How to Avoid the Top 7 Regrets of Gun Safe Buyers
Buying a gun safe can be a sizable investment. Like investing in the stock market, it’s an investment you don’t want to regret. I can’t tell you how many gun safe owners have come to me with buyer’s remorse, wishing they had .458 socom ammo done more thorough research before they bought their safe or gun cabinet. And it’s not like you can just pick up your safe and return it to the store, either, as I’m sure you can see. After reading this article, you should be better prepared to avoid these same mistakes.
Top 7 Regrets of Gun Safe Buyers
- Forgetting the Dehumidifier. Guns are made of metal. Gun safes are a sealed environment that traps moisture, especially in more humid reasons. Guns inside safes rust. Not good. A dehumidifier will keep your guns looking beautiful. At the very least, put a dessicant in your safe.
- Getting Stingy on “White Glove” Delivery.Guns safes are heavy. Very heavy. You don’t want to have to move it yourself, especially if it’s up the stairs. Either pay extra up front to have the gun safe placed exactly where you want it, or do like I do, give the driver a nice tip up front to get him to do it for you.
- Buying a Safe or Cabinet That’s Too Small.This is the most common regret of all buyers. Once you have your safe in place, you’ll find that it’s also an all around safe that can store ALL of your valuable possessions, not just your firearms, so you will end up wanting more space. Trust me, it’s the same mistake I made myself.
- Not Going Digital.Let’s face it, some us are getting old and have a hard time seeing those combination lock numbers. Digital or electronic safes have a keypad with nice large numbers that even light up at night. Well worth the expense if you go in and out of the safe with any frequency. Plus you can change the combination yourself with an electronic lock, while a combination lock requires a locksmith.