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Locksmithing: Lost Combo for Masterlock V70, locksmith, v70
locksmith, v70, serial number: Hello Joseph, They key only bypasses the combination, it won t help recover the combination. If the lock has a serial number you may be able to get a locksmith to decode it and get you the combination. If you have the key, I d just use that. If not,...

Locksmithing: lori deadbolt, set screw, no screws
set screw, no screws, allen key: Lori deadbolts use mortice cylinders that thread into place, there is a set screw that holds the cylinder in place at the 3 or 6 o clock possition once it is installed. The set screw must be loosened with a long allen key. to access this set screw you must...

Locksmithing: lost combination, meilink safe, safe company
meilink safe, safe company, sandusky: John, With that serial number I would think that your safe is probably a Meilink safe that was relabeled, but I would need to see it to be sure. Send me photos of your safe so I can get a bette idea of what you have. There was an Atlas safe company...

Locksmithing: lost conbination, distinct options, metal tag
distinct options, metal tag, safe company: Nathan, As you mentioned the metal tag inside the safe, I m assuming that the safe is open. This gives you three distinct options. First: You can contact Sentry to find out what the original combination was. Note: Sentry does charge for this service,...

Locksmithing: Meilink-built wall safe won't open, loose screw, lever assembly
loose screw, lever assembly, wall safe: Harry, As you have probably read from my tips to other questioners, there are only three reasons that a safe lock will not open. Incorrect dialing sequence, Incorrect combination, mechanical problems. As you are probably dialing it correctly, and...

Locksmithing: MOSLER ANTIQUE SAFE ON CASTERS, night storage, class c
night storage, class c, casters: Jon This Mosler safe is basically a record safe. It probably has an SMNA Fire insulated safe label on the inside of the door (probably Class C - 1 hour rated). From the photo I would estimate it was manufactured in the 1940 s or 1950 s. Note: Safes...

Locksmithing: Montgomery Ward safe model 9031, correct combination, safe lock
correct combination, safe lock, mechanical problems: Garry, There are only three reasons a safe lock will not open, incorrect combination, incorrect dialing sequence, mechanical problems As you mentioned it was difficult to get the door shut, my first thought is that something may have become jammed...

Locksmithing: Mortise lock removal problem, locking pliers, set screw
locking pliers, set screw, wd 40: Hello Marci, There should just be 2 screws holding the lock body in place. One at the top and one at the bottom. Once removed the body should slide out but since the lock you have could have been installed many years ago, the door may have swelled around...

Locksmithing: Mortise vs. double cylinder, exterior wood doors, mortise lock
exterior wood doors, mortise lock, escutcheon plates: Depending on the type and age of the mortise lock you may be able to buy trim only to replace the hardware you see from the outside and inside and keep the body of the lock itself. Mortise locks will last a lot longer than ANY sectional hardware. If you...

Locksmithing: Mosler Safe, safe company, available records
safe company, available records, west palm: Jeanette, Mosler has been out of business for around 9 years. There are no available records for any original combinations. You will need a safe technician from a local safe company to open the safe for you and recover the combination. Cost will depend...

Locksmithing: Mosler Safe, burglary protection, boat anchor
burglary protection, boat anchor, digital locks: Joel, Your safe appears to be a Mosler Fire Safe. Without the combination, you will need to have a trained safe technician open the safe for you. The lock may be a hand change or a key change so the technician should be able to tell the difference and...

Locksmithing: Mosler Safe, vault technicians association, school materials
vault technicians association, school materials, association web: Andy, Pretty much all Mosler safes left the factory on neutral combinations. They were either set on 50 or 50-25-50 . Mosler went out of business in 2001. Dialing sequence would be: 4 times left to 50, 1 time right to stop (around 80) or...

Locksmithing: Mosler safe, mosler safe co, security pacific bank
mosler safe co, security pacific bank, dean security: Jodie, Removing the wheel curb with the wheels will not change the combination. They are out of sequence and so unless you know the combo and can dial it up correctly the lock won t work. No this safe wasn t made in 1902. If the label was an SMNA (Safe...

Locksmithing: Mosler safe, locksmith, vaults
locksmith, vaults, northern california: Steve, As Mosler is out of business there is no one to check with for the original combination. While I can open the safe, knowing where you and/or the safe are located will help. Obviously if you are not in northern California, I will have to refer you...

Locksmithing: Mosler safe Model 01, patent numbers, index mark
patent numbers, index mark, o clock: Cassidy, Well your safe would have been built around 1973, so the original combination would have been 50-25-50. The dialing sequence would be: 4 times left to the first number, (50) 3 times right to the second number, (25) 2 times left to the third...

Locksmithing: Mosler Vault Door, family construction company, vault doors
family construction company, vault doors, storage facility: Greg, While I can give you an approximate manufacture date for safes, I have no records for Mosler s vault doors. There are no indications that they used the same serial numbering system for their doors, and as they are out of business, there is no way...

Locksmithing: MW safe 9031, montgomery wards, yale lock
montgomery wards, yale lock, number xx: Jean, Montgomery Wards did not manufacture safes, they were re-labeled for them. They sold a number of different manufactures products. Chances are your safe is actually a Meilink safe, though I would actually need to see it to identify the manufacture...

Locksmithing: medco locks, medeco, new keys
medeco, new keys, medco: This is a kind of a subjective question, but I will do my best! The cost of a new Single sided Medeco M3 deadbolt is $265.00 The service and labour to remove it will be governed by the service and labour rates of the company you call, and the amount...

Locksmithing: mosler safe, cast iron frame, necessary safety precautions
cast iron frame, necessary safety precautions, adjustment screws: Bill, Generally the threaded portion is for the hinge caps (finials or acorns). The older safes did not have any kind of hinge adjustment screws. Pulling the doors is not that difficult, but we use special equipment that stabalizes the door and assists...

Locksmithing: mosler safe, informal evaluations, damage photos
informal evaluations, damage photos, resale purposes: Debbie, I m pretty sure the serial number that you provided is for the SMNA (Safe Manufactures National Assoc.) label and not the safe. This only applies to the label and won t help in figuring out the age, other than it would be between around 1920-1962....

Locksmithing: Narrow Stile, Single french door., satin nickel, blank slate
satin nickel, blank slate, lockset: Looks like the Marks will cover what you have,are you installing this yourself? And if so, have you ever morticed out a door blank before? This is not a fun task, so make sure you measure twice. I would say you could get away with a standard lever set with...

Locksmithing: Need help with a Safe, yale locks, safe locks
yale locks, safe locks, joe joe: Joe, Sorry to dissapoint you but the numbers are a coding sequence of some sort, not the combination. Thought some of the numbers may be the actual combination, most of them are not, its simply mis-direction . You didn t let me know what type of safe...

Locksmithing: New ignition switch in Pontiac Grand AM 2003, pontiac grand am, old keys
pontiac grand am, old keys, bad science: Sounds like a 10 cut gm key, if your doors still work properly then I would suspect that they key is still factory. If you have doubts go to another dealer with your ownership and have a key cut by code. They will generate an original key and if it does not...

Locksmithing: Old HHM safe, herring hall, outer doors
herring hall, outer doors, safe company: Ken, I had forgotten about a small HHM plate safe that I have here that has a 70 number dial, it also uses a T-handle for bolt retraction. So I took it apart this morning to see what lock it has. It has the same lock I had listed below (#3). Contact...

Locksmithing: Opening Tower safe by Sears, combination dial, index mark
combination dial, index mark, correct combination: Marlin, There are two types of bolt work, one that is operated by the locking mechanism, and one that is operated by a separate handle. Generally if the handle operates the bolt work, it would be shaped like a T-handle or an L-handle to provide the leverage...

Locksmithing: Oxidisation, damp and rust, fan heater, safe lock
fan heater, safe lock, washbasin: Gill, Obviously the problem is humidity, Whether or not it is coming from the washbasin or not, you safe has already become super-saturated and is now releasing this moisture. Your safe is not a Yale safe, that is the lock manufacture. As Yale has...

Locksmithing: old safe combo, mosler safe co, key change
mosler safe co, key change, hamilton oh: Rob, Your Mosler Safe was actually made in Hamilton, Oh. around 1900-1902. The # s are the serial number of the safe. The New York office was a sales office. Your lock may be a hand change or a key change. While I always recommed using a trained safe...

Locksmithing: How to open a 1934 Mosler Safe "Hamilton Ohio), mosler safe co, gas canisters
mosler safe co, gas canisters, hamilton ohio: You probably cannot open it even with a drill-most safes have special drill points in order to locate the boltworks;and older safes can be very,very dangerous to open. Many of them had special gas canisters to avert being drilled open,and other goodies. DO...

Locksmithing: opening old safe, index mark, mechanical problems
index mark, mechanical problems, locksmith: Mark, 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, slowly until the dial stops. Left is counter clockwise, right is clockwise. Do not count the revolutions...

Locksmithing: Problem with push button lock, push button lock, schalge
push button lock, schalge, fraternity house: Hello Will, Sorry I forgot to answer #2 as I got interrupted as I was responded. It sounds like the chamber is malfunctioning which could be an easy fix by just resetting it, which does mean removing it and following the instructions in the manual to...

Locksmithing: Ref: question, deadbolt lock, backset
deadbolt lock, backset, home depot: NO, use either a Mag plate or some sort of scar plate on the door. Tell who ever told you to use silicone that he is out to lunch. Unfortunately you will not find a suitable plate at home depot either Measure your Backset, Bore size, and door thickness...

Locksmithing: Ref: question, deadbolt lock, lowe s
deadbolt lock, lowe s, kwikset: Hello Sam, I m not sure I d listen to that person again. Using silicone or any sealant on or near a lock can damage the finish and if not applied properly can damage the lock mechanism. If you have a Schlage, Kwikset or any other lock that has a finish...

Locksmithing: Remington Rand Safe, remington rand, hold harmless form
remington rand, hold harmless form, dial lock: Lance, It will depend on what lock you have whether or not a change key will be available. I have over 75 different change keys in my collection, most of which no longer exist. If it is a standard key, we can probably help. I will need a photo of the...

Locksmithing: Residential Vault Door, vault doors, safe company
vault doors, safe company, private residence: Michael, Finding a used GSA vault style door is going to be slim. The government rarely removes these doors from service. You are more likely to find a fire door that meets your expectations much more available. Again though, if a fire door is taken...

Locksmithing: How to remove a door knob which is stuck, how to remove a door knob, spring mechanism
how to remove a door knob, spring mechanism, latch: Hello Neo, You may have to turn the part that the knobs were attached to in order to slightly retract the latch as you pull the assembly out. It will only come out one way and I can t tell by this photo which way that is. Look inside the hole where the...

Locksmithing: How do I remove Yale 356G door handle assy, Yale leverset
Yale leverset: If its a privacy or passage leverset,there should be a set screw on the inside lever handle.Remove this,remove the rosette,and pull it off.Otherwise look for a tiny hole in the inside of the door, on the lever handle. Punch a small paperclip or ice pick gently...

Locksmithing: removing a weiser deadbolt, deadbolt, screws
deadbolt, screws, screw: Hello Bruce, There should be a small screw or similar holding the thumbturn piece in place. It s generally located behind the longer part of the thumbturn. Remove that then the thumbturn can slide off. You can then remove the plate, under which are the...

Locksmithing: replacing springs in mortise cylinder, hammer place, tapestry
hammer place, tapestry, blade: there are a few methods for removing the covers that work well but I recommend removing the core and loading the cylinder from inside only because replacing the cover can be a pain when you are forced to reuse an old one. I have done it on many occasions when...

Locksmithing: Saga Safe Key, work andy, locksmith shop
work andy, locksmith shop, key blank: Dan you should be able to have one duplicated at any locksmith shop. The key blank should be a V-61-A or an SY-4 . I would possibly take the door off of your safe and take it with you when they duplicate the key. If your key is as worn as you indicate,...

Locksmithing: SCHLAGE BE365/FE575 vs Kwikset/Weiser SmartCode/SmartScan, ingersoll rand, bonus question
ingersoll rand, bonus question, smartscan: I do not sell or endorse any of these products and so I will refrain from commenting except to say that Ingersoll Rand, the manufacture of Schlage products does have a substantial amount of information available concerning the application of door hardware...

Locksmithing: Schlage BA-360 dead bolt single cylinder, loose screws, screw caps
loose screws, screw caps, strike plates: There are probably screw caps in place-try using the edge of a knife where there should be screws on the inside of the lock.Pry these up,remove or tighten the screws. The tail piece is either hanging up on the bolt or somewhere inside the lock.It also sounds...

Locksmithing: Schlage sticky handset, locksmith shop, thumb button
locksmith shop, thumb button, mechanical warranty: Hello Phil, The first thing I d do if I was there would be to remove it all from the door and inspect the latch mechanism. If it retracts and extends properly then the problem is with the other parts, possibly the thumbpiece or the inside assembly. It...

Locksmithing: Sears Tower Safe with Yale Lock, paul sears, yale lock
paul sears, yale lock, sears tower: Paul, Sears sold safes from several different manufacture, all of whom are out of business. The original combination is not going to be available. If your safe has a Yale lock, the dialing sequence is probably going to be: 4 times right to the first...

Locksmithing: Sentry Safe, sentry safe, sentrysafe
sentry safe, sentrysafe, sledge hammer: Bryan, You have three choices; the first one involves a sledge hammer, but we won t go there yet. If you have a little time, go to Sentry s web site and order new keys. www.sentrysafe.com 800-828-1438 The third option would be to take the safe...

Locksmithing: Sentry Safe - dial (spindle?) loose, safe company, spindle
safe company, spindle, sentry: Edna, Try pulling the dial and spindle out slightly, while dialing your combination. You may get it to re-engage the wheels and open the lock. The cost of repairs may be more than the safe is worth so you may want to replace it rather than repair...

Locksmithing: Sisco safe,, safe company, electronic lock
safe company, electronic lock, new keys: Ted, Your safe should have an override key/lock for just such an occurance. Do you have the key? The lock may be located under the keypad. If you find the lock but do not have the key, you have two options - order new keys from the factory, or...

Locksmithing: Star Safe, hayward ca 94544, palo alto ca
hayward ca 94544, palo alto ca, new dial: Mark, Why yes I can, it would be me!!!! If you would like to schedule an appointment you can either call or stop by the shop. Security Safe 1753 Addison Way Hayward, CA 94544 510-732-8710 800-326-4224 Office hours are 8-4:30 M-F We cover...

Locksmithing: Stuck Safe, engagment, fence
engagment, fence, wheels: Walt, First your lock doesn t have day lock . This is an auxillary lock. What is happening with your lock, is as you try to turn the dial to lock the safe, the drive cam is not only trying to lift the lever out of engagment, but it s also trying to...

Locksmithing: safe, questions, gut instinct, safe co
gut instinct, safe co, safe service: Joshua, A great question, unfortunately I wish the answer was as good. The only thing I can tell you is to use your gut instinct to decide if he is feeding you BS or not. Many times a good con-artist can talk you out of your life savings and be long...

Locksmithing: Where is the safety deposit box, safe deposit boxes, change locks
safe deposit boxes, change locks, safety deposit box: Peter, Sorry, manufactures never kept records of where a particular safe deposit box lock was sent. Even if they did, banks change locks on a regular basis, or when ever they have to force a box due to lost keys, or after one has been turned in, so the...

Locksmithing: schlage locket removal, castle nut, screw driver
castle nut, screw driver, lockset: You need to remove the castle nut at the base of the spindle. Take out those 2 screws you have loosened at the base of the post that the handle was attached to there is a castle nut you can use a screw driver to spin it lose if you do not have a castle nut...

Locksmithing: sears and roebuck safe, sears and roebucks, cast iron stove
sears and roebucks, cast iron stove, sears and roebuck: Chris, Sears and Roebucks never manufactured safes. They sold safes manufactured by other companies with the Sears Label. They did purchase the Wehrle Company in 1941. Wehrle was a cast iron stove manufacture that also manufactured safes between 1904-1941....

Locksmithing: stuck key Weiser single cylinder dead bolt, dead bolt, stuck key
dead bolt, stuck key, faint hope: Hello Bernadette, Push in on the part of the lock that turns when you turn the key as you pull your key out. The back of that part may not be operating properly. You may have to remove the lock from the door and have it serviced. James www.jmlock.co...

Locksmithing: Titan dead bolt lock, phillips head screws, metal washers
phillips head screws, metal washers, metal fasteners: Hello Dale, Titan deadbolts use small Phillips head screws to secure the inside thumbturn trim piece. Those are threaded into 2 large screws with flat slots. Those large screws are threaded into the outer lock assembly. Removing those screws will remove...

Locksmithing: Travel Trailer deadbolt won't unlock, dead bolt, deadbolt
dead bolt, deadbolt, trimark: Hello Jason, If you can get the inside plate off you can access the bolt mechanism. Manually get it to retract or destroy it. Either way I d replace it unless you can find the problem is with alignment then I d just fix that. You may want to hire a...

Locksmithing: thank you, metal casters, safe company
metal casters, safe company, safe co: Everett, Yes, but you will need the assistance of a trained safe technician to open and decode the lock for you. Cost should be $350-$500 and take a couple of hours. Unfortunately there are no factory records of combinations for your safe. Cary went...

Locksmithing: Value of safe, herring hall, cast material
herring hall, cast material, informal evaluation: Marc, You are most welcome. You are right, this web site only allows one pic per question, so you will need to send them directly to me. In order to identify, evaluate or appraise your safe, I m going to need photos. They should include full exterior...

Locksmithing: Value of a safe., herring hall, cast material
herring hall, cast material, true hero: Marc, Sorry, same answer. You are most welcome. You are right, this web site only allows one pic per question, so you will need to send them directly to me. In order to identify, evaluate or appraise your safe, I m going to need photos. They should...

Locksmithing: Victor Safe, safe company, replacement parts
safe company, replacement parts, vaults: Elaine, If you don t have a combination you will have to have a safe technician open the safe for you. Cost should be around $350-$500 plus parts. Note: Because this is an obsolete manufacture, parts are not available, so the safe tech should open...

Locksmithing: Victor Safe, st louis worlds fair, omaha neb
st louis worlds fair, omaha neb, tin type: Kristy, The 1904 date on the safe references the St. Louis Worlds Fair of 1904. Victor safe won an award for their exhibit at the fair. They continued to use this award/label/reference through the mid to late 1920 s, so your safe is probably younger...

Locksmithing: value of cary safe, pat sept, external doors
pat sept, external doors, interior doors: Sherrie The Cary Safe Company was in business from 1878-1929. The Patent date indicates that the safe could not have been built prior to that, and in fact was probably at some time after that date. In your case the safe was probably built between 1892-1900....

