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All Items
Automotive
Business & Law, including Computers
Electronic Access & Alarms
History - historical late 19th Century Catalogs, etc.
Keys & Codes, including key machines and related equipment
Door Locks & Hardware, Padlocks
Safes & Furniture, Lockboxes & Mailboxes, Vaults, Bank equip. & related locks
Tips & Tricks, Miscellaneous
Tools - (for Key machines, see Keys & Codes category)

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1200 Cards to ITL#s Cross Reference

Courtesy of Lenny Wollitz, CPL - Bemidji, MN

800 Numbers

ABLOY Classic Locks - Keying : Instruction Manual ( PDF 12 Mb - added 12/6/11)
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

ABLOY PROTEC Technical Manual ( PDF 218 Kb)
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

ABLOY PROTEC 2 - Keying ( PDF 16 Mb   - added 7/7/12)
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas

Abus Factory Tour in Germany  ( PDF 2 Mb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Abus Key Blank Guide (2009) ( PDF 1.1 Mb  -  added 6/3/09)
Provided by Peter P. Schifferli

Abus "Quick Shackle Change" Instructions for new 83 Series 2 rekeyable padlocks ( PDF 373 Kb  -  added 3/21/11)
Provided by Peter P. Schifferli

Abus - Rekeyable Diskus ( PDF 302 Kb )
Courtesy of William Newns, Sr. - Philadelphia, PA

Access 800 TCAC2 Series Locks (Corbin/Russwin) - Programming Guide ( PDF 11.5 Gb  -  added 12/20/09 )
Courtesy of Glen Phillips, CPL - Claremont, IL

Access Control Quick Quote & Door Planning Worksheets ( PDF 407 Kb )
Courtesy of Lee Griggs

ADA - A Locksmith's Guide to the ADA  ( PDF 16 Kb  -  added 1/5/10  )
Courtesy of and by Arnie Bell - Montebello, CA

Adams Rite Electrical Strike Handbook  ( PDF 981 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Adams Rite Installation Kit Manual  ( PDF 1.6 Mb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Advanced Diagnostics - Application Guide for MVP, Code-Seeker, T-Code and T-Code Pro ( PDF 3.2 Mb -  added 2/4/09 )
Courtesy of James Long

Advertising - Sample Brochure - Tri-fold  ( PDF 1.85 Mb )
Courtesy of Tom Schmitt
Alarm Lock - electronic lock Programming Instructions
( PDF 283 Kb )
Courtesy of David Sutton - Franklin, TN
Alarm Lock - Pilfergard Door Alarms PG-10, PG-20,  PG-30 ( PDF 961 Kb )
Courtesy of Peter Hansen - Wendover, NV and Robert Pang - Buraby, BC, Canada

Alarm Lock Cover Codes
Courtesy of Kenneth Roberts - Myrtle Beach, SC

Almont Rekeying Instructions  ( PDF 85 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

American Lock 2010 Service Manual ( PDF 1.9 Mb - revised 8/8/10 )
Courtesy of Billy Edwards

American C70 Padlock ( PDF 105 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
ADA Technical Questions 1-800-514-0301

AMSEC - Star - Major : Service Manual 1992 - 50 pages ( PDF 1.08 Mb - added 12/21/12 )
Courtesy of Richard Vigue

Antique Alarmed Jewel Box ( PDF 2.45 Mb - added 2/23/14 )
Courtesy of Richard Vigue and Arnold Sintnicolass

Antique Pick Keys for Lever Locks  ( PDF 271 Kb )
Courtesy of Seth Pehr

A.R.E. Locks ( PDF 138 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

A.R.E. T-Handles ( PDF 191 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas

Arrow Certification Seminar - Concepts of Master-Keying and Servicing the I/C Core ( PDF 5.8 Mb  -  added 4/13/16)
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas

Arrow Cylinders - Exploded Views ( PDF 1.6 Mb  -  added 4/13/16)
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas

Arrow IC Cylinders - Exploded Views ( PDF 2.1 Mb  -  added 4/13/16)
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas

Arrow D & E Series Deadbolts - Exploded Views ( PDF 1.7 Mb  -  added 5/9/11)
Provided by Peter P. Schifferli

ASSA Twin 6000 Servicing ( PDF 675 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Automotive 800 Numbers

Auto-Truck 2006 Key Blank Ref. - Indexed. ( PDF .79 Mb)

Auto-Truck 2010 Key Blank Reference - Ilco ( PDF 1.7 Mb - added 1/16/10)
Courtesy of Dan Billheimer - Mansfield, OH

Auto-Truck 2019 Key Blank Reference - Ilco
( 188 pages PDF 12.0 Mb - added 1/31/19)
Courtesy of Todd Adams - Automotive Product Manager,  Kaba Ilco Corp

Auto/Truck Guide 1940-1975 ( PDF 550 Kb )
Courtesy of David Sutton - Franklin, TN

Auto (Vintage) Blank Numbers 1928-1937 ( PDF 36 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Axxess Key Blank Cross Reference Chart - with key profiles ( PDF 976 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Baron / Eagle / Sun Safes : Opening / Operating / Programming ( PDF 1 Mb added 11/1/15 )
Courtesy of Doug Bellinger

Barrel (Post) Key - Making from scratch - ( PDF 255 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Best Construction Cores - colors, operating and control hey bittings ( PDF 173 Kb  - revised 12/14/12)
Courtesy of Jerry Kruss, Breck Camp and others

Best (and other SFIC) Drilling & Decoding  - Photos
Courtesy of Jerome Andrews

Best Keyway Sections - Diagrams  ( PDF 112 Kb )
Courtesy of Rick Duskiewicz & Jerry Kruss

BHMA / ANSI Finish & Materials Code Numbers (PDF 35 Kb - added 2/25/11 )
Courtesy of Peter P. Schifferli and Builders-Hardware.com

Biaxial Program  - Medeco Code Series 0101AAF - 7199IXT - 7,029 total cut codes and 3,375 total angle codes ( .exe 1.2 Mb - added 11/5/10 )
Courtesy of Phil Domenici

Bobcat Bulldozer Keys ( PDF 119 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Bommer Mailbox (Letterbox) Codes 4001PO - 5000PO Series (PDF 35 Kb - added 10/13/10 )
Courtesy of Phil Domenici

Bravo Key Machine Manual ( PDF 531 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Bravo Key Machine - Porsche Adapter Jaws - Instruction Sheet ( PDF 129 Kb - added 4/17/08 )
Courtesy of Jeff Gater

Briggs & Stratton Automotive Lock & Key Parts Catalog 1940-1952 Red Book ( PDF 11.7 Mb - added 2/1/11 )
Courtesy of Howard Krutzler

Brinks Safe Model 5118 - Opening and Rekeying ( PDF 1 Mb - added 7/25/08 )
Courtesy of Robert Klinkner

Bumil, Brinks and Knight (Korean Safes) - Tryout Combinations and Tryout Keys - Excel Spreadsheet Program ( Excel .xls format 24 Kb - added 2/20/10 )
Courtesy of Roger Wechter

Bumil, (etc.) actual output of above program  ( Excel .xls format 24 Kb - added 2/20/10 )
Courtesy of Roger Wechter

Bump-Key Simulation Program - in .exe format ( .exe 58 Kb - added 8/21/09 )
Courtesy of John Charnley

Bump-Key Video in .mpg format
Courtesy of Steve Goodwin

Burg Wachter Point Safes - Master Code Retrievel Procedures - 2 pages ( PDF 16 Kb - added 9/5/07)
Courtesy of John Soderland

Business Plan Manual - 47 pages ( PDF 393 Kb )
Courtesy of Lee Griggs

Carl Cloud Educational Directory - 103 Articles, 20 Tips, 12 Stories
Courtesy of Carl and Betty Cloud in conjunction with ClearStar Security Network

Casting and Molding ( PDF 226 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Champion 6-lever  and Eclipse "Pancake" Push Key Padlocks ( PDF 1.5 Mb - added 2/24/09 )
Courtesy of Richard Vigue and Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Chicago - Steelcase Locks ( PDF 230 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Chrysler 7 cut and 8 cut Glove box tryout keys ( PDF 4 Kb - added 5/19/08 )
Courtesy of Allen Murphy

CISA Profile Cylinder removal - Photo
Courtesy of Jerry Kruss
Classroom Security Considerations by Lori Greene, DAHC/CDC, FDAI, CCPR ( PDF 460 Kb - added 5/12/18  )
With permission of Lori Greene, as provided by Peter P. Schifferli


Clonning Application Chart - by Ilco - 7 pages ( PDF 237 Kb - added 2/2/10  )
Courtesy of  James Long


CLUB High Security Key Machine ( PDF 931 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

CLUB Jr. High Security Key Machine ( PDF 545 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Codes - Dominion Locks - Standard 5 Pin Tumbler 0001-10,000 ( PDF 9.9 Mb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Codes - Pundra K-series for Storwal office furniture
Courtesy of Garth Meredith

Codes - T-series for ESP locks on Teknion furniture
Courtesy of Garth Meredith

Cole Steel File Cabinet - combination lock - code decoder - Excel Spreadsheet Program ( Excel .xls format 11 Kb - added 9/25/10 )
Courtesy of Roger Wechter

Combination Lock Diagnostics - Excel Spreadsheet (xls file 35 Kb)
Courtesy of Andy Dennison

Company Policy Manual - Sample ( PDF 28 Kb )
Courtesy of Mark Blum

Computext Notes
Courtesy of Charlie Cole and Dennis Heath

Condominium Security Manual ( PDF 199 Kb )
Courtesy of Tami & Willis Calhoun

Console Lock Codes & Specs for Chevy Trucks and Cadillac SUVs 
Courtesy of David Taylor - Ada, OK

"Copy" & "Paste" Tutorial - Computer Lesson
Courtesy of Rick Duskiewicz

Corbin Mortise Lock Assembly ( PDF 2.5 Mb - added 2/17/15 )
Courtesy of Richard Vigue

Corby 6000 Series Programmable Keypad( PDF 401 Kb )
Courtesy of Phil Bruland

Credit Application (sample) and Annual Update Forms ( PDF 102 Kb - added 9/11/07 )
Courtesy of C.D. Lipscomb, CML, CPS, CIL

Crime - Making it Pay - Business Analysis (1980) 17 pages ( PDF 2.4 Mb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith
Curtis Clipper 2009 Application Guide - Cams & Carraiges, Decoders, Code Series, Parts List ( PDF 588 Kb - added 12/24/09 )
Courtesy of Dan Cunningham - Camas, WA and Barnes Distribution

DDL - Digital Door Lock - Changing & Installation  ( PDF 738 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Depth and Spacing Charts for Standard and I-Core Keys (with bookmarks) ( PDF 42 Kb )
Courtesy of Walt Driscoll - DLA Security Systems, Inc.  

Detex Master Keys
Courtesy of Lloyd Willits

Diplomat Safe & Key Lock Specs & Codes ( PDF 221 Kb )
Courtesy of Kevin Ruff, CST

Discounts - "Everybody Wants A Discount" ( PDF 115 Kb - added 3/28/09 )
Courtesy of & by Bobby DeWeese, CML, CPS, CJS and The National Locksmith

Dispatch Procedures / Lockout Protocol
Courtesy of C.D. Lipscomb, CML, CPS, CIL

Distributor Discounts & Calculating Net Cost
Courtesy of Peter P. Schifferli

Documenting Your Safe & Vault Work - "The CYA Game" by Lucky Mazzione ( PDF 658 Kb - added 8/31/08 )
Courtesy of Jeff Gater

Door Closer Date Codes (Yale, Norton, Corbin/Russwin) (  PDF 11 Kb - added 8/15/07)
Courtesy of Al Ernst

Dor-O-Matic 1390 Exit Device ( PDF 139 Kb )
Courtesy of Herb Bindel

Dor-O-Matic Exit Device Condensed Catalog ( PDF 415 Kb )
Courtesy of Herb Bindel

Duet / NL Duet Safe Lock - Mounting, Installation, Changing Combination, Programming, Drilling (PDF 1.43 Mb - added 2/27/15 )
Courtesy of Jerry Kruss

DUO Cylinders - ReKeying ( PDF 145 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Eagle Lock Company Blanks - 78 pages ( PDF 4.2 Mb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Emergency Openings - Locksmith / Police & Fire issues I ( PDF 1.1 Mb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Emergency Openings - Locksmith / Police & Fire issues II ( PDF 1.5 Mb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Emtek Service Manual - 2010 - 256 pages ( PDF 28.8 Mb  - added 10/20/10 )

Fastec Lock Servicing
Courtesy of Lyle F. Hensley

Fastec Lock Servicing Manual ( FIC )
( PDF 3.9 Mb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith
FireKing Fireproof Filing Cabinets - Drill Point to Open & High Security Lock (Medeco) Replacement ( PDF 123 Kb - added 7/21/10 )
Courtesy of Al Ernst

Fireking Medeco Key Codes  ( PDF 65.4 Kb - revised 5/30/18 )
Courtesy of Seth Pehr and a host of other contributors

"First Key" machine - Operating Manual ( PDF 414 Kb - added 12/17/07 )
Courtesy of C.D. Lipscomb, CML, CPS, CIL

Ford 8 cut Codes 0001 - 1706X, including regular code order, cut order, and last 3 cuts order  ( PDF 2 Mb )
Courtesy of Gord Beardmore

