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gun storage in trunk

Discussion in 'Handguns: Autoloaders' started by Todd75, Dec 24, 2006.

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  1. Todd75

    Todd75 Member

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    Hey everyone,

    What's the best way for me to keep a handgun in the trunk, not legally, but as far as protection from elements. I'm assuming rust would be more of a risk in the humid months, than the winter. Is a soft case, with a couple desicant packs, enough, or is a plastic foam-padded case better for keeping out moisture ?


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  2. earplug

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    GI Ammo Can

    Friend had a problem with having his car broken into at construction sites.
    He welded a chain to his trunk and to a old GI Ammo can. Have a hasp added.
    Cans have good rubber seals and work well for storage.
     
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    In my car I had a lock-box installed\bolted in the trunk. It can hold 2 long guns, some ammo or a combination of other stuff. I've had my vehicles broken into over the years, thankfully no guns were in them. I normally like to carry at least a Mossberg 590 with me when I'm out, and this makes it alot easier and safer. It also helps if I'm going somewhere after the range, I can have everything locked up and it's pretty much impossible to get into without ripping off most of the trunk and car body.
     
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    What good is the gun if its in the trunk ? And as the above poster stated their is always the problem of break ins to contend with. I try very hard not to leave my gun in the car unless its absolutely necessary.
     
  5. Murphster

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    I've carried various long guns in vehicle trunks through the years. About every six months or so, I'd bring it in and go over it with Breakfree CLP. Of course, if I fired one, it would be thoroughly cleaned. Never had a problem. One was in a hard case with foam. The rest were in soft, "gun-rug" types of cases. No rust. No problems. Ever.
     
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