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Old July 22, 2012, 06:19 PM   #1
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bedside handgun safe

I'm looking at different handgun safes to keep next to the bed. I'm not worried about theft just the kids getting to it. I'm leaning towards one with the 3 buttons for entering the code. What do you all use and suggest?
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Old July 22, 2012, 06:27 PM   #2
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Old July 22, 2012, 06:28 PM   #3
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FAS1.

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Old July 22, 2012, 07:00 PM   #4
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I use the GunVault Multivault, bolted to the top of a sturdy/heavy cabinet. Holds four small/medium handguns (although only two will be readily accessible in an emergency), and has a four-button combination setup with a key backup. When you turn the key or enter the last digit of the combination, the door springs open for easy access.
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Old July 22, 2012, 07:22 PM   #5
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I needed a safe for simple child-proofing and thief "slowing-down". The wife would not entertain me welding a small safe to the bedframe.

I didn't feel like spending $200 so I bought one of these:
http://www.amazon.com/Stack-On-PDS-5...words=gun+safe

It fits perfectly in my nightstand. It is bolted through the drawer to an aluminum plate on the bottom-side of the drawer. The alumimum plate is secured to the frame of the nightstand to a couple eye-bolts and a cable. The thief will have to spend a few minutes completely destroying the night-stand (and then still have to take the entire drawer with him). This is as good as I'm willing to do and still have immediate access.

I've painted the keypad parts with flourescent paint so I can see them in the dark. I've added "touch up safe paint" to my yearly list of household chores that I do every Thanksgiving morning...
excersize all the laundry-room/bathroom valves,
clean all sink/shower drains,
crawl under house and through attic for inspection,
inspect fireplace,
remove AC condensor covers and clean,
test smoke alarms (replace batteries on even-numbered years)
... and a few more things.

I open/close that safe 2-3 times per day getting my carry piece in/out. It holds a Keltec PF9 +1 mag and a G17 +2mags just fine.
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Old July 22, 2012, 07:49 PM   #6
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GunVault MiniVault

I keep a SIG P220 and a Ruger LCP in this along with a small flashilight.

http://www.gunvault.com/minivault-gv1000s.html
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Old July 23, 2012, 08:27 PM   #7
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Thanks for the suggestions. I stopped at a gun shop in the city on my way thru today and they had a few on display. I'm going to go with the Gunvault multivault. Would of got it today but wouldn't fit on the Harley.
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