Hiding an AR-15 inside a picture frame

Steve Johnson
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Steve Johnson
Steve Johnson

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  • TheGunGeek TheGunGeek on Dec 21, 2009

    I'll bet that a guitar case would be a very likely target for thieves. Easily portable (it even has a handle!) with something inside that is easily sold. They probably wouldn't even bother to see what kind of guitar was in it. Just a quick heft to see if the case was empty or not and then away it goes.

    It would be a handy place to keep a gun fairly accessible without drawing unwanted attention. It also serves well as an innocent looking carrying case, especially for a college student since a disproportionately high percentage of them have guitars compared to the general population.

  • Buzz Carter Buzz Carter on Dec 21, 2009

    [quote]My school has an Army ROTC program, but Campus safety won’t keep the guys M-16’s for ‘em so they put them in guitar cases in their cars/rooms :-p

    If these are Army weapons, issued to personnel, this is a violation of AR 190-11 Physical Security of Arms, Ammunition and Explosives. I wouldn't trust any "campus safety" personnel in any case, but storing a weapon in a guitar case is a little irresponsible.