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  • This Old Lock
    Need help fixing or installing a lock? We welcome questions from the public here! Sorry, no automotive questions, please.
    Moderator: MacGyver101
    184 Topics
    1473 Posts
    Last post by Zenophryk View the latest post
    Wed May 06, 2015 7:21 am
  • This Old Safe
    Forgot how to dial the combination on that old safe? Think you got the right numbers but the handle is stuck? What safe should you buy? Ask your safe questions here!
    Moderator: femurat
    122 Topics
    1210 Posts
    Last post by GWiens2001 View the latest post
    Sun Apr 26, 2015 11:20 am
  • What Lock Should I Buy?
    Thinking of upgrading your door security? Getting a better deadbolt or padlock? Getting a new frame or better hinges? Not sure what brand or model to go with for your particular application? Need a recommendation? Feel free to ask for advice here!
    Moderator: mh
    72 Topics
    1018 Posts
    Last post by Loukanikidis View the latest post
    Thu Apr 30, 2015 9:01 pm
  • Locks
    Information about locks themselves. Questions, tips and lock diagram information should be posted here.
    Moderator: GWiens2001
    4451 Topics
    45814 Posts
    Last post by Harry Tuttle View the latest post
    Tue May 05, 2015 6:44 am
  • Lock Picks
    When it comes down to it there is nothing better than manual tools for your Lock pick Set, whether they be retail, homebrew, macgyver style. DIY'ers look here.
    Moderator: mh
    2650 Topics
    35267 Posts
    Last post by cheerIO View the latest post
    Wed May 06, 2015 8:17 am
  • Lock Bumping
    Bump keys and lock bumping finally have their own area. Discuss making bump keys, proper bumping techniques, and countermeasures here.
    Moderators: MBI, Squelchtone
    51 Topics
    482 Posts
    Last post by Sinifar View the latest post
    Thu Apr 30, 2015 9:03 pm
  • Lock Impressioning
    NEW Forum! A skill known and practiced for years by seasoned locksmiths, impressioning a working key from a blank is a popular new addition in locksport circles everywhere. Get your blanks and Pippin files and get busy!
    Moderators: MBI, Squelchtone
    5 Topics
    214 Posts
    Last post by Squelchtone View the latest post
    Tue Apr 28, 2015 6:21 am
  • Lock Pick Guns, EPGs, Snappers
    Tool recommendations, information on your favorite automatic and/or mechanical lockpicking devices for those with less skills, or looking to make their own.
    Moderator: MBI
    606 Topics
    6749 Posts
    Last post by Jburgett2nd View the latest post
    Sun Apr 12, 2015 3:27 pm
  • European Locks, Picks and Hardware
    European hardware -lever locks, profile cylinders specific for European locks. European lock picks and European locks.
    Moderator: femurat
    1387 Topics
    15136 Posts
    Last post by billdeserthills View the latest post
    Wed May 06, 2015 3:24 am
  • The Open Source Lock
    TOSL Project. A community project to "build a better mousetrap".
    Moderator: mh
    102 Topics
    1390 Posts
    Last post by l0ckcr4ck3r View the latest post
    Fri Mar 27, 2015 8:14 am
  • Handcuffs
    Once an April Fools joke, now a popular addition to the forum, post your handcuff related threads here.
    Moderator: GWiens2001
    9 Topics
    117 Posts
    Last post by kmh6k View the latest post
    Thu Feb 19, 2015 1:38 pm
  • Locksmith Business Information Archive 2003-2014
    This is the old Locksmith business info area and will be broken down to fill in the new sections below.
    Moderator: MBI
    729 Topics
    7646 Posts
    Last post by alockguru View the latest post
    Sun Feb 15, 2015 12:52 am
  • Training & Licensing
    Wondering which locksmith course to take? Looking for locksmith license info for your locale? This is the forum for you.
    Moderator: MBI
    143 Topics
    1843 Posts
    Last post by nite0wl View the latest post
    Tue May 05, 2015 11:20 pm
  • Running a Business
    Already an established locksmith? Trying to get your new locksmith business off the ground? Need training or licensing? Have to get bonded and insured? Visit here to talk about running a locksmith business day to day, including buying a van, renting a store front, getting business cards and invoices made up, questions on taxes, pricing out jobs, what to spend on tools and what works and doesn't in advertizing.
