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Super tough gym lock that cant be cut or sawed?

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by alfred10, Feb 17, 2010.

  1. alfred10

    alfred10

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    I have been using a cheap brief case style lock on my gym locker. Who makes one thats impossible to cut and needs to be sodered off? I want something hardcore. I saw master made a bunch but not sure which defeat cutters. Come clown came in my locker room with a monster set of bolt cutters which he hid in a gym bag. Need to combat this as best as possible...
     
  2. Spence

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    I had the same problem, but didnt get any better results the second time. The loops on the locker to accept the locks were just too damn small to get a good lock on it. Recently my gym decided to move to magnetic locking devices like at a hotel. It has worked so far. Hope you find a good lock and catch a thief red handed at the gym.
     

  3. zackwatt

    zackwatt That's a Bingo! Lifetime Member

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  4. HarlDane

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    If the locker has the standard sized hole for the lock to slip through, I doubt anything that fits will stand up to someone with bolt cutters and if you did find something, it would just make the locker itself the weak point, a decent crowbar would pop a gym locker right open.
     
  5. Ol Timer

    Ol Timer ↓ hog hunter ↓ Millennium Member

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    Don't put valuables in a locker.
     
  6. smoke

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    Master 177 is a shrouded shackle combination lock. May not fit the hole though.
     
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    Just weld the locker shut. Cut the welds to open it.
     
  8. GWSHARK

    GWSHARK BITEYAHEADOFF

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    Some knuckle-head was cutting locks at my local gym a couple years ago.

    I... thinking like you... decided to get the biggest cockdiesel lock I could find.

    Finally found one made by master lock... the thing was like a mini-fortress. Quadruple fortified cast iron steel! Impregnable! Dang near took two hands to pick it up.

    I couldn't wait to get to the gym and lock my stuff up the next day.

    Changed gear... went into the duffel bag and pulled out the tank.

    Damn thing wouldn't fit through the hole.

    Had to work out with pockets full of my valuables.

    :steamed:
     
  9. MtBaldy

    MtBaldy Obie Wan, RIP

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    I'd say find a new gym or find the clown with the bolt cutters and put a beat down on him with them. You shouldn't have any trouble finding a couple of guys to help you.

    That or don't keep valuables in it.
     
  10. kiole

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    no lock is going to be 100% or even 75% with a bump key most locks can be opened.

    Your best bet is to try and stop the crack heads from stealing your stuff. Anyone who knows what there doing will have no problem getting into 90% of locks.
     
  11. The Next Level

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    Locks only keep an honest man out. If the thief wants your stuff bad enough he will get it regardless of any type/style lock you have.
     
  12. davew83

    davew83 hhhhhhhhmmmmmmm

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    Why not leave your wallet and money in your car and only take in your gym membership card and if needed your ID?
     
  13. crazyrec12

    crazyrec12 cornbread

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    this....and set up a door opening device which when the arse tries it again has his picture taken which is automatically sent to your computer....if you want to get all high tech and shhh
     
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    Gym lockers/vehicles are just to vulnerable to theft. The thief knows the owner is occupied, probably for a while, and they will have plenty of time to work. I wouldn't put anything more valuable than a change of clothes in a locker. Definitely wouldn't leave a gun, wallet, keys, etc. That stuff stays on my person in a fanny pack.

    IGF
     
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    Look for one that says it's case hardened. It will take forever to saw through IF it can be done and will take a huge pair of bolt cutters to cut through it. Find one that will just fit into the hole of the locker. You can use a key and just keep on a lanyard or something like that. One of the weaknesses of all combination locks is the locking mechanism and it's durablility.
     
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    I didn't read the whole thread, but I would be more worried about someone picking the lock. If you look on youtube you can find how-to videos on lock picking. I think that is more of a threat than cutting or sawing a lock. So try to find one that can't be "shimmed" open.
     
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    no lock is safe you can go to youtube and kids are showing how to pick any lock, a lock is only to keep a honest crook honest. Just be careful what you put in your locker
     
  19. nikerret

    nikerret Mr. Awesome

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    Probably not much help, but I just cart all of my needed crap around with me from work station to work station.

    Needed crap:
    Keys
    Cell phone
    Water bottle with water contained
    Pen
    Notebook
    Possibly sweatpants


    Jacket gets hung up in front with pockets empty