Drillbit's Trophy Room Build

Discussion in 'Taxidermy' started by Drillbit, Dec 13, 2018.

  1. BRICKBURN

    BRICKBURN AH ENABLER SUPER MODERATOR CONTRIBUTOR LIFETIME TITANIUM BENEFACTOR AH Ambassador

    Joined:
    Aug 5, 2010
    Messages:
    21,621
    Video/Photo:
    411
    Likes Received:
    14,171
    Hunted:
    Namibia, South Africa, Botswana, Mozambique, Canada, USA, Mexico, England
    You sure are doing it right.
     

  2. WAB

    WAB AH Elite

    Joined:
    Oct 8, 2015
    Messages:
    1,153
    Video/Photo:
    64
    Likes Received:
    1,899
    Location:
    Alabama
    Member of:
    DSC, NRA, SCI
    Hunted:
    Zambia, Botswana, Mozambique, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Scotland, England, Canada, Alaska, Ireland
    I thought I had a great setup. This is fantastic! Did you build a walk in gun safe? I put one in mine, basically a concrete vault with a Fort Knox safe door. I really like it. No more digging in safes for a gun. They’re all racked with easy access once the door is open.
     

  3. Drillbit

    Drillbit AH Member

    Joined:
    Jul 19, 2015
    Messages:
    28
    Video/Photo:
    35
    Likes Received:
    156
    WAB, I wanted to do that but ended up not doing it. I had to limit my budget somewhere! I'll have my safe in the closet and will also have a digital locking door to the closet. Not fool proof but might slow someone down.
     
    CAustin likes this.

  4. npm352

    npm352 AH Enthusiast

    Joined:
    Jul 8, 2014
    Messages:
    305
    Video/Photo:
    14
    Likes Received:
    331
    Bad a$$ man! Love it
     
    ActionBob likes this.

  5. CAustin

    CAustin AH ENABLER BRONZE SUPPORTER AH Ambassador

    Joined:
    May 7, 2013
    Messages:
    13,107
    Video/Photo:
    212
    Likes Received:
    9,362
    Member of:
    Courtney Hunting Club, NRA Life Member, SCI Kansas City Chapter
    Hunted:
    South Africa, KwaZulu Natal, Kalahari, Northwest, Limpopo, Gauteng, APNR Kruger Area. USA Georgia, South Carolina, Arkansas, New Mexico, North Carolina and Texas
    Bolt it to the floor as well and it will take a thief way too long to access your guns! Thank you for sharing this wonderful journey!
     
    ActionBob likes this.

  6. Forrest

    Forrest AH Member

    Joined:
    Oct 9, 2014
    Messages:
    42
    Video/Photo:
    4
    Likes Received:
    25
    Location:
    Indiana, USA
    Member of:
    NAHC, NRA
    Hunted:
    South Africa
    Everything looks great.
     

  7. Ridgewalker

    Ridgewalker AH ENABLER LIFETIME BRONZE BENEFACTOR AH Legend

    Joined:
    Aug 8, 2016
    Messages:
    4,636
    Video/Photo:
    182
    Likes Received:
    4,364
    Location:
    Colorado
    Hunted:
    South Africa: Limpopo, Northwest; USA: Ak, Mt, Wy, Co, Ne, Ks, Nv, NM, Tx
    :D Pop Popcorn:Grand looking man cave! Can’t wait to see it full of great trophies!
     

  8. VonJager

    VonJager AH Veteran

    Joined:
    Dec 24, 2009
    Messages:
    216
    Video/Photo:
    3
    Likes Received:
    183
    Member of:
    SCI Life, DSC, NRA Life, WSF Life
    Hunted:
    Namibia, South Africa.
    Pretty freaking cool. Would love to have something like this in the future. 1ac now, but sloped lot, no space. Have trophies where I am want in house, but always need more room
     

  9. raimanparoni

    raimanparoni AH Senior Member

    Joined:
    Mar 14, 2015
    Messages:
    69
    Likes Received:
    120
    Great !!!
     

  10. AB2506

    AB2506 AH Enthusiast

    Joined:
    Aug 16, 2014
    Messages:
    434
    Video/Photo:
    16
    Likes Received:
    318
    Location:
    Calgary, AB Canada
    Member of:
    SCI
    Hunted:
    Alberta, Florida, Eastern Cape of South Africa
  11. PARA45

    PARA45 AH Fanatic

    Joined:
    Jun 15, 2010
    Messages:
    887
    Video/Photo:
    24
    Likes Received:
    806
    Member of:
    NRA LIFE MEMBER
    Hunted:
    South Africa, Nicaragua, FL, CA, SD, GA, SC, CO
    I have mixed feelings about those videos. The bad guys are also looking and learning from them.
     

