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Name DOM RS5
Manufacturer DOM
Lock Type Cylinder
Lock Design Pin-tumbler

The RS5 is a pin-tumbler lock made by DOM. It is five pin lock, that contains the famous rattlesnake driver pins. The bible or core doesn't seem to contain any anti-drill protection, but some pins appear to have an anti-drill core.

Principles of operation

See also: Pin-Tumbler (Principles of Operation)

The lock contains five pin stacks - three chambers contain standard drivers and two chambers are equipped with the famous rattlesnake drivers. The warding is relatively nasty, but the keyway itself is not too paracentric.

Disassembly instructions

To disassemble a double euro cylinder, use of a pinning shoe is the preferred method.

Other possibility is to use a segmented follower, but that requires that both cores are pulled out a bit to allow a cam removal. Then a core should be rotated to approximately 4:30 or 7:30 o'clock position (135 degrees either clockwise or anti-clockwise) to prevent driver entering a gaps for the cam clutch. Then a segmented follower can be used to remove the core.


The DOM RS5 is vulnerable to one or more of the following:



See also