“Indiegogo will be the first crowdfunding platform to host a campaign for artwork-hidden gun cabinets,” Instant Access IPS announces in their presser. Not that there’s a lot of artwork-hidden gun cabinet crowdfunding campaigns vying for investors’ attention. Nor, as it turns out, a lot of crowdfunding sites that allow firearms-related fundraising campaigns. “Other crowdfunding sites like Kickstarter wouldn’t allow us to run a campaign for our product that helps keep families safe,” Instant Access IPS CEO Mark Coons said, FWIW. “I’m thankful Indiegogo will host our campaign. Our attractive new pistol cabinet will further help efforts to keep children and families safe from gun tragedies.” I’m not so sure about . . .
the key or combo locking aspect of these ballistic pièces de résistance – access still seems a bit fiddly to me. And who wants to dig into their wall like that to hide a shotgun? Notice the barrel sticking up higher than the top of the picture frame in the video? Yeesh.
The pistol cabinet, which simply stands proud of an existing wall seems a far better idea. An even better idea: home carry a pistol. Even so, the free market will decide – now that our man Coons has gotten past the gun-averse gatekeepers.