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    I just did a quick search for plasma cutters vs locks. Didn't find any. Seems a plasma cutter in the back of a van or pickup truck could remove a lock in seconds before the door even got hot.

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    with those cheap brass locks and most other locks as well a quick hard rap with a hammer or fire ax and no more lock
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    Quote Originally Posted by Frank S View Post
    with those cheap brass locks and most other locks as well a quick hard rap with a hammer or fire ax and no more lock
    I was thinking of the stronger locks, like the ATF required on our magazine. Funny, no special requirements for door hinges other than to weld the hinge pins in. But locks, two locks with extra thick shackles, 5 pin keys, shrouds from 1/4" plate, ...

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    Freezing works well too. Just remember locks only keep honest people out...

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