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Re: Walk-in gun vault designs / plans?
« Reply #30 on: May 17, 2018, 09:24:40 am »
I am lucky enough to be building a house right now and have designed it so the entire front porch 8'x20' has a safe room below it. Access to that room is from the basement and is hidden. It has an industrial steel door with multiple locks. Inside that room I have various safes and steel lockers for firearms and other goodies. also a lot of room for emergency supplies, food, medical, etc...

Can you build a porch or similar on your house??


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Re: Walk-in gun vault designs / plans?
« Reply #30 on: May 17, 2018, 09:24:40 am »

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« Reply #31 on: May 20, 2018, 09:59:50 am »
I like the out-of-sight out of mind comment Les.  I have a friend that had the same. 

This thread got me to thinking since I need to hide a few new acquisitions.  We have a walking closet that is too big...there is center space that is unused except for a pile of junk.  If I move in my back wall no one will notice without measuring. 

Ideas on fireproofing?  That would be the booger for me.

So, Pikuptruk, no pictures but maybe you'll stick around and banter a bit with us.  Got any research to share on this?
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Re: Walk-in gun vault designs / plans?
« Reply #32 on: May 20, 2018, 02:09:05 pm »
If anyone is still wondering about Foo Gas. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flame_fougasse

The Quaker may have been on to something.  :)
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Re: Walk-in gun vault designs / plans?
« Reply #33 on: May 21, 2018, 01:08:40 pm »
I like the out-of-sight out of mind comment Les.  I have a friend that had the same. 

This thread got me to thinking since I need to hide a few new acquisitions.  We have a walking closet that is too big...there is center space that is unused except for a pile of junk.  If I move in my back wall no one will notice without measuring. 

Ideas on fireproofing?  That would be the booger for me.

So, Pikuptruk, no pictures but maybe you'll stick around and banter a bit with us.  Got any research to share on this?

There are several brands of fire proof or resistant insulation available.

http://airkrete.com/fireproof.php

http://www.atlassprayfoam.com/our-services/fireproofing/

http://www.cfoam.com/fireproofcore/


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Re: Walk-in gun vault designs / plans?
« Reply #34 on: May 21, 2018, 03:34:03 pm »
Too bad it would cost too much to insulate the whole house with Aerogel. It's the best insulating material ever made. The lightest kind ever made was 99.98% air. 99% down to 95% air or other gas is normally used. They make it into insulating blankets and other things. I like this picture on the Wikipedia page. Also, most Aerogels can hold 2,000 times their weight.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aerogel
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