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5/29/2017 5:35:05 AM
Posted: 2/19/2011 6:29:08 PM EDT
lost the keys to the stupid disc lock uhaul made me buy

dremel and cordless drill are inside the unit

what kid of powertool is this an excuse to buy?

gonna say no to cordless grinder for now.

doubting a cordless dremel will have the battery power to cut it...

new cordless drill to drill it?
Link Posted: 2/19/2011 6:30:32 PM EDT
Hydraulic Spreaders?





Link Posted: 2/19/2011 6:31:48 PM EDT
Originally Posted By TNBayou:
Hydraulic Spreaders?







You want him to use my Ex?
Link Posted: 2/19/2011 6:32:20 PM EDT
Some kind of angle grinder with a cut off wheel.
Link Posted: 2/19/2011 6:33:27 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 2/19/2011 6:33:52 PM EDT by TNBayou]
More seriously, if this article is the style lock you are referring to, it has some good info.

http://ironsandladders.com/2009/11/13/hockey-puck-locks/


At work I have the FDNY guide to forcible entry, which includes a nice section on defeating locks, but I won't be back there for another 3 days. Hopefully you'll be in by then haha. We don't see too many hockey puck style locks, so I don't remember exactly how we get through them (though I would use either the rotary saw or a hydraulic cutter or spreader depending on circumstances.) I also have the advantage of not having to worry about destroying the door if I need in haha.



Link Posted: 2/19/2011 6:33:29 PM EDT
Canned air (computer cleaner) upside down to freeze it, hammer to break it. Otherwise an angle grinder will make quick work of it.
Link Posted: 2/19/2011 6:33:32 PM EDT
I was helping my brother move stuff from a storage unit and he forgot the keys- I used a set of standard bolt cutters. I just has to chew through the disk until I could get the jaws on the hasp. Took about 1 minute.
Link Posted: 2/19/2011 6:33:41 PM EDT
12 gauge slug oughta do it.
Link Posted: 2/19/2011 6:34:10 PM EDT
Link Posted: 2/19/2011 6:35:09 PM EDT
Link Posted: 2/19/2011 6:39:06 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 2/19/2011 6:45:52 PM EDT by batmanacw]
The harbor freight angle grinders are one of the best tools they sell. Powerful and cheap. They are often on sale for $15. They will make short work of any hanging type lock.



ETA: pick up a pair of safety glasses when you buy it. I hate seeing people run stuff like that without them.
Link Posted: 2/19/2011 6:41:06 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 2/19/2011 6:42:37 PM EDT by Chowdadi]
Borrow a drill from a buddy, then just drill out the brass keyway pins & pop it open.
Link Posted: 2/19/2011 6:41:12 PM EDT
Originally Posted By Tango7:
Originally Posted By TNBayou:
More seriously, if this article is the style lock you are referring to, it has some good info.

http://ironsandladders.com/2009/11/13/hockey-puck-locks/


At work I have the FDNY guide to forcible entry, which includes a nice section on defeating locks


Hey - hook a brother up.



IM Sent
Link Posted: 2/19/2011 6:45:53 PM EDT
Link Posted: 2/19/2011 6:46:26 PM EDT
Originally Posted By Tango7:
Originally Posted By TNBayou:
More seriously, if this article is the style lock you are referring to, it has some good info.

http://ironsandladders.com/2009/11/13/hockey-puck-locks/


At work I have the FDNY guide to forcible entry, which includes a nice section on defeating locks


Hey - hook a brother up.



http://www.vententersearch.com/supplemental/fdny_fe.pdf
Link Posted: 2/19/2011 6:47:16 PM EDT
Originally Posted By Zedhead:
Originally Posted By Tango7:
Originally Posted By TNBayou:
More seriously, if this article is the style lock you are referring to, it has some good info.

http://ironsandladders.com/2009/11/13/hockey-puck-locks/


At work I have the FDNY guide to forcible entry, which includes a nice section on defeating locks


Hey - hook a brother up.



http://www.vententersearch.com/supplemental/fdny_fe.pdf


That's the one. I couldn't remember where I found it. Thanks Zed.