Locksmithing: vandalized mosler safe, jewelry safes, montgomery wards
jewelry safes, montgomery wards, safecracker: Jay, Question: Was the guy a Locksmith or Safe Technician. Many of the locksmiths want to call themselves safecrackers , but as you found out few of them actually are. When you say the safe was built for Montgomery Wards , do you mean that this was...

Locksmithing: Yale lock, yale lock, combination locks
yale lock, combination locks, safe companies: Brittany, As the USS Alabama, BB-60 was built in the 1941-1942 time frame the locks that would have been on her while old, are not antique. They are no longer made, but they are probably still available. There is no market for them so I would suggest...

Locksmithing: Yale Safe, wall safe, locksmith
wall safe, locksmith, vaults: Ron, Yale was a LOCK manufacture, not a safe manufacture. The SAFE manufacture would have set the combination on the safe when the lock was installed or when the safe was sold. Chances are the manufacture is out of business and there are no records...

Locksmithing: Yale safe, informal evaluation, detail photos
informal evaluation, detail photos, interior detail: Max, The Pontiac Safe & Lock Co., was a distributor, not a manufacture. Yale was a lock manufacture not a safe manufacture, so the first item on the agenda would be to accurately Identify what you have. In order to identify, evaluate or appraise your...

Locksmithing: 1.5 inch deadbolt, locksmith shop, backset
locksmith shop, backset, keyway: ILCO makes a lock with a body and backset in 2 formerly known as a lori lock. If you re in the USA or Canada, call around and ask a locksmith shop to special order you one. You will need to insist the body and the bolt are both made for the 2 backset,...

Locksmithing: Adesco in-floor safe, adesco, index mark
adesco, index mark, o clock: Bob, Generally there are only three reasons that a safe lock will not open: 1. Incorrect dialing sequence 2. Incorrect combination 3. Mechanical problems Assuming that you have the correct combination and that you are dialing it correctly that...

Locksmithing: Antique Southern California Safe Co. Safe, southern california safe co, southern california safe company
southern california safe co, southern california safe company, california safe co: Anthony, This is why you contact an expert for evaluations instead of trying to do it yourself. While Sothern California Safe HAS been around since the early 1900 s they are NOT a manufacturer. They are a distributor. Distributor s tend to place their...

Locksmithing: How do I access safe without combo or key?, sistec, safe company
sistec, safe company, tss: Jacqueline, I would have to see the safe you are refering to. The TSS series of safes is manufactured by a European company named Orgami-Sistec, or Sistec. If you don t have the combination or key then chances are you will have to find a safe tech from...

Locksmithing: Best Performing Grade 1 Deadbolt, Medeco, Captive
Medeco, Captive, High Security: Glad i could be of help Marie; Both Medeco and Mul-T-Lock are high security deadbolts with unique Patent protected keys. Medeco M3 http://expresslocksmithservices.com/images/medeco_key.144100011_std.jpg Mul-T-Lock http://www.pre-lock.com/Patented%20Mul-T-Lock%20Key.jpg...

Locksmithing: Brinks Home Safe, product trademark, locksmith
product trademark, locksmith, honeywell: Richard, Your safe is a combo AND key required access. If you don t have the combo then you may need a safe technician to help you. You didn t mention whether or not your safe is digital or mechanical. If it is mechanical you may be able to contact...

Locksmithing: Brinks Safe - Lost Key & Directions, safe company, brinks home
safe company, brinks home, honeywell: Donna, Explosives are always a good choice, though they are messy and most states have outlawed them! Brinks was not a manufacture, it was simply a label . The current label is Honeywell . These safes are built by SISCO Products . Sisco is currently...

Locksmithing: Browning safe won't lock
Brian, Sounds like you may have a lock failure. DO NOT CLOSE AND LOCK YOUR SAFE DOOR UNTIL AFTER YOU HAVE HAD IT CHECKED OUT. LEAVE IT OPEN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! There, I hope that is enough emphasis, but just in case - DO NOT CLOSE AND LOCK YOUR SAFE...

Locksmithing: Change key, hold harmless form, mosler
hold harmless form, mosler, change keys: David, You can t get a 6720 change key for a Mosler MRK-302 lock, because the 6720 change key is for the Sargent & Greenleaf 6700 series locks. If you want a change key for a Mosler MRK-302 lock, then you will need a Mosler 302 change key. As Mosler...

Locksmithing: Cole-steel safe, burglary safes, metal office furniture
burglary safes, metal office furniture, locker locks: Robert, I have seen a couple of safes with the North American Safe Association labels - there never was such an association testing safes. There were only two assocations, the first being the Safe Manufacturers National Association and of course UL....

Locksmithing: caryco safe
Mike, Generally, Cary Safes with a dial that has the Sept. 16th, 1890 patent date will have a straight tail piece type lock. You can verify the presence of a straight tail piece lock by applying pressure to the handle (as if to open) while you rotate the...

Locksmithing: changing the combination, Safe locked open, safe combination change
Safe locked open, safe combination change, Diebold safe: You will need a key to perform this task, instructions for this operation are readily available but I strongly caution you to call a service provider to have this task performed, you can obtain instructions and a key to perform this combination change in the...

Locksmithing: Data safe diebold, index mark, safe company
index mark, safe company, divice: David, the dialing sequence for your lock is: 4 times left to the first number, 3 times right to the second number, 2 times left to the third number, 1 time right until the dial stops (around 90). Left is counter clockwise, right is clockwise....

Locksmithing: Diebold Cabinet, Safe locked open, safe combination change
Safe locked open, safe combination change, Diebold safe: Yep call a locksmith or safe service company, if you bring it in you can save yourself a service call to come out. There are instructions available but honestly if this was not in working testable condition when you purchased it do yourself a big favor and...

Locksmithing: Diebold new basic electronic safe got locked, Safe locked open, safe combination change
Safe locked open, safe combination change, Diebold safe: I am sorry about your luck, but I do not give entry advise. You will not likely receive much more accurate information than that from the manufacture, all I can tell you is call a locksmith or safe service company, I understand that it may cost your more...

Locksmithing: Difference between Amsec and Duravault, concrete containers, south america brazil
concrete containers, south america brazil, amsec: John, Both safes have: 1. six sided composite construction 2. active locking bolts open side and dead bolts on the hinge side 3. UL approved locks 4. Ball bearing hinges for longer life 5. optional key locks for extra security The AMSEC AMVAULT...

Locksmithing: Cole-steel safe, steel equipment, sylvie
Locksmithing: Cole-steel safe, steel equipment, sylvie, new york city

Locksmithing: Key identification
Locksmithing: Key identification

Locksmithing: Lost Key for Victor "Treasure Chest" Safe, auction, treasure chest
Locksmithing: Lost Key for Victor "Treasure Chest" Safe, auction, treasure chest, metal plate

Locksmithing: old mosler's safe
Locksmithing: old mosler's safe

Locksmithing: Sisco Model 1050 safe, model example, drivers license
Locksmithing: Sisco Model 1050 safe, model example, drivers license, serial number

Locksmithing: floor safe, excel spread sheet, safe company
excel spread sheet, safe company, information note: Chad, Explosives would probably work, but then you would have to replace a portion of the house also. The Safe was manufactured by Major, the dd indicates that it also has an interior key locked compartment. We can request the original combo...

Locksmithing: Halls Patent Safe, burglary protection, leaps and bounds
burglary protection, leaps and bounds, legal recourse: Steve, Your safe would have been built between 1880-1881. In the mid to late 1800 s there was a strong market for fire proof safes. Obviously there is no such thing as fire proof , but rather fire resistive. The reason there was such a big market...

Locksmithing: Keep/Safe problem
The brand is probably Sentry Safe see: http://www.sentrysafe.com/Products/172/KS0130_KEEPSAFE The dialing sequence should be: 3 times left to the first number (66) 2 times right to the second number (18) 1 time left to the third number (90) - turn...

Locksmithing: Key identification, safety deposit boxes, kaba mauer
safety deposit boxes, kaba mauer, safety deposit box: Valerie, The key is a european key, it appears to be a Kaba-Mauer. While the manufacture may have made SD Box locks, they also made locks for about 1001 other purposes. This could go to anything from a small safe to a fancy (ornate) jewelry box lock....

Locksmithing: key for victor fire master ln, yale locks, locksmith shop
yale locks, locksmith shop, hardware stores: Rick, as Victor has been out of business for quite a few years, contacting them is going to be difficult. Generally though they used Yale locks if I m not mistaken, so keys should be available. If you are going to small locksmith shops, or hardware stores...

Locksmithing: LaGuard 3600, override code, time delay
override code, time delay, service technician: Hi Kathy, The LaGard 3600 will take as many users as you need, as long as they all use the same code. Sorry, its been a long day - The lock has the ability of two users, basically a supervisor/subordinate or dual custody use. In dual custody, both...

Locksmithing: LG basic II lock, g locks, electronic locks
g locks, electronic locks, atm machines: Charles, As you didn t really pose a question, I ll assume that you just wanted a reflection of my policies and opinions for electronic locks. My positive opinion of the LaGard product line is based on several items: 1. Ease of customer use - single...

Locksmithing: LG Digital keypad lock, sherry sherry, silver circles
sherry sherry, silver circles, lg digital: Sherry, Sorry, but I don t buy the helpless female thing - I ve got a wife and two daughters so I know better! But I understand not knowing where the batteries are. Generally the biggest problem with a LaGard lock not opening is power or low batteries....

Locksmithing: Liberty Safe with S&G Pulstronic Keypad, liberty thanks, liberty safe
liberty thanks, liberty safe, key pad: Jay, This lock wasn t used for more than a few years because it wasn t a really good idea, so there were only a few safe manufacturers that used them. I also couldn t find any information about changing the batteries in your keypad, but It should have...

Locksmithing: Lost Key for Victor "Treasure Chest" Safe, informal evaluation, detail photos
informal evaluation, detail photos, interior detail: Herbert, I have no idea what you are referring to as a Treasure Chest safe. This is more of a movie term, and one that manufacturers NEVER applied to a product. I don t know if this is your description of the container but I need to have a better idea...

Locksmithing: loccked safe, replacement keys, safe company
replacement keys, safe company, key pad: Avril, The original factory code would have been 159A. If the code has been changed or if the batteries have died then this code will not work. There should be a removeable plastic cover over the key override , below the key pad. Use your key in this...

Locksmithing: locked safe, antique experts, grape harvesting
antique experts, grape harvesting, pet peeves: John, First, why would you assume that a safe has to be destroyed in order to open it? Professional Safe Technicians should never destroy anything to open it. Safes that are over 50 years old generally have obsolete parts which are no longer available...

Locksmithing: Major RT40 safe, catologs, metal tag
catologs, metal tag, solid steel: Dan, If the safe is fire resistant, then it isn t solid steel. I m not sure what numbers you are looking at as Major doesn t list a model RT40 in their catologs. I know that they stamped the RT40 in the model spot on the metal tag but it only means...

Locksmithing: McNeal & Urban safe, informal evaluation, detail photos
informal evaluation, detail photos, interior detail: Carlos, I will need to see your safe in order to determine its age. In order to identify, evaluate or appraise your safe, I m going to need photos. They should include full exterior and interior. Detail photos should include pictures of the dial, handles...

Locksmithing: MEILINK 9031 SMALL SAFE, index mark, o clock
index mark, o clock, correct sequence: Andy, The dialing sequence for your Meilink should be: 4 times left to the first number (43) 3 times right to the second number (28) 2 times left to the third number (40) 1 time right until the dial stops (between 90-0). Note: Left is counter...

Locksmithing: Mislaid key for Kingavon 28 dig. safe, ipswich suffolk, duke st
ipswich suffolk, duke st, safe company: Stephen, Kingavon was not a manufacturer of safes, they were simply a seller of stuff . The safes were labeled for them. Most of these safes are asian imports. Contacting these manufacturers is sometimes extremely hard, which limits your choices. ...

Locksmithing: Montgomery Wards # 9031 Safe, montgomery wards, fire rating
montgomery wards, fire rating, insulation: Larry, If the safe has a UL tag on the safe for fire resistance, then possibly , if not then no it doesn t. The reason I say possibly , is that, depending on the age it may not be current. Generally safes over 50 years old do not meet the standard due...

Locksmithing: Mosler safe locked by accident, mosler safes, vault technician
mosler safes, vault technician, security safes: Paul, So, I m assuming that your question would revolve around finding a combination for the safe? Safes sent to the Navy (in fact most Mosler safes) were pre-set from the factory set on 50-25-50. This combination would have been reset by the first...

Locksmithing: mosler safe with mountain scene and rose under combination, toronto safes, safes toronto
toronto safes, safes toronto, antique safes toronto: It is likely to be worth slightly more than you probably paid, at least to you. For a real appraisal call an appraiser. The relative value of safes , like antiques in general is pretty subjective and really depends on the quality and condition of the model...

Locksmithing: Need a safe tech, north louisiana, work andy
north louisiana, work andy, garden rd: Sterling, Unfortunately there aren t alot of safe techs in your area. You can try: E. C. Mitchell Pro-Lock Services 318-402-5416 4761 Dixie Garden Rd Shreveport, LA 71105 But if it doesn t work out, then you need to be prepared to haul your...

Locksmithing: Neither handle on a door will engage the latch fully, locksmith supply, locksmith shop
locksmith supply, locksmith shop, door latch: LSDA is a Locksmith only brand made by IDN Acme, a locksmith supply distributor. If you need a latch, which is probably all that is wrong with it, bring the old one to any locksmith shop and get another one. It s that simple, unless you re willing to hire...

Locksmithing: non-working turn button, wd 40, exterior door
wd 40, exterior door, keyhole: Try washing out the cylinder with WD-40, just spray it in the keyhole liberally, if it does not work! Call a locksmith. If your DIY attempt has resulted in failure of your lock to operate properly I would take it as a sign that you are not the right man...

Locksmithing: Old Hall's Safe Co. safe, safe co, index mark
safe co, index mark, o clock: Brad, The dialing sequence should be: 4 times right to the first number, 3 times left to the second number, 2 times right to the third number, 1 time left to the fourth number - stop - turn handle to open the safe. Note: Left is counter clockwise,...

Locksmithing: Old Hall's Safe Restoration / History, latex paint, wooden shelves
latex paint, wooden shelves, inner doors: John, Based on the serial number (81698) your safe would have been made around 1878-1880. I will need to see photos of your safe in order to answer the rest of your questions. Don t skimp on the pics, I will need all the ones requested below, AND any...

Locksmithing: Old Vulcan? floor safe, sears roebucks, clover meadow
sears roebucks, clover meadow, yale lock: Joe, First never assume anything. In order to open the safe without destroying it, the safe technician WILL need to accurately ID the safe. If it does not have correct manufacturers info, then we will need to ID it based on how it is built. The Vulcan...

Locksmithing: Opening an antique Cary Safe with a known combination, bmp format, informal evaluation
bmp format, informal evaluation, detail photos: David, Cary Safe s used a number of different styles of locks over the years. Based on your description the dialing sequence should be: 5 times right to the first number, 4 times left to the second number, 3 times right to the third number, 2 times...

Locksmithing: Opening my excalibur gun safe, gun safe, lrl
gun safe, lrl, spindle: Dan, The standard 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 slowly, until the dial stops. Note: Left is counter clockwise, right is clockwise. If...

Locksmithing: Opening a Safe, combination locks, index mark
combination locks, index mark, o clock: Sharon, The dialing sequence should be: 4 times left to the first number, 3 times right to the second number, 2 times left to the third number 1 time right until the dial stops. Left is counter clockwise, Right is clockwise. DO NOT count the revolutions...

Locksmithing: Opening Schwab Safe, fairfield county ct, floral park ny
fairfield county ct, floral park ny, doyle road: Dave, Here are a couple companies in your area. While there may be several more smaller companies, these are the two I m familiar with. Connecticut Lock & Safe 860-870-4444 116 Doyle Road Tolland, Connecticut 06084 Precision Lock & Safe 516-616-0854...

Locksmithing: Very old Marvin Safe -- no combination, ocala fl 34470, antique safes
ocala fl 34470, antique safes, safe company: Chris, Anytime a lock or safeman indicates the words ruin or destroy in a conversation about opening a safe, its usually because they don t have a clue what they are doing. Out of the following companies, I would try Belden s first. The fourth person,...

Locksmithing: old mosler's safe, mosler safe co, mosler safe company
mosler safe co, mosler safe company, correct serial number: David, Not only was it an option to paint the name of the original purchaser, it was a standard practice, which is nice because the safe then retains a small chunk of history, by personalizing it. There is no way of knowing for sure, but it is probably...

Locksmithing: old mosler safe, burglary safes, safe company
burglary safes, safe company, double doors: Doug, Mosler safe went out of business in 2001. Generally all the mosler safes shipped out after the 1950 s were set on a combination of 50-25-50. This combo would have been reset by the original owners and would have been changed on a regular basis or...

Locksmithing: open a safe, binks home safe model numbers 5054/5055/5059/5080/5081/5084/5111/5190/5195/5575/5700/5702.
binks home safe model numbers 5054/5055/5059/5080/5081/5084/5111/5190/5195/5575/5700/5702. : General Turning Sequence Instruction NOTE SAFE MODEL 5054/5055/5059/5080/5081/5084/5111/5190/5195/5575/5700/5702. Combinations consist of FOUR (4) positions (numbers). BEFORE YOU START Before you begin, please clear all settings by turning the dial...

Locksmithing: opening an old john d bush safe, time right, number 3
time right, number 3, number 1: Jody, If it is a hinged upright safe, like a fire safe, then the dialing sequence will either be: 4 times left to the first number, 3 times right to the second number 2 times left to the third number 1 time right to the last number - turn handle ...

Locksmithing: opening my safe, insurance papers, steelmaster
insurance papers, steelmaster, opening numbers: LARRY, Steelmaster is a brand name for some products manufactured by MMF Industries. If you have a serial number (may be on the face of the dial), you may be able to get the combination from the factory. Their customer service info is: Phone: 800.323.8181...

Locksmithing: Powerbolt 1000, weiser powerbolt, deadbolt
weiser powerbolt, deadbolt: You need to read the instructions that came with it, when you installed it. I have never installed one of these, and I am not familiar with it.However, if it does not work, and you are sure you didnt install it wrong, take it back and get another one...

Locksmithing: R6700, spline key, keyway
spline key, keyway, spindle: Doug, When you open the back of the lock you will notice a drive cam or wheel, which is directly connected to the dial via a spindle. There is a small spline key which is driven into the keyway of the spindle and drive wheel to lock them together....

Locksmithing: Remington Rand Safe File, remington rand, insulation material
remington rand, insulation material, material value: Ron, You can advertise it on ebay or craigslist, but it doesn t have much value. I would check with a local church or donation group to see if you can donate it. Before donating it though, you may want to have it checked for asbestos AS Remington Rand...

