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Locksmithing: how to open a mosler safe, serial number
Locksmithing: how to open a mosler safe, serial number

Locksmithing: replace a lock on a drawer (diebold safe)
Locksmithing: replace a lock on a drawer (diebold safe)

Locksmithing: SAFE QUESTION
Locksmithing: SAFE QUESTION

Locksmithing: Safe Dial
Locksmithing: Safe Dial

Locksmithing: victor safe, number 3, number 1
Locksmithing: victor safe, number 3, number 1, wheel

Locksmithing: filing cabinet lock is not reliable, top drawers, filing cabinets
top drawers, filing cabinets, time and patience: I would say the cabinet was tilted and perhaps the middle of the locking bar was bent just enough to allow the middle drawer to come out. If you have time and patience,anything is possible.Try to compare the other two drawers to the middle of the bar;this...

Locksmithing: gun safe, dial combination lock, key punch
dial combination lock, key punch, digital locks: Ann, The short answer is yes. The long answer is; how difficult depends on the lock that is currently installed, and the operating bolt work. Some safes are directly retrofitable, and some safes must be slightly modified. I will need more info...

Locksmithing: Hall's safe, spindle hole, wd 40
spindle hole, wd 40, cam drive: Ralph, If the dial will not turn there is a reason for it - DON T FORCE IT!!! My first inclination would be that the handle is turned or that it has pressure on it, which would be transmitted into the lock. Try to turn the handle back and forth to ensure...

Locksmithing: Handle on French Door hardware fell off, diamond shape, french door
diamond shape, french door, person view: Hello Chris, I need a better picture or description. Are there any marks on the door edge plate that the latch sticks through? What does the outside look like? Can I get a photo of the handle by itself? You may just want to hire a locksmith for help...

Locksmithing: HERCULES, jan jan, combination lock
jan jan, combination lock, filing cabinet: Jan, Yes you should be able to have this filing cabinet opened without drilling. Your local locksmith should be able to either pick the key lock or make keys by the code to open it. If your filing cabinet has a combination lock on it, you can try...

Locksmithing: J.L . Halls patents feb. 25 1873, safe company, farmhouse
safe company, farmhouse, combinations: Misty, I love mysteries like this. Unfortunately there are no records of any of the older combinations. You will need to contact a safe technician from a local safe company. Depending on the inner chest you could be looking at between $350 to $700...

Locksmithing: Jamed door knob.. Well you can kinda call it that, secound floor, butter knife
secound floor, butter knife, door jamb: Hello Ryan, It seems you can see the latch from the side you are on. Does that mean the door opens out? in either case get a butter knife or something thinner and insert it between the door jamb and the latch, prying the latch back then open the door....

Locksmithing: Key problem in Brinks Sisco safe, rancho dominguez ca, spray lubricant
rancho dominguez ca, spray lubricant, alignment problem: Dale, The lock may need some lubrication. Use a spray lubricant like Tri-Flow or lock Lube . WD-40 can be used, but I don t like it as a lubricant - it is more of a penetrant. If this doesn t take care of the problem it may be either an alignment...

Locksmithing: Keyed Alike Cylinders, rim cylinders, mortise lock
rim cylinders, mortise lock, medeco: Hello Ted, ASSA, Medeco or a local restricted system from your local locksmith may be cheaper. If the locks you have can accept mortise or rim cylinders or even key in knob style then they can be keyed alike. Simply call your locksmith and find out...

Locksmithing: Keys, lateral filing cabinets, locksmith
lateral filing cabinets, locksmith: Hello Janet, I m not where I can look up codes but it could be HON cabinets. If you have access to another locksmith in your area I d try that next because a local locksmith is the best way to get keys made by code. If not you ll have to check the next...

Locksmithing: Lock fell out of the door knob, garage door lock
garage door lock: Maybe-if the springs fell out of the plug (the piece that fell out),then no you cannot repair it. Otherwise,you will have to reinsert the wafers or pins depending on the lock type, and line them up with the key.I say just get a new lock; if its the T-handle...

Locksmithing: lost combination to mcneale & urban safe, safe company, index mark
safe company, index mark, o clock: Kelly, The gas cylinder is meant to fire off, in the event of a burglar attack. If your locksmith was planning to open your safe like a burglar, then it is probably better that they ran away . What you need is a professional safe company. MacNeale...

Locksmithing: lost combination to mcneale & urban safe, parting of the red sea, gas cylinder
parting of the red sea, gas cylinder, safe lock: Kelly, As I mentioned in your other posting, a professional safe technician can open your safe without setting off the gas cylinder. Whether by manipulation or by drilling, plus a professional will not RUIN your safe. Stay away from locksmiths or...

Locksmithing: lost safe key, professional court, fireguard
professional court, fireguard, chip chip: Chip, The easeist way would of course be to contact the manufacture, here is their information: Schwab Corp. 110 Professional Court PO Box 5088 Lafayette, IN 47903-5088 Phone: (765) 447-9470 Toll Free: (800) 447 7233 Fax: (765)...

Locksmithing: Meilink Safe, key change, special tools
key change, special tools, safes: Steven, First I always recommend that you use a trained safe technician to have the combination changed on your safe. Failure to follow one step, or a mistake in use of the tool, can result in an expensive lockout. Meilink used a couple of locks on...

Locksmithing: Meilink Safe with Yale Dial, yale locks, wall safes
yale locks, wall safes, wall safe: Adam, Generally, the dialing sequence for yale locks is: 4 times right to the first number, 3 times left to the second number, 2 times right to the third number, 1 time left, slowly to stop. If your combo doesn t work when dialing as above, reverse...

Locksmithing: Meilink safe, insulation materials, safe co
insulation materials, safe co, fireking: Brad, Meilink never used asbestos to the best of my knowledge. They have been manufacturing safes since 1899 and have used a number of different types of insulation materials. If you are concerned about the type of material you can contact them at:...

Locksmithing: Mosler Cannonball safe value, burglary protection, ft diameter
burglary protection, ft diameter, antique category: David, Based on your serial number, your safe would have been manufactured around 1919. Cannonball s are one of the few safes that fall into the antique category without being over 100 years old. As far as the weight of your safe - lets do a little...

Locksmithing: Mosler combination locks, combination locks, locksmith
combination locks, locksmith, norm: Hello Norm, As it states on my question page I don t answer safe questions. Left 4 times stop on first number. Right 3 times past first number stop on second number. Left twice past second number stop on third number. Right until it stops. If this...

Locksmithing: Mosler GSA Security Container, butterfly knob, hold harmless form
butterfly knob, hold harmless form, change key: David, Yes it is, Question, does the dial of your lock have a small butterfly knob in the center of the dial, or do you have to push the dial in at zero to engage the lock? Don t forget I need your email address in order to send you the holdharmless...

Locksmithing: Mosler Safe Combination change, hold harmless form, combination change
hold harmless form, combination change, model sf: Barry, I have the instructions for changing the combination for these Moslers. Note: The locks were usually MR302/402 locks - they came in both hand change and key change versions. The key for the lock is obsolete, but I believe I can still get it for...

Locksmithing: Mosler Safe & Lock vault door, operational capability, worthy events
operational capability, worthy events, lions club: David, based on the serial number of the vault door, it was manufactured around 1897, so it would have been installed sometime after that. As long as the door is open, you can have your local safe company reset or recover the combination. As old as...

Locksmithing: Mosler Safe year, Value, fire rating, resistant safes, night storage
resistant safes, night storage, fire classification: Tom, I can t give you an age for the safe, as none of the serial numbers are for the safe. They are the serial numbers for the tags . I ll go over the labels that you have listed to explain them. Fire classification: Spec F1-D Fire insulated...

Locksmithing: Mosler Security Container, GSA containers
GSA containers: Scott, Yes we do know how do open and repair your container - correctly. The safe came from the factory with a combo of 50-25-50. The rules are, when a safe is no longer being used, it is supposed to be set back to this combo - however no one follows...

Locksmithing: macneale and urban weight and age, detail photos, interior detail
detail photos, interior detail, subtle clues: Jeff, You are right this web site only allows one photo at a time, so I need you to send them directly to me. Unfortunately, manufactures tended to copy ideas from other manufactures which resulted in some safes looking very similar to another. When...

Locksmithing: morse door lock, key cylinder, mortise lock
key cylinder, mortise lock, square hole: Hello Gene, I believe what you have is a mortise lock. The set screws on the handles hold them on the spindle so once loosened the handles should unscrew from the spindle. The inside handle needs to be removed first so the outside one can be pulled out....

Locksmithing: Non-Functioning Turn Button on Commercial Door Handle, faceplace, broken spring
faceplace, broken spring, locksmith shop: Hello Robert, Depress the retainer in the small slot on the inside knob and pull the knob off. Pry up the trim plate to expose the mounting screws then remove those and slide the outside assembly out of the door. Remove the screws for the latch and slide...

Locksmithing: need help opening safe, dial lock, index mark
dial lock, index mark, o clock: Boe, The correct dialing sequence should be as follows: 5 times right to the first number (25) 4 times left to the second number (40) 3 times right to the third number (60) 2 times left to the fourth number (25) 1 time right slowly to stop (should...

Locksmithing: Old Safe Value, levi woodbury, informal evaluations
levi woodbury, informal evaluations, damage photos: Chris, We never rate safes with out seeing the safe. In order to rate or evaluate your safe I am going to need pictures of the safe. Evaluation photos should consist of full exterior / interior views, and detail photos of the dial, handles, hinges & acorns,...

Locksmithing: Opening & identifying old Mosler Safe, williams directory, safe company
williams directory, safe company, index mark: Tom, based on the serial number and your comments about purchasing the old safe around 25 years ago, your safe would have probably been made in the mid to late 1880 s. The company was originally formed as the Mosler, Bahmann Safe Company in 1867. Sometime...

Locksmithing: Opening a "STAR" floor safe, american security products, cavate
american security products, cavate, star floor: Emma, Hopefully, I can either help or at least provide you with guidance. If your father has never had the combination to the safe changed, and it is still on the factory number, we can possibly do a combination search. The cavate being, the serial number...

Locksmithing: Opneing a Lock and Safe store, automotive locksmithing, mobile locksmith
automotive locksmithing, mobile locksmith, service locksmith: Tzali, First off, this isn t a very realistic approach to this type of business. Most people are not interested in removing their locks to bring in to you. Having a large lock and safe store is not a bad idea, but you will still need to have outside,...

Locksmithing: old Lowrie wall safe, tumbler pins, wallsafe
tumbler pins, wallsafe, inproper: Cathie, You have been watching to many movies. Movies are not real life. Also, you are mixing different lock parts. The tumbler pins, are in a key operated lock not a combination lock, which has wheels. Your safe has two combination wheels and a drive...

Locksmithing: old safe combination, jeffrey hoos, detail photos
jeffrey hoos, detail photos, interior detail: Jeffrey, I m going to need to know what you are working with so that the info is correct. I m going to need the safe manufacture and the lock manufacture, for a start. Pictures of the lock will also help in determining the correct sequence. Send...

Locksmithing: how to open a mosler safe, how to open a mosler safe, index mark
how to open a mosler safe, index mark, combonation: Jay, Based on your serial number your safe would have been build in the late 1970 s to early 1980 s. The majority of safes manufactured at this time left the factory on 50-25-50. The dialing sequence would be: 4 times left to the first number (50) 3...

Locksmithing: Push-in Chicago filing cabinet lock, wd 40, internal mechanism
wd 40, internal mechanism, key hole: Hello Judith, That type of lock requires the eyes of a locksmith. I can t be certain what the issue is unless I were to look at it in person but even then the only solution may be to replace the lock. I d first recommend spraying some WD-40 into the...

Locksmithing: Rekeying Schlage locks for 3 doors, schlage locks, locksmith shop
schlage locks, locksmith shop, satin nickel: Hello Belinda, You d have to call around locksmiths in your area to get prices. Charges vary based on location & population. The average prices for rekeying any lock, including yours, is anywhere from $8.00 to $20.00 each plus a service call fee of...

Locksmithing: Removing Dorrknob from Mortise Lock, screw holes, mid 1950s
screw holes, mid 1950s, doorknob: Take a 4mm allen wrench. Stick it into the hole next to the shaft or bolt. There you will find the set screw recessed in the door. Loosen the set screw and then un screw the lock from the door by turning it counter clockwise. Let me know if you have any...

Locksmithing: how to remove deadbolt lock from door, kwikset titan, lock cylinder
kwikset titan, lock cylinder, screws: Hello Patty, There are two black screws under the thumbturn piece that accept a flat head screwdriver. Remove those and the outside assembly will come off. Then remove the 2 screws on the door edge for the bolt mechanism and pull that out. James www.jmlock.co...

Locksmithing: removing round latch connector, spring latch, wood core
spring latch, wood core, large hole: Hello Lou, I generally use a screwdriver inserted behind the latch within the large hole in the door that is accessible after removing the knobs. Sometimes those latches are hammered in place because the hole for them is just slightly too small. This...

Locksmithing: replace a lock on a drawer (diebold safe), replacement cylinders, rekeying
replacement cylinders, rekeying, key hole: Michael, You can have the cylinders rekeyed, or you can replace the cylinders. If you look at the back side of the lock, you will notice what appears to be a small key hole, it is! This unlocks the cylinder so that it can be removed for rekeying or replacement....

Locksmithing: SAFE QUESTION, Morris Ireland safes
Morris Ireland safes: Bob, You are correct Morris & Ireland went out of business around 1892. E.C. Morris then formed the E.C.Morris Safe Company , however Mr. Morris was forced to retire around 1895. Mr. Morris had several large debts and had fled from Boston in January...

Locksmithing: Safe, herring hall, overnight storage
herring hall, overnight storage, smma: Susan, The SMNA Spec is F1-D and indicates a Fire-Insulated Safe . The Class C rating indicates a 1 hour tested fire-resistive safe with impact test. The equivilant UL safe rating is a 1hr-350 rating. Which indicates the safe is tested to ensure...

Locksmithing: Safe Cabinet Company - Laboratory model, light weight construction, burglary safes
light weight construction, burglary safes, burglary protection: Anita, There are basically three types of safes - Fire, Burglary and Composite. Fire safes are designed to protect the contents from heat. Burglary safes are designed to keep people out. Composite safes offer both fire and burglary protection. Fire...

Locksmithing: Safe Dial, san marcos california, combination dial
san marcos california, combination dial, old eagle: Robert, I can supply you with a dial & dial ring. I m assuming your safe is open? It looks like the spindle is broken in your pictures. If the safe is locked up, you will need to have it opened in order to change the dial. Where are you located?...

Locksmithing: Sargent Lock, sargent locks, sargent lock
sargent locks, sargent lock, accurate answer: Hello Eric, There are many styles of Sargent locks and they all install differently. Do you have a photo you could attach? Do you know the model? Some of those are mounted with a nut that has to be removed first while others have just 2 screws that...

Locksmithing: Schlage double cylinder deadbolt, double cylinder deadbolt, head screwdriver
double cylinder deadbolt, head screwdriver, duct tape: Hello Tristan, Pry the cover plate on the inside cylinder off. Under that are the mounting screws. First try attaching duct tape to the cover plate then pulling straight off as this will cause the least damage to the plate. If that doesn t work use a...

Locksmithing: Schlage double keyed deadbolt?, no screws, key hole
no screws, key hole, darla: Hello Darla, If you drill them off you may damage the screw heads and you ll be in the same situation. The trim plate is the part right next to and around where the key goes. In your case it seems you do have tacks in the screw heads. They will come...

Locksmithing: Schlage Entry Lockset Problem, schlage locks, schlage lockset
schlage locks, schlage lockset, entry lockset: Hello Troy, Did you buy the lock from a locksmith or a home center/hardware store? Sometimes any brand of lock will have inferior parts and/or plastic in the latch if it s purchased at a home center whereas it would be 100% metal if purchased from a locksmith....

Locksmithing: Sentry 5380 combination, 4 digits, safe company
4 digits, safe company, odd numbers: Dave, Don t count on it opening like a master combo lock. Even though the principle is the same, they are different types of locks. If you don t have the combination, you may want to contact the manufacture to see if they have a record of the combo...

Locksmithing: Got a safe at auction with no key and no combination, key pad, key lock
key pad, key lock, auction: Tammy, Sounds like an AMSEC safe. I ll need to see a picture of it to tell you what model it is. Once I see it I should be able to get you more info and possible some reset info. Send a picture of it to me at: andy@securitysafeusa.com And...

Locksmithing: safes, goodrich road, fire fyter safes
goodrich road, fire fyter safes, wall fire: Susan, You might try Center Manufacturing, they are the distributor for these safes. http://www.firefyter.com/customer_service.html Fire Fyter Safes 540 Goodrich Road Bellevue, OH 44811 Phone: 419-483-4852 Fax: 419-483-0070 Toll Free: 1-800-377-7736...

Locksmithing: shrouded padlock, boat storage, storage unit
boat storage, storage unit, key hole: Hello Karen, Use a small drill bit. Insert it manually into the key hole next to the key and pull. Do not use a drill. If you can t remove it you ll have to hire a locksmith as I don t think you ll be able to cut the lock off. Those are difficult even...

Locksmithing: single sided thumbturn deadbolt, face hole, kwikset
face hole, kwikset, deadbolts: Hello Christopher, The only ones I know of are made by Kwikset and Falcon. The Falcon one shows a 3 diameter rose so it should work on your door. I d suggest contacting a locksmith in your area to see if any have one in stock that you could check before...

Locksmithing: How to start a automotive lockout business., google maps, own tools
google maps, own tools, google: A good catalog of locksmith equipment will help you decide how much you want to invest in equipment. A good auto lockout set-Pro Lock or HPC set will get you started and some DVD s are fine. Invest in the Pro-lock best damn auto opening manual. Its worth...

Locksmithing: Titan Deadbolt will not unlock, deadbolt, locksmith
deadbolt, locksmith, screws: Hello Jennifer, The tailpiece that is attached to the outside cylinder should be going through the bolt housing and into the inside thumbturn assembly. Since the connection is fixed there is nothing that can cause the outside to work while the inside doesn...

Locksmithing: Titan door knobs & locks, entry lockset, exterior doors
entry lockset, exterior doors, door knobs: Hello Kaz, Titan was made by Kwikset but they discontinued that line quite a few years ago. They now refer to a similar line as Signature Series. You can search online or check here: http://www.jmlock.com/kwikset-hancock-entry-lockset.aspx James www.jmlock.co...

Locksmithing: TSS safe, netherlands, photos
netherlands, photos, european company: Laureano, I have TSS listed as a European company out of the Netherlands. I m not sure if this is the same company that provided or manufactured your safe. Please send me pictures of the safe so that I can ensure we are talking about the same thing....

