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    how do you get the key out of a flip key i can see a pin that holds the key but how do you get that pin out to replace the blade

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    I took mine to a local watch and clock mender and he tapped out the pin and refitted my cut blade.hth

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    Quote Originally Posted by chris1804 View Post
    how do you get the key out of a flip key i can see a pin that holds the key but how do you get that pin out to replace the blade
    Put the keyblade on its side on top of a vice or solid metal object with a small gap under/between the pin. Then use a small flattened nail and light hammer to tap it through then just before it pops out pull the rest with some grips, then its just tap the pin back in on re-fitting.

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    Its called a roll pin.

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    sorted cheers used a small screwdriver and hammer and its out just got to wait for new blade now

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