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Labeling cases

Discussion in 'General Gun Discussions' started by svtruth, Aug 10, 2006.

  1. svtruth

    svtruth Well-Known Member

    My guns are kept in locked cases. The cases are not marked as to contents, so I have to check to make sure what I am taking to the range. Does anyone mark or label their cases?
  2. armedandsafe

    armedandsafe Well-Known Member

    I will occasionally label something with a "phone number." If numbers don't make sense, I will use an address. Works for me.

  3. GHF

    GHF Well-Known Member

    Try Sequential Numbering or Lettering

    Use 1,2,3 or A,B,C or a,b,c or I,II,III

    The differents in format (Arabic, capital letters, small letters, Roman Numerials) could differentiate types of weapons.

    An index (in your computer, PDA, or in a folder near the weapon storage area) would give the details.
  4. Outlaws

    Outlaws Well-Known Member

    Do you buy all the same cases?

    I have about 15 or 16 firearms and I know what is in ever case within 3 seconds of looking at it....and thats only the two leather cases that had Model 70's in for years and when i mounted a bigger scope on one, had to swap the two to make everything work out.
  5. mp510

    mp510 Well-Known Member

    Using diffirent colored cases or different brands/shaped cases also helps with quick ID
  6. ball3006

    ball3006 Well-Known Member

    I have my higher end guns in socks....

    which I write on what is in the sock so I don't have to unwrap it to see. I only take 2 rifles at a time to the range in a double case so no problem there......chris3
  7. LiquidTension

    LiquidTension Well-Known Member

    Even if I take all of my long guns to the range (8), there aren't enough to get 'em confused. All of my cases are different. I do have identical handgun cases but then I just remember the order in which I loaded 'em into the range box.

    Wish I had enough that I could confuse myself :uhoh:
  8. DMK

    DMK Well-Known Member

    Why not mark them?

    You could always give each gun a name and then mark the name on the case. "This here's my favorite gun, I call her Vera..." :D
  9. bad LT

    bad LT Well-Known Member


    You need to be very carefull about what you say...

    If your "signifigant other" overhears you saying "I am going camping and am bringing Vera," you may have <heck> to pay:neener:

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