LONG WEAPONS CABINETS
Find the right long weapon safe with us.
Owning a gun safe or a gun cabinet ensures that only authorized persons have access to the weapons, excluding the risk factor. Always store your guns unloaded. The placement must be chosen carefully, so eye and physical contact of family members, especially children, with the gun safe is limited or zero. Please note that responsible handling of weapons and ammunition always comes first.A long weapon cabinet or safe is a sturdy security container made of steel. It is used to store firearms and ammunition. This type of safe is specially designed for the upright storage of long weapons such as rifles and shotguns. When choosing a gun cabinet, the security level, the number of guns and the lock option are decisive.
Definition of long guns:
“Long guns are firearms whose barrel and slide are longer than 30 cm in the closed position and whose shortest total length that can be used as intended exceeds 60 cm. These include shotguns, rifles, sport rifles, air rifles etc. owned by hunters, marksmen or private individuals. "
It is also important and worth mentioning that there before purchasing you should contact the local authority.
A RIFLE CABINET IS CHARACTERIZED BY THE FOLLOWING CRITERIA:
The long gun cabinet is a sturdy security container made of steel, which is suitable for storing ammunition and firearms.
Please note that the responsible and appropriate handling of long guns, handguns and ammunition always comes first.
Furthermore, long gun cabinets correspond in their construction and the various security classes to safes. Therefore, the long gun cabinets are available in different designs and different security levels.
Proper anchoring of the cabinet is recommended.
DEFINITION OF RIFLE CABINET
This type of cabinet is specially designed for the upright storage of long weapons such as rifles and shotguns. When choosing a gun cabinet, the security level, the number of guns and the lock type are decisive. Long guns, these are firearms whose barrel and slide are longer than 30 cm in the closed position and whose shortest total length that can be used as intended exceeds 60 cm.
The search for the ideal lock can only be answered individually for the gun owner. The following overview of the different types of lock provides general information. Furthermore, of course, each of our sales consultants will assist you in finding the right solution.
There are three options for the type of lock:
- The double-bitted key lock / cylinder lock - this is the easiest way to secure the long gun cabinet - you cannot forget a code! Two keys are supplied with the lock - please note that the keys must be stored in such a way that they are protected from unauthorized access. Because of the key safekeeping clause and the high risk of key theft, insurance companies recommend a numeric or electronic lock.
- The mechanical combination lock does not require electricity or a battery. Any change in the secret numbers is possible (only the code owner can change this). The cabinet owner does not need a key and has no risk of loss.
- The electronic lock: this is the most popular type. The lock is a convenient way of securing the gun safe. It should be noted here that the lock works with batteries and these need to be changed occasionally. If the battery fails, the lock can be supplied with emergency power from the outside. The PIN can be changed as often as you like.
Tip: compare the advantages and disadvantages of the 3 different locks
First and foremost, it depends on how many long guns you want to keep in it. The long gun cabinets differ considerably in size and interior design. Also note the inside dimensions to match your weapons.
Take advantage of our advice, we will be happy to help you find the optimal gun safe with us.
The equipment of the respective gun cabinets is also precisely tailored to your needs. The most important elements include:
Foam gun holder for long guns:
- to ensure vertical storage
- lockable compartments or an interior safe:
- for the common storage of ammunition and weapons
Don't you like searching? Then this light is just right for you: for optimal illumination of the gun safe, we recommend that you install a safe light with a motion sensor. Rottner Sensor Light is battery operated (4 AAA batteries) and can be easily attached with the supplied magnet.
How do you prevent mold, rust, mold stains or bad smells? By removing moisture from the air. In the Multi Dry from Rottner, the moisture is stored in the active granulate in the bag, which can absorb up to 600 g of water and is odorless. The dehumidifier can be dried in the oven (not in the microwave) or on a heater and can be used again.
Tip: Of course, our trained employees are at your side with help and advice if you have any questions about our security products and our offers.
Once you have decided on a rifle cabinet, the question still arises, where do I place it?
You definitely want your family members, especially children, not to come into contact with the dangerous weapons. Gun safes should always be set up out of the sight and reach of children. The rightful owner of the gun safe must ensure that only he and other authorized persons have access to the guns and the gun safe. Always keep unloaded weapons!
A gun safe must be set up in such a way that an intruder has to overcome additional security measures in advance.
The provisions of the Weapons Act generally relate to private living quarters; In unoccupied buildings such as hunting lodges, guns may not be stored in gun safes either; The installation in sports halls or club houses should also be clarified beforehand with the responsible authority - the assessment of the insurance company is also important here.
Tip: Always keep gun safes out of the sight and reach of children.
Testing institutes that certify our gun safes in terms of their resistance level:
- ECB-S (European Certification Body) in Frankfurt
- VdS Schadenverhütung GmbH, based in Cologne
- The VSÖ (Association of Austrian Security Companies) based in Vienna
These independent institutes carry out extensive tests in order to be able to determine the corresponding protection classes and security levels. How these procedures are carried out is specified in European standards 1143 and 14450 (formerly VDMA 24992).
Safe.co.uk works with well-known manufacturers such as:
- Rottner safe
- Format vault construction
- Sentry Safe
- Planet star
Many years of good cooperation connects us with these manufacturers of products in the security industry.
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Other well-known manufacturers are e.g .: Burg Wächter, Hartmann Tresore, Eisenbach and many more.