Admit it. You’ve been a little lax in storing your firearms properly, right? Okay, maybe not. You as a responsible gun owner know how important secure safes are for your collection. They not only prevent theft in the home of your firearms from possible intruders, but they can also protect children that live with you — or careless adults who don’t understand how to handle firearms properly.
If you don’t have the right safes for your shotguns, rifles, and handguns, now is definitely the time to explore some of the new models on the market. All of these models that we have selected feature biometric scan options, which is also known as a “fingerprint recognition.”
Best Handgun Safe: The Vaultek VT20i Biometric Handgun Safe
This safe is clearly a technological masterpiece. The coolest part about this safe is that you can program it to open with just the touch of your fingertip. No one else but you will be able to get into your safe. You can also do a program lock if you are more comfortable with that feature. It has enough space for one or two small handguns. It’s perfect for under your bed storage or even in a bedside drawer.
The composition of this safe is 16 gauge carbon steel, so it’s stronger than the old school 12 gauge steel that these kinds of safes were usually made up of. Finally, it comes equipped with a led light system, so that when you touch it in the dark the interior immediately lights up for you. Very helpful if you need to grab your handgun in a hurry. Keep in mind this brand makes a full line of safes for larger firearms as well.
Best Rifle Safe: The Barska Quick Access Biometric Safe
This safe also works with a biometric finger scan, and has the extra benefit of being “quick access.” Most rifle safes usually aren’t made that way. Holds up to four rifles with extra room for ammunition and a handgun or two. The security is high here with three deadbolts and a sleek black interior that almost makes it look like it could be a piece of high end furniture. You can display this one proudly in practically any room. For added security, this safe can also be bolted to the wall.
Best Wall Safe: The Viking Biometric Wall Safe
A safe that can easily be hidden from view behind a picture or decorative mirror is what the Viking Biometric Wall Safe will be in your home. This can hold handguns and other valuables as well. It does feature the biometric fingerprint to gain access to this safe. Plus, you’ll feel a little bit like Sherlock Holmes with this secretly hidden safe in your home.
Best Travel Safe: Sentry Safe Biometric Quick Access Safe
The perfect safe to keep in your car. This one does come in two different models that will hold one or two handguns. You can open this safe quickly with one-handed access as well. It’s quiet and study, made of steel, and weighs only 12 pounds. There are also led lights on the inside, so it’s also the perfect safe to carry your handgun out camping or hunting in the woods.
~ Firearm Daily