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booknut
01-04-2006, 11:26 AM
I was looking at getting one of these
http://www.storesonline.com/site/408162/product/HCC1854HCC

I'm looking for an alternative to the regular standup safe.

Thanks

jessegpresley
01-04-2006, 2:55 PM
I believe it to merely be a regular safe laid on its side. I think the site says that somewhere, that it is the same as a stand up safe. That price also doesn't include the wood outer case and cushion.

booknut
01-05-2006, 3:31 AM
I saw one once several years ago.
You could say it's basically an upright safe on it's back, but there are differences.
I can't remember what the one I saw was like inside.

These have some means to help raise the lid as with the example I've linked. That one has two hydraulic lifts.

The inside layout would be different also.

I'm just curious about the weight of the door, how the arms stack inside, things like that.
I'm wondering if they make the door lighter so it's easier to open. If this is the case, is it still as strong somehow, as the other safes?

Thanks