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Posted: 9/8/2003 5:18:49 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/11/2003 7:24:20 PM EDT by maggiethecat]
while reading someone's thread i saw it mentioned that a wider safe was desired for handgun shelves. my tiny lil safe had no room, so i made room. i moved the shelf up as far as reasonable, then made a rack for the pistols. its basically a U shaped wood frame. fits the edge around the edge of the safe. the back peice is drilled and has 7 dowells insertined in the holes. put the barrel over the dowell and presto! nice little rack for less than $5

if any one wants pics, let me know. i still havent figured out how to use the photo server.

HELP, now i cant even attach a pic to an email or change my avatar.
Link Posted: 9/9/2003 2:25:49 AM EDT
I'd be interested in a pic of this pistol rack. (hbarsparsky@yahoo.com) I'm thinking of tring to make one of these.
www.libertysafes.com/accessory.lasso?type=pistol%20pocket
Link Posted: 9/9/2003 11:13:23 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/9/2003 11:15:32 AM EDT by Energizer]

Originally Posted By maggiethecat:
while reading someone's thread i saw it mentioned that a wider safe was desired for handgun shelves.



That was me...



my tiny lil safe had no room, so i made room. i moved the shelf up as far as reasonable, then made a rack for the pistols. its basically a U shaped wood frame. fits the edge around the edge of the safe. the back peice is drilled and has 7 dowells insertined in the holes. put the barrel over the dowell and presto! nice little rack for less than $5

if any one wants pics, let me know. i still havent figured out how to use the photo server.



I have seen similar "dowel" type mounts, and would love to see your plans for this to see if it would work for me, or a variation of it. I have a mid-size safe, not too wide, but only a couple rifles...
Link Posted: 9/9/2003 3:53:01 PM EDT

I'd like to see a pic of that.

Rob --> rob14415@hotmail.com
Link Posted: 9/9/2003 4:08:59 PM EDT
now i've put my foot in my mouth. i cant get the damn pictures to load to anything. i even tried putting it as my avatar. nothing works. i swear it's here. any one in fort worth want to come by and take pics of it for me? i swear i have it.
damn computer is about to undergo a .357SIG upgrade!
Link Posted: 9/9/2003 5:42:53 PM EDT
Best idea I saw for making a handgun holder was to glue carpet to the interior of the door, then use velcro straps to hold the handguns to it.

Been a while since I saw the setup, but it worked like a top. Heavier guns required an extra strap or two, but you could keep LOTS and LOTS of guns suspened on the door.

Took up very little space too.

TRG
Link Posted: 9/9/2003 5:43:23 PM EDT

Originally Posted By maggiethecat:
now i've put my foot in my mouth. i cant get the damn pictures to load to anything. i even tried putting it as my avatar. nothing works. i swear it's here. any one in fort worth want to come by and take pics of it for me? i swear i have it.
damn computer is about to undergo a .357SIG upgrade!



I'll be right over.

TRG
Link Posted: 9/9/2003 5:44:21 PM EDT
Dude, are you going to open the dorr or not? I am getting tired of standing out here ringing the bell.

Answer the door or I'm leaving.

TRG
Link Posted: 9/9/2003 5:53:38 PM EDT
ha ha. seriously though. if some one wants to come by, i'm here all damn day.
Link Posted: 9/9/2003 5:56:53 PM EDT
I covered the inside door panel with tool drawer lining material from Home Depot (use the thick spongy kind). I used 3M Super 77 aerosol adhesive to stick it on. That stuff never lets go. The hooks are simple chrome-plated clothing hooks dipped in the rubberizing compound like you use for tool handles. I went an extra step and used an Xacto knife to trim out the lining where the hooks attach, so they are flat against the metal panel. A few stainless steel screws, lock washers & nuts and I was ready to go. I've had to add more hooks since the picture was taken, but this has worked extraordinarily well for several years. Not shown are the orange tags I use to quickly identify loaded guns (but always verify).

Link Posted: 9/9/2003 6:13:48 PM EDT

Originally Posted By BlammO:
I covered the inside door panel with tool drawer lining material from Home Depot (use the thick spongy kind). I used 3M Super 77 aerosol adhesive to stick it on. That stuff never lets go. The hooks are simple chrome-plated clothing hooks dipped in the rubberizing compound like you use for tool handles. I went an extra step and used an Xacto knife to trim out the lining where the hooks attach, so they are flat against the metal panel. A few stainless steel screws, lock washers & nuts and I was ready to go. I've had to add more hooks since the picture was taken, but this has worked extraordinarily well for several years. Not shown are the orange tags I use to quickly identify loaded guns (but always verify).

www.ShipItToU.com/images/special/GunSafe1.jpg



Hmmm.. what's on all those audio tapes? Important enough to have them in the safe, huh?

TRG
Link Posted: 9/9/2003 6:47:20 PM EDT

Originally Posted By TheRedGoat:
Hmmm.. what's on all those audio tapes? Important enough to have them in the safe, huh?

