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How do I learn more about locks, dismantling locks and picking locks?

>> No.1755622

>>1755616
Watch Lock Picking Lawyer on YouTube.

>> No.1755640

>>1755622
Bosnian Bill is also good, and Samy Kamkar for combination locks

>> No.1755641
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1755641

How do I pick this as a beginner?

>> No.1755642
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>> No.1755644

>>1755641
Practice

>> No.1755650

>>1755644
I'm too dumb to pick locks, do bump keys work good for brainlets?

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>>1755650
Why are you trying to pick a lock if you're dumb and don't want to learn how to not be dumb?

>> No.1755655

>>1755652
I lost my keys officer

>> No.1755711

>>1755641
Watch one of the YouTubers mentioned above and try to emulate their moves. Getting a good twisting leverage with one hand and shaking the second one in the hole like a retard works 99% of time.

>> No.1755744

>>1755640
Agreed. LPL is the entrance to the rabbit hole.

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>>1755616
Buy one of these and a couple different types of locks. Practice for an hour or two and now you can pick your way through most locks.. Kronos automatic lockpick. Unless you want to do it as a hobby there is no point in manual lock picking.

>> No.1755898

>>1755641
Well, it's already out of the housing so, all you need is a shim, follow and key blank that fits.

>> No.1755911

>>1755622
This.

>> No.1755925

>>1755640
Getting key decoder lock picks looks amazing for learning, like the ones he just showed off for best cylinders

>> No.1757468

>>1755616
Lockpicking lawyer on YouTube. He's pretty fucking excellent.

>> No.1757473

As someone that keyed locks for a Division 08 distributor for years..... Lock picking isnt practical. Just cut/break your way in. Short of picking and old dirty Schlage C keyway residential cylinder or a Kwikset picking locks in a real world scenario isnt easy. Its not a necessary skill.

>> No.1757474

>>1755616
look through here
https://locklab.com/locklab-university/lock-picking-course-2/

read this https://cdn.locklab.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Lockpicking-Detail-Overkillevva3ks.pdf?x13003 pass:evva3ks

watch LPL and bosnian bill

practice.

get a few good picks and tension wrenches and some locks and start at it

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