Fails and Fixes

SecureIt Weapon Rack Upgrade; existing weapon cabinet with Retrofit CradleGrid; 10 m9 sidearms in 5 lage bins, 4 M4s, 4 M16s, 2 shotguns and magazine tray

How SecureIt is Saving the Pentagon $$$… Potentially Millions

Upgrade instead of scrap. There are tens of thousands of weapon storage racks in use by our military. Most of which are 12-18 years old. These older design systems are creating a serious problem. Weapons have changed. Equipment has changed. The sheer volume gear stored in armories has changed. Storing modern weapons and gear in…

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Replacing old complex weapon racks

We have just completed the Travis AFB Project. This armory had become dysfunctional as a result of the complex weapon storage cabinets and non-US locking system. The unit had purchased Canadian weapon racks (Dasco) to outfit their armory. They were sold on the modular back panel and a wide variety of brackets to store all…

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spacesaver weapon rack fail

Armory Fail: Did Moody AFB just blow $118,553?

Did Moody AFB just blow $118,553? From FedBizOpps: 23rd Contracting Squadron at Moody AFB is issuing this notice of intent (NOI) FA4830-16-Q-Z025 to inform industry contractors the Government’s intent to execute a Single Source award under FAR Part 13 – Simplified Acquisition Procedures (SAP), with Patterson Pope Inc. This will be a Firm Fixed Price…

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SecureIt High Density Weapon Storage; SecureIt vs space savers; military or police high density pack out on CradleGrid system

High-Density Weapon Storage: SecureIt vs Space Saver

Comparing the SecureIt® high-density weapon storage racks and the space saving racks. Don’t let the name fool you SecureIt Tactical Weapon Racks are for more efficient and save much more space the space saver racks VS First off, to be fair we are comparing 1 Tactical Model 84 Weapon Racks with 2 stacked space saver…

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Armory Mistake; complexity of organizing all specialty components in an existing competitive cabinet

$760K Armory Mistake?

Should the US military use import weapon racks? Reprinted with permission of Brad Enders $760,000 of Canadian import weapon racks sit, unusable, in a Quonset hut at Ft. Hood. When the 3rd BCT, 1st ID (Duke Brigade) was reactivated and uncased their Colors at Ft. Hood TX They needed to purchase new weapon racks for…

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SecureIt Weapon Racks The SecureIt Cradle, CAD wireframe color illustration of M16 with grenade launcher in illustrated cradle on grid

Weapon Racks – The Easy Way to Weapon Storage

Understanding the SecureIt® Patented Cradle Proper tools allow you to overcome all challenges. We’re providing the tools that are revolutionizing the way weapons are stored. Designed under contract with US Army Special Forces. This one cradle will store every weapon in a SOCOM armory, or in any other military, police or civilian armory. All Other…

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Combat Weapon Rack

Beware of Cheap Imports!

Recently we have seen what can best be described as “Cheap Import” weapon racks entering the US market. The cheap weapon cabinet distributors all make references to AR190-11 and OPNAV 5530 as reference points to security and quality of manufacturing. DOD requirements for small arms storage ( AR190-11 and OPNAVINST 5530.13C) are not standards for…

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Security Force Armory out of space – Solved!

AFB Security Forces Squadron Weapons Vault Design armory interior to improve arms room efficiency. Request: To evaluate current armory design and workflow. Identify problems and make recommendations. The current inventory of 600+ rifles, 24 machine guns, 24 M203’s and 350 M9 handguns, were stored in traditional military rifle racks and homemade boxes using every square…

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SecureIt Avoid Horiz Mounts; hassles experienced by firearm owner trying to pick horizontally displayed rifle from behind an AR15

Military Weapon Storage: Avoid Horizontal Mounts

All weapons must be stored vertically. Barrels pointed up has been a standard since the first flintlock – and with good reason. Safety is the most obvious reason, however, in a modern armory, there are other considerations. System flexibility: Vertical storage offers the ability to adapt to the widest variety of weapons. Speed: If you…

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SecureIt MCB Camp Lejeune; Squad leader checking data in woods with squad in background

High Density Weapon Storage MCB Camp Lejeune

Design and install high-density weapon storage system. Product installed: Model 84 weapon rack on high-density mobile aisle system Armory Requirement: Provide weapons and gear storage for 480 Marines. Gear – per soldier: 1 M4 w/ ACOG and AN/PEQ-2 mounted 1 9mm pistol 1 PVS-14 NVG in soft pack 1 Bayonet Additional storage for M2 .50Cal…

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Weapon storage 101

Weapon Racks in armory

Weapon Storage: 101

Understanding Modern Weapon Storage. After 15 years of designing and building military armories all over the world, I thought it was time to put my thoughts down and create a series of educational pieces about modern weapon storage. Why this is important In the last few years, several office and filing storage manufacturers have entered…

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high density storage system for weapon

High-Density Weapon Storage: Basic Understanding

High-density mobile aisle weapon storage systems. High-density weapon storage on a moving aisle system is an effective and popular way to increase arms room capacity. Proper design, material selection, and system configuration are critical to long-term performance. High-density weapon storage systems are like cars and trucks There are trucks and there are cars. Both are…

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SecureIt Unique and Proprietary Equals; disorganized, stuffed cabinet and empty cabinet with a number of proprietary add-ons

