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Best Places To Hide Guns
« on: January 17, 2013, 07:52:40 PM »

Think for a moment, you are getting ready for bed, and suddenly someone has a gun in your face.
Yeah, happens a lot, the perp sneaks in, holds you hostage and has your wife get all the valuables.

Of course he is watching her while holding you at gun point, probably with your hands tied, the wife reaches in the closet and get her best jewelry, then he demands all the money of course.

Now imagine he say's he hungry and tells your wife to fix him a sandwich "Gun in the fridge", or in a bread bag, empty cereal box.

Point is, think outside the box when hiding weapons, even pepper spray stashed throughout the house could save your life.
You may even want a false wall in a closet with a lock on the door, lock yourself in the closet, open the false wall and escape with a gun into another room.
Sometimes it's better to retreat and take the high ground if you have that option, hide a gun in the backyard, at least you'll have a fighting chance.

But none of this will stop the Feds if they decide to confiscate your weapons, they will tear the house apart, even use metal detectors throughout the house and your property.
Just wanted to raise awareness of the worst case scenario.


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Re: Best Places To Hide Guns
« Reply #1 on: January 18, 2013, 09:28:08 AM »
What I said in the other thread, haha.

Are you anticipating the Cartels, the Jamaicans, Tony Montana, and the Shining Path-Taliban-Al Queda to all show up at your place  ?

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« Reply #2 on: January 18, 2013, 11:14:24 AM »
What I said in the other thread, haha.

Are you anticipating the Cartels, the Jamaicans, Tony Montana, and the Shining Path-Taliban-Al Queda to all show up at your place  ?
I don't follow what you mean?
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Re: Best Places To Hide Guns
« Reply #3 on: January 19, 2013, 02:41:07 PM »
It is not so much expecting to be attacked that is why people prepare, but a possible aggressor knowing you are unprepared might make you a more likely target.
Why do police cars almost always arrive in pairs? Because every officer knows that when seconds count, the police are only minutes away.

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« Reply #4 on: January 19, 2013, 05:55:51 PM »
It is not so much expecting to be attacked that is why people prepare, but a possible aggressor knowing you are unprepared might make you a more likely target.
Exactly!
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« Reply #5 on: January 19, 2013, 06:01:23 PM »
The stuff conspiracies are built upon, but just 50 short years ago, who'd have ever thought we would land on the moon, or be communicating on the Internet?

I see an even bigger issue in the not so distant future, our very own military.
Think autonomous, like how the Chinese used an Army from hundreds of miles away from Tienanmen square, they told the Army it was an invading force and to quash the resistors.
The Men of the Army had no idea they were just citizens like them.

Now comes our Military, not our regular Military, but hand selected soldiers working drones from far away, people that just follow orders, they have drones, and in the near future will have ground remote controlled mini tanks by the thousands.
It wouldn't take much to disable live view so the soldiers can't actually see who the enemy is, but just computer generated images marked as enemy, they send them into areas of serious resistance, like say Utah for eg., they quickly overtake an area with little resistance.
I know it sounds far fetched, but with the 2nd Amendment out of the way, it wouldn't take long for a mechanized force to subdue an area.
Tomorrow is already here, it's just a matter of time before we develop totally autonomous machines free of individual control, where one person is in charge of thousands of machines.

Yes, I know it's scifi stuff, but were on that road now, it wouldn't take a lot to get there.



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« Reply #6 on: January 25, 2013, 12:27:31 PM »
I don't follow what you mean?

Just joking about your multitude of hidden weapons scenarios, and the potential laundry list of enemies coming after you....sound like those guys in their movies.

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« Reply #7 on: January 25, 2013, 12:39:18 PM »
Just joking about your multitude of hidden weapons scenarios, and the potential laundry list of enemies coming after you....sound like those guys in their movies.
The only enemy I am truly concerned with is the Federal Govt.
I live extremely rural in the mountains with gated property, to get in here they will have to make a lot of noise, then get passed a few rounds.
Nah, I'm not concerned with robbery, just what the future holds with leftists in control.
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Re: Best Places To Hide Guns
« Reply #8 on: February 26, 2013, 07:52:03 PM »
I see what you are getting at. If you look at their ideology and history itself, it is something to qustion

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« Reply #9 on: March 25, 2013, 10:47:13 PM »
There is something to be said about hiding a gun.

The thing is most people are not home all the time. That means you have to hide your gun in case your burglarized. You don't want them to steal it.
Unless you have a lot of guns your not investing in a standup firearm safe. it's also dependent on whether you have children to or other people frequently visiting.

My opinion is hide your handgun so a burglar is not likely to find it.
Places burglars look for jewelery - closets, under mattresses, under rugs, freezer, empty sugar bowl, cereal boxes, toilet tank, up in a light fixture globe and other kitchen cabinets.
In fact burglars most often first pull out the dresser drawers and dump them on the bed. They look for money taped in the inside back of the drawer or inside. Then the tear the mattress off and expose the floor under the bed. They rip pictures off the wall. It all depends on how much time they thing they have. Most people tend to hide their stuff in the same original places. A burglar can look through the obvious place within five minutes.
I had one cousin (husband)  that was a Chicago PD homicide det and two cousins were Chicago PD PO.

I live alone except for my dog. I have four handguns, another 12 Ga and three .22 rifles.
I  hide the handguns plus the 2nd floor cache and a small concealed place with a false panel in a closet.
I don't hide the one shotgun, but do hide the two .22 rifles.  In fact the one shotgun is all by itself when you open the sliding door. Once discovered the burglar will probably stop looking for more guns.
If you have very valuable jewelery hide that. BUT BUT have a some cheap jewelery in a easy to find box so they stop looking.

What I did to hide my handguns!  I have a holster screwed into the underside of my computer bench and kitchen table. They are accessible instantly if I'm sitting at the table.

