How to Remove Lori Double Cylinder Deadbolt | Mr. Locksmith Vancouver West

How To Remove Lori Double Cylinder Deadbolt | Mr. Locksmith™ Vancouver West

How to Remove a Lori Double Cylinder Deadbolt: Lori Deadbolt locks can be confusing to remove for experienced and new locksmiths too. You will need a 5/64 -inch long-shaft Allen wrench to remove the Mortice Cylinders from the lock housing. Lori deadbolts, manufactured by Ilco Industries and use mortised deadbolts available in both thumb turn and double cylinder models. Removing the Lori deadbolt to re-key or replace the lock not difficult if you have the proper Allen Wrench.

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How to Remove a Lori Double Cylinder Deadbolt

  • Open the door.
  • Remove the deadbolt faceplate from the door edge by removing the two flathead screws using a Phillips screwdriver.
  • Remove the thumb latch assembly from the interior side of the door, if applicable, by removing the two screw bolts on either side of the latch handle, then pulling the assembly horizontally from the door.
  • Insert the long shaft of a 5/64-inch Allen wrench into the space on either side of the slide bolt to engage in the cylinder set screws and turn the set screw counterclockwise two to three full turns to loosen. Repeat for the set screw on the other side of the slide bolt if it is a double cylinder deadbolt.
  • Remove the deadbolt cylinder(s) by turning the cylinders counterclockwise until the cylinder is free of the mortise housing. Insert the deadbolt’s key halfway into the cylinder for leverage in turning the cylinder. Repeat for the opposite side cylinder in double-keyed models
  • Remove the slide bolt assembly from the door edge, then remove the cylinder housing from the door hole.

 

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Lori Double Cylinder Deadbolt | Mr. Locksmith Vancouver West

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Terry Whin-Yates is a 3rd Generation Locksmith with a BA (Hons) Criminology. He has 35 years of experience in the locksmith and security industry and is a locksmith trainer providing On-LIne and Hands-On locksmith training to people, businesses and Law Enforcement all across North America and Asia. Terry Whin-Yates‘ BC Security License is B4227. http://mrlocksmithtraining.com/about-terry-whin-yates/

Is it Cheaper to Rekey or Replace Locks? | Mr. Locksmith™ Vancouver West

Is it Cheaper to Rekey or Replace Locks? | Mr Locksmith Vancouver West

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Cheaper to Rekey or Replace Locks

Whether you just moved into a new home or have been in the same house for a while, it might be a good time for you to look into changing your locks.

Every day I get asked should I rekey my locks or replace them? Re-keying your locks, if you have good locks, it’s pretty inexpensive. We just re-key the lock so the old key doesn’t fit it. So we take the lock off, re-key it, put it in, give you brand new keys. The old key will go in the lock but it won’t turn the lock. That’s re-keying. So re-keying is usually less expensive. So most locks can be re-keyed. Residential, business, commercial, everything. Most locks can be re-keyed. Residential and commercial locks The deadbolts and the key in knobs. We can re-key them. We can change the combination inside and give you new keys. If you have a good lock and it’s less expensive than replacing them. However, if you have some old, crappy locks or inexpensive or you want to increase the security of your locks, then we will replace the lock and sell you a new one and install it.

Rekey Locks

Re-keying is simple. It’s very fast. It doesn’t take long for us to do it. And we can re-key regular locks, high-security locks, some padlocks can be re-keyed but most can’t, they’re sealed units. Re-keying your locks is pretty inexpensive compared to replacing them. Also, it doesn’t take a lot of time, 15 minutes we can re-key a basic lock. Sometimes they take a little bit longer, sometimes quicker. Just depends upon the lock and how old it is and what style of lock it is. Some of the high security locks can take quite a while to re-key. But again, it’s less expensive. You don’t have to change your locks. You don’t have to install brand new ones. We can just re-key your existing locks.

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How to Open a Frozen Lock | Mr. Locksmith™ Vancouver West

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How to Open a Frozen Lock Vancouver West: The most common cause of the locks being frozen if people have washed their car so that the whole door’s frozen.

The Polar Vortex is causing below freezing temperatures and winter storms across Canada and the US. Winter storms can bring cold temperatures, power failures and frozen locks.

