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best place to shop for a safe?

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by japcraplover89, Jan 2, 2013.

  1. japcraplover89

    japcraplover89 Orting, Washington Member

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    hey all, its time i upgrade my arsenal storage, which shouldve been done some time ago. anywho, lookin at buyin a safe lately. ive shopped around at the obvious places, sportsmans, wholesale sports, sportco, ect....are there any other places average Joe wouldnt 'think' to look? ive heard costco or sams club? i was a little surprised at that suggestion but ill check it out. anyone got any other referrals?

    Tyler.
     
  2. edogg

    edogg Western Washington Active Member

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    NW Safe in Enumclaw is great. They might even have some year end specials left too.

    Sent from my PM23300 using Board Express
     
  3. ATCclears

    ATCclears Seattle area, WA Well-Known Member

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    +1 for NW Safe. They are also a supporting vendor of this website.

    Peter
     
  4. jgeist

    jgeist Oregon Active Member

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    You will find boxes with locks at Costco and Sam's Club, but they are not quality. Look in to Liberty, more money, great warranty and service.
     
  5. deadeye

    deadeye Albany,OR. Moderator Staff Member

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    Costco online and it's delivered to your door. They have them in some stores also if you want it same day. I bought a Cannon brand from them and have been happy with it.

    Do not buy a low end Liberty (fatboy) just tap the side and you will know why.
     
  6. japcraplover89

    japcraplover89 Orting, Washington Member

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    definitely going to look into this NW Safe, thats not far at all from me. costco isnt too convenient for me being i dont have a membership, but i know a few people. good suggestions so far, got me thinking.
     
  7. MountainBear

    MountainBear Sweet Home, OR Well-Known Member

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    I've had good luck with Jerry Fee at Northwest Safe Sales...
     
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  8. japcraplover89

    japcraplover89 Orting, Washington Member

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    how about when the sportsmans show comes through the PNW? its at the Puyallup Fair Grounds here again soon...should i expect decent prices and selection there? not lookin for anything REAL big, maybe 10 rifle cap with a shelf for pistols and ammo, but i want it to be heavy.
     
  9. rattler one-7

    rattler one-7 Washington New Member

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    NW Safe. No question. Very happy customer am I.
     
  10. japcraplover89

    japcraplover89 Orting, Washington Member

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    well if its what they specialize in, i have no doubts. ill be checking them out :thumbup:
     
  11. euge

    euge Snohomish Member

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    again NWsafe, just the education is worth it
     
  12. archeofuturist

    archeofuturist I can see three volcano's from here New Member

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    Check out sturdy safe. Look around and you'll see why. Sturdysafe.com
     
  13. nwdrifter

    nwdrifter troutdale oregon Active Member

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    costco online, delivery to your door.
     
  14. Oregonhunter5

    Oregonhunter5 2C IDAHO Well-Known Member

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    Buy Browning.
    I built them in college.
    There awesome.
    Heck, I will sell you mine. I need a bigger one.
    Mine is black cherry in color, digital combo, lights, mirror.
    Holds around 30 guns. Door holds guns.
     
  15. raindog

    raindog Portland, OR Active Member

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    Also looking - too bad NWSafe is so far from PDX.

    What about Fort Knox safes? There's a dealer in Canby.
     
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    techiej vancouver, wa Active Member

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    + for Northwest Safe Sales; bought a Lincoln from them...did a great job delivering & installing.
     
  17. huthuthike

    huthuthike Hillsboro OR Active Member

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    I think the biggest issue is price - you can spend $500 to $2000 and someone will tell you that the one you bought can be broken into within 8 minutes or hauled off or some other "obvious" flaw. Or you can spend $3000+ on the premium brands/models and feel more secure. Look at the reasons you are upgrading, value of your collection and most likely scenarios and then buy accordingly.
     
  18. BAMCIS

    BAMCIS Eugene Well-Known Member

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    Whatever safe you on get it one or two sizes BIGGER than you think you will need. :paranoid:

    Don't ask how I know this. :huh:
     
  19. longcolt

    longcolt Zephyrhills, FL Active Member

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    I am an absolute fan of the Fort Knox brand. Expensive but first rate.

    And if you ever need to move the safe they will come and do it for you for $50, upstairs, etc. Great people.
     
  20. deadeye

    deadeye Albany,OR. Moderator Staff Member

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