Lock Expo Or Couch Potato? Why Travel All That Way When You Can Grab a Bargain Online with Tradelocks

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It’s Lock Expo time this weekend, and we know how many of you love to head down and grab yourself some savings. But what if there was another option…

One that didn’t involve spending your weekend taking a long drive, splashing out on fuel and battling through a bunch of other locksmiths to get to your chosen stand. Wouldn’t you rather grab a beer, sit at home, put your feet up and have the bargains come to you? ... read more >

1 Day Until the First 2017 Tradelocks Roadshow Event

Dublin we are coming for you! Tomorrow we kick off our Roadshow events in the Irish capital with demos and dedicated picking workshops. Here is what you can expect to see and do:

  • Freshen up both yours and your staffs skills with dedicated picking workshops
  • Get expert advice on updating your services
  • Pick up the latest tools AND find out how to use them effectively to upgrade your business
  • Try before you buy
  • Grab a bargain
  • Speak to the people who are paid to keep with the times and keep in the know

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Each Tradelocks Roadshow will be a little different depending what we believe most people in that area want to see. Tomorrows event, which will be run by locksmith expert Pat McGinn and Tradelocks professional locksmith Kevin Pritchard. Youwill be able to see mortice impressioning demonstrations being ran between 10am and 1pm and dedicated Genuine Lishi picking and training from 1pm until 4pm. ... read more >

Clone Toyota® 80-Bit Transponder Keys with New Products from Keyline at Tradelocks

We are proud to announce the latest innovation from Keyline now available here at Tradelocks.

The Keyline TKG Kit will have you cloning Toyota® 80-bit transponder keys with ease. Fully compatible with the Smart Cloner 90 Wi-Fi (884 Decryptor Mini), using the Keyline Cloning Tool App, and also the Smart Cloner 90 Standalone (BI884 Ultegra), the latest kit clones Toyota® 80-bit transponder chips. These are contained in keys marked with a ‘G’ and are used for many Toyota car models. ... read more >

Have yourself a Merry Little Christmas Thanks to Tradelocks and Keyline

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Let keys be cloned, from now on… with your brand new Keyline Cloning Machine and software.

It’s day 12 and our final deal is a corker! Get the Keyline 884 Decryptor Mini for just £199.00 + VAT. Or get it with either the standard Keyline Megamos software for just £224.00 + VAT or with the newest update, the Megamos Xtreme software, for just £679.00 + VAT. ... read more >

Tradelocks are Cutting Prices so you Can Cut Keys

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The Ninja Vortex is just £6500.00 + VAT, down from £7495.00 + VAT. The Keyline Ninja Key Cutter is just £3999.00 + VAT from £5860 + VAT and the Ninja Dark Key Cutting Machine from Keyline is just £3250.00 + VAT, down from £3995.00 + VAT. Get unrivalled discounts on Keyline key cutting machines  – today only.

We really are showing our generosity this Christmas, and with just 1 more day of deals ledt after today we have upped the anti, giving you more then £3600 off these incredible key cutters from Keyline.  ... read more >

Tradelocks Roadshow… First Stop Newcastle!

The Tradelocks Roadshow is a completely FREE event and that will see us touring the country putting on trade shows in various cities across the UK. And now we have revealed our first stop – Newcastle-Upon-Tyne!

On November the 26th, we will make the first stop of our UK tour in Newcastle where we will be showcasing new products and some of  our  most popular tools, as well as offering huge deals and discounts to those who attend. ... read more >

Up to 50% off Selected Genuine Lishi Tools…

Plus the Tradelocks Scrappage Scheme returns – for a limited time only.

Unmissable Deals on Genuine Lishi Tools

We are giving up to 50% off Selected Genuine Lishi Tools!

For one week only, Tradelocks are having a huge Genuine Lishi Sale! Between Friday the 14th of October and Thursday the 20th of October you can get selected Standard Genuine Lishi Tools and Nightvision tools at a fantastic discounted price! ... read more >

Coming Soon! The Tradelocks Roadshow

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Following the success of our Open Day in August, Tradelocks is going on tour! We will be touring the UK with all their latest tools, products, deals and of course experts who will be meeting with customers across the country. 

The Tradelocks Roadshow will be hosted in a different town each month giving customers from around the UK an opportunity to come along and see us, hassle free, without the travel. ... read more >

Open More Doors! Unlock your Auto Skills at the Genuine Lishi Training Academy

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Perfect your picking and programming skills with the best auto locksmith courses in the UK!

