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The company was established in 1972 according to its website and is based in Wauconda, Illinois. It originally manufactured a wide range of products to satisfy demands from tradesman down to hobbyists. Nowadays it focuses on storage and security solutions for the home and garage to give you products that allow you to store tools, firearms and personal information easily, safely and securely.
It has one of the largest ranges of personal home safes, just behind GunVault in terms of the number, however not all the models have a biometric equivalent.
How does it compare as a manufacturer of safes
Based on the reviews written by their customers Stack-On is clearly a solution for those that have tight budgets and want very cost effective solutions. There are some reports of slow customer service but overall the company does a good job in supporting its products. The biometric readers are not reported to be as reliable as those from GunVault or Barska so may need more time to program and train sufficiently to get good success rates, but it’s definitely possible to get great performance from these safes.
Expectations of a Stack-on safe
Stack-On offer a good cost-effective solution to storing your firearms. You can save a lot of money by purchasing their products compared to similar types offered by other manufacturers.
The key locking mechanism is has been improved recently and is now comparable with that supplied by Barska and Viking Security, at least in our experience. If there is one thing you should expect from a Stack-On product it is that they are always improving as their technology gets more updated.
Unique features of Stack-On Products
The widest selection of biometric carry-cases is their biggest advantage over other manufacturers, no other manufacturer offers as many solutions to storing your personal items on the go, and they make great solutions for in car and vehicle storage due to their small but appropriate sizes.