Ford 10 cut Key Generation  ( PDF .5 Mb )
Courtesy of Gord Beardmore

Ford Keyless Entry - Code Determination  ( PDF 233 Kb - added 7/25/08 )
Courtesy of David Taylor

Ford Module Locations: BCM, CSM, GEM, REM, RKE, SJB, VSM  ( PDF 44 Kb - added 2/15/10 )
Courtesy of Thomas (SKI) Gajewsky

Ford Remote Programming Chart
Courtesy of Jim Parrie, CRL & David Taylor

Forms - Authorization & Various Others ( PDF 457 Kb )
Courtesy of William Newns, Sr. - Philadelphia, PA

Fort Multi-Function Key Codes: 1986 ( PDF 10.7 Mb - added 2/6/17)
Courtesy of Bill Deming - Shelburne, VT and Bill Mandlebaum - Bowling Green, OH

Forms - Courtesy of Bob Stabley - Pomona, CA

Fulton Trailer Lock - GorillaGuard ( PDF 84 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Gazda Gallery - High quality safe lock (through the door) drawings
By and courtesy of Tom Gazda

Herring Hall Marvin: HHM 1313C ( PDF 1.2 Mb - added 12/15/10 )

Meilink Safe-T-Vault (side & front) ( PDF 100 Kb - added 12/18/10 )

Montgomery Ward model 9017 fire safe by Meilink ( PDF 38 Kb - added 12/18/10 )

Mosler B1 (hand change) ( PDF 341 Kb - added 12/18/10 )

Mosler Jewelers Door (x-ray view) with Yale 025-1/2 lock  ( PDF 61 Kb - added 12/18/10 )

Mosler KC1-1 ( PDF 218 Kb - added 12/18/10 )

Mosler KC1-2 ( PDF 277 Kb - added 12/18/10 )

Yale OC5 ( PDF 37 Kb - added 12/15/10 )
 


Glossary for Locksmiths - courtesy of LIST Council

G.M. 10-cut: Servicing Instructions, both Column & In-Dash - A-1 Service Kit  ( PDF 3 Mb  - added 12/28/11 )
Courtesy of Matt Churchill

G.M. Progression Chart

Governmental Agencies
 

Griffin Gallery - Safe Articles
By and courtesy of Mike Griffin

6120 Yellow Tape (3 cycle) ( PDF 601 Kb - added 1/07/11 )
Amsec TL15 Plate Opening ( PDF 563 Kb - added 1/14/11 )
Armor ATM Opening ( PDF 1.4 Mb - added 1/14/11 )

GSA Security Containers Specification - Revised AA-F-358J dated 2 November 2010 Supercedes AA-F-358H dated May 18, 2000 (PDF 73 Kb - added 11/9/10 )
Courtesy of Andy Dennison
Guide to Safe Opening Volumes 1-5 from The National Locksmith : Purchasing Directions and Decoding Sheet ( PDF 176 Kb - added 7/25/08 )

Harley Davidson HD Series Tubular Codes (added 7/14/08 ) - Outdated collection method. Click on Codes for most recent listings or to add to the list.
Provided by John Blankenship, Al Ostheimer and many others

Harley Davidson - King Tour-Pak Keymaking and Disassembly ( PDF 530 Kb )
Provided by Robert Klinkner

Haworth Combo-Locked Desk Pedestal Drawers
Courtesy of Mark Blum

Heritage - Fortress Security - Drill Points / Cam Layout ( PDF 17 Kb - added 1/22/18 )
Courtesy of Dan Billheimer, CPL, CPS, RST

Hickok Incorporated - Web Site
10514 Dupont Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44108

Toll Free: 1-800-342-5080
Ph: (216) 541-8060
Fax: (216) 761-9879

ClearStar wishes to thank Hickok, Inc. for permission to include the following
pdf documents in ClearStar Resources for the benefit of our Automotive Locksmiths


NGS XLC - User Guide - v 1.1 - 53 pages ( PDF 1.3 Mb - added 6/30/12 )
NGS XLC Locksmith - User Guide - v 1.1 - 57 pages ( PDF 2 Mb - added 6/30/12 )
NGS PATS Programming Chart   2007 - 4 pages ( PDF 339 Kb - added 6/30/12 )
2009 CAN VIM & PATS Programming Lookup Charts - 47 pages ( PDF 0.9 Mb - added 6/30/12 )
 



Hinge Doctor - Residential Model HA2 "The Hulk"2 copies ( PDF 745 Kb - added 5/5/09 )
Courtesy of Pete Schifferli and Steve Goldstein

Hinge Doctor - Video Page
Courtesy of James Hawley

History - the age of craftsmanship
Provided courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas
Caverhill, Learmont & Co. - general tools and hardware catalog - 1901 1024 pages ( PDF 523 Mb - added 10/6/18 )

Eagle Lock Catalog #31 - early 1900s 380 pages ( PDF 24.9 Mb - added 10/6/18 )

Eagle trunk lock - Procedure for opening false-keyhole-type 4 pages ( PDF 2.22 Mb - added 10/6/18 )

Graham Mfg. Co. - Catalog of Keys and Hardware Specialties - 1928 226 pages ( PDF 5.57 Mb - added 10/6/18 )

Vintage Von Duprin Fire and Panic Exit Devices 8 pages ( PDF 3.8 Mb - added 12/23/18 )
Courtesy of Pete Schifferli

Vintage Von Duprin Fire and Panic Exit Devices - ca. 1949 12 pages ( PDF 8.8 Mb - added 1/16/19 )
Courtesy of Pete Schifferli

"YALE" - the Trademark - History Of 80 pages ( PDF 7.82 Mb - added 10/6/18 )

Yale and Towne Mfg. Company - Catalog 14 - 1893 331 pages ( PDF 110 Mb - added 10/6/18 )

Yale & Towne Padlocks Catalog - 1908 110 pages ( PDF 6.94 Mb - added 10/6/18 )

Yale and Towne Mfg. Company - Catalog 24 - 1917 642 pages ( PDF 381 Mb - added 10/6/18 )

Yale and Towne Mfg. Company - Catalog 25 - 1921 469 pages ( PDF 243 Mb - added 10/6/18 )

Yale - Combination, Time and Key Locks - about 1939 29 pages ( PDF 6.41 Mb - added 10/6/18 )

Yale Catalog 2003 - ASSA ABLOY - 2003 409 pages ( PDF 335 Mb - added 10/6/18 )


Hole Saw sawing speeds - recommended RPMs( PDF 72 Kb )
Provided by Peter P. Schifferli

Hon File Cabinet Lock Installation  ( PDF 125 Kb )
Courtesy of Tom Gillingham

Hon Plunger Type File Cabinet Lock Installation  ( PDF 1.8 Mb  - added 2/19/11 )
Courtesy of Peter Schifferli

HPC Decoder Sheet for the orange HPC Safe and Vault Manual ( PDF 338 Kb - added 2/19/16 )
Courtesy Joe Cortie, CML, CPS, CMS

HPC TEN Key Machine (aka DOGE by Silca) - Operation and Maintenance Handbook( PDF 6.0 Mb - added 2/2/15 )
Courtesy of Adrian Busse

DOGE Version 2 Key Machine (aka DOGE by Silca) - Parts List and Manual( PDF 3.67 Mb - added 3/13/15 )
Courtesy of Jon Payne and Adrian Busse

Ideal Security - Super Guard Lock II( PDF 347 Kb )
Courtesy of William Newns, Sr. - Philadelphia, PA

Ideal Security/Craftsman - Super Guard Lock  II - Rekeying Double Cylinder ( PDF 168 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Identification & Authorization Agreement( PDF 90 Kb )
Courtesy of C.D. Lipscomb

IEI (International Electronics, Inc.) Door-Guard Command and Control Series - Features & Programming( PDF 57 Kb )
Courtesy of Phil Bruland

IKEA Furniture Locks and Codes ( PDF 179 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Ilco 7004-7014 Pushbutton Lock - Installation Manual ( PDF 583 Kb )
Courtesy of Robert Pang - Buraby, BC, Canada

Ilco - New Key Blanks introduced in the years...

Courtesy of Peter P. Schifferli - Tonawanda, NY

Link to Recent Ilco pdf Supplements


Ilco Unican Key Blank Catalog Supplement #1 (to Cat #60, '99 ed.)( PDF 4.6 megs )
Provided by Peter P. Schifferli

Ilco Unican Key Blank Catalog Supplement #2 (to Cat #60, '99 ed.)( PDF 629 Kb )
Provided by Peter P. Schifferli

Industry Schools, Courses

Installations - Stainless Steel Doors - Pricing
Courtesy of C.D. Lipscomb, CML, CPS, CIL and other ClearStar friends

Insurance - Additional Insureds
Courtesy of Arnie Bell

Intelock User's Guide (Schlage) ( PDF 1.2 Mb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Interchangeable Core: SFIC A2 Calculator Program ( .zip 102 Kb - updated 3/20/12 )
Courtesy of Phil Domenici

Interchangeable Core Calculators - Excel Spreadsheet for Best A2 A3 A4 ( 32 Kb - added 9/14/10 )
Courtesy of Jerry Kruss

Interchangeable Core Calculators - Excel Spreadsheet for Best A2 A3 A4 and Sargent ( 31 Kb)
Courtesy of David Taylor - Ada, OK

Interchangeable Core Pin Program  - Excel Spreadsheet - (includes safely tested macros) 165 Kb
Courtesy of Don Riedell - Las Vegas, NV

Interchangeable Core - Small Format: Service Manual ( PDF 492 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Interchangeable Core - Small Format: Finding the Control Key ( PDF 362 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Jackson Exit Devices, Exploded Views 1085,P 1095,P 1285, 1295, 2085, 2086, 2095   ( PDF 1.8 Mb - added 6/3/11 )
Directed to by Dan Terrigno
Jet Automotive Key Blank Guide  ( PDF 716 Kb )
Sent in by Bob Pulley - Belleville, IL
Kaba Ilco Corp. Key Blank Catalog - 12th Edition - 434 pages ( PDF 21 Mb  - added 11/4/10 )
Provided by Michael Phillips

Kaba Ilco Corp. - Price Lists:  effective September 1, 2018
Advanced Diagnostics ( PDF 801 Kb - 8 pages - added 8/23/18 )
Brass Cylinders and Storefront Hardware ( PDF 2.7 Mb - 32 pages - added 8/23/18 )
Gemini - Cylinders, Cores and Keys ( PDF 1.5 Mb - 12 pages - added 8/23/18 )
Key Blanks & Automotive Equipment ( PDF 4.7 Mb - 76 pages - added 8/23/18 )
Key Machines ( PDF 1.4 Mb - 28 pages - added 8/23/18 )
PEAKS Preferred ( PDF 1.9 Mb - 28 pages - added 8/23/18 )
Replacement Hardware, Accessories, and Locksmith Supplies ( PDF 766 Kb - 12 pages - added 8/23/18 )

Courtesy of Michael Phillips, CRL - Product Mgr., Kaba Ilco Corp. with the assistance of Peter P. Schifferli

 

Kawneer - Aluminum Entrances Manual ( PDF 342 Kb )
Courtesy of Herb Bindel

 

Keil Key Machine Manual - Old #6, 6-1/2  ( PDF 10.6 Mb - added 3/20/12  )
Courtesy of Randy Main with assistance from Arnold Sintnicolaas

Kawneer - Paneline / Panic Guard Exit Device Installation Manual ( PDF 2.9 Mb )
Courtesy of Herb Bindel

KESO Decoder  ( PDF 1.4 Mb - added 2/25/17  )
Courtesy of Billy Edwards & A.J. Hoffman circa 1981

Key Bitting Specifications ( PDF 643 Kb - added 9/28/18  )
Courtesy of Tyler Thomas

Key Blank Cross Reference & Substitution List for Home Center Keys( PDF 172Kb )
Provided by Peter P. Schifferli

Keyboard Organization

Courtesy of Blackhawk Products

Key Casting Manual ( PDF 662 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Key Machine Cutters & Popular Parts ( PDF 3.4 Mb - added 8/27/08 )
Courtesy of Richard Vigue

Knoll Key Manuals - 15 combined into one - 320 pages ( PDF 30 Mb - added 3/22/14 )
   This manual includes color photos of all Keys, Locks and Housings
Courtesy of Howard Krutzler

Kryptonite by Schlage - Padlocks and Cable ( PDF 940 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Kubota Keys ( PDF 295 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Kwikset ReKeying Manual
( PDF 3.3 Mb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Kwikset SmartKey Cradle ( PDF 3.1 Mb - added 10/21/16)
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Kwikset SmartKey-243-Tryout-Keys.pdf ( PDF 131 Kb - added 2/5/19)
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas, Howard Krutzler, Tom Gillingham, John Hubel, and Jay

LaGard 2200 lock - Programming in a new key WITHOUT an existing key ( PDF 58 Kb - added 8/20/09 )
Courtesy of Haim Melamed

Land Rover - 1999 Discovery - Door Pictures
Courtesy of David Taylor

Larsen Storm Door - Installation and Servicing cut sheet ( PDF 1.3 Mb - added 4/29/15 )
Courtesy of Allen Murphy

Laser Security Products - "Code Jaw" - Instructions and 10 code cards included ( PDF 912 Kb - added 12/8/08 )
Courtesy of ClearStar member James Long & Wayne Howard of Laser Security Products

Leader Locking System Keypad: Features & Operations, Installations - both New and Old ( PDF 3.9 Mb added 11/1/15 )
Courtesy of Jerry Kruss

Lee Lever Tumbler Lock Decoder - Instructions ( PDF 230 Kb )
Courtesy of Jerry Kruss

Lee Safe Puller - for In-A-Floor Safes - Instructions ( PDF 169 Kb )
Courtesy of Jerry Kruss

Lee Tubular-Key Lock Pick/Decoder - Instructions ( PDF 2.4 Mb )
Courtesy of Jerry Kruss

Lock Name Listing - A list of lock names that you can search to find what keys might be used with them.
Courtesy of Blackhawk Products

Lockmasters Parts Manual 1985 - 1993 (older but valuable) ( PDF 85.75 Mb - added 3/13/14 )
Courtesy of ClearStar Member Bruce Wallen and Lockmasters, Inc.

