You know that keeping your handgun in a quick-access safe is the smart thing to do, but did you know that gun safes just might save your life someday? A California man (whom we’ll call J) recently found this out the hard way when a violent gang of youths forced their way into his home during broad daylight.
This Gun Vault.com customer had recently purchased a Multi-Vault Quick-Access gun safe just prior to the birth of his daughter. J chose this vault because it was small enough to keep on his bedside table and provided total safety for his child and other family members; yet it also provided immediate access to his handgun should he ever need it in a crisis. Little did he know that this crisis would come sooner than he ever imagined.
J just happened to be home in the middle of the day when he heard a loud pounding on his front door. Through the window he saw that it was a suspicious-looking stranger whom he didn’t know doing all the knocking; so J crept upstairs and quickly removed his .45 from his Gun Vault safe. As soon as he came back downstairs, the front door burst open and a 6’tall, 200 pound armed man came into his home. J immediately brandished his own weapon and yelled for the intruder to get down. The man fled while J shot at him repeatedly with his .45. Because J had the presence of mind to keep shooting, the intruder never had a chance to fire his own weapon and ran off. Because of the incident with J, the gang was later caught by police.
What J Has to Say About His Gun Vault Safe
J wrote a letter to Gun Vault telling us what happened and said the following:
“This product saved my life, and I am pleased to write this [letter]. My hope in [writing my story] is to make people aware of the need for quick access in gun securing. I believe that any other product out there would have taken me longer to access my weapon.”
The safety and well-being of your family are too important to leave to chance. With quick-access gun safes from GunVault.com you can keep your loaded weapon where you can get to it fast without compromising your family’s day-to-day safety. Hopefully, a story like J’s will never happen to you; but if it does, with the right gun safe: you’ll be ready.
Did you know that June is National Safety Month? Injuries are a leading cause of disability for people of all ages, and the leading cause of death in Americans aged 1 to 44. You can make a difference by spreading the word about ways to reduce the risk of injuries in the workplace and how to stay safe.
Cannon Safe & GunVault are participating in this year’s Patriot Tour to Honor America’s Armed Forces with the Nation of Patriots. The 100 day tour, which began over Memorial Day weekend, carries one American flag throughout 48 states as each rider raises money for each mile they ride.
The Patriot Tour “represents [what] our brave men and women in the military have stood and died defending, continue to stand and protect, and will forever fight for”. With 100% of the proceeds going to our Armed Forces, Cannon Safe & GunVault are aiming to raise $1,000 for the local Las Vegas chapter. After picking up the flag in Arizona, we will ride to Nellis AFB where the flag will be flown on a F-22, then on to California where we will transfer it to the next riders and participants of the Patriot Tour.
Since The Patriot Tour began over five years ago, it has united the country and aided past, present and fallen Armed Forces. Last year alone, $87,000 was raised throughout the nation with a significant $34,000 coming from our Las Vegas community, helping 15 wounded veterans and their families. We hope to meet and potentially even beat last year’s amount on both a national and local level so that we can give back to those who have risked and continue to risk their lives for our freedom.
Our Cannon Safe family and GunVault team seek to meet our goal by placing GunVault items on sale and donating 10% of each item purchased from GunVault.com between June 19th through July 19th, 2015 to the Patriot Tour. Donations can be made in honor of veterans by donating at Nation of Patriotswhen making a donation please mention the veteran’s name and Team Cannon Safe/Las Vegas/Southern Nevada Veterans. Our first donation is from our company president, Steve Hoffa, In Memory of Mike Grahek, $100.00.
Anyone who wants to be involved with the Patriot Tour is encouraged to visit www.nationofpatriots.comwhere you can see pictures from the tour, find out where the flag currently is, and learn more about the Nation of Patriots and the tour.
What Separates Gun Vault from Other Gun Safe Companies?
For the past 20 years, Gun Vault has imbibed itself with the task of building, manufacturing, and selling gun safes that are rated for their safety, performance, and quick access. We want to make sure that you and your family are safe from both potential threats and potential accidents; that’s why we’re in the business.
When you get a gun safe from Gun Vault, you know for a fact that you will get a high quality, heavy gauge steel safe that even offers foam lining for the maximum protection of your guns or valuables. We also offer additional features, such as biometric fingerprint technology, to increase the level of security protection you can have in a gun safe.
Our safes also:
Have won several awards for safety, including “Safety Product of the Year”
Come in a variety of shapes and sizes to fit your needs and lifestyle
Are easily mountable and easily accessible
Are protected under our warranty
If you are interested in purchasing a gun safe from Gun Vault, you are making the right decision. Not only are you trusting a company that always keeps your best interests in mind, but you are keeping everyone in your home safe.
Leaving guns or other weapons lying around your home is a recipe for disaster; get a gun safe today!
GunVault Sponsors Nationwide Self-Defense Training Tour
GunVault is proud to announce that it is one of the main sponsors for this year’s Personal Defense Network Training Tour!
The Personal Defense Network
The Personal Defense Network (PDN) is an organization dedicated to providing self-defense training. Their goal is to help civilians, law enforcement personnel, and military operators learn and understand all the aspects of self defense, so they are able to protect themselves in the most effective ways possible.
This year, the PDN is taking to the road to teach people across America the strategies of self defense. From March through July they will be making more than 30 stops and offering over 50 courses in defensive shooting, unarmed defense, and defensive knife use taught by leading experts in the field of self defense. Courses in instructor development will also be offered.