Locksmithing: Can't open Major Safe w/ combo, index mark, safe lock
index mark, safe lock, correct sequence: Steve, The dialing sequence for your safe is as follows: 4 times left to the first number, 3 times right to the second number, 2 times left to the third number, 1 time right, slowly to stop. note 1: I can t tell you where stop is on your safe...

Locksmithing: Can't remember combination, xxx 01, orange label
xxx 01, orange label, factory settings: Brent, Remove the back cover off of the door so that you can view the lock. There will be an orange label attached to the back of the lock. There may also be a white label that says MRC xxx(01)xx. The MRC is the management reset code. If this code...

Locksmithing: Vanguard CS-200, index mark, o clock
index mark, o clock, sequence 4: Frank, The standard combination lock uses the following sequence: 4 times left to the first number 3 times right to the second number, 2 times left to the third number, 1 time right slowly until the dial stops (around 90) turn the handle to open...

Locksmithing: Vanguard VS-150 Safe, west glacier montana, goodrich road
west glacier montana, goodrich road, kalispell mt: Michael, Here are a few companies that you can try out. Before you hire them find out what method they will use to open the safe, how they will repair it, & how much they are going to charge. If you brought your safe to me, in my shop, I would probably...

Locksmithing: victor safe, safe locks, three wheels
safe locks, three wheels, cast material: Michael, You can try the following set of combinations - this is the series that I have listed for prior to 1917. First number plus 35 = second number First number plus 5 will be third number First number plus 26 will be driver gate So for instance...

Locksmithing: WEISER FRONT DOOR ELECTRONIC LOCK, powerbolt 1000, satin chrome
powerbolt 1000, satin chrome, powerboard: Hello Michael, That lock has surpassed its lifespan. It may be time to replace it. Kwikset, who now owns the rights to the Powerbolt locks, states to remove the batteries and unplug the power strip. Let it sit for 1 minute then put the batteries back...

Locksmithing: Weiser locks, weiser locks, gargae doors
weiser locks, gargae doors, thumb lock: Hello Bert, It sounds like your locksmith isn t a real locksmith so you should hire a different one to fix the first ones mistake. Personally I d replace the Weiser locks with something better. I ve never had any luck with those and find them to be poorly...

Locksmithing: weiser locks, kwikset locks, weiser locks
kwikset locks, weiser locks, nothing but trouble: Hello Tim, This is exactly why I try to steer people away from Weiser. They are junk. I ve never had good luck servicing them so I always recommend changing to a better brand. Even the cheapest Kwikset locks are better in my opinion. Schlage, Sargent,...

Locksmithing: Is it worth upgrading to an Everest primus(ULor not) or Medeco Primus?, high security locks, medeco locks
high security locks, medeco locks, wood screws: Hello Greg, How were they breaking in? Were they picking the locks, bumping them or just breaking a window? it s important to know how locks were bypassed before making any decision on improving your locks. If the locks are like yours but not installed...

Locksmithing: XO9 change key, lexington ky usa, locksmith shop
lexington ky usa, locksmith shop, electronic change: Jay, If you need it in a hurry, I would check with other units around you that may have a container with an XO-9. Another place to check would be at Camp Arifijan. There are quite a few containers with XO-9 s in the CFLCC building. CFLCC should also...

Locksmithing: Yale Combination lock, hole pattern, combination lock
hole pattern, combination lock, different styles: Melissa, Yale does not make these locks any longer. In fact they haven t made them for over 40 years. There are still some floating around, but you have a couple of problems. They made dozens of lock models, some that were strictly for one manufacture....

Locksmithing: Yale surface mount deadbolt, library catalogs, innermost circle
library catalogs, innermost circle, deadbolt lock: Hello Elizabeth, Yale makes a few of those. You can view them starting on page 20 of this link: http://www.assaabloydss.com/library/catalogs/Yale/pdf/42117.pdf We stock the 112, 197 and 80 but they are not currently on our website so you would have...

Locksmithing: yale combination safe, safes, number 3
safes, number 3, several times: Hello Kathy, I don t answer safe questions. 4 times left past the first number stopping on the first number. 3 times right past the first number stopping on the second number. 2 times left past the second number stopping on the third number. Right...

Locksmithing: zero halliburten case, zero halliburton, two locks
zero halliburton, two locks, zero case: Wade, Most locksmiths should be able to decode your lock. It normally takes me around 5-10 minutes to open one of these locks (sometimes less). You can also give Zero Halliburton s customer service a call to see if they can help you - their number is:...

Locksmithing: Accessing Panic Hardware Lock Cylinder, panic hardware, lock cylinder
panic hardware, lock cylinder, hardware lock: Hello Dan, Loosen the Allen screws at the latch side assembly then pull it off. The lock cylinder is held in place by 2 screws so simply tighten them a bit and check the cylinder. Make sure it s not too tight or the key may not turn. Reinstall the assembly....

Locksmithing: Brinks 5074 battery combin/key safe, rancho dominguez ca, replacement keys
rancho dominguez ca, replacement keys, key number: Fran, Without the serial number, you may not be able to get replacement keys. Sysco no longer manufactures safes under the Brinks label, they are now called Honeywell safes. Go to their web page: https://www.honeywellsafes.com/ click on the customer...

Locksmithing: broken lockset, schlage lockset, flat blade
schlage lockset, flat blade, keyway: No,not in that case...try shimming the latch (use a credit card or similar item) and wiggle between the door and the frame.You might be suprised how well this works if you do it right-pull the door towards you after you get the card in there;you will feel...

Locksmithing: broken Yale deadbolt, yale lock, locksmith
yale lock, locksmith, deadlock: Hello Kathy, Yale makes a deadlock, model 112 that is close to that model except it uses 4 mounting screws instead of 3 like your current one does. They also make a deadlatch, model 80 that would also work. The deadlatch is a spring-loaded bolt that is...

Locksmithing: broken Yale deadbolt, Yale 112 deadlock
Yale 112 deadlock: Yes I believe you can replcae it,however the bolt pattern obviously wont be the same. The new ones have 4 holes on the case instead of 3. Ask the locksmith if they can purchase a Yale 112 deadlock or a generic equivilent.It should still attch the same way...

Locksmithing: Cement encased walkin vault, vault doors, fire protection standards
vault doors, fire protection standards, niagara falls ontario canada: Roger, The only Dominion Safe & Vault Co., Niagara Falls, Ontario Canada I have records for was in business from 1959 to 1975. To the best of my knowledge they were a distributor not a manufacture. Without seeing what you have to determine the manufacture...

Locksmithing: Cole Steel cabinet safe, steel cabinets, overnight storage
steel cabinets, overnight storage, cabinet doors: Kit, Cole Steel cabinets didn t manufacture safes. What they have done is put a combination lock on one of the cabinet doors inside. This isn t a safe, and I don t recommend using it for overnight storage of valuables. Unfortunately, it is probably...

Locksmithing: Combination Set for Old Meilink Wall Safe, wall safes, meilink
wall safes, meilink, inch diameter: Matt, Well you may be in luck. I have the G series codes for the Meilink Wall safes with 50 number dials. The lock is an Eagle lock and there are 22 possible combos. I m not going to write the whole series down, so you will have to get your pencil out....

Locksmithing: Combination for a Shaw Walker safe, shaw walker
shaw walker: Barbara, The only factory combo I have for Shaw Walker is as follows: 4 times left to 15 3 times right to 75 2 times left to 90 1 time right, slowly until the dial stops. If it doesn t stop then this is probably not the combo. NOTE: DO NOT...

Locksmithing: Combo on S&G entered backwards?, lever assembly, old liberty
lever assembly, old liberty, clunk: Kevin, I wouldn t hesitate to tell you to LOOK at the bolt work. This will at least put your mind to rest as far as what the sloppiness is. You may be able to repair it yourself, just ensure that you do not close and lock the door until after you...

Locksmithing: cant open meilink wall safe, meilink, garage sale
meilink, garage sale, serial number: Jeff, You can try Meilink Customer Service to see if they have the original combination of the safe. Their number is: Customer Service 1.800.528.9900 / 812.948.8400 If they don t have the original combination, or if the combination has been changed...

Locksmithing: How to change the combination on a Star Amsec floor safe, hayward ca 94544, safe company
hayward ca 94544, safe company, shipping handling: Stefan, You are definitly lucky that the safe is unlocked/open. Yes the combination can be changed but the old combo will either have to be recovered or the safe set up to receive a new combo first. You have a couple of options - you can take it to...

Locksmithing: changing the combination on an old safe, federal equipment co, safe co
federal equipment co, safe co, untrained person: Jason, First off, I never recommend that an untrained person (which includes many locksmiths) change combos. You should use a trained safe technician to avoid problems. Your Schwab safe is basically a fire rated container, class D is one hour tested...

Locksmithing: changing the combination on a S&G lock, safe company, safe lock
safe company, safe lock, misinterpretations: Dennis, I would first recommend that you use a competent, trained safe technician to avoid any problems. If you really want to do it yourself, I have a holdharmless form that we require, which basically states that you assume full responsibility for...

Locksmithing: have combination cant open, sargent and greenleaf, index mark
sargent and greenleaf, index mark, o clock: Mark, for dialing instructions such as: 5 times right to the first number, 4 times left to the second number, 3 times right to the third number, 2 times left to the fourth number, 1 time right, slowly to stop. Left is counter clockwise, right...

Locksmithing: combo change, container hope, circumfrance
container hope, circumfrance, u s marine corps: Cody, Do you have a Mosler MR302 hand change or key change lock? If it is a key change lock, you will need the changing tool. If it is a hand change version, you will need to disassemble the back cover of the lock and the wheel pack. Lay out the wheels...

Locksmithing: combo change on Mosler safe, correct tool, apreciated
correct tool, apreciated, key change: Charlie, The lock that is installed on this safe is probably a Mosler 302/402 hand change lock. In order to change the combination, you will have to disassemble the lock, laying out the wheels in order. disassemble the wheel from the hub, and reposition...

Locksmithing: construction lock, ball bearings, master keying
ball bearings, master keying, residential hardware: Hello Derek, I ve never done this but here is my understanding on how to do it: Approach construction keying like it s master keying. Configure your user key (the key the end user will be using) and your construction key (or master key that the contractor...

Locksmithing: creating a master key, master key system, shear lines
master key system, shear lines, ez keys: Hello Greg, As with any master key system you have to watch out for ghost keys - keys which could be used that weren t designed into the system. I d suggest using either a Schlage, Sargent or other commercial key system when creating a grand master key...

Locksmithing: Deadbolt not working properly from outside, double cylinder deadbolts, bonehead move
double cylinder deadbolts, bonehead move, face place: Hello Edith, For most deadbolts, installation can be tricky but with Kwikset I m surprised there is an issue. First make sure the bolt mechanism is mounted with the UP on the up side. This generally means that the part the cylinder tailpiece goes through...

Locksmithing: Diebold dial/tumbler question, tumblers, first thought
tumblers, first thought, tumbler: Gene, My first thought is that you have a wheel problem, and I noticed in your addional posting that the #3 wheel was not locked. This wheel may infact have a problem un less the combination was not set correctly, the last time it was serviced. This lock...

Locksmithing: Diebold Safe, three wheels, fire classification
three wheels, fire classification, must be a way: Bob, your safe is a Fire insulated container (F2-ND), it should also have either an E or D fire classification (30 min or 1hour tested). The serial number is for the label not the safe. Unfortunately without seeing the safe and lock, I m not going...

Locksmithing: Double Cylinder Deadbolt Lock, Double Cylinder Deadbolt Lock
Double Cylinder Deadbolt Lock: There is a lock I installed once in the French Quarter,New Orleans. It was installed on a pair of french doors similar to yours. The lock is called an octopod . It has a bar and a mortise cylinder,is externally or internally mounted; on either side of the...

Locksmithing: deadbolt lock issue, jamb, bolt
jamb, bolt, greetings: Hello Chris, Push, pull, push down or pull up on the door as you unlock it. The bolt may be jammed in the strike plate due to the building settling or the door expanding. If that doesn t work, reach between the door and jamb with a knife or something...

Locksmithing: diebold???, diebold inc, swinging doors
diebold inc, swinging doors, safe company: Paul, Diebold has been continuously in business since 1859 (1859-1870 as the Diebold-Bahmann Safe Company, 1870-1876 as Diebold-Kienzle Safe Company). The firm incorporated in 1876 as Diebold Inc. Safes can be manufactured with either left hand or right...

Locksmithing: Exterior handleset thumb latch failure, thumb latch, eastern time monday through friday
thumb latch, eastern time monday through friday, consumer purchaser: Hello Stephen, From the Baldwin site: How do I get replacement products for items covered by your warranties? If you are the original consumer purchaser, currently own the product, and have proof of purchase, call our Customer Service Department toll-free...

Locksmithing: Forbidden zone, forbidden zone, number 0
forbidden zone, number 0, consecutive numbers: Mitchell, Unfortunatly the manuals don t necessarily keep up with all of the locks, which is why we constantly train. S&G makes several different dials that utilize splining variations between 44-50. If you have a dial that has splining at 50, then...

Locksmithing: Forgot the process for opening safe, yukon gold, customer service number
yukon gold, customer service number, lrl: Brett, The last turn isn t a number it is were the lock cam engages the lever to retract the lock bolt. If you have one of the cheap (inexpensive) imports, your combination sequence may be: 3 times right to the first number 2 times left to the...

Locksmithing: Found CSS Safe w/ No Code, mechanical locks, circuit board failures
mechanical locks, circuit board failures, electronic locks: Garren, There are good and bad points about electronic locks. The good include ease of use, ability to change your own code and the ability to add features like time lock, time delay and audit trails much more inexpensively than mechanical locks. The...

Locksmithing: Cole Steel cabinet safe, second gap, steel cabinet
Locksmithing: Cole Steel cabinet safe, second gap, steel cabinet, tumblers

Locksmithing: changing the combination on a S&G lock, http www google, www google com
Locksmithing: changing the combination on a S&G lock, http www google, www google com, web ct

Locksmithing: where do you find safe info?, antique value, fire rating
Locksmithing: where do you find safe info?, antique value, fire rating, safes

Locksmithing: Opening a Cole Steel Safe w/ the combo, auction, digit combination
Locksmithing: Opening a Cole Steel Safe w/ the combo, auction, digit combination, time 3

Locksmithing: Opening a Herring-Hall-Marvin Safe, presser
Locksmithing: Opening a Herring-Hall-Marvin Safe, presser

Locksmithing: very old safe, safe cracker, coinage
Locksmithing: very old safe, safe cracker, coinage

Locksmithing: How to remove Medeco deadbolt?, screws
Locksmithing: How to remove Medeco deadbolt?, screws

Locksmithing: saf-d-posit safe model #1190, mighty max, saga
Locksmithing: saf-d-posit safe model #1190, mighty max, saga

Locksmithing: trouble shooting Sentry A3867, sentry, saturdays
Locksmithing: trouble shooting Sentry A3867, sentry, saturdays, batteries

Locksmithing: Unknown Brand of Fire Resistant 4 drawer file, Stuck!, mechanisms, functionality
Locksmithing: Unknown Brand of Fire Resistant 4 drawer file, Stuck!, mechanisms, functionality, craigslist org

Locksmithing: Vault Door I.D., concrete frame, hinges
Locksmithing: Vault Door I.D., concrete frame, hinges, jams

Locksmithing: where do you find safe info?, detail photos, bottom panels
detail photos, bottom panels, interior detail: Sherry, You will need to send me photos of your safe so that I can help identify it. In order to rate or evaluate your safe, I m going to need photos. They should include full exterior and interior. Detail photos should include pictures of the dial,...

Locksmithing: Cannot find the screws to tighten the old Schlage deadbolt, types of screwdrivers, tiny holes
types of screwdrivers, tiny holes, thanks in advance: Hello Barry, I m not sure what you are referring to when you say rectangular lip . The round trim plate against the door should have 2 holes. If not, check the thumbturn piece (the inside knob as you put it) for a set screw. Loosen that screw to pull...

Locksmithing: Glass in rear auto lock, 1997 Subaru Outback
1997 Subaru Outback: I would say on anything you take apart for the first time,get a digital camera and take photos of each step or part you remove, so you can put them back in the right order. There is a first time for all of us;I would be no exception as I have not diassembled...

Locksmithing: Hall's Safe, informal evaluations, damage photos
informal evaluations, damage photos, safe company: Kathy, If your safe is from Hall s Safe Company it was manufactured after 1906. If it is from the Hall s Lock & Safe Company it would be prior to 1892. With a serial number of 21589 I would put the date of manufacture around 1910-1915. I can t give...

Locksmithing: Hall's Safe Company, northern california area, safe company
northern california area, safe company, safes: Mary, First I have some questions so that we can possibly diagnose the problem: What position is the door in? Open, partially closed, closed? What position is the handle / bolt work in? Extended, Retracted? When you turn the dial where does it stop?...

Locksmithing: HHM Safe Co., yale locks, yale lock
yale locks, yale lock, police auction: Robert, HHM was in business from 1892 to around 1962. Over the years they used a number of different types of locks, to include S&G, Yale, Eagle, early Hall s locks, and locks of their own design. The S&G and Eagle locks dialed as follows: 4 times...

Locksmithing: hall safe & lock company, first interstate bank, informal evaluations
first interstate bank, informal evaluations, missoula mt: Shawn, I would need to see pictures and a serial number (should be on the handle). The Hall s Safe & Lock Company was in business from 1848-1892, so I would assume based on your description that it would have been built during the 1880 s. In order to...

Locksmithing: help!, scratch paper, safe company
scratch paper, safe company, combination lock: Susannah, The lock is probably a three wheel lock (though it may be four). The correct dialing procedure should be: 4 times right to the first number, 3 times left to the second number, 2 times right to the third number, 1 time left to the last number...

Locksmithing: ILCO SAFE CAN NOT OPEN, safe locks, electronic locks
safe locks, electronic locks, kaba group: Lorelle, Ilco has not made electronic locks, or even mechanical safe locks in 10-15 years. They were purchased by the Kaba Group, and that division was closed down. The reset sequence only works if you have a working lock, and you are resetting a known...

Locksmithing: j&j taylor safe, litterally hundreds, visual depiction
litterally hundreds, visual depiction, safe company: Paul, No, there are none. It is not a recommended technique because of the inherient problems. First off there are litterally hundreds of different types of locks and safes, trying to identify and address all of the different issues would take years,...

Locksmithing: Kwickset vs Schlage locks, schlage locks, mechanical warranty
schlage locks, mechanical warranty, schlage lock: Hello Anne, For years I ve recommended Schlage. Recently Kwikset introduced a new Grade 2 (commercial) line which are fairly equal to most Schlage models. Both brands have their own designs with some being similar among the two. If you like a particular...

Locksmithing: Kwikset lock, spring clips, lock cylinder
spring clips, lock cylinder, signature series: Hello Mike, I d have to look but don t the cylinders in that series have a different way of staying inside the lock? In any case those springs are easy to damage if not removed properly and even then they can be difficult. Make sure when you reinsert...

