GUN Gun Safe?

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  1. P-chan

    P-chan New Member

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    I already have a small bedside quick access 4 finger button safe that holds my XD9, but I was looking for something larger, for my GSG-5, perhaps a rifle or shotgun at some point, and some documents, etc.

    What do you guys have/recommend?
     
  2. AB13

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    1. Don't keep all your eggs in one basket.
    2. Don't tell/show anyone.
    3. don't put it anywhere obvious.
    4. BOLT IT to the dam wall.
    5. Success
     
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    buy a safe bigger than you think you'll need. They fill up quick.
     
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  6. White Stormy

    White Stormy Take that, subspace!

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    BOLT IT DOWN
     
  7. LancerV

    LancerV Something Happened OT Supporter

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    Dont bolt it to the wall. I knew a guy who had his safe jacked that way.
     
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    [DWI] Master of Nothing

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    what did they steal his wall and just happen to get the safe?
     
  9. Bloody Sunday

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    concrete > dry wall
     
  10. White Stormy

    White Stormy Take that, subspace!

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    it's not hard to cut through dry wall and a stud
     
  11. thegooch

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    Anchor bolts 2 1/2" into concrete :)
     
  12. Ford4Life

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    It's best to anchor to the floor (concrete) and the wall if you can.
     
  13. The problem with only anchoring to the floor is that if you can pry the top of the safe against something you have a HUGE amount of leverage against those bolts anchoring it to the floor. The best strategy is to anchor to the floor and the wall.
     
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    PorscheRacer You see this? It means not welcome

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    To much work, just wait for the home owner to come backand force them to open the safe.
     
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    I actually have mine in a narrow closet so you couldn't get a crow bar in there around it. It's bolted to a stud but that's better than nothing at all, there's no concrete to be had...

    And yeah, they fill up FAST!
     
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    that's why mine is in a corner.
     
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    I had planned on putting it in the basement anyway (concrete floor/walls) and now that decision is confirmed :) Will bolt to floor and wall. Any suggestions on safe type/manufacturer? Combination/digital keypad/retinal scanner? :x:
     
  18. LancerV

    LancerV Something Happened OT Supporter

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    Yep he lived in a log cabin, they just cut out his wall and dropped it on the back of a flatbed
     
  19. Ford4Life

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    I prefer the digital key pad. If you are trying to open it under stress, hitting the right numbers on a combination dial is pretty difficult. Easier to punch buttons.

    There are many makers, depends on how much $$$$ you are looking to spend. Cannon, Liberty, National Security, Ft. Knox....and on and on.
     
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    You would be prying against sheet rock, to a rigid gun safe bolted and epoxyed to concrete in a corner. Guess what's gonna give, sheet rock, or bolted metal?

    Trust me, I've tried, "big girl" ain't goin no where.

    If you can get past my security system, Me, FIND my safe's AND get it unbolted/broken into... you earned what ever's in there.

    Let's just say, when I move, this safe is NOT coming with me.
     
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    Call me old fashion, I like the dial. It doesn't run on batteries.

    Anything I would need "under stress" will not be in my big safe. It's either on me, or in a holster sleeping next to me.
     
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    ditto
     
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    +1
     
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