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RJ Robert James

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Post Fri Dec 04, 2015 6:20 am

Damaged Cylinder Giving Me Problems, General Questions

Here is a BEST padlock which I have found. I was able to rake it open a few times, but never to control.
My first Questions is: Is the core removable?
And secondly: If so, should I drill it out? I have several BEST cores and would like it replaced.

Keep in mind that the cylinder and keyway are both damaged, making it impossible to ssp due to the core binding the the housing. Any suggestions?ImageImage
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Post Fri Dec 04, 2015 6:34 am

Re: Damaged Cylinder Giving Me Problems, General Questions

Yes, the core is removable. If it is impossible to pick then drilling would be your only option.

Do you have control keys for your other cores? If not you will not be able to put them in.
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Post Fri Dec 04, 2015 6:40 am

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That's a good question....no. I just have pinned cores. Never even tried to open them.Image
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Post Fri Dec 04, 2015 11:14 am

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Can you SPP it to operating shear line? Very nice lock. That one has some stories to tell.
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Post Fri Dec 04, 2015 3:24 pm

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You would need to have those cores decoded and keys made, then you could pop one in your padlock.
macgng: i just thought the cat was a real tiny bear
GWiens2001: Great video! Learned a lot about what fun can be had with a forklift and a chainsaw.
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Post Fri Dec 04, 2015 4:07 pm

Re: Damaged Cylinder Giving Me Problems, General Questions

I'll have to examine the cores more closely and see if I'm able to rake them open or single pin pick them. Also, I'm not sure what piece locks them into the actual body of the padlock so I'll have to figure that out as well. I'll post updates
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Post Fri Dec 04, 2015 4:58 pm

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http://www.bestaccess.com/service-docum ... manual.pdf

here is the Best core manual, it should help you out RJ
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Post Fri Dec 04, 2015 5:15 pm

Re: Damaged Cylinder Giving Me Problems, General Questions

if you want to send me the cores I will decode them and cut keys.
Let me know.
macgng: i just thought the cat was a real tiny bear
GWiens2001: Great video! Learned a lot about what fun can be had with a forklift and a chainsaw.
pmaxey83: but i first have to submit the proper forms for a new hobby to my wife
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Post Fri Dec 04, 2015 6:47 pm

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Anarchy_won wrote:http://www.bestaccess.com/service-documents/core%20and%20key%20service%20manual.pdf

here is the Best core manual, it should help you out RJ


Thanks Anarchy this helped. I was not sure how the lug interacted with the cylinder. I wish there was just a screw under the shackle.
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Post Fri Dec 04, 2015 6:50 pm

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jeffmoss26 wrote:if you want to send me the cores I will decode them and cut keys.
Let me know.

Give me a few weeks. I'll give you a few cores to keep in exchange
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Post Fri Dec 04, 2015 7:35 pm

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Just pm me when you're ready.
macgng: i just thought the cat was a real tiny bear
GWiens2001: Great video! Learned a lot about what fun can be had with a forklift and a chainsaw.
pmaxey83: but i first have to submit the proper forms for a new hobby to my wife
xeo: i root for the kernel
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Post Fri Dec 04, 2015 9:01 pm

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Hey welcome to the board. Looks like you got answers to all your questions but I have a question, where in NY are you from?

Moss, I didnt know you can cut Best keys. Good to know ;)
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Post Fri Dec 04, 2015 10:11 pm

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Papa Gleb wrote:Hey welcome to the board. Looks like you got answers to all your questions but I have a question, where in NY are you from?

Moss, I didnt know you can cut Best keys. Good to know ;)


I can't cut them myself but I know people :)
macgng: i just thought the cat was a real tiny bear
GWiens2001: Great video! Learned a lot about what fun can be had with a forklift and a chainsaw.
pmaxey83: but i first have to submit the proper forms for a new hobby to my wife
xeo: i root for the kernel
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Post Fri Dec 04, 2015 11:27 pm

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Papa Gleb wrote:Hey welcome to the board. Looks like you got answers to all your questions but I have a question, where in NY are you from?

Moss, I didnt know you can cut Best keys. Good to know ;)


Bellport, in Suffolk County
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Post Mon Dec 07, 2015 6:33 pm

Re: Damaged Cylinder Giving Me Problems, General Questions

I was able to rake into control. I think somebody had tried to remove the core before me. By the looks of the wear on the locking lug and on the back of the cylinder as well as the keyway I've come up with a conclusion. The lock was picked open and the person trying to remove the core must have had some experience with locks because it was picked or bumped operating to make way for a screwdriver. Why the person was putting extreme tension on the cylinder with a screwdriver he was also trying to hammer the core out with a small hand tool. That explains the damage.
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