Here is an interesting video about how our AMSEC safes are made. We are a certified AMSEC Dealer.
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Not all safes are built to the same standard. Here is a great example of why our safes are better than the stuff you see at hardware stores. Don’t let a low price point fool you, see for yourself below. Also it’s important to anchor your safe so the burglars can’t get it on its […]
If you drive a General Motors vehicle with the standard key (as opposed to the new laser cut style keys) there is a key recall going on. You’ve probably got a letter in the mail about it already in fact. Basically here is what’s going on: People have a LOT of key chains and other […]
Have you been to every hardware store in town and realized that it’s nearly impossible to get decent key copies? Do you have a ‘Lucky Hardware Store’ that seems to get it right a little more often than the rest? If so, you’re not alone. People pile into our shop every day, all day to get […]
Most everybody has a tool shed or a lockable item on or near their house that is locked with a padlock. Take a look at your key ring for a second. Why does everything work on different keys? Doesn’t it seem needlessly complicated? We think so too! We carry a padlock line that is compatible with your […]
Do you drive a Lexus with a remote head key? Have you found out how fragile these things are yet? Broken Lexus keys come into our shop all the time! They just love to break where the little ‘T’ shaped laser cut key blade attaches to the plastic remote top. Did the engineers honestly think that […]
Peterbilt keys up till now have been very easy to duplicate. A while back a customer that works for our local Peterbilt dealer came into our shop for a spare key to one of their 2013 Peterbilt 220’s. The keys were significantly different than the 2012 and down vehicles and we noticed that the key […]
Laser cut keys have been around for a long time but were only used on high-end cars like Mercedes-Benz and BMW. Recently these keys have been used on very common domestic car brands like Ford and Chevrolet. Hyundai and KIA have even started implementing laser cut keys! The term laser cut is an industry term that […]
We have a bunch of people call and come into our shop asking if we will cut and program the key they bought on eBay. The short answer is ‘Yes’ we do cut and program eBay keys. The major difference between our keys and eBay keys is that when you buy a key from us, […]
In 1986 General Motors introduced the Vehicle Anti-Theft System (VATS) on the Corvette. This system quickly made its way into many other General Motors vehicles as a standard feature. The VATS system can be easily identified by looking at the key. In VATS equipped vehicles there is a visible black resistor called a ‘pellet’ in […]