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A bored (or bored-in) lock is installed by cross-boring two holes—one for the cylinder and one for the bolt mechanism. Warded, lever tumbler, disc tumbler, and pin tumbler are names that describe a lock’s internal construction. 1 A trailer lock guards against towaway theft of unattended boat, camping, snowmobile, horse, mobile home, and utility trailers. 2 The U-shape design is common for bicycle locks. 3 A key-in-knob lock is one of the most common locks used on homes. 4 A lever lock is basically a key-in-knob lock with levers rather than knobs.
7 Most of a mortise lock is installed in a cavity or cutout. 8 Warded bit key locks come in rim and mortised styles. 9 Warded padlocks are for low-security applications. (Master Lock Company) 41 42 Chapter Three Warded locks A ward is a fixed projection designed to obstruct unauthorized keys from entering or operating the lock. One old type of warded lock comes in a metal case, has a large keyhole, and is operated with a bit key (commonly called a skeleton key). Such locks, called bit-key locks, come in mortised and surfacemounted styles, and are often used on closet doors and cabinets (Fig.
These blanks will fit a variety of American locks. Notice that in Fig. 16 Representative sampl- ing of standard key blanks. (Taylor Lock Company) Types of Locks and Keys 51 is further laid out to incorporate a master key system and that, from the cross section, you can identify the various keyways that will fall into this particular master key system. 18 shows another keyway system with the applicable blanks. Notice that within this key series there are three different key lengths, which allow for wider use of the master key system.
Book of Lists: The Original Compendium of Curious Information by David Wallechinsky