Common questions

What is a Group 2 combination lock?

What is a Group 2 combination lock?

Group 2 combination locks are the most common type found on home safes today. They provide one-, two-, or three-number combinations. The wheel pack comprises a combination dial that is attached to a spindle. Inside the lock, the spindle runs through several wheels and a drive cam.

How do I open a La Gard Safe?

LA GARD mechanical locks are shipped with the factory combination of 50. Open using the OPeNiNG index: 4 x Turn dial to the LeFT (CCW) passing “50” three times. Then stop exactly on the number “50” the fourth time.

Can you reset a combination lock if you forgot the code?

Spin the dial clockwise a few times to reset the lock and set it at 0. Apply upwards pressure on the shackle and turn the dial clockwise. The lock will catch several times, allowing for slight movement back and forth between two numbers. Lock combinations are always whole numbers.

How do you open the Sargent and Greenleaf combination lock?

To open the lock, turn counterclockwise and stop at the first digit of your combination on the 4th time passing it. Turn clockwise and stop on your second number when passing it the 3rd time. Turn counterclockwise again and stop at your third number on your 2nd time passing it. Finally, turn clockwise and stop at zero.

How does an electronic safe lock work?

Electronic safe locks work the same way as traditional locks but can be opened by entering a 4–6-digit combination on an electronic keypad. The keypad is battery-powered. When the correct combo is entered, it engages the mechanism and allows the handle to turn so that you can open the door of the safe.

How do you open a 3 digit combination lock if you forgot the code?

Roll the middle dial until the appropriate number lines up with the number to its left. Do the same for the right-most number. Your three-digit combination should now show, left to right, lined up with the scored hash marks. Pull the body of the lock away from the U-shaped metal ring without turning any of the dials.

How do you open a mechanical combination safe lock?

A very small number start to the right, then left, then right.

  1. Left to 1st #, 3 times.
  2. Right to 2nd #, two times.
  3. Left to 3rd #, one time.
  4. Turn safe handle. If there is no safe handle, then turning the dial back to the Right again will unlock the safe.