Push Button or Dial for Gun Safes?

Discussion in 'Holsters and Cases' started by Shooter, Feb 8, 2013.

  1. Shooter

    Shooter Administrator Staff Member Administrator

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    What do you guys prier in gun safes? I have a chance to get one of two, the difference being push buttons or good old fashioned safe.

    I like the push button, seems quicker and easier, but what happens if the electric panel goes out?

    I like the dial because it's been used for a long time and never fails.

    Thoughts?
     
  2. hilandr

    hilandr thunder 380 CC owner

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    Mine is push button, i love it! I like that it makes a beep sound with each button I push so I can be sure it is working.
     

  3. BersaOwner

    BersaOwner Well-Known Member

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    For anything that is quick access I like the push button.
    But for a real safe I would go with the old proven dial, a safe never was intended to be quick access.
    I have a push button on my quick access cabinet if the battery runs down there is a place I can touch a 9v battery to & still open it. If the touch panel wears out it can be replaced from the back.
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  4. SHOOTER13

    SHOOTER13 RETIRED MODERATOR Lifetime Supporter

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    Both my AMSEC BF safes are push button...
     
  5. no2gates

    no2gates New Member

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    Dial takes too long if you need to get to them in a hurry.
    Push button is the way to go.
     
  6. SHOOTER13

    SHOOTER13 RETIRED MODERATOR Lifetime Supporter

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  7. paperboy

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    SnapSafe closet vaults

    Does anyone have experience with SnapSafe closet vaults. I am not looking for a safe that is 'professional safe cracker' proof or even fireproof for 6 hours. But I want one that will foil the routine burglar or vandal who isn't carrying heavy tools when he breaks in.
     
  8. havasu

    havasu Banned

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    I've never heard of SnapSafe until your mentioning of them. IMHO they are pretty pricey for a jig saw safe.