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#1 lockman

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Posted 25 October 2006 - 12:32 AM

"Valleys" are called cuts.
"Slopes" of the cuts are called ramps.
Ramp on head side of cut is called entry ramp.
Ramp on tip side of cut is called exit ramp.
Angle of ramp is called cut angle.

I am unsure if these terms used in USA but will attempt to follow up.

#2 lockman

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Posted 28 October 2006 - 10:47 PM

Everyone should read this.

http://www.thelockman.com/gloscopy.htm

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#3 Kristic

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Posted 19 November 2006 - 07:40 PM

I figured I would give this a little friendly bump, as it has alot of useful information on it

#4 Customer Support

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Posted 19 November 2006 - 08:26 PM

Yes,

I've just re-read over it and alot of good info.


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#5 Akina1021

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Posted 19 November 2006 - 08:27 PM

i think this should really be a sticky, because i think its a good place for ppl to start...
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#6 Keyless82

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Posted 03 December 2006 - 09:29 PM

i think this should really be a sticky, because i think its a good place for ppl to start...


i was thinking the same thing .thanks for the info, I'm reading this now!

#7 Kristic

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Posted 03 December 2006 - 10:04 PM

Good idea, sticky-ed

#8 Kevio

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Posted 03 December 2006 - 10:07 PM

Ah, I found this very helpful! I recommend all newbies read it.

#9 C0wT1pp3r

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Posted 24 February 2007 - 07:38 AM

yes they're used in the USA

#10 Lock picker

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Posted 01 April 2008 - 02:53 PM

Nice job with the info. Thanks.

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#11 locksmith673

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Posted 04 December 2008 - 08:57 PM

*adds to favs*

#12 LockPickIt

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Posted 28 December 2013 - 05:15 PM

THanks a lot for this information. Very valuable and helpful indeed!



#13 redcity

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Posted 29 December 2013 - 11:19 AM

Thanks a lot lockman, that sincerely cleared a lot of things out for me :) Effort appreciated.