Want to unlock your skills further? Want to progress your career? Whether you’re thinking of adding auto services to your current ones, are starting out in the industry or just want to advance your skills further – the Genuine Lishi Training Academy will help you open all the right doors. ... read more >

Tradelocks Key Cutting Machine Scrappage Scheme

This week we are offering all customers the opportunity to trade in their old key cutting machines and in return will receive a MASSIVE £1,250 discount on either the Ninja Laser or the Ninja Vortex from Keyline. 

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The ‘Tradelocks Scrappage Scheme’ as we have named it, will allow customers to trade in their old machines and replace them with a brand new one at a record low price. We accept any old machine in any condition and customers can cash in their machines until Thursday the 29th of September 2016. ... read more >

2016 LockEx: Review

If you didn’t manage to get down to the Ricoh Arena last weekend for the 2016 LockEx or missed us at stand 20, then here is what you missed on the day:

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Our stand was all about our auto products at this year’s event and all those who came to see us were able to check out our extensive auto product range with leading names such as Genuine Lishi, Truecode, KeyDIY, Access Tools, SuperVAG, Tango and many, many more. ... read more >

Come and See us at LockEx stand 20 for ALL Things Auto!

We will be exhibiting our extensive range of high quality auto locksmith products at the 2016 Lockex.

It’s all about auto at stand 20 of the first ever Lockex! Taking place at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry on the 16th, 17th and 18th of September, we will be showing off our auto range with a series of live product demonstrations throughout the day.

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Triumph at the Tradelocks Open Day!

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The day was a tremendous success with fantastic feedback from those who attended. Locksmiths from all over the UK, as far as London and Ireland flocked to our premises in Whitefield, Greater Manchester  and we even had one guests fly in all the way from Sweden, especially for the event. ... read more >

Tradelocks Open Day is Back!

On the 20th of August, for one day only, we are opening our doors to locksmiths and valued customers alike, giving them the opportunity to bag some bargains, witness live product demonstrations and meet industry leading professionals.

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More than just an Open day

It’s promised to be a day of deals and discounts, free food and fun; taking place on the 20th of August 2016, with doors opening at 9.30am – the Tradelocks Open Day is back! ... read more >

Clone it your Way with our Smart Cloning Solutions

Celebrate with us the launch of the Keyline Glass Transponder Chip! We are putting on a huge Smart Cloning promotion in honour of the new launch!

For a limited time only, Keyline cloning products will be available at record low prices; you can get your hands on the new range of glass chips, electronic heads, Ford remote keys, emergency keys and universal smart remote keys as well as Keyline smart cloners and both the Megamos and Megamos Xtreme software at remarkably low prices – giving you a massive choice of cloning solutions! ... read more >

Cars, Keys & Locks, Edition 2!

Got a VAG HU162 Lock that needs tackling and not sure how to go about it? Not up to date with the latest innovation in transponder chip technology? Just got the new Tango transponder programmer and not sure where to begin? The latest edition of Cars, Keys and Locks covers all this and more!

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In the latest edition of Cars, Keys & Locks – the most comprehensive locksmith guide in the industry you’ll be given the second part in the extensive VAG locks guide. In issue 1 readers were given all the low down on VAG locks, generations 1, 2 and 3; this edition covers HU162 locks and includes even more picking processes, picture guides and decoding instructions. ... read more >

Keyline VAT FREE Frenzy

It’s Keyline chaos here at Tradelocks this week with a VAT FREE deal on ALL products from the Italian brand.

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Horseshoe keys, electronic heads, pod car keys, key cloning devices, emergency keys; get the answer to your every auto locksmithing need, VAT FREE, for one week only. ANY Keyline product is included in the promotion, from ID48 cloning, key cutting machines and accessories to all auto locksmith merchandise; all you have to do is choose Keyline at Tradelocks. ... read more >

Car Key Cloning at Tradelocks

NEW Keyline car key cloning accessories now available at special introductory prices – for a limited time only!

From ID48 cloning machines, to can chips, electronic heads and horseshoes; we have it all covered when it comes to car key cloning machines and accessories. Supplying all the products an auto locksmith needs to carry out successful cloning services. ... read more >

Tradelocks: Lock Expo Review

It was nothing but deals and demonstrations from us at this year’s Lock Expo in Nottingham over the weekend!

