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Handgun Mounts for your Car

Discussion in 'Firearms' started by Motomom34, Apr 19, 2016.

  1. Motomom34

    Motomom34 Moderator Moderator Site Supporter++

    I saw these and was wondering if anyone has used them. It is an interesting product. I have seen people keep their gun in the glove box or the center console. Keeping in the glove box causes the driver to have to reach over and in the console, on my car I would have to reach back some because my seat is forward more than the console. To me this mount gives the driver easy access if a threat arises.


    They also have a strap one that you can strap to your steering wheel.


    Vehicle Handgun Mount

    And if you see flaws and such, please suggest where on should store/carry you gun while in your vehicle.
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  2. AxesAreBetter

    AxesAreBetter Monkey++

    You used to could find them were they would pin in front of your leg on the seat. Under the wheel, us big fellers ain't gonna be get in without something breaking. I'd also say that in a pinch, you still have to reach around the wheel, and then present it without getting tangled, and blowing off a foot or a transmission line (I've known some people).
    Not really a lot of good places in a car to carry.
  3. yeti695

    yeti695 Monkey

    I have seen these have anyone used them? I'm curious about getting something like this for our trucks.
  4. Yard Dart

    Yard Dart Vigilant Monkey..... Moderator Site Supporter++

    I am not a fan of the steering column mount.... the first time you leave your weapon in it while you run into the store.... your window will be smashed. I like the center console mount for access and conceal-ability when it is not on me..... but typically IWB.

    Wish my console would work like this one....

    Here is a link with some good, bad and funny ideas. ;)
    Wanna hide a gun in your car? Here's a few ideas (30 Photos) - Guns.com
  5. Tikka

    Tikka Monkey+++

    I stick it in between the seat and the console. It works in all our vehicles.
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  6. Witch Doctor 01

    Witch Doctor 01 Mojo Maker

    I conceal carry... in the car is not on my person....

    I have seen some magnetic mounts for firearms in vehicles...I don't like obvious strap on holsters in a vehicle...
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  7. GrayGhost

    GrayGhost Monkey

    ^^^ This...available for immediate deployment.
  8. Tikka

    Tikka Monkey+++

    It works right well.

    A key point for the ladies; buy what you want. When gun shops see a woman, it's a .380 and for men, it's a 9mm. A bud's wife went in to buy a .357 revolver. The clerk recommended a .380. She opened her jacket, pointed and said no, this is a 357; I want one with a longer barrel.

    I buy pistols that point well for me.
    In a safe direction, pick out something and point it, do not aim it. Then move your head to see how close it pointed to where you thought it should. Some pistols will point better for you, not others.

    When you practice, practice aimed and pointing. If someone is charging you, the time to deploy the weapon and aim it; might be no longer than 1.5 seconds.

    Why 1.5 seconds? That is how long it takes to cover 21'. Some people are slower and some quicker.

    Tueller Drill - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    If the attacker reaches you; he will stab you; even shot in the heart he will stab you and more than once.
    Learn to point shoot. Learn to side step, rotate and shoot.
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  9. techsar

    techsar Monkey++

    The ones I use are quite simple. A rod, coated with plastic goes down the barrel a short ways. This is mounted anywhere you like, as long as there is a slight (or more) downward angle to the weapon.
    I inherited them from my FIL and have not seen them for sale anywhere. Probably 60's vintage, but as good a condition as when new...and simple enough for someone with basic metal-working skills and a can of plastic tool dip or a piece of vinyl tubing to make.
    Last edited: Apr 19, 2016
  10. kellory

    kellory An unemployed Jester, is nobody's fool. Banned

  11. techsar

    techsar Monkey++

    20160419_182918. You got it! Found one still in the original pack...Pic out of the packaging.
    Last edited: Apr 19, 2016
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  12. Tikka

    Tikka Monkey+++

    Did the package say who made it?
  13. kellory

    kellory An unemployed Jester, is nobody's fool. Banned

    San Angelo die casting and manufacturing (The packaging is above) San angelo Texas.
  14. techsar

    techsar Monkey++

    Correct, @kellory . Most of their patents seem to be from 1949 to 1962, so I doubt they are still around :(
  15. Tikka

    Tikka Monkey+++

    A search comes up with no hits for San Angelo die casting and manufacturing I don't believe they are in business anymore. It was a veteran owned business.


    P.O.. BOX. 984-G. SAN. ANGELO,. TEXAS.

    A lot of smaller foundries were bought out; could be they were one of them??
  16. kellory

    kellory An unemployed Jester, is nobody's fool. Banned

    Raymond Hart (and partners) was the owner for 34 years. He died in 1998, and sold the company in 1981. I have no idea of the activity since then, but every item I find for sale says "vintage "
  17. Bandit99

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