Mr. Pinball Tip:

If security is not a problem and your lock doesn't have a key, but the lock is unlocked, remove the screw or nut at the inside end of the lock and pull out the lock cylinder. On the cylinder you will find recessed little brass tumblers and springs. Remove the tumblers and springs. Reassemble the lock and now you can use the lock just to keep the door closed, and just use any key or a screwdriver to open and close it. For this to work well the latch must close firmly, or the lock may continually fall open. If the lock continues to fall open you may be able to adjust the rotation or position of the latch so that the lock falls to locked position rather than to unlocked.
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