Lockout Work Order - California
Courtesy of Wynn Kessler

Lokk-Latch and Lokk-Latch Deluxe Re-Keying Instructions ( PDF 2.2 Mb )
Courtesy of Pete Schifferli

Lost Combinations - for Diplomat, Sisco, etc. safes - Excel Spreadsheet Program ( Excel .xls format 9 Kb - added 2/4/09 )
Courtesy of Dave Boerner

Locksmith Basic Home Study type Training Course for Beginners ( PDF about 1.5 Mb on average for each lesson - added 2/20/09  )
Courtesy of ClearStar Member Pete Schmidt and "Noodles" at the North East Locksmith Supplies Forum in England

00-Learning Strategies
01-Locksmithing An Expanding Career Field
02-Introduction To Locks And Keys
03-Key Identification
04-Lock Mechanisms
05-Residential Locks
06-Keymaking And Rekeying
07-Opening Locks Without Keys
08-Home And Business Security
09-Auto Locks
10-Safes And Vaults
11-Panic Hardware And Electric Locks
12-Electronic Security
13-Starting A Small Business
14-Working As A Professional Locksmith

Mailboxes - Old Style with numbered dials ( PDF 89Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Mailboxes - Old Style Canadian - Inside Wall Mounted ( PDF 1.7 Mb - added 7/13/11 )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Majestic Comparison Blanks Chart ( PDF 45 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Majestic Trunk Code Book - Vol.1 ( PDF 1.9 Mb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Majestic Trunk Code Book - Vol.2 ( PDF 5.2 Mb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Master Combination Lock Manipulation Method
Courtesy of Dennis Heath

Master 90 Gun Trigger Lock ( PDF 86 Kb - revised 1/20/13 )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Master Keying - Complete Great Grand Master System (an example) by Weigand Jensen  ( PDF 4.3 Mb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Master Keying Corbin / Russwin Master Ring Cylinders  ( PDF 890 Kb - added 2/24/11  )
Courtesy of Randy Main with assistance from Arnold Sintnicolaas

Master Keying - "Unmasking the Master Key" ( PDF 25 Kb )
Courtesy of Sal Dulcamaro, CML

Master-keys, Various
Courtesy of William Newns, Sr. - Philadelphia, PA

Master Lock Steering Wheel & Air Bag Lock  ( PDF 231 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Master Lock 259 Steering Wheel Lock  ( PDF 92 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Master Lock 2010 Technical Manual ( PDF 1.7 Mb - revised 8/8/10 )
Courtesy of Billy Edwards

Master Lock - Combination Deadbolt Lock- software program for encoding or decoding calculations ( 1.6 Mb Microsoft Installer Package - added 1/11/08)
Courtesy of Billy Edwards

Master Lock (formerly Dexter) Door Hardware Rekeying (knobsets, leversets, deadbolts & handlesets) -  ( PDF 5 Mb  -  added 12/20/09 )
Courtesy of Pete Schifferli - Tonawanda, NY

Master Padlock Codes - Various, for flat steel and corrugated steel keys - Lock Numbers 22, 44, 55, 66, 105, 500 ( PDF 3.7 Mb - added 3/14/10)
Courtesy of Jacques Plousos

Master Trailer Lock ( PDF 32 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

McGunn Key Codes
Courtesy of John Soderland, CMST, CML

Medeco BiAxial Angle Codes -14 pages - HPC Code Card SP3 ( PDF 42 Kb - added 4/15/09)
Courtesy of Medeco and John Soderland

Medeco Key Cutting Flow-Chart for ITL machine (Mfg # 298) ( PDF 227 Kb - added 4/7/18)
Courtesy of ITL and Bill Mandlebaum

Mike Madden's Manipulator - Photos ( PDF 527 Kb )
Courtesy of Neil Stratton

Mike Madden's Manipulator - Distance Extrapolation Chart ( PDF 201 Kb
- added 9/29/08  )
Courtesy of Mark Martinelli

Micro-Dial Key-Krafter Manual & Memorial to Weigand W. Jensen
( PDF 765 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith
ORIGINAL Micro-Dial Key-Krafter Manual - by Weigand W. Jensen ( PDF 2.7 Mb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith
Minute Key Machine (Improved) - Ilco Model 179IM - Operating Manual ( PDF 4.19 Mb - added 12/19/07 )
Courtesy of George McQueston

Mosler Serial Numbers  ( PDF 11 Kb )
Courtesy of Chuck Caplinger , CRL, CPS,CMS

Mossberg "InstantAccess" Electronic Pistol Safe  ( PDF 2.3 Mb - added 1/22/11  )
Courtesy of Sam Farrington

Motorcycle Database - John Blankenship's  ( PDF 228 Kb - added 7/23/08 )
Courtesy of John Blankenship

Motorcycle Key Blank Reference - 2016 - by Kaba Ilco Corp  ( PDF 3.9 Mb - revised 11/21/16 )
Courtesy of Todd Adams

Motorcycle Keys - former Web Site
Courtesy of John Blankenship

MUL-T-LOCK Cylinder Service Manual ( PDF 4.7 Mb - added 8/27/08 )
Courtesy of Roy Miller

MUL-T-LOCK Padlock Service Manual ( PDF 4.1 Mb - added 8/27/08 )
Courtesy of Roy Miller

MUL-T-LOCK Price Catalog - July 2008 ( PDF 4.9 Mb - added 2/22/09 )
Courtesy of Roy Miller

MX Series (proprietary keyway from China)  ( PDF 98 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Myths for Newbies

Nissan Maxima keyless keypad instructions with pics
Courtesy of David Taylor

Nissan Module and Unit Locations: BCM, DLCU, SECU  ( PDF 36 Kb - added 2/16/10 )
Courtesy of Thomas (SKI) Gajewsky

NKL D8C AuditLok Service Manual and Drill Point Info ( PDF 2.2 Mb - added 11/15/15 )
Courtesy of Tom King

NL Lock - EMP-Revised: Duet RotoBolt Manual.pdf ( PDF 4.6 Mb - added 3/8/19)
Courtesy of David Hallee - Waterville, Maine

NL Lock - Universal Lock Set-Up Instructions( PDF 8.7 Mb - added 3/21/17)
Courtesy of Dan Billheimer - Mansfield, OH

Ohms Law Calculator ( .exe 72 Kb - added 3/20/12 )
Courtesy of Phil Domenici

Padlock collection of Arnold Sintnicolas ( PDF 459 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Patent Numbers - by Year, from 1863... ( PDF 12 Kb )
Courtesy of Andy Dennison, CPS, CPL

Peachtree Instructions and Parts Manual for Citadel Doors ( PDF 581 Kb  - added 2/4/09)
Courtesy of David Hallee and Roger Cann


Pincode program for determining the PIN for programming VW-Audi-Porsche vehicles.

Pincode.exe (this is an .exe file you can run from ClearStar or download and run) (exe 409 Kb)

Pincode program instructions for both the T-Code and SDD ( PDF 15 Kb )

Courtesy of Allen Murphy and Brook Francisco

Profile Type Cylinders, Rekeying  ( PDF 119 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Protection from Fire and Thieves - by George Hayter Chubb - 1875   ( PDF 6.3 Mb   - added 11/5/10)
Courtesy Google Digital Services and Craig Pusey

Receivables Tutorial
Courtesy of Charles Curry
 

Remotes: 923 Listings (Programming Cost to Customer) - Excel Spreadsheet Program ( Excel .xls format 159Kb - Revised 11/17/16 )
Courtesy of Carroll Cameron

Roll-Top Desk Lock ( PDF 54 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Safe and Vault Photos from SAVTA Safe-Tech Forum

Safe Change Keys ( PDF 576 Kb   - added 3/22/16)
Courtesy of Ronald Betschman and Jay Long

Safe Deposit Locks - Matchwork Chart
Courtesy of Joseph E. Cortie, CML, CPS, CMS

Safe Dial Measurement / Drill Point Calculator - Excel Spreadsheet
Courtesy of Mike Gambill

Safe Information Sheet ( PDF 15 Kb )
Courtesy of Rick Dyer

Safe - Pin tumbler locks - Space & Depth specifications for many brands (added 5/20/14)
Courtesy of Ron Reed


Safes - Digital Keypads - Photo IDs
Courtesy of Bobby DeWeese and many others

Safe Weight Calculator - .exe executable file
Courtesy of Tom Gazda

SARGENT IC - Full-size 6300 Series Removable Core - Keying & Assembly Manual ( PDF 1.2 Mb - added 4/14/16)
Courtesy of Gabe Tarsi, CRL

SAVTA Membership Application 

SAVTA Technical Bulletins - Alphabetical Index: 1988-2002 ( PDF 86 Kb )
Courtesy of Andy Dennison, CPS, CPL

Scanning Tips (documents, manuals) ( PDF 1.8 Mb   - added 12/23/09)
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Schlage - 662 Removing & Rekeying ( PDF 170 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Schlage - Conversion ReKeying Manual for Titan/Kwikset ( PDF 1.2 Mb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Schlage - Conversion ReKeying Manual for Weiser ( PDF .6 Mb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Schlage "D" series Heavy-Duty Levers ( PDF .8 Mb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Schlage - Everest ( PDF 697 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Schlage - "F" Lock Bypass Technique ( PDF 400 Kb )
Courtesy of Jacques Plousos

Schlage - "F" Series Knobs/Levers - Rekeying ( PDF 1.2 Mb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Schlage High Security Cylinders & Key Control Service Manual ( PDF 3.62 Mb -  added 4/15/09 )
Courtesy of James Long

Schlage Modular Cylinders - Sell Sheet, FAQ, & Price Book 71 effective 4/5/2010 Rev 7/10 ( PDF 7.03 Mb -  added 8/13/10 )
Courtesy of Howard Krutzler, Doug Gulvin and Peter Schifferli

Schlage P, Z Keyways / Obverse, Reverse : Chart ( PDF 228 Kb -  added 3/22/16 )
Courtesy of Pete Schifferli, Bill Lynk, Jay Long

Schlage - Primus ( PDF 356 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Schlage SecureKey (PDF 2 Mb - added 1/26/11 )
Courtesy of Phil Domenici

Schlage SecureKey Reset Cradle (PDF 463 Kb - added 2/19/11 )
Courtesy of Allen Murphy

Schlage - Wafer Locks - Re-keying ( PDF 1.6 Mb - added 7/24/08 )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Scorpion CX-5 - Rekeying ( PDF 187 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Scorpion CX-5 SFIC Service Manual
( PDF 856 Kb )
Courtesy of William Lynk, CRL

Scottsman Manual ( PDF 1.6 Mb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

S&G Titan PivotBolt and D-Drive Drilling Information  ( PDF 296 Kb - added 1/22/18 )
Courtesy of Dan Billheimer, CPL, CPS, RST

S&G Guard Key Codes - 4440 Series Safe Deposit Box Locks  ( PDF 296 Kb - added 12/21/11 )
Courtesy of several ClearStar Members, including Dave LaBarge, CPS, CML, CMS and Joe Cortie, CML, CPS, CMS

S&G - Resetting the Sargent & Greenleaf models 6120, 6121, and 6123
Courtesy of John Soderland, CMST, CML

S&G - Resetting the Sargent & Greenleaf models 6120, 6121, and 6123
Courtesy of John Soderland, CMST, CML

SecuRAM Electronic Safe Lock Model ECSL-0601A,L02 (E) both Operating & Programing Instructions - 16 pages ( PDF 690 Kb - added 7/6/12 )
Courtesy of Al Dina
SecuriLock Unlimited Key Mode - 2000 Taurus/Sable Lead Vehicle ( PDF 21 Kb )
Courtesy of Brian Goodson

Security Industry Membership and Proficiency Designations
Courtesy of John Dorsey, CML

Sentry - Codes & Keys ( post - added 3/15/11 )
Courtesy of Phil Domenici

Sentry "Direct Entry" type Safes - Manipulating ( post - added 3/31/09 )
Courtesy of Richard Vigue

