A-Day-In-The-Life

Welcome to the first “Day in the life of a locksmith” post. This is a new section which will feature a post once a month about the general life of a locksmith from events that have happened to me personally whilst out on site. It’s been a very varied month with a couple of quiet weeks at […]

 

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Inside Era Fortress

Yesterday I got a phone call from a guy who had an Era fortress dead lock he needed opening on an internal door. He really didn’t want the lock to be drilled as it was only fitted 2 weeks ago and his wife had gone away to visit friends and had the key with her so he wanted to […]

 

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payatrader 1

After making a decision it was about time I started taking card payments I decided to call my own bank to see if I could sort out a mobile terminal of some sort. I was shocked at the cost involved they wanted an upfront payment of £199 for the actual terminal and a minimum of £35 pound […]

 

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Hi Res Spool Pins

I have heard quite a few locksmiths mention that sometimes when they pick a pin tumbler lock the plug will jump round a couple of degrease and then stop, this seems to cause confusion with some locksmiths as they seem to think they are getting very close to having the lock picked only to find they cannot […]

 

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