Everest key in cylinder
Everest keys have an upward groove along their lower right that
mates with the downward ward in the keyway. The groove
lifts a pin at the far end of the keyway that allows the
plug to turn. (The notch in the groove 2/3rds of the way
down the key has no effect on Everest locks, but is cut
at the factory to prevent Everest keys from being modified
for use with Schlage Primus sidebar locks, another
restricted key system.)
Image taken with a Nikon D-100 digital camera with a Nikkor
85mm 1:2.8D tilt/shift macro lens (with Kenko extension tube).
Lit by electronic flash and various reflectors.
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