I also have a closet that had a dead space at one end. I built a false panel that opens. I also built a 2x4" frame so when it shuts it sounds very solid when bumped or tapped.
The two .22 live there when I'm not plinking.

Cash and Jewelery. Find a dark corner somewhere and install a electrical 2 gang square or single box square electrical box on the wall. Put a blank cover over it.

Do 2 or 3 like that in different parts of the house. If you use a 2 gang and put a single gang ring on it it will look like a blank outlet. Behind will be a 4" x 4" storage space. Paint the cover the same color as the wall if possible. Paint the screws also.

 Put two different screws in the holes when you paint it, so there is no paint in the threads. When dry put the two painted screws in. Don't tighten too tight. If you do in and out of that storage box you don't want to scratch the screws. Don't paint the cover onto the wall.

A knife can be concealed anywhere.

Look, if you live in an Urban area you need to take more precautions than in a very rural area.
I'm over 70 and had my apartment burglarized a year after I got married. Since then I haven't had a full burglary break in. I was stupid and did have two semi-rare books stolen when I had four different people working in the house. (My fault)
The chances are against experiencing a home invasion. But it is worthwhile being pro-active so your not likely to become a total victim or a dead victim.

There are PO on the Chicago Police Dept that have never fired their gun at a perp. They have never even drawn their gun in 20 years.  There was a PO  like that in Chicago.  He was off duty at home watching TV news. Two home invaders broke in. He was lucky to have just come home and had not changed and taken off his holstered gun. He drew and killed one and the other got away.

You just never know when it could happen. More than likely it never will.

TIP The best protection is perimeter. All windows locked. Radio on when out. Light timer. Lock on the front and rear door that has a 1" and 1/4" throw. (1-1/4") If all there is, is a doorknob lock -most only have a 1/2" to 3/4" throw (Projecting bolt). A pry bar will widen  the door frame enough to just pust the door open.

If you installed your own deadbolt lock use 3" no 10 screw to fasten the strike plate. The 3" screws should hopefully reach the 2x4 behind the jamb face past the hollow part.
It only take 1, 2, 3 kicks to break the wood door frame to open the door.
Another thing you can do is buy a Piezo speaker and Motion detector and make an alarm. Use two computer speakers. Somebody walks in the the alarm goes off. They won't know if it's centrally connected to a dialer.
You can also buy just the tubular pin tumbler lock that installs in a door frame and install it. It looks like there is an alarm.
Another thing is buy a red and green LED and install it so its visible outside. Wire it to the fake burglar alarm  switch. You can power it with a couple of batteries.   When you go out turn the key and it's red. Turn the key again when you come home and it's green.

I have a place on the 2nd floor at one end of a fireplace. Part of the paneling at the end swings out on hinges to reveal a storage size of 1.5 x 20" x 5'. Inside is a compound bow, 2 -12 ga shotguns and one black powder. Nothing is next to it, When you look you look for objects that could conceal stuff.

The best place is truly uniqe or different places.
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Re: Best Places To Hide Guns
« Reply #10 on: March 25, 2013, 11:14:39 PM »
I forgot to post these to URL's

While I was writing the above post I thought of verification as to what I was saying. I had gained my knowledge from my cousins and other avenues I was involved inl

For about a year I and my Electronic Genius Cousin installed Burglar alarms on the side.
He used to do electronic Sweeps of business's for bugs.
No not to find out of the FBI had bugged them Commercial Espionage - stealing information has been a flourishing business for years. You would be surprised --- "NO" incredulous on some of the things that have gone on.


http://lifehacker.com/5329711/a-burglars-advice-on-hiding-money

http://protectitnow.blogspot.com/2009/05/why-burglars-find-your-hidden-goods.html
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Re: Best Places To Hide Guns
« Reply #11 on: March 30, 2013, 06:37:27 PM »
I forgot to post these to URL's

While I was writing the above post I thought of verification as to what I was saying. I had gained my knowledge from my cousins and other avenues I was involved inl

For about a year I and my Electronic Genius Cousin installed Burglar alarms on the side.
He used to do electronic Sweeps of business's for bugs.
No not to find out of the FBI had bugged them Commercial Espionage - stealing information has been a flourishing business for years. You would be surprised --- "NO" incredulous on some of the things that have gone on.


http://lifehacker.com/5329711/a-burglars-advice-on-hiding-money

http://protectitnow.blogspot.com/2009/05/why-burglars-find-your-hidden-goods.html


I was gonna say, "You know too much! Must be a reformed thief."

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« Reply #12 on: March 30, 2013, 09:33:40 PM »
No Never was even remotely close. I have a varied background.
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« Reply #13 on: April 01, 2013, 02:42:24 PM »
Get a big dog and keep him in the house and they will not sneak up on you at night.  Use alarms on door and windows.  Don't live in fear.  It happens but is no common place.  If you break into my house I will how you where my gun is seconds before it goes off.  Sorry wrong house wrong owner.  I don't put up with it.
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« Reply #14 on: April 10, 2013, 06:22:07 PM »
This should interest a lot of people. I spent several hours on you tube. These were the better videos. They sure should stimulate the imagination and perhaps creativity of some of you. I know I had a few ideas after watching some of them.

In Chicago around 1975,  I actually saw a house that had a hidden room in it. It was a near mansion and had a 12 x 10 room in the basement that was accessed by a swinging shelf unit. The interesting thing about opening that hidden door was the necessity to push two pieces of wood two feet apart simultaneously in order to open it. Once you did that you could pull it open. Then you had to step up over a one foot concrete wall. Once in it was two steps down. There was a bathroom inside as well. The walls were very well insulated. When standing on either side it was difficult to impossible to hear a conversation on the other side.

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