Framon Manufacturing / Blue Dog Keys

Alpena, MI 49707


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1201 W Chisholm St
Alpena, MI 49707 and

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Key blanks

New Global Link Precut / Master Set from Blue Dog Keys

Oct. 31, 2023
Framon’s Blue Dog Keys division is now stocking the Global Link complete precut key set. This set includes one of each key in the G301-G390 as well as a Global Link change (BD986...
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Key blanks

Framon 16-Key Dispenser Assortment

Nov. 1, 2022
Framon has introduced a 16-key dispenser assortment. Included in the set are keys for Kimberly Clark, Georgia Pacific, Fort Howard, Bobrick, Eagle, SCA/Tork, Baywest, Von Drehle...
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Framon Genericode Version 21

June 9, 2021
New from Framon is the updated version 21 of Genericode
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Locksmithing parts, supplies & tools

Framon Tubular Lock Saw

Aug. 13, 2020
Framon's Tubular Lock Saw, the TLS1, allows you to quickly and easily open tubular locks when the key is lost. Use the tool to drill out the bottom pins, giving you the ability...
Safe Deposit Box Killer Kit Sdk1 Scaled
Locksmithing parts, supplies & tools

Framon Safe Deposit Killer Kit

July 30, 2020
Framon’s new Safe Deposit Killer Kit makes quick-and-easy work out of drilling S & G and Diebold safe-deposit-box locks. When traditional methods can’t be used because of o a ...
Pins, pin kits

Framon SFIC Pinning / Capping Block

July 30, 2020
Framon Manufacturing's CPB1 SFIC Pinning / Capping Block was designed for locksmiths who work with interchangeable cores. The CPB1 comes with a pinning / capping block, ejecting...
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Yamaha Boat Keys from Blue Dog Keys

Dec. 10, 2018
Blue Dog Keys now has Yamaha Boat keys by JMA in stock.YAMA-34: Yamaha Boats & OutboardsOpposite of IlcoYH52 YAMA-34D: Yamaha Boats & OutboardsSame as Ilco YH52More Info: www....
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Business & Technical Aids

Genericode ME 2018

June 12, 2018
Genericode ME Software Update Adds Powerful New Features
Frank Agius demos the Framon FR2 at a locksmith convention

Framon's FRA2 Celebrates 50 Years

Oct. 10, 2017
The #2 Code Machine remains one of Framon’s best selling machines today.
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Business & Technical Aids

Genericode 17 from Framon Mfg.

June 13, 2017
Genericode 17 is now available from your distributor or Framon Manufacturing Company. We have added new high security, cabinet, switch and padlock codes as well as several new...

Articles & News

Frank Agius with his #2 prototype and the 1984 version
Key machine, key cutters

Still the One: Framon #2 Key Cutter

Oct. 2, 2020
After 50 years, the venerable machine remains a great choice for locksmiths.
Ilco Speed 045

Keys and Key Machines are Alive and Well

Jan. 2, 2018
Today's precision key machines allow locksmiths to deal with the increasing precision of modern locks
A1 Mean Green Machine

Code Machines: The Most Important Tool In Your Shop

June 2, 2014
Many different code machines are on the market. Your choice may depend on which model you favorite distributor stocks, recommendations from fellow locksmiths or none of the above...
Ilco Universal Code Machine

Guide To Code Machine Cutters

Jan. 3, 2013
Select the proper cutter to originate keys that are within tolerances of the original equipment cut keys and will properly operate the lock.
Framon SD2 key machine

Sidewinder Machines, Then And Now

June 4, 2012
Framon's SD2 now provides an economical solution for both duplicating and originating most popular sidewinder keys.
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Back Page, December 2011

Dec. 2, 2011
TWENTY YEARS AGOKey machines were featured in the December, 1991 Locksmith Ledger. Dimark International explained their line of Borkey key machines (now sold by MBA USA). Ilco...
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Automotive tools

Back Page, November 2011

Nov. 2, 2011
TWENTY YEARS AGOLocksmith 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...
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Alarms, exit

Back Page. September 2011

Aug. 15, 2011
10 Years AgoExit 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 ...
1. Six-cut Tibbe lock system

Tibbe Locks Live On

June 3, 2011
In 1988 the four-door Mercur Scorpio was introduced by Ford through Lincoln-Mercury dealers. This was a model designed primarily for European markets and the most interesting ...


Phil Agius

Vice President Sales

Mike Agius


Ann McConnell


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Framon Manufacturing Acquires Blue Dog Keys

April 19, 2017
BDK Resumes Operations In Alpena, Michigan
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Framon Sidewinder 2

April 7, 2017
Introduced in 2009, Framon’s Sidewinder 2 allows today’s automotive technician an affordable option to begin code cutting high security keys. Out of the box, the Sidewinder 2 ...
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Sept. 27, 2016
Framon Manufacturing Company's new “CardXpress” software program allows you to generate a card for an HPC 1200® or Ilco Universal® code machine quickly and easily! To make a card...
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Sidewinder 2 Kits

Aug. 25, 2014
Two new kits are now available for Framon’s Sidewinder 2 Code Machine and Duplicator. The Chevy Captiva/Pontiac G8 kit (Part # GHMS767) will handle the 60000-62100 high security...
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3-D Pro Extreme with Genericode

May 21, 2013
Framon Genericode is now capable of running the 3-D Pro Xtreme key machine. Easily look up high security and standard key codes, click the “Cut Key” button and let the Xtreme ...
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Business & Technical Aids

Genericode V13

April 3, 2013
Genericode Version 13 code software is now available. The program includes domestic and foreign codes including a new "Sidewinder Codes" section. An updated Vehicle section allows...
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SD2-LX Key Machine

Nov. 21, 2012
Framon will be repackaging the Sidewinder 2 high security code machine and duplicator effective immediately. The SD2-LX will now come equipped with Honda, Volkswagen, Lexus long...
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2010 Locksmith Ledger Editorial Index

Jan. 5, 2011
This reference is issued as a continuation of the annual Locksmith Ledger Editorial Index. The listings cover the material that was published in the Locksmith Ledger during 2010...

Specialty Tools Make the Locksmith’s Job Easier

Nov. 1, 2010
Here’s a first look at some of the newest tools for the automotive locksmith.