About Experts Sitemap - Group 33 - Page 32 2014-10-28

Locksmithing: info about a safe, farnham quebec, herring hall
farnham quebec, herring hall, fairbanks morse: Jeff, I have information that the Dominion Safe & Vault Co. was operated in Farnham Quebec, by the Canadian Fairbanks Morse Co. , and was moved to Niagra Falls, Ontario around 1916, though I have NOT been able to confirm these dates. The Dominion Safe...

Locksmithing: information on my safe, commercial establishments, approximate value
commercial establishments, approximate value, 10y: Don, The information that you have provided were on the Safe Manufacturers National Association information plate which indicates the standards that your safe was built to. Other than this it has nothing to do with your safes age, etc. Based on the...

Locksmithing: install new mechanical dial locks on winchester safe, mechanical locks, lagard
mechanical locks, lagard, diy projects: Bruce, If your safe is one of the imports , then it will not have any mounting holes or mounting plates. You WILL have to modify the safe to accept the lock. You did not indicate what type of lock that you have received (manufacturer), so I have to...

Locksmithing: key blanks, key blanks, keyway
key blanks, keyway, locksmiths: Dennis, I would have to see the key that you are currently using to accurately answer the question. But I m thinking that these locks used a Yale keyway (blank). Any of the large locksmiths shops should be able to help you. If they can t get a key...

Locksmithing: L.A. DELLINGER SAFE, changing wheels, combination changes
changing wheels, combination changes, diy projects: Eric, Unfortunately, there were and are a number of manufacturers that basically make safes with fixed combinations. These usually had stamped wheels that allowed no combination changes without actually changing wheels. Fortunately the majority...

Locksmithing: LAMP locks, address thanks, locks
address thanks, locks, thanks for your help: I am sorry but this is very little to go by, I have never heard of LAMP if you could send images of the lock it is quite possible that one company label a product manufactured by another company. Especially in the US, where outsourcing and re-branding is...

Locksmithing: Locked victor safe, louisiana purchase exposition, remington rand
louisiana purchase exposition, remington rand, three wheels: Waylon, Well, first off, your safe was NOT awarded the Grand Price at the 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition. This award was for the display that Victor Safe & Lock presented. The decal was placed on ALL of their safes as an advertising thing. Based...

Locksmithing: macneale and urban safe, open heart surgery, kansas city mo
open heart surgery, kansas city mo, liability reasons: Rahn, This would be similar to your asking for instructions to do self open heart surgery to keep the cost down. Other than dialing instructions, we NEVER give out opening instructions for obvious security and liability reasons. First off we have no...

Locksmithing: Major Safe Model 1718, bolts, alignment
bolts, alignment, bolt: Hi Jennifer, First off do not oil anything yet. If the lock and bolt works are operational with the door open then I would look for obstructions in the body of the safe where the bolts extend. There could also be an issue with alignment of the door as well....

Locksmithing: Master Keying chart by hand, master key system, ghost key
master key system, ghost key, master keying: Hello Stephen, As far as I know there is no open source software for master keying. Master keying is fairly straight-forward: 1. Know the cuts of your master key; 2. Know the cuts of your change (or user) key; 3. Know how to take that information...

Locksmithing: MONTGOMERY WARD 9007 SAFE, montgomery wards, safe company
montgomery wards, safe company, special tools: John, The short answer is yes. The long answer is - how, depends on the safe manufacturer and the lock installed. Montgomery Wards was not a manufacturer, they simply had safes relabeled for their use and sales. They purchased from several suppliers...

Locksmithing: Mosler bank vault door, possibly E'Lan, modular vault, winston salem nc
modular vault, winston salem nc, combination locks: Bill, Sorry, but for obvious liability reasons I can t give you any directions for assemblying the vault or concrete panels. I m sure that if you are familiar with construction, etc. you will understand why. There are a number of vault manufacturers around...

Locksmithing: Mosler File cabinet, dial lock, manual dial
dial lock, manual dial, model sf: As is the case with ALL mechanical dial combination locks the operating sequence to open is exactly as is set during combination setting. That is to say that even if the standard dialing sequence is 4 times left 3 times right 2 times left right to open...

Locksmithing: numbers and characters on keys, double nose, hotel in greece
double nose, hotel in greece, cap screw: My concern would not be how much it costs you to change the lock when keys are not returned, but how much it costs you or your guests should you neglect to change a lock for which there are now stray keys. I am sorry but You really need to take a sign...

Locksmithing: Old Cary Vault with no lock, buffalo ny area, vault doors
buffalo ny area, vault doors, payroll office: Ben, The Cary Safe Company was in business from 1878 until 1929 in Buffalo, NY. While this company only made around 220,000 safes & vault doors, which is small compared to other manufacturers, it is one of the brands that I see more of than anything else....

Locksmithing: Old Cylindrical Wall Safe but No Combination, wall safes, yale lock
wall safes, yale lock, cylindrical wall: John, Sorry for taking so long to get back to you, but I ve been doing some research on this one. I haven t been able to come up with anything on either this company (Metal Welding), on on the container model (Securosafe / A506). As it doesn t seem...

Locksmithing: old mosler safe, vault service, st charles mo
vault service, st charles mo, ray hearn: Tim, As far as how old it is or what you have, I can probably answer those questions, but I will need to see the safe, and I ll need a serial number (should be on the handle). As far as opening the safe - if you don t have a combination then you basically...

Locksmithing: old mosler safe, informal evaluations, bmp format
informal evaluations, bmp format, resale purposes: Hi Tim, I believe that I answered this question last week, but in case you didn t receive it, here is the info again. In order to answer questions, identify, rate, or evaluate your safe I am going to need pictures. Evaluation photos should consist of...

Locksmithing: Old Remington Rand File Safe, remington rand, disposal of asbestos
remington rand, disposal of asbestos, yale lock: John, If you got your safe from the USAF, then I can guarantee you that they had changed it from the factory at one time or another. However the military also had a rule that when a safe was taken out of service, the combination should be set to either...

Locksmithing: old safe, yale locks, sperry corporation
yale locks, sperry corporation, remington rand: Joe, If your Victor safe has a Yale lock, it isn t as old as you think. While Victor Safe & Lock COmpany started in 1885, they manufactured their own locks. After their aquisition by Remington-Rand in 1927, the design of the safe changed and they began...

Locksmithing: Old safe/Yale lock, yale locks, yale lock
yale locks, yale lock, safe companies: Ken, NOPE! Yale was a lock manufacturer only. A lot of safe companies used their locks. I can t even say that this limits us to half of the manufacturers as many manufacturers used their own locks AND Yale locks AND Sargent & Greenleaf locks, at one...

Locksmithing: Old Sear safe, federal equipment co, safe locks
federal equipment co, safe locks, combination locks: John, Sorry but I have to repeat my disclaimer: NOTE: I never recommend DIY projects for safe locks for the same reason that I don t recommend using locksmiths. lack of training, knowledge and tools can result in an expensive lockout. If you decide...

Locksmithing: Old Yale Safe, yale locks, safety deposit box
yale locks, safety deposit box, combination changes: Greg, First off, I never recommend combination changes as DIY projects for the same reason that I don t recommend using locksmiths for safe work. Lack of training, knowledge and tools can result in expensive locked out safes. That being said, as you...

Locksmithing: Open Coles office cabinet safe,, wheel alignment, office cabinet
wheel alignment, office cabinet, notches: Ike, while the goal is to line the wheels up to allow the lock to unlock, the trick is dialing it correctly. The dialing sequence for this lock should be: 4 times left to the first number, 3 times right to the second number, 2 times left to the...

Locksmithing: Open diebold safe, campbellsville kentucky, mark bates
campbellsville kentucky, mark bates, orchard dr: Lisa, Diebold used a number of different types of locks on their safes, over the years, so you are going to have to provide me with more info than just the manufacturers name. The dialing sequences are different for many of the locks. Please send photos...

Locksmithing: How open old Mosler safe, combination dial, meat packing
combination dial, meat packing, safe companies: John, Unfortunately, mechanical problems with safes require HANDS ON solutions - ESPECIALLY when the safe is locked up. There is no easy solution to this one - you WILL need to have a safe technician open and repair the safe for you. NOTE: I NEVER...

Locksmithing: opening an old diebold safe, index mark, o clock
index mark, o clock, number 68: Austin, Instead of the Right to open that you originally listed, I have substituted the 1 time right until the dial stops . What is happening inside the lock is after you have dialed up the combination, the three wheels will be in position for the...

Locksmithing: Parker door knob removal, door knobs, latch
door knobs, latch, retainer: Hello Russ, On the interior knob there should be a small hole between the back of the knob and the trim plate. Depress the retainer in that small hole and pull the knob off. Then remove the trim plate. Under that should be the screws, remove those fully....

Locksmithing: reliant locks, Reliant. deadbolt, Kwikset
Reliant. deadbolt, Kwikset, Schlage: Typically these are Pacific Rim imports that use the Kwikset KW1 keyway. If the Kwikset key goes in, try cutting new keys to the Kwikset spacing and depths, including widening the cuts as if it was an original Kwikset. You may find that the depths are 1...

Locksmithing: Remington Rand fireproof filing cabinet, fireproof filing cabinet, locksmith business
fireproof filing cabinet, locksmith business, locksmith shop: Randy, This company hasn t been in business (making safes) since 1955. I believe that they possibly used a Yale type file cabinet lock. You should be able to get something from a reputable (larger) locksmith business. If they can t come up with a suitable...

Locksmithing: remington rand safe combination, remington rand, initial direction
remington rand, initial direction, wheel lock: While the initial direction to dial a four wheel lock is most commonly to the right 5 times, the actual operation of your lock may vary and you should always consult the manufacture, or the last person to have serviced the lock or set the combination. ...

Locksmithing: remington rand sage, sperry corporation, remington rand
sperry corporation, remington rand, asbestos material: Jayme, I don t know what the 6/00 would represent unless this was a date that the combination was reset. There really wasn t a factory combination. The combination that GSA requires safes be set on from the factory is either: 4 times left to 50...

Locksmithing: how to remove this door knob, left photo, door handle
left photo, door handle, latch: Angela, On the inside assembly, look at the rose assembly (the part next to the door). Looking at the top left photo there is a nut in the center of it. Remove the nut. Once that s off the inside assembly will pull off of the door away from the outside...

Locksmithing: Safe, clark security products, richmond san rafael bridge
clark security products, richmond san rafael bridge, convoy ct: John, The Clark Security Products is basically a locksmith supply company, which started in San Diego in the 1960 s and now has 16 locations across the US. The manufacturer, BB&C Manufacturing Company (Bud, Bill & Carlos), was primarily a blacksmith...

Locksmithing: safe's built in 1920's, irish heritage, safe company
irish heritage, safe company, irish name: Kerry, You want the name of a manufacturer, or the name of a safe owner? If you want the name of an owner, we don t have that type of information, and if we did we would not give it out. I m sure you understand the security implications. If you are...

Locksmithing: safe combo, combination search, safe company
combination search, safe company, amsec: Jon, AMSEC will not deal directly with you. If you have a local safe company that you do business with, you can request a combination search through them. If not you can request a combination search through me at: andy@securitysafeusa.com NOTE: ...

Locksmithing: safe - missing master key, quality safes, compton ca
quality safes, compton ca, safe company: Suzette, The current contact information for Sisco Products is: Honeywell/Sisco 2835 East Ana Street Compton, CA 90221-5801 800-223-8566 310-638-1182 310-638-6489 (fax) www.honeywellsafes.com customersupport@siscoproducts.com They aren...

Locksmithing: Sears Tower Safe, home test kit, composite safes
home test kit, composite safes, ammunition storage: Tim, In that case, I understand and think this would be ok, for a small amount of ammunition. If you are going to be storing larger ammounts you WILL want something larger. I tend to recommend at least 3 times larger than your current reqirements, so...

Locksmithing: security box lock, electric pin, milling machine
electric pin, milling machine, fabrication skills: Lex, This would be called fabrication. Manufacturers don t manufacture bolt work to sell as a separate item, and obtaining them as a repair part would be rather expensive. I m assuming that you have basic fabrication skills, and at least basic tools....

Locksmithing: I have a Star "C" rate floor safe, key hole, local shop
key hole, local shop, 1970s: It is possible to spy the combination through the key hole in the back of the lock, it is a fairly simple procedure, this is usually done using a scope passed through a small hole that is easily sealed afterward, so I do not advise cutting open the back...

Locksmithing: Stuck Door on My Gun Safe, mechanical failure, mechanical problem
mechanical failure, mechanical problem, bottom edge: Brian, I would have to guess that you have one of two problems - First, as it was working prior to loading the safe with gear, something may be caught on the door or bolt work, and is holding the door closed, even though the lock is unlocked and the...

Locksmithing: Can't get in safe, safe company, excessive damage
safe company, excessive damage, liability reasons: Mary, HHM went out of business after it was acquired by Diebold in 1959, and they closed the facility down in the early 60 s. there are NO records available for serial numbers or original combinations. this leaves you with two options, you (or your...

Locksmithing: Can't get my safe open ,I have the right combination ., dial lock, index mark
dial lock, index mark, o clock: Gene, The lock on your Gary Safe should be a Sargent & Greenleaf (S&G) lock. The dialing sequence for your lock is: 4 times left to the first number (35) 3 times right to the second number (83) 2 times left to the third number (3) 1 time right...

Locksmithing: Time delay safe., fresh batteries, internal clock
fresh batteries, internal clock, time lock: Keith, The original factory master code for this lock is 16161616. Press the lower left key A , until the screen shows PROGRAM with 8 positions. Enter the code, if it is correct the next screen will indicate how many users are active in the safe. ...

Locksmithing: How to use a Mosler safe dial combination, combination work, index mark
combination work, index mark, o clock: Igor, The dialing sequence should be: 4 times right to the first number (68) 3 times left to the second number (41) 2 times right to the third number (27) 1 time left until the dial stops (around 10) Note: if this doesn t work try reversing the...

Locksmithing: vault door lubrication, vault doors, hydraulic action
vault doors, hydraulic action, machinery mover: Jeff, What is your question? If you have a photo of the hinge in question it may help, also. If you are questioning, HOW to lubricate it, it will depend on how it is built. some of these hinge blocks had a hole leading to the bearing on the side,...

Locksmithing: victor safe, number dial, liability reasons
number dial, liability reasons, correct tools: Andrew, I m not sure what configuration you are refering to. If you are looking for a manufacturer s spec sheet or drawing, they don t exist. Manufacturers never released info like this for patent, security and liability reasons. There are also no...

Locksmithing: yale safe, safe service, number combination
safe service, number combination, combination lock: If you are perceiving a problem because you are following the same operation procedure but the safe does not open, you may have a problem, I would strongly recommend calling a safe service company or a locksmith that services safes and have your safe serviced....

Locksmithing: york antique safe yale lock, yale lock, anastas
yale lock, anastas, safe company: Blaine, First off I NEVER recommend using locksmiths for safe work. In general most locksmiths have little to know training, knowledge or tools to work on safes. I would recommend that you try a safe technician from an actual safe company. Here are...

Locksmithing: Adesco Safe model CB 1412, aluminum color, pet peeves
aluminum color, pet peeves, catologs: Will, Basically what the manufacture did was to set the lock on ONE number (50). The second number 95 is simply a reference point. If you have the combination changed a dozen times this number will NOT change as it is simply the reference point which...

Locksmithing: Bis safe, duracell batteries, safe locks
duracell batteries, safe locks, safe company: Saima, Most current digital safe locks will not lose the code if the batteries die. Simply install new batteries and you are ready to go. If however you have a really cheap safe or older model, then the lock may NOT hold the code. If it has a key,...

Locksmithing: brinks home safe model 5054D, brinks 5054d, vault service
brinks 5054d, vault service, reputable service: I assume the key you were using was the override key. A good locksmith (not the $15 ones on the internet) will be able to pick it to the override position so that you can get your stuff out. Then either he can make a key to it or you can order one from...

Locksmithing: broken lock, broken bolt, locksmith
broken bolt, locksmith, deadlock: Hello Robin, Thanks for writing. If the key you are using is spinning freely around in a circle then most likely there is either a broken tailpiece or broken bolt. In either case, it will be necessary to call out a locksmith to open the lock and repair...

Locksmithing: Bumil Safe Key, duplicate keys, top of the key
duplicate keys, top of the key, ups: Brent, Send a request directly to me at: andy@securitysafeusa.com I have a request form I need filled out and I can cut the keys for you. I don t provide duplicate keys, we cut an original set - Cost is $35 for a set of two keys, and $10 UPS. Once...

Locksmithing: Changing an electronic lock to a mechanical, mechanical locks, electronic locks
mechanical locks, electronic locks, digital locks: Chris, Electronic locks have their advantages and disadvantages, and mechanical locks have theirs. If you need a lock that gives you multiple users, time delay, time lock, dual custody, various methods of access (biometric, card scanners, etc.), and/or...

Locksmithing: Cole combination, combination lock, hasp
combination lock, hasp, deadbolt: Dale, Slim to none - these locks are obsolete and replacements are extremely few and far between. In general you will have to find another similar container to use for donor parts. This is why I never recommend using locksmiths for safe work. When...

Locksmithing: combo change, drawer metal, page chances
drawer metal, page chances, model sf: Kris, I do not recommend combo changing as a DIY project for the same reason that I NEVER recommend using locksmiths for safe work. Lack of training, knowledge and tools can result in an expensive lockout. This container is NOT a safe, it is a 5 drawer...

Locksmithing: Cramer Safe, underwriters laboratories inc, herring hall
underwriters laboratories inc, herring hall, safe company: Bryan, Based on your description, it sounds like you actually have a Herring-Hall-Marvin Safe Company Safe - which was SOLD by Cramer Safe & Office Equipment Company. The safe is basically a fire resistive safe - only. The T-20 burglary rating is...

Locksmithing: CT Safe repair, quality art work, floral park ny
quality art work, floral park ny, jericho turnpike: Joe, As you didn t give me any reference (zipcode) as to where in Connecticut you and/or the safe are located, I had to just pick a spot to work from, so Stamford was picked. There are a number of smaller safe companies local, but again as you didn t...

Locksmithing: Diebold vault door, north canton oh, vault doors
north canton oh, vault doors, mayfair road: Ken, Door operators can be installed on many different types of vault doors, so without more information, the answer is NO , I don t know what vault door you have. Without seeing the door, I can t help you. If you want specifics and/or manufacturer...

Locksmithing: Door handle removal, little hole, hacksaw
little hole, hacksaw, retainer: Hello Jim, Thank you for writing. The whole you see on the inside of the lock is most likely for removing the knob however you will need to rotate the knob to line up the retainer and the whole. You will need a flashlight to help see the retainer through...

Locksmithing: E C Troxell safe, diy project, inorder
diy project, inorder, locksmiths: Rich, First off, I never recommend this type of project as a DIY project, for the same reason that I never recommend using locksmiths for safe work. Lack of training, knowledge and tools can result in an expensive lockout. First item is we need to...

