First Word – Editor’s Comment

Welcome to our first fully electronic edition, to be repeated 3 times a year. Why? We have found it difficult to produce an edition in holiday months, December and August and by experience following a show (April). This is a huge departure for us, publishing in print is relatively easy if you have experts as…

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Picking the Chubb 3G110 Lock

Picking the Chubb 3G110 Lock By Martin Pink The Chubb 3G110 still commands respect throughout the locksmith and security trades. It is one of very few locks that has succeeded in maintaining its high security rating over the years. [dropcap]T[/dropcap]he Chubb 3G110 is simple to open destructively. However, if destructive opening is not an option,…

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The Highs and Lows of Picking Locks

The Highs and Lows of Picking Locks British standard 3621 curtain lock picking tips using the Chris Belcher Reversible Pocket Curtain Pick By Martin Pink [dropcap]I[/dropcap] favour the Chris Belcher Reversible Pocket Curtain Pick (RPCP) range as in my opinion it is the most versatile set of curtain picks available – and with the best…

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Clips – Anti-Slip

Clips – Anti-Slip This months Tried and Tested comes from across the big pond from Peterson Manufacturing. There is a very good video on the site of the tool in use (see below). But I wanted to try it myself. By Mick Friend I suspect everyone is familiar with Euro cylinder dismantling. And with luck…

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COMPREHENSIVE DOOR FURNITURE RANGE FROM UNION

UNION‘s 1000 Series range of stainless steel door furniture provides an attractive and functional door handle solution for a variety of commercial and public sector new build and refurbishment projects. Supplied in an attractive satin stainless steel finish, the competitively priced range from UNION features six different lever handle styles, with complementary accessories including turns,…

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TRIMEC® SECURES ITS PLACE ON THE WORLD WIDE WEB

Trimec®, part of ASSA ABLOY Security Solutions, a division of ASSA ABLOY, has launched an independent UK website, offering an up-to-date resource for its customers. Visitors to www.trimec.co.uk will find a whole host of useful resources, from technical product specifications and latest news, to exclusive product launches and authorised distributor details.  Developed in response to…

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What’s in your shoe box?

[dropcap]O[/dropcap]f course I refer to your accounts filing system, I used shoe boxes and then large folding crates for a number of years, The only way I could keep on top of it was to have a person what does, into the shop every week to enter the details onto the computer – thankfully sales…

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