WLS: Installing a Falcon SC81 Door Closer

2019-02-16T11:41:21-04:00 February 18th, 2019|All, Door Closers, Wayne's Lock Shop|

This article is courtesy of Wayne Winton of WaynesLockShop.com. For more "How-To" pictures and videos, including the largest collection of online locksmith training videos, please visit WaynesLockShop.com. Today we are installing a Falcon SC81 door closer. The SC81 is a medium-duty closer suited for light- to medium-duty, interior or exterior [...]

Combination Lock Instructions Tool Launched

2019-02-11T20:53:46-04:00 February 11th, 2019|All, Combination Lock Instructions, Tools Update|

Introduction We have launched the first section in our “Combination Lock Instructions” Tool: Mechanical Combination Locks. The Mechanical Combination Locks section contains 32 separate models across the following 4 brands: Codelocks, Inc. LockeyUSA, Inc. Preso-Matic Keyless Locks, LLC Simplex (dormakaba) Navigation This tool is optimized for mobile and desktop use. Whether [...]

February Manufacturer Price Increases

2019-02-02T10:25:47-04:00 February 2nd, 2019|All, Industry|

Multiple manufacturers will change their prices this month. Below is a list of these manufacturers along with effective dates and links to the new price book(s). For more information, please consult with your local rep and/or the manufacturer for confirmation. February 1st Adams Rite - 2019 Product Catalog and Pricelist [...]

February 2019 Industry Events

2019-01-26T12:04:17-04:00 January 31st, 2019|All, Events Update|

Here are some of the industry events taking place during February: February 9 2019 NCLA Regional Security Trade Show (Hickory, NC) February 10 Penn-Ohio Locksmith Association (POLA) February, 2019 Meeting (Canton, OH) February 11 - 13 DHI 2019 Winter Education Session (Nashville, TN) February 12 - 13 IDN-Hardware Hartford ASSA ABLOY Education Courses [...]

Tyler’s Take: Locksmith Nation

2019-01-29T11:18:50-04:00 January 30th, 2019|All, Tyler's Take|

Introduction Over the last year, the focus of this website has shifted a bit. As we've tried stay true to our name (Lock/Locksmith Reference), certain early mainstays, such as the 'Tyler's Take' editorial, have gone away. We've tried to get away from opinion and focus solely on facts, information, you [...]

Key Blank Cross Reference PDF Added to Tools

2019-01-23T14:15:00-04:00 January 24th, 2019|All, Tools Update|

We've added a 64-page hard copy version (PDF) of our Key Blank Cross Reference Tool. This document contains 190 of the most popular key blanks with OEM and aftermarket part numbers for the following manufactures: Axxess, Cole, Curtis, Dominion, ESP, Hillman, Ilco, Jet, JMA, Orion, Silca, Star, and Taylor. We will [...]