Apexstone 80N/18lb 7.68 Inch/195mm Gun Safe/ SentrySafe Gas Struts
A gun safe ensures gun security, while Apexstone gas struts swiftly pop up the lid during emergencies, enhancing your safety.
How to Fix if the Original Gun Safe Strut is Worn Out?
Is your biometric gun safe’s piston no longer functioning properly over time? Gas shocks typically have a lifespan of 1-3 years, after which they lose pressure and can’t adequately support the lid. To address this issue, Apexstone developed a 7.68″ gas piston that can revive your gun safe and make it quick access again. This unique design in size can match your Biometric Gun Safes or SentrySafe (like SentrySafe qap1be gas strut), help you can quickly open the Fingerprint Pistol box when needed, very convenient for you to retrieve the gun. The process of replacement is very simple, even for the first time, you can finish in ten mins.
How to Replace Gas Struts on Gun Safe SentrySafe
Step 1: Have your tools ready, including a Philips #2 screwdriver, a new strut replacement
Step 2: Open your security safes to the largest degree.
Step 3: Get the old spring out of the safe. Removing the bottom connecting bolt and the top end.
Step 4: Attach the new strut to the small gun safe.
Step 5: Inspect and make sure the safe lid can be opened properly.
Other Wonderful Using Scenes for 7.68″ Gas Shocks
Apexstone 8-inch gas struts serve as suitable replacements for Gun Safe struts. Moreover, they are ideal gas shocks for various applications, including boat hatches, overhead cabinet doors, and camper cabinet doors.
These struts also work perfectly as replacements for the STABILUS 6B-918755 Lift Support and can be used interchangeably with part numbers 6B918755, 6B-918755, 6B918755W, 6B-918755-W, and SG414068. They are a perfect fit for Chrysler 300 models from 2011 to 2022 and Dodge Charger models from 2011 to 2020. This option is highly recommended for lift support if your project’s lid weighs less than 80N and has side lengths of less than 16 inches.
7.68-inch Vs 7-inch Gun Safe Struts
Apexstone 7.68 inches is equivalent to 195 mm, and 7 inches is equivalent to 175 mm. The difference between the Apexstone 7-inch and the 7.68-inch gas strut that came with the safe is the lid lift height which is about an inch or so less. So, with the 7.68-inch gas strut, you get more space to retrieve your pistol when you open the gun safe.
Comparison of Various Sizes Gun Safe Gas Struts
Stroke: 2.4 inch/ 60 mm
Extended Length (center to center): 7.68 inch/ 195mm
Compressed Length: 5.3 inch/ 135mm
Rod diameter: 0.24 inch/ 6mm
Cylinder diameter: 0.59 inch/ 15mm
Force: 80 N
Package: Ziplock bag. Instructions Included, Screws Included.
Easy and Quick installation for Cabinet Door
You can refer to the replacement guide for Biometric Gun Safe for Pistols here.
Installation on the cabinet door is a breeze if you have the following tools: an 8 mm metric box or open-end wrench, a 13 mm metric box of the open-end wrench, and a medium Phillips head screwdriver.
First, unscrew and remove the fittings and spring from the old gas strut.
Second, unscrew and remove the fittings from the Apexstone strut and replace them with the fittings you removed from the original strut. Install the Apexstone strut, and the job is done.
With the proper tools, you should be able to complete the removal and re-installation in 5 or 10 minutes. It is as quick and easy as that.
You can follow our Mounting Guide as follows to complete your installation in the cabinets or other wooden projects.
How do I Get Discounts for the sentry safe gas strut replacement?
Every customer will enjoy 3 types of discounts on one order if they meet the using rule.
1. 10% OFF your first order. Entering Promo code: “NEW” when checking out.
2. Buy more and save more automatically. 30% OFF your order if Quantity 4-15, 40% OFF your order if Quantity 16-59, and 50% OFF your order if Quantity over 60. Please note that the discount price will renew after adding to the cart.
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