Mutual Gun Safes

Mutual Gun Safes

Mutual makes a reasonably priced line of burglary resistant, fireproof, stand-up gun safes.  All models feature a UL approved heat-activated door seal and two layers of sheetrock like insulating material.  They are fireproof rated at 1760° F for a period of 60 minutes.  Burglary resistance features include at least 4 dead bolts facing the hinge side, 1 active bolt at the top and at least 4 active bolts facing the opening side.  In addition, they utilize massive 1-inch steel locking bolts.

The lock is protected from drill-out attempts by a spring-loaded relocker and a Manganese hardened drill resistant steel plate.  These gun safes also feature two bolt-down holes at the bottom of the safe which accomodate 1/2″ bolts.  They also feature a 10 gauge steel body and door, semi-gloss black exterior with tan interior and a 5-inch thick door.  The interior features universal adjustable gun racks and shelving that can be arrange as gun racks and shelving or all shelving.  The dial locks are UL listed and the handles and locks are brass-plated.

The main difference between models is their size, and their are three models available.  The Model MS-5922 weighs 350 pounds and measures 59″ x 22″ x 16″.  It can be ordered with an optional electronic keypad locking mechanism and can hold up to 16 long guns.

Measuring 60″ x 30″ x 24″ and weighing 600 pounds, the Model MS-6030 is also available with an optional electronic keypad locking mechanism and can hold up to 22 long guns.

The Model MS-6040 measures 60″ x 40″ x 24″, weighs 800 pounds and can hold up to 40 rifles or shotguns.  It is also available with an optional electronic keypad locking mechanism.

For more information on Mutual gun safes, and details about where to buy, visit the Value Safes website.

Stack-On TDS Gun Safes

Stack-On makes an excellent line of gun safes called the TDS (Total Defense Select) line.  All of these gun safes feature UL rated locks, ETL tested fire protection up to 1400° F for 30 minutes and waterproof protection of up to 72 hours in 2 feet of water.  The TDS line also features plate steel construction and convertible interiors allowing for the storage of guns or valuables.  Gun racks are height adjustable to adjust to the length of your guns.  They also feature a handsome high gloss exterior finish and 5 spoke handles.

Locks are UL rated Type 1 electronic or Group 2 3-number combination dial.  They feature a re-locking mechanism which will keep the safes locked even if the lock is removed during a break-in attempt.  The locks are also protected by a hardened drill-resistant steel plate to protect against drilling attempts.

UL classified Gypsum wallboard and Palusol door seals are incorporated into these safes to provide fire and water protection.  They are laboratory tested to ensure compliance and are also California DOJ compliant.  The safes feature 7 large live locking bolts and 3 solid steel dead bolts on the hinge side to provide a total of 10 locking points.

These gun safes have a high-gloss protective finish with screen printing, which makes for an attractive appearance.  The patented gun barrel rests can be installed at different heights to allow for the different lengths of your guns, and the patented standoffs for scoped guns allow for scoped guns to stand upright in the safe without taking up extra space.  These gun safes also feature fully carpeted interiors with adjustable shelves which can be adjusted to meet your storage needs.

For more information on the Stack-On TDS line of safes, along with information on where to buy, visit the Value Safes website.

Honeywell Executive Gun Safes

Honeywell Executive Gun Safes

Honeywell makes an excellent line of gun safes called the Executive line.  Honeywell Executive gun safes are made to Honeywell standards yet reasonably priced.  There are 5 different models in the Honeywell Executive series.

The Model 6720 measures 55″ x 17.5″ x 17.25″, weighs 163 pounds and can hold up to 10 long guns.  The 10-gun rack is removable for even more versatility.  This safe features a high-security key lock with a lever handle, 3 1″ live locking door bolts, and 2 removable/adjustable shelves.  It also features concealed hinges with a 6mm recessed door, a fully carpeted interior and a hunter green powder coated finish.

The Model 6740 measures 59″ x 21″ x 17.5″, weighs 315 pounds and has a heavy-duty dial lock with a lever handle.  The removable gun rack can hold up to 12 long guns and the safe comes with 2 removable/adjustable shelves.  It has a fully carpeted interior, 5 1″ active locking bolts and a Hunter Green powder coated finish.  This safe is fire tested for 15 minutes at 1100° F  and is California DOJ compliant.

The Model 6741D measures 59″ x 21″ x 17 .5″ and weighs 323 pounds.  The removable gun rack can hold up to 12 guns.  There are 2 removable/adjustable shelves and a permanent shelf with locking ammo box.  The safe features 5 1″ live locking bolts and is fire tested for 15 minutes at 1100° F.  It also features a programmable digital lock with lever handle, a fully carpeted interior and is California DOJ compliant.

The Model 2754DB measures 59″ x 21″ x 17.5″ and weighs 330 pounds.  It includes an adjustable/removable gun rack which can hold 14-18 guns, heavy duty steel construction, is fire tested at 1550° F for 30 minutes and has 5 1″ solid steel active locking bolts.  It comes with a programmable (from 3 to 8 digits) digital lock and mounting hardware for attaching the safe to the wall or floor.

The Model 6742D measures 59″ x 21″ x 17.5″ and weighs 330 pounds.  It features a programmable digital lock with lever handle, a removable 12 gun rack and 2 removable/adjustable shelves.  It also features a permanent shelf with a lockable ammo box, a fully carpeted interior and is California DOJ compliant.  The unit is fire tested at 1100° F for 15 minutes.

For more information on Honeywell Executive gun safes, visit the Value Safes website.

Legacy Gun Safes

Legacy gun safes are the top of the line gun safes for the Winchester brand. All Legacy gun safes feature 4-way active bolt works — the bolts are active even on the hinge side of the door.  In addition,  they feature massive 1-1/2″ bolts and a 5-spoke handle.  Legacy gun safes also feature a 1-hour 1200°F fire rating.  To achieve this rating, they use 3-layer construction for the body and door.

Legacy gun safes are available in a black or granite powder finish with screen printed graphics — they’re handsome safes.  In addition, they feature up to 18 active locking bolts, use 12 gauge steel for construction and use a Palusol door seal to keep out water in the event of a fire.  A UL electronic keypad style locking mechanism is standard, as is a convertible interior.  Each Legacy gun safe also has two bolt holes in the bottom for bolting the safe in place.  They feature a limited lifetime warranty as well.

There are two models available — the Legacy L 22 and Legacy L 45.  The L 22 measures 59″ high x 32″ wide x 22″ deep and has up to 24 cubic feet of interior storage, depending on the arrangement of the shelving.  The L 45 weighs in at 595 pounds.

The Legacy L 45 measures 72″ high x 40″ wide x 27″ deep and has a gun capacity of up to 51 guns.  This massive safe weighs in at 980 pounds.

If you’re looking for an above average gun safe, give the Legacy series from Winchester a good look.