Tools

  • Transponder Key Blank Comparison

    Our chart shows aftermarket comparisons for most popular transponder key blanks, designed for duplication and key origination. A similar chart of keys designed especially for cloning will be listed in a subsequent issue.

    Article • March 4th, 2013

  • Key Shapes™

    Lucky Line brings 24 original, copyright-protected Key Shapes™ shaped keys  that fit any personality to the market. They are high quality brass keys with enamel coating, and printed with deep colors, manufactured to strictest tolerance using ISO...

    Product • February 5th, 2013

  • Maximum+™

    ASSA, Inc. introduces its latest high security patented key system,  Maximum+.  The new utility patent offers legal protection for keys and cylinders that will not expire until 2029.  This latest innovation is based on a speed-controlled punching...

    Product • February 4th, 2013

  • Locksmithing etc. Feb. 2013

    Mazda Rebadged Ford Vehicles Mazda has rebadged a number of Ford vehicle over the years. The B-Series pickup models that were equipped with a V6 engine were rebadged as Ford Ranger pickups. The Navajo was the two-door rebadged Ford Explorer, and the...

    Article • February 4th, 2013

  • Back Page, Feb. 2013

    TWENTY YEARS AGO Distributors were the main topic of the February 1992 issue. The cover featured Tom Swiderek; distributor, inventor and one of the nicest people our industry has produced.  Charles Cole offered some interesting ideas for developing...

    Article • February 4th, 2013

  • Kaba Ilco Introduces Cloneable Key Head, Less Battery

    The EH3LB replaces two current modular key heads (EH3 and EH3P) for owners of the RW4 Plus, Ilco® EZ-Clone Plus or Plus Box.

    News • January 25th, 2013

  • Bianchi USA 2013 Automotive Guide

    The 2013 Bianchi Automotive Guide features information on Bianchi transponder keys, clonable keys, key kits, 884 cloning tool, on-board programming procedures, key machines and key/vehicle application chart. To request a copy of the 2013 Bianchi...

    Product • January 18th, 2013

  • Genuine Lishi Tools

    Genuine Lishi introduces two new tools, the B107 Direct Reader and the B110 2-in-1 Pick/Decoder, along with the Complete Genuine Lishi User Guide & Training Kit. The B107 Direct Reader reads the sidebar version of the GM37W lock found on the GM...

    Product • January 18th, 2013

  • Secura Key Continues to Provide Wiegand Cards to the Access Control Industry

    Secura Key also manufactures multi-technology Wiegand cards, such as Wiegand + Contactless, for those who would like to transition to a newer card technology.

    News • January 10th, 2013

  • Screw-On Cam Kit

    KSP's new Screw-On Cam Kit (part number P/N K7CAMKIT) was designed with the locksmith in mind. The kit includes the following: Qty. 10 each – K700 (Standard Cam), K701 (Adams Rite Cam), K702 (Clover Cam), K702S (Sargent Cam), K702L (Schlage Cam...

    Product • January 8th, 2013

  • Guide To Code Machine Cutters

    Select the proper cutter to originate keys that are within tolerances of the original equipment cut keys and will properly operate the lock.

    Article • January 3rd, 2013

  • Locksmithing etc. Jan 2013

    New Emtek Locks and Finish Emtek has introduced mortise and tubular entrysets and locksets for residential applications in a number of configurations and finishes. Mortise entrance locksets are available with knobs or levers. These new locks match...

    Article • January 2nd, 2013

  • Newsbriefs: Decorative Key Blanks, ID Tags from Howard Keys

    Howard Keys introduces The WARNER BROS. collection of decorative key blanks. This collection includes three keys from The Wizard of Oz: Group showing The Tin Man – Dorothy - The Scarecrow & The Cowardly Lion, The Ruby Slippers (Glitter) and The Witch...

    Article • January 2nd, 2013

  • Universal II: Versatile Ultimate Card Type Machine

    The Kaba Ilco Universal II code machine is an economical choice which can be the workhorse of your shop for years to come. Since new cards can be easily made, it will never become obsolete.

    Article • January 2nd, 2013

  • Schlage Everest® 29: Patented Key Control Through 2029

    Two levels are available: locksmith-controlled systems and end-user exclusive systems such as large hospitals, universities and facilities that have their own locksmith.

    Article • January 2nd, 2013