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Gunvault GV1000D Mini Vault Deluxe Review

Sunday, February 19, 2017 4:41
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The Gunvault GV1000D Mini Vault Deluxe Gun Safe, as the name suggests, is designed as a safety storage for firearms. Unlike other safes, the GV1000D was built with convenience in mind so that your gun is easily accessible yet safe from the reach of children.


Features of the Gunvault GV1000D Mini Vault Deluxe Gun Safe

The GV1000D has several features not found on other gun safes, and they’re all designed so that it is easy to learn and use.

The GV1000D has several buttons that will make it easy for you to use

There are more than 12 million access codes that are user selectable

The safe has foam lining inside the unit which will protect your firearm

The GV1000D has plenty of space not just for firearms but also other valuables

The safe has a computer built in that will prevent access to a specific number of incorrect keypad entries are made

The GV1000D has an audio feedback feature which will confirm every proper keypad entry made

The pistol safe was developed to meet the highest standards

The GV1000D features the company’s No-Eyes keypad which provides you with quick access to the safe’s content even if it’s dark

There are Bio Vault, Multi, Mini and Micro vault sizes for handgun storage

The GV1000D also has a tamper indicator which will inform you of any invalid entry attempts that have been made. If several failed attempts at access are made, access will be denied.

The unit is made of solid 16 gauge steel

There is an audio warning which will indicate if the battery is running low

There is interior lighting

There is a connection jack for DC or AC power

The Gunvault GV1000D has molded channels that make it easy to unlock even in dimly lit conditions

There are specially drilled holes in the safe box so you can fasten it to something if you want to

What Are The Dimensions Of This Safe

The GV1000D measures 8.1 inches by 4.9 inches by 12 inches and weighs 9 lbs.

This is the perfect size for storing in a bed size table which is where I keep mine.

Are There Any Extra Accessories

The GV1000D comes with a user manual.

Is The Gunvault GV1000D Mini Vault Deluxe Gun Safe Easy To Assemble

There isn’t much of an assembly required here, so it’s another plus for the consumer.

Pros and Cons

There are a lot of positive features on the GV1000D, but there are also some potential drawbacks you need to be aware of, so here they are.


What Are The Pros Of Choosing This Safe

One of the best things about the GV1000D is it just requires a single 9V battery to power it up. In addition, this pistol safe has a quality lock mechanism, and the fittings are very tight that they cannot be pried open with hand tools.

There are other features on the GV1000D such as the 12 million user codes available, and the audio feedback confirmation works as advertised. Another good feature on the GV1000D is you can disable the audio so you can run in stealth mode. As many reviewers have noted, there are many versions available, and some of them are big enough to store a couple of firearms and some ammo as well.

Are There Any Cons

The Gunvault GV1000D has a lot of good features, but there are some issues with this safe too. For one thing, the battery is not included so you need to buy it separately. Second, putting the battery in is not as easy compared to other safes, something that has been noted in more than a few reviews.

It’s also worth noting that you should practice the opening and removal of your firearm a few times just to get used to it. This isn’t to say the unit is difficult to use but simply takes some getting used to.

Consumer Reviews and Ratings

The Gunvault GV1000D has received more than 120 five star ratings online, a testament to how good it really is. While there are a few negative reviews, the majority of reviewers are happy with the safe and how it works. Consumers, in particular, have praised its construction and design, noting how solid it is and well built. Another online reviewer noted that the Gunvault GV1000D offers a nice balance between securing your firearm and making it easy to access.

There are also consumers who liked the fact that the Gunvault GV1000D is available in different styles and sizes, with the smallest having only a single tier. However, some consumers complained that the smallest version can only store a single firearm, a clip and not much more. However, this is not really a shortcoming as there are actually larger versions available. Furthermore, a lot of consumers are happy with its versatility as it can be used to store not just firearms but also other valuables. In short, this is an all purpose safety box.


My Final Thoughts On The GV1000D Safe

The Gunvault GV1000D, as noted earlier, has received a lot of positive reviews and it’s easy to see why. Not only is it sturdy, but it is compact enough that you can put the thing on any shelf without taking up too much space. But in spite of its compact size, the Gunvault GV1000D is spacious enough to store a good sized semi-automatic pistol, and the interior lighting is a very useful and convenient addition.

The unit can be powered by an AC adapter, a nice alternative if you find that replacing the battery is a bit of a hassle. While the Gunvault GV1000D isn’t perfect, it does the job and well worth the money. It has all the features you are looking for in a safe, and at the same time, it will keep curious hands from trying to open it.

Taking everything into consideration, the Gunvault GV1000D Mini Vault is an outstanding best pistol safe box, sturdy, dependable and reliable. While it isn’t the cheapest in the market, it’s definitely a worthy investment when you consider how dangerous it can be to leave your firearm lying around.

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