Home safe for 9mm suggestions

looking to update my home safe for my 9mm. Have one now but biometrics on it is not working so I have to go with the key which is probably not the best option when needed in an emergency situation. Anyone have any favorites or suggestions. Thanks
Paula

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Here are a few Community threads that might be helpful, @paula3!

Let us know if you’ve got specific questions!

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I would check Dicks Sporting goods. I bought a one pistol key safe from there and I got it for cheap. Off the top of my head I forgot the brand and I am not home to send a pic. But if you google Dicks and search safes you will see it. Also just google gun safes since you already have an idea what you are looking for.

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Thanks @Dawn for your help as usual. I’m at work but trying to help as much as I can. I guess the older we get the more we forget.LOL :joy:

IMO, a product like this is ideal. No batteries, no electronics, no key to lose. Not much protection against a determined teenager though.

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I ended up with a Vaultek Slider (non-biometric) but with the optional Smart Key Nano. Mounted the Slider on my Nightstand and the Smart Key mounted hidden behind the headboard. You can use a 4-digit pin, the Smart Key, or a manual key to open.

I actually open the safe at night before going to bed for easy access, then close it in the morning.

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Kids are grown and out of the house but aware of the safe and accessibility… thanks for the reminder!!

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thanks for the input. I will check it out!

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@paula3, may I ask what safe you already have? Depending on the brand, it might be worth contacting the manufacturer to see if they can help you out.

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Mine are all electronic. I would not be happy with a key as I’d need the key in hand. I would also not use biometrics as I’ve heard of too many problems with them. Have you considered tactical furniture (hidden in plain sight)?

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Hornady gun safe. Offers three different entry methods. On most handgun models.

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Stack-On fireproof. Inexpensive, guaranteed, and works everytime. 4 digit code and you’re in.

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Dick’s broke all ties with the NRA and has or is in the process of eliminating all firearms and ammo from it’s stores.
Instead of going home with the date that brought ya… Dick’s has turned their backs on the shooters and hunters that built their brand and is now trying to become the new REI, by catering to the politically correct tree huger/vegan/non-binary outdoors higher animals.
Even worse, Dick’s has taken a knee to Antifa, BLM and other anti-Constitutional groups.
So Please… Don’t be a Dick!

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Bass Pro has several on sale this week. Also www.barska.com has lots of affordable options for safely storing firearms.
IMHO if you have kids go with the fingerprint access. I see kids pop the keypad and 5 finger pad safes all the time. They get it from texting on their dang phones. Also stay away from the tube key locks: https://youtu.be/egtn7swD_Jg
One thing to look for is the safe having an optional power port and emergency power pack in case the batteries die out.
Also be sure to screw the save down to not just the surface it sits on, but through the back to a stud in the wall as well.
Hope this helped!

Yes I am aware of that and you are correct. But if they have ammo which I need I can disregard that for the moment and purchase my ammo. That’s all I ever go there for anyways. I don’t have to wait for an online order.