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Old 09-28-2012, 14:10   #21
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Originally Posted by lawman800 View Post
Get a Knox or something heavy duty name brand. If you go cheap, it's going to work against a casual smash and grab guy, but won't even deter a professional for any more than 30 seconds.

You can YouTube videos of safe cracking all day and sometimes, they don't even crack it, they just pound it until it caves and they can crowbar and pry it out with cheaper safes.

That's one reason that I specified 2" thick, heavy gauge steel with 360 degree 1" bolts all around. Makes it that much tougher to crack.
Do you mean it has 2" composite walls, or 2" of steel in the wall? Can you send me a link. About the heaviest gauge steel I have seen for a gun safe is 1/4" maybe 3/8". Above 1" is usually a TL15 or TL30 safe, which most gun safes are not even TL rated.

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