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i bought the stack on 8gun safe for 129.00. DOJ approved

i modified it to hold 12 guns

4 rifles with scopes

and 8 hand guns.
(stickers pink - i put "i ride like a girl" on all my motorcycles to keep the guys from riding my stuff.
my trailer is pink and black too)

Anthony did this to his too but put in a rather cool lighting system and dehumidifier, which ill get this or next weekend.



Im not done yet, but with a drill and shelf pegs it took me about 50 minutes to get this far.



Ill also add another shelf to the top and can do 2 more pistols.

a little bit of ammo will be stacked bottom right

Ill put pink felt on and under the shelves

and cut the corners so i dont get scratched.



also put 4 toggle bolts in the wall

and did three additional bolts in the stud

2 in the cement
 

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ya, i just had the stacked over there somewhere and couple leaned right there system going on.
its a light duty cabinet i know, but it slows it down some.
my apt is wired alarm anyway with zones

and it also helps that the cat is shady as **** too.
 

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WOW Looks GREAT Shotlady!...You did a great job!

Like the personalized pink stuff!

YOU DA GIRL!

SSGT

I need to pick up another gun safe here as well!
 

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Good work
 
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just an idea of the fit..

and ill put pink felt on all the shelves

after i cut the corners of the shelves



and do another shelf a cross the top

the 2 across the top can hold 2 pistols each

 

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Looks Great! I have the same model but in green. I need to do the same thing.

I would caution you on one thing though - that is a gun locker, not a safe. Anyone with a crowbar and 5 minutes can be into that thing with ease. I mainly have mine for liability. I keep guns locked inside of it and I keep trigger locks on the guns. Then the ammo gets locked elsewhere. That way if any of my daughters friends decides to go play with the guns they really have to intentionally get to the guns before the are lethal. She knows better and she doesn't pick friends that would to that - but you never know. One day it could happen.
 
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Looks Great! I have the same model but in green. I need to do the same thing.

I would caution you on one thing though - that is a gun locker, not a safe. Anyone with a crowbar and 5 minutes can be into that thing with ease. I mainly have mine for liability. I keep guns locked inside of it and I keep trigger locks on the guns. Then the ammo gets locked elsewhere. That way if any of my daughters friends decides to go play with the guns they really have to intentionally get to the guns before the are lethal. She knows better and she doesn't pick friends that would to that - but you never know. One day it could happen.
me too, i have all my shit insured and this allows my insurance and liability insurance to be 1/2 off. and hell its much better than my cases stacked overthere somewhere.
i can nail you at 45ft 1.3 seconds 2shots grouped to the size of business card .five minutes is fine.

and yes, inceptor, i sure do like them evil black guns.i may know where more are at :)
 

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That is so cool.

I'm not sure if im behind the game, I do not have a gun safe. I got no kids and have most of my weapons placed around the homestead. They are easy to access for me, but someone cant just wander around and find them.
All my other stuff, ammo, etc is in a locked one car garage/shop, where i keep my Harley and bugout stuff.
Guess i never really needed a safe?
 

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well me neither, i had/have my stuff all over the house. its just me here, the boys are grown and gone. no visitors.
if you wandered around youd find a few.but do consider seeing one as yer warning. but again i rarely have visitors. i like my house clean and private.
my visitors tend to bring more than i have, so theft is never a worry. lol

im generally against this, cause if there is a theft i kinda feel like this rounds them up and gift wraps them
 

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well me neither, i had/have my stuff all over the house. its just me here, the boys are grown and gone. no visitors.
if you wandered around youd find a few.but do consider seeing one as yer warning. but again i rarely have visitors. i like my house clean and private.
my visitors tend to bring more than i have, so theft is never a worry. lol

im generally against this, cause if there is a theft i kinda feel like this rounds them up and gift wraps them
How much does a safe weigh? I mean, could two or three guys just carry it away?
I have seen them at gun shows and they look really heavy.
Was a cut in insurance that main reason you got one?
 

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naw just didnt want my shit to hurt some one unless i was the one putting the hurting on.
my boy is coming home from the war, i dont know his condition its best i keep shit not just a round the house during his visits until i can see that hes going to be okay.... after a few months i shall present him with his remington 870 express and xd 45. i have a coupla reasons. we also locked up my other boys shit. changed all the locks, rooms now locked and closets locked,& put in alarm systems, put in locked cabinets ect... just a precaution. for now. its the responsible thing to do.
the insurance is a bonus.
safes are super heavy and start at about 499.00 3-5oo lbs i guess.

this one is bolted to the wall with 4 toggle bolts, 3 more bolts in the stud and 2 in the cemment.
 

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Are the shelves adjustable?
 
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I had to do my own dehumidifier and lighting too.
Home depot had these really cool hampton bay led "pucks".
They are nearly flat, and came in a three pack.
I mounted one on the ceiling and two underneath the first shelf.
They light up the whole safe.

De-humidification.....cant beat a goldenrod or equivalent!
 

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BTW, I made my own shelves too. I welded up square plates to square tubing and made two tiers. I built them to be removeable and out of steel 'cause they hold all of my ammo.
The safe is bolted to the wall and floor joists too.
It weights over 200lbs, so if they want it...they'll have to work for it!
 
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