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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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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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The GSP Ghost Set – The Absolute Best Beginner Lock Pick Set

Oddly enough the first headache inflicted by this awesome craft of lock picking typically isn’t from picking a lock. Rather it’s caused from beating one’s face repeatedly against the nearest hard object while trying to establish what the best beginner lock pick set is.

With so many different types of picks and random looking tools out there today — it’s truly a daunting task for anyone just starting out.

So let’s jump into what exactly you should look for when investing in lock picks, what you should avoid, and why the Peterson GSP Ghost set is hands down the best beginner lock pick set out there!

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Gear Review

Gear Review: Perseverance Survival Lock Pick Set

Today I am reviewing the Perseverance Survival Lock Pick Set by the veteran owned and operated company, Perseverance Survival.

This set comes with 4 picks in stainless steel and features spot welded stainless steel handles. The steel used is 304 stainless and came spotless with an almost a mirror like finish right out of the package. The owner of Perseverance Survival, James Keeling, has recently made a name for himself by offering a large array of SERE (Survival-Evasion-Resistance-Escape) tools for the online market. This is very befitting since Mr. Keeling is a full-time SERE Instructor for the United States Marine Corps.

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