Locksmithing: excalibur 9l60 gunsafe mechenical combination lock problems and combp changing, combination problem, gunsafe
combination problem, gunsafe, safe company: Bill, My recommendations are as follows: Commercial safe use (every day/several times per day) Annual maintenance OR as soon as you notice a problem. Residential safe use (home owners (occasional use/a couple times per month): Every three to five...

Locksmithing: finding used safe, sf bay area, hayward ca
sf bay area, hayward ca, safe companies: Jef, There are a number of small lock and safe companies in the area that you are looking, however none have the selection of safes that we do. We have probably 250-300 safes in the show room and another 1000 in the warehouse. We do have many really...

Locksmithing: french door inner hardware removal, hardware removal, pliars
hardware removal, pliars, french doors: Hello Steve, Thanks for writing. With most Peachtree french doors, it will be necessary to take the door off the hinges and lay it flat in order to remove all of the hardware. There is a hole on top to allow you to remove the rods, latches and lock body....

Locksmithing: Hall safe from cincinnati,ohio ser.#82249, 10mb limit, work emails
10mb limit, work emails, poor shape: Ronald, not without seeing the safe to determine what you actually have, how old it is, and what condition it is currently in. In order to answer specific questions, identify, evaluate or appraise your safe, I m going to need photos. They should include...

Locksmithing: Hall's Safe & Lock Safe SN 42389, bmp image, 10mb limit
bmp image, 10mb limit, work emails: Carl, My wife no longer lets me date - you know how that its! :) I would however be happy to take a look at the safe for you. In order to answer questions, identify, evaluate or appraise the “current condition” of your safe, I m going to need photos....

Locksmithing: Halls safe???, demonstration piece, history of fire
demonstration piece, history of fire, safe construction: Tim, You have sent me a couple photos of this safe previously. The reason the safe has no combination lock and/or dial is that it has an automatic lock. The Dalton automatic lock with dual movements is set to the time you want it to open, and the...

Locksmithing: Identify Mfg. of Safe, nancy sears, couple photos
nancy sears, couple photos, resale value: Nancy, Sears sold safes over the past 100 years, which were obtained from a number of different manufacturers. During the 1970 s they had several sources including Meilink, Sentry and a couple of imports. The safe models were those listed by Sears and...

Locksmithing: Internal door won't open, bedroom doors, knob assembly
bedroom doors, knob assembly, thin piece: Hello Natalie, You ll have to try and force it or destroy it. The latch may be broken or the connection between the knob and latch may be compromised. A small thin piece of metal may fit between the door frame and door stop in line with the latch...

Locksmithing: jewelrysafe- sentryP086591, minimal damage, best bet
minimal damage, best bet, locksmith: Hi Donna, Thank you for writing. From the information you gave me, I can not find a particular safe. A picture would be helpful, but your best bet would be to click on the link below and follow the instructions from the manufacturer about getting the combination....

Locksmithing: Kaba Mas Auditcon 2 series lock model 252, kaba locks, rubber mallet
kaba locks, rubber mallet, safe company: James, Unfortunately this is a fairly common problem in Kaba locks. It has more to do with lack of service (maintenance) of the locking mechanism (dirty or dried up lubricant). The lock doesn t utilize a solenoid on the standard 252 series, it has a...

Locksmithing: lost keys, chicago land area, locksmith
chicago land area, locksmith, state of illinois: Hello Ruth, That sounds a bit high but you should check the lease for lost key fees. They may have put that in there. Medeco keys are restricted, meaning only an authorized person can get them for her apartment. In addition they are not cheap but 300...

Locksmithing: lost safe combo., montgomery wards, safe company
montgomery wards, safe company, fireking: Greg, Montgomery Wards never made safes, and never had any records for any of these products. These safes were provided from several companies, and relabeled for Montgomery Wards. Based on this information and the serial number, your safe was probably...

Locksmithing: mosler bank vault, correct combinations, bank vault
correct combinations, bank vault, correct combination: Richard, Unfortunately, I don t know of anyone in the Decatur area that I would recommend, so I m having to give you some names outside. Sorry but the closest one is around 100 miles away. Mobile Vault Service, Inc. 847-923-5555 Mark Gerhardt 366...

Locksmithing: Mosler Bank Vault, vault technician, wadsworth road
vault technician, wadsworth road, bank vault: Recommendations for a safe and vault technician that I would recommend would be: Skip Eckert 216-389-2756 754 Wadsworth Road Medina, OH 44256 Note: I do have a number of other recommendations, however due to the nature of the type of job I m limited...

Locksmithing: Mosler mosuc4592, security vault, dod security
security vault, dod security, operator errors: Steven, I always have to start out with - there is no such thing as a DEFAULT combination. I don t know who started this term but they should be soundly horsewhipped! All it does is to create confusion about locks. The majority of safes and doors...

Locksmithing: mult t locks, dead bolt, nose piece
dead bolt, nose piece, deadbolt: Hello Brenda, Regardless of the type of lock you have, if it s not installed correctly a credit card can shim it open. You have a deadbolt so if it s locked a card can t be used to gain entry, that s the point of a deadbolt, in addition to providing...

Locksmithing: New Cannon Safari safe will not lock, warranty issue, personal code
warranty issue, personal code, walmart: Mark, Sounds like a possible warranty issue. I would give Cannon a call to have the lock issue resolved. You can contact their customer service by calling: 800-242-1055 Or by going online at: http://www.cannonsafe.com/contact.html Cannon also...

Locksmithing: Old Ozark Airlines ticket safe, vault service, ozark airlines
vault service, ozark airlines, pencil eraser: Can you post a pic of the front of the safe and a close up that shows the dial and handle? There are a lot of safes that size out there and who knows which one Ozark may have bought. Depending on who made it the combination may be available from the...

Locksmithing: How to open Protector safe, sentry safe, incorrect sequence
sentry safe, incorrect sequence, key safe: Duane, Without seeing the manufacturers instructions and the safe, I would only be guessing WHAT the P stands for. As this container is over 30 years old, and most probably an imported model, it probably wasn t made or imported very long. There are...

Locksmithing: quiklock II KeyPad Dial wont respond, safe locks, digital tester
safe locks, digital tester, key pad: Angela, Digital safe locks (electronics) are actually very simple - they either work, or they don t! The good news is that the majority of the problems are battery related. If you have changed out your batteries, use good quality 9vdc Alkaline only...

Locksmithing: REmington Rand Fire Safe key replacement, remington rand, key blank
remington rand, key blank, alternative solution: Virginia, If you have a 2 drawer - then it would be a Filing cabinet, NOT a safe. I m not sure why the locksmiths would NOT be able to duplicate the key. If you have a working key, it should be simple for them to copy it on the correct blank. ...

Locksmithing: Rober L Wagner Safe opening problems, liability reasons, swiss cheese
liability reasons, swiss cheese, change model: Tom, I would be more than happy to help you identify the safe and/or possibly the lock, but I ll need better photos, including close ups of the hinges, dial and handle. you can send the pics to me at: andy@securitysafeusa.com Once you have an idea...

Locksmithing: S&G 6120, digital multimeter, screw drive
digital multimeter, screw drive, redding ca: Randy, I LOVE the S&G 6120 locks, as they have a fairly high failure rate as compared to other digital locks. There are several different problems that could be happening. My first recommendation - always start with a fresh battery. Never trust...

Locksmithing: safe combination, eastern standard time, safe company
eastern standard time, safe company, sales receipt: Mark, The Vanguard 2.0 safes were simply a logo d brand sold by Sears over 25 years ago. They were actually manufactured by the Meilink Safe Company for Sears. The serial number does appear to be a Meilink serial number. Meilink was acquired by...

Locksmithing: safe manufacture, cnc capabilities, refractory cement
cnc capabilities, refractory cement, heat resistance: RON Good luck on finding pre-made hard plate . Safe Manufacturers build their own, or have it built for them, and do not make it available for sale, for obvious proprietary, security and legal reasons. Some designs are patented. Years ago LaGard...

Locksmithing: Saga (Saf-d-posit) model 1184, index mark, operator errors
index mark, operator errors, o clock: Pat, there are only three reasons that a safe lock won t open, they are (in order): 1. Incorrect dialing sequence (operator errors), 2. Incorrect combination (wrong numbers) 3. mechanical problems. in this case, it is probably the badly written...

Locksmithing: Schlage Dead Bolt flat piece, key cylinder, thin silver
key cylinder, thin silver, schlage deadbolt: Hello Stephanie, Without knowing the model I can t be certain on this but the flat thin silver piece goes in the back of the round key chamber (key cylinder). That s a tailpiece and is what actuates the bolt when you turn the key or the thumbturn. In...

Locksmithing: Security John D Bush safe, insulation material, couple reasons
insulation material, couple reasons, lubricant: Doris, As these are fairly cheaply made safes, and especially after it having been in a flood, chances are it will have damage to the insulation material of the safe. My recommendation would be to replace it, as the moisture WILL cause the safe to rust...

Locksmithing: sisco safe, quality safes, compton ca
quality safes, compton ca, safe company: Paulette, You have a couple options. You can try to contact the manufacturer, though they are NOT very good at responding. SISCO / Honeywell 2835 East Ana Street Compton, CA 90221 800-223-8566 310-638-1182 310-638-6489 fax customersupport@siscoproducts.com...

Locksmithing: having trouble opening safe, 10mb limit, detail photos
10mb limit, detail photos, interior detail: Lori Ann, I will need to know where you and/or the safe are located (zipcode), and I ll see who I know in your area. As your Mosler-Bahmann is pre 1900 and over 100 years old, you definitly want a good safe technician from a local safe company that is...

Locksmithing: Value of a Keep Safe, sentimental attachment, resale value
sentimental attachment, resale value, mendota il: Teresa, Sorry but these were cheaply made safes. They do not meet any current standards for fire resistance, and are not burglary resistant. They had very little value as new, and do not get any better with age. These containers are also NOT considered...

Locksmithing: Victor safe dial, safe companies, safe company
safe companies, safe company, safe lock: Fred, Victor safes haven t been made for at least 55 plus years (Victor Safe & Lock Company ended 1926, Victor Safe Company ended in 1956). Any dials which may be for sale would be used ones which were removed from donor safes going to the scrap...

Locksmithing: Victor Safe & Lock Co, Safe's Value, 10mb limit, detail photos
10mb limit, detail photos, safe lock: Zack, I would be happy to look at your safe. In order to answer specific questions, 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,...

Locksmithing: age of a yale safe, serial number listings, patent dates
serial number listings, patent dates, detail photos: Richard, Yale was a lock manufacturer, NOT a safe manufacturer. Most of the older safe makers stamped the serial number on the ball of the handle. They never put the date of manufacturer on the safe. Dates were not important back then - a warranty...

Locksmithing: armor safe corp, candy candy, safe company
candy candy, safe company, excessive damage: Candy, Unfortunately, in the security industry, there are a number of names which would equate to SMITH or JONES . Using the word Security in the name or even ARMOR are a couple examples. These are descriptive terms indicating how STRONG your...

Locksmithing: bank valt door or bigger!, missile silo, vault doors
missile silo, vault doors, apples and oranges: Paul, The reason that most of the banks that have left or abandoned a built in vault, is because of the expense of removing the door and frame. I m not sure what YOU consider a reasonable price, and without having a number we could easily be talking...

Locksmithing: Boston area safe technician, underwriters laboratories inc, sargent and greenleaf
underwriters laboratories inc, sargent and greenleaf, herring hall: Ned, What you have is not a safe, it is a fire resistive filing cabinet. Having a combination lock on a container does NOT make it a safe. Also, containers which are over 50 years old do NOT meet current standards for fire resistance. As HHM went...

Locksmithing: diebold safe, minimum thickness, burglary
minimum thickness, burglary, combinations: Ryan, where do you start what???? Your Diebold safe is a burglary resistive chest, with round doors, minimum thickness of the doors is 1-1/2 of steel, excluding the bolt work and lock. The lock has the potential of 1,000,000 possible combinations....

Locksmithing: Gary Floor Safe, underwriters laboratory inc, burglary
Locksmithing: Gary Floor Safe, underwriters laboratory inc, burglary, serial number

Locksmithing: forgot my combination, combination search, admin fee
combination search, admin fee, bail bond: Dorry, Sorry but it doesn t work this way. I have no idea who you are or what your association is with the safe. We have some documents that you need to fill out, before we can contact AMSEC on your behalf. There is also an Admin fee for the combination...

Locksmithing: Gary Floor Safe, replacement doors, safe company
replacement doors, safe company, safe co: Chris, Chances are more likely the safe was installed in the 1960 s. Chances are the lock IS manipulatible, however you simply may not have anyone in your area trained in manipulation. My first recommendation is quit calling locksmiths, they are generally...

Locksmithing: Gary Safe from 1890, safe company, serial number
safe company, serial number, buffalo: Andrew, First off you do NOT have a GARY safe from 1890. The Gary Safe Company was in business from the late 1950 s through the 1980 s and was located in the City of Industry, CA . Your safe is probably a CARY safe. This company was in business...

Locksmithing: On guard safe can't get it open, combination dial, lever arm
combination dial, lever arm, style combination: Jay, There are ONLY three reasons a safe lock will not open, they are: 1. Incorrect Dialing sequence (operator errors), 2. Incorrect combination (wrong numbers), and 3. Mechanical problems. First thing that I want to ensure is that you are dialing...

Locksmithing: Identification, grey color, 4y
grey color, 4y, etchings: Matt, Yeah, actually that info would have changed the answer! as long as the container is open, the combination can either be recovered or reset. This is something that can be taken care of rather quickly by a safe tech at your local safe company,...

Locksmithing: Index mark, vault service, index mark
vault service, index mark, magical spot: On many safes there are 2 marks on the ring around the dial. The one at 12 o clock is the opening index. This is the mark you dial the combination to to open the safe. The other one is the change index, this is used when changing the combination. ...

Locksmithing: What is inside walls of safe?, safe company, safe co
safe company, safe co, gypsum: Daniel, The Detroit safe company did not use asbestos. Chances are it is a mortar or gypsum type mix. I wouldn t recommend taking it apart as they were not designed for this. It will not go back together the same way and you will ruin any value it...

Locksmithing: key, coin operated laundry machines, cabinet locks
coin operated laundry machines, cabinet locks, electric switches: Hello Charles, I m not sure what you mean by tube key. If you mean tubular, where the key tip is round and has a hole in it where the outside of the hole has little cuts in it, those types of keys are used on vending machines, cabinet locks, padlocks,...

Locksmithing: Liberty safe mechanical lock broken!, liberty gun safe, gander mountain
liberty gun safe, gander mountain, mechanical locks: Jared, Yeah, that s the first warning I have on my combination cards - Do not spin or whirl the dial at any time, but turn slowly and steadily . Second warning is - if safe is not working properly, leave the safe door open and call to schedule a service...

Locksmithing: Looks like a money safe, burns company, burns co
burns company, burns co, southbourne on sea: Robert, I m not sure what you found, but it was not made by my company - we are not manufacturers. Based on your description, this is a COIN BANK , and NOT a safe. C.O. Burns Company was a manufacturer of coin banks in the 1890 s. These coin banks...

Locksmithing: loose dial, safe company, technician service
safe company, technician service, diy project: Gerardo, The lock actually consists of several components, consisting of the lock body (and parts), the dial and the dial ring. The dial is held secure by the dial ring mounting screws and the drive wheel (inside the lock). If your dial SEEMS...

Locksmithing: Lost Safe Combination, filling cabinet, steel equipment
filling cabinet, steel equipment, top drawer: Is this the kind where the top drawer folds down to reveal a safe door? There won t be any record of it available. Can you post a pic of it? Also, open all the drawers and look for a label that has a number hand written on it. On some Coles you can use...

Locksmithing: MacNeale & Urban Safe Co, safe co, locksmithing
safe co, locksmithing, allexperts: Hi Kess, Thanks for writing. To answer your question simply: There were murals painted onto these safes and sometimes, even the company who originally bought the safe, or sold the safe to the public, would have their name painted on it as well. MacNeale...

Locksmithing: mccaskey safe, google search, mccaskey
google search, mccaskey, long island ny: Karen, I m not sure where you are but it appears that you are either referencing Long Island New York, and/or the eastern Shore of Virgina. As these place are a couple hundred miles apart, I ll give you a couple references: Precision Lock & Safe 516-616-0854...

Locksmithing: meilink safe, type wheels, brass rings
type wheels, brass rings, would like more information: Joe, The brass lock body and the pin type wheels are NOT a group 2 lock. This type of lock was made before UL began testing locks. This lock is probably an Eagle lock which was made for Meilink by the Eagle Lock Company. It might be one of a couple...

Locksmithing: Mosler MRK 302 Sequence, index mark, operator errors
index mark, operator errors, o clock: Hogi, If you ve read any of my previous answers, you will know that I do not give out ANY opening information other than the correct dialing sequence, for obvious security and liability reasons. I have no way of knowing what your relationship to the safe...

Locksmithing: mosler safe, vault service, combination records
vault service, combination records, patent number: What kind of records? Mosler went out of business over 10 years ago. The combination is not available. You need to find someone that has experience opening safes. Most locksmiths are not qualified to open safes properly. Find a safe guy that will give...

Locksmithing: mosler safe, vault service, combination changes
vault service, combination changes, model sf: What you have is known as a GSA security container/file cabinet. There is no problem at all in setting a new combination if the old one is unknown, as long as the drawer is open. They were actually made to be changed by government personnel in the field,...

Locksmithing: Old eastern research and engineering safe, vault service, engineering company
vault service, engineering company, cleveland ohio: If it is a round door safe, it should have 3 wheels. So you would dial it 3 times left to 20, 2 times right to 95, and then left to 40. It should have 2 spring loaded bolts that retract automatically when you go to the last number. It also might be...

Locksmithing: Old Safes, shaw walker, 10mb limit
shaw walker, 10mb limit, detail photos: Wade, I would be more than happy to look at your safes to see what you have. In order to answer specific questions, identify, evaluate or appraise your safe, I m going to need photos. They should include full exterior and interior. Detail photos should...

Locksmithing: How do I open a model C6 Star Safe in the floor of my recently bought home?, brian hurst, watching too much tv
brian hurst, watching too much tv, liability reasons: Brian, I m not sure where you got the serial number from but to this day, Star serial numbers have not reached 1,280,624. I think the highest serial number I ve seen from this company is around 7xx,xxx. You may have an extra digit in there somewhere....

Locksmithing: Opening A Remington Rand Safe, remington rand, index mark
remington rand, index mark, operator errors: Paul, there are only three reasons that a safe lock won t open, they are: 1. Incorrect dialing sequence (operator errors) 2. Incorrect combination (wrong numbers) 3. mechanical problems Generally when combinations are passed on, they are communicated...

