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I have had one for 5 years, no complaints.

Good warranty, check it out, not many companies have one as good.
 

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This pictures were taken in NY shortly after I got it a few years ago, I took it with me to SC when I moved and it is now in a secure place in my new home. I recommend that you buy the push button lock. IT came in handy 3 years ago when I needed to get to my guns in a hurry. I bought it because Cannon has an excellent reputation and a life time warrantee.



 

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I just inherited a Cannon safe from my dad. He had it for almost 20 years. Still working great in my home. No complaints from him or me.
 

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why dont you just lock up the balls and powder since you wouldnt need as big of a safe and just keep the cannon in the garage?

i have only heard good things about them but i dont have any firsthand experience.
 

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Call me paranoid if you want, . . . but there is no way I would own a safe with an electronic lock on it.

I've worked with electricity and electronics for 45+ years, . . . and if there is one thing I have learned it's this: Electrical and electronic components are blood brothers to Mr. Murphy (of Murphy's law firm), and they usually travel together.

Get a mechanical lock on your safe, . . . you can forget batteries, circuit boards, transistors, etc.

May God bless,
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Call me paranoid if you want, . . . but there is no way I would own a safe with an electronic lock on it.

I've worked with electricity and electronics for 45+ years, . . . and if there is one thing I have learned it's this: Electrical and electronic components are blood brothers to Mr. Murphy (of Murphy's law firm), and they usually travel together.

Get a mechanical lock on your safe, . . . you can forget batteries, circuit boards, transistors, etc.

May God bless,
Dwight
You are so wrong. The safe companies will tell you that a dial lock is easier to break into than a push button lock.

Plus if you ever need to get your guns in a hurry a dial lock just won't do it.

I you were under stress to get to you guns can you imagine what it would be like to spin the dial x number of times then go to the first number, the spin the dial x-1 number of times and go to number two and dial in 3 or 4 numbers without going past a number or making a mistake?

I told this story a few times but I guess I have to repeat it again

Back in 2007 I bought a house in TX and also owned one in NY. The plan was to spend winters in TX and summers in NY. I hated NY but living part time in two states was done to compromise with my mother. I wanted out of NY for good but she refused to leave.



I flew to my home in NY Thanksgiving of 2007 and didn't have any guns with me.

I arrived home to find someone had broken into my house and was still inside. All I had to do was punch in 6 numbers to open the safe and get to my guns but I was so nervous it took three tries to get it right.

If I had to spin a dial I am positive I would not have opened my safe to get to my guns in time to get the guy that broke in.


By the way after the break in I changed my mind about living in two states and sold both houses and moved SC.
 

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I have no illusions that all you have said is true SC, . . . and I respect your opinion, . . . to each his own.

What the safe company won't share with you is that the electronic component is undoubtedly cheaper to get, . . . install, . . . manufacture, . . . etc. And it may be true, . . . that they are truly harder to get into than a mechanical safe. But then again, . . . how much of the sales hype is true and how much is simply sales hype?

It also won't tell you that WHEN, . . . NOT IF, . . . the little electronic board fails inside, . . . you will be out the cost of the safe getting inside the thing, . . . unless you want to take a grinder and grind off the edges of the top so you can get inside.

Oh, . . . and yes, . . . it will fail. AND, . . . it will fail on a far more predictably soon pattern than the mechanical lock. All electronic gizmos are doomed to failure from the moment they are conceived, . . . some just take longer than others, . . . but they still fail.

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I have no illusions that all you have said is true SC, . . . and I respect your opinion, . . . to each his own.

What the safe company won't share with you is that the electronic component is undoubtedly cheaper to get, . . . install, . . . manufacture, . . . etc. And it may be true, . . . that they are truly harder to get into than a mechanical safe. But then again, . . . how much of the sales hype is true and how much is simply sales hype?

It also won't tell you that WHEN, . . . NOT IF, . . . the little electronic board fails inside, . . . you will be out the cost of the safe getting inside the thing, . . . unless you want to take a grinder and grind off the edges of the top so you can get inside.

