It is very important for every firearm owner to ensure proper gun safety and firearm storage. 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. Here is a list of some of the commonly used storage products including their advantage and disadvantages to assist you in choosing the right one.
Trigger locks. Trigger locks are very cost effective. From as low as 5 dollars to 15 dollars. They provide incredible protection from guns being fired as well as the protection of kids. However, with the right tools, one can easily remove a trigger lock without the key. But the lock can easily be picked and removed even without the key if one has the right tools These locks cannot properly secure your firearm from theft.
Wooden gun racks. These are slightly higher in price with a price range of between 49.95 dollars to 225 dollars. The prices will of course depend upon the number of firearms the rack is able to hold. But most of such rack are not entirely secure since they can be broken into.
Locked wall metal gun racks. The main purpose of these gun racks is to lock up the firearms, and they have reasonable prices which range 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.
A metal gun cabinet. These products have a price range of between 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. However these cabinets will use a lot of space.
Wood gun display cabinet. Their prices can range from 99 dollars to 650 dollars. Most of these wooden display cabinets use large wall spaces. They provide very little protection since they are basically used for displaying the firearms.
Safes and vaults. Currently, these are ranked as the best storage products for storing firearms at home. However, they can be very price ranging from 500 to 5000 dollars. They require a large amount of space due to their bulky and heavy nature.