Locksmithing/amerock deadbolt


Stan The Old Hardware Man wrote at 2012-12-24 21:46:08
The two holes talked about have a hardened steel plate behind them that rotates with the key when you turn the key. As I recall the holes open up at a key position of about 2 o'clock. A locksmith may be able to "pick" the lock and be able to "open" the holes for using an Allen wrench to remove the screws. Note that you will be unscrewing about an inch of threaded screw from the lock to remove it. A short allen wrench will be too short.  


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Craig Andrews


I can answer most locksmith question regarding locks. I am very knowledgable in the Electronic lock aspect of locksmithing. Specifically, TESA, ONITY, VINGCARD, MIWA, and TIMELOX. I do not work on standard combination safes and therefore will not attempt to answer questions about them. I do work on digital/electronic safe and would entertain questions about them. I DO NOT do automobile locks or ignitions.


While i am experienced in many facets of locksmithing, my Expertise is in electronic locks. Specifically brand names including; Tesa, Onity, Vingcard, Timelox and Miwa. I am very knowledgable in the electronic Safe aspect of locksmithing.

Professional Locksmith association member,

I have been a certified locksmith since 1996. I have work directly for the manufacturers of electronic locks and safes from 1996 to current. I hold an MBA in Security and Risk management.

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Onity Electronic Locking Solutions, Vingcard Elsafe, Safe Decisions, Safemark, Holiday Inn Express Hotels, Marriott Hotels, Comfort Suite Hotels

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