Locksmithing: opinion on re-keyable Kwikset locks, kwikset locks, home depo
kwikset locks, home depo, faulty logic: Hello Diane, The locksmith is correct, the double cylinder deadbolt can be a safety hazard but if your door has glass in or around it, not having a double cylinder deadbolt can be a security risk. I recommend having a key near the lock but not in it and...

Locksmithing: PROTECTALL SAFE, safe trade, savta
safe trade, savta, purpose forum: Mark, Sorry but if you ve read my previous postings, you would know that I do not give out any opening information other than possible dialing sequences for security and liability reasons. This site is a general purpose forum with access to anyone and...

Locksmithing: re-cycling a heavy safe, concrete mixture, hi bob
concrete mixture, hi bob, metal case: Hi Bob, Thanks for writing. MOST of the larger safes that are really old were filled with a concrete mixture that would dry up during a fire to protect the contents. If you are absolutely sure you want to recycle the safe, it may be time to cut into it...

Locksmithing: Remington Rand Fireproof Filing Cabinet, fireproof filing cabinet, remington rand
fireproof filing cabinet, remington rand, drawer slides: Marge This container is at least 57-65 years old, it is obsolete and parts do not exist for repairs. Without examining the container to see what the problem is, I m not going to be much help. Mechanical problems like this DO require hands on observation,...

Locksmithing: Removing lever set., hex head, set screw
hex head, set screw, mortice lock: You would be surprised what a good shot of WD40 will do. Shoot it in the lock bolt, in the keyway etc. After you put it in the keyhole, run your key in and out a few times. I would be interested in an exploded view to ID what you have. Thanks,...

Locksmithing: Replacing Winchester Safe Lock, winchester gun safe, steel pins
winchester gun safe, steel pins, resistance welding: Sarina, First off, concerning your keeping important papers in the container. If it does NOT have a MINIMUM of 1 hour of fire resistance, then I wouldn t recommend it. Obviously 2 hours of heat resistance is better, and less than 1 hour would be worse....

Locksmithing: resetting a combination lock., observation window, metal cabinets
observation window, metal cabinets, safe company: Bob, The answer is Yes to both questions - it can be recovered and/or reset. Generally as the lock will have to be partially disassembled to either reset or recover the combination, I don t recommend this as a DIY project, for the same reason that I...

Locksmithing: Rocky Mountain gun safe, rocky mountain gun, aa batteries
rocky mountain gun, aa batteries, digital locks: Chuck, ALL digital locks have to work off some type of power supply. The majority of the keypads use either 9vdc or AA batteries. Generally they are under the keypad. Access to them WILL depend on the type key pad & Manufacture of the lock. Some...

Locksmithing: Saf-D-Posit Model 1140, safe company, ball park
safe company, ball park, posit: Beverly, As I m in California, all I can do is give you a ball park. Cost to actually open the container with or without repairs will have to be discussed with a local safe company. A fair price to OPEN and REPAIRED would be in the $350 to $500. Some...

Locksmithing: Which Safe?, gun safes, apples to apples
gun safes, apples to apples, glossy paint: Angelo, My recommendation would be to stop by and check out some safes. We have around 300 safes in the show room and another 1000 in the warehouse. As you are already familiar with (or should be), the basic construction of gun safes, you can compare...

Locksmithing: Safe Won't Open, dial lock, operator errors
dial lock, operator errors, wrong numbers: Jim, There are only three reasons a safe lock will not open, in order, they are: 1. Incorrect dialing sequence, (operator errors) 2. Incorrect combination, (wrong numbers) 3. Mechanical problems. Based on your description, yours sounds like #3....

Locksmithing: Safety deposit boxes (600), safety deposit boxes, safe deposit boxes
safety deposit boxes, safe deposit boxes, phone numbers and email addresses: Paul, Sorry, but this web site blocks most addresses, phone numbers and email addresses. I have no access to them and/or the people. Other than simply answering a question as I m doing now. The only personal contact that I have with any questioners...

Locksmithing: Sentry Safe Lever Shear Pin, vault service, metal shaft
vault service, metal shaft, correct combination: I wouldn t worry about it until it starts causing you trouble. Then I would drill a 1/8 hole through the handle and the handle shaft and squeeze a 1/8 roll pin in the hole. There isn t much torque on the shaft when you have the correct combination....

Locksmithing: Spare Key, zhejiang province china, electronic co ltd
zhejiang province china, electronic co ltd, locksmith shop: Jim Saga safes were imported from China during the 60 s and 70 s. The importing company is no longer in business. The following info is the contact info for Saga Safes, however they don t have info on safes over 10 years old, which would include yours....

Locksmithing: Trouble unlocking, vault service, combination lock
vault service, combination lock, three times: If the combination were 10-20-30 for a standard combination lock, you would dial: 4 times to the left (counter clockwise) to the first number. Do not worry about zero or passing other numbers. Just go to the first number 4 times. Then it s 3 times right...

Locksmithing: unlocking the vault, safe company, default number
safe company, default number, number combination: Cherry, There is no such thing as a default combination. What you have locked in the safe is the unique combination to your safe. If you don t have or remember the combination then you will need a safe technician from a local safe company to open...

Locksmithing: Value of Safe/Vault Doors, vault doors, fur coats
vault doors, fur coats, detail photos: Keitha, Unfortunately, installed doors have little value , as such. There value is in what they bring to the building. Any value assigned would be a cost of replacement value, which is much harder, than simply evaluating a stand alone safe. ...

Locksmithing: Vanguard vs-250 safe, safe company, excessive damage
safe company, excessive damage, liability reasons: Ed, These safes were import, fire resistive containers, sold by Sears and Montgomer Wards. They are no longer made or sold. There are no records of original serial numbers. Manufacturers NEVER published these lists for obvious security and liability...

Locksmithing: Vanguard VS-250, jericho turnpike, eddie lopez
jericho turnpike, eddie lopez, safe company: Renee, There are several companies in your area that can help. If your safe is small enough, you can save some money by taking it to their shop. You can try one of the following: Precision Lock & Safe 516-616-0854 Elaad or Dov Israeli 240 Jericho...

Locksmithing: victor, safe company, diy projects
safe company, diy projects, excessive damage: Robert, You would have to discuss labor costs with a local safe company to determine how much it will cost to open the safe and recover the combination. While I can tell you what I would charge, I m not in PA, and the safe isn t in California. So,...

Locksmithing: victor safe n.tonawonda,n.y., north tonawanda new york, tonawanda new york
north tonawanda new york, tonawanda new york, 10mb limit: Kirk, We don’t evaluate or appraise safes without seeing them. Two safes manufactured at the same time may be worth totally opposite amounts today, based on their conditions. We try to be as objective as possible, but ultimately the value is determined...

Locksmithing: vintage Mosler safe, 10mb limit, detail photos
10mb limit, detail photos, interior detail: Elaine, I will need to see what you have in order to evaluate it. In order to answer specific questions, identify, evaluate or appraise your safe, I m going to need photos. They should include full exterior and interior. Detail photos should include...

Locksmithing: winchester safe, electronic locks, lagard
electronic locks, lagard, safe company: Kim, If the safe is locked open then changing to a new lock would be a MUCH, MUCH better idea. Generally, most electronic locks can NOT be recovered if the combination is lost. There are a few models that can be, but I would have to know WHAT lock you...

Locksmithing: X-09 locker not opening, rubber mallet, kaba mas
rubber mallet, kaba mas, slide bar: M N Ali, The parts that need service are INSIDE of the sealed lock, NOT the exterior bolt work. I don t recommend that you close and lock the container until THE LOCK has been serviced. NOTE: Disassembly of this lock is NOT recommended as a DIY project...

Locksmithing: Yale Lock, yale locks, index mark
yale locks, index mark, o clock: Diane, First there is no such thing as a try-out combination . Lock manufacturers did not set combinations on the locks, they would have been set by the safe manufacturer when the lock was installed, or by the sales agent or dealer, when the safe was...

Locksmithing: 1884 Mosley Safe, patent dates, detail photos
patent dates, detail photos, interior detail: Chuck, Patent dates are not the dates of manufacturer. What this does tell us is that the safe could NOT have been made prior to this date, however, the item that the patent refers to could have been made for up to 20 years past that date. I m sure...

Locksmithing: Adding a keypad to a Schlage L-Series lock, mortise lock, schlage lock
mortise lock, schlage lock, omem: Hello Tom, Schlage L9000 Series locks have a 6-1/4 H X 1 W X 4-1/2 D body with a 2-3/4 backset. The holes for the lever/knob and mortise cylinder are 3-7/8 apart, CTC. I m unable to locate information on an Alarm Lock Trilogy Mortise lock that could...

Locksmithing: age of victor safe,what it looked like new, remington rand, safe companies
remington rand, safe companies, victor equipment: Mike, There were basically two Victor safe companies. The first, Victor Safe & Lock Company was in business from 1885 until it was acquired by Remington-Rand in 1927. The company was moved from Cincinnati, OH to Marietta, OH by the new owners and the...

Locksmithing: army combination safe, yale locks, yale lock
yale locks, yale lock, index mark: Paul, Are you assuming that it was owned by the US Army because it is labeled, or because it is Olive Green??? This was a standard color for many companies, and simply a coincidence that it was the standard color for the Army. Generally the dialing...

Locksmithing: booil safe bs-t370, tick sound, ubang
tick sound, ubang, korea phone: Sinan, Your Booil Safe was manufactured in Korea. This company has been manufacturing safes since 1971. As this is not a safe that I sell or import, I m not familiar with its electronics or what problems that it may have. My first recommendation...

Locksmithing: bought safe because it was only 50 bucks, herring hall, png image
herring hall, png image, o clock: Dre, Generally steel is 42 lbs per square foot 1 thick (round it up to 45 lbs for a safety factor. to get a rough idea of the weight of the safe, measure the thickness of the walls of your safe, and the length and width of each wall, top and bottom...

Locksmithing: Broken safe lock, vault service, diebolt
vault service, diebolt, safe lock: Have you changed the battery? Use a Duracell or Energizer alkaline battery. Some of these locks don t work very well with generic batteries. A bad battery may have enough juice to make it beep, but not enough to energize the solenoid. What does...

Locksmithing: Cary Safe, safe locks, diy projects
safe locks, diy projects, safe company: Greg, Obviously I would have to see which lock you actually have installed on your safe to try to give you any info. But based on the serial number, I would expect it to be a Cary C5 lock. I don t recommend disassembly of safe locks as DIY projects...

Locksmithing: Cole-Steel Safe, insurance documents, birth certificates
insurance documents, birth certificates, vehicle titles: Karen, Fire resistive file chest, built in the early 1960 s. This is NOT a safe. Generally fire safes which are over 50 years old do not meet current standards for fire resistance, and should not be used for important document storage. Insultion...

Locksmithing: deadbolt, deadbolts, screw
deadbolts, screw, screws: Jason, Thanks for writing. If I understand your questions correctly it sounds as if the one screw has mangled the threads in the cylinder and won t allow it to go in all the way. This is pretty common. To see if this has happened, take the screw all the...

Locksmithing: dialing sequence, index mark, o clock
index mark, o clock, montgomery ward: Patrick, The dialing sequence 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 until the dial stops (around 90). NOTE: Left is counter clockwise, Right is Clockwise. DO...

Locksmithing: Diebold TL-15 safe, phillips screws, diy project
phillips screws, diy project, ul certification: Steve, Diebold Cashgard s can be a nightmare to reassemble, especially if you are not familiar with the design. THIS is definitly a safe that I don t recommend as a DIY project for the same reason that I wouldn t recommend your using a locksmith to service...

Locksmithing: Double deadbolt lock, slide bolt, weather guard
slide bolt, weather guard, set screw: Hello Edwin, 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: Eagle Brand Safe Locked Shut, globe wernicke, vault service
globe wernicke, vault service, safe locks: If Eagle only appears on the dial it is probably one of the following safe manufacturers that used Eagle locks. Meilink, Globe Wernicke, Shaw-Walker, Art Metal, and maybe Safe Cabinet. To me, the hinges look like Safe Cabinet hinges. I believe it...

Locksmithing: eagle combination lock, snap ring, safe company
snap ring, safe company, diy project: Gerald, Unfortunately, I never recommend lock disassembly as a DIY project, for the same reason that I don t recommend using locksmiths for safe work. Lack of training, knowledge, etc. can result in an expensive lockout. I would recommend that you...

Locksmithing: Eurovault (social) and TL rating, burglary safes, equivilant
burglary safes, equivilant, amsec: John, I went back to reread the original posting. I m not sure if you simply misread it, but at no where in the answer did I indicate that the Eurovault was a TL-15, or equivilant. The original questioner posed the question concerning how the four...

Locksmithing: Looking for old wall safe
Locksmithing: Looking for old wall safe

Locksmithing: Unknown safe with Mosler combination lock, ww ii, sigaba
Locksmithing: Unknown safe with Mosler combination lock, ww ii, sigaba, army field

Locksmithing: Gardall safe and asbestos, home test kit, insulation material
home test kit, insulation material, ace hardware: David, basically safe manufacturers have NOT used asbestos as an insulation material since the late 1950 s or early 60 s, so chances are if your safe was built in 1996 - it doesn t have asbestos. Gardall was NEVER a known user of asbestos. The material...

Locksmithing: hall safe (questions), herring hall, 10mb limit
herring hall, 10mb limit, detail photos: Nick, I don t think that your safe is a Hall s safe. It appears to be a Herring-Hall-Marvin safe. There were only a couple companies that manufactured safes with the Excelsior logo, and HHM was one. I m not sure why you wouldn t feel that it...

Locksmithing: help with opening a Chubb please, jenny jenny, safe company
jenny jenny, safe company, storage locker: Jenny, You have two basic options - you can try all of the possible 100,000,000 combinations or you can have a safe tech from a local safe company open it for you. trying 5000 combinations every day, it will only take you around 55 years to try them all....

Locksmithing: Herring Hall Marvin Lug door safe, herring hall, bearing plate
herring hall, bearing plate, approximate age: David, Sorry but serial numbers don t help with any thing other than approximate age. Manufacturers NEVER published any information concerning their products by serial number. I m assuming based on your description that you have a hinge problem. Possible...

Locksmithing: J. Baum lock repair, repair question, locksmithing
repair question, locksmithing, sprocket: Jerry, Unfortunately, there aren t a lot of really good safe techs in Colorado, but I ll provide you with the names of a couple you can talk to. J & R Safe and Security, Inc. 719-282-0360 7857 Scarborough Drive Colorado Springs, CO 80920-7117 ...

Locksmithing: JJ Taylor, wheel locks, underground vault
wheel locks, underground vault, operator errors: Andre, There are only three reasons that a safe lock won t open, they are: 1. Incorrect dialing squence, (operator errors) 2. Incorrect combination, (wrong numbers) 3. Mechanical problems. As mechanical problems are generally the smallest group...

Locksmithing: keys, dead bolt, locks
dead bolt, locks, doors: Hello Dave, Only if the new and existing locks have the same keyway. Meaning, if the keys from your new lock will slide into the existing one, you can have one of this rekeyed to allow one set of keys to lock/unlock both locks. By the way, the builder...

Locksmithing: kingavon 27 safe, safe company, cheap imports
safe company, cheap imports, key lock: Kate, Kingavon safes were inexpensive (cheap) imports brought in to the UK and many European countries for sale. Generally if they won t work, the cost to open and/or repair them will cost more than the safe is worth. First recommendation would be...

Locksmithing: La Gard 3035 e lock, electronic locks, e lock
electronic locks, e lock, liability reasons: Ali, You may have a bad key pad. There are several things that I would try before considering drilling the safe, but generally electronic locks either work or they don t. If it isn t the key pad, then it will need to be drilled. We do not give out...

Locksmithing: Lefebure safe, safe company, detent
safe company, detent, money tree: Fred, Mechanical problems REQUIRE hands on diagnostics, solutions and repairs. Without examining the door, bolt work and lock the only thing that I can do is make guesses. Sorry but my crystal ball got broken, when my wife killed my money tree. Generally,...

Locksmithing: Lock Failure Modes, failure modes, spring cap
failure modes, spring cap, shear line: Hello Ezra, If the lock has a spring cap you ll have to remove that then remove all of the pins and springs, reinstall the spring cap and try again. If the spring is at the shear line you can t shim or pick it out of the way so you can either do the...

Locksmithing: locked safe, any hope?, montgomery wards, company letterhead
montgomery wards, company letterhead, search fee: Adam, Sorry, unfortunately Meilink is as unresponsive to service techs as they are to safe owners. While I understand their attempt to ensure that you are the correct owner of the safe, sometimes they go way overboard. As manufacturers NEVER publish...

Locksmithing: Looking for old wall safe, locksmithing, combination lock
locksmithing, combination lock, thanks john: John, As antiques are considered over 100 years old, you are looking for an old safe. The majority of this type of safe, was built during the 1940 s and 50 s. Problem with finding an old one, besides being obsolete, there are also no parts available...

Locksmithing: Mosler Safe, safe company, safe in new york city
safe company, safe in new york city, safe inc: Laura, you can try one of the following: Precision Lock & Safe, Inc. 516-616-0854 Elaad Israeli 240 Jericho Tpke Floral Park, NY 11001 LaBarge Lock and Safe Technicians 518-271-0783 Dave LaBarge Albany, NY Empire Safe Company...

Locksmithing: Mosler Safe Question, overnight storage, detail photos
overnight storage, detail photos, interior detail: Aaron, Obviously I will need to see your safe for any type of evaluation. The information that you have provided indicates that the safe is a pre 1960 fire resistive safe, with a T-20 tamper resistance rating. This is NOT a burglary resistive safe,...

Locksmithing: Mosler Vault Door, hot little hands, alignment problem
hot little hands, alignment problem, operational problem: Dustin, Mechanical problems require hands on diagnostics, solutions and repairs. Your problem may simply be due to the door laying down. It may be hitting something, or the door may be tweaked slightly. As far as it being an easy fix - as soon...

Locksmithing: mosler vault door, dehumifier, bank vault
dehumifier, bank vault, combination locks: Bart, I ll give you some recommendations in order of preference, however you can contact them in any order, as some are closer than others. Talton s Safes 919-779-3545 Ray Talton 5944 Fayetteville Rd about 155 miles Raleigh, NC 27603 Dowless...

Locksmithing: New Safe Combo, challenger 25, electronic lock
challenger 25, electronic lock, 4th quarter: Chris, First question - does your safe have a digital (electronic) lock, or a mechanical lock? If it has a digital lock, I ll need to know what kind (manufacturer) to provide you with instructions. If it is a mechanical I will also need to know the...

Locksmithing: OLD COLE STEEL SAFE., mechanical malfunctions, lever assembly
mechanical malfunctions, lever assembly, safe company: Kyle, There are a number of problems that could be happening with your lock, unfortunately they all require hands on diagnostics, service and repairs. Pushing the lock bolt in could have resulted in a bolt disconnect, or the lock lever assembly may be...

