For every gun enthusiast looking for a cost-effective way of storing their guns and securing them away from unwanted access and children’s reach, gun cabinets are highly recommended. You must know that there are two different kinds of custom gun cabinets made for special storage of firearms – the wooden gun cabinet and the metal cabinet. In every product ever sold in the market, there are, of course, advantages and disadvantages associated with them. This breed of security unit is not so different.
If you are looking for the most widely used and available gun cabinets, it would be the metal cabinets. As a matter of fact, people tend to mistake them for gun safes. Gun safes are somewhat similar to gun cabinets; for one, both have lockable boxes, however, gun cabinets have simpler security features. It is true that both are very dependable in terms of durability and performance. Aside from that, both are expensive. Metal gun cabinets can keep your gun protected, even if you don’t place it into a gun safe. Aside from that, it could keep out of unwanted hands effectively.
Custom gun cabinets, especially the wooden ones are surely no match in a well-prepared heist, and compared to metal gun cabinets, wooden gun cabinets would definitely lose out. Metal cabinets can’t withstand fire, but regular maintenance is not much needed. Plus, you won’t be able to see through it. If you place it somewhere that cannot be easily seen, the thief might just walk right on it without noticing it.
For those gun owners who like to proudly display their firearms, the wooden gun cabinets are good for you. There is nothing wrong with displaying your precious firearms, however, do not expect it to last long especially if the thieves know their way to force entry.
The wooden gun cabinets are quite expensive because of the woodwork. Plus, a wooden custom gun cabinets made by a very skillful woodworker is more or less equivalent to the price of a metal gun safe. Surely, wooden gun cabinets radiate elegance, but if you have decided to keep your guns here, be sure that they’re all insured – they make look pretty, but you cannot always trust the quality of its security feature.