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Date: 06/10/10 08:06 AM

73 Responses to How To Open A Combination Lock [Pic]

  1. Profile photo of fancylad
    fancylad Male 30-39
    18847 posts
    June 10, 2010 at 7:59 am
    Link: How To Open A Combination Lock - And now that this information is out, you might give using one of these combo locks a second thought.
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    jamie76 Male 30-39
    2345 posts
    June 10, 2010 at 8:09 am
    anyone wnat to try this and let us know if it works?
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    pmarren Male 40-49
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    June 10, 2010 at 8:14 am
    Or you could just get a bolt cutter.
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    hyppyhobo54 Female 18-29
    25 posts
    June 10, 2010 at 8:16 am
    it would be useful if i could read it clearly (-_-) LoL
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    jjohno91 Male 18-29
    3 posts
    June 10, 2010 at 8:17 am
    What exactly does "7 of these numbers will be between two digits" mean?

    I have a lock to try it, but the directions are a bit confusing.
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    edana42 Female 50-59
    2509 posts
    June 10, 2010 at 8:17 am
    "How To Open A Combination Lock" ----

    um, use the combination

    OOooooh, you mean how to open one if you don`t have the combo.
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    APJ311 Male 13-17
    749 posts
    June 10, 2010 at 8:19 am
    This confused me, I`ll have a look at it later. :|
  8. Profile photo of meepmaker
    meepmaker Male 30-39
    6694 posts
    June 10, 2010 at 8:19 am
    Bolt cutters are not very expensive.
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    Angelmassb Male 18-29
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    June 10, 2010 at 8:21 am
    Right click on the image and then in "View Image" to see it in its full size
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    hyybrucewayn Male 18-29
    203 posts
    June 10, 2010 at 8:25 am
    does this work? anyone know?
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    Matwix_2004 Male 18-29
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    June 10, 2010 at 8:30 am
    hyybrucewayn - I believe so, I tried it on my lock at school (which I knew the combination to), and it clicked on the right ones, so I guess it does.
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    jjohno91 Male 18-29
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    June 10, 2010 at 8:33 am
    I just tried it. The only hard part is figuring out where the lock sticks exactly. I didn`t actually go through all the combinations, but the right numbers were on my list.
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    jjohno91 Male 18-29
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    June 10, 2010 at 8:36 am
    Forgot to mention that I used this instead because it was much easier to understand.
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    lostinkorea Female 30-39
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    June 10, 2010 at 8:36 am
    OR
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    a1butcher Male 40-49
    4809 posts
    June 10, 2010 at 8:40 am
    Here is how to do it IN ONE EASY STEP....


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    a1butcher Male 40-49
    4809 posts
    June 10, 2010 at 8:40 am
    Geesh Lost... You beat me to it... LOL
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    weebazweebaz Male 30-39
    76 posts
    June 10, 2010 at 8:51 am
    or
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    TheBuzzer Male 18-29
    472 posts
    June 10, 2010 at 8:57 am
    cant you open it without even trying 100 times.


    just turn and listen to the small clicks.
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    CrakrJak Male 40-49
    17514 posts
    June 10, 2010 at 8:57 am
    Also, When you get the 1st or 2nd number the latch will perceptively `loosen` because only one reel is holding the latch from opening.

    I`ve opened these in less than 2 minutes, They are not trustworthy as a locking device in my opinion.
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    Prejudiced Female 18-29
    250 posts
    June 10, 2010 at 8:59 am
    "Or just turn and listen to the small clicks."

    This. Works on my crappy combo that is on the back gate when I forget the numbers to unlock it. (Hey, its something I only do about once a year after all)

