DIY Poor Man’s Custom Gun Case

Sensible Prepper Presents: “DIY Poor Man’s Custom Gun Case” Using the Plano 4 Handgun case and making it to a custom package for your pistol, magazines,Holster, Knife, light and multi-tool.

These cases run $15-20 so you can have a number of them to fit different systems.

Going Gear: Olight S-10 Baton

G-Code Holsters:

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  • Frederick Kaludis

    Try over spraying the foam with plastic-dip spray, it will fuse and seal your pre-cuts in place but you may need to use two coats to gain maximum durability just make sure that you get a good drying time between coats.  As with anything paint like thin coats are best.

  • SmokeRingsPipeDreams

    Use a little super glue to repair where you snapped it. 

    • John Henry

      I would be careful my brother inlaw used crazy glue on foam like that and the foam melted and smoked a bit. Try it on some of the scrap first.

    • aerosaaber

      +John Henry I agree, superglue is a no go for foam stuff.

    • Mark Fadden

      I have used Loctite gel superglue countless times. The only thing to keep in mind is to not go all the way to the face edge as it does discolor. Also do the whole project upside down and your trace lines won’t show. And finally do use an insanely sharp and thin knife so something like a utility knife with a razor in it. Then only cut by drawing toward you and not pushing in. You will get a clean smooth edge. Or just go with the “tetris” look and make square edges instead of angles.


      Rubber Cement is 100 times better and will last forever.It is also pliable. Super glue is temporary,hardens & melts the foam! Great for glueing your fingers together! LOL Superglue is ALWAYS temporary! 

  • Brad Basham

    An electric knife ( like for carving meat ) works like a breeze.

  • jianhong lin

    Isn’t that pluck foam?, why don’t you just pluck it

  • Mr.PartyPanda

    How much stuff is in the $15 – 20 box? I think you could spring for a Pelican, or a Rakshak worst case.

  • shooter1721

    nice!! Thank you!

  • Kin B Fung

    Even I have no idea you have another channel under a diff name but I recognized your voice right away sootch 😉 Thanks for the upload. Awesome!

  • Chris Norris

    why wouldnt u use a smaller holster and make that on the bottom of the case so if someone opens it they won’t see it

  • absolutelynonameslef

    No need to cut – just grab the pieces you want to remove and pull them straight up. They come out very easily.

    • absolutelynonameslef

      Yes, I’m replying to myself 🙂 Forgot to mention that I carry my VP9, G30, an SR22 and magazines in my case. Fit great and I believe the case was < $20.

  • Boomer Taylor

    I’m in the middle of the same type project and this plucked foam st the best choice every time. the same type foam non-scored and it’s often a bit cheaper. Just a thought if yure not going to use the pluck method. GOOD JOB!!!

  • KilnTyme

    I’ve seen several videos that used plasti-dip after the cuts to prevent future ripping. Just a thought, love the video.

  • ben trujillo

    Looks great. thanks for the ideas.

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