Locksmithing: Who is responsible Tenant or Landlord?, Medeco, Apartment locks
Medeco, Apartment locks, High Security: You will have to check with local landlord and tenant agencies in your area for current laws or by-laws that apply. It is the responsibility of the landlord to change the locks between occupancies to ensure the safety and security of their renters. The level...

Locksmithing: S&G wont open - low battery sound, cheap batteries, quality batteries
cheap batteries, quality batteries, fresh batteries: Erik If your lock is indicating a low or bad battery, I would check the battery or install a new one. I NEVER trust batteries out of the pack with out testing them, as I have found too many new ones that were substandard. Also ensure that you are...

Locksmithing: Safe question, underwriters laboratories inc, attempted burglary
underwriters laboratories inc, attempted burglary, detail photos: Patrick The SMNA label indicates what type of safe you have. The Spec F1D indicates that it is a fire insulated safe The Class C indicates that it is a 1 hour rated container with impact testing. The Y in the serial number indicates the safe...

Locksmithing: Schilage single cylinder Deadbolt assembly, dead bolt, aspx
dead bolt, aspx, locks: I went to the Schlage website and here is one PDF explaining how to install some of their B60 locks: http://consumer.schlage.com/Project%20Documents/P515-788.pdf Here is the orginal link containing more Schlage products and how to install them: http://consumer.schlage.com/Service-Support/Pages/InstructionandManuals.aspx#1...

Locksmithing: Schwab safe, safe company, periodic maintenance
safe company, periodic maintenance, operational status: Pat, First question I have is: when was the last time the lock and safe were serviced . I would imagine the answer is never . Locks just like any other mechanical item require periodic maintenance to remain operational and to continue to operate problem...

Locksmithing: Sentry 6330 tumbler wheel broke, burglary protection, sentry safe
burglary protection, sentry safe, container minimum: Ted, While I can t speak for the locksmiths in your area concerning fees or even their ability to open your safe, I can tell you that even if you brought the safe into my shop and only wanted it opened - no repairs, I would charge in the neighborhood of...

Locksmithing: Shaw Walker Safe, florence sc 29502, shaw walker
florence sc 29502, shaw walker, tom shaw: Tom, Shaw-Walker began in 1903. It changed its name to S&W Manufacturing Inc., when all assests were acquired by its management. In 2001 it was acquired by SMEAD Manufacturing. Factories never release records by serial number so I do not have that...

Locksmithing: Sisco Model 1050 safe, safe companies, safe company
safe companies, safe company, customer requests: John, If the keys don t act as an override to open the safe, then you may need a safe technician to open the safe for you. If the keys DO act as an override to open the safe, then it is a simple task to dial up the combination, observing the wheels and...

Locksmithing: Slaymaker Lock Question, Slaymaker padlock
Slaymaker padlock: Neat Lock! Depending on the age of it, a locksmith shop who deals in antique locks may have an older set of code books, which if the combinations of these were ever published, they might still have.Locate the serial number on the lock body somewhere and record...

Locksmithing: Star Safe, model c17, safe company
model c17, safe company, referal: Jorge, If the serial number is AFTER 370000 we can check with the factory to recover the original combination the safe left the factory set on. If the serial number is Before 370000 then there will be no record of it, these were lost in a fire. ...

Locksmithing: Star Safe Without A Key, number combination, key lock
number combination, key lock, local university: Peter, I ll need the serial number of the safe (should be around the lower right hand corner of the safe door), and the key lock serial number (on the face of the lock). Send an email to me requesting the keys, I have a form that I need you to fill out...

Locksmithing: safe, informal evaluation, detail photos
informal evaluation, detail photos, safe company: Tim, Mosler went out of business in 2001, so there is no way contacting tme to obtain the original combo to check it out. Your only other alternative will be to have a safe technician from a local safe company open, repair and recover the combo for you....

Locksmithing: safe com, yale lock, double doors
yale lock, double doors, tim tim: Tim, The dialing sequence should be: 4 times right to the first number (19) 3 times left to the second number (11) 2 times right to the third number (44) 1 time left until the dial stops. based on the sequence you have, it doesn t sound like you...

Locksmithing: safe combination, informal evaluations, bmp format
informal evaluations, bmp format, resale purposes: Jed, In order to help you, first thing is I need to know what you have. As long as the safe is open, we should be able to figure out the combo and possibly reset it. While you may not need an evaluation, I still need all of the requested photos. Oh...

Locksmithing: safe deposit keys, safe deposit box, flat keys
safe deposit box, flat keys, flat key: Bridgett, Generally, Safe Deposit Keys are a flat key, but there are several manufactures which make a corrugated key. A corrugated key has grooves which run the length of a key similar to a house key. The flat keys typically have square cuts rather...

Locksmithing: safe won't open, duracell batteries, cheap batteries
duracell batteries, cheap batteries, change batteries: Jon, Electronic locks either work or they don t. If the lock isn t working you WILL need a safe technician to open and repair your safe. First thing that I would try is pressing in on the door and wiggling the handle to ensure that it is not jammed....

Locksmithing: schlage deadbolt, cylinder bar, dead bolt
cylinder bar, dead bolt, wd 40: You could try some WD 40, but the fact that the bolt would not actuate would lead me to believe you are having issues with the tailpiece or cylinder bar . I am not sure which model dead bolt you are dealing with so it would be hard to say what the best...

Locksmithing: sentry valueguard safe model 1310, sentry safes, bore scope
sentry safes, bore scope, safe locks: Dale, First off, Sentry Safes do not use standard safe locks, they use a lock we refer to as X type, or straight tailpiece locks. Secondly, as much as I would like to help you, we DO NOT give out drilling instructions on this website. It is an open...

Locksmithing: Twist knob rotates freely - can't open the safe box!, drive pin, safe box
drive pin, safe box, solenoid: Alex, If the twist knob is spinning as you report, it has probably been forced and has sheared off the cam or the bolt work drive pin. Kind of like if the transmission in your car doesn t work - you can run the engine all day but the wheels still won...

Locksmithing: triple time-delay locks, apples and oranges, two timers
apples and oranges, two timers, movement 3: Becky, First off, lets get the terminology straight so that we are talking apples and apples, not apples and oranges. A time delay lock, means that you do something like enter your code or combination, and then in say, 30 minutes you enter your code...

Locksmithing: Upvc door lock, cylinder bar, deadbolt
cylinder bar, deadbolt, locksmith: If this is a multy-point lock, using a European or profile cylinder call a locksmith now something is broken inside the lock. If it is a deadbolt employing a cylinder bar or tailpiece to operate the deadbolt it sounds like it is out of phase, (clocked...

Locksmithing: how to unlock a safe, safe company, auction
safe company, auction, photos: Trent, If you can t get a combination from the previous owners then you will need a safe tech from a local safe company to open it for you. If we can ID the safe, and if the company is still in business, you might also be able to get the original combo,...

Locksmithing: unlocking home safe, montgomery wards, several different ways
montgomery wards, several different ways, document safes: Lori, When you lock the door and spin off the combination it is ready to go. Extra spinning to the left and right does not reset anything, and basically is wasting your time, but if you feel you need to do this it also doesn t hurt anything. There...

Locksmithing: Weight of a safe, lb range, pain in the butt
lb range, pain in the butt, catologs: Betty, Unfortunately Mosler has been out of business for almost 10 years now, so the serial number doesn t do us any good. Mosler also didn t set up their catologs based on the model numbers that they put on the safes. I don t know why, but its ALWAYS...

Locksmithing: Wondering how much it's worth., herring hall, informal evaluation
herring hall, informal evaluation, detail photos: David, In order to identify, evaluate or appraise your safe, I m going to need photos. They should include full exterior and interior. Detail photos should include pictures of the dial, handles, hinges, artwork, locks, bolt work, castors, cabinetry and...

Locksmithing: Yale 830 Padlock, yale locks, best guess
yale locks, best guess, keyway: I have never had to re-key one of these, however my best guess is that hole is meant for a stiff paperclip while turning the cylinder with the key you might try inserting a paperclip to relase the pin inside the lock. Otherwise I suggest you contact Yale directly...

Locksmithing: 1330 sentry safe, sentry group, linden ave
sentry group, linden ave, rochester ny: Peter, All combinations are set at the factory. If you didn t receive it with the manual then you will need to contact the factory. you can contact them at: Sentry Group 900 Linden Ave, Rochester, NY 14625 Customer Service: 800-828-1438 • Fax:...

Locksmithing: 1867 Hall's Patent Safe, safe company, two choices
safe company, two choices, referal: Terrty Well, I guess keeping the combo inside the safe is about as safe as it will get, though not remembering it does cause a problem. You have two choices, they include dialing all the potential combinations until you get it open, and/or having a safe...

Locksmithing: 2 different deadbolts taking the same key, deadbolts, deadbolt
deadbolts, deadbolt, mother lives: Lindsay, If you don t have peace of mind its going to effect every aspect of your life. Deal with one problem at a time and I m sure that in no time you will have conquered all of these problems. I think its a good idea to talk to your landlady or building...

Locksmithing: Amount of hearing necessary to be a locksmith, two coats, one of my best friends
two coats, one of my best friends, hearing aids: Andy, I don t see why your hearing would impair your abilities as a locksmith, other than normal communications. Reminds me of the story about the home owner that wanted his PORCH painted, so he advertised for a worker. This really cute blonde showed...

Locksmithing: Barnes Safe & Lock Co., thomas barnes, pittsburg pa
thomas barnes, pittsburg pa, edmund burke: Lisa, First a little history: BARNES SAFE & LOCK COMPANY (1870-1920) Pittsburg, PA ) Originally the Burke & Barnes Safe of Pittsburgh. Started by Thomas Barnes, a blacksmith and his brother-in-law Edmund Burke. Burke retired from the company in the...

Locksmithing: Bathroom door lock, straight pin, locksmith
straight pin, locksmith, latch: Now is a little late to be asking for information on how to open a privacy knob. It is simple to open these locks, you use a straight pin, or a depression tool, or short piece of coat hanger, just simple insert it into the hole and press in while turning...

Locksmithing: Brinks safe electronic entry dead, Brinks, Sisco
Brinks, Sisco, Honeywell: Jay, Brinks was originally a Sisco product, trademark. Sisco is currently marketed in the US under the Honeywell label. You can give Sisco customer service a call at 1-800-223-8566 or E-mail them at customerservice@siscoproducts.com You can also order...

Locksmithing: Browning/Pro steel gun safe, browning place, storage fees
browning place, storage fees, customer service number: Gary, If this is a new, in the box safe, the combination may still be affixed to the safe. If its not you will need the serial number when you contact Browning. You can contact Browning at: One Browning Place Morgan, UT 84050 800-333-3288 801-876-2711...

Locksmithing: COMBINATION LOCK, push button lock, close ups
push button lock, close ups, electronic lock: Tommy, In order to answer your question I will need to know what bolt work and lock you currently have. The easy answer is yes, the safe CAN be upgraded to an electronic lock. HOWEVER - many safes require slight modifications to the mounting of the...

Locksmithing: Combination lock stopped working yesterday, david answer, reverse numbers
david answer, reverse numbers, index mark: David, it means that it needs service. Do not close or lock the door until you have it serviced. The lock needs to be cleaned, inspected, lubricated, all mounting screws tightened and the combination reset to bring back its accuracy. Contact a safe...

Locksmithing: cannon safe, burglary attempt, gunsafe
burglary attempt, gunsafe, warranty policy: Jan, I included the Cannon Warranty for you to read! If this was a burglary attempt, Cannon WILL pay to have it opened and repaired. Please contact Cannon to see if you qualify, this will save you money. If it was a burglary attempt, I think you...

Locksmithing: combination on old safe doesn't seem to work, sturgeon bay wisconsin, wheel moves
sturgeon bay wisconsin, wheel moves, four wheels: Ben, If the second wheel moves incorrectly during the dialing, this would indicate that it needs service. A couple of things could be wrong. Usually old grease or too much grease will cause wheels to catch and/or not move independently. If someone has...

Locksmithing: combination rotation, index mark, o clock
index mark, o clock, uscan: Jody, No and No. When the safe was locked up the lock was cleared . Also, there is no reason to start on zero, unless YOU need a starting point. Follow my earlier instructions. If you make a mistake - start over. The important part is the counting...

Locksmithing: Disabling a Classroom Door Knob's Auto-locking function, thumb button, thanks alot
thumb button, thanks alot, storeroom: That is called a storeroom function lockset-classroom is locked or unlock by key from outside. Storeroom is always locked outside NEVER unlocked except by key to enter and then goes back to being locked after the key is removed-if thats what you have, a tubular...

Locksmithing: Double door locking pin assemble, double doors, locking pin
double doors, locking pin, pliers: I dont have any idea-without a photo or at least a brand name for the part you need, I cannot help you and I doubt anyone else will know either. What kind of doors? French,patio, Pella doors? Depends on the mechanism being used and the brand of door or lock...

Locksmithing: Early 80's Montgomery ward safe-cant remember combo, montgomery wards, safe company
montgomery wards, safe company, customer service number: Ron, Many of the Montgomery Wards safes were actually built by Meilink, your serial number confirms this. First recommendation would be to contact Meilink directly to see if they have the original combination. This is not a guarantee as the combo may...

Locksmithing: Found an old safe., informal evaluations, bmp format
informal evaluations, bmp format, detail photos: Nick, Chances are the manufacture is no longer in business, so contacting them, even if we ID your safe probably won t help. Even then we would need a serial number. If this is the case, you will need a safe technician from a local safe company to open,...

Locksmithing: Royal safe / changing combination, batteries
Locksmithing: Royal safe / changing combination, batteries

Locksmithing: floor safe, american security products, safe co
american security products, safe co, combination lock: Mary, You can contact AMSEC (American Security Products), the current owner of MAJOR to find out when your safe was made. Their number is 800-421-6142, ask for tech service or extension 1036. AMSEC will NOT give you an evaluation of your safe, they...

Locksmithing: Your a fucking idiot, pillow biter, small dick
pillow biter, small dick, bible belt: If you are too lazy to type You are then the abbreviation is You re not your , as for your post I think you make it pretty clear that you are just another inbreed self hating bible belt closet pillow biter still living in your mothers basement on welfare...

Locksmithing: Hall's Lock and Safe Co.-floor safe, cindy cindy, john hauser
cindy cindy, john hauser, craigs list: Cindy, Looking at the photo I notice that two hinge acorns are missing, one on each lower hinge. The damage to the paint, though wear, is excessive and needs restoration. The safe is pre 1892, but I ll need to see better pics of the safe to determine...

Locksmithing: Hall's Safe and Lock Co dialing procedure, safe company, detail photos
safe company, detail photos, safe lock: Erick, As Hall s Safe & Lock Company merged with the Herring Safe Company and the Marvin Safe Company in 1892, it stands to reason that any Hall s Safe & Lock Company safe WOULD be pre 1892. Joseph Hall was a lock inventor and manufacturer as well...

Locksmithing: Harloc double sided dead bolt, dead bolt, screw
dead bolt, screw, harloc: Harloc, if memory serves, has a screw on each side of the lock body. Remove these and it comes off.(If not, send me a photo of it inside and outside the door)It has been a few years since I have seen one, and depending on the year, I will need a bit more information...

Locksmithing: HHM Safes, correct combination, deceased wife
correct combination, deceased wife, safe lock: James, The index mark at around 11 o clock is the service index we use when servicing the safe and setting a new combination, the second mark (the arrow), SHOULD be at 12 o clock. This is the opening index that you would use to dial your combination. ...

Locksmithing: Key, window locks, padlocks
window locks, padlocks, yale: A Yale key could be to a number of things but most likely a door lock. They also produce padlocks and window locks so it could be those either. If the key looks like this it is more likely to be a padlocks key: http://www.nothingbutpadlocks.com/uploads/uploads2/1220355154_key_PO_L.jpg...

Locksmithing: Lost Key, safes and vaults, locksmith company
safes and vaults, locksmith company, file cabinet: Marci, Sorry, I only work on safes and vaults. Without a manufacturer s name, I can t point you towards them. I checked the limited codes that I have and there are at least 1/2 dozen different lock companies with a D series code. Any good locksmith...

Locksmithing: Lost Key, rancho dominguez ca, key number
rancho dominguez ca, key number, sisco: Rafael, Sisco manufactured the Brink fire safe product line, which is now known as Honeywell. If you lose your key, the combination sequence or both, call Sisco toll free at 1 (800) 223-8566. You will need to provide the model and serial numbers on your...

Locksmithing: lock out royal safe, hallandale beach fl, electronic safes
hallandale beach fl, electronic safes, security containers: Robin, I have a couple of listings for this company, both in Florida, though I believe the first one is the main office. Royal Electronic Safes Inc Miami, FL 33010 305-625-5775 Royal Electronic Safes Inc 1075 NW 1st Ct Hallandale Beach, FL 33009...

Locksmithing: locked out, battery checker, safe locks
battery checker, safe locks, tick sound: Chris, LaGard locks are very reliable locks. Changing the battery, or even letting them run out will not lose or change the combination. If you are getting the two beeps, it is indicating that it is the correct code. Three beeps would be an incorrect...

Locksmithing: locking bracket assbly missing on Victor fire master lx, key lock, file cabinet
key lock, file cabinet, top drawer: John, You have two options, you can find another similar cabinet to canibalize parts off of, or you can fabricate your missing parts. Victor has been out of business since 1955 and parts are no longer available. Sorry that the news isn t better. ...

Locksmithing: locking a safe, loose screw, safe company
loose screw, safe company, mechanical problem: Lynn, Question: are you trying to lock the bolt work, with the door open, OR after closing the door to secure it, the lock will not operate? I m assuming that you are closing the door, to secure the safe. If the lock will not operate, it is usually...

Locksmithing: Mosler GSA 4 Drawer Safe Open, butterfly knob, little butterfly
butterfly knob, little butterfly, definitive explanation: Bill, As you didn t provide a photo of the dial, I m going to assume that you have an S&G 8400 series lock. The dial will have a small butterfly knob in the center of the dial. the dialing sequence is: 4 times left to the first number, 3 times right...

Locksmithing: Mosler Safe, combination dial, index mark
combination dial, index mark, o clock: David, You are correct in assuming the serial number won t help. Mosler has been out of business since 2001, and even if they were still in business the most that they could offer would have been the original combination the safe was set on. This...

Locksmithing: mastering door locks, locksmith, crossovers
locksmith, crossovers, safeguards: You should honestly call a local locksmith to come in and re-master your building if you do not have a controlled keyway. There are several factors to consider, many of them legal and involve liabilities you may be subject to for neglecting to ensure safeguards...

Locksmithing: meilink safe, two wheels, time right
two wheels, time right, wards: Michelle, The dialing procedure will depend on the actual lock in the safe. Standard dialing procedure for most locks 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...

