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Anyone have any ideas for hidden compartments in a house? Like places big enough to hold an AR or shotgun?
 

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I had double closets in all the rooms in my old house. Above the closet door inside my bedroom closet, I used a couple of those big rubber coated hooks for hanging bicycles to hang my mossburg. I could roll out of bed and grab it in one motion, and no one would ever guess it was there.

I'm working on making a setup under my current platform bed to have a false panel on my side for a scatter gun and my wife's .38 on her side.
 

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paging Doc! :flipoff2:
What? :laughing:

You loved the book and you know it :flipoff2:

hiding places....
the best is emergency use only: cut out space between wall studs, insert weapon, ammo, cash, whatever. Insert drywall, mud, finish, paint, hang picture and forget till needed.

regular use:
make a 2-3 inch riser for the whole bed with slide out drawers.

slide out false back on a dresser.

buy a umbrella bucket and store it I am legend style.

false door jams are nice.

hung in a closet between some housecoats.

inside a tall cat scratching post (carpet covered tube) even better if you dont have a cat.

Hang the curtains higher, put hangers below that, hang gun and its hidden by the cloth.



oh ya, and dont tell anyone :laughing:
 

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- build a false back to a cabinet
- build a false fill panel above a cabinet
- insert in wall below old-school medicine cabinet
- if you have a fiberglass bathtub build a concealed door in a wall to allow access to the area underneath
- in the attic under the insulation
- some cabinets have drawers that don't reach all the way to the back. You can put some hooks back there to store something on
- build a shadow box that hangs on the wall with a false back
- on top of an aromoire or china cabinet with crown moulding around the top
- inside a large tv
 

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Anyone have any ideas for hidden compartments in a house? Like places big enough to hold an AR or shotgun?
What's the intended purpose? Long term storage instead of a safe? Quick/easy to get to?
 

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Fake grandfather clock with a spring release door, just tap on the door and it opens.....grab gun and use as needed. R/R :smokin::smokin:
 

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If a someone doesn't know where you keep your valuables, the first place they are going to "toss" is your bedroom. If they are smart, they will toss the bed, then start dumping drawers from bottom to top.

Criminals are generally smart or thorough. They usually toss the top drawers, the top shelf of the closet, and nightstand. Places they never look is the laundry room or beneath the sink (kitchen or bath).

So keep that in mind.

If you live in a two story house, you might check the space beside the duct work. Often builder will make the space around the duct work much larger for asthetic reasons. That leaves a big opening that is out of sight and out of mind.
 

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Small hinged pictures on the wall holding a gun and two magazines...

Long, thin slide out in a baseboard just big enough to fit a shot gun inside with a box of shells...

Like said above, hang a shotgun behind the tops of your curtains...

Every air vent in every room if it has central air, just keep it in a small case and keep it well oiled...

I plan on building a room behind a bookshelf in my new house...
 

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False closet wall inside a real one that hides the gunsafe.
 

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i started out as a contractor that became known as a fallout/safe room/hidden compartment specialist, and that intern got me into the gun business. ill post up some pics when i get back to my work PC.
 

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What's the intended purpose? Long term storage instead of a safe? Quick/easy to get to?
yeah I figure if a guy broke in and found my gun cabinet, it would get broke into for sure. Its not a safe, just a cheap cabinet to keep the kid from playing with them. I want to create places that he, and robbers can't see, and that I can access quickly in different parts of the house.
 
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