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Old 01-16-2012, 04:16 PM
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Your nightstand firearm... Be honest

chambered, ready to go or magazine nearby?
In the drawer, on the bedside or in a gunvault or nearby safe?
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Old 01-16-2012, 04:20 PM
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Chambered ready to go. Either on night stand or if I have my son with me that week in biometric safe under night stand
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Old 01-16-2012, 04:22 PM
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Drawer, not chambered(I handle/dry fire it often, so I don't feel like loading/unloading ammo all the time)

My dog sleeps on my bed and he will let me know if anything is going on well before it comes up the stairs.... plenty of time to rack a slide.

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Old 01-16-2012, 04:25 PM
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My nightstand gun is a M&P45c, and I keep it loaded and one in the chamber, with a spare mag close by. Our children are grown and don't live at home, so I don't lock it in the safe. If we leave the house, all my guns are locked in a safe, except of course the one(s) I take with me/us.
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Old 01-16-2012, 04:30 PM
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Glock 17. 17 and 1 in the chamber. 9mm JHP.
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Old 01-16-2012, 04:34 PM
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Most often it's a Springfield Loaded, condition one, out in the open on my nightstand, less than an arm's length away. We sleep with the bedroom door locked and my Papillon dog with us on the bed. He barks incredibly loud when anything isn't right. If someone were trying to breach the outside doors, or the bedroom door no matter how quietly, he'd go insane.

I think about also having the AR or the AK in the bedroom with me, haven't taken that step yet.
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Old 01-16-2012, 04:37 PM
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Kimber Ultra CDP II .45, cocked and locked on the night stand.
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Old 01-16-2012, 04:38 PM
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SW Model 49 5 shot .38 Special loaded with Nylon Clad Hollowpoints.

Point & Shoot.

Speed loader with 5 hydrashocks next to it.

Until recently, this has been my nighstand gun so I've stuck with what I'm familiar with.

However, since I now have a 1911.........

Stainless SA Loaded Target 1911 .45 acp with Chip McCormick 8 round Pwr Mag, 230gr Jacketed Hollowpoints on far side of drawer

Extra CM 8 Rnd Pwr Mag with 230 JHP next to it.

When I'm much more familiar with the 1911, the model 49 will go in wifey's nightstand as she is familiar with it, but her small hand won't fit the 1911 handgrip.

Also handy in our bedroom is a Mossberg 500 with an 18.5 inch barrel and a magazine loaded with .000 buck and extra rounds on the buttstock.

Wifey "might" miss with one of the handguns but she's dead on accurate with the 12 ga and knows how to rack it open and shut with her eyes closed.
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Old 01-16-2012, 04:46 PM
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Sig 229R .357 with a rail-mounted light in a GunVault on the nightstand shelf beside the bed. Beside that are an extra flashlight and expandable baton.
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Old 01-16-2012, 04:47 PM
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38 super Combat Commander, condition 1, in drawer.
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Old 01-16-2012, 04:49 PM
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Kimber Condition 1 on the nightstand.
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Old 01-16-2012, 04:49 PM
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My nightstand/bed side gun is a Remington 870 12g w/ 18" barrel and extended tube. Its loaded, safety off and just needs to be racked.



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Old 01-16-2012, 04:59 PM
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Old 01-16-2012, 05:00 PM
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1911, cocked and locked with one up the snout.
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Old 01-16-2012, 05:00 PM
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Honestly,it's the same gun I've been carrying all day;1911 condition one.
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Old 01-16-2012, 05:02 PM
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Honestly, my EB-Kobra is in condition-1 on my bedside table under a teddy-bear. During the day it is on the bed under same teddy-bear. I carry a 640-1 which sits in my center console in my truck ready to be used or holstered when I leave the truck to go out into the world.
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Old 01-16-2012, 05:26 PM
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Why the need to say "be honest" ?
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Old 01-16-2012, 05:32 PM
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S&W 442 .38 +P.

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Old 01-16-2012, 05:32 PM
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Beretta 92FS round chambered, hammer down, with Crimson Trace Grips on the night stand.
Sig Sauer P228 on the wifes side.
High Standard Crusader Compact 1911 Condition 1 under the pillow.
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Old 01-16-2012, 05:35 PM
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Why the need to say "be honest" ?
For those that may say "I never keep a loaded gun in the house" or "I have a howitzer" or just for a little added humor.
My wife has no issue with my passion for firearms but still not at ease with them being in the open. She does know how to safely hold, discharge, load and unload them but chooses not too.
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Old 01-16-2012, 05:39 PM
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Old 01-16-2012, 05:40 PM
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Why the need to say "be honest" ?
because he is a Glock guy
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Old 01-16-2012, 05:55 PM
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Springfield Loaded, one in the pipe and hammer down.

I dont have a bedside table, so its on the floor. Its in a cheap gun show holster with an extra mag in the holster also.

No night sights though, I should consider that.
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Old 01-16-2012, 05:56 PM
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I rotate between the Beretta 92 models I have...

Right now, a 92 compact with night sights.

Always loaded, one in the chamber, and in a gunvault because I have a child
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Old 01-16-2012, 05:57 PM
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Colt Delta Elite, cocked and locked!!
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