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Old May 19, 2012, 01:13 PM   #1
Tom68
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Bolt Rack for inside gun safe door

I'm looking for a safe accessory that I'm personally not certain if it has yet been invented. To illustrate, I've drawn a crude picture and attached it to this post (which is my first attempt to attach a picture, so bear with me).

Like most safes, mine is limited in space; the slots are so close together that bolt action rifles pose a particular problem, but with the bolts removed, they fit quite nicely. Right now I simply lay the bolts out on a shelf within the safe, but that takes up valuable space, while my door interior is completely empty. the down-arrows in the illustration represent pins that would slide down into the carpet on the door; I suppose velcro could also work.

I'm not much of a metalworker, or I'd make it myself. Does anyone know of a product like this? for that matter, does anyone have a similar issue with storing bolts inside the rifle for lack of space?
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Old May 19, 2012, 10:26 PM   #2
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That look like it would work OK. Me, I took the bolts out for the same reason you did, pack more guns in the safe, but I wrap them in gas paper, lightly oiled, and box them up with a label. I get the boxes at a local coin shop, sturdy and just the right size, it's made for a stack of coins in 2x3 slab holders.
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Old May 20, 2012, 10:42 AM   #3
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I found strip magnets covered with fabric work well.....use them to hold extra shotgun barrels, magazines, and other items.
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Old May 20, 2012, 01:53 PM   #4
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Presently I’m using cup hooks with airline tubing over them for protection
Also have a nylon web strap running between 2 outer bolts on the door
have a holster w/gun and a large clip on it
They do sell panels that will hang on the door with pockets
kind of pricey for how they are made but do provide a lot of storage
haven’t bought on yet but have been thinking about it
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Old May 20, 2012, 02:30 PM   #5
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Perhaps ??

Yes,
I use Rod-holders. These are plastice with foam inserts, that you attach to a boat. Each rack has about four slots that will hold the bolts or anythig else you can insert onto each slot. I also don't see why you couldn't use a wooden cue-stick holder and just turn it on it's side. ....

By the way, I mounted mine on the sidewall as opposed to the door. I had plenty of room. ....

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Old May 23, 2012, 02:57 AM   #6
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use a different solution. RIFLE RODS. Check these guys out
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