Sentry Electronic Safes - Bar Code - Decoding for Master Combination ( PDF 831 Kb - added 3/30/09 )
Courtesy of Shane Maloney, CMS
Sentry Electronic Safes - Bar Code - Decoding for Master Combination, Spiking, etc (Post Link - added 12/21/11 )
Courtesy of C.D. Lipscomb, CML, CPS, CAL, CIL
Sentry S0407 - all possible combinations  ( PDF 87 Kb )
Courtesy of Dave Brown
Sidewinder Key Specifications 2018 ( PDF 1.0 Mb - revised 10/29/2018)
Courtesy of Greg Brandt, CML
Simplex L1000 series, template, changing, clearing, parts, etc. ( PDF 1.2 Mb )
Courtesy of Mike Burke
Simplex L1000 Installation ( PDF 441 Kb )
Courtesy of Robert Pang
Simplex 1000 series Service Manual ( PDF 1.2 Mb )
Courtesy of Robert Pang
Simplex 4000 series - exploded views and parts ( PDF 162 Kb )
Courtesy of Robert Theobald

Ski Locks ( PDF 117 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

SKT Wafer Reading Tool ( PDF 647 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Small Format Interchangeable Core Pinning (SFIC)
Courtesy of Blackhawk Products

Some Shareware

SmartGard Electronic Safe Lock by LaGard - Programming & Manager Instructions ) ( PDF 320 Kb  - added 7/15/08 )
Courtesy of Bobby DeWeese

SmartLoc - How Do We Do That ( PDF 2.46 Mb - added 10/25/12 )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas
Solon Super-Lock Co., Inc. (1958 - 1978) - Nix-Pix Lock ( PDF 5.36 Mb - added 6/23/17 )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas and Norm Zurawski
Space and Depth Charts - Jensen + Others ( 96 in all ) ( PDF 2.9 Mb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Spell Checker

Springs - How to Make ( PDF 1.53 Mb - added 5/28/15 ) - Available to Full Members and Trial Members alike.
Courtesy of Allen Murphy

Storefront Hardware - Locks & Exit Devices - Kaba Ilco ( PDF 2.35 Mb - added 1/24/12)
Courtesy of Jeff Brown - Product Manager - Aluminum Storefront,  Kaba Ilco Corp

Strattec Security Corporation Key Chart

Courtesy of
Garth Meredith

Sunar Locks ( PDF 114 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Sunnect AP501 Digital Dead-bolt Lock - Review in "The National Locksmith" - Installation, Programming, etc. -   ( PDF 2.2 Mb  - added 11/17/09 )

Supra Pushbutton Combinations - All Possible - Excel Spreadsheet ( .xls file 33 Kb  - added 1/22/10 )
Courtesy of John Hubel, CML

Supra Pushbutton Combinations - All Possible ( PDF 20 Kb  - added 1/22/10 )
Courtesy of Elmer Howard

Supra Key Boxes - Opening( PDF 375 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Tap and Drill Size Chart

Tasman Security Screen Door Lock ( PDF 241 Kb )
Courtesy of Peter P. Schifferli - Tonawanda, NY
Taylor Lock Company Key Blank Catalog 35 (Malleable Iron Key Blanks Section) -  ( PDF 5.7 Mb  - added 2/25/17  )
Courtesy of Peter P. Schifferli - Tonawanda, NY
Taylor Lock Company Key Blank Catalog 38 -  ( PDF 103 Mb  - added 2/25/17  )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - Toronto, ON, Canada and Steven Beaupre, CML - Falmouth, MA

Taylor Lock Company Key Blank Catalog 5000 aka Catalog 1984 -  ( PDF 268 Mb  - added 3/21/17  )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - Toronto, ON, Canada and Steven Beaupre, CML - Falmouth, MA
Templates Chart for StrongArm MiniRig ( PDF 7 Kb )
Courtesy of Bobby DeWeese

Templates (4): Key Tags (small and large) for Peg Boards, Pin Kit Inserts (12 and 36 compartments) ( PDF 130 Kb - revised 1/12/14 )
Courtesy of Bill Mandlebaum

The Rabbit Test ( PDF 19 Kb )
Courtesy of Ken Dunckel - Boxman - Pacifica, CA
Tibbe Lock and Key ( PDF 1.4 Mb   - added 11/25/10)
Courtesy of Michael Meyer

Timberline / Jofco
Courtesy of Bill Cary - San Francisco, CA

Tire Locks - Ford & Mazda - F001-F025 series ( PDF 78 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Titan Locks - ReKeying  ( PDF 333 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Titan AccessOne Remote Locks  ( PDF 345 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Titan NightSight Locks  ( PDF 215 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Torsion Spring Installation ( PDF 188 Kb )
Courtesy of Robert Pang

Toyota Immobilizer Key Code Reset ( PDF 599 Kb )
Courtesy of Steve Huff

Trade Publications


Transferring - Simplified Country Boy Style ( HTML  -  added 1/30/10)
by Joe Henderson, CSM0134
Transponder Guide 2010 for USA ( PDF 877 Kb  -  added 1/22/11)
Courtesy of Dan Billheimer and JMAUSA

Treadlok Logolok - electronic safe lock instructions ( PDF 347 Kb  -  added 11/24/08)
Courtesy of C.D. Lipscomb, CML, CPS, CIL

Trimark Key Blanks & Replacement Parts ( PDF 305 Kb  -  added 4/11/09)
Courtesy of Bill Mandlebaum

Trimark 3-Letter Code References often found on motorized RVs, big diesel pushers and some cab over Class C RV' (1200 codes) ( PDF 112 Kb  -  added 2/26/10)
Courtesy of Anonymous

Truck Signage ( PDF 256 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Tubular Key Machine Adjustment - Ilco 181D ( PDF 43 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

U-Change Locks - Picking and Rekeying ( PDF 183 Kb -  added 7/26/08)
Courtesy of Jerry Kruss

Ultracode - Brochure, Quick Start Guide &  Full Manual ( PDF 3.9 Mb -  added 2/4/09 )
Courtesy of James Long

Ultracode Card Reference Manual ( PDF 3.8 Mb -  added 2/2/09 )
Courtesy of James Long

Ultra Security / Xperinetix - Technical Manual ( PDF 1.45 Mb )
Courtesy of William Lynk

Unican - Series 1000 Access Control Lock - Service Manual ( PDF 4.2 Mb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Unican 1000 Series - Decoding Combination Chamber when combination unknown  ( PDF 226 Kb )
Courtesy of Gord Beardmore

Unican - 7000 Series Bypass Technique (jpg 50Kb )
Courtesy of Don Gower

Universal Code Key Machine Instruction Manual ( PDF 2.2 Mb - added 8/27/08 )
Courtesy of Billy Edwards

Unlawful Key Duplication

VATS Codes - Resistor Values

Weiser "A" and "E" Series Locks  ( PDF 2.2 Mb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Weiser Knob ReKeying  ( PDF 350 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Weiser Powerbolt Lock  ( PDF  Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Weiser SmartCode Lock - Insallation & Programming  ( PDF 2.15 Mb - added 3/2/09 )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Weiser SmartKey Lock - Insallation & Re-keying  ( PDF 457 Kb - added 9/11/07 )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Weiser SmartKey Patent  (39 pages) ( PDF 612 Kb - added 7/24/08 )
Courtesy of Dan Billheimer

Weiser SmartScan Biometric Lock - Manual  ( PDF 457 Kb - added 9/11/07 )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Wise Padlock ( PDF 2 Mb - added 6/26/17 )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

World Trade Center - Security / Construction ( PDF 1,300 Kb )
Courtesy of DHI - The Door and Hardware Institute

X-08 High Security Electronic Safe Lock - Operating Instructions ( PDF 174 Kb )
Courtesy of Jacques Plousos

X-09 High Security Electronic Safe Lock - Operating Instructions ( PDF 490 Kb )
Courtesy of Jacques Plousos

X-07, X-08, X-09 Comparative Reference Guide ( PDF 220 Kb )
Courtesy of Andy Dennison, CPS, CPL

X-Keys - (Automotive)
Courtesy of Greg Brandt, CML

Yakima Roof Rack Keys  ( PDF 137 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Yale Catalog 32 ( PDF 560 Mb - added 4/3/16 )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith
Yale Full-Size Lettered Key Sections  ( PDF 1.8 Mb - added 2/25/17 )
Courtesy of David Hartley, CML - Bristol, CT & T.C. Mickley via Locksmith Ledger : April 1979



Automotive

All Items
Automotive
Business & Law, including Computers
Electronic Access & Alarms
History - historical late 19th Century Catalogs, etc.
Keys & Codes, including key machines and related equipment
Door Locks & Hardware, Padlocks
Safes & Furniture, Lockboxes & Mailboxes, Vaults, Bank equip. & related locks
Tips & Tricks, Miscellaneous
Tools - (for Key machines, see Keys & Codes category)

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Advanced Diagnostics - Application Guide for MVP, Code-Seeker, T-Code and T-Code Pro ( PDF 3.2 Mb -  added 2/4/09 )
Courtesy of James Long

A.R.E. Locks ( PDF 138 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

A.R.E. T-Handles ( PDF 191 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

 

Automotive 800 Numbers

Auto-Truck 2006 Key Blank Ref. - Indexed. ( PDF .79 Mb)

Auto-Truck 2010 Key Blank Reference - Ilco ( PDF 1.7 Mb - added 1/16/10)
Courtesy of Dan Billheimer - Mansfield, OH

Auto-Truck 2019 Key Blank Reference - Ilco
( 188 pages PDF 12.0 Mb - added 1/31/19)
Courtesy of Todd Adams - Automotive Product Manager,  Kaba Ilco Corp

( PDF 4.11 Mb - added 3/14/13)
Courtesy of Todd Adams - Automotive Product Manager,  Kaba Ilco Corp

Auto/Truck Guide 1940-1975 ( PDF 550 Kb )
Courtesy of David Sutton - Franklin, TN

Auto (Vintage) Blank Numbers 1928-1937 ( PDF 36 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Bobcat Bulldozer Keys ( PDF 119 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Bravo Key Machine - Porsche Adapter Jaws - Instruction Sheet ( PDF 129 Kb - added 4/17/08 )
Courtesy of Jeff Gater
Briggs & Stratton Automotive Lock & Key Parts Catalog 1940-1952 Red Book ( PDF 11.7 Mb - added 2/1/11 )
Courtesy of Howard Krutzler

Chrysler 7 cut and 8 cut Glove box tryout keys ( PDF 4 Kb - added 5/19/08 )
Courtesy of Allen Murphy

Clonning Application Chart - by Ilco - 7 pages ( PDF 237 Kb - added 2/2/10  )
Courtesy of  James Long


Console Lock Codes & Specs for Chevy Trucks and Cadillac SUVs 
Courtesy of David Taylor - Ada, OK
Curtis Clipper 2009 Application Guide - Cams & Carraiges, Decoders, Code Series, Parts List
( PDF 588 Kb - added 12/24/09 )
Courtesy of Dan Cunningham - Camas, WA and Barnes Distribution

Fastec Lock Servicing
Courtesy of Lyle F. Hensley

Fastec Lock Servicing Manual ( FIC )
( PDF 3.9 Mb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Ford 8 cut Codes 0001 - 1706X, including regular code order, cut order, and last 3 cuts order  ( PDF 2 Mb )
Courtesy of Gord Beardmore

Ford 10 cut Key Generation  ( PDF .5 Mb )
Courtesy of Gord Beardmore

Ford Keyless Entry - Code Determination  ( PDF 233 Kb - added 7/25/08 )
Courtesy of David Taylor

Ford Module Locations: BCM, CSM, GEM, REM, RKE, SJB, VSM  ( PDF 44 Kb - added 2/15/10 )
Courtesy of Thomas (SKI) Gajewsky

Ford Remote Programming Chart
Courtesy of Jim Parrie, CRL & David Taylor

Fulton Trailer Lock - GorillaGuard ( PDF 84 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

G.M. 10-cut: Servicing Instructions, both Column & In-Dash - A-1 Service Kit 
( PDF 3 Mb  - added 12/28/11 )
Courtesy of Matt Churchill

G.M. Progression Chart

Harley Davidson HD Series Tubular Codes (added 7/14/08 ) - Outdated collection method. Click on Codes for most recent listings or to add to the list.
Provided by John Blankenship, Al Ostheimer and many others

Harley Davidson - King Tour-Pak Keymaking and Disassembly ( PDF 530 Kb )
Provided by Robert Klinkner

Hickok Incorporated - Web Site
10514 Dupont Ave.
Cleveland, OH 44108

Toll Free: 1-800-342-5080
Ph: (216) 541-8060
Fax: (216) 761-9879

ClearStar wishes to thank Hickok, Inc. for permission to include the following
pdf documents in ClearStar Resources for the benefit of our Automotive Locksmiths


NGS XLC - User Guide - v 1.1 - 53 pages ( PDF 1.3 Mb - added 6/30/12 )
NGS XLC Locksmith - User Guide - v 1.1 - 57 pages ( PDF 2 Mb - added 6/30/12 )
NGS PATS Programming Chart   2007 - 4 pages ( PDF 339 Kb - added 6/30/12 )
2009 CAN VIM & PATS Programming Lookup Charts - 47 pages ( PDF 0.9 Mb - added 6/30/12 )
 

Jet Automotive Key Blank Guide  ( PDF 716 Kb )
Sent in by Bob Pulley - Belleville, IL

Kubota Keys ( PDF 295 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Land Rover - 1999 Discovery - Door Pictures
Courtesy of David Taylor

Laser Security Products - "Code Jaw" - Instructions and 10 code cards included ( PDF 912 Kb - added 12/8/08 )
Courtesy of ClearStar member James Long & Wayne Howard of Laser Security Products

Master Lock Steering Wheel & Air Bag Lock  ( PDF 231 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Master Lock 259 Steering Wheel Lock  ( PDF 92 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Master Trailer Lock ( PDF 32 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Motorcycle Database - John Blankenship's  ( PDF 228 Kb - added 7/23/08 )
Courtesy of John Blankenship

Motorcycle Key Blank Reference - 2016 - by Kaba Ilco Corp  ( PDF 3.9 Mb - revised 11/21/16 )
Courtesy of Todd Adams

Motorcycle Keys - former Web Site
Courtesy of John Blankenship

Nissan Maxima keyless keypad instructions with pics
Courtesy of David Taylor

Nissan Module and Unit Locations: BCM, DLCU, SECU  ( PDF 36 Kb - added 2/16/10 )
Courtesy of Thomas (SKI) Gajewsky


Pincode program for determining the PIN for programming VW-Audi-Porsche vehicles.

