Secure, but not quickly accessible
Purchase intent was to secure a handgun, plus extras, while allowing quick access. However, the rubber buttons are too soft. If you're trying to punch in your code in a hurry (even if your code is as few as three presses), good luck. The buttons deflect/squish to the side, rather than giving you a good, positive click. I would prefer firm, direct buttons for quick access. Though, once entrance is granted, the spring-loaded door flies open, and is kept from slapping the surface beneath it by
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rubber dampers. Additionally, I went for this unit for the two-tier interior, in case I wanted to keep more than a handgun in there, or more than one handgun, but I wound up pulling out the flimsy center shelf because there was not enough to room to just reach in and grab whatever I needed. I would have to slide fingers in, being mindful not to scrape any knuckles. Without the center shelf, there is still more than enough interior real estate to store other items along with a handgun, so no worries. If the buttons were less fickle, I would give this item five stars. I cannot recommend this product if a key figure of merit is rapid entry.