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Drill, Cylinder Jig Are Key To Opening Locked Doors

Issue 2 and Volume 127.

Drill, Cylinder Jig Are Key To Opening Locked Doors The water flow alarm is sounding and the tempered glass doors of a department store are locked when you arrive, but there is no one to let you in. Do you break one of the expensive doors or waste time running around the building, seeking another way to enter? In 15 seconds, almost any locked door can be opened with minimum damage by using a lock cylinder drill jig, a cordless electric drill and a screwdriver. The cylinder drill jig is a tapered piece of metal with two pins mounted on the rear. Positioning the pins in the keyway locates the hole in the jig in the proper place for drilling the lock cylinder pins. After you drill through the face plate, the drill will jump as it passes through the pins. There may be four or five pins to drill…

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