TRG



Actually, they're Hi8 video tapes. But one of them has 18 minutes of silence. Unfortunately, none of them have anything that Lordtrader would be interested in.
Link Posted: 9/10/2003 4:51:00 AM EDT
good looking setup. my safe is too small and too empty to need that though
Link Posted: 9/10/2003 5:23:57 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 9/10/2003 5:24:45 PM EDT by Robbo]
Haha... well I have a digital camera and I'm in your neck of the woods....but I left it in San Antonio, at my brother-in-laws, this weekend after a batchelor party (Doh!)

Rob
Link Posted: 9/10/2003 6:11:56 PM EDT
i managed to get pictures of my cheap lil rack out to the two people who emailed for it. maybe one of them would be so kind as to post a picture of it.
Link Posted: 9/11/2003 5:42:46 PM EDT
Here ya go. Nice job!




Link Posted: 9/11/2003 7:23:08 PM EDT
thanks blammo

as all can see, it was a super cheap and super fast job. i keep saying i'm going to re-do it, but i never do. anyway, everyone can finally see what it is. the white bag hanging on the left is a bag of desicant.
Link Posted: 9/11/2003 7:45:23 PM EDT
anyone have a table saw? I might know someone, or I will have Home Depot or Lowes make the cuts I need.

I have come up with a design, but need to implement it. I have a roto-zip style tool to help do the fancy shapes I need, but will need some nice straight cuts....
Link Posted: 9/11/2003 8:24:25 PM EDT

Originally Posted By TheRedGoat:

Originally Posted By BlammO:
I covered the inside door panel with tool drawer lining material from Home Depot (use the thick spongy kind). I used 3M Super 77 aerosol adhesive to stick it on. That stuff never lets go. The hooks are simple chrome-plated clothing hooks dipped in the rubberizing compound like you use for tool handles. I went an extra step and used an Xacto knife to trim out the lining where the hooks attach, so they are flat against the metal panel. A few stainless steel screws, lock washers & nuts and I was ready to go. I've had to add more hooks since the picture was taken, but this has worked extraordinarily well for several years. Not shown are the orange tags I use to quickly identify loaded guns (but always verify).

www.ShipItToU.com/images/special/GunSafe1.jpg



Hmmm.. what's on all those audio tapes? Important enough to have them in the safe, huh?

TRG



It's homemade porn that's my first guess and my instinct is usually right on the money. But damn you have alot of those tapes
Link Posted: 9/11/2003 8:33:26 PM EDT

Originally Posted By jadams951:

Originally Posted By TheRedGoat:

Originally Posted By BlammO:
<snip>



Hmmm.. what's on all those audio tapes? Important enough to have them in the safe, huh?

TRG



It's homemade porn that's my first guess and my instinct is usually right on the money. But damn you have alot of those tapes



OK, you got me! Sure enough there's video of my little chicky snack, Mrs. BlammO. It's really hot if you ignore that baby popping out of there.
Link Posted: 9/11/2003 11:21:04 PM EDT
Blammo-

That's pretty slick! Nice job.

I need to add a shelf in my safe, but will also use your excellent idea of hanging hand guns on the door; that's an elegant use of space.

Best-

Neil.
Link Posted: 9/12/2003 5:52:56 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Energizer:

Originally Posted By internetguy:
Blammo-

That's pretty slick! Nice job.

I need to add a shelf in my safe, but will also use your excellent idea of hanging hand guns on the door; that's an elegant use of space.

Best-

Neil.



That's maggiethecat's safe... Not Blammo's.



No...The one with the pr0n baby birthing tapes is Blamm-O's. The one with pistols on the wall are Maggiethecat's.

TRG
Link Posted: 9/12/2003 5:59:52 AM EDT

Originally Posted By TheRedGoat:
No...The one with the pr0n baby birthing tapes is Blamm-O's. The one with pistols on the wall are Maggiethecat's.

TRG



My bad: That picture didn't download, so I figured he was referring to Maggie's...

Is the photo server having problems, again?
Link Posted: 9/12/2003 6:12:38 AM EDT

Originally Posted By Energizer:

Originally Posted By TheRedGoat:
No...The one with the pr0n baby birthing tapes is Blamm-O's. The one with pistols on the wall are Maggiethecat's.

TRG



My bad: That picture didn't download, so I figured he was referring to Maggie's...

Is the photo server having problems, again?



Bad things happen to bad people. It is working fine for me.

TRG
Link Posted: 9/12/2003 7:17:50 AM EDT
Couple comments on the rack - make sure you oil up the dowel rods and backer board or finish them. If not the wood will pull the oils off the gun and we all know what that will lead to.

Your rack gave me the idea to make one only free standing. Take you backer board with dowels installed and attach a bottom board to it. Make the bottom board stick out about 6 inches so it will be stable. This way you can move it around on the shelf and still have the rest of the shelf for storage. I'll try and make one up this weekend and post a pic of it.
Link Posted: 9/12/2003 8:24:57 AM EDT

Originally Posted By TheRedGoat:
Bad things happen to bad people. It is working fine for me.

TRG



Which reminds me of your situation with that rock...
Link Posted: 9/12/2003 5:08:18 PM EDT

Ahhh.. that is not what I had pictured in my head... nice idea.

Rob
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