Time to dig out some of my DEC XX2247 keys
ethan.dicks at gmail.com
Wed Jul 15 23:05:05 CDT 2015
On Wed, Jul 15, 2015 at 11:52 PM, Ali <cctalk at fahimi.net> wrote:
>> I've done it. ISTR it was around $8-$10 for one key. Might be $15
>> now. Copying pretty much always cheaper than code cuts...
> What I tried to do was take the lock in and have them make a key. Not just copy a key...
Right. More places can likely copy than code cut an ACE key. I found
a place in Columbus that could do it, but certainly not every place.
> As an aside since the Chicago Co. also made the keys/locks for the IBM 5170 is there a catalog/code conversion book that describes how to make locks for a given 5170 key?
Code books are for looking up the requisite cuts/pins/wafers to make
either locks or keys. A competent commercial locksmith who has the
right tools and parts should be able to do it.
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