The easiest, quickest way is you get some windshield lock de-icer or this is windshield and window de-icer. You can make your own. Basically, it is isopropyl alcohol aka rubbing alcohol. Just spray the whole sides of the car door. Spray the lock. Spray the sides. Spray all over. It is not going to hurt the car. Stinky, yes. Be careful it is extremely flammable. Just let it seep into the door cracks, handle and lock. You can change the bottle to it to a stream but get it right in there. Get it on everything, and then you can get the door open. You can make your own lock de-icer, as well as your windshield de-icer. For your lock de-icer just use this rubbing alcohol. This one is 91% isopropyl alcohol. This is great just for raw, lock de-icer. If you want to make some windshield de-icer, it works fantastic. Use two-thirds of the high-quality rubbing alcohol with one-third water. If you’re at home get your hairdryer. Plug it in. There are some 12-volt hair dryers. At home just plug it into an extension cord. Get the hairdryer going. You’re going to blow hot air all down the sides. This is another handy method. If you don’t have the lock de-icer, the windshield de-icer, get a hairdryer. Put an extension cord on it. Just sit there and just heat up the whole door, all the edges, all everything, as well as the lock. This works pretty well. Takes some time, but it works great. So I hope this has been of help to unfreeze your frozen car door or frozen lock you are locked out.

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Frozen Hockey Puck Lock

Hockey Pucks locks are great for protecting your service truck or locksmith vehicle from Break and Enter attempts. However, in the winter the Hockey Pucks locks on your Locksmith Van or service truck ice up and the locks become frozen while driving in the snow or slush. Prevention is the number one so use WD-40 and spray the heck out of it. WD-40 is a penetrating oil, but it is also water displacement fluid. If your Hockey Puck lock t is iced up give it a few hits first with a rubber hammer then take your lock deicer. Eighty percent or more isopropyl alcohol is the best. Take the lock deicer, get it right in the keyhole, spread it all over it, and that should work where our key will now be able to go in and open it up. Prevention’s the best bet. Give the lock and keyway lots of WD-40, and it works really well to prevent the lock from freezing. On my own Mr. Locksmith service truck I don’t mind using a butane lighter blowtorch. Just give the blowtorch a little twist, push and click and you get a nice hot flame. Just heat the hockey puck lock right up. Again, I wouldn’t do this on a customer’s. This is my own locksmith service truck. This will get the all unfrozen. And be careful, the lock can get really, really hot. The other way is to get a lighter, match, etc. to heat the lock or keyway. I have this little propane torch. Just heat your key up it doesn’t take long. Heat it up, and then you can start putting it into the lock. Another method to unfreeze the lock if you have nothing just heat the key with your hand, hold it in your hand, get it all heated up. It takes a long time, but if you have nothing, just use your hand. So again, if you have absolutely nothing, heat it with your hand. Just hold it in your hand, heat it up.

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How To Cut A Kwikset Key Triton Key Machine | Mr. Locksmith Vancouver West

How To Cut A Kwikset Key Triton Key Machine | Mr. Locksmith Vancouver West

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How To Cut A Kwikset Key Triton Key Machine: The Triton by Lock Labs is an all-in-one key cutting machine with the ability to generate & duplicate keys. Triton states they can cut 99% of all commercially available car and motorcycle keys, including single and double-edge, high security, tibbe (6 and 8-cut) and tubular. Custom search functions include the ability to search by vehicle model, keyway or IC card number. In this video, we cut a Kwikset Key (ilco KW1 Key Blank). Triton also contains a comprehensive database of commercial & residential keys and can even generate dimple cut keys.

The Triton code machine is a high-security code machine. So I’ve been using this machine for a couple of weeks now, so far happy with it. First of all, this only, the screen only comes up so far and I can see people yanking at this, I just leave it down, unless I am videoing. The interesting thing is whether this is up or down, it will still cut. So, which is great for me because I don’t have to jerry-rig anything to video. So, but it is a safety feature, this will still cut with this open. Which I don’t have a problem with, but we have to think of the stupid people out there. And can it cut a Kwikset key? Here’s a Kwikset series. I can check my KW1 blank, my key blanks right here listed under key blanks, ESP KW1, go through all my numbers all the different manufacturers, we have ilco there. It’s got all the main ones. The menu displays which jaw I got it on. It says this one should be on a B. Says it has to be cut on a B. Let’s put the key in and that’s a shoulder, check. So I have t it set up to B and I put my input. So I going to cut this. Let’s just cut it as a two, one, three, four, two and it takes it. Then I go okay, I press cut and we will go look at the screen. Now here are my options. So there’s laser-cut, which I don’t like. I like the look of the traditional key. Make sure it is on that. It’s all set up properly and press cut. Okay, now we have a Kwikset key.

