What gun is in your nightstand?


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Neal Bloom
December 31, 2002, 10:20 AM
Ruger SP101 on one side of the bed, Ruger P95 on the other.

December 31, 2002, 10:21 AM
9mm P226, on my side...
SW Model 60 on the wife's. With a maglight.

El Rojo
December 31, 2002, 10:21 AM
Glock 27. Plus a 870P and a M1 Carbine.

December 31, 2002, 10:50 AM
Beretta 92 Vertec with M3 light attached.It's my daily carry weapon so at night I just slip the light on it and nod off to slumberland.:D

December 31, 2002, 10:59 AM
Depending on my mood either a GP100, S&W 60 or S&W 547.

Zak Smith
December 31, 2002, 10:59 AM
Currently, I keep my Glock 19 with Trijicons near the bed in a Wilderness Tactical SafePacker, along with a Surefire G2 (65 Lumens).

I've had this pistol for about 3 years; it has digested many thousands of rounds and has proved 100% reliable with non-defective ammo. It's loaded with 15+1 rounds of Proload 124gr +P (Gold Dot), with a spare mag of 17.

'Course, as I get spoiled by my single-action semi-autos (BHP, CZ), I may change this choice in the future...


December 31, 2002, 11:07 AM
USPc 9 w/ Trijicons & a Maglite. 5 steps away is my shotgun.

Mal H
December 31, 2002, 11:39 AM
A GP-100 loaded with Gold Dots and 2 speed loaders right next to it.

December 31, 2002, 11:42 AM
Colt .38 detective special fed with .38 +p's.:D

3 gun
December 31, 2002, 11:43 AM
S&W 586 (no dash) with 158gr Gold Dots and Crimson Trace grips.

December 31, 2002, 12:44 PM
I keep a cut-down hockey stick on the side a da bed.
And becuz I sleep alone since da "incident", dere's lots a room fer mt moosehead bottles. Any one of witch wood make a gud weapon.

Brad Johnson
December 31, 2002, 12:50 PM
Springfield XD9 stoked with Remington +P+ fed from an XD40 mag (which just happens to hold 15 rounds of 9mm - oh darn). Two extra mags topped off and at the ready.


December 31, 2002, 12:52 PM
Beretta 96 Border Marshal .40 S&W with Trijicon NS

December 31, 2002, 12:56 PM
HK 45acp loaded with Fed Hydra shocks or Black Talons. ;)


Marko Kloos
December 31, 2002, 12:59 PM
A S&W Model 65 3"HB, loaded with .38 Special +P Golden Sabers. Speedloaders with .357 MagnumGold Dots next to it, just in case.

When I get dressed, that ensemble goes on my belt.

December 31, 2002, 01:00 PM
My nightstand gun is my newest Glock 19 with factory night sights, a few loaded spare "full-cap" mags lay next to it,as well
as a dubl' d-cell MagLight.;)

dump button
December 31, 2002, 01:07 PM
Sig P229 .40 loaded with CorBons.

Stevens M311R (the R is for riot) 12 ga double barrel shotgun with 18" barrels loaded with 2 3/4" #4 buck.

I sleep well.

December 31, 2002, 01:09 PM
Kimber Ultra CarryII or Glock 26.

December 31, 2002, 01:17 PM
Kimber Custom Classic (Series I) on my side and my wife's Sig P239 .40 on hers.

December 31, 2002, 01:18 PM
We keep my wife's Rossi Model 88 in the night stand with Winchester sivertips in it. I figure which ever one of us wakes up can use that one, even half asleep. It should last long enough to get me to my 45 or my carbine or.......


December 31, 2002, 01:19 PM
Sig Sauer P220 .45 loaded with Hydrashoks
S&W .357 Highway Patrol revolver, currently loaded with the crap rounds that came in it

Winchester 1300 Defender 20 gauge is under the bed, loaded with federal defense loads

Girlfriend's nightstand contains an American Arms .22 pistol, loaded with Stingers

December 31, 2002, 01:22 PM
Whatever CCW I take off upon retiring/extra mag(s)
2 flashlights

December 31, 2002, 01:22 PM
Remington 870.

December 31, 2002, 01:25 PM
My house - GP100 with Federal .357 PD loads

GF's house - Rossi .357 with Federal .38 PD loads

On the other side of my bed I have a "Dale Murphy" Louisville slugger.

Say hello to my little friend!

December 31, 2002, 01:27 PM
I tend to alternate them a little depending upon my mood.

Usually, I use my 3" S&W 65LS. Very handy and relatively easy to hide if you want to check out a noise without scaring someone if it is nothing. It is the revolver I've had the longest and the grips fit me perfectly so I'm very confident with it. It is a .357mag but I usually load it with .38spl or +Ps to avoid the magnum overpenatration issues.

Sometimes I use my 6"S&W 586. The longer barrel makes it a little less handy somewhat more cumbersome and impossible to hide if you may want to diffuse a situation that doesn't call for deadly force but that is somewhat made up for by the long barrel and great sight radius. Again, I don't use magnum rounds in the house. This is currently my favorite gun and I am more accurate with it than my others so I am very confident with it. When I get a 4" 586 and/or 686 I could see it displacing my 65LS as my primary HD gun (though if I move to a CCW state, or MD becomes one, the lighter K-frame 65LS would be my most often carry I think).

These guns are usually loaded with Speer Gold Dot +Ps (I don't actually remember the weight off hand, I think they are either 158s or 125s). Sometimes I even load them with regular .38spls (right now in addition to the Gold Dots I have a box of Fed HydraShoks in 110gr, and I like 158gr SWCs). I prefer (though as you see in the previous sentence, don't always use) heavier bullets. I feel these give more than adequate stopping power and greatly reduce the chances of overpenatration, a major consideration indoors, especially in your own house.

I sometimes use my Charles Daly 1911. It is the semi out of those I currently have that is my oldest and I love 1911s so I am very comfortable and confident with it. I think the .45acp (along with the .38+P) are just about perfect home defense rounds. Less overpenatration than many of the faster rounds and very good stopping power.

I use my CZ 75B sometimes too, though less often than the others. It is my favorite auto and until I got the 586 it was my favorite gun. I shoot it well (it was my most accurate until the 586 came). It fits my hand better than any of the others (though the 65LS and 1911 are very close). I really love this gun. However, the 9mm is a fast round and I'd be a bit more worried about both overpenatration and hearing damage than with the slower .45acp or .38spl/.38+P (not to mention muzzle flash issues in the dark- I want to keep my nightvision in case I don't stop the guy or even hit him the first time or if there is more than one).

I often have my Bersa loaded up next to one of these as well. It is a perfect size if I hear a noise I want to check out but don't think I will actually need it and just want it just in case (not all noises are necessarily an intruder- in the burbs its often a deer or raccoon). It is also the one that most often rides in my pocket during waking hours when I'm in the house.

