Buying a Gun Safe From a ‘Local Dealer’ Or ‘Online’?

 Buying a Gun Safe From a ‘Local Dealer’ Or ‘Online’?

Local Dealer or Online? There a few important considerations when buying a Gun Safe and one of them is to decide if you want to buy from a Local Gun Safe Dealer or you  .38 special ammo want to buy it Online. Apart from the well known advantages of buying online, mainly buying in your pajamas, these are some important aspects you need to consider when buying a Gun Safe:

Variety of Models

It is not easy for a dealer to stock all the models from a particular brand all the time. In fact I would venture to say that no dealer ever has all catalog availability. For many people a gun safe is a lifetime investment and if you are keen on a particular color or model you can shop online and visit different dealer websites until you find the exact gun safe you were after, in stock and ready to be shipped. On the other hand if you visit your Local Gun Safe Dealer, you might not have all the models available, but you can see and touch what you are going to buy and you will get a personalized presentation of the options, and anyway will probably end up with one that you like.

Tip: Online Gun Safe Dealers are willing to do a lot to not let a sale go away, if you want a model that the dealer doesn’t have in stock he will offer an amazing deal for you to take one of the models in stock, so if ultimately the color option is not that important and you are willing to compromise you might end up with a bargain in your hands.


No doubt about it anybody that does research and shops the right way will end up paying a good price, weather at a local dealership or at an online store. But it is also true that in general terms you will find better prices online because of the intense and transparent competition, which obviously levels the prices. Local Stores don’t have that kind of immediate pressure to low prices.

Important: Whenever you buy a gun safe to an online dealer which is not in your own state you will not be paying state taxes.

A Gun Safe you buy online will need to be shipped, whereas one bought locally will be delivered by the same dealer. Be aware of the costs involved with these two options and make sure that yo

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