Pincode.exe (this is an .exe file you can run from ClearStar or download and run) (exe 409 Kb)

Pincode program instructions for both the T-Code and SDD ( PDF 15 Kb )

Courtesy of Allen Murphy and Brook Francisco

 

Remotes: 923 Listings (Programming Cost to Customer) - Excel Spreadsheet Program ( Excel .xls format 159Kb - Revised 11/17/16 )
Courtesy of Carroll Cameron

SecuriLock Unlimited Key Mode - 2000 Taurus/Sable Lead Vehicle ( PDF 21 Kb )
Courtesy of Brian Goodson

Sidewinder Key Specifications 2018 ( PDF 1.0 Mb - revised 10/29/2018)
Courtesy of Greg Brandt, CML

SKT Wafer Reading Tool ( PDF 647 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Strattec Security Corporation Key Chart
Courtesy of Garth Meredith

StrongArm MiniRig Template Guide ( PDF 10 Kb   - added 7/11/11)
Courtesy of Mike Gambill

Tibbe Lock and Key ( PDF 1.4 Mb   - added 11/25/10)
Courtesy of Michael Meyer

Tire Locks - Ford & Mazda - F001-F025 series ( PDF 78 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Toyota Immobilizer Key Code Reset ( PDF 599 Kb )
Courtesy of Steve Huff

Transponder Guide 2010 for USA ( PDF 877 Kb  -  added 1/22/11)
Courtesy of Dan Billheimer and JMAUSA

Trimark 3-Letter Code References often found on motorized RVs, big diesel pushers and some cab over Class C RV' (1200 codes) ( PDF 112 Kb  -  added 2/26/10)
Courtesy of Anonymous

Ultracode - Brochure, Quick Start Guide &  Full Manual ( PDF 3.9 Mb -  added 2/4/09 )
Courtesy of James Long

Ultracode Card Reference Manual ( PDF 3.8 Mb -  added 2/2/09 )
Courtesy of James Long

VATS Codes - Resistor Values

Wind / Danbury Filing Cabinet Codes: Series W601 - W650 ( PDF 6 Kb -  added 12/4/10 )
Courtesy of Joe Maruscak

X-Keys - (Automotive)
Courtesy of Greg Brandt, CML

Yakima Roof Rack Keys  ( PDF 137 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith


Business & Law - Including Computers

All Items
Automotive
Business & Law, including Computers
Electronic Access & Alarms
History - historical late 19th Century Catalogs, etc.
Keys & Codes, including key machines and related equipment
Door Locks & Hardware, Padlocks
Safes & Furniture, Lockboxes & Mailboxes, Vaults, Bank equip. & related locks
Tips & Tricks, Miscellaneous
Tools - (for Key machines, see Keys & Codes category)

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800 Numbers

ADA - A Locksmith's Guide to the ADA  ( PDF 16 Kb  -  added 1/5/10  )
Courtesy of and by Arnie Bell - Montebello, CA

Advertising - Sample Brochure - Tri-fold  ( PDF 1.85 Mb )
Courtesy of Tom Schmitt


Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
ADA Technical Questions 1-800-514-0301

Business Plan Manual - 47 pages ( PDF 393 Kb )
Courtesy of Lee Griggs

Company Policy Manual - Sample ( PDF 28 Kb )
Courtesy of Mark Blum

Condominium Security Manual ( PDF 199 Kb )
Courtesy of Tami & Willis Calhoun

"Copy" & "Paste" Tutorial - Computer Lesson
Courtesy of Rick Duskiewicz
Credit Application (sample) and Annual Update Forms
( PDF 102 Kb - added 9/11/07 )
Courtesy of C.D. Lipscomb, CML, CPS, CIL

Crime - Making it Pay - Business Analysis (1980) 17 pages ( PDF 2.4 Mb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Discounts - "Everybody Wants A Discount" ( PDF 115 Kb - added 3/28/09 )
Courtesy of & by Bobby DeWeese, CML, CPS, CJS and The National Locksmith

Dispatch Procedures / Lockout Protocol
Courtesy of C.D. Lipscomb, CML, CPS, CIL

Distributor Discounts & Calculating Net Cost
Courtesy of Peter P. Schifferli

Documenting Your Safe & Vault Work - "The CYA Game" by Lucky Mazzione ( PDF 658 Kb - added 8/31/08 )
Courtesy of Jeff Gater

Emergency Openings - Locksmith / Police & Fire issues I ( PDF 1.1 Mb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Emergency Openings - Locksmith / Police & Fire issues II ( PDF 1.5 Mb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Forms - Authorization & Various Others ( PDF 457 Kb )
Courtesy of William Newns, Sr. - Philadelphia, PA

Forms - Courtesy of Bob Stabley - Pomona, CA

Governmental Agencies

Identification & Authorization Agreement( PDF 90 Kb )
Courtesy of C.D. Lipscomb

Installations - Stainless Steel Doors - Pricing
Courtesy of C.D. Lipscomb, CML, CPS and other ClearStar friends

Insurance - Additional Insureds
Courtesy of Arnie Bell

Lockout Work Order - California
Courtesy of Wynn Kessler

Myths for Newbies

Patent Numbers - by Year, from 1863... ( PDF 12 Kb )
Courtesy of Andy Dennison, CPS, CPL

Receivables Tutorial
Courtesy of Charles Curry

SAVTA Membership Application 

Security Industry Membership and Proficiency Designations
Courtesy of John Dorsey, CML

Some Shareware

Spell Checker

Truck Signage ( PDF 256 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Unlawful Key Duplication


Electronic Access & Alarms

All Items
Automotive
Business & Law, including Computers
Electronic Access & Alarms
History - historical late 19th Century Catalogs, etc.
Keys & Codes, including key machines and related equipment
Door Locks & Hardware, Padlocks
Safes & Furniture, Lockboxes & Mailboxes, Vaults, Bank equip. & related locks
Tips & Tricks, Miscellaneous
Tools - (for Key machines, see Keys & Codes category)

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Access 800 TCAC2 Series Locks (Corbin/Russwin) - Programming Guide ( PDF 11.5 Gb  -  added 12/20/09 )
Courtesy of Glen Phillips, CPL - Claremont, IL

Access Control Quick Quote & Door Planning Worksheets ( PDF 407 Kb )
Courtesy of Lee Griggs

Adams Rite Electrical Strike Handbook  ( PDF 981 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Alarm Lock - electronic lock Programming Instructions
( PDF 283 Kb )
Courtesy of David Sutton - Franklin, TN
Alarm Lock - Pilfergard Door Alarms PG-10, PG-20,  PG-30 ( PDF 961 Kb )
Courtesy of Peter Hansen - Wendover, NV and Robert Pang - Buraby, BC, Canada

Alarm Lock Cover Codes
Courtesy of Kenneth Roberts - Myrtle Beach, SC

Antique Alarmed Jewel Box ( PDF 2.45 Mb - added 2/23/14 )
Courtesy of Richard Vigue and Arnold Sintnicolass

Corby 6000 Series Programmable Keypad( PDF 401 Kb )
Courtesy of Phil Bruland

Detex Master Keys
Courtesy of Lloyd Willits

IEI (International Electronics, Inc.) Door-Guard Command and Control Series - Features & Programming( PDF 57 Kb )
Courtesy of Phil Bruland

Ohms Law Calculator ( .exe 72 Kb - added 3/20/12 )
Courtesy of Phil Domenici

SmartGard Electronic Safe Lock by LaGard - Programming & Manager Instructions ) ( PDF 320 Kb  - added 7/15/08 )
Courtesy of Bobby DeWeese


 


Keys & Codes

All Items
Automotive
Business & Law, including Computers
Electronic Access & Alarms
History - historical late 19th Century Catalogs, etc.
Keys & Codes, including key machines and related equipment
Door Locks & Hardware, Padlocks
Safes & Furniture, Lockboxes & Mailboxes, Vaults, Bank equip. & related locks
Tips & Tricks, Miscellaneous
Tools - (for Key machines, see Keys & Codes category)

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1200 Cards to ITL#s Cross Reference

Courtesy of Lenny Wollitz, CPL - Bemidji, MN

Abus Key Blank Guide (2009) ( PDF 1.1 megs  -  added 6/3/09)
Provided by Peter P. Schifferli

Advanced Diagnostics - Application Guide for MVP, Code-Seeker, T-Code and T-Code Pro ( PDF 3.2 Mb -  added 2/4/09 )
Courtesy of James Long

Alarm Lock Cover Codes
Courtesy of Kenneth Roberts - Myrtle Beach, SC

Antique Pick Keys for Lever Locks  ( PDF 271 Kb )
Courtesy of Seth Pehr


Auto-Truck 2006 Key Blank Ref. - Indexed. ( PDF .79 Mb)

Auto-Truck 2010 Key Blank Reference - Ilco ( PDF 1.7 Mb - added 1/16/10)
Courtesy of Dan Billheimer - Mansfield, OH

Auto-Truck 2019 Key Blank Reference - Ilco
( 188 pages PDF 12.0 Mb - added 1/31/19)
Courtesy of Todd Adams - Automotive Product Manager,  Kaba Ilco Corp

Auto/Truck Guide 1940-1975 ( PDF 550 Kb )
Courtesy of David Sutton - Franklin, TN

Auto (Vintage) Blank Numbers 1928-1937 ( PDF 36 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Axxess Key Blank Cross Reference Chart - with key profiles ( PDF 976 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Barrel (Post) Key - Making from scratch - ( PDF 255 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Best Construction Cores - colors, operating and control hey bittings ( PDF 173 Kb  - revised 12/14/12 )
Courtesy of Jerry Kruss, Breck Camp and others

Best Keyway Sections - Diagrams  ( PDF 112 Kb )
Courtesy of Rick Duskiewicz & Jerry Kruss

Biaxial Program  - Medeco Code Series 0101AAF - 7199IXT - 7,029 total cut codes and 3,375 total angle codes ( .exe 1.2 Mb - added 11/5/10 )
Courtesy of Phil Domenici

Bobcat Bulldozer Keys ( PDF 119 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Bommer Mailbox (Letterbox) Codes 4001PO - 5000PO Series (PDF 35 Kb - added 10/13/10 )
Courtesy of Phil Domenici

Chicago - Steelcase Locks ( PDF 230 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

CLUB High Security Key Machine ( PDF 931 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

CLUB Jr. High Security Key Machine ( PDF 545 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Codes - Dominion Locks - Standard 5 Pin Tumbler 0001-10,000 ( PDF 9.9 Mb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Codes - Pundra K-series for Storwal office furniture
Courtesy of Garth Meredith

Codes - T-series for ESP locks on Teknion furniture
Courtesy of Garth Meredith

Computext Notes
Courtesy of Charlie Cole and Dennis Heath

Console Lock Codes & Specs for Chevy Trucks and Cadillac SUVs 
Courtesy of David Taylor - Ada, OK
Curtis Clipper 2009 Application Guide - Cams & Carraiges, Decoders, Code Series, Parts List
( PDF 588 Kb - added 12/24/09 )
Courtesy of Dan Cunningham - Camas, WA and Barnes Distribution

Detex Master Keys
Courtesy of Lloyd Willits

Depth and Spacing Charts for Standard and I-Core Keys (with bookmarks) ( PDF 42 Kb )
Courtesy of Walt Driscoll - DLA Security Systems, Inc.  

Diplomat Safe & Key Lock Specs & Codes ( PDF 221 Kb )
Courtesy of Kevin Ruff, CST

Eagle Lock Company Blanks - 78 pages ( PDF 4.2 Mb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Fireking Medeco Key Codes  ( PDF 65.4 Kb - revised 5/30/18 )
Courtesy of Seth Pehr and a host of other contributors

"First Key" machine - Operating Manual ( PDF 414 Kb - added 12/17/07 )
Courtesy of C.D. Lipscomb, CML, CPS, CIL

Ford 8 cut Codes 0001 - 1706X, including regular code order, cut order, and last 3 cuts order  ( PDF 2 Mb )
Courtesy of Gord Beardmore

Fort Multi-Function Key Codes: 1986 ( PDF 10.7 Mb - added 2/6/17 )
Courtesy of Bill Deming - Shelburne, VT and Bill Mandlebaum - Bowling Green, OH

HPC TEN Key Machine (aka DOGE by Silca) - Operation and Maintenance Handbook( PDF 6.0 Mb - added 2/2/15 )
Courtesy of Adrian Busse

DOGE Version 2 Key Machine (aka DOGE by Silca) - Parts List and Manual( PDF 3.67 Mb - added 3/13/15 )
Courtesy of Jon Payne and Adrian Busse

IKEA Furniture Locks and Codes ( PDF 179 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Ilco - New Key Blanks introduced in the years...