Locksmithing: mosler Mr302 combo lock, spline key, circular disc
spline key, circular disc, two legs: Jim, It has a spline key, but it probably isn t what you are use to looking for. Mosler used two styles, the first was looked like a horseshoe with two legs inserted into the key ways, connecting over the top of the spindle. Note: The spindle key ways...

Locksmithing: mosler safe, three doors, two doors
three doors, two doors, interesting design: Kip, Based on your serial number your safe would be from the late 1950 s or early 1960 s. This is an interesting design, and may have been a custom safe for a particular customer at one time, thought there are no records that would indicate this. ...

Locksmithing: mosler safe, busness, serial numbers
busness, serial numbers, serial number: Kip, Sorry but serial numbers only mean something to the factory. If for instance you liked your safe and wanted 10 more identical ones, you could simply supply them with the serial number, they would pull up the specs for that safe, and whip out 10 more....

Locksmithing: mosler safe, safe company, 3 feet
safe company, 3 feet, vaults: Jack, You have a couple of options to figure out the combination of the safe. First have a safe technician from a local safe company check it out and recover or reset the combination for you. the second would entail your sending me photos of the lock...

Locksmithing: Old Mosler Safe, overnight storage, safe companies
overnight storage, safe companies, best bet: Susan, Your safe would probably have been built between 1975-1980. It is a fire resistive safe (only), this safe should not be used for overnight storage of cash, jewelry or valuable documents. This safe IS NOT a burglary resistive safe. Value is...

Locksmithing: old safety deposit boxes w/ Yale&Towne locks, safety deposit boxes, yale
safety deposit boxes, yale, photos: Jody, Generally these are obsolete locks. Incorrectly drilling them open will result in dead or useless locks, which may not be replaceable. If you need them opened it should be by someone that can do it without damaging or destroying the locks. If...

Locksmithing: old wall safe, index mark, boston usa
index mark, boston usa, research engineering: Mary Ann, Unless you can travel back in time you won t be able to contact the manufacture as they went out of business around 1958. They were acquired by the John D. Brush Company, of which the safe divisions is now known as Sentry Safe. The dialing...

Locksmithing: Padlocks, shrouded padlock
shrouded padlock : Depends on which type of shrouded padlock you want as to the brand, but I will say you would have better luck with a marine grade lock so the water doesnt effect it from being outside, and cause it to freeze up. American and Master both make suitable grade...

Locksmithing: Parts for a mosler cannonball safe, door hinge, vault inc
door hinge, vault inc, document protection: Gary, The Cannonball safes were not built for, rated for, or tested for document protection. The smaller lower safe was just another storage compartment, not built to protect documents. Cannonball parts have not been available for around 80 years....

Locksmithing: Protectall Safe, mosler safe company, respectable business
mosler safe company, respectable business, basic history: Gee, Basic History: PROTECTALL SAFES (1930’s to 1949) In the 1930’s a successful Syracuse retailer named Gorge Bloch began a safe manufacturing plant by the name of Protectall. With Bloch’s sharp wit and business savvy, Protetall was soon doing a very...

Locksmithing: Quality of Safe and size of bolt, burglary protection, cement floor
burglary protection, cement floor, gardall: George, Pertaining to your ancillary question concerning a safe recommended for your valuables. Generally valuables such as cash, jewelry and valuable documents should have a minimum of a TL-15 UL rating and at least the 1 hour fire resistance if not...

Locksmithing: questions on age of a macneale & urban safe, informal evaluations, bmp format
informal evaluations, bmp format, fish co: Eric, In order to rate, identify, or evaluate your safe I am going to need pictures. Evaluation photos should consist of full exterior / interior views, and detail photos of the dial, handles, hinges & acorns, wheels or castors, locks and bolt work (you...

Locksmithing: RE: Victor Safe combination, index mark, o clock
index mark, o clock, number 3: Sonya, Generally Yale locks dial as follows: 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, between 0-10. Note: Left is counter clockwise, right is clock...

Locksmithing: Remington Rand Safe-file, stuck drawers, sperry corporation, remington rand
sperry corporation, remington rand, cabinet size: Lok, Remington-Rand quit manufacturing safes when the safe division was closed down when they were acquired by the Sperry Corporation, in 1955, so yes I would say that your safe is over at least 55 years old. The container probably hasn t been serviced...

Locksmithing: Remington Rand vault door weight, vault doors, remington rand
vault doors, remington rand, sperry corp: Al, I will need to see exactly what you have. Vault doors range in weight from around 1000 lbs to tens of tons. Without knowing exactly what you have, any number I throw out isn t even an educated guess. I probably have a better chance of hitting the...

Locksmithing: Removal of core, key way, model series
key way, model series, smart ass: You are asking over the Internet instead of taking it into a locksmith where someone can look at it and tell you if there is a problem! Sorry if that sounds like a smart ass answer but that truly is what you are doing wrong! I am sorry but I can t see what...

Locksmithing: Royal safe / changing combination, auto repair business, warranty policies
auto repair business, warranty policies, safe companies: Michelle, This kind of a confusing email, I m assuming that you originally asked the question of Lynn Chambers. I m not sure why it was routed to me, but I ll try to answer it. Generally safe manufacturer s do not have an operations manual with their...

Locksmithing: Safe 28, kingavon, safe companies
kingavon, safe companies, spare key: Keith, Your safe is probably an Asian imported safe. If you don t have the manufacturers name, then you will need to have a safe technician open your safe for you. Check for local safe companies. If your safe is a Kingavon 28, the same answer holds...

Locksmithing: Safe, sears roebuck and company, sears and roebucks
sears roebuck and company, sears and roebucks, tower manufacturing company: Ryan, Generally these safes have no value for a couple of reasons, first they do not meet current standards for fire or burglary protection. They are not collectible and are obviously not old enough to be an antique. These safes usually have a thin metal...

Locksmithing: Saga Saf-D-Posit, index mark, safe company
index mark, safe company, o clock: Annaliza, Saga used a couple of different types of locks so I ll give you the basic dialing instructions and you can try them with the numbers that you have. 1. 4 times left to the first number, 3 times right to the second number, 2 times left...

Locksmithing: Schlage deadbolt model # B520 286, bolt sets, dead bolt
bolt sets, dead bolt, different shape: The problem is the tailpiece, it can be replaced but if you want to take this opportunity to upgrade to a better lock find a locksmith who carries the B560 or B660, these are commercial grade 2 and grade 1 deadbolts. They are also available in several keyways...

Locksmithing: Shaw Walker Fireproof File Cabinet, safes and vaults, fireproof file cabinet
safes and vaults, fireproof file cabinet, compx national: Artie, Sorry, but I specialize on safes and vaults, not file cabinets and/or office equipment. Generally the only thing holding these locks in place is the latch. Turning the key, or picking the lock to retract the latch will allow it to be removed....

Locksmithing: Shaw Walker Safe, plaster material, shaw walker
plaster material, shaw walker, family heirlooms: Ralph, I would need to see a photograph to see what you are referencing. This does not sound like something that the manufacture intentionally installed. It sounds more like a hole drilled into the safe and not repaired. The index mark used for dialing...

Locksmithing: Star safe, armored car service, correct keys
armored car service, correct keys, correct hole: Bill, I m assuming that you have the correct keys. They do function in a particular sequence. First off, you need to make sure that you have the correct key in the correct hole. The locks on this door were originally designed for dual custody use (as...

Locksmithing: Star safe wont open, star floor, index mark
star floor, index mark, correct combination: Don, Explosives are always nice, especially if you are getting frustrated! There are only three reasons that a safe lock will not open, they are: 1. Incorrect dialing sequence, 2. Incorrect combination, 3. Mechanical problems. As you ve indicated...

Locksmithing: safe, safe companies, executor of the estate
safe companies, executor of the estate, safe company: Sandra, Well that makes my answer easy. Mosler went out of business in 2001, so all of their original records are gone. In order to have the safe opened and the combo recovered and reset you will need a safe technician from a local safe company. I...

Locksmithing: safe bolt does not retract, electronic locks, electronic lock
electronic locks, electronic lock, turning the key: Mariet In order to retract the locking bolts, the combination has to be entered. If the lock does not recognize your code, then you may have to reset it. most electronic locks will maintain the code even when the batteries have been removed, but some...

Locksmithing: safe removal, proper safety precautions, interior cabinetry
proper safety precautions, interior cabinetry, fur coats: Christopher, I would have to see the safes to answer your question, but generally the answer is yes. Large safes which were used as Fur Vaults , are pieced together. If it hasn t already been done, as you disassemble the safe, including every piece of...

Locksmithing: star safe combination, safe company, correct combination
safe company, correct combination, star records: Carol, I take it your safe is a small Fire Safe type of container. All of the Star records prior to serial number 370,000 were lost in a fire at the factory several years ago, so your options are limited. You can either start dialing until you get the...

Locksmithing: Tower safe combination, sears roebucks, electronic co ltd
sears roebucks, electronic co ltd, zhejiang province china: Arden, There was never a Tower Safe Company these safes were made for Sears & Roebucks by a couple of safe companies, most notably Meilink Safe and Saga Safe (imports). SAGA ELECTRONIC CO.,LTD. ADDRESS: Ningbo Hi-Tech Park,Zhejiang Province,China...

Locksmithing: can't get my safe open, first clue, index mark
first clue, index mark, safe lock: Micky, There are three reasons that a safe lock won t open: 1. Incorrect dialing procedure, 2. Incorrect combination, 3. Mechanical problems. Based on your description, my first clue is your dialing sequence is not correct. It should be: 4...

Locksmithing: Vanguard vs-150 safe, goodrich road, fireking
goodrich road, fireking, manufacturing center: Susan, VanGuard was not a manufacture. It appears that they were simply a distributor, relabeling safes with their name. These safes were sold by Sears years ago. I believe that some were imported by Center Manufacturing Center Manufacturing 540...

Locksmithing: Victor Safe, louisiana purchase exposition, safe company
louisiana purchase exposition, safe company, detail photos: Denise, Hopefully you didn t pay too much for the safe!!! In its current condition it actually has a negative value. Cost to open, repair and recover the combination will be between $350-$500, and this doesn t include any restoration costs. You will...

Locksmithing: Victor safe opening, insulation material, safe company
insulation material, safe company, safe lock: Jeff, Try World Wide Safe & Vault - 800-932-2278 www.worldwidesafe.com - They are in Miami and they have 24 hour service if necessary, but I would try to keep it inside of normal working hours to keep the price down. If their tech service department...

Locksmithing: Weiser lock thumbpeice, slippery slope, cylinder lock
slippery slope, cylinder lock, black and decker: Yep replace it, ( years is pretty good, Unfortunately you can t get that gripset anymore Black and Decker the company that purchase Kwick-set, now owns weiser and has whored the name out you now get kwick-set S#!T with the weiser name plastered on it. It is...

Locksmithing: Yale cabinet lock, yale locks, locksmith shop
yale locks, locksmith shop, firemaster: Robert, You should be able to get replacement lock cylinders from your local locksmith shop, though they may not be Yale. They will probably be Chicago. Depending on the style, it may be obsolete and no longer available. Victor went out of business in...

Locksmithing: yale safe, informal evaluation, detail photos
informal evaluation, detail photos, interior detail: Bob, YALE was a lock manufacturer, not a safe manufacturer. The numbers on the back of the lock curb are the serial number for the lock, not the safe. In order to identify, evaluate or appraise your safe, I m going to need photos. They should include...

Locksmithing: 1904 Mosler Safe, new iberia louisiana, baywoods
new iberia louisiana, baywoods, safe companies: Meredith, Unfortunately, you don t have any safe companies nearby. Most safe techs cover fairly large areas as they are few and far between. For instance my service area is basically northern California including western Nevada. Probably the nearest...

Locksmithing: 4 Drawer Mosler GSA Safe, butterfly knob, index mark
butterfly knob, index mark, o clock: Bill, If it is a Mosler container, chances are it has a MOSLER lock. This would make a difference. 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...

Locksmithing: Adesco safe, spindle hole, mob money
spindle hole, mob money, spy hole: Pete, First let me say that people do not abandon safes with stuff in them. The lottery is a better bet than finding untold riches in a safe, and you know what your odds are with the lottery. The only exception to this would be a death in the family....

Locksmithing: AMCO upright cemetery safe, interior temperature, document holder
interior temperature, document holder, art metal: Dawn, Appraisals are individual. Your safe was designed as a office equipment with fire protection. The Class A indicates that it was built to the standards of a safe which had been tested to resist 4 hours of intense fire, and still keep the interior...

Locksmithing: Brinks Digital Fire safe, rancho dominguez ca, safe company
rancho dominguez ca, safe company, brinks: Kimberly, Brinks is NOT the manufacturer, it is a company called SISCO. Brinks was just the label name it was sold under. They current name is Honeywell . You can try to contact them at the following address or phone number, though I have heard numerous...

Locksmithing: book on antique safes, antique safes, sorry andy
antique safes, sorry andy, time constraints: Tommy, Sorry but there has never been a book that lists all this information. It would be nice if one was available but no one ever bothered to collect and publish this info. Also, manufacturers never release serial numbers, dates of manufacture etc,...

Locksmithing: Cn I replace Electronic Lock with Dial on Winchester Gun Vault, mechanical locks, winchester supreme
mechanical locks, winchester supreme, digital locks: Geoffery, Some of the chinese built safes have propietary locks that do not use the same footprint as standard locks. In most cases though the locks they use do have the same footprint and can be retrofitted fairly easily. Most of the safe manufacturers...

Locksmithing: Cole Safe tumbler alignment, sorry andy, tumblers
sorry andy, tumblers, working knowledge: Dave, That s an awfully good picture, how big a hole did you cut? If you are just going to replace it why go to all the trouble? There is no easy way to describe the decoding procedure. Each wheel has landmarks that you would have to use to decode...

Locksmithing: Cole Steel file cabinet with combo lock, index mark, start at zero
index mark, start at zero, eric eric: Eric, They haven t made these locks in years, and I m lucky to see maybe one per year. Luckily there are only two sequences that you have to try. The most likely sequence is: 4 times left to the first number, 3 times right to the second number,...

Locksmithing: CSS Safe lock, Safe not locking, locked out of safe
Safe not locking, locked out of safe, safes toronto: You do not mention what model???? or the procedure you are following to lock up! The fact that you mention a keypad leaves me wondering if you have changed the batteries since you purchased it 2 years ago ??? I am not suggesting that you are stupid,...

Locksmithing: cannon safe, electronic lock, solenoid
electronic lock, solenoid, local service: It could be due to a number of issues. I strongly, let me repeat STRONGLY!!!!!!!!! advise you to NOT lock this safe up once it is opened. have it serviced by an authorized dealer, if their are any issues with the lock or solenoid inside the lock it is much...

Locksmithing: cannon safe with SG key pad, cannon safe, g locks
cannon safe, g locks, key pad: Jonathan, First off, I have no clue what a level 2 tech would be. I ve been in the industry for almost 40 years and have never heard a manufacturer use that term before. I ll have to call Cannon to find out what the heck they are up to!!!!! Ok, basics...

Locksmithing: How to change the combination, peep hole, diy project
peep hole, diy project, bolts: Glenn, I always recommend the use of a safe technician when lock disassembly or reseting is necessary. It could safe you from an expensive lock out down the road. If however, you have decided to make this a DIY project then proceed at your own risk, if...

Locksmithing: copied keys don't work well, locksmith shop, hardware store
locksmith shop, hardware store, locks: Take the one key the works the best to a Locksmith shop instead of the hardware store or wherever youve been going. it will make a big difference in the quality of keys you get because most of us frequently check our machines for accuracy and keys are usually...

Locksmithing: Dial turns hard, maintenance issues, problem thanks
maintenance issues, problem thanks, misalignment: Norbert, You didn t give me any information about your safe other than the serial number. Basically dial problems are generally associated with one of two problems - 1. Maintenance Issues. If you have never had the safe serviced, the old grease...

Locksmithing: Diebold file safe problem, diy project, combination lock
diy project, combination lock, mechanical problems: Cynthia, generally mechanical problems require hands on diagnostics and repairs. As I m not looking at the container, I have no way of diagnosing WHY the drawer bolts don t line up. It could be anything from something being stuck behind the drawer not...

Locksmithing: diebold dial, john diebold, safe company
john diebold, safe company, engravers: John, Diebold has been in business for over 150 years. During that time they have made hundreds of different dials. Dial models have changed over the years just as everything else. All of the older dials (before 1970) are obsolete, so for these you will...

Locksmithing: diebold safe, informal evaluation, detail photos
informal evaluation, detail photos, interior detail: Debbie, The date is a Patent date and has nothing to do with the date of manufacture. In order to identify, evaluate or appraise your safe, I m going to need photos. They should include full exterior and interior. Detail photos should include pictures...

Locksmithing: dont know what key goes to, masterlock, wal mart
masterlock, wal mart, dads: I m unsure but it seems like a micro brand of lock made in China and resold in places like Wal Mart. As such the key reference it pretty much useless. If it were a larger brand like Masterlock then you might be able to find out what it fits. Sorry I can...

Locksmithing: Excalibur gun safe not opening, index mark, safe company
index mark, safe company, o clock: Andy, There are only three reasons a safe lock will not operate correctly: 1. Incorrect dialing sequence, 2. Incorrect combination, 3. Mechanical problems. Anytime that a safe lock is not working correctly, you should immediately have the lock serviced...

Locksmithing: entry lock broken/jammed, thumb key, screw driver
thumb key, screw driver, small pin: When you do replace this keyed Entry Knob , do so with a passage function commercial grade 2 Cylindrical knob or lever. you will be in compliance with most building codes and not have to deal with this aggravation again. You are experiencing right now what...

Locksmithing: book on antique safes
Locksmithing: book on antique safes

Locksmithing: CSS Safe lock, safe company
Locksmithing: CSS Safe lock, safe company

Locksmithing: Lost Comination Directions, have numbers
Locksmithing: Lost Comination Directions, have numbers

Locksmithing: Mosler repair or replace, questioners, lubricants
Locksmithing: Mosler repair or replace, questioners, lubricants, capabilities

Locksmithing: Mosler SFC-5
Locksmithing: Mosler SFC-5

Locksmithing: The Protector Fire Safe Model#1040UL By: Sisco Safes, key cylinder, digit number
Locksmithing: The Protector Fire Safe Model#1040UL By: Sisco Safes, key cylinder, digit number, locksmith

Locksmithing: Re: Diplomat 100 Safe, 3l
Locksmithing: Re: Diplomat 100 Safe, 3l

Locksmithing: ShawWalker Fireproof Filing Cabinet, fireproof filing cabinet, shaw walker
Locksmithing: ShawWalker Fireproof Filing Cabinet, fireproof filing cabinet, shaw walker, southern california

Locksmithing: used vault door, vault doors, vault room
Locksmithing: used vault door, vault doors, vault room, gun vault

Locksmithing: floor safe in my parents house, excessive damage, safe company
excessive damage, safe company, locksmith: Guy, Unfortunately your choices are limited. All the records of the original combinations prior to 370,000 were lost in a fire several years ago. As you mentioned, I DO NOT recommend using a locksmith for safe work because they generally do not have...

