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ammo storage idea and TOW/HAUL

Discussion in 'Guns & Hunting' started by Tacogrande, Dec 11, 2015.

  1. Dec 11, 2015 at 3:29 PM
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    Tacogrande

    Tacogrande [OP] New Member

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    First off...tow/haul mode kicks ass!

    I had an idea about how to store my ammo in my shop.
    I called an office furniture guy i know and asked about used fire proof file cabinets. I remembered he said he sold used ones back when i bought a new one for my paperworks. He has some in stock..used but cheap. 54"tall x 20"wide x 30"deep 4 drawer 1 hour rated at 1350 degrees and locking. Price $225 included a brand new lock! Not bad i says. So i went and picked one up today..they weigh close to 1000 lbs.! So i tried out tow/haul...not that i think it really needed it but just to try it and it rocks!
    Just a heads up for safe secure and cheap ammo storage. For that price i will probably go get another one. Not bad for a cabinet that originally sold for $1800!

    Right now everything is just sitting on shelfs. Good thing my neighbor has a bobcat. Gonna try to get it unloaded this weekend.

    Try calling your local office furniture suppliers!
     
  2. Dec 11, 2015 at 5:37 PM
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    TruckLife900

    TruckLife900 All Eyez On Me

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    Nice! Good idea on the fire proof file cabinet. We have several at work and I've never one thought about using for ammo storage.
     
  3. Dec 11, 2015 at 5:45 PM
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    matluth

    matluth Fish On!

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    I know exactly what you mean. When I was in Anchorage, my boss bought two used fire proof file cabinets from a surplus store down the street for $200. Turns out they were cement lined and a "little" heavy. They used a fork lift to get them in his truck. It took four guys to unload them at our shop. (while I watched of course).
     
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