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Old 02-09-2011, 08:53 PM   #11
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I was going to have the gun near my bed anyway, so it would either be that, or strapped somewhere on by bed in a holster, or in a drawer.

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The main problem is the paper will suck all oil out of the gun. It would not be a good long term solution. You would need to either seal the inside of the book or oil the gun regularly.

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Old 02-09-2011, 09:18 PM   #13
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Aah, good point. I'll put something under it then.

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Considering my old text books, with all those possibilities, how did you decide on one?

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It had to be thick/wide/tall enough to fit the gun inside. I happened to have a few textbooks that someone gave me, they were all about 30 years old, so I just picked the largest one.

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Anybody ever see a movie called "Buck and the Preacher"? Harry Belafonte kept his pistol in a hollowed out Bible. As far as paper sucking oil, there are a couple of spray laquer and spray urethane products that should seal it up admirably.

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Great idea, nicly done.

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Anybody ever see a movie called "Buck and the Preacher"? Harry Belafonte kept his pistol in a hollowed out Bible.
No, but I did see a short film recently that used that idea.
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Good job, I've thought about doing that before.

What tool did you find best to cut all the pages? utility blade?

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I used a box cutter. If I did it again I'd try to use a Dremel or Jigsaw.

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