    I don`t know how effective it would be on a decent lock though.
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    Same4Walls Female 18-29
    351 posts
    June 10, 2010 at 9:15 am
    With my luck I`d still get caught trying to open the lock with 100 possibilities (never mind the 64,000 possibilities)...lol
  22. Profile photo of JMStorton
    JMStorton Male 18-29
    4 posts
    June 10, 2010 at 9:21 am
    You know, I work for the Associated Locksmiths of America (ALOA), and that ain`t how you do it.
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    jfishx Female 18-29
    83 posts
    June 10, 2010 at 9:27 am
    I usually just spin the dial around as though I know the numbers. On the cheap locks, if you do it fast enough and are in the general area of the number (say within 10 digits or so), the lock will pop open.
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    mamerv Male 18-29
    328 posts
    June 10, 2010 at 9:31 am
    If only I knew about this a few years ago I wouldn`t have had to buy lock cutters to get into my shed out back
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    mcfudge Male 18-29
    537 posts
    June 10, 2010 at 9:39 am
    I prefer to smack it really hard with a hammer.
  26. Profile photo of propagandi
    propagandi Male 40-49
    726 posts
    June 10, 2010 at 9:49 am
    or just use a soda can
  27. Profile photo of Kleidermotte
    Kleidermotte Male 18-29
    168 posts
    June 10, 2010 at 9:56 am
    Well ... Why bother so much? Just get yourself a bolt cropper and do it in 2 Seconds. O_o
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    madduck Female 50-59
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    June 10, 2010 at 9:59 am
    I can`t actuallu read most of it- I take it this info only works if you don`t need glasses?
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    urbanlegend Male 18-29
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    June 10, 2010 at 10:03 am
    I hope someone actually uses this and gets caught, only to say they got this from IAB.
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    togoth Male 13-17
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    June 10, 2010 at 10:07 am
    i word, chainsaw
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    joee182 Male 18-29
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    June 10, 2010 at 10:36 am
    I zoomed and still cant read most of it haha
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    bdr127
    47 posts
    June 10, 2010 at 10:44 am
    This info has been out there for decades... but only now is it displayed in a nice pretty jpg.
  33. Profile photo of DGbME
    DGbME Male 40-49
    451 posts
    June 10, 2010 at 10:47 am
    @ togoth: I bet you have never even used a chainsaw. Good luck with it though. Let us know how many chains you break trying.
  34. Profile photo of DGbME
    DGbME Male 40-49
    451 posts
    June 10, 2010 at 10:49 am
    To those that said `bolt cutters`: have you ever tried to cut a lock with bolt cutters? I bet not or you would not have suggested it. It don`t happen all easy breezy like in the movies/TV. When they make the locks they test to be sure you cannot cut them with bolt cutters.
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    taylor_stone Male 30-39
    2688 posts
    June 10, 2010 at 10:53 am



    How about a 5 SECOND solution?
  36. Profile photo of taylor_stone
    taylor_stone Male 30-39
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    June 10, 2010 at 10:54 am
    and DGbME, I HAVE done it with bolt cutter on several occasions... They make it hard, yes, but it CAN be done and its still WAY faster than trying the combination method.
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    420foy Male 18-29
    671 posts
    June 10, 2010 at 10:55 am
    only works with older model masterlocks! my newer one wont do this
  38. Profile photo of panth753
    panth753 Female 18-29
    9240 posts
    June 10, 2010 at 11:23 am
    LOL @ taylor stone. That`s what I would do.
  39. Profile photo of Tacos4Brkfst
    Tacos4Brkfst Male 18-29
    620 posts
    June 10, 2010 at 11:46 am
    confirming, taylor`s red key is the best key.
  40. Profile photo of VikingGuy
    VikingGuy Male 18-29
    2160 posts
    June 10, 2010 at 12:08 pm
    bolt cutters, pistol, sledgehammer to just take the chain or door clean off, screw being stealth and picking it.
  41. Profile photo of Fatninja01
    Fatninja01 Male 30-39
    25420 posts
    June 10, 2010 at 12:15 pm
    you can do it!
  42. Profile photo of GurnBlanston
    GurnBlanston Male 40-49
    247 posts
    June 10, 2010 at 12:20 pm
    jjohno`s link very briefly mentions the best method, use a shim. Faster than cracking (not picking, there`s a difference), even faster than a bolt cutter if you know what you`re doing.
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    outdoorMINER Female 18-29
    934 posts
    June 10, 2010 at 12:57 pm
    IAB is raising a little batch of criminals I see.
  44. Profile photo of starshimmer
    starshimmer Female 18-29
    331 posts
    June 10, 2010 at 12:59 pm
    might as well be in engrish. This guys explanation is terrible
  45. Profile photo of Slaador
    Slaador Male 18-29
    23 posts
    June 10, 2010 at 1:08 pm
    Richard Feynman explained this stuff years (and years, and years) ago in his "Surely you`re joking, Mr. Feynman!". That is to say, this innovative approach is older than the atom bomb.
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    Kodyo Male 18-29
    226 posts
    June 10, 2010 at 1:52 pm
    "AB is raising a little batch of criminals I see."
    Yeah, because a criminal is going to go through a hundred combinations to open a lock when he can just hit the top of it with a hammer .... Not to mention you could also just shim it.
  47. Profile photo of Handsompod
    Handsompod Male 30-39
    1109 posts
    June 10, 2010 at 1:52 pm
    Step 1: Take a large stone chisle and place on top of the lock at a downward angle.

    Step 2: Hit said chisle with large hammer.

    Step 3: Take the rest of the week off.
  48. Profile photo of Raberboom
    Raberboom Male 18-29
    833 posts
    June 10, 2010 at 2:37 pm
    yeah like with most combination bike locks you just have to pull on it while trying each number and it will pull out every time you get one right.
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    sonikku Male 18-29
    350 posts
    June 10, 2010 at 3:15 pm
    what does it mean, "will be between two digits"? my english is not that good I guess
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    deadmeat553 Male 18-29
    149 posts
    June 10, 2010 at 3:28 pm
    if you REALLY want to get it open (like to lock pedo bear in) and you don`t have a hammer, just use my molding key (only if it`s a master lock)
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    simim23 Female 18-29
    1427 posts
    June 10, 2010 at 3:36 pm
    "Step 1: Take a large stone chisle and place on top of the lock at a downward angle.

