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#6096343 - 12/22/15 09:43 AM Gun Safe
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Light Foot

Registered: 05/06/12
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Recently inherited grampas old guns and I have a few of my own that need to be in a safe. Looking for a 12-18 gun safe. Been looking at Academy, gander Mtn and the like. I'd be appreciative of any advice you pro's on here can give me about buying a good safe. I don't post much but enjoy learning alot and lurk here often. Thanks.

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#6096402 - 12/22/15 10:14 AM Re: Gun Safe [Re: Back 96]
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Registered: 01/28/08
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I bought this one recently at Sam's Club for $500. The exact same safe is sold at other places for $1,000. Fire rating, weight (so it can't be taken out easily during robbery), and capacity (it will never hold as many guns as stated) is what I was looking for. This one fit the bill for me. Hope this helps.

http://www.samsclub.com/sams/35-gun-fire-safe/prod18030167.ip?navAction=
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#6096409 - 12/22/15 10:17 AM Re: Gun Safe [Re: Back 96]
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Light Foot

Registered: 05/06/12
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very nice, thank you. Didnt think of checking with Sams.

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#6096427 - 12/22/15 10:25 AM Re: Gun Safe [Re: Back 96]
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+1

I just got one from Costco.

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#6096732 - 12/22/15 01:22 PM Re: Gun Safe [Re: Back 96]
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The best price I found was from a company in Garland on Craigslist, can't remember the name. They delivered and installed it.
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#6096836 - 12/22/15 02:28 PM Re: Gun Safe [Re: Back 96]
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Light Foot

Registered: 05/06/12
Posts: 23
Id buy that Stack on from Sams right now, only if it werent out of stock...

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#6096954 - 12/22/15 03:32 PM Re: Gun Safe [Re: Back 96]
TurkeyWhisperer Offline
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Originally Posted By: Back 96
Id buy that Stack on from Sams right now, only if it werent out of stock...


The "out of stock" is just talking about online ordering. You can check on the Sam's website for your closest store to see if they have it. I just checked the Bryant Irvin store in Fort Worth (closest to me) and they have them in stock.
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#6097020 - 12/22/15 03:59 PM Re: Gun Safe [Re: Back 96]
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Light Foot

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Most stores have them in stock, but $100 more and you gotta pick it up yourself.

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#6097040 - 12/22/15 04:15 PM Re: Gun Safe [Re: Back 96]
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Do not buy a safe based on what you need now. Buy the biggest safe you can afford.

try "The Safe Company" in Garland. I bought my AMSEC there a few years ago.
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#6097067 - 12/22/15 04:31 PM Re: Gun Safe [Re: TXGUNNER308]
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Registered: 06/30/08
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Loc: Mesquite, Tx
Originally Posted By: TXGUNNER308
Do not buy a safe based on what you need now. Buy the biggest safe you can afford.

try "The Safe Company" in Garland. I bought my AMSEC there a few years ago.


No truer words have been spoken when it comes to purchasing a safe. I made the mistake and will be buying a second safe in the near future.

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#6097184 - 12/22/15 05:46 PM Re: Gun Safe [Re: Back 96]
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Registered: 05/04/15
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Loc: Denton County
Yep, go big or buy another. Made the same mistake. Now either sell some for more or don't buy more.
If you already have 10-20 now got to go 30-40 size or have two safes at 20 each.

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#6097195 - 12/22/15 05:57 PM Re: Gun Safe [Re: Back 96]
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I would much have a safe I could put 20 guns in than one that wont hold just 1 more.
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