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Old 05-07-2012, 04:11 PM   #31
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Yeah its hard to spend the $ on storage rather than a nice new gun. Lol
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Yeah its hard to spend the $ on storage rather than a nice new gun. Lol
+1 lol i know exactly what you mean. Every time i get the money im like welllll.. i could get a nice safe. OR... 2 more guns..

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Yeah. I keep thinking well.. I can stuff one more in there. Lol
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This is what I'm rockin'...

http://www.championsafe.com/products_model-t.html

It had the highest fire rating for the price that I found.

$700 delivered and installed (that's a biggie, most that deliver won't get it in the house for you)

I've heard the same things about electronic locks vs. traditional combo locks, the former being much easier to break into. Classic example of if it ain't broke don't fix it.
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A friend of mine had a very nice collection of old guns (single action Colts, lever guns, etc., most of which were very valuable historic pieces.) He had them stored in various Wal-Mart lock-boxes like the Homack ones that have the barrel lock on them. He was burglarized one day when he was at work and the ones that they couldn't open with a Bic pen they opened up like a tuna can with some sort of tool. He lost nearly a half million $$$ worth of collectible guns because he wouldn't spend a couple of grand on a real gun safe.
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This is what I'm rockin'...

http://www.championsafe.com/products_model-t.html

It had the highest fire rating for the price that I found.

$700 delivered and installed (that's a biggie, most that deliver won't get it in the house for you)

I've heard the same things about electronic locks vs. traditional combo locks, the former being much easier to break into. Classic example of if it ain't broke don't fix it.
That's a pretty damn nice looking safe, my friend. How you liking it?

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That's a pretty damn nice looking safe, my friend. How you liking it?

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Loving it, no reason not to. It's only got 4 long guns in it right now, I suspect it'll hold 4-6 more comfortably...a few more if I stuff it, unfortunately, that's not a problem as of yet...

It's not bolted to the floor yet but I suspect it would be a bear to try and haul off...close to 500lbs empty...It fits perfectly in a bedroom closet.

My #1 requirement was the fire rating. Similar ratings in comparable safes had a price tag of 900-1200. It was a chunk of change for me but I feel MUCH better when I leave the house knowing it's not walking away and my valuables should make it through a fire.

It's got the standard shelving...forgot to mention...
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I saw that. Too bad theres no dealers near me haha

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Which model did you get for that price? How many guns does it really hold?
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Which model did you get for that price? How many guns does it really hold?
The Model T...if you look at the interior layout of the standard, it has 10 cutouts for long guns. Can't say for sure how many it'll really hold, guessing 10-12 would be about the limit, depending on what type of gun, that's a problem I'd like to have but don't as of yet.

I've had it for a couple of years now so the prices today may be slightly different then back then.
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