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Let's see your trunk gun set up

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by Dalton Wayne, May 13, 2013.

  1. I'm a mild prepper myself. By that I mean that I'm not neccessarly trying to prep for TEOTWASKI but more for a short term SHTF natural disaster or political situation.

    My plan is also get home and hunker down. I never understood the whole take to the streets and run thing. That's another discussion though.

    Myself, my truck's setup is a lot more low key. I never leave my house without my G19. In an ammo box I keep 4 loaded (JHP) mags (I carry one spare on me as well).

    I also Keep a Hi-Point 916 with 4 spare loaded mags in there incase I have a passenger with me. People can say what they want about Hi-Points. Yes they are cheap, ugly and Bulky but they are accurate and I've got about 2500 rounds through that Hi-Point without any issues so far. I also keep a holster for the Hi-Point with it as well.

    Other basic supplies I keep somewhere in the truck:
    First Aid Kit
    Gallon of fresh water
    12 Granola bars & 12oz Beef Jerky.
    Folding ponchos

    Nothing huge, but it should be plenty to get me and a passenger back home if need be if something bad happens. If we ever go on a road trip or travel for the holidays I make sure to increase the food and water.
  2. F_G


    Jan 11, 2010
    Crown King, AZ
    Maybe where you are from. M2 is from Texas I believe and out here in Arizona, stuff like that is so common as to be almost boring.

  3. NIB


    Jul 26, 2002
    Lost Angeles
    So then what good is your bug out plan then. :supergrin:
  4. Johnspark

    Johnspark Grumpy Fish

    Dec 16, 2005
    Southeastern U.S.
    Same here in Georgia. Man the GT cops are tough. :yawn:
  5. badge315


    Aug 14, 2008
    Middleburg, FL
    No, it's Florida...which is almost as bad. :supergrin:

    I have this setup in the center console of my truck, but I don't have a dedicated truck rifle, so to speak. I will toss the Winchester Trapper in .44 Mag in the back if it looks like there might be trouble when the verdict comes in on the George Zimmerman trial, for example. :whistling:


  6. GVFlyer

    GVFlyer Senior Member

    Sep 9, 2008
    Somewhere in the air.
    That's pretty cool the way you wrapped the lever on your Winchester with parachute cord.
    Last edited: May 14, 2013
  7. Inebriated


    Feb 20, 2012
    Anyone with a WJ and and an 18" 870 SHOULD know that the spot under the rear seats seems to be crafted specifically to fit that 870.
  8. Delmonte67

    Delmonte67 Glock 40 cal.

    Nov 28, 2011
    Northeast Ohio
    Last edited: May 14, 2013
  9. MrGlock21


    Apr 16, 2001
    North Texas
    When I was working private security in South Dallas I always had a carbine, two glocks and plenty of ammo in the vehicle because I did not have the luxury to call in back up personel.

    Now that I don't work security anymore but mind my own business as 'normal' citizen , I only carry one Glock and an SKS in the truck. No set up to write home about :supergrin:
  10. hogship

    hogship Patriot Extraordinaire

    Dec 30, 2004
    Northwest territory

    Trigger lock is there. Have eighty rounds on strippers/shoulder bag. All in a rifle case.

  11. badge315


    Aug 14, 2008
    Middleburg, FL
    Actually, it's a Fobus paddle holster that I wasn't using anymore, mounted to the lid with self-tapping screws. Here are some close-up pics that better illustrate how it's mounted.





  12. tsmo1066

    tsmo1066 Happy Smiley

    Aug 31, 2004
    Houston, TX
    Call me a wimp, but I just make due with a G-19, a spare mag and a small backpack with first aid kit, a water purification pen, a water bladder and some other misc. outdoor gear (rain poncho, multi-tool, rope, compass, spare clothes, flashlight, lighter, survival blanket, etc.).

    I'm set up if I have to ditch the car and hoof it for any reason, but I'm not ready to fight my way through a Russian Paratrooper Company.
    Last edited: May 15, 2013
  13. Delmonte67

    Delmonte67 Glock 40 cal.

    Nov 28, 2011
    Northeast Ohio
    Pretty slick! Thanks for the photos, a weekend project for sure. :)
    Last edited: May 15, 2013
  14. .264 magnum

    .264 magnum CLM

    Dec 5, 2002
    Dallas TX
    You forgot your spade, zip-ties, handcuffs, tarp, ski mask, gloves and chloroform.

    Just joking.
  15. sugarcreek

    sugarcreek familyman

    Feb 27, 2007 the neighborhood.
    I read the whole thread. DW, good man. The stickers are a no no to me but I like the general vibe of preparedness. Depending when, and where you live and travel, you have every chance. Sometimes, for some people, things go south. I see no reason to chirp about your setup in fact. I am inspired. The 870 goes into the trunk today.
  16. CigarandScotch

    CigarandScotch Fartacus

    Sep 22, 2011
    Naw Cackalacky
    I'm envious. I would not do the stickers, but I still respect the idea. I would ride with you.
  17. faceplant


    Feb 8, 2006
    Nice setup. PM coming your way
  18. Hummer

    Hummer Big Member

    Mar 16, 2003
    Western Colorado

    Dalton Wayne, if you ever have to bug out with the sks and the tac gear....

    ... I suggest you conceal it under a proper cover garment. :supergrin:


    Wouldn't want anybody to get the wrong idea about your intentions.

  19. void *

    void * Dereference Me!

    It is

    "Anyone who happens to be near my car can see it"


    "Anyone in the world with access to a computer and the internet can see it"

    There's a difference. Edit: Noting that the car/plate is now associated with a specific online identity. (A picture of a parking lot where nobody has any idea that a particular car is a particular person's would be a little bit different)
    Last edited: May 15, 2013
  20. Atlas

    Atlas transmogrifier

    Oct 1, 2001
    north of the equator
    More to the point, anyone with a computer and internet access in Marion County, Florida, who may recognize that red Pontiac Sunfire couple (with the firearms-related decals in the rear window) can see it. Anyone as such who may be looking for firearms to steal for criminal purposes.

    And if they read this thread they will know that the car is parked at some convenience-store every night.
    How many convenience stores are there in Marion County, Florida?