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Offline Magnus

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Wall display for your handguns?
« on: August 16, 2012, 07:01:07 AM »
I'm looking into making some sort of wall gun display to present some of my handguns in a nice way but I'm fresh out of good ideas at the moment... Anyone here who has made or bought a nice wall display arrangement to keep a handfull of handguns?

I saw this one on the web but it's perhaps a bit to much of a cabinet and less display in my taste:


This one, but made to house several guns could be more in line with what I'm looking for:


-Inspirational ideas and pictures would make my day!  ])M
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Re: Wall display for your handguns?
« Reply #1 on: August 22, 2012, 08:21:11 PM »
I keep mine in a safe, I guess I worry about a break in.
I do like that first picture maybe bolted to the wall and special glass.
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Re: Wall display for your handguns?
« Reply #2 on: August 23, 2012, 08:06:11 AM »
I think they are both nice. I like both of them.  ;)
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Re: Wall display for your handguns?
« Reply #3 on: October 02, 2012, 05:12:57 AM »
(I posted it in another thread as well)

Here is a picture of the display I built. It's made out of an old picture frame that I mounted on a shallow box made out of some scrap wood I had at home and stained black. I covered the back of the display with a felt carpet and blued the crews and holders to make them look a bit older. The guns are kept in the safe during the days, but when I get visitors I usually put them on display.

Build cost: ~USD20 and about 2hours

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Re: Wall display for your handguns?
« Reply #4 on: October 02, 2012, 07:59:41 AM »
Magnus, that looks very nice. I like it. Great job on that!  {?|
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Re: Wall display for your handguns?
« Reply #5 on: October 02, 2012, 10:42:55 AM »
Here's mine, the bottom gun changes occasionally, but the Rogers and Spencer is always out.
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Re: Wall display for your handguns?
« Reply #6 on: October 02, 2012, 06:28:12 PM »
sltm1, I like that one! Great job on that!  ;)
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Re: Wall display for your handguns?
« Reply #7 on: October 15, 2012, 04:44:11 PM »
Several years ago I bought a small display cabinet, don't remember where. It is about 2 feet square and 4" deep with a framed glass door. The back of the cabinet is painted pegboard and I used to keep my old guns in it. Still have the cabinet but not mounted on the wall any more. sltm1, I like your display...a lot!

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Re: Wall display for your handguns?
« Reply #8 on: October 15, 2012, 08:58:54 PM »
Thanks guy's, a old friend of mine came in and saw it one day a said it looked like an 1800's suttlers display in a hardware store.
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Re: Wall display for your handguns?
« Reply #9 on: June 22, 2014, 12:08:31 PM »
Hi, I'm still on the fence on whether to sell or keep my new Pietta engraved 1858. To move forward on the "keep" option, I ordered a wall mount case, see:
http://hampelswoodlandproducts.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=6

That should allow setting on a bookcase shelf, or on the wall.

To move forward on the "sell" option, I will take some photos of the engraved 1858 for the Gunbroker Ad.

I noticed that someone is already selling an engraved 1858 on Gunbroker, see:
http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=421537707

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Re: Wall display for your handguns?
« Reply #10 on: June 22, 2014, 10:20:12 PM »
Richard, now that you have listed your engraved '58, what will you put in the new display case if your gun sells?

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Re: Wall display for your handguns?
« Reply #11 on: June 23, 2014, 09:20:37 AM »
Richard, now that you have listed your engraved '58, what will you put in the new display case if your gun sells?

Hi mazo, I have a number of other revolvers that would like to be displayed. And then again, there is always that next handgun that I'm always in the hunt for.  ;) ;) ;)

What's nice is that my wife was finally willing to let a handgun escape the gunsafe.  )L$ )L$

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Re: Wall display for your handguns?
« Reply #12 on: July 11, 2014, 05:37:04 AM »
Hi, I ordered a wall mount case, see:
http://hampelswoodlandproducts.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&products_id=6

That should allow setting on a bookcase shelf, or on the wall.

Regards,
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The cherry wood glass faced case arrived yesterday. Very nice well worth the money. This is a photo with the glass removed to avoid light reflections in the photo:



One of our indoor cats, Socks, was very interested. He asked if he could use the revolver to shoot dogs? If he can load it, he can use it.  )L$ )L$ )L$



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Re: Wall display for your handguns?
« Reply #13 on: September 23, 2014, 06:17:54 PM »
(I posted it in another thread as well)

Here is a picture of the display I built. It's made out of an old picture frame that I mounted on a shallow box made out of some scrap wood I had at home and stained black. I covered the back of the display with a felt carpet and blued the crews and holders to make them look a bit older. The guns are kept in the safe during the days, but when I get visitors I usually put them on display.

Build cost: ~USD20 and about 2hours



Very nice . . . .  :)
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