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The Pangolin H pistol safe

Built for maximum security, the Pangolin H gives you the freedom to travel with your EDC firearm safely and responsibly. When you prefer not to carry at your destination, simply secure your handgun in your motor vehicle or caravan. With a Certified installation certificate for the Pangolin H you will be entirely within the law.

  • Fits all popular handguns
  • Compliant with FCA and SABS
  • Fully legal with correct installation
  • Suitable for all motor vehicles
  • National trouble free installation

Travel with your handgun

Carrying while driving your vehicle has become an imperative today for many firearm owners.  Sometimes a gun free zone at your destination complicates things.  For some it happens every day to and from work, for others only occasionally. The Pangolin pistol safe means you have your own fully legal temporary storage solution.

Compact and unobtrusive

The low profile, installer friendly design and contoured shape of the Pangolin H lends itself to installation in a variety of accessible but unobtrusive locations in cars, SUV’s, bakkies and trucks. Exceptionally secure when locked, but readily uninstalled once opened. The Pangolin H does not look like a safe!

Easy access

The  clamshell design opens up fully, giving quick and easy access to your firearm. Enough space is provided for all popular self-defence handguns with clip. Models 180F and 180D include gas assisted opening with high quality convoluted foam lining top and bottom shells to protect your firearm and hold it in position.

Pangolin H Features

  • High security lock with unique keys eliminates possibility of lock picking and unauthorised key duplication
  • Installation Certificate as per SANS 953-1:2018 supplied free of charge to Pangolin Certified and Authorised installers

Other standard features according to model

  • Additional vehicle docks  can be purchased for the movable Model 180D
  • Wall dock option can be purchased to attach the movable Model 180D to a wall
  •  Warranty Extended to Two Years (Models 180F and 180D).
  • Model 180G
  • Model 180F
  • Model 180D
Pangolin H Features Model 180GModel 180FModel 180D
Pangolin H Features
SANS 953-1 type B3 safeCompliesCompliesComplies
Bare metal thickness3,0 mm3,0 mm3,0 mm
Armour plate reinforcingYesYesYes
LidAnti prybarAnti prybarAnti prybar
HingeConcealed full lengthConcealed full lengthConcealed full length
Installation kitYesYesYes
Installation kit fastenersBlack steelStainless SteelStainless Steel
High security lockYesYesYes
KeysTwo non-copyableTwo non-copyableTwo non copyable
Relocking devicesTwoTwoTwo
Fixed or movable versionFixedFixedMovable
For one handgun or twoOneOneOne
Gas strut assistNoYesYes
Armokote finishNoYesYes
LiningNoneBlack felt In lidBlack felt In lid
PaddingNoneConvoluted foamConvoluted foam
Generous contoursNoYesYes
Lanyard & lobster claw clipNoYesYes
Supplied with dockN/AN/AYes
WarrantyOne yearTwo yearsTwo years
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For the technically minded

Product Details and Technical Specification

Pangolin 180G

The Pangolin model 180G econo safe is permanently mounted in position with the supplied installation kit. When you sell your vehicle you uninstall and re-install it in your new vehicle.

Pangolin 180F

The Pangolin model 180F fixed safe (with gas strut) is permanently mounted in position with the supplied installation kit. When you sell your vehicle you uninstall and re-install it in your new vehicle.

Pangolin 180D

The Pangolin model 180D docked safe can be attached or detached from the a vehicle or wall dock in a few seconds, enabling one safe to be used in multiple locations by purchasing and installing additional docks.

Pangolin SD180 Vehicle Dock

The Pangolin vehicle dock is permanently mounted in position with the supplied installation kit for vehicles.  It requires an installation certificate together with the safe.  Inspection by SAPS is not required.

Pangolin WD180 Wall Dock NEW!

The Pangolin wall dock is for mounting in buildings.  The supplied installation kit consists of wall anchor bolts and washers for attachment in accordance with SANS 953-1 for a type B1 safe to a brick or concrete wall.  Inspection by SAPS may be necessary.

Security Nut & Bolt Closures NEW!

Pangolin security nut and bolt closures offer an additional layer of security to make it impossible to remove a safe attached to a vehicle without significant time and power tools.  The closures are a new option available from Pangolin Certified Installers.

Pangolin safes are manufactured in South Africa under license to specialist security company Biagi Saga Technologies (Pty) Ltd. The products, designs and technology incorporated therein are proprietary to Biagi Saga Technologies (Pty) Ltd and are protected with patents and registered designs.

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Part 1: Safes:    
When a safe is installed in a vehicle it shall be affixed non-conspicuously to the floor or the body of the vehicle, and the owner of the firearm shall obtain a certificate issued by the installer

We supply blank Certificates of Installation  to Certified and Authorised installers that is to be completed by them.  You then retain the Certificate as proof that you had a compliant Type B3 Safe installed in your vehicle.”