Locksmithing: old National lock set, set screw, lock cylinder
set screw, lock cylinder, mortise: Hello Pooniel, The next thing to do is to remove the faceplate from the edge of the door. Behind that is a set screw. The set screw holds the outside cylinder in place. Loosen but do not remove the set screw as you unscrew the outside cylinder. You...

Locksmithing: Open safe, vault service, safe co
vault service, safe co, digit number: Hi Rachel. The five digit number is a serial number for that safe. However, those records are long gone. Usually when a safe is delivered the combination is set for the new owner to something he will remember. Have you tried important dates in you father...

Locksmithing: opening mosler safe, index mark, safe company
index mark, safe company, o clock: Angelina, The dialing sequence for your safe 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 until the dial stops (should be around 80). NOTE: Left is counter clockwise,...

Locksmithing: Operating instruction and change key, change keys, o clock
change keys, o clock, number combination: Ralph, It doesn t matter whether you agree or disagree, it is a fact of life - You don t normally get maintenance tools with ANYTHING that you buy. As far as changing the combination when ever you like, there are no refrains from your having the combination...

Locksmithing: operning a safe, herring hall, charleston west virginia
herring hall, charleston west virginia, safe company: Heather, Probably the nearest company that I would recommend would be: Talton Safes 5924 Fayetteville Road Raleigh, NC 27603 Phone: 919-779-3545 Ray C. Talton Fax: 919-772-8258 rctalton@bellsouth.net While there may be some smaller...

Locksmithing: Outside Latch Button Will Not Open Door, screw hole, handleset
screw hole, handleset, latch: Hello Mark, You likely have a handleset and there s a good chance it s a Kwikset since they come with a deadbolt. Handlesets have a thumbpiece that actuate a tailpiece or spindle which then turns. This tailpiece goes through the latch mechanism. When...

Locksmithing: Protectall safe, class c fire, mosler
class c fire, mosler, safe lock: Kevin, Some of the smaller safes were built with the lock controlling the bolt work rather than simply blocking its movement. These would have a pull handle to open the door. Glad you were able to get it open. While you can always try to service...

Locksmithing: remotes, black and decker, black decker
black and decker, black decker, titan: Hello Sandy, Sorry but Kwikset (the company that made Titan; Black & Decker is part of that company too) discontinued that product about 5 years ago. There are no parts, including new remotes, available. You might try a company that sells remotes for...

Locksmithing: replacement key, city aurora, key blanks
city aurora, key blanks, key number: Most larger locksmith shops can cut a key from this code. It could be a couple of different key blanks so I would take a close up picture of where the key goes with me. I thought Sisco was out in California. Let me see if we have a current address...

Locksmithing: S&G lock, security products inc, payson utah
security products inc, payson utah, liberty safes: Jason, I m assuming that you have an electronic or digital safe lock. If your S&G lock, probably a 6120 series lock, will not lock correctly, it has probably failed. For this reason, I recommend that you DO NOT close the door of your safe until it has...

Locksmithing: Saf-d-posit safe Model 900, mobile locksmiths, key cutters
mobile locksmiths, key cutters, locksmith shop: LaNita, I would try a local Locksmith SHOP to have the locks opened or keys made. NOTE: I don t recommend mobile locksmiths or key cutters . If it is an actual shop, they should be able to help. If they indicate that they will have to drll the...

Locksmithing: safe combination, herring hall, yale lock
herring hall, yale lock, index mark: Paul, If the lock is a Yale lock, the dialing sequence would 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 until the dial stops (around 10) If it isn t a Yale lock, then...

Locksmithing: Safe Locksmith Recommendation, safe company, donna johnson
safe company, donna johnson, condition thanks: Donna, Johnson-Pacific Safe Company has been out of business since 1984. You also didn t indicate WHAT the problem is with your safe. If it is locked up, you will need a safe technician from a local safe company (NOT a locksmith) to open and repair...

Locksmithing: When a safe must be bolted down, common sense security, lag bolt
common sense security, lag bolt, lag bolts: John, Insurance companies DO NOT consider what you are putting inside the safe as weight , only value . While they generally have the 750 lb limit as a requirement to be bolted down, they recommend that ALL safes be anchored to avoid or to restrict a...

Locksmithing: Thank You!, yale lock, safe companies
yale lock, safe companies, safe company: Deb, Wow, you are out in the middle of nowhere! The nearest safe companies that I would recommend are over 200 miles away!!!! Hopefully your safe is small enough that you can take it to them (or someone else), which would keep the price down. KB...

Locksmithing: safe replacement parts, i don t care, locksmith
i don t care, locksmith, replacement parts: Hi Shawnn, If you have a local locksmith that does safe work, I would bring the part to that company to see if they can track down a part for you. These can sometimes be repaired if both all parts of the handle are available. Without being able...

Locksmithing: safety vault code -FORGOTTEN-, excessive damage, safe company
excessive damage, safe company, alternate methods: Mamlaka, I m assuming that you mean the combination, as the serial number will not open the safe. My first recommendation would be to contact the manufacturer to see if they have a record of the combination that your safe left the factory set on. You...

Locksmithing: Sargent and Greenleaf 6700, sargent and greenleaf, diy project
sargent and greenleaf, diy project, safe company: John, Generally safes require maintenance on a regular basis - annual for commercial, and every 3-5 years for residential - OR minimum - when ever you notice a problem. As maintenance requires disassembly of the lock and/or bolt work, I DO NOT recommend...

Locksmithing: Schwab vault, sargent and greenleaf, safe company
sargent and greenleaf, safe company, excessive damage: David, you basically have two options, you can try all of the possible combinations for the lock or you can contact a local safe company to have their safe technician open th door for you. While there are around 1,000,000 possible combinations for this...

Locksmithing: sentry 1330 combination, test test test, wd 40
test test test, wd 40, sentry: Spray some WD-40 around the dial and see if it loosens up. If not, remove the one screw on the back, slide the metal cover out and spray the wheels. Most Sentry safes have a limited number of combinations. You can reverse the middle wheel and determine...

Locksmithing: sentry safe, pot metal, mechanical problem
pot metal, mechanical problem, key lock: Henry, Unfortunately, these inexpensive safes, often have lock and/or bolt work failures. Many of the parts are made of plastic or pot metal, which can easily jam or break. If the electronics are showing that the lock is open, and it is not unlocking,...

Locksmithing: sentry safe v260, keys locks, skeleton key
keys locks, skeleton key, liability reasons: Jonathan, I m sorry to hear of your mother s passing. Unfortunately, safe guards DO exist, to keep unauthorized people from gaining access to safes, keys, locks etc. While these safe guards are meant to keep dishonest people from easily gaining access...

Locksmithing: shaw walker drawer pulls (Handles), shaw walker, don shaw
shaw walker, don shaw, filing cabinets: Don, Shaw-Walker had a vendor providing these handles. When they quit producing items like the fire RESISTIVE filing cabinets, the vendor no longer produced the handles. Unless you find another similar container to obtain donor parts from, you...

Locksmithing: Specs, kim montgomery, ul label
kim montgomery, ul label, asian imports: Kim, Montgomery Ward did not manufacturer safes. While they DID sell safes which were made by several different manufacturers, IF the container has a rating it would be listed on a UL label on the container. If the container does NOT have a label,...

Locksmithing: Still in bussiness, kaba mas, electronic locks
kaba mas, electronic locks, production manufacturers: Brad, Federal Equipment Company is no longer in the locking making business, and hasn t been for around 25 years. I would recommend replacing it with any of the current locks which are in production. Manufacturers include Sargent & Greenleaf and LaGard....

Locksmithing: Suddenly locked out of my own safe, dial type, tight spots
dial type, tight spots, combination lock: Kim, before worrying about replacing the lock, have it serviced by a trained safe safe technician. Possibly all it needs is some tender loving care. As far as replacement locks, it WILL depend on the actual mounting foot print of the lock. Over the...

Locksmithing: Unknown safe with Mosler combination lock, locksmithing, combination lock
locksmithing, combination lock, jpg image: Konrad, Oops! you did mention that originally. Mosler used a number of different types of locks some of which were hand change, some pin change and some key change. I m not sure by marker if you mean inserting the pin into a new hole, if so this would...

Locksmithing: USCAN UC-1310 safe question....., mechanical problem, tim tim
mechanical problem, tim tim, faste: Tim, There are a number of possible problems that could be causing this. First could be something on the inside that is caught between the door and frame, or in the bolt work. Second could easily be something worn or damaged in the safe. Safes DO...

Locksmithing: Victor Safe, safe lock, precise location
safe lock, precise location, western avenue: John, Without a more precise location (zipcode), I ll have to go with Chicago as local . You can try: Fink Safe & Lock Co. 773-486-2030 2307-11 N. Western Avenue Chicago, IL 60647 If you would like me to look for someone closer to you, let me...

Locksmithing: vintage safe lock parts, herring hall, dial wheels
herring hall, dial wheels, safe lock: Rick, I ll have to see what lock you have, to determine what parts are missing. As generally, parts are not kept, you will probably be looking at replacing the entire lock, but I ll still need to see exactly WHAT you have so that I can see what I have...

Locksmithing: weight, goodrich road, manufacturing center
goodrich road, manufacturing center, sears: James, I have no catalog information on these safes, which I believe were sold by Sears and imported by Center Manufacturing. Center Manufacturing 540 Goodrich Road, Bellevue, OH 44811 Phone 1-800-377-7736 / Fax 1-419-483-0070 http://www.firefyter.com/our_products.html...

Locksmithing: weight of safe, composite safes, interior cabinetry
composite safes, interior cabinetry, steel cabinets: Luc, There is no such safe. While the safe may have been made by Chubb, Sargent & Greenleaf is the lock manufacturer - only. The model of the lock is an R6700 series. Weight is dependent on the construction of the safe, for instance fire safes are...

Locksmithing: Yale lock on old safe, yale locks, yale lock
yale locks, yale lock, index mark: Derek, Your safe appears to be 1940ish. There were a couple of manufacturers that used hinges similar to this. The standard dialing sequence for most Yale locks (OC5 series) that I would expect to find on this safe, would be: 4 times Right to the...

Locksmithing: Yale safe, serial number listings, excessive damage
serial number listings, excessive damage, liability reasons: Aaron, Well you definitly have a Syracuse Safe, which confirms that the lock is probably the OB series Yale lock, using a gravity lever style blocking bar, and a three wheel lock. All of the previous information should help you open the safe, if you...

Locksmithing: 2 Drawer Victor Safe, nancy nancy, index mark
nancy nancy, index mark, o clock: Nancy, There are no numbers on the container that indentify the year your file cabinet was made. While this container may have a combination lock on it, it is NOT a safe. I m not sure how knowing the age of the safe has anything to do with the dialing...

Locksmithing: 9042 safe, Montgomery Ward safe, Meilink
Montgomery Ward safe, Meilink, lost combination: Montgomery Ward got their safes from Meilink Safe Manufacturing, Schwab Safe, Diebold and others. They are typically residential grade fire safes. It s a long shot, but you could contact Meilink which is now owned by Fireking. That s if the combination...

Locksmithing: Allied-Gary Safe Model ASPL, safe company, nkl
safe company, nkl, mobile service: Wayne, Sorry but serial numbers ONLY work for manufacturers. As Allied-Gary is no longer in business (they were acquired by NKL, who was acquired by FireKing International) and hence records are also not available. As far as having keys made for the...

Locksmithing: baldwin deadbolt/mortise, cold chisel, deadbolt
cold chisel, deadbolt, mortise lock: Hello Eileen, From your description it sounds like you have a mortise lock. This type of lock has an interconnected deadbolt/latch mechanism. Operating the inside knob or lever usually unlocks the deadbolt and latch simultaneously. If this is the type...

Locksmithing: Cannon safe with Secure Ram Lock, vietnam vets for truth, cannon safe
vietnam vets for truth, cannon safe, woodbine road: Phil, Sorry, but unlike the movies there are no factory codes or master codes to open locks. While some locks have the capability of having what is refered to as an MRC or managment reset code, these would be set by the safe manufacturer when the...

Locksmithing: carey safe combo, couple options, safe company
couple options, safe company, western nevada: Clay, My service area is Fresno, CA to Oregon, including Western Nevada - so Auburn, CA would be in my service area. The Cary Safe Company has been out of business since 1929. Manufacturers NEVER published records of individual combinations which were...

Locksmithing: Cary locks, electric solenoids, burglary protection
electric solenoids, burglary protection, safe doors: Mark, I couldn t find your video , and so I can t evaluate it. First question - where did you get the date of 1900 for your safe? As there are no records available and the factory has been out of business since 1929, the best that we can do is to...

Locksmithing: Cary safe combo change, circumferance, safe company
circumferance, safe company, index mark: Josh, Based on your serial number I would expect the lock on your safe to be a Yale 062-1/2, four wheel hand change lock. NOTE: If this is NOT the correct lock then the instructions may not be correct. This lock WILL require disassembly in order...

Locksmithing: Challenger Emergency Manual Key, non volatile memory, override code
non volatile memory, override code, key fit: Jim, first off, I doubt that Challenger made one key to fit all of their safes, so I m not sure why you would think there would be a photo available. These containers would not be very safe if one key fit all of them. Most of these containers were built...

Locksmithing: combination, herring hall, el salvadore
herring hall, el salvadore, safe companies: Roberto, Basically you have two options, you can try all of the 1,000,000 possible combinations, or you can have the safe technician from a local safe company open the safe for you. I m not aware of any safe companies in El Salvadore, or any neighboring...

Locksmithing: Diebold cash vault door, vault doors, cash vault
vault doors, cash vault, gun room: Joe, Generally this isn t an expensive fix. It shouldn t take a trained safe tech more than about an hour to realign, adjust and reset the combination. Of course this would depend on the actual amount of damage. Worst case, you may have to replace the...

Locksmithing: diebold safe, index mark, safe company
index mark, safe company, o clock: Suzie, There are only three reasons a safe lock will not open, they are: 1. Incorrect dialing sequence (operator error) 2. Incorrect combination (wrong numbers) 3. Mechanical problems. Unfortunately people often write down or pass on, instructions...

Locksmithing: Diebold Safe Combo---, wheel locks, index mark
wheel locks, index mark, operator errors: Kevin, The numbers stamped on the handle are probably the serial number, but they don t mean anything to anyone but the factory. The dialing sequence for your Diebold lock should be: 4 times left to the first number, 3 times right to the second number,...

Locksmithing: Diebolds filling safe, liability reasons, automotive tech
liability reasons, automotive tech, safe company: Andre, Diebold used their own locks and some Sargent & Greenleaf locks. The dialing sequence is basically the same for both locks. 4 times left to the first number, 3 times right to the second number, 2 times left to the third number, 1 time right...

Locksmithing: Eagle Safe, blinking red light, definite problem
blinking red light, definite problem, old eagle: Anirudh, Unfortunately safes like this have really inexpensive electronics (read cheap!). They are prone to failure, and in many cases parts are not available, and repair facilities are non-existant. We have similar problems with some safes that we import...

Locksmithing: Cannon safe with Secure Ram Lock
Locksmithing: Cannon safe with Secure Ram Lock

Locksmithing: Itoki gold safe strong 88, turning sequence
Locksmithing: Itoki gold safe strong 88, turning sequence

Locksmithing: Tilton and McFarland Safe
Locksmithing: Tilton and McFarland Safe

Locksmithing: Fire proof Mustang gun safe, mustang series, warranty issues
mustang series, warranty issues, fire proof: Stephanie, The Mustang would be a model brand name OR a Logo , not the manufacturer. I do have a listing for a Mustang series of safes from Sun Welding at: http://www.sunweldingsafes.com/Sun_Welding_Safe_Company/Product_Line.html Their contact...

Locksmithing: Herring's Patent Champion, farrell st, safe lock
farrell st, safe lock, mary mary: Mary, Very few safe technicians and even fewer locksmiths are able to open this safe, so I guess the answer would be - short of destroying the safe - NO, you won t be able to crack the safe. There are only a few people in the country that I would recommend...

Locksmithing: Itoki gold safe strong 88, turning sequence, osaka shi, wheel style
osaka shi, wheel style, straight tail: Joe, This is a Japanese manufactured safe. Itoki began building safes in 1961, but I m not sure if they still do or not.. I m not sure if this company is still in business. The last contact info that I had is: Itoki Crebio Corp. 4-12, Imafuku Higashi...

Locksmithing: j&j tayor safe, burglary protection, uninformed person
burglary protection, uninformed person, steel walls: Keith, The weight of a safe has more to do with the construction of the safe, than it does with the manufacturer or the size. Safes were built with several different thoughts in mind. First of course were fire resistive safes, designed to keep HEAT...

Locksmithing: Johnson Pacific Safe Co., sonoma county california, old exchange
sonoma county california, old exchange, safe co: Mandy, Well that phone number will give you an idea how old your safe is. Notice the old exchange designation Beacon 4-4255. These exchange designations were pretty much discontinued by the mid 1960 s, so this helps us to date your safes manufacture...

Locksmithing: Keep Safe Safe, Sentry, wall safe
Sentry, wall safe, dialing instructions.: It should be either 3 x L to the first number, 2 x R to the second number and left directly to the third number, then push the corner of the safe. Or it is 3 x R to the first number, 2 x L to the second # and right directly to the third number, then push...

Locksmithing: Key Lock safe ID,(mfg, age, $),, informal evaluation, detail photos
informal evaluation, detail photos, interior detail: Bob, I would be happy to look at your safe for you. In order to answer questions, 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,...

Locksmithing: Locked Herring-Hall Marvin Safe, herring hall, wheel locks
herring hall, wheel locks, index mark: Daniel, Generally the HHM containers used three wheel locks. They did however use a variety of locks during their 68 year history, so your combination could be either LRLR or RLRL, depending on the lock installed on your safe. The basic dialing sequence...

Locksmithing: Locking a Door without a key, picking a lock, devon
picking a lock, devon, exceptions: Hello Devon, Almost any lock can be picked to unlock therefore the same goes for locking it. There are some exceptions. Any lock that requires you to push in on a locking piece on the inside knob or lever to lock cannot be picked locked. Any lock...

Locksmithing: LORI LC1272 Lock, combination locks, safe company
combination locks, safe company, lori: Doug, Lori hasn t made combination locks for over 20 years. There locks were all sent out to safe manufacturers set on a neutral number. It was up to either the safe manufacturer to set a combination, or for the retailer to set a combination when the...

Locksmithing: Lost combination, grain valley mo, antique safes
grain valley mo, antique safes, cramer company: Phil, I have a sister who lives just north of Tyler in Lindale, Tx. Basic History: CRAMER BROS. SAFE CO. Kansas City, Mo (1886-1940) Founded in 1886 as Cramer Safe Company, after the 1871 Chicago Fire. Providing Burglar & Fire safes. In 1940 Cramer...

