Short Course on Guns – Getting to Square 1
Every firearm owner should be able to properly secure their firearm storage and gun safety. If you own one or even more firearms and they are carelessly stored under your bed, in your closet, in the drawer, behind a door and so forth, then you should know which type of storage product is good for your firearm.
There are a variety of safety and storage products in the market nowadays with various prices ranging from 5 dollars to 5000 dollars. Here is a list of some of the commonly used storage products including their advantage and disadvantages to assist you in choosing the right one.
Trigger locks. The trigger locks are very cheap. From as low as 5 dollars to 15 dollars. They provide incredible protection from guns being fired as well as the protection of kids. However, the trigger locks can be easily removed without a key if you have the right tools. These locks cannot properly secure your firearm from theft.
Wooden gun racks. These are slightly higher in price with a price range of between 49.95 dollars to 225 dollars. The prices will of course depend upon the number of firearms the rack is able to hold. But most of such rack are not entirely secure since they can be broken into.
Locked wall metal gun racks. Their prices can range from 64.95 dollars to 109.95 dollars and they are mainly used for locking up the firearms. Since they can be mounted on walls and consume very little space, they can also act as hold up displays. They provide better protection to children and prevents theft.
Metal gun cabinets. The metal gun cabinets have a wide price range starting from 79 dollars to 400 dollars. The cabinets that have the lowest price are made from metal sheet which can be easily pried open using a pry bar. The cabinets with higher prices have better metals quality and provide better security from theft and vandalism when bolted to the wall. Such cabinets tend to use a lot of wall space.
Wood gun display cabinets. They can go from 99 dollars to 650 dollars. They normally take up larger wall spaces. They provide very little protection since they are basically used for displaying the firearms.
Safes and vaults. These are currently the best products for storing firearms and prevent theft or accidents at home. They however are very price, from 500 to 5000 dollars. They require a large amount of space due to their bulky and heavy nature.