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Old 08-31-2016, 02:18 PM   #11
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Originally Posted by Jagiven View Post
A few years back (2013??), there was a string of threads on the topic. A few of them went into details on mods to make them secure. One I remember was modifications under a bunk, to have a bolted down steel lock box.

A search of the mod forum, may give you some ideas.
Let me give you some links but caution that these threads normally end up locked






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Old 08-31-2016, 02:24 PM   #12
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When we purchased the Pinnacle, we specifically requested they put in locks on the bed. (Our previous unit had been broken into 3 times so we needed to secure valuables.) We can place the guns, including rifles/shotguns, there. While sleeping I keep mine next to me. Wife has one but depends on me. There is also a safe under the bed.

While traveling I put mine in the door. However, if we are traveling in areas that forbid, we put in a safe in the center console.

When the grandkids come to visit, we make sure to lock everything up.

Now, will that keep anyone out? No because if they really knew anything about trailers & knows the mattress lifts, they will use a sledge hammer to break through.

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Old 08-31-2016, 02:46 PM   #13
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Some of the larger units have built in safes. I have a bio-metric safe bolted inside my trailer for storing my pistols when not being carried. For long guns, I would figure out how to lock the bed, that space is perfect for long guns.
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Old 08-31-2016, 02:57 PM   #14
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"these threads normally end up locked"

10-4 - I'll be on my best behavior. This may be a topic better suited for other forums, so if it even begins to get out of hand, please shut it down. I'll do my part.

So far so good though and thank you for those links. I'll check them out here shortly.
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You can get pretty creative with these, I don't like to be away from home and not as "armed" as I would be there.
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Long guns in tow vehicle.
Hand guns on body or on magnets holder. Server in various places in the trailer.

Lethal and non-lethal options. Follow laws in non-permissive locations if I have to be there. Firearms are tools.
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Old 08-31-2016, 04:21 PM   #17
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As stated in other threads, in 2011 the Eagle fifth wheels had a lock box installed in the under bed storage.

I have never used mine.
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The biggest solo trip I have is for fall Muzzleloader season in Eastern WA.
I store all the long guns on my upper-bunk in soft cases, and any pistols I might bring in their own case as well. Boxed ammunition is kept in a crate on the floor. I rely on the trailer locks for security. While out hunting, I usually have my BP rifle and a shotgun in the truck with me.

My other three hunting partners use the same philosophy, though one has considered installing a slide out safe under his 5th wheel bed, that is more for tidy storage than security.
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Yes I do, generally two handguns. The shottys stay at home (unless I'm headed to the shotgun range).
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Be aware of the laws of the states or countries you are traveling through and to.
I have to watch magazine capacities at times.

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