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  1. #1
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    Default Keen Kutter Padlock Story and Question

    I got a pretty good deal on this Keen Kutter padlock on ebay. It was attached to the leather wrapped copper cable in the picture. It has sat in my garage for a while as kind of a back burner project. I recently started thinking about it and started researching methods to get it open. I came across a video of someone using tryout keys and opening one. So I gathered all of my flat keys that would fit and none did except for the actual Keen Kutter key my grandfather had given me a while back. So now that I have it off the cable and a working key I'm trying to determine authenticity. It looks good with all the seeming history behind it but I've been learning lately that a lot of the fakes look really good too. The main thing I'm curious about is the extra rivet on the back. I've been looking at a lot of these padlocks both real and fake and none I've seen so far have one. Any help would be greatly appreciated. What do you think? Thanks!
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  2. #2
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    It's a real, authentic, original Keen Kutter, not a fake/reproduction. Albeit, a pretty worn, beat up, original lock. Mark
    Mark A. Billesbach

  3. #3
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    Quote Originally Posted by oldbiscuit View Post
    It's a real, authentic, original Keen Kutter, not a fake/reproduction. Albeit, a pretty worn, beat up, original lock. Mark
    Thank you!

  4. #4
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    This is a padlock that I discussed in my latest book. The technique for making keys is not difficult.

    http://www.blurb.com/b/7793878-the-e...ector-book-two

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