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Avocet ABS Review

Posted by Ben Gatenby on Saturday, April 28, 2012, In : Anti Snap Locks 
Today we review the Avocet ABS euro lock and find out if it is as secure as they make out. So firstly here is  a bit about the lock. The ABS is a anti snap lock designed to retro fit to all upvc and composite doors to combat lock snapping. It uses a dimple style key similar to the Cisa Astral S we reviewed earlier. The main difference between the ABS dimple keys and all other dimple keys is a small magnet which is pressed into each of the ABS keys which plays a vital role. The pins inside an ...
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Lock Snapping

Posted by Ben Gatenby on Thursday, January 19, 2012, In : Anti Snap Locks 

Over the last couple of years people have found a really easy way to break in to any Upvc door no matter how good or expensive the door is. When the first upvc doors were introduced they were classed as high security doors because of the tough looking locking mechanisms which are fitted to them as standard. When locking a Upvc door you lift the handle and turn the key, the lifting of the handle engages the locking points into the frame holding the door secure with many hooks and bolts making ...


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