Fingerprint Gun Safes Give You Fast Access To Your Firearms
The history of gun safes is the history of constant improvement and security. Any responsible gun owner realizes that keeping guns in a secure spot is vital in several respects – to keep children from injuring themselves or others, and to keep your guns safe from burglars. The statistics relating both to accidental gunshot injuries and home break-ins are alarming. Very young children will often think that guns are toys, and older ones will be curious and perhaps want to try using a gun themselves. A fingerprint gun safe is an excellent way to make sure your children, or those visiting, will not get into any trouble.
Thieves break into dozens of homes every minute in the United States and Canada, and the first thing they are looking for is firearms. There is a much wider market for guns than for any other valuable, and both long guns and handguns are a prime target. The only comforting thing about this situation is that most burglars prefer to enter your home when no one is around, and to spend as little time inside as possible. A fingerprint gun safe, bolted to the floor or wall, will usually discourage a thief so much that he will just leave.
Fingerprint Safes Let You Decide Who Has Access
Until recently, safes used combination locks, digital pads, or keys to open the door. While these all worked well enough, a key is a physical item that can be found by a child or burglar, as can the written-down combination for the other locks. The strongest safe is useless if someone finds the key or the scrap of paper where you are keeping the combination (in a drawer near the safe). Fingerprint safes rely upon the recognition of your fingerprint by the safe’s sensor to allow you to open it up. Everyone’s fingerprints are unique, so unless the safe has been programmed to allow a particular fingerprint access, the door will remain firmly shut. Biometric fingerprint gun safes will allow for the storage of up to around 30 fingerprints, so you can program in the prints of family members or others.
A Number Of Options Are Available
Fingerprint gun safes come in a variety of sizes and models, so finding one that is perfect for your needs will be easy. These safes are excellent at providing nearly instant access to your firearms not only at home, but also in a place of business, especially if your store or office is in a high-crime area.
• Barska is well known for their quality fingerprint gun safes. The Barska AX11620 is perfect for keeping alongside the bed or on a table shelf in the living room. This small safe will hold one or two handguns and has predrilled holes so it can be secured to a shelf or the wall. A recent addition to the Barska line is the Quick Access Biometric Rifle Safe. This safe will hold 4 long guns and will let you access them immediately if you need to. The Quick Access Safe also allows you to mute the beep that would ordinarily signal that the safe is open.
• The GunVault GVB2000 Pistol Safe offers you yet another way to keep your guns and other valuables safe, yet easy for you to get to. This safe has slots for all 4 fingers and will give you access to the contents of your safe in a matter of seconds. The GunVault Pistol Safe has a spring loaded door and the interior lights up when the door opens. When using this safe, always wipe the finger slots after use to prevent unauthorized persons from opening it.
• If you do a lot of travelling and feel more secure knowing that you can protect yourself, you will appreciate the LockState LS-SC1000 Fingerprint Biometric Safe Case. This safe weighs only 5 pounds, making it easy to take along on business trips, or anywhere you feel the need for protection. Fingerprint recognition will give you immediate access to your handgun should you need it, and a security cable makes this portable safe difficult to steal.