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Article Corrections

Issue 13 (Volume 6.2): "WHAT TO DO IF YOU RECEIVE A NEW CONTAINER AND THE DIAL WILL NOT SPIN", Spring 2003.  The figure in the original article points to the wrong spring to remove during the cam pawl removal procedure from the X-09 combination lock.  This Information Bulletin shows the correct spring to remove.


  Issue 30                          
  • Preventing Installation Issues with Kaba Mas X-10 Spindles
  • GSA Approved Labels Must Be Affixed To Your GSA-Approved Container/Vault Door
  • DoD Lock Program Website Has Changed
  • ILD Generation II (Gen II) Field Test Update
  • Information Processing System Containers
  • SF 700 Security Container Information – Is Not Optional
  • Federal Specification Changes
  • Some Things Are Still Free!
  • Training Opportunities
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Security Events
  • Assistance & Information Contacts

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Issue 29                          
  • Security and Life Safety – Now We Can Have Both
  • Plan Now To Replace Older GSA-Approved Containers
  • Lock On Back Cover (LOBC) Pins Must Be Installed
  • Electronic Security Facts
  • Professional Certifications
  • Some Things Are Still Free!
  • Finding Local Technical Support
  • AA&E Key, Combination, & Lock Control
  • Internal Locking Device (ILD) Sustainment Support
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Upcoming Security Events
  • Assistance & Information Contacts

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Issue 28                          
  • X-07 And X-08 Locks Are Approaching End Of Life
  • FF-L-2740B Approved Locks Are Available For Purchase
  • Procuring New GSA-Approved Containers
  • High Security Padlock Service
  • ZIF Connector Bracket Issue
  • DoD Lock Program Training
  • X-09 - Discontinuation Of Parts & Service
  • Electronic Newsletter
  • Technical Focus: Smart Magazine
  • A Training Opportunity
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Assistance & Information Contacts

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Issue 27                          
  • FF-L-2740B and Its Locks
  • SF 700 Is Required
  • GSA Realignment Announcement
  • We’ve Moved!
  • The DoD Lock Program Website Has A New Look
  • The Will-Burt Company
  • Millennium Metals, Inc. Changes Name To A&H Security Cabinets, Inc.
  • Please Contact The DoD Lock Program If You Have A GSA-Approved Container Manufactured By Fedsafes
  • Class 5-W Weapons Containers Available Through GSA
  • Electronic Newsletter
  • Some Things Are Still Free!
  • DoD Lock Program Training
  • 2014 Events
  • Frequently Asked Questions

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Issue 26                          
  • Deadline For Replacement of Non-GSA-Approved Security Containers
  • Industrial Security Letter 2011-01 Clarifies NISPOM Requirement
  • GSA-Approved Dual-Lock Containers Facts
  • FF-L-2740 Combination Lock Training
  • GSA-Approved Shipboard Security Container (Class 6-S) Now Available
  • Preparing GSA-Approved Containers For Shipping To DLA Disposition Services
  • Intermodal Security Devices
  • DoD Lock Program Website Security Warnings
  • High Security Padlocks For Foreign Military Sales
  • Free Internal Locking Device Stick-On Operating Instructions For Single & Dual-Key Locking Systems
  • Free Open/Secured Signs For Security Containers
  • Frequently Asked Questions

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Issue 25                          
  • The New S&G 951 High Security Padlock
  • DoD Lock Program Provides Services For The High Security Padlock
  • Selecting Mechanical Push-Button Access Control Devices For Secure Room Doors
  • Storage Of AA&E Keys
  • Neutralization And Repair Of GSA Approved Containers And Vault Doors, FED-STD-809B
  • It Is Important To Use SF 700 And SF 702 Forms
  • 9th Security Seals Symposium
  • New Book On GSA Containers
  • The Do's And Don'ts Of GSA Approved Containers & Vault Doors
  • GSA Approved S&G Model 2740
  • Training
  • Security Facts Newsletter Available Electronically
  • Free! Open/Secured Signs For Security Containers
  • Frequently Asked Questions

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Issue 24                          
  • NAVFAC ESC Develops "High Threat Security Doors" To Improve Forced Entry Protection
  • Internal Locking Device (ILD) Provides Increased Protection For High Security Magazines & Other High Security Applications
  • You Are Responsible For Safeguarding National Security Information
  • How To Improve The Performance & Increase The Life Of Your CDX-09
  • Only GSA-Approved Container & Vault Door Inspectors Are Authorized To Verify The Integrity Of Your Security Container Or Vault
  • Free! Open/Secured Signs For Security Containers
  • Upcoming Events: ASIS Training 2009
  • Frequently Asked Questions

