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    Nearly had a heart spell..

    Having a new gun in hand I went to the safe to draw out a similar model for a comparison. The LaGard keypad beeped normally, but the safe wouldn't open. ARRRGH! I change the battery out every six months... so it can't be that right? I pull the battery and it registers at nearly nine volts. After replacing it with new one. Same scenario, six beeps followed by two. Great, but it's still locked up tight.

    Each time I walked by that safe whilst searching for its elusive manual, I applied the combo to no avail. After two days of this nonsense, I finally drove to the hardware emporium and purchased some new Duracells. Cheapest of the name brands at $4.95 apiece. I bought a value 4 pack for $14.95.

    After changing out the battery again, it opened on the first try. Blood and grommet pressures went down immediately.

    Never found the safe manual. I must've put it somewhere really safe.
    "Anything that can happen with a gun probably will happen, sooner or later." _John M. Browning

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    Find the manual. Google is your friend, in the last resort. Look under the section "Lubrication", to start.
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    Do what I do and keep the manual in the safe.

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    You should keep a strong industrial magnet handy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lomax View Post
    Having a new gun in hand I went to the safe to draw out a similar model for a comparison. The LaGard keypad beeped normally, but the safe wouldn't open. ARRRGH! I change the battery out every six months... so it can't be that right? I pull the battery and it registers at nearly nine volts. After replacing it with new one. Same scenario, six beeps followed by two. Great, but it's still locked up tight.

    Each time I walked by that safe whilst searching for its elusive manual, I applied the combo to no avail. After two days of this nonsense, I finally drove to the hardware emporium and purchased some new Duracells. Cheapest of the name brands at $4.95 apiece. I bought a value 4 pack for $14.95.

    After changing out the battery again, it opened on the first try. Blood and grommet pressures went down immediately.

    Never found the safe manual. I must've put it somewhere really safe.
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

    That's why I don't have electronic locks.


    I'll stick with my old fashioned mechanical dial lock, thank you very much!
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    Quote Originally Posted by jtg452 View Post
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

    That's why I don't have electronic locks.


    I'll stick with my old fashioned mechanical dial lock, thank you very much!
    Just make sure you keep a copy of the combination somewhere safe...but not IN the safe...

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    Quote Originally Posted by jtg452 View Post
    ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

    That's why I don't have electronic locks.


    I'll stick with my old fashioned mechanical dial lock, thank you very much!
    A few years back my other safe, the one with the twirly knob refused to open. It finally worked, but it needed the lock work cleaned and lubricated. The cost for a few tissues, magic cleaner lube and labors of a farmer that did this on the side was $100. Yeah, it was worth it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DeltaBravoKS View Post
    Just make sure you keep a copy of the combination somewhere safe...but not IN the safe...


    Two different places, one off site and marked. The one on site isn't obvious.
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    And that, folks, is exactly why I insisted on getting a safe with one of these.


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    Quote Originally Posted by whichfinger View Post
    Do what I do and keep the manual in the safe.

    I actually do that too. It's coming out tonight lol.
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