Locksmithing: Lost key, safe company
safe company: Suboria, What is the manufacture of your safe. The number 702 has no meaning without a manufacturer. If you don t know who manufactured your safe, and/or you don t remember where you got the safe, then you will need to take it to a local safe company...

Locksmithing: lost key, vault service, lost key
vault service, lost key, locksmith: We need a little more information. What is the brand name on the safe? Is there a model number or serial number? That code comes up for about 6 different manufacturers. You should be able to take the complete information to a good locksmith to have him...

Locksmithing: marvin locksets, Marvin, door hardware
Marvin, door hardware: Both Ashley Norton and Valli & Valli supplied hardware for Marvin http://www.ashleynorton.com/brass-bronze-collection/collection.asp?range_id=1 http://www.vallievalli.com/Catalogo_VallieValli_2009.pdf Unfortunately, we don t see these often enough...

Locksmithing: Marvins Safe, brass knobs, locksmith license
brass knobs, locksmith license, elmira ny: Hi Ray, I m assuming that this is just a duplicate question as I ve answered it once, but just in case, here is my previous answer: Ray, First off, I never issue opening instructions for obvious security and liability reasons. As this is an open...

Locksmithing: Mosler Bank Safe, ft smith ar, bank vault
ft smith ar, bank vault, ar area: Andrea, Obviously any history that I have would be about the manufacturer, NOT the safe, its history or any of its previous owners - that would be up to you to discover. Based on your serial number I would have to place it between 1894-1898 (1896ish),...

Locksmithing: Mosler Safe, underwriters laboratories inc, mosler safe company
underwriters laboratories inc, mosler safe company, underwriters laboratory: Susan, The plates are basically the standards that the safe was built to. In this case you have a fire resistive safe, tested (or at least built to) for a 1 hour period. The T-20 burglary resistance is as the label indicates only TAMPER resistant...

Locksmithing: mosler safe, detail photos, interior detail
detail photos, interior detail, historical perspective: Justin, Your safe was probably made between 1900-1905, and it was made by Mosler! What else would you like to know. Obviously, without seeing what you have I can t give you much info. In order to answer questions, identify, evaluate or appraise your...

Locksmithing: Mosler Safe problems, safe company, correct tools
safe company, correct tools, diy project: Lois, I never recommend this type of service as a DIY project for the same reason that I don t recommend using locksmiths for safe work. Lack of training, knowledge and correct tools can cause problems. WARNING DO NOT SHUT THE DRAWER until after the...

Locksmithing: Old Cannonball Safe, manganese steel, seth thomas
manganese steel, seth thomas, time lock: James, Your safe was built by the York Safe & Lock Company, it was an Ely-Norris patented Manard Manganese Steel Safe . Ely-Norris Safe Company was manufacturing cannonball safes from 1903 until around 1912 when they were acquired by York Safe & Lock...

Locksmithing: old combo lock, locksmith shop, shackel
locksmith shop, shackel, slaymaker: Donald, If you have a local locksmith shop with the codes, and if your padlock has a serial number, they may be able to give you the combination. If your lock has no serial number, or they don t have the code series, they should be able to recover the...

Locksmithing: Old halls safe with sargent and greenleaf, sargent and greenleaf, new dial
sargent and greenleaf, new dial, locksmith: Josh, The locksmith is correct in that the dial has been replaced, which could also mean that the lock has been replaced. This is what happens when untrained, unknowledgeable persons are allowed to work on safes. A possible antique safe has lost most...

Locksmithing: older adesco safe, dial lock, safe company
dial lock, safe company, excessive damage: Tommy, The company you contacted is actually FireKing International. They acquired the Adesco safe company in 2005. While they still manufacture under this label, this is NOT the same company. They may or may not have the original factory combinations...

Locksmithing: opening case of Mosler combination lock, safes and vaults, vault service
safes and vaults, vault service, dial time: It usually winds up being a two man job, with one guy dialing and the other on the back cover. Maybe they would have you dial the lock while they re working on the back cover. They may want to trade for some of the parts. The time lock winding key...

Locksmithing: opening old yale safe, vault service, hand painting
vault service, hand painting, castiron: It would seem you are either missing a number OR 2 of the wheels are set on the same number. Yale made a number of different lock models, some with 3 wheels and some with 4 wheels. They also dialed differently such as RLRL or LRLR. If you only have 2...

Locksmithing: Pin tumbler problem, pin tumbler, wd 40
pin tumbler, wd 40, start from scratch: When I recombinated a pin tumbler cylinder and reassemble it?????..... This does not happen to me. Aside from your grammar which I might point out is a little indicative of the issues you are having with this lock, your problem is that you are attempting...

Locksmithing: Question about a safe, safe companies, detail photos
safe companies, detail photos, left hand side: Carla, Sorry, but Yale & Towne was a LOCK manufacturer only, NOT a safe manufacturer. Many safe companies used their locks over the years, so you could have most anything. The date on your dial is actually a patent date. It should read Patd Feb...

Locksmithing: re-key weiser lock, plastic tube, deadbolt
plastic tube, deadbolt, locksmith: Hello Brian, If the Weiser lock you have isn t an actual Weiser brand and you purchased a rekeying kit for a Weiser, or if the Weiser lock you have is worn out it will cause problems. The fact that the springs and top pins came out and you had to reinsert...

Locksmithing: removing door knob, mortise locks, mortise lock
mortise locks, mortise lock, setscrew: Hello James, There are many models of locks and they have changed over the years. I ve not dealt with Yale much but generally mortise locks have a set screw in the knob or some sort of retainer, like you have already tried. You may need a special wrench...

Locksmithing: Replacing deadbolt lock in steelcore door, vault service, hole saws
vault service, hole saws, pilot bit: There s a couple of different ways to do this. You can use a 2 1/8 hole saw to cut a hole in a chunk of 2x4, then clamp the 2x4 to the door and use the hole you made as a guide. Make sure you use a hole saw designed to cut metal such as Milwaukee or Lennox...

Locksmithing: Replacing an SG Lock, S&G, electronic safe lock
S&G, electronic safe lock: In the majority of cases, yes. If the keypad is located directly in front of the safe lock, then the safe was built to accept either type of lock. S&G makes a couple different mechanical locks that will fit. The most popular is the S&G 6730-100. Which includes...

Locksmithing: SAFE COMBINATION, horse of a different color, wizard of oz
horse of a different color, wizard of oz, safe company: Gloria, If the safe is OPEN , and you are able to access the back of the door, or take the door off, then the locksmith is WAY off base at $200. Obviously if the safe is locked up and you don t have a combination, this IS a horse of a different color...

Locksmithing: safe lost key, asian imports, lost key
asian imports, lost key, key key: Roseann, Unfortunately you haven t given me any useful information to work from. The short answer is yes, a replacement key can usually be otained for your safe. The long answer depends on who the manufacture of the safe is, what type of lock you...

Locksmithing: Safe Pilifer, override code, retail representative
override code, retail representative, safe co: Mirek, Sorry, but this is not a safe that I m familiar with. It is probably European and not imported into the US. My first recommendation would be to check with the manufacturer - or the distributor, where you purchased the safe. They would have more...

Locksmithing: Safe Question, brass knobs, locksmith license
brass knobs, locksmith license, elmira ny: Ray, First off, I never issue opening instructions for obvious security and liability reasons. As this is an open forum, available to anyone and everyone, and I have no idea who you are or what authority you have to work on someones safe, this type of...

Locksmithing: Sears Tower Safe, sears tower, sears roebuck
sears tower, sears roebuck, melink: Edward, I would have to say that it isn t a Meilink Safe. Sears sold TOWER labeled safes which were manufactured by a number of companies, including several off shore brands. Your safe has several rather unique items which should make it stand out,...

Locksmithing: Silas C Herring Safe, olean new york, safe companies
olean new york, safe companies, key blanks: Chris, Generally the guys drilling through the back of the safe don t know what they are doing, but they figure if they can somehow disassemble the lock it should open. What they DON T count on is interior doors, back covers, etc. The older safes like...

Locksmithing: star cylinder floor safe, star floor, safe company
star floor, safe company, cylinder type: Mike, You will need to take the safe to a local safe company to have the combination recovered and/or reset. This will require partial disassembly of the door/lock to obtain the combination. Any mistake during disassembly or reassembly can and probably...

Locksmithing: Star Safe, american security products, safe company
american security products, safe company, early 1970: Sarah, You didn t mention whether the safe was open or locked shut, and whether or not you have a working combination. Assuming that you don t have a combination AND the safe is locked closed, the safe has a negative value, as it will need to be opened...

Locksmithing: Tilton and McFarland Safe, william mcfarland, bmp format
william mcfarland, bmp format, detail photos: Stephanie, Tilton & McFarland Safe Company was in business from the 1850 s through the 1870 s, in Brooklyn, NY. Both William McFarland and Charles E. Tilton lived in Boston, MA, though McFarland maintained a residence in NY as well. I have two Tilton...

Locksmithing: Vanguard 2.0 Safe, goodrich road, corsicana tx
goodrich road, corsicana tx, safe companies: Mike, These safes were Labeled for and sold by Sears years ago. Many of the VanGuard series of safes were imported for Sears by Center Manufacturing. Center Manufacturing 540 Goodrich Road, Bellevue, OH 44811 Phone 1-800-377-7736 / Fax 1-419-483-0070...

Locksmithing: victor safe, remington rand, safe companies
remington rand, safe companies, paint scheme: Grant, While it may have been listed in a catalog at some point, identified by a model number, very few of these catologs still exsist, for ANY of the manufacturers. The only way to get the exact information that you are looking for would be to contact...

Locksmithing: victor safe, safe company, liability issues
safe company, liability issues, general forum: Chris, If the safe could be opened without using the combination, it wouldn t be very safe. If you are asking for opening information to avoid using a safe technician, we DO NOT pass on that information for several reasons including security and liability...

Locksmithing: victor safe, metal bottom, interior wood
metal bottom, interior wood, easy solution: John, Generally the cabinetry is not designed to be removed. While it is installed after the safe is completed, it may be installed in pieces which hold each other in place, or it may have a type of glue holding the panels in place. Screws and nails may...

Locksmithing: Victor safe from Tonowanda NY, class c fire, safe company
class c fire, safe company, fire class: Gina, None of the Victor safes manufactured between 1927-1955 weighted more than 2000 lbs, (this would include yours). They were all basically light weight fire resistive containers. The SMNA Class C fire rating indicates a 1 hour safe. this was considered...

Locksmithing: victor vintage safe, Victor, safe
Victor, safe, antique: Victor made safes for quite a while. They have been out of business for more than 50 years so all the records of serial numbers are not available. If you look at the back of the door there might be some clues as to when it was made. There also may be patent...

Locksmithing: Zero Haliburton Key Lock, zero halliburton
zero halliburton: None of these key codes are listed in any of our code programs. The factory does not/will not provide keys. Their only suggestion is to replace the locks. Ohio Travel Bag is a source for many locks for luggage. While they don t show the ZH keys in their...

Locksmithing: No. 14052, vault technicians association, albert einstein middle school
vault technicians association, albert einstein middle school, mini vault: It is more than likely made by the Johnson Pacific Safe Company. They made a LOT of different safes. Is the safe open? Can you post a pic of the safe and a close up of the dial and handle? This is not usually a DYI type of job. You will probably...

Locksmithing: 1984 Chubb Safe 2ft x 2ft size fire proof with key lock, home test kit, cvs pharmacies
home test kit, cvs pharmacies, ace hdw: Tony, To my knowledge Chubb never used asbestos in any of their products, at any time. Generally asbestos wasn t used in ANY safe after the 1950 s. If you have a question about the material, I would recommend having it tested at a local HAZMAT testing...

Locksmithing: age of safe, underwriters laboratories inc, mosler safe co
underwriters laboratories inc, mosler safe co, inspection tag: Shelly, It would be between 1874 and 2001. The UL tag is an inspection tag and has nothing to do with the safe. the serial number is for the tag and not the safe. Unfortunately, my wife broke my crystal ball about the same time she killed my money...

Locksmithing: Best Keys/ Key Duplicator, interchangeable cores, key blanks
interchangeable cores, key blanks, keyway: Hello Dave, Stay away from Best. They overcharge for everything. You can purchase Falcon or Arrow key blanks in a Best keyway from most locksmith shops or online. It doesn t take a special machine to copy them but it does to make them by code, or originate...

Locksmithing: just bought old Diebold safe, three wheels, clock position
three wheels, clock position, o clock: Leslie, These safes were manufactured up through the 1930 s. The 12 o clock position would be at the top. I have no idea what if any, significance the numbers that you were given have. Unfortunately people tend to pass on combinations the way THEY...

Locksmithing: Broken dial on safe, safe company, excessive damage
safe company, excessive damage, emergency dial: Jeanne, Yes, any good safe technician should be able to open your safe without causing any damage, as long as you have the combination to the safe. An Emergency dial will have to be installed and then the current combination transferred until the lock...

Locksmithing: brook national lock products, rim lock, double cylinder
rim lock, double cylinder, windows and doors: Hello Rick, I m not clear on what type of lock it is. Is this a deadbolt, a profile lock or a type of rim lock? If you can remove the cylinders, they should be replaceable but it depends on the style of lock. A locksmith should be able to rekey them...

Locksmithing: bumil safe sd 105, korea tel, sd 105
korea tel, sd 105, safe company: Waid, Bumil is a Korean safe manufacturer. Their contact information is: Bumil Safe Company #292-4 Paju-ri, Paju-eup, Paju-si Gyeonggi-do, Korea Tel. 031-953-5331~3 Fax. 031-952-4410,4411 info@bumilsafe.com In general they won t give out...

Locksmithing: cary safe, two locks, safe companies
two locks, safe companies, y6: Jeff, Cary safes used a number of different types of locks. The lock I would expect to see on your safe would either be a Yale Y6, four wheel lock, or a Yale M16, 3 wheel lock. The M16 is basically the Y6 with a relocking trigger and only 3 wheels. The...

Locksmithing: Cary Safe Co, safe co, shop time
safe co, shop time, two doors: David, Basically it will depend on WHAT you are looking for. As this company has been out of business since 1929, and there are NO aftermarket parts manufacturers for safes, you are pretty much limited to two options. 1. you can find a similar safe...

Locksmithing: Cary safe Dial, safe companies, good shape
safe companies, good shape, spindle: Josh, Pull off the back panel of the safe door, and send me photos of the insulation, the bolt work and lock. I ll see if I can id what you have and when it was made. If we can come up with a date, we can start looking for an appropriate dial. Send...

Locksmithing: CES one key sided cylinder, door latch, sided cylinder
door latch, sided cylinder, patio doors: Is the place where you put the key oval in shape? Is the inside turn piece directly behind where you put the key? If so, you probably have what is called a profile cylinder Does the inside turn piece turn at all? These are held in by a screw in...

Locksmithing: cinci, ohio safe, master locksmith, framming
master locksmith, framming, metal wheels: John, I can tell you that this lock does NOT appear to be original to this safe. I would have expected to see this safe with a key lock instead. I would love to see the article about your great grand father - send it to me at: andy@securitysafeusa.com....

Locksmithing: Cole Steel Caninet/Safe, thick steel walls, buyers remorse
thick steel walls, buyers remorse, insulation material: Laurie, Having a door in the cabinet WITH a combination lock does NOT make it a safe. While I understand that people call them safes, does NOT change the fact that these are simply locking cabinets, which use a combination lock. I see people going to...

Locksmithing: Combination change, hold harmless form, combination change
hold harmless form, combination change, diy project: Ed, Mosler used a number of different types of locks. As the lock will need to be partially disassembled to either recover or reset the combination, I DO NOT recommend this type of work as a DIY project, nor do I recommend that you use locksmiths as they...

Locksmithing: CSS Safe, minute time delay, programming sequences
minute time delay, programming sequences, drop doors: Jennifer, Removing the time delay WILL depend on what lock you have, not what the safe is. Different digital locks have different set up/programming sequences, so we need to figure out WHAT you have first. Some digital locks require having a computor...

Locksmithing: Dieabold safe, vault doors, index mark
vault doors, index mark, lever assembly: Bob, This is why I recommend using a local safe technician. While I understand that times are hard and money is tight for most people, sometimes the better choice is paying someone trained to do the job. The $75 you save by trying to do it yourself, looks...

Locksmithing: Diebold fire data safe, fire data, diy projects
fire data, diy projects, major component: Michael, I never recommend disassembly of safes as DIY projects for the same reason that I don t generally don t recommend using locksmiths. Lack of training, knowledge and tools can result in serious lock outs. As you didn t include any photos of what...

Locksmithing: Double Cylinder Lock Replacement, set screws, dead bolt
set screws, dead bolt, mortise cylinder: Hello John, Since you have the allen set screws that lock must be a mortise cylinder version which means the cylinders should unscrew, as you have tried. Try loosening the set screws further or you may have to use a screwdriver in the key hole itself...

Locksmithing: Duplicate a Barrel Key, vault service, locksmith shop
vault service, locksmith shop, control panel: Quite possibly. Do you have an original? What does it say on it? Is this the control panel key for your system? You would probably be better served taking it to a local locksmith shop so that you could try them right away or bring them the lock if there...

Locksmithing: Emtek Locksets, emtek locks, ipad
emtek locks, ipad, locksets: Hello Sheila, Emtek locks are similar to Schlage, mostly. The pins are usually Schlage but disassembling them can be more complicated depending on the model. Handlesets are sometimes a pain, knobs are too but levers are usually simple. The last ones...

Locksmithing: CES one key sided cylinder
Locksmithing: CES one key sided cylinder

Locksmithing: J. Baum Safe & Lock Co., baum
Locksmithing: J. Baum Safe & Lock Co., baum

Locksmithing: Mosler Safe with out combination
Locksmithing: Mosler Safe with out combination

Locksmithing: Cannot open a "Hase" safe, tradeit, locksmith
Locksmithing: Cannot open a "Hase" safe, tradeit, locksmith, nou

Locksmithing: re: mosler junior safe, toy safes, four holes
Locksmithing: re: mosler junior safe, toy safes, four holes

Locksmithing: Sperry Rand Victor treasure Chest, waterloo iowa, best of luck
Locksmithing: Sperry Rand Victor treasure Chest, waterloo iowa, best of luck, treasure chest

Locksmithing: Victor Patents 1904 Safe
Locksmithing: Victor Patents 1904 Safe

Locksmithing: FALCON double key deadbolt, no screws, screw heads
no screws, screw heads, clock positions: Hello Jonathan, On the inside assembly (the housing around the key hole that you access from the inside of the room when the door is shut) there should be a cover plate. Remove that cover plate, behind which are the screws. That is unless you see 2 round...

Locksmithing: file cabnet key, shaw walker, filecabnet
shaw walker, filecabnet, book charlie: Hello Charlie, Take the lock to your locksmith and see if a National R1069L fits the lock. Also try an Ideal 64D. The National Lock part number is D8776 so if neither of the above work, they will need to order the original blanks from National. Jame...

