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Old 04-17-2013, 07:02 PM   #1
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DIY Gun Case

Found an old yoga mat some girl left at my house
And got an idea, just got a new gun and it was so purdy didnt want it gettin beat up when transporting it.

60 inches of 4" PVC $10
2 4" End caps $14
2 Hinges $3
Not sure how much the Yoga mat was lol but i had enough for a whole other case if i wanted to make another.
Got the pop rivets for free from my step dads boat shop.

This was my end result.
It'll do the trick i think.
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Old 04-17-2013, 07:52 PM   #2
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That's ingenious!
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Old 04-18-2013, 12:23 AM   #3
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Re: DIY Gun Case

I did a slide case with 4" pvc, but this looks better!!! What glue did u use?

Thx 4 sharing
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Old 04-18-2013, 12:27 AM   #4
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there ya go! that is a solid case right there, definitely gonna give that a try
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Old 04-18-2013, 06:44 AM   #5
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I did a slide case with 4" pvc, but this looks better!!! What glue did u use?

Thx 4 sharing
I just used silicone for the yoga mat. It stayed in surprisingly well without anything but I figured silicone would do the trick. We'll see how it holds up thought about using 5200 hundred if the silicone fails.
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Old 04-18-2013, 01:22 PM   #6
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you did a great job that looks good ... the gun does also
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Old 04-22-2013, 10:06 AM   #7
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Re: DIY Gun Case

Personally, I would have used the end caps as the latch. You know, kept them intact so I could close the clam shell, slide on the end caps to keep it closed. Good idea though. I may have to see if I can "borrow" my wife's yoga mat for something like this....
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Old 04-22-2013, 11:12 AM   #8
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Re: DIY Gun Case

Looks good, great Idea.
Have you thought of protecting the protruding handel by adding a "T" fitting and cap, ( You probably wouldnt even have to slice it in half, insert the handle and drop the barrel into the one hald, and close).
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Old 04-22-2013, 11:43 AM   #9
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Personally, I would have used the end caps as the latch. You know, kept them intact so I could close the clam shell, slide on the end caps to keep it closed. Good idea though. I may have to see if I can "borrow" my wife's yoga mat for something like this....
I thought of this to begin with but once I ripped the PVC down the middle the end pieces are too lose to keep a tight fit. I didn't photograph it but its kept shut with Velcro
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Old 04-23-2013, 09:33 AM   #10
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I thought of this to begin with but once I ripped the PVC down the middle the end pieces are too lose to keep a tight fit. I didn't photograph it but its kept shut with Velcro
Good call. Didn't think of that.
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Old 10-30-2016, 05:22 PM   #11
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Love it!
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Old 03-21-2017, 09:30 AM   #12
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Well done! That looks bulletproof and not too bulky.
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That thing is rad, perfect for boat trips.
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Old 04-12-2017, 07:39 AM   #14
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Hey Dibs, where did you get the hinges? Big box hardware store? Marine Store?

Looks good!
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