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Old October 4, 2013, 05:53 PM   #51
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My Glock 17 with night sights. It's a 2nd Generation that I purchased new. It's still my nightstand gun. No need to change when I have complete confidence in it.
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Old October 4, 2013, 06:02 PM   #52
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My first night stand gun was a 4-5/8" Ruger Blackhawk 3-screw model in .357 Magnum. I was and still is a formidable weapon, albeit with limited quick 2nd shot capability. My father-in-law, a WWll Marine veteran with over 20 years in the Border Patrol, cautioned me on using full house 158 gr JHP's based on their over-penetration potential. His comments were precient... Rod
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Old October 6, 2013, 10:11 PM   #53
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Sawed off shotgun 12 double barrel before I knew they were illegal Long long long time ago.
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Old October 7, 2013, 02:50 AM   #54
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Mine was a banged up Dan Wesson 15-2, 4" VH. Shot great, looked like someone took an ice pick to the right side of the frame and cylinder. I got it cheap at a pawn shop. I carried it at work as a security guard so I wouldn't bang up the really nice one I had bought a few weeks after the nasty one.
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Old October 7, 2013, 08:16 PM   #55
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My very first night stand gun was a Louisville Slugger leaning on the night stand.

My second night stand gun was a Colt Government 1911.
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Old October 8, 2013, 07:01 PM   #56
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My first nightstand gun was a Beretta 92fs.
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Old October 8, 2013, 08:23 PM   #57
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My first night stand gun was a 1911A1.
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Old October 8, 2013, 08:33 PM   #58
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Colt Trooper .357 4 inch.
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Old October 8, 2013, 10:08 PM   #59
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My first night stand gun was a Auto Ordanance 1911.
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Old October 9, 2013, 04:02 AM   #60
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HK P7. Heck, just from the standpoint if someone ever got it away from me; they may not know how to even fire it.
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Old October 9, 2013, 09:39 PM   #61
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HK P7. Heck, just from the standpoint if someone ever got it away from me; they may not know how to even fire it.
I still use one for nightstand and CCW duty. Mostly for the overall package and nearly failsafe safety features (even while fumbling in the dark half asleep), but with the bonus feature of quite possibly being too much for a thug to figure out immediately should he get it away from me.

My first nightstand gun was my Hi Power, but I feel much more at ease with the P7 for a highly stressful situation in close quarters.
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Old October 10, 2013, 06:35 AM   #62
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First is still there Beretta 96 holding hydra shoks. Everyone in the house knows how to use it.
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Old October 10, 2013, 07:41 AM   #63
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Mine was an old S&W Model 10 38 Special. Great revolver.
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Old October 10, 2013, 09:14 AM   #64
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My first nightstand gun was my first pistol, a Ruger Blackhawk 6.5" barrel in .357 Magnum. Also had a Winchester 1894 in .30-30 behind the headboard.
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Old October 11, 2013, 12:06 AM   #65
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First night stand gun and my first semi-auto was a S&W model 659. Beautiful handgun. It weighed a ton but it was a tack driver. I wished I would never had sold it.
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Old October 11, 2013, 12:06 PM   #66
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First used, only at a time of huge tensions with a reported killer at large in area, was a Ruger RST-6 .22LR. Hey, it was all I had, and I was pretty good at emptying that mag on target rather quickly. When I started using a "night-stand gun" regularly, my first was a HKUSP45C. Swapped that out for my EDC.
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Old October 11, 2013, 03:58 PM   #67
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My first nightstand handgun was my Beretta 92fs (9mm of course).

Now it is my Magnum Research Baby Eagle II .40S&W with TruGlo Night Sights and Surefire X300 Weapon Light.
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Old October 11, 2013, 06:03 PM   #68
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I don't have a dedicated nightstand gun but most often its a 1911 with a loaded mag and empty chamber. There's usually a few 38's around also, unloaded but ammo close by.
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Old October 12, 2013, 09:48 AM   #69
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Blued Star PD in 45. It was used and beat-up but functioned perfectly then I got my Bulldog.
My bed side gun was my carry gun, always has and always will.
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Old October 13, 2013, 06:36 PM   #70
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My first would have been a 1911a1 when we had night stands to put it on. Have stayed with the 1911a1 just don't sleep on the ground nearly as much as back then.
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Old October 13, 2013, 07:11 PM   #71
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Mine was a '61 6" blued Python. My wife took it over after I got a Coonan.
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Old October 14, 2013, 01:29 AM   #72
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A Glock 17. I cut my teeth on that gun. I still have it and have no plans on ever selling it.
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Old October 14, 2013, 01:45 AM   #73
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A S&W Model 60. I sold it in a unwise move decades ago. One of several I'd like to have back.
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Old October 14, 2013, 03:13 AM   #74
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An old 2" Colt Cobra in .38sp. Wish I still had it.
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Old October 14, 2013, 08:03 AM   #75
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It was Glock 23 .40 w/night sights for me in my night stand. Great all-around gun/caliber. It was my first handgun and really the gateway drug to my infatuation with handguns. I didn't say, addiction, cause "I can quit at any time". Yeah, right. How many "last ones" have I purchased over the years?? Always seem to find a reason to buy another...

I've since graduated to Glock 21C .45 w/rail light held in a Titan gun vault (mechanical lock) on bed rail
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