Art of Lock Picking
Light vs. Heavy Tension: Benefits & Best Uses
So let's cover the characteristics of light and heavy tension, I feel it will give you a new foundation, a new paradigm, that will perhaps change the way you think about tension forever.
The Tension Wrench - Everything You Need to Know About the World's Most Popular Turning Tool
There are so many characteristics of the tension wrench. Let's tackle each quality and take a deep dive into the most popular turning tool. By truly understanding these qualities you can better utilize the tension wrench to its and your full potential.
It is said that lock picking is 90% how you use your tensioning tools (turning tools for the purists) and 10% everything else. I tend to agree. With the exception of practice, tensioning is the single most important aspect of lock picking, yet it is the most overlooked and undervalued. Without the feedback tensioning provides we are but lost souls, forever probing the dark depths of the lock looking for any sign of life, yet finding none. As a beginner, developing your skill in lock picking is directly correlated to developing your sense of feel and identifying the feedback the lock gives you. To this end, it is important that when starting out you do everything in your power to maximize the feedback you are receiving. This will help you to identify what certain feedback means and, as a result, significantly increasing your lock picking skills. Mastering your tension control can make the most significant difference in your lock picking skills! To that end, this archive is dedicated to all of our guides, articles, techniques, tips, and tricks on everything about how to use your turning tools!