House guns

Discussion in 'Centerfire Pistols & Revolvers' started by Boris, Oct 5, 2010.

  1. Boris

    Boris Former Guest

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    How many keep a different gun for a house gun than their carry gun?

    I keep my full size Glock 45 in a quick open electronic safe by the bed AND carry it when I leave the house. From time to time I do carry the XD9 and feel fine when I do so.

    I was just wondering how many keep a larger size gun or different caliber for home use than carry use?
  2. gdmoody

    gdmoody Moderator Supporting Member

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    I keep a Beretta 92 hanging on the head of my bed. I only carry it to the range every once in a while to make sure it still goes bang. I keep a CZ-82 in the door pocket of my car and I carry another gun, which one just depends. It is usually the Ruger LCR, though.
  3. jacksonco

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    My current house gun is a Sig P239 in 357 Sig flavor. It is also doing duty as my carry weapon. I usually use my carry piece as the home gun. I also keep an 18 1/2" shotgun ready to go with #00 buck.
  4. noslolo

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    I carry a Kahr CW40 all of the time, but I also have a S&W686 loaded in the house. My wife won't carry out of the house and she dislikes autos. She does however love the 686, and it's a tack driver.
  5. oscarmayer

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    my house gun is a colt saa in 45 colt,loaded with mag-safe ammo my carry gun when not "working" changes between a colt diamondback 2.5 in barrel or one of my 9mm's. my working gun is a browning hp .
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    i keep a loaded gun in every room of my house,not including a 12 gauge pump behind the master bedroom door.part of my reason is you never know where you will be in case you need one,the other part is as many guns as i have it helps to spread them out in case of a break in. old semperfi
  7. pinecone70

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    My carry gun is always either on me, or within a couple of feet of me, but shotguns are my house guns otherwise.
  8. johnlives4christ

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    most of the time when i am awake i have a glock 22 on my side. if i am not wearing a gun i normally keep one within arms reach. i normally keep a smith 642 loaded all the time and a 12 gauge loaded with 00. sometimes i keep the sks loaded and some of the 22's loaded. just depends on the mood im in.
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    38 spcl and 20 gauge in house, 357 or 45 ACP as car gun, 32 Win spcl outside the house but on the property.
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    I keep an M72 LAW in my kitchen... JK but that would be sweet.
  11. fleetwood1976

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    9mm in console of truck along with an sks folder. each car has a 38 snubbie. 45 GAP glock bedside. Police trade in 870 for home protection and a camp nine at the back door for varmets or whatever. Wife has a taurus judge on her side of the bed. 380 in the basement. my carry gun varies depending on time of year and where i am going.
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    Got a Hi Standard 12ga pump under the bed. Its flanked by a S&W 586 .357 in a dresser. I usually carry a Sig 238 or a CZ83 at all times.
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  13. JLA

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    My house gun is which ever one i get to first... Prolly be my remy 870 12 ga. It stays loaded with '00'
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    Ah the 1911 of the 9mm round. Love me a BHP:cool:
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    Like Oscarmayer, some people crossdress. Crossdressing refers, in THIS case, to shooters who switch back and forth from revolvers to semi-automatic pistols. Most of us do that depending on what we need the firearm to do for us. Most of the time I wear a Glock 22-C for CCW daylight operations. The .40 caliber round seems to be a good choice for me. Couple that with the fact I have 15 of them ready to go right now and an extra magazine with another 15 rounds and I think that's not a bad solution to curing the ills of some goblins when needed. Sometimes I CCW a Model 60 S&W revolver, around the house, and I carry at least one speedloader on me for reloading. So, depending on what I plan to do that day depends on which gun I carry on me.
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