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Burglary Statistics for Homeowners + [Infographic]
Lock picking, however, can come into play in one's home security, but often not in a way that many think. One of the great benefits of learning the skill of lock picking is the unique insight into security that it grants you. We bring you our top five actionable steps to prevent becoming one of these statistics.
Common Questions #1: Tension Direction, Pick Selection, and Lock Picking Vises
Monthly Questions and Answers #1. This month's questions are about pick selection for deadbolts, which direction to tension a lock, and why people use lock picking vises! Let's get to it!
Ratyoke: The Worlds Greatest Custom Pick Maker
Ratyoke is known throughout the entire world for making the best lock picks in the history of Locksmithing and Locksport. A master jeweler and world traveler, this full-time goldsmith puts his skills to work with his 100% custom, 100% handcrafted artisan lock picks.
Which Brand of Lock Picks Are Right For You?
Well to get started, there are over 36 lock pick manufacturers as of 2016, with 1 or 2 new ones popping up in China every couple of months. Let's start with a list of current lock pick brands.
Security Pins: A Beginner's Guide
Security pins disrupt the feedback that we have come to know and understand, but also provide us with some additional types of feedback that not only SCREAM to us that they are security pins, but also guide us in easily picking them. Ironically enough, once you understand these crafty little pins, they can actually make a lock very easy to pick.
What Is Binding Order? The First Step of Lock Picking
Finding the binding order is one of the first steps to picking a pin-tumbler lock. But what is binding order and how do we determine it? Let's take a closer look!
Improving Your Single Pin Picking Skills - By Jgor
Want to learn how the North American Lock Picking Champion Jgor, got good at single pin picking. Check out this guide on his advice on getting better at single pin picking!
What is Lock Picking? The Good, the Bad, and the Not So Ugly
The art of lock picking is no exception. It is a craft that seemly everyone wishes to venture in, but at first glance are discouraged by the fog of mystery and vagueness surrounding it. So let’s lift the veil and look at lock picking in its purest form —unhindered by bias and mystery — so that we may take our first confident step forward in this exceptional journey that is lock picking!
11 Best Practice Locks To Quickly Learn Lock Picking
The purpose of this little guide is to give you a progression of best practice locks to help you quickly learn lock picking. Locks that will not only give you the greatest lessons but do so in an order that will prepare you for the next practice lock on this list.
5 Ways to Make Your Old Training Locks a New Challenge
What if there were some ways in which we could take a training lock that we finally picked and immediately turn it into a new challenge? Well, I have 5 quick suggestions that can do just that!
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