December 31, 2002, 01:35 PM
S&W 629 Classic DX 8 3/8"

- cases: Winchester
- bullet: Speer JSP 240gr
- primer: CCI 350
- powder: Vihtavuori N110 23,0gr
- C.O.L.: 1,575" (40,0 mm)

THIS IS A GRAVEYARD LOAD!!! :evil: :evil: :evil:

December 31, 2002, 02:23 PM
Siamese cat in town that sleeps on the foot of the bed and will rip your balls off in a heartbeat. If that doesn't work, my wife is the meanest beast in the world when awaken in the middle of the night and she has a 16 ga pump right at hand and knows how to use it.......me, I sleep good.....chris3

December 31, 2002, 02:37 PM

Never underestimate the power of a really mean cat!


December 31, 2002, 02:59 PM
Sig 220 in .45 with nite sights.

December 31, 2002, 03:02 PM
Rossi M971 .357M


December 31, 2002, 03:15 PM
I have a Great Dane snoring in the corridor. The last perp that got in screamed, tried to run and was slammed against the wall by my pet.

My only comment in German was "Dumm gelaufen. Du bleibst hier, bis Dich die Bullen holen."

*"Really not your day, huh? You'll stay here 'till the cops come and get you.")

The police that came almost went died from laughter when they saw my dog with his nose up to the private parts of that perp....

I also keep a 9mm handy in case something gets past Hubert, but I doubt anything walking on two legs will.

December 31, 2002, 03:37 PM
On my side: Glock 21 with Hydra-Shoks. On my wife's side: S&W Model 10, 3-inch heavy barrel, with Nyclad HP's.

December 31, 2002, 03:42 PM

Mr. Hankey
December 31, 2002, 03:45 PM
A G26 with XS 24/7 big dot sights on the nightstand and a Mossberg persueder model with tac light within reach.

December 31, 2002, 03:46 PM
Full size 1911. The Benelli is close by as well.

Mike Irwin
December 31, 2002, 03:47 PM
Currently I think the Model 1917 .45 is there.

It changes depending on what I've recently had to the range.

December 31, 2002, 03:52 PM
Glock 23 on her side...With handheld maglights for both of us...Nothing fancy...

December 31, 2002, 03:54 PM
I have a full size H&K USP in .40 S&W loaded with 180gr Golden Saber's in my underwear drawer, and a Ted Williams 20ga Auto under my side of the bed. Since the little one is starting to crawl though, that one's going to need to go up somewhere soon.

December 31, 2002, 03:57 PM
4" S&W 686 and SA 1911A1 are easily accessable to adults. 870 is ready to go if I have a few more seconds notice.

December 31, 2002, 04:05 PM
Same gun I carry--Para-Ordnance C7-45. No little kids around so no locks, no boxes, just a drawer between me and it. Oh yea and a Mag Light.

December 31, 2002, 04:24 PM
NONE. A sleepy person tends to demonstrate poor judgement. (Who did you wake up with this morning)? I live in a crime free area by choice, should the situation change I'd move. I believe violent crime & crime in general is related to a low standard of living and poor education. I take responsibility for my well being and refuse to have others dictate terms and conditions to me without due process!

December 31, 2002, 04:28 PM
Mossberg 12 guage pump with 18 1/2" barrel and pistil grip rear stock, it's not much bigger than my 454:cool:
And awful downright intimidating, If I can't stop the threat with that, I'm going out a window quick:uhoh:

December 31, 2002, 04:32 PM
(Who did you wake up with this morning)? None of your business:neener: That typically is not a decision made when being rousted from sleep.
I live in a crime free area by choice, should the situation change I'd move Try Britain, they've banned handguns so you'll be safe there.

Seriously though where is this crime free area, I've been all through Ohio, and havn't seen it.

December 31, 2002, 04:37 PM
S&W Sigma .40 with nite sights on her side, 1911 on mine, strategically hidden others throughout the residence. Numerous maglites and Streamlights, extra mags, and, most importantly, A PLAN.

Mike Irwin
December 31, 2002, 04:47 PM
"I live in a crime free area by choice..."

Hate to break this to you, but there's no such thing.

December 31, 2002, 05:11 PM
CZ-75BD and extra mag. Wife gun in same push-button lock box.

Crime free area. Right. Good plan.:uhoh:

December 31, 2002, 05:17 PM
Glock 17 with Winchester White Box personal protection 115gr JHP and two extra mags. For my wife a Taurus Model 66 .357 with Hydrashock 125gr JHP. For the record, she never, ever misses with this gun. Plus, as an early warning system, one of the dumbest, most protective dogs on earth and an intelligent protective German Shepard mix.

Brian Maffei
December 31, 2002, 05:24 PM
Right side...Glock 23 - .40 Fed Hydra-shok, night sights
Left side...SKS

December 31, 2002, 05:34 PM
S&W 4" 686 with 125 gr Gold Dots. (Muzzle flash will blind them)


Ruger P-95 with 16 124 +P Gold Dots (It's the gun I'm the best with, but the Sig 239 is catching up)

And a 95 lb. Black Lab with a really bad attitude at the foot of the bed.

Jason Demond
December 31, 2002, 05:49 PM
S&W model 686 in .357.:scrutiny:

Bob Locke
December 31, 2002, 06:31 PM
Glock 19 AND Glock 21, both toting Speer Gold Dots (124-gr. and 230-gr., respectively).

December 31, 2002, 06:35 PM
HK USPf in .40S&W feeding 180gr. ProLoad

It's got SureFire 6Z for company and they just sit right out there in the open.

- Gabe

December 31, 2002, 07:20 PM
I post a Wilson Protector FS .45 1911A1 loaded with 8+1 rds. of 230 gr. Federal JHP. Good enough?

December 31, 2002, 08:22 PM
Glock 20.

December 31, 2002, 08:59 PM
I don't keep my gun in my nightstand because I have a 3yr old running around. But in my closet I have a Glock 19 with Trijicons and a 12 guage mossberg pump within arms reach.

December 31, 2002, 09:04 PM
glock 30 with trijicon nite sights, loaded with 230gr. hydrashocks.

December 31, 2002, 09:05 PM
S&W Mod.36 J-frame.

Kahr carrier
December 31, 2002, 09:06 PM
Glock 21 with TRIJICON sights.:ar15:

December 31, 2002, 09:06 PM
S&W 686 Plus 4" loaded with seven Nyclad 158 SWHP. Accurate and dependable.

December 31, 2002, 09:16 PM
My bedside:

1 handgun (either a P99/.40, USP 45 or XD-9) w/2 spare mags.
1 Streamlight Scorpion
1 Mossberg 590A1 with SureFire forend.

The M1A is loaded w/1 spare mag available on the other side of the bedroom.

GF's side of the bed:


December 31, 2002, 11:02 PM
Glock 20 10mm. 16 rounds of 175gr Silvertips. I sleep soundly :o

December 31, 2002, 11:30 PM
In the nightstand: Caspian Officer's ACP, 2 spare mags of original Black Talon, seen elsewhere on this forum.

Next to my nightstand: Remington 870 Mark I, 8 rds 3" Magnum 000 Buckshot, seen elsewhere on this forum.

Next to her nightstand: Bulgarian SLR-95, 30 rounds 7.62x39 MagSafe, another 30rds of Winchester soft point. Also seen elsewhere on this forum.

