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How to Pick a Lock with a Credit Card

How to Bypass a Lock with a Credit Card

We’ve all seen the movies where our savvy hero pulls a Mastercard from his wallet and with a quick push and wiggle the door swings open. But how practical and realistic is this? Is it just movie fiction or can we too acquire these spy-like abilities and learn how to

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The Infographical Guides to Lock Picking

The Infographical Guides to Lock Picking

So you want to learn the art of picking locks? Well, look no further than our quick and dirty infographical guides to lock picking! The goal behind these visual guides was to extract only the fundamental and necessary components involved in successfully picking a lock, no more — no less.

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Binding Order

Lesson 4:
What Is Binding Order?

Finding the binding order is one of the first steps to picking a pin-tumbler lock. When applying rotational tension to the plug within the cylinder of the lock, it will force the pins to “bind” making them seem stuck or hard to move. Manipulating those binding pins first will put you

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Security Pins

Security Pins: A Beginner’s Guide

To we lock pickers feedback is absolutely everything. It is our sixth sense, our third eye, our perception within the lock that is beyond ordinary sight. The feedback we sense through our tools is what guides us and without it, we are but lonely souls probing the dark depths, looking

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How to Pick Handcuffs

The Guide to Picking Handcuffs

A simple fact of life is that you never know what the future holds and what insane circumstances you will one day find yourself in. Furthermore, what crazy and confounding skills could aid you in such a situation. Just about anyone can legally purchase and carry a set of handcuffs,

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