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Locksmithing: Broken latch door won't open, safe co, henges
safe co, henges, cml: Hi Charles, Most henges that are now made have detents that will prevent removal in the closed position, after the pins have been removed and it would be my guess that is what your faced with here. But here s the bottom line...... Due to the nature of...

Locksmithing: Broken lock, question thanks, locksmith
question thanks, locksmith, latch: Hello Emma, Remove the screws from the inside that are on the inside knob trim. Pull the inside knob out and allow the outside one to fall (or have someone outside pull it out. Using pliers, screwdriver or whatever else will work, move the latch mechanism...

Locksmithing: Broken lock, doorframe part, key hole
doorframe part, key hole, different story: Hello David, I m not sure why you would have to pay several hundred to get it open and fixed, it should be less than one hundred and probably closer to $50.00. Without access to the edge of the door you can t remove the cylinder unless it spins freely....

Locksmithing: Broken lock, tension wrench, allen wrench
tension wrench, allen wrench, padlock: Hello Vincent, That model is rekeyable so if you have it unlocked, insert a screwdriver or allen wrench into the shackle hole and unscrews the housing for the cylinder. Remove the cylinder from the padlock and either take it apart or get a new one. ...

Locksmithing: Broken spindle, Titan lock, lockset, lock cylinder
lockset, lock cylinder, spindle: Hello Dan, Any Kwikset lock can use the same key as you have currently but you ll have to get the new one rekeyed to match. Titan locks are no longer made for a good reason. I think the spindle on those is shorter than a standard Kwikset one so unless...

Locksmithing: Broken steamer trunk lock, spring latch, steamer trunk
spring latch, steamer trunk, turning the key: Hello Mindy. I have one now that I could not pick open. I need to go try it with some new keys. I would use a mallet to tap on it while turning the key to break the rust loose. Other than that, they are a son of a gun to get open with out damage. Good luck,...

Locksmithing: Broken stick in car lock, fishing hook, rico torres
fishing hook, rico torres, straight piece: Tom, Tell your daughter not pick a lock with a stick. When it comes to removing wood from a lock, here is a unique method that I have perfected. Take a normal fishing hook with the barb. Hold over a candle or lighter to heat up the metal. When the...

Locksmithing: Brook National deadbolt lock, no screws, rico torres
no screws, rico torres, back doors: Robert, You put the key in the lock and turn it almost to the locked position. The plate that you speak of, will rotate as the key rotates exposing the screws. Let me know if you have any further questions. Rico Torres 24 HR LOCKSMITH www.24hrloksmith.co...

Locksmithing: Bump Keying; resistent locks., medeco, legal reason
medeco, legal reason, deadbolts: Hello Sam, If you are concerned about someone bumping your lock open then you need more than what a Medeco, Everest or any other high security lock can give you. I d suggest 2 deadbolts that require 2 different keys on each door you suspect bumping to...

Locksmithing: baldwin lock cylinder, locksmith shop, sage words
locksmith shop, sage words, lock cylinder: Hello David, Mortise cylinders are availble in 1 , 1-1/8 and 1-1/4 lengths. Measure from the back of the face to the back of the threads of your current one. If it s shorter than those I mentioned you can pick up a longer one at a locksmith shop. ...

Locksmithing: baldwin manchester 5350 enterance lockset, enterance, deadbolt
enterance, deadbolt, pitbull: Hello John. No, that function can not be disabled. You are not the first to have this problem. Just recently I had a customer with a pitbull that could do the same thing. You will need to buy a Baldwin deadbolt to match and have it installed above your current...

Locksmithing: barrel will not budge!!!!! help!!, doorlock
doorlock: Hello Chris, You ll have to extract the broken part, take both pieces of the key to a locksmith and have them make you a new one if that was your only copy. The other option is to get a locksmith to come out and remove the key for you. James www.jmlock.co...

Locksmithing: bathroom door knob, retainer, screws
retainer, screws, old knob: Hello Scott, The inside knob should have mounting screws. Remove those and the lock will pull off. If you see no mounting screws, depress the retainer clip on the side of the thin part behind the knob and pull the knob then pry the rose off to find...

Locksmithing: bathroom door lock, push button lock, sturdy piece
push button lock, sturdy piece, emergency release: Hello bmoilan, Most privacy locks (what you have) requires either a push or a turn from the outside through a small hole or slot. Try turning once inside the hole, it should pop open. If not, push and turn. Sometimes the outside knob is installed wrong...

Locksmithing: bathroom door locked from inside, doorknob, sharpe
doorknob, sharpe, latch: Hello Polly. Try to pry the door stop away from the door frame and use an ice pick or something sharpe to pry back the latch. The door stop runs from the top to the bottom of the frame. It is what the door stops against when the door is shut. Good luck, lock...

Locksmithing: bathroom door locked from inside, doorknob, hinges
doorknob, hinges, screwdriver: Hello Angela, You can retract the latch by pulling the mechanism toward the hinges with most locks. Privacy locks, which is what you have, sometimes require that you insert a small screwdriver into the hole and turn it to unlock the door, but that s...

Locksmithing: bathroom lock w/o hole, cake icing, emergency release
cake icing, emergency release, locksmith: Hello Matt, If it doesn t have an emergency release hole, you need to replace the lock with one that does. Call a locksmith to come out and open the door for you. They will most likely destroy it in the process anyway, so a replacement will be needed....

Locksmithing: bathroom lock, locksmith co, push button lock
locksmith co, push button lock, clock position: I WILL ANSWER BUT NEED MORE INFO. WHAT BRAND OF LOCK DO YOU HAVE? DOES THE BUTTON PUSH IN OR TURN. NORMALLY IF YOU CAN T FIGURE OUT HOW TO GET THE LOCK OFF OF THE DOOR IT IS BECAUSE THE SCREWS ARE HIDDEN BEHIND A PLATE. YOU HAVE TO REMOVE THE INSIDE KNOB HELD...

Locksmithing: bathroom locked from inside, thin object, maintenance person
thin object, maintenance person, locksmith: Hello Virginia, Some of the locks like this require the latch mechanism to be pushed toward the latch side to open, away from the hinges. If that doesn t work and this is the only bathroom in your apartment, call a locksmith, get a receipt and see if...

Locksmithing: becoming a locksmith, rico torres, locksmith
rico torres, locksmith, national organization: Depending on the state you live in, there may or may not be an age limit. However in every state any age person can become an apprentice. You may visit: www.aloa.org ALOA is a national organization for locksmiths. Thank you, Rico Torres 24...

Locksmithing: bedroom/bathroom door lock question, fine and dandy, masterbedroom
fine and dandy, masterbedroom, commercial style: Hello Kevin, You can use a Dormitory function lock. This function works like this: Knob outside retracts latch unless locked 8G71 Key outside locks or unlocks knob outside and releases inside button Button inside pushed-in locks knob outside...

Locksmithing: bedroom door lock/lost key, schlage lock, locksmith
schlage lock, locksmith, combinations: Hello Barbara, Since every lock is designed to be different and there are thousands of possible combinations to any lock your only option is to call a locksmith and have them open it for you and make a key. Unless you can destroy it and replace it with...

Locksmithing: best interchangeable core mortise lock, interchangeable cores, mortise locks
interchangeable cores, mortise locks, interchangeable core: Tom Generally speaking if the tennant needs to use the Corbin or any other removable core cylimder the corporate office wants to control the system and will send out cores and the keys to remove and install the cores. If they do not specifically need...

Locksmithing: What are the best locks for a 4plex building, series locks, 4plex
series locks, 4plex, time james: Hello Thomas, The locks that will last the longest are Schlage. They are easy to work with as long as you have the right tools. If you want to save some money and don t care how long the locks will last, use Kwikset. They are also easy to work with...

Locksmithing: best locks, master key system, locksmith business
master key system, locksmith business, master keying: Hello Ron, BEST only sells to end-users, such as your customer. Master keying BEST cores, or any IC core, is rather complicated. Since BEST refuses to sell to locksmiths, and I personally haven t dealt with IC cores I cannot help you. Contact BEST...

Locksmithing: Which is the better brand?, time melissa, mechanical warranty
time melissa, mechanical warranty, kwikset: Hello Melissa, First off, Home Depot is a hardware store, not locksmiths and that is who you should buy locks from. Locksmithing is 100% locks so they know their business. Schlage may be made in China but it s much better than Kwikset or Defiant (the...

Locksmithing: Another bobby pin question..., dead bolt, bobby pin
dead bolt, bobby pin, drill bit: Hello Anna, Take a small drill bit into your hand and thread it into the lock next to the broken bobby pin then pull straight out. Continue the process until it s out. Don t try to force a key into the lock or it will get worse. DO NOT USE A DRILL...

Locksmithing: new problem, deadbolt lock, hometown aol
deadbolt lock, hometown aol, safe co: Hi John Thanks for your response, your very welcome..... I do the best I can to answer questions as soon as possible, but sometimes it just don t happen that way..lol. Wish everyone was as thoughtful as you. Besides, if I was behind this computer all the...

Locksmithing: bolt stuck closed, kwikset locks, hometown aol
kwikset locks, hometown aol, screw driver: Hi Joel, You were on the right track...... The problem you have is that the latch on your entry lock has broken inside the latch itself, this is a very common fault with Kwikset locks. Removing the hinge pins and removing the door is pretty much your...

Locksmithing: broke my deadbolt, master key system, picking a lock
master key system, picking a lock, apartment manager: Hello Jeff, You re going to need to take it apart and repin it. If you don t have the tools yourself you ll have to take it to a locksmith, or you could just take your existing key to a homecenter, buy a new lock and have them key it to your key; unless...

Locksmithing: broke key in lock, key in lock, flat blade
key in lock, flat blade, broken key: The nomenclature or names for parts can be frustrating without pictures. Gabe I am talking about the brass circle in the picture you attached as like your lock. It is where you would insert the key or where your piece is stuck. I think you are refering...

Locksmithing: broken deadbolt, manual lever, locksmith
manual lever, locksmith, huse: Hello David, Lift, push or pull on the door while turning the thumbturn (manual lever). The door may have swelled causing the bolt to wedge against the strike plate. Second option: remove the mounting screws from the inside trim piece (manual lever)...

Locksmithing: broken door knob with closed door, knog, luck jim
knog, luck jim, doorknob: HOW IS THE KNOB HELD TO THE DOOR? SOMETIMES YOU CAN USE A BUTTER KNIFE TO OPEN DOOR. FROM INSIDE YOUR HOUSE SLIDE THE KNIFE BETWEEN THE DOOR AND THE JAMB DIRECTLY TOWARDS THE LATCH PUSH FIRMLY AND SEE IF THE LATCH SLIDES BAK INTO THE DOOR. IF IT DOES PULL...

Locksmithing: broken door latch rod, door latch, backset
door latch, backset, locksmith shop: Bob, The part you are referring to is the latch. The distance between the center of the cross bore (the hole in the door where the lock body sits) to the edge of the door is called the backset. The center of the door is usually a 12 backset. There is one...

Locksmithing: broken door lock, rico torres, french door
rico torres, french door, inset: What exactly is broken about the lock? Most locks are versatile. The bolt/latch can be twisted to increase in length to accomodate the lock holes that are placed further from the door. Thank You, Rico Torres 24 HR LOCKSMITH www.24hrlocksmith.co...

Locksmithing: broken doorknob lock, screw driver, rico torres
screw driver, rico torres, phillips head: That little piece of metal that you found is the tail piece to the lock. If the housing has come off of the lock and you can see the bolt in the center. Stick a phillips head screw driver into the hole in the center of the bolt. Turn it away from the frame...

Locksmithing: broken key, broken keys, drain hole
broken keys, drain hole, storage unit: Hello Gabe, If this is the type of lock you have, every one that I have seen has a drain hole in the back of the lock: http://stores.jmlock.com/Detail.bok?no=6761 If your lock looks more like this one then you ll have to get someone to remove the key...

Locksmithing: broken key, broken key, andy brown
broken key, andy brown, time hope: Hello Andrew, You need a very small drill bit. Insert the bit between the key and the lock and thread it in until you can t then pull straight out. You may have to repeat this until key key can be pulled out with pliers. Locksmiths charge based on...

Locksmithing: broken key, jwelery, broken key
jwelery, broken key, straight pin: Hello Andy. We would use a jwelery saw. It is a spiral thin wire that we would twist into the keyhole next to the key and then gently pull the key out. A sharp straight pin may help you lever it out. If you can remove the lock from the window then you can...

Locksmithing: broken key in entrylock, pin tumblers, wd 40
pin tumblers, wd 40, broken key: I have broken key extractors, but sometimes it s still not easy without dis-assembling the lock. You ll need a special tool to do that without damage to the lock though. You could try to coax it out with a paper clip. Lube the keyway real good with WD-40...

Locksmithing: broken key in filing cabinet, broken key, fish hook
broken key, fish hook, jim walsh: SAYAN, PULLING A BROKEN KEY IS DIFFICULT BUT MAY BE DONE. THE FIRST THING TO MAKE SURE OF IS THAT THE LOCK IS TURNED TO A POSITION WHERE YOU COULD NORMALLY PULL THE KEY OUT. YOU THEN NEED TO HOOK THE KEY WITH SOMETHING. A VERY THIN DIAMETER PAPERCLIP PULLED...

Locksmithing: broken key in ignition - geo prizm, 1990 geo prizm, geo prizm
1990 geo prizm, geo prizm, fish hook: Hi Jesse, 99% of all Geo Ign. locks that have a broken key stuck inside of them have to be taken apart in order to remove the broken piece of key. This is due in part to the design of the locks, which most are made by Toyota. These locks are opposing...

Locksmithing: broken key in ignition lock, toyota tercel, rico torres
toyota tercel, rico torres, broken key: Bob, (It does not give us the option to CC this message to anyone) A key extractor set will work. However, you need patience. When using the key puller, shake your steering wheel to unlodge the broken key. You can also lightly tap on the ignition with...

Locksmithing: broken key in ignition, needle nose pliers, broken key
needle nose pliers, broken key, steering wheel: Hello Brian, Try using a small drill bit without using a drill. Screw the bit into a slot next to the key and pull on the bit to remove the broken key. If that doesn t work try a small paperclip. You may need to find another locksmith that does do...

Locksmithing: broken key in lock, fish hook, great invention
fish hook, great invention, key in lock: Andy, You have a couple of options. 1. You can invest in a key puller set. This is a set of tools designed to extract broken keys. A good set will run you $15.00 2. You can make your own. Try using a needle. A great invention is the fish hook. Take...

Locksmithing: broken key in lock, key in lock, broken key
key in lock, broken key, tight budget: Dear Amy, Sorry for the delay in my reply. If you haven t found a solution as of yet, tell the landlord about your problem, they usually keep a supply of the locks on hand. If you don t rent then try a locksmith, they can open the lock and provide a new one....

Locksmithing: broken key in lock, key in lock, broken key
key in lock, broken key, bobby pin: Andy First of all, the key will only come out in the locked or unlocked position. Many times a key breaks because it turns ver hard or not at all and the position it is in is somewhere between locked and unlocked. If it is in the unlocked the best solution...

Locksmithing: broken key, rubber mallet, broken key
rubber mallet, broken key, keyway: Christle, Remove the deadbolt from the door. Look at the back of the lock that has the broken key. If you see a hole in the back of the lock where the key is, take a small paper clip, bend it straight and insert it into the hole or slot. Push the key out....

Locksmithing: broken lock, rico torres, locksmith
rico torres, locksmith, lock the lock: Charlotte, I recommend calling a locksmith. From your description, it sounds like the tail piece brok off into the lock. The only way to fix this, is to take the lock apart and reattach a tail piece to the lock. Let me know if you have any further...

Locksmithing: broken lock, key hole, andy brown
key hole, andy brown, time hope: Dear Andy, Assuming that the lock is locked and you can t remove the screws that hold the lock to the window, so you can t just replace the lock, I would turn the part of the lock that the key is stuck in, to the position where the key normally comes out....

Locksmithing: broken schlage deadbolt, locksmith shop, replacement bolt
locksmith shop, replacement bolt, doorframe: Hello Catherine, You ll have to try and turn it with a screwdriver in the slot where the lock s tailpiece was. If it doesn t move (try pushing or pulling on the door while you turn) they you ll have to destroy it or call a locksmith to come out. You can...

Locksmithing: broken screw in deadbolt, broken screw, deadbolts
broken screw, deadbolts, deadbolt: Hello Dave, Go to your local hardware store or home center and look for a stripped screw remover. It has an auger on one end and a reverse threaded other end. Use the auger to grind out the head then use the other end in reverse direction. It will grab...

Locksmithing: broken ward lock, hometown aol, safe co
hometown aol, safe co, piece of furniture: Hi Jamie, The key should still work the lock but you may have to take some extra effort to try and keep the key as center as possible. Once the door is open, remove the lock and locate the oldest locksmith in your area, he should be able to replace the...

Locksmithing: bump keys, cbs station, bump keys
cbs station, bump keys, rico torres: Sorry for the delayed reply, I have been in the processs of getting married. We are not in the Dallas area, we are in Houston, TX. I know I have no control over what the news puts on the air, however I request avoiding from airing another story about...

Locksmithing: the business, home study course, locksmith business
home study course, locksmith business, locks: Hello Greg. I am currently working with students and those that have completed a coarse.Know what types of locks are used in your area so you will know what you have to work on. You may need about 6 mos. of working in a lockshop to get good history of rekey,...

Locksmithing: buying lock rekeying kit, deadbolt locks, hometown aol
deadbolt locks, hometown aol, safe co: Hi Charlie, I would recommend that you get (3)thousands kit, they have a much further range than a (5). This kit will do just about all entry and deadbolt locks, however it will not do I-core, Padlocks and Autos. These are only available as differant kits...

Locksmithing: buying a safe, sporting good store, electronic lock
sporting good store, electronic lock, ammount: Dear Pon,I don t think that you would be getting a good deal on the Browning safe. Depending on what is wrong with it,... It could cost you $400.00 or more to open and repair it and it has already been through that once before. I would even hesitate if they...

Locksmithing: buzzing door lock on Durango, bell crank, dodge dealer
bell crank, dodge dealer, safe co: Stacy, there could only be one of two problems. 1) The door lock and/or linkage rods that connect to the door lock, bell crank and the automatic lock solenoid may be binding or need adjusting. 2) The automatic lock solenoid, which is what you hear locking...

Locksmithing: CAR DOOR LATCH, olds cutlass ciera, olds cutlass
olds cutlass ciera, olds cutlass, door key: Good morning again. The back door latch might need to be adjusted. A good body shop can do that in a very short time. I was going to suggest the screwdriver trick on the front door but found it hard to explain. If you watched Bob do it it was simple but try...

Locksmithing: CAR DOOR LATCH, olds cutlass ciera, door latch
olds cutlass ciera, door latch, olds cutlass: Good morning Renee. Did the locksmith take your inside door panel off? It sounds to me as if the linkage to the door lock mechanism has become disconnected. Did someone try to open your door with a slim jim tool? If your car was being stolen, this will sometimes...

Locksmithing: CAR DOOR LATCHES & LOCKS, door latch, auto body shops
door latch, auto body shops, safe co: Hi Renee, I must say that you sure have more than your share of problems with this car, although you didn t explain what year and model it was. If its 7 to 10 years old or older, the expense to repair all of the problems may excced what the car is worth....

Locksmithing: Cal-Royal Lever Handle, thumb lock, paperclip
thumb lock, paperclip, hacksaw: Kathy, Sorry so long. I just do this voluntarily. The interior knob should have a small hole in the neck of the lever. If so push a paperclip in and at the same time pull the lever off. I hope you got it off. Mark Action Locksmith Inc thelocksmith66@aol.co...

Locksmithing: Car door won't unlock with key, hometown aol, spare keys
hometown aol, spare keys, safe co: Hi Irma, Geo locks have had a history of problems since they were first introduced. These locks are pretty much the same as the ones used on Isuzu autos. These lock use wafers instead of pins or tumblers and over time and with alot of use, they will either...

Locksmithing: Car door won't open from inside or out..., paint and body shop, chevy cavalier
paint and body shop, chevy cavalier, bell crank: Hi Rob... Don t worry, its not an out-of-bounds question. Since you mentioned that the door can not be opened from the inside or out, it would be impossible for me to tell you how to get the door open. The problem you face may or may not be handled by...

Locksmithing: Car Key Identification, rico torres, key code
rico torres, key code, silver piece: That piece of metal can be a lot of things. Yes it could be your key code. It could also be an item number. The easiest way to find out, is to ask the dealer from which you purchased the car. If it is the key code, it is wise to hold onto it, in the event...

Locksmithing: Career in Locksmithing, locksmith companies, calm head
locksmith companies, calm head, rico torres: Jewel, Which city and state are you in? To answer your questions: Depending on what type of locksmithing he plans to get into, the initial cost can range anywhere from $100 for $6,000. A lot of the equiptment for car lock outs and house lockout...

Locksmithing: Careers In Locksmithing, foley belsaw, safe locks
foley belsaw, safe locks, math problems: I must say that a 60/40 split with no locksmith background is one heck of a deal.... Most guys with years invested don t even get that much unless you have all of your own tools, van and equipment. Every locksmith has his/her area that they prefer to work,...

Locksmithing: Change lock, rim cylinders, cylinder type
rim cylinders, cylinder type, double cylinder: Hello Edgar, That lock should use 2 rim cylinders and you can get replacements from most locksmiths. Removing it may be difficult but without seeing it I can t be certain. The N logo is for National Lock Company and I don t know if they still make...

Locksmithing: Changing a Adams Rite cylinder, set screw, clock position
set screw, clock position, o clock: Hello Sandy, Open the door. On the edge where the lock extends there is a plate with 2 or 3 screws. Remove them. Remove the plate. Now you will see a small hole that is centered where the old cylinder is. This is the set screw that holds it in...

Locksmithing: Changing a Kwikset Door Knob, door latch, knob assembly
door latch, knob assembly, door knobs: Hello Melody, Pry that trim piece off, the one with the slit. Under that should be a large slot. Inside the slot is a metal piece that looks like a V or an arrow. Move that part toward the opening in the slot. The knob assembly will then come off...

Locksmithing: Changing Kwikset handleset interior knob to a lever, new ground, spindle
new ground, spindle, wendy: Hello Wendy, I ve never had this situation come up before and I don t have a knob I can look at to tell you the steps. I suggest you contact Kwikset. http://www.kwikset.com/Support/Contact/default.aspx They should be able to help you. James www.jmlock.co...

Locksmithing: Changing Locks on New Home, universal key, bad shape
universal key, bad shape, question thanks: Hello Jerome, Again that depends on how many locks you have (counting cylinders) and how much they charge for a service call. It also depends on the condition of your current locks and if you wanted to upgrade to a better brand than the current ones. ...

Locksmithing: Changing a lock, double cylinder deadbolts, deadbolt
double cylinder deadbolts, deadbolt, fire hazard: Hi Christy, I sure can understand how you feel, under locksmith law, yes, with the landlords permission, you can change the one deadbolt for one that is keyed on both sides. But once you put that lock on the door, you can never remove it as it is now a...

Locksmithing: Changing Medco lock cylinder to new door, mortise cylinder, set screw
mortise cylinder, set screw, panic devices: GREG, YES, MEDECO IS STILL IN BUSINESS. THE CYLINDER YOU ARE TAKING OUT OF THE OLD DOOR MIGHT BE ABLE TO GO INTO THE NEW IF THE HARDWARE ON THE NEW DOOR IS SIMILAR TO THE OLD DOOR. I WOULD NEED TO KNOW WHAT TYPE OF HARWARE IS ON BOTH DOORS. ALUMINUM/GLASS...

Locksmithing: Changing Schlage cylinders to Mul-T-Lock, dead bolts, lock cylinder
dead bolts, lock cylinder, kiks: Hello SC. If you look at the back of the BC160 once you remove it from the door, you will find a screw that holds the Schlage cylinder in place. Remove the screw and the cylinder will slide out. Insert the Multi-lock cylinder in it s place. The tail piece...

Locksmithing: Changing a Schlage Key-in-Knob Cylinder., spring cap, clock position
spring cap, clock position, release pin: Hello Sam, Insert the existing key and turn it to stop. Insert a small probe tool into the hole that is either at the 9 or 3 o clock position on the side of the thinner part behind the knob and push. Pull the knob after the release pin has been depressed...

Locksmithing: Chinese Key, steel door, usa version
steel door, usa version, locksmiths: Hello Joseph, You ll have to get in touch with the company in China. Most likely there will be noone in the US that can obtain a key for you. I don t deal with companies outside of the US and most other locksmiths don t either. James www.jmlock.co...

Locksmithing: Choosing a security lock, medeco locks, medeco lock
medeco locks, medeco lock, shear line: Hello Jamie, If the current locks function as they should, there is no reason to replace them with new ones. This is true whether it s a Medeco or a simple Kwikset. The best way to describe what goes on inside a standard lock is for you to look at this:...

Locksmithing: Clarification of a previous response, metal doors, steel doors
metal doors, steel doors, backset: Hello Aaron, Yes, you will not need to indent the door edge if you have enough room between the door and jamb. You need to allow for expansion so the gap needs to be 1/4 or so or you will have problems. Move the backset mark 1/8 toward the edge of...

Locksmithing: Coke Machine, coke machine, soda
coke machine, soda: I am not clear as to what you need or why. If you are the owner of the machine and have lost the keys you would need to talk with the original coke distributor who may open it for you but would not give you a key that may open a number of other machines...

Locksmithing: Combination changing, safe co, 3 rings
safe co, 3 rings, open position: Hello Lee, I don t service safes so I couldn t begin to tell you how to change the combination, although with most safes the combination is changed with a safe key inserted into a hole on the inside of the door. You may want to try the other Locksmith...

Locksmithing: Combination Safe, brain cramp, f125
brain cramp, f125, dear tom: Dear Tom, Some safe combinations start to the left and some start to the right. So when I m done explaining how to dial, you may have have to try it both ways,unless you get it the first time.Good Luck !!! To dial the safe open turn the dial at least four...

Locksmithing: Combination sequence, proper sequence, locksmith
proper sequence, locksmith, right direction: Hello Joel. Start by turning the dial left 3 complete turns, stop on the first # Turn the dial right 2 turns past the first # and stop on the 2nd. # Turn the dial left 1 complete turn past the 2nd. # and stop on the last # Turn the dial left until the...

Locksmithing: Combo Change, drawer slider, ebay
drawer slider, ebay, bottom drawer: Dear Richard, Take the drawer with the lock in it to your local locksmith and have them set a new combination for you. As far as the plastic parts you are looking for, replacements will be the same age and probably the same condition but you never know, try...

Locksmithing: Combo change on Liberty safe, sargent and greenleaf, clock dial
sargent and greenleaf, clock dial, clock line: Hello John. This is a piece of cake. Before you took of the back plate, did you see a small hole in it that would be opposite of the lock. It might have a piece of tape or a label over it. There might be carpet over it but there is a small hole. This is the...

Locksmithing: Combo lock, ray ray, finger tip
ray ray, finger tip, locksmith: Ray Yes it can be opened by a locksmith that specializes in safes. The term floor safe can be confusing to some people it means a safe that sets ON the floor which means you might be able to take it to somone to somewhat reduce the cost. It also can mean...

Locksmithing: Commercial Lock Broken, phillips head screws, screw holes
phillips head screws, screw holes, flat blade: What you have is a Adams Rite deadbolt or swingbar, so named because the bolt swings up rather than going in and out. It was designed to fit in the narrow aluminum stile that is part of your door. Before this was invented it was difficult to get a long enough...

Locksmithing: Commercial Locks, adams rite locks, commercial locks
adams rite locks, commercial locks, dead bolt: Hello Jim, All mortise cylinders will be serviced the same with the exception of high security ones. If you find a Kawneer mortise cylinder, throw it out, it s junk, and replace it with a new one. If you re spending $70 on a mortise lock such as what...

Locksmithing: Commerical Lock Broken, thumb turn, set screw
thumb turn, set screw, front doors: Hello James. What you have is called an Adams Rite swing bolt. You have a thumb turn inside and a key outside. Remove the 2 or 3 screws on the edge faceplate and remove faceplate. The thumb turn looks like it is a 1/4 turn too far clockwise. Once the plate...

Locksmithing: Commrecial Door Handle Replacement, entry door locks, keyblank
entry door locks, keyblank, time patrick: Patrick I think I understand. The inside knob has a button in the center that is used to lock/unlock. Depending on the brand, it may be possible to physically pin or fix the button in the locked position or even replace the inside knob with a knob that...

Locksmithing: Copied Keys do not work, room mate, new apartment
room mate, new apartment, locksmiths: Hello Bennet, The locksmiths needed to use calipers on your key, the one that works, and compare that to the copies. Most locks allow a tolerance but there are a few special locks that have to be within .001 on the cuts and spaces. Have any of the locksmiths...

Locksmithing: Copying Keys Through a Locksmith - Best Method, hometown aol, pin kit
hometown aol, pin kit, safe co: Hi Jeff, The pin kit is used to pin a certain lock to a certain key, therefore this one key would be called an Original . It is always BEST to obtain extra key copies from an original key. Keep in mind that each time you copy a key, the next key...

Locksmithing: Corbin Russwin IC core re-pinning procedure, corbin russwin, new keys
corbin russwin, new keys, locksmith: Hello Ben, Unfortunately I have never keyed an IC core. I do know that IC pinning equipment is needed and that you ll need new keys for the locks you want to rekey. Take them to a locksmith that handles IC cores and have them rekey them for you. ...

Locksmithing: Correspondence courses, foley belsaw, mail correspondence
foley belsaw, mail correspondence, adams rite locks: Hello Raphael, (This is a copy of my answer since you said you lost it) I have only dealt with Foley-Belsaw and I would stay away from that one. The courses don t cover very much of what I currently use on a daily basis. Any correspondence course...

Locksmithing: Correspondence courses, foley belsaw course, mail correspondence
foley belsaw course, mail correspondence, hometown aol: Hi Raphael, That is a hard question to answer...... I have all of the course books that are offered by the correspondence schools and each has alot to offer. I took the Foley-Belsaw course, not just for its education and equipment that you get to keep,...

Locksmithing: Curio Cabinet Lock, curio cabinet, correct key
curio cabinet, correct key, locksmith: Hello Bette, You ll have to check inside the keyhole for any obstruction. It s unlikely that someone using the wrong key or any other device to bypass the lock would have damaged it to the point of it not working with the correct key. If you can t find...

Locksmithing: Curious and curiouser . . ., keyless door knob, rico torres
keyless door knob, rico torres, deadbolt: Suzy, Sure, in most cases when a lock just spins. The reason for this is a break in the tail piece. Each side of a lock has a separate tailpiece that goes through the center of the latch. This allows the outside and inside locks to work independently from...

Locksmithing: CWL safe manuals, hometown aol, seral number
hometown aol, seral number, safe co: Hi Ken, What your going to need to do is take the safe to a local locksmith and have them open or repair it and change the code for you. In the way your trying to do this, I can understand, save a few bucks. But without Bona Fide proof of ownership such...

Locksmithing: Cylinder Lock parts, cylinder lock, safe co
cylinder lock, safe co, deadlock: Hi Chuck, The proper name for the part of the latch that you are refering to, is called: The Deadlocking Plunger. The purpose of the deadlock is, (if the strike plate is installed correctly) to prevent the latch from being forced or pushed back with...

Locksmithing: Cylinder plug wont fit, doorknob, jamb
doorknob, jamb, latch: Dear Chris, The spindle that you call the cylinder plug is curved and so is the hole in the latch that the spindle fits into. Get your spindle lined up and insert it into the latch turning the knob back and forth as you push it in. Once you ve got it through...

Locksmithing: cannonball safe gear removal, mr webb, tilton
mr webb, tilton, mcfarland: Hello Tim. I would soak it with some penitrant such as a Kano product. Did you try Cannonball on the internet for someone who might have one. Hit this site and see if someone there can help savta.org other than that, I m with you. Good luck on your...

Locksmithing: cant get bolt out of wall/door, cold chisel, deadbolt
cold chisel, deadbolt, pliers: Hello Denny, The bolt is installed with the door open so it s impossible to remove if you can t open the door, unless it doesn t function then it s time for a hammer, cold chisel and pliers. First try turning the bolt mechanism with a screwdriver. Insert...

Locksmithing: car boot lock, graphite powder, turning the key
graphite powder, turning the key, car boot: Hello Jessica. Where do you live that you have to use a boot! Anyway, I do not recommend graphite for anything. Use LPS products, 3n1 oil or a lite oil. You might take it to a locksmith and have it rekeyed. It sounds like the key is getting worn somewhat....

Locksmithing: car door, cutlass supreme, flat blade
cutlass supreme, flat blade, car door: Hello Jack, When you installed the new handle did you use new linkage rod connectors? Roll the window down. From the outside use a very long flat blade screwdriver 2 feet. Put it in the door cavity close to the latching side and fish downward and try to...

Locksmithing: car door lock that is stuck, rico torres, screw driver
rico torres, screw driver, carand: This is a common problem actually. It is easily fixed. While jiggeling the handle use your finger or a screw driver to push the ratchet lock to the open position. The ratchet lock is on the side of the door. It is what connects to the rod that s on your...

Locksmithing: car door lock, fishing hook, rico torres
fishing hook, rico torres, car door: Take a fishing hook with a barb. Straighten out the hook and insert it into the lock. Catch the end of the key with the barb and pull it out of the lock. Let me know if you have any further questions. Rico Torres 24 HR LOCKSMITH www.24hrlocksmith.co...

Locksmithing: Can an car lock be re-keyed, truck locks, four locks
truck locks, four locks, wheel assembly: Hello Tina, Car lock can be rekeyed, at a price. The ignition cylinder must be removed and for most vehicles, that means removing the airbag and steering wheel assembly as well as the door and truck locks. The labor for removing them is usually too...

Locksmithing: career, lockmasters, correspondence courses
lockmasters, correspondence courses, luck mark: Whats going on Chantell, There are several hands on classes that you can take. There are also correspondence courses that send you the books and materials to work on then you send it back. I personally like to be shown and have a person teaching me but...

Locksmithing: career, felony conviction, good eyesight
felony conviction, good eyesight, vocational counselor: Hi Herb, Now here s a stickey question for sure...... 1) How long does it take to become a locksmith ? That really depends on each person. Some can and will learn it very quick, others, never get it at all. A person should be very good with their...

Locksmithing: What causes key hard to remove from lock?, schlage locks, fish hook
schlage locks, fish hook, schlage lock: Hi, I would point my finger at # 3, but here are the options..... First, The lock may have been rekeyed at some point and whoever keyed them may have overloaded one of the pin chambers inside the lock, meaning that there are way too many pins in one...

Locksmithing: changeing the combination on a York safe, rico torres, york fire
rico torres, york fire, many different types: Ok George, It s hard to come across information on the old York Safes, as they went out of business over 50 years ago. Plus on top of that they made so many different types of safes. However, visit the following link and post your question again. You...

Locksmithing: changing knob covers, handleset, deadbolt
handleset, deadbolt, levers: Hello Bob, You can t buy just the knobs or levers, you have to get the whole thing. Have you checked out www.jmlock.com to find a replacement lock in the finish you want? Unless you have a handleset it shouldn t cost $125. If you do have a handleset,...

Locksmithing: changing a pin cylinder in a schlage lock, pin cylinder, turning the key
pin cylinder, turning the key, schlage lock: Dear Angelo, The ORB tells me the shape of the knob and the 626 tells me the color of the knob but your are in luck because I think schlage only makes the orbital knob in two series of locks, the a series and the F series.Lucky for you again,you remove...

Locksmithing: changing tumlers, likelyhood, locksmith
likelyhood, locksmith, lowes: If the key you want to fit the locks will slide into the lock you want to fix, it can be done. It is not something you can do on your own because you need some tools and supplies. I suggest you take it to a locksmith or perhaps if you just bought it the hardware...

Locksmithing: changinga medco lock for another, medeco locks, medco
medeco locks, medco, allen wrench: Hello Stanley, It s possible that the lock is removed by removing the plate on the edge of the door and inserting a small allen wrench to unscrew the set screws, then unscrew the cylinders from each side of the door but most Medeco locks are not installed...

Locksmithing: chevrolet trunk lock, rico torres, correct key
rico torres, correct key, degreaser: Yes someone could have tampered with the lock, however if you don t visualy see evidence of such, then most likely it is natural causes. Inside of the lock a pin/wafer tends to get stuck. Once this happens regardless of the correct key the lock will not...

Locksmithing: combination directions, dial right, number combination
dial right, number combination, mosler: Hello Brandon. Start by turning the dial to the left 3 complete turns and stop on the first #. Turn right 2 turns past first # and stop on 2nd #. Turn left 1 turn past 2nd # and stop on 3rd #. Turn dial right to last # or until the dial stops. That should...

Locksmithing: combination lost, mosler, locksmith
mosler, locksmith, mobile al: Hello Tom, Open your local phone book and look under Locks & Locksmiths for a local locksmith. You may have to call a few until you find one that services safes. I don t service safes so can t offer much more. James www.jmlock.com/index.as...

Locksmithing: combination numbers, enamal, artist brush
enamal, artist brush, steel wool: Hello Greg. The dial is probably made from brass. Steel wool off the numbers and buff it clean and then use a pointed artist brush with white or black enamal paint to re-number the numbers. That should look really great. When it is all dried wax the dial to...

Locksmithing: commercial door rekey or lock removal, set screws, rekey
set screws, rekey, allen wrench: Hello Richie, Remove the face plate on the edge of the door. At the center line of the lock cylinders are two set screws. Use a small screwdriver or allen wrench to loosen them one at a time. Use an existing key and insert it into the cylinder half way....

Locksmithing: control key, locksmith, control key
locksmith, control key, becuase: Hello Amos, If you remove the pins yourself the locksmith can t decode them and they key will not work. You can try to drill it yourself but if you do it wrong, you ve destroyed a lock for no reason. $40 is cheap. Let the locksmith do it. James...

Locksmithing: how can a copy this key??, rico torres, car key
rico torres, car key, security purposes: Justin, Yes, you can make a copy of a key from an impression. However it will be very hard to find a company willing to copy just an impression. For security purposes they want the actual key. Thank You, Rico Torres 24 HR LOCKSMITH www.24hrlocksmith.co...

Locksmithing: copying keys, rico torres, ace hardware
rico torres, ace hardware, locksmith shop: John, Yes! Take your key to a locksmith shop. They will be able to copy it. Never trust those hardware stores and grocery stores to make keys for you. All they are trained to do is push the start button on the machine. Let me know if you have any further...

Locksmithing: corbin Deadbolt, slide bolt, set screw
slide bolt, set screw, allen wrench: Hello Kevin, If your deadbolt has a removable plate around the bolt: 1. Remove the faceplate from the edge of the door 2. Using a 5/64 Allen wrench (it may need to be slightly larger or smaller), insert it next to the bolt (of the deadbolt) toward the...

Locksmithing: corbin/ruswin door knobs, corbin ruswin, screw driver
corbin ruswin, screw driver, door knobs: Dear Rob, The Russwin lock that I think you have comes off easily. You have to loosen the the rose on the inside of the lock, insert a screw driver between the rose and the door from the latch side, push the flatbar retainer on the opposite side of the stem...

Locksmithing: curio cabinet keys, corner curio cabinet, locksmiths
corner curio cabinet, locksmiths, skeleton key: Hello Markita, CompX (formerly known as National Lock) makes a warded barrel key that is already cut to fit most furniture locks. The part number is D8890 and is available through most locksmiths. I have some in stock but I haven t a clue where they...

Locksmithing: curio cabinet locked and key broke in lock, needle nose pliers, curio cabinet
needle nose pliers, curio cabinet, repeat process: Hello Phillip, Depending on what type of key it is you ll need some small probe tools and needle-nose pliers. Drill bits work sometimes as probes, again depending on the type of key. Thread in a small bit between the key and the lock; then when it s in...

Locksmithing: curio cabinet locks, curio cabinets, curio cabinet
curio cabinets, curio cabinet, furniture locks: Hello Jamie, Some furniture locks use one type of key. Some locksmiths carry those and you can just pick one up without them needing to come to your house. You need to remove the broken part of the key in the one curio before attempting to use another...

Locksmithing: cutting a metal door jamb, cinder block construction, side ways
cinder block construction, side ways, 3 doors: Hello Brent, Some steel frames are filled with concrete and/or mortar but I ve only seen that on the side jambs, not the header. It depends on what the builder/installer did when it was installed. Being steel it will be harder to cut than aluminum but...

Locksmithing: How to get the cylinder out of a kwikset, hometown aol, safe co
hometown aol, safe co, kwikset: Hi Tandi, Its not that hard of a job, but the right tools help. If you will write me direct at: AActionLock@aol.com I will send you information on how to do this. It would take me a week to explain it here and there would be some things that would make...

Locksmithing: cylinder plug removal, spring cap, follower
spring cap, follower, pins: Hello Allan, You can pick the lock open or use a key blank and a shim. The other alternative is to remove the spring cap without losing everything, remove the springs and pins, reattach the cap then insert your springs and top pins with a follower in the...

Locksmithing: cylinder removal, special key, open hole
special key, open hole, schlage: Hello Leonard, Sorry for the delay in responding. I m without phone and internet at this time due to a storm. The cover should come off and the cylinder will come out. Sometimes you have to pry the cover. If your lock is a removable core by Schlage...

Locksmithing: Damaged Ignition, lexus is300, rico torres
lexus is300, rico torres, carwash: Cindy, I can not honestly answer this question without looking at the ignition. However, if the ignition was working fine before you gave them the car, and they returned the car with a damaged ignition, I d say you have a good case against them. 2001 Lexus...

Locksmithing: DEADBOLT LOCK, hometown aol, safe co
hometown aol, safe co, co web: Hi Louis, Sorry for the delay, but work has been rough.... I m going to need to know the brand name of the lock your working with so that I may help you correctly. Thanks, Charles D. Wyatt, Jr. CML,CMS Pres/Ceo A-Action Lock & Safe, Co. Web...

Locksmithing: DEADBOLT, no screws, wd 40
no screws, wd 40, changes in the weather: Hello Koko, Unfortunately I cannot reveal this type of information. The possiblity that someone may use the method for an illegal purpose is too high. Make sure you are using the right key. Spray some WD-40 into the keyway and insert the key. Do...

Locksmithing: DEXTER DEADBOLT CYLINDER REKEY, tiny balls, lock cylinder
tiny balls, lock cylinder, change key: Hello Ed. Those are master pins in the shape of balls. Alot of companies would use those when they would master key for large jobs. Insert themaster key and the balls would be used as ipns. Insert the change key when the home/unit was sold and the balls would...

Locksmithing: Dead Bolt Problem, clock position, proper key
clock position, proper key, o clock: Hello Alex, If a locksmith won t even try to pick the lock, find another locksmith. Destruction of any lock is always a last resort. Plus $75 is too much unless you are in a large city or very rural. The use of any lock bypass method without proper...

Locksmithing: Dead bolt locks, dead bolt locks, rico torres
dead bolt locks, rico torres, locksmith: John, Yes. Call a locksmith and ask them how much they will charge you to re-key your locks. Let them know what brand you have. The will then be able to give you a quote over the telephone. Your other option is to take the locks to the store you purchased...

Locksmithing: Dead bolt stuck-stripped screws also, locksmith shop, flat head screw
locksmith shop, flat head screw, dead bolt: Linda, Take the broken key to a locksmith shop and have it duplicated. With a duplicate key you can unlock the lock. If the screws are completely stripped, you can use a dremel tool to cut a slot on the head of the screw. Then use a flat head screw...

Locksmithing: Dead Lock Bolt Stuck, screw driver, rico torres
screw driver, rico torres, deadlock: Hello Damien, You can use the screw driver, but you must remove the outside and inside housings of the lock first. With both cylinders removed the only thing left in the door is the bolt in the locked position. At this stage you insert the screw driver...

Locksmithing: Deadbold Lock Quality, free security check, schlage locks
free security check, schlage locks, dead bolts: The easiest way to tell the grade 3 from a grade 2 or 1 is to examine the end of the bolt. A grade 3 will have a bolt that is 5/8 w x 5/8 h and is chamfered with texture in the middle. The grade 2 and grade 1 have bolts that are 5/8 w x 3/4 h and smooth....

Locksmithing: Deadbolt, rico torres, temperature change
rico torres, temperature change, trailing edge: Debi, This can happen for several reasons. 1. Your door might have experienced a dramatic temperature change. For example, one day it s 80 degrees the next it s 40. This can weather a door and frame causing them to expand or contract, resulting in a mis-aligned...

Locksmithing: Deadbolt, dead bolt, rico torres
dead bolt, rico torres, lock smith: John, The only lock smith in the area made a repair to it 6 months aga, but it s back to the same problem. What did the locksmith do to fix the lock? Did he/she tell you what was wrong with it? When turn the key, what happens? Does the key just...

Locksmithing: Deadbolt, deadbolt, double cylinder
deadbolt, double cylinder, bolt: Hello Jenny. It sounds like you have a Kwikset double cylinder deadbolt. 2 screws will allow you to take the lock off the door. You have a broken tail piece. Probably becaue the bolt is tight going into the jam or it needs lubrication. 1 piece of the tail...

Locksmithing: Deadbolt, rico torres, double cylinder
rico torres, double cylinder, home depot: Dave, Easy Solution: You can get a decorative handle and install it below the deadbolt. You can also install a passage knob under the deadbolt. You can get these items at Home Depot. Let me know if you have any questions. Rico TOrres 24 HR...

Locksmithing: Deadbolt Cylinder Spins, rico torres, thanks in advance
rico torres, thanks in advance, toggle: Hello Beth, The tail piece has come loose from the cylinder. Uninstall the lock and you will find the tail piece detached. Re-attach the tail piece, and put the black ring back on to secure its position. This will fix your problem. Let me know if you...

Locksmithing: Deadbolt key will not go in, rico torres, lok
rico torres, lok, locks: Judd, You might want to spray some lok shot into the lock to clean out any debris and lubricate the pins on the inside. If that doesn t work, I would call a locksmith. If you recently rekeyed your locks, or made copies of your key, it is possible that...

Locksmithing: Deadbolt key won't turn, locksmith, casey
locksmith, casey: Hello Casey, You may have damaged something internally which will still allow you to pick the lock but a key may not work. The best option is to disassemble the lock and repin it to the key. A locksmith can do that for you and I would advise as such....

Locksmithing: Deadbolt with no key, no screws, key hole
no screws, key hole, half dollar: Hello Ken, Sorry for the delay in responding... That type of deadbolt may require the door to be open to remove it. There may be screws holding it in place on the latch edge of the door which are only accessible from behind the bolt s plate. It s...

Locksmithing: Deadbolt Lock - Can Remove Key In Locked Position Only, rico torres
rico torres: Raymond, Take the lock off of the door. Turn the tail piece one full rotation away from the frame of the door. Reinstall the deadbolt and try again. This should fix your problem. Let me know if you have any questions. Rico Torres 24 HR LOCKSMITH...

Locksmithing: Deadbolt lock, deadbolt lock, key cylinder
deadbolt lock, key cylinder, security brand: Hello Gary, Insert your key into the inside key hole and turn it until the slot next to the key hole moves out of the way. Insert a small probe tool and push, push hard. The part the key cylinder is in should come off when you pull. If not, turn the...

Locksmithing: Deadbolt not locking easily, screw holes, doorknob
screw holes, doorknob, screws: Hello Elaina, The strike plate for the deadbolt isn t lining up properly. You either need to move the strike toward the direction you have to pull the door or replace the strike with a larger one, mounting it closer to the direction you have to pull. ...

Locksmithing: Deadbolt with a longer throw, schlage deadbolts, wood screws
schlage deadbolts, wood screws, finished plate: Hello Drew, A 1 deadbolt throw is the most I ve seen. The key isn t the amount of throw, it s how strong the strike plate is and how it s connected to the jamb. It s important to have 3 screws that go through the plate into the studs and that the...

Locksmithing: Deadbolt in metal door?, deadbolt lock, installing a deadbolt
deadbolt lock, installing a deadbolt, wood chisel: Hello Colin, On every residential metal door (that I know of) there is a foam core surrounded by about 1/4 of metal. On the edges of the door there is also some wood, for strength. A wider piece of wood should be on the lock side, but isn t usually (although...

Locksmithing: Deadbolt Problem, wd 40, deadbolt lock
wd 40, deadbolt lock, locksmith: Hello Curt, It sounds like your key needs replaced. If it s worn it will cause the lock to be hard to operate. You can check the wear of the key by looking at it from a side view. If the peaks are rounded it is a good sign that the key has worn. If...

Locksmithing: Deadbolt Removal, property aquisition, replacing windows
property aquisition, replacing windows, deadbolt lock: Hello Matt, Find a locksmith in your area that will open the houses for you and make you keys. If you use them every time, most locksmiths will give you a discount. In my area, I have many realtors and others that deal with repossessions of homes. ...

Locksmithing: Deadbolt Removal, screw holes, set screw
screw holes, set screw, sized hole: Hello Joe, You must remove the faceplate on the edge of the door to access the set screws if there are any before turning the cylinder in an attempt to remove it. Some require you to insert the key and turn it slightly to move some metal that cover the...

Locksmithing: Deadbolt removal, key hole, odd jobs
key hole, odd jobs, tacks: Hello Brian, Sometimes metal tacks are used to cover the screw heads. Pop those off to access and remove the screws. Other locks require the use of an existing key. If you can see holes in the cover where screws should be but you see only metal, insert...

Locksmithing: Deadbolt removal, screw heads, set screw
screw heads, set screw, o clock: Hello Peter, It s most likely a Harloc, National or another brand that isn t used much any longer. With most like you mention, insert the existing key into the inside cylinder. Turn it clockwise until you see the metal where the screws should be move...

Locksmithing: Deadbolt will not unlock, dead bolt, divet
dead bolt, divet, key hole: Hello Tom. Defiant is the cheapest lock out there! But none the less lets go. The door frame or door has shifted causing the bolt to wedge into the frame. Use a hair drier if it is really cold outside. Heat the lock up and try to open it again. I have seen...

Locksmithing: Deadbolt won't always turn, palm of your hand, hinges
palm of your hand, hinges: Hello Jeff, Remove the lock from the door. The tailpiece of the deadbolt needs to be turned properly before reinstalled. The tailpiece is the long part that comes off the back of the deadbolt. Before you reinstall the lock on the door, try your key....

Locksmithing: Which Deadbolt?, kwikset ultramax, selling on ebay
kwikset ultramax, selling on ebay, kwikset lock: Hello Alexandra, PLastic in any lock is a very bad idea. You re wanting a deadbolt for protection and plastic..well it s plastic, what protection can that offer. The Kwikset UltraMax series is a good model. It s better than the standard Kwikset lock...

Locksmithing: Deadbolts, high security locks, thumb turn
high security locks, thumb turn, double cylinder: Dear Dana, Those are both hard questions to answer but I will do my best. Kwikset makes three different grades of deadbolts. The Kwikset 980/985 is a grade one lock.(very heavy duty). The kwikset 780/785 is a grade two lock.(heavy duty) The kwikset 660/665...

Locksmithing: Dexter door knob, knob assembly, dexter
knob assembly, dexter, blade: Hello Bob, If you can remove the outside knob and the inside one is still installed, that s a problem since the outside shouldn t come off until the inside is removed. Send photos to custserv at jmlock dot com then I may be able to understand your problem....

Locksmithing: Dexter front door lock, no screws, dead bolt
no screws, dead bolt, screw driver: Hello John, Pry the rose back and see if you see any screw heads. If you can, the knob has to come off unless you can access the screws behind the rose. If you re replacing the lock, it won t matter if you bend the rose just to remove the lock. If...

Locksmithing: Diebold 177 combination instructions, rico torres, correct combination
rico torres, correct combination, electronic lock: Tony, I haven t done a diebold in a long time. It is quite possible one of the other locksmiths on this site can better assist you. However, if my memory is correct you turn it 5 times past 30 and ending on 30 on the 5th time. Then you turn it in the other...

Locksmithing: Different locks on three exterior doors, rico torres, rekeying
rico torres, rekeying, exterior doors: Jacqui, Yes, rekeying is the best way to get the locks to all work on the same key. Most locks can be rekeyed. A locksmith will come out to your house and rekey the locks on the spot. As to the prices they will vary depending on your market area. Simply...

Locksmithing: DOM ix dimple key, locks locksmiths, dom ix
locks locksmiths, dom ix, yellowpages: Hello Lucy, I don t know anyone in Denver or for that matter anyone outside of where I live now or used to live in Missouri. Open your yellow pages to Locks & Locksmiths or search the yellowpages.com directory for a locksmith in Denver. Call each one...

Locksmithing: Door (Deadbolt) Stuck In Locked Position, screw driver, hometown aol
screw driver, hometown aol, safe co: Hi Justin, Sorry its taken a while, but things have REALLY been busy and I ve not had any time to get on over the last few days. Anyway, you didn t say the brand name of the lock in question, but when a latch fails to respond to direct force, like a...

Locksmithing: Door Handle Latch, broken spring, door handle
broken spring, door handle, latch: Hello Shirley, Typically handlesets (what you have) with a thumbpiece for the latch break at that part and cannot be repaired since most of the time what breaks is a cast metal piece, generally the back part of the thumbpiece. You can take it to a locksmith...

Locksmithing: Door has no handle, double cylinder, spare key
double cylinder, spare key, paperclip: Hello Thomas, Most double cylinder locks aren t interconnected but I m not familiar with Euro locks so they could be. It won t hurt to try pushing the other key out with a paperclip but I can t say for certain if it will work. Are you sure that s the...

Locksmithing: Door Knobs, doorknob, door knobs
doorknob, door knobs, screws: Hello Hazel, There should be two screws on the inside part of the knob. If you don t see them, look for a small slot in the side of the knob and push it in while pulling on the knob. Once removed pry the rose off (the larger part next to the door) then...

Locksmithing: Door knob, rico torres, tiny hole
rico torres, tiny hole: Look for a tiny hole on the side of the lever. Inside this hole will be a button that you must push to pull the handle off of the lock. Depending on the model this is done by a few different methods. The first method is to just push the button and pull...

Locksmithing: Front Door Lock, external portion, rim lock
external portion, rim lock, incription: Hello Tyler, Ideal Security is out of business, and, as you can probably tell by the lock, it s a good thing. You have a rim lock and there is none that I have seen that can retrofit the Ideal Security lock so if you need to replace it, you ll most likely...

Locksmithing: Door latch tongues stuck, door latch, silicone spray
door latch, silicone spray, wd 40: Hello Kathe, The springs may be worn out or the mechanism may be dirty. First try pushing the latch all the way in and spray some wd-40 or silicone spray into the gaps around it. You may need to pry it back out the first time after that but then it should...

Locksmithing: Door/lock Jiggles inside the door jam, strike plates, jiggles
strike plates, jiggles, ericka: Hello Ericka, Inside the strike plate on the door jamb (the part the latch of the lock goes in to) there is a tab on the side facing the way the door swings away. In the middle of that tab is a slot. Insert a screwdriver into that slot and bend the tab...

Locksmithing: Door lock problem, wd 40, exterior door
wd 40, exterior door, moving parts: Hello Frank, You have 2 options: 1: check the strike plate in the door jamb. The bolt may be rubbing on it which will cause the problem you are having. Lifting, pushing or pulling on the door while operating the lock will sometimes fix the problem...

Locksmithing: Front Door lock problem, two locks, vertical rods
two locks, vertical rods, mortice lock: Hello Alan, Sounds like you have a 3-point lock. Sometimes the mechanism that the vertical rods are attached to breaks or wears out and can cause this problem. You ll need a locksmith to help get the door open then replace or repair the lock. If you...

Locksmithing: Door lock problem, wd 40, locking doors
wd 40, locking doors, exterior door: Frank I think the problem is the deadlatch . Most latches on locking doors have 2 pieces, the main larebeveled latchbolt and a smaller deadlatch. The purpose is to prevent the latch from being opened with a credit card or similar. when the door is open...

Locksmithing: Door lock repair, wd 40, exit device
wd 40, exit device, exterior door: Which model of Dexter lock do you have? Even with the door open you can not retract the bolt? Can you retract the bolt with the key? Is this lock on a commercial building? Answer 1: If this lock is on a commercial building, It is probablly...

Locksmithing: Doorknob and plate with no screws-How to remove???, no screws, lever type
no screws, lever type, doorknob: Hello Krystal, There should be a small flat pin of sorts holding the interior knob on. Press it in with a small tool while pulling on the knob. Once that s off, pry the larger part (rose) off of the door. You should then see screws. If this isn t...

Locksmithing: Doorknob replacement, type latch, no screws
type latch, no screws, mr farrell: I have seen pre-manufactured doors/frames that used a drive-in type latch. Once you remove the knob you should be able to push it out from behind in the cross-bore hole. Of course you ll need a knobset with a drive-in latch to replace it. You shouldn t...

Locksmithing: Double cylinder front door Schlage deadbolt, safe co, double cylinder
safe co, double cylinder, frontdoor: Hi Chuck, You are correct. The problem is in the way the tail pieces line up. If you will remove the lock cylinders and hold each one in your hands. Now stand facing the edge of the door, you should be looking at the latch. Now take the cylinder in your...

Locksmithing: Double dead bolt, dead bolt, rico torres
dead bolt, rico torres, deadbolts: AC, A lot of times, paint glues the locks to the door. If you have already removed all the screws, very carefully try to pry the lock off the door. The paint should give way, and the lock will come out. Do not try to pull fast as you will strip the paint...

Locksmithing: Double Keyed Deadbolt, double cylinder deadbolts, thumb lock
double cylinder deadbolts, thumb lock, rico torres: Tiffany, NO. If you own the home and live there you can have any locks you want. However: If you own the home, but are renting it out. Then there is some truth to what she is saying. You can have double cylinder deadbolts on every door of the house....

Locksmithing: Drill open a oldsmobile auto trunk, little bit at a time, rico torres
little bit at a time, rico torres, locksmith: John, I recommend calling a locksmith to come out and inspect the lock for you. They might be able to fix the lock for you without having to purchase new materials. I do not recommend ever drilling a lock on a car. Unfortunately without viewing the lock,...

Locksmithing: Duraset Entry Door Lock, kwikset ultramax, no screws
kwikset ultramax, no screws, series locks: Hello Raymond, There is a small retainer pin located at the 9 or 3 o clock postion on most knob locks (the inside knob) that have no exposed screws. Push the retainer in while pulling on the inside knob. Carefully pry off the rose to expose the screws....

Locksmithing: damaged lock, severe thunderstorms, wd 40
severe thunderstorms, wd 40, airborne particles: Hello Pamela, Without proper maintenance a lock will get sticky and may eventually fail. Picking the lock will generally not interfere with the key working properly. During the thunderstorms dirt, debris and other airborne particles got thrown around...

Locksmithing: daycare door, rico torres, curious kids
rico torres, curious kids, glass doors: Erin, It is a push paddle for a mortise lock. Quite possible it is from S. Parker manufacturers. The next locksmith you call tell them, that your mortise push paddle isn t working and you need to have it inspected or possibly replaced. Let me know...

Locksmithing: deadbold removal, dead bolt, muscle power
dead bolt, muscle power, wings: Hello Gaute, I need more information and photos if you can. Are there any markings on the lock like a logo or a name? Do you have the original keys? If so, do the keys have any markings? If you can send photos, please send to custserv at jmlock dot...

Locksmithing: deadbolt, expansion and contraction, palm of your hand
expansion and contraction, palm of your hand, chisel: Hello Julie, If this is a new problem your lock may need replacing. If this issue has always been around, your deadbolt is installed incorrectly. Also the strike plate for the bolt is not lining up with the bolt which can be cause by expansion and contraction...

Locksmithing: deadbolt broken pin removal, metal sheath, pin removal
metal sheath, pin removal, smooth metal: TO ANSWER YOUR QUESTION. YOU KNOW YOU NEED TO REMOVE THE OTHER SCREW. YOU MUST DRILL THE SCREW OUT IF YOU DAMAGED THE HEAD OF THE SCREW OR HAVE A BROKEN EASY OUT STUCK IN THE SCREW. IT IS USUALLY EASY TO DRILL THE SCREW FROM THE OUTSIDE OF THE DOOR. YOU ARE...

Locksmithing: deadbolt freezing in the winter, propane torch, water displacement
propane torch, water displacement, weather elements: Hey Bill, It is unusual to have a lock freeze especially one that is not exposed to weather. What I would do is heat the lock with the torch to dry it then use WD-40 (Water Displacement 40th attempt) Hence the name WD-40. Spray into key hole every three...

Locksmithing: my deadbolt jambed in the locked position, rico torres, screw driver
rico torres, screw driver, deadbolt lock: There are two main types of deadbolt bolts. Both types open the same way. One either has a hole in the shape of a cross and the other has a hole more shaped like a big square. For both types you are going to insert a screw driver into the whole and...

Locksmithing: deadbolt key will not turn, safe co, locksmith
safe co, locksmith, cml: I m going to answer your question anyway, even though I m late in answering it and the reason is that the site has failed to send me a notice that I had a pending question, so please don t hold it against me. Yes.... Please call a local locksmith, as...

Locksmithing: deadbolt with no key, deadbolt lock, screws
deadbolt lock, screws, brand name: Hello Ken, Look at this response first: http://www.allexperts.com/answerq.asp?QuestionID=3964115&ExpertID=42028 Then try this one: http://www.allexperts.com/answerq.asp?QuestionID=3803703&ExpertID=42028 If neither of those help, email me some photos...

Locksmithing: deadbolt lock for 5th wheel trailer door, 5th wheel trailer, double cylinder deadbolt
5th wheel trailer, double cylinder deadbolt, backset: Hello John, You need a double cylinder deadbolt that s designed for use on a mobile home or RV. Kwikset makes a 660 series that will work on a 1-3/8 thick door but it uses a 1 throw bolt, which may be too long for your door jamb. I carry one that...

Locksmithing: how do I take out my deadbolt lock, allen screw, having a nightmare
allen screw, having a nightmare, set screw: Hello Jay, On the tumbturn under the part that goes into the door is a small set screw, possibly made of plastic but most likely an Allen screw. Remove that screw, the handle will come off then you can remove the large plate which cover the mounting...

Locksmithing: deadbolt locks, deadbolt locks, dead bolt
deadbolt locks, dead bolt, double cylinder deadbolt: First and utmost. If you don t require a double cylinder deadbolt than don t use one. Most people use them when there is glass or other material that can be broken through and a person could reach inside to unlock the door. The only time one should be used...

Locksmithing: deadbolt locks, deadbolt locks, homecenters
deadbolt locks, homecenters, wd 40: Hello Calli, You can use WD-40 or similar. Do NOT use 3n1 oil and I recommend against using graphite. Be sure that the problem exists within the lock. Do this by opening the door then trying your key. If it turns without problems, the problem lies...

Locksmithing: deadbolt does not open when it is cold outside, strike plates, cause and solution
strike plates, cause and solution, door locks: Hello Thomas, Lift or push down on the door while turning the key. You may also or instead have to push or pull on the door while turning the key. Temperature changes will cause some doors to become misaligned which will keep the locks from lining up...

Locksmithing: deadbolt removal, set screw, set screws
set screw, set screws, screw driver: Hello again Joe, The set screws are inside the holes next to the bolt and are about 1 back. Don t unscrew them all the way or they ll fall out. I can t remember what size the set screw is but once you try a few you ll know which one. Insert your key...

Locksmithing: deadbolt removal, dead bolt, flat blade
dead bolt, flat blade, gold coating: I cannot picture the situation. do you know the model number of the lock? probably not. How old do think it is? Some Kwikset deadbolts have a set of screws that are just for holding trim on and concealing the real screws. The real screws may not look like...

Locksmithing: deadbolt removal, slide bolt, set screw
slide bolt, set screw, keylock: Hello Craig, If your deadbolt has a removable plate around the bolt: 1. Remove the faceplate from the edge of the door 2. Using a 5/64 Allen wrench (it may need to be slightly larger or smaller), insert it next to the bolt (of the deadbolt) toward the...

Locksmithing: deadbolt removal, schlage locks, double cylinder
schlage locks, double cylinder, tacks: Hello Jim, I m not sure what you mean by Drive Pins . Sometimes with Schlage double cylinder deadbolts there are tacks that are inserted into the heads of the mounting screws to hide the screws and prevent tampering. If this is what you are referring...

Locksmithing: deadbolt screw tapon removal, wire cutters, double cylinder
wire cutters, double cylinder, screwdriver: Hi Dave. I allways wait a day or 2 just to set it in place. Use a small blade screwdriver or a small pair of wire cutters to get under the head of the tapon. Pry it out and make adjustments. It may take some talent but in will come out. Good luck, lock bob...

Locksmithing: deadbolt in steel door, twist type only, no key, party at my place, lockset
party at my place, lockset, bathroom window: Hello Matt. I would call the sob who did it out to crawl back into the window and open it-or at least send them the bill. I think you have a twist bolt on the inside. IF you knew right where it is in the door, you could drill a small hole in the door right...

Locksmithing: deadbolt stuck and key slot destroyed, oval shape, exterior face
oval shape, exterior face, straight sides: Hello Dave, You need to manually unlock it. After drilling the cylinder there is a stud that protrudes toward the outside and it may or may not have a slot in it. Turn that piece to unlock the door. Once the door is unlocked, open the door and remove...

Locksmithing: deadbolt for thin exteriordoor, way to the edge, kwikset
way to the edge, kwikset, deadbolts: Hello Denise, The only solution is to build up the door around where the lock will go. There aren t any wrap-around plates designed for that thin of a door but Kwikset makes a remodeling plate that is designed to help when replacing older style of locks...

Locksmithing: deadbolt won't lock, expansion and contraction, alignment problems
expansion and contraction, alignment problems, doorframe: Hello Pam, It sounds like it s not installed properly on the door. If the tailpiece isn t turned the correct way before installation it may not operate the bolt the way it s been designed. If the screws on the keyed section are too tight it can cause...

Locksmithing: deadbolt won't unlock, latch bolt, thumb latch
latch bolt, thumb latch, tiny gold: Hello Rusty, If you are able to remove the screws from the inside of the door, do so and you can turn the latch bolt back with a screwdriver to unlock the door. Since you said it wasn t working, it s time to replace it or take it to a locksmith. James...

Locksmithing: my deadbolt wont open with key, collage student, garage apartment
collage student, garage apartment, apartment manager: Hello Desirae, Call the apartment manager. If the keys they gave you don t work, it s their responsiblity to get you in and fix the problem. If you have to call a locksmith, your landlord should reimburse you. There is no easy way around a deadbolt....

Locksmithing: deadbolt, deadbolts, locksmith
deadbolts, locksmith, screws: Hello Donny, There could be a removeable face on the inside part or it could be a deadbolt that uses mortise cylinders which require you to remove the faceplate around the bolt then loosen the set screws for each side then unscrew the cylinders; or you...

Locksmithing: Which deadbolts can not be, pin tumbler locks, high security locks
pin tumbler locks, high security locks, bump key: Hello Martin, Medeco Maxum deadbolts as well as other types of high security locks from ASSA, Primus, Everest or Peaks Global can t be opened with that method, not at least to the best of my knowledge. That method doesn t work as they say it does, not...

Locksmithing: deadbolts, james hanna, kaba ilco
james hanna, kaba ilco, access control products: Hello James, Sorry for the delay. I generally recommend Schlage to my customers because they have shown a lasting ability as well as provide the security that most people want. If you want a step up, consider Medeco or ASSA. Both offer hardened steel...

Locksmithing: depth & spacing, master locksmith association, rico torres
master locksmith association, rico torres, apartment complexes: Greg, This is public information so I can supply you the info for the KW1 key. Depths: # 1: 329 2: 306 3: 283 4: 260 5: 237 6: 214 7: 191 Spacing # 1: 247 2: 397 3: 547 4: 697 5: 847 Let me know if you have any questions, Rico...

Locksmithing: determining combination, wall safe, number combination
wall safe, number combination, slots: Hello Sarah. Put the wheels back in the lock! The pin is a pick up for the drivers on the wheels. In the back cover there should be a small hole that you can see the wheel edges. There is a slot on each wheel and you have to align these slots together to get...

Locksmithing: difficult deadbolt, allen head screws, small pliers
allen head screws, small pliers, missing key: Hello Susan. The screws may be allen head screws with tap in rivets. Or you might have to have a key to open the holes. Do the holes look like small round windows? Or do they look like a screw with no slots for a screwdriver? If it looks like the later, put...

Locksmithing: door handles, mechanical warranty, commercial doors
mechanical warranty, commercial doors, burglar: Hello Debra, If your child pulled the handle off, it s time to replace it with a better one. If a child can do it, imagine what a burglar would be able to do. I suggest Schlage. Most of their products carry either a 3 year or a lifetime mechanical...

Locksmithing: front door jammed shut, strike plate
strike plate: Hello Rachael, It may not be lining up with the door frame & strike plate. Try lifting, pushing or pulling on the door while you lock or unlock it. Once you have it unlocked and open, try locking and unlocking it with it open to see if it s the lock...

Locksmithing: front door key sticking, wd 40, door locks
wd 40, door locks, code keys: Hello Carolyn, Take your key to a locksmith and have them make a new one from code. Keys are made of brass and after 7 years of even moderate use they will wear down, causing them not to function or duplicate properly. You can try some wd-40 or silicone...

Locksmithing: door knob set removal., flat screwdriver, flat blade
flat screwdriver, flat blade, screws: Richard I think that you will find that there a slot or hole in the shaft that inside knob is on. This needs to be dpressed while pulling the knob off. If it is a slot, a small flat screwdriver will do it, if it is a hole use a paper clip. There should...

Locksmithing: door knob with no visible screws, flathead screwdriver, push button lock
flathead screwdriver, push button lock, release pin: Hello Clara, Your door may be thicker than normal and that causes the release pin hole to be inset into the rose (cover plate). The release pin is the only way to nicely remove a lock like that, unless you have a screwdriver shaped like an S (they...

Locksmithing: door knob with no visible screws, flathead screwdriver, push button lock
flathead screwdriver, push button lock, exterior door: Hello Clara. Make sure the door lock is in the lock condition. Insert the key and turn, now try to depress that button. If it moves in than while pressing pull the knob off. There should be the same thing on the inside. That is the one you want to take off...

Locksmithing: door knob won't turn, flathead screwdriver, latch
flathead screwdriver, latch, screws: Hello Brad, Remove the screws for the knob and take it off of the door. Take a flathead screwdriver and try to imitate what the knob does to the latch so that it retracts. If this doesn t work, destroy the latch from the inside (where the knob mounts)....

Locksmithing: door knob, rico torres, allen wrench
rico torres, allen wrench, baldwin: Dan, There is a little round hole on the side of the door knob to loosen the handle It sounds like you are talking about a baldwin handle, or a similar brand. If the hole is indeed to loosen the handle, then most likely the tool required is an...

Locksmithing: door latch assembly, door latch assembly, spring pins
door latch assembly, spring pins, locksmith: Hello Renee, Without seeing the latch or knowing what brand and model the lock is I wouldn t be able to assit you. Most likely if the latch fell apart you need to replace the whole lock. They shouldn t come apart so easily. The latch is the part...

Locksmithing: door latch installed door closed with no handle, flat head screw, rico torres
flat head screw, rico torres, screw driver: Dennis, No problem, since the knobs are not on yet, all you have to do is take a big flat head screw driver and stick it in the center of the bolt/latch and turn it away from the door. It will retract the latch and let you open the door. Let me know...

Locksmithing: door latch not retracting fully, door latch, pretties
door latch, pretties, guidence: Usually wear causes this. Check again where the actuator and latch come in contact. You should be able to find a lockshop that has parts. The other possibility is that the latch or lock is in a bind or not lined up properly. Sometimes weather can cause a...

Locksmithing: door latch, door latch, square hole
door latch, square hole, french door: Hi Bryan, Sorry for the delay, but work sure has been keeping us really busy here. If you would, please send me a picture of the item that your wanting to install at: AActionLock@hotmail.com and I ll be able to advise you much better. Thanks, c...

Locksmithing: front door lever, kwikset ultramax, lever locks
kwikset ultramax, lever locks, key hole: Hello Patrick, Most levers have a feature that doesn t allow the outside lever to be removed unless the key is inserted into the key hole and turned 45 degrees. Some others allow the lever to be removed if the lock is unlocked. If your lever is a passage...

Locksmithing: door lock, pointer finger, stiff piece
pointer finger, stiff piece, upward position: If you found all five driver pins springs and bottom pins yes. so you put your key into the plug and use the pins that have the point or bevel on the end. insert each one in a corresponding hole the pin should be flush with the top of the plug. As close as...

Locksmithing: door lock 1984 cad., door latch, rico torres
door latch, rico torres, slim jim: If you aren t having any luck with a slim jim, contact a local locksmith. They have special tools that can do more inside of the door than your ordinary slim jim. They will be able to grab the lock rod and pull it to open the door. Let me know if you...

Locksmithing: door lock actuator on 94 Deville, weather strip, safe co
weather strip, safe co, door lock actuator: These can be a pain for sure. I ll try to discribe what you will need to do as best I can taking into consideration with what you have to work with. If you will take some kind wood or plastic that comes to a point, use this as a wedge and place this wedge...

Locksmithing: door lock quality, dead bolt, hometown aol
dead bolt, hometown aol, own steel: Hi Acky, I m sorry that you ve had so much trouble. Some years back, there was a national test to see what brands of locks where the best in a number of areas, Weiser, was one that failed all of the test. Weiser has now since been bought out by Kwikset,...

Locksmithing: door & lock safety, residential doors, dead bolt
residential doors, dead bolt, wood screws: Hello Acky, First off, you selected a Weiser...bad idea. Secondly, the strike plate for the deadbolt must not have had 3 #10 wood screws installed or they wouldn t have been able to break the door in by kicking, even if they pried on it first. Steel...

Locksmithing: door lock wont open, commercial aluminum, pvcu
commercial aluminum, pvcu, deadbolt: Well, drilling the barrell ( I think this is what I call the cylinder, where the key goes in?) won t cause it to just fall out as far as I know. Eventually you should be able to drill and remove pieces enough to get to the mechanism, usually a gear, that operates...

Locksmithing: door lock, hello bill, screws
hello bill, screws, locks: Hello Bill, That depends on what type of lock you have on your door. Most locks you can just tighten the mounting screws that are seen on the inside. Others you have to remove the inside knob or lever, pop off the rose then tighten the screws under that....

Locksmithing: door locks, side cutters, no screws
side cutters, no screws, dead bolt: Hello Keegan. On the inside of the lock there should be 2 holes that might have security pins hammered into the screw heads. You need to take a pair of small side cutters and try to get them out. The screws are always showing. Look at the latch on the edge...

Locksmithing: door locks, locksmith, bernice
locksmith, bernice, lubricant: I recommend a Teflon based lubricant such as TriFlow. Thanks for the prompt reply to my question. It is interesting to correspond with another Farrell. (Bernice Farrell on 12/9/03 7:32:12 PM) While we may not be directly related, we must be descended...

Locksmithing: how to get door open, infinity i30, rico torres
infinity i30, rico torres, slim jim: It sounds like someone tried to open this vehicle with a slim jim. If so they may have detached the locking rods from the handle and lock. You will need to re-attach the locking rods to have the door work properly. The door panel can actually be removed...

Locksmithing: door won't open, push button lock, flat blade
push button lock, flat blade, doorknob: First of all it would help to know what happened to get in this situation. Did the door slam particularly hard? It is possible that the latchbolt is trapped in the frame. Have you tried having someone push or bump the door as you try to turn the knob? Or perhaps...

Locksmithing: door wont open, rico torres, key hole
rico torres, key hole, slim jim: This is why we don t use slim jims anymore. Make sure the rods are all attached correctly. Instead of pulling the rods, push them and your door should open. You have to push hard. Make sure after you open the door that you reattach everything and test it,...

Locksmithing: door, dead bolt, wood screws
dead bolt, wood screws, wood studs: Hello Lisa, First of all the doorknob isn t designed to secure the door against break-ins. The only function of the doorknob is to keep the door closed. Never expect any doorknob to secure your home, a deadbolt is specifically designed for that purpose....

Locksmithing: doorknob, doorknob, shroud
doorknob, shroud, latch: Hello Frank. Can you get to the inside of the room? If so the screws may be visible or the knob will come off so you can remove the rosette and there are the screws. If not, pry the door stop away from the jam and pry back the latch to open the door. Good...

Locksmithing: double cylinder deadbolt, deadbolt lock, double cylinder
deadbolt lock, double cylinder, turning the key: Well, removing the 2 screws should have allowed you to remove the inside and out side cylinders. Perhaps if you try it while you are turning the key it might help. I have frequently had this happen when it just was the paint or varnish on the door that was...

Locksmithing: double cylinder, dowel rod, copper tubing
dowel rod, copper tubing, thin pieces: Hello Azman, I don t have a source for those magnets. You can try cutting some dowel rod or copper tubing in thin pieces but they may not stay tight enough together when you insert them into the cylinder. Usually with this type of cylinder I just replace...

Locksmithing: drivers, shear line, luck jim
shear line, luck jim, jim walsh: SULAIMAN. THE TUMBLERS INSIDE OF A LOCK ARE CLASSIFIED INTO THREE DIFFERENT TYPES. YOU HAVE A BOTTOM PIN. THIS IS THE PIN THAT RUBS AGAINST YOUR KEY WHEN YOU PUSH IT INTO THE LOCK. YOU THEN HAVE A MASTERPIN WHICH SITS ON TOP OF THE BOTTOM PIN AND CREATES...

Locksmithing: Employment Opportunity, best wishes for the holidays, weather boy
best wishes for the holidays, weather boy, hometown aol: Hi Peter, Sorry for the delay, but I ve been under the weather. Boy, I wish that I was in your area as that type of work is my passion. Safes, Vaults and Deposit Boxes. Here s why your having a hard time...... I have been lucky enough to have done...

Locksmithing: Entry Door Locks, entry door locks, dead bolt
entry door locks, dead bolt, safe co: I ve ran into this problem before many times. But before I can help you, I m going to need to know who made the lock that you have or if you would, take a few pics of the lock and send them to me at: AActionLock@aol.com I have an idea about the lock that...

Locksmithing: Entry door locks, entry door locks, schlage locks
entry door locks, schlage locks, schlage lock: Hello Curtis, I always recommend Schlage over Kwikset to my customers because of the construction material and the fact that Schlage will last longer and work much better even with heavy use. With what you are deciding over, here are the specs of the...

Locksmithing: Front Entry Handle Set, schlage handleset, dead bolt
schlage handleset, dead bolt, front doors: Hello Terri, Kwikset makes one called Gibson. It has a single cylinder deadbolt and a locking thumbpiece. You can find it here: http://www.jmlock.com/index.asp?PageAction=VIEWPROD&ProdID=437 or by searching the web. The reason they are hard to find...

Locksmithing: Entry lock, double cylinder deadbolts, deadbolt lock
double cylinder deadbolts, deadbolt lock, inferior versions: Amen Milt, my wife is quite the fighter herself. If I was looking for a high security lock.....(Key control-drill resistance- bump proof -pick resistance-high force resistance.) I would choose any of the following: Assa-Abloy-Medeco-Schlage Primus-Bilock-Multlock....

Locksmithing: Entry lock for mixed residential/commercial, handleset, deadbolt
handleset, deadbolt, light breeze: Hello Dara, A deadlock is the whole assembly that is normally referred to as a deadbolt, which is actually just the bolt mechanism. The two are essentially the same thing. The roller latches that I have seen work fairly well and as long as there s a...

Locksmithing: Evaluate Assa, Medeco, & Schlage Locks, schlage locks, e mail service
schlage locks, e mail service, luck jim: TRICIA, SORRY TO HEAR OF YOUR UNEASE. YOU REALLY CAN T GO WRONG WITH ANY OF THE 3 LOCKS MENTIONED. I RECOMMEND ALL AND SELL ALL THREE. IF YOU ARE LOOKING FOR THE BEST LOCK YOU CAN PUT ON, YOU NEED TO LOOK FOR THE UL437 DESIGNATION. IT WILL GIVE YOU A LOCK...

Locksmithing: Extended shaft on lock, corbin russwin, bob corbin
corbin russwin, bob corbin, wood stock: Hello Bob, Corbin-Russwin makes a mortise lock that will fit up to a 4 thick door. It would most likely be a special order item from your locksmith but it s the only lock I know of that will fit a larger thickness door. It s the ML2000 Series Mortise...

Locksmithing: Extra keys are tempermental, rico torres, key job
rico torres, key job, schlage deadbolt: Sarah, If both keys worked fine and now the are giving you trouble. Then your problem is with the lock. If you recently had your lock re-keyed then there might be something wrong with the re-key job. However, if the keys worked fine and you had copies made,...

Locksmithing: early 1900s-era bathroom deadbolt locked from outside, metal blade, nail set
metal blade, nail set, sawzall: Hello Thom, If it were me, I d take a hammer to the lock until I could open the door. Those locks are hard to open without the right tools, one being a pick designed for those locks. A sawzall would work with a metal blade if you have enough room to...

Locksmithing: english door hardware, emtek, quality brands
emtek, quality brands, schlage: Hello Ella, It s unlikely that European lock handles will fit US style locks. The US market uses inches and millimeters are used elsewhere which means any threads, holes or other important dimensions will not be compatible. It won t hurt to bring them...

Locksmithing: entrance door lock knob, schlage locks, commercial locks
schlage locks, commercial locks, kwikset: Hello John, Each manufacturer makes their locks a certain way. Schlage is one way, Kwikset is another. Other brands are like Schlage in this sense while others are like Kwikset. Unfortunately this is built into the lock and there is no way to change...

Locksmithing: entry door lock, latch, screws
latch, screws, yahoo: Hello Diane. Look at the edge of the door on the plate that the latch comes out of, is there a name stamped on it? Can you send a dig pic to ibdrloc@yahoo.com Other than that I need to know what you have. There are 50 brands that are imports plus...

Locksmithing: entry knob lock push-button vs turn-button, button works, locksmithing
button works, locksmithing, door knobs: Dear Steve, You are in luck, the answer has changed. Schlage makes a lock like you are looking for. It is the schlage a series lock. I belive that the entrance function that you are looking for is called the A53 function. Anyway, the button on that lock...

Locksmithing: evil privacy lock, push button lock, stiff piece
push button lock, stiff piece, last option: Hello Bria, As listed in the previous questions you referenced, if you push on the button inside to lock it, you need only to push from the outside. If you must turn inside, you must turn outside. Make sure that the nail or screwdriver is long enough...

Locksmithing: exterior door handle replacement, take off old set, hole pin, allen wrench
hole pin, allen wrench, neck collar: Hello Lauren, I m not sure that you need an allen wrench. Try depressing the retainer in the small hole and pulling the handle at the same time. Without knowing the specific type of lock you have and the brand I can t help much. James www.jmlock.co...

Locksmithing: exterior door knob assembly, knob assembly, exterior door
knob assembly, exterior door, tight fit: Dear Bern, I m not sure but it sounds like you might have what is called a drive in bolt. Meaning that the bolt is tapered to be a tight fit in the hole for the latch and the latch is simply pushed into place.I usually use a long screwdriver that fits through...

Locksmithing: extra parts, satin nickel, thumb turn
satin nickel, thumb turn, rim cylinder: Hey Steve, You are correct regarding the mounting screws. It is interesting though. This type of screw is usually for a rim cylinder. The three hole plate sounds like a mounting plate. I saw the lock on the web site. Wow! You were correct expensive! This...

Locksmithing: F51 series lock, rico torres, deadbolt
rico torres, deadbolt, emergency exit: Jon, You can set the locks to remain always open. You can set it to remain always locked where you need a key to get in. However, you can t combine the two. I agree with you, this lock would not be ideal if you were trying to keep children in the house....

Locksmithing: FALCON DEADBOLT, hello mike, deadbolt
hello mike, deadbolt, google: Hello Mike, From your question it seems you need the IC core. There are a lot of sites that carry IC cores that will fit that Falcon lock and have the keyway you need. I suggest that you try searching Google for a site that can sell them to you. ...

Locksmithing: Fair pricing, appropriate action?, mortise cylinder, mortise lock
mortise cylinder, mortise lock, knowing what type: Hello Stella, Without knowing what type of lock you have, what time this occurred and what the locksmith rates are for your area I can t say one way or another. The service call sounds fair but the locks I m not sure of. Call a couple of other locksmiths...

Locksmithing: Fair pricing, appropriate action?, mortise cylinder, rico torres
mortise cylinder, rico torres, mortise lock: Stella, I can not speak for the locksmiths in the bronx, however I can tell you how we do business down here in texas. Our service call is $55. In most cases installation of a lock is included with the price of the lock. In your situation if in...

Locksmithing: Falcon Lock rekeying, kwikset locks, safe co
kwikset locks, safe co, lock cylinder: Hi Tom, When I think of I-Cores, only one wrod comes to mind..... HEADACHE..... and alot of them.... Anyway, I-Cores are a great lock cylinder and believe me, they leave no room for any error. There are some printed information out there and not being...

Locksmithing: Faultless Knobset Rekey, faultless locks, kwikset locks
faultless locks, kwikset locks, ebay: Hello Peter, The Faultless locks I ve dealt with come apart simliar to Kwikset unless the knob has a hole in the side of it. With the knob unlocked, insert a paperclip or probe and push the release pin as you pull the knob off of the housing. Remove the...

Locksmithing: Filing cabinet lock pushed in - no key, metal filing cabinet, drawer metal
metal filing cabinet, drawer metal, retail shop: The L786 should allow a locksmith to cut a key for the lock. Sometimes there may be 2 or 3 possible keys by that code if the manufacturer of the lock itself is not known. I do not know of course where you are located but assuming there is a locksmith with...

Locksmithing: FOLEY BELSAW, foley belsaw, locksmithing
foley belsaw, locksmithing, running a business: Hello Ron, I took the course and, although it doesn t go into great detail about locksmithing, it gives you a basic idea about locks and how they work as well as a section covering running a business. There are other courses from other schools so check...

Locksmithing: Foley Belsaw, foley belsaw course, mail order
foley belsaw course, mail order, lockmasters: Hi Don, I have all of the courses w/books that are offered via mail in my collection and they all seem to offer alot of good training. At the time that I took it, Foley Belsaw was the only one that offered a payment plan, which helped alot and you ll get...

Locksmithing: Ford Explorer door locks, wd 40, rico torres
wd 40, rico torres, side doors: It is possible the locks have frozen. In this case, Do Not Use Graphite. Flood the locks with WD-40 to clean out any dirt or scum build up. Once you have free d the locks, you will need to lubricate them with a proper lock lubricant, such as Lock Shot. ...

Locksmithing: Ford Focus Trunk, screw driver, open trunk
screw driver, open trunk, ford focus: Hello Eric or stupid as you called it....lol Yes drilling the lock is a viable option. If you can remove the face cap with a screw driver and pliers it would be easier to drill. I would use 1/8 inch to start. I really don t like to give specifics on this...

Locksmithing: Found Key, rico torres, best bet
rico torres, best bet, lori: Dean, There is no way of tracking down a restricted key s owner by the key. Your best bet is to throw the key away, as the owners information is in the database and he is able to get more keys made. Let me know if you have any further questions. ...

Locksmithing: Found key, safe deposit box, box key
safe deposit box, box key, digit number: Hello Jessica, I haven t dealt with those locks before so I wouldn t know even what brand of lock or key you have. Check with your bank and ask them who does their safe deposit box work and get in touch with that company to see if they know. Jame...

Locksmithing: Frozen back door lock, cold chisel, lockset
cold chisel, lockset, doorknob: Hello Richard, I m not sure of the brand or what type of lock you have. There were many types made 50 years ago, or the lock could have been replaced before you moved in with a more conventional lock. Usually when this happens I get my hammer and cold...

Locksmithing: Fuhr lock will shut door but can't turn key to lock it, key moves, locksmith
key moves, locksmith, back door: Hello Eleanor, I haven t heard of that brand although it sound European. Without knowing the lock first-hand I can t be of much help...you already tried lubing it. Your best option is to call a locksmith and have them come to your location to service...

Locksmithing: Fulton Trailor receiver lock, ball bearing, recever
ball bearing, recever, water deposits: Hello John, I haven t seen a Fulton brand lock. If your lock has been exposed to the weather for 2 years, it may be at the point that only cutting it off will remove it. Most receiver locks have a pin from one side and a lock that slides over the...

Locksmithing: Almont, tool side, top spring
Locksmithing: Almont, tool side, top spring, keyway

Locksmithing: Anderson Storm door lock -- Schlage compatible, ext time, storm door
Locksmithing: Anderson Storm door lock -- Schlage compatible, ext time, storm door, cutting area

Locksmithing: Antique Safe, welding plates, time hope
Locksmithing: Antique Safe, welding plates, time hope, right angle

Locksmithing: Armored Security Strike, kwikset, deadbolts
Locksmithing: Armored Security Strike, kwikset, deadbolts

Locksmithing: Assa, Medeco & Schlage Locks, pin tumbler, picking locks
Locksmithing: Assa, Medeco & Schlage Locks, pin tumbler, picking locks, twin models

Locksmithing: Auto Door Locks Stuck?, latch, toyota sienna
Locksmithing: Auto Door Locks Stuck?, latch, toyota sienna, interior door

Locksmithing: automotive locks, fitt, locks
Locksmithing: automotive locks, fitt, locks, automobiles

Locksmithing: Baldwin lock problem, latch, baldwin
Locksmithing: Baldwin lock problem, latch, baldwin, thumb

Locksmithing: Baldwin Manchester 5350 Lock Mechanism, tiny screw, conversion kit
Locksmithing: Baldwin Manchester 5350 Lock Mechanism, tiny screw, conversion kit, locksmith

Locksmithing: Barrows door locks, corner hardware, bedroom closet
Locksmithing: Barrows door locks, corner hardware, bedroom closet, old hardware

Locksmithing: Becoming a Locksmith..learning the Trade, locksmith trade, mr jordan
Locksmithing: Becoming a Locksmith..learning the Trade, locksmith trade, mr jordan, job interviews

Locksmithing: Best locks, wealth of knowledge, locksmith
Locksmithing: Best locks, wealth of knowledge, locksmith, interested parties

Locksmithing: Best padlock type/brand, padlock
Locksmithing: Best padlock type/brand, padlock

Locksmithing: Broken Deadbolt, locksmith, pliers
Locksmithing: Broken Deadbolt, locksmith, pliers, kwikset

Locksmithing: Broken Key in deadbolt lock, broken key, hair pin
Locksmithing: Broken Key in deadbolt lock, broken key, hair pin, deadbolt

Locksmithing: Broken Key Removal, wd 40, lubricant
Locksmithing: Broken Key Removal, wd 40, lubricant, graphite

Locksmithing: Broken key in lock, blade
Locksmithing: Broken key in lock, blade

Locksmithing: Broken key in lock (another one!), car key, suggestion
Locksmithing: Broken key in lock (another one!), car key, suggestion, pin

Locksmithing: bathroom locked from inside, latch, hinge
Locksmithing: bathroom locked from inside, latch, hinge, long time

Locksmithing: best locks, master keying, test master
Locksmithing: best locks, master keying, test master, master key

Locksmithing: broken door knob with closed door, medical uniforms
Locksmithing: broken door knob with closed door, medical uniforms

Locksmithing: broken key in filing cabinet, office filing cabinet, paperclip
Locksmithing: broken key in filing cabinet, office filing cabinet, paperclip, locks

Locksmithing: broken key in ignition, drill bit, keymaker
Locksmithing: broken key in ignition, drill bit, keymaker, locksmith

Locksmithing: Cal-Royal Lever Handle
Locksmithing: Cal-Royal Lever Handle

Locksmithing: Careers In Locksmithing, foley belsaw, mechanical repair
Locksmithing: Careers In Locksmithing, foley belsaw, mechanical repair, steady hand

Locksmithing: Changing a Kwikset Door Knob, crane operator, reading 1
Locksmithing: Changing a Kwikset Door Knob, crane operator, reading 1, pow

Locksmithing: Combination changing, safes, notch
Locksmithing: Combination changing, safes, notch

Locksmithing: Combination Safe, warning signs that, several times
Locksmithing: Combination Safe, warning signs that, several times, good luck

Locksmithing: Combo Change, lockmasters, drawers
Locksmithing: Combo Change, lockmasters, drawers

Locksmithing: control key, master key, shoulders
Locksmithing: control key, master key, shoulders

Locksmithing: Deadbolt with no key, stile doors, mortise cylinder
Locksmithing: Deadbolt with no key, stile doors, mortise cylinder, trip charges

Locksmithing: Deadbolt in metal door?, hole saws, lowes
Locksmithing: Deadbolt in metal door?, hole saws, lowes, home depot

Locksmithing: Deadbolt won't always turn, key fit, deadbolt
Locksmithing: Deadbolt won't always turn, key fit, deadbolt, viola

Locksmithing: Dexter front door lock, protective cloth, pipe wrench
Locksmithing: Dexter front door lock, protective cloth, pipe wrench, screws

Locksmithing: Doorknob and plate with no screws-How to remove???, no screws, doorknob
Locksmithing: Doorknob and plate with no screws-How to remove???, no screws, doorknob, fingernail

Locksmithing: damaged lock, dry lubricant, water displacement
Locksmithing: damaged lock, dry lubricant, water displacement, cold engines

Locksmithing: daycare door, adamsrite, commercial doors
Locksmithing: daycare door, adamsrite, commercial doors, locksmith

Locksmithing: deadbolt does not open when it is cold outside, security device, doors
Locksmithing: deadbolt does not open when it is cold outside, security device, doors, strike plate

Locksmithing: deadbolt removal, thin blade, screw driver
Locksmithing: deadbolt removal, thin blade, screw driver, lock cylinder

Locksmithing: deadbolt screw tapon removal, screw head, tapon
Locksmithing: deadbolt screw tapon removal, screw head, tapon, hammer

Locksmithing: difficult deadbolt, phillips head, screws
Locksmithing: difficult deadbolt, phillips head, screws, holes

Locksmithing: door knob set removal., screws
Locksmithing: door knob set removal., screws

Locksmithing: Evaluate Assa, Medeco, & Schlage Locks, security evaluation, occupants
Locksmithing: Evaluate Assa, Medeco, & Schlage Locks, security evaluation, occupants, security system

Locksmithing: Falcon Lock rekeying, control pins, master pin
Locksmithing: Falcon Lock rekeying, control pins, master pin, change key

Locksmithing: FOLEY BELSAW, foley belsaw, locksmith service
Locksmithing: FOLEY BELSAW, foley belsaw, locksmith service, business world

Locksmithing: Foley Belsaw, foley belsaw, fraud
Locksmithing: Foley Belsaw, foley belsaw, fraud

Locksmithing: Ford Focus Trunk, emergency trunk, release lever
Locksmithing: Ford Focus Trunk, emergency trunk, release lever, access panels

Locksmithing: Fuhr lock will shut door but can't turn key to lock it, locksmith, slider
Locksmithing: Fuhr lock will shut door but can't turn key to lock it, locksmith, slider, fuhr

Locksmithing: factory combination, locksmith, combinations
Locksmithing: factory combination, locksmith, combinations

Locksmithing: On Guard safe combination problem, bolts
Locksmithing: On Guard safe combination problem, bolts

Locksmithing: Hon File Cabinet Lock, wire cutters
Locksmithing: Hon File Cabinet Lock, wire cutters

Locksmithing: Hon Lateral Filing Cabinet, piece of metal
Locksmithing: Hon Lateral Filing Cabinet, piece of metal

Locksmithing: Honda Civic Rear Door, flathead screwdriver, safety switch
Locksmithing: Honda Civic Rear Door, flathead screwdriver, safety switch, slim jim

Locksmithing: Honda Door Lock Issue, honda civics, honda dealership
Locksmithing: Honda Door Lock Issue, honda civics, honda dealership, 3 years

Locksmithing: IDEAL SECURITY LOCK, ace
Locksmithing: IDEAL SECURITY LOCK, ace

Locksmithing: Ideal Security Lock, cylinder lock, double cylinder
Locksmithing: Ideal Security Lock, cylinder lock, double cylinder, screws

Locksmithing: ideal security lock, fixation, heart
Locksmithing: ideal security lock, fixation, heart

Locksmithing: Jado Mortise Lock
Locksmithing: Jado Mortise Lock

Locksmithing: Key Copies, hole puncher, stamper
Locksmithing: Key Copies, hole puncher, stamper, locksmith

Locksmithing: Key for SAGA safe
Locksmithing: Key for SAGA safe

Locksmithing: Key sticks in Baldwin lock, lock cylinder, key hole
Locksmithing: Key sticks in Baldwin lock, lock cylinder, key hole, slots

Locksmithing: Key stuck in lock, key hole, suggestion
Locksmithing: Key stuck in lock, key hole, suggestion, lock right

Locksmithing: Kwikset Double Cylinder lock removal, hollow bolts, brass plate
Locksmithing: Kwikset Double Cylinder lock removal, hollow bolts, brass plate, screwdriver

Locksmithing: Kwikset Entry Latch stuck, sawzall, latch
Locksmithing: Kwikset Entry Latch stuck, sawzall, latch, screws

Locksmithing: Kwikset lever for front door, allen wrench, screws
Locksmithing: Kwikset lever for front door, allen wrench, screws, good luck

Locksmithing: key stuck in deadbolt, stuck key, deadbolt
Locksmithing: key stuck in deadbolt, stuck key, deadbolt, fingers

Locksmithing: key, ford lincoln mercury, toyota scion
Locksmithing: key, ford lincoln mercury, toyota scion, toyota toyota

Locksmithing: Larson storm door lock, larson storm door, larson company
Locksmithing: Larson storm door lock, larson storm door, larson company, blank keys

Locksmithing: Light Switch "Locks", wall switch
Locksmithing: Light Switch "Locks", wall switch

Locksmithing: LOCKS, master key system, corbin russwin
Locksmithing: LOCKS, master key system, corbin russwin, commercial grade hardware

Locksmithing: US Lock Double Cylinder Deadbolt Removal, phillips screws, double cylinder deadbolt
Locksmithing: US Lock Double Cylinder Deadbolt Removal, phillips screws, double cylinder deadbolt, turning the key

Locksmithing: Locksmithing-LORI Deadbolt Removal, pulling out my hair, allen wrench
Locksmithing: Locksmithing-LORI Deadbolt Removal, pulling out my hair, allen wrench, tring

Locksmithing: Locksmithing, little at a time, combinations
Locksmithing: Locksmithing, little at a time, combinations, corbin

Locksmithing: Lost car keys, locksmith, good price
Locksmithing: Lost car keys, locksmith, good price

Locksmithing: Lost combo for AMSEC safe, detective work, high security
Locksmithing: Lost combo for AMSEC safe, detective work, high security

Locksmithing: lock out of bathroom, doorknob
Locksmithing: lock out of bathroom, doorknob

Locksmithing: locked child's bedroom door, rental owner
Locksmithing: locked child's bedroom door, rental owner

Locksmithing: locked file cabinet, secret information, locks
Locksmithing: locked file cabinet, secret information, locks, exploits

Locksmithing: Two locked steamer trunks., locksmith
Locksmithing: Two locked steamer trunks., locksmith

Locksmithing: locks immune to bump keys, pin tumbler lock, medeco lock
Locksmithing: locks immune to bump keys, pin tumbler lock, medeco lock, spool pins

Locksmithing: locksmith training, lockmaster, nicholasville kentucky
Locksmithing: locksmith training, lockmaster, nicholasville kentucky, personal experience

Locksmithing: loose door knob, flat head screwdriver, interior side
Locksmithing: loose door knob, flat head screwdriver, interior side, small pin

Locksmithing: i lost my car keys, mercedes benz, birth certificate
Locksmithing: i lost my car keys, mercedes benz, birth certificate, drivers license

Locksmithing: lost key, key works, different company
Locksmithing: lost key, key works, different company, tool box

Locksmithing: lubricating a lock?, light machine oil, gun oil
Locksmithing: lubricating a lock?, light machine oil, gun oil, lubricating oil

Locksmithing: Master Key Locks vs. Builder Key Locks, master key, e mail
Locksmithing: Master Key Locks vs. Builder Key Locks, master key, e mail, locks

Locksmithing: Masterkeying, institutional locksmith, hamilton ontario canada
Locksmithing: Masterkeying, institutional locksmith, hamilton ontario canada, core work

Locksmithing: Medeco lock rekeying, allen key, proper tools
Locksmithing: Medeco lock rekeying, allen key, proper tools

Locksmithing: Medium security padlocks, american padlock, wal mart stores
Locksmithing: Medium security padlocks, american padlock, wal mart stores, bolt cutters

Locksmithing: Meilink 1.3 cu. ft. safe, tumbler
Locksmithing: Meilink 1.3 cu. ft. safe, tumbler

Locksmithing: Meilink 2.0 Cu ft safe, rivets, safes
Locksmithing: Meilink 2.0 Cu ft safe, rivets, safes, handyman

Locksmithing: Meilink FS-3, inner workings, safes
Locksmithing: Meilink FS-3, inner workings, safes, alignment

Locksmithing: MGB trunk lock, wire hook, release lever
Locksmithing: MGB trunk lock, wire hook, release lever

Locksmithing: Mortise Lock Spindle, door latch, mortise lock
Locksmithing: Mortise Lock Spindle, door latch, mortise lock, lockset

Locksmithing: Mortise lock for unusually thick pivot door, hardware company, wacker
Locksmithing: Mortise lock for unusually thick pivot door, hardware company, wacker

Locksmithing: Mortise lockset problems, mortise locks, pot metal
Locksmithing: Mortise lockset problems, mortise locks, pot metal, steel pot

Locksmithing: Mosler Safe, tumblers
Locksmithing: Mosler Safe, tumblers

Locksmithing: Mosler safe
Locksmithing: Mosler safe

Locksmithing: master pins falling out of mortise cylinder, bitting, relative security
Locksmithing: master pins falling out of mortise cylinder, bitting, relative security, single step

Locksmithing: master question kwikset, full blade, kwikset
Locksmithing: master question kwikset, full blade, kwikset, master pin

Locksmithing: meilink safe, crows foot, sound manipulation
Locksmithing: meilink safe, crows foot, sound manipulation, time jim

Locksmithing: mosler model 13, mosler, comb
Locksmithing: mosler model 13, mosler, comb, cement

Locksmithing: mosler safe combination, mosler, shaw
Locksmithing: mosler safe combination, mosler, shaw

Locksmithing: National Lock push button door knob, inch slot, indentation
Locksmithing: National Lock push button door knob, inch slot, indentation, retainer

Locksmithing: Need a Replacement Keyed Entry Doorknob, york models, richmond
Locksmithing: Need a Replacement Keyed Entry Doorknob, york models, richmond, elements

Locksmithing: New Kwikset SmartKey locks, locksmith, bump
Locksmithing: New Kwikset SmartKey locks, locksmith, bump, kwikset

Locksmithing: Oddball Commercial Locks, mortise cylinder, key hole
Locksmithing: Oddball Commercial Locks, mortise cylinder, key hole, locksmith

Locksmithing: Old Imperial or Dexter Deadbolt, storm door, spare parts
Locksmithing: Old Imperial or Dexter Deadbolt, storm door, spare parts, locks

Locksmithing: Old S&G Combo Lock on Gun Safe, time right, arrow
Locksmithing: Old S&G Combo Lock on Gun Safe, time right, arrow

Locksmithing: Old Sears safe, safes
Locksmithing: Old Sears safe, safes

Locksmithing: Old safe, kansas city mo, safe at work
Locksmithing: Old safe, kansas city mo, safe at work, safe company

Locksmithing: Old Yale-Remington Rand safe, nail file, top drawer
Locksmithing: Old Yale-Remington Rand safe, nail file, top drawer, drawers

Locksmithing: Overide key code for safe, 9v battery, ukp
Locksmithing: Overide key code for safe, 9v battery, ukp, locksmith

Locksmithing: old mosler 2 door upright safe, six years
Locksmithing: old mosler 2 door upright safe, six years

Locksmithing: old yale lock strick plate, request advice, measurements
Locksmithing: old yale lock strick plate, request advice, measurements, photos

Locksmithing: how to open locked closet door, hinge, pins
Locksmithing: how to open locked closet door, hinge, pins, flat screwdriver

Locksmithing: Proper Turning sequence for Meilink Safe, number 1, third time
Locksmithing: Proper Turning sequence for Meilink Safe, number 1, third time, pincher

Locksmithing: patio door handle spring, broken spring, three doors
Locksmithing: patio door handle spring, broken spring, three doors, hardware store

Locksmithing: power button lock (computer), electronics knowledge, power button
Locksmithing: power button lock (computer), electronics knowledge, power button, key lock

Locksmithing: Rekeying Andersen door lock, patio door, locksmith
Locksmithing: Rekeying Andersen door lock, patio door, locksmith, matter of minutes

Locksmithing: Rekeying a common area door, locksmith, doors
Locksmithing: Rekeying a common area door, locksmith, doors, door lock

Locksmithing: Rekeying Fees for Safe Deposit Box, box locks, customer keys
Locksmithing: Rekeying Fees for Safe Deposit Box, box locks, customer keys, bank travel

Locksmithing: Rekeying Schlage locks, home depot, locks
Locksmithing: Rekeying Schlage locks, home depot, locks, pins

Locksmithing: Rekeying schlage locks, emergency egress, schlage
Locksmithing: Rekeying schlage locks, emergency egress, schlage, knobs

Locksmithing: Remove Deadbolt, tiny holes, james comments
Locksmithing: Remove Deadbolt, tiny holes, james comments, clock position

Locksmithing: Removing broken key from auto lock, needle nose pliers, blade
Locksmithing: Removing broken key from auto lock, needle nose pliers, blade, saw blade

Locksmithing: Removing Kwikset cylinder, screwdrivers, removal tool
Locksmithing: Removing Kwikset cylinder, screwdrivers, removal tool, scissor

Locksmithing: Removing a Kwikset Deadbolt, screwdriver, screws
Locksmithing: Removing a Kwikset Deadbolt, screwdriver, screws, hex

Locksmithing: Removing a Medeco deadbolt., locks, hex bolts
Locksmithing: Removing a Medeco deadbolt., locks, hex bolts, allen screw

Locksmithing: Removing Schlage Deadbolt Lock, screwdriver, bolts
Locksmithing: Removing Schlage Deadbolt Lock, screwdriver, bolts, square heads

Locksmithing: how to rekey door lock without old key, slide tool, first spring
Locksmithing: how to rekey door lock without old key, slide tool, first spring, pins

Locksmithing: rekeying, everyday maintenance, homedepot
Locksmithing: rekeying, everyday maintenance, homedepot, local doctor

Locksmithing: rekeying, e mail address, broken spring
Locksmithing: rekeying, e mail address, broken spring, residential glass

Locksmithing: rekeying Kwikset UltraMax locks, self satisfaction, home depot
Locksmithing: rekeying Kwikset UltraMax locks, self satisfaction, home depot, nice day

Locksmithing: how to remove bath Kwikset knob
Locksmithing: how to remove bath Kwikset knob

Locksmithing: remove/disassemble a schlage deadbolt, home depot, advertisements
Locksmithing: remove/disassemble a schlage deadbolt, home depot, advertisements

Locksmithing: Cannot remove kwikset lock, spring retainer, arrows
Locksmithing: Cannot remove kwikset lock, spring retainer, arrows, tabs

Locksmithing: How to remove an old Dexter door lock?, clock position, o clock
Locksmithing: How to remove an old Dexter door lock?, clock position, o clock, doorknob

Locksmithing: how to remove superglue & toothpicks put in the vehicle door locks?, acetone, locks
Locksmithing: how to remove superglue & toothpicks put in the vehicle door locks?, acetone, locks

Locksmithing: How to remove Weiser cylinders from locks, liquid lubricants, humid area
Locksmithing: How to remove Weiser cylinders from locks, liquid lubricants, humid area, rain forest

Locksmithing: removing deadbolt lock, no screws, deadbolt
Locksmithing: removing deadbolt lock, no screws, deadbolt, lori

Locksmithing: removing a doornob, machine screws, latch
Locksmithing: removing a doornob, machine screws, latch, screwdriver

Locksmithing: How to replace or uninstall old deadbolt lock?, lowe s, allen wrench
Locksmithing: How to replace or uninstall old deadbolt lock?, lowe s, allen wrench, screws

Locksmithing: Safe open....bars out..., thanks for your help
Locksmithing: Safe open....bars out..., thanks for your help

Locksmithing: Safe, factory set
Locksmithing: Safe, factory set

Locksmithing: Schlage Dead Bolt Removal, screw driver, nail head
Locksmithing: Schlage Dead Bolt Removal, screw driver, nail head, schlage lock

Locksmithing: Schlage deadbolt, south eastern states, powdered graphite
Locksmithing: Schlage deadbolt, south eastern states, powdered graphite, wd40

Locksmithing: Schlage double keyed deadbolt, screw driver, screws
Locksmithing: Schlage double keyed deadbolt, screw driver, screws, pins

Locksmithing: Schlage Entry Lockset, free exit, schlage
Locksmithing: Schlage Entry Lockset, free exit, schlage, screwup

Locksmithing: Schlage is horizontal in locked position, ppl, screws
Locksmithing: Schlage is horizontal in locked position, ppl, screws, latch

Locksmithing: Schlage interior lockset-how to remove?, wd 40, mittens
Locksmithing: Schlage interior lockset-how to remove?, wd 40, mittens, workbench

Locksmithing: Schlage P515-302 in "fail safe" mode?, residential locks, key lockbox
Locksmithing: Schlage P515-302 in "fail safe" mode?, residential locks, key lockbox, key word search

Locksmithing: Schwab safe, comb, good luck
Locksmithing: Schwab safe, comb, good luck, three times

Locksmithing: Senior Apartments, master key system, electronic options
Locksmithing: Senior Apartments, master key system, electronic options, key control

Locksmithing: Sentry-Safe, ip
Locksmithing: Sentry-Safe, ip

Locksmithing: Stuck Deadbolt, mechanism works, deadbolt
Locksmithing: Stuck Deadbolt, mechanism works, deadbolt, plier

Locksmithing: saga saf.d.posit comnination, crow bar, laugh
Locksmithing: saga saf.d.posit comnination, crow bar, laugh, storage

Locksmithing: saga saf-d-posit
Locksmithing: saga saf-d-posit

Locksmithing: schlage series of locks, series locks, latchs
Locksmithing: schlage series of locks, series locks, latchs, leaf style

Locksmithing: seized driver side door lock, wd 40, locksmith
Locksmithing: seized driver side door lock, wd 40, locksmith, tailgate

Locksmithing: sentry safe, fancy paint, steel walls
Locksmithing: sentry safe, fancy paint, steel walls, amsec

Locksmithing: springs for Yale mortise locks, flat spring, mortise lock
Locksmithing: springs for Yale mortise locks, flat spring, mortise lock, old hardware

Locksmithing: Titan Dead Bolt
Locksmithing: Titan Dead Bolt

Locksmithing: Toyota Camry door key, alarm system, doors
Locksmithing: Toyota Camry door key, alarm system, doors, lock out service

Locksmithing: Truck tool box lock., box locks, locksmith
Locksmithing: Truck tool box lock., box locks, locksmith, desperation

Locksmithing: Truck tool box, simple matter, locksmith
Locksmithing: Truck tool box, simple matter, locksmith, coke style

Locksmithing: can't open my trunk:( help!!:), back seat, latch
Locksmithing: can't open my trunk:( help!!:), back seat, latch, cars

Locksmithing: taking apart an old doorknob, retainer, models
Locksmithing: taking apart an old doorknob, retainer, models

Locksmithing: Upside Down Key in Door Knob, teeth
Locksmithing: Upside Down Key in Door Knob, teeth

Locksmithing: unlocking our bathroom door, screwdriver
Locksmithing: unlocking our bathroom door, screwdriver

Locksmithing: uPVC door lock, lock cylinder, back door
Locksmithing: uPVC door lock, lock cylinder, back door, many thanks

Locksmithing: video's, locksmith school
Locksmithing: video's, locksmith school

Locksmithing: Welch Door Knob Removal
Locksmithing: Welch Door Knob Removal

Locksmithing: yale double cylinder locks, wd40, north london
Locksmithing: yale double cylinder locks, wd40, north london, locksmiths

Locksmithing: factory combination, dial combination lock, series combination
dial combination lock, series combination, hello bill: Hello Bill, Sorry it took me so long to respond. I was skiing all day. I m not aware of a specific factory set combination. I have not heard of this. I have never had a dial combination lock factory set to a specific number. I will check and see if there...

Locksmithing: filing cabinet lock, drawer filing cabinet, steel cabinet
drawer filing cabinet, steel cabinet, price estimate: Hello Zenon, If there is a number on the face of the lock, call a local locksmith and get a price estimate on what it would cost to make a new key. If there is no number, a locksmith will either have to replace the lock for your or sell you a new lock...

Locksmithing: filing cabinet lock, filing cabinet, lubricant
filing cabinet, lubricant, hurry: Please excuse my obvious questions. Is there any possibility that even though the key goes in it is the key for something else? Since you seem to have the 2 original keys is there a code number on the keys that matches a number on the face of the lock? ...

Locksmithing: after fire safe opening, gun safe, vault
gun safe, vault, good luck: Hello Chris. Was there more than 1 dial? You will have to have the safe drilled open. Hopefully, there is enough handle nub to grab onto. Check this site out savta.org On the opening page on the left side click on find a tech . Put in your info and get...

Locksmithing: about foley-belsaw, foley belsaw, home study course
foley belsaw, home study course, master keying: Hello Sean, I took the Foley course and found it interesting but it only teaches some of what you need to know. The master keying course from them that I took really helped me learn how to do a full master keyed system. I know there are other courses...

Locksmithing: follow-up on Lori lock deadbolt removal, guts, lori
guts, lori, screws: Hello Chuck, Once you remove the cylinders and the trim rings you should be able to remove the lock body from the door through the 2-1/8 hole on either side of the door. Make sure you have the screws on the edge of the door removed and just angle the...

Locksmithing: ford wafer locks, new wafers, rico torres
new wafers, rico torres, rear doors: You can pry it off if you are careful. Try not to make a crease as you will also have to clamp it back on. There are tools that make this easier. However, the only place I know of that sells them is H.L.Flake. www.hlflake.com Let me know if you have any...

Locksmithing: forgot combination, ball park figure, ball park
ball park figure, ball park, american security: Hello Anna. To open a safe with out a comb the prices start at $125.00 and go up. Send me a reply with the serial number and model number to ibdrloc@yahoo.com If the combination has never been change I might be able to get it for you for a small fee. lock...

Locksmithing: I have forgotten the numbers to my safe, what can be done?, hometown aol, safe co
hometown aol, safe co, co web: Hi David, I run into this quite a bit and yes, I can help you with getting you the combo. You will need to contact me direct at: AActionLock@aol.com and we will go throught the steps to obtain the numbers. Have a Good Day ! *** HAPPY HOLIDAYS...

Locksmithing: found safe no combination, sentry safe, dial right
sentry safe, dial right, serial number: Hello Rodney. Remove the back cover on the inside of the door. Start turning the dial left until all 3 wheels are turning. There is a slot in each wheel and they must line up with the bar just to the right of the wheels. The first wheel that starts to turn...

Locksmithing: french doors, inexpensive option, lever style
inexpensive option, lever style, french doors: Hello Kathy, If you aren t concerned about locking the doors for privacy or security then a ball catch is an inexpensive option. It is a spring loaded ball that is usually at the top of your active door with a strike plate attached to the header. When the...

Locksmithing: french doors, flat blade, screw driver
flat blade, screw driver, french doors: Andrew, If the only thing that broke is the spindle you should be able to use a large flat blade screw driver to manipulate the hub. If there is other issues then read on. A very difficult situation. depending on who made the multi Point lock and doors...

Locksmithing: frozen car door locks, car door locks, frozen car door locks
car door locks, frozen car door locks, hometown aol: Hi Phil, Sorry for the delay, but I ve been under the weather. Whats freezing in the locks is water.... if you will from time to time, spray some WD-40 that was kept inside your home, yes, using the spray tube, into each of your locks, you will find...

Locksmithing: frozen vehicle doors (not locks!), locksmith community, vehicle doors
locksmith community, vehicle doors, rico torres: John, As I am in warmer climate, it will do you no good to get my feed back on a new tool. Go ahead and contact the associated locksmiths of america. www.aloa.org What I can tell you, all the locksmiths I know that work in sub zero temperatures, always...

Locksmithing: frozen vehicle doors (not locks!), vehicle doors, prybar
vehicle doors, prybar, bad weather: Hello John, I haven t opened cars in quite a few years and never came across that problem. Generally the lock handle is frozen but the seal is just ice-covered and the door can be opened by pulling on the door or opening another door and pushing in on...

Locksmithing: furnco safe, locksmith company, safe companies
locksmith company, safe companies, safe co: Hi Karl, It would help a great deal if you would send me a pic of the safe. Alot of low-line safe companies produce hundreds of the same style safe, but give it a different name. Send me the info and I ll update this reply. Have a good one ! Charles...

Locksmithing: General Lock Question :), kwikset locks, schlage locks
kwikset locks, schlage locks, master padlock: Cindy: Both Master Locks have 7 depths Toyota Camry depends on the year, but most of them are only 8 spaces and yes they are wafer locks. Since Medecco is a high security- key- restricted lock, I will give information pertaining to the keyway out. ...

Locksmithing: Geo Door lock, plastic anchors, auto parts store
plastic anchors, auto parts store, geo metro: Hello Dave, You should be able to find a replacement part at a local auto supply store. You may only need a small plastic piece so it may be best if you remove the door panel first before you go and but a part you don t need. The door panel should just...

Locksmithing: GMC Ignition Switch, roll pins, rico torres
roll pins, rico torres, roll pin: Timothy, There are a few different types of ignitions. I m not sure about resources. You might want to give HLFLAKE a call, and they can inform you of a book, cd, video, or something to help teach you how to dissassemble ignitions. You can reach HLFLAKE...

Locksmithing: Grass stuck in lock, butane lighter, field grass
butane lighter, field grass, flat head screw: Mark, Do not the back seats fold down on the Dodge Intrepid? If so you can go through the trunk and with a flat head screw driver hit the lock bolt to open the trunk. (SOLUTION)Once the trunk is open you can unscrew the trunk lock to remove the cylinder....

Locksmithing: On Guard safe combination problem, dial pack, combination problem
dial pack, combination problem, thin plate: JAMES, IF YOU HAVE A SAFE WITH PLASTIC COMBO DIALS IT IS WHAT WE CALL A HAND CHANGE SAFE. THE INNER PART OF EACH DIAL HAS AN ARROW ALONG THE OUTSIDE PERIMETER THAT YOU POINT TO A NUMBER THAT YOU WOULD LIKE TO USE. THERE ARE THREE OF THESE. THEY USUALLY HAVE...

Locksmithing: Guardall safe, guardall safe, rubber hammer
guardall safe, rubber hammer, david answer: Dear David, It sounds like the rusting may be your problem. Try dialing the combination as usual to where you used to hear the click, then rap on the area around the dial with a large rubber hammer,trying to jog the stuck part into place without damaging the...

Locksmithing: garage door lock broken, garage door lock, hello belinda
garage door lock, hello belinda, locksmith: Hello Belinda, Without seeing the door or the lock, one plan of action would be to use a large flat head screwdriver. Insert it into the hole where the handle usually is and turn the square piece. Of course you ll need the key that goes to the lock if...

Locksmithing: general info, locksmithing tools, locksmith tools
locksmithing tools, locksmith tools, rico torres: Greg, The laws vary from state to state, county to county. In some states locksmith tools are considered burglary tools. For example: in Texas it is not illegal to own locksmith tools, however it is illegal to carry them without a proper license. You need...

Locksmithing: general information, rekeying locks, master key system
rekeying locks, master key system, bolt holes: Hello Greg. It sounds like you are on the right path. Just practice on residential locks so then you can get going in the homes market. You will learn commercial as you go along. Buy junk locks at flea markets/swap meets and destroy them in the process of...

Locksmithing: what is a good school to take for locksmithing, coorespondence courses, best starting point
coorespondence courses, best starting point, apprenticeship training: Hello Sean, Coorespondence courses are generally the best starting point because they ll give you basic knowledge of how locks work and how to service them. An apprenticeship at a locksmith is the best place to get hands-on training. Be sure to check...

Locksmithing: gun safe, basment, serial number
basment, serial number, good luck: If you pop off the dial the lock may not be good any longer. If you have never opened a safe with out a combo do not try it if you do not have schooling. If you need someone to open it go to savta.org click on find a tech and follow the instructions....

Locksmithing: Handleset for 3 5/8" Center-to-Center?, double entry doors, handleset
double entry doors, handleset, trip charge: Dave, The use of a cover plate is a good option the only thing that may be an issue is the length of the plate in relation to the distance from the top bore to the end of a decorative handle. I personally don t care for the look of the plate behind the lock....

Locksmithing: Handleset latch jammed, latch assembly, locksmith
latch assembly, locksmith, screwdriver: Hello Tom, Remove the whole assembly of that part of the lock from the door then you may have to destroy the latch mechanism to get the door opened. Try using a screwdriver first to push the inner part back toward the hinges. This should retract the latch...

Locksmithing: Hands-on training, foley belsaw course, fox river valley
foley belsaw course, fox river valley, mark rhodes: I have a great deal of respect for the program at Red Deer in Alberta Canada. They now have a online program as well. http://www.rdc.ab.ca/locksmith/ You just missed the Fox River Valley Tech College program but they have it every year and sometimes other...

Locksmithing: Harloc entry door, dead bolts, entry doors
dead bolts, entry doors, hasp: Hello Jim, You ll need to remove the entire lock and replace it with something better, like Schlage. Harloc is no longer in business as far as I know and even if they were, I wouldn t even recommend their products to my worst enemy - I m just not that...

Locksmithing: Harloc replacement, handleset, deadbolts
handleset, deadbolts, foot print: Hello Lou, If you re talking about a handleset where you have a long handle that attaches at the latch area and extends down to a bolt in the door there are many choices that may fit. Try Schlage or Kwikset as they both have many sizes and styles. If...

Locksmithing: Help needed to make doorlock unlockabe, storeroom, doorknob
storeroom, doorknob, latch: Hello Adrian, You ll have to replace the lock with one that doesn t lock, or have the existing one rekeyed so you ll have keys to it. There is no way to disable the locking part of the lock, except taping the latch down but that never stays. James...

Locksmithing: Help required to disable lock function of doorknob, lockset, doorknob
lockset, doorknob, storeroom: The best plan would be to remove the lockset and have a key made or replace it with a passage set that does not lock. Assuming you do not want to do that but a cheaper and easier answer is your goal, disabling the button is probably the path to follow. drilling...

Locksmithing: Home Security, ground floor condo, lexan polycarbonate
ground floor condo, lexan polycarbonate, replacing windows: Hello Shawn, Lexan is a good product to use in replacing windows. I hope it s thicker than 1/4 though. There are other products available instead of Lexan, but they are very costly. To find out more about them contact a local glass shop or glazer. ...

Locksmithing: Hon File Cabinet Lock, lateral file cabinet, metal hook
lateral file cabinet, metal hook, hon file cabinet: ROSE, THE BACK OF THE LOCK HAS THE CAM AND THE BAR THAT FITS THROUGH THE HOLE IN THE CAM. THE LOCK IS HELD TIGHT TO THE CABINET FRONT BY A CLIP. THE CLIP IS TIGHT TO THE BACKSIDE OF THE CABINET FACE. IT IS SHAPED LIKE A C AND HAS A LIP THAT YOU CAN GRAB...

Locksmithing: Hon Lateral Filing Cabinet, lateral filing cabinet, drawer cabinets
lateral filing cabinet, drawer cabinets, drawer lock: Hello Beth, It s no bother. Try removing the second drawer then reaching in to the right and lifting the locking rod as you pull the top drawer. There also may be something in the drawer that s keeping it from opening, if so, there s not much else...

Locksmithing: Hon lateral file cabinet lock, lateral file cabinet, hon lateral file cabinet
lateral file cabinet, hon lateral file cabinet, hon lateral file: Hello Andy, Lateral cabinets are hard to diagnose. If the cabinet had a lock in it when you got it, the bar should be attached. Make sure you are pushing in on the lock to lock it, if it s that type, and that it stays. Short from that, a locksmith...

Locksmithing: Honda 1998 Driver Door Jam due to Alarm., rico torres, honda civic ex
rico torres, honda civic ex, starving student: Vincent, A lot goes on inside a door panel. It s possible that the lock rods have fallen off. At this point, I can only recommend one option. Call a locksmith to come out and fix it for you. Other than that, you would have to take it to a mechanic or the...

Locksmithing: Honda Civic Rear Door, car opening tools, honda civic ex
car opening tools, honda civic ex, rico torres: Charles, It sounds like the linkage is off from the outside door handle. There are two ways you can open this door. First Unlock the door. 1. You can stick a slim jim or a coat hanger (available to the public) into the door of the back door to catch...

Locksmithing: Honda Door Lock Issue, wd 40, rico torres
wd 40, rico torres, best bet: Eric, Your best bet is to take your car to a locksmith or the dealer to investigate the lock and figure out what is wrong with it. It may be something simple, or it could be more complex. Either way, either of those companies can take care of you. Let...

Locksmithing: h, acid hammer, jaws of life
acid hammer, jaws of life, time duration: Hello Jay, Unfortunately I cannot divulge that information simply because I cannot verify that you are the one that owns the lock in question, nor can I allow everyone from this point forward to easily obtain this information because it will then be in...

Locksmithing: help required to disable lock function of doorknob, rico torres, walmart
rico torres, walmart, doorknob: Adrian, The best and safest way to fix your problem, is to remove the lock and replace it with a cheap non-locking 5 dollar door knob from walmart. As far as disabling it, you can tape the latch, you can take pliers and bend the metal around the lock...

Locksmithing: help required to disable lock function, storeroom, doorknob
storeroom, doorknob, locksmith: Dear Adrian, You could take the lock to a locksmith and they could set your lock up with a new key. (usually less than $15.) Or you could buy a passage set that would fit the cutout.(passage sets don t lock)Passage sets cost from $12. on up depending on make,...