Some gun owners with multiple long-barreled rifles find it reassuring to keep their collections safely locked away in one place.
Added security against burglary or children’s curiosity can be gained when a gun safe cabinet like the Stack-on GCDG-9216 16-Gun Convertible Double-Door Steel Security Cabinet.
This particular model is designed to hold 16 longer guns on one side, with a separate cabinet designed for holding other valuables and gun accessories. Its many convenient and practical design features make this one of the best large gun safes for sale.
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Size & Weight: (8/10)
Dual-chambers built side by side make this gun safe much more than just a place to house your rifle assortment. The overall size of this cabinet is 18x38x55 inches, and it weighs 149.5lbs.
Heavy solid steel assures the buyer that the safe they have chosen is not going to be taken away easily. It has ample room inside to hold your entire assortment of weapons. The rifle safe cabinet can house up to 16 rifles, each as long as 54 inches.
The valuable cabinet can house shelves full of jewelry, money, gun parts, or handguns, and can also be converted using included optional barrel racks in order to store an additional 15 longer guns.
Construction & Wall Thickness: (10/10)
Built out of solid steel with a baked epoxy finish in hunter green, this gun cabinet has construction hits and misses.
The positives include padded interior walls and shelves, which help to prevent your guns and other important belongings from being damaged or scratched while inside.
Pre-drilled mounting holes make attaching this safe to the wall and floor a snap, and inside, it features barrel standoffs and rests for both standard and scope-equipped rifles and shotguns.
While the Stack-on GCDG-9216 16-Gun Convertible Double-Door Steel Security Cabinet is definitely described in gun reviews as a great buy and a spacious storage option, there are a few factors of its construction that leave users wanting more.
The edges of the doors are not protected with any dust-guard measures, leading many buyers to attach foam-rubber edging to their units for additional sealing.
Locking Method & Speed of Access: (8/10)
Intended for owners who need to store a number of guns in a single cabinet, this model is more focused on its functionality than being high-tech or impenetrable.
It features a double-butted key lock, with 2 separate keys for each of its doors. The 3-point locking plate sits behind the frame at the top and bottom of the cabinet and a steel locking plate is located in the middle frame between the door panels.
These measures are sure to keep children out of your weapons stash, but a determined robber may not be foiled as easily.
Fire & Flood Protection: (6/10)
With some basic adjustments, such as the addition of gaskets along the sides of the doors to improve airtightness, this gun cabinet can be made much more protective from the elements.
As is, the unit is not rated for weather or fire resistance, though the steel construction will absolutely provide basic protection from water, fire, and other potential damage. The GCDG-9216 is recommended for indoor use only.
Our Rating: (8/10)
If you’re looking for a medium security gun cabinet that will accommodate your large selection of rifles and shotguns, along with ammunition, accessories, valuables, and even hazardous chemicals, then the Stack-on GCDG-9216 16-Gun Convertible Double-Door Steel Security Cabinet may be exactly what you need.
Without the bells and whistles of a computerized safe, this model may lack some of the features that make such units appealing, but not everyone needs to keep their artillery under Fort Knox level security.
With ample space to hold all your weapons, a simple locking system, and durable manufacturing, this gun safe certainly gets the job done.
Stack-On GCDG-9216 16-Gun Convertible Double-Door Steel Security Cabinet
Construction & Wall Thickness
Locking Method & Speed of Access
Fire & Flood Protection
- Separately keyed valuables cabinet or additional space for 15 more guns.
- Convertible cabinet section has 4 large foam padded removable steel shelves perfect for storing ammo