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Old January 21, 2019, 08:38 PM   #26
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DID you make sure it's not bolted to the concrete? That makes em really heavy
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Old January 21, 2019, 10:44 PM   #27
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You bolted a 900 lb safe to the floor?
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Old January 21, 2019, 10:56 PM   #28
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I've used old wooden push broom handles to reposition safes. Piece of cake...
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Old January 22, 2019, 03:46 PM   #29
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Tallwalker---your black powder anvil shoot video link probably was off topic but I certainly did enjoy it. Thanks and Good Luck.
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Old January 22, 2019, 10:02 PM   #30
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1" wooden dowels work wonders.
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Old January 23, 2019, 09:57 AM   #31
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You bolted a 900 lb safe to the floor?
Yes. It is always recommended to bolt down a safe, and not just expect its weight to make it immobile. Keep in mind that three guys who each deadlift 400 lbs will not have much difficulty manhandling a 900 lb safe. And bad guys do not care about damaging the walls and floors, so they can work quickly. With a little leverage, they can have it in the back of a pickup truck with a tarp over it quicker than you might think.
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Old January 23, 2019, 10:47 AM   #32
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Do not remove the door

Yes, the door can be removed, and way easy to do from the comfort of your keyboard.
Not so much in reality. The door is at least 200 lbs.

Removing the door is not much of a challenge, reinstalling it? Ya'll have fun now, it's really difficult to align the two very heavy pieces PRECISLY.

And precision is a requirement to align the pins with the hinge sockets.

I would only consider removing the door if stairs were involved. A few one inch wooden dowels are the ticket for this move.

Consider watching you tube videos of gun safe break ins. The pros can open most gun safes in shockingly short order. Bolting the safe in a corner or alcove that can prevent access with a long pry bar is VERY worthwhile. The not so professional thieves watch you tube......
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