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#5675367 - 03/29/15 10:02 PM Safe Combination - Dial or Electronic?
Hirogen Offline
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Registered: 07/18/13
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Which do you prefer? An old style dial or an electronic keypad.

I prefer the dial for 2 reasons:

- I know that it won't malfunction
- On an electronic if you never change the combo (let's face it most of us don't) the numbers can show slight visible wear if you use the safe a lot. An enterprising thief can determine the numbers and than only needs to figure out the order by trial and error.
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#5675394 - 03/29/15 10:20 PM Re: Safe Combination - Dial or Electronic? [Re: Hirogen]
tenyearsgone Offline
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Registered: 04/21/13
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Dial. One less variable to worry about.

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#5675397 - 03/29/15 10:24 PM Re: Safe Combination - Dial or Electronic? [Re: Hirogen]
Colt W. Knight Offline
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Registered: 03/22/11
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Loc: West Virginia
I have a digital lock on mine.

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#5675398 - 03/29/15 10:25 PM Re: Safe Combination - Dial or Electronic? [Re: Hirogen]
wp75169 Offline
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Registered: 10/11/09
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Loc: Wills Point
Electric. Simply for quick access.

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#5675431 - 03/29/15 10:50 PM Re: Safe Combination - Dial or Electronic? [Re: Hirogen]
tth_40 Online   content
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Dial.
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#5675440 - 03/29/15 11:08 PM Re: Safe Combination - Dial or Electronic? [Re: Hirogen]
Buckeyesgt Offline
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Dial because I hate the thought of an EMP. Ya bust out the tin foil.
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#5675500 - 03/30/15 05:29 AM Re: Safe Combination - Dial or Electronic? [Re: Hirogen]
dredd Offline
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Registered: 04/26/10
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Loc: Dallas / Fort Worth Area
Electronic with a Key back-up.

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#5675534 - 03/30/15 07:01 AM Re: Safe Combination - Dial or Electronic? [Re: Hirogen]
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Electronic.

Speed of access and the numbers have not worn after 5 years of opening the safe every day.
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#5675542 - 03/30/15 07:11 AM Re: Safe Combination - Dial or Electronic? [Re: Hirogen]
Cast Offline
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Registered: 12/14/08
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Loc: North Texas - God's Country
Digital
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#5675551 - 03/30/15 07:17 AM Re: Safe Combination - Dial or Electronic? [Re: wp75169]
Texas Dan Offline
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Originally Posted By: wp75169
Electric. Simply for quick access.


And you can much more easily change the combination if needed.
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#5675590 - 03/30/15 07:48 AM Re: Safe Combination - Dial or Electronic? [Re: Hirogen]
Korean Redneck Offline


Registered: 06/24/09
Posts: 2383
Loc: Houston
Dial, too paranoid and too d school to fully trust an electronic. (The machines will come for us one day when that bloody thing they call the Internet spawns a consciousness and decides to hold your guns.)

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#5675602 - 03/30/15 07:55 AM Re: Safe Combination - Dial or Electronic? [Re: Hirogen]
JRJ6 Offline
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Registered: 03/13/14
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Loc: Dallas, TX
Dial

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#5675632 - 03/30/15 08:13 AM Re: Safe Combination - Dial or Electronic? [Re: JRJ6]
janie Offline
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Registered: 08/30/05
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Loc: Collin County TX
Dial
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#5675636 - 03/30/15 08:15 AM Re: Safe Combination - Dial or Electronic? [Re: Hirogen]
Nate C. Offline
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Registered: 11/27/08
Posts: 872
Loc: Black Cat Ridge, Texas
I saw recently where safes are now being offered with both. Go figure.
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#5675638 - 03/30/15 08:16 AM Re: Safe Combination - Dial or Electronic? [Re: Hirogen]
Dave3575 Offline
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Registered: 02/12/12
Posts: 1067
Loc: Plano, TX
either dial, or electronic with a dual-key override.

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