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Home invasion handled by armed girlfriend

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by IheartSig, May 13, 2015.

  1. IheartSig

    IheartSig Beaverton Diamond Supporter Diamond Supporter Platinum Supporter

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    Just goes to show how easily this could happen to any one of us. Stay frosty.

     
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  2. Sstrand

    Sstrand La Grande OR Well-Known Member

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    HEY . . . He said "spooked" . . . He said "spooked."
    Naughty, Naughty

    Sheldon
     
  3. 31Kwiredog

    31Kwiredog Gresham Silver Supporter Silver Supporter 2016 Volunteer

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    :s0014:Just a little high.
     
  4. edison bulb

    edison bulb Portland, OR Well-Known Member

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    Crazy video! I'm glad these two were not hurt. Did the police catch the burglars?
     
  5. IheartSig

    IheartSig Beaverton Diamond Supporter Diamond Supporter Platinum Supporter

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    Not as of yet, it just happened on the 12 I guess. Apparently this was in South Africa? There's a news article below the video on YouTube.
     
  6. edison bulb

    edison bulb Portland, OR Well-Known Member

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    you know, I just love how rapidly the sleeping man deployed his hand cannon once he woke up from the gunshot downstairs.
     
  7. Quacky88

    Quacky88 Oregon Active Member

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    Looks like he sleeps with his steel under the pillow...

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  8. IheartSig

    IheartSig Beaverton Diamond Supporter Diamond Supporter Platinum Supporter

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    I showed it to my wife for that very reason. I was like "see! Do you see!? Im not an anomaly, other people do that too! And this is why!!!"
     
  9. Certaindeaf

    Certaindeaf SE Portland Well-Known Member

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    Cats are pretty worthless.
     
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  10. jbett98

    jbett98 NW Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Girlfriend had good trigger control after taking the shot.
     
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  11. edison bulb

    edison bulb Portland, OR Well-Known Member

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    I'm too afraid to keep any pistol in bed with me. I roll around a lot...so the 1911 with night sights is directly on the night stand and ready to go!
     
  12. Tony617

    Tony617 Washington State Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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  14. IheartSig

    IheartSig Beaverton Diamond Supporter Diamond Supporter Platinum Supporter

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    I had a set up like the bed holster as well. Then my wife redecorated and there's not enough room between the bed and the nightstand any more. :(

    I should probably add that I never have one loaded in the chamber under the pillow. I tend to stay relatively still when I sleep but it's still not worth the risk.
     
  15. Trailboss

    Trailboss Vancouver, WA Well-Known Member

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    I keep a razor sharp machete between the mattresses, handle out. A .45 auto 2 feet away from the bed in a secret trapdoor. A 12 ga. Rem 870 tactical under the bed and an extra 9mm under the night stand in a quick draw holster. I also keep 3 high powered lights handy (1000+ lumen) capable of blinding anything. I'm proficient with all my weapons and I'm a light sleeper so if my dog doesn't do the job I can assist.
     
  16. Tony617

    Tony617 Washington State Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    I put the bedside holster about 24" down the bed. I have nightstand as well but I can draw very quickly if I have to. I keep the gun hidden by the bedspread.

    I keep one in the chamber too.
     
  17. edslhead

    edslhead Vanc Gold Supporter Gold Supporter Silver Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    I keep mine in the closet. My alarm system Freddie ( not a cat ) will wake me up with plenty of time to get it.
     
  18. Monica Cowles

    Monica Cowles Grays Harbor, Washington Member, NRA (Life) USCCA, ACLDN, SAF (Life) Staff Member Silver Supporter

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    Mine is right over my head on my headboard...I practice grabbing it quickly and bringing it into 'play' should any nasties slip past my old deaf kitty......;):D
    Can't wait until our puppy gets here! :s0115:
     
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  19. Pirelli

    Pirelli Oregon City Member

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    sleeping in different rooms from each other.
    both armed.
    high tech security system.

    hmm. good tactic when traveling in south africa.
     
  20. mjbskwim

    mjbskwim Salmon,Idaho Well-Known Member

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    I think I might trade the kitties off for 3 Rhodesian ridgebacks instead