Lesson3: Lock Picking - Part 2

Different Techniques For Opening Locks
  • Picking
  • Pick gun
  • Bumping
  • Shimming

Additional Information

Picking Master keyed Locks Picking Master keyed Locks

You will find that Master keyed locks are especially vulnerable to picking. This is because the top pins and master pins create 2 shear linens. When you are picking a master keyed lock you have access to any combination of the two sheer lines.

Pick resistant locks Pick resistant locks

Many locks are advertised as pick resistant, but no lock is advertised as pick proof. Pick resistant pins can be loaded into the top chamber to create false sheer lines. High-security locks use a sidebar to create 2 sheer lines which need to be picked at once..