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So, I’ve had this machine now for nearly 2 years, it took Sks 12 months before they realised there was a fault with the settings and a guy from 

Spain came over and visited each shop that had one to correct it. One of the plus points of this machine is that it cuts the Yale superior keys very very acutely. Now all of a sudden it can not decode the track on them.  Their response to this is ‘ you will need to file a bit off the customers key on the shoulder so that it fits into the jaw better. ‘  Do you think this is wise, what would you all do. 

 

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49 minutes ago, David Horrabin said:

Maybe I’m lucky !

Not at all.

I had one of the first generation Futura's to land in the UK, decoded/cut many Yale Superior/Platinum & Magnum too.

All dimple key I cut on it, Mul-T-Lock, Garrison, Brisant, Gatemate and even L4V Tesa T-Series (on genuine blanks)

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I know quite a few people that have had issues with the early Futura machines all seems sorted now with the new versions.

Anyone who cuts keys  professionally like me then you really need a Triax and Unocode backed up with the Silca SKP Software.

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14 hours ago, x minit uk said:

So, I’ve had this machine now for nearly 2 years, it took Sks 12 months before they realised there was a fault with the settings and a guy from 

Spain came over and visited each shop that had one to correct it. One of the plus points of this machine is that it cuts the Yale superior keys very very acutely. Now all of a sudden it can not decode the track on them.  Their response to this is ‘ you will need to file a bit off the customers key on the shoulder so that it fits into the jaw better. ‘  Do you think this is wise, what would you all do. 

 

mine cuts tgem fine from code but never been able to decode them my original multicode devoloped problems after an update but was swopped by SKS for the one they had been using. will try decoding the superiors again now you have reminded me.

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22 hours ago, grahamparker said:

Make up some depth keys you never need to decode using the machine you can do it by eye.

Unlike some on here, that's what sets you apart from those who think they're the canine's cojones - your advice is invaluable and has helped me out of so may sticky situations - add to that you don't belittle members with barely hidden, childish snipes.

No wonder you were voted Member of The Year.

Rick.

 

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4 hours ago, grahamparker said:

Make up some depth keys you never need to decode using the machine you can do it by eye.

never thought of that. Ihave never made depth keys before but Iam up for giving it a try

Just gave trhe multicode a try at decoding a Yale platinum and it did fine.

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Had my name down on waiting list for the first futura  machine . the machine was an automatic you can be the best key cutter in the world but there is absolutely nothing the operator can do when the the machine keeps snapping tracers randomly   report and your told that it shouldn’t happen have someone look at the the machine half a day alter the settings change settings  but it will still cut keys that are slightly different can’t cut 2 keys exactly the same  I’ve heard a lot of people say they never get a key back I say you’ve been lucky because my machine has struggled from day one  and has probably been the worst purchase I’ve made out of all key machines I’ve bought in 36 years  

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22 hours ago, grahamparker said:

Make up some depth keys

21 hours ago, x minit uk said:

i'm not clever enough to do that,

Very easily achieved

Based on the 4-3-4 type which seems the most common, input in your machine the bitting in the image below.

Only one side needs producing to give a visual depth/space tool for all 3 axis.

Side two maybe cut to 5-4-4 type if desired, giving two options on one blank.

 

Mag Depth key.png

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