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Discussion in 'Gunsmithing Forum' started by mountainman13, Sep 10, 2012.
Where is the best (price) place to get one?
We need one for the shop.
Anyone ever hear of these guys?
I like $300 over $1500 any day.
That is a CLEARING trap. Used when clearing a weapon, and has packs inside that you replace when you have the AWCRAP moment. Others - like the snail- are intended to be shot repeatedly.
Ah ok. That's definetly good to know. If we are going to invest the money I intend to test used guns before purchase and obviously it will be used for the occasional loaded bp gun that comes in and after trigger jobs etc. $1500 just seems like so much money.
I have a friend hew gave some big tractor tires I filled thim with dirt and packed the dirt in tite.
And stacked another on top
And repeated that till I got it nice
And tall and that stops a lot of bullets.
Cool concept but I can't do that in a gun vault. Lol
What are you planning on shooting in the gun vault? I might have a solution. what kind of space are you working with?
Basically everything short of .50
Black powder up to probably .338
Size is a factor the vault is probably 12 x 16
Fire a BP gun in there, ventilation is about to become a major issue, along with contaminating any other gun in the vault with the residue of BP in the smoke. RUST.
Good point. I can function test them without firing them.
It's mainly for used guns coming in and trigger jobs, repairs etc.
I was going to suggest going to your nearest welding shop or scrap yard.
And get you 3 quarter inch steel plat 4feet by 4 feet make a stand out of 4x4 wood posts make the.
When you put the steel plate on stand put on 45 degree angle.
And to prevent bouncing bullets
Put a 6inch layer of cardboard on steel plate. That mite be a cheaper rout but of course it depends on how many times you test fire.
Try 55gal drum , steel plate on bottom then fill with sand. We used them at weapons clearing points in the Corps
You can always safely test fire a gun with an empty case and live primer
That too!! Was not sure if their set up to roll their own blanks BTW if the caliber is large enough & weapon center use a pencil eraser end down muzzle to test triggers , will put them into the ceiling , ask me how I know that. Rofl