Weapon Storage: Unique and Proprietary Equals Difficult and Expensive

Most existing weapon storage systems are proprietary, meaning that they are closed systems and all parts and components must come from the manufacturer or their dealer. Manufacturers like proprietary systems because it forces every customer to return when they need to add to a system or make changes. Marketing and sales materials have statements like:…

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SecureIt Lots Components Lots Problems; unique, proprietary cabinet with components all over the floor, and second cabinet with organizing trays in disarray

Weapon Storage: Lots of Components Can Mean Lots of Problems

Curse of the Bracket Racks When evaluating weapon storage solutions, put a high value on simplicity. All things being equal the simplest solutions will withstand the test of time. Your goal should be a storage solution that not only meets your current needs but has the flexibility to adapt to any changes without requiring you…

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bad weapon rack

Evaluating Competence of Your Sales Rep

Does your sale rep have any idea what he is doing? In my 14 years experience designing and building armories, I have seen the good, the bad and the ugly. Most of the problems related to bad weapon storage systems and armories trace back to inexperienced or negligent distributors and sales representatives. Weapon storage armories…

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SecureIt Avoid Horiz Mounts; hassles experienced by firearm owner trying to pick horizontally displayed rifle from behind an AR15

Military Weapon Storage: Avoid Horizontal Mounts

All weapons must be stored vertically. Barrels pointed up has been a standard since the first flintlock – and with good reason. Safety is the most obvious reason, however, in a modern armory, there are other considerations. System flexibility: Vertical storage offers the ability to adapt to the widest variety of weapons. Speed: If you…

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Weapon storage racks

SecureIt Weapon Rack Upgrade; existing weapon cabinet with Retrofit CradleGrid; 10 m9 sidearms in 5 lage bins, 4 M4s, 4 M16s, 2 shotguns and magazine tray

How SecureIt is Saving the Pentagon $$$… Potentially Millions

Upgrade instead of scrap. There are tens of thousands of weapon storage racks in use by our military. Most of which are 12-18 years old. These older design systems are creating a serious problem. Weapons have changed. Equipment has changed. The sheer volume gear stored in armories has changed. Storing modern weapons and gear in…

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Sig Sauer Armory

Sig Sauer and SecureIt Gun Storage

Sig Sauer Armory Renovation Sig Sauer is respected as a manufacturer of some of the highest quality firearms in the world. The team at Sig has a great appreciation for design, precision workmanship and total quality. That’s why Sig Sauer uses SecureIt weapon racks and cabinets throughout their facilities. Watch the video below to see…

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Universal Weapon Rack Upgrade

Upgrade your legacy systems Before you scrap your old, outdated universal weapon racks, consider upgrading them. Save 70% on your armory renovation with SecureIt® weapon rack upgrade kits with CradleGrid™ technology. Go from old outdated systems to simple modern weapon storage Go from 85 different brackets and components to just one See how SecureIt stores…

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Weapon Storage: The Industry Leader

How a technology storage expert, turned military weapon storage guru, is revolutionizing the way military armories store their weapons Tom Kubiniec got involved in military weapon storage in 2001 while running a technology storage company. He received a call from a client who asked if his storage company could store MP5s in one of its…

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SecureIt High Density Weapon Storage; SecureIt vs space savers; military or police high density pack out on CradleGrid system

High-Density Weapon Storage: SecureIt vs Space Saver

Comparing the SecureIt® high-density weapon storage racks and the space saving racks. Don’t let the name fool you SecureIt Tactical Weapon Racks are for more efficient and save much more space the space saver racks VS First off, to be fair we are comparing 1 Tactical Model 84 Weapon Racks with 2 stacked space saver…

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SecureIt Weapon Racks The SecureIt Cradle, CAD wireframe color illustration of M16 with grenade launcher in illustrated cradle on grid

Weapon Racks – The Easy Way to Weapon Storage

Understanding the SecureIt® Patented Cradle Proper tools allow you to overcome all challenges. We’re providing the tools that are revolutionizing the way weapons are stored. Designed under contract with US Army Special Forces. This one cradle will store every weapon in a SOCOM armory, or in any other military, police or civilian armory. All Other…

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Security Force Armory out of space – Solved!

AFB Security Forces Squadron Weapons Vault Design armory interior to improve arms room efficiency. Request: To evaluate current armory design and workflow. Identify problems and make recommendations. The current inventory of 600+ rifles, 24 machine guns, 24 M203’s and 350 M9 handguns, were stored in traditional military rifle racks and homemade boxes using every square…

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Secureit Police Weapon Lockers, Police Line

Police Weapon Lockers

Keep your hands off my M4 The greatest danger to your M4 or sniper rifle may be the guy next to you. As a consultant in many armory and weapon storage projects, I have the opportunity to speak with hundreds of SWAT and tactical officers. The thing I hear all the time is that other…

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SecureIt MCB Camp Lejeune; Squad leader checking data in woods with squad in background

High Density Weapon Storage MCB Camp Lejeune

Design and install high-density weapon storage system. Product installed: Model 84 weapon rack on high-density mobile aisle system Armory Requirement: Provide weapons and gear storage for 480 Marines. Gear – per soldier: 1 M4 w/ ACOG and AN/PEQ-2 mounted 1 9mm pistol 1 PVS-14 NVG in soft pack 1 Bayonet Additional storage for M2 .50Cal…

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