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So my cousin said you can't build something into your car

Discussion in 'Carry Issues' started by muckdawg24, Mar 2, 2010.

  1. muckdawg24

    muckdawg24

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    to house your gun. Is that true? I'm not sure if it's a legal thing or not.
     
  2. Dalton Wayne

    Dalton Wayne Epic mustache Millennium Member

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    I think he is correct depending on where you live hidden compartments are verboten
    Regards
    DW
     

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    Free Radical Miembro Antiguo CLM

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    Not enough info. Do you mean a secret compartment to hide a gun in so that you can access it while not being visible? If so, that would be a concealed weapon, and legality would vary, depending on where you are and the laws of your state. Here in Oregon, my CHL would allow me to do exactly that.

    If you mean a safe bolted into the trunk for safe transport or storage, where it's not accessible by the driver, then that would probably be legal.

    Check your laws and follow them.
     
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  5. Apocalypse_Now

    Apocalypse_Now Molon Labe

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    Cheaper than Dirt sells an ammo can lock setup. You could chain the can to a bolt in your trunk, that's what a lot of guys do, anyway
     
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    This is perfectly legal in Florida, even without a CWFL...

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    Dragoon44 Unfair Facist Lifetime Member

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    Note to self: Don't ride in the passenger seat in Badge315's vehicle without wearing a vest.
     
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    Apocalypse_Now Molon Labe

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    When closed I think that thing is aimed a lot lower than a vest! :supergrin:
     
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    When I'm wearing a horizontal shoulder rig, the back seat passengers are screwed too. :tongueout: :wavey:
     
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    What law school did your cousin attend and did he pass the bar exam?
     
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    Spiffums I.C.P.

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    Probably that one in Mexico where you send them $10 and they mail you a paper that says something in Spanish.:rofl:
     
  12. muckdawg24

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    Thanks for all the answers. I'm in Florida and wanted to mount a lockbox or safe in my car somewhere.
     
  13. larry_minn

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    Some states do have against hidden storage. (grey area) It aimed at DRUGS.. If you do make a hidden storage just make sure there is not any (weed) in it. Esp if you take car in for repair,inspection.
    Bolting a lock box "should" be ok anywhere.
     
  14. Chad Landry

    Chad Landry Cajunator® CLM

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    Rock on.

    Mount your lockbox or safe.

    Florida is as cool as any other state when it comes down to the right to bear arms.
     
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    How do you have that fastened to the lid.... Velcro?

    I like that idea. :cool:
     
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    Short wood screws through the holes that were left when you removed the belt clips. ETA - It also looks like he drilled a hole in the holster about 2" from the end of the slide and put another screw there for support.

    That's a pretty sweet idea man. A lot of those center boxes have valet locks in them. Its not a "Lock Box" but its definitely better than just chucking it in the glove box.
     
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