Touch pad conversion

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Touch pad conversion

Postby Nathan » Sat Oct 01, 2016 4:27 pm

The new safe has the touch pad and it's really spoiling me such that I want to covert my Browning safe dial combination lock over to a touch pad. Can this be done, reasonably?
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Re: Touch pad conversion

Postby hkguy » Sun Oct 02, 2016 12:53 am

http://www.sargentandgreenleaf.com/EP-6140.php

so, the price of the lock itself and then the labor to put it in...
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Re: Touch pad conversion

Postby Nathan » Sun Oct 02, 2016 10:10 am

Any idea what something like this costs, or if it's something a technically educated person could do themselves without any formal training in locks? If I could pick up the lock for a few hundred and install it myself then it would be well worth it. I couldn't however see putting $1,000+ into a $2,000 safe.
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Re: Touch pad conversion

Postby hkguy » Sun Oct 02, 2016 10:29 pm



amazon has a bunch in the 100-200 dollar range.
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Re: Touch pad conversion

Postby Nathan » Mon Oct 03, 2016 11:48 am



This looks doable!
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Re: Touch pad conversion

Postby MisterB » Mon Oct 03, 2016 2:42 pm

I have that type of touchpad on my safe, and I like it... but you need to be very good at using the good and expensive Lithium battery, and put it on your calendar to replace it every year, whether it needs it or not.

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Re: Touch pad conversion

Postby Nathan » Mon Oct 03, 2016 6:30 pm

Do they not alarm when they're getting low?
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Re: Touch pad conversion

Postby MisterB » Mon Oct 03, 2016 7:16 pm

Nathan wrote:Do they not alarm when they're getting low?


I'm not sure. Haven't wanted to push that theory


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