Summer is coming to an end and it’s time to pick up school supplies and get the kiddos ready for school. For a lot of parents, that means school shopping. Some things on that list may be fairly familiar and easy to buy, but others come with a lot of variations and things to choose from. One of those things is combination locks. There are a lot of options available if you have panic attacks remember trying to navigate that old number combination lock that you had as a scared adolescent in the war zone that was the Jr. High Hallway.
Here we’ve compiled a list of the Top Ten Combination Lock for 2016. Take a look and see what works best for you. The list incorporates more than just school combination locks as well. There are locks that be left on or near the home for your kids so you don’t have to worry about them getting locked out of the house. Also included are some luggage locks which also work well for a locker in a gym, where you want to secure your belongings while working out, but want the process to be quick and efficient.
1. Kidde AccessPoint 001414 KeySafe Original Slimline Push Button Combination Permanent Key Lock Box
This key box mounts to the outside wall of your home and can hide two keys inside. Just mount this on your wall, place your keys inside, and close it up. This key box comes in a nice clay color to match with browns or beige toned homes. But do not despair, if you’d rather have a lock box in white or gray, they’ve got you covered. This affordable lock box comes in all 3 shades.
2. Kidde AccessPoint 001015 KeySafe Original Push Button Combination Permanent Key Lock Box,
If you need a key box but want a little more room than the two key box provides, this is a great alternative. It boasts the same sturdiness and efficiency of it’s two-key model mentioned above, but simply holds a whopping 5 keys instead of 2. It comes in a nice Titanium Gray.
3. Master Lock 5400D Select Access Key Storage Box
This lock provides you with the ability to store keys inside it’s interior box. Just open the front shutter, and open using your own pre-set code. The bottom of the lock slides out and you can retrieve your key. Designed to hang on the front door knob, these portable key storage boxes are durable and convenient.
4. Master Lock 94DSPT 3-Digit Combination Gun Lock
This gun lock comes with high reviews and functionality. It is easy to install and use so you can keep your family safe while still being able to use the lock efficiently. The lock itself has positive locking and an adjustable ratchet mechanism. the lock comes padded so that you don’t risk scratching your gun while taking this on and off. It also helps to deter would-be thieves from stealing your locked gun.
5. FSDC Combination Trigger Gun Lock 3-Pack
As a more affordable option, you might consider the FSDC Combination Trigger Gun Lock. It comes in a pack of three. While it isn’t as sharp looking as the Master Lock model, it has very positive reviews from users and does keep the trigger safely locked in case little curious hands find your gun while you are not looking.
6. TSA Lock – 3 Digit Combination -Luggage Lock
This TSA approved lock can easily be used on your luggage to keep your valuables safe and secure. Time and efficiency will always deter thieves who are looking for the quickest and easiest path to theft possible. It also comes with a lock alert, wich is a little red button on top of the lock that pops up if TSA agents have inspected your lugguage. For a good price, it’s a great lock for peace of mind while traveling.
7. Puroma 2 Pack Combination Lock
If you are looking for extra security for your luggage when you travel but don’t want to break the bank, this is a great option. It doesn’t have all the bells and whistles as the TSA Lock, but it gets the job done for about half the price. Simply follow the simply instructions to set your own code (a bonus for many of us in our password saturated lives) and place on your luggage. It’s easy. effective, and while may not be AS durable as the TSA lock, it’s much more durable than the luggage of the guy sitting next to you who doesn’t have a lock at all on HIS luggage.
8. Master Lock 1500T Combination-Alike Locks
This combination lock will take you right back to your own awkward younger days when everyone’s locker boasted this lock and only the really cool kids had them with different colored faces. The best things about this lock? It’s sturdy. It keeps your valuables safe. Unless someone is coming around with a saw or has extensive knowledge of code cracking via YouTube videos, this lock should keep your stuff safe. And the best part? two locks with the SAME CODE! Yessssss!!
9. Master Lock 1500iD Speed Dial Combination Lock
This lock is probably a little different than others you’ve seen before. It is your standard locker-style lock, but instead of a number face it has a big round button that moves up, down, left or right. You can follow the instructions to reset the combination to your own combination. This lock doesn’t rate as high as others in it’s same category, but many attribute that to the sometimes confusing method of resetting the combination.
10. Master Lock 653D Set-Your-Own-Combination 2-inch Padlock
This lock is also in the standard locker-style category. It is unique in that it has the stability of a locker lock, but the design of a standard luggage lock. It comes in a variety of fun colors, and is easy to unlock and reset codes.
This list has something that will work well for any individual or family. There are a lot of options for locks and hopefully you were able to see some new ones that you hadn’t seen before. High ratings and affordable cost all play a part in choosing a lock that works best for each individual. The nice thing is, that there are a lot of options to choose from with varying price points, so you should be able to find the right lock for the right job.