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Back by Popular Demand: The Most Trusted Deadbolt Installation Jig Returns

In the ever-evolving world of locksmithing, it's not every day that a revered tool makes a comeback. The Framon Bullseye jig has filled the void left by the A1 Bullseye jig, much to the delight of locksmiths everywhere.

A Glimpse into the Past

The A1 Bullseye jig, recognizable by its red color, was a staple for many locksmiths. When A1 shuttered its operations, it left many without their go-to tool. However, hope wasn't lost. With persistence and ingenuity, Framon Manufacturing stepped in.

Key insights into the Framon Bullseye Jig's Journey:

  • The bigger company that eventually owned A1 decided to shut it down entirely.
  • Through some connections, Framon Manufacturing secured the original drawings for the A1 jig.
  • Their rendition is virtually identical to the A1 model, ensuring compatibility and interchangeability.

Introducing the Framon Bullseye Jig

Distinctly blue, this jig is more than just a replica. While it remains faithful to its predecessor, it introduces subtle yet significant improvements.

Features and Benefits:

  • Authenticity: Built off the original A1 drawings, ensuring dimensional exactness.
  • Adaptability: Parts are interchangeable with the old A1 Bullseye.
  • Color Change: While the A1 was red, the Framon Bullseye sports a fresh blue hue.
  • Convenience: Designed for locksmiths, the tool is ideal for various door sizes and is user-friendly.
    • Comes with standard 2-inch and a half rings.
    • Accommodates both 2-3/8 inch and 2-3/4 inch spacings.
    • The center is self-adjusting, ensuring precision every time.
  • Added Features: New to this model are small 1/8 inch pilot holes, particularly useful when installing lever locks with thru-bolts. This feature is perfect for locksmiths who work with brands like Schlage, Marks, TownSteel, and more.

Why Choose the Framon Bullseye Jig?

Apart from its efficiency and adaptability, the jig offers:

  1. Protective Fabric: Unlike its predecessor, which had a bumpy surface, the Framon model comes with a fabric that’s easy to clean and prevents scratching on doors.
  2. Dual Screws: By using two screws, locksmiths can ensure the jig remains straight and centered during use.

The Framon Bullseye jig has quickly gained popularity, running out of stock monthly due to high demand. It's more than just a tool; it's a testament to the adaptability and resilience of the locksmithing industry.

In Conclusion

The revival of the Bullseye jig by Framon Manufacturing is a boon for locksmiths everywhere. It’s not just a tool – it’s a piece of history brought back to life, ensuring locksmiths have the very best at their fingertips.

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