Locksmithing: Kwikset Smartkey keyway, kwikset smartkey, kwikset titan
kwikset smartkey, kwikset titan, lokk latch: Hello Brent, A KW5, which is also an A1176, is a 5 pin key with an oval head. An 1176D is a special Kwikset key that I m not sure is even used any longer. A CR1176 is a 6 pin version of the KW5. An S1176 is a KW1 without the K in the bow. An 1176RK...

Locksmithing: Kwikset Titan Remote Acess One, kwikset titan, electronic issue
kwikset titan, electronic issue, turning the key: Hello Lori, If you have the key then any electronic issue wouldn t cause your key not to work. They may have given you a bad copy or the door may have expanded which can wedge the bolt or latch in the strike so try pulling, pushing, pushing down or pulling...

Locksmithing: keys that are hard to work, two locks, hot spell
two locks, hot spell, axcess: Hello Julia, How long have you had that key? Has it worked since you got it but just now caused an issue? Look at the key, does it say AXCESS or something to that effect? If so, it s a Wal-Mart key and is worthless. You need a key that was copied from...

Locksmithing: Locked out of my storage shed, hammer drill, opening doors
hammer drill, opening doors, standard steel: Not true-if what you re explaining is a door much like any interior or exterior door in your home-I promise this will work. i have made thousands of dollars over the years just opening doors with YES my library card-the latch in your case is no longer engaged...

Locksmithing: Locksmith Test, education check, practice material
education check, practice material, study material: Ofir, I would check with the association that is offering the test. The Associated Locksmiths of America has one of the best tests. I don t know if they offer study material or not but you can check with them. You can check them out at: http://www.aloa.org/education/...

Locksmithing: locked National Safe (very old), combination dial, fancy letters
combination dial, fancy letters, rockford illinois: Mary, I don t think that you have a National Safe . The lock manufacture may have been National Lock, but they didn t manufacture safes. I ll be happy to try to help but first we need to identify the safe, if possible. In order to rate or evaluate...

Locksmithing: lost key, orderonline, safe company
orderonline, safe company, lost key: Gaetano, You can either take your safe to a local safe company or locksmith to have keys made, or you can try contacting Sisco direct. Their current info is: https://www.honeywellsafes.com/OrderOnline.aspx This web page is for ordering keys for your...

Locksmithing: Meilink Steel Safe Co - Toledo, Ohio, cleveland ohio area, meilink
cleveland ohio area, meilink, safe company: Colleen, There are a number of reasons the safe may not be opening. The first three are: 1. incorrect combination 2. incorrect dialing sequence 3. mechanical problems If you can eliminate the first two then we can start looking at mechanical problems....

Locksmithing: Montgomery wards 9042, montgomery wards, meilink safe
montgomery wards, meilink safe, safes: Matthew, Unfortunately, I don t have a lot of good news for you. Montgomery Wards did not keep any records, and anyway they are out of business. Many of the safes they sold were imported, and these companies are no longer around. The cost to open &...

Locksmithing: Morris Ireland Safe, Morris, Ireland
Morris, Ireland, safes: Graham, the first thing we need to do is to identify your safe. There were two Morris & Ireland safe companies. The first company, the Morris & Ireland Safe Company was in business from about 1870-1890. In 1890, Mr. Ireland retired and Mr. Morris...

Locksmithing: Mosler 2-drawer Safe, silicon valley area, memory services
silicon valley area, memory services, unneeded equipment: Fred, The word default really doesn t apply to safes, in that it would be a back up combination thay you could use in the event of a failure or lost combination. The combo that is set is the Current combo. The 50-25-50 is generally the combo that...

Locksmithing: Mosler Combination Lock, plastic tumbler, three wheels
plastic tumbler, three wheels, combination lock: Robert, I do have them in stock, however, we don t sell individual parts. I can let you have either a complete lock, or the back cover with the three wheels on the wheel post. Cost: complete lock $250 Back cover with three wheels $125 Shipping...

Locksmithing: Mosler gsa lockout, correct combination, mosler
correct combination, mosler, safe lock: Will, Sounds to me like the drawer is not closed correctly. If there is any binding of the bolt work, it will be transmitted back into the lock which will bind up and not allow the lever to engage the cam. I have several things for you to try: 1....

Locksmithing: Mosler Keypad Safe, digital locks, volt batteries
digital locks, volt batteries, electronic lock: Chris, your lock is in penalty, pulling the batteries just starts the penalty period over. Leave it alone until the penalty period is up, usually about 20 minutes. Then you can slowly input the CORRECT code. Two wrong tries will restart the penalty....

Locksmithing: Mosler model 16 safe, thick piece, x 400
thick piece, x 400, safes: Dave, Unfortunately, the old Mosler catalogs don t list the safes by Model. But from your info and looking at the catalog, it is probably a 1 or 2 hour record safe, weight is would be around 1200-1500 lbs. Generally most floors can support 300-400 lbs...

Locksmithing: mosler safe, brewer maine, lock smith
brewer maine, lock smith, correct combination: Basil, The dialing sequence for your locke would be: 4 times left to the first number, 3 times right to the second number, 2 times left to the third number, 1 time right, slowly until the dial stops (around 80). If you can figure out the number...

Locksmithing: mossler vault door combination change, hub assembly, combination change
hub assembly, combination change, o clock: Andres, I m not sure what you mean by open the discs ? When the change key is turned, it unlocks the wheel from the hub to allow the combination to be changed. Turning the key at the end of the dialing sequence relocks the wheel and hub assembly. ...

Locksmithing: must turn knob to shut door, wd 40, locksmith shop
wd 40, locksmith shop, deadbolt: Hello Jo, Check the latch as it touches the strike plate. Make sure the beveled part of the latch hits the curved part of the strike plate. If not, bend the strike plate to line that up. If the bevel isn t hitting the curved part of the strike, it won...

Locksmithing: Need to replace lockset, cannot identtify it., mortise lock, locksmith
mortise lock, locksmith, s200: Hello Steve, That looks like part of an interconnected lock. You can see a full one here: http://www.jmlock.com/ProductImages/sc/SC_S200_exploded.jpg More information about that lock can be found here: http://www.jmlock.com/schlage-interconnected-single-cylinder-deadlock.aspx...

Locksmithing: New gun safe lock, safe company, horizontal movement
safe company, horizontal movement, safe lock: Tom, The 6630 Series is based on the 6730 lock design with added security features such as false wheel gates and an eccentric roller in the lever nose. No, there should be no vertical or horizontal movement in the dial ring once it has been installed....

Locksmithing: need to open a Meilink safe, index mark, o clock
index mark, o clock, correct numbers: Shawn, The correct dialing sequence is as follows: 4 times left TO the first number, 3 times right TO the second number, 2 times left TO the third number, 1 time right, slowly until the dial stops. Left is counter clockwise, right is clockwise....

Locksmithing: numeric keyless lock for entry and exit, push button lock, mechanical locks
push button lock, mechanical locks, electronic locks: Hello Bisser, There are two options: Mechanical or electronic. Mechanical locks have only 1 code and it can be changed at any time. Some have 5 numbers others have 10, meaning that they have either 1 to 5 or 1 to 10 keys. They never need batteries...

Locksmithing: Old Dexter entry door handle replace or repair, Dexter entry door handle
Dexter entry door handle: Well,I dont think you can buy just the inside knob;so yes you have to replace the entire knob. Unless you got o a lcoksmith and they have a recycled door knob and are willing to sell you the inside knob only. Check the backset on your door-From door edge...

Locksmithing: Old Schwab safe, yale lock, sailing ship
yale lock, sailing ship, index mark: Maureen, The Schwab Safe company used a number of different locks on their safes over the years. I ll give you the dialing directions for your Yale lock. 4 times right to the first number, 3 times left to the second number, 2 times right to the third...

Locksmithing: Opening a Cole Steel Safe w/ the combo, jeremiah cole, lrl
jeremiah cole, lrl, rlr: Jeremiah, Cole Steel was an office products manufacture not a safe manufacture. Unfortunately I don t know what type of lock they were using, though I have some ideas. I would use the following sequence to try your combo. If you have three numbers,...

Locksmithing: Opening a Herring-Hall-Marvin Safe, herring hall, yale lock
herring hall, yale lock, safe lock: Jett, If the lock is an S&G, you will feel it engage around 7, continue turning to the right, clockwise until the dial stops. If you have a four wheel lock, the combination may be: 5 times right to the first number (12) 4 times left to the second...

Locksmithing: Opening an old wall safe -- Eastern Research Engineering Company, hall closet, research engineering
hall closet, research engineering, engineering co: Brad, After doing some more research I have located some info about the safe and lock mechanism, but not the manufacture. If you don t have a combination the lock can be manipulated by a skilled safe technician, or it can be drilled and repaired. Cost...

Locksmithing: how to obtain a combination, hefty fee, two doors
hefty fee, two doors, uniontown oh: Kristie, I doubt that Diebold would have your combination but you can try. You will need a serial number for that chest in order to check. UNITED STATES DieboldDirect 3792 Boettler Oaks Dr., Suite A Uniontown, OH 44685 USA Telephone: 1.800.796.8812...

Locksmithing: old dexter storm door latch, storm door latch, screw holes
storm door latch, screw holes, locksmith: Hello Ness, Wright Security Products may have something that will fit. Check out their site: http://www.wright-products.com/ If you find something, contact your local locksmith to find out if they carry or can get the model you need, or let me know....

Locksmithing: old Shaw Walker safe owner's manual, shaw walker, burglary protection
shaw walker, burglary protection, david shaw: David, Shaw Walker safes do not meet current standards for fire or burglary protection. Any safe over 50 years old should be suspect as to its ability to protect. Shaw Walker quit manufacturing safes in the 1950 s. There are no manuals available, in...

Locksmithing: very old safe, herring hall, safe companies
herring hall, safe companies, safe company: George, I m not sure exactly what your question is? You have an antique safe, Hall s closed in 1892 when it merged with the Herring Safe Company and Marvin Safe company to form Herring-Hall & Marvin (HHM), so your safe is at least 117 years old. Opening...

Locksmithing: older dead bolt lock exterior or door surface mounted, rim lock
rim lock: Without a photo I cannot tell you what it is either. It is a surface mounted rim lock of some kind;take it off the door and into a local locksmith shop-they should be able to order one if they dont already have one in stock. I know Home Depot and some Ace...

Locksmithing: same as previous, cross lock, pin hole
cross lock, pin hole, bolt: Gene, The Relock cross lock needs to be probed back to move the relock pin back to reset the device. When you remove the relock device, there may be a pin hole on the back side which will allow you to probe the cross lock back, then the relock bar...

Locksmithing: privacy lock, euro model, locksmith
euro model, locksmith, many thanks: Hello Norman, All locks work differently. What brand is it? Is that brand found in the US as well as the UK? Do you have a photo or a link to the manufacturer s website for that model? It may be that the lock is a Euro model so I wouldn t have any...

Locksmithing: the protector safe-d-posit, electronic co ltd, zhejiang province china
electronic co ltd, zhejiang province china, hayward ca: Zachary, You have three options: 1. You can try to contact the manufacture to obtain replacement keys - however they aren t very good at responding. SAGA ELECTRONIC CO.,LTD. ADDRESS: Ningbo Hi-Tech Park,Zhejiang Province,China 315040 FAX:+86-574-87909600...

Locksmithing: Rand Kardex Bureau The Safe Cabinet Std. SE Type, yale lock, safe at work
yale lock, safe at work, kardex: Maggie, Most of this style of safe had a Yale lock. The dialing sequence is: 4 times right to the first number, 3 times left to the second number, 2 times right to the third number, 1 time left, slowly to stop (around 7). If you have an S&G lock,...

Locksmithing: Re Hase safe, digit combination, thanks john
digit combination, thanks john, number 3: John, Well, this should be easy if you have the combo and the keys. The dialing sequence should be: 4 times left to the first number, 3 times right to the second number, 2 times left to the third number, 1 time right, slowly to stop - turn the key...

Locksmithing: Removing a Schlage 6-pin cylinder without a key, pin cylinder, series model
pin cylinder, series model, locksmith: Hello Bob, The lock will have to be picked open. There is no way to remove a cylinder from that type of lock without turning the cylinder first, well except for a special tool that is only available to locksmiths. Hire a locksmith. James www.jmlock.co...

Locksmithing: Replacing Kwikset deadbolt, Kwikset titan deadbolt removal
Kwikset titan deadbolt removal: Must be that is a Kwikset titan deadbolt. The black screws are female -that is they have a female inset inside them. Look carefully at the inside of them with a flashlight, and you will see that you can remove them with a flat blade screwdriver,just like...

Locksmithing: Restoring old safe, herring hall, varnish remover
herring hall, varnish remover, safe companies: Robin, You may want to try one of the following: Klein Jim Safe-Lock & Alarm Inc 2942 Yorkshire Blvd Louisville, KY 40220 (502) 456-2511 or Klein Brothers Locksmith & Safe Co 1101 W Broadway Louisville, KY 40203 (502) 587-6886 They...

Locksmithing: How to remove Medeco deadbolt?, medeco deadbolt
medeco deadbolt: I will need a photo to help you;try looking at the edge of the door to see if this lock is in fact a Medeco-the cylinder may be Medeco,but if you have NO external screws,chances are its a Lori lock.So I need a photo to help you further.If it is a Lori-take...

Locksmithing: How to remove screw cover, handleset, handlesets
handleset, handlesets, locknut: Hello Perry, Most of the time those are just covers to conceal the screw. It should just pop off unless someone glued it in. I ve searched installation instructions and found that that is indeed the case in handlesets that have a screw on the outside...

Locksmithing: resetting a lock on a safe, herring hall, change locks
herring hall, change locks, safe company: Mr. Herrington, The info that you included is for the relocking device of the safe, not the safe and not the lock. Herring-Hall & Marvin safes used several different types of locks over the years (1892-1962). The majority of them were key change locks,...

Locksmithing: reused door with dead bolt lock that will not open, cylinder version, key cylinder
cylinder version, key cylinder, clock position: Hello Amy, Can you describe the lock in more detail? You first must remove the lock housings before you can remove the bolt mechanism. If you have a double cylinder version, one that s keyed from both sides, and you can t access the mounting screws you...

Locksmithing: S&G 8400, butterfly knob, spline key
butterfly knob, spline key, sequence 2: Rick, This lock is designed to be installed and four different positions, LH, RH, VU, VD. What happens is that locksmiths working on the locks that don t understand the design or operation will insert the spline key into the cam and spindle at the wrong...

Locksmithing: S&G Safe Circa 1865, blast doors, safe company
blast doors, safe company, 1865: Trey, First off, your safe is not an S&G Safe . S&G is a lock manufacture, not a safe manufacture. The lock was provided to some other company. Next, If the dial and handle are broken off, you will need a safe technician to open the safe for you,...

Locksmithing: Safe - No Combination, diebold inc, factory default
diebold inc, factory default, necessary equipment: Chris, In answer to your questions, there are no default combinations, and I doubt the factory will have a combination for your safe. You can give them a try though their info is: Diebold Inc., For service information call 1-800-Diebold Diebold...

Locksmithing: Safe dated 1863, detail photos, interior detail
detail photos, interior detail, safe box: Rob, Well it would probably help to know the manufacture of the safe. How would you research geneology of your family without a name? If you don t know what you have then a good start would be to send me pictures of it so that I can try to identify...

Locksmithing: Safe information, globe wernicke, combination dial
globe wernicke, combination dial, steel wheels: Richard, Your safes are probably around 800-1000 lbs each. Remember though when you are moving them, all of the weight is concentrated on the wheels, so this will be around 250 lbs per square inch under the wheels. Make sure that they are adequately supported...

Locksmithing: Safe repair, burglary protection, sears roebuck
burglary protection, sears roebuck, overnight storage: Jeff, It depends on if you have the necessary skills to repair the safe or not. I assume that you don t or you probably wouldn t have asked the question. Without knowing how much damage has been done to the safe, I will have to make certain assumptions....

Locksmithing: Schlage Interconnected Lock, keyless entry locks, deadbolt
keyless entry locks, deadbolt, front entrance: Hello Joey, The spacing between those is normally 4 which is enough for a standard lock and deadbolt combination. Since the interconnected locks generally are only connected on the inside by a plate and not with parts inside the door you should be fine...

Locksmithing: Schlage Storeroom Lock, no screws, o clock
no screws, o clock, correct key: Hello Rachel, Unfortunately your only solution short of calling that locksmith back and making them fix the problem they created is to take a sawzall to the lock to remove it. If you can t access the retainer in the inside knob you can t remove the lock....

Locksmithing: Set Safe Combination, four wheels, time right
four wheels, time right, tumbler: George The dialing sequence for your safe should be: 5 times right to the first number, 4 times left to the second number, 3 times right to the third number, 2 times left to the fourth number, 1 time right until the dial stops. Now that you have...

Locksmithing: Shaw Walker Safes, shaw walker, e bay
shaw walker, e bay, antique value: Rich, Generally the Shaw Walker cabinets have little to no, resale value. They were designed as light weight office equipment with some fire protection. After 40-50 years, they do not meet current fire or burglary standards, and so have very little resale...

Locksmithing: Spare Keys for a Toyota Corolla?, toyota corolla, spare keys
toyota corolla, spare keys, fiance: Hello Jennifer, Call your local locksmith shops and one of them should be able to make you a copy or two. Stay away from the dealer unless that s your only option as they generally overcharge. Every vehicle can have spare keys made for it, it s just...

Locksmithing: saf-d-posit safe model #1190, lrl, rlr
lrl, rlr, opening sequence: Rebekah, The opening sequence should be: 3 times right to the first number, 2 times left to the second number, 1 time right to the third number - stop turn the key to open the safe. If this doesn t work, try reversing the directions or LRL instead...

Locksmithing: safe combination lock, combination lock, garage sale
combination lock, garage sale, greetings: Scott, As long as the door is open, the lock can be reset by a competent safe technician. As far as whether the safe is worth $25 or not, you are going to have to make that decision. As you did not provide me with any useful information concerning the...

Locksmithing: safe combo, montgomery wards, safe company
montgomery wards, safe company, resource sales: Gary, Montgomery Wards purchased labeled safes, I believe most of them were from either the Meilink Safe Company or the Saga Safe Company. Based on your serial number I would guess the Meilink safe company. You can contact Meilink to see if they have...

Locksmithing: safe w/ out combination, breach of verbal contract, auction house
breach of verbal contract, auction house, safe company: Amanda, Well, I wouldn t say you were SOL , but if you cannot get the combination from the previous owner it is going to cost you some $$$$$ to have it opened and repaired. Depending on the type and rating of the safe, it could cost you from $350 to $1000...

