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2A friendly locksmith in N. Central MA

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by blindfire, Mar 17, 2019 at 10:36 AM.

  1. blindfire

    blindfire NES Member

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    Somehow, I lost my key ring with my fire safe and gun box keys on it. I'm pretty sure they are here in the house, but being the MA gun owner aka paranoid law abiding citizen, I want to :

    1. Unlock the two boxes and move everythingto new boxes (or get them re-keyed)
    2. Have a new set of keys made for the house. (Separate reasons)

    So, I'm looking for a 2A friendly locksmith that won't freak out when he/she/it opens the boxes. I'm in N. Central MA and looking for someone who makes house calls.

    Any recommendations?

    Thanks in advance.
     

  2. Rob Boudrie

    Rob Boudrie NES Member

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    A professional locksmith will unlock the container and step back for you to take over, and not open the door to see the contents.

    What kind of boxes do you have?

    You can save $$ on the rekeying by removing the locks and taking the cylinders to the locksmith. This takes a bit of planning since you need to have someone guard the house and need to make an appointment with the locksmith to have it done on a while you wait basis.
     
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    greencobra NES Member

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    yes, this is what the locksmith said he'd do before I opened my safe door. he un-locked it and said he'd leave the room if I needed to remove anything before he finished up.
     
  4. sharona

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    Eithers in Leominster. Josh is very 2a. Don’t have his number on hand but he’ll get it done very reasonable
     
  5. Coyote33

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    I would think most, if not all, deal with guns being locked up. Locking guns up is actually a requirement by law, and a safe is one way to do that. This should not be unusual at all for any of them.
     
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  6. zboys

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    I think all locksmiths wear MAGA hats
     
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  7. M1911

    M1911 Moderator NES Member

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    I think you are worrying needlessly.
     
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    Are these just big name brand fire and gun lock boxes?

    Chances are they have a key/lock code on them. Contact the manufacturer with that or serial number and order spare keys
     
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  9. blindfire

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    Well, no need for the gun part of the deal. Found the keys in my range bag. <whew> Moved them to a better location.

    Will still check with the one in Leominster and talk about re-keying the house. My dead bolts and knobs are different keys

    Do locksmits ever work on doors themselves...like if a door is not locking or the deadbolt won't go into the strike plate depression? Not handy with woodworking...so I'd need to hire someone to fix this if a locksmith doesn't.

    Thanks for the replies.
     
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  10. Chevy 2 65

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    Should suitability come up? [rofl] Kidding ....glad you found the keys.
     
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  11. blindfire

    blindfire NES Member

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    lol

    I still question why the state gives a blind guy a LTC! But hey...that is another story.

    Went to the range today with a couple co-workers. One has his LTC and the other just took his firearm safety class over in Chelmsford yesterday. So, we will hopefully have another in the 2A fold in the near future.
     
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  12. sharona

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    Josh works on all types of door hardware and closers and stuff like that.
     
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