Access Tools, Keyline Cutting Machines, KEYDIY, SuperVAG, Truecode Key Programming Kits and all things Genuine Lishi; we had an extremely busy weekend as we showcased all these products and more!

We wanted to give all those visiting the Expo plenty of reason to come and see us at stands B32-B36 and with demonstrations going on throughout the weekend and a host of offers available, we did not disappoint! ... read more >

Launched: Cars, Keys & Locks! The ONLY Technical Magazine for the Locksmith

No news, no nonsense! Just 40 pages of pure procedural and technical articles.

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Cars, Keys & Locks is the new technical magazine from Tradelocks, which focuses on solving the problems of the everyday auto, safe and domestic locksmiths. Written by locksmiths for locksmiths, the magazine features pure technical content, including:

  • Comprehensive how to guides using live photographs from actual jobs to illustrate how to use tools and perform certain jobs that have many stumped
  • In depth articles regarding the latest products and innovations on the market. The magazine will give detailed instructions and use real life scenarios to demonstrate how to use some of the newest and most pioneering products available.
  • Top tips and insight from industry leading professionals such as Massimo Bianchi from Keyline and Chris Belcher. You’ll get the best industry knowledge from the best in the business
  • Solutions to current issues faced by professionals

What can you expect to find in the 1st edition?  ... read more >

Tradelocks: Official Sponsors of the Lock Expo

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The countdown is on for the Annual Locksmiths Exhibition on the 27th and 28th of this month.  Now in its seventh year, the Expo which will take place in Nottingham’s East Midlands Conference Centre will see industry leading suppliers and manufacturers showcasing the very best in locksmithing tools and products. 

We will be this years sponsors and will be showcasing a range of products, special offers and offering FREE training and demonstrations. ... read more >

Keyline is Red, Tradelocks is Blue….

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This Valentines Day we have the perfect deals for you!

Here at Tradelocks we’ve been hit by cupid’s arrow and are showing our love to all of our customers with a very special deal on Keyline products

As you all know, Keyline originates from Italy, as does Saint Valentine

“Saint Valentine of Rome was held captive for performing weddings for Roman soldiers who were forbidden to marry and his resilience prevailed until his execution. ... read more >

Keep your Cutting and Cloning Services Current with Keyline

For a Limited Time Only: VAT FREE on Keyline products

Horseshoe keys, electronic heads, pod car keys, emergency keys; get the answer to your every locksmithing need VAT FREE for a limited time only. From the very best key cutting machine accessories to ID48 key cloning and top quality auto locksmith equipment – you can have all this and more minus VAT when you choose Keyline at Tradelocks! ... read more >

Tradelocks Deliver yet Again – with Another Amazing Deal!

Want incredible deals every single week? We don’t disappoint with our ‘product of the week’ offer, delivered straight to our customer’s mailbox every Friday.

The ‘product of the week’ boasts some of the best deals in the industry and everyone signed up to our newsletter can be in with a chance of bagging a bargain.

This week we have some fantastic new and pre-owned key cutting machines available from the world renowned brand Keyline: ... read more >

New Year, New Products!

Start the new working year off on the right key, with products from Tradelocks 

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New Year, new you? How about New Year new services for your customers? Start 2016 as you mean for it to continue – with the best possible products that will give your customers the best possible services.

We offer a wide range of products for the domestic, auto and safe locksmith and supply for some of the biggest manufacturers in the business including Keyline and Genuine Lishi. ... read more >

On the 6th day of Christmas, Tradelocks gave to me…

Another day, another fantastic offer from Tradelocks! Today, as part of our 12 days of Christmas promotion we have a selection of Keyline Keypods at just £1 each + VAT.

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The pods are perfect if you want to reuse a transponder chip from a damaged or broken key, providing a new shell for them to be inserted into. So, if you are looking for an economical way of replacing keys for your customers, why not stock up now and take advantage of the fantastic discounted prices. ... read more >

On the 5th day of Christmas, Tradelocks gave to me…

Calling all locksmiths! If you’re planning on upgrading some of your key cutting machinery in 2016 or improving your trade counter services, then today’s deal is one you won’t want to miss. We are offering the fantastic Keyline Ninja Dark key Cutting Machine at the unrivalled low price of £2950 + VAT.

