Originally Posted by glocktimes
I was looking to avoid having to push buttons. Especially if the need arises to get the gun in a hurry.
I don't know how familiar you are with the electronic vs. biometric vs. mechanical lock but they all have their pros and cons. There are plenty of all types available to find what is best for you.
With mechanical you can pre-punch all or part of your combo when you go to bed. Opening can be as simple as turning the knob 1/4 turn if that's what you want.
Keep in mind that a lot of biometric safes go into sleep mode when not in use and upon a touch needs a couple seconds to wake up before you scan your fingerprint. You don't have that delay with a mechanical lock, so in many instances it can be quicker. You do need to remember the combination