Locksmithing: french doors wont open because of a lose screw, french doors, difficult questions
french doors, difficult questions, ingenuity: Hmmm these are very difficult questions to answer without seeing the problem and it does appear you have a bit of a chicken and egg situation which can happen with locks sometimes. It often comes down to personal ingenuity and a little bit of force. However...

Locksmithing: H. P. Floor Safe, dean security, combination dials
dean security, combination dials, combination dial: Tim, This company has been out of business for a number of years now. The only company that still uses a removeable dial is STAR (AMSEC). Not all of the removeable dials are the same so you will have to try one to see if it will fit. If not, it would...

Locksmithing: Hall's Safe Logos/ emblems, logo decals, ebay
logo decals, ebay, restoration work: Tom, There isn t a large market for reproduction emblems or decals which is why no one currently does it. I normally recommend that people restoring safes do the same thing that you have done. Send me your contact info to: andy@securitysafeusa.com...

Locksmithing: Hercules Home Vault Key Replacement, home depot stores, locksmith shop
home depot stores, locksmith shop, chicago lock: George, Most larger locksmith shops, should have the key blank and be able to duplicate your key. I don t have any listings for a #2159 code for Chicago Lock, but then again, I work for a safe company, not a locksmith shop. If my recollection is correct,...

Locksmithing: Herring-Hall-Marvin 1954 Field Safe, herring hall, informal evaluation
herring hall, informal evaluation, detail photos: Bubba, The combo can probably be changed, how easy and what steps depends on what lock you have. Without seeing the chest I can t answer the was $75 to much to pay question. In order to identify, evaluate or appraise your safe, I m going to need photos....

Locksmithing: hall safe co. cincinnati, herring hall, supreme court decision
herring hall, supreme court decision, safe company: Bo, The Hall s Safe Company manufactured safes under this label from around 1905 to the mid 1940 s. While they actually formed the company around 1896 a lawsuit kept them from manufacturing under the Hall s name until a Supreme Court decision in 1905...

Locksmithing: Inherited safe but no combination., montgomery wards, safe company
montgomery wards, safe company, chinese company: Ryan, Well I have good news and I have bad news. But first its story time! :) Montgomery Wards had safes made for them by a couple of different companies, with their name or logo. These safes were usually provided by the Meilink Safe Company or the...

Locksmithing: j baum safe, ford motor company, ford pickup
ford motor company, ford pickup, ford motor: Mark, Nope! Manufacturers don t keep data bases by serial number on anything. If you contact the Ford Motor Company about a serial number for a Ford pickup, they can tell you everything about how the truck was made including what color it was painted,...

Locksmithing: keying multiple locks the same, baldwin hardware, baldwin brass
baldwin hardware, baldwin brass, dead bolt: I am not sure what you mean by a BB lock but if you are looking for a decent Jimmy proof deadbolt try a Yale 197 Jimmy Proof deadbolt. The cylinder that comes with this lock will likely be Y1 keyway so you will not be able to have it re-keyed for use with...

Locksmithing: Lock smith aid, electronic amplifiers, magnetic pickups
electronic amplifiers, magnetic pickups, lock smith: Ed, Actually as you have mentioned most safemen DON T use stethoscopes, what they use are electronic amplifiers. While Hollywood very rarely gets anything right, we do use them to help amplify what we are feeling while opening safes. I have several...

Locksmithing: Lost Comination Directions, have numbers, sentry group, linden ave
sentry group, linden ave, index mark: John, My first recommendation would be for you to contact the manufacturer to obtain the actual instructions for your safe. You can contact them at: Sentry Group 900 Linden Ave, Rochester, NY 14625 Customer Service: 800-828-1438 • Fax: 585-381-2940...

Locksmithing: Mosler Filing Cabinet with Kaba lock, digital combination, combination lock
digital combination, combination lock, filing cabinet: Considering that you did not purchase this unit new in working order with instructions and a warrantee card I can only responsibly advise you to have it serviced by a professional to assure it s dependable operating state and have the service provider supply...

Locksmithing: Mosler Fire Door #15 Removal, insulation material, fire doors
insulation material, fire doors, bolt holes: Cottco Specialty Hardware Sorry, but serial numbers are only used by the factory. They indicate how THAT particular door was made in the event that you need more identical doors. As Mosler has been out of business for almost 10 years they don t do any...

Locksmithing: Mosler repair or replace, white lithium grease, safe lock
white lithium grease, safe lock, wet surface: James, Lubricant is one of those subjects that EVERYONE is going to have a different view or opinion of. I like to keep things simple so let me explain my ideas on the subject. First I recommend that all customers have their safes serviced AT LEAST once...

Locksmithing: Mosler SFC-5, drawer filing cabinet, kaba mas
drawer filing cabinet, kaba mas, combination locks: Nicole, First off, there is no such thing as a default combination. Locks from the factory for all government equipment are SET on this combination. When they are placed in serice, the combination would be changed by the end user. When the container...

Locksmithing: Mosler safe, safe doors, ball handle
safe doors, ball handle, double doors: Vicki, While there are customers that are looking for doors like this, there are several problems associated with these doors, first they don t meet any current standards, so they are limited to collectors, for display purposes or for customers who don...

Locksmithing: Mosler safe, security safes, work andy
security safes, work andy, local company: George Unless you have a time traveling DeLorean you won t be able to contact the manufacture as they have been out of business for around 10 years now. There are no records available for any of the old safes. This leaves you with two options, first...

Locksmithing: Mysterious Floor Safe, american security products, mysterious floor
american security products, mysterious floor, cement foundation: Deborah, Well, it is not a very old floor safe, unless you consider the late 1960 s or early 1970 s really old. This is a square door, in the floor safe, and appears to be a Major brand safe. It is apparant that someone has already attempted to...

Locksmithing: mosler safe, serial #234877, mosler safe company, colusa county
mosler safe company, colusa county, informal evaluations: John, I can t give you any history or information about an individual safe, as there are no records available to me. Based on the serial number of your safe, I would guess that your safe would have been manufactured around 1910 to 1915. The Mosler Safe...

Locksmithing: Old Safe, overnight storage, personal fire
overnight storage, personal fire, detail photos: Scott, The California Safe & Lock Co. , was a distributor, not a manufacture. Based on the photo that you have included I would place this safe in the 1930 s, but I will need to see more photos for an evaluation. This safe was designed as a light weight,...

Locksmithing: Old Victor Firemaster cabinet, remington rand, mortar mix
remington rand, mortar mix, asbestos testing: Sheila, If a manufacture was known to have used asbestos at all, then everything manufactured by that company is suspect. I wouldn t worry about the material too much until you have had it tested and confirmed that it is asbestos. If it is then you...

Locksmithing: Olympic Locksets, deadbolts, jig
deadbolts, jig, brand name: I think to modernize your doors you will need to buy a jig to re-drill those holes and install a modern lock. The alternative is actually Schlage B series deadbolts, but the knobsets will need re-drilling, however. To my knowledge, there are few locksets without...

Locksmithing: Opening a css safe without combinations, safe company, time right
safe company, time right, trys: Randy, If you don t have a combination, and CSS doesn t have a record, then you are limited to two options - 1. You can try the 1,000,000 possible combinations until you get the correct one. At 500 trys per day, every day, it will only take around...

Locksmithing: Opening Lefebure safe, cash drawers, dial lock
cash drawers, dial lock, index mark: Michael, The dialing sequence should be: 4 times left to the first number, 3 times right to the second number, 2 times left to the third number, 1 time right until the dial stops (around 90). Note: Left is counter clockwise, Right is clockwise....

Locksmithing: open home safe, safe company, combination card
safe company, combination card, combination lock: Doug, If you don t have the combination you WILL need a safe tech from a local safe company to open the safe for you. I do not reccommend using a locksmith as they generally don t have the knowledge training or equipment and can cause more damage than...

Locksmithing: opening a old safe?, lefts, number 23
lefts, number 23, stoping: Richard, Your description of the safe could be anything. If you don t know what you have then I won t either. In order to identify the safe, I will need to see photographs of it. Without knowing what coding sequence your grandparents used, its hard...

Locksmithing: The Protector Fire Safe Model#1040UL By: Sisco Safes, safe company, two choices
safe company, two choices, safes: Carleen, You have two choices, you can TRY to contact Sisco, or you can have a safe technician from a local safe company open it. The Sisco line of safes is currently marketed in the US under the Honeywell label. You can give Sisco customer service...

Locksmithing: pro series safe, digital pad, temporary power
digital pad, temporary power, audit trails: Matt, I ll need more information concerning the lock in question. Some have download ports for audit trails, some have power ports, etc. If you can t identify the lock make and model, then I ll need to see a photo of it and the small port in question....

Locksmithing: protectall safe, mosler safe company, lock smith
mosler safe company, lock smith, respectable business: Jon, First the history of the Protectall Safes. PROTECTALL SAFES (1930’s to 1949) In the 1930’s a successful Syracuse retailer named Gorge Bloch began a safe manufacturing plant by the name of Protectall. With Bloch’s sharp wit and business savvy, Protetall...

Locksmithing: The queen safe, informal evaluations, remington rand
informal evaluations, remington rand, bmp format: Tammy, Joseph Page was probably an owner. All of the safes that I have seen that were labeled The Queen were manufactured by the Victor Safe & Lock Company , Cincinnati, OH. They were in business from 1885 until they were acquired by Remington-Rand...

Locksmithing: Re: Diplomat 100 Safe, digit combination, index mark
digit combination, index mark, o clock: Sandi, Depending on how the lock was set up one of the following sequences will work: 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 fourth number - stop turn key and/or...

Locksmithing: Relockers - Glass or Metal; Confirming TL-15 Rating, combination dial, ugly duckling
combination dial, ugly duckling, critical locations: Dan, Relockers are designed to provide protection from certain types of attacks. While the relocker which is attached to the back of a lock provides protection against a punching attack, a glass plate may not. The glass plate provides protection from...

Locksmithing: rekeying, silouttes, schlage lock
silouttes, schlage lock, schlage be365: No they are two entirely different keyways. Now, if you can get a composite cylinder, (Ilco used to make them)you might stand a chance of interchanging two brands unless of course it s knock off to original.In that case someone is mimicking a popular keyway...

Locksmithing: removing a safe, rigging company, safe companies
rigging company, safe companies, safe company: Mary, I would recommend our company. The only problem is you didn t let me know where you and/or the safe are located, so we may be expensive. Let me know where you are and I ll see if I can make a recommendation. If you don t have any safe companies...

Locksmithing: S&G r6770 reset, mesh type, type wheels
mesh type, type wheels, index mark: Stuart, Unfortunately there aren t alot of safe companies in your area. This locksmith is around 90 miles away, but he is trained and does basic safe work. He may know of someone closer. Robert Wesson K-Wess Locksmith Service 865-977-1118 2414...

Locksmithing: Schlage aux/deadbolt question, control keys, question question
control keys, question question, merry christmas: You are very welcome, and a Merry Christmas to you too. Something you may not have figured out yet, that BC 100 deadbolt you are talking about is the cheapest piece of builder s grade crap you can buy from Schlage If you want a real lock try the 600 series...

Locksmithing: Schlage handleset--the deadbolt, deadbolt, service person
deadbolt, service person, new hardware: If you are unable to install this consumer grade product even while closely following the instructions the only responsible advise i can give you is to call a professional to install it. Honestly it is all there in black and white, what more can I say???...

Locksmithing: ShawWalker Fireproof Filing Cabinet, fireproof filing cabinet, shaw walker
fireproof filing cabinet, shaw walker, judy shaw: Judy, SHAW-WALKER SAFES (1903-1990 ) Began in 1903 with the founding of the Shaw-walker Company. The company changed its name and ownership in 1990 when the assets of Shaw-Walker information Systems Division were acquired by its management. In 1992,...

Locksmithing: Stuck drawer, remington rand, file cabinets
remington rand, file cabinets, exact problem: Roger, Unfortunately, this website doesn t let email addresses or personal info appear, so I have no idea of how to contact an individual in a previous posting. Generally mechanical problems are hands on problems . This means that inorder to diagnose...

Locksmithing: safe, sears roebucks, sears roebuck and co
sears roebucks, sears roebuck and co, electronic co ltd: Rebecca, There never was a Tower safe company. These safes were manufactured and labeled for Sears & Roebucks by a couple of different companies, based on the serial number I would suspect that yours is a SAGA safe, though I would need to see it to...

Locksmithing: safe service, mechanical fabrication, gardall
mechanical fabrication, gardall, safe company: James, I never recommend that an owner disassembles and services their safe lock, for the same reason that I also don t recommend that you use a locksmith to service your safe. Lack of education, training and tools can easily result in one little, tiny...

Locksmithing: safe weight mosler, informal evaluations, bmp format
informal evaluations, bmp format, resale purposes: Chuck, Mosler has been out of business for almost 10 years now. We have no access to their old records so the serial number doesn t do any good. As the weight of the safe will drastically change based on the type and construction, even having the dimensions...

Locksmithing: simple problem hard to solve, size screws, set screw
size screws, set screw, mortise lock: If you pick up your local Yellow pages or Print directory just look under locksmiths , call around, these setscrews are something most companies, who service this hardware, have replacement inventory for. You will be asked for the backset of your lock,...

Locksmithing: slightly sticking latch, wd 40, lockset
wd 40, lockset, exterior doors: Youre correct in assuming the holes arent drilled straight causing the latch to bind when the lockset is tightened down. remove the latch and open the hole a bit more. try pushing the lock up or down on the door facing while tightening the screws and moving...

Locksmithing: used vault door, bank vault doors, bells and whistles
bank vault doors, bells and whistles, vault room: Dav, I think you have been looking in the wrong places. First off, most bank vault doors are no where near 10,000 lbs. While vault doors are available from 1000 lbs (fire doors) up to 100,000 lbs, it is a very large range. The used market is subject...

Locksmithing: Victor Safe, index mark, correct combination
index mark, correct combination, number 0: Sonya, The dialing sequence would be: 5 times left to the first number (10) 3 times right to the second number (45) 2 times left to the third number (0-100) 1 time right until the dial stops. This would give you a total of 100 possible combinations...

Locksmithing: Victor Safe, index mark, safe company
index mark, safe company, sequence 2: Todd, One of the biggest problems I see with safes that don t open is from people passing on combinations. the problem is that they pass it on the way that THEY understand it, not necessarily the way it actually dials. For ANY lock that has more...

Locksmithing: Victor Safe & Lock, dirt magnet, water displacement
dirt magnet, water displacement, wd 40: Carl, If you are mechanically inclined it will be a simple job to disassemble it, service it and reassemble it. If you are not mechanically inclined I wouldn t recommend it as a simple error can result in an expensive lockout. My BASIC class for safe...

Locksmithing: victor safe, informal evaluation, detail photos
informal evaluation, detail photos, interior detail: Becky, The date on the dial is a patent date for the lock. Patents were issued for up to the 20 years and locks could have been installed even after that. So while we can use this as a reference, in that the safe COULDN T have been made before this date,...

Locksmithing: wards safe, safe companies, seventys
safe companies, seventys, wards: Leslie, Wards sold safes which were manufactured by several different manufacturers, most of which have gone out of business. If the safe is open, you can have a local safe companies, safe tech reset it for you. If the safe is locked up, you will...

Locksmithing: york safe combination sequence, index mark, o clock
index mark, o clock, time right: Doug, This appears to be later York, late 1950 s or early 1960 s. The lock appears to be an S&G so the dialing sequence should be: 4 times left to the first number, 3 times right to the second number, 2 times left to the third number, 1 time right...

Locksmithing: A3, and A4, those keys, locksmith
those keys, locksmith, a3: Ken if you are in fact a locksmith, you can obtain this information by calling Stanley, assuming you already know BEST who makes the A3 and A4 systems is now Stanley corp. Failing that, find a locksmith with a code machine; ILCO Blitz uses cards and has...

Locksmithing: Al Capone safe, al capone, gangplank
al capone, gangplank, lockbox: I did read your question completely, I am sure that the un-necessary details you added where of some interest to you or you would not have bothered to add them. Short and sweet you have to research the manufacture, regardless weather they are still in...

Locksmithing: AMSEC ESL10 problem, hayward ca 94544, service reps
hayward ca 94544, service reps, address security: Jim, AMSEC doesn t sell direct, I was referencing the service portion of the web site, or better yet having you discuss the problem directly with their Tech service reps. Even if they can t diagnose the problem over the phone, they would still send you...

Locksmithing: Amsec ESL10 problem, trouble shooting guide, loose wires
trouble shooting guide, loose wires, battery connector: Jim, I would recommend that you contact AMSEC s tech service department at 800-421-6142 x1036. They will be able to answer your technical questions concerning what should be on the circuit board. Tech Service has a trouble shooting guide that they will...

Locksmithing: blank cover plate for exsiting hole, blank cover plate
blank cover plate: MAG Security makes one for up to 2 1/8 in diameter part number 8836-PCB Here is the link so you can purchase this: http://magsecurity.com/products.aspx?id=257&mid=12 If this does not meet your needs, like you want another color or size, go to magsecurity.com...

Locksmithing: broken door lock, Pella door with profile cylinder wont unlock
Pella door with profile cylinder wont unlock: You must remove any and all screws visible to you- then I would say take a light and look on the inside of the door. You will need an ice pick or screw driver to move the bolt to the right,towards the hinges on the door.There should be a gap in between where...

Locksmithing: COST TO INSTALL DEADBOLT IN METAL DOOR, mul t lock, deadbolt lock
mul t lock, deadbolt lock, mortise locks: Service and labour rates vary so I will say that it should not take more than an hour. The cost of hardware also varys so it really depends on what you are looking. I have seen deadbolts in department stores for as little as $12 and people actually buy this...

Locksmithing: CorKey, Core-Key
Core-Key: I found a referance to this in a book by Bill Phillips called Locksmithing -ISBN#0-07-134436-5. Chapter 8, page 113. Try calling your local downtown library and give them the ISBN number to see if you can check it out.I purchased it from Barnes and Noble,...

Locksmithing: cant open safe, worse case scenario, electronic failure
worse case scenario, electronic failure, replacement keys: Scott, Unfortunately your options are limited. The override keys are for just such an instance like this, either from electronic failure, or inadvertant combo changing. If we can figure out the manufacture, and if you have the serial number of the...