Locksmithing: stuck key, rubber mallet, stuck key
rubber mallet, stuck key, key lock: Teri, You have managed to jam the bolt work some how. The key lock may be jamming the bolt work, or the bolt work may be jamming the key lock. Dial your combination correctly, take a rubber mallet, or dead blow hammer, and rap on the safe along the...

Locksmithing: trouble shooting Sentry A3867, digital locks, contact customer service
digital locks, contact customer service, sentry: Cindy, The first place you need to check is the following web page. It is the customer care trouble shooting page for your sentry safe. http://www.sentrysafe.com/customerCare/cantOpensafe.aspx If this doesn t help contact customer service directly...

Locksmithing: What type of lock is this?, imageshack, locks
imageshack, locks: Hello Nick, I ve never seen that before. It appears to be a keypad controlled lock. You may want to visit www.nokey.com and if you can t find it there contact them as they may know. I only deal with products marketed in the US and this may be an AU lock....

Locksmithing: Unable to open Vanguard VS-200 safe, safe company, sequence 4
safe company, sequence 4, number combination: Greg, You might also try the following: 3 times left to your first number, 2 times right to your second number, 1 time left to your third number - stop - turn handle. or 3 times right to your first number, 2 times left to your second number,...

Locksmithing: Unknown Brand of Fire Resistant 4 drawer file, Stuck!, accurate measurement, auction site
accurate measurement, auction site, postion: Peter, It s familiar, but I ll have to look around to see if I can ID it or not. It probably hasn t been made in 40 years so I wouldn t plan on getting replacement parts from the factory. If the top three drawers have a little movement and the bottom...

Locksmithing: How to uninstall a lock, keyhole, retainer
keyhole, retainer, screws: Hello Barry, With no visible screws for the lock assembly that means the only option is that the screws are hidden beneath the trim plate on the inside assembly. Insert a small probe tool into the small hole on the knob s thinner part toward the plate...

Locksmithing: update to my question earlier today, three wheels, cam assembly
three wheels, cam assembly, lever assembly: Gene, As I mentioned in your previous posting, you may have a wheel problem if the third wheel will not lock in. This lock is obsolete so if you decide to replace it you will also need a dial & dial ring. Let s see if I can answer most of your questions...

Locksmithing: used door, bank vault doors, sales reps
bank vault doors, sales reps: Jeremy, Yes we have several used bank vault doors and several used fire vault doors. Unfortunately we don t have any pics of the used doors on our webpage, but you can check us out at: http://www.securitysafeusa.com/c-26-vault-doors.aspx Feel free...

Locksmithing: Vault Door I.D., safe room, locksmithing
safe room, locksmithing, x 84: Burt, Nice looking door, you shouldn t have any problem selling it. I do get inquiries on a regular basis for doors like this. Send the photos to me at: andy@securitysafeusa.com I will also need the doors location and your contact information so...

Locksmithing: Vault Doors, vault doors, bank vault
vault doors, bank vault, concrete walls: Tim, To my knowledge there are no manufactures that build a door that can be assembled on site. I m not sure what class of vault you are attempting to construct, but if you want something like a bank vault, you should have considered having the door installed...

Locksmithing: Wall Safe, boston usa, research engineering
boston usa, research engineering, engineering co: Barry, I can t believe I have had two questions in two days about such an obscure safe manufacture. I have a picture of the identical safe, but the serial number is 3152. This is a 6-3/8 non-lug, hinged round door, with door bolts at 3 and 9 o clock....

Locksmithing: Weiser Door Knobs with and without locks, weiser door knobs, weiser locks
weiser door knobs, weiser locks, locksmith: Hello Yasmin, Weiser locks use a 2-3/8 backset like most locks but the latch mechanism is a bit shorter. You can generally make the other ones work simply by drilling the edge bore a bit deeper, as long as the backset on your door is 2-3/8 . if it s...

Locksmithing: weiser lockset, interior closet, lockset
interior closet, lockset, weiser: Hello Laurie, Turn the key and keep it turned as you turn the lock. If something is pushing against the inside knob you may not have any luck. You can remove the lock from the outside but it will require the services of a locksmith. Drilling the lock...

Locksmithing: how do work the combination, index mark, correct combination
index mark, correct combination, mechanical problems: James The dialing sequence for your safe should be: 4 times right to the first letter (A) 3 times left to the second letter (B) 2 times right to the third letter (J) 1 time left to the last letter (K) 1 time right to stop (should be around I) ...

Locksmithing: Yale lock on a safe, yale lock, index mark
yale lock, index mark, o clock: John, UL was not a safe manufacture. They simply test them to meet certain standards. For instance your safe has a class A rating, which is a fire insulated safe, 4 hour tested, Fire resistive with impact testing. The original class A rating was from...

Locksmithing: 1906 Halls Safe, interior cabinetry, bad dad
interior cabinetry, bad dad, correct key: Dan, Usually the larger key would be for the inner door, and the smaller key would be for a drawer in the interior cabinetry. Basically the way the lock should work, is as follows: Insert the correct key. It should turn either 180 degrees to...

Locksmithing: 1930s Russwin exterior mortise lock/cylinder, mortise locks, mortise lock
mortise locks, mortise lock, lock cylinder: Hello Carl, I m not sure of the problem. Mortise lock cylinders are still made and are interchangeable with other newer models without having to change the lock body itself. If the old cylinder is worn out it needs replacing. If it wasn t replaced but...

Locksmithing: 1970'S FRONT ENTRACE, thumb latch, double spring
thumb latch, double spring, lowe s: Sounds like a weiser or kwikset pitcher handle set. Pitcher handle on the outside and knob on the inside? You may have to get the manufacturer information off the edge of the latch and bring it in to a local locksmith to order the part if it is still made....

Locksmithing: 5 drawer mosler safe, shiny spots, metal tag
shiny spots, metal tag, serial number: Charlotte, I haven t seen the pics at my work email, I m not sure where they are going. Are you putting the usa after securitysafe? I ll send myself an email to remind me to look in the junkmail folder to see if they wound up there. The pics that...

Locksmithing: Abus 190CS will not unlock, proper combination, padlock
proper combination, padlock, shed: Hello Amy, You ll have to keep trying. There is only one other way to get it open and that involves destroying it. There is not really a trick to open those when the proper combination isn t working. The combination could have been changed without you...

Locksmithing: Allied-Gary safe - looking for info, rockwell hardness scale, mechanical locks
rockwell hardness scale, mechanical locks, resistive material: Fred, Allied Gary was a reputable company before they were bought up by NKL and subsequently by FireKing International. Based on the poor picture that you provided, I would have to guess that this safe meets the MINIMUM burglary resistance standard for...

Locksmithing: Antique Hall's Safe, hinkley minnesota, glass vials
hinkley minnesota, glass vials, glass containers: Val, I hope you never talk to these locksmiths again as they don t have any idea what they are talking about. First off, no safe company has ever, ever, ever installed nitro-glycerine in a safe to keep burglars out - period..... Several companies...

Locksmithing: antique lock identification, safes and vaults, bottom diameter
safes and vaults, bottom diameter, brass barrel: Terri, I m sorry, but I only work on safes and vaults. You may want to check out the following web page as it has a listing of various lock collectors organizations that can probably help you out. http://home.southwind.net/~drcwks/lockinfo.html ...

Locksmithing: Brass handle door knob.When locked it can still be pushed open., spring latch, jamb
spring latch, jamb, open question: Hello J, If the spring latch is going in half way as the deadlatch is also pushed in half way you need to replace the latch mechanism. Depending on the brand and model you can get a new mechanism from a locksmith instead of having to buy a whole new lock....

Locksmithing: Broken lock in Storage Shed, storage shed, flat blade
storage shed, flat blade, crow bar: Yes,there is a plate you can buy to cover the latch-or the crack in betwen the door and the frame.Its called a latch guard. I would try a crow bar;carefully pry the door away from the frame-then try the credit card. If that does not work, you can drill about...

Locksmithing: backset, locks, holes
locks, holes: Hello Danielle, The closest I know of is 5 . You d have to re-drill the door to accept that and may have to cover any holes with a remodel plate of some sort. I m not aware of any locks with a 4-5/8 backset. Feel free to search online or check with...

Locksmithing: broken key, broken key, upvc window
broken key, upvc window, extraction tool: Hello Peter, A locksmith will have to use a special extraction tool to remove the key. If you try it yourself it may get pushed further in and make it harder to get out which may require destruction of the lock. You can t remove the handle unless you...

Locksmithing: Cary Safe Co., steel wheels, safe co
steel wheels, safe co, access panels: Lance, If the manufactures included access panels , don t you think the bad guys would have figured this out also! After the basic safe was constructed it was filled with a mortar material for fire resistance. The piece on the bottom would have been...

Locksmithing: Cary Safe Question, three wheels, two wheels
three wheels, two wheels, number 3: Don, Unless zero is part of your combination, it is not necessary to start at zero. Many people have the misunderstanding of the dialing operation, and assume that you have to start somewhere. This is incorrect. When the safe is locked and the dial is...

Locksmithing: Change combination on safe, american security products, home safes
american security products, home safes, safe company: Steve, Star made and imported a lot of different types of safes, before they were bought by American Security Products, some 25 years ago. The only Star door that is currently still made is the C round, lift out door. Most of the safes that Star made...

Locksmithing: Change Key Type For Challenger 2000 safe, auckland new zealand, glenfield
auckland new zealand, glenfield, safes: Sharon, The change key is dependent on the lock, not the safe. You didn t mention what type of lock is on your safe. If you are not sure, look at the back of the lock. Most of the manufactures have a name or logo on the lock. If you are still not sure,...

Locksmithing: Cole Steel Cabinet Safe, index mark, steel cabinet
index mark, steel cabinet, thrift store: Michael, Try this instead, 3 times left to the first number, 2 times right to the second number, 1 time left to the third number, turn the dial slowly to the right until it stops. Left is counter clockwise, right is clockwise. Do not count the...

Locksmithing: Cole safe, storage cabinets, combination style
storage cabinets, combination style, combination code: Jim, The Cole storage cabinets were not safes. They would put a small combination style lock on one of their double wall doors. The dialing sequence should be: 4 times left to the first number, 3 times right to the second number, 2 times left to...

Locksmithing: cary safe, circumfrance, index mark
circumfrance, index mark, index points: Mike, As long as the safe is open, you can recover your combination and/or reset the lock. First - I have to recommend that you have this performed by a trained safe technician as making a single mistake can result in your safe being locked up, which...

Locksmithing: cary safe, patty tennessee, great depression 1929
patty tennessee, great depression 1929, beginning of the great depression: Patty, The Cary Safe company opened in 1878 and continued until the beginning of the Great Depression (1929). The serial number is for the lock which was manufactured by the Yale & Towne Lock Company. If you take one of the hinge acorns off you will notice...

Locksmithing: championsafe code, digital locks, 6 digits
digital locks, 6 digits, code question: Clint, You probably have the S&G 6120 series digital lock. The following should work for you assuming that your code is the master code. Note: only change your code with the door open and locked (bolts extended). press S G * (74*) press current...

Locksmithing: how to change a combination, lockout
lockout: Terry, You have to have the current combination in order to use the changing tool. Sticking the key into the lock does nothing unless the lock is aligned properly. Luckily the door is open - DO NOT CLOSE AND LOCK IT, until you have recovered or correctly...

Locksmithing: changing the single handles, commercial locks, latch
commercial locks, latch, faces: Hello JD, I ve not dealt with that brand but most commercial locks aren t handed. Insert the latch so that the bevel faces the door jamb then insert the lock housing through the door. It should automatically be set for the proper handing at that point...

Locksmithing: commercial schlage door locks, schlage door locks, push button lock
schlage door locks, push button lock, release button: Hello Jung, You have two options: Replace the lock with an entry function lock that has a push/turnbutton on the inside instead of just a button. Turning the button will lock the outside and will not unlock it just by turning the inside lever or using...

Locksmithing: css safe, safe company, search fee
safe company, search fee, administrative fee: Scott, Most manufactures won t even talk to end users. They have no way of verifying who you are, or if you legally possess the safe. Even If I contacted CSS for you, there would still be their search fee, along with my administrative fee. Your other...

Locksmithing: Deadbolt locks keep on getting stuck, cylinder locks, angle grinder
cylinder locks, angle grinder, deadbolt locks: Hello Manie, What is sticking on the locks? Is it the key not working? If so it s because they haven t been keyed properly. Since the issue resolves when the lock is out of the door it seems that maybe the locks have been overtightened when installed...

Locksmithing: Dexter deadbolt - How to remove one, sophisticated mechanics, hex tool
sophisticated mechanics, hex tool, allen screw: Hello Ed, Both cylinders operate independently from each other. Some older deadbolts have a plate the covers the mounting screws. To move the plate, insert a working key into the inside cylinder and turn. If the plate moves, at one point it should reveal...

Locksmithing: DIMPLOMAT SAFE 440E, digital combination, key lock
digital combination, key lock, key pad: Luiza, Not all of the asian safes had an over ride key. If yours does, it will be in one of a couple of places. First, does your safe have a visible key lock? If it does, then your safe would have come with three keys - two regular keys that would...

Locksmithing: Diebold safe, beep beep beep, vertical openings
beep beep beep, vertical openings, correct combination: C H Hathorn Chances are that the locks batteries are dead. You have a LaGard lock with a LaGard 3035 key pad. The small round metal jacks are actually for emergency power. You would hold up a 9vdc alkaline battery to these terminals. While holding...

Locksmithing: diplomat 100 safe, diplomat safe, helsingborg sweden
diplomat safe, helsingborg sweden, safe company: Tim, The Diplomat Safe company is in Helsingborg, Sweden. The following is their contact info: Vår e-post adress är info@diplomatsafe.se Vi besvarar Er e-post omgående. Vi Ni hellre skicka ett fax: 042-15 81 49. Om Ni vill prata med oss direkt är...

Locksmithing: double cylinder bump proof lock, kwikset smartkey, bump proof lock
kwikset smartkey, bump proof lock, rekey: Hello Dawna, You can read more about the Smart key here: http://www.kwikset.com/smartseries/smartkey.aspx In order to rekey the lock you first must have the working key and the rekeying tool. While the tool can be easy to get your working key should...

Locksmithing: education, foley belsaw course, locksmith course
foley belsaw course, locksmith course, south florida area: Hello Charles, I do not. Most established locksmith shops have a program, generally 2 years hands-on, basically a full-time job. You may have to call locksmiths in a nearby town to find one willing to take you on. If you still can t find a program,...

Locksmithing: Finding the combination to a safe, directin, index mark
directin, index mark, safe company: Edward, Yes, you have two options, one that I recommend and one that I don t. The first option would be to contact a local safe company in your area to service the safe, and reset the combination. This way you will be ensure proper operation and a correctly...

Locksmithing: Fire Proof ability of old Mosler, cutting torches, fire proof
cutting torches, fire proof, underwriters laboratories: Jack, If the safe is a fire RESISTIVE safe, then it will have either an SMNA (safe manufactures national association) label, or a UL (Underwriters Laboratories) label. The SMNA label would be green in color and have a classification B rating for 2...

Locksmithing: Foley Belsaw, foley belsaw course, locksmith trade
foley belsaw course, locksmith trade, correspondence course: Hello Rick, I took the course and used what I learned to open my own business but I did learn more from hands-on than I could from any book. I worked at a locksmith shop a couple years after the course but only for a short time and I did learn much more...

Locksmithing: Fortune Safe + S&G Lock?, burglary attempt, father s day gift
burglary attempt, father s day gift, safe company: James, Unfortunately, I agree with you. Let me know if you need a referal in your area. Generally locksmiths don t have the training and may cost you more than the job is worth, unless they are giving you a good price, I would recommend a trained safe...

Locksmithing: Fuhr door set problem, deadbolt, locksmith
deadbolt, locksmith, service guarantee: Call a locksmith, in fact if you had asked prior to trying this D.I.Y project I would have recommended the same thing. Multi Point locking systems can be a pain to work with, and if you are not familiar with the kind of issues associated with each different...

Locksmithing: Question About Resetting WWII Field Safe Combination, assistance bill, money
Locksmithing: Question About Resetting WWII Field Safe Combination, assistance bill, money

Locksmithing: frozen lock, locksmith, baldwin
locksmith, baldwin, bolt: Hello Rita, Try pushing or pulling on the door as you turn the thumbturn to unlock it. Sometimes the bolt can get jammed in the strike plate. If your key has no resistance when turned then the lock has broken and you ll need to remove the lock from...

Locksmithing: gate lock, dead bolt, locksmith shop
dead bolt, locksmith shop, deadbolt: Hello Romeo, The lock needs to be removed from the gate and repaired. If you take it to a locksmith shop they can do that or they can come to you which will cost more. You shouldn t have to replace it but if you do I m sure the locksmith can help you...

Locksmithing: Hall's Safe Co. Combination Instruction, gold lettering, overnight storage
gold lettering, overnight storage, safe co: Gerald, You may have a three or four wheel lock. To give you an idea of the problem, the three wheel lock has the potential for 1,000,000 possible combinations. Assuming that it is a three wheel lock, and that you have two of the three numbers, by rotating...

Locksmithing: Handleset that locks when closed, cylinder lock, backset
cylinder lock, backset, double cylinder: You mean a pitcher handle? Just press the button down with your thumb and go in? If that is what you have you have to replace it to get what you want. You need a knobset-with a push button on the inside;entry function. If you replace the pitcher handle,depending...

Locksmithing: Hayman floor Safe, digit combination, greenleaf
digit combination, greenleaf, sargent: Michael, Based on the info that you have provided, I would assume that you have a Sargent & Greenleaf digital lock. Probably a 6120 series lock. You can download the instructions at the following web page: http://www.sargentandgreenleaf.com/OPinstr.php...

Locksmithing: Hermann Safe Co, cannot get it to open!, yale locks, herring hall
yale locks, herring hall, wheel locks: Nick, The safe is a Herring-Hall & Marvin Safe Co., safe, sold by Hermann and Associaties. Without knowing more about your safe, I can only give you some generic dialing instructions. HHM used a number of different locks, including Yale, S&G, and their...

Locksmithing: handleset, no screws, rossette
no screws, rossette, bottom portion: Hello Philip, That depends on the make/model. Some have a set screw that you must loosen to remove the inside knob or lever first, then pull the rosette off to find the mounting screws. Others have a retainer that must be depressed first to remove...

Locksmithing: herman safe combination, vault doors, informal evaluations
vault doors, informal evaluations, damage photos: Alan, Hermann only made a couple of styles of safes and none of them used letter dials. You may either have a MacNeale & Urban safe or a Tilton McFarland safe. There are no records for either of these companies on original combinations that were set...

Locksmithing: high security, mechanical locks, cyberlock
mechanical locks, cyberlock, key control: Hello John, Keymark is a lower end model from Medeco. Compared to the Medeco M3 series, they are much lower. I d suggest ASSA, Medeco M3 or Kaba Peaks Global for the most secure key control, on mechanical locks and CyberLock from Videx for even more key...

