When you do, a plate, and the lock cylinder will fall out. If it is a composite type safe there is insulation to go through.
It might be thin or it might be up to 1 ¾” thick.
How to drill out a locker lock. I take it you can open the door, if so look at the face plate on the end of the door, level withe the keyhole you will see a screwhead undo that and if you are lucky and the handle locking bar is in line with the opening, then the lock will just slide out. Place the punch at the top of the lock, just below the dividing line between the outer and inner lock. This is the exact height needed to drill into the tumblers.
Then, take a screwdriver and twist the cam inside, the shackle. Tough under fire stories master lock some thieves tried to drill out a lock on a gangbox at work with my tools one night. Before you attempt to drill a lock, keep in mind that you won't be able to drill locks that have a center pin made of steel or a ball bearing in the middle pin.
The lock in the video is not on a toolbox, but the procedure is the same. How you can potentially open a lock may be restricted due to the reason you are locked out of your storage unit. The access hole in the rear cover is aligned with the back of the upper (customer) lock, making it easy to push out a broken key stub.
To drill the lock, you need to procure a new (translate sharp) 1 steel cutting drill bit and an 1/2 drill and just drill it out. To do that, you'll need a decent drill, and a big bit, as you are attempting. But if the issue is something such as you have lost the key to your storage unit, or your key has broken off in the lock , it is likely that the lock is not damaged enough to prevent a certain type of opening method.
To drill a lock cylinder, properly place the drill bit on the face of the cylinder to drill through the tumblers. I am sending you a video showing how to drill out a lock. Then follow through with a 1/4 inch or larger drill.
* by drilling out i don't mean professionally drilling it so you can read the pins for making new keys, i mean get a 1 drill bit and drill enough of it out so you can get some pliers in there and pull the bolt out. For my “destructable” i will teach you how to drill open a standard door lock. Drill out lock by manage my life.
With a hammer, make two or three firm taps on the end of the punch, until there is a visible indentation. For almost 9 years i worked as a locksmith. Tool clearance hole located in the lock’s rear cover.
Note there are bump proof locks out there. If you have a snapped key, again, drilling is the last resort. It mounts to the front of the safe, screwing into the same holes used for mounting the lock.
In actuality most locks cannot be picked. If you can't get the lock out, you might have to drill around the lock and remove it that way. It’s sometimes called the shear line.
2 ways to drill door cylinder lock. To drill out lock, follow steps: Before getting to the lock body it is necessary to drill though the safe’s outside steel;
The drill rig holds the drill solidly in place and helps control it so that drilling can be done with extreme precision. If a key breaks in the lock, you will no longer have to drill out the two rear cover rivets in order to remove the rear cover and push out the key stubs.