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15 Awesome Materials for Homemade Lock Picks

There are a lot of things to consider when selecting materials and objects for these DIY lock picks such as the quality of a material, how well that material works as a lock pick, how much it costs, and even how much work it takes to mold that material into a useable pick! But choosing a good material for homemade locks picks doesn’t have to be a headache and there are actually quite a few awesome options out there that can give you some pretty cool results!

So let’s get to it and cover the best homemade lock pick materials!

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Best Vices For Lock Picking

The 3 Most Popular Vises for Lock Picking

While a lock picking vise isn’t quite a second set of hands, it can in some ways feel like it.

So let’s look at the benefits that vise can provide and at what point in your lock picking journey you should consider picking one up. Then we’ll polish it off with a few good options that will ensure that your first lock picking vise is that last you’ll ever need!

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5 Awesome Ways to Pick a Lock With a Knife

Knives are big and bulky tools that are honestly the opposite of what you need to pick a lock. However, this doesn’t mean that knives are completely worthless tools for lock picking. Here are five unique methods that we can take advantage of and use our sharp little friends to bypass locks!

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Types of Lock Picks

This Pick, That Pick – A Guide to the Different Types of Lock Picks

This pick, that pick, what are all these different types of lock picks for?

What is the purpose of this squiggly pick or that squiggly pick? Is there a big difference between this pointy hook and that flat hook? What are the best lock picks?

But, most importantly, should you invest your hard earned cash into all these different types of lock picks and will they benefit your ability to open locks and progress your lock picking skill?

Let’s tackle all of these questions and then go into the primary purpose of many of these different types of lock picks — their strengths, shortcomings, and when to best utilize them!

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