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To read about the safe models found by Security Laboratories of Investigative Law Offices to be faulty, check out http://www.thesidebar.org/insecurity/?p=793. From the looks of it, though, other low-cost safes may suffer the same problems, so before buying, read some of the independent reviews that are available from multiple firearms and home-security sources.

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