Locksmithing: combination order, yale locks, yale lock
yale locks, yale lock, different numbers: Norman, The safe is not a YALE safe, it is a Yale lock on an unknown safe. The dialing sequence for most Yale locks is: 4 times right to the first number, 3 times left to the second number, 2 times right to the third number, 1 time left until...

Locksmithing: Diebold Postal Safe, butterfly knob, us postal service
butterfly knob, us postal service, yale lock: J.C. Generally, the rule for government safes is to reset the combination to either 50 or 50-25-50 when the safe was taken out of service. Notice that I said that generally the rule is suppose to be - that doesn t mean that anyone actually follows...

Locksmithing: Diebold Vault Door, Moving a safe
Moving a safe: A few larger locksmith companies will move safes, and I suggest you contact someone in your area for an estimate. They have specialized eqipment in most cases just to move heavy safes, including up a set of stairs, believe it or not. Check your telephone book,...

Locksmithing: Duplicate Key and Locks, ul listing, new home owners
ul listing, new home owners, security product: NO! Any request you make to the builder will be dealt with in a manner that exposes them to the absolute minimum cost. They will likely just have your locks re-keyed . It is always my STRONGEST recommendation that new home owners change there locks when they...

Locksmithing: door lock, door locks, retainer
door locks, retainer, screws: Hello Jeff, I d have to see the locks but likely they have hidden screws that are accessed by depressing a small retainer toward the back of the knob, pulling the knob off then prying the trim plate up. Under the trim plate are the mounting screws. You...

Locksmithing: doorknob locks, schlage locks, signature series
schlage locks, signature series, kwikset: First question: Is there anything wrong with the locks you currently have? If there is nothing wrong with them, then I would recommend keeping them and having them rekeyed. The main reason is the hole that the locks go into 50 years ago is much smaller than...

Locksmithing: Eastern Research and Engineering Company safe, circular plate, engineering company
circular plate, engineering company, serial number: minimum 4 times left stop on 32 exactly 3 time right (twice past 93 stop on 93 the 3rd time) exactly 2 times left (once past 44 stop on 44 the 2nd time) At this point you turn the dial to the right until you feel it stop this should retract the bolts!...

Locksmithing: File cabinet lock mechanism, file cabinet, locksmith
file cabinet, locksmith, upper right corner: Hello Dan, I m not clear on your question. The bar connects to the back of the lock and actuates with the turn of the key. If you want a new lock for it, call a local locksmith and give them the manufacturer s name of the cabinet and they should have...

Locksmithing: LeFebure 1500 Class 2 Vault Door, vault doors, jackscrews
Locksmithing: LeFebure 1500 Class 2 Vault Door, vault doors, jackscrews, cover plates

Locksmithing: first alert safe frs205, locksmith companies, alarm locks
locksmith companies, alarm locks, grip pliers: Call a safe service company or continue to call local locksmiths until you find one that services safes, most Locksmith companies do service safes but many of the companies calling themselves locksmiths do not so you will have to call around a bit to find...

Locksmithing: follow up question, index mark, open web
index mark, open web, safes: Mike, I m not sure what question you are refering to???? If you have a question that I consider in appropriate for an open web site, I won t hesitate to tell you. I would either direct you to contact me directly, or give you a contact in your area....

Locksmithing: Handle lock cylinder removal, plug removal
plug removal: There is probably a removal key just for this purpose, IF in fact it is re-keyable. Try a thin piece of spring steel or a lock pick to pull down the last wafer in the plug which may be a retaining wafer, and pull the plug towards you at the same time....

Locksmithing: Herring -Hall- Marvin Safe, herring hall, accurate assessment
herring hall, accurate assessment, true value: It is worth every penny you paid for it! Or at least it is to you! Or was to you at the time you purchased it! If you are looking for an accurate assessment of it s true value that is called an appraisal there are people who do this for a living, they will...

Locksmithing: Herring-Hall-Marvin safe, greenleaf inc, herring hall
greenleaf inc, herring hall, elevator capacity: Brandon, If you want estimates or evaluations, it is never a good idea to wait until the last minute, and if you don t provide any pertinent information all you are going to get is a guess. For example, how thick are the walls and door of the safe? 1...

Locksmithing: Herring Hall Safe, herring hall, informal evaluation
herring hall, informal evaluation, detail photos: Scott, Your HHM safe was built between 1930-1959. The SMNA spec F1-D indicates this is a fire resistive safe, with impact testing. The class A indicates that this safe has been tested for 4 hours of fire resistance. The safe was designed as a fire...

Locksmithing: hall safe, scenary, bad news
scenary, bad news, email: Vince, Unfortunately with my service area, I m often out of the office for several days at a time. The good part, is I get to cover a large area, see lots of scenary, enjoy different areas and see lots of different safes. The bad news is that I have to...

Locksmithing: help with amsec safe, locksmith company, service guarantees
locksmith company, service guarantees, underwriters laboratories: The Value of a safe like this is fairly subjective. For what it is worth a business would likely be more inclined to purchase a safe new in order to maintain service guarantees and warrantee, it is also a little hard to write off a cash purchase for tax purposes....

Locksmithing: Jammed 5 drawer lateral filing cabinet HELP ME PLEASE, filing cabinet
filing cabinet: If one side is tight, more than likely the track is bent that the drawer slides on. Depending on what brand it is, some are worse about this than others; moving them is a miracle if you can do it withoutbending a track or drawer. Not knowing which brand of...

Locksmithing: jammed Hon lateral file cabinet, lateral file cabinet, hon lateral file cabinet
lateral file cabinet, hon lateral file cabinet, hon lateral file: Hello Louisa, Sorry to hear of your loss. If the lock is in the locked position this could keep the drawer from closing and of course would prevent the others from opening. To open this, check for any numbers and/or letters on the face of it and call...

Locksmithing: key stuck in core, upper chambers, blank keys
upper chambers, blank keys, cores: Try pushing the core in towards the housing while pulling out the key, Often if the cylinder is loosely assembled and the core slides out slightly the bottom pins become trapped in the core unable to move freely up into the upper chambers and release the...

Locksmithing: LeFebure 1500 Class 2 Vault Door, modular vault, screw jacks
modular vault, screw jacks, slight point: Jeff, Vaults are not like safes in the least. When they are installed many times custom pieces are made to fit a particular function in a particular vault. Without having seen the previous installation, I can t tell you what the plate was used for. It...

Locksmithing: Lock-out of safe, steel casters, yale lock
steel casters, yale lock, wheel locks: Mike, You can try the tri-flow, but the odds are that it won t get past the dial. The lock can be anywhere from 1/2 to several inches behind the dial, and if you do manage to get the tri-flow into the lock, the lubricant can act actually cause the parts...

Locksmithing: Locksmithing, bolt hole, mortise cylinder
bolt hole, mortise cylinder, squeeze play: Answer to question #1: (These instructions are based on the assumption you have already figured out how to install a lock on a wooden door, and are instructions for a standard commercial deadbolt lock.) You will need a squeeze play for dimpling the door...

Locksmithing: learning the trade, learning the trade
learning the trade: Bill Phillips wrote several books on Locksmithing-check Amazon.com, as they have several very good books on locksmithing. Subscribe to The National Locksmith Magazine,as there is a world of information on new and old locks in there. A sub to National Locksmith...

Locksmithing: lock with no key, interior cabinetry, wood shavings
interior cabinetry, wood shavings, screw holes: Mike, Generally the interior doors are only 1/4 - 1/2 thick. Drilling and tapping an open hole is much easier than tapping a blind hole. Why the manufactures did a particular task? Your guess is as good as mine, one thought is the quicker and easier...

Locksmithing: Metal Box lock, locksmith shop, metal case
locksmith shop, metal case, pliers: If you had to use pliers to turn it open. If you had to put more pressure on whatever you used to open it with than a key would normally take. If you tried to pick it but couldn t so you decided to turn it really hard in the hopes that it would open then...

Locksmithing: A Misplaced BEST cart key, corbin russwin, locksmith shop
corbin russwin, locksmith shop, pin count: John, all I saw was the extension for the phone number; no number or email address. Do you need the control key or the operating key? I would advise you to drill the plug and replace it with another on your master keyed system if you have lost the control...

Locksmithing: Mosler Payment Envelope Box, concise answer, costly repair
concise answer, costly repair, service professional: Call a local service provider! RE; Jeanne I am sorry you where not satisfied with my answer, it would be foolish and irresponsible for me as a service provider with more than 25 years of experience in my field to give misguided blind advice to an end...

Locksmithing: Mosler Safe, safe companies, safecracking
safe companies, safecracking, kerm: Jeanne, As Mosler is also no longer in business you have no one to contact to try to obtain a combination. Generally Mosler sent their safes out on a neutral number, either 50 or 50-25-50. Dialing sequence would be: 4 times left to 50 1 time right...

Locksmithing: mosler safe, apologies, disappointment
apologies, disappointment, locks: I am sorry, while I do have many years experience gaining entry to Locks and Safes, information on how to bypass or open locks or safes without the appropriate key or combination is not something I share online. You may need the services of a professional...

Locksmithing: Need to find locksmith to copy old key mode, mfg co, service providers
mfg co, service providers, yale: Do you have a picture of the key you are looking for, is this an old bit or Barrel key. I can duplicate the key you have or you can have one impressioned from the lock, you need to find a Locksmith unfortunately many of the service providers calling...

Locksmithing: Old Eversafe Safe, yale lock, combination dial
yale lock, combination dial, dial lock: Absolutely! You can take it to a locksmith or have them come out to you. I am not sure how many numbers are in the combination but I would say follow what is written regardless of weather or not you think it makes sense. If it is a 3 wheel lock with 3 numbers...

Locksmithing: Old "Relocking Device" Dial Safe, underwriters laboratories inc, yale locks
underwriters laboratories inc, yale locks, burglary attempt: Sabrina, The cost will be $12,000,000 and you can make the check out to me! Just kidding! Obviously the lock is a Yale lock. Without knowing the safe manufacture I would be guessing which lock it would have. The Relocking device is a small device...

Locksmithing: Papaiz locks, hex head screws, papaiz locks
hex head screws, papaiz locks, profile cylinders: As far as I know they are; some PADO profile cylinders are not, however. If you remove one, you should see small hex head screws on the top of the cylinder. Some of these use caps like a Best cylinder, and must be carefully re-keyed using a special plug...

Locksmithing: p515-302, schlage locks, spring cap
schlage locks, spring cap, lifetime warranty: Hello Sean, If they are real Schlage locks they likely have a lifetime warranty so contact Schlage directly: http://consumer.schlage.com What springs are popping out? Pin springs? Did someone remove the spring cap and not replace it with a new one?...

Locksmithing: rekeying, key blanks, pins
key blanks, pins, chambers: Yes- the only difference between the two key blanks is a KW10 is a 6 pin blank and a KW1 is a 5 pin blank. If the cylinder can accept a 6 pin blank, more of the key is NOT going inside the plug- you might have to shorten the end of that KW10 so it will go...

Locksmithing: removing a double keyed handle, no screws, retainer
no screws, retainer, photos: Hello Steve, Without seeing the lock it sounds like you ll need a working key on the inside assembly, turn the key in the lock then press down on the retainer - the part you see that s about 1/4 . After that is depressed you can pull the knob off then...

Locksmithing: Safe with lost keys., dear sirs, safe company
dear sirs, safe company, china taiwan: Cam, This is an imported fire resistive safe, probably made in Korea, China, Taiwan, Japan, etc. Leader is probably the import company, not the manufactuer. The code for the keys should be the number stamped on the face of the key locks. The locks appear...

Locksmithing: Safe with S&G combination lock, thomas perry, combination lock
thomas perry, combination lock, greenleaf: ZT, You are describing an S&G 8500 series lock. The correct dialing sequence is as follows: 4 times left to the first number, 3 times right to the second number, 2 times left to the third number, 1 time right stopping at zero - push and release the...

Locksmithing: Schlage Deadbolt, deadbolts, nightwatch
deadbolts, nightwatch, master lock: I would say yes, one way or another-is there a pin or something on the inside near the thumbturn? Some new deadbolts are coming out with a deadlatch feature, where the lock only unlocks from inside once the deadbolt is thrown, and the pin is push down from...

Locksmithing: Shlage Panic-Free exit, kwikset locks, kwickset
kwikset locks, kwickset, key safe: Hello Eric, As I probably mentioned in the other answer, Schlage and some other brands have this as standard on most of their locks for safety reasons. There is no way to override it. Kwikset doesn t have that feature which is why your Kwikset locks didn...

Locksmithing: Stack-on gun safe, jackass with safe, electronic lock
jackass with safe, electronic lock, locksmith: Manufacturer says to call a locksmith about drilling it sooooooo, call a locksmith about drilling it! Really! or fiddle with it yourself, search the Internet until someone tells you something that sounds good to you mess with it some more and pay...

Locksmithing: Stuck Latch Assemble, stuck latch-Kwikset, kwikset titan
stuck latch-Kwikset, kwikset titan: Ok you have 3 holes, right? The center hole where the lock spindle goes into the latch has two ears on the right side of the hole-pull these ears towards the hinges, and away from where the latch goes in the door frame. If it will not move, push, pull or...

Locksmithing: stuck shut 5 drawer harpers lateral filing cabinet, lateral filing cabinet, patent design
lateral filing cabinet, patent design, file cabinets: If you are not a service professional experienced with the locking mechanics of these types of file cabinets then you should call one, unless you plan on wasting a few weeks F$%^ing with it until you do destroy it and need to replace it. You were right to...

Locksmithing: trying to find old door knob, trying to find old door knob
trying to find old door knob: LORI lock also known as ILCO has a 2 backset on its deadbolts and some companies offer a 2 backset on door knobs; I would have to do some research to see if one is in fact available on the knobs. Unless you have a mortise lock; then I will advise you to...

Locksmithing: Unusual key replacement problem, Toyota Camry Key Blanks
Toyota Camry Key Blanks: The key blanks should be available from any locksmith supply house over the internet. I think Blue Dog Keys will probably sell you a few, or can tell you who will-www.bluedogkeys.com or: http://mysecuritypro.com/ sells to the general public when many...

Locksmithing: Vaults with no keys or combinations, greenleaf inc, vault doors
greenleaf inc, vault doors, safe doors: Jason, I m not sure what your are asking - If the safe/vault doors are open, the safe technician can do anything that you wish. He can set a new combo, determine the old combo, add locks, subtract locks, service the locks, etc, etc, etc. If the safe/vault...

Locksmithing: 1906 Herring Hall Marvin Safe, herring hall, orange county california
herring hall, orange county california, kerm: Brad, I have a couple of alternatives for you. Probably the best in your area is: Todd Kerm Professional Safe Cracking 760-805-2958 Todd covers the whole LA area. My second recommendation would be: Kevin at: Torrance Lock & Key 310-320-8840...

Locksmithing: 1920's Art Metal Safe, metal office furniture, storage containers
metal office furniture, storage containers, storage locker: Hank, Generally the answer is NO ! These safes were built as inexpensive office equipment, record storage containers. Art Metal Construction Company (AMCO) was in the business from 1888-1950, manufacturing metal office furniture. Unfortunatly, this...

Locksmithing: 1977 Mosler Safe SS#24955-141, backcover, mosler
backcover, mosler, mishap: Roger, There are a number of potential problems which each must be eliminated to figure out why the door won t open. 1. Does the lock unlock? Is the dial stopping in the same place it did prior to the mishap? If the lock is unlocking correctly,...

Locksmithing: 1977 Mosler Safe SS#24955-141, local security company, steel bolt
local security company, steel bolt, hard steel: Roger, Normal moving of the safe shouldn t cause the relocking device to activate, however slamming the door, or striking the door really hard can activate it. You may also have a different problem, you may have jammed, disconnected or dislocated part...

Locksmithing: Adesco Safe will not lock, hearts content, safe company
hearts content, safe company, locksmith: Linda, I assume that you are talking about a key locking dial . This lock is not designed to lock the safe up by itself, and continued attempts to lock it with the key could result in an expensive lockout. The purpose of the key locking dial is for...

Locksmithing: age of safe, gary hall, safe lock
gary hall, safe lock, serial number: Gary, Hall s Safe & Lock Company was in business from 1848 until 1892. based on your serial number this would place the date of manufacture around 1883-1885. Unfortunately We don t have any records available to give you an exact date so we have to extrapolate...

Locksmithing: Bernardini TRTL30x6 Safe, hens teeth, course alignment
hens teeth, course alignment, keyblanks: Kandace, Bernardini safes were built in Brazil, but are now out of business. I don t remember where they were getting their locks from or if they are still in business. I do have several of these locks but I don t know how many keys I have or what their...

Locksmithing: Big Mosler safe, professional rigging, rigging company
professional rigging, rigging company, concrete walls: Muneera, Construction companies are generally equipped to build stuff , what you need is a professional safe & vault company, or a professional rigging company. These companies are equipped to move large equipment like heavy safes. Generally cranes...

Locksmithing: Brinks 5054 Safe, key lock, sisco
key lock, sisco, two choices: Frank, The combination and key lock are separate locks. The answer is yes, the combination lock must be set to its correct series of numbers in order for the key lock to retract the door locking bolts. If you were using the safe with the key only, this...

Locksmithing: Cary Floor Safe, hidden compartments, hidden compartment
hidden compartments, hidden compartment, half a dozen: Chris, I m not aware of Cary every building hidden compartments in any of their safes. I ve seen hundreds of them, and I currently have half a dozen of them in the shop. This doesn t mean that your grandfather couldn t have built in a hidden compartment,...

Locksmithing: Cemetery Mausoleum Vault Key, cemetery mausoleum, safety deposit box
cemetery mausoleum, safety deposit box, key blanks: Facinating key I must say; to my knowledge none of the books I have on key blanks lists this blank. Probably it was only available by special order from Sargent. Try to contact Blue Dog Keys; they are known for having hard to find key blanks and somehow I...

Locksmithing: Champion Safe, kaba mas, lagard
kaba mas, lagard, digit combination: Leeisa, The lock on your safe is an LG Basic from LaGard. You can find instructions for your lock at the following web page: http://www.kaba-mas.com/a.php?page=lagard_install_operation The changing instructions are as follows: 1. Only change...

Locksmithing: Chubb safe combination reset, chalmers united church, mechanical locks
chalmers united church, mechanical locks, lever assembly: Jerry, The S&G 6700 series lock requires a special tool to change or reset the combination. While you can disassemble the lock to recover the existing combination, I would recommend that you have a safe technician inspect it, service and reset the combination....

Locksmithing: cannon ball safe, countless memories, cannon ball
countless memories, cannon ball, savta: Steve, Your kidding right? Where is the best place to find parts for a 120 year old safe? There probably haven t been parts available, without stripping another safe, for at least 80 or so years. If you don t have a friend that is a machinist, then...

