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adidat

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Hi guys


Bit of a weird one, having a bit of a issue at the moment, left my house Keys in a bucket of water by accident! And they have all swollen up and cant get them in the bloody lock!! ☹☹☹

I'd rather avoid an expensive locksmith call-out charge, any ideas?

I'll post some pictures in a bit.

Adidat
 

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what type of locks are they? can you make it secure if you manage to get inside?
 

adidat

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its a standard yale lock, yeah just trying to avoid smashing windows.

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Got/get a drinks machine size bottle of coke/pop and a knife? (2l pop bottles don't work as the plastic is too thin). Depending it might be possible to make a slip. Pop bottle is just thick enough to bend and engage the locks latch bolt in some cases. Like in daft movies where they casually slip a credit card into a lock but a it more desperate in real life eh? Work it in at an angle using the corner. Good luck.
 

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Wow! That has swolled up, you could try drying it out in a microwave oven.
 

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*calls the coast guard. Come and get your binoculars back mofo's there is a joke incoming!
;)
 

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Hi guys


Bit of a weird one, having a bit of a issue at the moment, left my house Keys in a bucket of water by accident! And they have all swollen up and cant get them in the bloody lock!! ☹☹☹

I'd rather avoid an expensive locksmith call-out charge, any ideas?

I'll post some pictures in a bit.

Adidat
I'm sorry to have to tell you this, but from your photo, it would appear that both you and your house have shrunk...:oops:
 

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Thats a Eurolock not a Yale. no wonder your key doesn't fit, the warding is completely different.
 

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Very good. On the subject of shrinking I watched a programme where they were taking a submarine down to a depth of several miles. As an example of the pressure they wrote messages on Styrofoam cups and left them in a basket on the outside. On return to the surface these were compressed to the size of a thimble and rock hard, interesting souvenir.
 

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Even though I was 99.9% certain it could not happen that was still not sure enough to stop me checking on google.




Come on you know I was not the only one
 
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