The Ninja dark from Keyline is a semi-automatic flat key copying machine which will allow you to perfectly cut by copy edge cut keys (single and double sided). This machine is simple and effective, just insert the key and with a click of the quick copy button you’ll have your duplicate! ... read more >

He who buys wins! Upgrade your Ultegra 884 and Keyline Minis NOW!

Want to be the first in the industry to get your hands on the new upgrade? Order now from Tradelocks and receive your Megamos Xtreme by courier the next day!

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Buy the TKM – Xtreme package today and add full ID48 car key cloning to your services tomorrow! We are offering something our competitors are not – the opportunity to start enjoying the profits of having a FULL ID48 cloning service instantly, just in time for the Christmas period. ... read more >

The Xtreme Solution to Car Key Cloning

The newly launched Megamos Xtreme from Keyline is available here at Tradelocks!

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Want to increase your car key cloning business by 20 – 30%? The brand new update from Keyline will mean that for the first time ever, it will be possible to clone ALL Megamos Crypto Transponder keys using just one product.

The Xtreme will do more than just update your Keyline cloning machine; it will update your services! ... read more >

Cut Costs as well as Keys with Our Ex-Demo Key Cutting Machines

Our Ex-Demo Key Cutting Machines will Help you Cut Costs.

In need of an upgrade but find Key Cutting Machines cost an arm and a leg? Well now they don’t have to. We have in stock some fantastic ex-demo key cutting machines at incredible value.

Innovative products and fantastic value; here at Tradelocks we are always striving to offer our customers the best deals on equally fantastic merchandise. These very special offers on ex-demonstration key cutting machines are sure to help keep your trade counters up to date and your cutting and copying services on key. ... read more >

Nothing but a Treat from Tradelocks this Halloween!

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It’s not a trick! This Halloween all orders made from www.tradelocks.co.uk will be VAT FREE – proving the only thing you’ll be getting from us this Halloween is a treat.

Our not so scary Halloween Promotion will be on offer all week, from the 30th of October until the 31st.

Why not take advantage of this fantastic deal and get stocked up with all those products you’ll need over the coming months. ... read more >

Legendary MLA Weekend for Tradelocks

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It was a legendary MLA weekend for the Tradelocks team!

We decided to bring a bit of extra character to the Expo this year, with a host of Hollywood stars to meet in the form of Austin Powers, Lara Croft, Marilyn Monroe and Charlie Chaplin. What better way could there be of learning how to pick a lock than with Austin Powers himself?

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10 reasons the Keyline Ninja Full Monty Deal Makes MLA Expo Cut

With just a week to go until the MLA Expo in Telford, the biggest event of its kind, Tradelocks want to give you 10 reasons our Ninja Full Monty deal will be well worth taking advantage of!

The Full Monty is not only an amazing offer on Keyline’s Ninja Laser Key Cutting Machine, but also offers a range of handy accessories and a manageable payment plan – taking care of all your locksmith needs. ... read more >

Tradelocks at MLA Expo – Products that are Key

Proving our machines are a cut above the rest, we will be giving demonstrations of some of the top Keyline products at this year’s MLA event.

As industry leading manufacturers of key cutting and cloning technology, Keyline are globally recognised for their product innovation and easy to use proficient machines. Here at Tradelocks we are proud to showcase the revolutionary range of Keyline technology which is exclusive to us. ... read more >

Locksmith Training Courses – Unlock a New Career

Tradelocks has teamed up with industry leading Locksmith trainers 1st Call Lockouts, to bring a training course for those hoping to start off their automotive locksmithing career on the right key.

Introducing the 8 day automotive locksmith course, that will provide training on live cars from the new Keyline School of Excellence in Birmingham.

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The hands on course will train participants in all the necessary aspects of automotive locksmithing needed to kick start their career, including: ... read more >

Tradelocks Get an Insight into Keyline

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Several members of our team, accompanied by Greig Kember of the AA, recently flew out to Venice, Italy, and met up with Elena Bianchi, an 8th generation family member of master locksmith Prospero Bianchi, the founding member of the Bianchi key business in 1770!

On Friday morning, our team was picked up by Elena and taken to the Keyline factory, which is about 45 minutes from the heart of Venice, in a town called Conegliano. ... read more >

Breaking records at the Tradelocks Open Weekend

Tradelocks has changed over the last 12 month, and we demonstrated how much it has changed at our Open Weekend. Gone are the cheap Chinese products to be replaced by High Quality Branded goods from Peterson, Keyline, Genuine Lishi and KeyDIY.

