SentrySafe SFW123DSB 1.23 Cubic Feet Combination Fire-Safe Review

The SentrySafe SFW123DSB 1.23 Cubic Feet Combination Fire-Safe currently enjoys a significant and steady increase in sales. This is because it is made of high-grade components and provides an ample amount of interior space. In addition, the product provides its contents with the needed protection against theft, fire and water. It can be conveniently accessed and kept protected by a mechanical combination lock.

Features

  • Comes with dimensions of 19.3” x 16.3” x 17.8”
  • Weighs about 90 pounds
  • Features a solid steel construction with glossy finish
  • ETL verified for water resistance at depths of up to 8” for about 24 hours
  • UL classified to be capable of withstanding fire for an hour
  • Equipped with 4-1” bolts that are 60% percent bigger than those used in most safes
  • Equipped with pry-resistant hinge bar that provides more protection from forced entry
  • Comes with multi-position shelf that allows better organization of contents
  • Suitable for keeping easy-to-misplace items for it comes with a door pocket, door tray and key rack
  • Comes with a design that allows it to be bolted down to prevent unauthorized removal
  • Protected by a mechanical combination lock
  • Reasonably priced

Pros

Many buyers prefer the SentrySafe SFW123DSB 1.23 Cubic Feet Combination Fire-Safe over  other available options since it provides a lot o useful features that most of its competitors don’t.

First, it comes with a solid construction that allows it to stay locked and the contents safe even when dropped from a height of 15 feet. The safe can stay under 8” of water for 24 hours without getting damaged. It is also proven to provide fire protection to its contents for one hour.

The SentrySafe SFW123DSB 1.23 Cubic Feet Combination Fire-Safe comes with a key rack, a pocket, and a tray which is suitable for holding easy-to-misplace items like keys and jewelry. It is also equipped with a fully adjustable interior shelf along with the easy-to-use locks and the user-friendly dials.

The safe is fitted with 4-1” bolts that are larger compared to what other safes in the same class are using along with the pry-resistant hinge bar that adds more protection to prevent forced entries.

 Cons

Although most of those who were able to purchase a unit of the SentrySafe SFW123DSB 1.23 Cubic Feet Combination Fire-Safe were very satisfied with the features it provides, the product is still criticized because of a few flaws. First, it is offered in limited quantities and usually, runs out of stock. Second, the product is heavy, making its installation to a particular spotless convenient. Finally, it is not eligible for shipping to some countries outside the USA.

Comparison

Many buyers also consider the BARSKA Large Biometric Safe and the First Alert 2087F-BD 0.94 Cubic Feet Bolt-Down Waterproof 1 Hour Fire Safe with Combination Lock as their other top options because both of these products are reliable, water- and fireproof. They both are equipped with reliable unlocking mechanisms for convenient access to contents.

The BARSKA Large Biometric Safe comes with dimensions of 20” x 14” x 15” and a weight of 47.6 pounds. It is made of high-grade steel along with a nice-looking exterior finish. It is equipped with a manual three-point solid dead bolt locking system that effectively prevents forced entries, and it features biometric unlocking technology that allows users to store and use their fingerprints in accessing the safe’s contents.

The biometric unlocking feature is powered by 4 AA batteries, but the safe can also be opened using 2 backup keys sold along with it.

The First Alert 2087F-BD 0.94 Cubic Feet Bolt-Down Waterproof 1 Hour Fire Safe with Combination Lock is sold with dimensions of 16.5” x 14.5” x 19” and weighs about 82 pounds. It is among the few safes in the market which is designed to be bolted to the floor and remains waterproof as well as fireproof.

It is equipped with a waterproof seal that keeps the door sealed and prevent water from entering. It makes use of a 4-digit combination lock and an entry key for unlocking.

Verdict

Given the said features, the safes discussed above are definitely among the best in class, but out of the three, the SentrySafe SFW123DSB 1.23 Cubic Feet Combination Fire-Safe proves to be the best option since it comes with a lot of significant security features at a reasonable price.

The BARSKA Large Biometric Safe can be considered as the second best option for it offers some of the features that the Sentry Safe does, but at a more expensive price. Finally, the third best spot goes to the First Alert 2087F-BD 0.94 Cubic Feet safe because it offers some of the features that the first two products provide at a much lower price.

Although it has its downsides, the SentrySafe SFW123DSB 1.23 Cubic Feet Combination Fire-Safe remains a top option among buyers since it provides an ample amount of interior space for storing valuable items like documents and jewelry.

The safe has been proven water and fire resistant, and it is equipped with 4-1” bolts and a hinge bar for additional protection against forced entry.