    Moderator: MBI
    87 Topics
    1652 Posts
    Last post by nick08037 View the latest post
    Tue Apr 21, 2015 1:16 am
  • Key Machines & Programmers
    Got a question about key machines? not sure what to buy? need a user manual? have some tips for keeping one running well or need help cutting or programming keys? Post here!
    Moderator: MBI
    85 Topics
    865 Posts
    Last post by victorylocksmith View the latest post
    Mon May 04, 2015 6:52 am
  • Close that door!
    A place for professionals to trade tips about installing and servicing door closers, hinges, panic bars, and exit devices.
    Moderator: MBI
    3 Topics
    43 Posts
    Last post by cledry View the latest post
    Fri Apr 24, 2015 12:12 pm
  • Life Safety Compliance
    A place to discuss locksmith work when it comes to Life Safety and ADA compliance, as well as Building Bodes and related matters.
    Moderator: MBI
    2 Topics
    75 Posts
    Last post by cledry View the latest post
    Mon Apr 20, 2015 7:08 pm
  • Electronic Locks and Access Control
    This area is for discussing the installation and troubleshooting of access control, prox reader, strikes, or electronic prox fob and keypad locks. No bypass or Advanced techniques please.
    Moderator: MBI
    4 Topics
    44 Posts
    Last post by victorylocksmith View the latest post
    Sat Apr 25, 2015 9:40 am
  • Locksmith Supplies
    Got a mail order place that always has the exact locksmith parts and tools you need? Having a hard time finding a special part? Share your combined resources here and help fellow locksmiths with good deals on common locksmith supplies. No commercial advertisers here please, only locksmiths helping locksmiths.
    Moderator: MBI
    42 Topics
    528 Posts
    Last post by Jburgett2nd View the latest post
    Tue Apr 28, 2015 11:25 am
  • Locksmith Lounge
    Pull up a chair, grab a cold one, and talk about life as a locksmith. Trade stories of good and bad customers, general work day frustrations, any fun projects you worked on recently, or anything else you want to chat about with fellow locksmiths.
    Moderator: MBI
    104 Topics
    1267 Posts
    Last post by billdeserthills View the latest post
    Wed May 06, 2015 12:57 am
  • Buy - Sell - Trade
    Non-commercial buy, sell and trade forum where Lock pickers can buy, sell and trade their equipment. This is not for power sellers or commercial sites.
    Moderator: Squelchtone
    44 Topics
    225 Posts
    Last post by MacGnG1 View the latest post
    Tue May 05, 2015 7:32 am
  • It came from eBay!
    Did you find a cool lock, a bunch of locks, a safe, or locksport or locksmith supplies that you think other members could benefit from? Post those eBay and Craigslist links here.
    Moderator: Squelchtone
    80 Topics
    388 Posts
    Last post by VancouverSpecial71 View the latest post
    Tue May 05, 2015 11:16 am
  • Advanced Topics - Membership Information
    Read here how to gain access to the Advanced Topics areas. This section is for higher level information that goes beyond basic hobby lockpicking and is not open to the public.
    5 Topics
    26 Posts
    Last post by Squelchtone View the latest post
    Mon Apr 27, 2015 6:17 am
  • Safes and Safe Locks
    Forum for discussion of Safes and opening techniques of mechanical or electronic combination locks. Members Only.
    Moderator: Squelchtone
    517 Topics
    5607 Posts
    Last post by capt.dunc View the latest post
    Sun May 03, 2015 8:04 am
  • Automotive Entry and Tools
    Discussion forum on automotive locks, techniques and lock picking tools, auto opening, tips and tactics. Members Only.
    Moderator: MBI
    422 Topics
    4724 Posts
    Last post by YouLuckyFox View the latest post
    Tue Apr 21, 2015 3:44 am
  • High Security Locks
    Discussion on lock picking and smithing for high security locks such as Abloy, Medeco, Primus, Miwa, Sargent, Dom, Mul-T-Lock to name a few.
    Moderator: MacGyver101
    483 Topics
    6061 Posts
    Last post by billdeserthills View the latest post
    Sun May 03, 2015 4:58 pm
  • Advanced Lock Pick Tools
    Forum for lock picking utility and tools for advanced locks.
    Moderator: mh
    340 Topics
    4578 Posts
    Last post by nite0wl View the latest post
    Mon May 04, 2015 3:23 am

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