gun safe electronic lock

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  1. smokyhollowforge

    smokyhollowforge New Member

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    I am looking at buying a Granite security 24 gun safe new but the electronic lock does not work at all. Already tried a new battery still does not work. The store has discounted it by 50% and wants to sell it as is. Does anyone know how expensive they are to replace or what goes bad with them. This safe is a floor model and I am thinking the buttons have been pushed hundreds of times. Any help would be great.
    Thank you
    Ps: The door is open and the lock pins are stuck out.
     
  2. Shooter45

    Shooter45 *Administrator* Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Contact the manufacture before doing anything to find out the costs involved.
     

  3. Bobitis

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    I have two safes w/electronic locks. Both function well.
    They also have a key that comes with them. Tear the faceplate off, insert key, open safe.

    Sounds like some has lost all the paperwork (and keys).:eek:

    If you can't lock it, it's worth 00.00 dollars.
     
  4. glocknut

    glocknut Active Member

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    The place i bought my safe from said their cost on those was $80...

    mike
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  5. smokyhollowforge

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    I do not think this one has a key. The store manger seems like he does not want to fool with it, he just wants to move it out. I have not ask yet about the paper work. I was thinking that if I can pick it up for around $350 -$400 bucks it might be worth it. I was also wondering if I could take off the electronic lock and put a dial/combination type one on. I emailed Winchester safes but have not herd a word back yet. The sales ticket on the safe says 1400 for 45 minutes and life time warranty but I can not find a web site for granite security. I get directed to Winchester safes. I thought if I bought I might be able to get it fixed under warranty but if they are not in business any more that will not work.
    Thanks
     
  6. glocknut

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    Chances are there is probably a reason why the shop owner does not want to mess with it....
    I'd pass it on by!

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    Yep, if the shop owner is acting like that, that's a red flag. Shop elsewhere. :eek:
     
  8. cec

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    If the lock is all that wrong, a locksmith can do the work for about $300 - $400. At least that was my cost when having one replaced.

    I have one those Winchester safes and I replaced the lock because the previous owner abused it and threw it out of alignment. I went from a manual lock to the electronic and am glad it did.
     
  9. smokyhollowforge

    smokyhollowforge New Member

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    I looked a new lock up on line looks like a S&G or Lagard lock would run about $150-$200. I think I could replace it myself since the door is open. The store that has it is a Sam,s club near me. What I was wondering is if some one that new how to change the combo change it just to mess with Sam's club. I was reading on line how to change the combo and it does not seem hard. The problem is now If I do not have the correct combo I can not get in to change it.
    Thanks