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Wanted: old locks with or without keys

Postby evan price » Mon May 01, 2017 8:25 pm

Looking for old locks. Padlocks, door locks, deadbolts, cylinders, mortise units, etc.
With keys is nice but not required.
No combination locks. I don't need the non locking parts ie no strikers or thumb turns or latches. Just the part the key goes in.
Quantity is good.
Old is good.
Let me know what you have.
These won't be used for actual security purposes. They will be used for teaching.
Not looking for retail. I'll pay junk price.
Thanks!
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Re: Wanted: old locks with or without keys

Postby AlanM » Tue Jul 04, 2017 6:48 am

painiac wrote:If you haven't already, pick up a cutaway lock cylinder on eBay. This one is well made and inexpensive: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Cutaway-Lock-Lo ... SwXeJYKoLn


Or TMART with free shipping:
http://www.tmart.com/12pcs-Unlocking-Lock-Pick-Set-10pcs-Key-Extractor-Set-1pc-Transparent-Practice-Padlock-Silver-Transparent_p362337.html?promotion=Mid-Sale
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Re: Wanted: old locks with or without keys

Postby Gramps » Tue Jul 04, 2017 5:45 pm

AlanM wrote:
painiac wrote:If you haven't already, pick up a cutaway lock cylinder on eBay. This one is well made and inexpensive: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Cutaway-Lock-Lo ... SwXeJYKoLn


Or TMART with free shipping:
http://www.tmart.com/12pcs-Unlocking-Lock-Pick-Set-10pcs-Key-Extractor-Set-1pc-Transparent-Practice-Padlock-Silver-Transparent_p362337.html?promotion=Mid-Sale


i would think some knowledge of locks would be needed to make the picks work. Not all locks are transparent :(
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Re: Wanted: old locks with or without keys

Postby Brian D. » Tue Jul 04, 2017 7:34 pm

evan price wrote:Looking for old locks. Padlocks, door locks, deadbolts, cylinders, mortise units, etc.
With keys is nice but not required.
No combination locks. I don't need the non locking parts ie no strikers or thumb turns or latches. Just the part the key goes in.
Quantity is good.
Old is good.
Let me know what you have.
These won't be used for actual security purposes. They will be used for teaching.
Not looking for retail. I'll pay junk price.
Thanks!


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Re: Wanted: old locks with or without keys

Postby evan price » Wed Jul 05, 2017 3:44 am

Brian D. wrote:
evan price wrote:Looking for old locks. Padlocks, door locks, deadbolts, cylinders, mortise units, etc.
With keys is nice but not required.
No combination locks. I don't need the non locking parts ie no strikers or thumb turns or latches. Just the part the key goes in.
Quantity is good.
Old is good.
Let me know what you have.
These won't be used for actual security purposes. They will be used for teaching.
Not looking for retail. I'll pay junk price.
Thanks!


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