Locksmithing: Ilco Unican floor safe, index mark, o clock
index mark, o clock, pad lock: Scott, The dialing procedure for your lock is: 4 times left to the first number, 3 times right to the second number, 2 times left to the third number, 1 time right, slowly until the dial stops. Note: Left is counter clockwise, right is clockwise....

Locksmithing: Installing Weiser Timbler, weiser lock, deadbolt
weiser lock, deadbolt, tumbler: Hello Ray, On the back of the knob is a spindle right in the middle of the housing. Pull that back, it s spring loaded, then insert the tumbler with the key turned in it then release the spindle and turn the key back. It s tricky and even I have problems...

Locksmithing: informacion, sangent, hotmail
sangent, hotmail, panuco: Arturo usted nesecita una llave especial para cambiar la conbinacion si ested quiere yo le puedo mandar la llave y instrucciones de como cambiar la conbinacion el costo de la llave es de $20.00 dolares y $10.00 dolares para el correo. Mario Panuco ...

Locksmithing: inside lock mechanism, locksmith shop, backset
locksmith shop, backset, kwikset: Hello Gene, Weiser makes a 5 backset for some of their locks. I m not sure if your old lock will be compatible with the current models of latches so it s best if you take your lock to a locksmith shop and have them check. They can order you the 5 backset...

Locksmithing: Jado Mortise Locks, solid wood doors, mortise locks
solid wood doors, mortise locks, commercial locks: Hello Maria, There are more measurements you need to check first but I d start with Schlage L9080 series, Sargent 8200 Series or Arrow AM & BM series mortise locks. Mortise locks are generally one size for commercial and another for residential but the...

Locksmithing: What Kind of safe?, vault doors, informal evaluations
vault doors, informal evaluations, damage photos: Matt, I received your pictures. The safe was manufactured by Diebold. The combination originally came from the factory set on 50 . The combination would have been set when it was installed in the wall, and the customer took over operations. For a...

Locksmithing: Kwikset latch jammed, wood chisel, cold chisel
wood chisel, cold chisel, knob assembly: Hello Carissa, Try pushing on the door (toward the closed position) as you use a screwdriver to push back the latch from inside the hole in the door that the inside knob was in. You can instead use the outside knob assembly to turn the latch back if you...

Locksmithing: key alike euro cylinders, rim cylinder, papaiz
rim cylinder, papaiz, pado: I m not that familiar with euro cylinders-they are not that common here in the USA,except for Papaiz and Pado. But yes,you should be able to key them alike-the golden rule is:as long as the key goes in the keyway for both locks-yes. Getting a pinning kit may...

Locksmithing: key stuck in safe, combo won't turn, combination dial, uscan
combination dial, uscan, bolts: Rick, I don t believe the door is closed correctly. something may be jammed between the door and the door jamb, causing the bolts to bind. This would cause the locks to jam. There may other underlying problems especially for a 17 year old safe, but...

Locksmithing: keyless deadbolt for door with glass, keyless deadbolt, fire marshal
keyless deadbolt, fire marshal, gates: Hello Janette, I m not aware of any mainly because most manufacturers don t make things that could cause someone to get injured or die in the event of an emergency. If what you found is what you need and it s listed for exterior use then it should work...

Locksmithing: Larson storm door locks, larson storm doors, larson storm door
larson storm doors, larson storm door, door locks: Hello Tom, Most new storm doors use standard lock pins. Any locksmith will have those. I d suggest taking the locks off the doors and taking them to a locksmith for rekeying. They aren t something I d recommend for most people to rekey, even those with...

Locksmithing: Latch won't pull back completely, lever style, latch
lever style, latch, door handle: Hello Gloria, If you tighten the screws too much your issue will show up. If the lock isn t installed in the center of the latch this can happen but generally installing it like this isn t possible. If you had to force the latch mechanism into the door...

Locksmithing: Locking partly open sliding door, cross ventilation, sliding doors
cross ventilation, sliding doors, sliding door: Hello Sheila, Actually the one I m referring to is for those sliding doors that are on the outside like yours. Generally sliding doors are installed the other way but there are locks available for yours. It s made by MAG. You can see it here: http://www.magsecurity.com/products.aspx?id=132&mid=18...

Locksmithing: Low Battery Issue, laundry detergent, departmental stores
laundry detergent, departmental stores, original place: I am sorry but NO! You will have to call a local locksmith or return to you original place of purchase! No credible Locksmith gives out penetration information to strangers first off, it is just irresponsible, there is no way of verifying your identity or...

Locksmithing: locked door, locked door, HARRINGTON'S LOCKSMITH
locked door, HARRINGTON'S LOCKSMITH, Patrick D. Harrington: Use a thin rod, insert it into the hole and push straight in. If the hole is in the rose you will likely feel a click as you disengage the privacy pin that locks the latch. If the hole is in the knob then you will feel some resistance as though you where pushing...

Locksmithing: locked schlage door handle, locks, slots
locks, slots, holes: Hello Chris, Most bathroom locks have a hole or a slot. For holes in the knob or lever, insert a nail and push. For slots, turn the slot. It s safe to assume that if you push a button on the inside to lock the door, the same would hold true to unlock...

Locksmithing: lost combination, diplomat safes, korea phone
diplomat safes, korea phone, president andy: Rosemarie, I have included the info for Diplomat Safes for you to contact. They will need your serial number in order to give you the original combination that was on your safe. Diplomat Safe Ltd. [Korea] Address: 1583-4 Songjung-dong, Gangseo-gu,...

Locksmithing: Medeco vs. Schlage, Medeco, High Security
Medeco, High Security, Toronto: Medeco, While the other products you mentioned are viable options for security and durability and I would not hesitate to use them commercially or in a large residential setting where picking and bump resistance are criteria set forth by the client, they...

Locksmithing: Meilink Safe, vault service, riverview dr
vault service, riverview dr, combination dial: Terry, I m not really familiar with Illinois, but give you this list of safe technicions and you can choose one that is close. You need to discuss how much they are planning to charge you and how repairs will be accomplished. For instance, If you brought...

Locksmithing: Meilink safe, index mark, mark andy
index mark, mark andy, o clock: Barney, The correct dialing sequence for your safe is: 4 times left to the first number, 3 times right to the second number, 2 times left to the third number, 1 time right, slowly to stop (around 95). Note: left is counter clockwise, right is...

Locksmithing: Meilink's safe, meilink, detail photos
meilink, detail photos, interior detail: Adrian, In order to rate or evaluate your safe, I m going to need photos. They should include full exterior and interior. Detail photos should include pictures of the dial, handles, hinges, artwork, locks, bolt work, castors, cabinetry and any special...

Locksmithing: Mielink Safe, king group, meilink
king group, meilink, search fee: Alfreda, There is no such thing as a MASTER COMBO . The safe left the factory set on a unique combination. Meilink was purchased by the Fire King group a number of years ago, they still have a listing of some of the safe manufactured, but you will need...

Locksmithing: Mortise Lockset Trouble, antique locks, mortise locks
antique locks, mortise locks, set screw: Hello Jamie, Most mortise locks have split spindles so operating one side doesn t move the other side. To remove most of those you remove a knob from one side then pull from the other, making sure the spindle lines up with the square hole. There isn t...

Locksmithing: Mosler, class c fire, bp 200
class c fire, bp 200, informal evaluation: Bryan, Yes the pics were received - I appoligize I thought I had responded to you already. Your safe was built in 1972 (37 years old). It is a Class C fire safe (1 hour tested to 1500 degrees, with impact test.) The fire resistance testing is designed...

Locksmithing: Mosler Model 11 Weight, money chest, deminsions
money chest, deminsions, smna: Terri, With that interior money chest your safe is probably going to weigh close to 2500-3000lbs. The chest alone may be close to half the weight of the safe!!!! You are going to need a truck with lift gate capacity of at least 5000 lbs to ensure they...

Locksmithing: Mosler Safe, combination locks, diagnostic problem
combination locks, diagnostic problem, combination lock: Yitz, This is a hands on diagnostic problem. Without examining the bolt work to determine what is jammed, or not functioning correctly, any thing I give you would be a guess. Where is the vault door located. You are going to need to have a safe technician...

Locksmithing: Mosler Safe, wheel locks, steamboat springs
wheel locks, steamboat springs, colrado: Bill, Ricky D Alamaa CRL Colorado State Safe & Lock 419 S El Paso St. Colorado Springs CO, 80903 Country: United States Fax: 719-633-9458 Phone: 719-471-0095 Richard L Dyer CPS, CPL, CJS J & R Safe And Security, Inc 7857 Scarborough...

Locksmithing: marks mortise lock, mortise locks, lockset
mortise locks, lockset, rocker switch: By trim I mean the knobs-the knob with the screw holes in the round part beside the knob is the inside trim . This part goes on the inside of the door or gate where youre installing the lock. The outside trim is the part without screw holes exposed on the...

Locksmithing: marks mortise lock, marks mortise lock
marks mortise lock: I have this same problem all the time with different mortise locks;and I admit it makes me crazy having to deal with it. First,you should be using a factory spindle from Marks. Secondly, are you using the correct spindle on the outside of the door? ...

Locksmithing: master keying old locksets, kwikset locks, master keying
kwikset locks, master keying, pin kit: Hello Eric, First I d suggest replacing locking knobs or levers with non-locking ones to keep the number of locks you need to key to a minimum. While the cost of buying non-locking ones will exceed the cost in time and money to rekey them now, it will...

Locksmithing: meilink 506, SAFES, SAFE COMBINATION
SAFES, SAFE COMBINATION, LOCKED OUT OF SAFE: I am not familiar with the 506 as far as I know Meilink is a brand from Fireking . There are many possibilities my first advise is STOP! turning the dial. If you are noticing that the dial is loose ~ tight and the combination does not work then there...

Locksmithing: meilink wall safe, fiberoptic scope, meilink
fiberoptic scope, meilink, ray vision: Ron, Yes, there is a way of opening your safe and recovering the combination without destroying the safe - contact a trained safe technician to have it opened. Without a serial number, the factory will not help you, and there is no magic involved in...

Locksmithing: miniature padlocks, combination locks, padlock
combination locks, padlock, greenleaf: Howard, The Sesamee, resettable combination locks are very good, they are about $30. If you want one that is really good, then you will need the Sargent & Greenleaf 8077AD manipulation resistive padlock, but you are looking at around $350-$400 for this...

Locksmithing: miniature padlocks, many different reasons, odd question
many different reasons, odd question, simple answer: This is a kind of odd question I find many people asking for many different reasons, usually before a trip abroad. The simple answer is Yes and No. No miniature padlock is completely impervious to manipulation weather it is keyed or combination. The simplest...

Locksmithing: miniature padlocks, luggage, models
luggage, models, greetings: Hello Howard, I m not clear on what you mean. I m not aware of miniature padlocks other than luggage padlocks and none of those are very secure, besides most of those are combination models, not key models. None of the manufacturers I deal with make...

Locksmithing: mortise lock, deadbolt, rocker switch
deadbolt, rocker switch, doorknob: Hello Steve, If it s not unlocking from the outside with the knob every single time there may be another issue with the lock that would need repair. Again Marks or the company you purchased it from would be the best place to contact. James www.jmlock.co...

Locksmithing: mortise lock, Mortise Locks, Locks
Mortise Locks, Locks, Toronto: Marks is not a brand I carry but I am very familiar with the issue you are having. The lock you have is reversed for your handing. Many mortise locks are manufactured for immediate egress that means that when door is locked either from inside or outside you...

Locksmithing: mortise lock, BALDWIN, MORTISE LOCK
BALDWIN, MORTISE LOCK, LOCKS: Make sure that the handing is correctly selected in the Box, If this is not set properly you will have Egress from the outside. If it is set properly and the installation is not at fault then I would strongly recommend returning the product and finding better...

Locksmithing: mosler bank vault, wheel locks, bank vaults
wheel locks, bank vaults, bank vault: Pete, I m assuming that you are indicating that the vault door is closed and locked. Generally, when a vault is taken out of commission, the combo s should be set to a neutral number as the custodians of the vault probably won t be around when the next...

Locksmithing: mosler combination knob removel, spline key removal
spline key removal: Paul, If you look inside of the lock you will see the drive wheel . In the center of the drive wheel is a small metal flag sticking up, this is a spline key. Removal of this key will allow you to unscrew the dial from the drive wheel and complete the...

Locksmithing: mosler safe, commercial steel doors, underwriters laboratories inc
commercial steel doors, underwriters laboratories inc, sae 1020: Joshua, Your safe was manufactured around 1967. Mosler went out of business in 2001. The UL label refers to the relocking device . The SMNA label breaks down as: Specification: B1 Burglary Resistive Chest Classification: Group 4 Round...

Locksmithing: mosler vault door, safe company, maintenance problem
safe company, maintenance problem, frame work: Thom, Sounds to me like you have a maintenance problem. Based on your description the bolt work is not locked or extended correctly, which would also bind up the lock. Either the door is not closed correctly, or something may be caught between the door...

Locksmithing: need a combination, change locks, safe lock
change locks, safe lock, factory settings: Jan, I do have some permutations for screw change locks, but without more info, it won t do you any good. Hall s never used a combo like 50-0-50, it amazes me how many people come up with stuff like this with no knowledge of the safes or the manufactures....

Locksmithing: Old Mosler Safe, overnight storage, diagnostic problem
overnight storage, diagnostic problem, safe company: Ryan, Your safe would have been manufactured around 1918-1920. Safes over 50 years old do not meet current fire or burglary standards and should not be used for overnight storage of valuables. There are only three reasons a safe lock won t unlock: ...

Locksmithing: Oops Sorry, I found the answer, but, kwikset smartkey, series locks
kwikset smartkey, series locks, mechanical key: Hello Dawna, I wouldn t call the lock bump proof, bump resistant maybe but then again no lock that uses a standard mechanical key is really bump proof. Any Grade 1 lock is excellent for use on a home as they are designed for heavy use and constant abuse,...

Locksmithing: Openign Older STARS/AMEC Safe, american security products, older stars
american security products, older stars, index mark: Melissa, I m going to need more info about your safe to include pictures and serial numbers. I m assuming that the problem you are having is you don t understand the dialing sequence. I m assuming that your safe is a square door safe, but I ll give...

Locksmithing: Opening a curio cabinet w/ skeleton key:, curio cabinet, hollow tip
curio cabinet, hollow tip, keu: All of these cabinets are made differently-I wouldn t know what to tell you in terms of which way to turn it.Insert it tip first,making sure the hollow tip goes over the post inside the lock-might use a flashlight first. Turn slowly either direction.DONT force...

Locksmithing: open safe, safe company, j taylor
safe company, j taylor, 411: I am sorry but this is not quite a Locksmithing question, The only safe company taylor I know of is J&J Taylor they are no longer manufacturing safe and haven t been since 1900 s. You could try 411 if it helps, maybe someone in your area is using the name...

Locksmithing: opening a safe, index mark, chubb
index mark, chubb, number 3: Tony, Most of the combination locks dial as follows: 4 times left to the first number, 3 times right to the second number 2 times left to the third number, 1 time right, slowly until the dial stops. Left is counter clockwise, right is clock wise....

Locksmithing: Protectall safe, vault doors, informal evaluations
vault doors, informal evaluations, damage photos: James, Send me the pictures. Also, I m not sure what the rules are in Indiana in relationship to estates and property, but what ever you do ensure that who ever is executor of the estate, monitors and keeps track of everything. In California, before...

Locksmithing: pick proof padlocks, reputable locksmith, cylinder padlock
reputable locksmith, cylinder padlock, steel padlock: Hello Linda, You can start by trying some American Lock tubular key padlocks. These use a barrel key so are unlike traditional keys and are harder to pick. A special tool is needed to pick them and those are legally only available to locksmiths and even...

Locksmithing: Question About Resetting WWII Field Safe Combination, herring hall, 8 bells
herring hall, 8 bells, army and navy: Bill, First off don t assume anything, there are hundreds of different types of locks in use, just because they all have a dial, doesn t mean they are the SAME. Remember the answers that I give to other questioners, is specific to their safe and their...

Locksmithing: Question regarding old safe, broken brick, overnight storage
broken brick, overnight storage, underwriters laboratories: Andrew, The Safe Manufactures National Association label on your safe means the following: F1-ND Fire Insulated Safe, Without impact testing Rating: 1 HR - The safe was tested in an oven at 1500 degrees for 1 hour during which time the interior...

Locksmithing: Question on SG File Cabinet Safe, index mark, o clock
index mark, o clock, file cabinet: Megan, When the safe was locked you cleared the lock. So there is nothing that you can do to clear it any more than it already is. The dialing sequence is: 4 times left to the first number, 3 times right to the second number, 2 times left to the...

Locksmithing: Questions:, Marvin Safes
Marvin Safes: Oscar, The Marvin Safe Company was founded in 1838 by Azor S. Marvin. He formed alliances with various other manufactures at times until the companies merger with the Herring Safe Company and Hall s Safe & Lock Company in 1892. In order to rate or...

Locksmithing: Refurbishing safe exterior, safe locks, decorative gold
safe locks, decorative gold, coat paint: Myrna, Run away, run away! First, take lots and lots of up close photos of the art work so that you can duplicate it, if that is your goal. Another trick that will help - at least it helps me, as kids with crayons are more artistic than I am, Use...

Locksmithing: re keying to master key, locksmith license, key blanks
locksmith license, key blanks, florida new york: Yes it is-as long as all the locks accept the KW1 key blank-Kwikset. You will need a box of KW1 keys,a pinning kit and a master key chart as well as a code machine to cut all the operating or individual tenet keys and master key. Most of these items you...

Locksmithing: rjspencer/familysafe, spindle hole, boroscope
spindle hole, boroscope, annual maintenance: Mark This is definitly a problem. When the handle of a safe pulls loose as yours has, it potentially disconnects all of the bolt work and linkages. This is one of those times where you will need a good safe technician with a fiber optic boroscope. I...

Locksmithing: Safe, vault doors, informal evaluations
vault doors, informal evaluations, pirate ship: Denis, There were a number of manufactures that used the name salamander . I ll need photos to help you. We never rate or evaluate safes or vault doors without seeing them. In order to rate or evaluate your safe I am going to need pictures. Evaluation...

Locksmithing: Sargent Keyso locks, factory warranty, locksmith
factory warranty, locksmith, sargent: Hello Matt, Any lock that requires the key to turn before removing the outside knob or lever must be picked open if the key doesn t work. I d suggest removing the entire lock and taking it back to the locksmith you purchased it from for either repair...

