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    • TheMsTeal
    • By TheMsTeal 15th Oct 16, 12:10 PM
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    Locked out of digital safe
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    • 15th Oct 16, 12:10 PM
    Locked out of digital safe 15th Oct 16 at 12:10 PM
    Help! The batteries have died on my digital safe and the keys are inside (I know!) I have looked at vids on YouTube but none of the advice works. Cutting it open would probably be the only solution, does anyone know approx charge for this?
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    • helcat26
    • By helcat26 15th Oct 16, 1:38 PM
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    • 15th Oct 16, 1:38 PM
    you can sometimes take the touchpad off and there is a means of resetting it.
    have you thought of ringing the manufacturer?
    • Biggles
    • By Biggles 15th Oct 16, 4:00 PM
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    • 15th Oct 16, 4:00 PM
    have you thought of ringing the manufacturer?
    Originally posted by helcat26
    Their phone number's inside the safe!

    But, seriously, the battery cover's usually accessible from the front of the safe so that you can change them.
    Last edited by Biggles; 15-10-2016 at 4:02 PM.
    • TheMsTeal
    • By TheMsTeal 15th Oct 16, 4:24 PM
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    • 15th Oct 16, 4:24 PM
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    • 15th Oct 16, 4:24 PM
    Thanks for reply but battery pad is inside safe - I had to change them a while ago. I will
    call around a few locksmiths next week. The safe is quite a few years old no manufacture label on outside. Thanks anyway.
    • Badrick
    • By Badrick 15th Oct 16, 7:31 PM
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    • 15th Oct 16, 7:31 PM
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    • 15th Oct 16, 7:31 PM
    If it's one of the cheaper safes, they'll open with a good downward blow to the case above door whilst simultaneously lightly turning the handle to open.
    You may need to hit with a piece of wood or similar to get enough force to bounce the spring mechanism.

    I've been opening mine this way for ages since the batteries died.
    Dunno how they could call it a "safe".
    Last edited by Badrick; 15-10-2016 at 7:33 PM.
    We hang the petty thieves and appoint the great ones to public office. ~Aesop
    • Mr.Generous
    • By Mr.Generous 15th Oct 16, 8:04 PM
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    • 15th Oct 16, 8:04 PM
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    • 15th Oct 16, 8:04 PM
    I had to cut one open when brother locked passports inside, angle grinder did it in about 5 mins.
    • Slinky
    • By Slinky 15th Oct 16, 9:12 PM
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    • 15th Oct 16, 9:12 PM
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    • 15th Oct 16, 9:12 PM
    We had to have our hotel safe drilled a couple of weeks back when it went wrong. Took 2 men 90 minutes and 3 drill bits to get in.
    • TheMsTeal
    • By TheMsTeal 19th Oct 16, 8:24 AM
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    • 19th Oct 16, 8:24 AM
    Thanks will give this a go.
    • Butterfly Brain
    • By Butterfly Brain 20th Oct 16, 2:20 PM
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    • 20th Oct 16, 2:20 PM
    My outlaws did this with their safe, but a local locksmith managed to get it open, only cost £20, considering the deeds for the house, insurances etc were in there it was worth the price. They even had a new lock put on it
    Blessed are the cracked for they are the ones that let in the light
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