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Project by Todd Barrone posted 281 days ago 811 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The last two racks I made I really did not like, I came up with this idea a few days ago and I really like it. For the gun holders I incorporated the use of horse shoes. Looks cool and seems to work great too.

-- "Courage is being scared to death but saddling up anyway" John Wayne https://www.facebook.com/BarroneContracting





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Knothead62

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#1 posted 281 days ago

Love the look of cedar. Pad the horseshoes and then lock the guns in a steel locker or safe.

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doubleDD

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#2 posted 281 days ago

That is a cool looking rifle rack. Neat idea.

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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MattMize

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#3 posted 281 days ago

That’s a nice rifle rack! You did a really good job with padding the horseshoes. I didn’t see the padding at first glance and had to look again. Is it some kind of rubber tube you cut open? It’s a very unique rack, as well. I like it.

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Todd Barrone

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#4 posted 281 days ago

I padded the shoes with a plastic tubing cut in half & no we don’t lock up guns, guns are always at the ready in my home and shop. I do promote gun safety, but in my house guns are like tools and every one knows how to use them safely. That’s for you Knothead 62.

-- "Courage is being scared to death but saddling up anyway" John Wayne https://www.facebook.com/BarroneContracting

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BusterB

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#5 posted 281 days ago

Whew…I was afraid you had sworn off using horseshoes in your projects bud…lol Another great build sir.

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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hoss12992

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#6 posted 281 days ago

This is really cool. Great job

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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ohwoodeye

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#7 posted 281 days ago

Unfortunately your guns are “at the ready” even when you are not home….....and a thief is.
I still like the rack however…..I would like to display some inoperable guns in it.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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whitebeast88

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#8 posted 280 days ago

great rack todd.gun safety is very important,like you said its like a tool.great build as always.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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Knothead62

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#9 posted 280 days ago

“I do promote gun safety, but in my house guns are like tools and every one knows how to use them safely. That’s for you Knothead 62.”
Glad everyone knows how to use them safely. I’m a Hunter Education instructor and promote gun safety PLUS locking them securely. Part of the HE course deals with locking firearms in a secure place where they are inaccessible to thieves. I was the victim of theft- twelve guns gone! Three had belonged to my grandfather. Plus, they took his coin collection and railroad watch! I use this illustration in all my classes and classes where I assist in certifying other HE instructors.
All I can do now is think of what nice guns we had! Now all my firearms are in a locked heavy steel safe secured to the wall.

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Roger

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#10 posted 278 days ago

Fantastic Todd. A gr8 post about guns in general. Every household should have them, and know how to use them. :) GOD bless and keep our 2nd Amendment.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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