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    Keep bullets(not loaded rounds) in RSC/safe?

    How many of you keep bullets in your safe? I started adding up the $$ and it is alarming. I just bought an AMSEC BF6030 and don't have enough guns to fill it so is this a good idea?

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    Ammo in the safe????? No way!!!! A fire can turn the safe into a bomb unless the save has VERY GOOD air circulation.
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    not loaded rounds
    Ammo in the safe
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    sorry - fingers are faster than the gray matter
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    A fire can turn the safe into a bomb unless the save has VERY GOOD air circulation.
    Not at all. An airtight safe would be a better bet. If the safe has air circulation, it would add air to the fire, if its in the safe, or bring super heated air into it. Some "fire resistant" safes have a component that seals the door when heated to keep air from circulating within just for this reason.

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    It will help weigh down the safe to prevent someone from stealing the whole thing.

    (you can put your gold bars in there too for the same reason
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    I was thinking about weight too. I just don't want them to melt in the case of a fire. This RSC is rated 1275F for 90 Min w/ 350F internal temp but I think lead melts below that doesn't it?

    I wish I had gold bars. I would have gotten a bigger safe

    I probably should have skipped the safe and bought some spare AR parts such as BCG, LPK, etc but oh well.

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    Near-pure lead melts around 640F. I think you'll be fine.

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    Fire and security wise, my personal worries run on a little higher level than a couple pounds of lead.

    I use fire rated safe(s) to protect the guns, locked steel cabinets for ammo, and just plain old wooden shelving for the bullets and lead ingots.

    But that's just my take on it ....
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    They're out of the way in the safe...go for it. I doubt anything untoward can happen.
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    Naw, I keep my motorcycle all shiny in the garage so they'll take it before the bullets. Never have heard of a "bullet thief". Either way I'm not lugging them to the safe and back everytime I want them.
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