At the foot of the bed: Crabby-ass little female Weiner-Spaniel. She'll rip the Achilles Tendons out of anybody she thinks deserves it. :D

December 31, 2002, 11:31 PM
O.J. Simpson's Ex-Wife, Nicole, picked a "crime-free" area, too: Brentwood, CA....I guess the Killer(O.J.)didn't get that memo:banghead:

December 31, 2002, 11:41 PM
S&W 629 loaded with .44 Spl. 200gr Silvertips.

Occasionally, a Para-Ordnance P14-45 loaded with 230gr Hydra-Shoks.

January 1, 2003, 12:00 AM
3" Ruger GP 100
Glock 19 w/ Insight M3

January 1, 2003, 12:52 AM
I've got a Winchester 1300, a Sig P226 and a nice pair of earmuffs. If I got the time, might as well try to save my hearing along with my butt. :D

January 1, 2003, 01:21 AM
Ruger P94 on one side, Baby Eagle on the other

January 1, 2003, 01:22 AM
All my guns are at my bedside. :D

January 1, 2003, 01:25 AM
HER Glock 26 and MY Kahr MK9!!!! You got double trouble Mr. BG!!!! :evil:

January 1, 2003, 01:48 AM
S&W 681 under my pillow, 870 Express w/00 buck next to the headboard...

Mikey D...

January 1, 2003, 01:48 AM
Glock 30 loaded with 230gr. Speer Gold Dot.

January 1, 2003, 02:32 AM
A Springfield Armory .357 Sig XD.:neener:

Ala Dan
January 1, 2003, 02:45 AM
you will find a West German produced and assembled
.45 caliber SIG-Sauer P220A, with a 6" Smith & Wesson 686-5 .357 magnum to back it up. And if necessary,
a Remington 870 12 gague Marine Magnum standing
in the corner!:neener: :evil:

Best Wishes,
Ala Dan, N.R.A. Life Member

January 1, 2003, 03:18 AM
next to my alarm clock is a colt 1911, 10 round mag (yeah, i know, it looks goofy, but it is functional) cocked & locked. under the bed is a rem 870 youth 20 gauge. a little extra ammo is close at hand. the rest of the ammo is locked up in the garage, far away from my gun cabinet, which is nowhere near my bedroom.

my primary defense, however, is a pair of big, loud dogs... nobody gets into my house unannounced. :D

Yuck Mouth
January 1, 2003, 03:25 AM
Glock 29 with 175gr. Silvertips.

RRA M4gery loaded with 64gr. Power Point Plus in my closet

January 1, 2003, 03:42 AM
Under normal circumstances, I keep a Ruger Blackhawk .357 cal loaded with Federal Hydro-shok or Remington Golden Sabers. :eek:
With over a decade of cowboy compitition behind me, it's very comfortable and familiar. ;)
If however it feels like a SHTF situation, I'll keep a pair of Springfield Champions w/Wilson Nite Eyes. :evil:

January 1, 2003, 09:39 AM
...a S&W 66; beside my nightstand, a baseball bat. Soon to get a shotgun.

January 1, 2003, 10:20 AM
Since the baby started walking and reaching, it's no longer a "nightstand" gun but a "closet shelf" gun: a S&W 642 Airweight, S&W 686 next to it in the Gun Vault along with a S&W 19 snubnose. Ammo is 158-gr. LSWCHP+P. Also in closet, a Second Chance vest. Bedside is a Surefire 6P or 9P and Fox Labs pepper spray. Motion lights outside, deadbolt locks on all doors, and 170 pounds of male dogs sleeping downstairs. :)

January 1, 2003, 10:31 AM
Taurus .357 magnum with hollowpoints. I do keep a lock on it with the key hidden nearby. It's actually my wife's revolver - the only firearm she likes to shoot.

January 1, 2003, 10:35 AM
I have a Ruger P95 that is used as both a carry and nightstand gun. I feed it with Winchester 115 gr. JHPs.

January 1, 2003, 10:47 AM
Mine changes on occasion from a revolver to a 1911, but mostly revolver, with .38+p.
Current favorite is a GP100 3"bbl.

Ham Hock
January 1, 2003, 11:42 AM
I have a SP101 and a GP100 in my nightstand, plus a 12 guage Remington 870 under the bed.

I think I am pretty well set.

January 1, 2003, 11:56 AM
It varies, but usually a Glock 31 with an M3 & 16 rounds of 125gr Cor-bon, or a Para-Ordnance P14-45 w/17 rounds of 230gr Hydra-shoks. My night stand isn't much closer than the safe, so I guess I could have just answered, "all of them." :)

January 1, 2003, 12:51 PM
In the bedroom is a S&W model 13, and in the entry area is a Mossberg 500. In my workroom is a Ruger Speed Six. :D

We live on a dead end road in a river valley.

January 1, 2003, 12:53 PM
colt peacekeeper .357, surefire light , wooden club between the mattress and several swamp rat knives. :)

January 1, 2003, 12:55 PM
Glock 22

January 1, 2003, 01:12 PM
HK .45 Tactical with flash suppressor and a surefire 6Z. Condition 3 with two mags loaded with 230gr Hydroshocks.

January 1, 2003, 01:28 PM
Colt's Single Action Army, 5 1/2" .357mag from the year I graduated high school...1972. :o

January 1, 2003, 01:36 PM
Valtro .45


January 1, 2003, 01:45 PM
Here's mine. SP101, trijicon front sight.

January 1, 2003, 02:59 PM
Wilson Combat KZ .45

January 1, 2003, 03:31 PM
Glock 30.

January 1, 2003, 03:40 PM
Norinco 213 9mm w/hollowpoints. I keep the magazine across the room so that I actually have to get up and start to think before I shoot someone. Don't know how others feel about it but this is definitely a good idea for me.

January 1, 2003, 06:55 PM
His = Glock #21 w/ light, 13 rounds of 230 HydraShok.

Hers = Ruger GP100 3", 6 .38 +p 158gr LSWCHP

Both are in a battery operated quick access safe.

Remington 870 Express with 4 x 00 buck + 5 x 00 buck reloads nearby.

January 1, 2003, 07:29 PM
And the score so far is:

Semiauto: 48

Revolver: 30

Both: 6

Long gun only: 3

Nothing, or just pets: several

Bill St. Clair
January 1, 2003, 07:32 PM
Under the bed: Winchester 1300 12 gauge with 18.5" barrel, pistol grip stock and front pistol grip, four 00 buck shells in the magazine (Remington's 12-pellet "bear load"), 3 00 buck and 3 slugs in the side-saddle carrier. Kerchunk (http://billstclair.com/kerchunk.mp3).

January 1, 2003, 07:43 PM
Smith and wesson 625-6 45 colt,sile boot grips loaded with 225gr silvertips backed up by a 65-3 3" loaded with magsafes.