Now, one thing when you are cutting the keys the machine needs a metal key brass, metal, etc. I guess because when it is setting up it must put a little bit of a charge. Do not use composite keys, no plastic keys. You will probably  risk damaging the machine and I can see that, cause I think it must have some little sensor in there a little bit of electricity or something like it as it is going on there The instructions state “do not use composite keys.” No plastic keys, 3D printed key blanks, etc.  I do not know the exact reason but I imagine it is because it must put out a small electrical charge. I guess aluminum keys would be okay because aluminum is a  conductor of electricity Brass Key blanks of course and the metal keys and all our other different alloys but nothing that are plastic or composite key blanks. I hope you enjoyed watching this video.

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The Triton by Lock Labs is an all-in-one key cutting machine with the ability to generate & duplicate keys. From automotive to residential, tibbe to tubular and even key engraving. Controlled by a 7” touchscreen, the Triton provides step-by-step guidance throughout each of its features, making it one of the easiest key cutting machines to operate. Though its core operations are very intuitive and feature for more seasoned users or for those who will read the manual.

The Triton’s direct duplication feature traces and cuts unknown keyways for those rare instances you have an original key and a compatible blank but no space and depth information.

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Triton Key Machines Features:

  • A 12-volt power adapter (sold separately) that will allow you to operate the machine with nothing more than the power from your vehicle cigarette lighter.
  • Unlimited, free updates for the life of your machine. Machine updates occur via Wi-Fi (no need to connect to your PC).
  • Removable chip tray for easy clean-up without having to unmount the machine from your bench or vehicle.
  • Bolt down kit (sold separately) for the safe and secure mounting of your machine to the surface of your choice.
  • A patented 4-way jaw (included) design that is capable of handling an overwhelming majority of all automotive key cutting needs.
  • A fully-integrated, all-in-one design that includes onboard storage for all cutting bits and tracers.
  • 2-year warranty which protects against all machine failures that result from flaws in manufacturing.
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List of recommended & replacement accessories:

  • TRJ2 Single-Sided Jaw (residential, commercial and single-sided automotive)
  • TRJ3 Tubular Jaw (decode and cut tubular keys)
  • TRJ4 Tibbe Jaw (decode and cut tibbe keys)
  • TRJ5 Engraving Jaw (customize customer keys with your logo or help them stay organized with key labels)
  • TRC4 Engraving Cutter
  • TRC3A Sharp Dimple Cutter
  • TRC3B Shallow Dimple Cutter
  • TRD2 Dimple Decoder
  • TRC1 2.0 Standard Replacement Cutter
  • TRC2 1.9mm Cutter
  • TRD1 Standard Replacement Decoder
  • TBD1 Mounting Kit
  • TRA4 12-Volt Vehicle Power Adapter (fully power your Triton with nothing more than than a vehicle cigarette lighter)

So stand by for more videos, it is going to be interesting.

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Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to my family, friends, and customers.

Lots of Great Videos coming this Year.

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How To Take A Copy Of A Key | Mr Locksmith Vancouver West

How To Take A Copy Of A Key | Mr Locksmith Vancouver West

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Sending a locksmith the picture of a key can help us identify the key or lock. This may seem like a silly video, but it’s actually very important. I made the “How to Take a Picture of a Key” to help our customers.

  1. Take an in-focus picture of the key.
  2. Take a picture of both sides of the key.
  3. Remove any tape or obstruction covering the head of the key.
  4. If possible a picture of the end of the key.
  5. In-focus pictures of the key.

Key Copy Near Me

A lot of times customers ask Where can I get a “key copy near me’”  “I need my locks rekeyed.” or “Duplicate Key” and then they try to describe it to me. Sometimes they can, sometimes they can’t, sometimes there’s no information that you can see, but I can see. So, a lot of times we ask our customers “Take a picture, take an in-focus picture of the key.” So we ask our customers, email or just text me, a picture of your key. So this is how to take a picture of your key so I can see what you have. You gotta take both sides of the key. So take a picture there, so I can see what the make is, I can look at some of the grooves and then turn the key over and take a picture again, and then I can see from the other side I know it’s a Schlage, and on this I can see it’s a C123. So I can tell you “Yes I have that key.” So whatever key you have, whether it’s a car key, or house key, motorcycle, whatever, in focus, both sides of the key, then you can email it to me or a locksmith and we can tell you if we have that key.

