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7 Best Folding Truck Guns of 2024

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Looking for a little extra firepower in your vehicle if a situation needs it? We cover several of the best trunk guns out there across calibers and budgets.
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    I carry a concealed carry handgun, but that doesn’t mean I don’t appreciate a spare firearm. I mean, I have four tires on my car, but I keep an extra in the trunk, too.

    The same goes for my guns, which is why I always have a truck gun.

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    What’s that, you ask? A truck gun is one name applied to a simple concept. You may also hear it as trunk (with an n) gun, but the terms mean the same thing.

    It’s a gun kept in the car to provide you with a little extra firepower.

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    With tons of guns on the market, it can be overwhelming to find the right one.

    But you’ve come to the right place. We’re going to talk about the purpose of a truck gun, some things to look for, and also our top recommendations.

    Keep reading!

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    I’ve spent a lifetime shooting that started in a family that hunted every season they legally could. From there, I joined the United States Marine Corps and spent five years as an infantryman.

    In the middle of my Marine Corps career, I began writing about firearms and have never stopped. I soon earned my NRA instructor certification.

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    Best Truck Guns

    1. Kel-Tec SUB2000

    Best PCC
    $429
    at Palmetto State Armory

    Prices accurate at time of writing

    Prices accurate at time of writing

    Available Coupons

    Pros

    • Affordable
    • Glock and Beretta magazine versions are available
    • Thin and compact profile

    Cons

    • Gen 2 version requires workarounds to fold with optics mounted

    Kel-Tec is a company that seems to produce some of the most interesting designs in the firearms industry.

    The Kel-Tec SUB2000 is a pistol caliber carbine that comes in 9mm and 40 S&W and with multiple magazine options.

    Kel-Tec Sub2000 Gen 2 9mm
    Kel-Tec Sub2000 Gen 2 9mm

    I own one of these and love it.

    Mine is the Glock model and chambered in 9mm. The rifle folds directly in half, with the barrel locking in over the receiver and reducing the size to 16.25 inches overall.

    This makes the Kel-Tec SUB2000 very compact, and it squeezes into the smallest packs. I keep mine in a Vertx Commuter bag, and it’s a perfect companion, especially with some 31-round ETS magazines.

    KelTec Sub2000 Folding
    Kel-Tec Sub2000 Folded

    It’s compact, lightweight, and cheap, and it’s the perfect folding gun for your trunk.

    2. Chiappa Little Badger 

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    Pros

    • Extremely affordable
    • Ultra lightweight
    • Extremely small profile

    Cons

    • Only available in rimfire calibers

    Let’s stick with folding guns, shall we? So, the first will be the Chiappa Little Badger. It’s pretty adorable.

    The Chiappa Little Badger is a folding .22 LR, .17 HMR, or .22 Magnum rifle that is probably the simplest design I’ve ever seen.

    Chiappa Little Badger

    It’s a single-shot rifle that utilizes a hammer. This gun sports a wire stock, four Picatinny rails, and some robust sights.

    The Little Badger folds in half and weighs only 2.9 pounds. Its barrel is threaded for a muzzle device of your choosing. Not only is it a cool trunk gun, a cool folding gun, but it’s excellent for teaching kids to shoot because of its small size.

    Chiappa Little Badger
    The Little Badger in its folded state. (Photo: Chiappa)

    It also only costs around $200.

    3. Ruger 10/22 Takedown

    Best Takedown Rifle
    $425
    at GrabAGun

    Prices accurate at time of writing

    Prices accurate at time of writing

    Available Coupons

    Pros

    • Reliable
    • Easy to take down
    • Tons of aftermarket accessories

    Cons

    • Not a true "folding" rifle

    The Ruger 10/22 Takedown is just as reliable, fun to shoot, and easy to handle as the original 10/22. As a takedown rifle, it doesn’t fold, but it breaks into two pieces.

    This allows you to carry the rifle in a small bag with ease. Ruger even includes a cool bag with the 10/22 Takedown. The 10/22, in general, is an amazing rifle.

    It’s accurate, affordable, chambered in .22 LR, and highly customizable. The Ruger 10/22 is one of the most popular .22 LR rifles for a good reason. It’s basically the AR-15 of rimfire rifles.

    Ruger Takedown 1022
    Ruger 10/22 Takedown (Photo: TTAG)

    The Ruger 10/22, when paired with some quality ammo, a few BX-25 magazines, and stored in the included bag, is an excellent platform for a truck gun.