Horny Toad
January 1, 2003, 08:50 PM
Glock 19 with 115gr FMJ. I'm in NJ, so HP's are a little dicey. :rolleyes:

Horny Toad

January 1, 2003, 09:19 PM
Kimber Custom II (230 Gr. FMJ), a big Mag lite, and assorted detritus and flotsam. Oh yeah, and dust. :p

January 1, 2003, 09:20 PM
My CCW gun is my night stand gun as well, a SIG p228.

January 1, 2003, 11:48 PM

Here is one of my nightstand guns.

January 2, 2003, 02:04 AM
CZ 75B for myself, Sig 239 for the wife. Both in 9mm, with two mags each filled with Federal EFMJ. Close by, Mossy 500 with seven rounds of buckshot, and 5 rounds of Federal low recoil slugs in a stock sleeve.

Most importantly, 6 grouchy cats. I pitty the fool that messes with them :D


January 2, 2003, 09:45 AM
glock 17 w/17 rnds of hydra-shok.

rem 870 in the corner

January 2, 2003, 10:03 AM
Beretta 96D
Remington 870

January 2, 2003, 11:35 AM
S&W K-38 6" w/ .38+P JHP w/ speedloaders of JHP+P & SWC+P...

Backed up by a Ruger Blackhawk w/ 158gr. .357 JHP's & Stoeger double-barrel 12ga. w/ #4 bird & #00 buck....

January 2, 2003, 11:56 AM
Next to me is a Beretta Cougar in .45 loaded with 9 Black Talons with a spare mag of 8 more. Next to the wife is a Beretta 92FS with 18 hydra-shoks and and 17 more in the spare.

That ought to slow em down some.

January 2, 2003, 01:49 PM
glock 30 under the pillow, with extra mag on the night stand and a mossberg 500 7+1 on the side. And of course the deadly killer cat


January 2, 2003, 03:01 PM
Glock 21

January 2, 2003, 03:05 PM
USPc 9 w/ Trijicons & a Maglite. 5 steps away is my shotgun.

10ring, 10 or 13-rounders? I guess if you ran that many thru her, it's worth trusting?

I keep my 45C nearby.

Larry Ashcraft
January 2, 2003, 03:40 PM
Tricked out Colt series 80 Govt. model with 2 extra Wilson mags.

Foot of the bed: Mini 14 and 25.06 (for coyotes)

Across the hall in the bathroom: Browning Citori

January 2, 2003, 04:07 PM
I keep my Glock 26 with the AO Big Dot night sights handy.

My wife's Sig 232 (.380) is in the safe in our room as well.

January 2, 2003, 06:36 PM
Currently a S&W 686 4" with Cor-Bon 125gr. Might rotate the Glock 30 or the SIG P245 in this winter.

January 2, 2003, 06:46 PM
On or by the night stands:

HK USP .40
Glock 19
Winchester Defender 1300 12gauge


January 2, 2003, 06:52 PM
Kimber Compact CDP, 230 grain Hydra-Shoks, with a Surefire 6P and the extra powered lamp (can't remember it's designation right now). On rare occasions, it's my vintage 4" S&W 686 with generic 125 grain HPs, same light.

January 2, 2003, 07:14 PM
Glock 17 with Hydra Shocks

Average Guy
January 2, 2003, 07:21 PM
Cheap-@$$ Rossi 2-inch .38 loaded with Winchester Silvertips.

Why? Because if I have to have a gun confiscated "for evidence," I don't want to miss it. :)

January 2, 2003, 07:24 PM
Kimber CDP II .45 for the wife.

Sig P220 (.45) or Glock 32 (.357sig) for me.

January 17, 2003, 10:07 AM
I have an HK USPc 9mm loaded with Proload 124 gr. +P Gold Dots, eleven rounds plus another mag. of ten, with extra rounds (80) in boxes in the drawer. Safepacker holster there as well.

Downstairs, I have a 1911 five inch gov't .45 ACP with 230 gr. FMJ hardball and tons of rounds there.

Shotgun also available as a 'last resort'. This used to be upstairs but the HK has things covered very well.

There used to be a lot more guns but I've pared back quite a bit.

January 17, 2003, 10:12 AM
The HK USPc 9mm has nite sights. A must for home protection, IMHO.

January 17, 2003, 10:30 AM
A sleepy person tends to demonstrate poor judgement.

That's why my G26 w/Trijicon is in a fast-open safe by the bed: easy to access, yet requires sufficient degree of conciousness to open.

January 17, 2003, 10:34 AM
Was KP-90 Ruger, now Springfield Champion model 1911-A1. Gotta love those soft green Tritium night sights on the Springfield

January 17, 2003, 10:51 AM
Dan Wesson 7460 Revolver loaded with Corbon 230gr. JHP +P .45ACP. I also keep 2 spare loaded moon clips in the drawer with it.

January 17, 2003, 10:55 AM
Colt .45 / Meps / Hydrashocks my side.
Glock 21 / meps / hydrashocks her side.
Rem 870 / skeet skeet, 00 00, slug slug slug slug slug slug slug...
Redhawk / Meps / 180 WC
Loveable Shep until aroused from sleep by fools.

Subject to change without notice.:scrutiny:

PA Highlander
January 17, 2003, 11:35 AM
On top of nighstand ... Ruger Vaquero 5.5" in 45 colt, 225 gr LRN (need to find some nice JHPs )

This gun also follows me most everywhere ... got out of semi's and went to all single action revolvers last year (personal preference). Its brother, a Super Blackhawk in 44 mag, is in the safe nearby with the shotgun and other toys.

Baron Holbach
January 17, 2003, 11:44 AM
2dogs, I have the exact same gun -- Ruger GP100 .357 -- and load it with Blazer 125 grain .38 special +P JHP. Other times I rely on my blue Beretta 92FS (loaded with Blazer 115 grain JHP) or Cougar .45 (loaded with Blazer 200 grain JHP).

September 8, 2006, 10:10 PM
There are two weapons in my night stand.
A Taurus 85 Titanium 38SPL with Crimson Trace Laser grips. (carry weapon).
And a Sig 229 40 S&W also with Crimson Trace Laser grips. 12 round mag.
Both are loaded with Glaser Silver Safety Slugs (I live in a densely populated development so neighbors are real close).
Also in the nightstand drawer is a Pelican M3 3370 tactical 140 lumen light.
Both weapons are fired every other week, 50 rounds each at the range.
God have mercy on the souls of those whom I will defend against to protect myself.
Semper Fi. Ooh Rah

September 8, 2006, 10:18 PM
Glock 27 with either Federal Hydrashocks or Remington 180 grain HP. Astra A75 with Speer 115grain +P. Mossberg M500 with #1 buck. Two lights, a maglite and a 6v spotlight. And a small back pack with some goretex, food, water, etc. but that is mostly because at times I get called out in the middle of the night to either get underway on a boat or look for someone lost in the woods.

Panthera Tigris
September 8, 2006, 10:18 PM
My home weapon and carry are the same.

September 8, 2006, 10:25 PM
Kimber Custom TLE RL II w/night sites, X200, and Golden Sabres. God bless higher-than-necessary student loans! :uhoh:

September 8, 2006, 10:34 PM
Glock 21, with a surefire light, loaded with +P Speer Gold Dots.

