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Looking to purchase a Safe. Need 2 cubic feet of space or more. Prefer biometric or digital with key. Not a fan of combo lock. Fireproof & Waterproof a must. $350-450 budget. Reviews online are so all over the place. It will be used to store some documents like passport, birth certificates, rings, money, etc.... No guns. 

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Don't know about safe brands but Biometric SUCKS.

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Don't think $400 is going to get much. Are you going to secure it to a surface? Even so I'd want it to weigh ~500lbs or more. I would suggest a box at a financial institution instead. I'd say used $800 at best closer to $2k & $200 to deliver. For me it has to be sledgehammer proof.

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If you are a Costco member they have a number of safes for sale.

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Electronic safes are more vulnerable, not to being opened by burglars (they're much better in that respect) but to physical and electrical attack that will prevent anybody from opening them without saws or drills.  
 
The best protection from fire is burial in the foundation.  But don't expect any media made of plastic ( CDs, tape, DVD, or even flash drives) or hard drives to survive even the safe has a 3-hour UL fire rating.  I think there's even a separate "money" rating that's even better, but I don't know if it's from UL.  I don't know about a rating for storage of ammo or explosives, which is probably even stricter.  

 

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