Nightstand gun

Discussion in 'General Handgun Discussion' started by NGIB, Feb 16, 2010.

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  1. NGIB

    NGIB New Member

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    Most of us have something that resides on the nightstand for things that might go bump in the night. So the question is - revolver or semi-auto?

    Mine is a S&W 686+ .357 with night sights. I've owned it longer than any of my other guns. The reason it resides where it does is the pure simplicity...
     
  2. lonyaeger

    lonyaeger New Member

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    I keep an XD45 in the nightstand with a Surefire weaponlight and night sights.

    Night sights, too? If I'm in a situation where I don't want the flashlight giving away my position.
     

  3. Dillinger

    Dillinger New Member

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    The hell do you get off owning a weapon with Night Sights?!?!?

    I thought we discussed this and you were booted off Night Sight Island. ;)

    I have a 5" Nighthawk with NIGHT SIGHTS and a whole mag full of really menacing 230gr hollow point bad boys looking to make life ugly downrange.

    JD
     
  4. Wambli

    Wambli New Member

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    H&K P2000 in .40S&W with a Streamlight laser/light Combo and 2 loaded mags next to it. Wife has a P2000SK also in 40S&W with two more loaded mags and a SureFire EL2 light in her nightstand. Daughter has a Kahr K9 and a SureFire LED Nitrolon.
     
  5. CA357

    CA357 New Member Supporter

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    I prefer a revolver for my nightstand gun, but right now I'm using a CZ82. I like a revolver for the nightstand, but right now I don't have a revolver that's a handy size. (nothing over 4 inches for ease of use) I don't want to fumble around as I come out of a possibly deep sleep and I just want to point and click. (a 6" GP100 just seems unwieldy for the circumstances)

    However, on my wife's side is a S&W model 60. ;)
     
  6. NGIB

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    Had night sights on it when I traded for it - you don't see many revolvers with them. In fact, it's the only pistol I own with night sights. Recently put a TLR-2 on my XD .45 Compact and it generally resides on my desk next to the computer...
     
  7. CA357

    CA357 New Member Supporter

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    The CZ goes from room to room with me. Just because. ;)
     
  8. dunerunner

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    My Colt is in the nightstand, 7 in the mag, one in the pipe thumb safety on and ready to fight.

    My rational is that if awoken from a sound sleep I want to be able to access the weapon easily and be completely familiar with its operation. That is what the 1911 .45 gives me.
     
  9. 995

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    Ruger p95 loaded with 147gr JHP .
     
  10. TheOldMan

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    XD45 with mounted tac light, NO night sights. Loaded with Black Talons. Also have a 12ga pump resting against the wall between the bed post and the night stand. Wifes got a Bersa Thunder on her bedside table.
     
  11. kodiak1973

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    Kimber Ultra Carry II. I carry it during the day and it's a constant companion next to the bed at night. Of course there's also my Ellsie and a Kel-Tec P11 that I keep "forgetting" to put in the case.

    Must be paranoid or something... :eek:
     
  12. jbd

    jbd New Member

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    i have 38 in my night stand and my wife has 38 in hers both loaded with +p ammo. we also keep a small mag lite in each stand also. so we go with the revolvers.
     
  13. notdku

    notdku Administrator Staff Member

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    I keep both. Different situations for me equate to the need for a revolver or semi-auto.
     
  14. NGIB

    NGIB New Member

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    I rotate mine sometimes, but the 686 does the duty 95% of the time...
     
  15. Gatekeeper

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    Kimber on the nightstand, AR on the stand next to the nightstand:D
     
  16. Agent_H

    Agent_H New Member

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    Kimber Custom II in the nightstand, Glock 17 in the office, Kahr K9 IWB, Rossi .38 special glove box. AR in the closet with the LBV vest loaded. :)
     
  17. sweeper22

    sweeper22 New Member

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    Resting quietly on my nightstand is a Sig p226. It's got night sights, loaded with .357sig, and an an extra mag tucked in the holster.

    And there's quick access to a loaded 12ga and 9mm elsewhere.

    As a wise man once stated, "that'll do, pig. that'll do."
     
  18. lukeisme

    lukeisme New Member

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    I keep my new baby the Rock Island 45 and a Maverick 88 right next to it. Both are outfitted with lights and ready to roll. I guess I like options.
     
  19. Shihan

    Shihan Active Member Lifetime Supporter

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    Mine is the one I carry during the day, a wonderful Sigma .357sig, it is where it sits when not wearing it.
     
  20. DarinCraft

    DarinCraft New Member

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    If something goes "bump" this is what "bumps" back.:D:D:D
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