    Its small rimfire rounds aren’t the best for defensive use or for large game, but it’s a solid working rifle.

    4. Mossberg Maverick 88

    Pros

    • Very durable
    • 12 gauge is well-suited for various tasks
    • Affordable
    • Good aftermarket

    Cons

    • Requires an aftermarket stock to be able to fold

    Shotguns are by far the most versatile weapon you can purchase for under $300.

    The Mossberg Maverick 88 is like the store brand Mossberg 500, but it’s slightly different, made in Mexico, and costs less than $200 on average.

    Maverick 88
    Maverick 88

    This model can take almost any accessory the Mossberg 500 can, so your ability to customize this gun is wide open.

    You can easily toss on a variety of different stocks to change the configuration of the gun. 

    As a pump shotgun, it’s quite reliable. Mossberg makes good guns, and they back them with a lifetime warranty.

    Maverick 88 with Folded FAB Defense Stock
    Maverick 88 with Folded FAB Defense Stock

    Toss a folding stock on this bad boy, and you have a serious piece of compact firepower.

    What’s your take on the 88? Rate it below!

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    5. Axor Arms PAF12

    $285
    at BattleHawk Armory

    Prices accurate at time of writing

    Prices accurate at time of writing

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    Pros

    • 12 gauge is well-suited for various tasks
    • Reasonably priced
    • Nice sight setup

    Cons

    • Hard to find
    • Doesn't lock when folded

    I have a love/hate relationship with Turkish shotguns. Some offer an awesome bargain and a solid shotgun, others…not so much.

    I purchased the Axor Arms PAF12 because it could fold in half, and I’ve always wanted a burgess folding shotgun. For $350 or so, this was the best I was going to get.

    Axor Arms PAF12
    Axor Arms PAF12 (Photo: GunsAmerica)

    The PAF12 is a pump-action, 12-gauge shotgun that folds at the receiver. The gun essentially divides into two separate receivers and hinges closed. It’s not locked, but a bit of friction keeps it folded…mostly.

    Admittedly it needs to be tossed in a bag to keep it folded because it will wiggle open. The PAF12 holds four rounds of 2.75-inch shells, an 18.5-inch barrel, and a fixed stock. Its pump has one of those silly spring returns that I hate and will remove.

    We love a good pump shotgun.

    A lever that also acts as a rear sight allows you to rapidly fold the gun to tuck it away.

    The design makes your normal pump-action shotgun quite small and compact. As a truck gun, shotguns are tough to beat.

    They offer a lot of power and a versatile selection of loads. Buckshot, birdshot, and slugs give you the ability to engage anything in North America. Shotguns, especially pump guns, are rarely targeted by any form of gun control as well.

    Types of 12ga Shotgun Shells (L to R: Bird, Buck, Slug)
    Types of 12ga Shotgun Shells (L to R: Bird, Buck, Slug)

    The low price of the PAF12 makes it an easy investment to get into for truck or trunk use.

    You don’t need to worry about a Wingmaster finish with this gun. Use it, abuse it, and get the most out of your money.

    6. Smith & Wesson FPC

    Best Folding PCC
    $599
    at GrabAGun

    Prices accurate at time of writing

    Prices accurate at time of writing

    Available Coupons

    Pros

    • Can fold with an optic mounted
    • Better charging handle location than the Sub2000
    • M-LOK rail and threaded barrel are standard

    Cons

    • Only uses S&W M&P magazines

    The Smith & Wesson FPC was 2023’s surprise. This carbine dropped to rave reviews and immediate KelTec comparisons.

    The FPC is similar to the SUB2000 in the fact they are both 9mm folding carbines that use direct blowback operating systems.

    Smith & Wesson FPC Carbine (Photo: Smith & Wesson)

    Comparisons are easy to make. Both guns use pistol mags, and the FPC uses M&P mags and just similar designs all around.

    What Smith & Wesson does differently is that their gun folds to the side instead of over the top. This design makes the gun much more optic’s friendly. Mounting a red dot, or whatever, isn’t tough to do and doesn’t require a special optics mount to make it possible.

    The FPC has a few interesting and innovative features.

    This includes an M-LOK rail, friction fit, quick-deploy folding system, and a stock that holds two extra mags. Oddly enough KelTec used a stock that held extra mags in one of their older designs as well.

