Property of Chet Nowlen

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Saturday, March 28, 2015

Shooting Gallery from Lion Mfg. Co.

If you have watched the Chicago Mill YouTube video you probably noticed that I ask if anyone knew what is packaged in this box.  It's a shooting gallery made by Lion Mfg. Co.
Here are the specs on the back of this picture 
for the cleated plywood 
shipping container for this product.

Lion Mfg. Co.
"Shooting Gallery"
Wt. - Approx. 300#
42" x 23-3/4" x 86-5/8"
3/24 3-Ply plywood

Front and Back 2" x 5/8" Cleats

Sides                 1-1/2" x 7/8" edge cleats
                          2-1/2" x 7/8" middle cleats

Top                    1-1/2" x 7/8" cleats

Bottom              1-1/2" x 7/8" cleats
                           7/8" slats

Bracing:
              Top cabinet secured with end frames to stop shift from side to side and front to back.  End frames also hold down pedestal.  Side rails notched to receive rider.  Rider supports top cabinet and holds lower cabinet (gun rack) down.  Blocks nailed to rider to keep lower cabinet from shifting.  Lower cabinet sets in frame to witch is nailed four blocks, the ends of which bear against front and back of box and tube which ties pedestal uprights together.

Gun is placed in corrugated carton and tied to end frame at back of cabinet.
20-Ply Kimpak with Jute back, 3" wide used as padding.

Chicago Mill and Lumber Company



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