Tools

  • Cloning Electronic Keys:

    Duplicating The Electronic Half of a Transponder Key

    Article • November 1st, 2007

  • CHRYSLER 300: Long Distance Key Fitting

    As a locksmith specializing in the automotive sector, I resisted purchasing transponder programming equipment for a long time. A couple years ago, my business slowed down because those non-transponder vehicles were disappearing from the roads. My...

    Article • November 1st, 2007

  • Rework Happens: New Construction And The Locksmith

    Hiring a master locksmith to inspect newly constructed commercial buildings can save the building owner thousands of dollars of rework. The value of a thorough inspection becomes evident.

    Article • November 1st, 2007

  • JET HARDWARE MFG. CORP. SMART CLONE WITH JET CRYPTO UPGRADE

    This upgrade enables the Smart-Clone to clone specific automotive cryptographic transponders from Chrysler, Ford, Kia, Lexus, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Subaru and Toyota.

    Article • November 1st, 2007

  • 1800Endoscope.com,LLC.

    1800Endoscope.com provides economical and quality borescopes for the industrial sector. Visit today!

    Company • October 22nd, 2007

  • Hinge REPLACEMENT Brings Profits

    The next time you’re called to fix a lock, take a look at the hinge. If you’re unfamiliar with installing geared continuous hinges, you’re missing a profitable opportunity

    Article • October 1st, 2007

  • HOTWIRE: A New Way to Program Transponders

    The system from Keyless Ride is PC-based and operates on your laptop computer. The advantage of using a laptop computer cannot be overstated

    Article • October 1st, 2007

  • RACEWAY CERTIFICATION for Locksmiths

    Recognizing the need for a system to allow raceway drilling in fire rated doors, Intertek offers a training and certification program in conjunction with the use of a special Marray Dor-Cor drilling fixture

    Article • October 1st, 2007

  • Using the Internet To Reach Potential Customers

    Is the Internet a mystery to you? Like your radio or television, your computer is probably just another “black box” (albeit a more temperamental one) that works when you turn it on, and connects to the Internet when you perform that magical sequence...

    Article • October 1st, 2007

  • What's New In Intercoms? Viking Electronics E-50 Compact Entry Phone

    This self-contained unit is attractive, discreet, easy to install, and is less a target for vandals than a separate camera and enclosure would present.

    Article • October 1st, 2007

  • Silent Partners

    Decades ago our lock shop did things a little different than today. My father had a large metal container which was filled with tumblers discarded from old cylinders. He changed combinations by selecting pins from the container which were slightly...

    Article • September 1st, 2007

  • One-Stop Shopping: SPECO DVR-TN SERIES

    The DVR-4TN Triplex Digital Video Recorder provides the functionality of a DVR as well as a mutiplexor and a video server in a single appliance. It is supplied with SpecoRemote remote viewing and configuration software.

    Article • September 1st, 2007

  • Using the New Kobra Readers

    I've been an automotive locksmith for almost 35 years now, and I've used just about every technique and tool there is to make keys to vehicles at one time or another...

    Article • September 1st, 2007

  • STRATTEC CODESEEKER: PROGRAMMING KEYS to the 2007 TOYOTA RAV4

    Transponder programming for late model vehicles is not always easy. Programming information has usually not been made available on some of the newer models. This problem is not specific to locksmiths as vehicle manufacturers also have delays with not only...

    Article • September 1st, 2007

  • Taking Another Look at THE KABA-ILCO TKO TRANSPONDER KEY ORIGINATOR

    Nine out of ten of the top selling vehicles in North America today are equipped with transponder-based anti-theft systems. In 1995, only two car models were equipped with this type of system. As we are finishing the 2007 model year, more than 400...

    Article • September 1st, 2007