The Regal 2460 from Heritage Safe is a smaller capacity (21 guns) gun safe that offers some decent value features for the money. In fact, Heritage promotes the Regal Series as the “Value Leader.” Generally, I would have to agree that there are some worthwhile features on this safe, but pricing is not exactly cheap. Heritage does not publically disclose its pricing, but you can expect to pay over $1,500-$1,600 for the safe, at least.
The Regal 2460 is the smallest capacity in the Regal series, sometimes called the Fortress Security Regal Series, there are 4 other larger capacity models. So, if you like the series, but want to get a little bigger model, then the option exists.
Fire Certification: Like all Heritage Safe models, the company uses an independent company to certify its fire ratings, ITR. This is fairly rare in the industry, so kudos to them.
Warranty: All Heritage Safes (except the entry level Citadel Series) has a “Standard Warranty.” The warranty is ok. It covers the standard lifetime repair or replacement of the safe it is damaged due to fire, theft, or attempted theft. However, please be aware that YOU have to pay shipping back to Heritage. They will pay the shipping of the safe back to you once it is repaired or replaced.
You can buy an extended warranty that will cover shipping both ways and other enhanced protections.
- Locking Bolts: For a lower end safe, the Regal 2460 has a nice locking bolt system. It has twelve, 1.25″ bolts spread around all four door sides.
- Fire Rating: The Regal Series has a 75 minute fire rating at 1,400° F. As noted above, this rating has been certified by a third party, ITR. The fire rating is very good for a value oriented gun safe.
- Weight: The safe is only 450 pounds. Obviously, a small safe is not
going to weigh 1,000 pounds. Nonetheless, you better make sure you bolt this safe down or it will be gone!
- Height: The exterior height of the safe is only 60 inches. Once you account for the top and bottom walls, make sure there is enough space for your longest guns.
- Steel: The safe has 11 gauge steel. I almost put this feature in the advantages sections, since many lower priced safes use 12 gauge steel. However, even though the safe is promoted as a value safe, it is still going to have a price north of $1,500-$1,600 dollars and is quite small. So, as you make your decision, keep in mind whether this thickness of steel balances out the price and size for you.
Fit and Finish:
Colors: The Regal 2460 has a good color palette choice, with four glossy colors and four textured colors. You only get one interior color choice: (beige).
Interior: You can choose from three different interior configurations:
- Sport Expand (12-21 rifles)
- Ez-Expand (11-20 rifles)
- Executive (shelving only, no rifle storage)
Heritage Safe makes a good safe. I do like the fire rating, especially given its third party certification. However, I find that they are a bit pricy on the lower end value models.
Heritage Regal 2460 – By the Numbers
|Security Features:||Regal 2460|
|UL Security Rating||RSC|
|Steel Thickness||11 Gauge|
|Inside Bolt Holes||Yes|
|Locking Bolts – No.||12|
|Locking Bolts – Sides||4|
|Locking Bolts – Size||1.25″|
|Lock Rating||UL Group II|
|Clutch Mechanism||Shear Pin|
|Fire Rating Agency||ITR|
|Fire Rating||75 min. at 1,400° F|
|Exterior Measurement||60″ x 24″ x 21″|