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    Not FPC like Firearms Policy Coalition, but folding pistol carbine. (Photo: Smith & Wesson)

    It’s quite compact and admittedly quick to deploy when necessary. It’s faster to deploy than the SUB2000. The gun can spring into action quickly but also safely. It should be noted that it can’t chamber a round when folded.

    The FPC acts as a rapid response tool that gives you a greater effective range, greater control, and more velocity than your pistol.

    If you carry an M&P pistol, this is a great way to match your handgun to your rifle platform.

    7. Palmetto State Armory JAKL

    AK/AR Hybrid
    $1,099
    at Palmetto State Armory

    Prices accurate at time of writing

    Prices accurate at time of writing

    Available Coupons

    Pros

    • AR-style controls and ergonomics
    • 5.56 and .300 Blackout options offer more power over pistol cartridges
    • Easy to suppress
    • Excellent capacity

    Cons

    • Accuracy can be mediocre
    • Larger form factor when folded than other options on the list

    A mix between an AK-47 and an AR-15, PSA’s JAKL brings a lot of firepower to the table for those looking for some oomph in their truck gun.

    The JAKL sports the feel of an AR-15 pistol via the abbreviated receiver and piston operation. Its grip is an A2 style, and some people are okay with this, but it’s one of the first things I tend to replace.

    Shooting the PSA JAKL

    PSA added a rail that is a good size and brings a 1913 rail on top. It also offers QD wells as well as M-LOK slots.

    The only downside we found was accuracy. Shooting this, it came in around 3 MOA, which isn’t the best. But up close, it would probably do fine.

    PSA JAKL Folded

    PSA’s JAKL is a pretty cool firearm that has a lot of features you’d want in a truck gun and it’s small enough to be suppressed without weighing it down.

    Want to learn more? Check out the video review below or head over to the written article.

    A Note About AR Pistols/Pistol Builds

    An AR-15 pistol is basically a short AR without a stock. Most sport a pistol brace and offer rifle-like performance but in a smaller, shorter package.

    The law is rapidly changing regarding these builds.

    .300 BLK AR-15 Pistols
    .300 BLK AR-15 Pistols

    As of 2023, the ATF has ruled that AR pistols constitute a short-barreled rifle that falls under the National Firearms Act.

    Pro 2A groups have filed suit, and we hope this rule gets overturned, but in the meantime, if you want an AR pistol, you have to go about it in the same way you would an SBR…that means ATF paperwork, waiting periods, and that $200 stamp.

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    To stay up to date on the latest happenings, check out Pistol Braces & The ATF.

    What Is a Truck Gun?

    Why would someone want to keep an extra gun in their car? In general, it’s to pack something a little better than a handgun for whatever the world throws at you.

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    You never know if you’ll run into zombies.

    A truck or trunk gun can be used in a survival scenario where you have to leave your vehicle behind and huff it back on foot. They could be carried and kept just in case you face a serious threat.

    I keep a truck gun because I live in an extremely rural area. It’s a 30-minute commute from home to work, and 24 of those miles is a highway in the middle of nowhere.

    In rural areas, this could come in handy.

    There is no cell service, very few homes in between, and lots of potential for trouble.

    I want something a little easier to shoot, with a lot more capacity and range for dispatching animals like coyotes, hogs, and feral dogs. A rifle can deal with most threats because of how much easier they are to shoot.

    Want to see more survival guns? Check out our recommended Survival Rifles.

    What Makes a Good Truck Gun?

    A good truck gun needs to be a few things. 

    First, it needs to be compact and lightweight—nothing too big or too heavy. There are a few guns that fold in half to reduce the overall size.

    Maverick 88 with Folded FAB Defense Stock
    Maverick 88 with Folded FAB Defense Stock

    This makes it easier to store the gun and reserves a little extra room in the trunk.

    Also, if the rifle can fold or be taken down, it can be easily stored in a discreet case.

    If you have to ditch your vehicle, you can grab the gun in your bag and still be carrying concealed. There are several options by popular manufacturers for takedown and even folding rifles.

    Tennis Bag Gun Case
    Nothing to see here…

    Preferably it needs to be a long gun.

    Having a handgun for a truck gun doesn’t make sense to me. I can already carry a handgun; if I have an entire vehicle to store a gun, why wouldn’t I choose a long gun?

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    A handgun is cool, but it might not be the best option.

    Also, long guns are harder to snatch and grab.

    Further, the gun doesn’t need to be a tac’d-out rifle with a dozen different gadgets. It doesn’t have to be designed for traditional defensive use. A bolt-action rifle, or even a single-shot rifle, could solve plenty of problems.

