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survival weapons and mounting

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by Bacnbit » Fri Jul 11, 2014 1:41 pm

As for mounting this may sound weird but I know that my 12gauge and 30/30 will fit in an RV sewer tube. I mounted one in my Safari van, they come with Brackets and end caps, most the time just slid them in while cased. Still Have the tube but never looked at mounting it someplace on or in the TB.
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by Glasscaster » Fri Jul 11, 2014 10:17 pm

Harvey,in this political climate your situation sucks... If you decide to transport yourself I would at least pull the bolt/slide off of everything. Disassemble all mags also. If you do ship them only ship the receiver/frame of anything restricted, and restricted mag bodies. Good luck and safe travels!
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by Baby_Blue » Fri Jul 11, 2014 11:51 pm

In a survival situation you should always have a caliber thats easy to find a 12 gauge or a 22 are probably one of your best bets.... A 22 will drop a deer were it stands if you put one below its ear and you can carry a ton of ammo.. You gotta have a good knife too
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by navigator » Sat Jul 12, 2014 12:19 am

.22 seems to be the hardest ammo for me to find lately.
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by DirtyBacon04 » Sat Jul 12, 2014 4:37 am

Several years ago I was researching how to mail firearms w/o going through an FFL.
UPS rules (4 years ago) was that one package cannot contain the parts to assemble a fully functioning weapon. That way it's considered mailing parts. So if it's an AR, I'd put the upper reciever in one box, the lower in another, then disassemble the bolt housing group and spread the parts between the two boxes. I know it takes a bit more time and postage but hey, it's legal.
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by Baby_Blue » Sat Jul 12, 2014 5:56 am

navigator wrote:.22 seems to be the hardest ammo for me to find lately.

The last couple months have been tough but they seem to be coming back around me.
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by v7guy » Sat Jul 12, 2014 1:49 pm

harvyne wrote:Absolutely. Transporting through said states with firearms that do not meet thier laws( high capacity mags,short barrels, colapsable stocks. Etc,) can and will lead to imprisonment,fines and felony status. The problem for me is i have to pass through states like MA, MD, RI, NY, CT, DC,PA. To name a few before i get to the more friendly southern states. Im bettin that a couple like MA. and CT. will probably forbid my passing through period without me meeting the set carry standards for said states.




The only real obstacle is getting through NY, it effectively blocks off any state NE of it, I think you have some good suggestions here, if you make sure you don't have the parts in your vehicle to assemble something that they consider an assault weapon you should be fine. Strip down the receivers and either put the separate parts in two different cars, or ship the receivers. I'd opt for shipping the receivers since you're going to have to ship the normal magazines to stay within the law.

After you get past NY you can avoid the couple places that might have a problem with what is legal virtually everywhere in this country. You might have to drive around it and waste a few hours, but so be it.
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by mfswaswa » Fri Jul 25, 2014 10:16 pm

I make custom mounts for weapons. Best one is the center console quick draw mount. As far as rifle mounts I would suggest a Molle rig system on the back gate that "hides away" a weapon from view. When you raise the gate it will be above your head and ready to rock and roll.
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by Glasscaster » Fri Aug 01, 2014 11:23 pm

Got any pics of your mounts? I like the tailgate idea.
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by lifted voy » Mon Apr 18, 2016 3:36 am

Here's my little setup. It's called the "pistol pocket" made by Armageddon Gear. It's adhesive backed Velcro which I stuck to the car then the actual pocket obviously sticks to that. Awesome quality and American made.
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by galio839 » Thu May 04, 2017 1:37 pm

This is a pretty old thread, but if "lifted voy" is still around: doesn't it bother you while you're driving? I don't think that's a great location for a pistol
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by lifted voy » Thu May 04, 2017 11:16 pm

I'm still around. It doesn't bother me at all and for me being a lefty it was the best place that I felt most comfortable drawing it from. I obviously don't leave my pistol unattended there though.
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by galio839 » Sat May 06, 2017 3:01 am

Got it! Well that's great if it works for you. Keep up the good work, mate, and hopefully you'll post some more pics :)
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