Sacramento – Scoping a Safe
Nov25

Sacramento – Scoping a Safe

If a locksmith technician cannot manipulate a safe, or a safe contains glass re-lockers, scoping a safe is a practical solution. When scoping a safe, a borescope is needed. A borescope is a tube (either flexible or rigid) equipped with optical fibers and a magnified eye-piece. Once a hole is drilled into a safe, the locksmith technician will insert the borescope into the hole, which enables them to observe a specific component of the...

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Sacramento Access Control Systems
Nov14

Sacramento Access Control Systems

Access Control systems dictate who, when, and where a facility or resource can be accessed. In order for a user to gain access in a single factor transaction, they must provide the required credentials. Credentials can be a keypad combination, a biometric scan such as a fingerprint or retinal scan, or a swipe of a card containing the required information. So the user presents their credentials to the control panel, and the software on...

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Sacramento Safe Combination Manipulation
Nov11

Sacramento Safe Combination Manipulation

One of the most tightly kept secrets of professional locksmithing is the art of lock manipulation. With this technique, Locksmiths attempt to figure out the combination of the safe, so they can open it without damaging it. Certain rotary lock combinations can be discovered by sound or feel. More complex safes add security by using lightweight wheels. False tumbler notches, or serrated wheels, make safe lock combinations tougher to...

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Sacramento Safe Drilling
Nov07

Sacramento Safe Drilling

Sacramento Safe Drilling When skilled locksmiths are unable to crack a safe, sometimes drilling is required to either bypass or observe the lock mechanism. Because of this, drill-point diagrams are published by manufacturers for specific safe models. Locksmiths and safe manufacturers ensure these diagrams do not end up in the wrong hands, as drilling locks is commonly used in burglary attempts. With observational safe openings, a hole...

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