Courtesy of Peter P. Schifferli - Tonawanda, NY

Link to Recent Ilco pdf Supplements

Ilco Unican Key Blank Catalog Supplement #1 (to Cat #60, '99 ed.)( PDF 4.6 megs )
Provided by Peter P. Schifferli
Ilco Unican Key Blank Catalog Supplement #2 (to Cat #60, '99 ed.)( PDF 629 Kb )
Provided by Peter P. Schifferli

Jet Automotive Key Blank Guide  ( PDF 716 Kb )
Sent in by Bob Pulley - Belleville, IL
Kaba Ilco Corp. Key Blank Catalog - 12th Edition - 434 pages
( PDF 21 Mb  - added 11/4/10 )
Provided by Michael Phillips

Kaba Ilco Corp. - Price Lists:  effective September 1, 2018
Advanced Diagnostics ( PDF 801 Kb - 8 pages - added 8/23/18 )
Brass Cylinders and Storefront Hardware ( PDF 2.7 Mb - 32 pages - added 8/23/18 )
Gemini - Cylinders, Cores and Keys ( PDF 1.5 Mb - 12 pages - added 8/23/18 )
Key Blanks & Automotive Equipment ( PDF 4.7 Mb - 76 pages - added 8/23/18 )
Key Machines ( PDF 1.4 Mb - 28 pages - added 8/23/18 )
PEAKS Preferred ( PDF 1.9 Mb - 28 pages - added 8/23/18 )
Replacement Hardware, Accessories, and Locksmith Supplies ( PDF 766 Kb - 12 pages - added 8/23/18 )

Courtesy of Michael Phillips, CRL - Product Mgr., Kaba Ilco Corp. with the assistance of Peter P. Schifferli

Keil Key Machine Manual - Old #6, 6-1/2  ( PDF 10.6 Mb - added 3/20/12  )
Courtesy of Randy Main with assistance from Arnold Sintnicolaas

KESO Decoder  ( PDF 1.4 Mb - added 2/25/17  )
Courtesy of Billy Edwards & A.J. Hoffman circa 1981

Key Bitting Specifications ( PDF 643 Kb - added 9/28/18  )
Courtesy of Tyler Thomas

Key Blank Cross Reference & Substitution List for Home Center Keys( PDF 172Kb )
Provided by Peter P. Schifferli

Keyboard Organization

Courtesy of Blackhawk Products

Key Casting Manual ( PDF 662 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Key Machine Cutters & Popular Parts ( PDF 3.4 Mb - added 8/27/08 )
Courtesy of Richard Vigue

Knoll Key Manuals - 15 combined into one - 320 pages ( PDF 30 Mb - added 3/22/14 )
   This manual includes color photos of all Keys, Locks and Housings
Courtesy of Howard Krutzler

Kubota Keys ( PDF 295 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

LaGard 2200 lock - Programming in a new key WITHOUT an existing key ( PDF 58 Kb - added 8/20/09 )
Courtesy of Haim Melamed

Laser Security Products - "Code Jaw" - Instructions and 10 code cards included ( PDF 912 Kb - added 12/8/08 )
Courtesy of ClearStar member James Long & Wayne Howard of Laser Security Products

Lee Tubular-Key Lock Pick/Decoder - Instructions ( PDF 2.4 Mb )
Courtesy of Jerry Kruss

Lock Name Listing - A list of lock names that you can search to find what keys might be used with them.
Courtesy of Blackhawk Products


Majestic Comparison Blanks Chart ( PDF 45 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Majestic Trunk Code Book - Vol.1 ( PDF 1.9 Mb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Majestic Trunk Code Book - Vol.2 ( PDF 5.2 Mb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Master-keys, Various
Courtesy of William Newns, Sr. - Philadelphia, PA

Master Padlock Codes - Various, for flat steel and corrugated steel keys - Lock Numbers 22, 44, 55, 66, 105, 500 ( PDF 3.7 Mb - added 3/14/10)
Courtesy of Jacques Plousos

Master Keying - Complete Great Grand Master System (an example) by Weigand Jensen  ( PDF 4.3 Mb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Master Keying Corbin / Russwin Master Ring Cylinders  ( PDF 890 Kb - added 2/24/11  )
Courtesy of Randy Main with assistance from Arnold Sintnicolaas

McGunn Key Codes
Courtesy of John Soderland, CMST, CML

Medeco BiAxial Angle Codes -14 pages - HPC Code Card SP3 ( PDF 42 Kb - added 4/15/09)
Courtesy of Medeco and John Soderland

Medeco Key Cutting Flow-Chart for ITL machine (Mfg # 298) ( PDF 227 Kb - added 4/7/18)
Courtesy of ITL and Bill Mandlebaum

Micro-Dial Key-Krafter Manual & Memorial to Weigand W. Jensen ( PDF 765 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith
ORIGINAL Micro-Dial Key-Krafter Manual - by Weigand W. Jensen ( PDF 2.7 Mb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith
Minute Key Machine (Improved) - Ilco Model 179IM - Operating Manual ( PDF 4.19 Mb - added 12/19/07 )
Courtesy of George McQueston

Motorcycle Database - John Blankenship's  ( PDF 228 Kb - added 7/23/08 )
Courtesy of John Blankenship

Motorcycle Keys - former Web Site
Courtesy of John Blankenship

Safe - Pin tumbler locks - Space & Depth specifications for many brands (added 5/20/14)
Courtesy of Ron Reed

SARGENT IC - Full-size 6300 Series Removable Core - Keying & Assembly Manual ( PDF 1.2 Mb - added 4/14/16)
Courtesy of Gabe Tarsi, CRL

Scottsman Manual ( PDF 1.6 Mb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Sentry - Codes & Keys ( post - added 3/15/11 )
Courtesy of Phil Domenici
S&G 1045 Key Machine - Operating and Servicing  ( PDF 1.2 Mb )
Courtesy of John D. Cannon, CML
Sidewinder Key Specifications 2018 ( PDF 1.0 Mb - revised 10/29/2018)
Courtesy of Greg Brandt, CML
Strattec Security Corporation Key Chart
Courtesy of Garth Meredith

Taylor Lock Company Key Blank Catalog 35 (Malleable Iron Key Blanks Section) -  ( PDF 5.7 Mb  - added 2/25/17  )
Courtesy of Peter P. Schifferli - Tonawanda, NY
Taylor Lock Company Key Blank Catalog 38 -  ( PDF 103 Mb  - added 2/25/17  )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - Toronto, ON, Canada and Steven Beaupre, CML - Falmouth, MA

Taylor Lock Company Key Blank Catalog 5000 aka Catalog 1984 -  ( PDF 268 Mb  - added 3/21/17  )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - Toronto, ON, Canada and Steven Beaupre, CML - Falmouth, MA
Templates (4): Key Tags (small and large) for Peg Boards, Pin Kit Inserts (12 and 36 compartments) ( PDF 130 Kb - revised 1/12/14 )
Courtesy of Bill Mandlebaum

Tire Locks - Ford & Mazda - F001-F025 series ( PDF 78 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith
Trimark Key Blanks & Replacement Parts ( PDF 305 Kb  -  added 4/11/09)
Courtesy of Bill Mandlebaum

Trimark 3-Letter Code References often found on motorized RVs, big diesel pushers and some cab over Class C RV' (1200 codes) ( PDF 112 Kb  -  added 2/26/10)
Courtesy of Anonymous

Tubular Key Machine Adjustment - Ilco 181D ( PDF 43 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Ultracode - Brochure, Quick Start Guide &  Full Manual ( PDF 3.9 Mb -  added 2/4/09 )
Courtesy of James Long

Ultracode Card Reference Manual ( PDF 3.8 Mb -  added 2/2/09 )
Courtesy of James Long

Ultra Security / Xperinetix - Technical Manual ( PDF 1.45 Mb )
Courtesy of William Lynk

Universal Code Key Machine Instruction Manual ( PDF 2.2 Mb - added 8/27/08 )
Courtesy of Billy Edwards

VATS Codes - Resistor Values

Wind / Danbury Filing Cabinet Codes: Series W601 - W650 ( PDF 6 Kb -  added 12/4/10 )
Courtesy of Joe Maruscak

X-Keys - (Automotive)
Courtesy of Greg Brandt, CML

Yakima Roof Rack Keys  ( PDF 137 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Yale Full-Size Lettered Key Sections  ( PDF 1.8 Mb - added 2/25/17 )
Courtesy of David Hartley, CML - Bristol, CT & T.C. Mickley via Locksmith Ledger : April 1979


Door Locks & Hardware, Padlocks

All Items
Automotive
Business & Law, including Computers
Electronic Access & Alarms
History - historical late 19th Century Catalogs, etc.
Keys & Codes, including key machines and related equipment
Door Locks & Hardware, Padlocks
Safes & Furniture, Lockboxes & Mailboxes, Vaults, Bank equip. & related locks
Tips & Tricks, Miscellaneous
Tools - (for Key machines, see Keys & Codes category)

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ABLOY Classic Locks - Keying : Instruction Manual ( PDF 12 Mb - added 12/6/11)
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

ABLOY PROTEC Technical Manual ( PDF 218 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

ABLOY PROTEC 2 - Keying ( PDF 16 Mb   - added 7/7/12)
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas

Abus Factory Tour in Germany  ( PDF 2 Mb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Abus "Quick Shackle Change" Instructions for new 83 Series 2 rekeyable padlocks ( PDF 373 Kb  -  added 3/21/11)
Provided by Peter P. Schifferli

Abus - Rekeyable Diskus ( PDF 302 Kb )
Courtesy of William Newns, Sr. - Philadelphia, PA

Access 800 TCAC2 Series Locks (Corbin/Russwin) - Programming Guide ( PDF 11.5 Gb  -  added 12/20/09 )
Courtesy of Glen Phillips, CPL - Claremont, IL

Adams Rite Electrical Strike Handbook  ( PDF 981 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Adams Rite Installation Kit Manual  ( PDF 1.6 Mb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith
Alarm Lock - electronic lock Programming Instructions
( PDF 283 Kb )
Courtesy of David Sutton - Franklin, TN
Alarm Lock - Pilfergard Door Alarms PG-10, PG-20,  PG-30 ( PDF 961 Kb )
Courtesy of Peter Hansen - Wendover, NV and Robert Pang - Buraby, BC, Canada

Almont Rekeying Instructions  ( PDF 85 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

American Lock 2010 Service Manual ( PDF 1.9 Mb - revised 8/8/10 )
Courtesy of Billy Edwards

American C70 Padlock ( PDF 105 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Arrow Certification Seminar - Concepts of Master-Keying and Servicing the I/C Core ( PDF 5.8 Mb  -  added 4/13/16)
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas

Arrow Cylinders - Exploded Views ( PDF 1.6 Mb  -  added 4/13/16)
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas

Arrow IC Cylinders - Exploded Views ( PDF 2.1 Mb  -  added 4/13/16)
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas

Arrow D & E Series Deadbolts - Exploded Views ( PDF 1.7 Mb  -  added 5/9/11)
Provided by Peter P. Schifferli

ASSA Twin 6000 Servicing ( PDF 675 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Best (and other SFIC) Drilling & Decoding  - Photos
Courtesy of Jerome Andrews

BHMA / ANSI Finish & Materials Code Numbers (PDF 35 Kb - added 2/25/11 )
Courtesy of Peter P. Schifferli and Builders-Hardware.com

Champion 6-lever  and Eclipse "Pancake" Push Key Padlocks ( PDF 1.5 Mb - added 2/24/09 )
Courtesy of Richard Vigue and Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

CISA Profile Cylinder removal - Photo
Courtesy of Jerry Kruss

Corbin Mortise Lock Assembly ( PDF 2.5 Mb - added 2/17/15 )
Courtesy of Richard Vigue

DDL - Digital Door Lock - Changing & Installation  ( PDF 738 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Door Closer Date Codes (Yale, Norton, Corbin/Russwin) (  PDF 11 Kb - added 8/15/07)
Courtesy of Al Ernst

Dor-O-Matic 1390 Exit Device ( PDF 139 Kb )
Courtesy of Herb Bindel

Dor-O-Matic Exit Device Condensed Catalog ( PDF 415 Kb )
Courtesy of Herb Bindel

DUO Cylinders - ReKeying ( PDF 145 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Emtek Service Manual - 2010 - 256 pages ( PDF 28.8 Mb  - added 10/20/10 )

Ideal Security - Super Guard Lock II( PDF 347 Kb )
Courtesy of William Newns, Sr. - Philadelphia, PA

Ideal Security/Craftsman - Super Guard Lock  II - Rekeying Double Cylinder ( PDF 168 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Ilco 7004-7014 Pushbutton Lock - Installation Manual ( PDF 583 Kb )
Courtesy of Robert Pang - Buraby, BC, Canada

Intelock User's Guide (Schlage) ( PDF 1.2 Mb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

 

Interchangeable Core: SFIC A2 Calculator Program ( .zip 102 Kb - updated 3/20/12 )
Courtesy of Phil Domenici

