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I noticed one of my shelves were not level in the back, I figured out the problem, one of these clips were compressed too much and popped out. Yes it was loaded with ammo but just to be sure it doesn’t happen again im sticking a nail or something in them.



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Crap there’s another one!!!



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You may need to install another rail or two to more evenly distribute the weight. I believe that Knape & Vogt the manufacturers of these clips & rails also make heavier duty hardware. https://www.knapeandvogt.com/product-page/shelving

You could also store your ammo in another place.

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Thanks, cotter pins for now, the 2nd clip was under my gun shelf



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You may need to install another rail or two to more evenly distribute the weight. I believe that Knape & Vogt the manufacturers of these clips & rails also make heavier duty hardware. https://www.knapeandvogt.com/product-page/shelving

You could also store your ammo in another place.

Good luck.
Thanks, this is turning into a nightmare! Now I see another shelf is sagging in the middle! Oh well, another project!!!!
 

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Uh-oh, success breeds another problem and another project! :rolleyes: Sounds like a classic case of affluenza! :roflmaro::roflmaro::roflmaro:
 

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OMG my wife said MAYBE I HAVE TOOOOO MUCH AMMO AND GUNS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 

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Dehumidifier packs? I use Drierite desiccant. When it changes from blue to pink, you throw it in the oven at 150 F and it recharges and turns blue again so you can use it over. Wear rubber gloves when handling! https://secure.drierite.com/catalog3/default_home.cfm
I'm going to check that out! Nice looking set up
OMG my wife said MAYBE I HAVE TOOOOO MUCH AMMO AND GUNS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I dont think thats possible. Just tell her the next time you buy a gun it's for 'her' lol

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You might want to put a couple support poles in there, build from the base up with a good support on the bottom foot. A couple smaller ones in the rear and one in the center.
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OMG my wife said MAYBE I HAVE TOOOOO MUCH AMMO AND GUNS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
My wife just came home and saw a . box from fedex on the counter. .."did you get MORE ammo?".....she asks me. No..I said. It's from your son. ( I had already taken the other box, before she saw it, down to my man cave)

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OMG my wife said MAYBE I HAVE TOOOOO MUCH AMMO AND GUNS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
You should unload anything you have in 38 super, I hear that's a lousy caliber ;)
 

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KV shelf hardware, such as yours, is prone to the rest collapsing when overloaded. I would recommend a tapered wood wedge to hold the rest at its original shape, but be warned; that amount of weight is capable of pulling the standard loose causing a much bigger problem.
 

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Dehumidifier packs? I use Drierite desiccant. When it changes from blue to pink, you throw it in the oven at 150 F and it recharges and turns blue again so you can use it over. Wear rubber gloves when handling! https://secure.drierite.com/catalog3/default_home.cfm
That is an option, Thanks, I do have a 100 quart cooler in my attic that I use to use as a humidor. I could bring it down to the garage but finding a spot for it would be a real trick.
 
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You might want to put a couple support poles in there, build from the base up with a good support on the bottom foot. A couple smaller ones in the rear and one in the center.
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Thanks Joni, I assume this will be one of my next projects. I don't like these clips or shelves. I do have access to a sheet metal shop that does custom work & I built everything else in my shop out of wood so I can already see this is going to get blown way out of proportion!
 
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