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Sargent & Greenleaf High Security Padlock Dated 1976

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    Posted 10 years ago

    chevy59
    (190 items)

    Goverment issue high security padlock dated 1976 made of a stainless steel alloy. These locks are very heavy duty and can't even be cut with an acetylene torch, they were used on armories, bunkers, high security area's.

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    Comments

    1. chevy59 chevy59, 10 years ago
      Thanks officailfuel.
    2. chevy59 chevy59, 10 years ago
      Thanks MooreAntique and Grendelking.
    3. chevy59 chevy59, 10 years ago
      Thanks Mark.
    4. sufyan, 10 years ago
      thank you sir,
      i have a question , i have one thae same this item, the problem is i add oil on the key and lock , and i can not open it . if you tell me how i can open it i appreciate it. by the way i bought one of this heavy duty lock from garage sale , and i can not open it . thank you
    5. chevy59 chevy59, 10 years ago
      sufyan, make sure key fits in properly and it should go all the way in, make sure you are pushing in on the lock at the same time. I hope this helps.
    6. beachbomb beachbomb, 10 years ago
      chevy59, nice lock.... sufyan, if you put actual "oil" into the lock, you made it worse...as a former locksmith i can tell you, oil gunks up the inside tumblers of a lock, and this type of padlock using "Medeco" tumblers makes it even harder. Medeco tumblers are specifically designed to be much harder to "pick" and the tumblers don't move as freely like a normal security lock. My suggestion to you would be to spray WD-40 into it over a period of time and continue using the key to loosen up the tumblers, eventually it should free up and work. Don't force the key in the lock. Good luck!
    7. blueracer, 3 years ago
      I just received my 1975 S&G 826-C yesterday. Are these military locks freeze proof like the environmental ones? Also the steel barely sticks to a magnet. What kind of steel is it made of?

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