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Old 05-20-2012, 06:10 PM   #1
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Built an AR-15 rack for my Tacoma today.

Built this rack today for my AR-15. Would work with other compact long guns and I already have a second design in my head that will be more flexible for different size weapons.

Holds two 16'' AR's or similar weapons (or any object that will fit in the mount). Benelli M2 would not fit (handguard extends too high), but I will build another version of the rack that will have some adjustability.

Mounts to the headrest, goes on and off in seconds.

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Old 05-20-2012, 06:39 PM   #2
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Thats a really cool setup and a badass gun. Could you post several pics of just the AR?
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Old 05-20-2012, 08:11 PM   #3
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I'd love to see more pics of the mount, how it attaches, etc. One of those on my passenger seat would be tits during deer and quail season!

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Built this rack today for my AR-15. Would work with other compact long guns and I already have a second design in my head that will be more flexible for different size weapons.

Holds two 16'' AR's or similar weapons (or any object that will fit in the mount). Benelli M2 would not fit (handguard extends too high), but I will build another version of the rack that will have some adjustability.

Mounts to the headrest, goes on and off in seconds.

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Old 05-20-2012, 08:18 PM   #4
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Nice!
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Old 05-21-2012, 10:52 AM   #5
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Old 05-21-2012, 10:55 AM   #6
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Built this rack today for my AR-15. Would work with other compact long guns and I already have a second design in my head that will be more flexible for different size weapons.

Holds two 16'' AR's or similar weapons (or any object that will fit in the mount). Benelli M2 would not fit (handguard extends too high), but I will build another version of the rack that will have some adjustability.

Mounts to the headrest, goes on and off in seconds.

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Old 05-21-2012, 11:08 AM   #7
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Thats a really cool setup and a badass gun. Could you post several pics of just the AR for fapping purposes?
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Old 05-21-2012, 11:09 AM   #8
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Do you have more detailed pics of the mount, i hate just throwing my ar in the back seat
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Old 05-21-2012, 11:18 AM   #9
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It uses both headrest spikes and is linked together for stability. From there I cut it out with a bandsaw so excess material wouldn't poke through to the front, then cut out the tabs. Then I put it in a press brake, bent it to shape, drilled the holes for the headrest spikes and the quick fists and it's done.

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Old 05-21-2012, 11:18 AM   #10
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Pretty slick setup. Could mounting it with the magazine facing the back seats get two rifles in at the same time? Or does the handle hit the bottom of the rear seats?
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Old 05-21-2012, 11:35 AM   #11
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that looks pretty simple to make. some black plastic, heat and bend to shape, install quick fists. Nice work
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So when you gonna start selling them?
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Old 05-21-2012, 08:33 PM   #13
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Old 07-26-2012, 09:10 PM   #15
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Finally a simple design that works! I'll be building one of these very soon.
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I'll take one. Haha, nice work.
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Old 07-26-2012, 09:29 PM   #17
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Canada sucks.. Not only can we not (easily) own an AR-15. We would be burned at the stake if we carried ANY firearm like that.

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Don't move to California then, thats for sure. Just saying gun to a LEO here during a traffic stop would probably get you facedown on the road with a knee in your back and a gun to you head with backup on the way...or going to see Dark Knight Rises....to soon?
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