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How to take a picture of a Weiser Key

 

Sometimes we’ve had people on fishing expeditions up north, they’ve taken their keys with them they’re in the middle up north, in the middle of nowhere, the wife is locked out, they have the key, and this one, we can actually see this one has a code, so we now know we can cut that by code and we can get that person in the house really quick and easy.

In conclusion, silly as it sounds “how to take a picture of a key”, in focus, both sides of the key, text or email, then we can tell you what you have. [email protected]

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Amazon’s Ring video doorbells catch fire! Can’t Fix Stupid | Vancouver West

Amazon’s Ring video doorbells catch fire! Can’t Fix Stupid | Vancouver West

Ring Video Doorbell Fire, Ring and Nest are the two major video doorbell products. Ring Video Doorbell has sold approximately 8,700 units in Canada.

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I have tried them both and they do what they say they are going to do. But what’s interesting, this is the Ring notice on it. But there’s been this doorbell 2nd generation tool has been linked to numerous fires throughout the US and Canada. I don’t know about Canada so much, but I know in the U S. Now Ring has not done a recall on this. They have sent out a notice, and we’ll put the link here on the video saying what the problem is. And it’s an interesting problem. So again, this is not really Ring’s problem. What is happening, and I’ll pull this apart here, is people are, it has a little battery pack and you can chargeable batteries or replace them or whatever. But there’s a machine screw that covers the battery pack. Well, what people who have been purchasing this have been doing, instead of the machine screw, they’re taking the longer wood screw screwing it into the housing, and it goes into the batteries and that’s what’s causing the short or the heating and is causing the fires. They have not done a product recall (update Ring has just announced a recall), and I can understand. You can’t fix stupid. The people are going to you know if you have a machine screw and they throw a wood screw in there is that really their fault that customers are stupid. However, we call it regression towards the mean somebody you’ve got to design stuff so stupid people can’t hurt themselves. So I grabbed this Ring video doorbell that is has a battery pack. And this is generation two which they say is the problem.

Let’s see what we got. Never unboxed this one, this is brand new. So there is the Ring. For simple, easy to do, this one is not expensive. I think they’re blowing them out the door cheap right now. It’s not an expensive doorbell. It’s like 100, $150, but it’s, again, it’s not a recall. They’re just saying, and I always loved they come with a nice little kit here, a little, you know it’s got everything in here to install it quite easily. And this is the one for people who don’t have. You have the battery pack because you don’t have the doorbell wires leading to your doorbell. So this is really good with the battery pack for people who don’t have the wired system to the front door. Here is the little machine screws. So there’s one little tiny machine screw, these three other screws.

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Ring Video Door Bell Screws

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Ring Video Doorbell can catch fire if wooden screws are used instead of machine screws

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It’s well packaged, Well, you know, well-designed like under $150, I think they’re on sale even less. Let’s warn everybody we have a video. The secret to these things really is they want you on the monthly plan. You can’t blame them for that. They wanna make money. This is a good little kit. Oh, even a little level. Oh my goodness, they got a little bit of everything in here. When you install this, with the wired system or the unwired, there are two areas they can make a mistake on. What’s happening is there, people are taking the woodscrew and there’s when they put this on the door, instead of, this is how you slow people down from stealing it. You put in the little screws on the bottom. So there are two little machine screws, go on the bottom. If you put in the two screws, it slows them down. They have to have a Torx, a small Torx. There are two little Torx screws that go in the bottom. Now what’s happening is people are either losing these because when you try, you’re trying to install this upside down and backward, you know, upside down on your door and you’re gonna lose these little screws. Yeah, it’s just a fact of life. You gotta drop them. People are dropping them, losing them. And whether they’re doing is taking the longer screw putting it into the bottom. And they’re tightening that screw all the way into the battery pack. So it’s not really Ring’s fault. So that’s why it’s, there’s a warning out to the public from Ring on this problem. And this is basically, is just basically people who don’t know the difference between a machine screw and a wood screw and people being stupid and forcing this thing. You really got to crank this to go in there and destroy that lock or destroy the battery pack. It’s a good product. I like their products, they’re good. It’s not a, it’s not a Ring problem.

