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hello Andy,
i have an open lug door money chest with a diebold 900 combination lock. the post office i got it from pried off the outer dial. the lock still functions as i can align the gates then engage the cam to the lever with the dial to retract the bolt. i see the cam key that needs to be removed to be able to remove the cam gear, then the spindle/dial.

my question is, are my next moves correct?
1) purchase a replacement dial with the correct size spindle (1/4 or 5/16)and install
2) obtain a change key for a new combo


while Diebold does have replacement dial's (not the same as yours) with spindle kits to convert the lock from 1/4" to 5/16", I can't guarantee that they will work for your lock.   They also have the change key available for this lock as well.

Diebold does not publish "current" pricing, so I will have to talk to them to get pricing and correct part numbers.

They also have a current model lock, which may be necessary to work with the new dial, though you will need to swap the lock bolt from your lock to the new one or modify the new one to work with your door.   The new locks don't have the extended bolt.

If you want me to see what parts are available and/or pricing, send me an email request, so that I have your contact info, to

Note:   Getting these parts is a one way street - if for some reason they don't fit correctly or don't work, there is no return policy.   This would be considered a special order.

I will also look through my old parts to see if I have any thing available that might work for you.

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Terry V. Andreasen (Andy)


Safe and Vault related Questions; Antique Safe Repair and Restoration; With over 44 years in the Safe & Vault industry, if I can't answer your question I know where to get the answer. Current Project: Restoration of an Ely Norris Cannonball Safe from the early 1900's. Will answer Safe & Vault related questions concerning age, value, restoration, moving, opening & repairing, parts, operation and history. Note: It is not my intention to teach you to open safes or to provide information which may aid in the unlawful opening of a safe. I will not give out drill points or information which I deem inappropriate.


44 years in the Safe & Vault Industry. Owner and Service Manager for one of the largest Safe & Vault companies on the West Coast. Graduate of Lockmasters Safe Lock Servicing, Safe lock Manipulation and Safe Deposit Lock Courses. Graduate of Locksmith Institute. Author of "The Coffee Table Guide to Antique Safes". Certified Instructor for the California Locksmith Association teaching Basic and Advanced Lock Servicing, Basic Safe opening and Repairing. Factory Trained by AMSEC, LORD Safes, LeFebure, Mosler, KabaMas, LaGard and Sargent & Greenleaf

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Graduate of Locksmith Institute 1972 Graduate Lockmasters Safe Lock Servicing 1974 Graduate Lockmasters Safe Lock Manipulation 1975 Graduate Lockmasters Safe Deposit Lock Servicing 1985 Instructor Certified - California Locksmith Association - 1985 Factory trained by AMSEC, MAJOR, STAR, Johnson-Pacific, Kaba-MAS, Allied-Gary, ISM, Lord, Brown Safe, EXL, Mosler, Diebold.

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2009 - 2015 Listed in AllExperts top 50 Experts. All Experts Categories - Safes & Security Containers, Locksmithing, Antique Safes. Retired US Army Chief Warrant Officer (CW4), with 39 years of total service. With numerous awards from Vietnam, Desert Storm and Operation Iraqi Freedom. US Navy - 1971-1981 US Army Reserve 1984-2013 US Army Retired

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