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Old June 17, 2009, 10:16 PM   #1
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What gun type (& finish) is best for the BATHROOM?

Assume for a moment I wanted to store a gun in my master bathroom. It happens to be the quasi-safe room in our house. What type & finish is best -- assume that it would be exposed to the elements (i.e. daily steam from the shower, etc.). On a second level, if leaving it fully exposed is too much, what minimal protection would you add?
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Old June 17, 2009, 10:21 PM   #2
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One of my few uses for stainless steel

In reality, I keep my old model 10 in there. I regularly clean and coat it with WD40 (external only). The finish was spotty when it came in.

I haven't broken down and bought a stainless gun yet. I might consider it for my bathroom gun, but it's pretty low down the list.
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Old June 17, 2009, 10:26 PM   #3
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Stainless steel, no question about it.
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Old June 17, 2009, 10:30 PM   #4
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Old June 17, 2009, 10:40 PM   #5
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One or the other of my Glocks sits on top of the medicine cabinet one step from the shower whenever I'm taking a shower. Even though there ends up being alot of condensation on the mirror I have never had a speck of corrosion on my Glocks.
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Old June 17, 2009, 11:40 PM   #6
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G19 with lacquer sealed ammo.
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Old June 17, 2009, 11:46 PM   #7
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Ah, you bugga Alaska!

I wanted to write that! BBBbwwwwwwwaaaaaaaaaaaa

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Old June 17, 2009, 11:46 PM   #8
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I actually know someone else who does this! Stainless 1911 in a Ziploc bag with an extra mag.
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Old June 17, 2009, 11:47 PM   #9
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Oooo Oooo, I know, I know....

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Old June 17, 2009, 11:56 PM   #10
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Old June 18, 2009, 12:34 AM   #11
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LOL I keep a old H&R 32 S&WL Blued in a sandwich bag. And my wife calls me crazy wait till I show her this.. And I keep one in the kitchen cabinet too, never know where it might go down lol
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Old June 18, 2009, 03:47 AM   #12
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Gotta be plastic, taped under the toilet tank, get real.
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Old June 18, 2009, 08:56 AM   #13
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Industrial hard chromed revolver would be best.
WA is destined to die a violent unarmed death in the tub due to all the jokes he has made in these threads.
zip-locked Hi-point in the toilet tank. For most the restroom is an obvious place to retreat if your house is invaded due to the layout. This makes it a good place to keep a firearm of some sort. It is also the most likely place you are able to be alone if you suffer a home invasion and our taken hostage. An attacker may even just throw you in there. No one should be looking in your toilet tank.
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Old June 18, 2009, 10:18 AM   #14
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Old June 18, 2009, 10:24 AM   #15
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I have a safe in my powder bathroom and I keep a Glock 33 inside of it. Glocks handle the elements very well, and if it ever does show negative effects I can just throw it away and get another one...it's just a Glock after all.

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Old June 18, 2009, 11:25 AM   #16
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i love the pic of the glock hanging from the shower head
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Old June 18, 2009, 01:20 PM   #17
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WA is destined to die a violent unarmed death in the tub due to all the jokes he has made in these threads.
Yeah, but he wont die of paranoia

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Old June 18, 2009, 01:32 PM   #18
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G19 with lacquer sealed ammo.
I am such an idiot, I never would have though about the condesation effecting the ammo!
as far as the glock in the shrink rapped bag you need a (ceramic) knife hanging next to it, or some sharp teeth!
also are you sure you have enough ammo?
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Old June 18, 2009, 01:36 PM   #19
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A disposable C9 HiPoint! Pot Metal doesn't rust. If it ever fails, ya get a new one free. Perfect solution!
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Old June 18, 2009, 01:46 PM   #20
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A disposable C9 HiPoint! Pot Metal doesn't rust. If it ever fails, ya get a new one free. Perfect solution!

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I can't believe that I am saying this,but Hi-Point's life time warranty & pot metal frame is perfect for this~
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Old June 18, 2009, 01:58 PM   #21
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Stainless steel

Stainless steel should hold up with occasional maintenance - better lube it up occasionally with a light oil film, though not excessive.
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Old June 18, 2009, 02:15 PM   #22
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Stand a Remington 870 Marine Magnum shotgun in the corner. It's "marine" so should be right at home (seriously, as per the web site "... Electroless nickel plating covers all metal, including the inside of the barrel and receiver.").
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Old June 18, 2009, 02:16 PM   #23
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Yeah, but he wont die of paranoia
You have to remember, not everyone has paranoia as their primary motivator. Some people have just run out of places to mount containment units for their firearms and will use any justification they can come up with to put a gun somewhere just to get it stored away.
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Old June 18, 2009, 06:01 PM   #25
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I think some of you are carrying this HD just a little to far
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