Locksmithing: Sargent locks, sargent locks, dead bolt
sargent locks, dead bolt, flat screwdriver: Hello Ory, The deadbolt may have hidden screws, if so they are under the trim plate on the inside cylinder. If your edge plate comes off it would likely have 2 holes next to the bolt itself where you would insert an Allen wrench to loosen the set screws...

Locksmithing: Schlage vs. Medeco, Schlage vs. Medeco
Schlage vs. Medeco: Actually,I have SEEN Primus picked, the Everest. And I have used,installed and re-keyed Medeco.There is no comparison when it comes to High security;Medeco is king. Our government;Quantico,the White House,etc. all used Medeco at one time.If its good enough...

Locksmithing: Schlage vs. Primus, high security locks, residential locks
high security locks, residential locks, medeco: Hello James, I d go with ASSA because I can get them and only a few others can get the same keyway as I can. I used their locks on my last house and they are very nice locks, and should be for the cost. My second choice would be Medeco m3 but I can...

Locksmithing: Sentry safe, combo locks, customer service number
combo locks, customer service number, sentry: Anthony, I would first contact Sentry s customer service to find out whats going on. Their Customer Service number is: 800-828-1438, If they can t help you, or don t have a combination for your safe, or the combination is not correct, then you will...

Locksmithing: SentrySafe "Fire Safe" Won't Lock, customer service number, quick fixes
customer service number, quick fixes, sentry: Scott, Replace the safe. If you are having these kinds of problems you don t want to put anything inside of the safe and lock it up, you might not see it again. You can contact Sentry s Customer Service to see if they have any quick fixes. The Customer...

Locksmithing: Sperry Rand Victor File Drawer, underwriters laboratories inc, sperry rand
underwriters laboratories inc, sperry rand, asbestos insulation: John, Early Safe Cabinet Lab safes did use asbestos in some of their models. But I don t have any references to the use of asbestos, after the company was bought by Remingont Rand (which later became Sperry Rand). If you are worried about the material,...

Locksmithing: Star floor modelCL15, star floor, index mark
star floor, index mark, o clock: Mike, Well, that is one of the older ones. The dialing procedure should be as follows: 4 times left to the first number, 3 times right to the second number, 2 times left to the third number, 1 time right to 0 push the dial in and while holding...

Locksmithing: Steelmaster File Cabinet with Safe, safe company, light steel
safe company, light steel, combination lock: Trinidad, Your Seelmaster is basically office equipment The safe inside is not really a safe, it is a light steel box with a combination lock on it. You can take it to a locksmith or safe company but Unfortunately I think you will find the cost to...

Locksmithing: safe combination, SAFES, SAFE COMBINATION
SAFES, SAFE COMBINATION, LOCKED OUT OF SAFE: My first question would be, where are you located? Second question would be what brand of safe do you have, 3rd. is it a dial, or keypad and is there a key as well. Given that you have already told me you have no combination we can establish the safe will...

Locksmithing: safe dial replacement, hour mobile service, definite answer
hour mobile service, definite answer, combination lock: Lance, I assume you are asking to replace the mechanical combination lock with an electronic or digital lock? I m not sure what you are referencing concerning the key setup . Most safes can be easily retrofited to a digital lock. The biggest problem...

Locksmithing: schlage lock problem, locksmith shop, attempts
locksmith shop, attempts: Hello Gordon, No you need to remove it and take it to a locksmith for repair. It could be your key. Has it been bent or damaged? Take it with you to the locksmith shop. Let them know your key has worked in the lock before but now it doesn t. Repairing...

Locksmithing: sliding door lock, sliding door lock, tie style
sliding door lock, tie style, key cylinder: Hello Mike, Try lifting on the door as you pull it open. If that doesn t work, try inserting a stiff thin object such as a cake icing spreader between the door and jamb and move the hook manually. There s not many options when this happens so you may...

Locksmithing: VICTOR SAFE, different ways, company records
different ways, company records: John, Sorry Victor has been out of business for over 40 years - there are no records available. Send me pictures of your safe, and the numbers that you are referencing so I have an idea of what you have. I should be able to give you dialing instructions....

Locksmithing: victor safe, magnet drill, yale lock
magnet drill, yale lock, victor label: John, I m sorry, but we do not give out drilling and safecracking info. Dissiminating that type of information is not only inappropriate for a web site like this, but we could be held liable for and possibly prosecuted as accessories to a criminal act...

Locksmithing: Water damaged Meilink safe, rust problem, metal paint
rust problem, metal paint, frame steel: Ralph, you probably have a rust problem which is jamming the door and frame. Steel has the potential of rusting and/or swelling up to 12 times its thickness, so for a plate 1 thick, you could possibly get 12 of rust if you waited long enough. Though...

Locksmithing: Weiser locks, weiser locks, mortise lock
weiser locks, mortise lock, photo thanks: Hello Harold, They must be painted on or is this a mortise lock? If they are painted on simply use a utility knife to break the seal. If it s a mortise lock you ll have to give me more information. I d suggest hiring a locksmith. James www.jmlock.co...

Locksmithing: Weslock, spring hinges, visible hole
spring hinges, visible hole, weslock: There is a way to open it-first a old credit card or similar device on the edge with the strike-metal plate on the door frame.Or try pulling the last portion of the strike closest to the hinge side of the door-the part with the visible hole in it-and pull...

Locksmithing: Yale commercial door knob hardware removal, door knob hardware, yale website
door knob hardware, yale website, hardware removal: Hello Howard, Is this the inside or outside assembly? Have you tried removing the other side? Do you have a photo of the other side with the trim off? I ve not seen this configuration before and the Yale site seems to be down at the moment. If I find...

Locksmithing: Yale digital home safe won't unlock with key, digital locks, key lock
digital locks, key lock, three keys: Emilie, We don t have this particular safe in the US, so I m not sure exactly what you have. The key lock may not be an override key. Most digital locks have some means of powering them from the outside, to avoid your problem, or they may have an override...

Locksmithing: Adesco safe identification, walnut creek ca, safe companies
walnut creek ca, safe companies, bob terry: Dan, I worked for Rex Lock & Safe from 1984-1987. Then I came to work here at Security Safe in late Feb 1987. I still talk to Clint & Alan at Bomacs, occasionally Bob & Terry Huth, Steve Williams, and the guys at Rex. Lucky used to work here also,...

Locksmithing: AMSEC BC136512, locksmith company, safe company
locksmith company, safe company, amsec: Elizabeth, You have a couple of options: First we can do a factory search to see if the original combination the safe left the factory on is still good. In order to do this we have a combo request form that must be filled out. I can email it to you,...

Locksmithing: Antique Cary Safe, metal wheels, beginning of the great depression
metal wheels, beginning of the great depression, detail photos: Les, First here is a little history for you: Cary Safe Company, Buffalo, NY. Owner: H.D. Cary Opened in 1878 and continued until the beginning of the Great Depression , around 1929. Pre-WWI safes generally had heavy cast hinge caps or finals (Acorns)(1878-1917),...

Locksmithing: antique safe, two locks, dooe
two locks, dooe, mortice: Jack, I m glad it worked. I love the intricacy of some of these old safes. The lock makers were masters. I wish that the companies that manufacture locks and safes today, would put the same amount of thought and care into current products. The old...

Locksmithing: antique safe combination change, change locks, combination change
change locks, combination change, index mark: Doug, As long as you have access to the lock, you should be able to figure out the combination. The dialing sequence for the lock should be as follows: 4 times right to the first letter, 3 times left to the second letter, 2 times right to the third...

Locksmithing: art metal safe, elevator company, equipment movers
elevator company, equipment movers, safe working load: Ray, I would estimate that it is in the 1000 to 1200lb range. One of the rules that I have when working with elevators is: If the safe, moving equipment, movers and anything else you are putting on the elevator is over 2/3 of the safe working load of...

Locksmithing: basic schlage door knob assembly, latch assembly, knob assembly
latch assembly, knob assembly, warranty replacement: Hello Lee, Take the latch assembly to a locksmith and get a replacement one. It s not likely the one you have can be repaired. However it is likely that the lock you have is under warranty but since you purchased it at Lowe s instead of from a locksmith,...

Locksmithing: bath/bedroom privacy locks, weiser privacy lock
weiser privacy lock: Have you tried looking at the edge of the door beside the knob-on the part that sticks out? On the latch itself, that goes into the door frame? I think-Weiser or Weslock used to make these up and until about, the 80 s. I do not think these locks are still...

Locksmithing: bolts, Champion Safe
Champion Safe: Jeff, Champion uses an auto-retract system to keep the bolts from being extended and damaging the paint if the door is closed. I believe that this extended bolt is part of that system. If you extend the locking bolts of the door, and then close the...

Locksmithing: What brands of safes are good/bad?, sentry safes, apples and oranges
sentry safes, apples and oranges, burglary protection: Chris, The UL 1812 is about the same size as the other two safes, but it is basically just a 2hr-350 rated fire safe. AMSEC has given it enough protection to keep someone from just breaking in , but it does not meet the minimum burglary protection that...

Locksmithing: broken handle on garage door., broken handle on garage door.
broken handle on garage door.: There is a tool I have seen in some locksmith supply books-it goes into the top of the door and pulls down the rope from the garage door opener-Assuming you have one.I would try to contact a locksmith and ask if they can help you-specifically if they have...

Locksmithing: Cary Safe, yale locks, wheel locks
yale locks, wheel locks, metal wheels: Adam, There are only three reasons that a combo lock will not open - incorrect dialing procedure, incorrect combination, or mechanical problems. Cary Safe basically used Yale locks on their safes, they generally had 3 wheels, but may also have had 4...

Locksmithing: Cary Safe, vault doors, informal evaluations
vault doors, informal evaluations, damage photos: Mary, We never identify, evaluate or appraise your safes or vault doors without seeing them. In order to rate or evaluate your safe I am going to need pictures. Evaluation photos should consist of full exterior / interior views, and detail photos of the...

Locksmithing: Challenger safes, professional problem, professional solution
professional problem, professional solution, locksmith: Call a local locksmith, this is a professional problem that requires a professional solution, I do not give out this kind of information of the net or by phone. If you are running a business do it professionally, call a Locksmith and save yourself a lot of...

Locksmithing: Change safe combination--SG keypad on Gary safe, zebulon nc, digital locks
zebulon nc, digital locks, electronic locks: Scott, If the key pad says AMSEC on it, then it is probably an ESL10 or ESL20. IF the safe says AMSEC on it, again you may have any number of locks as AMSEC can install all most any thing. You can find operating instructions for most of the locks that...

Locksmithing: Changing the cores, locksmith shop, ingersoll rand
locksmith shop, ingersoll rand, exterior doors: These locks can in fact be re-keyed alike If you had purchased them from a locksmith you would have been asked at the time of purchase. However I am not sure if re-keying is in your budget given the cost of the hardware you are talking about, these are very...

Locksmithing: Combination Lock, work bench, ken ken
work bench, ken ken, national safe: Ken, I have included a number of safe technicians in the MN area. If you send the lock in for service, I will ensure that it is clean, operational, and will set a combination on the lock to test it. the problem is, that when the lock is reinstalled on...

Locksmithing: cannon eagle safe, index mark, o clock
index mark, o clock, number 72: Brenda, The combination would be like: 36-72-43 And the dialing sequence would be: 4 times left to the first number, (36) 3 times right to the second number, (72) 2 times left to the third number, (43) 1 time right, slowly until the dial stops...

Locksmithing: change combination to mosler safe, key change, serial number
key change, serial number, photo: Kim, The lock may be a hand change or key change. I always recommend using a trained safe technician to change the combination. If you don t have one available, I m not sure what you can do if you don t have someone available. If the lock is a hand...

Locksmithing: combination lock, sargent and greenleaf inc, sargent and greenleaf
sargent and greenleaf inc, sargent and greenleaf, security products inc: Brenda, There have been a couple of manufactures using the Centurion label, but the only one that I m aware of that advertised a Centurion Commercial Safe was the Liberty Safe company. I m providing you with their info so that you can contact them...

Locksmithing: combination sequence, smart alec, straight forward question
smart alec, straight forward question, set of numbers: I was not being a smart Alec it was a very simple and straight forward question, your insinuations about me someone you don t know anything at al about are interesting you are upset because you did not receive the information or assistance you wanted and...

Locksmithing: combo unknown parents passed away, steel cabinets, overnight storage
steel cabinets, overnight storage, cabinet doors: Merr, Cole Steel cabinets didn t manufacture safes, they made steel office equipment. What they have done is put a combination lock on one of the cabinet doors inside. This isn t a safe, and I don t recommend using it for overnight storage of valuables....

Locksmithing: combonation/ change, index mark, meilink
index mark, meilink, mark andy: Mark, If you disassemble the wheel pack (which I assume you already have done), you will notice that each wheel is composed of two parts, the outer wheel and the inner hub. The outer wheel has number that run around the circumference (0-99). The inner...

Locksmithing: Deceased Father's Safe, index mark, o clock
index mark, o clock, deceased father: Bill, Come on, this would be a great time to patch up the relationship. Take a bottle of wine (or two or three) and after things are a little less tenious, you can ask her about the combination. Your other option would be to try the following: 4...

Locksmithing: Defiant Deadbolts, ingersol rand, deadbolts
ingersol rand, deadbolts, kwikset: Good for you for doing your research! Most of these locks are about the same..I don t feel Weiser is any better than Defiant;but yes Defiant is a cheap knock off brand of Kwikset.For about the same $40 you can purchase a Schlage,made by Ingersol-Rand;they...

Locksmithing: Drive In Faceplate, face plate, latch
face plate, latch, bolt: Hello Ken, A drive-in latch has no faceplate so I m not sure what you mean. Normal latches have a faceplate that s attached to the latch while some are removable by turning the plate and sliding it off from the other end. If you can provide photos,...

Locksmithing: Drive in Faceplate, high security locks, mul t lock
high security locks, mul t lock, set screw: I have no idea what kind of hardware you are working with, most high security locks like Medeco or Mul-T-Lock use a steel drive in assembly that is held on the bolt with one set screw on each side of the bolt. after loosening these set screws the assembly...

Locksmithing: Drive In Faceplate, drive in deadbolt
drive in deadbolt: Remove the lock,and take a flat blade screw driver and wedge it inside the hole where the lock was installed. Push towards the edge of the door. Do this carefully,as a drive in bolt is just that-it was driven into the door edge with a hammer or similar tool.And...

Locksmithing: deadbolt, no screws, nail head
no screws, nail head, tacks: Hello Jackie, It s likely those are tacks that have been hammered into the screw heads. If they aren t flush with the plate and stick out just a bit they are. Use a hammer and small screwdriver and pry them out. Once removed you will see the screw heads....

Locksmithing: diebold safe, receipt printing, necessary electronics
receipt printing, necessary electronics, blank screen: Richard Here is a copy of my original answer - ATM s were not meant to be used as safes . Because of all of the necessary electronics, cash handling equiment and receipt printing fixtures, there are many holes in the unit that would make it vulnerable...

Locksmithing: door lock, mortise lock, keyhole
mortise lock, keyhole, retainer: Hello Daniella, The knobs are held in place by set screws. They are small but they should be on the small part of the knob. Loosen the set screw then pull the knob off. The other side should then be able to be pulled out. It sounds like you have a...

Locksmithing: door locks/replacement, flat blade, door locks
flat blade, door locks, latch: This is called a drive in latch ...take a flat blade screwdriver and insert it into the hole where the knobs were-slide the latch out by pressing the end of the latch towards the door edge. This is the only way to remove a drive in latch-it was hammered...

Locksmithing: door will not open, home page www, korea tel
home page www, korea tel, mail info: Robert, My first recommendation would be to change the batteries. Generally this is the biggest problem with digital locks. Your safe may have come with override keys - if so you may need to open it in order to change the batteries. I have included...

Locksmithing: Eagle Safe, birth certs, approximate time
birth certs, approximate time, referals: Len, I may have some combos at home for the eagle locks, I ll have to check tonight. I don t have any personal referals in the San Diego area, I would suggest checking your yellow pages under safes & vaults for a local company. Generally I would steer...

Locksmithing: Failed door hardware, latch assembly, cold chisel
latch assembly, cold chisel, weslock: Hello Ken, You ll have to forcibly remove the latch mechanism. A hammer and cold chisel usually do the trick. It s either that or call a locksmith. Of course you ll want to access the mechanism from the hole in the face of the door after the lock assembly...

Locksmithing: Floor safe, shape of a star, marlisa
shape of a star, marlisa, model number: Marlisa, If the serial number on your safe is greater than 320,000 we can check with the factory for the original combination. If it is less than 320,000 there is no record. Your other option would be to have a safe technician open the safe - cost $350-$500....

Locksmithing: Antique Cary Safe, safe company
Locksmithing: Antique Cary Safe, safe company

Locksmithing: combo unknown parents passed away, ripoff artists, random choice
Locksmithing: combo unknown parents passed away, ripoff artists, random choice, locksmith

Locksmithing: safe 28 factory code, serial number, gentleman
Locksmithing: safe 28 factory code, serial number, gentleman

Locksmithing: Unknown number to a Lord safe, destructive methods, learned skill
Locksmithing: Unknown number to a Lord safe, destructive methods, learned skill, locksmith

Locksmithing: Gardall series 6700 safe lock, mortise locks, safe lock
mortise locks, safe lock, question thanks: Edward, We sell the changing tool and instructions for $25 plus $5 shipping & handling. Send me your address and CC info to either my email address: andy@securitysafeusa.com, or you can call directly to 510-732-8710. We also have a hold harmless form...

Locksmithing: Gerber Carlisle Co. safe, carlisle co, informal evaluations
carlisle co, informal evaluations, combination dial: Irma, Gerber Carlisle Co., was not a manufacture of safes. They were basically an office supply store, selling safes, phonegraphs, stationary, office supplies, office furniture, etc. in the late 1800 s and early 1900 s In order to identify or evaluate...

Locksmithing: gun safe, rancho dominguez ca, brinks safe
rancho dominguez ca, brinks safe, honeywell international: Mike, Brinks is a discontinued trademark name not the manufacture which is Sisco Products. The current trademark licensee is Honeywell. Their contact info is: Honeywell International 2835 E. Ana Street Rancho Dominguez, CA 90221 Phone: (800) 223-8566...

Locksmithing: Hall's Safe & Lock Floor Safe - Help Opening, minneapolis st paul, wheel mechanism
minneapolis st paul, wheel mechanism, safe companies: Dwayne, I have included a list of some safe companies in your area. Generally locksmiths do not have the knowledge & training to work on safes, so I try to steer people away from them, you need a trained safe technician. That being said, even many trained...

Locksmithing: HELP, brass knobs, kacey
brass knobs, kacey, locksmith: Hello Kacey, That depends on the brand of cylinder, the style it s designed for and the type of lock you are putting on the new door. Most cylinders aren t intercompatible. I d suggest having a locksmith in your area look at your pick proof lock cylinders...

