If you're looking for a gun safe with an electronic lock, the safe brand is going to determine what type of e-lock you're getting: a bolt lock or a solenoid lock. So, what's the difference? They both lock the safe, they both have buttons that need to be pushed, they both use batteries. Why does it matter which type you get?
The truth is one is a lot different than the other in terms of reliability and security. Below we'll go over the contrasts between the two, and why it makes difference which one you have.