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What type of lock would use this key?
Hi, At the link below is a pic of a key that belonged to my late father. I'm wanting to learn what type of door/cabinet/safe normally uses this type of key, and any comments about the date-range....
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3 months ago 4
 
Slamaker combination lock. Lost combination.
Hi, I have an old combination lock by Slaymaker and I lost the combination. Have it since Highschool (40+ years). Number on the back is 060C. Can someone help me? Thanks 47-27-5
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3 months ago 1
 
Slaymaker combination lock
I have very old slaymaker combination lock was bought 1977 , still is in good condition ,but I lost combination numbers , All I know is serial number which is 079 C shown back side of lock. Would...
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3 months ago 1
 
where to find replacement Taylor deadbolt cylinder for vintage lock?
I have a Taylor deadbolt very similar to the one shown here, in fact it might even be the same one: the cylinder on mine has malfunctioned and needs replaced. I am on a very limited budget with...
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5 months ago 1
 
code cut keys
I have a a code 67467 for a Toyota pickup. Will anyone provide me with the cuts.....Much ablige No locksmith will provide you with key's for a vehicle without proof of ownership and Drivers license....
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7 months ago 2
 
Re: Is becoming a locksmith a good career choice?
I personally know few elderly people that are still in locksmith business at 60 at still having a great time doing the job. It is good that you do complete locksmith certifications if you want to...
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11 months ago 1
 
nโ€™t. Iโ€™d appreciate the 3 digits.
The lock number is 734 C. I took pictures but I canโ€™t them to post. > The lock number is 734 C. I took pictures but I canโ€™t them to post. 52147 > > The lock number is 734 C. I took pictures but I...
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1 year ago 2
 
Have a Major Safe, probably 45 years old. Moved it from office to home.
Was able to open after the move, but not necessary to always lock. Emptied safe and locked and took several attempts before being able to unlock. It is a long combination with several turns and four...
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1 year ago 3
 
Help! I can't open the 2nd door of an Antique Diebold double-door safe!
This large beautiful safe has been in my family's business for over 100 years. We are selling the business and my grandfather, who knew how to open the safe, has passed away :( The sale is taking...
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1 year ago 1
 
Re: weight of Mosler safe
I have amosler safe that is 5 feet tall and 26 x 26 inches on 4 wheels. Same style. A549655 or A735944 are the two numbers on the metalic sticker label. Anyone know the weight? Please help me if you...
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1 year ago 1
 
Major safe
Ok I`m done The price of the safe is not worth worrying about. It would be helpful if you could tell me the best place to apply my cutting torch. There is stuff inside so I don`t want to burn...
1 year ago
 
College wide master key theory
We've been having this theoretical discussion and I'm supposed to find the answer to the question but I can't find what we've been discussing in a google search. Someone suggested you people as the...
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1 year ago 2
 
Institutional Locks
Hello, all. In various magazines for school administrators over the years Master Lock has advertised both their 1500 and 1525 combo padlock models. Most schools purchased the 1525 (a 1500 w/key...
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1 year ago 1
 
Re: How to open a Mosler safe with combination?
Hi, I've been trying to open my box for a long time, they gave me this password: 4 times 53, 2 times 03 and once 65, but I can't open it, how can I open it, is it correct? I have a 60s era mosler gsa...
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1 year ago 2
 
hinge pin has been drilled in place?
the hinge on my old door has a hole drilled into it... with what may be a small allen bolt to hold it in? is that a thing? or maybe just drilled for security? anyhow... how do i get it out? thank you...
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1 year ago 1