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World Champ Shows us How

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World Champ Shows us How

Impressioning is a lock picking technique where you start with a blank key and the lock and finish with an open lock and a WORKING key. AMAZING! Here, World Champ Jos Weyers explains how.

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Lock Impressioning - a different kind of lock picking

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Lock Impressioning - a different kind of lock picking

Hello friends. UPDATE: 8/8/2016 - Discount code at the end of this article, get your Impressioning tools discounted! If you don't know, lock impressioning is where you use a blank key to take 'impressions' from the pins in the lock, file down the impressions, repeat until the lock opens. World champion impressioners Jos Weyers and Oli Diederichsen can both do this in under a minute. I know because I have seen them, in the flesh, and it was magic! Oli Diederichsen, impressioning I'm not a world champion lock impressioner. At best I can do a 5 pin lock in under...

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Lock Picking mailing list and discount tension tools

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Lock Picking mailing list and discount tension tools

Hello all If you're on our mailing list (and you can simply email me at chris@ukbumpkeys.com to join) you'll know that we do many email promotions, either offering free lock picking tools, discounts on existing lock picks, new tools, and similar deals that any lock picker wouldn't want to miss. So if you fancy being on the list and finding out about these amazing deals, either email me at chris@ukbumpkeys.com or use the contact form there on the left. Examples of recent deals have been FREE Sohos with every Wave Rake XS set bought. We did a 10% off all...

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The Oliver Diederichsen Interview

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The Oliver Diederichsen Interview

The Oliver Diederichsen Interview About 6 years ago, UK Bump Keys organised an impressioning workshop in London. With special guest lock picking world champions Oliver Diederichsen and Jos Weyers, a group of about 30 lock pickers from all around the UK had the pleasure of watching these two men impression locks in less than a minute! We had a great day learning all kinds of tricks, asking questions and sharpening our skills with this sometimes frustrating but always incredible technique. Oli had just released his groundbreaking book on the subject, simply called 'Impressioning' and it was a day to remember...

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The Jos Weyers Interview - World Champion Lock Impressioner!

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The Jos Weyers Interview - World Champion Lock Impressioner!

Impressioning is a lock picking technique where a blank key is wiggled around in the lock to produce tiny marks on the key. After filing down these marks and repeating the wiggle, you end up with a working key. Sound good? I saw Jos open a lock like this in under a minute, lock open, working key in hand. Quite amazing. Recently I caught up with Jos again, and asked im some questions about lock impressioning, being a celebrity, and well, being Jos Weyers. I'd like to thank Jos for taking part in this interview and for being a super...

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