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Good deals on Krypto Mini's in NYC?

Old 02-20-09, 05:25 PM
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Good deals on Krypto Mini's in NYC?

Want a Krypto Mini... from a local shop if possible, but will go ebay if it is more than $50 locally.
Any sightings?
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Old 02-22-09, 10:44 AM
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Something I said? ... he he
Hey, SOMEBODY must know where to get one of these babys in NYC 'eh?
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The bike shop would be my first guess.
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fukk krypto get onguard
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30 seconds to get through a krypto with a grinder last week. If that interests you.
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30 seconds to get through a krypto with a grinder last week. If that interests you.
not a fuggedaboudit.
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well in all the shops i have seen, krypto minis are $65 in brooklyn
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Yeah they all seem to be $60 and more in NY.
Check out Bell's bike shop in Philadelphia, they have an ebay shop and the locks are $42 or something:
http://shop.bellsbikeshop.com/
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Old 02-22-09, 11:27 PM
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Originally Posted by adriano View Post
not a fuggedaboudit.
yes, even that lock is vulnerable to powertools.
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Originally Posted by le'ehov View Post
The bike shop would be my first guess.
Brilliant, thanks.
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Originally Posted by TL179 View Post
30 seconds to get through a krypto with a grinder last week. If that interests you.
It interests me, but considering there is no better solution, for me this information doesnt change a thing!

By the way: Why are you stealing bikes?

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Originally Posted by JulianBH View Post
Yeah they all seem to be $60 and more in NY.
Check out Bell's bike shop in Philadelphia, they have an ebay shop and the locks are $42 or something:
http://shop.bellsbikeshop.com/
Thats great... ALMOST local... heh.


And thanks Tuckje
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Originally Posted by Geordi Laforge View Post
yes, even that lock is vulnerable to powertools.
not in 30 seconds, not counting torches.
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Originally Posted by bad news hughes View Post
fukk krypto get onguard
Alot of internet chatter about stuck keys...
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if you're not a complete idiot and you do things like clean and oil your lock cylinder maybe...twice a year? you won't have an issue
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call me lazy, but i think having to clean and oil a lock cylinder twice a year is asking too much.
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Yikes fellers!

I have had my Big krypto for like 8 years now and have never oiled it / never had a problem.
I wouldnt have a problem if I needed to oil it either! Im not really bothered by that proposition.
The stuff I have been hearing about online (and of course I dont believe everything I read) is that the key / tumbler setup is a little different in the ON GUARD, and keys get stuck / break off in fairly new locks.
Maybe this isnt true! But its "what they are saying". Im down with saving $40 on a mini-u, believe me...
And it seems that alot more shops around here are stocking the ON GUARD for some reason... Im hesitant to say that its because they are better, but I have NO ****ING EXPERIENCE whatsoever with them... Just a couple of wasted hours the other night reading peoples opinions...
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Originally Posted by adriano View Post
not in 30 seconds, not counting torches.
is this something you've tried personally?
I watched a friend cut through his ***h u-lock with a portable angle grinder in less than a minute.
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Originally Posted by bad news hughes View Post
fukk krypto get onguard
Use your words.
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Originally Posted by TL179 View Post
30 seconds to get through a krypto with a grinder last week. If that interests you.
It took Cycling Plus magazine (May 2007) 2 minutes and 59.5 seconds to cut through a Fuggedaboudit with power tools.
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nothings going to stop someone with an angle grinder anyway so that shouldn't even be a deterrent to getting a krypto lock.
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use your words.
lol
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Originally Posted by Ziemas View Post
It took Cycling Plus magazine (May 2007) 2 minutes and 59.5 seconds to cut through a Fuggedaboudit with power tools.
chain or u-lock?
did they use a diamond wheel?
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Originally Posted by Geordi Laforge View Post
chain or u-lock?
did they use a diamond wheel?
U-lock. As for tools they used a 12,000rpm drill with a metal cutting disc.
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Originally Posted by Cy Trivialities View Post
nothings going to stop someone with an angle grinder anyway so that shouldn't even be a deterrent to getting a krypto lock.
Exactly. Real world accounts of these locks being defeated are extremely rare. I'll lock up properly, take my chances, and enjoy riding without undue worry.
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