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I have a Sentry Safe model A3817 (aprox. 10yrs. old) it has a key, and a digital key pad, while I was in the hospital, then rehap., apparently the batteries have gone dead in the key pad. Is there any way to get this safe open ? If possible without destroying the safe.
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Good afternoon,Look at the bottom of the keypad. Do you see a small hole?
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