Interchangeable Core Calculators - Excel Spreadsheet for Best A2 A3 A4 ( 32 Kb - added 9/14/10 )
Courtesy of Jerry Kruss

Interchangeable Core Calculators - Excel Spreadsheet for Best A2 A3 A4 and Sargent ( 31 Kb)
Courtesy of David Taylor - Ada, OK

Interchangeable Core Pin Program  - Excel Spreadsheet - (includes safely tested macros) 165 Kb
Courtesy of Don Riedell - Las Vegas, NV

Interchangeable Core - Small Format: Service Manual ( PDF 492 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Interchangeable Core - Small Format: Finding the Control Key ( PDF 362 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Jackson Exit Devices, Exploded Views 1085,P 1095,P 1285, 1295, 2085, 2086, 2095   ( PDF 1.8 Mb - added 6/3/11 )
Directed to by Dan Terrigno
Kawneer - Aluminum Entrances Manual ( PDF 342 Kb )
Courtesy of Herb Bindel

Kawneer - Paneline / Panic Guard Exit Device Installation Manual ( PDF 2.9 Mb )
Courtesy of Herb Bindel

Kryptonite by Schlage - Padlocks and Cable ( PDF 940 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Kwikset ReKeying Manual ( PDF 3.3 Mb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Kwikset SmartKey Cradle ( PDF 3.1 Mb - added 10/21/16)
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Kwikset SmartKey-243-Tryout-Keys.pdf ( PDF 131 Kb - added 2/5/19)
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas, Howard Krutzler, Tom Gillingham, John Hubel, and Jay

Larsen Storm Door - Installation and Servicing cut sheet ( PDF 1.3 Mb - added 4/29/15 )
Courtesy of Allen Murphy

Lokk-Latch and Lokk-Latch Deluxe Re-Keying Instructions ( PDF 2.2 Mb )
Courtesy of Pete Schifferli

Master Combination Lock Manipulation Method
Courtesy of Dennis Heath
Master 90 Gun Trigger Lock ( PDF 86 Kb - revised 1/20/13 )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Master Lock 2010 Technical Manual ( PDF 1.7 Mb - revised 8/8/10 )
Courtesy of Billy Edwards

Master Lock - Combination Deadbolt Lock- software program for encoding or decoding calculations ( 1.6 Mb Microsoft Installer Package - added 1/11/08)
Courtesy of Billy Edwards

Master Lock (formerly Dexter) Door Hardware Rekeying (knobsets, leversets, deadbolts & handlesets) -  ( PDF 5 Mb  -  added 12/20/09 )
Courtesy of Pete Schifferli - Tonawanda, NY

Master Padlock Codes - Various, for flat steel and corrugated steel keys - Lock Numbers 22, 44, 55, 66, 105, 500 ( PDF 3.7 Mb - added 3/14/10)
Courtesy of Jacques Plousos

MUL-T-LOCK Cylinder Service Manual ( PDF 4.7 Mb - added 8/27/08 )
Courtesy of Roy Miller

MUL-T-LOCK Padlock Service Manual ( PDF 4.1 Mb - added 8/27/08 )
Courtesy of Roy Miller

MX Series (proprietary keyway from China)  ( PDF 98 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Padlock collection of Arnold Sintnicolas ( PDF 459 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith
Peachtree Instructions and Parts Manual for Citadel Doors ( PDF 581 Kb  - added 2/4/09)
Courtesy of David Hallee and Roger Cann

Profile Type Cylinders, Rekeying  ( PDF 119 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Schlage - 662 Removing & Rekeying ( PDF 170 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Schlage - Conversion ReKeying Manual for Titan/Kwikset ( PDF 1.2 Mb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Schlage - Conversion ReKeying Manual for Weiser ( PDF .6 Mb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Schlage "D" series Heavy-Duty Levers ( PDF .8 Mb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Schlage - Everest ( PDF 697 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Schlage - "F" Lock Bypass Technique ( PDF 400 Kb )
Courtesy of Jacques Plousos

Schlage - "F" Series Knobs/Levers - Rekeying ( PDF 1.2 Mb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Schlage High Security Cylinders & Key Control Service Manual ( PDF 3.62 Mb -  added 4/15/09 )
Courtesy of James Long

Schlage Modular Cylinders - Sell Sheet, FAQ, & Price Book 71 effective 4/5/2010 Rev 7/10 ( PDF 7.03 Mb -  added 8/13/10 )
Courtesy of Howard Krutzler, Doug Gulvin and Peter Schifferli

Schlage P, Z Keyways / Obverse, Reverse : Chart ( PDF 228 Kb -  added 3/22/16 )
Courtesy of Pete Schifferli, Bill Lynk, Jay Long

Schlage - Primus ( PDF 356 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Schlage SecureKey (PDF 2 Mb - added 1/26/11 )
Courtesy of Phil Domenici

Schlage SecureKey Reset Cradle (PDF 463 Kb - added 2/19/11 )
Courtesy of Allen Murphy

Schlage - Wafer Locks - Re-keying ( PDF 1.6 Mb - added 7/24/08 )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith
Scorpion CX-5 - Rekeying ( PDF 187 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Scorpion CX-5 SFIC Service Manual
( PDF 856 Kb )
Courtesy of William Lynk, CRL
Simplex L1000 series, template, changing, clearing, parts, etc. ( PDF 1.2 Mb )
Courtesy of Mike Burke
Simplex L1000 Installation ( PDF 441 Kb )
Courtesy of Robert Pang
Simplex 1000 series Service Manual ( PDF 1.2 Mb )
Courtesy of Robert Pang
Simplex 4000 series - exploded views and parts ( PDF 162 Kb )
Courtesy of Robert Theobald

Ski Locks ( PDF 117 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Small Format Interchangeable Core Pinning (SFIC)
Courtesy of Blackhawk Products

SmartLoc - How Do We Do That ( PDF 2.46 Mb - added 10/25/12 )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas
Solon Super-Lock Co., Inc. (1958 - 1978) - Nix-Pix Lock ( PDF 5.36 Mb - added 6/23/17 )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas and Norm Zurawski
Space and Depth Charts - Jensen + Others ( 96 in all ) ( PDF 2.9 Mb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Storefront Hardware - Locks & Exit Devices - Kaba Ilco ( PDF 2.35 Mb - added 1/24/12)
Courtesy of Jeff Brown - Product Manager - Aluminum Storefront,  Kaba Ilco Corp

Sunar Locks ( PDF 114 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Sunnect AP501 Digital Dead-bolt Lock - Review in "The National Locksmith" - Installation, Programming, etc. -   ( PDF 2.2 Mb  - added 11/17/09 )

Supra Pushbutton Combinations - All Possible - Excel Spreadsheet ( .xls file 33 Kb  - added 1/22/10 )
Courtesy of John Hubel, CML

Supra Pushbutton Combinations - All Possible ( PDF 20 Kb  - added 1/22/10 )
Courtesy of Elmer Howard

Supra Key Boxes - Opening( PDF 375 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Tasman Security Screen Door Lock ( PDF 241 Kb )
Courtesy of Peter P. Schifferli - Tonawanda, NY

Timberline / Jofco
Courtesy of Bill Cary - San Francisco, CA

Titan Locks - ReKeying  ( PDF 333 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Titan AccessOne Remote Locks  ( PDF 345 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Titan NightSight Locks  ( PDF 215 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

U-Change Locks - Picking and Rekeying ( PDF 183 Kb -  added 7/26/08)
Courtesy of Jerry Kruss

Unican - Series 1000 Access Control Lock - Service Manual ( PDF 4.2 Mb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Unican 1000 Series - Decoding Combination Chamber when combination unknown  ( PDF 226 Kb )
Courtesy of Gord Beardmore

Unican - 7000 Series Bypass Technique (jpg 50Kb )
Courtesy of Don Gower

Weiser "A" and "E" Series Locks  ( PDF 2.2 Mb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Weiser Knob ReKeying  ( PDF 350 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Weiser Powerbolt Lock  ( PDF 91 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Weiser SmartCode Lock - Insallation & Programming  ( PDF 2.15 Mb - added 3/2/09 )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Weiser SmartKey Lock - Insallation & Re-keying  ( PDF 457 Kb - added 9/11/07 )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Weiser SmartKey Patent  (39 pages) ( PDF 612 Kb - added 7/24/08 )
Courtesy of Dan Billheimer

Weiser SmartScan Biometric Lock - Manual  ( PDF 457 Kb - added 9/11/07 )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Wise Padlock ( PDF 2 Mb - added 6/26/17 )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Yale Catalog 32 ( PDF 560 Mb - added 4/3/16 )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith


Safes & Furniture, Lockboxes & Mailboxes, Vaults, Bank equip. & related locks

All Items
Automotive
Business & Law, including Computers
Electronic Access & Alarms
History - historical late 19th Century Catalogs, etc.
Keys & Codes, including key machines and related equipment
Door Locks & Hardware, Padlocks
Safes & Furniture, Lockboxes & Mailboxes, Vaults, Bank equip. & related locks
Tips & Tricks, Miscellaneous
Tools - (for Key machines, see Keys & Codes category)

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AMSEC - Star - Major : Service Manual 1992 - 50 pages ( PDF 1.08 Mb - added 12/21/12 )
Courtesy of Richard Vigue

Antique Alarmed Jewel Box ( PDF 2.45 Mb - added 2/23/14 )
Courtesy of Richard Vigue and Arnold Sintnicolass

Antique Pick Keys for Lever Locks  ( PDF 271 Kb )
Courtesy of Seth Pehr

Baron / Eagle / Sun Safes : Opening / Operating / Programming ( PDF 1 Mb added 11/1/15 )
Courtesy of Doug Bellinger
Brinks Safe Model 5118 - Opening and Rekeying
( PDF 1 Mb - added 7/25/08 )
Courtesy of Robert Klinkner

Bumil, Brinks and Knight (Korean Safes) - Tryout Combinations and Tryout Keys - Excel Spreadsheet Program ( Excel .xls format 24 Kb - added 2/20/10 )
Courtesy of Roger Wechter
Burg Wachter Point Safes - Master Code Retrievel Procedures - 2 pages ( PDF 16 Kb - added 9/5/07 )
Courtesy of John Soderland

Carl Cloud Educational Directory - 103 Articles, 20 Tips, 12 Stories
Courtesy of Carl and Betty Cloud in conjunction with ClearStar Security Network

Chicago - Steelcase Locks ( PDF 230 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Codes - Pundra K-series for Storwal office furniture
Courtesy of Garth Meredith

Codes - T-series for ESP locks on Teknion furniture
Courtesy of Garth Meredith

Cole Steel File Cabinet - combination lock - code decoder - Excel Spreadsheet Program ( Excel .xls format 11 Kb - added 9/25/10 )
Courtesy of Roger Wechter

Combination Lock Diagnostics - Excel Spreadsheet (xls file 35 Kb)
Courtesy of Andy Dennison

Diplomat Safe & Key Lock Specs & Codes ( PDF 221 Kb )
Courtesy of Kevin Ruff, CST

Documenting Your Safe & Vault Work - "The CYA Game" by Lucky Mazzione ( PDF 658 Kb - added 8/31/08 )
Courtesy of Jeff Gater

Duet / NL Duet Safe Lock - Mounting, Installation, Changing Combination, Programming, Drilling (PDF 1.43 Mb - added 2/27/15 )
Courtesy of Jerry Kruss
Guide to Safe Opening Volumes 1-5 from The National Locksmith : Purchasing Directions and Decoding Sheet ( PDF 176 Kb - added 7/25/08  )

FireKing Fireproof Filing Cabinets - Drill Point to Open & High Security Lock (Medeco) Replacement ( PDF 123 Kb - added 7/21/10 )
Courtesy of Al Ernst
 

Gazda Gallery - High quality safe lock (through the door) drawings
By and courtesy of Tom Gazda

Herring Hall Marvin: HHM 1313C ( PDF 1.2 Mb - added 12/15/10 )

Meilink Safe-T-Vault (side & front) ( PDF 100 Kb - added 12/18/10 )

Montgomery Ward model 9017 fire safe by Meilink ( PDF 38 Kb - added 12/18/10 )

Mosler B1 (hand change) ( PDF 341 Kb - added 12/18/10 )

Mosler Jewelers Door (x-ray view) with Yale 025-1/2 lock  ( PDF 61 Kb - added 12/18/10 )

Mosler KC1-1 ( PDF 218 Kb - added 12/18/10 )

Mosler KC1-2 ( PDF 277 Kb - added 12/18/10 )

Yale OC5 ( PDF 37 Kb - added 12/15/10 )
 

 

Griffin Gallery - Safe Articles
By and courtesy of Mike Griffin

6120 Yellow Tape (3 cycle) ( PDF 601 Kb - added 1/07/11 )
Amsec TL15 Plate Opening ( PDF 563 Kb - added 1/14/11 )
Armor ATM Opening ( PDF 1.4 Mb - added 1/14/11 )

GSA Security Containers Specification - Revised AA-F-358J dated 2 November 2010 Supercedes AA-F-358H dated May 18, 2000 (PDF 73 Kb - added 11/9/10 )
Courtesy of Andy Dennison

Haworth Combo-Locked Desk Pedestal Drawers
Courtesy of Mark Blum

Heritage - Fortress Security - Drill Points / Cam Layout ( PDF 17 Kb - added 1/22/18 )
Courtesy of Dan Billheimer, CPL, CPS, RST

Hon File Cabinet Lock Installation  ( PDF 125 Kb )
Courtesy of Tom Gillingham

Hon Plunger Type File Cabinet Lock Installation  ( PDF 1.8 Mb  - added 2/19/11 )
Courtesy of Peter Schifferli

HPC Decoder Sheet for the orange HPC Safe and Vault Manual ( PDF 338 Kb - added 2/19/16 )
Courtesy Joe Cortie, CML, CPS, CMS

IKEA Furniture Locks and Codes ( PDF 179 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Knoll Key Manuals - 15 combined into one - 320 pages ( PDF 30 Mb - added 3/22/14 )
   This manual includes color photos of all Keys, Locks and Housings
Courtesy of Howard Krutzler

LaGard 2200 lock - Programming in a new key WITHOUT an existing key ( PDF 58 Kb - added 8/20/09 )
Courtesy of Haim Melamed

Leader Locking System Keypad: Features & Operations, Installations - both New and Old ( PDF 3.9 Mb added 11/1/15 )
Courtesy of Jerry Kruss

Lee Lever Tumbler Lock Decoder - Instructions ( PDF 230 Kb )
Courtesy of Jerry Kruss

Lee Safe Puller - for In-A-Floor Safes - Instructions ( PDF 169 Kb )
Courtesy of Jerry Kruss

Lockmasters Parts Manual 1985 - 1993 (older but valuable) ( PDF 85.75 Mb - added 3/13/14 )
Courtesy of ClearStar Member Bruce Wallen and Lockmasters, Inc.

