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  • Using the Toyota TR47 Clamp Adapter | Video
    May 4, 2020

    Using the Toyota TR47 Clamp Adapter | Video

    Today we’re going to be talking about the Toyota TR-47 clamping adapter. These adapters consist of two little metal pieces with a groove in them that works perfectly in the TR47 keyway. If you find yourself struggling to find a TR47 key, especially when you clamp the adapter in and the key ends up falling out, typically it’s because you don’t have enough material on the bottom groove to hold the key properly into place. These adapters will make this common problem on older key machines go away (such older machines commonly come with a two-way jaw).
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  • Locksmith Tools You Haven't Heard Of...But You Should!
    February 25, 2014

    Locksmith Tools You Haven't Heard Of...But You Should!

    Locksmith Tools You Haven’t Heard Of…But You Should! Consider yourself a master locksmith? Are you always up on the latest and greatest locksmith tools? Here are a few locksmith tools and gadgets you probably haven’t seen in every locksmith tool...

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  • Beyond Kwikset Removal Tools
    January 7, 2014

    Beyond Kwikset Removal Tools

    Beyond Kwikset Removal Tools The kwikset removal tool is one that many locksmiths use every day. The popularity of Kwikset style cylinders, even on aftermarket locks, is something that keeps this product in the locksmith tool belt at all times....

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  • Schlage Lock Rekeying Tools
    November 4, 2013

    Schlage Lock Rekeying Tools

    Schlage Lock Rekeying Tools New to rekeying Schlage locks? You’ve come to the right place. Showing up to the job site with the right locksmith rekeying tools can be incredibly important. Although a general comprehension on how to disassemble the...

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  • More Than The Essential Locksmith Tool Kit
    September 12, 2013

    More Than The Essential Locksmith Tool Kit

    More Than the Essential Locksmith Tool Kit Although it is always good to cover the base locksmith tools, the ones technicians absolutely need, every once and a while it is interesting to cover tools that are simply nice to have....

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  • Key Gauges
    August 29, 2013

    Key Gauges

    Key Gauges When rekeying, cutting keys by code, or a list of other locksmith services, key gauges are a fast and reliable way to judge the depth of a particular space on a key. Key gauges are available for many...

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  • Lock Master Keying
    April 15, 2013

    Lock Master Keying

    Lock Master Keying Beyond simply rekeying locks, many clients require their locks to be masterkeyed. Master keying locks allow for multiple locks to have individual keys to each lock, but also have a single master key that operates all of...

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  • Basic Rekeying Part 2
    April 5, 2013

    Basic Rekeying Part 2

    Basic Rekeying Part 2 Beyond part 1’s discussion on rekeying, it is helpful to further explain some of the concepts. Knowing more of the bigger picture can help when learning to rekey locks. Many can forget the overall goal and...

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