Locksmithing: Gun safe, vault technicians association, vault service
vault technicians association, vault service, stiff wire: Depending on how solid the remaining handle arbor is, we do one of two things: Wedge the remaining arbor so that it doesn t move, drill and tap it for a 1/4-20 bolt, thread the bolt in with some locktite, then use vise grips to turn it after we enter the...

Locksmithing: Hall's Safe, noel noel, operator errors
noel noel, operator errors, safe company: Noel, there are ONLY three reasons that a safe lock won t open, they are: 1. Incorrect dialing sequence, (operator errors), 2. Incorrect combination, (wrong numbers) 3. Mechanical problems. You mention that you have the combination . Have you...

Locksmithing: Hall's Safe Co, combination dial, dead bolt
combination dial, dead bolt, safe co: Gene, The number you are looking at is nothing more than a serial number and it has nothing to do with the combination of the lock. Remove the screw in the center of the wheel pack, remove the shoulder washer, remove the first wheel (marked #3 on the...

Locksmithing: Halls safe, herring hall, hand paintings
herring hall, hand paintings, safe companies: Corey, Just like ordering parts for cars, it does matter what you are missing. In order to be period correct, I will need to establish when your safe was made. Also, as many parts were specifically built for the safes that they were on, it isn t as...

Locksmithing: Halls safe company safe, ryan and co, index mark
ryan and co, index mark, operator errors: Jessica, There are three reasons a safe lock won t open, they are: 1. Incorrect dialing sequence - operator errors 2. Incorrect combination - wrong numbers 3. mechanical problems The problem with following someone elses dialing sequence, is that...

Locksmithing: J. Baum Safe & Lock Co., safe lock, york address
safe lock, york address, safe company: Byron, The J. Baum safe & Lock Company was organized may 26th 1916 to succeed the Baum Safe Company, which was established in 1893 to succeed the Warth-Baum Safe & Lock Company, which began around 1870. The 1916 reorganization and name change was to...

Locksmithing: J&J Taylor Safe Co., hens teeth, quest thanks
hens teeth, quest thanks, combination change: Tim, JJ Taylor fabricated safes between 1855 to 1927. I m curious as to where you came up with the 1924(ish) date? As far as the locks on the safe, JJ Taylor used locks similar to S&G s C60 series, key change lock. I will need to see better photos...

Locksmithing: Key for small bank, antique bank, collectible bank
antique bank, collectible bank: When I worked at a locksmith shop back in the nineties we used to get about a half a dozen of these banks a year. Most locksmiths don t want to spend the time it takes to make a key because most customers don t want to pay that much for a key. There...

Locksmithing: lock mechanism lubrication, vault service, silicone spray
vault service, silicone spray, combination locks: Depending on how old and what kind of combination locks they have, the answer can vary. On old, brass construction locks, a thin, I mean REALLY thin bit of lubrication is all that is needed. The rule of thumb is: If you can SEE it, it is too much. To...

Locksmithing: Locks, bitting, home depot
bitting, home depot, center hardware: Hello Danny, Most factory original keys have a key bitting on them but in the case of locks purchased from home centers the key bitting isn t listed on the box, a code is. The bitting is the actual cuts on the key. A code is a reference to the bitting...

Locksmithing: Lord Safe, digital locks, safe company
digital locks, safe company, default code: Bob, This is a yes and no question. There is no default code for digital locks. If you lose or forget your combination (this would include someone else changing it), you are pretty much out of luck. HOWEVER, some manufacturers built in a Manufacturer...

Locksmithing: Meilink G-17, wall safes, half a pint
wall safes, half a pint, meilink: Zachary, You will need to set up a spreadsheet to come up with the 22 possible combinations for this safe. Take the first set, and then progressively subtract 2 from each number until you have 22 combinaton sets. Start with: 12 - 26 - 2 The next...

Locksmithing: Mosler GSA Security Container., butterfly knob, anchorage alaska
butterfly knob, anchorage alaska, combonation: Bob, GSA containers use manipulation resistive locks, while there are several electronic dialers, they are expensive to operate (translated into YOU pay a large fee), few and far between, and they don t work most of the time anyway. If you can find someone...

Locksmithing: Mosler safe, money chest, classification group
money chest, classification group, retail value: Dave, The Safe Manufacturers National Association (SMNA) label only tells us what standard the safe was built to. In this case it gives us this information: 1. Specification B1 : indicates Burglary Resistive Chest 2. Classification Group 3 : ...

Locksmithing: Mosler Safe with out combination, safe companies, excessive damage
safe companies, excessive damage, liability reasons: Tommy, Sorry, but your options are fairly limited. Serial numbers are ONLY good to the factory. They allow them to look at the records to see how they were built, what extras they may have had, AND what combination the safe left the factory on. Manufacturers...

Locksmithing: Mosler Vault Door Lock parts/replacement, digital locks, alignment problems
digital locks, alignment problems, email attachments: Jared, Thanks for the compliments. You are not going to be able to get individual parts for your lock, you will need a replacement lock. As Mosler made the majority of their own locks, many are proprietary and have special mounting foot prints ....

Locksmithing: multi-point door lock, door handle, rollers
door handle, rollers, top and bottom: Hello Kenneth, In my opinion you need to have a locksmith look at it. I m not familiar with that type of lock enough to give you direction on how to proceed. You may have to remove the lock handles to try to manually retract the locking mechanism to...

Locksmithing: New lockset - key won't come out, vault service, wd 40
vault service, wd 40, sets of keys: Spray some WD-40 in the keyhole and run the key in and out a few times. Did you have the place you bought them at key the locks alike? IF you had the store key them, the retaining caps on the back of the lock cylinders may not have been tightened properly....

Locksmithing: Old Cole Steel cabinet and padlock, locksmith shop, metal doors
locksmith shop, metal doors, index mark: Jacques, I m soory that I can t answer your question as I deal with safes, and this cabinet is NOT considered a safe. Hopefully though I will be able to at least point you in the correct direction. As far as the missing key is concerned, you should...

Locksmithing: Old S&G safe lock, sargent and greenleaf, safe locks
sargent and greenleaf, safe locks, combination change: Ron, THIS little arm is designed to do exactly as I described earlier. When the combination is dialed up correctly, and the change key inserted AND turned, this little arm rotates up, blocking the fence from entering the wheel gates, there by keeping...

Locksmithing: Cannot open a "Hase" safe, index mark, operator errors
index mark, operator errors, o clock: Nou, Hase safes were manufactured in Japan. I don t know if this manufacturer is still in business. We haven t ordered any safes from them since around 2005. If you have the original card and the combination is the same, and if you are dialing it correctly,...

Locksmithing: Can not open Mosler 3 three wheel lock, Mosler, GSA container
Mosler, GSA container, Mosler file: It sounds like you have a GSA file cabinet. These were built for the government to keep documents that needed to be secured. A couple of things: The locking bolts that come out of the side of the drawer don t extend until the drawer is closed. The lock...

Locksmithing: How to open a Vanguard VS-200 Safe, index mark, o clock
index mark, o clock, correct direction: Mike, The standard sequence for most of the locks made 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 until the dial stops. NOTE: left is counter clockwise, right is clockwise....

Locksmithing: Opening a Remington Rand Safe, afrotc detachment, remington rand
afrotc detachment, remington rand, insulation material: Robert, Remington-Rand made several of these safes with different locks using an integrated handle (handle in the middle of the dial). These use different dialing sequences depending on the lock installed. As far as the safe containing asbestos, while...

Locksmithing: parts, acorns, different materials
acorns, different materials, one of my favorites: Barbara, While some companies like ours DO have some acorns (finials), generally they are used, not full sets, and may go to a number of different safes. Chances of finding the exact ones that you need are small. What you need to do is to take a really...

Locksmithing: parts for remington rand, remington rand, sperry corporation
remington rand, sperry corporation, two choices: Doug, Remington-Rand was acquired by the Sperry Corporation in 1955 and the safe division was closed down. This means that you have two choices - you can find another safe to strip the parts off of, or you can fabricate new parts. Generally the dial...

Locksmithing: Phoenix Safe, remington rand, lever assembly
remington rand, lever assembly, unision: Chris, With the wheel pack out, turn the dial 360 degrees to the right and 360 degrees to the left. In one direction the lock lever should engage and the dial comes to a full and complete stop. The door bolt work should now retract and extend. As Phoenix...

Locksmithing: protectall safe 1932, index mark, operator errors
index mark, operator errors, safe company: Jacob, First off, where did you come up with the 1932 date? Manufacturers never placed dates of fabrication on them, so I m curious as to where your date came from. There are only three reasons that a safe lock won t unlock, they are: 1. Incorrect...

Locksmithing: re: lubrication question of 3/9/12, greenleaf inc, vault service
greenleaf inc, vault service, deibold: The Meilink probably has an S&G 6730 lock in it. The Diebold either has a Diebold 900 or a Diebold 177. We do service safes. What problems are you having? We get to Lake county a couple of times a month for our customers. If you can wait until we are...

Locksmithing: re: mosler junior safe, safe company, excessive damage
safe company, excessive damage, locksmith: Karen, As Mosler has been out of business for almost 11 years now, there records are gone, so even if you have the serial number it won t help. This leaves you with two alternatives. you can try all of the possible combinations, or you can have a safe...

Locksmithing: Remington Rand 1/2 hour fireproof file vault door, home test kit, cvs pharmacies
home test kit, cvs pharmacies, ace hdw: Jon, First lets go over a couple of the problems with your door. As it is a Remington-Rand door, it would have been built between 1926-1955. Remington-Rand did not acquire the Safe Cabinet Company until 1926, and they didn t acquire Victor Safe & Lock...

Locksmithing: remington rand safe, sperry corporation, remington rand
sperry corporation, remington rand, safe companies: Sonny, As Remington-Rand has not made a safe since they were acquired by the Sperry Corporation in 1955, it is going to be difficult to contact them to try to find the original combination. This leaves you with two options, you can either: 1. try all...

Locksmithing: Removal of Emtek entryset on front door, latch bolt, bolt assembly
latch bolt, bolt assembly, striker plate: The latch is held in by 2 screws. After removing them, run a razor knife around the edge of the plate to free up any paint or varnish. You may have to put a screwdriver in the hole in the face of the door, behind the latch and pry a little to get it loose....

Locksmithing: replacement key for safe, safe companies, safe company
safe companies, safe company, spare key: John, As this is not a US safe, I don t know who the manufacturer is. I ve never heard of this brand, but my research points to it being Japanese, so it is probably a brand name import for the UK. My first recommendation would be to check with the...

Locksmithing: safe acorns, thread depth, acorns
thread depth, acorns, different materials: Bob, While some companies like ours DO have some acorns (finials), generally they are used, not full sets, and may go to a number of different safes. Chances of finding the exact ones that you need are small. What you need to do is to take a really...

Locksmithing: Safe ID Needed, combination locks, case specification
combination locks, case specification, detail photos: Barry, I will probably need to see the photos to actually ID the safe. SMNA was a testing facility ONLY, similar to UL. The info on their tag only tells us the STANDARD that the safe was built to, in this case: Specification B1 - indicates a...

Locksmithing: safe operation, vault service, o clock
vault service, o clock, syracuse ny: Try 5 x R to 20, 4 x L to 60, 3 x R to 60, 2 x L to ? (is there a number there?), 1 x R to 40 How old do you think the safe is? 1950s? The 12 o clock mark is for dialing the combination, the other mark is used for setting a new combination. They...

Locksmithing: safe value, scrap metal yard, detail photos
scrap metal yard, detail photos, safe company: David, Sorry the photo is too small and doesn t allow me to see anything worthwhile. I will need to see MUCH, MUCH better photos to ID the safe for you. As far as the combination, as long as the safe is open, the combination can either be recovered...

Locksmithing: safe won't open with combination, index mark, excessive damage
index mark, excessive damage, operator errors: Daniel, You haven t indicated whether or not you have the combination any longer. There are only 3 reasons a safe lock won t open. They are: 1. Incorrect dialing sequence, (operator errors) 2. Incorrect combination or lost combination, (wrong numbers)...

Locksmithing: safes& Vaults, locksmith license, safe deposits
locksmith license, safe deposits, work ethics: Daniel, I don t believe that your NYC locksmith license will transfer over to Florida, so you may want to get a new license at this location also. I have several recommendations for your continued education , though just as in business where you don...

Locksmithing: Saga SAF D POSIT Model 1180, combination problem, safe company
combination problem, safe company, posit: Ann, Basically you have two options, you can dial all of the possible combinations, or you can have a safe tech at a local safe company open it for you. As the safes for this company were all imported from China, and there are no records available which...

Locksmithing: SARGENT 77, hello art, thanks art
hello art, thanks art, metal strips: Hello Art, Without more information I can t assist you. Please look at this page: http://www.sargentlock.com/documents/index.php?cat_id=1754 Find the parts diagram PDF file that best suits your lock then find the part you are asking about on there....

Locksmithing: schwab safe, link connections, liability reasons
link connections, liability reasons, concrete wall: Jorge, First off, because this is an open forum, general site - we do not give out opening instructions or drill points for obvious security and liability reasons. We have no idea who you are or what your authorization to work on the safe or vault is....

Locksmithing: Schwab safe w/ Sargent & Greenleaf lock, schwab safes, yale locks
schwab safes, yale locks, g locks: Jonathan, First off, unless you have a true LEFT handed lock, your S&G lock does NOT dial RLRL. All S&G locks dial LRLR. The biggest problem is that people tend to NOT understand lefts and rights. Left is counter clockwise and right is clockwise. ...

Locksmithing: sentry safe, sentry safes, sentry safe
sentry safes, sentry safe, pot metal: Eddie, Sentry safes are not the best made products. They use pot metal and plastic parts. If the former owner was startign to have problems with the container, this MAY have been the reason that you inherited it. Generally, most Sentry safes have...

Locksmithing: Shaw-Walker Safe, shaw walker, index mark
shaw walker, index mark, safe company: Chris, As long as the door is open the combination can be either recovered or reset. This will require partial disassembly of the lock. NOTE: I never recommend this type of DIY Project for the same reason that I don t recommend using locksmiths for...

Locksmithing: Sperry Rand Victor treasure Chest, sperry rand, knowledge check
sperry rand, knowledge check, worse case: Richard, I would recommend using a locksmith that can pick the lock open. Unfortunately, the majority of locksmiths today, would simply rather drill as this takes no skill or real knowledge. Check with one of the bigger, and/or older locksmith shops,...

Locksmithing: SPERRY REMINGTON, iside, kelton
iside, kelton, orlando area: Russell, Any locksmith or safe tech should be able to help you. The problem may be as simple as something BEHIND the drawer. I see this problem quite a bit, things get caught, and dropped behind the drawer, and pushed to the back out of the way....

Locksmithing: Sportsman Steel Gun safe, shipping documents, safe company
shipping documents, safe company, gun safe: John, While some manufactures may keep records for the life of the company, others have a limit on what they offer - some are 5 years, some are 10 years. They do this as a courtesy to you, NOT because they have any obligation to keep your records. While...

Locksmithing: Titan front door lock, titan line, residential locks
titan line, residential locks, lockset: Hello Renee, It seems the return spring is broken. Since Kwikset discontinued the Titan line you ll have to buy a whole new lock. Parts are not generally available for the less expensive residential locks but you should talk to some locksmiths before...

Locksmithing: Tracking down old safe combination., herring hall, safe companies
herring hall, safe companies, liability reasons: David, Ok, first let me give you the bad news - manufacturers NEVER released info concerning keys or combinations for obvious security and liability reasons. Also as this company has been out of business since 1892, contacting them is going to be a little...

Locksmithing: Victor Patents 1904 Safe, safe cracker, number dial
safe cracker, number dial, document protection: Alex, This is a SMALL personal or small business safe for use in document protection (Fire Resistance . While this was built under a 1904 patent, your safe was actually built in the mid 1920 s (1920-1926). Generally people do not abandon safes with...

Locksmithing: Victor safe combination and inner locks, locksmith shop, watching the wheels
locksmith shop, watching the wheels, index mark: Tom, Yes, you can recover the combination by observation of the wheels and noting the corresponding number on the dial. 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...

Locksmithing: Wehrle safe technical, wheel diameter, open locks
wheel diameter, open locks, lockbolt: Thomas, I hope that you understand that no disrespect was ever intended, nor was any suggestion that you WOULD have drilled multiple holes. The intent was to illustrate the importance of initial verification of the manufacturer of the safe to narrow down...

Locksmithing: Wilson home safe, Wilson safe, dialing instructions.
Wilson safe, dialing instructions.: It is probably a re-badged import If you have 4 numbers start with 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 last number While unusual these days, it may be 4R3L2R1L....

Locksmithing: What do i have ?, eagle type, detail photos
eagle type, detail photos, interior detail: Daniel, Sorry but the information provided doesn t help at all. Numerous manufacturers provided safes with eagle logos so this isn t any help. I ve seen a lot of safes where owners have procured Eagle type decals, which have nothing to do with the safes....

Locksmithing: Yale G5 combination, yale locks, container manufacturer
yale locks, container manufacturer, index mark: Eddie, Yale was a lock manufacturer. They did not set combinations on their locks. the combination would have been set when it was installed in the container, by the container manufacturer OR by the retail store selling the product. As most Yale locks...

Locksmithing: York fireproof filecabnet, locksmith association, fireproof file cabinet
locksmith association, fireproof file cabinet, safe companies: Ben, I would recommend going to a LARGE locksmith. Many of the small shops are only equipt to handle current locks. You need one that has been in business for over 40 years. As I only deal with safes and safe companies, it is rather difficult for me...

Locksmithing: York safe, welding cast iron, diminsions
welding cast iron, diminsions, c66: Daniel, The short answer is yes, everything can be welded or brazed together. The long answer WILL depend on the equipment available and the capability of the people welding the item. You can refer to the following article for some info: http://www.lincolnelectric.com/en-us/support/welding-how-to/Pages/welding-cast-iron-detail.aspx...

Locksmithing: 1955 over under Mosler Safe, cleveland ohio area, burglary insurance
cleveland ohio area, burglary insurance, electrical cord: Paul, Well, where do I start? The labels on the safe only indicate the standards to which the safe was built, otherwise they have NOTHING to do with the safe. You mention that you believe the lock is an MR302, and then go on to hope that it is a...

Locksmithing: Antique Greenleaf and Sargeant Lock Combination, richmond virginia area, road richmond
richmond virginia area, road richmond, excessive damage: Barbara, The word is not EE TAB , it is ESTAB , which stands for ESTABLISHED - 1865 . I NEVER recommend using locksmiths for safe work, as they generally do not have the training, knowledge or tools, and can cause excessive damage, and/or charge...

