Laurel locksmith

 

 

LOCKSMITIONARY:

Bitting:
part of the key that makes the tumblers activate
the lock.

 

 

Blade of key:
portion of the key that is inserted into the keyhole

 

 

Bow of key:
portion of the key that is not inserted into the keyhole

 

 


Combination lock:
a lock which is opened by a code combination

 


Keyed Alike:
one key that operates all of
the locks

 


Keyed
Different:
a key that operates only
one lock

 


Lock picking:
unlocking a lock without the original key

 


Master Key:
A Key that is designed to operate all the locks in a specific group of locks

 

 


Rekeying:
replacing the tumblers of a lock cylinder with other tumblers of different sizes which will require a different key to operate.

 

 

 

 

Tumblers:
parts inside a lock that needs to be aligned to exact positions in order for the lock to operate.
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