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Locksmith Tip | Rekeying Locks and out of Top Pins?

Locksmith Tip | Rekeying Locks and out of Top Pins?

Have you ever found yourself on a job when you're trying to get it done, and you realize that you're at the top pins on a brand-specific pinning kit like this? Here's how to get it done with what you have.

It is a quick fix; all you need to do is grab a similar-sized bottom pin and flip it upside down. The point side is facing the spring.

 Bottom pin for rekeying locks

Grab it using the tweezers, turn it around, and insert it in. Remember, the pointy side is facing the spring. Then, go in and push it in.

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That's it! That'll get you out of the pinch. Thanks, and we'll see you next time!

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