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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

Experience in the area

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

Awards and Honors

Certified Master Locksmith. Certified ALOA instructor.

Past/Present Clients

Numerous Fortune 500 companies, DOD, and other governmental agencies

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Recent Answers from Dan Terrigno

2016-12-31 Howe Scal C. Safe:

They used a couple of different locks in Baum safes.    One is easier to "dial" open than the other.    I would spend up to 45 minutes on it to see if there are any indications of number.    Then I would

2016-11-14 CAS HS200:

The dialing sequence should be either LRLR or RLRL as:    4 times left to the first number,  3 times right to the second number,  2 times left to the third number,  1 time right stopping on the fourth

2016-09-27 Brook National replacement:

Marks Lock,   A lock manufacturer, makes mortie locks that fit this prep.     You need to do some measuring to pick the right size.    Or you can find a local locksmith that sells Marks locks and has a

2016-09-25 Brook National replacement:

Can you post a pic of how the door is drilled? I.e: big pocket on edge of door? 2 holes through the door, etc    Thanks Dan

2016-06-19 Lost lock key dead batteries:

Hi Michael. Is there any other name on the safe? Pro Series is a model for a couple of different manufacturers. Or a pic would help.    I know some safe guys in NM. They may be listed on the Safe and Vault


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