Link Posted: 2/19/2011 6:49:37 PM EDT
Goddamnit, you guys are slipping.
Masterkey FTW!
Link Posted: 2/19/2011 6:51:30 PM EDT
tried that already, the swear they dont have a master....

freezing looks interesting dunno how it would work on a larger lock though
Link Posted: 2/19/2011 6:54:23 PM EDT
Originally Posted By Orion_Shall_Rise:
tried that already, the swear they dont have a master....

freezing looks interesting dunno how it would work on a larger lock though


You misunderstand what he is saying...



Link Posted: 2/19/2011 6:56:43 PM EDT

Originally Posted By Orion_Shall_Rise:
tried that already, the swear they dont have a master....

freezing looks interesting dunno how it would work on a larger lock though


It'll only cost about 5 bucks to find out.

http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Freeze-A-Lock-Off!/
Link Posted: 2/19/2011 7:15:15 PM EDT
UHaul makes you buy locks now?

No way to fit a standard shackle lock to their hardware?

I had rented a storage unit a year or so ago and they required cylinder locks due to the way the doors were made. Hate that crap; it's a pretty transparent attempt to squeeze the customer by making them buy a lock they'll likely not have already. Oh, and by the way, we sell them right here!
Link Posted: 2/19/2011 7:28:37 PM EDT
THERMITE!
Link Posted: 2/19/2011 7:28:40 PM EDT
Just borrow a saw-z-all & make a new door.

Link Posted: 2/19/2011 7:51:02 PM EDT
We got 'em off pretty quickly with these....


Link Posted: 2/19/2011 8:43:35 PM EDT
Link Posted: 2/19/2011 8:54:22 PM EDT
I'd just pick it...
although if In were in your situation my picks would probably be locked in there
Link Posted: 2/19/2011 9:35:46 PM EDT
Pick it.

Remember to maintain tension while picking.


If it is a masterlock, it will be easy to open.
Link Posted: 2/19/2011 9:41:05 PM EDT
I cant see where you live (mobile version)
But if you sre close, I have a plasma cutter. As well as several other options for cutting stuff up.

Posted Via AR15.Com Mobile
Link Posted: 2/19/2011 9:56:19 PM EDT
If it's those stainless sheet metal round locks you can take a 3/8 drill and bore right through the center of the keyhole with a cordless drill. It takes a few seconds. It's that easy.
Link Posted: 2/19/2011 10:00:40 PM EDT

Originally Posted By g3shooter:
Pick it.

Remember to maintain tension while picking.


If it is a masterlock, it will be easy to open.

+1
Link Posted: 2/20/2011 6:21:09 PM EDT
cordless rotozip worked fine and revealed that a certain point of it would easily have been cut with a bolt cutter
Link Posted: 2/20/2011 6:23:56 PM EDT
Next time, remember two words. Thermal Lance
Link Posted: 2/20/2011 6:26:15 PM EDT
Bic pen...easy dude. Google it and thank me later
Link Posted: 2/20/2011 6:27:25 PM EDT
as a side note dremel quick release cutting discs are dangerous as hell... they randomly release and go flying
Link Posted: 2/20/2011 6:34:00 PM EDT
Originally Posted By Orion_Shall_Rise:
as a side note dremel quick release cutting discs are dangerous as hell... they randomly release and go flying

gotta get the thicker ones with reinforcing in them
Link Posted: 2/20/2011 6:39:01 PM EDT
Originally Posted By fishy0689:
Originally Posted By Orion_Shall_Rise:
as a side note dremel quick release cutting discs are dangerous as hell... they randomly release and go flying

gotta get the thicker ones with reinforcing in them


nope not shatter, the head has a springy twist thing, that releases if there is any lateral pressure on the disc
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