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Articles : How to Pick a Lock : Table of Contents

How to Pick a Lock

Table of Contents

  1. It's Easy
  2. How a Key Opens a Lock
  3. The Flatland Model
  4. Basic Picking & The Binding Defect
  5. The Pin Column Model
  6. Basic Scrubbing
  7. Advanced Lock Picking
    1. Mechanical Skills
    2. Zen and the Art of Lock Pickin
    3. Analytic Thinking
  8. Exercises
    1. Exercise 1: Bouncing the pick
    2. Exercise 2: Picking pressure
    3. Exercise 3: Picking Torque
    4. Exercise 4: Identifying Set Pins
    5. Exercise 5: Projection
  9. Recognizing and Exploiting Personality Traits
    1. Which Way To Turn
    2. How Far to Turn
    3. Gravity
    4. Pins Not Setting
    5. Elastic Deformation
    6. Loose Plug
    7. Pin Diameter
    8. Beveled Holes and Rounded pins
    9. Mushroom Driver Pins
    10. Master Keys
    11. Driver or Spacer Enters Keyway
    12. Vibration Picking
    13. Disk Tumblers
  10. Final Remarks
  1. Tools
    1. Pick Shapes
    2. Street cleaner bristles
    3. Bicycle spokes
    4. Brick Strap
  1. Legal Issues

 

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