You may have noticed over the past month or so that I haven’t been posting as regularly as normal. The idea is to post a couple of items a month but with work being busy lately it’s sometimes hard to find the time to keep up with posting new content. So here’s another instalment of “A Day […]

 

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As well as the given acceptance that their locks have to be secure and reliable, Brisant Secure Ltd’s aim is to make their range of locks easy to work with for the locksmith. The Brisant-E lock for example is easy to stock, a great price but also come with the added benefit of being easy to key alike. […]

 

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Well the new Brisant E anti snap euro cylinder has finally arrived so I thought I would get a few straight away and do a review. The Brisant E was designed by Steve Stewart who was also the brains behind the very popular and very secure Avocet Abs. The Brisant E has been designed as a low […]

 

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The Avocet ABS Mk3 has been around for a while now and is one of the most popular anti snap locks found around Yorkshire so I thought I would do a review. As the name suggests the mk3 ABS is the 3rd generation of ABS anti snap lock. The ABS works in a different way to all […]

 

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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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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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