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 very many storage and safety products in today’s market with a wide price list from as low as 5 dollars to as much as 5000 dollars. Listed below are a few of such products including their advantages and disadvantages to help you chose the right one.
Trigger locks. These are one of the cheapest safety products for firearms. They can be bought from as low as 5 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. The trigger locks will not completely secure your firearm from theft.
Wooden gun rack. The wood gun racks are more expensive compared to trigger locks with prices of around 49.95 to 225 dollars. The price will depend on the number of shotguns or rifles the rack is able to hold. However, since they can be easily broken into they are not entirely secure.
Locked wall metal gun racks. The locking gun racks are used to lock up firearms and they are reasonably priced from 64.95 dollars to 109.95 dollars. They can act as hold up displays since they are securely mounted to the wall and they use very little wall space. They provide better protection to children and prevents theft.
Metal gun cabinets. The metal gun cabinet can be price from 79 dollars to 400 dollars. The cabinets with the lowest price are made from sheet metal which can be broken into easily 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 cabinet. They are normally priced from 99 dollars to 650 dollars. They normally take up larger wall spaces. They are mostly used in the display of firearms and often provides little to no proper protection.
Vaults and safes. The vaults are safes are currently ranked as the best storage products for firearms to prevent thefts and accidents. However, they come at a very high price which can range from 500 dollars to 5000 dollars. They require a large amount of space due to their bulky and heavy nature.