Factory Gun Storage in a 1972 Corvette

   05.26.16

Factory Gun Storage in a 1972 Corvette

Here’s something I ran across in a group for Australian hunters.

A fellow posted that he was installing some carpet in a 1972 Chevy Corvette for a customer, and he noticed this odd shelf in the back of the car.
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As you can see, the shelf latches in the upright position, and when unlatched, it hinges downward.

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The curious bloke found the part number and looked it up only to find that it was originally sold as a gun rack!

As the Aussie carpet installer observed: “Oh how times have changed.”

As many of you know, Australia has had strict gun laws for a long time now, so something like this is a relic of a bygone time for them. Pretty sad, that.

But still, a fairly awesome way for a Corvette owner to transport his (or her) poppers.

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