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How to Pick a Lock - what tool and technique to use.

Posted by Brightpearl API on

How to Pick a Lock - what tool and technique to use.

Hello all I thought I'd go back to basics and explain the process I go through when picking a lock. Not the actual technique, rather how I decide what tool and technique to use. With so many different tools available, for the beginner it can often be a daunting selection process. Imagine you've locked your keys in the car, or want to free up an old locked bicycle and need to pick a padlock. With no knowledge of lock picking, our huge range of tools can easily confuse. Here's some questions you might want to ask, to help you select...

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Hackers, Preppers, Escape Artists, and Lock Pickers.

Posted by Chris Dangerfield on

Hackers, Preppers, Escape Artists, and Lock Pickers.

Sparrows Emergency Break Away Card Hello Lock Pickers! Go straight to the offer HERE. Over the last decade I have noticed other activities overlapping with lock picking.  Hackers consider it standard to have a 'lock picking village' at their conventions. It's not difficult to see computer hacking as the digital version of lock picking. What you might not know is we also have a lot of interest from 'Preppers' and 'Escapologists'! Preppers are people who foresee some kind of social collapse. They store food, they purify water, they prepare to survive, just in case the aliens arrive! The logic suggests there...

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Lock Picking Guide for Beginners: Learn Lock Picking Fast!

Posted by Chris Dangerfield on

Lock Picking Guide for Beginners: Learn Lock Picking Fast!

The PDF is always available to our customers     Hello Lock Pickers. Single Pin Picking (SPP) is Lock Picking 'proper', and is commonly what everyone refers to when they say they can pick locks. Master this technique and you'll have access to around 90% of the world's pin-cylinder locks. Our popular how-to guide contains everything you need to know to start Single Pin Picking.  DOWNLOAD PDF   Dangerfield Serenity Lock Picks - best in the market There's never been a better time to become better! Chris Dangerfield UK Bump Keys Ltd   Offer closes in a couple of days!...

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RAKING - The Quick and Easy Way to Pick Locks

Posted by Chris Dangerfield on

RAKING - The Quick and Easy Way to Pick Locks

Hello all I make no secret how much I love Raking. We're the only Lock Picking shop that has an entire section dedicated to just rakes, which you can see HERE.  I love Raking because it's a quick and easy way to pick locks – who couldn’t love that? Perhaps it also has something to do with my job, because although I deal with professionals - Police, Fire-Brigade, Ministry of Defense, locksmiths, etc - I also deal with many newcomers, people who have never picked a lock. And that's when raking comes into its own, because although Single Pin Picking (SPP) is the best...

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How to use the ADAMS RITE BYPASS TOOL

Posted by Chris Dangerfield on

How to use the ADAMS RITE BYPASS TOOL

The Adams Rite driver replaces the actions of the Adams rite cam on the back of the cylinder. The Cam rotates on the back of the cylinder when the key is turned. The important parts to know are the latchbolt, the dead latch and the internal latch. When the Dead latch is pushed in the latchbolt is blocked from sliding in. When the Adams rite cam on the back of the cylinder turns it depress the internal latch and pulls it across. The internal latch and the latchbolt are attached so as the cam pulls the internal latch across the...

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