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Know combination, but cannot open sentry safe 1250

I know combination, but cannot open sentry safe 1250, please help.
need important paper inside the safe.

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  • Anonymous Mar 15, 2014

    I have a sentry safe I foregot my combination and need to get out some important papers. Is there anyway I can get in without destroying it

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    top opening safe with nob on top

  • Anonymous Mar 18, 2014

    1250

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    our sentry 1250 will not open when we use the correct combination

  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2014

    have combination key locked in safe and key lock is on open but is pushed in. How do I 1) get lock to push out 2) get safe to open without key

  • Anonymous Mar 21, 2014

    my safe will not open..tried for days.. my comb is 36 to thr right, 564left,97right...

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    safe won't open

  • Anonymous Mar 24, 2014

    tried combination will not open is there a way to reset

  • Anonymous Mar 25, 2014

    we lost the combination to our safe when we moved. the No inside is L407862 and it is a Sentry Safe

  • Anonymous Mar 28, 2014

    can't turn dial or handle

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2014

    oku

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    how to open a four combination safe

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If you know the combination:

1) Turn the dial to the left a few complete rounds, then stop on 1st number.
2) Turning the dial to the right, pass up the 2nd number once, then stop on it on the next round.
3) Turn the dial to the left directly to the 3rd number then stop.

The handle should open now.

Posted on Mar 18, 2009

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    Mohamad Fuad Arief Feb 25, 2014

    mine is the digital one

  • Ron Harvey
    Ron Harvey Oct 18, 2014

    A. Start the dial at zero. B. Turn the dial to the left. Make sure ZERO passes the pointer at least THREE times. Then stop at the first number of your combination. C. Turn the dial to the right. Stop the SECOND time you reach the second number of your combination. D. Turn the dial to the left. Stop the FIRST time the pointer reaches the third number of your combination.

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Make sure you are working the dial properly for this type of safe. With the door lever fully counter clockwise, turn the dial clockwise a couple turns to start. It should turn quietly. Then turn the dial counterclockwise (LEFT) to the first number in the combination. Now turn the dial clockwise (RIGHT) a full turn passing the first number again, and additionally clockwise to the second number. Then turn the dial counter clockwise from the second number directly to the third number. Try to open with a sharp movement of the door lever clockwise. If this does not work the first time try adding or subtracting ONE to each number in the combination in case the mechanism is worn. If it still does not work it is time for a drill and a power saw to cut the thing open!

Posted on Mar 15, 2009

  • Sonia Vicente Jul 07, 2013

    The handle will only turn counterclockwise about forty five degrees

  • Sonia Vicente Jul 07, 2013

    The dial wont turn more than five notches to each side

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