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Does anyone have guns under their table ?

Discussion in 'General Gun Discussions' started by Fabarmfp6, Aug 2, 2007.

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  1. Fabarmfp6

    Fabarmfp6 Member

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    does anyone have handguns mounted underneath the tables in there home and in the drawers ? or atleast 3+ mounted hideing some where ?

    i don't but I'm just wondering if someone out there does :D kinda like what you see in the movies.
     
  2. Cannonball888

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    No. I have small kids in the house.
     
  3. frank23185

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    No.
    I have a secure home.
     
  4. GlenJ

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    I've thought several times about hiding handguns in various rooms. But I just can't bring myself to go to bed knowing theres un secured guns through out the house that if found could be used against me.
     
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    No
     
  6. MinnMooney

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    Most of the time - No. I have one with me at ALL times and choices of several at night but no James Bond super-secret hiders.
     
  7. MinnMooney

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    TO : frank23185

    Do you mean that all weapons are secured or that your house is break-in proof?
     
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    +1 to small kids.
    that's not to say I can't get to my secured guns in a hurry if necessary, they are between the bedroom and the most probable location in my house a thief might try to gain entry.
    plus, the german shepard alarm system lets me sleep well;)
     
  10. Fred Fuller

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    Handguns under tables? No.

    In drawers? No.

    Hidden panels in walls? Well...

    There are three 870s strategically hidden in different rooms to assure we can never be cut off from a long gun in the event of unpleasant surprises (not likely...), but nothing so melodramatic as an arsenal of handguns hidden everywhere. Since my wife and I both carry while at home (we live in a pretty rural area, and stuff happens out here), it isn't necessary to stash pistols about with gleeful abandon.

    It's a little awkward to hang an 870 around your neck all the time during waking hours though, so we hide those carefully in case of emergency. When we both leave home at the same time (not often), the 870s go back in the safe till we return.

    We have no children in the house, and seldom have company. Our big dog doesn't like anyone who doesn't live here except our parents, our neighbors and the vet's staff, and since she's a Fila Brasileiro there's not much worry about strangers wandering about in the house unmolested. Our little dog is a hyperaware Brittany spaniel, there's little danger of anyone approaching the house unnoticed.

    Beats a pile'o'pistols secreted about the place any day IMHO...

    lpl/nc
     
  11. DogBonz

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    Nope

    Just the one on my hip when I am home. All of the others are in the safe. Why leave one where someone else could find it and use it against you?
     
  12. EricTheBarbarian

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    I keep mine hidden in random places but usually close to where Im at or next to me in the house. When its under the pillow at night I sleep the best:D. I dont like the thought of someone picking up my pistol off the night stand while Im sleeping next to it. I also hollowed out a book that I use sometimes but not mounted under the drawer or anything. It takes forever to hollow out a book.I wouldnt try it unless you have alot of time to kill. I kept a shotgun behind the door for a while but finally decided it probably wasnt the best idea as someone could easily find it. I was at my friends grandpas farm to check out his german waltherp38 wwII bring back and that guns holster was screwed to the bottom of a shelf in the cupboard. I aint got no kids, if I had kids things might be done differently, I would probably teach them how to safely handle a firearm at a young age so it would probably be a non-issue anyways.
     
  13. FourNineFoxtrot

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    I'd like to rig something under my desk, as that's where I spend most of my time. Even if I had a holster hidden under my desk, though, I don't think I'd leave a gun there all the time. I like to have all my guns in one room at night... the room I sleep in.

    The key here is that my apartment is NOT secure. a well-placed boot next to the door knob would shatter the frame, easily, and I don't like the idea of being surprised at my desk without a weapon to hand.
     
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    Eric...

    To hollow out a book the easy way, clamp the pages that you wany to cut out between to pieces of thin (1/8") plywood or a similar material. Trace out the outline of the gun, then drill a hole (3/8" should be pleanty big) then use a scroll saw or a coping saw to cut on the lines. When you are done simply un-clamp and you will have a perfectly hollowed out book.

    You do need to clamp it very tight to avoid ripping the paper. If clamped well, and you use a fine toothed blade, and you take your time cutting, paper will cut almost like wood.

    P.S. Sorry for the drift.
     
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    DogBonz, I love the two quotes in your sig line!
     
  17. Dravur

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    Of course...

    I have 2 guns in secret compartments in my desk, one in the couch cushions.
    One over the fireplace, one next to the bed
    One in the bathroom, affixed to the toidy.
    Basicly, I live in an armed encampment.
    I have a gun every couple of feet and I carry one on me.
    I have one attached to the lawn mower and one on the rake
    one on my fence and one in the cake.
    hehe
     
  18. waterhouse

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    Ditto
     
  19. DogBonz

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    Critter

    Thanks:D
     
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    Yes
     
  21. Big Calhoun

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    No, not here either. Before my son was born, I had them located in places where I was always within reach of a firearm. Now, the spares are locked up and I just keep one holstered when I'm home.
     
  22. JWarren

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    I AM mounting one under the desk at my office, but no-- not in my home.

    My wife and I don't have kids yet, but we do have neices and nephews. There's no way I could insure their safety and wouldn't want to have to constantly keep an eye on it.

    For our home, we are getting a picture gun holder:

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    -- John
     

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  23. Houston Tom

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    Since I had a son my home defense plan has changed, I switched from a mossberg 590 with light, laser on hooks under the bedframe to a 45 pistol in top dresser drawer. alarm system and large dog.
     
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    We don't have kids, and if we did some things would be very different around here in terms of firearms storage.

    ATM I do have a few stashed around the house at locations I spend any real amount of time at. The important part for me is designing and using those locations was the "hidden" aspect, I don't want to be in the business of arming burglars.
     
  25. frank23185

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    "Do you mean that all weapons are secured or that your house is break-in proof?"

    I keep my home defense pistol in a quick access safe. My home would be very difficult to break into (no place is break in proof).
    Steel doors and a furry burgler alarm should allow me plenty of time to arm myself.
     
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