Locksmithing: cant open safe, diebold
diebold: Did you ever get it to open at 4 x L to 50 then right until stop? Or are you just going by what they told you? After dialing it 4 xx L to 50, you should feel it click in at around 0, then continue turning right until the dial stops. If you are feeling...

Locksmithing: i have coffres-forts bauche vault, coffres forts, sevag
coffres forts, sevag, correct combination: Sevag, If you have lost your combination, then you will have to try all of the variations to unlock it. this lock uses the main key lock as a handle to dial the combination. Using the key, turn each of the four ports, counter clockwise until they...

Locksmithing: Cole Steel Combination locks, combination locks, file cabinets
combination locks, file cabinets, sequence 4: Rudy, Great job, While I m sure that the older cabinets are better than MOST of the ones available today, there are some manufactures that make REALLY good quality stuff, with thick steel and good quality locks. However the majority of them some how...

Locksmithing: Combination lock on a Diebold teller safe, safe company, combination lock
safe company, combination lock, locksmith: Carol, It will depend - is the compartment with the combination lock open or closed? If it is open, you can have the combination reset. It does take a special changing tool, though, and I would recommend that you have a safe tech (not a locksmith) from...

Locksmithing: CSS combo change, antique locks, mechanical locks
antique locks, mechanical locks, hold harmless form: Dwayne, The first thing you need to do is to ID the lock - manufacturer and type. Is it a Sargent & Greenleaf (S&G), LaGard, Ilco, Kaba, etc. Type would be digital (electronic), mechanical or key lock. Second thing - do you know the current combination?...

Locksmithing: Diebold Safe, safe company, lb range
safe company, lb range, approximate weight: Jason, Your safe is probably in the 1500 lb range (under 2000 lbs). I would recommend that you contact a local Safe company in your area. One of the largest in Texas is the Rolland Safe Company. You can contact them at: 800-225-2984 If they can...

Locksmithing: diebold safe, combination dial, index mark
combination dial, index mark, o clock: Rik, You would have to contact the factory to use the serial number to find out how old the safe is. http://www.diebold.com/contactus/ The dialing sequence is: 5 times Right to the first number (50) 4 times Left to the second number (40) 3 times...

Locksmithing: diebold safe, safe company, mechanical problems
safe company, mechanical problems, solid steel: Stephen, Mechanical problems are NOT something that can be done long distance , they require hands on diagnostics. There are any number of things that could be causing the lock to not operate correctly, the majority of them WILL require a safe technician...

Locksmithing: Diebold safe - age - info - value, overnight storage, value question
overnight storage, value question, safe lock: Mike, As safes over 50 years old do not meet current standards for fire or burglary, their value is limitied: Basic Value: Fire Resistance: $0 Does not meet current standards. Burglary Resistance: $0 This is NOT a burglary resistive safe,...

Locksmithing: Diebold Vault Door Locked, hynotic, safe company
hynotic, safe company, burglary: Blair, Your door was probably made between the 1960 s through the 1980 s. I don t believe that Diebold continued to use the larger hynotic dial into the 90 s. The door is a fire resistive door , not a bank or burglary resistive door. These were...

Locksmithing: cant open safe, different numbers
Locksmithing: cant open safe, different numbers

Locksmithing: diebold safe, wiggle
Locksmithing: diebold safe, wiggle

Locksmithing: Hercules Safe no combo, outermost ring
Locksmithing: Hercules Safe no combo, outermost ring

Locksmithing: My Grandparent's old safe, screw down, pull handle
screw down, pull handle, number 73: Mike, I would need to see the safe to try to determine what you actually have. You can send a photo of the safe to me at: andy@securitysafeusa.com I m not sure what you mean by a lever with a screw down cap, directly underneath the combo , or a pull...

Locksmithing: Harloc, dead bolt, knob assembly
dead bolt, knob assembly, backset: Hello Dennis, You didn t specify your backset. Is it 2-3/4 or 2-3/8 ? Measured from the door edge to the center of the large hole in the door face. If it s not 2-3/4 or 2-3/8 then you have to re-drill the hole in the door face to accommodate one...

Locksmithing: Hercules/Meilink E505, traumatic brain injury, index mark
traumatic brain injury, index mark, motorcycle accident: Tim, Sorry to hear about your Motorcycle accident, I ve been in my share of them, but have survived with only broken bones and torn limbs. As far as the dialing sequence it should be: 4 times left to the first number, 3 times right to the second...

Locksmithing: Hercules Safe no combo, meilink, customer service dept
meilink, customer service dept, liability reasons: Rick, Every safe that Meilink built came with its own, INDIVIDUAL combination. While you can contact Meilink to see if they have a record for your safe, I m sure that they won t. Since Meilink was acquired by FireKing International, they generally only...

Locksmithing: Herring Farrel Safe - Open Door no Combination, combination dial, farrel
combination dial, farrel, number combination: Erik, The paint on the outside does NOT appear to be original, though it looks like they have tried to stay with the style that would have been on the safe. As long as the door is OPEN , the combination can be recovered and/or reset. I would not...

Locksmithing: Home Safe Battery Change, aa batteries, safe company
aa batteries, safe company, battery change: Brad, Well you are right in that this is NOT a brand name safe. I ve never even seen this key pad before. Unfortunately there are a lot of safes made in Europe and Asia that are exported all over the world. Just as with ALL other electronic components,...

Locksmithing: Identifying my safe, detail photos, interior detail
detail photos, interior detail, historical perspective: Dan, Mosler manufactured these safes from around 1885 until the mid 1920 s. The patent dates on the dial are for the lock, not the safe. These are also only the dates the patents were issued and not a manufacturing date. The lock wouldn t have been...

Locksmithing: Intel on new safe i got., sargent and greenleaf, underwriters labs
sargent and greenleaf, underwriters labs, combination dial: Glo, Wow, your old English teacher would kill you if she saw the way you put all that info into a single paragraph! LOL. Ok, onto the safe. I can t tell enough from the photo to ID the outer safe, but based on the fact that the inner safe is a Diebold,...

Locksmithing: j & j safe, work emails, detail photos
work emails, detail photos, interior detail: Barb, Oooohhh! what a beautiful Bankers model. I would be happy to take a look at your safe for you. In order to answer specific questions, identify, evaluate or appraise your safe, I m going to need photos. They should include full exterior and interior....

Locksmithing: Key cylinder turned, professional locksmith, key cylinder
professional locksmith, key cylinder, vertical position: Anastasia, insert the tip of the key into the lock and try to rotate it back to the vertical position (locked). If it won t turn, then you will probably have to have it checked out by a licensed locksmith. Regardless of how new the lock is, some manufacturers...

Locksmithing: key pad on gun safe, pad replacement, safe company
pad replacement, safe company, key pad: Randy, First thing would be to change the battery. If the batteries are not the problem then you may have either a key pad or lock issue. If your safe is under warranty, you may want to give Cannon a call to discuss it with them. If it is a keypad...

Locksmithing: kwik set arlington door lever, kwikset locks, door latch
kwikset locks, door latch, thumb button: Hello Frank, That is not repairable. No parts are available for Kwikset locks. You may find a local locksmith has a spare lever or you might be able to purchase a new inside lever trim. Kwikset has started to sell the handlesets separate from the...

Locksmithing: Lock and levers, web core, levers
web core, levers, stor: Hello Steve, http://www.abloy.com/Web/Core/Pages/InfoPage.aspx?id=627423&epslanguage=en&countryid=631870 The lock you have is generally sold overseas so I don t have a source for it. The above page should show you the contact information for Abloy USA....

Locksmithing: locked floor safe, star floor, combination search
star floor, combination search, safe company: Karen, The cutoff number is 370940. If your serial number is bigger than this, we might have a chance, if it is smaller, then we go to option #2 - have a safe technician open the safe for you. In order to do a combination search, I have a form that...

Locksmithing: Lockout Herman firesafe, lug bolt, firesafe
lug bolt, firesafe, number combination: Leonard, First, as your friend is in my service area, I would recommend that she contact me for service. Generally mechanical problems require hands on diagnostics and solutions. Chances are even if she gets it open, she will decide to go ahead and lock...

Locksmithing: locks, replacement locks, vault inc
replacement locks, vault inc, safe companies: Ron, You ve sent me this drawing before, in fact I probably directed you to check with Underwood. All I can do is to recommend that you continue to check with various safe companies around the country. Chances are you are NOT going find the lock. Safe...

Locksmithing: lost combination to safe, excessive damage, john debo
excessive damage, john debo, safe company: John, I would recommend that you contact the factory directly and not the local dealer. http://www.uscansafes.com/uscansafes_eng/ Toll Free: 1-888-2-1-USCAN (87226) Note: if they can t help you, or don t keep combinations for their safes, then you...

Locksmithing: Lowrie S & L Co. Chicago Wall Safe, ft eustis va, professional locksmith
ft eustis va, professional locksmith, wall safes: David, Follow up to my previous posting: Lowrie had a couple different model wall safes. The previous instructions will work for both models with an exception. Measure the diameter of the door, for the 6 doors, the instructions should work as noted....

Locksmithing: McCaskey floor safe c 1946, spring latch, mccaskey
spring latch, mccaskey, business in town: John, In situations like this, rather than try to diagnose something from really far away, I would rather have someone check it out and ensure it is assembled correctly. It is MUCH cheaper to have a tech check it out while the door is open, than to try...

Locksmithing: Miller Safe and Iron works Baltimore, Md., aluminum cans, family heirloom
aluminum cans, family heirloom, insulation material: John, My first question - and I m serious: Why would you want to sell an antique for scrap? If you want to donate money from scrap to your scout troop, I would recommend aluminum cans or bottles before selling an antique safe for scrap! The Miller...

Locksmithing: Montgomery Ward 9001 Safe, fire proof, montgomery ward
fire proof, montgomery ward: Joy, No one ever made a waterproof safe, and safes are Fire resistive , NOT fire proof. If your safe is fire resistive, it will have a label on it, explaining what level or standard that it was built, to perform to. For instance a 1 hour label would...

Locksmithing: Mortise Locks, mortise lockset, mortise locks
mortise lockset, mortise locks, interior doors: Hello Steve, The hardware shown is from the same manufacturer. Generally levers, roses, trims, etc are designed and made by the same company that makes the lock mechanism. This insures compatibility between the different parts. The sites I listed above...

Locksmithing: Mosler 302 Combination Lock, diy projects, combination lock
diy projects, combination lock, proper tools: William, First off, you don t have a Mosler 302-402 safe, this is the lock model. The Group 1R designation indicates that the lock at one time was a manipulation and radiological resistive lock. The container is probably a GSA container, made by Mosler....

Locksmithing: Mosler lock combination, combination test, hand photo
combination test, hand photo, index mark: Chris, Well thats an open ended question! As there are a LOT of different electronic locks available, the short answer would be It depends on WHICH lock you choose ! Of course this just leads me into the long answer! While some of the electronic...

Locksmithing: mosler safe, mosler safe company, thin material
mosler safe company, thin material, safes: Scott, The SMNA (Safe Manufacturers National Association) tags only tell you what standard the safe was built to, and nothing about the safe. The B1 specification, indicates that the safe is a fire resistive safe. The Group 6 classification indicates...

Locksmithing: Mosler safe date and cost, mosler safe co, overnight storage
mosler safe co, overnight storage, government specification: Enrique, Sorry but the T-20 label basically meant TAMPER RESISTANT - 20 minutes . this was NOT a tool resistant safe, it was a fire resistive safe, with the Classification B indicating a 2 hour fire resistance. Your safe is probably from the late...

Locksmithing: Mosler Safe w/Combo can't open, mosler safe co, index mark
mosler safe co, index mark, o clock: Amanda, Generally the safe would have the same type of locks inside and out, so I m not sure why she wrote down the two combo s in reverse, LRLRL and RLRLR? Many times people write down the combinations the way that they understand them NOT necessarily...

Locksmithing: Old 1960 door knob replacement, series locks, backset
series locks, backset, kwikset: Hello Dan, The only things available are going to be 5 backsets, not 5-1/4 . Schlage and Kwikset both make those. I generally don t recommend styles for people since I am not a designer and people have their own opinions on what they like. Below are...

Locksmithing: Old Church safe, security safes, safe company
security safes, safe company, excessive damage: LilBit, Chances are that there is nothing inside the safe. People generally do not abandon stuff in a safe, with the exceptions of deaths in the family. The lottery is probably a better bet if you are looking for a win . As far as the safe goes,...

Locksmithing: What price should I ask to sell, lake forest ca, lake forest ca 92630
lake forest ca, lake forest ca 92630, safe company: Dwayne, Used safes are generally worth about 1/2 of what a similar new safe would be worth. Depending on its condition. As you correctly noted, in addition to the cost of the safe, potential buyers will also have to consider the cost of moving the safe....

Locksmithing: Remington Rand Safe File, butterfly knob, remington rand
butterfly knob, remington rand, insulation material: Hi Laura and Steve, Unfortunately, a file cabinet with a safe lock is still only a file cabinet with a safe lock, NOT a safe. The lock on this container is a Sargent & Greenleaf 8400 series lock. I doubt that the combination is 0-50-0, as this combination...

Locksmithing: How do I remove my super difficult doorknob?, knob assembly, locksmith shop
knob assembly, locksmith shop, doorknob: Hello Ryan, I m not clear. You said the screws in the trim are removed but you then said the rose won t come off. Without being there to see it in person it s hard for me to know what else to tell you. Locks like that have mounting screws under the...

Locksmithing: removing titan deadbolt, thumb latch, screw holes
thumb latch, screw holes, no screws: Hello jonathon, I ve looked at your photo and can t see a reason the thumturn won t come off. I d suggest getting a piece of wood, set it against the door face then prying at the thumturn with a screwdriver. Without the screws in the thumturn trim it shouldn...

Locksmithing: Repair of a York safe, automotive locksmithing, replacement locks
automotive locksmithing, replacement locks, first mistake: Lana, Your first mistake was having a locksmith look at your safe. I NEVER recommend using locksmiths for safe work as they generally DON T have the knowledge, training or tools to work on safes. 30 or 40 years ago, locksmiths were fairly well rounded...

Locksmithing: Safe, safe companies, safe company
safe companies, safe company, wall safe: Sally, Sorry but manufactures never published or released list of original combinations for their safes. This leaves you with two options, you can try all of the possible combinations or you can have it opened and the combination recovered by a local safe...

Locksmithing: HOW IS THIS SAFE, safe deposit boxes, financial strains
safe deposit boxes, financial strains, john w norris: Tammy, I would be happy to look at your safe to answer most of your questons. Basic information: The original company Diebold-Bahmann Safe & Lock Company was formed in 1859 by Charles Diebold and Fred Bahmann. In 1867 Diebold took on another partner...

Locksmithing: safe combination, mosler safe, three wheels
mosler safe, three wheels, index mark: Kelly, Unfortunately people tend to write and/or pass on combinations the way that THEY understand them, and NOT necessarily the way that they actually work. Without knowing exactly what safe (and more importantly what lock) you have, I can t give you...

Locksmithing: No safe combination, safe company, file storage
safe company, file storage, herrington: Daniel, I m assuming that the door is locked open, as you have indicated some of the tags on the inside of the door. As long as it is open, it will be a fairly easy task for a safe tech from a local safe company to reset the combination for you. Check...

Locksmithing: Safe dial locks, safe company, couple options
safe company, couple options, excessive damage: Greg, I m not really sure what your question is? Based on your statement, you do have a couple options, you can try to contact previous owners to see if they have a combination for the safe, or you can contact a safe tech from a local safe company to...

Locksmithing: getting safe open, mosler safe co, safecrackers
mosler safe co, safecrackers, safe company: Cheryl, Fortunately for you, you have one of the best safecrackers in the country in your back yard. give him a call to see if he can help you out. Hanover Lock & Safe / Lock Defeat Technology Phil Shearer 781-871-4346 or 781-826-8872 990 Washington...

Locksmithing: safe question, detail photos, interior detail
detail photos, interior detail, historical perspective: Michael, Well the probable manufacture date, would be after the patent date. As patents were issued for up to 20 year periods so your safe could have been built between 1870 to 1890. As far as the manufacturer, there were about 100 manufacturers that...

Locksmithing: Safes, detail photos, interior detail
detail photos, interior detail, safe lock: Rob, The Hall s Safe & Lock Company was in business from 1848 until 1892. There are no records available concerning owners of the safe at any time, or even original cost. While I can evaluate the safe for you, and give you an approximate date of manufacture,...

Locksmithing: safes, safe company, excessive damage
safe company, excessive damage, greenleaf: Travis, I m assuming based on your description that the safe is now locked up. The combination can ONLY be reset if the door is OPEN. If you have locked the door shut, and you don t have the combination, this limits you to two options - you can try...

Locksmithing: Saga Safe D Posit, combination dial, safe company
combination dial, safe company, option one: Thad, Unfortunately the company that was importing the Saga line of safes from China, is no longer in business. This also means that their list of original combinations is also gone. You basically have two options, you can start dialing ALL of the...

Locksmithing: sentry 2260 safe, safe company, sentry
safe company, sentry, natalie: Natalie, Sentry safes use stamped wheels. the only way to change the combination would be to switch a couple of the wheels around. This will require disassembly of the lock. After reassembly the new combination will need to be recovered by observation....

Locksmithing: shaw safe handles, orchard supply hardware, shaw walker
orchard supply hardware, shaw walker, optional material: Tom, Sorry there are no replacement parts. Most of the parts can probably be found at your local hardware store. You may have to make or have made the hollow handles. I m not sure where you are located, but here in California we have Orchard Supply...

Locksmithing: Shaw-Walker Safe, shaw walker, meilink
shaw walker, meilink, ul label: Mel, If it has a lable it should be in plain sight, similar to the tag on a T-shirt. If it isn t on the face of the container, or one of the drawers, then it may be inside on the back side of one of the drawers. Some manufacturers place the labels on...

Locksmithing: Steelmaster filing cabinet, wheel dolly, impressive strength
wheel dolly, impressive strength, filing cabinet: Pam, Sorry but this is a little outside of my expertise - as I deal with safes, not office equipment. The basic problem was moving it fully loaded . These units are made out of thin wheet metal, and even with insulation they are designed to sit ....

Locksmithing: type and value, cast iron wheels, schwab safes
cast iron wheels, schwab safes, cast iron body: Jack, Without seeing the safe, and or the data plaques - I can t answer that question. You can contact the manufacturer to see what info that they can provide based on the serial number. Schwab safes are basically fire resistive safes, with models which...

Locksmithing: victor safe, three wheels, number dial
three wheels, number dial, four wheels: Jim, The formula that you are referring to was put together by locksmiths in the 40 s trying to find the FACTORY secret to decoding these locks. While I will give it out for people to try, I also caveat the information by saying that I have yet to...

Locksmithing: Victor safe combination, yale lock, safe locks
yale lock, safe locks, index mark: Kris, Unfortunately, many people confuse their rights and lefts when it comes to dialing safe locks. The dialing sequence for the OLDER Victor safes, should be: 4 times left to the first number (26) 3 times right to the second number (58) 2 times...

