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[SOLVED] Can't remove key from re-keyed deadbolt
I'm installing new locks and deadbolts on a house. I bought Schlage locks at home Depot, they had to rekey the deadbolts, one of which is double keyed. The key slides in smooth and the deadbolt turns...
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Duplicate Medeco key
I just rented a condo and I received only 1 key for the outside doors. Medeco Signature (sp). I had to give a $100 deposit for this key. Outrageous. Anyone know of where in San Diego I can get it...
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Obtaining blanks for Schlage 'quad' keyway
I have some schlage 'quad' cores that I had purchased off ebay. I am in need of some blanks for these. Can I contact Schlage directly, or are there aftermarket blanks available? Schlage QUAD and...
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2005 Toyota Camry Theft ??
I just got a new 2005 LE with electric door locks and am curious as to how car thieves are getting into these cars and what I can do to deter them? If they get in by breaking a window is it easy for...
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1950's National Lockset Door Knob Removal
Can anyone help me figure out to remove a 1950's style National Lockset brand door knob? There only seems to be a sliton the ineterior of the door, but I can't seem to do anything with it. There are...
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Found old Diebold key in my house
Hello all, I recently moved into a very old house and found this old Diebold key on top of one of the beams. I hear all these stories about old houses with hidden stash. The key has a number on the...
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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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[SOLVED] Stuck Medeco lock - what to do?
Luckily, the key isn't stuck in it. I can lock or unlock it from the inside, where there's another key. On the outside, though, I was having trouble locking it, so I sprayed it with graphite. (Well,...
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new american 5200 series padlocks, key impossible to remove, depression setting in :-(
bought a dozen padlocks, new. stuck a key in lock #1, it operates lock, but now will -not- come out of lock (locked OR unlocked, I mean here. it won't "come out at all, period"). tried various things,...
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Reed Code book updates
Hello ! I am looking for a source to buy updates to my Reed Code Books and am not having much luck. Could anyone point me in the right direction as to where I can find any updates? Thanks! Michael...
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Adjusting a Jackson 1285 exit device
Hi, All! Is there a way to adjust a Jackson 1285 concealed vertical rod exit device so it works better, hopefully without taking the door down? Half the time when people press on the push plate, the...
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