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Old October 14, 2013, 09:42 AM   #76
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Sig P220 which I also still carry.
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Old October 15, 2013, 10:23 AM   #77
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Springfield GI model 1911A1. I've retired it from nightstand duty in place of a Taurus .357. I found the mag springs to weaken over time with the 1911 and think the revolver is never going to have that problem!
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Old October 15, 2013, 11:02 AM   #78
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Ruger MKI 6 7/8", and a cut down 870. Now a 1911 CCO.
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Old January 8, 2014, 08:45 PM   #79
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CZ-52 with milsurp ammo I was 21 and in my first apartment now it's a SW Model-29 snubby with Gold Dot Snubby loads something about a huge shiny revolver is a attitude adjuster.
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Old January 8, 2014, 09:12 PM   #80
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"First" was a Remington 870.

First pistol was my first pistol, CZ-75 compact. That was also my first carry gun. Won't ever get rid of it, even though I use it for nothing but range time anymore.
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Old January 9, 2014, 07:10 AM   #81
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Polish Radom 9mm.
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Old January 9, 2014, 07:27 AM   #82
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First was Browning A5 20 gauge under the bed, then a Browning Hi Power. Replaced for awhile with an AMT Government Model, but now I'm back to the (same) Hi Power.
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Old January 9, 2014, 09:18 AM   #83
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Ruger Redhawk .44 mag.
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Old January 9, 2014, 10:30 AM   #84
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IIRC the first gun I regularly kept in my nightstand was a p85 it was fairly quickly replaced by a BHP and that remained the main one for quite a few years.
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Old January 9, 2014, 12:54 PM   #85
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P99 AS 9mm
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Old January 9, 2014, 01:37 PM   #86
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Taurus pt-145 sits by me bedside.
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Old January 9, 2014, 04:55 PM   #87
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First was a Ruger Redhawk .44 mag with 180 grain JSP ammo.
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Old January 9, 2014, 05:36 PM   #88
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38spl j frame.
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Old January 9, 2014, 05:53 PM   #89
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Being that I am older than dirt. An 1858 Remington. Retired it back in 73.
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Old January 9, 2014, 10:08 PM   #90
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First ever was a good ol' Ballester-Molina.
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Old January 10, 2014, 01:05 AM   #91
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H&K USP 9mm FS
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Old January 10, 2014, 01:18 AM   #92
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Mosin-Nagant M91/30 was the first leaned against nightstand. Now an inherited Webley Mk V with .45 acp full moon clips, serves as permanent nightstand gun, as it did for the previous owner.
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Old January 10, 2014, 08:04 PM   #93
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S&W Model 19. First center fire firearm that I owned. Still practice with it, still keep it cleaned and oiled and ready if needed.
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Old January 10, 2014, 09:26 PM   #94
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First, S&W 19. Now SA 1911 and 870 Tactical.
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Old January 12, 2014, 12:01 PM   #95
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My first night stand gun was an old yugoslav sks, but if you're confining things strictly to the physicality of being on your night stand, that would be the Ruger SR22.
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Old January 12, 2014, 02:02 PM   #96
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My first one was a S&W Model 15 2", with an 870P 20" under the bed. The 15 has been replaced with a S&W M1917 .45. The 870 is still there.


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Old January 12, 2014, 04:45 PM   #97
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A Glock 23 which is soon to be replaced by my Glock 19 once I have enough rounds through it to be comfortable with its reliability.
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Old January 12, 2014, 05:07 PM   #98
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First one was my first handgun bought new in 1959, the Single Six which I still have:



Current one is a S&W Model 38-3 Airweight which is supplemented by a Winchester 1300 12 Ga. Defender pump under the bed:

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Old January 12, 2014, 07:05 PM   #99
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I keep a Glock 22 & 23. Also Kimber Stainless II in .45.
I like to be ready.
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Old January 13, 2014, 07:17 PM   #100
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Ruger P85
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