Apartments are not houses--what do you do different

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  1. CapnMac

    CapnMac Member

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    Since my job involves designing large multi-family complexes, it's reassuring to read these responses.

    Especially since my last time in rental housing was in a fourplex back in 1999, so my experiences would not track well with modern apartment living. (I do remember not missing the sounds of neighbors both overhead and next door.)
     
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    Just looked up the Black & Decker Workmate - looks perfect for mounting my press and powder measure and holding the other loading stuff while I bang out a couple hundred rounds.
     
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    It's the second time I did it that way.

    The first time, a friend built me a fixture which clamped into the table-top jaws.

    My current rig is a sheet of thick plywood bolted through the pre-drilled holes in the table top. My presses, tool head stands and a powder measure are fastened to the plywood with bolts or screws. It works fantastically.
     
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    Long ago when I lived in (many different) apartments I had an old banquet table that I had modified for mounting my RCBS JR3 single stage press.

    In those days (70s & 80s) I had only a few firearms at any one time (probably ~6, max) and I never bothered with hiding the longguns as I entered or exited my apartments.

    O'course I was rarely without my Kel-Lite and often seen in those areas with my jacket off (getting in & out of an MGB with a jacket on soon ruins the jacket ;)) and a pistol in a pancake hoster on my belt, so any potential BGs that may have noticed may have had me pegged as a cop, so ... <shrug> :)
     
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    When I rented I tried to be discrete as possible to and from car with guitar case. Items put away if maintenance folks were coming over and in general, I didn't keep things out. Even with a home now I try and be discrete about it. I would just assume that the neighbors think I'm poor and own nothing of value.
     
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