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Issue 23 (Volume 11.2) 
  • New Specification, New Product: Assembled Armory Vault
  • Preparing Your GSA Approved Container(s) for Shipping to DRMO
  • What Are the Requirements for Storing Classified Materials?
  • Changing the Combination On the Kaba Mas X-09 Lock
  • Antiterrorism Workshop Presented By NAVFAC ESC, Antiterrorism Services Team
  • Upcoming Events: ASIS Training 2008
  • Free Open/Secured Signs for Security Containers
  • Frequently Asked Questions

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Issue 22 (Volume 11.1) 
  • Lock On Back Cover (LOBC) Pins Must Be Installed
  • Free Open/Secured Signs for Security Containers
  • ASIS International: Security Professionals Advancing Security Worldwide
  • The X-08 Is Obsolete, But Save Those Parts!
  • Lock Combination Changing
  • Upcoming Events
  • Frequently Asked Questions

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Issue 21 (Volume 10.2) 
  • The Future Is Here: The Internal Locking Device System
  • X-09 Combination Motor Replacement
  • Storage Equipment And Locking Systems (SEALS) Subcommittee
  • Approved GSA Containers And Vault Doors
  • GSA Approved Special Size Containers
  • Replacing Missing Filler Plates in GSA Approved Containers
  • Upcoming Events: (ASIS) Training Available in the Coming Months
  • Free Open/Secured Signs for Security Containers
  • Frequently Asked Questions

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Issue 20 (Volume 10.1) 
  • American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS) Annual Seminar and Exhibits Set New Records
  • Future Training to Certify "GSA Approved Locksmiths"
  • Alpha Safe and Vault Manufactures GSA Approved Class 6 Containers
  • GSA Approved Containers Cannot Be Modified
  • Diebold Inc., Hamilton Products Group, and Trusted Systems Inc. Currently Make GSA Approved Information Processing Systems (IPS) Containers
  • These Holes Do Not Void the Container's GSA Approval
  • Force Protection Equipment Demonstration VI
  • Upcoming Events: American Society for Industrial Security - International (ASIS) Training Available in the Coming Months

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Issue 19a (Volume 9.2) 
  • 7th Security Seals Symposium
  • Duwee Didrong
  • DAPS Offers More Than Printing for the Department of Defense
  • DLA Continues Ongoing Hurricane Support
  • How to Select and Purchase GSA Approved Containers
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Customer Feedback
  • Upcoming Events: American Society for Industrial Security - International (ASIS) Training Available in the Coming Months

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Issue 19 (Volume 9.1) 
  • Manmade Disasters: What Are We Doing To Prevent Them?
  • Periodic Inspection of GSA Approved Containers & Vault Doors
  • ASIS Sets New Records in Orlando, Florida, for Their 50th Anniversary
  • DLA Continues Ongoing Hurricane Relief Support
  • Magnetic Relock Pin in X-07 Locks Should Be Removed
  • Upcoming Events: American Society for Industrial Security - International (ASIS) Training Available in the Coming Months
  • Frequently Asked Questions

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Issue 18 (Volume 8.2) 
  • New federal specification FF-L-2937 covers mechanical combination locks
  • Federal specification AA-C-2786 provides information processing system (IPS) storage
  • There is a right way and a wrong way to open a locked-out container
  • American Society for Industrial Security International (ASIS) training available in the coming months
  • Force protection equipment demonstration (FPED) V
  • Upcoming events: 7th Security Seals Symposium

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Issue 17 (Volume 8.1) 
  • GSA Security Equipment Inspection Program Assures Mission Readiness And Asset Utilization
  • When Buying A Used GSA Approved Container, Have It Inspected First
  • Properly Disposing of Locks And GSA Approved Containers Can Reduce Security Vulnerabilities And Save Money
  • Sargent and Greenleaf, Inc. and Safemasters, Inc., Divisions of Security Group, Inc., acquired by Stanley Works, Inc.
  • X-0 Locks Should Always Be Purchased From DSCP
  • ASIS Annual Seminar And Exhibits Coming Up Soon

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Issue 16 (Volume 7.2) 
  • Sargent &Greenleaf  8077 Padlock Has Limited Use
  • GSA Approved Containers Cannot be Modified
  • Crosscut Shredders Used for Destruction of Classified Info
  • Fire Protection of Digital Electronic/Magnetic Media
  • DSCP Provides Products and Services to DoD
  • GSA Approved Security Equipment Training

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Issue 15 (Volume 7.1) 
  • DoD Lock Program Training is Available
  • Changes to the Drawer Head Replacement Service
  • Correction to CDX-09 Installation Instructions
  • Newsletter 6.2 Article Correction
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Hotline Contacts and Assistance

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Issue 14 (Volume 6.3) 
  • Technical Support Hotline & Hotline Database Powerful Tools for Physical Security Community
  • Force Protection Equipment Demo (FPED) IV Held in May
  • W-LOK and Abloy Manufacture General Field Service Padlocks (GFSP) that Meet the Requirements of FF-P-2827
  • Physical Security Equipment Action Group (PSEAG) Establishes Portal to Share Knowledge
  • Difference Between GSA Approved Security & Armory Vault Doors
  • Handy Matrix for Material Storage Requirements