Oh, . . . and yes, . . . it will fail. AND, . . . it will fail on a far more predictably soon pattern than the mechanical lock. All electronic gizmos are doomed to failure from the moment they are conceived, . . . some just take longer than others, . . . but they still fail.

May God bless,
Dwight

All the stuff you said is probably true, but what is your life worth? Also if a safe company is able to make an electronic lock that costs less to make and is more secure I have no problem with that, I call that a win-win. Many years ago TVs came with a mechanical tuners but they were replaced with what is probably a cheaper to manufacture electronic tuner. I sure as heck would not want a mechanical tuner in my TV I remember when they wore out you had to wedge something under the dial to keep them from slipping off channel.

There is a good chance I would not be alive to tell the story if I could not get inside my safe quickly and the push button lock is the thing that saved my life.

Cannon safes have a life time warrantee, I assume that the warrantee covers fixing or replacing the lock, but even if it does not the fact is I am alive to day to tell the story and that is all that matters to me
 

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CONSUMERS PAY MORE BECAUSE OF POOR REPLACEMENT POLICIES!
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Maybe not the only one..............

LIBERTY'S WARRANTY

We back up every safe we sell!

* If you are unfortunate enough to experience a fire or a damaged safe from an attempted break-in, Liberty will provide you with a new safe delivered right to your home - all for FREE! No delivery charges, no hidden expenses, and a new safe to show for it.
* There is some paperwork to fill out when processing your claim, which includes completing warranty card information when you first buy your safe.

That's our guarantee. That's Liberty.
 

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There is a good chance I would not be alive to tell the story if I could not get inside my safe quickly and the push button lock is the thing that saved my life.
That is why I have an electronic pistol safe (with key back up) and a dial Cannon.

BTW- It took 6 years for my electronic pistol safe to fail. It was not a Cannon but I know electronics fail. Now it is just a fancy looking lock box. Even some of the best high-tech stuff money can buy fails.

Just my thoughts.
 

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A friend of mine had the electronic lock on his safe and it finally went out. We found a much better elecronic lock to replace it with. We had to adapt it a little bit but it works great.
I prefer the dial S&G locks and I like the idea of a small handgun safe with an electronic lock.
 

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...I am glad you survived your ordeal...but you should never come into a home that you know has weapons in it without being armed.For exactly that reason..myself I never enter my home without a weapon on me ...and I have two German Shepherds and a wife who takes care of the house( IE rarely ever leaves)...
My preference is for a dial lock...it's what I'm used to and feel better knowing that it is mechanical and not electrical...but my chevy is 20+ years old and I do all the work on it...more mechanical than electrical...preference

I plan on getting one of the cannon safes from TSC if I can get the dial...they are about half what the gunstore wants for them and the only difference is the paint...and I like black :)
 

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...I am glad you survived your ordeal...but you should never come into a home that you know has weapons in it without being armed.For exactly that reason..myself I never enter my home without a weapon on me ...and I have two German Shepherds and a wife who takes care of the house( IE rarely ever leaves)...
My preference is for a dial lock...it's what I'm used to and feel better knowing that it is mechanical and not electrical...but my chevy is 20+ years old and I do all the work on it...more mechanical than electrical...preference

I plan on getting one of the cannon safes from TSC if I can get the dial...they are about half what the gunstore wants for them and the only difference is the paint...and I like black :)
I was living in two different houses, one in TX and one in NY, Each one had a safe with guns in it. I had to fly to my house in NY for Thanksgiving and didn't want to fly bring a gun on the plane with me. The one time that I did try to fly with a gun checked into my baggage the suit case lock was broken and the guns were almost stolen. I didn't like the fact that I had to drive to and from the airport and fly without a gun but that is what I did. Once I got to my house in either state I open the safe and got my gun(s) out. The problem was someone was living in my house since Saturday when I arrived Monday night and I did not have a gun to use till I opened my safe. Now when I visit NY I drive and travel with my gun(s)
 

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wow cannon seems to be having problems

...so I will retract my statement about getting a cannon but I do stand behind my mechanical lock verses electronic...the search goes on
 
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