside arsenal but that's because I'm comfortable with that setup and I carry them everyday (except the 22 since we recently transitioned to the 17 at work). One big factor in my choices is that my wife is also comfortable with these. I asked her if she wanted a 9-mil but she'd rather have the full-size .40...I couldn't have been more proud.
tupelo_marine is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-21-2013, 02:10 AM   #46
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Lake Tahoe,Nevada
Posts: 34
Liked 9 Times on 6 Posts

Default Bedside Firearm

My Bedside gun is a SERBU 12 ga
17" OAL, 6 1/2" barrel, AOW.Based on a Rem 870
Excellent workmanship made by SERBU in FL

http://www.serbu.com/top/superShorty.php

https://www.google.com/search?q=serbu+super+shorty+870&hl=en&client=firef ox-a&sa=X&rls=org.mozilla:en-USfficial&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&ei=72tKUaD_ OuKbiAKSiYDQDg&ved=0CD0QsAQ&biw=1846&bih=961
sixgun shorty is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-21-2013, 02:30 AM   #47
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Surprise,AZ
Posts: 4
Default

My personal choice is a Sig P239 with night sights. It sits right next to my high output tactical flashlight. I chose the Sig because I can shoot it very accurately. I chose night sights and the tactical flashlight because if I have to use it, it will probably be dark. Whether it be shooting a silhouette with night sights, or shooting at a blinded target basking in the flow of 200 lumens, the Sig will get the job done.
OggieO is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-21-2013, 02:37 AM   #48
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
pope007's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2013
Location: Baltimore, MD
Posts: 23
Likes Given: 6

Default

Definately I would go with 9mm. More rounds in low light situation gives you a better chance of surviving.
pope007 is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-21-2013, 03:08 AM   #49
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
gferg81's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Posts: 4
Liked 1 Times on 1 Posts

Default

Try this approach. Downstairs I have a 92.3 lb Doberman pinsher named Sollie. If anyone walks in my yard or close to my home he wakes me up. I grad my shotgun or my 9mm...maybe both. My point is a dog who barks is the best first line of defense.
gferg81 is offline  
axxe55 Likes This 
Reply With Quote
Old 03-21-2013, 04:15 AM   #50
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Spokane Valley, WA,Washington
Posts: 107
Liked 5 Times on 4 Posts
Likes Given: 1

Default The gun I prefer at night

I have a special holster that mounts to the headboard right behind my pillow. I put my 1911 Colt Defender or my Springfield Ultra Compact there when I hit the sack. I practice with both guns at the range every week and keep all my shots pretty well centered on the target. I know it will be a whole different story in a real live situation than a stationary target but those two pistol's are the ones I shoot the best. I like the night sights on the Springfield but also feel pretty confident I'll do just as good point shooting the Colt Defender. I have been confronted by three to four punks twice in my lifetime which resulted in having to pull my gun on them so at least I know somewhat how I'll react in a similar situation. The time I served in the military have helped me to develop that.
GaryE is offline  
 
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Firearms Forum Replies Last Post
Lets Stand Together On This 1911love Legal and Activism 1 12-20-2012 05:03 AM
New gun stand. xcoreyyyx Firearm Accessories & Gear 2 06-28-2012 04:36 AM
Your last stand. Kenney The Club House 16 06-17-2012 12:21 PM
Where do you stand? canebrake Politics, Religion and Controversy 17 03-24-2010 12:00 AM
From where I Stand Kelly J Politics, Religion and Controversy 6 10-27-2008 10:45 PM



Newest Threads