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Post by Kimi » Fri, 02 Jan 2009 12:08 pm

Needs to make a key duplicate around the east, especially near Eunos area, anybody here knows any?
And also another one near Novena MRT?
Thanks in advance.

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Fri, 02 Jan 2009 6:19 pm

Look out for Mr. Minit shops in most shopping centres.
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Post by danialgoh » Sat, 03 Jan 2009 2:35 pm

Mr Minit is expensive. But that would be a good option. Another option would be to look for those old men hawking at bus interchanges. Same service as Mr Minute, only cheaper.

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Sat, 03 Jan 2009 6:20 pm

Unfortunately, the key blanks that the majority of them use are extremely fragile and tend to break without too much effort if they work at all. A better bet would be to go to a proper locksmith.
SOME PEOPLE TRY TO TURN BACK THEIR ODOMETERS. NOT ME. I WANT PEOPLE TO KNOW WHY I LOOK THIS WAY. I'VE TRAVELED A LONG WAY, AND SOME OF THE ROADS WEREN'T PAVED. ~ Will Rogers

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Post by danialgoh » Sun, 04 Jan 2009 2:01 am

How many times have you used their service? And it broke every time you used it?

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Post by sundaymorningstaple » Sun, 04 Jan 2009 7:00 pm

Danial, your reading comprehension leaves something to be desired.

"and tend to break without too much effort if they work at all."

is a lot different than "it broke every time you used it". And after a quarter of a century of living here I've lost count. That's why there are so many of them around, it's the repeat business cause they are within walking distance of your flat usually (three stalls in my estate PLUS two proper locksmiths.)
SOME PEOPLE TRY TO TURN BACK THEIR ODOMETERS. NOT ME. I WANT PEOPLE TO KNOW WHY I LOOK THIS WAY. I'VE TRAVELED A LONG WAY, AND SOME OF THE ROADS WEREN'T PAVED. ~ Will Rogers

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Post by dawgbyte » Mon, 05 Jan 2009 1:42 am

I think mr. mint is not that expensive but then, I havent tried old men before..

as far as i can remember, there is a mr mint in simei eastpoint (mall near simei met). Bedok got the "old man" near the bus interchange (across hawker center). I live near this area so thats the only places I know nearest to eunos.

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Post by AngryAngMo » Fri, 09 Jan 2009 6:03 pm

If you happen to drop by raffles place or work there, i usually get my duplicates (after having lost my keys once again) either from one of the many guys situated at the MRT exits who usually do the job for 2$ or inside Arcade Mall at Raffles Place where you get your copy for 3.5 $

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