September 8, 2006, 10:44 PM
On my nightstand now: A six inch carbon steel dive knife.

On my nightstand in at least 4 years maybe more: Glock 21, full mag (10 or 13) and empty slide. Maybe an XD45.

September 8, 2006, 10:58 PM
XD-9 with two mags, and a 7mm Rem. Mag. rifle in the nearby closet.

September 8, 2006, 11:11 PM
S&W 642 Airweight .38SPL (some fed hydrashocks atm, going to load it with Winchester SXT 130gr +P) pillowgun
S&W 659 stainless 9mm+P with 2 extra mags full of speer gold dot 124gr + fed hydrashock 147gr holstered within reach...

and close by, S&W 22A .22 semi. Though i'd need to be fairly desperate to go for the .22 ;)

September 8, 2006, 11:19 PM
SA Hicap 1911.
Remington UMC 230gr Hollow Points. Cheap enough to practice with, and even if they do not expand, they are still .45

September 8, 2006, 11:42 PM
Colt Official Police loaded with Federal Hydrashocks .38SPL.

September 8, 2006, 11:43 PM
Taurus Mil Pro 9mm, 10 rounds, first two are hollow points.

I know, not much gun, but I am just getting started. I am looking at the Colt Gold Cup 45 as my next purchase. We will see.


September 8, 2006, 11:48 PM
On my nightstand is the same gun I carry every day. A Ruger P345 D. ( Pictures included )
Although, I actually keep ALL my guns in the bedroom, exept for one, which has its own special place in another part of the house.

September 8, 2006, 11:52 PM
I've had a bit of a changing of the guard. I've gone from the USPc 9 & maglite to my USP 45 and Surefire Z2

September 9, 2006, 12:27 AM
Taurus 24/7 .40cal with federal 165 gr hp

September 9, 2006, 04:55 AM
870P is beside the nightstand, within arms reach.
K9 is on the nightstand (if you can call it that).


Said "nightstand" is in an upstairs room
behind a solid core exterior door.

There's hell to pay behind that door,
for anyone attempting forceful entry.

September 9, 2006, 05:20 AM
In my nightstand I keep my ever-faithful .380 cal. Makarov by Arsenal of Bulgaria. Loaded with 9+1 or either Federal Hydra-Shoks or Silver Bear 92gr HPs in the warm months and Santa Barbara or Fiocchi in the cold part of the year.

September 9, 2006, 08:50 AM
Taurus PT-111 w/spare mag

Surefire knock off (Bright as hell, but made of airrcraft aluminum and REALLY slick!) Had to wrap the handle w/cloth electrical tape for a solid grip.

September 9, 2006, 09:28 AM
But when I'm at my parents house there's

a 70lb Black Lab in my rack with me.

a Kabar slid into the slats of brother's former rack above mine (easy arms reach, but secure)...

And more often then not an M4A3 with an EoTech and a full 30 under an open bolt sitting on the rack above me. The way I see it is if I don't have to carry it around unless I'm in condition red, why hold myself to a handgun?

In the barracks, I just rely on the guard detail in the hall--but if it came down to it I'm sure I could mess someone up with my M1 drill rifle.

September 9, 2006, 10:38 AM
Wow, resurrection of an almost-four-year-old thread! Interestingly, the GP100 in the very first post is the same as the one in my night stand (drawer under the bed, actually). Also to hand is a Sure-Fire hand-held flashlight. A Mossberg 500 loaded with 00 buck, four slugs in a side saddle, and mounted Streamlight is also kept out of sight in the room.

September 9, 2006, 01:52 PM
A 2.5" nickel Model 19 loaded with .38 Special Glaser Safety Slugs. (http://www.fototime.com/395A0BE3EC86520/standard.jpg)

Panthera Tigris
September 10, 2006, 08:54 PM
I live in a crime free area by choice, should the situation change I'd move.

There's no such thing as a crime free area, unless you're rich and have your own personal security guards to patrol. And, this may come as a surprise, but most of us ain't rich and can't afford to live in areas where we have our own armed guards. And if you don't have your own armed guards and you ain't rich, then you are not living in a crime free area.

September 10, 2006, 09:05 PM
Normally a 45 Colt Commander but while it is at the smith getting a tune up, my XD 45 ACP Speer Gold Dots and a TLR-2 and this week is looking like a 'shotgun' shopping week to add to it.

September 10, 2006, 09:30 PM
Springfield Milspec 1911
Extra mag
Surefire E2D

September 10, 2006, 10:39 PM
S&W 4506 loaded with Gold Dots on the night stand, Remmy 870 beside the bed with 5 00's in her and four slugs in the saddle.

September 11, 2006, 12:35 AM
AUSMCE5 -- you just pulled off a pretty impressive thread resurrection.

Beretta 92FS + Streamlight M3X, loaded with 127g +p+ Rangers.
If my girl is over, her Kahr K9 is on the other side.

My Springfield 1911 is in the room, but not quite reachable from the bed.

September 11, 2006, 12:44 AM
Taurus 425 Tracker in .41 Mag. :evil:

September 11, 2006, 12:47 AM
Browning Hi-Power with two extra mags

September 11, 2006, 12:50 AM
Well until Brownell's delivers my new extractor it's NOT an FEG hi-power clone.

It's a 50's vintage Colt Commander full of 230 gr hydrashocks.

September 11, 2006, 01:54 AM
sig p226st with night sights on my side of bed. p239 on wifes side.

September 11, 2006, 04:36 AM
Romy WASR-10. Like death and taxes.

September 11, 2006, 07:13 AM
The same one I carry........a SIG P228.

Phil DeGraves
September 11, 2006, 08:57 AM
70 Series Colt Commander .45 loaded with Winchester 230 grn SXT (3 mags). (and a S&W model 36 that I carry all day).

September 11, 2006, 09:17 AM
Colt Defender (.45) loaded with Golden Sabers:uhoh:

September 11, 2006, 09:24 AM
What else.

September 11, 2006, 09:24 AM
HK USP in 45 Auto stoked with 200 gr Gold Dots.

September 11, 2006, 10:43 AM

At the moment it's a 1917 Colt riding in a 1918 holster - good enough for grandpappy ... good enough for me!

... but I change them out fairly often - lots of good vintages!:what:

September 11, 2006, 11:00 AM
Springfield Armory 45 Mil Spec loaded with Federal 230 grain hyra-shoks, 2 spare 8 round mags. Maglight. 2 dogs, wife that is light sleeper.

September 11, 2006, 12:30 PM
Walther P38. Of course, it's the Mossberg 500A sitting next to the nightstand that I'll reach for first. ;)

September 11, 2006, 01:23 PM
My carry gun performs double duty.

Black Majik
September 11, 2006, 02:06 PM
On my Nightstand is my Kimber Series I Classic Royal w/ 185gr. +p Federal Hydrashoks.

Nearby in my desk drawer is my HK P2000. God I love this gun.

I'm starting to become a huge fan of polymer pistols...

