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Old November 20, 2013, 05:38 PM   #176
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What's your nightstand gun?

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This - Bersa Thunder 45 Ultra Compact Pro



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I prefer 1911's and revolvers, but the Bersa Thunders are nice DA/SA pistols for the money. I have one in 9mm that I like very well.
However for a nightstand gun it's a 1911
90% of the time
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Old November 21, 2013, 10:03 AM   #177
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I keep a Walther P-38 in a holster clipped to the bedframe.
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Old November 21, 2013, 06:04 PM   #178
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Sig 220 45acp. Great night and day gun.



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Old November 21, 2013, 06:24 PM   #179
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What kind of sights are you running on that P220, Idahosd?
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Old November 21, 2013, 08:33 PM   #180
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The sights on the P220 are called Advantage Tactical Sights. The link is below. They acquire really fast and are easy for me to see with old eyes. They are fully adjustable with elevation adjustment being shims to raise and lower the front sight. You get 5 different colors inserts both front and rear. I prefer the green rear and the orange front.
They do take some getting used to but worth it. I have mine set for POI at the top of the pyramid. They do have great customer support. This P220 would shoot 2” low with the front at the lowest. This was not true for the Glock 21, it’s sight was in the middle shim. So I called the company and asked if that was common with P220. They said “that was the same gun that the owner of the company used, please hold while I get him”. Told him the story and he said that it is not a common thing. But he would grind down a front and send it to me. Which 1 week later arrived with a Zero invoice.
Anyway, with my eyes, the tradeoff I found were they are great out to 20 yards, after that, groups will grow slightly. Midway also sells them.

http://www.advantagetactical.com/
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Old November 22, 2013, 09:30 PM   #181
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Glock 19 with Lone Wolf barrel....124gr Gold Dots
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Old November 23, 2013, 03:23 AM   #182
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Glock 20 for me and a Glock 20sf for the Mrs.
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Old November 25, 2013, 06:57 PM   #183
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Dan Wesson Cbob with night sights in 45 acp.
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Old November 25, 2013, 07:03 PM   #184
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GP-100 , 3 inch
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Old November 25, 2013, 07:31 PM   #185
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Old November 25, 2013, 11:38 PM   #186
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What's your nightstand gun?

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Old November 26, 2013, 04:43 PM   #187
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Nightstand handgun

S&W Model 10-5, 4" tapered barrel.

I recently had her refinished in blue cerakote. While she was away, I replaced her with my S&W Model 64, 4" tapered barrel. They are both loaded with Speer 125gr Gold Dot HP -standard load, not +P.
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