A Quick Overlook of Safes – Your Cheatsheet
Gun safety and firearm storage in our homes is very important for every firearm owner. Every firearm owner with one or more firearms which are stored carelessly under your bed, in your closet, in the drawer, behind a door needs to be educated on the various firearm storage products which are good for your firearms.
There are a variety of safety and storage products in the market nowadays with various prices ranging from 5 dollars to 5000 dollars. Here is a list of some of the commonly used storage products including their advantage and disadvantages to assist you in choosing the right one.
Trigger locks. The trigger locks are very cheap. From as low as 5 dollars to 15 dollars. They provide incredible protection from guns being fired as well as the protection of kids. However, with the right tools, one can easily remove a trigger lock without the key. But the lock can easily be picked and removed even without the key if one has the right tools The trigger locks will not completely secure your firearm from theft.
Wooden gun racks. These are slightly higher in price with a price range of between 49.95 dollars to 225 dollars. The price will depend on the number of shotguns or rifles the rack is able to hold. However, many of these are not very secure as they can be broken into easily.
Locking wall metal gun rack. The main purpose of these gun racks is to lock up the firearms, and they have reasonable prices which range from 64.95 dollars to 109.95 dollars. They often act as hold up displays because they are normally mounted on the wall and use very little space. They are better I providing protection to your family and preventing theft.
A metal gun cabinet. The metal gun cabinets have a wide price range starting from 79 dollars to 400 dollars. The cabinets with the lowest price are made from sheet metal which can be broken into easily using a pry bar. The cabinets with higher prices have better metals quality and provide better security from theft and vandalism when bolted to the wall. Such cabinets tend to use a lot of wall space.
Wood gun display cabinets. They are normally priced from 99 dollars to 650 dollars. Most of these wooden display cabinets use large wall spaces. They are mostly used in the display of firearms and often provides little to no proper protection.
Firearm vaults or safes. These are currently the best products for storing firearms and prevent theft or accidents at home. They however are very price, from 500 to 5000 dollars. They are mostly bulky, heavy and normally require a huge amount of wall-space.