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    Friends in Jail

    I guess this is off topic but I finally got a gun safe . Had the traditional glass front oak cabinet till now . Yes my guns are safe and secure , but I can't easily get them out, oil them, mess with them. They all clank together when I try to get one out . Feel like my drinking buddies are all in jail and I can only visit on Sunday afternoon.

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    Get some silicon gun socks and stick them in there. It will prevent rust and keep them from getting dinged.
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    Depending on the safe you can rework or rebuild the shelves to better suit your needs. Gun socks are a good idea. I would select a reliable buddy to have on parole all the time. Let the others come out a few times a year for parties and cleaning sessions. A good rolling cart is helpful in having a place near the safe you can un-rack clean and re-rack the guns. I know what you mean about jail. Sometimes you just have to pull a gun out of the safe to have a beer with and remember good times.
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    My gun cabinet is prominently displayed, and the family members are happy to be apart of the home decor.
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    There is no better friend then your best friend.

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    Gun socks for sure. I have put more wear on guns in the safe, prior to getting a bale of socks, than I put on them while hunting. jack
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    I will admit that my friends are way to dear to me than to have them locked up in jail 24/7. Personally, I get great pleasure from seeing them every day and being able to grab one or two and sit down and have a drink together or a couple "shots" together (enjoying some dry firing!). To each their own, but personally, steel doors do nothing for me.
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    How do ya'll figure out which one is which in the gun socks? There must be a good way to mark them that I haven't thought of.

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    Try Tie wraps and self laminating "paper" tags.

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    +2 on the gun socks. They are great. As far as missing your friends, I usually pull a different one out each day and sit it were I can fondle it or just look at its beauty.
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    Like our local jail, my safe has overcrowding of inmates.
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