Locksmithing: cary safe, equivlant, lb range
equivlant, lb range, foot steel: Jerry, Sorry but the only accurate way to give you a weight would be to weigh the safe. There are no manufacture data sheets available that would give us the weights that the manufacture claimed for the various models. There are some numbers that...

Locksmithing: DEXTER SAFE, slide bolts, correct position
slide bolts, correct position, mechanical problems: Ronnie, Many safes are made with detent devices built in to restrict the movement of the bolt work when the door is open. They only allow the movement of the bolt work when the door is closed. Without examing your safe to determine what your problem...

Locksmithing: Dexter closet handle removal, dexter/weiser door knob removal
dexter/weiser door knob removal: Get a strong flashlight, and observe the inside door knob between the knob and rose that attaches to the door. There should be a small flat pin you can push in on and pull off the knob. Then pry up the rose under that to expose the screws for removal...

Locksmithing: Diebold safe maodel 13, subtracting numbers, safe company
subtracting numbers, safe company, problems solutions: Chris, Laying it on its back shouldn t hurt the lock or bolt work, however dropping it on it s back could cause some problems. The problem may also be something inside the safe that has shifted and is jamming the door or bolt work. This would be in the...

Locksmithing: Diebold vault door, engraving company, diebolt
engraving company, diebolt, acid etching: Most of the older stuff was all nickel plated. I m not sure when chrome plating started. Acid etching is different than engraving or some other styles of decorative metal work as it doesn t go as deep and will be lost during replating. Have the piece...

Locksmithing: Dominion Safe, combination dial, index mark
combination dial, index mark, o clock: Laura, there are only three reasons a safe lock will not open: Incorrect dialing sequence, Incorrect combination, and, Mechanical problems. First off, the dialing sequence for an S&G lock is: 4 times left to the first number (29) 3 times right...

Locksmithing: Double Cylinder Lock Removal, high quality security, cylinder lock
high quality security, cylinder lock, double cylinder: Yes absolutely in fact I have dealt with this problem over and over as I am sure many locksmiths in your area may also, so simply give a call to you local locksmith, it may not be FREE or CHEEP but it will be right and it might well save you , ( as you have...

Locksmithing: Drilling a Rand Safe, wheel drift, landover md
wheel drift, landover md, correct combination: Vincent, There are only three reasons a safe lock will not open, Incorrect combination, Incorrect dialing sequence, Mechanical problems. If they have the correct combination but it will not open, then chances are they are either dialing it incorrectly,...

Locksmithing: dexter deadbolt removal, double cylinder deadbolt, screws
double cylinder deadbolt, screws, dexter: Need a photo to be sure, but I imagine its driven into the screw heads to hide them, and keep you from unscrewing them. You replacing it, right? If you cannot pry them out with a knife tip, drill them out with a small bit, very slowly. The inside should come...

Locksmithing: Eagle safe, safe lock, mechanical problems
safe lock, mechanical problems, safes: Vishal, Too bad you didn t get hold of me a couple of years ago, I spent 1-1/2 year in Kuwait (2004-2006). There are only three reasons a safe lock will not open: Incorrect combination, Incorrect dialing sequence, mechanical problems. Based on...

Locksmithing: Electronic Sentry Safe will not Open, sentry safe, safe company
sentry safe, safe company, correct combination: Howard, check to make sure the batteries are fresh. Assuming that you have the correct combination if there is enough power the lock shood open. If the combination is not correct then the lock won t open. If this doesn t help, then I would recommend...

Locksmithing: Fire Proof File Cabinet, fire proof file cabinet, key code
fire proof file cabinet, key code, key lock: Emmit, Most locksmiths should be able to make you a key for this lock, or provide you with a replacement lock. Check the face of the lock for a key code number. Most Chicago file cabinet key locks have this key code stamped on the face of the lock....

Locksmithing: 1920's Art Metal Safe, art metal, metal construction
Locksmithing: 1920's Art Metal Safe, art metal, metal construction, construction co

Locksmithing: Keil Key Duplicating Machine, automatic scrubber, key machines
Locksmithing: Keil Key Duplicating Machine, automatic scrubber, key machines, ebay

Locksmithing: Removing a mosler vault door
Locksmithing: Removing a mosler vault door

Locksmithing: Safe combination, last week
Locksmithing: Safe combination, last week

Locksmithing: Vanguard VS-75 Safe, goodrich road, person information
Locksmithing: Vanguard VS-75 Safe, goodrich road, person information, e mail

Locksmithing: Vanguard VS-75 Safe, goodrich road, person information
Locksmithing: Vanguard VS-75 Safe, goodrich road, person information, e mail

Locksmithing: find combination to old mosler safe, mosler safe, index mark
mosler safe, index mark, time right: Michael, Your serial number would indicate your safe would have been built around 1909 (between 1908-1910). First off, I would recommend that you have a safe technician check out your lock and safe to ensure that it will work correctly. It can be cleaned...

Locksmithing: found safe key, herring hall, safe deposit box
herring hall, safe deposit box, executor of the estate: Pete, The Hermann Safe company sold a lot of equipment, much of which was manufactured by other companies, mainly Mosler and Herring-Hall Marvin. Your key could go to something in the house or it could go to a safe deposit box at a bank that your cousin...

Locksmithing: Gardall lock, gun safe, zone area
gun safe, zone area, open position: Sean, This is one of the reasons that I never recommend someone attempting to reset their combination, or work on the locks themselves. In general most locksmiths don t have the knowledge or training to work on these locks correctly either. There are...

Locksmithing: Gary Safe Co., safe co, vaults
safe co, vaults, combinations: Tiffany, as Gary is no longer in business as a safe manufacture, getting the original combination is going to be difficult. This limits you down to trying the 1,000,000 possible combinations yourself, or contacting a local safe technician to open the...

Locksmithing: gary safe - 2 door dial safe, index mark, o clock
index mark, o clock, number 63: Bill, The dialing sequence should be: 4 times left to the first number (81) 3 times right to the second number (96) 2 times left to the third number (63) 1 time right, slowly until the dial stops (between 90-0). The second combination seems to...

Locksmithing: grandpa`s old safe, cal 36, dave simpson
cal 36, dave simpson, urban co: David, Your safe was built between 1888-1891, in Hamilton, Ohio. It was probably sold out of a Los Angles office. There are no records available that would show who the safe was sold to or when. If you don t have copies of your grandfathers records,...

Locksmithing: Help Open Safe, combination dial, combination card
combination dial, combination card, hamilton ohio: Danielle, Many of the Hall s safes used what we term a direct drive tail piece lock. In these locks the dial will not stop at the last turn, you would stop at the final number, in your case it may be 96, and then turn the handle. You can tell if you...

Locksmithing: Herring Hall Marvin safe replacement key, herring hall, safe companies
herring hall, safe companies, key blanks: Pattie, Key blanks for these locks don t really exist any more. This doesn t mean that duplicates or replacements can t be made but they probably won t be original. You have a couple of choices, though I have some recommendations. Because most locksmiths...

Locksmithing: johnson floor safe, greenleaf, flea market
greenleaf, flea market, sargent: Mark, Sorry, Sargent & Greenleaf made the 4160 series lock specifically for JP. When they (JP) went out of business in 1984 the lock was discontinued. Similarly there are no tubes available either. I m not sure what you are asking for when you...

Locksmithing: Keil Key Duplicating Machine, key machines, key blanks
key machines, key blanks, e bay: Mag, I would possibly check with the Associated Locksmiths of America (www.aloa.org), or possibly your local state locksmiths organizations to see if anyone is interested. Most locksmiths are only interested in items that can make them money and generally...

Locksmithing: Key only turns the lock half way, Schlage deadbolt-wont unlock
Schlage deadbolt-wont unlock: One of several things is going on, in order of most likely-ness: 1. Door hinges are sagging causing the bolt to hang up on the strike in the door frame; lift the door with a foot on a crowbar under the door, while turning the key. 2. BOTH tailpieces on both...

Locksmithing: keep a deadlatch unlocked, deadbolt, locksmith
deadbolt, locksmith, latch: Since you did not include a photo, I am assuming it is a hospital paddle with a latch, and no lock on that part? If so, specify to your locksmith you need a Passage LEVERSET for your door. In other words if there is no other way of keeping it unlocked; it...

Locksmithing: Liberty Gun Safe- Lost Combo, psychic hot line, 4 digits
psychic hot line, 4 digits, time right: Josh, 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 slowly to until the dial stops (around 90-95). The serial number should be on the back of the safe....

Locksmithing: LOCK, filing cabinets, locksmith shop
filing cabinets, locksmith shop, drawer unit: Ken, First off a class D unit is a container not a safe. Generally these were filing cabinets. A class D container would have been tested to provide 1 hour of fire resistance (not FIREPROOFING). This unit also did not receive the impact testing that...

Locksmithing: Lock Removal, universal storage, metal cabinet
universal storage, metal cabinet, wafer: It might not come out. If it can press down on the last wafer in the lock;this is usually the retaining wafer in a wafer lock. Even when the lock is picked, the cylinder won t remove until the retaining wafer is pressed down;done normally with a type of core...

Locksmithing: Locked--No Key, safes, otc
safes, otc, thumb: Yvonne, Sorry, but I don t understand what you have? I m assuming that it is an old olive green safe, but I m not sure. Could you be more specific and or send me a photo of the item. Note: I only answer questions on safes! If this is a locksmithing...

Locksmithing: Locksmith/GSA Approved Mosler Security Container, lightning bolt, lightening bolt
lightning bolt, lightening bolt, lightning bolts: Sheliah, I have double checked the operations manuals for the X07, X08 & X09 locks, none of them have different size lightning bolts. The X07 will display the lightning bolt when an incorrect dialing attempt or combination is tried. Dialing left (ccw)...

Locksmithing: Lost combo & keys, ft lewis wa, rancho dominguez ca
ft lewis wa, rancho dominguez ca, hayward ca 94544: Mike, Sorry, but I m not a locksmith, our company deals strictly with safes. You can try contacting Sisco at: Sisco (Honeywell) 2835 E. Ana Street Rancho Dominguez, CA 90221 Phone: (800) 223-8566 Fax: (310) 638-6489 customerservice@siscoproducts.com....

Locksmithing: Lost keys & combination, sentry safes, key number
sentry safes, key number, sisco: Mike, I m not sure what you are asking for? We are not a manufacture and therefore do not have access to their records. If you have a Sentry Safe, you would need to contact them at: 800-828-1438 If you have a Sisco or Honeywell safe you would...

Locksmithing: lock freezing up, maintenance issue, correct tools
maintenance issue, correct tools, western nevada: Kathy, Don t force it, this is a maintenance issue. If the last wheel is jammed or frozen onto the wheel post, forcing it could cause more problems. You ARE going to need a safe technician to take care of this problem. If you don t have a safe tech...

Locksmithing: Which locks, professional locksmith, hazard check
professional locksmith, hazard check, schlage locks: Yes, Schlage is a better lock; is the backset longer on the new locks? Most of them, can be ajusted to the correct bolt size;from 2 3/8 to 2 3/4 , for example. On a fire door, it is normally illegal to add a deadbolt, because it is a fire hazard. Check with...

Locksmithing: looking for door, west coast location, hayward ca 94544
west coast location, hayward ca 94544, department security: Suzie, Yes we can help you out. You need to call our office and talk to the sales department. Security Safe 1753 Addison Way, Hayward, CA 94544 800-326-4224 you can also check us out at www.securitysafeusa.com or www.securitysafeintl.com And...

Locksmithing: lost key to a 1968 rambler, amc rambler, limited cars
amc rambler, limited cars, old keys: Absolutely call a local service provider there are a number of options, new cylinders, re-coding your locks to new keys entirely (preventing the old keys from working) or simply decoding your locks and cutting new keys by code! http://www.HarringtonsLocksmith.co...

Locksmithing: lost key, File cabinet key
File cabinet key: From any locksmith- look on the lock face and get the code numbers/letters located there. Call a local locksmith shop and ask them to make you a file cabinet key by code , go pay for it and pick it up. Should be just that easy if there is a code on the lock...

Locksmithing: lost key, rancho dominguez ca, brinks safe
rancho dominguez ca, brinks safe, lost key: Boulden, Sisco no longer makes the Brinks model safes, they are now called Honeywell safes. You can contact them at: 2835 E. Ana Street Rancho Dominguez, CA 90221 Phone: (800) 223-8566 Fax: (310) 638-6489 Hope this helps Andy ...

Locksmithing: Manipulation question, safe cracking, stethoscope
safe cracking, stethoscope, locksmith: Newman, If manipulation was as easy as they make it seem on TV or in some of the online articles EVERY locksmith would be doing it, yet fewer than 1% understand and use this art. In order to understand or begin to learn manipulation you have to understand...

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Locksmithing: Are Mesa safes any good, ul labels, burglar proof
ul labels, burglar proof, ul ratings: PM, You have to be a little more specific than asking a vague question such as are their safes any good ? If you have a SPECIFIC model in mind, I can then discuss its qualities, either good or bad. To my knowledge Mesa Safe doesn t manufacture TRTL...

Locksmithing: Mosler Safe, combinations, thanks for your help
combinations, thanks for your help: Bill, Your safe was built around 1902. Unfortunately MOSLER is out of business and none of their records are available any longer. Manufactures DO NOT publish their records or lists of combinations so once they are gone so is the information. If...

Locksmithing: Mosler Safe, burglary protection, security requirements
burglary protection, security requirements, safes: Crystal, First off, Mosler has been out of business since 2001, so there is no place to go to trace the combination. The SMNA label on the safe only indicates that the door is a 1 hour FIRE resistive door. This is not a burglary resistive door. SMNA...

Locksmithing: Mosler Safe, local drug store, kind oil
local drug store, kind oil, restoration companies: Chris, The number on your handle would indicate that your safe would have been built around 1904. Most of the art work on the safes were one of a kind oil paintings. These were not decals, and unless you have a photo there are no pictures of the original...

Locksmithing: Mosler Safe Serial # 162731, informal evaluation, detail photos
informal evaluation, detail photos, interior detail: Peter, In order to identify, evaluate or appraise your safe, I m going to need photos. They should include full exterior and interior. Detail photos should include pictures of the dial, handles, hinges, artwork, locks, bolt work, castors, cabinetry and...

Locksmithing: Mosler Safes, mosler safes, safe company
mosler safes, safe company, interior detail: Mark in Fairfax, Yeah, I m not sure recombined is a word either! I guess if you combine something, and then take the ingredients apart, and then recombine them, it would be a correct use of the term, but not in the context of resetting the combination...

Locksmithing: Mosler Walki-In Safe 30 - 40, safe company, walki
safe company, walki, bolt: Karen, This is going to be a hands on repair, requiring diagnostics to figure out what the problem is. If the vault door was operating properly, you probably wouldn t have this problem. There are a number of things that can be wrong, from something...

Locksmithing: master keying, master keying, change key
master keying, change key, line thanks: Ok-do any of the operating keys work on any of the locks you changed? Not the master key but the user keys? Check your bitting list; when you inserted the master pins they should line up in the plug visually,on the plug shearline, when you insert both keys....

Locksmithing: meilink lever action safe dialing procedure, index mark, proper terminology
index mark, proper terminology, o clock: Jay, I m not sure what you are talking about. I m not sure where you are getting your Terms . There is no such thing as a lever action safe , and at what point in the procedure the level (lever) should be pulled . send me a photo of your safe,...

Locksmithing: meilink safe #35, "B" rate, informal evaluation, detail photos
informal evaluation, detail photos, interior detail: Jeannette, In order to identify, evaluate or appraise your safe, I m going to need photos. They should include full exterior and interior. Detail photos should include pictures of the dial, handles, hinges, artwork, locks, bolt work, castors, cabinetry...

Locksmithing: mosler safe, concrete walls, local construction
concrete walls, local construction, state of art: Q: I wish I can open it because I m curious. A: Call a locksmith and have it opened Q: Can t they break the concrete walls around it and pull it out?? A: This is obviously a question best asked of the service provider removing the safe from the site,...

Locksmithing: mosler vault door, rust removal, delivery fee
rust removal, delivery fee, stevan: Stevan, While this is a really nice door, there are some problem areas that you need to be aware of if you decide to buy it. Obviously the seller is trying to blow smoke up someones skirt inorder to make the sale. The gear is not a SIMPLE pattern...

Locksmithing: I need a key and combination, Sisco, Honeywell
Sisco, Honeywell, Brinks: Samantha, You can contact Sisco Products (or Honeywell safes) at: Though your safe was manufactured by SISCO systems. Their current product is a Honeywell safe . You can contact them at: Sisco (Honeywell) 2835 E. Ana Street Rancho Dominguez,...

Locksmithing: Old Barney Buckley Safe, informal evaluation, detail photos
informal evaluation, detail photos, safe company: Bob, Sorry, but the reason you can t find anything out about your safe on the web is that Barney Buckley was probably an owner. It was a practice in the 1800 s and early 1900 s to paint the name of the safe owner on the top of the safe. It made the safe...

Locksmithing: Old Government FiIing Cabinet Safe Combination, butterfly knob, index mark
butterfly knob, index mark, mosler: Paul, First off, there is no such thing as a Default setting ! A default setting would be something that the lock would revert back to on its own for what ever reason. Locks do not have this ability. The combination that you are refering to was picked...

Locksmithing: Old Mosler Safe, deceased father, two choices
deceased father, two choices, drawers: Didi, Well the good news is that the safe is locked open. The cost to open and repair the safe might be more than the safe is worth. Servicing and/or recovering the combination to the safe are relatively easy. You have two choices, you can take the...

Locksmithing: Older door with panelled doorknob, replacement knobs, mortise locks
replacement knobs, mortise locks, rectangular metal: For starters I would have to ask you what kind of store you are shopping it? You definitely aren t going to find this type of hardware in a department store. If you want replacement Knobs you can order them or purchase them from a Locksmith, or you could...

Locksmithing: Opening a herring hall marvin co. safe, herring hall, dodge iowa
herring hall, dodge iowa, safe companies: Doc, Without a combination you will need a safe technician. I m not sure if there are going to any professional safe companies in your area. Check your local yellow pages under safes & vaults for local companies. You can also check out www.savta.org,...

Locksmithing: Opening an old safe (Victor Safe & Lock Co.), safe locks, combination dial
safe locks, combination dial, corelation: Amy, You can certainly try the sequence out. You have to understand that manufactures never ever, ever, ever, ever release lists of their combinations. If they are still in business you can sometimes contact them to obtain the original combo that YOUR...

Locksmithing: Opening a Pro-Steel security safe, security vault, index mark
security vault, index mark, o clock: Elizabeth, The dialing sequence for your lock should be as follows: 4 times left to the first number, 3 times right to the second number, 2 times left to the third number, 1 time right until the dial stops. Left is counter clockwise, Right is clockwise....