Locksmithing: victor safe & lock co, detail photos, interior detail
detail photos, interior detail, two doors: Kevin, If you send me a request to: andy@securitysafeusa.com I ll see if I have some photos to send to you. As far as an evaluation of the safe, I ll need to see a full set of photos. While the keys are the same TYPE , they are NOT the same key...

Locksmithing: vintage protectall safe combo, index mark, fire class
index mark, fire class, safe company: Margaret, First off you have too many numbers in the combination. Pretty much all of the locks that Protectall used on their safes were 3 wheel locks. The dialing sequence was: 4 times left to the first number, 3 times right to the second number,...

Locksmithing: Yale Locks PDL01SC, Yale, Borg
Yale, Borg: I don t show them in any of our US catalogs, however they look a LOT like the Borg locks sold in the UK. See link: http://borglocks.com/default.aspx?go=productfilter&categoryid=702 Many of these type of locks allow you to put them in passage mode,...

Locksmithing: Yale, Lori, Ilco & Eagle Post Office Box Door Key Blanks, eagle post office, yale locks
eagle post office, yale locks, knee amputee: Dennis, I m showing that as a Ilco# 1016, Ilco Ez# P1, made for Penn locks. While I don t have any knowledge of the locks themselves I do have blanks available. I m not in the habit of doing business on this site but if you would email me through...

Locksmithing: Yale privacy door knob removal, secret combination, hole thing
secret combination, hole thing, place image: Hello Amy, That lock is installed as follows: Insert the latch mechansim; Insert the lock body, lining the slot in the body with the back of the latch mechanism; Install the other side of the lock. To remove, reverse the process. Since you already...

Locksmithing: york safe and lock safe, panama pacific exposition, honor award winner
panama pacific exposition, honor award winner, acorn nuts: Ed, I ll start off with the decal - Pacific Exposition Highest Honor award winner 1915 . This was not given to your safe, it was given to York for their PRESENTATION at the Expo, nothing more, nothing less. York used the decal on ALL of their equipment...

Locksmithing: 1940 field safe, herring hall, safe locks
herring hall, safe locks, safe companies: David, There are NO aftermarket parts manufacturers for safes or safe locks. This means that you will have to measure the lock mounting foot print so that we can try to id the lock that was on it, and then start looking at every locksmith shop and safe...

Locksmithing: allied gary safe locked inknown combo, richard travis, safe company
richard travis, safe company, excessive damage: Richard, UNLESS the time lock was actually wound, it is NOT locking the safe. If it was wound, the max time you would have to wait would be 144 hours. Next question would concern the combination - do you have a combination for this safe? As Allied-Gary...

Locksmithing: Antique Safe, campbell center, detail photos
campbell center, detail photos, liability reasons: Karen, I would be happy to look at your safe. As far as opening information , we do NOT give out any information other than correct dialing sequences for the lock on your safe (after ID), for obvious security and liability reasons. If the safe IS a...

Locksmithing: asbestos in saf d posit SAGA safe?, home test kit, cvs pharmacies
home test kit, cvs pharmacies, home depots: Tim To my knowledge Asbestos was never used by this manufacture. Basically, asbestos has NOT been used by any manufacturers since the mid 1950 s. If you have any concerns about the dust or the insulation in the safe, you can either have it tested by...

Locksmithing: Biometric door lock not working... Corrosion?, high humidity, battery holder
high humidity, battery holder, kwikset: Hello Stephanie, If the lock was stored with the batteries installed, it s likely not going to work any longer. Also if the lock was stored in a high humidity area it s likely going to cause an issue. Given your description I don t think it will work....

Locksmithing: broken key card reader on Eagle Safe, swipe card reader, japan korea
swipe card reader, japan korea, key card: Rachel, Unless the company that you purchased the safe from has spare or replacement parts, then you will probably be looking at replacing the entire safe. Most of these safes are imported safes, from Japan, Korea, China, etc. Most of the companies...

Locksmithing: Cannonball safe, restoration time, detail photos
restoration time, detail photos, interior detail: Giedre, I would be happy to look at your safe, to answer your questions. As far as the color, generally the standards were either black, silver/gray, or white. Though the original purchaser could choose any color they liked. Your safe (red one in...

Locksmithing: Carey Safe lock comb, open safes, detail photos
open safes, detail photos, safe company: Jeff, Sorry if I m a little skeptical about the stehoscope story, but I ve been in this business for 40 years and someone with no experience doesn t simply walk up to a safe and open it with a stethoscope. Even some of the best trained safe techs...

Locksmithing: Cary safe, safe company, diy approach
safe company, diy approach, detail photos: Randall, My first recommendation would be to have a safe tech from a local safe company check the safe out for proper operation, AND recover the combination - or reset it. I never recommend using locksmiths for safe work, as they generally don t have...

Locksmithing: Change lock combination, american standard co, hold harmless form
american standard co, hold harmless form, mosler: Denny, The BP-280 is a UL standard, which doesn t give me any info about the lock. Mosler manufactured quite a number of their own locks, so I will need to know what lock you are requesting info about to provide you with the correct guide and or tools....

Locksmithing: COLE STEEL FLOOR SAFE, apples to apples, index mark
apples to apples, index mark, steel floor: Chip, Cole Steel made cabinets , NOT safes, so I m not sure what you are referring to as a floor safe . Some of their cabinets did have locking compartments with combination locks installed, but these were also NOT safes. So the first thing that...

Locksmithing: combination, vault service, trip charge
vault service, trip charge, montgomery ward: Hi Dorothy. Unfortunately, those records are long gone. If it is a fire safe, most MW safes were, then the door may lift off of the hinges. You can then take the door to a qualified safe tech to have them reset it for you. Have them check the lock and...

Locksmithing: combination fails after battery replacement, digital locks, rom memory
digital locks, rom memory, default code: Mike, Glad you reminded me to look for the instructions. The original factory combo the safe was set on was 159-A. There is no information concerning what code the lock might reset to if the power is lost or batteries are removed while the door is...

Locksmithing: combination pad works wheel wont turn to open door, quality batteries, safe company
quality batteries, safe company, mechanical problems: Rodolfo, You haven t given me any useful information to work with. this would be like asking motor runs, car won t go . the number of different problems possible is huge. Generally with mechanical problems, the safe WILL require hands on diagnostics....

Locksmithing: Commercial Door Lock, glass doors, commercial glass
glass doors, commercial glass, lock cylinder: Hello Darren, I can t reveal bypass methods over an open forum. Those types of doors have to be opened to remove or replace the locks. You ll have to hire a locksmith to come out and open the door then remove the cylinders and replace or rekey them...

Locksmithing: My Dads Safe, kemptville ontario canada, auto body shop
kemptville ontario canada, auto body shop, brown paint: Richard, As with most items, you could always pay more to have extras on your safe. Safes ran the full gamut from plain Jane to ornate. Paint jobs on some manufacturers safes bordered on Picasso style. Plain safes, might have only a little pin...

Locksmithing: damaged lock, double cylinder, deadbolt
double cylinder, deadbolt, exact same thing: George, We sell a US Lock 1660 deadbolt that should be the exact same thing: http://jmlock.com/uslock-1660-series-mortise-cylinder-double-cylinder-deadlock.aspx This lock does not include the key cylinders but those can be found at the bottom of that...

Locksmithing: Diebold dial, safe locks, electronic locks
safe locks, electronic locks, safe company: John, Purchasing a NEW dial is not a problem. Any local safe company probably has plenty of NEW dials. What your problem is, is finding a NEW - OLD dial. Your dial has not been made since the early 1960 s, and unless you find a safe company...

Locksmithing: doorhandle@lock, emtek, door locks
emtek, door locks, key lock: This is a link to the screen door locks that Emtek makes. http://emtek.com/search-results.php It comes in a brass finish also. Would one of these work to replace yours? You might consider sending a pic of it to Emtek, they are very customer friendly....

Locksmithing: Mosler Data Processing Safe - Theft/ Burglarly Rating?, interior structure, fulcrum
Locksmithing: Mosler Data Processing Safe - Theft/ Burglarly Rating?, interior structure, fulcrum, grinder

Locksmithing: Fuhr external entry deadbolt, hinge, bolt
hinge, bolt, screws: Hello Steve, First lift up on the door as you turn the deadbolt to unlock. If lifting doesn t work, try pushing down, pulling toward you or pushing away. The bolt may be jammed in the strike. If that doesn t work, remove the screws on the deadbolt...

Locksmithing: Hall Safe, 10mb limit, detail photos
10mb limit, detail photos, safe company: Marta, I would be happy to look at your safe. In order to answer specific questions, 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,...

Locksmithing: Halls Standard Safe, 10mb limit, safe companies
10mb limit, safe companies, detail photos: Charles, Sorry, but manufacturers NEVER released info on parts of the safe for obvious security and/or liabilty reasons. As there have been several Hall s safe companies, I will need to have a better idea of what you have and what you are missing so...

Locksmithing: Harring Hall Marvin Safe pre-1960, replacement pins, old dad
replacement pins, old dad, hhm: Alfred, You will have to have replacement pins made, I don t know of any source that still may have these. Diebold took over HHM in 1959, while the company was getting ready for bankruptcy. Because Diebold had also taken control of a number of other...

Locksmithing: Herrig.hall.marvin safe co., herring hall, safe company
herring hall, safe company, diebolt: Chris, Short answer is yes, the combination can be changed by a safe technician from a local safe company. Long Answer: I m not sure WHAT a Diebold 921 system is??? Herring-Hall-Marvin Safe company was acquired by Diebold in 1959 while in receivership...

Locksmithing: Herring's safe needs to be opened, restoration work, missing pieces
restoration work, missing pieces, mary mary: Mary, If the door on the safe won t open any further than in the photos, it is either jammed on the bolt work or the hinges are rusted, in any event, the safe IS open. What it needs is restoration work. Unless the missing pieces are inside of the safe,...

Locksmithing: johnson-pacific floor safe, freeway offramp, sf bay area
freeway offramp, sf bay area, index mark: Brian, The numbers 234-4254 were the phone number (no longer any good). This company was in business from the early 1950 s until CalTrans put a freeway offramp right where the factory was, in 1984. The dialing sequence for these safes was: 4 times...

Locksmithing: lock for thick, narrow-stile door, stile doors, backset
stile doors, backset, lockset: Tom, 1-1/2 backset is a standard for narrow stile doors so you should be able to find something. The problem is that Marks makes generally 2-1/2 backset but they do make theirs fit thicker doors. Emtek is likely the best option. I don t deal with this...

Locksmithing: Lowrie S & L Co. Chicago Wall Safe, safe company, lowrie
safe company, lowrie, right combination: David, The little bumps you are feeling, may be the adjacent wheels as you pick them up during rotations, this has nothing to do with the combination. Generally the drive wheel is slightly larger than the other wheels, and you never actually feel...

Locksmithing: lubricating safe dial, hinges, water displacement, orchard supply
water displacement, orchard supply, dirty material: You should be able to find it at most hardware stores like Orchard Supply, Ace Hdw, Home Depot, Lowes or Grainger. You can also check out the following sites http://www.triflowlubricants.com/ For Tri-Flow http://panef.com/panef-branded-products/...

Locksmithing: MacNeale & Urban safe, 10mb limit, detail photos
10mb limit, detail photos, interior detail: Debbie, If you had read my other answers you would also know that I don t ball park values. If you would like me to look at the safe, I would be happy to. Sorry but this site - (not mine) only allows one photo, and details are not available. In order...

Locksmithing: major safe, safe company, admin fee
safe company, admin fee, concrete work: Chris, We can contact the manufacturer to find out what the ORIGINAL combination was. Obviously if the combination has ever been changed this won t help, however it is a good option. There is a request form that you have to sign, and their is an admin...

Locksmithing: Mosler Combination Change, combination change, memory problem
combination change, memory problem, asap thanks: Don, Yes, with the drawer OPEN, you will need to release the bayonet bolt detent to release the drawer bolt work (bolt extended). The lock can then be locked and the back cover removed. After changing the combination, check the operation of the lock...

Locksmithing: Mosler combination lock parts, safe locks, lever assembly
safe locks, lever assembly, dial type: Scott, Teller cabinets are not safes. While it may have safe locks on one or more compartments, this still doesn t make it a safe. It is probably JUST an undercounter cabinet. As far as the UL information that you have provided, this only indicates...

Locksmithing: Mosler Data Processing Safe - Theft/ Burglarly Rating?, dial combination lock, storage safes
dial combination lock, storage safes, storage containers: Josh, The SMNA (Safe Manufacturers National Association) specification is F1-D which indicates a Fire resistive safe . This should have actually been an F2-D for a Fire insulated record Container - Data Processing Safe . I m also suprised that...

Locksmithing: mosler safe 1903 vault safe, rack and pinion gears, vault service
rack and pinion gears, vault service, time locks: Hi Bob. This is a Mosler cast iron safe with a lug door inner compartment. Does the dial of the combination lock come to a complete stop when you dial the combination? The three things that come to mind are: The combination lock is not completely...

Locksmithing: MOSLER SAFE, mosler safe co, concrete concrete
mosler safe co, concrete concrete, safe companies: Mark, Sorry, but the information that you have provided doesn t give me any useable information about your safe, to figure the weight from. The SMNA (Safe Manufacturers National Association) label that you have gotten info from was a testing or standards...

Locksmithing: Mosler Safe, detail photos, interior detail
detail photos, interior detail, historical perspective: CJ, Cost will depend on what type of safe that you have. The cast iron, fire resistive safes should be in the $350-$500 range. if the safe is a bankers style you could be looking at $650-$1000 to have it opened AND repaired (note: parts are usually extra,...

Locksmithing: Mosler Safe hard to open, safe company, lube service
safe company, lube service, operator errors: Joe, There are only three reasons that a safe lock won t operate, they are: 1. Incorrect dialing sequence, (Operator errors) 2. Incorrect combination, (wrong numbers) 3. Mechanical problems. As you have been opening the safe the safe with the...

Locksmithing: Mosler Vault, mosler safe co, vault doors
mosler safe co, vault doors, safe doors: Michael, The Safe Manufacturers National Association (SMNA) was a testing or standards agency. The label ONLY gives you an idea what standard the door was built to. In this case, an insulated door is a fire resistive door. It would have an F-3 Specification,...

Locksmithing: Need to open family safe., safe co, best bet
safe co, best bet, buffalo ny: Hi Marie.The records for that safe are long gone. Your best bet to get it open without destroying it is to call a professional safe technician. In Buffalo I can recommend Mark Swetland. 716-553-6168 Tell him you talked to Dan in Cleveland. He...

Locksmithing: old mosler safe, schenectady area, operator errors
schenectady area, operator errors, fire type: Joe, There are ONLY 3 reasons a safe lock won t unlock - they are: 1. Incorrect dialing sequence, (operator errors) 2. Incorrect combination, (wrong numbers) 3. Mechanical problems Generally when combinations are passed on, the owner passes on...

Locksmithing: Old Safe no combo, index mark, close ups
index mark, close ups, safe company: David, I would need to see better photos to try to determine WHAT you actually have, but from the photo you have provided, I would have to guess that it is possibly manufactured by the Syracuse Safe Company, Syracuse, NY. This company manufactured safes...

Locksmithing: the protecor firesafe model #1080, safe company, liability reasons
safe company, liability reasons, factory default: Jeremy, There is no such thing as a Default combination. Unfortunately this is more movie myth. While your safe did come set up on a factory combination , this combination was still UNIQUE to your safe. This is NOT a default combination, simply...

Locksmithing: Protector Safe Model #1071, safe companies, factories
safe companies, factories: Paul, I can probably make keys for the lock, but I would have to have it, in hand. Most of the codes (coding) has never been released by many of the factories for obvious security or liabilty reasons. If you don t have a local safe or lock company that...

Locksmithing: replacing the batteries in the safe, e mail address, overnight storage
e mail address, overnight storage, battery unit: Colliene, These containers were intended for hotels where guests change on a daily basis and they have a hotel staff to maintain items like this. It was NEVER intended for general use by the public. Also, these containers are NOT safes, and are NOT...

Locksmithing: S&G safe lock, st charles mo, safe lock
st charles mo, safe lock, safe company: Andy, Obviously the answer WILL depend on the condition of the lock. Locks just like watches, need to be cleaned, serviced and reset occasionally to keep them working correctly. So unless there is something mechanically wrong with your lock, it...

Locksmithing: Safe, vault service, campbell center
vault service, campbell center, safe company: Hi Karen. There were to safe manufacurers that used the Hall s name. The first one went out of business in the 1870s. The grandkids of that founder started their OWN safe company in the late 1800s. Are there any logos or sayings written on the safe?...

Locksmithing: safe boxes for sale, safe deposit boxes, safe deposit box
safe deposit boxes, safe deposit box, box inventory: Stewart, Yes we do have used safe deposit box nests of various sizes for sale. I m not sure if you are looking for parts or spares, or full sets of nests. Basically we have or can get any configurations of nests that you need. - Feel free to contact...

Locksmithing: safe deposit box keys, safe deposit boxes, safe deposit box
safe deposit boxes, safe deposit box, embezzelment: Bill, I m not sure what you are asking? If you are concerned about the scruples of the employees at your bank, then I would recommend that you no longer bank there. If you don t trust employees at any bank, then I would recommend that you purchase...

Locksmithing: Safe Edwardsville, safe companies, small quantities
safe companies, small quantities, safes: Gail, I did receive your photos, infact I have them sitting right next to me. I ve been going through a lot of photos of safes, trying to figure out what you have. while some safes are fairly easy, some are not, for a number of reasons. Some safe...

Locksmithing: Safe File Drawer, safes and vaults, file drawers
safes and vaults, file drawers, remington rand: Dick, If the drawers don t lift up out of the rail tray, then it may have some levers on each side of the slides that have to be released to pull it out. Some have screws attaching the drawers directly to the slides. There are at least as many different...

Locksmithing: safe worth, ul listings, fire classification
ul listings, fire classification, detail photos: Steve, I m not sure what you are referring to as NET worth. While I can evaluate your safe to give you some numbers to work with, ultimately the value of the container would be set by YOU and the PURCHASER. A net worth would be any profit YOU realize...

Locksmithing: second photo, plater, spindle
plater, spindle, engraving: Lance, Check the face of the dial, some of the older Cary dials, the nose of the dial (with the name engraving), unscrews. Based on this second photo, it looks like your spindle may have been replaced at some point - it does not look original. If the...

Locksmithing: Shaw Walker Fire Proof File, fireproof filing cabinet, shaw walker
fireproof filing cabinet, shaw walker, yale lock: Lew, Well, that will make a big difference. The lock is an 8400 series S&G so your dialing sequence is as follows: 4 times left to the first number (50), 3 times right to the second number (25), 2 times left to the third number (50), 1 time right...