View Full Version : Seeking Opinion on Sentry Gun Safes

11-08-2011, 5:37 AM
In my search for a general safe for long guns and misc., I have narrowed my search to a Sentry Safe that is available at costco.com (http://www.costco.com/Browse/Product.aspx?Prodid=11472262&whse=BC&Ne=4000000&eCat=BC|114|3373&N=4042061&Mo=32&No=6&ViewAll=998&Nr=P_CatalogName:BC&cat=3373&Ns=P_Price|1||P_SignDesc1&lang=en-US&Sp=C&topnav=) and a similar one at walmart.com (http://www.walmart.com/ip/SentrySafe-14-Gun-Safe-With-Electronic-Lock/11064234#Q%26A+Exchange)

These Sentry Safes appear to be the same in specs, but Costco is $649 and Walmart is $499.

Do you think there is an advantage by buying from Costco vs. Walmart if these safes are the same?

What is your opinion of Sentry?

11-08-2011, 6:32 AM
Might want to move this down to general gun discussions, or better yet the forum with questions about safes. Most folks don't look in the introduction section.

11-08-2011, 8:35 AM
imo you would do well to look on the secondary market for a safe when your budget is limited. you can stretch your money up to two or three times it's retail store value. CL is a good place to hunt for a safe; so is the forum here on Calguns.

whatever safe you consider for purchase, buy one you will grow into instead of one you will grow out of. a safe fills up fast.

imo the major plus of a "new" safe purchase is the warranty. a warranty is only as good as the company that backs it up. if buying a new safe, you would be wise to research the actual companies that build and sell safes before you consider individual safe models for purchase.

11-08-2011, 8:50 AM
Welcome! Costco has a nice cannon safe that you should check out as well.

11-08-2011, 9:00 AM
i would suggest you post your safe search in the "Accessories: Holsters, Safes, Locks & more" section of the forum. you will get more feedback and discussion.

11-08-2011, 10:58 AM
Welcome aboard from Florida the "GunShine" state. :cool:

11-08-2011, 3:58 PM