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    Cool NEW GUN SAFE

    Well I have joined the fraternity of gun nuts to the next degree by investing in a gun safe the size of a refrigerator. Actually this one is bigger than our fridge. I was out running errands today on the way to the tax man when I noticed a local sporting goods store:

    MARKS OUTDOOR SPORTS - Your source for hunting and fishing, handguns, shotguns, rifles, clothing, electronics, safes and all outdoor equipment.

    They had about 50 safes moved outside to their lot. Since they took the time to move them out there I figured that they were priced to move. I was not disappointed. It was a blemish sale. Everything out there was half off, let me repeat that 50% OFF!!! I looked and left with the wife to go see the tax man. Did our business with him and verified that this could be written off due to my profession. Check. Well I'm sold. Back to the store. The $7000 safe was mine for 3,809.55 including tax. Granted on Liberty's website the safes are discounted too, but this on had some extras, and the blemish is at the bottom if you can see it in the first pic. Didn't hurt my feelings at all.

    Liberty Safe - National Security Magnum

    1565 lbs and 50 cu ft of space Worth every bit of $150 to watch someone else move it.
    If it wasn't on the pallet still this safe would be just shorter than me. I'm 6'1 and it is 6'.05". On the pallet the damn thing looks down on me. I'm going to leave it on the pallet and bolt the thing to the cement floor.

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    With the interior lights on:



    Just as many bolts on the other side and some on the top and bottom too.



    One with the 60lb hell hound Boxer Caesar for perspective:

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    I like the alarm system you installed in the last pic
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    Quote Originally Posted by Resident Smart Ass View Post
    You need to fill it up
    In progress. Bolting it down later this week with the help of a shift mate and his hammer drill.

    Meanwhile, fishing in Russia:

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    Quote Originally Posted by KaiGywer View Post
    I like the alarm system you installed in the last pic

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    Quote Originally Posted by Five-0 View Post
    One with the 60lb hell hound Boxer Caesar for perspective:

    The scary glowing eyes say it all!

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    I picked a new safe up last month, bringing my total to 3 now. Lol. They are heavy aren't they
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    Quote Originally Posted by pgg View Post
    I picked a new safe up last month, bringing my total to 3 now. Lol. They are heavy aren't they

    You would have to ask the guys I watched move it.

    Meanwhile, fishing in Russia:

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    Nice rig. I bolted mine down a few mos ago - good luck w.the anchor holes...better drill pilots first, cause you get one shot at making the holes right!

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    Very nice, it can double for refrigerator, so large it is..................;-)
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    That black box in there, is that part of the safe for documents or what?
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    Quote Originally Posted by maclean View Post
    That black box in there, is that part of the safe for documents or what?
    That is actually a jewely box with slots in it like a jewerly store display case. The wife can put her stuff there, and I'll use it to store silver bullets or something.

    Meanwhile, fishing in Russia:

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    Nice! I like the pistol holders. My 700 lb Cannon safe doesn't have anything like that, so I have to shift stuff all around to find anything.

    I opted not to bolt mine down, but it's flat on the floor and jammed in a corner, so they can't get a portable forklift under it without a lot of work, I think. I'm sure they could move it, but not too sure if they'd take the time and trouble.

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    That's a good point. When I bought my safe, the sales guy told me to bolt it flush into a corner... makes it much harder to pry up because as they pry, the back of the safe is pushing up against the wall instead of tipping back. Also makes it harder to loop a chain around it to pull with.

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    Good thinking, that.
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    Quemadmoeum gladis nemeinum occidit, occidentus telum est!

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    Interesting concept. As I have yet to bolt mine down I appreciate the tip.
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    I didn't bolt mine down. Of course the only way to get it in was during construction. Now there's now way to get a vehicle down to where they'd have to get it out of the house. You'd literally need a crane to get it out of the back yard.
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    I just ordered a Cannon 24-gun safe. Not the greatest, but it offers some fire protection and should be sufficient to deter the typical smash & grab burglars we get around here.
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    Holy cow - that thing is huge.

    And hell yes, it's worth $150 to have someone else move. I almost had to write a story about me deciding I could move one half that size by myself. Still may.

    Good work grabbing that up for that price. Of course, if you're like everyone I know, you'll need another pretty quick.

 

 
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