Rated 3.8 out of 5 by 10
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by GregB Great Looking, Extremely convenient,
After looking for a long time, this was the best looking, bright brass, keypad, "deadbolt only" lock.
I bought this to compliment some of the expensive lock sets that have a rich looking door handle w/latch. I purchased this for my back door, because when I was in my backyard, I always found the lower level door was locked, and always had to walk around to the front. Now I just punch in the code and I'm in. My kids love the convenience too, instead of walking though the whole house with their friends. It appears to be a extremely safe deadbolt with a long cylinder to go into the frame and possibly into the studs if you want. It was a little tricky inserting the wires around the lock so the tumblers didn't cut into them. Also I had to return the first one I bought...It was defective in that the steel roll-pin holding the mechanism together just fell-out. Home Depot Exchanged with no problem. The second one worked perfectly. ...and it was releatively inexpensive when compared with other locks.
August 25, 2015
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by justme Great for the price
Wanted a simple brass electronic lock to allow pet sitter in. That way I can remove the combo afterwards. I didn't want to be handing out my keys to strangers which anyone can make a copy of. The lock works as advertised. The only con is if you have storm door, the inside handle from the storm door will most likely bump in to electronic lock. The lock juts out far enough to bump into mine. I had seen someone else report that in previous review but that person worked around it. I did the same. That was the reason for 3 stars. I wrapped some foam wrap around door handle so it doesn't ding the lock as much.
October 29, 2013
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Wlee Junk
I wanted a key pad because my kids keep losing the keys. This one the electronics only work some of the time. I just had to break into my house by crawling through a very small window and I'm really unhappy now. I replaced the batteries yesterday. When I got home tonight the keypad was glowing a soft green but it would not light up brightly like it's supposed to. I've had it for a while and we don't use the front door that often. It's been malfunctioning for a while but I thought the batteries had just died. It goes in the garbage tomorrow and I'm getting a new lock.
December 13, 2013
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Rich happy with purchase
Installation was simple enough, hardest part was getting out of packaging! Programming new admin and entry codes is easy as well. No major issues so far. I love having no key to carry and ability to give people their own code I can delete if need be. The removable plate to access batteries doesn't snap on as tight as I'd like; it has fallen off once or twice when door was slammed. And inside lever seems like it could be tighter. It works fine but I wonder if I'm going to have to keep tightening it over the years assuming I don't lose the tiny Allen wrench necessary to do so. One logistical issue to be aware of is the lock is thicker than a standard deadbolt and thus if using on a main entrance it may interfere with the handle of the storm door if you have one.
March 20, 2012
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Rottie Should've purchased this sooner!
Home Depot had other locks similar to the Master but after researching about these types of lock found the others had no "anti bump key" feature and cost more. Google it to learn more.
The install was easy and the lock has worked flawlessly since. Having a house with some teens and twenty somethings that may or may not lock the door this has been a great purchase not to mention I don't have to worry about leaving the door unlocked or carrying a key for early morning runs or having to fumble for keys when carrying things.
December 18, 2011
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by lockman99 Cold issues
Do not purchase this if you live in a very cold region. it opens without any numbers being imputed.
According to sources I received from a lock supply house the grease that is used to lubricate this lock makes it not rotate and thus allowing anyone to rotate the dial and open the lock. I have four of these locks in south Dakota and they all fail in very cold weather (less that 15 degrees
December 15, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by 7652sd love the key free convenience.
I took my locksmith a while to come up to speed on the technology, but now that it is installed and functioning properly, it is very convenient.
April 9, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Gaetano this product works great
great lock ,combo & key .plus the added security feature is a great idea to keep you even more secure when your asleep . and the price is better than most other locks that don't even protect you as well as the master Lock.
November 19, 2013