How do you store your gun

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    crgabel
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    I have been trying to decide how to store my PCP’s. Now i just lay them on their side on a large pillow.

    I would like to see what others do to keep them from getting bumped while not in use. I’m especially concerned with pressure being put on the barrel shroud and moderator.I have an Air Arms S510 and will be receiving a RAW HM1000X before too long with any luck.

    Any photos and advice would be appreciated.

    Craig
     

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    RabbitDan
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    Rubber coated J-hooks nailed to the backside frame of my staircases in the basement. They are held only by the stocks. I’m not promoting to put them under water pipes like I have haha but being a new house it’s a risk I’m willing to take , plus it’s hidden from my kids….. Or wife

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    crgabel
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    Thanks Dan

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    cahil_2
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    I store my guns in a safe so they get a bump once in a while, but they are totally inaccessible to thieves and my grandkids.

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    Crusher
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     I keep mine in gun cases. If I plan on shooting again soon, I just keep it in the shooting stand. I don’t like laying mine of the side either. And I don’t prop them up against the wall on the barrel tip either.. So, in the case or on the shooting stand.

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    Imold
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    Keep Airguns in a glass gun cabnet and the ones that don’t fit in there I keep next to the cabnet usually in gun socks if I’m not going to shot them for awhile.

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    unionrdr
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    I bought this 10-rifle “A” frame rack on Amazon for some $75. Bottom has textured rubber matts and rubber strips in the “U”‘s up top. It’s some 25″ long at the base, so it fits my 26 1/4” space perfectly. Holds 5 rifles on each side, as short as my 760-D Pumpmaster.

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    Dirte
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    Safe. They cost too much!

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    scrane
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    I use safes to store my guns and photography equipment.
    Several years ago my house was broken into and items worth ~ $5,000. were stolen. Bummer.
    Thieves generally want to get in and out quickly so if you can slow them down or inconvenience them enough they will probably leave without getting your stuff. Another option is to hide your things. If you leave your guns out, or put them behind glass they won’t last long if your house is broken into.
    Safe’s often show up on Craigslist at substantially reduced prices. Then you just need four friends, a furniture dolly, and a case of beer to move it
    OR:
    http://www.zanottiarmor.com/safes.htm
     

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    crgabel
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    Thanks for your insite

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    Joekrooz
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    I have 2 Stack on 14 gun cabinets which in reality hold about 5 or 6 guns in each cabinet with scopes.  Got the cabinets screwed to the wall but aren’t really burglar proof.  I like the glass door cabinets so you can see them as you walk by or can just stop and stare at them.  I don’t know about you guys, but sometimes I just like to look at them if I haven’t been able to shoot them or handle them in awhile.  
    I just recently finished my gun closet, took me a couple of years to finally move everything in.  

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    davemac18
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    JOe that is sweet man, are guns in the bags that are hanging or are they empty?

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    Joekrooz
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    Thanks Dave!  No guns in the hanging cases but it would work as the hooks are heavy duty.  It’s real nice having everything in one place and an area to work on guns with all the tools nearby.  The only thing I still have out in garage is my shoebox and compressor.  

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    Greenarrow
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    Cabinets in the shop

     

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    Gunnertrones
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    In a safe. According to law restrictions in Norway we have to store .22 airguns – and larger caliber –  as firearms, and they have to be registered too, even though we are not permitted to hunt with airguns. 
    We are allowed 6 burners pr person, but no limit when it comes to airguns. So for me, I have to have 3 gun safes. Fortunately there is no restrictions for 177, so I have to admit, those are stored all over the place……..but mostly in hard or soft gun cases. 

     

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    Hotbrass
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    In the gun safe.

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    ncrary
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    In a gun safe.  Like Dirte said, these things are too expensive.  I don’t think standing a gun on the stock in the safe with the barrel nesting in the rack puts any undue pressure on the barrel.  At least I haven’t had any change in POI due to storing them this way.

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    Vudongthoai
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    I like to look at them :)

    https://imgur.com/gallery/KlUhS

    Vu 

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    Joekrooz
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    Beautiful collection there Vu!  I like to look at mine too.  Really like the floor racks or wall racks that you guys are using so you can admire them as you walk in the room.  I hate that mine are locked in a cabinet and can’t see them, but gotta be safe with my son and when his friends are over.  

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    Jospap
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    Hi guys:

    I store my airguns in a cabinet in my studio room at home, as you can see in the pics.
    Regards from Mexico

    José Palma




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