September 11, 2006, 04:08 PM
PX4 with 18 Hydrashoks in it, and 17 more in the mag next to it. An M3 strapped to it if I feel like it, otherwise about a bazillion and six flashlights of varying badassity are at hand on just about every surface in the place. Also close at hand is a Mossberg 590 with nine rounds of double ought buckshot in it and a very nice Paul Chen katana on a stand on the window on the other side of the bed. And a WW2 vintage Mauser bayonet that was a take home in an M1's bayonet sheath (near as I can figure) has been sitting below the sword stand as of late, because I'm too damn lazy to put it away.

September 11, 2006, 04:14 PM
Para Ordnance P13. 13+1 WWB 230gr. flying ashtrays, with another mag of silvertips in the dresser. Inova X1.

CSA 357
September 11, 2006, 04:36 PM
mod 27-2 smith & wesson 5 inch loaded with 158 gr hp, winchester mod 12 with 24 inch barrel close by! *csa*:D

September 11, 2006, 04:43 PM
Glock 22 with a glock lite and a 29 round mag full of 155gr federal hydrashocks.

September 11, 2006, 04:45 PM
Rossi M971 .357 6"
145 gr silvertip HP's


Piney Woods
September 11, 2006, 09:43 PM
here ya go...

September 11, 2006, 10:12 PM
Star model 50, 45ACP. Big and heavy, but very controllable. and 12+1.:)

Chuck R.
September 11, 2006, 10:17 PM
In my V-Line Safe in my nightstand sits:

SIG 220ST, W / Insight M3, 230 grain Golden Sabers, one spare mag, and a SF Z2.


September 11, 2006, 10:19 PM
leaning against the nightstand, the navy arms .308 jungle carbine and my S&W 59 beside it

September 11, 2006, 10:21 PM
GI45 1911... near nightstand. It's on a USMC shoulder rig looped around the headboard.

September 11, 2006, 10:31 PM
i don't have a nightstand

September 11, 2006, 10:41 PM
Smith & Wesson 500 Magnum (4 inch) with Winchester Supreme 400gr silver tip hollow points. I have a special compartment. Just press a button and it slides out. With a pair of draws and shoes close by.
Learned about a week or so ago, at about 11:30 pm. By instinct, I grabbed it and gone outside to attend to an unwelcome, surprising visitor on my property. At the time I was not concerned if I had any attire on.

September 11, 2006, 10:47 PM
WOW 4 year old thread resurrected...I'll play!

Nightstands Sig P226 9mm my side, SW Model 60LS .38sp wifes side

Ruger GP100 6" .357 under sofa downstairs.

We don't have children.

September 11, 2006, 11:25 PM

Taurus 65 w/ 18 158 grain HSM JHPs and surefire 6P w/ 120 lumen bulb.

September 12, 2006, 10:20 AM
My side - S&W 6906 and one spare mag and Flashlight
Her side - S&W 6906 and one spare mag and Flashlight

-If bullets start flying or when the SHTF, it is important to be able to function with a minimum amount of thought. And I never have to worry about extra mags....

One 80 pound Boxer :what:


For good measure....


September 12, 2006, 02:37 PM
Don't have a nightstand, but my new S&W Model 65 is within arm's reach, loaded with the Federal "FBI" +P .38 Special load.

September 12, 2006, 03:26 PM
A Glock 19 and a 26. They actually lay on top of my nightstand within arms reach. No children at home anymore.

September 12, 2006, 03:30 PM
In a homemade holster/ flashlight contraption wedged between the matress and box spring.

September 12, 2006, 04:07 PM
Beretta 92fs, 143 grain hydra-shocks and a flashlight.

Not the best weapon or ammo choice around, but they'll do. Probably helps that I think the neighborhood seems to be more worried about ME without knowing I have guns anyway..... go figure.

September 12, 2006, 05:06 PM
Springfield XD-45 with 230 gr. Hydra-shok JHP's.

September 12, 2006, 08:28 PM
S&W model 60.

Realize I need to be consistent where I place it. Also need to get the surefire out of the jeep and by the nightstand where it will provide the most benefit.

September 12, 2006, 08:52 PM
until teenager moves out none( i dont even let her know i have guns)....then my xd45 on one side and my s&w 686+ on the other

Ed Ames
September 12, 2006, 09:41 PM
When are you going to let her know?

I don't understand that sort of thing... young women are some of the only people with a real excuse for wanting a handgun all the time. Face it -- young women are targets in themselves. Me? Nobody is going to break down my door except to steal my stuff... and I don't have much stuff worth stealing so I'm pretty safe... but a 20yo fem, even if you think she is fat or something, even if she is totally and obviously broke and doesn't have an X-Box to her name, still faces the threat of rape. It's unbelievable that someone would raise a teenage girl without teaching her to shoot... maybe a dog-ugly teenage girl but probably not even then. Oh well.

I'll admit I once had a mauser, complete with bayonette, but that was long ago. Now everything is in the safe.

September 12, 2006, 09:44 PM
Ruger KP345PR .45 ACP loaded to the hilt with 8+1 rounds of 230 gr. Federal Hydra-Shocks.

September 12, 2006, 10:30 PM
Kimber Warrior w/Streamlight TLR-1

September 12, 2006, 11:18 PM
I'd be curious about what others who posted back in Dec. 2002 are currently using- how many of us have changed what we use.

Back then I mostly used my 3" S&W 65LS, next was my 6" S&W 586, then my Charles Daly 1911, and last my CZ 75B.

Now, none are used very often (though some occasionally just for a change). My S&W 65LS is spitting lead and has been put aside (I don't use it at the range or for defense) until I get around to getting it fixed. My 586 I just don't use much for anything anymore (I've become very fond of smaller guns). My Charles Daly has well over 10K rounds now and it was a cheap gun to begin with, while it is still pretty reliable (I just had to change out some worn out mags and it is fine again) I do worry about it since it was a gun make that is questionable when new (though mine's been a good gun). I do (very) occasionally load it up, but not often. The CZ, well I just don't use it nearly as much as I used to for anything, and I do prefer a revolver or a larger caliber these days.

So what do I usually have loaded up:

-Always: My Taurus PT140 Milennium Pro. I love this gun- 100% reliable, pretty accurate, comfortable. I often carry it when at home and I just don't bother unloading it unless I'm driving it to the range (in MD driving with a loaded gun in the car, even in the trunk, is a crime) or unless I'm cleaning it. It is a good size to hide away if I need to check something out but I am not sure there is an intruder (I live with a cat and my parents so any noise I hear at night is likely to have a legitimate explaination).

-Always: My Taurus 85CH. Same as above.

-Always: My S&W 442. I often carry it at home in a pocket and rarely unload it like the guns above. Thus, since it is ready anyway, and so easily tucked in a pocket to check out a noise, it is my first go to gun if I leave the room during the winter (I only wear PJs in the winter so it goes in the pocket, during the warmer months when I'm going to be in boxers the ability to go in a pocket doesn't matter so much, unless I take the time to put on pants).

