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Good discription im3rd001. That's exactly...

Good discription im3rd001. That's exactly correct. Another thing which is frustrating is when the design of the knob is such that you can't get the little cover which holds the lock off from the...
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Thanks for the responses. the $$$ was for a...

Thanks for the responses. the $$$ was for a couple antispy programs, and a program called system doctor.

The site I was on was not a pron site though. Suddenly I had this virus attack (I guess)...
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Thanks for the reply. Yes, messenger is disabled.

Thanks for the reply. Yes, messenger is disabled.
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Angry What is this? (Pop up ads)

This evening, while surfing, I suddenly get all these popup ads for andi-spyware software. (At least 6 different ones). If Norton and the installed software on my brand new machine cannot stop them,...
12-25-06, 04:54 PM
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Posted By cuedude

Here's a little trick I use when installing a...

Here's a little trick I use when installing a Kwikset lock. When inserting the outer know through the latch, push in on the latch part sticking out from the side of the door. That takes tension off...
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Good Morning, Here's something to think...

Good Morning,

Here's something to think about. This is actually a previous post, but it is, in my oppinion, the best way to go.


>Home security systems have become essential in every home. But...
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Hi Qwksand, Thank you for this great post....

Hi Qwksand,

Thank you for this great post. As a Locksmith, I agree with it all. A good, reliable Security System is a good thing to add to any home. Whether you are actually home or not, usually...
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Hi snowdogg, I am assuming you are refering...

Hi snowdogg,

I am assuming you are refering to the type that fastens to the wall, is small, and has a key pad with 10 numbered buttons? You usually can find them at a local box type store. (Either...
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Thanks j66redcpe, I was thinking of checking...

Thanks j66redcpe,

I was thinking of checking what Harbor Freight had to offer. I just may do that.

As I said earlier, we got the problem fixed, and the paint is on. We used a 2 part product...
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Posted By cuedude

Portable Sand Blaster?

This afternoon, I came into a situation where the best option was a sand blaster. What I'm doing is roughening a metal surface for painting. I have sanded the piece, and the paint just wont stick. I...
Forum: Sports
11-27-06, 03:39 AM
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Posted By cuedude

Hi diyplank, You may know that AMF tried...

Hi diyplank,

You may know that AMF tried their hand at just about everything from Bowling equipment, Harley DAvidson Motorcycles, to pool tables. I've never seen how these tables are put together,...
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Good morning tommycharlie, I think you have...

Good morning tommycharlie,

I think you have three options here. First, you could get lucky and find a slot for a thin bladed screwdriver on that screw; or you may find it is allen head, and need a...
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Hello again, A picture showing the screw you...

Hello again,

A picture showing the screw you discussed holding the cylinder in place. Is that possible?

cuedude
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Hi Tommycharlie, Let's take it slow here,...

Hi Tommycharlie,

Let's take it slow here, and go through this. First of all, you say your lock says NESCO on the face. This is probably just the manufacturer of that lock cylinder, and not the...
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Posted By cuedude

Happy Thanksgiving wag55, I personally do...

Happy Thanksgiving wag55,

I personally do not know of a lock called warden. Maybe some of the others here may know.

And speaking from a location where everything is priced too high, the repair...
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Posted By cuedude

Here's another place you can try: ...

Here's another place you can try:

http://www.majormfg.com/c-17-installation-tools.aspx?skinid=3

Their items are well built, a bit pricy, but very well thought out. Good luck with your project....
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11-16-06, 04:03 AM
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Posted By cuedude

Hi again, I'm no expert, but I have...

Hi again,

I'm no expert, but I have recovered a few tables over the years. If the whole rail is dead, it for sure needs to be repaired. When you look at the book, and if you feel it's just too...
Forum: Sports
11-10-06, 03:53 PM
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Posted By cuedude

Hi trs4594, What it sounds like to me is you...

Hi trs4594,

What it sounds like to me is you also have a developing problem with that rail. It will soon be a dead spot, and not rebound properly. I say this because it sounds like the rubber part...
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I guess we fall into that 5% of Locksmiths you...

I guess we fall into that 5% of Locksmiths you mention, and no appology is necessary. It is a grey area at best, and it is the direction the people I work with have chosen.

I also have to...
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Posted By cuedude

Hi danatphc, Welcome to the frey. As these...

Hi danatphc,

Welcome to the frey. As these are glass, there are two types. The first is the older style. These screw onto the spindle. Look closely at the spindle for any threads. If you see them,...
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It is an ethics issue when only a key is...

It is an ethics issue when only a key is involved. Should a burglary occure, then it becomes a legal issue. However, the bonding we have is based on ethics, and therefore, we can lose it by being...
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Posted By cuedude

I agree with marksr. Maybe I'm being a stick in...

I agree with marksr. Maybe I'm being a stick in the mud here, but I won't do it unless I made the original key. It is a grey area for some, so they do it. Others don't care much. It's a matter of...
10-11-06, 04:19 PM
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Posted By cuedude

Hello ryeguy, I agree with the information...

Hello ryeguy,

I agree with the information you have received. Get the store to make you happy. Period. After all, you paid in good faith, why accept anything less. I'm not a door guy, I'm a...
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Posted By cuedude

Hello kelster, I'll need more information....

Hello kelster,

I'll need more information. Is there any names on the locks or face of the latch plate? This would help.

Schlage used to make a veriety of Deadbolt that had little plugs that fit...
10-06-06, 04:54 PM
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Posted By cuedude

Thanks for the responses on this. I've never had...

Thanks for the responses on this. I've never had to deal with this before, so I'm new at it. We won't be doing the work until next week sometime. Plenty of time to check out paints at sherwin...
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