I hope you enjoyed watching this Ring Video Doorbell Fire video. Subscribe to my channel, also visit my website and you can see what online locksmith training I have for beginners, intermediate and advanced, as well as my covert methods of entry and my non-destructive methods of entry.

Ring recalls 350,000 smart doorbells after some of them caught fire

The potential fire hazard impacts around 350,000 2nd generation Ring doorbells sold in the United States and roughly 8,700 more sold in Canada, according to a notice posted by the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) on Tuesday. The $100 doorbells were sold on Ring’s website and on Amazon (AMZN) between June 2020 and October 2020, according to the CPSC.
“The video doorbell’s battery can overheat when the incorrect screws are used for installation, posing fire and burn hazards,” the notice said.
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How To Fix a Sticky Lock Vancouver West

How To Fix a Sticky Lock Vancouver West

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If you have a sticky lock, whether it’s on your house, your business, a padlock, or your car door, a car ignition is different, if you have a sticky lock, there is a couple of solutions you can do.

Never, never put oil, or linseed oil, or motor oil, or sewing machine oil, or even graphite. Graphite, do not put that into your lock. Now, WD-40 is penetrating oil. It’s fantastic for getting a sticky lock unstuck but is not a lubricant.

My favorite for a lock is Tri-Flow, just love this stuff. Put a little spray, it does not take a lot, just put a little spray into your lock and it will be fantastic. Or now you know Lock Saver, there’s Houdini. I don’t have any Houdini handy, but this is my go-to is Tri-Flow. So again, WD-40 for sticky locks. It will unstick it, but it’s not gonna lubricate it. Tri-Flow will lubricate the lock perfectly.

Do not use graphite, graphite is bad for you. It’s not good for the locks. It’s an old way of lubricating locks, don’t do it. So go to Tri-Flow. If the lubricant does not work, it could because your key is old and worn, especially on cars we find that a lot. So cutting you a brand new key to factory code, the lock usually works perfectly after that. So it could be a worn key. Your lock could be worn and the lubricant may be a temporary fix, but it is not going to fix the problem. You have an old lock on your door or the padlock’s old, it’s worn out, you need a new lock. And sometimes, especially with the Honda ignitions, the high security, sometimes the ignition needs to be, the parts, replaced, and you would need a new key because those things just seem to wear out.

How to Fix a Sticky lock Vancouver West

How to Fix a Sticky lock Vancouver West

The other issue could be that the door is sticking. So it could be the hinges are dropping, or what really happens, with the change of weather, is the latch, or the deadbolt specifically, is not lined up anymore with the hole. So I have a few more videos on how to fix that. But the way to see if it is the problem is the door frame is open the door and does the key work the lock perfectly? So if the door is open and you can turn the lock perfectly and then when you close the door and it does not lock, then the problem is with your door frame. However, if you open the door, try the key, and it’s still jammed, then the problem is your door.

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In conclusion, do not use WD-40, oil, linseed oil and do not use sewing machine oil. WD-40 is, a penetrating oil, it’s good but it is not going to lubricate your lock. Use a Lubricant that is meant for locks, Tri-Flow is my favorite. Lock Saver and Houdini are good.

If you have any recommendations, put it at the bottom. So this will help you with sticky locks.

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How to Fix a Sticky Lock Vancouver West

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Rekey Old Style Weiser Locks Key in Knobs | Vancouver West

Rekey Old Style Weiser Locks Key in Knobs Vancouver West

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Lots of these Rekey old style Weiser Locks Key-in-Knobs still in use. Rekeying Locks

Rekey Old Style Weiser Locks Key-in-knobs where extremely popular long, long time ago, it was everywhere in North America. Nowadays we see less and less of them, but it’s still important to know how to rekey it. One of the key parts is identifying it. Basically, it could be a knob like that, different colors, it could be an orbit, circular, just different styles of the rose and how the lock comes out. Now one way of identifying it was, a lot of them have the push and turn lock. So on the inside to lock it, you just push and turn, and then when the key goes in, here, you turn the key, it just turns a little bit. It just pops it out and then the lock is unlocked.

