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Reasons for building a gun rack

If you are the kind of person who has multiple guns and rifles in your home, then the safest thing that you can do is to store them properly. Having a gun rack to keep them hidden away and all together can also help keep them from being handled by anybody else. For this reason, you should be thinking about building yourself a gun rack.

Why not just buy a gun rack?

Although there are a lot of prefabricated gun racks in the market that you can purchase, oftentimes, they don’t really suit exactly what you need. Having a fabricator customize your rack for the types of guns that you have can cost more and also be more complicated than doing it yourself in the first place. If you want to save time and money, the best thing to do is to go about building a gun rack of your own. 

Why build your own gun rack?

Not only will you save a ton in costs, but you will also be able to dictate what your gun rack will be made out of, how big it will be, how many guns it will store, and much more. You will be able to make a rack that is unique for you and what you want.


When making your gun rack, you will be able to custom-fit it to where you are planning to store your guns in the first place. You can build it to fit on the back of your truck or even make it look incognito against the wall of your garage. 


Another great thing about building your own gun rack is the added features that you can put into it. You may want to store more than just your guns and rifles in the rack, and making your own can make this possible. You will be able to add more space for weapon-specific implements like ammunition, slings, bayonets, and magazines. These types of items don’t usually get their own special place of storage in gun racks that you buy prefabricated and are can put on added weight to the rack if you don’t account for them properly.


Another reason why you should just go ahead and build your own gun rack is to make sure that the durability of the rack will be up to your standards. You will be able to choose the materials you will use to actually make the gun rack and be able to make sure that everything is resilient enough to keep your weapons safe and intact. 


There are different types of designs when it comes to gun racks. You can make them round, horizontal, vertical, and even standing. When customizing your own gun rack, you can also design it to your specifications without having to limit yourself to the prefabricated racks in the market. For example, you can make a horizontal rack that can easily fit in the back of your truck that is also a round rack that you can take along with you when you go hunting.

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About Rich

Rich Mitchell is the President and CEO of Anomalous Media and Editor-in-chief of Conservative Daily News. Rich is also a competitor in Skeet, sporting clays, 3-gun, Steel Challenge and USPSA.

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