Old 02-06-2005, 07:42 PM
CynicalGabe CynicalGabe is offline
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Help me crack this safe

Sisco Model 1701 "The Protector" Anti-Theft safe

This safe has both a 5-pin key-lock and combo on the front. Initially I had thought the safe could be opened by either method, but I'm 99% sure Ive picked the key lock completely, but it will not turn all the way. When I attempt to turn the cylinder, it wiggles the knob of the combo lock. I am no good at cracking the combo by "feel" or "sound" or any of that movie bullshit (I'm going deaf ), and I'd rather not have to drill it, 'cause I want to keep the safe (It was free, and buying a new lock would defeat the coolness of a free safe).

Does this safe require both the key and combination to open? Anyone familiar with it? Any suggestions, short of Wile-E-Coyote and a stick of cartoon dynamite?
Old 02-06-2005, 07:50 PM
CynicalGabe CynicalGabe is offline
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My bad, that should be Model 1071.
Old 02-06-2005, 08:36 PM
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Sisco Lost Keys/Combinations
Old 02-06-2005, 10:02 PM
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A large percentage of combination locks are set to a date. Try them first.
Old 02-06-2005, 10:50 PM
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Here's a link to a slashdot article about safecracking. The referenced document on crypto.com may not help you, but both the article and the document are interesting reading.

IIRC threads on lockpicking/safecracking often get closed, as they devolve too closely to a discussion of illegal activity, though I suspect you probably own this safe or are otherwise trying to open it legally.
Old 02-07-2005, 05:09 AM
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And if you aren't....then we deny all knowledge of you or having told you anything...
Old 02-07-2005, 06:54 AM
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I'm confident a mod will be here shortly

Tick tock tick tock tick tock...
Old 02-07-2005, 07:08 AM
Bosda Di'Chi of Tricor Bosda Di'Chi of Tricor is offline
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Contact a licensed locksmith.
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Old 02-07-2005, 07:19 AM
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We have no way of knowing if you own the safe, and no way of stopping the unscrupulous from using the information a thread like this would provide. Best advice is to contact a locksmith or the manufacturer.

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