• ABUS KeyGarage™: Smart Storage for Keys and Access Cards

    Security products come in all shapes, sizes and applications. Abus Lock Company, known for decades for their padlock and hasp innovations, has been expanding their product line. The latest addition is their ABUS KeyGarage™, which securely stores keys...

    Article • November 2nd, 2011

  • ToolVest

    The new ToolVest keeps your tools a heart beat away, with six covered flaps and 14 quick-access pockets. The vest frame is made from rugged, breathable mesh for superior circulation and tool panels are made from 1000 denier Dupont Cordura. Safety features...

    Product • November 1st, 2011

  • PakTek Inc. / ToolPak

    Company • November 1st, 2011

  • 1st Quarter 2012 Promotion

    Master Lock Company announces a new limited time offer merchandising program for locksmiths.  The three-month promotion runs from January 1 to March 31, 2012 and features a free, full counter display of Master Lock ® Lock Lubricant with PTFE...

    Product • October 17th, 2011

  • Combination Mount LED Beacon

    Larson Electronics’ Magnalight introduces a compact LED beacon light that provides a powerful signal and ultra-versatile mounting. The Magnalight 9200-LED-S-M Sunction/Magnetic Mount Beacon has 32 LEDs for intense signal generation, and includes a...

    Product • October 17th, 2011

  • Locksmithing Etc.

    Check and Question Every Bill In tough times, every penny counts. A great way to control those little expenses which in good times you seem to forget, is to check and question every bill. Checking and questioning every bill will help remind you of why...

    Article • October 12th, 2011

  • Ilco 057 HS Key Machine Gets The Job Done

    With a label marked “Proudly Made in USA,” Kaba Ilco Corp. is putting its reputation on the line with a new 057 HS manual key duplicator for high security automotive keys. After our thorough testing of the new 057 machine, Kaba Ilco has good reason to...

    Article • October 7th, 2011

  • What’s New in Vehicle Entry?

    Vehicle Entry isn’t what it used to be. I’ve been making a living from selling vehicle entry tools and information for more than 20 years now, and I’m beginning to wish I had picked a field that was easier to keep up with. When I started, it was all...

    Article • October 7th, 2011

  • New Master Lock Merchandising For Locksmiths

    Interactive lock-product display with QR codes lets shop visitors learn more

    Press Release • October 5th, 2011

  • Conducting A Site Survey: Points to Consider

    Start with the basics. Identify doors, locks &door hardware by brand, type, keyway and number of cylinders.

    Article • October 4th, 2011

  • News Briefs: The Evolution of the High Security Plug Holder

    We are all familiar with homemade plug holders, fabricated out of discarded cylinders. Some years ago (don't ask how many), I fabricated a wood four unit holder from K.I.K. cylinders, inverted, with the bottoms cut off and the chambers filled with...

    Article • October 4th, 2011

  • Back Page. September 2011

    10 Years Ago Exit Alarms were on the cover of the September 2001 issue of Locksmith Ledger. Dick Zunkel wrote about the Evolution and Applications for Exit Alarms. Tim O’Leary addresses building codes and legal issues regarding exit devices and...

    Article • August 15th, 2011

  • SDC Latch Retraction / Dogging Kits

    With 450mA inrush, SDC’s UL approved Quiet Duo LR100 series field retrofit kits provide simultaneous electric latch retraction and dogging with automatic retriggering for Von Duprin, Sargent, Yale/Corbin, Dor-O-Matic and Adams Rite mechanical exit...

    Product • August 15th, 2011

  • Masterkeying By The Numbers

    Articles about masterkeying have appeared dozens of times in Locksmith Ledger. Masterkeying has been the topic of books by well-known people in our industry. Full one or two day classes on masterkeying are regularly presented at almost every locksmith...

    Article • August 15th, 2011

  • ProHold® Tip

    Bondhus Corporation’s ProHold® Tip screw holding tools has expanded to include: T-handles, screwdrivers and L-wrenches in both ballpoint hex and star tips, in a full range of inch and metric hex sizes from .050” through 3/8”, 1.27mm through 10mm...

    Product • August 10th, 2011