Locksmithing: Heavy vault door hinges, vault doors, explosive storage
vault doors, explosive storage, door hinges: Ron, Most of the companies that manufactured these products have all gone out of business. They didn t use subcontractors everything was done in house. If you want details of the hinges you are going to have to disassemble them and create your own drawings....

Locksmithing: Herring-Hall-Marvin Safe Co., herring hall, yale locks
herring hall, yale locks, office equipment co: David, There are only three reasons a safe lock will not open - Incorrect combination, Incorrect dialing sequence, or a maintenance issue or problem. Assuming that there are no mechanical problems with the safe and you have the correct combination then...

Locksmithing: Hoe to Rekey a Almont Re Key padlock, locksmithing, allexperts
locksmithing, allexperts, padlocks: Larry,in 10 years I don t think I have ever had a reason to re-key one of these. However, James ,one of the other locksmiths on all experts has answered this question before;he is the link: http://en.allexperts.com/q/Locksmithing-3110/Almont.htm Good luck...

Locksmithing: house door won't open, locksmith shop, key works
locksmith shop, key works, sammi: Hello Sammi, Remove the screws that hold the lock onto the door then manually retract the latch or bolt. Once out, take the entire assembly to a locksmith shop to determine the cause and get it repaired or replaced. An alternative is to hire a locksmith...

Locksmithing: Identify Safe, Halls Safe and Lock company
Halls Safe and Lock company: Alan, There is no listing by serial number for Hall s safes. The best I can offer is to give you a ball park year, I can probably narrow it down to a 5 year period, but I need to see the safe. By 1872 Joseph L. Hall claimed to have manufactured 50,000...

Locksmithing: Inherited Mosler Safe, classification group, safes
classification group, safes, burglary: Mary, The info that you have provided is only for the label, which is from Safe Manufactures National Association. They were providing standards testing on safes from the 1920 s through the early 1960s. An R1 specification, would have been for a...

Locksmithing: Installing Schlage deadbolt, double cylinder deadbolts, handleset
double cylinder deadbolts, handleset, face place: Hello Mike, When installing deadbolts it s important to turn the tailpiece the right direction before installing and this is applicable to single and double cylinder deadbolts. Stand facing the edge of the door with the door open. The bolt should be...

Locksmithing: ideal security deadbolt lock, steel pin, allen wrench
steel pin, allen wrench, flap: Hello Steve, Turn the key on the inside to expose the small slot opening. Find a steel pin, or allen wrench, that will fit into the slot and push straight in. You will depress a small metal flap, which will allow the inside housing to rotate about 15 degrees...

Locksmithing: Jammed Door Latch, geaux tigers, door latch
geaux tigers, door latch, flat blade: Rick-either a small flat blade screw driver inside the u shaped part of the latch (inside the hole where the knob fits)and pull it towards the hinges-or my favorite trick-the old library card in between the door frame and the latch. Insert library card,pull...

Locksmithing: jammed mortice lock, yale mortise locks, yale style
yale mortise locks, yale style, wd40: There are many possible issues here that may be contributing to your lock seizing in this way. The most common amongst many of the Yale mortise locks and locks using Yale style cams the cam operated by the thumb could be turned slightly this is common...

Locksmithing: KEYREMOVAL, double cylinder deadbolts, face place
double cylinder deadbolts, face place, open test: Hello Robert, Is this on a deadbolt? When installing deadbolts it s important to turn the tailpiece the right direction before installing and this is applicable to single and double cylinder deadbolts. Stand facing the edge of the door with the door...

Locksmithing: key to herring hall marvin safe, herring hall, hayward ca 94544
herring hall, hayward ca 94544, shipping handling: Norm, If a local locksmith can t make a copy for you, you can send it to me. However, I cannot guarantee the key, unless I also have the lock to ensure that it is accurate. We have a two key minimum, $25 each, plus $10 shipping & handling. Send...

Locksmithing: key making, keyway, key blanks
keyway, key blanks, blank book: Hello Richard, The first thing to know is how to determine the keyway of the key you need to copy. The keyway is the milling of the key on the sides of the blade - the blade is the part of a key that you insert into a lock. Every manufacturer of locks...

Locksmithing: kwikset deadbolt /latch., kwikset gatelatch
kwikset gatelatch: Although I have never tried this,Kwikset does make a latch for a deadbolt.It is called a gatelatch deadbolt.The model number for the single cylinder is 598 and the double cylinder (keyed both sides)is 599. I m not sure if you can just replace the deadbolt...

Locksmithing: Lateral file cabinets, lateral file cabinets, file cabinet
lateral file cabinets, file cabinet, locksmith: The file cabinet with the lock-does it have numbers or letters on the face of the lock? If so,you may need a magnifying glass to see them,they can be very small;if there are numbers or letters,record them and contact a locksmith to see if the code you recorded...

Locksmithing: Lock for Dieldbold safe, phillips screw driver, electronic lock
phillips screw driver, electronic lock, foot print: Judy, Most of the containers that Diebold made, use a standard lock foot print. This means that most new locks should fit. The particular application may use a standard or extended bolt length, wo with out seeing a picture of the bolt work, I would just...

Locksmithing: Lost key for 85 Toyota Tercel, toyota ignition lock
toyota ignition lock: Actually no it isn t costly,but then again unless you have some picks or a key(defeating the purpose),its nearly impossible to remove a lock cylinder without damage,or without a key. This is one of those times you may just have to call a locksmith. Now,the...

Locksmithing: Marvin Safe, rust stains, herring hall
rust stains, herring hall, safe company: Carmen, The Marvin Safe Company was around from 1838 until 1892 when they merged with two other companies to become the Herring-Hall & Marvin safe company (HHM). If the latest patent date is July of 1882, you know the safe would have to have been built...

Locksmithing: Marvin sliding door lock, glass sliding doors, lowe s stores
glass sliding doors, lowe s stores, sliding door lock: It is possible to do the repairs yourself if you are able and willing unless it involves removing the door,which usually is not the case. First, I need photos-inside, outside, and edge of the door;then I need to know exactly what it is or is not doing. It...

Locksmithing: Master Deadbolt, locksmith shop, keyway
locksmith shop, keyway, master lock: Hello Jason, I don t deal with that brand with regards to non-padlocks so I m not sure but I think all the standard Master Lock brand deadbolts use that keyway. That key is very close to a Kwikset key so it may work in a Kwikset lock but I m not sure and...

Locksmithing: Medeco Double Cylinder, double cylinder deadbolt, medeco locks
double cylinder deadbolt, medeco locks, compression rings: Hello Nathan, The compression rings on Medeco locks are hard to remove but they do come off with patience. You can t remove the lock until the ring is off. A small flat head screwdriver angled the right way will start it then use another one to get...

Locksmithing: Medeco Mortise Cylinder Lock Problem, mortise cylinder, mortise lock
mortise cylinder, mortise lock, cylinder lock: This is a very odd situation and I would suggest you call medeco directly to address the situation I have Never NEVER seen this type of repeated failure. Periodicaly rinsing the cylinder out with WD40 will eliminate dust and debris that may get inside if...

Locksmithing: Meilink safe combination, safe service, notches
safe service, notches, locksmith: This is a question best directed to the manufacture, or if you have a local locksmith or safe service company I would recommend having them pay a visit. I do not give advise for the operation of safes over the Internet or the phone. If there are problems with...

Locksmithing: Mosler GSA container query, black label, containers
black label, containers, good luck: Gary, You may have to buy another unit to obtain a drawer head, but then you would have another unit and not need it as a replacement! Another option would be to check with the Navy. They have a drawer head replacement program, mainly for the military....

Locksmithing: Mosler Lug Door, nylon wheels, combination lock
nylon wheels, combination lock, retrofitted: Vince, You are going to need to send the pictures directly to me as this site does not have the facilities for the number of pictures that I usually need. Send them to me at: andy@securitysafeusa.com Also, I will need to serial number of the safe...

Locksmithing: Mosler Safe, security implications, wrong hands
security implications, wrong hands, vault: Bill There are several smaller lock and safe companies in your area, but I’m not aware of any that have the capabilities of removing a vault door. I would recommend either of the following two companies. I realize that they are in New York, but most of...

Locksmithing: Yet another Mosler Safe with Lost Combination, mosler safe, fire classification
mosler safe, fire classification, safe co: Matthew, Your safe was made between 1946-1948, Mosler went out of business in 2001. There are no records available for your safe. Forget the stehoscope thing, forget the sanding the fingers thing, forget the movies thing - the tricks do work, but not...

Locksmithing: Mosler safe in church basement, combination work, correct combination
combination work, correct combination, index mark: Dan, The correct dialing sequence for your safe is as follows: 4 times left to the first number, 3 times right to the second number, 2 times left to the third number, 1 time right, slowly until the dial stops (around 80). Left is counter clockwise,...

Locksmithing: making the lock lock, kwikset, schlage
kwikset, schlage, sliver: Hello Isaac, It sounds like the lock is malfunctioning so you ll need to replace it. It s not likely it can be repaired and even if it could it would cost more than a new one. Stay away from cheap brands, anything less than $8.00 is possibly going to...

Locksmithing: meilink-built letter vault, correct combination, ul label
correct combination, ul label, safe lock: Lou, Explosives, though many states might frown on your use of them! There are only three reasons a safe lock will not open: 1. Incorrect combination, 2. Incorrect dialing procedure, 3. Mechanical problems. Assuming that you have the correct combination...

Locksmithing: meilink steel safe, stock material, safe service
stock material, safe service, initial question: Some of these springs have to be purchased from the manufacture, some can be replaced with new springs of the same size and and rating and some can be made from stock material. A local locksmith or safe service company will likely have this material or can...

Locksmithing: make minor change to lock, lock cylinder, locksmith
lock cylinder, locksmith, wafers: Q: How is it done? A: It is dependant on the type of lock, usually the core is removed from the cylinder and the pins or wafers are removed and replaced with new. Q: Would I have to bring the lock/cylinder to a locksmith? A: It is an option but there...

Locksmithing: mosler safe, locksmiths, job opening
locksmiths, job opening, locksmith: Neal, No there isn t a list of combinations. Manufactures DO NOT release lists of combinations as they would be liable for every customer that ever got burglarized. The few lists that are available are compilations that have been collected, looking for...

Locksmithing: Need to find name brand for code lock entry, pushbutton locks, deadbolt
pushbutton locks, deadbolt, latch: Hello, Most locks have the brand name on the latch or bolt plate located on the door edge. If not, attach a photo to this question and I ll do what I can to help. You may want to look at our site to see if anything there is close to looking like what...

Locksmithing: Nosy roommates - locked doors, locksmith shop, deadbolt
locksmith shop, deadbolt, roommates: If you installed this keyed entry knob yourself and are not sure that the deadlatch engages properly it is entirely possible that the knob could easily be defeated, If you want to keep someone out install a good deadbolt. As for having keys made if he has...

Locksmithing: I need help opening my safe, mosler safe, functional condition
mosler safe, functional condition, safe company: Colby, Your Mosler safe was made around 1914. There are no records avaiable on original combinations, and the factory went out of business in 2001. In order to open your safe, you will need to contact a local safe company in your area. I don t recommend...

Locksmithing: Old Dexter Backset, check ebay, latch assembly
check ebay, latch assembly, center hole: Hello James, Your aren t going to find a replacement latch assembly. You can try contacting locksmiths in your area to see if any have parts but it s not very likely. Check eBay and Craigslist also but old lock parts are generally recycled or discarded...

Locksmithing: Old safe information, vault doors, informal evaluations
vault doors, informal evaluations, damage photos: Ron, We never identify, evaluate or appraise your safes or vault doors without seeing them. In order to rate or evaluate your safe I am going to need pictures. Evaluation photos should consist of full exterior / interior views, and detail photos of the...

Locksmithing: old brass key doorknob, doorknob, locksmith
doorknob, locksmith, wendy: Call a locksmith! Seriously!!!! Or just keep fiddling with it yourself until it seems to work alight and then at am when it fails you can call the locksmith and pay 3 times as much on overtime! You choice do it right the first time and call a pro,...... Or...

Locksmithing: old pushbutton lock has me locked-in!, pushbutton lock, vise grips
pushbutton lock, vise grips, allday: unscrew the knob if the set screw is lose enough and used a pair of vise grips to clamp on the spindle and use for a handle, even if the the lock is toggled to the lock position the interior knob should retreive the latch. If the knob dose not come right off...

Locksmithing: old safe, index mark, safe lock
index mark, safe lock, sequence 3: Bob, You haven t given me any useful information, so its hard to provide a lot of suggestions! There are only three reasons a safe lock will not open - 1. Incorrect combination 2. Incorrect dialing sequence 3. Mechanical problems / lack of maintenance...

Locksmithing: old safe, schwab, good chance
schwab, good chance, rochester ny: Jason, You can try contacting Schwab to see if they have the original combination that the safe left the factory on. There is a good chance that the combination has been changed so there is no guarantee that, even if they have a combination, it will work....

Locksmithing: old safe- no combo, fire classification, indiana fire
fire classification, indiana fire, safe company: Larry, Guardsman Safe was a distributor not a manufacture. Many distributors relabel the safes that they sell for advertising purposes. Your safe is a Schwab record safe, offering fire protection only. You can try getting hold of Schwab (with the serial...

Locksmithing: how to open cannonball safe, manganese steel, fiberoptic scope
manganese steel, fiberoptic scope, prefered method: Andy, I suppose the first info that I need will be your contact info: Name, Address, location of the safe, phone number and email address. Once I get this info, I can give you some referals. Next question, Are you looking to have the safe manipulated...

Locksmithing: open our safe, index mark, time right
index mark, time right, sentry: Samantha, Based on the info, I would guess that your father wrote down the dialing sequence the way he understood it, not the way it actually dials. It should be either: 3 times left to the first number, 2 times right to the second number, 1 time...

Locksmithing: opening a deadbolt, deadbolt, door jamb
deadbolt, door jamb, locks: Hello Sharrai, The single-sided deadbolt wasn t locked and she had a key to the other one, or she entered through another door or window. There is no way without damaging the door, jamb or lock to open a single-sided deadbolt from the outside. James...

Locksmithing: Peachtree Triple Latch, active panel, french door
active panel, french door, face plates: Hello Joe, That last time I dealt with one of those even I had trouble so I d highly recommend hiring a locksmith. It s likely the whole mechanism will need replacing so if you can I d find out what model the lock is before removing it then wait until...

Locksmithing: quality of a Bernardini 6033 TL15 safe and moving questions, anchor bolt, bolt holes
anchor bolt, bolt holes, ul requirements: Stephen, It s not a question of them breaking, but of wearing out. Most factories only put in a tad of grease on the hinges. This is probably enough to get them out of the factory and through the 1 year warranty period, but hinges need grease. When...

Locksmithing: Re: Yet Another Mosler Safe...., collectible category, mosler safe
collectible category, mosler safe, fire classification: Matthew, Everything is worth something to someone. Remember a few years ago a man traded up from a red paper clip and eventually got a house? (http://oneredpaperclip.blogspot.com/). Obviously the safe is worth a lot less locked up than it is open and...

Locksmithing: Records / Parts Old Mosler Safe, cast iron wheels, replacement wheels
cast iron wheels, replacement wheels, inner doors: Ryan, Ok, Good luck, its easy for someone to get injured working with something that heavy. When it starts to move, you aren t going to stop it. Just remember - do not get in between two objects that you can not get out of, extremely quickly. And...

Locksmithing: Removal of Sargent Doorknob Set, latch bolt, steel shank
latch bolt, steel shank, no screws: Hello Chuck, There are different styles of knobs that Sargent makes. You may have another model. Look at the items on this page and see if you can find one that helps you: http://www.sargentlock.com/documents/?type=300&cat_id=15 You may have to unscrew...

Locksmithing: Removing Lori Deadbolt, slide bolt, set screw
slide bolt, set screw, deadbolt: Hello Susan, If your deadbolt has a removable plate around the bolt: 1. Remove the faceplate from the edge of the door 2. Using a 5/64 Allen wrench (it may need to be slightly larger or smaller), insert it next to the bolt (of the deadbolt) toward the...

Locksmithing: re-keying locks, kwikset locks, kwikset titan
kwikset locks, kwikset titan, strike plates: Hello Mike, If you buy one of those do-it-yourself kits from a hardware store make sure it s for Kwikset Titan or Ultramax, if not, it won t have enough pins. Standard Kwikset locks use a 5 pin cylinder and Titan/Ultramax use a 6 pin one. The keys are...

Locksmithing: replacing deadbolt, strike plates, locksmith
strike plates, locksmith, door jamb: Hello Karen, I d suggest calling a locksmith and have them drop by for a quote. They can also tell you if the lock parts can be replaced if needed or if other modifications to the door, jamb or strike plates are needed. It sounds like if the latch or...

Locksmithing: Safe Combination, safe company, 5mb
safe company, 5mb, anchor: Jim, Julius Bing Safe Company appears to have been a distributor and not a manufacture. They started in 1911, and they seem to still be in business though associated with another company Anchor Safe company There current phone number is 586-755-3570....

Locksmithing: Safety Deposit Box Key, safety deposit boxes, safety deposit box
safety deposit boxes, safety deposit box, box key: Hello Thomas, I m not sure why your father would have 2 keys to the same box. The bank usually has one that fits one lock on all of their boxes and the other lock is the customer key. If he had two boxes that would be different but that would be a different...

Locksmithing: Sargent mortise door lock, mortise lock, mortise door lock
mortise lock, mortise door lock, cylindar: Hello Lowell, I don t think that Sargent makes any parts for older locks. They have discontinued older models and replaced them with newer styles so the parts for the new ones may not work with yours. Call Sargent to find out: 800-727-5477 Also try...

Locksmithing: Schlage lock, schlage locks, t pay
schlage locks, t pay, schlage deadbolt: Hello Renee, Schlage locks have a safety feature which cannot be modified. They do make those without that feature but it requires a special order through your locksmith. It s designed to make it easier to exit in an emergency. James www.jmlock.co...

Locksmithing: School Security, classroom doors, view id
classroom doors, view id, school security: Hello Pam, I m not clear on what you are trying to accomplish. They can t secure the room if the outside remains unlocked and entry can occur without a key. The only thing available to do what I think you are trying is a standard entry function lock...

Locksmithing: Sentry round floor safe, customer service fax, sentry group
customer service fax, sentry group, floor safes: Cindy, The older Sentry round floor safes had three numbers, the dialing sequence was as follows: 3 times right to the first number, 2 times left to the second number, 1 time right slowly until the dial stops at the third number. If you are positive...

Locksmithing: Sisco Protector 1190, rancho dominguez ca, kyran
rancho dominguez ca, kyran, safes: Kyran, If the lock can be changed is is probably only a variation of the existing combo, you won t get to pick a number. All of the Sisco safes are currently under license as Honeywell safes . You can contact them at: https://www.honeywellsafes.com/...

