Top 10 Best Gun Safes for Rifles
One of the most crucial factors of responsible gun ownership is not just about handling a gun, but also proper gun storage and providing a sufficient level of security to prevent unauthorized access to firearms.
Gun safes nowadays are designed to perform multiple functions rather than just one: The primary function is to keep the firearms from being accessed by someone who is not authorized to use it. Following that, some safes will protect firearms from physical damage, preserving their value. Some safes serve as a deterrent to theft.
Like with other forms of technology, the more features a type of safe storage system has, the more expensive it is. However, investing in a high-quality gun safe will be worthwhile in the long run.
We at American Pride Safes & Security take pride in gun safety and believe that everyone deserves a safe and secure place to store their firearms.
First, let us consider what you need:
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Why should we consider SOAP before buying safes?
To answer your question, this type of purchase requires deep thought and a lifetime investment. Safes will be with you even unto your 3rd generation, that's why we have to consider these factors.
Stowage or the process of storing the safe requires a lot of planning especially if you have an existing house, there's just no room allocated for this and it can be an eyesore or can cause blockage in your room. If you are building a new home then it is better to provide a secure spot in your design phase.
Call us for specific dimensions of your desired safe and we will be gladly of help!
Organization inside of the safe shall never be neglected in order to maximize potential storage not just of the rifles but other valuables such as pistols, jewelry, DSLR cameras, luxury watches, and other important documents that you may have.
Accessibility can discourage potential safe owners to own one due to the fact that these things can be big and heavy like your cabinet, and moving them from one room to another is burdensome, hence most of our customers asks us the overall weight since this will require heavy lifting to where it should be finally located or stowed.
We offer curbside delivery on all major safes and don't hesitate to call us for other delivery options if applicable.
Protection is probably the first thought that comes into your mind when buying a safe but we have this saying, "save the best for last" and here we can give you a vision of your safe's capabilities to provide quality protection against fire, burglary, and other untoward incidents.
How we chose our Top Gun and Rifle Safes
We have collectively organized the top 10 gun safes to store your rifles based on customer preferences and needs. This allows us to sift through hundreds of products in order to identify the finest ones for you. The top products that made it to our list have a proven record of success, which is backed up by hundreds of satisfied customers.
Note: This does not include the pricing budget.
Top 10 Best Gun Safes for Rifles Review
1.) AMSEC BFX Series Gun Safes
Undoubtedly this safe is the newest and has the latest technology within the realm of gun safes. American Security is one of the leaders in producing high quality and resilient safes in the market. Their new 4-way-bolt work is gear driven and makes this one a tough guy to burglary and other blunt attacks, any attempt in opening this will just discourage them. This also comes with 3-stage-lock protection with a spring loaded locking pin.
The AMSEC BFX Series Gun Safes are 120-min fire rated, which means it has been tested at 1200°F by an Intertek laboratory and is paired with AMSEC's unique DryLight for top-tier fire protection.
All AMSEC BF series are designed to be tough from the inside out. One of the most reliable safes in the industry with a high quality locking mechanism, bolt work and is made in the USA.
Fun Fact: Did you know that the BFX's hardware option also comes with a .50 caliber spoke finish?
They're also available in textured, two-tone, and high-gloss finishes, as well as the AMSEC color selection.
Check out the available AMSEC BFX Series Gun Safes now!
2.) AMSEC RF Series Gun Safes
The AMSEC RF Series is the only burglary and fire resistant gun safe with a TL-30 and TL-30x6 six-sided U.L. listing. These safes were put through a break-in test by experts for 30 minutes utilizing tools like sledgehammers, picks, chisels, saws, carbide drills, wedges, and pry bars which earned them the U.L. burglary rating. This is the perfect safe if you want to protect your firearms against serious attacks.
All forms of attacks listed in the Underwriters Laboratories standard are blocked due to the combination of thick gauge steel barriers, high-strength concrete, and a high-density ceramic matrix. The heavy duty composite construction of these safes contributes to their exceptional level of protection and security.
Fun Fact: Did you know that these massive safes weigh between 3,400 to 4,500 pounds? Nobody is ever going to leave your house with one of these!
Check out the available AMSEC RF Series Gun Safes now!
3.) AMSEC BFII Series Rifle & Gun Safe
As mentioned earlier, the AMSEC BF series is one of the most reliable safes in the industry. In terms of security, the AMSEC BFII Series Rifle & Gun Safe earned a U.L. certified RSCII burglary protection rating. They have high quality locking mechanism, 1/2″ solid steel plate door, ETL certified 120-minute fire protection, and proudly made in the USA.
The AMSEC BFII Series Rifle & Gun Safe is an outstanding safe for your collection of firearms and has a neat storage system.
Fun fact: Did you know that this safe has a combined steel thickness of 1/2” in body construction? That takes forever to drill through during a break in!
Check out the available AMSEC BFII Series Rifle & Gun Safes now!
4.) Winchester Ranger Series Gun Safes
The Winchester Ranger Series is built to withstand the most extreme fires and break-ins. It has a 1-hour fire rating that has been tested and proven at temperatures up to 1400°F, and it has a Palusol® Heat expanding door seal that expands to nearly 6 times its original size when exposed to heat, keeping heat and smoke out.
