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The upper deadbolt is still locked in the picture. Once it is unlocked, simply either use a screwdriver to pull the striker inwards, or use the old credit card trick we all learned in middle school to push the latch in from the outside.
Remove the pins from the hinges. You should then be able to pivot the door out of the opening. Once the door is removed you can remove the screws that hold in the strike bolt.
Having been a maintinance manager for a large company in Deleware for many years, I've rekeyed many locks in several apartmeent complexes across the state. (Maybe as many as 5,000 apartments?) Every time someone moved out, the locks had to be rekeyed for individual keys and a master key. If your night latch key will go into your new lockset, it can be ...
This looks to be like a schlange or kwikset lockset commonly found at Home Depot. You can easily re-cylinder this, but it isn't obvious how to get the lock off. My solution was as follows: Rotate the lever to the vertical position. There will be two screws hidden under it. Remove them, and separate the lock into two halves. The lock-half has a cover on ...
Return (or give away) the euro lock. Take the latch to a locksmith for re-keying. Trying to mate the two is extremely unlikely to work.
Fortis is a schlage product. go onto their web site and you might find what you are looking for. but most schlage products the parts are interchangeable so you can buy new locks and just reuse the latches.
If you are having a hard time finding the strikes that do not have the rectangular plate, many latchset makers have the round ones like you have in the box with the others. Seems to me that they make the bolts or latch fit into any situation. According to one of the manufacturers the type of bolt you are looking for is called a "drive-in" latch Or as ...
Your best bet is to take it off and take it to your local locksmith. You will have a hard time getting it out and should use a Phillips screwdriver to pull it toward you. This type of deadbolt is called a "slam in deadbolt" (at least thats what I call it). You may need to tap the screwdriver with a hammer to get the old one out and the new one in.
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