Keys - Non-Ace was RE: ACE Key codes (xx2247 etc.)
jws at jwsss.com
Tue Apr 19 15:58:16 CDT 2016
Also reference how you counted them, clockwise or counter clockwise.
There may be a standard, in a recent exercise with Jay West (who knows
more on this than I do) the locksmith we went to to have some of Jay's
measured keys made was used to people not recalling when they had the
codes that Fred references.
A friend with a locksmith made keys from Jay's measurements and they
have been verified (the measurements) to make keys from scratch w/o a
On 4/19/2016 1:28 PM, Fred Cisin wrote:
> On Tue, 19 Apr 2016, Mike Stein wrote:
>> I finally found my micrometer; is there a cross-reference of pin #
>> vs. depth or just a list of standard depths for ACE keys somewhere?
> Yes. Called a "depth and space reference" (different for
> manufacturer, and sometimes blank)
> 5 years ago, we had a similar discussion:
> On Mon, 25 Apr 2011, Ethan Dicks wrote:
>> Not sure about tolerances (my brother is a locksmith but I'm not), but
>> according to...
>> The depths by number are:
>> 1 - 0.0155"
>> 2 - 0.0310"
>> 3 - 0.0465"
>> 4 - 0.0620"
>> 5 - 0.0775"
>> 6 - 0.093"
>> 7 - 0.1085"
>> 8 - 0.1240"
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