-Occasionally: My 9mm SIG 226, my CZ, my Charles Daly and my S&W 586 (more or less in order of use). Very occasionally I use my .41mag S&W 57, I love the gun and caliber, but it is not a gun I'd want to lose if in a SD shooting and the cops confiscate it (it is from the 1st year these were made and in great condition- and it is my favorite gun).

-A possible addition: I can finally pick up my .40S&W SIG 229 on Friday after work. If it proves reliable it will probably be an always HD gun.
My Ruger KP345. I like the idea of .45ACP for HD- big and slow is at its best for HD, the noise isn't too sharp (important indoors) while still providing some stopping power. Rugers are supposed to be boringly reliable and nearly indestructable. The ergonomics are incredible. One of the main reasons I bought this gun was to be my main HD auto, plus it is barely small enough for CCW when that is an option (not often since I'm living in MD). However, it has been quite unreliable for me so far and even if it gets fixed I'm not sure if I'll ever quite trust it for HD.

-Non-gun HD: I always have a knife or two (fixed and folder) and I have a 105 lumens tactical flashlight, in this case a Streamlight TL-2, both kept where I can grab them without even getting out of bed.

September 12, 2006, 11:48 PM
Ed Ames When are you going to let her know?

i wish i could trust her but she is out of control, running with a bad crowd, and chances are it would disappear from the house (her giving it to one of her wanna be banger friends) and then someone gets shot with my gun ....i dont think so....and i am a very involved parent unfortunately her mom has let her run wild (court system screwed me and ultimately my daughter)....i would love to be able to share the joys of shooting and hunting with her. maybe someday when she grows up.

sorry to go off topic just felt like i had to defend myself

Cousin Mike
September 17, 2006, 02:29 AM
Gun: Taurus 608 .357 Magnum

Load: 8 shots of Federal Hydrashok 130gr. JHP, and more if necessary.


I usually try to keep a good book on the nightstand as well. :D

September 17, 2006, 02:55 AM
Glock 17C and a Glock 19 in a touch activated safe near the bed.

September 17, 2006, 10:12 AM
G20 with a Glock tac light.

September 17, 2006, 11:07 AM
USP-C 40 S&W with Maverick 12ga under the bed. HELLO!!

September 17, 2006, 10:03 PM
My nightstand contains a Walther P-38, loaded with 9mm hollow points. Wife's nightstand contains a Colt Detective Special snubbie loaded with .38spl hollow points. Near front door, S&W Mdl. 66-2 Stainless loaded with .357mag hollow points. Kitchen, near door to in-house garage and back door, Auto-Ordnance 1911A1 loaded with .45acp hollow points. And there are more... 45Broomhandle


Yes, there IS a place for all of God's creatures: right next to the potatoes and gravy.

September 18, 2006, 12:12 AM
USP .40 fullsize w/surefire tac light. Gold dot Hollow points.

September 18, 2006, 12:13 AM
I have two, one on each side. RIA .45 with 5" barrel on one side, and Kimber Pro Carry II on the other side. Both loaded with Hydra Shoks.

September 18, 2006, 12:26 AM
Wow..that's impressive. It looks like some of you guys have a full armory in a drawer. I have a serious question, do you guys have heavy hardwood doors with double bolts and bullet proof glass on your windows(lower level at least)? (I live on the second floor and I have sliding bolts on my doors) I figure the first thing to do if you want to protect your family is to prevent the guy from getting inside your house. I saw this guy on TV who packed a pistol for home defense and he had a sliding window door on the first floor! I was thinking jeez he better have bullet proofed that window or else of all things to invite someone to break in through.

September 18, 2006, 12:42 AM
Smith & Wesson 500 Magnum (4 inch) with Winchester Supreme 400gr silver tip hollow points. I have a special compartment. Just press a button and it slides out. With a pair of draws and shoes close by.
Learned about a week or so ago, at about 11:30 pm. By instinct, I grabbed it and gone outside to attend to an unwelcome, surprising visitor on my property. At the time I was not concerned if I had any attire on.
Yes sir, that would hurt, besides putting on one of the
best fireworks displays in town..I bet that was a sight
standing there in your BDay suit with that lil howitzer
in hand. ;)

All I have is my ole trusty Ser 80 GM with Golden Saber
185 HP's in it and the spare mag. Oh that along with
mid-size mouse traps at the windows and doors at
night. They make a pretty loud noise when sprung.

September 18, 2006, 12:51 AM
No night stand but where I need it.:D

September 18, 2006, 02:52 PM
Springfield XD-45 with 14 rounds of .45 ACP 230gr Speer Gold Dots on tap.

The Mossberg 500 with 7 in the magazine and the chamber empty is under the bed.

I used to have a Glock 19 with 15 rounds of 9mm 135gr Gold Dots, but sold that for the XD.

September 19, 2006, 02:06 PM
Sig P 226 .40 loaded with Fed Hydra Shok near the bed, and a winchester 1300 loaded with buckshot under the bed. depends on which side of the bed i wake up on as to which i would go for. both are very accessible.

September 19, 2006, 02:11 PM
forgot about the mag light. and sometimes the glock 23 sits near the bed. just depends.

September 19, 2006, 02:44 PM
Witness 10MM full size with Winchester 175gr. Silver Tips, two extra 15 rnd mags, Mossberg Persuader hung on bedpost w/ #4 buck and just in case an old 380 pistol of no value if you get my drift.

September 19, 2006, 02:46 PM
Ruger GP-100

September 20, 2006, 10:31 AM
bg wrote:
<<Yes sir, that would hurt, besides putting on one of the
best fireworks displays in town..I bet that was a sight
standing there in your BDay suit with that lil howitzer
in hand.>>

Yes, it does get fiery (first time I shot it at night). That’s because of the ports (sides and top) on the comp.
I only used one round. He was hiding behind a tree. I fired at the tree. Fortunate, for him, he (I guess) ducked to the side (last moment), unhurt… while getting up with his hands to his side, palms facing me. He said: “Wait! Wait!, my dog, I’m looking for my dog!” (I) didn’t say anything. While walking over to him, cocking the revolver, the guy takes a leap over the fence and takes off. At that point he’s not on my property anymore, and nothing in hands.
Yes, I got to hear (from my wife) about how I rushed out in the back with gun in hand, thinking your (I'm) “Adonis”.

September 20, 2006, 10:45 AM
Glock 17 with Glock light afixed to rail backed up by the daily carry gun, currently a S&W 642. Reload for both and a rechargeable mag light.

September 22, 2006, 11:24 PM
Here's what's right underneath my bed. PX4 .40 caliber, TLR-1 tac light, 165gr Speer gold dots.

September 22, 2006, 11:32 PM
cz 75b, plus a mossy 12 ga, sawed off to 16 inches, with vent rib and firefly sights front and rear, at the foot of the bed.

September 23, 2006, 12:54 AM
This is in my night stand:
-Sig Pro 2340.....(.40cal)
-Fed Hydra-shok
-30 rounds in 3 mags and 2 boxs more to make sloppy joes out of "whom ever so dare to try me."