Locksmithing: Steelcase Filing Cabinet, drawer filing cabinet, steelcase
drawer filing cabinet, steelcase, locksmith: Hello Sandy, If the lock is supposed to be pushed in when locked and it s not right now but the drawers won t open, the bar that locks the drawers may be disconnected from the lock itself. You can tip the cabinet over and push the bar back up, hold it...

Locksmithing: safe 28 factory code, first three digits, code test
first three digits, code test, original factory: Mete, Mete, I believe you are referencing a Kingavon 28 Safe . These are imported safes - Kingavon is not a manufacture, they are a distributor of stuff . If your safe is similar to the ones I ve seen, the original factory code is 1-5-9 A (or B)...

Locksmithing: safe combination, hash marks, embezzelment
hash marks, embezzelment, safe company: Paul, First a little history for you. Mr. Morris and Mr. Ireland ran the Morris & Ireland Safe Company from around 1870 to 1890. When Mr. Ireland retired in 1890, Mr. Morris changed the name to E.C. Morris and Company (1890-1893), in 1893 he reorganized...

Locksmithing: safe deposit box key, safe deposit boxes, safe deposit box
safe deposit boxes, safe deposit box, cedar rapids iowa: Gayleen A good place to start would be to check with any bank the brother banked with to see if there are still any open accounts, including safe deposit boxes. If you find any then you will have to start what ever legal process is required in your state...

Locksmithing: schlage exterior door lockset, machine screws, lever assembly
machine screws, lever assembly, exterior door: If this is a grade 2 lever you are talking about hen you will need to remove the inside lever first by depressing the pin in the spindle that retains the lever. Next you need to remove the cover on the inside rose, this will expose 2 Phillips machine screws....

Locksmithing: tumbler style safes, mail type, drop safes
mail type, drop safes, drop money: There are a few styles of drop safes some with a mail type slot and some with Rotary hoppers. If you have a Rotary hopper it is very and I will stress VERY EASY for the bag or envelope to remain in the cylinder or hopper and not drop if the safe is full...

Locksmithing: Unknown Combination, digital locks, 123456
digital locks, 123456, combination lock: Bernie, It depends on what lock that you have. If you have a GSA container, then I suspect that you have one of the XO - series of locks (XO-7, 8, or 9). The standard combo from the factory for these locks is 50-25-50. If the combination has ever...

Locksmithing: Unknown Combo to Mosler safe, mosler safe company, safes and vaults
mosler safe company, safes and vaults, grey material: Alexis, Based on your serial number your safe would have been built around 1905. Patd dates usually give us starting periods to work with, knowning that it can t have been built prior to that date. Having the heavy, cast material for the acorns also...

Locksmithing: Unknown number to a Lord safe, m sdn bhd, jaya selangor
m sdn bhd, jaya selangor, selangor malaysia: Tony, I can understand your situation and feel your dilemma, unfortunately it is not the purpose of this web site to provide opening instructions for safes. We have no way of verifying who you are, and that you are in legal possession of the safe in question....

Locksmithing: Updating an old safe!, diebold safes, electronic locks
diebold safes, electronic locks, keypad lock: Samantha, Upgrading the safe, in addition to service and maintenace is a great way to keep safes servicable for a long time. Changing the mechanical lock to something more modern is a great addition for many business for a number of reasons. With a mechanical...

Locksmithing: upside down keyway, first mistake, lockset
first mistake, lockset, keyways: You got what you paid for! First off you purchased Kwikset your first mistake secondly you had your neighbor install it, Now, after you made all of these decisions and enlisted the help of ???????? you have decided to ask a professional for some free advise....

Locksmithing: used safe, sentry safe, china outlet
sentry safe, china outlet, plastic component: I have no idea what the value of a used Sentry Safe is, I do not sell this brand and would not take it if offered for free. If you are shopping for this model why not try Cost-co or some other made in china outlet that is where they are found, and they are...

Locksmithing: Vanguard VS-200, meilink, serial c
meilink, serial c, sears: Annette, Sears sold safes manufactured by a number of different companies. Based on the serial number I would have to assume that your safe was possibly manufactured by Meilink. You can try contacting Meilink to see if this was one of theirs and if...

Locksmithing: Vault door, hayward ca 94544, vault doors
hayward ca 94544, vault doors, sf bay area: Ken, Well you are in luck - our shop is in the SF Bay Area. We are in Hayward, CA. We currently have around 12 vault doors in stock, but you would have to order a round door. We do have access to a manufacture that makes a beautiful round door that is...

Locksmithing: Victor Patents Safe, tradesmen, cast iron
tradesmen, cast iron, combinations: Dan, Give it a try and see if it works. Manufactures NEVER published their records of combinations that were originally set on safes. Safe technicians (years ago) would keep their own records of new safes that they came in contact with, looking for...

Locksmithing: Victor safe, Yale safe lock on a Victor safe
Yale safe lock on a Victor safe: For Yale Safe lock: 4 times right to the first number, 3 times left to the second number, 2 times right to the third number, 1 time left, slowly to stop (around 5-10) Good luck,and hope you find something good in it! Lynn www.after6locksmith.co...

Locksmithing: value of safe?, All Steel, General Fireproofing safes
All Steel, General Fireproofing safes: Kellie, Normally I ask for a bunch of photos in order to evaluate a safe, but yours I can do without seeing. Unfortunately the news isn t good. Based on the info you have provided the condition of your safe would be considered POOR , for the following...

Locksmithing: victor patent safe st louis 1904, material thanks, locksmithing
material thanks, locksmithing, ray ray: Ray, Ok, pull out your pencil, you are going to have to do some math. The dialing sequence should be: 4 times left to the first number, 3 times right to the second number, 2 times left to the third number, 1 time right to the driver gate, slowly...

Locksmithing: pics of the old reserve vault doors in San Francisco, vault doors, frame references
vault doors, frame references, cast material: Tom, I don t think I got your email, I know I was waiting for it to send you the pics of the vault door. Cannonballs are pretty secure, most of them can still defeat drilling by all but the pro s, they were never fire resistant. Biggest problem they...

Locksmithing: Yale Wall Safe, apartment in new york, mid 1900s
apartment in new york, mid 1900s, 100 years: Dave, Yale did not manufacture safes, they only made locks, so the first thing we need to do is figure out what you have. Send me pictuers of the safe, so that we can narrow it down. Yale made a number of different types of locks, the dialing sequence...

Locksmithing: 1904 Victor Patent Safe, craigs list, informal evaluation
craigs list, informal evaluation, detail photos: Amy, In order to identify, evaluate or appraise your safe, I m going to need photos. They should include full exterior and interior. Detail photos should include pictures of the dial, handles, hinges, artwork, locks, bolt work, castors, cabinetry and...

Locksmithing: 3 point locking system on Peachtree Citadel door, great shape, mortising
great shape, mortising, locksmiths: Hello Arlene, Due to the mortising that is needed for most 3 point locks, a standard lock won t be able to function in the same door. I d hire a handyman since none of the locksmiths are smart enough to do it. They aren t that hard but I guess they...

Locksmithing: Adesco s# 19735, boat anchor, adesco
boat anchor, adesco, service warranty: Robert, Piece of cake - Take the safe (or just the door) to a local safe company or locksmith to have them reset the combination - cost will probably be in the $35 - $50 range. They should inspect the lock to make sure that there are no problems. If it...

Locksmithing: Art Metal Safe, metal office furniture, jamestown ny
metal office furniture, jamestown ny, cemetery archives: David, The Tear gas / safe protectors were an aftermarket item that were obtained by the end user or were installed by the distributor. With very few limited cases, manufactures did not provide safes with this protection. A professional safe technician...

Locksmithing: ATRIUM Door Mounting Bolts, hex bolts, hex key
hex bolts, hex key, guideance: Hello Alfred, A locksmith may have the tool you need. You ll have to call around to find one that does. If not, try searching online for security screwdrivers or other keywords like that. I m sure someone has that tool available. James www.jmlock.co...

Locksmithing: Baldwin bathroom lockset broken spindle?, baldwin lockset, cake icing
baldwin lockset, cake icing, locksmith: Hello Erin, You should be able to get a credit card or something like a cake icing spreader between the door and jamb without removing the trim. Just make sure you use a credit card you no longer use because it will likely damage it beyond further use....

Locksmithing: Best Padlock Question, medeco, padlock
medeco, padlock, control key: Hello Ken, First off, Best locks can only accept Best style cores. This is small format IC, or SFIC. There are generally 2 designs for SFIC, 6 & 7 Pin. The 7 Pin ones are longer than the 6 pin cores. If you are using a 7 pin core in a lock that only...

Locksmithing: Black Fulton tailer tubular lock key replacement, trailer coupler lock, interior diameter
trailer coupler lock, interior diameter, tubular key: REPLACE THE LOCK! Really it is that simple! I get requests over and over for odd proprietary keys all the time. there is sooooo much crap out there coming from china and all over, there just is no way to keep track of it all. Honestly you might think your...

Locksmithing: Brinks safe - model 5074, rancho dominguez ca, plano tx
rancho dominguez ca, plano tx, honeywell: Mike, Brinks was a trademark label not an actual manufacture. The Manufactuer, Sisco Products is currently using the Honeywell trademark. You can contact Honeywell at: 2835 E. Ana Street Rancho Dominguez, CA 90221 Phone: (800) 223-8566 Fax:...

Locksmithing: Bump proof locks and the Mul-t-lock, mul t lock, google search
mul t lock, google search, dead goat: I could make a video in which I pull a golden rabbit out of the ass of a dead goat and post it on Youtube it does not make it reality. Medeco, Mul-T-Lock, ASSA, Abloy, Primus and Primus XP by Schlage, along with BiLock, CX-5, and a host of other alternatives...

Locksmithing: Cannonball Safe, visible location, serial number
visible location, serial number, cannonball: Lucille, Unfortunately, not all of the Mosler products were stamped in a visible location. Most would have the serial number on the handle, but in your case it could be inside the door on the bolt work, or on the hinges, or the edge of the door. It...

Locksmithing: Cary Safe Co, locksmith associations, apprentice training
locksmith associations, apprentice training, safe company: Dorothy, You are not going to hear or feel the wheels. The drive wheel, which is attached to the dial is the only thing that you can feel. The audible and mechanical catch you are feeling is where the lever is trying to engage the drive wheel. Manipulation...

Locksmithing: Cary Safe Co., safe co, safe company
safe co, safe company, buffalo ny: Jerry, Unfortuntely there are no records by serial number but based on other Cary s with similar serial numbers (close) your safe would have been made between 1917-1929, probably around 1925ish. Because it is not over 100 years old it is not considered...

Locksmithing: Changin Combinations on a Meilink safe with a Yale lock, retainer ring, meilink safe
retainer ring, meilink safe, yale lock: Andy, This lock is a hand change lock, requiring no special tools. Note: I always recommend the use of a trained safe technician when ever working on a safe lock. Any part not reassembled correctly may cause a very expensive lock out. With that...

Locksmithing: Chatwood Milner, chubb safes, medeco locks
chubb safes, medeco locks, safe company: Brian, Chatwood Milner was bought by Chubb, many years ago. They have reintroduced the label but these are not original Chatwood Milner safes. Chubb Safes was aquired by Gunnebo in 2000. John Tann is also no longer English, they are now made in Germany....

Locksmithing: Combination lock safe - how to enter combination, combination locks, safe company
combination locks, safe company, four wheels: Bobby, I know how frustrating it can be not to be able to open your safe, that s why I got in to this business 38 years ago. You didn t mention any worth while information about your safe, such as the manufacture, model, etc. so I m going to have to...

Locksmithing: change lock on file cabinet, vertical bar, file cabinet
vertical bar, file cabinet, locksmith: Hello Beti, Depending on the manufacturer and the type of lock there should be a clip holding the current lock in place. Unhook the vertical bar for the cabinet from the back of the lock, remove the clip then slide the lock out. Take the lock to a locksmith...

Locksmithing: change lock glass/aluminum door, small screws, set screw
small screws, set screw, key cylinder: Hello Chip, Open the door. On the door edge should be a plate with 2 screws. The plate should be flush with the door edge. Remove the screws. If there is no plate or after removing the plate, there are 2 small screws located at level with the key cylinder(s)....

Locksmithing: changing combination on a css safe, posen illinois, batteryless
posen illinois, batteryless, quicklock: Gavin, CSS imports many of their safes from Asia, so your lock may be one of these - I m not familiar with a lock by this name. My first question for you though, is why didn t you contact the manufacture for instructions first? CSS - Corporate Safe...

Locksmithing: How to clear the dial of a Yale lock, Stiffel & Freeman safes
Stiffel & Freeman safes: Andrew, When the lock was locked the combination was cleared. Also don t worry about zero unless it is actually part of your combination. Stiffel & Freeman used several different Yale locks on their safes, most noteably the Yale 026 or 027 series roller...

Locksmithing: combination sequence, smart alec, straight forward question
smart alec, straight forward question, set of numbers: I was not being a smart Alec it was a very simple and straight forward question, your insinuations about me someone you don t know anything at al about are interesting you are upset because you did not receive the information or assistance you wanted and...

Locksmithing: combo for safe, wheel locks, safe company
wheel locks, safe company, work option: Mark, This company was in business from around 1870 to the 1920 s, unfortunately there isn t a lot of info concerning this company, and obviously because they have been out of business for around 90 years there are no records of any original combinations...

Locksmithing: Dexter entry lock, paperclip, retainer
paperclip, retainer, screwdriver: This because there is a rose on the inside of the door knob. Turn the door knob on the inside slowly and look for a small hole where you can insert a paperclip tip or an ice pick. This will depress the knob retainer spring. Be careful to not push in too hard...

Locksmithing: Dexter lock quality, moderate price range, quality locks
moderate price range, quality locks, kwikset: Hello Teresa, I agree completely with locksmith B. Kwikset makes a better lock than Dexter ever has or likely ever will. I d suggest a Kwikset 780 series deadbolt, or the 980 if you can afford it. The next option would be Schlage B500 series. You...

Locksmithing: DOOR LATCH STUCK CLOSED, stuck knob latch
stuck knob latch: Try a combination of things-one is use a flat blade screwdriver in the center of the latch where the knob spindle would normally go-barring this you can use a credut card on the latch edge and or a large flat blade scewdriver to pry the door away from the...

Locksmithing: i.d. YALE lock, antique locks, conn usa
antique locks, conn usa, yale history: Margaret, The Yale lock company has been designing and manufacturing locks since 1840, they have had litterally thousands of designs over the past, almost 170 years. I don t collect locks such as this and so wouldn t have an idea of any potenial worth...

Locksmithing: deadbolt latch, screw plate, foam core
screw plate, foam core, keyless entry: You could try using a Mag security plate. You will have to cut the door for it to fit but it will allow you to mortise in the latch. this sounds like a lot of trouble to install hardware I would not see fit to fill my garbage can with! Honestly do youself...

Locksmithing: diebold safe, safe company, locksmith
safe company, locksmith, vaults: Rick They could be the same combo, but they are probably different. Depending on the lock installed, each one has the potential for 1,000,000 or more combinations. I don t recommend locksmiths as most do not have the training and can ruin a safe like...

Locksmithing: drilling an adesco floor safe, safes and vaults, swiss cheese
safes and vaults, swiss cheese, locksmiths: scott, I m sorry but we do not give out drill points or drilling instructions to open safes. I m sure you can understand how sensitive this information actually is. We have no way of verifying who your are or the legtimacy of a request. We don t even...

Locksmithing: drilling out locks, three locks, dead bolt
three locks, dead bolt, costly replacement: Is your lock high security? What brand of lock is it? If it is Kwikset,Schlage,Yale or a knock off brand like Defiant,etc. it is NOT high security and can be drilled out easily.I would recommend you call a locksmith;you can have the door locks picked,not drilled...

Locksmithing: ERA multi lock jammed, ERA multi lock
ERA multi lock: ERA multi lock?? Never heard of that brand.I found it on the internet, and it seems like a European brand. Here is a website you may be able to get a replacement lock from: http://www.era-security.com/ Sounds like the lock itself needs to be replaced.Kwikset...

Locksmithing: electronic gun safe, stack on products, fire proof
stack on products, fire proof, electronic gun: Carey, First off, I don t consider the Stack-on products to be a secure safe. If it does not have as a minimum the UL RSC label (Residential Security Container) Ability to withstand 5 full minutes of rigorous prying, drilling, punching, chiseling, and...

Locksmithing: How to enter combination, thick metal, combination lock
thick metal, combination lock, locksmith: I would need to know how many number in the combination, this will tell me how many wheels in the pack and how many times you need to first dial. a 3 wheel pack (3 numbers in the combo) must be dialed a minimum of 4 full revolutions LEFT to pick up all...

Locksmithing: Black Fulton tailer tubular lock key replacement, toll free number, mail
Locksmithing: Black Fulton tailer tubular lock key replacement, toll free number, mail, phone numbers

Locksmithing: Chatwood Milner, insurer, risk
Locksmithing: Chatwood Milner, insurer, risk

Locksmithing: drilling an adesco floor safe, smooth cream, swiss cheese
Locksmithing: drilling an adesco floor safe, smooth cream, swiss cheese, locksmith

Locksmithing: Gardall Safe Key, change key, locksmith
Locksmithing: Gardall Safe Key, change key, locksmith

Locksmithing: Herring-Hall-Marvin Safe, safe cracker, sitar
Locksmithing: Herring-Hall-Marvin Safe, safe cracker, sitar

Locksmithing: Key Needed for Remington Rand File Cabinet, mcelheney, key blanks
Locksmithing: Key Needed for Remington Rand File Cabinet, mcelheney, key blanks, locksmiths

Locksmithing: Opening an old Victor Safe, three times
Locksmithing: Opening an old Victor Safe, three times

Locksmithing: Safe with no name, chubb, combinations
Locksmithing: Safe with no name, chubb, combinations

Locksmithing: Unable to open Sentry Safe, sentry fire
Locksmithing: Unable to open Sentry Safe, sentry fire

Locksmithing: The Victor Safe & Lock Co Cincinnati, O, arrangment, third time
Locksmithing: The Victor Safe & Lock Co Cincinnati, O, arrangment, third time, florissant mo

Locksmithing: in floor safe, thick steel walls, burglary safes
thick steel walls, burglary safes, ul label: Yehuda, First question: Why are you limiting yourself to Hayman and Sentry. Second question: Why would you use the word cheaper when considering your security? Third question: What are YOUR requirements for a safe? First let me explain basic safe...

Locksmithing: Gardall Safe Key, wheel boxes, hefty bill
wheel boxes, hefty bill, 6 sides: Yes you need a key to unlock and lock the clutches in the wheel pack. Resetting the combination is not that difficult but it does have it s risk. If there is a locksmith in your area you may be able to purchase one from them. Follow the instructions strickly....