My preference over the years has drifted to a handgun that's fairly easy to carry and be used in home self defense. The steel 1911's and larger Sigs and revolvers have been sold. Since 2006, I've carried the venerable Glock 19 and a few years later... the DW CCO 1911 .45ACP. I've found this lightweight Commander with officer's seven round mag, the ideal carry 1911, that's an excellent bedside pistol. 230 gr Gold Dot JHP's with a spare mag, this will also work perfectly if Colorado moves to mag capacity less than ten. YMMV.