From Locksport Noob to Intermediate Picker: An Interview with Lock Noob
Top 6 Mistakes That Beginner Lock Pickers Make
Can Any Lock Be Picked?
Do Burglars Pick Locks?
Although we see burglars picking locks on TV shows and movies all of the time, the real world tells us a different story.
How do most thieves get into homes or businesses when they want to steal something? They wait until no one is there before gaining unlawful entry through an open or unlocked door or window.
How a Tumbler Lock Works
A tumbler lock is made up of a shell that holds a plug with holes drilled into it. These holes are designed to hold pins.
These holes are designed to hold pins, which act as a security measure to prevent the rotation of the plug. The plug turns (and the lock opens) when the pins are lined up in a specific way.