GUN How quick can you access your firearm?

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  1. Accord

    Accord New Member

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    RIGHT NOW!!!!!

    You're sitting here reading this thread posting on OT and someone breaks into your house, how long does it take for you to get to your main home defense weapon?

    I just timed myself 11 seconds with a stop watch. I'm gonna make some changes to hopefully cut that time in half.
     
  2. Clusive

    Clusive Happiness is a belt-fed weapon.

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    1 second since my 1911 is always holstered on my hip.
     
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    i have my AR in my lap, and i'm lightly stroking it.
     
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    17 seconds, but that included putting 2 rounds in the mag because it wasnt loaded.
     
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    michael FLORIDA > *

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    1 second, its sitting on the coffee table in front of me. i just cleaned it. 10 rounds of speer gold dots in the mag, 1 in the chamber. :)
     
  6. Accord

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    I just did it in 9 seconds.
     
  7. Clusive

    Clusive Happiness is a belt-fed weapon.

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    Still too long.
     
  8. Accord

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    I could do it much quicker than 9 seconds, but it would require breaking a piece of furniture in the process :o.
     
  9. Clusive

    Clusive Happiness is a belt-fed weapon.

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    Keep it on the desk next to you or wear it in a holster. :dunno:
     
  10. lobstradomus

    lobstradomus New Member

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    So how long does it take for someone to get from your front or back door to where you are now? It would take at least 8 seconds for someone to get to the door of my room.
     
  11. Artyboy

    Artyboy Necessity is the excuse for every infringement of

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    Not fast enough :wtc:
     
  12. Accord

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    It's hard to wear a holster when you don't have any pants on :mamoru:
     
  13. Clusive

    Clusive Happiness is a belt-fed weapon.

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    Shoulder holster. :mamoru:
     
  14. Accord

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    Probably 20-25 seconds at least.
     
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    Damn, my room was through the foyer, up a flight of stairs and down a hallway. How far away from an outside door is your room?
     
  16. 2L Bunny

    2L Bunny "It's only a Rabbit"

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    I've got my P32 in a pocket holster. but if I heard loud banging I'd run to the bedroom for the 870 in the corner. Time to Keltec? 1 sec counting the draw....time to 870, 3 sec +mounting time.
     
  17. TL1000RSquid

    TL1000RSquid ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

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    P99 sits at the desk right next to me so 1 second.
     
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    michael FLORIDA > *

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    pics of your 870?
     
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    From my computer desk to my closet where my M500 is, it's 4 seconds flat.
     
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    1 second since it's on the computer desk about 18 inches from my hand.
     
  21. Artyboy

    Artyboy Necessity is the excuse for every infringement of

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    I have my airsoft gun sitting on my desk. Maybe I can bluff them :mamoru:
     
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    about 2 seconds
     
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    This thread is dumb.
     
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    its on me now :run:
     
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    spyder007 Bаnned bу Ѕuреr Μоdеrаtоrs

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    quick enough to make you second guess coming into my house uninvited.
     

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