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Issue 13 (Volume 6.2) 
This information bulletin is a correction to the "What to Do if You Receive a New Container and the Dial Will Not Spin" article in this issue.
  • Lockmasters has Custom Door Kits for SCIF and Secure Room Applications
  • What to Do if You Receive a New Container and the Dial Will Not Spin
  • Standard Form 700 is Always Required When Recording Combinations for Classified Storage
  • Protection Equipment Demonstration (FPED) IV
  • Navy developed internal locking device (ILD) improves security and is easy to operate

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Issue 12 (Volume 6.1) 
  • Lockmasters Introduces a New Pedestrian Door Lock
  • Security Containers from Diebold Mosler are GSA Approved
  • The 6th Annual Security Seals Symposium
  • Classified Material Must be Stored in GSA-Approved Containers
  • A "Lock on back cover" is Now Available for Kaba Mas X-08 & 09
  • Some Paper Shredders May Not Be Approved for the Destruction of Classified Information
  • GSA Approved Security Equipment Inspection/ Recertification Training is Now Available

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Issue 11 (Volume 5.1) 
  • GSA-approved Security Containers Do Not Contain Asbestos
  • Lockmasters Introduces a New GSA Cabinet Bolt Saw
  • National Security Information Routine Destruction Guidance Manual Covers National Security Information Procedures
  • Manage Lock and Key Control for Critical Assets
  • Kaba Mas X-09 is Approved
  • New Warranty Policy in Effect on Locks from Kaba Mas

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Issue 10 (Volume 4.2) 
  • DoD Lock Program's Website has a New Look!
  • Naval Surface Warfare Center Provides Training on High-Security Padlocks
  • Magnetism Causes Intermittent Reed Switch Failure and Other Problems in Mas-Hamilton X-07 & X-08 Locks
  • Quality Deficiency Form Available on DoD's Lock Website
  • NSN Available for Weapons Cabinets and Vault Doors
  • NFESC Hosts 5th Security Seals Symposium

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Issue 9 (Volume 4.1) 
  • DoD Lock Program's Website Provides a Broad Range of Information and Services
  • Force Protection Equipment Demonstration III 5-8-01
  • Security Training Courses are Available
  • The "SA" Detection Feature in the X-08
  • Revised Physical Security Equipment Guide is Now Available
  • There are Doors, and There are Vault Doors

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Issue 8 (Volume 3.4) 
  • ASIS 46th Annual Seminar and Exhibits, Begins 11-14-00
  • Mas-Hamilton X-08 Lock is Different
  • Systems Approach to Security Matches Security Protection to Threat
  • Commercial Products can Protect Laptops Against Threat
  • Products are Available for Protecting Equipment Against Theft
  • The Doubting Thomas by John Fay

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Issue 7 (Volume 3.3) 
  • The American Society for Industrial Security
  • 45th Annual ASIS Seminar and Exhibit
  • Mas-Hamilton X-08 Lock Now in Use
  • Protect Critical AA&E
  • Warning! Class 5 Container Lockouts
  • Problems Installing the X-07 Lock?

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Issue 6 (Volume 3.2) 
  • Addressing Unique Locking Requirements
  • New DOE Lock Systems Effort
  • Introducing the New X-08 Lock
  • Modular Vaults are Cost-Effective
  • Improve Security Skills
  • Preventing X-07 Lockouts

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Issue 5 (Volume 3.1) 
  • Force Protection Equipment Demonstration
  • Advantages of Modular Vaults
  • Key Control Update
  • Puzzled About Container Storage?
  • Warranty Procedures on X-07 & CDX-07 Locks
  • GSA Optional Form 89

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Issue 4 (Volume 2.2) 
  • Deter Tampering of Combination Locks
  • Emerging Security Technologies Analyzed
  • How to Maintain Container Security
  • For Assistance or Information
  • How to Purchase X-07 & CDX-07 Locks
  • External Labels Identify GSA-Approved Containers and Doors

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Issue 3 (Volume 2.1) 
  • Security Solutions
  • "The Real Deal on Seals"
  • Low Security Padlocks
  • Concerned About Insulated Security Containers?
  • Lock Talk
  • Frequently Asked Questions

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Issue 2 (Volume 1.2) 
  • DoD Lock Program Home Page
  • General Field Service Padlock
  • Antipilferage Seal User's Guide
  • STP Training Expanded
  • Lock Talk
  • Frequently-Asked Questions

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Issue 1 (Volume 1.1) 
  • DoD Lock Program Provides Help
  • Security Technology Project Implements Congressional Requirement
  • Mas-Hamilton Replacement Parts Available
  • Procedure Change for Locks Covered by Warranty
  • Drawer Head Replacement Program Saves Money
  • Neutralizing Red Label Containers
  • Maintaining or Servicing GSA Security Equipment

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