Lost Combinations - for Diplomat, Sisco, etc. safes - Excel Spreadsheet Program ( Excel .xls format 9 Kb - added 2/4/09 )
Courtesy of Dave Boerner

Mailboxes - Old Style with numbered dials ( PDF 89Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Mailboxes - Old Style Canadian - Inside Wall Mounted ( PDF 1.7 Mb - added 7/13/11 )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Majestic Comparison Blanks Chart ( PDF 45 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Majestic Trunk Code Book - Vol.1 ( PDF 1.9 Mb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Majestic Trunk Code Book - Vol.2 ( PDF 5.2 Mb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

McGunn Key Codes
Courtesy of John Soderland, CMST, CML

Mike Madden's Manipulator - Photos ( PDF 527 Kb )
Courtesy of Neil Stratton

Mike Madden's Manipulator - Distance Extrapolation Chart ( PDF 201 Kb
- added 9/29/08  )
Courtesy of Mark Martinelli

Mosler Serial Numbers  ( PDF 11 Kb )
Courtesy of Chuck Caplinger , CRL, CPS,CMS

Mossberg "InstantAccess" Electronic Pistol Safe  ( PDF 2.3 Mb - added 1/22/11  )
Courtesy of Sam Farrington

NKL D8C AuditLok Service Manual and Drill Point Info ( PDF 2.2 Mb - added 11/15/15 )
Courtesy of Tom King

NL Lock - EMP-Revised: Duet RotoBolt Manual.pdf( PDF 4.6 Mb - added 3/8/19)
Courtesy of David Hallee - Waterville, Maine

NL Lock - Universal Lock Set-Up Instructions( PDF 8.7 Mb - added 3/21/17)
Courtesy of Dan Billheimer - Mansfield, OH
NSO Index 1992-2014 (searchable)
( PDF 84 Kb - added 12/6/14 )
Courtesy of Alan Bauer and Dave McOmie by permission

Protection from Fire and Thieves - by George Hayter Chubb - 1875   ( PDF 6.3 Mb   - added 11/5/10)
Courtesy Google Digital Services and Craig Pusey

Roll-Top Desk Lock ( PDF 54 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Safe and Vault Photos from SAVTA Safe-Tech Forum

Safe Change Keys ( PDF 576 Kb   - added 3/22/16)
Courtesy of Ronald Betschman and Jay Long

Safe Deposit Locks - Matchwork Chart
Courtesy of Joseph E. Cortie, CML, CPS, CMS

Safe Dial Measurement / Drill Point Calculator - Excel Spreadsheet
Courtesy of Mike Gambill

Safe Information Sheet ( PDF 15 Kb )
Courtesy of Rick Dyer

Safe - Pin tumbler locks - Space & Depth specifications for many brands (added 5/20/14)
Courtesy of Ron Reed


Safes - Digital Keypads - Photo IDs
Courtesy of Bobby DeWeese and many others

Safe Weight Calculator - .exe executable file
Courtesy of Tom Gazda

SAVTA Membership Application
SAVTA Technical Bulletins - Alphabetical Index: 1988-2002 ( PDF 86 Kb )
Courtesy of Andy Dennison, CPS, CPL

SecuRAM Electronic Safe Lock Model ECSL-0601A,L02 (E) both Operating & Programing Instructions - 16 pages ( PDF 690 Kb - added 7/6/12 )
Courtesy of Al Dina

Sentry - Codes & Keys ( post - added 3/15/11 )
Courtesy of Phil Domenici

Sentry "Direct Entry" type Safes - Manipulating ( post - added 3/31/09 )
Courtesy of Richard Vigue

Sentry Electronic Safes - Bar Code - Decoding for Master Combination ( PDF 831 Kb - added 3/30/09 )
Courtesy of Shane Maloney, CMS
Sentry Electronic Safes - Bar Code - Decoding for Master Combination, Spiking, etc (Post Link - added 12/21/11 )
Courtesy of C.D. Lipscomb, CML, CPS, CAL, CIL
Sentry S0407 - all possible combinations  ( PDF 87 Kb )
Courtesy of Dave Brown
S&G Titan PivotBolt and D-Drive Drilling Information  ( PDF 296 Kb - added 1/22/18 )
Courtesy of Dan Billheimer, CPL, CPS, RST

S&G Guard Key Codes - 4440 Series Safe Deposit Box Locks 
( PDF 68 Kb - added 12/21/11 )
Courtesy of several ClearStar Members, including Dave LaBarge, CPS, CML, CMS and Joe Cortie, CML, CPS, CMS

S&G - Resetting the Sargent & Greenleaf models 6120, 6121, and 6123
Courtesy of John Soderland, CMST, CML

SmartGard Electronic Safe Lock by LaGard - Programming & Manager Instructions ) ( PDF 320 Kb  - added 7/15/08 )
Courtesy of Bobby DeWeese
StrongArm MiniRig Template Guide
( PDF 10 Kb   - added 7/11/11)
Courtesy of Mike Gambill

TACC-II Troubleshooting Manual ( PDF 4.5 Mb  -  added 11/01/16 )
Courtesy of Glen Phillips, CPL - Claremont, IL

Treadlok Logolok - electronic safe lock instructions ( PDF 347 Kb  -  added 11/24/08)
Courtesy of C.D. Lipscomb, CML, CPS, CIL
Templates Chart for StrongArm MiniRig ( PDF 7 Kb )
Courtesy of Bobby DeWeese

The Rabbit Test ( PDF 19 Kb )
Courtesy of Ken Dunckel - Boxman - Pacifica, CA

Transferring - Simplified Country Boy Style ( HTML  -  added 1/30/10)
by Joe Henderson, CSM0134

X-08 High Security Electronic Safe Lock - Operating Instructions ( PDF 174 Kb )
Courtesy of Jacques Plousos

X-09 High Security Electronic Safe Lock - Operating Instructions ( PDF 490 Kb )
Courtesy of Jacques Plousos
X-07, X-08, X-09 Comparative Reference Guide ( PDF 220 Kb )
Courtesy of Andy Dennison, CPS, CPL


Tips & Tricks, Miscellaneous

All Items
Automotive
Business & Law, including Computers
Electronic Access & Alarms
History - historical late 19th Century Catalogs, etc.
Keys & Codes, including key machines and related equipment
Door Locks & Hardware, Padlocks
Safes & Furniture, Lockboxes & Mailboxes, Vaults, Bank equip. & related locks
Tips & Tricks, Miscellaneous
Tools - (for Key machines, see Keys & Codes category)

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Bump-Key Simulation Program - in .exe format ( .exe 58 Kb - added 8/21/09 )
Courtesy of John Charnley

Bump-Key Video in .mpg format
Courtesy of Steve Goodwin

Casting and Molding ( PDF 226 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith
Classroom Security Considerations by Lori Greene, DAHC/CDC, FDAI, CCPR ( PDF 460 Kb - added 5/12/18  )
With permission of Lori Greene, as provided by Peter P. Schifferli



Glossary for Locksmiths - courtesy of LIST Council

Industry Schools, Courses
 
Locksmith Basic Home Study type Training Course for Beginners ( PDF about 1.5 Mb on average for each lesson - added 2/20/09  )
Courtesy of ClearStar Member Pete Schmidt and "Noodles" at the North East Locksmith Supplies Forum in England

00-Learning Strategies
01-Locksmithing An Expanding Career Field
02-Introduction To Locks And Keys
03-Key Identification
04-Lock Mechanisms
05-Residential Locks
06-Keymaking And Rekeying
07-Opening Locks Without Keys
08-Home And Business Security
09-Auto Locks
10-Safes And Vaults
11-Panic Hardware And Electric Locks
12-Electronic Security
13-Starting A Small Business
14-Working As A Professional Locksmith

Lokk-Latch and Lokk-Latch Deluxe Re-Keying Instructions ( PDF 2.2 Mb )
Courtesy of Pete Schifferli

Master Keying Corbin / Russwin Master Ring Cylinders  ( PDF 890 Kb - added 2/24/11  )
Courtesy of Randy Main with assistance from Arnold Sintnicolaas

Master Keying - "Unmasking the Master Key" ( PDF 25 Kb )
Courtesy of Sal Dulcamaro, CML

MUL-T-LOCK Price Catalog - July 2008 ( PDF 4.9 Mb - added 2/22/09 )
Courtesy of Roy Miller

Myths for Newbies

Scanning Tips (documents, manuals) ( PDF 1.8 Mb   - added 12/23/09)
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Security Industry Membership and Proficiency Designations
Courtesy of John Dorsey, CML

Templates (4): Key Tags (small and large) for Peg Boards, Pin Kit Inserts (12 and 36 compartments) ( PDF 130 Kb - revised 1/12/14 )
Courtesy of Bill Mandlebaum

Torsion Spring Installation ( PDF 188 Kb )
Courtesy of Robert Pang

Trade Publications


Unican 1000 Series - Decoding Combination Chamber when combination unknown  ( PDF 226 Kb )
Courtesy of Gord Beardmore

Unican - 7000 Series Bypass Technique (jpg 50Kb )
Courtesy of Don Gower

World Trade Center - Security / Construction ( PDF 1,300 Kb )
Courtesy of DHI - The Door and Hardware Institute


Tools

All Items
Automotive
Business & Law, including Computers
Electronic Access & Alarms
History - historical late 19th Century Catalogs, etc.
Keys & Codes, including key machines and related equipment
Door Locks & Hardware, Padlocks
Safes & Furniture, Lockboxes & Mailboxes, Vaults, Bank equip. & related locks
Tips & Tricks, Miscellaneous
Tools - (for Key machines, see Keys & Codes category)

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Adams Rite Installation Kit Manual  ( PDF 1.6 Mb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Antique Pick Keys for Lever Locks  ( PDF 271 Kb )
Courtesy of Seth Pehr

Bravo Key Machine Manual ( PDF 532 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Bravo Key Machine - Porsche Adapter Jaws - Instruction Sheet ( PDF 129 Kb - added 4/17/08 )
Courtesy of Jeff Gater

Hinge Doctor - Residential Model HA2 "The Hulk"2 copies ( PDF 745 Kb - added 5/5/09 )
Courtesy of Pete Schifferli and Steve Goldstein

Hinge Doctor - Video Page
Courtesy of James Hawley
Hole Saw sawing speeds - recommended RPMs( PDF 72Kb )
Provided by Peter P. Schifferli

Key Casting Manual ( PDF 662 Kb )
Courtesy of Arnold Sintnicolaas - The Canadian Locksmith

Lee Lever Tumbler Lock Decoder - Instructions ( PDF 230 Kb )
Courtesy of Jerry Kruss

Lee Safe Puller - for In-A-Floor Safes - Instructions ( PDF 169 Kb )
Courtesy of Jerry Kruss

Lee Tubular-Key Lock Pick/Decoder - Instructions ( PDF 2.4 Mb )
Courtesy of Jerry Kruss

Springs - How to Make ( PDF 1.53 Mb - added 5/28/15 ) - Available to Full Members and Trial Members alike.
Courtesy of Allen Murphy
TACC-II Troubleshooting Manual ( PDF 4.5 Mb  -  added 11/01/16 )
Courtesy of Glen Phillips, CPL - Claremont, IL

Tap and Drill Size Chart

Ultra Security / Xperinetix - Technical Manual ( PDF 1.45 Mb )
Courtesy of William Lynk

All Items
Automotive
Business & Law, including Computers
Electronic Access & Alarms
History - historical late 19th Century Catalogs, etc.
Keys & Codes, including key machines and related equipment
Door Locks & Hardware, Padlocks
Safes & Furniture, Lockboxes & Mailboxes, Vaults, Bank equip. & related locks
Tips & Tricks, Miscellaneous
Tools - (for Key machines, see Keys & Codes category)

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