NEW CAR KEYS CANNOT BE DUPLICATED BY OLDER METHODS

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OLDER DOUBLE SIDED KEYS THAT ARE EASILY DUPLICATED
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NEW STYLE MILLED KEYS THAT REQUIRE SPECIALIZED EQUIPMENT TO CUT                                                             

You may have noticed that keys to newer vehicles can no longer be made at hardware stores and some cannot even be made at the new car dealer level. The newer keys are milled with an end mill instead of being cut with a traditional cutting wheel machine. Manual duplicators do exist, but they do not produce the same quality key as the computerized machines. At Dr Auto Lock, we cut these keys for most of the new car dealers. They do not want to invest in an extremely expensive machine with good reason.

These new key machines are extremely expensive as they are miniature CNC machines. Manual duplicators exist, but the quality of the key that they producethproduce is