Winchester Ranger Deluxe 19 Gun Safe in Review
Finding a suitable gun safe comes down what features you’re in need of. There are many things to consider when deciding to make the purchase. When shopping around for a safe there are numerous options available to you. With the Winchester Ranger Deluxe 19 Gun Safe, released in 2012, you get the best of both worlds.
Winchester has been dedicated to making gun safes since 1991. They’ve been committed to making quality American-made items for its customers. The Ranger Deluxe 19 Gun Safe is not by any means the most glamorous, or high tech safe you will find in the market. Although, it does flaunt numerous important qualities. Which makes it one of the better options out there for gun safes.
This safe would be a tremendous asset to anyone looking to put valuables in a place where only authorized people have access to. Weighing in at a hefty 560 lbs, it is difficult to imagine thieves removing this safe from your home without some difficulty.
The Ranger Deluxe 19 Gun Safe boasts a drill resistant hard plate. Immediately rendering any effort made by burglars with power tools useless. After that comes a UL rated lock, and UL listed burglary protection.
With 10, 1.25″ solid steel, locking bolts and a four way locking bolt system, the Ranger Deluxe 19 Gun Safe exceeds the California Department of Justice’s strict testing requirements. The safe’s external dimensions are 60 inches x 28 inches x 23 inches. The interior dimensions are 56 inches x 25 inches x 14 inches.
The safe has a granite exterior with a gray interior; it also comes with a door panel organizer. Although not found to be on our end; there has been reports of the battery powered, digital lock draining its battery fast. This is definitely something you should look out for. Make sure you’re not that guy locked out of his own safe.
With Winchester claiming the safe can store up to 24 guns, it more likely going to fit around 18 – 20. What decides this is what kind of guns are going inside of the side. Are you a shotgun enthusiast, rifle guy, AR aficionado? Different guns come in different sizes, so keep that in mind.
Fire & burglary resisting ability
Furthermore, the safe itself is fireproof with 3 layers of fireboard in the door and 2 layers of fireboard in the body. When tested for its fire resistance, its results were fire resistant for 1 hour at 1,400 degrees Fahrenheit.
With this fire resistance ability, the Ranger Deluxe 19 Gun Safe, is able to withstand its own when a home fire arises. At that point it’s only about getting yourself to safety. This safe is designed to completely deter burglars. Being able to endure up to 5 minutes of tampering to get inside of it. This includes chiseling and drilling.
Gun protecting powerhouse
This safe is a gun protecting powerhouse. If you are looking for reliability then this is a go-to for you. Winchester understands protecting your fire arms is not something to be fooled around with. Being in the firearm industry for almost 150 years, they have it down to a science. With the Ranger Deluxe 19 Gun Safe, you are not only keeping firearms out of your children’s hands. You are ensuring burglars stay out and a fire’s heat stays cold to it.