Antique Royal Mail of Canada Mailbox at the Banff Springs Hotel in Alberta Canada. The Mailbox is polished daily and the mailbox is still used by guests to post their mail. The Canadian Pacific Railway opened the Banff Springs Hotel on June 1st 1888 in Banff National Park, Alberta Canada. The mailbox was made and […]
Beach Time: The Master padlock is worth more than the sandals lol Its a Master Padlock Commercial supposedly difficult to bump but you can make a special bump key or just shim or super easy to pick open.
How to Teach Beginners Lock Picking Techniques. Practice PIck locks for teaching beginners the “Rake” “Feel” and “Rake and Feel” lock picking methods. This is the first of 10 Practice displays and can be setup with the most common locks in your area. This Weiser deadbolt lock picking practice board is keyed as follows: 1st […]
Tri-Flow is a Superior for Lubricant for Locksmiths. Tri-Flow Lubricant is a superior, light viscosity lube that allows for deep penetration into hard to reach moving parts. The aerosol spray uses high-grade petroleum oils that provide optimum lubrication under extreme temperatures (-60 to 475°F) and humidity. I use Tri-Flow after I rekey most domestic locks. […]
WD-40 “Locksmith in a Can?” WD-40 was invented in 1953 to prevent nuclear missiles from rusting. WD-40 got it name from “Water Displacement” 40th attempt to make it. The formula is a “Trade Secret” but the main ingredients are approximately 50 percent Aliphatic hydrocarbons, less than 25 percent mineral oil or light lubricating oil and despite […]
Domestic dispute: Wife wants to get in and remove her stuff, police stand by to “keep the peace” husband standing there says “he doesn’t have the keys” and I am called to open the door. I pull out my biggest hammer drill with 1″ masonry bit, rev it up a few times and husband now […]
Home Depot loves me for buying boxes of Kwikset Smart Key Grade 1 deadbolts and the new Kevo locks. I don’t think they will like the videos.
Chinese New Year Dragon Dance for Mr. Locksmith Key Store in Vancouver, British Columbia
Think GM lock with a sidebar. Apply pressure to the side bar, use the change key tool or old pic. Use French or “feel pick” method. Then apply tension (just like picking a reg lock) with tension wrench and pic until it turns. Requires 3 hands but it is easier than you think. Practice, practice, […]