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Old 06-09-2019, 4:24 PM
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Default Multiple 30 Cal Ammo Can Holders/Organizers for Car or Truck?

I've started putting ammo in 30 cal cans because it is easy to put 1,200 rounds of 9mm in them, 1K of 40SW, 750 rds. of 45ACP, 600 rds of 5.56, etc.

I also thought it was an ideal way to transport ammo to the range. Problem is, they can and do fall over, unless organized properly. This means putting them on the floor in the back seat of my car.

My idea was a plywood, box-type holder that fits in the trunk of a car (or the bed of a truck) that has slots where 30 cal cans fit snugly (maybe 50 cal cans as well?).

Short of making my own holder and organizer(s), are there any already-made solutions to my problem out there?
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Old 06-09-2019, 4:33 PM
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Something like this maybe...

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Old 06-09-2019, 4:38 PM
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Google trunk Velcro blocks. They are lightweight,super secure, and you can change the layout depending on what you need.
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Old 06-09-2019, 4:57 PM
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I would just ratchet tie to wood or....$35.00



MTM just came out with MINI/CAN



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Old 06-09-2019, 8:20 PM
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Get a milk crate. The full size ones will hold three 30 cal and one 50 cal or one 30 cal and two 50 cal. The crate will not move on carpet if put inside a car. If you have a pickup run a tie down through the hand holds of the crate and the handles for each can. If you do that it is going nowhere.
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Old 06-10-2019, 9:27 AM
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Problem is, they can and do fall over, unless organized properly....Short of making my own holder and organizer(s), are there any already-made solutions to my problem out there
When the cans fall over, they wind up laying on their side, and the lid keeps the ammo in the can.

First, the cans don’t fall over; they’re lazy and want to lay down.

Cut out the first step, and load them laying them on their sides. They won’t fall over. The lid will keep the ammo in the can.

When you want ammo, wake the can up and stand it up. It’s now well-rested and ready to serve.

Unless you’re running ammo sales displays out of your trunk, this should solve the problem.
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Old 06-11-2019, 1:21 PM
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Transporting a 30cal can with 750rds of 45acp in the car is easy.

Isn't it heavy (35 to 40lbs ?) I know I couldn't carry that along with firearms (long guns & handguns) and additional ammo (1000 rds of 9mm in another ammo can) from my vehicle to inside the range and finally to the firing line without a dolly of some kind.

It would be a major pain for me.
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