pistol vault

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by JasperCountyNative, Jul 27, 2010.

  1. JasperCountyNative

    JasperCountyNative Out Of The Brooder

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    Anyone have any experience with Imprint Biometric (Fingerprint) pistol safes?

    Looking for something easily accessible for my wife and me that will keep out the kids.
     
  2. Miltonchix

    Miltonchix Taking a Break

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    Far better to TEACH the kids about the weapon than make it a secret that needs to be explored. Curiousity about "secrets" hurts more kids than careless handling of a firearm. Kids aren't stupid, teach them then still keep it in a safe place. Satisfy their curiosity, show them exactly what that weapon does, how to use it SAFELY, and, as a gerneral rule, kids will respect firearms for what they are.
     
  3. speckledhen

    speckledhen Intentional Solitude Premium Member

    That wasn't the question the OP asked. [​IMG]
     
  4. sgtmom52

    sgtmom52 Birds & Bees

    Quote:I don't have any experience with this brand but [​IMG] to you for wanting to keep the kids safe.

    Yes ~ children should be taught to respect firearms, however this is not like telling a child to stay out of the cookie jar. If they, or a visiting friend doesn't follow the rules ~ it could be deadly. I have seen it ~ I am a retired Police Officer.

    It looks a little small ~ but should be fine for one pistol.
    Inprint Biometric (Fingerprint) Safe
    Features Price $379.00 Reg. $299.00 SALE

    * Quick access (requiring only one finger).
    * Spring loaded door for reliable, fast access.
    * Rugged 16 gauge steel construction.
    * State-of-the-art technology
    * Can be reconfigured quickly and easily.
    * Recognizes up to 15 individual fingerprints.
    * Intrinsic reliability of the biometric technology in the INPRINT is stated at 1:100,000 for a false acceptance rate (FAR).
    * Standard key back-up.
    * Soft padded foam lining to protect valuables.
    * Mounting holes for ease of installation.
    * Optional accessories (mounting bracket and AC adapter) available.
    * California Department of Justice approved as a firearms safety device.

    Specifications
    External Dimensions 12" L x 11" W x 7" H
    Front Opening 9" W x 4.25" H

    Weight About 14 pounds
    Battery one 9 volt (not included)
    Warranty 1 year limited manufacturers warranty​
     
  5. JasperCountyNative

    JasperCountyNative Out Of The Brooder

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    My kids will be familiarized and proficient with firearms when the time comes, but for now inaccessibility is the word.

    I want something secure that doesn't require a lot of searching for keys or remembering codes.

    When it comes to home protection, time is of the essence.
     
  6. bakerjw

    bakerjw Chillin' With My Peeps

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    In response to the question that the OP asked. I would certainly test drive one of the biometric safes before purchasing one. The main factors to consider are repeatability (the finger scan unit on my laptop works perhaps 33% of the time) and the sound level of the lock mechanism.
     
  7. darkmatter

    darkmatter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:My kids were taught from a young age and do not have the morbid fascination of other kids with firearms. I started with a bolt-action BB gun so I could conduct "elbow supervision" by handing them one BB at a time. When firearms safety was imprinted by the age of 5, I graduated them to a single shot bolt action 22LR (a chipmunk, a current similar model is the "cricket") with the same "elbow supervision". My kids are now grown and have their own hunting firearms now. I still have that chipmunk and still use it.
     
  8. SillyChicken

    SillyChicken Overrun With Chickens

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    never mind.. should have read it better. I think if I had to have a safe, thats what I would be looking at.
     
    Last edited: Jul 28, 2010
  9. sfw2

    sfw2 Global Menace

    The guy who taught the legal section of the gun safety course I took uses one of these, and highly recommends it.
     

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