Sentry 1250 Safe Instructions

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Sentry 1250 Safe Instructions
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The Sentry 1250 safe features a solid steel door to protect valuables, including money and jewellery. This model features a combination lock. To open the safe, you'll need its three- or four-number combination. The factory-set combination can be found in the owner's manual that came with the safe. This model safe has been discontinued and no longer sold online or in stores.

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Things you need

  • Combination
  • Owner's manual

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  1. 1

    Turn the safe's dial to zero. Make sure the pointer above the combination dial is pointing to zero before beginning.

  2. 2

    Turn the safe's dial to the left three times, passing zero three times. On the fourth rotation, stop at the first number of the factory-set combination.

  3. 3

    Turn the combination dial to the right making one full rotation. On the second rotation, stop the dial on the second number of the combination. Make sure the pointer is on this number.

  4. 4

    Turn the combination dial to the left making another rotation. On the second rotation, stop on the third number of the combination. If there are four numbers in the combination, turn the dial to the right, making one full rotation before stopping on the fourth number.

  5. 5

    Pull up on the safe's lever to open the safe.

Tips and warnings

  • If you don't know the combination, you must contact Sentry (see Resources section).

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