Finding a good gun safe can be a really tedious task. And with plenty of gun safes to choose from, the task only becomes more cumbersome and hard. But you need not worry, as we really know how painful the process is. So in this post, we will be seeing the best gun safes you can buy under $1000.
Before you choose the gun safe you are going to buy, you might want to check out our previous tutorials, which will be helping you on how to select the gun safe which is best for you. SO below is the list, we promised in the title, and do note that this list by no means good to worse or vice versa.
Stack-On GCDG-9216 Convertible:
As you can see in the attached images, this case is quite big and capable of holding close to half a dozen rifles and big guns. The shelves are perfectly designed and also there are compartments where you can place the accessories quite comfortably. Along with guns, there is plenty more room in which you can place other things as well. If you have to go by what the manufacturer claims, this big boy can hold up to 16 guns. It has padded sides so that there are no scratches on your value able guns and rifles.
The gun safe is well built and there will be no compromise with the security and the build quality of you go with this one. The cabinet has been improved by California Department of Justice, as this meets with their standards. So you can well analyze that how well built it really is and there is no compromise with the security. The locking system is a 3 point system which makes it practically impossible to force open. Everything is properly protected by the steel plate behind the cabinet. Talking about the dimensions it is about 20X40X58.5 inches. And weighs around 147 pounds. The color on the exterior is green and the whole of the cabinet is made of reinforced steel. It comes with a 1-year warranty which includes any defect in the materials used or false alignment due to human error. It is priced at about $435.
It is a pretty solid gun cabinet. Will provide you with a lot of room for a stir in your guns and ammunition and other important equipment and valuables. The cabinet is also impact resistant. It is ideal for workplaces where there is a requirement of multiple firearms and storage space required for a lot of ammunition etc. For household purposes, this safe is somewhat big and can be difficult to manage.
- Good Capacity, as it can hold up to 16 rifles.
- Is made of strong reinforced steel.
- 3 point lock mechanism.
- Soft fabric on the inside to prevent any scratches.
- Bulky and Hard to Move.
- The absence of any digital locking mechanics.
- Only one color option available.
SteelwaterStandard Duty 16:
This is another long gun cabinet featured on the list. And there is no chance this one has to compromise with the build quality and toughness in exchange for big capacity. This gun safe comes with an EMO electronic lock so you can manage and access this gun safe with the help of a passcode you set. This is a double bitted bypass locking system. The company has made sure that you never get locked out of your own safe behind designing this technology.
Other very great feature about this safe is that it is fireproof and can withstand fire for about 45 minutes. The main idea behind fire proofing gun safes is that in the case of any fire hazard the guns don’t get damaged and arms and ammunition explode making it more dangerous. It has quite thick steel bolts locking the safe. And if you are thinking about breaking past one, you should immediately drop that thought. The door is well constructed as well and is about four and a quarter inches and is drill proof. So that it can be forced opened by any means at all. This also comes with one year warranty and its dimensions are about 59X22X16 inches. It can hold up to 8-10 guns and there is plenty of room for accessories and storing rounds and magazines as well. This gun safe is priced at about $640.
This is a quite advanced gun safe as compared to the previous one. While keeping about the same capacity it adds on to the locking mechanism and safety features. Like it has an option for digital lock and also it is demote proof. It is again ideal for workplaces and not for homes as it is quite big and bulky to move around. Though if you have stuff which you want to safeguard in it, you can definitely give it a shot in your home as well.
- Digital Lock and Double Bitted Bypass
- Superb Build Quality with Drill Proof Plate.
- Foam on the inside to prevent any scratches.
- Fireproof for about 45 minutes.
- Big Size and Bulky to move around.
Stack-On FS-24-MG-C :
This is yet another product by Stack on which makes the list. This is a quite solid contender as well. When it comes to capacity and storing firearms, it just blows away all the competition. As according to the manufacturer, it can hold up to 24 firearms. Now that is a serious number. And the length of those firearms can be around 54 inches tall. Also, there are 4 adjustable shelves which come along, so that you can manage to store other accessories as well quite efficiently be removing or adding them at appropriate places.
The locking mechanism is a 3 number combination one and ensures that no one can just hack around it with ease. Behind the lock is a hardened drill proof plate, and makes it hard for anyone to break through the lock as well. Talking about the dimensions of this gun safe, it is around 26.89X 14.47X 52.72 in the interior and about 29.25X20X55 inches on the outside. So you can see that how thick the case really is, and there is no room for damaging it with ease and breaking pass it. Also on the outside, the color of the gun safe is green and is finished with epoxy paint, which is made to last. It comes with a limited lifetime guarantee and 5-year warranty. It is priced at about $710.
