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Old 03-11-2009, 08:44   #1
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Where does everyone get their gun safes? Update P2

I'm looking for a place here in Columbia, SC that would be a good place to get a gun safe. I know that Dicks Sporting has safes and Shooter's choice has safes. Do locksmiths sell safes? Anyway to get a good deal on a repo safe?

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Old 03-11-2009, 08:46   #2
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My gun is safe on me.
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Old 03-11-2009, 08:56   #3
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My gun is safe on me.
Haha.......Is this you? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8bMz0m6XHXs
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Uhh, no! Hold up, is it?
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hell he did not even take out his back up units from both ankles of from between his shoulder blades.
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Old 03-11-2009, 09:26   #6
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Seriously does no one have a gun safe?
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Old 03-11-2009, 09:32   #7
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Sometimes good replies can take a day or two. People's schedules differ.
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Old 03-11-2009, 11:27   #8
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I don't have a safe, yet...only places I've seen locally that sell them are Sportsmans and Dicks like you already posted.
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Old 03-11-2009, 13:27   #9
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I bought a GunVault from e-bay. But if you're looking for something to store more than a couple of handguns, I have no idea.
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I bought a GunVault from e-bay. But if you're looking for something to store more than a couple of handguns, I have no idea.
I'm looking for long gun storage. Thanks though. I've been eyeing a Stack-On 28 gun safe at Dick's for a couple of weeks. This weekend I'll probably head over to Shooter's choice and check to see if they have any deals.
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Old 03-11-2009, 13:45   #11
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Have you looked in the Carolina Trader? You may find a deal there.
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Have you looked in the Carolina Trader? You may find a deal there.
I guess I could do that. I just hate having to pay to look through ads.
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Old 03-11-2009, 16:16   #13
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Costco. They deliver it to your house and place it where you want..
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Old 03-11-2009, 19:11   #14
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Lexington Pawn and Gun has some nice safes.
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I bought my Liberty safe ($800) from Shooter's Choice over a decade ago and it is still serving me well. Even though I would love to have a larger one. Depending on your age and income, I would suggest buying a safe larger than you think you currently need (to allow for expansion of your collection). And I would suggest staying away from the Stack-On or locker style metal safes. Get yourself a real safe and it will pay you back in peace of mind dividends. You should be able to get a heavy duty "real" safe for around a grand depending on size. That's about the price of a high quality firearm.
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Also if you go to Shooter's Choice to get your safe, don't be afraid to negotiate the price. Probably won't get much off in this market, but you never know. And of course, sometimes cash will get you a break on price as well. Do yourself a favor and get some friends to help you transport and install it in your house. The prices that they quote for delivery and set-up are a little on the high side.
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Old 03-11-2009, 20:06   #17
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Just to be clear this the safe that I'm looking at. It's hardly a locker.

http://www.stack-on.com/securityplus.../gsxw-528.html
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Just to be clear this the safe that I'm looking at. It's hardly a locker.

http://www.stack-on.com/securityplus.../gsxw-528.html

Sorry. My bad. I wasn't trying to insult you, but the only Stack-On "safes" that I've ever seen are the ones at Sportsman's Warehouse or Dick's Sporting Goods. And they were essentially lockers. I apologize if I offended you.... You learn something new every day.
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Old 03-11-2009, 21:43   #19
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Oh no. I wasn't offended. I was trying to make a point in a few words as possible. The wife was yelling for me to come to dinner. lol. I think might check out some pawn shops this weekend.
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No worries.

Just looked in the 1 week old Carolina Trader that I had lying around and the only gun safe listing is:

50 CU FT LIBERTY SAFE 42"W, 72.5"H, 27.5"D Granite color. Holds 43 long guns. Weighs about 1300 lbs. $1500. You must move. 803-414-6017

This is exactly how the ad is listed and I just transcribed it exactly. I don't know the seller or anything about the item other than what it says. If the safe is in reasonably good condition, then this is probably an outstanding deal. I really wish that I could upgrade to this one myself. But it is probably too heavy and too big to go upstairs where I need it. Best of luck in your search.
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Sorry. My bad. I wasn't trying to insult you, but the only Stack-On "safes" that I've ever seen are the ones at Sportsman's Warehouse or Dick's Sporting Goods. And they were essentially lockers. I apologize if I offended you.... You learn something new every day.

no, just insult me, j/k but, yea, my wife bought me one like you're talking about. and at that its only an 8 rifle cabinet! i remember, my wife calling me at work, telling me she went and got me a gun safe (i'm thinking HEAVY and BIG). i get home and im looking for someway to get it out, nudge it and think "this thing is made out of beer cans" ha ha! but, yea, i need a new, bigger, real safe myself. housing an ar15, ar10, mini-14, 2shotguns, ruger 10/22, rem nylon12, 3- glocks, a .38, and mags for all the above.
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No worries.

Just looked in the 1 week old Carolina Trader that I had lying around and the only gun safe listing is:

50 CU FT LIBERTY SAFE 42"W, 72.5"H, 27.5"D Granite color. Holds 43 long guns. Weighs about 1300 lbs. $1500. You must move. 803-414-6017

This is exactly how the ad is listed and I just transcribed it exactly. I don't know the seller or anything about the item other than what it says. If the safe is in reasonably good condition, then this is probably an outstanding deal. I really wish that I could upgrade to this one myself. But it is probably too heavy and too big to go upstairs where I need it. Best of luck in your search.
Haha. wow. That sounds like an awesome, huge safe. My wife would never go for it though. She thinks the one that I linked to is too big. So I had you use the buy once, cry once scenario. And tell her that she could store her jewelry in it to.
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Haha. wow. That sounds like an awesome, huge safe. My wife would never go for it though. She thinks the one that I linked to is too big. So I had you use the buy once, cry once scenario. And tell her that she could store her jewelry in it to.
You'll be amazed at how easy it is to fill a safe up with guns, jewelry, important documents, and even small electronics. I keep my portable back-up hard drive in mine along with all of the aforementioned items. And mine is just about full to the top. I have to rearrange it everytime that I pick up something new. And I'll have to sell a rifle before I get another.
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Try Sam's Club. They have Remington and Winchester (logos anyway) for very reasonable prices. UL listed, fire resistant, S&G locks, some with recessed doors and internal hinges. I picked mine up a few years for $650 for a Remington 18-gun. I am very happy with it.
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I'm looking for long gun storage. Thanks though. I've been eyeing a Stack-On 28 gun safe at Dick's for a couple of weeks. This weekend I'll probably head over to Shooter's choice and check to see if they have any deals.

I have a Stack-On its good for keeping the kids away from the guns but I think a thief with a crowbar could break into it pretty easily.
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