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Complete Book of Locks and Locksmithing

ISBN-10: 0071448292
ISBN-13: 9780071448291
Edition: 6th 2006 (Revised)
Authors: Bill Phillips
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Book details

List price: $36.00
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 9/2/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 608
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.486
Language: English

'The Complete Book of Locks & Locksmithing' is an insider's guide to every facet of mechanical security. This sixth edition features techniques and tips for lockpicking and fixing, safe opening and servicing techniques, how to start and run a locksmithing business, and much more.

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
A Short History of the Lock
Who Invented the Lock?
Egypt
Greece
Rome
Europe
England
America
Early American Lock Companies
A Brief History of Automobile Locks in the United States
Tools of the Trade
Electric Drills
Cordless Drills
Key Cutting Machines
Workbench
Types of Locks and Keys
What Is a Lock
Lock Names
Lock Grades
Key Types
Key Blank Identification
Key Blank Examples
Look-Alike Keys
Neuter Bows
Warded Locks
Types
Construction
Operation
Repair
Warded Keys
Lever Tumbler Locks
Parts
Operation
Repairs
Varieties of Lever Tumbler Locks
Lever Tumbler Lock Keys
Disc Tumbler Locks
Operation
Disassembly
Keying
Security
Cam Locks
Reading Disc Tumbler Locks
Double-Bitted Disc Tumbler Locks
Pin Tumbler Locks
Construction
Disassembly
Assembly
Choosing a Pin Tumbler Lockset
Pin Tumbler Cylinder Mortise Locks
The Cylinder Key
High-Security Mechanical Locks
Underwriters Laboratories Listing
Key Control
Lock and Key Patents
Types of High-Security Mechanical Locks
Masterkeying
Coding Systems
Master Key Systems
Masterkeying Warded Locks
Masterkeying Lever Tumbler locks
Materkeying Disc Tumbler locks
Masterkeying Pin Tumbler Locks
Developing the Master Key System
Master Key System Variations
A Simple Master Key System
Detention Locks and Hardware
Types of Locks
Electric Strikes
Choosing the Right Equipment
Buying and Selling Safes
Types of Safes
Safe Styles
Installing an In-Floor Safe
Moving Safes
Special Safe Features
Underwriters Laboratories Fire Safe Ratings
Underwriters Laboratories Burglary Safe Standard
Selling More Safes
Keyed Padlocks
Choosing a Padlock
Warded Padlocks
Wafer Disc Padlocks
Pin Tumbler Padlocks
Major Padlock Manufacturers and Their Products
Helpful Hints
Home and Business Services
Common Problems and Troubleshooting
Corbin Cylindrical Locksets
The MAG Ultra 700 Deadbolt
M.A.G. Engineering and Mfg., Inc.
The Schlage G Series Lockset
Strike Plates
M.A.G.'s Install-A-Lock
Exit Alarm Locks and Panic Bar Deadlocks
Lock Picking and Impressioning
Picking Pin Tumbler Locks
Why Pin Tumbler Locks Can be Picked
Raking
Using a Pick Gun
Lock Picking Tips
Picking High-Security Cylinders
The Need for Practice
Impressioning Locks
Other Useful Equipment and Supplies
Popular Impressioning Technique
Alternative Impressioning Method
Problems with Impressioning
Impressioning Practice
Warded Bit-Key Locks
Servicing Automotive Locks
Vehicle Identification Numbers
Basics of Automobile Lock Servicing
Door Locks
Ignition Locks
Glove-Compartment Locks
Trunk Locks
Transponders
American Motors Corporation
Audi
BMW
Chrysler
Datsun
Ford
General Motors
Servicing General Motors Vehicles with VATS
Honda
Opening Locked Cars
Opening Locked Cars
Car-Opening Techniques
The Long-Reach Tool
Car-Opening Dispatch Procedure
Emergency and Forced Entry Procedures
Drilling Pin Tumbler Locks
Cylinder Removal
Window Entrances
Office Locks
Doors
Unlocking Thumbcuffs, Handcuffs, and Legcuffs
Forced Entry
Combination Locks
Parts
Manipulation
Drilling
Changing Combinations
Other Keyless Locks
Electrical Access and Exit Control Systems
Electric Release Latch Strikes
Circuitry
Electric Door Openers
Electrified Mortise Locks
Electrified Knob Locks
Electromagnetic Locks
Electrical Keyless Locks
Key-Actuated Switches
Working as a Locksmith
Finding a Job
Business Considerations
The Locksmith and the Law
Key Duplicating Machines
Critical Design Factors
Framon's DBM-1 Flat Key Machine
Ilco's KD50A
Test Your Knowledge
Registered Professional Locksmith Answer Sheet
Making Locks by Hand
A Warded Bit-Key Lock with Deadbolt
English Iron Rim Lock
Answers to Frequently Asked Questions
Manufacturers
Locksmith Supplier's Profiles and Addresses
Miscellaneous Important Addresses, Phone Numbers, Web Sites
Locksmithing Schools and Training Programs
Depth and Space Charts
Index

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