  12. AB2506

    AB2506 AH Enthusiast

    Joined:
    Aug 16, 2014
    Messages:
    434
    Video/Photo:
    16
    Likes Received:
    318
    Location:
    Calgary, AB Canada
    Member of:
    SCI
    Hunted:
    Alberta, Florida, Eastern Cape of South Africa
    For sure. I would never have considered that this was possible. I look at the massive pins and heavy duty lock on my safes and it never enters my mind that the fastest way in is with a grinder and completely ignoring the door. I think like an honest man I guess.
     

  13. PARA45

    PARA45 AH Fanatic

    Joined:
    Jun 15, 2010
    Messages:
    887
    Video/Photo:
    24
    Likes Received:
    806
    Member of:
    NRA LIFE MEMBER
    Hunted:
    South Africa, Nicaragua, FL, CA, SD, GA, SC, CO
    I understand what you saying, and didn't mean to take a jab at your post. The way I see it, and I hope that the bad guy(s) who break into my house don't have the time to break into my safes and take the TV and other electronics instead. Hopefully my 90 lbs German Shephard will slow them down a bit. :LOL::LOL:
     
    Last edited by a moderator: Feb 3, 2019
    gizmo, flat8 and AB2506 like this.

  14. AB2506

    AB2506 AH Enthusiast

    Joined:
    Aug 16, 2014
    Messages:
    434
    Video/Photo:
    16
    Likes Received:
    318
    Location:
    Calgary, AB Canada
    Member of:
    SCI
    Hunted:
    Alberta, Florida, Eastern Cape of South Africa
    No offence as taken.
     
    PARA45 likes this.

  15. Drillbit

    Drillbit AH Member

    Joined:
    Jul 19, 2015
    Messages:
    28
    Video/Photo:
    35
    Likes Received:
    156
    Entering the final stages. We are trying out some faux paint styles in this pic. Track lighting isn't in yet. We have 16 sets with 3 lights each, plus the 20 can lights!

    [​IMG]

    And bathroom/shower is done.

    [​IMG]
     
    gizmo, cpr0312, Ragman and 4 others like this.

  16. WAB

    WAB AH Elite

    Joined:
    Oct 8, 2015
    Messages:
    1,153
    Video/Photo:
    64
    Likes Received:
    1,899
    Location:
    Alabama
    Member of:
    DSC, NRA, SCI
    Hunted:
    Zambia, Botswana, Mozambique, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Scotland, England, Canada, Alaska, Ireland
    Fantastic! Are you going to put a hide-a-bed in there for those instances when your wife finds out what that new rifle really cost?
     
    meigsbucks, CAustin, flat8 and 4 others like this.

  17. rinehart0050

    rinehart0050 GOLD SUPPORTER AH Legend

    Joined:
    May 24, 2015
    Messages:
    2,141
    Video/Photo:
    151
    Likes Received:
    1,790
    Hunted:
    New Zealand, South Africa (NWP, Limpopo, Eastern Cape); USA (NE, NC, MD, AZ, TX)
    This is looking great. You're giving me lots of ideas for a future trophy room/building.
     
    Tobe likes this.

  18. BRICKBURN

    BRICKBURN AH ENABLER SUPER MODERATOR CONTRIBUTOR LIFETIME TITANIUM BENEFACTOR AH Ambassador

    Joined:
    Aug 5, 2010
    Messages:
    21,621
    Video/Photo:
    411
    Likes Received:
    14,171
    Hunted:
    Namibia, South Africa, Botswana, Mozambique, Canada, USA, Mexico, England
    You're sure doing it up in style. Absolutely impressed.
     

  19. Newboomer

    Newboomer GOLD SUPPORTER AH Fanatic

    Joined:
    Sep 10, 2016
    Messages:
    779
    Video/Photo:
    12
    Likes Received:
    924
    Member of:
    NRA, SCI, American Legion, Freemasons
    Hunted:
    RSA, Maine, Montana, Colorado, Texas, Alaska, California.
    That is fantastic. As a retired builder, I really appreciate the thought you put into it. I did a too small addition on my house last summer and really wish I had gone bigger. Budget, y'know. I've not used 45 degree corners before but that is a great idea. I like the recessed entry, gives a real touch of class. Now you just have to fill it up with heads and guns.
     

  20. Drillbit

    Drillbit AH Member

    Joined:
    Jul 19, 2015
    Messages:
    28
    Video/Photo:
    35
    Likes Received:
    156
    Thanks for the kind words. Its really coming together now.
     

Share This Page

 
  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice