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May

2008

ARTICLES PUBLISHED BY LAURENCE (LAURIE) SIMON:

Published in the Locksmith Ledger, Doors and Hardware (DHI) and Keynotes (ALOA).  Enjoy stories that are fun to read and quite informative at the same time.  View both PDF Copies and Text copies for easier reading.

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AUXILIARY LOCKS: ( UNDER CONSTRUCTION )

View and learn about various rim (surface type) locks that were manufactured from the late 1800's.  These will include cylinder, bit and flat lever tumbler locks.

MEMBERS: Information from many manufacturers both old and new; parts, explosions, assembly instructions, trouble shooting and other nomenclature.  PDF (large files) for a more detailed viewing and printing.

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2009

CYLINDERS:

Standard. High Security, Unique Designs, Interchangeable Core (SFIC), Removable Core (LFIC)

Technical information, Keyways, Dimensions, Spacing's, Depths, Specifications, Manuals and Instructional Information.

MEMBERS: Information from many manufacturers both old and new; parts, explosions, assembly instructions, trouble shooting and other nomenclature.  PDF (large files) for a more detailed viewing and printing.

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2008

DOOR CLOSERS OF THE 20TH CENTURY:

See most of the manufacturers and models - many that are no longer in business. To really see what it took to operate the doors, the images all contain the parts explosions.

MEMBERS: PDF (large files) for a more detailed viewing and printing,

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DOOR CLOSER MAINTENANCE:

Various manufacturers published information for trouble shooting and minor adjustments.

MEMBERS: PDF (large files) for a more detailed viewing and printing,

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Jan

2008

DOOR CLOSER TOOLS:

View what it took to service and repair all the different closer's manufactured during the 20th Century. A number of these are still in production.

MEMBERS: PDF (large files) for a more detailed viewing and printing,

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HISTORICAL PUBLICATIONS: ( UNDER CONSTRUCTION )

MEMBERS: Many published, others published and never circulated. Read the histories of many of the manufacturers that you currently deal with or remember.

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2009

HISTORY OF OUR FAMILY BUSINESS ESTABLISHED 1887:

Read the story of how three generations grew and prospered in the field of Locks and Hardware.  A business that encompassed Locksmithing, Architectural Hardware, Manufacturing and Distributing.

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Feb

2009

KEY MACHINES:

300 Key Machines going back to the late 1800's from 36 Manufacturers are currently displayed.  Several offer historical facts.

MEMBERS: PDF for a more detailed viewing and printing. Several parts books. exploded views and operation manuals.

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KEYING SYSTEMS:

Build your own master key system from various computer originated flawless systems.

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KEYING SERVICE MANUALS: 

Standard. High Security, Unique Designs, Interchangeable Core (SFIC), Removable Core (SFIC)

MEMBERS: Information from many manufacturers both old and new; parts, explosions, assembly instructions, trouble shooting and other nomenclature.  PDF (large files) for a more detailed viewing and printing.

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2009

KEYWAYS:

Technical information, dimensions, spacing's, depths, specifications

MEMBERS: Information from many manufacturers both old and new.  PDF (large files) for a more detailed viewing and printing.

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Aug

2008

KEYWAYS AND THEIR IDENTIFICATIONS:

Included in the Lock Hardware Cross Reference is a complete identification system to identify original key markings to their respective keyways and key blanks. (i.e. Original key marked 53321A1A - software entry shows Corbin 59A1 keyway.)

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Aug

2008

LOCK HARDWARE CROSS REFERENCE DOWNLOAD:

OS: Windows XP and Windows 7 with XP Emulation Option

Download this program for a five (5) day no charge viewing. The purchase price is $385.00 (US).  FREE to paid members!

The demo program self destructs in 5 days without license & can be removed from your computer by using the Window Explorer by deleting the entire file folder.

MEMBERS: will have the full license of this program on your computer, automatically renewable with a paid membership.

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Jan

2008

MASTER KEY SYSTEMS:

Huge selection of computer composed MK, GMK, GGMK systems for countless applications.

 

MEMBERS: Full access to many virtually free of any error systems.

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MORTISE LOCKS:  ( UNDER CONSTRUCTION )

View and learn about various mortise locks that were manufactured from the late 1800's.  These will include cylinder, bit and flat lever tumbler locks.

MEMBERS: Information from many manufacturers both old and new; parts, explosions, assembly instructions, trouble shooting and other nomenclature.  PDF (large files) for a more detailed viewing and printing.

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PANIC EXIT LOCKS:  ( UNDER CONSTRUCTION )

View and learn about various panic exit locks that were manufactured from the early 1900's.

MEMBERS: Information from many manufacturers both old and new; parts, explosions, assembly instructions, trouble shooting and other nomenclature. PDF (large files) for a more detailed viewing and printing,

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May

2009

PRE-ASSEMBLED (UNIT TYPE) LOCKS:

View, learn and service various unit type locks that were manufactured from the early 1900's

MEMBERS: Information from many manufacturers both old and new; parts, explosions, assembly instructions, trouble shooting and other nomenclature.  PDF (large files) for a more detailed viewing and printing.

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Oct

2009

SERVICE MANUALS:  ( Click to See Menu Listing Currently Listed )

Various manuals that were published covering Locks, Door Closers, Panic Exit Devices and other related products.

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May

2009

UNIT TYPE LOCKS:

View, learn and service various unit type locks that were manufactured from the early 1900's.

 

MEMBERS: Information from many manufacturers both old and new; parts, explosions, assembly instructions, trouble shooting and other nomenclature.  PDF (large files) for a more detailed viewing and printing.

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UNIQUE LOCKS:  ( UNDER CONSTRUCTION )

A gathering of many specialties from various manufacturers both past and present.

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FUTURE - To Be Announced

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FUTURE - To Be Announced