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My gun safe is locked and I have the combination but it wont open the safe. Handle on the door is not centered and wont move. How do I open this safe?

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Posted on Aug 21, 2008

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Hello,

I am a Safe Specialist i have been reading some of your problems and this should help there is no code if you have lost yours only the default code for the model 1610 the default code is: 77,22,09,11,64 try that if you havent changed it and with this problem with people not getting the handle open with the green light happening i suspect this is a issue with the lock mechanism i have had many of the same problems with people bringing them in when you get you safe open it and where the lock is put some lubricate on the lock regulary as the lock sticks and wont open if you havent done this then you cannot get it open see you local safe specialist and tell them what i have said and they may or may not be able to get your safe open i hope this has helped Rob Safe Specialist World.

Posted on Aug 21, 2008

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SOURCE: Sentury Fire Proof Safe 1250

Is there any way to crack the safe by feel, ive seen it done before and have some experience in opening locks with pin tumblers, but not wheel tumblers. i can find the notch in the third wheel at around 10-15 but i dont know where to go from there. I would not be using this information for any illegal use, i just need to open my safe on my own, and soon, thank you.

Posted on Sep 21, 2008

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SOURCE: Sentry Model 1610 Won't Open

I have a different model but I had the same problem. Called customer service and they had me push up on the handle and enter the code. That didn't work but then they had me tap the safe with a rubber mallet 5 times above the panel and 5 times to the right of the panel. That worked for me. Hope one of those works.

Posted on Jan 22, 2009

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You want to be sure not to suffer a "lock out". Now, that'll cost you a few bucks -- probably more than the safe is worth...

I am quite familiar with combination lock safes, and I know that one cannot hurt them by locking them whilst the door is open, and I'd guess that digital ones should not be damaged by locking them open either.

After all, for a large safe that isn't being used, I prefer to lock them open.... no one can get stuck inside one and if I forget the combination, I can get it easily directly from the lock itself.

I'd look for a sensor that is confused. There must be several inputs to the lock that tell it that all is right with the world --- Above all, do not put anything into the safe until you have fixed the problem or decided to 'deep six' the safe.

Regarding the error message. Does the error light blink four times or in some pattern? If there is any pattern to the blinking it could be a message that tells you what is causing the problem.

If all else fails... I'd suggest a locksmith. There is something going on inside that lock that isn't right.

Calling a locksmith may not be cost effective, since he has to make money, and the safe itself isn't all that high qualtiy or expensive to begin with.

Posted on May 13, 2009

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  1. NOTE: If your safe DOES NOT have a key, skip Step 3.
  2. Turn the dial to zero.
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  1. NOTE: If your safe DOES NOT have a key, skip Step 3.
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  5. 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).
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  7. Pull the handle down; the door should open.



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  1. Turn the dial to zero.
  2. 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).
  3. 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).
  4. Turn the dial to the left to the last number (stop the first time on your last number).
  5. Insert the key; turn right.

  6. Pull on the key while it's in the lock to open the door.



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  1. Turn the dial to zero.
  2. 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).
  3. 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).
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  1. Insert the tubular key into the lock to the left of the key pad.
  2. Turn the key all the way to the right until the plunger pops out.
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31-10-31

  1. NOTE: If your safe DOES NOT have a key, skip Step 3.
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  1. Turn the dial to zero.
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  1. Insert the tubular key into the lock to the left of the key pad.
  2. Turn the key all the way to the right until the plunger pops out.
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31-10-31

  1. NOTE: If your safe DOES NOT have a key, skip Step 3.
  2. Turn the dial to zero.
  3. Insert your key and turn it until the plunger pops out.
  4. 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).
  5. 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).
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  1. Turn the dial to zero.
  2. 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).
  3. 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).
  4. Turn the dial to the left to the last number (stop the first time on your last number).
  5. Insert the key; turn right.

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3 Digit Combination Locks for Gun Safes
31-10-31

  1. Turn the dial to zero.
  2. 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).
  3. 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).
  4. Turn the dial to the left to the last number (stop the first time on your last number).

  5. Pull the handle down; the door should open.



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  1. Insert the tubular key into the lock to the left of the key pad.
  2. Turn the key all the way to the right until the plunger pops out.
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3 Digit Combination Lock
31-10-31

  1. NOTE: If your safe DOES NOT have a key, skip Step 3.
  2. Turn the dial to zero.
  3. Insert your key and turn it until the plunger pops out.
  4. 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).
  5. 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).
  6. Turn the dial to the left to the last number (stop the first time on your last number).

  7. Pull the handle down; the door should open.



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31-10-31

  1. Turn the dial to zero.
  2. 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).
  3. 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).
  4. Turn the dial to the left to the last number (stop the first time on your last number).
  5. Insert the key; turn right.

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31-10-31

  1. Turn the dial to zero.
  2. 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).
  3. 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).
  4. Turn the dial to the left to the last number (stop the first time on your last number).

  5. Pull the handle down; the door should open.



Electronic Locks
31-10-31


  1. Insert the tubular key into the lock to the left of the key pad.
  2. Turn the key all the way to the right until the plunger pops out.
  3. Press the five-digit factory code. The green Proceed light will come on.
  4. Pull the handle down; the door should open.



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31-10-31-10


  1. Turn the dial to zero.
  2. Turn the dial to the left (counterclockwise) four times to the first number of the combination (pass the first number of your combination three times, stopping on it the fourth time).
  3. Turn the dial to the right (clockwise) three times to the second number of the combination (pass your second number twice, stopping on it the third time).
  4. Turn the dial to the left (counterclockwise) two times to the third number of the combination (pass the third number of your combination one time, stopping on it the second time).
  5. Turn the dial to the right to the last number (stop the first time on your last number).
  6. Pull the handle down; the door should open.
You can find more information about your Sentry Safe at www.SentrySafeShop.com

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Are you sure that you are turning the dial correctly? 3 Digit Combination Lock
31-10-31

  1. NOTE: If your safe DOES NOT have a key, skip Step 3.
  2. Turn the dial to zero.
  3. Insert your key and turn it until the plunger pops out.
  4. 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).
  5. 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).
  6. Turn the dial to the left to the last number (stop the first time on your last number).

  7. Pull the handle down; the door should open.



3 Digit Combination Locks for Security Safes
31-10-31

  1. Turn the dial to zero.
  2. 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).
  3. 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).
  4. Turn the dial to the left to the last number (stop the first time on your last number).
  5. Insert the key; turn right.

  6. Pull on the key while it's in the lock to open the door.



3 Digit Combination Locks for Gun Safes
31-10-31

  1. Turn the dial to zero.
  2. 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).
  3. 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).
  4. Turn the dial to the left to the last number (stop the first time on your last number).

  5. Pull the handle down; the door should open.



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  1. Insert the tubular key into the lock to the left of the key pad.
  2. Turn the key all the way to the right until the plunger pops out.
  3. Press the five-digit factory code. The green Proceed light will come on.
  4. Pull the handle down; the door should open.



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31-10-31-10


  1. Turn the dial to zero.
  2. Turn the dial to the left (counterclockwise) four times to the first number of the combination (pass the first number of your combination three times, stopping on it the fourth time).
  3. Turn the dial to the right (clockwise) three times to the second number of the combination (pass your second number twice, stopping on it the third time).
  4. Turn the dial to the left (counterclockwise) two times to the third number of the combination (pass the third number of your combination one time, stopping on it the second time).
  5. Turn the dial to the right to the last number (stop the first time on your last number).
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