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  1. Mick Friend

    ALEX

    I think your right October it is what a dimwit I can be
  2. Mick Friend

    ALEX

    The only dedicated auto locksmiths exhibition in Europe 13-14th August (www.alexpo.co.uk) Sold out of exhibition space rooms The rate is £82 single occupancy and £92 double occupancy bed & breakfast. Guests need to quote Locksmiths Exhibition when making a reservation. The Belfry Hotel Nottingham Mellors Way, Nottingham, NG8 6PY, United Kingdom P: +44 (0)115 973 9410
  3. and finally fit a chubb deadlock from new about £18 fitted in those days I present the bill - you take £12 no VAT No it's £18 cash, cheque or luncheon vouchers I give you £12 no more OK give me £12 he gives me cash I remove lock and keep from door and leave - leave escutcheons
  4. another chap comes in with a mullerd union oval lock case and the old style oval cylinder with the small ended fixing screw. he had picked it with a bug mer You do fix me chucked into bin I do no fix new lock one of these and one of these £28 tooooo much money you do give me lock I fish it out of bin you do new lock cheap Me one of these and one of these £30 £30? £30? you say £28! I know but you wasted my time and someone needs to pay for that now £30 But I need lock Ok one of these and one of these £32 He stomps out of shop 10 mins later another bloke walks in muses along the shelf Grabs the union case and a cylinder slaps £28 on the counter and leaves
  5. you do me good job last price I get you plenty more work.................
  6. yes I remember well when I had a shop in Slough One such customers asking 'how much onekey' (in those days) £1.50 'how much twokey' me puzzled £3 'no discount for twokey' No! 'in Chalvey they are £1 onekey £1.50 twokey)' Go to Chalvey then! ' he no have proper key to make' Ahhhhh well you see when I have no proper key they are only 50p True story
  7. oh hissssssssssssssss off
  8. God this forum gets worse
  9. I once knew a bloke that made sandels from old tyres he sold thousands - hippy type
  10. Mick Friend

    Sharpening Machine

    I have used a Tormek for 15 years excellent piece of kit BUT DO NOT leave the water bath on the wheel even for 20 mins get into the habit of removing as soon as the job is finished else it cocks up the wheel AMHIKS
  11. dunno maybe dottie lottie?:-)
  12. Chaos? looks pretty organised to me Lottie motherplantaromatics@yahoo.co.uk
  13. I had to reply to a previous e=mail / PM I had sent her - but yeh not workin!
  14. lottie I was after the big brass key I will pm you
  15. Mick Friend

    Level of service at SKS

    Peter Edwards from Davenport RIP he was a terrific salesman - and he knew keys
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