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Picking barrel locks / tubular locks / vending machine locks

Picking a tubular lock / barrel lock: Picking barrel locks: These offer a very high amount of security for their price. They come in both 7 or 8 pin varieties, and rarely 6 pin. They are nearly impossible to pick without a special type of pick(although some say they have done it, whatever), and very… Continue reading Picking barrel locks / tubular locks / vending machine locks

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Legality of lock picks, possessing burglary tools, lock picks by state

This information, the legality of lock picks and burglary tools, was found on Urban Explorers Resource forums, http://www.uer.ca/forum_showthread.asp?fid=1&threadid;=39479, legality of lock picks / burglary tools compiled and posted by Nightskye, from publicly available state codes. Many thanks to Nightskye for compiling all this information. These laws are public information. “Burglars Tools Most US states have… Continue reading Legality of lock picks, possessing burglary tools, lock picks by state

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The LSI guide to lock picking

This guide, the Locksport International guide to lock picking, is in my opinion better than the original MIT guide. Although it is a promotional publication for their organization and their affiliation with lockpickshop.com, it contains very handy info with great pictures to visualize what they are talking about. Lock Picking It starts with an introduction… Continue reading The LSI guide to lock picking