Then I also have a Custom made: (Black)
-Remington 700 action
-Chambered in 300 Win Mag (.30cal)
-Krieger Custom Barrel,Teflon Coated by Krieger and a Muzzle Brake
-H-S Precision PSC13 Stock
-Burris Fullfield II 4.5-14X42 Scope with Ballistic Plex reticle

Then I posted a Pic of my Wifes: (Brown Rifle)
-Remington CDL 30-06
-Burris 3-9x50 Scope with Ballistic Plex reticle

My Wife:
US Army Active Duty
242nd EOD
Fort Carson,CO
Support your Military

September 23, 2006, 01:54 AM
Steyer m-40 loaded with federal hydra shock.

September 27, 2006, 04:36 PM
double barrel 12 guage, 18 in barrel pistol grip, one shell buck shot, one shell rock salt....bleed and burn!!!

September 28, 2006, 08:58 PM
Glock 27 (my carry gun) & Taurus .357 on either side of the bed, 3watt luxeon LED flashlight (The lady is more comfortable with the revolver). My dog is a big sissy and wouldn't hurt anyone, so it's pretty much up to me. Oh and I also live in a virtually crime free part of town, but I'm not so silly as to rely on that for my household's saftey.

Fun thead...

September 28, 2006, 09:34 PM
My G21

September 28, 2006, 09:55 PM
XD 9mm service on my stand, S&W 642 .38 special on hers.~Nathan

September 28, 2006, 10:01 PM
Not in the nitestand but in a finger safe under the bed...
Taurus 65 .357 mag 4" (stainless)

September 28, 2006, 10:03 PM
357 Rossi Revolver, stainless, 6 shot.

Strange, but this gun fits my hand better than any handgun I've ever held.

September 28, 2006, 10:09 PM

No night stand, but under the bed

XD45 .45 cal 13+1
Remington 870 Police Magnum 3" with surefire tac light
Walther P22 my gun, but for my lady's use

Not pictured is a .38 special colt revolver at an undisclosed location

September 28, 2006, 10:20 PM
Kimber TLE/RL II, chambered with Fed Hydra-Shoks; and my carry gun, S&W Mod 637 in .38 loaded with Speer GoldDot +P, along with the Streamlight Stinger XTHP. Under the bed is the .270, .223, and the 20 ga.

Lobotomy Boy
September 28, 2006, 10:28 PM
Mossberg 500 with 5 rounds of .00 buck. I can't be bothered with things like aiming before my eyes start to focus.

September 28, 2006, 10:39 PM
I have a model 500 Mossberg loaded with #4 Buck I use #4 because there is less chance of over penetration than OO Buck.

September 29, 2006, 12:27 AM
Mossberg 500 holding 7 shells, 2 #7.5 turkey shells will cycle in first and then 5 00buck are waiting next in the magazine. I live in an apartment and like being able to choose not to take out a wall if the angle is bad, and I can just cycle out the #7.5's if I need to skip to the 00.

Also a 3 d-cell mag light, and whichever pistol I was carrying that day, either my Cheetah or my G27. Cheetah usually has 10 Golden Sabers in it and the Glock usually has 9 Federal Hydra-Shoks or Gold Dots, depending on what I ran out of at the range.

Edit: In the picture the black 12 gauge shells are the game loads and the red 2 3/4 shells are the 00 buck - you can also see the 3'' rifled slugs, but I just keep them around in case I need to take out a UFO or something. :)

September 29, 2006, 09:12 PM
A tactical drop leg pajama holster holds my Glock 21 w/ light + 3 mags X 13 rounds Gold Dot 200grain+P;)

And a Mossberg 590 w/ 9 rounds of 00 buck is close at hand.

September 29, 2006, 09:22 PM
My side, Kimber Custom II with trijcon sights, Maglight and 24" of solid hickory pick handle. Wife's side has a KelTec P32 and a Maglight.

I sleep light too...any noise that does not belong wakes me RIGHT NOW :what: into a state of wakefull alertness.


September 29, 2006, 09:25 PM
Ruger P345 and Tanfoglio Witness Compact 10mm

Deer Hunter
September 29, 2006, 10:04 PM
M44, bayonet extended.

September 29, 2006, 10:52 PM
Single Action Army

(Black Powder revolvers shouldn't be left loaded for too long if you expect them to fire reliably, so I had to go with one-a-dem newfangled brass cartridge loading guns.)

September 29, 2006, 10:59 PM
My Side: Ruger P97 45ACP, Wifes side: S&W 522, Head of the bed: 4 cell mag-lite, and at the foot of the bed, Thumper, our 21 lb. tomcat. We sleep very well indeed.

September 29, 2006, 11:11 PM
Hard chromed Heckler & Koch P7 holding Cor Bon .125 JHP. It's by my side during daylight as well.

September 30, 2006, 01:17 AM
Derringer M1 with custom grip. Laugh all you want.

But just in case, I keep a Smith and Wesson model 66 revolver in .357 magnum locked up under my bed.

September 30, 2006, 01:18 AM
Charter Arms 44spl Bulldog Pug.

Zeke Menuar
September 30, 2006, 01:24 AM
On the nightstand or under it?

Under the nightstand is a Mossy 500 with 18.5 inch barrel. When things go bump in the night, that is option number one.

The companion handgun is whatever gun was used as a carry piece that day.

XD45 Service
LW Commander
Bersa Thunder


September 30, 2006, 01:27 AM
"4 S&W Model 686, CZ 75 Compact

September 30, 2006, 02:36 PM
CZ SP-01 with 20 doubletap Gold dots and a Surefire X200. Cocked and locked baby!:evil:

September 30, 2006, 03:47 PM

SP101 under pillow

September 30, 2006, 09:06 PM
Glock 17 with RCBD 60 gr. total fragmenting soft point ammo.

September 30, 2006, 09:58 PM
S&W Model 19, 4 inch barrel, loaded with JHP 357 Mag. Someone should go through this thread and put a chart together, comparing pistols to revolvers, and how many of each type caliber is listed. I used to keep a Kimber Ultra Carry 45 acp, but after a few FTE's at the range, not often, but often enough, I decided to go back to the absolute reliability of my S&W revolver.

September 30, 2006, 10:00 PM
Glock 36 !


September 30, 2006, 10:20 PM
CZ SP-01, /w 4 extra mags and a Surefire 6P. :)

October 1, 2006, 04:42 AM
HK P2000 in .40 next to my 590.

October 1, 2006, 11:05 AM
EG. Mak/3 magazines.;:cool:

October 1, 2006, 12:14 PM
The same one I carry, a Smith&Wesson 1086. There is a 870 very close. Don

Doug S
October 1, 2006, 12:35 PM
Glock 17 with a couple of full-cap magazines. Also a Kel-Tec Sub 2000 with a 33 round magazine. Loaded with Winchester 115 Silvertip HP's. Surefire 6P.

October 1, 2006, 02:32 PM
no night stand, under other pillow with in arms reach

Brian Williams
October 1, 2006, 04:36 PM
S&W 60-4, 3" 38spec

October 1, 2006, 10:47 PM
G17 and a AK47:neener:

October 1, 2006, 11:10 PM
This one.

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