Now one of the big problems of Rekey Old Style Weiser Key in Knobs is when this handle gets old, it just stays in, so the customer’s turning the key, and the key turns but the lock won’t come undone. That’s another issue, on how to get through that, but right now we’re just going to show you how to rekey them. So to rekey the lock is quite simple, there are just two small screws on here. Go ahead and take the knob off. Just loosen it a little bit, loosen the other one. You have to come in on an angle to get it out. I had somebody ask me once, “Do you have a screwdriver that will do this easier?” And I’m going, no, this is the way it is, unfortunately. Again, the brand name is Weiser, they never, we see a lot of Weiser locks now which are actually Kwikset locks, this was never part of Kwikset, so it only says Weiser, Weiser locks. It takes the Weiser key, in a pinch, you shouldn’t do it, but in a pinch you can use a Kwikset key, but that’s not proper. So basically the knob was just lock-in, and what always happens is that little spring in there would just wear out. Now they used to sell a kit, extra springs, but that was back in the day when you did a lot of repairs, and the people would replace the spring. So the lock is very simple. Take it out; now another way of identifying this, how to take it apart, is there are no holes anywhere, to press the retainer in to remove this cylinder, or the knob. In the back here, see how it’s springy? What we have to do to remove this, we have to hold this out, and then, you see when it was locked, the key only turns that far, to unlock the door. When we wanna rekey it, we pull out the rear post, and at basically the five o’clock, 10 to five position, and it just comes out. And you can see here we can take our bible, to put it back together again, we have our bible, we have the little slot there in the knob, so we’ll put it back at 10 to five, that’s the time I call it, hold out the little post again, and you put it in at 10 to five, and basically put it back in. Sometimes it can be sticky, but the biggest problem is just pull that out, turn it, boom. If you don’t have a key, now it gets a little bit more difficult, but again, it’s a Weiser, it’s extremely easy to pick, just pick it to that position, just pick it over, just hold the post out, pick it to the 10 to five position, and sometimes you can push on this a little bit and it will push out the cylinder. Now to rekey it is interesting. Now if you don’t have key, if you have a key you can take it apart, but if you don’t have a key you have to shim it, and again, it’s a Weiser, it’s easy to pick, easy to shim. So we got the cylinder, so to take out the plug, got the little circlip, and I love this, this is Snap-on, it lasts me forever, and if it breaks they give me a new one. Just gently, just open it up just that little bit. Insert your key, turn it slightly, I have an HPC, hollow follower, just fits on there really nice. And it’s five pins. And we have done enough rekeying videos, this one’s lucky, it’s got the, got the code on there, it’s a direct code. We can just pin it up with the lab kit, and then when you put it back in, just make sure you put it on a slight angle and just put the plug back into the cylinder. Take out the key. I am doing this for the camera, but it’s best to put it on your desk flat. I got my little Snap-on tool. Again, don’t go crazy on opening this, and just put it back on. Always test, test, test. Sounds perfect, clips on good. Now I put it in the 10 to five position. Put my bible into the little spot there. And give it a little twist to make sure that the little post has engaged the back of the lock. So again, there are some different methods, this is the simplest, pull out the post, hold it, some people put a pair of pliers on the back, turn it, now this one did come out extremely easy, let me show you a tougher one here. So that one’s really easy. Here’s another one, this is a real old one I got kicking around. Old one with a new insert. How does this one? See, this one’s not coming out so easy. So again, I’ll just push on the post a little bit, there we go. So basically I’m just pushing on that, and it just pushes it out. So this one’s a little bit more awkward and tougher. And it goes in okay. Rekey Old Style Weiser Key in Knobs. Still see them out there, and you could also see different colors and a different knob style, but again, the secret is it’s got the post on the back.

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First aid kit for locksmiths. We are in our service vehicles all day long. It’s smart to have a first aid kit in your service truck. Also, you should have one in the house and you should have one in your personal car.

Everybody has their personal choices for a First Aid Kit and this is mine. I have a Smith and Weston folding knife with a glass breaker and seat belt cutter. I like having a black marker so you can write the person’s name on their forehead or time a tourniquet was applied, etc.

Some people like a couple of tourniquets in their kit. Also, I have my boo-boo kit, band-aids, butterfly straps, butterfly bandaids, alcohol wipes, iodine wipes, antibiotics, Tylenol, Advil, some stomach medicine, pair of gloves, scissors, tweezers, forceps, space blanket, Israeli bandages, quick clots, gauze, triangular bandage and more.

We are lucky in North America and most Western societies, we have the Good Samaritan Act, as long as you’re trying to help, in most cases you are not going to get sued, we are not doctors, we’re just trying to help.

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