PDP-8e power switch key?

william degnan billdegnan at gmail.com
Thu Dec 1 10:58:58 CST 2016

On Thu, Dec 1, 2016 at 11:57 AM, Fred Cisin <cisin at xenosoft.com> wrote:

> On Thu, 1 Dec 2016, W2HX wrote:
>> Thanks to everyone for the response on keys. I am sorry I don’t know how
>> I missed all the collected information here on this subject. My apologies.
>> I now have all the information I need on this subject! Thanks everyone.
> If you can, you should remove the lock and take it with you to the
> locksmith when you go to get your xx2247 key made.
> 1) It makes it convenient to test the newly-cut key, and/or resolve any
> uncertainties about it.
> 2) In SOME jusrisdictions, there are local regulations forbidding
> code-cutting of keys, without varying levels of PROOF that you own/have
> said lock.  That is nominally so that, since many locks have their
> code-name displayed, that somebody doesn't walk into a locksmith and get
> keys cut for other people's locks.
> 5 years ago, in the previous discussion of the XX2247, a couple of people
> measured their keys.  If you don't have a code-cutting locksmith handy,
> those discussions were just about all you would need to machine your own
> blank and cut it yourself.
> --
> Grumpy Ol' Fred                 cisin at xenosoft.com

There is a key depository that I believe you can locate within the DEC
section of the vcfed.org/forum/ user group..

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