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Posted: 1/3/2003 9:16:49 PM EDT






How it came out



Link Posted: 1/3/2003 9:18:51 PM EDT
Link Posted: 1/3/2003 9:20:37 PM EDT
What did you do for a ceiling and how do you control the humidity?
Link Posted: 1/3/2003 9:21:29 PM EDT
Link Posted: 1/3/2003 9:22:45 PM EDT
Think the landload would mind me adding one to the apartment?

When are you coming over to build mine?
Link Posted: 1/3/2003 9:24:19 PM EDT
Also, what were the dimensions inside when you were done?  Did you mix your own concrete or have it brought in?  If you had it brought it what did it cost?
Link Posted: 1/3/2003 9:25:58 PM EDT
thank you, good to be here, cool site, no doubt

the ceiling is pliwood layed down over the opening. then I pour concreat over the pli inside a 2x6 frame

I got both a dehidifier and a  heater which works good in the winter

hotter  than hell in the summer tho   gotta talk to somebody about that

Link Posted: 1/3/2003 9:30:11 PM EDT
Yep.. there are a couple over by the M1 Carbine that have complete rusted away .. no metal left to be seen...

Looks great ... now to figure out where I want to build one similar to it ...

Link Posted: 1/3/2003 9:30:33 PM EDT
shit you would have ta ask the dimenshions.

I think it was 66 wide by 78 long x 84 tall inside

i had to have the walls pumped creat cuz of hows its back of the garage  all the creat came from local company in trucks. trucks couldn't get back there

the roof i had to shovel in mostly  beat me to hell   stuff is heavy
Link Posted: 1/3/2003 9:32:59 PM EDT
i should say they ain't all my guns

storing some for some people

i get to shoot them of course


Link Posted: 1/3/2003 9:35:17 PM EDT
schweet [%(]
Link Posted: 1/3/2003 9:37:40 PM EDT
That is wild! Looks like you knew what you were doing!

Do you ever sleep in there?
Link Posted: 1/3/2003 9:37:57 PM EDT
You'll fit in well here! [:D]
Link Posted: 1/3/2003 9:40:40 PM EDT
Link Posted: 1/3/2003 9:43:39 PM EDT
What state are you in? Go visit the hometown forums, find your area and say hi....

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I'm guessing probably Mississippi, Louisiana or Florida, with the heat and humidity and all...then again, it could be Maine for all I know.
Link Posted: 1/3/2003 10:13:56 PM EDT
Ok, I'm a dumbass, but what's with that little door that looks like its heading into the garage?


btw, welcome to the board
Link Posted: 1/3/2003 10:15:14 PM EDT
Reminds me of the rooftop bunker from the movie Commando with Ah-nuld. [:D]
Link Posted: 1/3/2003 10:50:47 PM EDT
OK as an AC/Refrigeration guy I can make a suggestion for "cool"??

You cant put in a window type unit. You will create a "Weak spot" for a B&E.

Find someone "TRUSTWORTHY" that can install a "Split system" whereas the only hole in the wall that you will need is 2" in diameter.

Fine looking job!!!
Link Posted: 1/3/2003 10:50:50 PM EDT
Did you have to swear the concrete truck driver to secrecy, or did you bury him out behind the shed?  You can't be too careful with those secret bunkers.

That is awesome.  To bad you couldnt go bigger.

So you could but the ham radio, generator and all that inside.
Link Posted: 1/3/2003 11:16:48 PM EDT
very nice!  the little entrance door appears to be wood.  why did you waste all the money on concrete if you're just gonna put a wood door on it?  what happens if you have a fire in the shop and your small hidden door lights up 2.  maybe its painted steel but it sure looks like wood with 2 deadbolts or some kind of locks.  other than that... looks cool as hell man!  good job.

edited to say...  after i looked some more i see that you had what looks like a metal frame in there before you poured the concrete.  i guess the door is probably metal as well.  if so... my mistake!  
Link Posted: 1/4/2003 12:52:55 AM EDT
Cooool, I want one.
Link Posted: 1/4/2003 1:01:35 AM EDT
How many yards of concrete did that take, and what type of foundation did you use? Looks like that may be what I do for the next shed. The wife has been on me about one, but I have been procrastinating.
Link Posted: 1/4/2003 8:05:33 AM EDT
very cool
Link Posted: 1/4/2003 8:16:48 AM EDT
Holy shit, I want one too! [beer] Great job.
Link Posted: 1/4/2003 8:40:43 AM EDT
I think I love you. (kidding...not gay)

Very nice...would you like to come to Wisconsin and build another one?


The very STRAIGHT and loves his WIFE Kurt_Austin
Link Posted: 1/4/2003 9:32:54 AM EDT
Very red clay...hmmmmm. Georgia or Carolina? So, from the outside it looks like a tool shed but, from the inside a gun bunker. Very stealthy.
Link Posted: 1/4/2003 3:32:58 PM EDT
its a metal door  3/16"  plate on box channel frame

3 yards for the foundation  which is a monolithic slab with rebar reinforce  12-14' thick at the perimeter 6"+ in the center

5 yards for the walls which are 8" thick rebar reinforced

2 yards (maybe 3) for the cap.

dumb ass me ate 3 yards of 5,000 lb test  almost 400 bucks shit sets up faster than a gun banner tellin lies

venom my man -

if the wife be ridin' ya bout doing it - DO IT!!!!

Total cost with my labor (NOT including my dumb assness) bout 1800  Door was kinda pricey bout 500  local shop fabricated it for me - my design

Link Posted: 1/4/2003 3:38:58 PM EDT
Very red clay...hmmmmm. Georgia or Carolina? So, from the outside it looks like a tool shed but, from the inside a gun bunker. Very stealthy.
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Possibly VA, but then there's the tall pines in the background...
Link Posted: 1/4/2003 6:17:35 PM EDT
I've got to get a house.  I'm gonna be the only one here without a bunker! [:)]
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