Tools

  • The Back Page

    10 And 20 Years Ago

    Article • June 3rd, 2011

  • Locksmithing Etc.

    2012 Ram Cargo Vans According to a number of sources, Chrysler has renamed the Dodge Grand Caravan as the Ram cargo van or Ram C/V. The 2012 Ram C/V has a 1,800-lb. cargo payload and up to 3,600 pounds in towing capability. Power is supplied by a 3.6...

    Article • June 3rd, 2011

  • Twin Air Jack

    Miami-based Access Tools introduces the Twin Air Jack tm , a natural evolution of the standard single bladder air wedges. The Twin Air Jack tm comes with two separate smaller bladders connected by dual tubing to a single pump. This effective...

    Product • June 2nd, 2011

  • KW1 Blank

    The Keybrid combines a key ring w/ a standard key blank (SC1 / Schlage or KW1 / Kwikset) which covers 95 percent of the front door cylinders in North America. By using one, an individual can always quickly & easily find their front door key...

    Product • June 1st, 2011

  • Door Closers, Top to Bottom

    The most important thing about door closers has nothing to do with the closers themselves. Before installing, servicing or adjusting a door closer, make certain the hinges are properly lubricated, the hinge screws are tight and the door closes smoothly...

    Article • May 31st, 2011

  • Keybrid Incorporated

    The Keybrid combines a key ring w/ a standard key blank (SC1 / Schlage or KW1 / Kwikset) which covers 95% of the front door cylinders in North America. By using one, an individual can always quickly & easily find their front door key. Invented in 2009, we...

    Company • May 25th, 2011

  • Jacket Auto Remote Cover™

    Kaba Ilco Corp. introduces a line of auto remote fob jackets. The Jacket Auto Remote Cover™ provides protection against breaks and scratches. Jackets are constructed of lightweight silicone, much like protective cell phone covers. Simply slide the...

    Product • May 24th, 2011

  • ADI Toolapalooza: Coming to a Branch Near You

    Don’t miss the ADI Toolapalooza tour coming to a branch near you. From May 23rd to May 27th, ADI will highlight a different industry-leading tool vendor at its locations across the country and will offer 20 percent off their products. Security...

    Press Release • May 18th, 2011

  • Back Page June 2011

    TWENTY YEARS AGO   Safe products were the topic of the June 1991 issue. Ilco-Unican reported on their P40 safe deposit lock. Jerry Levine debunked the rumor about an eight-hour time delay for VATS interrogating. Jerry also asked the burning question...

    Article • May 16th, 2011

  • Ziptide June 2011

    VISIT OUR ONLINE DISCUSSION FORUMS Got a technical question for our Locksmith Ledger editors or a tip to share with your fellow locksmiths? Check out online discussion forums at www.locksmithledger.com . At our Ask the Experts forum, post a question...

    Article • May 16th, 2011

  • The Key To Higher Profits

    Logic America has been in business since 1997 offering a complete line of specialized locksmith supplies, key blanks, tools and equipment. In addition to their wide line of locksmith supplies, they now offer a line of low-cost Wenxing key cutting...

    Article • May 5th, 2011

  • Passing Muster: What You Need to Know About Mobile Mustering

    Imagine an emergency scenario — fire, bomb threat, gas leak — in which you need to evacuate your building or campus. The proper alerts have been sounded, people have migrated to the mustering location and first responders are on the scene. How do...

    Article • May 5th, 2011

  • Transitioning Into Electronics

    Haddon Locksmith (www.haddonlock.com) owner Jim Sundstrond started working as a locksmith in 1988, back when the job mainly involved cutting keys and installing deadbolts. Today, he estimates that electronics accounts for at least 40 percent of his...

    Article • May 4th, 2011

  • New Uses For An A-1 Pak-A-Punch

    “Unequalled precision & versatility” is the way A-1 describes the model 3T Pak-A-Punch. Proper key originating depends on cutting keys according to the individual cutter angles specified by each lock manufacturer and using the correct depth and spaces...

    Article • May 4th, 2011

  • Locksmithing Etc.

    SDC 474U Touchless Exit Switch The SDC no-touch wall mounted switch has up to a four-inch read range. The infrared sensor has no moving parts, eliminating the need for physical contact with the sensor in order to activate the switch. Simply waving a...

    Article • May 4th, 2011