Gun Gifts for Girls this Christmas

Looking to find a gift for a gun-loving gal? Sure you could just buy in M&P Shield in pink, but she may regard that as patronizing (even though the M&P Shield is an awesome CCW weapon). No, it’s time to get a little more creative. In this article we’ll cover some great ideas for the gun-loving lady in your life.

Pistols for Girls

Girl with a gunA pistol is a great gift. First of all, unless you’re buying a HK pistol, you won’t have to break the bank like you might for a rifle or a shotgun. Also, if you buy a rifle for someone who doesn’t (more…)

Carry your key with you at all times with a biometric safe

Liberty HDX-250Biometric safes are the only type of safe where there is no key or combination to lose. Certainly there are pros and cons to using this type of safe, but those two benefits by themselves are extremely powerful.

  • You never have to worry about being unable to open your gun safe in an extremely high pressure situation (like a home invasion).
  • You never have to worry that a child will find the key or learn the combination, gaining access to your dangerous weapons.
  • You never have to worry that the key will become lost, meaning you will have to call upon (more…)

The perfect gift for your family this Christmas is a Gun Safe

In only a month or so it will be time for Christmas shopping, and you’ll have to start thinking about the best way to show affection for those you love the most. What better way to do that than by protecting them? A gun safe will safeguard your family against threats, internal and external.

Gun Safe with BowGun safes for sale – why you need one

If you’re a gun owner chances are the value of gun safety has been drilled into your head. Don’t point your weapon at anything you don’t intend to shoot, keep your finger off the trigger, always keep your gun unloaded (more…)

Hayman MVGS Gun Safe Comparison

When looking for a Gun Safe, there are 4 brands that are usually brought up as the top gun safe manufacturers today. Hayman, AMSEC, Fort Knox and Liberty. We did a comparison of the Hayman MVGS6032, AMSEC BF6032, Liberty Presidential 25 and the Fort Knox Executive 6031. All of these gun safes have similar specs. We highlighted the areas where each gun safe was strongest in. In our opinion, the Hayman MVGS6032 was the winner because it has the best price and even some better specs. Take a look below at our comparison.

Hayman Safe Company is family owned and operated right (more…)

Are your guns stored properly and legally?

Firing a gun on the rangeThere’s more to storing guns than buying a safe and cramming them in. Prudence and the law dictate that you follow certain procedures when locking away your guns and ammo. This ensures that your firearms are safe, your family is protected, and your weapons stay in the best condition.

Solutions for gun storage

When storing a gun, you are trying to prevent three things:

  • Accidental firing
  • Physical damage
  • Theft

There are a number of ways you can protect your gun, and each fulfills these requirements to a different degree. Some options include:

  • Trigger locks: A trigger lock prevents a gun from firing by locking (more…)

American Security Gun Safe Reviews

Buying a gun safe can be a difficult task. There is so much information on the Internet and it’s hard to decipher what is what. There are different options for fire ratings, burglar ratings, thickness of steel, colors, locks and different shelving options.  The most common question we get asked about gun safes is, which brand should I select? Safe & Vault Store recommends selecting one of the AMSEC BF series gun safes because of their quality and because they are made in the USA. We also make it easy to find a perfect safe for you because of our large number of (more…)

Are Gun Safes Waterproof? Protect your items from water damage.

Gun SafeAre gun safes waterproof? Our customers ask this question often and the truth is, there are NO gun safes that are truly “waterproof”. These same consumers are often misled by other companies and safe manufacturers that a waterproof gun safe exists. They claim that they have a seal around the door that will keep water out. Most good gun safes today use a “Palusol Seal” around the door named for the inventor. This expanding door seal expands to 5-7 times its size in the event of a fire. It is activated in temperatures between 212-302 degrees F.  The design of this seal is to keep heat (more…)

Do I need different safe types for different items? Gun safes and cash boxes

This is another common question we hear at Safe & Vault Store. The short answer is that there are gun safes, and cash boxes, built for storing guns and cash respectively. There are also vaults for storing large items. Beyond that, safes are versatile, and can be used to protect any valuables you care to mention.

Gardall Gun SafeGun safes

Gun safes are typically larger than other safe types, and come in many shapes and sizes:

  • Gun cabinets: A large upright safe. Suitable for holding a collection of guns and protecting it against theft.
  • Under-bed safes: Trunks designed to be concealed under a bed and accessed (more…)

Handgun Security – Protect Your Gun, Protect Yourself, Protect Your Community

A big part of being a responsible gun owner is keeping your weapons safe. Handguns, in particular, can be very deadly in the wrong hands. In this article, we’ll cover some tips for handgun security.

Handgun security and gun safes

Liberty HDX-250First things first, you’ll want a gun safe for your handgun that balances your need for security, with a need to quickly retrieve the weapon in emergency situations.

Biometric handgun vaults are great for this purpose. Storing a single handgun, you can just use your fingerprints to open the safe and have your gun in hand in matter of seconds.

Of course, biometric isn’t (more…)

Is it okay to buy a used gun safe?

This is a question we’re asked a lot. The short answer is: Yes, it is. In fact, it’s a great idea to buy a used gun safe, provided you don’t mind spending a time hunting for the right safe for you. You can save money and get a great deal on a used gun safe, but buying new is quicker and easier.

How to buy a used gun safe

Scratch & Dent BrowningBuying a gun safe new is simple enough – just find a site that sells what you want. Finding the best deal on a used gun safe takes much longer. Here are some tips:

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