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Recommend a locksmith around Penrith

Discussion in 'Repairs & Maintenance' started by kimba88, 21st Oct, 2015.

  1. kimba88

    kimba88 Well-Known Member

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    Apparently one of my locks need checking out and it isn't working properly. Does anyone know a decent/cheap locksmith to replace a lock around Penrith? Need it done asap for an i/p

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  2. Brian84

    Brian84 Well-Known Member

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    Give my mate Ross a call 0406424771. He is from minchinbury. He will look after you.
     
  3. kimba88

    kimba88 Well-Known Member

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    I gave Ross a call, but didn't realise how expensive it would be ($300 during business hours or $600 outside of businesss hours :-/ ) The quickest/cheapest fix someone has suggested to me is buy a new lock from bunnings and either do it yourself or get a handyman. Thanks anyway! :)
     
  4. Brian84

    Brian84 Well-Known Member

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    Wow sorry about that. I didn't realise it would be that expensive either. What sort of lock is it? Just a standard or is it a tri lock?
     
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    Scott No Mates Well-Known Member

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    Geez, I better get the kids to do a locksmithing apprenticeship - better rates than plumbing and you don't have to put up with ......
     
  6. kimba88

    kimba88 Well-Known Member

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    Not a problem. I think it's just a standard lock. I picked one up from Bunnings ($40) earlier and will give it a go installing tomorrow. Fingers crossed!
     
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    Hehe. I feel he may have over-quoted as he didn't really want the job. He did keep telling me how busy he was. Some people would probably pay it.. so get your kids onto these apprenticeships :)
     
  8. Brian84

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    If it's just a standard lock then it is easy to install. Anyone can do it. You just have to screw on the new one. If you get stuck then you tube is your friend or I am happy to answer any questions. Just takes pics and I can guide you through it.
     
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    Haha. Thanks Brian. That is very kind of you. YouTube shall definitely be my friend! I'll keep you in mind if i get stuck! :-D
     
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  10. DaveM

    DaveM Adelaide Buyers Agent & KFC Strategist Business Member

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    If it can wait till weekend I can take a look at it if you cant figure it out. I am in Erskine Park.
     
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    Thanks Dave. We'll give it a shot today. Should be ok I reckon :)
     
  12. kimba88

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    We installed the lock for a grand total of $40 (the price of the lock). Was quite simple to do. Thanks everyone! :)