This is the best choice if you're looking for long gun or rifle safes. It's tall and wide enough to fit all of your firearms, as well as important documents and valuables. It can carry up to 68 long guns inside (depending on the model), as well as additional storage space on the safe's top.
It comes with 2 lock options: mechanical lock and electronic keypad lock
Available in 2 colors: Black and Gunmetal
Check out the available Winchester Ranger Series Gun Safes now!
5.) Hollon Black Hawk Gun Safes
The Hollon 90 Minute Black Hawk Gun Safes feature a sleek design and top-grade quality construction. They're made of 10 gauge solid steel with a 1/4" steel plate on the inside, for a total door thickness of 5", which is 30% thicker than other models.
Fun fact: Did you know that each safe is strengthened with up to sixteen 1.5" thick solid steel bolts? That's twice as thick and twice as long as the industry standard for high-security gun safes!
Additionally, the thick steel bolts are put on all four sides to ensure optimum defensive protection against theft. It has an increased fire rating of 90-minute fire rating tested at temperatures up to 1400°F.
The fireboard is made up of several layers, each of which is sealed, caulked, and filled with fire-resistant caulking. An intumescent door seal is also installed, which expands up to 8 times its original size when exposed to heat and prevents smoke and water from entering the safe, for added security.
Check out the available Hollon 90 Minute Black Hawk Gun Safes now!
6.) Rhino CD Series 80 Minute Fireproof Gun Safe
The Rhino CD Safe Series is one of the highest quality safes in the country, featuring a revolutionary patented F-4 lock system, ball bearing drill plate and spring loaded re-locker to protect the lock, and solidly reinforced heavy duty doors and bodies to provide an enhanced sense of peace and security against burglary and fire.
For fire protection, it offers a full 80 minutes of protection at 1400°F, protected with 3 layers of 5/8" fireboard in the ceiling and door, 2 layers on the walls and floor, and a heat activated door seal that expands up to 7 times its size which seals the door edge to help prevent heat and smoke from coming in the safe.
All the safes in the series share similar construction and features. The only major differences are dimensions, gun capacities and quantity of door bolts in the door.
Check out the available Rhino CD Series 80 Minute Fireproof Gun Safes now!
7.) Rhino Ironworks Series 85 Minute Fireproof Gun
The Rhino Ironworks Series resemble those from the 18th century. It's a mix of art and furniture. Each safe is carefully antiqued to highlight the steel's natural variations, creating an heirloom-quality piece for your home or business!
It has an 85-minute fire rating, which means it can withstand temperatures up to 1400°F, and it has a heat-activated expanding door seal that keeps heat and smoke out. Listed with UL® as a Residential Security Container and meets or exceeds California DOJ acceptable gun safe standards and has an F-4 locking system for maximum security.
Has 2 lock options to choose from: electronic lock and manual dial lock
To see the specifications, check out the available Rhino Ironworks Series 85 Minute Fireproof Gun here!
8.) Rhino Kodiak® Series 60 Minute Fireproof Gun Safes
The heavy-bodied construction, exquisite design, and adjustable interior of each Rhino Kodiak® Series 60 Minute Fireproof Gun Safes make it a smart investment.
It has a full 60 minutes of protection at 1400°F. Just like the other Rhino series, it offers advanced protection with 3 layers of 12mm fireboard in the ceiling, 2 layers on the walls, floor, and door, and a heat activated door seal that expands up to 7 times its size, sealing the door edge to help keep out heat and smoke.
Whether you’re looking for a handgun safe or long gun safe, the Rhino Kodiak® Series 60 Minute Fireproof Gun Safes can accommodate both up to 58 long guns & 10 handguns (depending on the model). All the safes in the series share similar construction and features. The only major differences are dimensions and gun capacities.
To see the specifications, check out the available Rhino Kodiak® Series 60 Minute Fireproof Gun Safes here!
9.) Hornady RAPiD Safe Ready Vault RFID Gun Safe
The Hornady RAPiD Safe Ready Vault RFID Gun Safe 98195 features patented RFID technology to provide the fastest, most dependable access to your firearm while also delivering the ultimate security against unauthorized users.
The electronic RFID/key is the main feature. Its revolutionary RFID technology allows you to access this safe faster compared to digital keypads and biometrics. This safe comes with four RFID tags that can be configured to open selectively. It also comes with a backup key and digital keypad for additional entry methods.
This innovative space-saving design fits between smaller cabinets and larger safes, allowing you to put them in the corners of your room while also accommodating up to 14 handguns and 6 long guns with its dual-purpose gun racks.
Check out the cool features and specifications of the Hornady RAPiD Safe Ready Vault RFID Gun Safe 98195 now!
10.) Socal Safe / Bridgeman Security International Fortress
For more than a century, Socal Safe has set the bar in the security industry.
The Socal Safe International Fortress Series is built to the greatest anti-burglary and fire protection standards in the industry and is equipped with U.L. approved locks to ensure firearm safety and protect valuables from burglary or theft.
This series features an efficient space illuminated by LED interior lights that allow easy access to long guns and a large collection of firearms.
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