The RAPiD Safe is the first product introduced by Hornady Security, a new division of Hornady Manufacturing (the bullet people.) Â The safe addresses the issue of quickly accessing a firearm if needed, yet keeping the gun secure if it is not.
There are a variety of products on the market that use a mechanical or electronic keypad, a key, a fingerprint reader, traditional keys or some combination of the above. Â Each has weaknesses: Â keypads can be difficult to operate under stress, electronic keypads often “beep,” fingerprint readers are not 100% reliable, and keys can be hard to find and use in the dark. Â Hornady Security’s RFID (radio frequency ID) solution may be an excellent solution to the problem.