Your Bedside Handgun

Discussion in 'General Firearms Forum' started by Gfive45, Sep 22, 2020.

  1. TheDuckhunter

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    Gen 4 G17 with RMR and SF X300 WML.
     
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    I like the beaver tail option on the Gen 4/5 Glocks. They seem to fit my hand better, particularly if there are no finger grooves (for compact models). I would say that they slightly point less high as a result of the bit of extra material on the top of the back strap. It allows me to get a firm, high grip on the Glock and of course no slide bite concerns. IIRC, I use the medium with the beaver tail.
     
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    H&K P30LS, 20 round mag, TLR1 light 20200415_150315.jpg
     
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    XD-45 Compact, 13-round magazine, TLR-3, 230-grain Gold Dots (standard pressure).

    If I have to reach for a handgun in the dark, especially if I'm half asleep, that grip safety gives me a bit of comfort.
     
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    I mean them no harm... Just Death.... pix450652516.jpg
     
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    20C....because we have mountain lions here periodically.
     
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    I realized I posted an older pic. The gun currently has a CGS Mod9sk instead of the longer CGS Kraken. Makes it lighter and handier while still being completely hearing safe.
     
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    nitesit(+ an e) Farmer, House Sitter and Cook

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    image.jpg Well, technically it is a handgun.
     
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    Glock 17 Gen5 Glock Ameriglo Sights, Streamlight TLR-1s. This light is 300 lumens and that works for my old guy eyes. I had a TLR-HL (800 lumens) and because of the off wht walls in the house it was too bright for me. The weapon is loaded with 124gr HST and Funstick as a back up also loaded with 124gr HST. Regards to all at GT from this Glock Fan Old Boy. Always be careful out there.
     
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    M&P 1.0 .40 full size--------Maverick Security 8-shot for when things get really bad
     
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    Once every winter or so I will have mountain lion tracks in the snow on my front doormat first thing in the morning. Who needs caffeine?
     
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    I agree - I have had this discussion before on many gun forums.. And, I'm always told how I am wrong...

    I woke up a few years ago, and used a handheld flashlight to find something on the side of the bed. When it shined directly on the wall by me - it blinded the hell outta me... I saw spots for a while.

    Some of these gun lights are just TOO bright to wake up and use in the middle of the night. I get that a cop needs a bright light. If you are awake and checking your house for a potential issue... You want bright too...

    But when you wake up in the middle of the night - there is such a think as too bright. And, WAKING up and using it is not the same as just sitting in a dark room for a little while and testing if your bright light bothers you.

    I have the same TRL1s for the same reason. I have not gone brighter for a weapon light for the same reason you mentioned.
     
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    I've had this exact conversation many times. People think turning the lights out and testing their flashlight is adequate. Waking up at 3am is a whole different situation. Your eyes are not capable of functioning with bright light after being closed for a few hours.
     
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    Where there are deer, there are mountain lions. They have drank out of my pool at night. All animals come in at night.