The Manual - How to crack a combo safe

This week in The Manual we reveal the best way to crack a small combination safe. Knowledge no man can do without.

Load the safe into the boot of your car so the hinges are at the bottom and drive around for a week or so. Gravity and vibration will slowly line up all the right numbers.

It may take some time but at least it won't be damaged and neither will your prized collection of pressed rare flowers.

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Words by Angharad Jones with Nick Haddock, master locksmith and safe engineer. www.nickhaddock.co.uk

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