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The Magic Wands of Lock Picking (video)

Posted by Chris Dangerfield on

The Magic Wands of Lock Picking (video)

Hello Agent X Raking is a lock picking technique that takes the work and effort out of single pin picking. Rather than deal with all the pins individually, Raking works them all simultaneously, meaning it's ideal for beginners, and will get results, fast. The 20 'raking patterns' of our Wave Rakes As with normal lock picking the tension wrench is inserted first, and a little (very light) pressure applied. This causes a little 'ledge' to appear inside the lock. We call this the 'shearline'. Lock Picking relies on getting the split pins in the lock to rest on the shearline....

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Lock Picking - where should I start?

Posted by Chris Dangerfield on

Lock Picking - where should I start?

Hello! Over a decade ago, when the internet was still dial-up, and a tweet was a bird noise, I was in your position. I knew nothing about lock picking apart from the fact I wanted to be able to pick locks. Although there weren't sites like UK Bump Keys, there were a few shops with a small amount of lock picking equipment, and the question was the same: 'Where do I start?' Now, things are a bit easier. With specialist shops like ours you can ask whatever you like, knowing there's a team of dedicated lock picking experts to help...

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