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  1. MPX bedside / nightstand safe

    SIG Sauer Rifles
    I'd like to move my MPX-K to my bedside for home defense. I have a 320rx now in a little Vaultek tucked neatly in a sliding nightstand drawer. My constraints are: Wife doesn't want a big ugly safe in the room (think pottery barn magazine for bedroom layout) I have 6 year old son that is a...
  2. Silencer for home defense / self defense

    NFA
    I have a SS suppressor (awaiting paperwork/stamp) for a full-size .45 that I plan to use for home/ self defense. As a nightstand gun, is a suppressor an advantage as far as saving hearing in an indoor environment- or a liability as far as over-readiness/ overeager indication, etc.? Would it be a...
  3. Recommendations for home defense

    Guns
    My wife and I each own a P365 for carry. We also keep them on our nightstands for home defense. However, things being what they are today we are looking into either a full-size handgun and/or a rifle for home defense. We are both retired in our late 60s on a limited income so we are looking for...
  4. New to guns; have a budget, need advice for home defense.

    SIG Sauer Pistols
    Hope all you guys are doing well! In short, my wife and I bought our first home not long ago and we decided that for Christmas this year we would buy ourselves a gun. So that's the background story. We would like to keep it under $600, and she requests that it has a laser sight. My only...
  5. Laser for home defense pistol?

    SIG Sauer Pistols
    Hey Sig fans, Just trying to see what the opinion in the forum of using a laser for home defense, I have never shot a pistol with a laser on it and know that they are generally a smart but if you spend the money and get a decent one but I wanted to know what you all thought and other than a...
  6. Confession: wife doesn't know about sigs

    SIG Sauer Pistols
    So I joined this site about 3 days ago but have been lurking for a while. I've always been very pro gun and my wife has been on the fence to against it so we never had a gun in the house. A couple of months ago someone broke into our place (no one was home) and robbed us of some items and her...
  7. Mag spring wear a concern?

    SIG Sauer Pistols
    I have my p226 9mm loaded and ready in my gun vault for home defense along with an extra mag. My concern is my magazine springs. How often should I rotate my mags so they last?
  8. My Little Backup Kit!

    Guns
    I have two combo lock boxes. One I keep in the bedroom upstairs and it holds our main home defense pistol, a P226R 9mm with a Surefire tac light attached. Downstairs I keep this (pictured below). My wife and I have put in more hours of practice with this little monster and it's now our official...
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