• Ziptide Jan. 2012

    DISCUSSION FORUM QUESTIONS The following are some of the questions posted recently by Locksmith Ledger readers in our online discussion forums. Please jump in and help out a colleague at or post your question and see...

    Article • January 3rd, 2012

  • Selling the Right Safe for the Right Application

    Sell your expertise. Education your customers on the sizes, types, purposes and features of the safes you carry.

    Article • December 2nd, 2011

  • Get the PowerMate® Advantage!

    If you are moving safes without a PowerMate® Stair Climbing Hand Truck, you need to get the PowerMate® Advantage! Get advantages like wheel brakes, solid state circuitry, a retractable four wheel dolly, long-life rechargeable battery, training and...

    Product • November 30th, 2011

  • Back Page, November 2011

    TWENTY YEARS AGO Locksmith Ledger tried to define what a 1991 locksmith was. "A Locksmith is an individual who has the ability to rekey a lock, install a lock, repair a lock and bypass/neutralize a lock." Does this definition still fit today? The care...

    Article • November 2nd, 2011


    Serving the Dealer Trade: AMSEC, GARDALL, HAYMAN, FIREKING, VICTOR   In-Stock: Delivery in 1 - 3 Days on most orders.

    Product • October 12th, 2011

  • Back Page, October 2011

    TWENTY YEARS AGO A tribute to Gerald Connelly was included in the October 1991 issue. Mr. Connelly had been a spokesman for the locksmith industry for many years. Master Lock introduced their new Designer Series door hardware line and Schlage introduced...

    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

  • Barrett Gun Safe

    Barrett gun safes are designed specifically to store unique large caliber rifles, assault rifles (AR) and tactical weapons. All Barrett safes come with a specially designed slide out tactical weapons storage rack for easy access to all your uniquely...

    Product • July 13th, 2011

  • ALOA Exhibitor List

      The following is an alphabetical listing of exhibitors at the 55 th annual ALOA Convention & Security Expo at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center, Nashville, TN, Aug. 11-13. Expo hours are noon to 5 p.m. on Thursday and Friday and noon...

    Article • July 13th, 2011

  • Fire Resistant Safes

    Stack-On Products has jut updated its entire line of full sized fire resistant safes with new 1.5” live action locking bolts, robust steel spoke handles, and selected models have storage on the door. Stack-On offers waterproof safes in up to two feet of...

    Product • July 7th, 2011

  • Back Page, August 2011

    TWENTY YEARS AGO Decorative hardware was the topic of the August 1991 issue. John Bartley discussed the decorative lock possibilities offered by Baldwin hardware. Gerry Finch explained the Standard Key Coding System invented by Tom Hennessy. Milt...

    Article • July 7th, 2011

  • Air-Tow Trailers

    Air-tow trailers address many loading and safety concerns. The deck remains completely level as it raises or lowers hydraulically. It is also the only trailer available with exclusive full automatic air suspension. It adjusts for whatever weight you are...

    Product • June 30th, 2011

  • Securing Firearms With AMSEC Gun Safes

    Guns come in many sizes. People who own guns have a variety of wants and needs for storage, displaying and accessibility of their weapons. To those ends, American Security Products has introduced two specialty products for rifles: the Defense Vault and...

    Article • June 28th, 2011

  • High Gloss Gun Safes

    Available in mid-July 2011, Gardall’s new high gloss gun safes come in three  sizes and in three colors -- black, hunter green and maroon.  All models come standard with LaGard group II locks, gold accents (spoke handle, dial, pinstripe, and hinge...

    Product • June 21st, 2011

  • Back Page, July 2011

    TWENTY YEARS AGO Gerry Finch started a series on the "Language of Masterkeying." Jerry Levine warned against buying low cost "open anything" car lock tools sold by slick telephone salesmen. Harrison Electronics guided us through car alarm...

    Article • June 14th, 2011