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N95 and Surgical Face Masks studied: Effective or a waste of time?

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N95 and Surgical Face Masks studied: Effective or a waste of time?

A recent study from the Lancet  shows that a 6ft separation is significantly more effective at reducing transmission of Covid-19 that 3ft.  Another article from the BBC has more to say on this too. This study on viral transmission goes a good way to advising on other recommended steps to follow if you are considering venturing out, or going back to work, or you're going to be around friends and family who might be more vulnerable.    The 172 observational studies of the virus behavior were taken in community and healthcare settings - whereas previous studies likely were presumed from influenza patterns....

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Lockpicking, Urban Health & Face Masks

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Lockpicking, Urban Health & Face Masks

Welcome to the Urban Survival edition of the team blog: I’m sure you have had the opportunity to read an endless stack of articles about COVID-19, but I still hope we can reveal practical, applicable insight about staying healthy and protected that you haven’t yet encountered. We have found some useful advice from South Korea - who have, through testing and enforcement of precautionary measures, managed to flatten their curve to a great degree so far.  One of our buyers returned from Asia a month ago (during a vetted 3-layer face mask search for our staff & families), and the team all got...

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Lock Picking in a Time of Crisis - Back to The Present!

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Lock Picking in a Time of Crisis - Back to The Present!

Hello lock pickers, It's a funny old game, life! The top three quotes about life on a whopping list of 150 are as follows: 1. “The purpose of our lives is to be happy.” — Dalai Lama 2. “Life is what happens when you’re busy making other plans.” — John Lennon 3. “Get busy living or get busy dying.” — Stephen King Which if we were to condense into one SuperQuote™ would read something like this.... "Get busy being happy when you're not making other plans"   Which is actually good advice, since what it's really saying is 'Life happens now'.   The Dalai...

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Are Progressively Pinned Locks Any Good?

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Are Progressively Pinned Locks Any Good?

Are progressively pinned locks worth getting?

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What is a Master Key?

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What is a Master Key?

Master Key systems allow a single key to open a group of different locks which each have their own key.

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