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Bob's Master Safe and Lock Service has been providing locksmith services to the greater Indianapolis, Indiana area for auto and business since 1958 with a fleet of 8 fully stocked and marked service vehicles. We do not use any subcontractors, and no other company represents us. We are pleased to announce our Traverse City, Michigan office will open October 2023.

From safes to transponder keys to high security locks and almost anything that involves a lock, we do it all. Just a few of our many products and services that we offer are listed below.

Visit our Southside Indianapolis or Traverse City shops for walk in service, or call us for mobile service.

Selected Products and Services

Key By VIN

We can make replacement car keys by VIN for most foreign and domestic vehicles, including transponder keys.

Transponder/High Security Automotive Keys

We have the equipment at Indianapolis location to cut transponder keys and remote fob keys for many vehicles. View the list here!

Car Dealer Program

We offer key and fob services for car dealers (including many BMW, Maserati, Volvo, Land Rover, VW, and Audi) at discounted dealer prices. Click here for more details!


Need a remote for your car? We carry many fobs for popular cars in our stores and our prices include programming. Remote head keys are also available.

Proximity Fobs

Fobs for push to start vehicles, cheaper than the dealer!


We can repair your broken Honda, Acura, Lexus or Toyota remote head key by placing the electronics from your broken key into a unbreakable new case and cutting a new blade.

Master Lock Door Hardware

We carry the full line of Master Lock Door Hardware. Our selection includes deadbolts, levers and knobs in a variety of finishes and popular keyways. Shop our online store for great savings!

High Security

We offer Medeco, DOM, and Abloy High Security locks that offer absolute key control and various levels of pick protection. Only we can cut the keys, and only you can have the keys made.

Interchangable Core Systems

We sell and service SFIC systems with varying levels of key control. These systems allow businesses to purchase extra cores to change their own locks, or we can manage it for you. Our Medeco X4 IC system allows for affordable total key control.

Key Duplication/Generation

We specialize in hard to find keys and vintage keys as well as the common ones! We are able to duplicate high volumes of keys with no problem in our stores or our service vehicles.

Access Control

We service and sell commercial keyless access control products, both mechanical and electrical.


We sell Master Lock and American Lock padlocks at our location.

Important Notes:

We do NOT cut or program customer supplied blanks, chip keys, remotes, or key fobs that are not purchased from us. This includes blanks or remotes purchased online.

We do not perform any work on or make keys/remotes for the general public for the following vehicles: BMW, Jaguar, Land Rover, Mercedes, Saab, or Volvo. For those vehicles, you must contact the appropriate dealer.