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I need to purchase a safe with an electronic keypad lock that will allow unlimited incorrect 4 digit code entries without locking up for 5 minutes.

This is for a radio promotion where we will be inviting people to "crack the code" to win the cash inside the safe.

I can't find anyone who can sell or make me such a safe in Australia.

Nobody can sell you one because they don't exist.

However, a qualified safe technician can mount an auxiliary keypad on the safe and put a solenoid inside or use the existing solenoid.

Look for someone that specializes in safes. Here's two that I know in ACT

Safe-Tec Locksmiths P/L
PO BOX 1167
Fyshwick, ACT 2609
AC+61 2   Phone
62996134   Fax
John D Sweeney, MLAA LGA

PO Box 5001
Kingston, ACT 2604
AC+61 0408 661 643   Fax
Garry Wilson

Hope this helps.

Dan Terrigno
American Safe & Vault Service
Cleveland, OH USA


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I can answer questions about commercial locks, card access systems, locksmithing except for cars, safes & safe opening, video surveillance and master key systems


35 years as a locksmith, security system designer and installer, trouble shooting and repair of all manner of security related equipment

Associated Locksmiths of America, Safe & Vault Technicians Association

Attended Miami University, Kent State University, continuing education through the Associated Locksmiths of American

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Certified Master Locksmith. Certified ALOA instructor.

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