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    You don’t need everything

    Because the gun will be riding around in the back of a truck or car, it’s also better to spend less than more…to a degree.

    Still, get a dependable weapon, but we aren’t shopping for a Benelli M4 here. It’ll likely be banged around, exposed to moisture, dirt, and a kick or two.

    Benelli M4 Thunder Ranch
    Benelli M4 might be overkill…

    Simple is better.

    I would also stay away from guns like the Mossberg 590 Shockwave and Remington Tac 14. Yes, they are small, powerful, and light, but they’re a bit too powerful for their small size, and they lack a stock.

    They are difficult to shoot well and take some real practice to master. A standard shotgun with a folding stock is a much better option.

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    Mossberg 590M Shockwave

    Before we dive into our suggestions for truck guns, I want to say one last thing…

    Do not leave your gun in your vehicle overnight or for extended periods of time. The easiest way to steal a gun is to break into a car and take it.

    It’s common, and if you allow it to happen, you are responsible for it.

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    Unattended guns belong here.

    Final Thoughts

    A trunk gun isn’t going to be for everyone, but for many of us, they are essential. Hopefully, I’ve given you the tools to choose the one that is right for you!

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    I mean, I guess you can have a cart gun…

    While we’re on the topic of things to stage in your car, don’t forget a First Aid Kit for your trunk too!

    Do you have a truck gun? Let us know all about it in the comments below. Looking for more defensive-style firearms? Check out the Best Home Defense Gun or the Best Home Defense Tactical Shotguns.  

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      Reynolds

      Great article. Only thing I disagree with is "stay away from the 590 shockwave and the Tac 14" these are designed for one thing only. Easy access , handling and damage. They are not for target shooting. In most real world situations in the U.S. where this would be used, your target is going to be less than 10 feet away from you.

      May 1, 2024 10:49 am
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      Jonathan Varnell

      What about a Palmetto State folding stock AK?

      April 8, 2024 8:12 pm
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      $DAVE

      I have a Kel-tec sub2000 gen 3. Solves the optics issue very neatly. Great back pack or truck gun and fun to shoot.

      April 8, 2024 7:16 pm
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      Mike

      Nice low-key plug for M*Carbo on the Kel-Tec Sub2000 Folded (second picture)! Those guys are great!

      April 8, 2024 5:36 pm
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      Barak

      The Maverick 88 is not made in Mexico. It is made in Eagle Pass Texas which is in Maverick County thus the Maverick name.

      April 8, 2024 3:50 pm
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      Rick Z

      What about the CZ Scorpion. Folds, easy to shoot and accurate.

      April 8, 2024 2:10 pm
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      Gladstone Harrison

      I recently purchased a Kel-Tec Sub 2000 gen 3 chambered in 9mm. This generation with the rotating barrel addresses the optic problem and folds to fit in a Walmart over the shoulder backpack with plenty of room for multiple magazines ( I prefer the Glock 33 round).
      Shooting is fun and I don't have to carry different ammo.

      April 8, 2024 7:59 am
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      AP

      Any CMMG SBR or folding stock beats everything on your lit.........

      April 8, 2024 7:29 am
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      Donald C Hollner

      What about the FOLD AR?

      April 8, 2024 6:40 am
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      Bill Anderson

      I haven't seen any mention of the Tokerov Bull Pup 12 ga. It's a compact package at 18.5 inches, inexpensive on sale with either a 5 round or 10 round magazine. It fits easily in the spare tire compartment of my Hyundai Suv. Needless to say 12ga. offers a lot of load options.

      April 7, 2024 9:38 pm
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      Joe Sherrill

      Years ago, I put a folding stock on my Mini-30. I think that it is a great solution for a truck gun. I carried it in my truck when I had a truck. Now I drive an Outback.

      April 7, 2024 9:16 pm
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      Jon M Thornton

      I'd like to know what you think of the Extar EP9. It is not a folding gun but looks to be a very affordable truck gun option. Thanks!

      April 7, 2024 7:50 pm
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      Fred

      Safety and storage of your truck gun is more important than the selection of the truck gun itself IMO.
      You have to be able to bring the gun in/out of the truck, and/or have it stowed securely - or you risk it being stolen, or worse.
      Author mentions this at the end of the article.
      I'd put it at the beginning of the article too!

