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4 years 32 weeks ago, 3:11 PM

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I'll be looking to buy a Gun safe this year to replace my cheap Stack-On. I'll be purchasing it with tax return money, so I have awhile to shop around. I want a fire rated safe with plenty of space and a good locking system, any suggestions. Currently I'am looking at this one http://www.dickssportinggoods.com/product/index.jsp?productId=3930605

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4 years 32 weeks ago, 6:43 PM

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I want a sfae badly, but with a few more moves being a certainty, I'll wait until I retire then get the heavy stuff.

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4 years 32 weeks ago, 9:20 AM

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I wish I had that one.

I got mine last May at Academy. It is fire rated and about the same dimensions outside. I really like the side shelves on that one.
I may do some modifications after seeing this.
Be sure and get a de-humidifier if you get the safe.

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4 years 32 weeks ago, 11:10 AM

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but like you said, the side shelfs look handy! Cold out there in West Tejas? Like your new Avatar, Dale is where my username came from!

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4 years 32 weeks ago, 11:15 AM

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Gonna sit and watch Texas beat Bama tonite.

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4 years 32 weeks ago, 11:19 AM

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4 years 32 weeks ago, 11:02 AM

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For some people they are a life saver, and property protector. For us living rural and without kids (locking gun cabnet for grand kid visits) thier just an added expense we don't need.

a man has to hold his word, hold his beliefs, and hold a good sight picture.
4 years 32 weeks ago, 11:07 AM

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so I worry about robbery. That and the fire rating, some syntmental guns that could not be replaced if lost.

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4 years 32 weeks ago, 11:15 AM

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Dont misunderstand.. For those who need them, which is probabley the majority. They are as i said a life and property saver. Our son-n-law who lives in Phoneix has one, due to crime and child issues. Just saying not for everyone.. Unless they grew on trees, i just cant justify the cost.

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4 years 32 weeks ago, 11:20 AM

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They are damned expensive, thats for sure!

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4 years 32 weeks ago, 11:24 AM

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Not arguing Greg, just wish you would look for something for your revolvers.
A buddy of mine had his house burn, only firearm he had left was his shotgun that his son had borrowed. I would not wish that on anyone. A small fire rated document safe would be a option maybe?

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4 years 32 weeks ago, 12:49 PM

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for home protection, but if you have a stash, a safe is a very good investment. It can protect you from theft and fire. Hiding the safe is a good idea, too, as well as locking it down with lag bolts. The more locks you can put between the outside and your firearms, the better.

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4 years 32 weeks ago, 1:15 PM

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I live in a pier and beam house so I'll be bolting it to the floor though a 1/2" steel plate under the house. Hopefully that will be enough to protect the safe from walking away. As far as home protection, those guns won't be put away.

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4 years 32 weeks ago, 1:18 PM

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If the thieves need it and have enough time and energy, they will get your stuff!

4 years 32 weeks ago, 1:47 PM

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from plain sight. A gun safe in a corner is an open invitation for a crowbar. Don't wanna say too much in public, but use PM is you want.

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4 years 28 weeks ago, 5:05 PM

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4 years 28 weeks ago, 5:07 PM

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http://www.uline.com/Product/Detail/S-4335/Corrugated-Boxes-200-Test/12-...

Neat, huh?

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4 years 28 weeks ago, 5:10 PM

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Neat, but

might not be fire rated........it didn't say!?!

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4 years 28 weeks ago, 5:11 PM

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my safe

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4 years 28 weeks ago, 5:11 PM

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It's fire rated

guaranteed to catch fire at 451 degrees or less. less because of the adhesive on the corners, you see. Okay, dumb joke...MOVING ON.

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4 years 28 weeks ago, 5:12 PM

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GODDAMN YOU, RAPER!!!

I was not prepared to see one of those creatures. I literally shuddered. Abominations.

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4 years 28 weeks ago, 5:15 PM

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you need to see them in a porn film
l m m f a o

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4 years 28 weeks ago, 5:15 PM

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Go bigger. Mine is too small.
Shak, you are going to get a PM

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4 years 28 weeks ago, 5:19 PM

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I have, CW

Funny, but I don't think porns are supposed to kill your sex drive and give you nightmares.

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4 years 28 weeks ago, 5:29 PM

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Wow

I threw that comment right in there.

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4 years 28 weeks ago, 5:53 PM

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PM sent

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4 years 27 weeks ago, 5:20 PM

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Fire Rated Safes

Although one of my four are, I question their value/expense. Take a close look at the fire rating details. Now if you have a small garage or kitchen fire that burns half or less of your home - OK, they do provide protection. Burn to the ground - no matter!

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