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The GunBox undergoes “Torture Test”

The GunBox undergoes “Torture Test”

Ryan Hyde, founder and chief engineer of The GunBox, joined Larry Vickers of Vickers Tactical at an Arizona gun range for the most vigorous testing yet of The GunBox. The “obstacle course” involved several long drops, getting run over by a 3/4 Ton pickup truck, and even getting shot. “Larry went to town on The GunBox, and it passed with flying colors.” said Hyde. “We welcome his input and the chance to get even better.” Larry Vickers’ conclusion: The GunBox is: “Very impressive! Obviously, you’ve put a lot of time and effort—and your heart’s in the right place with that...

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The GunBox Meets ATSM Standards for Youth-Resistant Firearms Containers

The GunBox Meets ATSM Standards for Youth-Resistant Firearms Containers

We know we have developed a good product with The GunBox. How do we know this? Our customers have told us so. And now, national and international organizations are telling us as well. We are very happy to announce that The GunBox meets the standards of the ASTM International (formerly known as the American Society for Testing and Materials) for Youth-Resistant firearms Containers. To meet this standard, The GunBox was subjected to a battery of tests and it came through with flying colors. Defend Responsibly and check out this press release that provides some more details: For Immediate Release: The...

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Why I Built the GunBox

Why I Built the GunBox

As an engineer, I’m constantly thinking about solutions to problems I encounter in my life and in the world around me. Several years ago, I heard about one of the many recent school shootings that occurred in the United States. I believed there had to be a way to keep firearms in a safe and secure place, without compromising quick access for the gun owner in an emergency. I began thinking about different solutions, and after months of research, prototypes and testing, my team and I had invented The GunBox. Until The GunBox, gun owners had to decide if they...

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The Difference between Biometric Pistol Safes and Locking Pistol Safes

The Difference between Biometric Pistol Safes and Locking Pistol Safes

Responsible gun ownership means having a gun safe or case to keep your gun locked away and out of the hands of children and others. However, there are many different safe and case options available, and it can be hard to determine which is the best option for your situation. What makes one case better than another? Here is a look at some of the difference between biometric pistol safes and locking pistol safes: How they are accessed The first and biggest difference between the two is how the safe is accessed. Both the locking pistol safe and a biometric...

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Fingerprint Gun Safes: Never Sacrifice Accessibility for Safety Again

Fingerprint Gun Safes: Never Sacrifice Accessibility for Safety Again

One of the reasons gun control is such a big concern is because of irresponsible and unsafe practices of gun owners. For example, statistics show that 28% of homes with children and firearms do not always keep the guns locked in a secure place. In fact, 30% of those with handguns and children in the home keep the gun stored unlocked and loaded. Furthermore, in 72% of unintentional deaths, injuries, suicide attempts and suicides caused by guns, the firearm used was stored in the home of the victim. No one wants to become part of these negative statistics, so effective...

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