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How many LOADED guns do you keep at home?

Discussion in 'General Gun Discussions' started by Citadel99, Feb 14, 2004.

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  1. Citadel99

    Citadel99 Member

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    I usually keep one but have thought it makes sense to keep one at each end of the house. What do yall do?

    Mark
     
  2. JeepDriver

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    All in different areas, 3 in different spots around the house and one in the safe. The rest are unloaded in the safe.
     
  3. TheOtherOne

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    2 loaded handguns in the house. 1 in my bedroom and the other one wherever I happened to have sat it down last. Also, in the house I keep an easily accessible shotgun with a full tube (but nothing in the chamber). I also keep 1 loaded handgun in the car in the garage.
     
  4. Larry Ashcraft

    Larry Ashcraft Moderator Staff Member

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    Lemme see..

    .45 by the bed...
    .38 in the kitchen...
    25-06 upstairs (for coyotes)...
    .380, on me...
    .17 HMR in corner of living room (rock squirrels in barn).

    That's all. ;)
     
  5. 7.62FullMetalJacket

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    1. One handgun loaded in the bedroom. With M6 light.

    2. Call me crazy, but I do wear one around the house.

    3. Shottie with the tube full, but chamber empty.

    4. FAL with mags loaded nearby.

    Rural. Kids in house. Never know when a 4-legged or 2-legged critter may need to be put down.

    Plus, I believe in KISS. Too many loaded/unloaded, I forget the state of readiness.
     
  6. gggman

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    Usually four, as there are no children in my house. I have one that is either on me, or in my coat pocket near the door. One is in a drawer next to my bed. Also a loaded 12ga. pump (The ultimate home defense weapon), and another loaded hangun in my safe.
     
  7. BryanP

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    All of them. I have no children, my wife doesn't mind and so far the cats & the dog have shown no sign of growing thumbs.
     
  8. jfh

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    a lot of us seem to think the same way:

    I live alone, so do not worry about children, etc. Live in an 'Exurban' small town, with houses on either side.

    Bedroom: S&W 4069, three mags, one in the spout, safety on.
    Bedroom: Shotgun in closet (M1 Super 90, 18" slug barrel, LE/6-shot tube--
    not chambered, loads start at #8, then #4, then into 0, 00, in the next speedstick.
    Kitchen/other end of house: "car gun"--in house by back door--SA P40SC. two mags, chambered, safety on.
    Bsmt/office drawer--EAA "carry comp"--one up the spout, safety on
    Gun safe: S&W 27, loaded. Mini 14, unloaded, but with mags adjacent.

    I need to tweak the loads--used to just settle on HydraShoks, but will probably get some Glaser, etc., for the bedside gun.

    I'm probably going to sell/swap/trade some of these to get down to one type--e.g., S&W DAOs for carry/bedside, and possibly P-O's DAO 1911s. I find that as I get older, I don't want to have to worry about getting the drills down for each gun.
     
  9. LiquidTension

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    Hmm...my carry gun usually stays on me until I go to bed. There may or may not be a few more scattered in "tactical" places around the house :D
     
  10. Edward429451

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    Hmmm.

    I plead the 1st (rule).

    :neener:
     
  11. Bill Hook

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    Two. I don't want to provide any loaded weapons to an intruder, either.
     
  12. esheato

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    I keep 3.

    Kimber and Kel-Tec on the computer desk in the living room (no children) as that's where I'm usually at. Plus, they're my carry guns, and one of them get's put on when I leave the house. Kimber in a holster when I'm wearing pants with belt loops and Kel-Tec when I'm just running down to the local Stop-and-Rob.

    The Kahr is loaded in my Gun Room. If I'm in there reloading, it's usually loud and I'm deeply involved in something. I always think I hear someone knocking at the front door so I leave the Kahr loaded on the back of the bench.

    esheato..
     
  13. Mal H

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    Five, but I'm not saying where they are. ;)

    I am rarely more than 10 feet from one, and usually 0 inches from one.
     
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    Depenening on where you live this maybe a smart thing to do. Just remember to leave home
    when you leave.

    Bill Meadows
     
  15. 7.62FullMetalJacket

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    No need to leave it home. I carry it everywhere...cause I have been duly allowed to by the state of Utah :rolleyes:
     
  16. mgjohn

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    Far too many to list. Between mine and the girlfriends.

    Both handguns and long guns would total 12 or more.

    Guns in the bedroom, kitchen, livingroom and bathrooms (2).
     
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    1...........my concealed carry weapon.
     
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    Not sure.....should I count the porch claymores or not????:neener:
     
  19. redneck2

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    Question for Larry Ashcraft...

    why do you have coyotes upstairs????






    :D
     
  20. ilike9s

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    all of them are loaded, at all times unless cleaning them or dry fire practice.
     
  21. Hemicuda

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    ALL OF THEM...

    An unloaded gn is just a poorly designed club... what'd be the point of that, If I want a club, I'd carry one of the FINE products made by the "Louisville Slugger Corporation"... when I want a gun, it needs to be loaded!
     
  22. Zeke Menuar

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    Two guns. 45 on hip or at hand. Shotgun in bedroom.

    ZM
     
  23. schromf

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    two techically though I will ring in three

    One Colt Detective special

    One 1911 These get switched out between a Delta Elite and a Series 70 45ACP depending on my mood, whether I have taken one to the range or I just don't like leaving the clips loaded for long periods of time, ocassionally I have a pre series 70 38 Super that rolls into that rotation. I usually leave them clips in but no round chambered, so techically they might not be considereded loaded.

    And last a Model 58 S&W 41 mag., but I am going to put this in a rotation cycle with a Colt Python.

    I also keep a Glock 19 around that needs the mag thrown in, but I am thinking of changing that out with a Browning HI-POWER.

    I have lots more to work with but these are not neccesary. I also have no children around, so locked and loaded is not an issue.
     
  24. Hkmp5sd

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    About half. If more than a couple of platoons arrive and need arming, they can load the rest themselves.
     
  25. Baba Louie

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    Keep the ONE on me. This week in Las Vegas, another home invasion... knock on door, homeowner answers to find a man with gun awaiting, robber takes mans ATM card and gets his P.I.N. then shoots him (in the face I think). They're at large. On the news. BF shown using ATM at convenience store.
    Keep one on you and/or near your wallet/purse, please.
     
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