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Project by ryno101 posted 260 days ago 2608 views 9 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Joined the local Bullseye Pistol team, and everyone had range boxes… Well, no way I’m going to buy a metal one for $200! Mostly cherry and 1/2” plywood to save weight. The scope mount swivels up so I can use the scope between shots to check placement, the pistol tray holds up to three pistols, and of course, there’s target storage in the back.

Fun little project. Took forever, because I only have limited shop time with all that’s going on with work/kids/projects, etc. I should have thought a bit more about the plans, (which I drew up without a handle, for some reason) because I realized after everything was built that I had put the hinge too far back. The angle of the front piece should have been much narrower, allowing me to put a real handle on and still have it centered. The rope/turned handle was a solution to a problem of my own creation.

All in all, I’m happy with it.

-- Ryno





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littlecope

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#1 posted 260 days ago

Nice Job Ryno, those are handy to have!
What is that Stainless number with the heavy barrel?
I’ve never seen a pistol like that before, but it sure looks Accurate!

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#2 posted 260 days ago

Nice one! I’m not shelling out long Yankee Green for one either. I should do that too. My tools box is a bit out of place ;-)

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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PurpLev

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#3 posted 260 days ago

Sweet build Ryan.

which team did you join? am looking for something around my neck of the woods as well.

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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JCam

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#4 posted 260 days ago

Nice carry case, and suppressor. Yours has a lot more style than the overpriced metal boxes.

-- -- Cameron --

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hunter71

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#5 posted 260 days ago

Great design.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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HillbillyShooter

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#6 posted 260 days ago

Great project! Best wishes on your Bullseye shooting!

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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BigFoot Products Canada

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#7 posted 260 days ago

Nice design….....
In Canada only Criminals & Cops can have Hand Guns.

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indianajoe

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#8 posted 259 days ago

Love the box. One of my shooting buddies has one similar to that from the 60’s I belive. Yours is much nicer though

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apbeachy

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#9 posted 259 days ago

That is a nice box. I would have loved to have one of those when I was shooting Bullseye League.

littlecope- I believe the front pistol is a Ruger Mark III Stainless steel, looks like it has the target barrel on it.

DavidBethune- In the states Criminals & Cops and Law abiding citizens can have Hand Guns.

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helluvawreck

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#10 posted 259 days ago

That is a really nice box for the shooting range. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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littlecope

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#11 posted 259 days ago

^Thanks apbeachy…
It looked familiar, I just never saw one with the heavy barrel feature…

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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jmanleisure

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#12 posted 257 days ago

Great build, good to see a fellow bullseye pistol shooter on here!

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