What type of key does Schlage use?
The Everest 29 S123 is the default keyway for Schlage commercial locks and Everest 29 S145 is the default keyway for new master key systems.
What is a Schlage C keyway?
For example, a Schlage “C” keyway is an open keyway that is available from many key and lock distributors. However, a Schlage “S123” keyway is available from only Schlage approved locations. While S123 is still an open keyway, it is only available from certain distributors.
How do I identify my Schlage keyway?
If your key has KW1, KW10, 6, 65, 66, 5, WR5, or WR3 engraved on the head, it should be the Kwikset. While if the engraved numbers are SC1, 68, or C, it should be the Schlage.
Can you rekey a Schlage lock?
Schlage Rekeying Kits provide everything you need to get the job done—including all the tools and parts you need for repinning the cylinders of most Schlage locksets so that they work with a single key. Navigating your way through the Kit tray.
How do I know what type of key I have?
In most cases the key number will be stamped on the front of the lock next to where the key enters. In some cases the number may also be stamped on the original key.
How do you identify a keyway?
Look at the large end of the key (also called the bow). If the bow has straight sides and a triangle-shaped top (like a house), you probably have a KW1 keyway. If the key is diamond-shaped (narrower at the top and bottom and wide in the middle), you probably have a SC1 keyway.
How do I identify my key?
How do you identify a lock and key?
Keys have unique identifiers stamped on them. Each code is unique to the particular key model and helps locksmiths identify the lock brand if unknown. Look on the head or bow of the key; this is the large, blunt end of the key. Lock makers often stamp their names on the bow or head of the key.
How do you rekey a Schlage lock with a master key?
How to Rekey a Schlage Lock with a Master Key Step By Step Instructions
- Step 1: Remove your deadbolt from the package.
- Step 2: Insert the original master key into the deadbolt.
- Step 3: Find the cylinder cap and take the cylinder cap removal tool to get it out.
- Step 4: Remove the cylinder pin and the spring behind it.
What are features of Schlage Everest C123 key blanks?
Schlage created a few features on the C123 key blanks that were helpful for both security and usage. To prevent lock picking and unwanted entry, Schlage incorporated an additional side, spring-tensioned pin that rides on a groove cut into the side of the key. By doing this, entry by lock picking has an additional step that can be difficult.
Which is Schlage cylinder has two locking mechanisms?
The Schlage Primus High Security cylinder is precision built to extremely close tolerances and the highest standards of quality. These “dual-locking” cylinders consist of two independent locking mechanisms, operated by a single specially designed Primus key.
Can a primus cylinder be used with Schlage locks?
Primus cylinders are compatible with Schlage’s commercial grade locks. Multiple security levels are available to provide the choice of geographical exclusivity, key control, convenience, and service which best meets the demands of each installation. CYLINDERS, KEYS AND KEY CONTROL
Do you need to rekey a Schlage cylinder?
Designed specifically for Schlage products (with variations available to fit many other manufacturers’ products), these cylinders are best suited to environments where you have tight key control and little need to periodically rekey. A conventional cylinder commonly requires some disassembly of the lock for removal and replacement.