Locksmithing: Opening a Shaw Walker safe, shaw walker, safe companies
shaw walker, safe companies, stress reliever: Hunter, In order to rate, identify, or evaluate your safe I am going to need pictures. Evaluation photos should consist of full exterior / interior views, and detail photos of the dial, handles, hinges & acorns, wheels or castors, locks and bolt work (you...

Locksmithing: open old victor safe, morgan hill ca, hayward ca
morgan hill ca, hayward ca, storage unit: Eugene, Piece of cake - you just happen to be in our service area. I have a couple of options for you: First option: We come to your location, open and repair the safe. Cost is $300 to open the safe plus a $85 mobile service charge. Second option:...

Locksmithing: pick proof lock, Master high security padlock
Master high security padlock: Kathy I would tell you Assa Abloy makes an excellent padlock which is nearly pick proof.Although Abus is a great lock, however it is not one that is high security. What kind of application are you using it on? A shed, file cabinet or? Is it being used near...

Locksmithing: pro series electronic safe low / dead battery, apples and oranges, battery supply
apples and oranges, battery supply, dead battery: Windell, Unfortunately a number of manufactures use the name Pro-Series , so I ll need a little more info. Safe manufacture: Lock manufacture: Note: Safe manufactures generally use several different types of locks, so if you can t identify the manufactures...

Locksmithing: Removing mosler vault door, east orange new jersey, orange new jersey
east orange new jersey, orange new jersey, vault: Samir, I m not sure of a company in that particular area, but I would recommend that you contact either Empire Safe, or Acme Safe, both are in the New York area. If they can t help you they may know of someone in your area. Empire Safe - 800-543-5412...

Locksmithing: Removing a mosler vault door, vault doors, rigging equipment
vault doors, rigging equipment, work andy: Samir, Depending on the vault door that you have installed, it could easily be between $3000 to $20,000 to have the door removed. Simple vault doors would of course be in the lower range. If the same door is grouted in place however, the price could...

Locksmithing: remington rand safe, remington rand, g locks
remington rand, g locks, fiberoptic scope: Jim, I m not sure what 11 combinations you are refering to? The S&G locks have the capability of 1,000,000 possible combination variations, and the 4 wheel lock versions have 100 million possible combinations. If you don t have a combination for...

Locksmithing: removal of Lori deadbolt, Lori Deadbolt removal
Lori Deadbolt removal: You need a special allen wrench available from a locksmith supply house;contact either a locksmith, or locksmith supply house there in canada that sells Lori/Ilco locks. Because these are considered high security locks, I cannot be more helpful to you in this...

Locksmithing: restoration of hhm safe, gypsum plaster, plaster of paris
gypsum plaster, plaster of paris, insulation material: David, I doubt that you had straight gypsum. They generally used a mixture of fire resistive materials which included gypsum, plaster of paris, alum and general purpose mortar. As your safe is over 50 years old, it doesn t meet current fire resistive...

Locksmithing: S&G 8500 lock, three wheels, misaligned
three wheels, misaligned, number 3: ZT, As I mentioned in the last post - the final action after pressing and releasing the dial, turning the dial to the right to stop, is the necessary action that retracts the lock bolt. Pressing and releasing the dial only engages the lever and cam assyemblies,...

Locksmithing: S&G Lock Set, commercial safes, safe locks
commercial safes, safe locks, maintenance issue: Doug, This is probably a maintenance issue. Safe locks need regular service to work for long periods, generally every year for commercial safes and every 3-4 years for residential safes. If you haven t had it serviced in awhile, and it has been bumped...

Locksmithing: Safe combination, apples to apples, metal plaque
apples to apples, metal plaque, file cabinet: Gwindylyn, First off, I have to say, that is a very lovely name. Send me a photo of the dial and the lock so that I know which one we are talking about. Then we can discuss it apples to apples, not apples to oranges. send the pics to me at: andy@securitysafeusa.com...

Locksmithing: Safe Fire Ratings, fire ratings, fire rating
fire ratings, fire rating, temporary storage: Jim, Unless they are insulated and have a separate rating, Class 5 & 6 containers DO NOT have any fire resistance. These units are built for the government for temporary storage of classified or secret documents. The government is not as concerned with...

Locksmithing: Safe lock, locksmith company, safe companies
locksmith company, safe companies, safe company: Dominique, Most Safemen are also locksmiths, but few locksmiths are also safe men. I would recommend using a local safe company than a strictly locksmith company. The safe companies will have a better idea what they need to do to open and/or make a key...

Locksmithing: Scorpion Deadbolt with adjustable backset, offshore product, backset
offshore product, backset, deadbolt: Contact the supplier you purchased from. I do not think you were supposed to REMOVE any little pin . This is an offshore product I have not used in years so I can t comment but I would going back to the dealer you purchased from. I would have recommend...

Locksmithing: Shaw Walker Floor Safe, shaw walker, informal evaluations
shaw walker, informal evaluations, damage photos: Bonnie, Generally Shaw Walker cabinets don t hold a lot of value. They were built as inexpensive office equipment. In order to rate, identify, or evaluate your safe I am going to need pictures. Evaluation photos should consist of full exterior / interior...

Locksmithing: SISCO Protector Firesafe model 1190, bathroom cabinetry, intellectual property international
bathroom cabinetry, intellectual property international, safe company: Misty, If the SISCO info that I previously provided is no longer good, then they have either gone out of business or have changed all of their info. If you want a key made then you will need to get a locksmith or safe tech to pick the lock or impression...

Locksmithing: Silas C. Herring, Maker Safe, detail photos, interior detail
detail photos, interior detail, semi circle: Melton, the first item of business is to see what you have. I ll need photos of the safe to determine what your next course of action should be. In order to identify your safe, I m going to need photos. They should include full exterior and interior....

Locksmithing: Smallest/Lightest TL & Fire rated safe, department www, concrete floor
department www, concrete floor, safes: Alp, check out: http://www.amsecusa.com/composite-safe-am-vault.htm The smallest TL-15 composite safe with two hour fire protection that I m aware of would be AMSEC s CE1814 AmVault safe. Weight of this safe is 700 lbs. Note: Any safe weighing...

Locksmithing: STAR safe, floor safes, star floor
floor safes, star floor, index mark: Nicole, I always caution people NOT to read other postings and assume that their safe is the same or even similar. Most manufactures tend to make a lot of different models, and that is the case with your safe. The model that uses the push-in dial is...

Locksmithing: My safe, release mechanism, oklahoma university
release mechanism, oklahoma university, local shop: If this is a Dial combination safe........The only advise I can give you is to slowly and accurately dial your combination stopping on the last number, before you turn to open tap the door with a soft mallet or the heel of you palm. this my help the fence...

Locksmithing: safe age, rarity, market for removed safe deposit boxes, safe deposit boxes, safe locks
safe deposit boxes, safe locks, multply: Kirk, Yes we use Underwood s safe for many obsolete locks. This is who I would have directed you to for parts or to part out your boxes. Good luck, Andy Kirk, Unless you have actually weighed the safe, I tend to doubt the 8000 lbs....

Locksmithing: safe combination, herring hall, safe companies
herring hall, safe companies, combination lock: Bill, The top round door is either a C-rated door, or a TL-15 door. Cost to open and repair it should be around: C-rating: $350-$500 TL-15 (E)rating: $500-$750 Depending on how you plan to use it may or may not make it worthwhile. ...

Locksmithing: safe door, cin ohio, informal evaluation
cin ohio, informal evaluation, detail photos: Ken, I m not sure what you are requesting when you say the story behind it ? Exactly what are you looking for? If you want the individual history of this particular door then you will have to search down the previous owners and question them. MacNeale...

Locksmithing: safe mfg., informal evaluation, detail photos
informal evaluation, detail photos, interior detail: Peter, without seeing the door I would have to guess. sounds like you have a Mosler fire safe with a receding door, but I ll have to see it to verify this. If it is they were made during the 1940 s thorough the 1950 s. In order to identify, evaluate...

Locksmithing: shaw walker safee, shaw walker, diagnostic problems
shaw walker, diagnostic problems, bottom drawer: Janice, There should be a locking mechanism that connects the top and bottom drawer, securing them when locked. It should be on the left side inside. If this mechanism isn t moving freely then the drawer may not unlock. The drawer may also simply be...

Locksmithing: Towers Sears & Roebuck Safe, sears roebuck, fire class
sears roebuck, fire class, serial c: It is worth what ever you can find someone to pay. The deciding factors for the value of used safes are basically Construction? Type of locking mechanism? Type of bolt works? Level of security? and Manufacture? Used department store fire safes aren t generally...

Locksmithing: tower safe from sears, lagard, time right
lagard, time right, number 3: Stuart, If the lock is an S&G, Federal or Lagard the dialing sequence would be: 4 times left to the first number, 3 times right to the second number, 2 times left to the third number, 1 time right until the dial stops (around 90-95) If the lock...

Locksmithing: trouble opening floor safe, boiler room, problem occured
boiler room, problem occured, mechanical trouble: John, There could be a number of problems causing this mechanical trouble. It could be rust, or it could be something jamming the bolt work. Pressure on the bolt work forcing into the lock could potentially jam the lock up. Unfortunately problems like...

Locksmithing: trouble opening safe, yale lock, index mark
yale lock, index mark, o clock: Brady, If the lock is a Sargent & Greenleaf lock the sequence will 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, If the lock is a Yale lock the sequence...

Locksmithing: Unable to Open Aaron Safe, index mark, digit combination
index mark, digit combination, correct combination: Paul, I m not sure what you have. I m not aware of a safe manufacture called Aaron . I will need to see pictures of the safe to determine what you have so that I can help you. Generally though the dialing sequence would be: 4 times left to the first...

Locksmithing: HOW TO USE COMBINATION, index mark, mark andy
index mark, mark andy, number 3: Mike, The dialing sequence should be: 4 times left to the first number, 3 times right to the second number, 2 times left to the third number, 1 time right, slowly until the dial stops. If this doesn t work, reverse the directions or: RLRL instead...

Locksmithing: Vanguard VS-75 Safe, safe company, serial c
safe company, serial c, lable: Dena, Vanguard was a brand that was sold by Sears, 20-25 years ago. It was probably an import with a lable for Sears. As there is no original company to go back to, I doubt that you are going to find the original combination. You will need to take...

Locksmithing: Vanguard VS-75 Safe, serial c, best bet
serial c, best bet, local shop: Your best bet would be to call a service professional out to your house or bring the safe ( if possible) into a local shop. Sears like many large department stores has sold product manufactured by various companies and to be honest I have no idea what you...

Locksmithing: victor safe, change locks, tic marks
change locks, tic marks, index mark: Lee, I don t know where you came up with the notion that your original combination is on file somewhere. Unfortunately, there are people out there that pass on useless info about all sorts of subjects. In answer to your question, yes, manufactures DO...

Locksmithing: victor safe, yale lock, mother inlaw
yale lock, mother inlaw, safe lock: Josh, Generally Yale locks dial up as follows: 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). DO NOT CLOSE AND LOCK THE DOOR, UNTIL YOU HAVE...

Locksmithing: victory safes, reading responses, favorable results
reading responses, favorable results, sequence numbers: Lee, The patent date generally refers to the lock not the safe. It is also not the manufacture date as the item can be made for many years after the patent date. Victor made a lot of safes, and used a lot of different styles of locks over the years....

Locksmithing: Winchester Gun Safe mechanical to eletronic lock, electronic locks, digital locks
electronic locks, digital locks, dial lock: Jeremy, Congratulations, I knew you could do it. if the door operates correctly when it is open, then the problem has to do with the way the door is closing, either something is getting caught in the door jamb, or possibly one of the shelves is pressing...

Locksmithing: 1960s mobile home 1 1/8" thick entry door lock, diameter holes, rv supply
diameter holes, rv supply, backset: Photos are very helpful-does it have the standard 2 and 3/8 backset? is the hole 2 in diameter or larger? You can buy a thin door kit adapter from Kwikset if youre holes are otherwise standard sizes. If not, try a Schlage B300 or so-the diameter holes are...

Locksmithing: Amsec hs6743, time lol, hinge
time lol, hinge, bolts: Jeremy, I ll have to check with the factory on Monday. The photo that I have shows 5 down the opening edge and at least 1 on the top and 1 on the bottom. Based on their placement I would imagine that there would be two on the top and two on the bottom...

Locksmithing: ART METAL DESK, metal desk, locksmith shop
metal desk, locksmith shop, art metal: Mac, This should be either a Yale code, or a Chicago code (probably Chicago). You should be able to have a new key made at any reputable locksmith shop. Call them up first to see if they do keys by code and what the charge would be. The larger lock...

Locksmithing: antique Mosler safe, safe company, liability reasons
safe company, liability reasons, safe lock: Eklektiques Antiques Your Mosler would have been built around 1909. Gustave Mosler & Fred Bahmann started building safess around 1867 as the Mosler Bahmann Safe Company. This company continued until shortly after Mosler s death in 1874. The Heirs of...

Locksmithing: antique safe, informal evaluations, hammond company
informal evaluations, hammond company, damage photos: Seth, Adams, Hammond & Company were one of the holders of the Wilder s patent from around 1843 thru at least 1847. The company was succeeded by William Adams and Company who continued to manufacture safes under the Wilders patent into at least the mid...

Locksmithing: Brinks Safe, professional locksmith, costco
professional locksmith, costco, fiance: Local locksmiths have no idea ???? Are you sure you had a Locksmith at your home? or did you make a phone call for advice over the phone? I am sorry but safe opening is not something I give advice on except to say CALL A LOCKSMITH! Have them come...

Locksmithing: Buying a Used Safe with no combination, safe company, search fee
safe company, search fee, bob bob: Bob Yes, you could contact the manufacture to see if they have the original combination, however there is no guarantee that the combo has never been changed. Most of these companies charge a record search fee, which is still cheaper than having a safe...

Locksmithing: broken lever lock release, lever lock, diy project
lever lock, diy project, fire king: Isthis a data safe? Is this made by Fire King? Anyway it goes,you need to CALL a locksmith-this is NOT a DIY project. I assume you have a data safe, so my suggestion is find the brand and model number before you call to get a good idea of the replacement costs...

Locksmithing: Carey Safe, index mark, o clock
index mark, o clock, correct combination: Mort, The dialing sequence for your Cary Safe should be: 5 times right to the first number, 4 times left to the second number, 3 times right to the third number, 2 times left to the fourth number, 1 time right until the dial stops. Note: Left...

Locksmithing: Cary safe, fiberoptic scope, co export
fiberoptic scope, co export, export model: Carol, Sorry but there are no records of original combinations available, and the manufacture has been out of business since 1929. Based on the serial number, I would put the date of manufacture during the late 1920 s. You will need a trained safe technician...

Locksmithing: Changing Diplomat safe code, korea phone, busan
korea phone, busan, safes: Sammar, They have changed the types of locks they use on their safes over the years so I would recommend that you contact the factory directly with the model and serial number of your safe to get the instructions for you safe. Diplomat Safe Ltd. [Korea]...

Locksmithing: Cole file cabinet with a safe, safe company, single mom
safe company, single mom, cranston ri: Janell, You can try the manfacture, but there is no guarantee that they will still have a record of the combination, you will need a serial number. You can contact them at: Cole Cabinet Inc www.colecabinets.com 530 Wellington Avenue Cranston, RI...

Locksmithing: Cole sequence w/combination, cabinet locks, index mark
cabinet locks, index mark, correct numbers: Tom, These little cabinet locks can be a pain in the ..., well you know what I mean! These aren t really safes, just a locker for temporary storage. the dialing sequence will either be: 4 times left to the first number, 3 times right to the second...

Locksmithing: combination deadbolts, access control products, dead bolt
access control products, dead bolt, unican: http://www.kaba-ilco.com/access_control/products/simplex_7100.aspx Unican 7000 series, they are usually in stock in Silver and Brass, I have had them plated in Venetian Bronze and Oil Rubbed before. Don t even ask me about the Schlage line you can find...

Locksmithing: combo lock, shaw walker, deuss
shaw walker, deuss, key lock: When it comes to gaining entry, manipulating, picking or bypassing locks and locking mechanisms I do not give out this information on the net. It is both irresponsible and bad ethics. You should call a locksmith, they will get you in and make you keys or find...

Locksmithing: Diebold DL-15, digital locks, button combo
digital locks, button combo, time lock: Greg, The safe rating is TL-15 not DL-15. This is a UL tested safe to resist 15 minutes of UL burglary attempts. In the photo the door locking bolts are retracted. If you are trying to test the door while it is open you are going to have a problem...

Locksmithing: Diebold lock Patent 1871, record safes, detail photos
record safes, detail photos, interior detail: Daniel, The patent date only indicates when the patent was accepted and doesn t indicate manufacturing dates for the lock or the safe. We do know that obviously the lock could not have been manufactured prior to this date, and therefore could not have...

Locksmithing: deadbolt removal, screw holes, screws
screw holes, screws, baldwin: The screws are under the cover plate on the inside, either remove the thumbturn by loosening a set screw that hold it on or if it is a double sided lock then remove the inside plate that covers the cylinder. I am not familiar with the lock in question Baldwin...

Locksmithing: How to detach a USCAN Safe From Floor, safe company, locksmith
safe company, locksmith, thanks in advance: Call the original service provider that installed it, sounds like he did a good job to me, He could likely install it in your new home as well and change or re-key your locks at the same time. Kill 3 birds with one stone! If you don t remember who it was and...

Locksmithing: diebold LeFebure safe won't open, emergency power supply, car port
emergency power supply, car port, battery compartment: Ricky, The emergency power device is located on the key pad. To the left of the numbers are two silver terminals - apply a 9vdc battery to these terminals. While holding the battery in contact, input your code and then rotate the dial to open. Once the...

Locksmithing: How to disable ancient Schlage locks?, push button lock, schlage locks
push button lock, schlage locks, mortise locks: REPLACE IT! You have a common knobset, easily replacable with an $8.99 passage set from any hardware store-make sure the knobs have nothing at all on both sides;no key, no button etc. and match the latch size to the one you already have. Most are adjustable...

Locksmithing: E-lock, security products inc, e lock
security products inc, e lock, elock: Buddy, The e-lock in use on your safe is probably the GSP lock made for Granite Security Products, the actual manufacture or your Winchester Safe. If you lose your code you can fax a notarized letter which states that you are the owner of the safe,...

Locksmithing: Failed safe lock mechanism, fireproof safe, safe lock
fireproof safe, safe lock, number combination: Don, As Diebold didn t acquire the York Safe Company until 1946 (closed down around 1959) if the safe has both labels, it is either a York Safe sold by Diebold, or it isn t nearly as old as you think. Cost to open and repair your safe should be in the...