      April 7, 2024 7:44 pm
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      Fred

      A good truck gun is any gun you can fit in your truck!
      Truck guns bring to mind rifles and shotguns for hunting or pest control, but handguns can also be a great choice?
      How fast do you need to deploy the truck gun and at what range might be a good thing to ask yourself for a "truck" gun?
      As some have said previously, a good old regular vanilla AR platform can be taken apart and put back together fairly quickly if a rifle is needed and space is a concern?

      April 7, 2024 7:25 pm
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      Leonard

      Why is Fold AR not on this list?

      April 7, 2024 7:00 pm
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      Edward Nicholas Mortimer

      I’m surprised you left off the Trailblazer Firearms Pivot Ultracompact Folding Rifle. It takes Glock magazines and seems a natural entry for this category.

      November 17, 2023 3:31 am
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        Jacki Billings

        Hey there! We're constantly updating articles as we test out new products. So, if something isn't listed check back later to see if we have had a chance to test it. Thanks for reading!

        November 17, 2023 11:10 am
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      Chuck Cochran

      Since this article was written, S&W has introduced their 9 mm FPC (Folding Pistol Carbine) on the market. Similar to the KelTec SUB2000, it's advantage over the KelTec, is that the stock folds to the side rather than folding over the top, making mounting an optic much easier. At this time it only supports S&W magazines, but that may change in the future.
      As noted by another reader, the American Resistance rifle.
      Where's the section on the Sylvan and Law Folding Adaptors for the AR-15?

      Just a suggestion that the article may need brought up to date, Travis.

      May 2, 2023 6:43 pm
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        Andrettski

        Ummm, it's #6

        May 5, 2023 8:30 am
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        Equin

        M-Carbo mount solves the gen1 issue of how the sub2000 folds where does a great job keeping zero

        April 7, 2024 7:39 pm
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      Ed Taylor

      I know this choice will be criticized roundly. My gun is my Ruger Mini 14 with the Samson folding stock and Nikon 1/7 scope. It has been accurized so that it shoots 1 and 1/2 inch at 100 yds. Hard hitter goes hunting too. I would like to send photos of rifle and target but I don’t know how.

      May 1, 2023 3:31 pm
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      Kurtis Hughes

      And ONCE AGAIN, You forgot American Resistance !! It's not that hard to find.!!!
      Good Grief this is like the third time I have asked you guys to give them a look.... They make Great stuff. I bought one of there breakdown 9MM a few years back. It's still shooting great, and it fits in a backpack, or the center console of my truck. If I got all the other crap out of it anyway. LOL

      April 30, 2023 6:56 pm
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      MountieFan16

      Personally I use a Henry AR-7. When it's stowed in its butt-stock, it's a little slow to get ready for action. But I suppose a "truck gun" doesn't necessarily have to be quick as that's what a handgun is for. Yes, it's a .22, but for shooting vermin, it works. Compared to your list, it's not a folder. But when stored, it doesn't take up much room at all.

      April 30, 2023 6:32 pm
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      Thomas

      I have been dealing with the Californistan AR-15 B.S. restrictions for years now.. grip fin , magazine locks , prior bullet button.. just picked up a Keltec SU-16 CA.. magazines drop free.. < 5lbs. 16 inch barrel and Parkerized internals. YOYO out here.

      April 30, 2023 6:11 pm
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      Lee M.

      Mine is a Century Arms AK-47 bullpup in 7.62 x 39. Compact platform, but with a 16" barrel. It avoids the ATF and pistol confusion while still giving rifle caliber performance. Not for shooting left handed, though.

      April 30, 2023 5:41 pm
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      Steve Bailey

      I have a KelTec Sub 2000 Gen. 2 rifle that takes 9mm Glock mags. I have gradually made several MCarbo upgrades to it & love shooting this rifle! I’ve reduced the recoil to where it feels like my .22lr
      cal. S&W M&P 15 rifle! I’m thinking of making it my truck rifle. I even bought some 33 rd. Glock mags.

      January 24, 2023 10:45 pm
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        Alex

        I just purchased one through Palmetto SA. 9mm. What changes have you made? I have added a recoil pad, added a ring to end of bolt, added a Romeo5 red dot. I have not been able to shoot it since adding recoil pad and bolt thingamajig.

