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I have an Sentry 3100 and it wont open. I dialed the correct combination but now the handle is stuck and wont budge. The dial is stuck to the last number as well. Help!

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Just tap the side of the lid with a hammer while working the handle.

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3 Digit Combination Lock
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  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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  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).
  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
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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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  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 on your Sentry Safe at www.SentrySafeShop.com

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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).
  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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  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).
  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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  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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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 the Fireproof Sentry Safe open.

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A Locksmith would say 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.

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Locksmith Instruction manual on how to dial open sentry fire safes.
NOTE: 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 Fireproof Safe open.

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Turn the dial to zero.
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 third time).
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).
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).
Turn the dial to the right to the last number (stop the first time on your last number).
Pull the handle down to crack the sentry safe open.

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Locksmiths advise 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.

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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.
If this still does not open the safe, refer to the following page for additional different types of Sentry Safe models:

http://www.sentrysafeshop.com/kb_results.asp?ID=15

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A1 locksmith say's 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.

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Locksmith instructions for sentry safes
on how to dial open sentry fire safes.
NOTE: 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.

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