    Step 2: Hit said chisle with large hammer.

    Step 3: Take the rest of the week off."

    Awesome. So if you are always carrying a hammer and chisel in your pants, you`re obviously not happy to see me. DX
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    SomeShoes Male 13-17
    2056 posts
    June 10, 2010 at 4:11 pm
    Doesn`t work on Dudley locks because they automatically wont turn when you put pressure on

    also, taylor stone gives the more appropriate answer
  53. Profile photo of Handsompod
    Handsompod Male 30-39
    1109 posts
    June 10, 2010 at 4:23 pm
    No that would be my diamond cutter ;)
  54. Profile photo of TheSharpest
    TheSharpest Male 18-29
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    June 10, 2010 at 4:31 pm
    Ditto, the "7 of these numbers will be between two digits" part makes no sense at all.
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    DarkFerret Male 18-29
    2749 posts
    June 10, 2010 at 4:33 pm
    wow... who figured this out??
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    dooflotchie Female 30-39
    336 posts
    June 10, 2010 at 5:18 pm
    :-(
    I have to use a combination lock on my work locker since I have a bad habit of locking my keys in my car when I`m there. After having to cut off *FIVE* padlocks with bolt cutters so I could get my spare car key out of my purse I figured the combo lock was the way to go. Sucks.
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    idiotfilter Male 18-29
    3916 posts
    June 10, 2010 at 5:27 pm
    am i the only one who can`t read this font?
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    TonyNaef Male 18-29
    85 posts
    June 10, 2010 at 6:19 pm
    So what`s the overly-elaborate tedious procedure that stops the owner from shoving your own fist up yourself when he catches you 10 minutes into this fun little endeavour?
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    GreenGecko11 Male 13-17
    8 posts
    June 10, 2010 at 6:24 pm
    "Ditto, the "7 of these numbers will be between two digits" part makes no sense at all."

    What it means is, the numbers will be in between, like some would be in between say, 6 and 7. Six and a half wouldnt work so you cut those out
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    router52000 Male 18-29
    613 posts
    June 10, 2010 at 7:34 pm
    Or you could use my patented method!! take a pair of bolt cutters to that mofo
  61. Profile photo of keith2
    keith2 Male 30-39
    2588 posts
    June 10, 2010 at 7:43 pm
    damnit, i was gonna suggest bolt cutters but too late
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    tincel1372 Female 18-29
    423 posts
    June 10, 2010 at 7:49 pm
    screw it, i can`t read the font in step2
  63. Profile photo of TheNameless
    TheNameless Male 13-17
    55 posts
    June 10, 2010 at 8:24 pm
    will this work on a safe?? and can i get the pixelated tex PLAESE??
  64. Profile photo of MrsPoods
    MrsPoods Female 18-29
    547 posts
    June 10, 2010 at 9:13 pm
    So now I can steal sweaty socks from gym lockers? I`ll pass. Gimme the master key for a bank`s deposit lockers.
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    CmdrBittles Female 18-29
    1172 posts
    June 10, 2010 at 9:40 pm
    @tincel: Pres Ctrl and scroll up with your mouse wheel. :)
  66. Profile photo of Boredered
    Boredered Male 18-29
    2506 posts
    June 10, 2010 at 10:08 pm
    it says repeat for all 12 steps but its only 3 steps O:
  67. Profile photo of ShadowVamp
    ShadowVamp Female 18-29
    362 posts
    June 10, 2010 at 10:54 pm
    @Boredered: I think it says "Stops" as in, the lock will stop at 12 different places.
  68. Profile photo of PierreJeanFR
    PierreJeanFR Male 40-49
    1360 posts
    June 11, 2010 at 4:31 am
    get a hammer, one step 5 seconds
  69. Profile photo of EdiMesic
    EdiMesic Male 18-29
    594 posts
    June 11, 2010 at 3:25 pm
    *Glanses the picture* Never mind.. : ]
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    shappy Male 18-29
    757 posts
    June 11, 2010 at 9:31 pm
    my lock "stops" at the right code....
  71. Profile photo of Ace_Mazta
    Ace_Mazta Male 13-17
    699 posts
    June 12, 2010 at 11:02 am
    didn`t bother
  72. Profile photo of Genocyde
    Genocyde Male 30-39
    712 posts
    June 12, 2010 at 7:41 pm
    I have a quicker solution: Bolt Cutters
  73. Profile photo of Jnic815
    Jnic815 Male 18-29
    71 posts
    June 13, 2010 at 1:33 am
    Step one grab shot gun.. step two chamber 3" high brass slug step three open lock lol

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