The Firing Line Forums

Go Back   The Firing Line Forums > The Skunkworks > Gear and Accessories

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old October 18, 2012, 07:25 AM   #1
vito
Senior Member
 
Join Date: June 20, 2004
Posts: 632
Recommendations for a reasonably secure handgun safe

I don't hunt anymore, and have no long guns of any kind. The small safe I use for most of my handguns is just large enough for what I need, but could be easily carried out by one strong guy or two normal people (it probably only weighs about 150 lbs full). I'm thinking about buying a real gun safe that is substantial enough and heavy enough to resist a burglar but not be as large as the safes I see in gun shops that are designed primarily for long guns. Any recommendations with approximate prices I would need to spend?
vito is offline  
Old November 3, 2012, 11:22 PM   #2
The Great Mahoo
Senior Member
 
Join Date: June 3, 2008
Location: Pennsylvania, USA
Posts: 1,268
I'm afraid I don't have any recommendations as to models or price ranges, but I would suggest being open to buying a larger safe if need be. You can always use it to store other valuables, aside from fire arms, for safe-keeping. A shelf for important documents is always welcome, not to mention other things one might have that they want to lock up.
__________________
“There are three reasons to own a gun. To protect yourself and your family, to hunt dangerous and delicious animals, and to keep the King of England out of your face.” - Krusty the Clown
The Great Mahoo is offline  
Old November 5, 2012, 12:52 PM   #3
ka26
Member
 
Join Date: October 16, 2012
Location: Texas
Posts: 38
I'm currently shopping for a safe as well so I can tell you a little of what I've found. If you're only looking to store handguns the safe probably won't be too big & I imagine could be carried by 2 guys. Your option with that could be to get it bolted down, places around here charge $50 if you don't want to do it yourself. I'm not sure how many hanguns you'll be storing but if you have the space you could just get a long gun safe & easily fit the handguns & other valuables into. The lowest costs I've seen are the Sentry Safes & Canons, check Amazon & Acadamy.
ka26 is offline  
Reply

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:01 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
This site and contents, including all posts, Copyright © 1998-2014 S.W.A.T. Magazine
Copyright Complaints: Please direct DMCA Takedown Notices to the registered agent: thefiringline.com
Contact Us
Page generated in 0.06476 seconds with 9 queries