Storage Tips for The Average Joe
Every firearm owner should be able to properly secure their firearm storage and gun safety. You need to be aware of the proper storage products and ways of storing your firearms if you own one gun or even more and they are stored carelessly under your bed, in your closet, in the drawer, behind a door and so forth.
There are a variety of safety and storage products in the market nowadays with various prices ranging from 5 dollars to 5000 dollars. Listed below are a few of such products including their advantages and disadvantages to help you chose the right one.
Trigger locks. Trigger locks are very cost effective. They can be bought from as low as 5 to 15 dollars. They can easily prevent the guns from being fired as well as offer protection for your children. However, the trigger locks can be easily removed without a key if you have the right tools. They do not completely secure your firearm from theft.
Wooden gun racks. The wooden gun rack are slightly expensive compared to trigger locks with the price range of 49.95 dollars and 225 dollars. These prices depends on the number of shotguns or rifles they will hold. But most of such rack are not entirely secure since they can be broken into.
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 often act as hold up displays because they are normally mounted on the wall and use very little space. They can better prevent theft and offer protection to your family.
Metal gun cabinets. The metal gun cabinet can be price 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 higher priced cabinets are better secured and provides better protection against theft and vandalism if it is bolted to the wall. Such cabinets tend to use a lot of wall space.
Wooden gun display cabinets. Their prices can range from 99 dollars to 650 dollars. Many of such storage cabinets normally use a very large wall space. They provide very little protection since they are basically used for displaying the firearms.
Safes and vaults. 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.