The tour will be stopping in all parts of the United States, from Florida to Alaska and California to New Hampshire. Interested individuals can register for classes in their area by visiting the official Personal Defense Network website.
GunVault is an industry leader in the development of top-of-the-line gun safes. Our gun safes are designed to store handguns, firearms, and other valuables in the safest and most secure manner possible—while also ensuring that the stored items can be easily and quickly accessed by their rightful owners.
The official Personal Defense Network Tour truck may soon be visiting your area!
In case you haven’t heard, GunsAmerica recently gave praise for two of GunVaults products:
The AR-MagVault which is for AR-15 pattern rifles and
The BreechVault, for semi-auto and pump shotguns.
The online article states, “GunVault, who you probably know from their biometric handgun safes, has recently introduced two products that take the place of those pesky cable locks for not a lot of money. If you aren’t locking your gun in a safe and you feel you need to provide a foolproof measure to keep your gun safe from firing, one of these might be for you. Neither can be eliminated with a $5 pair of bolt cutters from Wal-Mart, and one is even on sale for a few days more for $13.95.”
Read the complete article here: GunsAmerica. Thank you GunsAmerica for this lovely article!
Here at GunVault, we were very excited when we found that our Nano Vault was featured in two of Smith & Wesson’s advertisements entitled, ‘Is Your Home Protected?’
Specifically, the advertisement features our Nano Vault 200 as part of their new Home Defense Kit which contains:
a SD9 or SD40 Self Defense Pistol
a Smith & Wesson Micro90 Compact Pistol Light
and GunVault’s Nano200 Lockable Gun safe
Our Nano Vault is a compact, secure and affordable handgun storage safe solution. Available in two sizes the NanoVault is perfect for home, travel or concealed-weapon permit holders. The NanoVault meets TSA airline firearm guidelines and fits discreetly in a bag, briefcase, desk or under a vehicle seat.
The NanoVault features an easy-to-operate key lock system, 21-gauge steel construction and 1.25-inch thick memory foam interior. Each unit comes standard with a 1,500-pound test security cable. When the cable is wrapped around any fixed object and slid over the lock receiver inside the security box, both the NanoVault and any valuables will be securely attached.
Thank you to Smith & Wesson for the shout out and check out the advertisements to the right!
GunVault MVB500 Microvault Biometric earns Safety Item of the Year Award
This month, the GunVault MVB500 Microvault Biometric will be featured in the “Treasures & Tradition” auction as the best product in its category by the Shooting Industry Academy of Excellence. The GunVault MVB500 Microvault Biometric was selected by the more than 500 members of the Academy of Excellence as the Safety Product of the Year for its rock-solid construction, foolproof security and biometric technology.
The MicroBioVault features GunVault’s Biometric technology which uses fingerprint recognition in order to obtain access. Biometrics is the newest innovation in gun safe technology and offers one of the quickest and most secure ways to access your gun today. All biometric safes provide incredible security and reliability, but the MicroBioVault also offers portability with its compact and lightweight design which allows you to securely carry your gun in your briefcase or bag when you travel.
Other great features of the MVB500 Microvault Biometric :
Outside is constructed of 16-gauge steel.
Soft foam on the inside to protect your valuables.
High-Strength lock mechanism performs reliably, time after time.
Precise fittings are virtually impossible to pry open with hand tools.
Built-in computer blocks access after repeated invalid entries.
Tamper indicator alerts you to invalid entry attempts.
Comes with 4 ft. Security Cable
The Treasures & Tradition auction is auctioning off ten of these safes and all funds will benefit the Hunting Heritage Trust, which supports innovative programs and actions to help enable America’s hunting and shooting sports heritage. Click on the link below for more information on this auction: http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/ViewItem.aspx?Item=194948467 or purchase the safe from Gun Vault today for only $219.93.
GunVault MicroBioVault Awarded Safety Product of the Year
San Bernardino, Calif. – GunVault is proud to announce that its MicroBioVault was recently honored as “Safety Product of the Year” by the Shooting Industry Academy of Excellence. The MicroBioVault’s unique, notebook-style design allows one to securely transport a handgun or valuables. Incredibly compact and lightweight, this safe will fit inside a briefcase or daypack and can be quickly accessed with GunVault’s No-Eyes® keypad and biometric fingerprint recognition technology.
“We are thrilled to receive this award from Shooting Industry,” said Mike Baker, president of GunVault. “It’s a tremendous honor to be chosen as this year’s best when it comes to security products from such an esteemed group of industry leaders.”
The award was presented on July 23, 2010 during the 8th Annual Shooting Industry Masters in Grand Island, Neb. The 500-member academy, comprised of manufacturers, distributors and dealers considered 114 product entries and 41 service award entries this year. This marks the 19th year that these outstanding achievements have been formally recognized by the academy.
The MicroBioVault uses biometrics, specifically fingerprint recognition, to access the safe contents faster and more securely than ever before. A high-performance algorithm is used to achieve speedy identification of enrolled fingerprints and at the same time has a very low False Reject Rate (FRR). The system can handle up to 60 fingerprint templates.
The MicroBioVault is constructed of tamper-proof, heavy-gauge steel and features a soft foam interior to protect contents. The keypad triggers a lid that not only has a high-strength lock mechanism, but also performs reliably, time after time. Precise fittings are virtually impossible to pry open with hand tools. Powered by four AA batteries that last one year under normal conditions, the audio and LED low warning clearly indicate when the batteries need to be replaced. Back-up key is also provided for emergency access.