I'm planing on installing an early Christmas present today. I peeked in the box.

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    My son sent me a compact Barska gun-safe AX11652 for Christmas. It has a biometric finger print reader that is supposed to be quick and easy to open in a panic situation. It's small enough to fit into a closet in my bedroom. They say it will hold four rifles but only 2 rifles if they have scopes mounted on them. I only own two rifles (A PS90 and a Tikka T3 .308) Both weapons have scopes mounted on them so I need to turn them both sideways to fit them into the safe. There is also a shelf for hand guns.

    I think I'll be able to get most if not all my weapons into the little safe. It will make the house more kid safe. The safe is a two man lift so I'm hiring a strong young man to install it and bolt it to the wall and floor using the drilled holes provided. I just don't want the thing falling over and hurting someone.

    I'll still feel safer if I at least keep my G29 downstairs in the living room where it will be out of sight but within easy reach. This will be today's project. We normally do not have kids in the house. If someone brings a kid to the house, I'll move the G29 into the safe.
     
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    I’m not sure what I will do today.

    Just made my second cup of coffee.:dunno:
     

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    A good safe place for that 29 would be on your hip, 24/7
     
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    You sleep with a holstered gun on your hip? :headscratch:
     
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    Sometimes.
     
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    Is it a role-playing thing?
     
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    Bad cop, really bad cop?
     
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    I’m looking forward to a report after you use it for awhile. If you pony up for a 4-pack of lithium AA batteries, you might be able to extend the 1 year battery life to 2-4 years, that’s what I would try. Buying 2 Quick Detach scope mounts would result in being able to add a rifle or 2 inside. It’s 62 pounds, so if you move sacks of concrete, you can move this.

    Pros- size, obviously, as well as ‘manual lock’ - the battery isn’t required to throw the latch, that’s how my home keypad lock works and I prefer it.

    Cons- 2mm steel construction, more fire-resistant than an ammo can...
     
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    Could be. Maybe tables turned on naughty burglar and a “what will you do for your freedom” type scenario?
     
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    <<<<<< Starts to search categories on favorite website.....
     
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    Good for you Dave... now that our four grandkids are 9,7,& 3, (the 3 year old is a real climber) I’ve changed my kid-proof system from the old “up out of reach” one to a locked gun-safe...still keep two well stashed for my wife and I... The oldest three will soon be introduced to Pap’s (that’s me), “learning about firearms” program...Step #1 beginners version...learning now, nearly eliminates worrying later..lol...let me know how the fingerprint thing-a-ma-jig works...thanks
     
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    I worked with a guy about 15 years ago that had a girlfriend that liked that sort of thing. He called it the happy burglar game. He'd sneak in, with a ski mask on, then "rape" her. :freak:
     
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    Years ago, I briefly dated a girl who suggested I hold a gun to her and “make” her do things. In a rare moment of good judgment, I decided that it was a bad idea.
     
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    Years ago, I would have assumed the smiley was about their sexual proclivity.


    Now I understand you’re just confused as to why he’d choose to be around a woman.
     
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    LOL normally I'd agree with you but it's a bit lumpy to sleep with. Truth be told, I'm currently going through some bad side effects of chemotherapy. I have "chemo-brain" and do not trust myself to make wise decisions. I decided not to carry during this time. I'm also making visits to various doctors where they have me lay on an examining table and feel me up. I do not want them discovering the gun and calling in a red alert.

    A few minutes ago my BP dropped to 96/59. That's too low for me and I lost my center vision, making it hard to type. My wife made me a cup of black coffee and my vision is slowly returning.

    Next week the oncologist will be making big changes to my medications that will both greatly extend my life and improve my life style. That's another story.

    I'm over 80 years old and if worst comes to worse it's been a wonderful life that I'm proud to have lived.

    I'm being a bit over dramatic here, my doctors all remark how healthy I am and don't have thing wrong with me except for the cancer which they can control. I fully expect to be around for a while.

    The problem with long term battles with a chronic cancer is that after a while the drugs become ineffective because the cancer mutates and learns how to outsmart the drug. I have been battling this cancer for 14 years. It's just an occasional inconvenience to me now, nothing to fear.
     
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    I would watch that.
     
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