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Have Sentry 1250 safe. I have the combo but can't get it to work.

I need to know the sequence to use the numbers.... right first or left and how many times do I pass the  number before going to the next.  Are all the sequences the same?  Please help because it sometimes takes several hours to open this safe and I never know what worked I have done it some many different ways...

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A1 locksmith will tell you.
If your safe doesn't have a key, skip Step 3.
Turn the dial to zero.
Insert your sentry safe key and turn it until the plunger pops out.
Turn the dial to the left (counterclockwise) three times to the first number of the combination (pass the first number of your combination two times, stopping on it the third time).
Turn the dial to the right (clockwise) two times to the second number of the combination (pass your second number once, stopping on it the second time).
Turn the dial to the left to the last number (stop the first time on your last number).
Pull the handle down; cracking sentry safe open.

Posted on Aug 09, 2010

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