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I’ve always believed that an important part of life is developing a better understanding of the world we’re living in. While I work on mastery of a couple areas daily, but my other hobbies and interests provide a broadened perspective that supplement my most important focuses.
With that said, my long overdue adventure into lockpicking has finally begun. Over the years I’ve watched a lot of lock picking videos.
Upon the arrival of my first set and lock I quickly went to work and had picked it multiple times within a couple minutes. What I soon found out though was the lock I had was incredibly beginner friendly and real locks ogerkill a little fine tuning of skills. I found a guide on reddit by Mike Gibson called ” Lock Picking: It is a short 30 page read that he put together after a couple years of experience.
This guide will lead you through everything you need to know to open your first lock and provide you with better techniques to make your attempts successful. It is a must read.
For the majority of states owning a lock picking kit is legal. There are a couple states that make it illegal to own and a few grey area states. Do not practice on any lock you intend to use. The deadbolts securing your front door are extremely tempting after opening your first couple locks and my god are the deadbolts so easy to pick. BUT you’re also running the risk of janking up the lock you’re relying on for some level of protection.
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Back when I was a teenager I realized that praise and receiving gratification from others never really meant much to me. Woodworking seems to be the easiest topic for people to criticize; I love hand tools. I will almost always default to a hand saw, screw driver, hand plane or brace lockpickinv.
I hold the same regards in lock picking when it comes to single pin picking versus raking a lock. Raking a lock involves moving a pick sometimes just about any random pick back and forth in the lock at varying speeds until you get lucky and the pins align leaving the plug free to rotate.
It is an incredibly effective method.
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So effective that you’ll probably never touch lock that can’t be raked. Single pin picking SPPmy first choice as a hobbyist, typically requires much more time to pick a lock but also surpasses the number or locks a rake can pick. With SPP you have to be in tune with the subtle feedback a lock provides and understand the inner working of a lock.
The amount of tension you put on the plug to bind the pins varies lock overkilk lock and pin to pin. The order in which you bind pins is determined by the minute feedback you receive by discovering placement and the ease of toggling drivers with your pick within a completely blind enclosure.
When you sit there, binding and toggling away for minutes, hours, and finally get that click and a turn, it’s ocerkill. When you get those hours and minutes down to seconds, you feel likeso fun! Lock;icking best part of this kit is the transparent lock lockpic,ing allows you to understand what is happening with the different parts of the lock and start to understand the feedback you receive when SPPing. Any big lockpicling store lowes, home depot, menards, etc will have most of these popular, easy to pick locks.
Lockpicking is a fun hobby for adult and kids alike. Since the tools and locks are so small you can walk around with them in your pocket suspicious? Next steps is building a mini wallet kit so I never get locked out of my own house again!
August 03, Permalink link Summary I’ve always believed that an important part of life is developing a better understanding of the world we’re living in. Before getting started Over the years I’ve watched a lot of lock picking videos. Legality of owning a lock pick For the majority of states owning a lock picking kit is legal. A word of warning Do not practice on any lock you intend to use. Single pin picking versus raking Back when I was a teenager I realized that praise and receiving gratification from others never really meant much to me.