Are Gun Safes Hard to Break Into?
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Will more gun safe locking bolts mean the gun safe is more secure? The answer is clearly YES, the greater the number of locking bolts around the safe or vault door reduces the possibility of the door being pried open. In addition, the bolts having a larger the diameter further reduces the possibility of the door being forced open.
Purchasing a safe with an inner steel liner provides many advantages to the safe owner. As most safe dealers know the weakest points of most any safes are usually the sides, back and top. Most safes today have only one exterior steel skin and fire insulation. The fire insulation can be in the form of gypsum board (or fireboard) or a poured concrete insulation barrier. Why purchase a safe with a cement or concrete insulation barrier and an inner steel liner? The vast majority of safes sold on online marketplaces or through big box retailers are safes constructed having a 12 gauge (7/64") or 14 gauge (5/64") thick steel...