Good Value Gun Safe?

Good Value Gun Safe?

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    Good Value Gun Safe?

    I'm wondering if someone could point me towards a good value gun safe. Something fairly large, 30 gun capacity or so (Seems like if the company says 30 guns, it can really hold about 15).

    Thanks!
    Clay

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    EVERYTHING you want to know about buying a safe...there's a lot here...Gun Safe Buyers' Guide
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    Thanks for the link! After the research, I think I'm going to go for a Sturdy Safe, it will bump the purchase out quite a ways, but It seems like a really good quality safe for a good value.

    Gun Safes : Fire Safe Manufacturer : Sturdy Gun Safe

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    Just watched that video the other day as I'm in the hunt for a safe as well. After watching, realized I was going to have to budget more for the safe. Might as well invest a little more for real quality.
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    Spend your money wisely.
    You are either going to buy a good solid safe for protecting your firearms, or you will just be buying a 'metal carrying case'.
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    Just remember you get what you pay for!!! more $$$ = more security, far too many budget safes can be easily compromised with simple tools in minutes!!!
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    Bought a Yukon safe this weekend, heavy enough that it won't walk out the door by itself and I don't think the typical smash and grab burglars around here would have time to successfully open it. Looks pretty nice, lots of room, I think its made by Brownell?

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    Quote Originally Posted by SHTFGearLLC View Post
    Thanks for the link! After the research, I think I'm going to go for a Sturdy Safe, it will bump the purchase out quite a ways, but It seems like a really good quality safe for a good value.

    Gun Safes : Fire Safe Manufacturer : Sturdy Gun Safe

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    Clay
    I finally broke down and bought a safe this last summer. I bought a Sturdy (3224-6 w/fire protection) and am very happy with it. I did a lot of research and decided on more metal and less gimmicks.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SHTFGearLLC View Post
    Thanks for the link! After the research, I think I'm going to go for a Sturdy Safe, it will bump the purchase out quite a ways, but It seems like a really good quality safe for a good value.

    Gun Safes : Fire Safe Manufacturer : Sturdy Gun Safe

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    Clay
    I bought a Sturdy Safe vault door for my safe/gun room, and have been completely satisfied. I ordered it while in Afghanistan, and their reps were great to deal with. It arrived as scheduled and the installation was easy following their directions, , well about as easy as hanging a 700lb door can be. Some say their safes are pretty plain, but itís actually attractive in a utilitarian sort of way.

    Seriously, I have nothing but praise for the company and their product.

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    I bought a Fat boy Jr.
    Good value in my opinion, while not the cheapest and not the most expensive...its almost 800lbs and gives a decent fire rating. I lagged it to the floor and I don't believe it will be a good carrying case for thieves

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    You can look at this brand, Stack-On. I would rather recommend it, or you can go to Gun Safe Rating, read some articles about Gun Safe, which might be helpful for you. Good Luck, man

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    I can't stress this too strongly.

    Get one twice as big as you think you need. (Ask me how I know.)
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    30 gun safe only hold 15 That is good. Not that bad but you are right they will never hold what it claims .
    There are many good affordable ones out here. You should look for something that will stand up to fire for at least 20-30 minutes depending where you put it. 1 hour ones the price really goes up. Watch the local places for sales . Last one I bought was discounted about $300 . They just had to many in stock and Vaults were not moving as fast as they expected.
    As others have said go bigger or plan on getting two.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SHTFGearLLC View Post
    I'm wondering if someone could point me towards a good value gun safe. Something fairly large, 30 gun capacity or so (Seems like if the company says 30 guns, it can really hold about 15).

    Thanks!
    Clay

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    I bought a Stack On safe from Wamart...good value and heavy enough so you can't run away with it. I think for the money it is a good value.

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