This one is also a big safe which is featured on this list. And honestly, I don’t see it being used for household purposes unless you have an arsenal and a lot of stuff which you want to keep inside this safe. The storage capacity of this is insane, and also management inside the safe is really easy as well. Thanks to the adjustable shelves. Also, this case is fire resistant for about 30 minutes for temperatures up to 1400˚F. The locking system is pretty solid as well, so it makes it ideal for security firms and other firms to store their firearms in it, where more than one person can easily access it.
- Big Size and Huge Capacity.
- Good Solid Exterior with 5 Locking Bolts and drill proof plate.
- Adjustable Shelves.
- Fire Proof for about 30 minutes.
- Big Size and Bulky to Move.
- Only one color option available.
Stack-On GCDB-924 10-Gun Double-Door Steel Security Cabinet:
Yet another product from Stack-On making the list of best gun safes under $1000.This cabinet is different from all the other cabinets and safes included on this list. As it has two compartments, and both of them have different keys. So this case can be used as a sharing cabinet, with two persons keeping their stuff in the different compartments, and still have privacy. As the other person won’t be able to access the stuff you keep on your side. This safe can hold up to 10 rifles up to 54 inches in height. On the inside, there is proper foam attached to the walls of the cabinet, so that there are no scratches on your guns, and you have nothing to complain about.
There are majorly 4 removable shelves, which makes it easier to manage the storage space on the interior of this gun safe. That has been designed keeping in mind, that the user might want to store ammunition and magazine in those places. The build quality has not been compromised here as well, just like the other Stack – on gun safes. There is an option for digital lock and passkey system, along with the key as well. So that you never run into trouble if you forget the code somehow. The door is reinforced steel, and breaking through it is a farfetched dream. it dimensions are about 13.5 x 32 x 55.1 inches. The gun safe or cabinet weighs around 116.1 pounds and comes with a limited 1-year warranty. It is priced at about $319, which makes it highly affordable keeping the price range of other similar gun safes.
Though this gun safe is a really huge one as well, but it best suited for household usage. As due to the two compartments, you can easily store valuables in each one of them, and also have different persons manage it. Also, this feature can find it’s application in a workplace. The lock system is pretty good as well, and the feature for providing two bitter locking system really makes sense, keeping in mind multiple people accessing the safe. It is definitely worth a try.
- Good Locking Mechanism.
- Separately keyed Compartment on the Cabinet.
- Foam on the inside to prevent scratches.
- Can hold up to 10 rifles, so good storage capacity.
- Affordable Price.
- Big and bulky to move around.
- Might be difficult to accommodate in small corners due to big size.
Stack-On SS-22-MB-E 22 Gun Fully Convertible Security Safe with Electronic Lock:
This one has pretty good storage capacity as well, as it can hold up to 22 rifles. Or you can store 11 rifles, and with that some of the accessories for those firearms, like the rifle straps, etc. It has 4 adjustable shelves, to help you to manage the spacing and management on the interior effectively. It has an electronic locking mechanism so that you can access the gun safe with just a pass code.
The gun safe also has operational lights, which will be indicating whether or not the pass code you entered is wrong or not. And also will be indicating about he low battery, so that you can change it well before it runs out of juice. The door on the outside, has epoxy paint, and black matte finishing. Also the interior is carpeted, so that the guns don’t get any scratches over prolonged period of usage of this safe. Talking about the dimensions, it is about 17.6 x 55.1 x 26.8 inches and weighs about 245 pounds, which makes it quite heavy. It is priced at about $534.
This is just like other safes we have included on the list. It has great storage capacity and the digital lock will just make your life easier than ever before, when it comes to managing this gun safe of course. But if you are looking to use it at your home, it can be difficult to manage it and move around, due to its massive size and heavy weight. Though you should definitely give it a try.
- Good Storage Capacity.
- Adjustable Shelves.
- Operating Lights.
- Carpeted Interior.
- Really heavy and difficult to move around.
So this is it. These were some of our top picks for best gun safes under $1000. If you think any other gun safe should have made the list, then do let us know as we will be glad to include it in the list, if it really deserves to be. if you have any other questions in mind regarding the usage and the specification, do let us know, we will be happy to help you out.