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Spectacles of Security - LockSport in mid-nineteenth Century Britain.

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Spectacles of Security - LockSport in mid-nineteenth Century Britain.

LockSport isn't new - competitive lock picking was in fact the highlight of the great exhibition of 1851

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A Story of Safe Cracking.

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A Story of Safe Cracking.

Hello Lock Pickers We've all got lucky. Some people would argue we make our own luck, others think it's bestowed upon us by some universal 'energy', Either way, there appears to be an immeasurable element that tips the balance in many of our life's events. And whether it's something we name in retrospect or it has some kind of influence, you've got to admit, sometimes it seems real. In lock picking, luck has it's place. Without doubt many of us have 'picked' locks less with ability, knowledge or skill, rather a combination of chance, situation and circumstance. Bosnian Bill once described...

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The Rise of The Machines - Electric Lock Picking Guns

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The Rise of The Machines - Electric Lock Picking Guns

The Rise of The Machines Electric Pick Guns I once spent four hours straight trying to Single Pin Pick the legendary Banham dimple lock. A dimple lock like no other, where each pin in each two-pin stack is separate and opposed to the other, they push into the lock by a spring each, and made even trickier by one of the springs in each stack being stronger than the other one. This of course creates two shearlines, one on each side. It is, I must say, the hardest lock I have ever picked.....And I have only ever picked it once!...

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3D Printer to Defeat ANY Master Combination Lock

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3D Printer to Defeat ANY Master Combination Lock

How to decode and open any Master Combination Lock using a 3D printed machine!

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How to Pick a Lock - The Order of Attack

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How to Pick a Lock - The Order of Attack

How to pick a lock - there's many tools and techniques to open a lock without the keys. But first you need to know how to check and prepare the lock as well as what order to use these skills to most efficiently pick the lock.

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