And we have grown over 30% in the last 12 months as a result of this approach.

We have been gearing up to be a major force in the industry over the last 12-18 months. We have aligned ourselves to the best brands in the market, and we have invested heavily in stock, staff training and customer servicing. And now we are ready to take our message to the market. ... read more >

Working on the Dark Side Can Increase Your Profits

Everyone is looking to increase sales, increase profits, and to use their precious space better and more efficiently. But what if we told you that there is a way to do all that and more, with nominal investment, no skill required, and counter space equivalent to the average Laptop computer? So read on…

We’ve all seen it before, the old locksmith shops and shoe repairers where the cobbler lovingly cuts a new key using machines that need patience, skill and attention. Oh and of course the gloves to stop fingers being cut, and eye goggles to stop swarf getting in their eyes. And you are right, this would never work in a trade counter environment. ... read more >

Introducing…The Incredible Ninja Dark Key Cutting Machine!

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If you want to remain one step ahead of the competition then it is important to stay aware of ever changing modes and trends, and introduce new products on a regular basis. Here at TradeLocks, we concentrate on product innovation and constantly look at ways in which we can expand and upgrade our range of locksmith tools. And we are pleased to announce that we have already added another amazing key cutter to our already impressive collection of quality equipment! May we introduce the incredible Ninja Dark Key Cutting Machine! ... read more >

Unbeatable Deals on Keyline Key Cutting Machines at the TradeLocks Open Weekend!

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With less than 3 weeks to go before the eagerly anticipated TradeLocks Open Weekend on Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th June we are now giving you the golden opportunity to come on down to our impressive, spacious warehouses in Manchester and get hands-on with the finest equipment on the market. Practical demonstrations will be carried out by some of the industry’s top locksmiths, who specialise in both domestic and auto locksmithing.  And we can 100% guarantee that our fantastic Keyline Key Cutting Machines will be a huge hit, especially when you factor into the equation that they are available at heavily discounted prices ONLY at the second EVER TradeLocks Open Weekend! ... read more >

ID48 Cloning is Now Cracked by Keyline with Megamos!

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JFK once said “we choose to go to the moon…not because it is easy, but because it is hard.” Sit back and think about all those things that have been thought of being impossible since the dawn of time. Human beings flying, communicating with the other side of the world instantly, landing on the moon. So many Impossibilities, but man has always endeavoured to overcome them. Even Captain Kirk told of the SS Enterprise’s 5 year mission in the final frontier of Space. ... read more >

The Ninja Laser-Sleek, Chic and Unique!

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Bianchi Keyline key cutting machines are innovative, original and unique, and always deliver the goods. They are essential for any professional who is looking to cut keys with ultimate precision and accuracy, without encountering any difficulties or setbacks. And the latest machine to be added to TradeLocks’ catalogue of exceptional key cutters is the revolutionary Ninja Laser! ... read more >

The Falcon Key Cutter-For Special Keys

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Here at TradeLocks, we always look at ways in which we can expand and develop as a business, and this means casting our net further as far as international relations are concerned. And we have recently teamed up with leading Italian supplier Bianchi, in order to furnish customers with an even wider variety of quality products! Bianchi are known for producing the finest key cutting machines on the market, so it comes as no surprise that TradeLocks wanted to get involved in the action! ... read more >

The Carat Key Cutting Machine-For Flat and Cruciform Keys

CARAT#2The team at TradeLocks have recently combined forces with another well-known supplier of quality locksmith tools, namely Bianchi; and we really do make a winning team! Bianchi Keyline key cutting machines are considered to be highly desirable among locksmiths from all around the world, as they are a globally-recognised and highly respected company. So we couldn’t be happier to welcome them on board! Every key cutting machine has been designed with the greatest care and attention to detail, and they are incredibly versatile and resilient. So if you are looking for cost-effective locksmith solutions, then Bianchi has the answer! ... read more >

Bianchi Keyline Key Cutting Machines-A Real Revelation!

Here at TradeLocks, we always look at ways in which to improve and enhance relations across the border, and it is our absolute pleasure to welcome Bianchi to the ranks! Bianchi is a globally recognised and respected authority when it comes to supplying quality key cutting machines, and constantly impress with their exceptional range of products. And we are ever so pleased to announce that we are NOW supplying Carat, Falcon and Ninja Laser Bianchi Keyline key cutting machines, as well as a variety of user-friendly Pod Keys! Wow! ... read more >