        May 1, 2023 7:01 am
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      Brad F

      I carry a CMMG Banshee in .45 ACP. With the 5” barrel and the brace collapsed it measures just under 21”. I keep it in a scabbard behind the passenger seat (where that’s legal), along with a spare 30-round magazine. It will have a DefCan 45 suppressor as soon as the ATF gets around to approving my Form 4 (six months and counting). As for optics, I use a Sig Romeo 5. The only other attachments are a Streamlight TLR-1 and a sling. The Banshee is small, reliable, and has 3x the capacity of my HK 45 pistol. I went for a pistol caliber because the “shock and awe” of an unsuppressed 5.56 coming out of a short barrel is just too much for me, and I am not looking to reach out more than 100 yards MAX (I have it zeroed at 25). Not saying it’s the right truck gun for everyone, but it is the right truck gun for me.

      December 1, 2022 3:41 pm
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        Gene B.

        8 mos. and counting. And 8” barrel.

        April 30, 2023 6:18 pm
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        Gene B.

        Surprise this and a couple other lists have not included CZ Scorpions—EVO 3 carbine, EVO S1/S2, or 3+s.

        April 30, 2023 6:29 pm
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      Jeffrey Doak

      Mosberg 88 security pump with a fold away stock fits in a sea bag with some extra rounds a modular sleep system and a bit of food. I worked 3 towns away from my home (1 hour drive) and I always had a bug out bag in the trunk for if I had to ditch the car and hoof it home. Also kept a pair of boots, socks pants shirt jacket and hat.

      February 26, 2021 1:38 pm
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      Brian Ross

      Don't have a truck, I've a station wagon. Either gun (but not both at once) fit in the tool tray atop the spare tire. Out of sight, trigger locked in a squash bag. A little badger in 22 mag, up graded with a pistol grip and red dot. Heavier duty: a Stevens 530 takedown with a 20" barrel. With practice the Stevens goes operational in about 12 seconds.

      January 17, 2021 9:20 pm
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      Roger Gregory

      I currently run with a Mossberg 308 Scout and a custom built AR-15 one of either my pistol or mid carbine length. Also I have my 45 LC revolver as a backup to the backup in the center console and my 40 H&K

      October 26, 2020 7:06 am
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      Jon

      Great article, I enjoyed it. My chosen truck gun is an 18.5” Midland Backpack 12ga. It has quite a bit of recoil, but is manageable, and versatile. With the “shorty” shells it shoots like a good patterning .410.
      My question is what is the first shotgun in the article? The one on the tricycle?
      It’s a lot like the Midland, which is unobtainable right now.

      September 27, 2020 1:17 am
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      Steve R.

      You should take a look at the old M6 Scout platform. Folding .22 hornet over .410 with extra ammo in the stock and paracord wrapped around the barrels as a handguard. Based on an air force pilot survival gun. I have one of the old springfield models and I absolutely love it, but there are some more modern ones now like the TPS. Avoid the chiappa one though, it strays too far from the original design

      August 7, 2020 8:24 am
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      Johm

      Suarez makes a folding pistol brace for the Tac 14

      March 10, 2020 9:23 pm
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      Keith P.

      My trunk gun set-up:
      Ruger PC Carbine & Glock 19 with 4 extra mags
      Savior Equipment Urban Takedown case

      Tough, reliable, and accurate guns. Being able to switch magazines between the pistol and carbine is a big plus in a survival/siege situation, or if you're sharing one of your guns with a companion.

      Both guns fit easily into the bag, which locks, and has storage space for mags, ammo, eye & ear protection, etc. The Savior bag is a well-designed, padded low-key backpack-style case that doesn't immediately say "gun inside." Or even "gun outside" since it features a concealed carry pocket on the outside.

      February 26, 2020 3:27 pm
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      Tom H.

      I have a Mossberg 500 20 gauge shotgun with a Choate side-folding stock, and a Ellzeta light mount, with a Streamlight 285 lumen flashlight on it. I found with the 20 gauge I can get off shots faster, and it's overall size is slightly smaller making it easier to handle. Plus, I can fit more 20 gauge shells in my bag than 12 gauge. It's a great setup for a truck/trunk gun, H.D., or to carry around inside b the woods.

      January 2, 2020 3:32 am
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        Tom H.

        Disregard "inside b". Not sure where that came from?

        January 2, 2020 3:34 am
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      zigzak

      I feel like an ak pistol with a folding brace would make a good edition to this list. Especially in 9mm if you wanna be practical. I've got a draco nak9 with a cnc warrior brace. Total of about $600 into it and it's a great little gun that's a ton of fun to shoot.

      December 27, 2019 8:54 pm
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      CupAJoe