Restricted section keys

We’ve had a restricted section key profile for many years so that we can build locks and make master suites etc. When using a restricted key, security is ensured as no-one but the person who requested the locks / keys can have extra keys cut. Anyone trying to get a duplicate copy of the key from shops in town etc will find that nobody can order that key blank to be able to duplicate the key.

A restricted section key means that if you hand a key to someone, and a while later get it back from them, you are totally confident that there is no other key held by them as they […]

Gun safes and cabinets opened and re-keyed

We’ve opened many gun safes / cabinets over the years and either replaced the locks with stock we carry on the van or made new keys for the existing locks while onsite. Most gun cabinets can be picked open fairly easily and re-keyed with a new key identity or replacement of the lock. In most cases there is no need to drill holes or damage the gun safe or cabinet in any way. The only reason this may possibly be needed is if the bolt work has fallen apart and is now jamming the bolt from retracting back or the door from opening. Most calls to these safes are from people who […]

2019-09-16T09:37:35+00:00June 22nd, 2019|Categories: Safes|Tags: , , , |

Master keying locks

Master keying locks – Today I had about 30 locks to pin up to different sets of keys. These were for two different customers – one customer needed some locks to work all on the same key and the other customer has an existing master suite of locks and he required some extra locks adding to that suite.
The quickest and most simplistic is just to make the locks work on the same key.
When master keying the locks they have the potential to work from a variety of keys. We always want the master key to operate every lock for that site, but the other keys may not need […]

2019-09-16T09:56:16+00:00April 2nd, 2019|Categories: Locks, Master keying|Tags: , , , , , |