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RobbieW
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Sun Aug 26, 2018 9:17 pm

thought id pop my head in and say hi, beginner lock picker here, got my first pick set about 5 days ago, had a little play about with few cylinders got a couple open.

^-^ keep on picking ;)

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Sun Aug 26, 2018 9:21 pm

:welc:

Read the rules and check out Solomons guide (https://www.uklocksport.co.uk/index.php ... 423.0.html) if you haven't already.

There is a wealth of information here and some great people :)
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Sun Aug 26, 2018 9:25 pm

How do :welc:

Show us some pics of your pics and any locks you have, we love pictures.

Check out lots of videos and pictures on the forum.

Ask lots of questions and enjoy.
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Sun Aug 26, 2018 9:30 pm

Hiya Robbie, glad to see you joined mate.
You’ll learn shed loads on here.

Picking for 9 months and really enjoying it.
Keeps me occupied and out of trouble
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Sun Aug 26, 2018 9:34 pm

Hi and welcome buddy. Show us some pics of your kit and locks you have picked :)
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Sun Aug 26, 2018 9:40 pm

Hi Robbie :welc: :GL:

Welcome to the only place on the WWW were everyone is nice and helpful. :72: :) :72:

+ everything this lot said ^^^^ Ohhh and don't be afraid to ask questions, there are no stupid ones. welc sing1 welc
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RobbieW
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Sun Aug 26, 2018 9:54 pm

Gordon W wrote: Hiya Robbie, glad to see you joined mate.
You’ll learn shed loads on here.

you've been a big help thank you, ive done 1 of the locks you sent me, one of the 5 pin cyliders, posted a vid too only lasted 30 seconds, ill try an improve asap lol

an thank you for the welcome guys.
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Sun Aug 26, 2018 10:21 pm

Hi RobbieW ^-^

Welcome to the forum :welc:
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Sun Aug 26, 2018 11:44 pm


^-^ and welc welc welc @ RobbieW,


Have a quick read of the rules and etiquette section (should stop any confusion later down the line).
Next it's up to you really.


I would suggest taking a good read of Solomons guide as this is the best guide on the web (imo) :read2: :08: :
No matter what your skill set it's always a good piece of reference material to keep going back to.
https://www.uklocksport.co.uk/http://mi ... 2619#p2619

Then mooch around the site at your leasure :72:

There is plenty to see do and get involved in so don't be shy :08:

Take a look at Meme's thread on pick making,I'm sure you will enjoy this great read :88:

Also keep an eye out for the meet ups , as there maybe a few folk round your way :72: :08:


Lastly Have Fun,ask loads of questions as everyday is a school day here. :icon_study: :08: :clap:

This page may help some of the questions you may have... https://www.uklocksport.co.uk/http://mi ... ic.php?t=7

Ps, :GL: with the X factor in the next few weeks :08: :hee20hee20hee:

:GL: and :welc: .
May the pick be with you
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RobbieW
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Wed Aug 29, 2018 12:16 pm

this is the first set of picks, im polishing them up as we speak lol so look a little nicer then these atm, and also bought myself some sparrows and tension wrenches.
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Rob locks
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Wed Aug 29, 2018 12:21 pm

Nice one buddy. I still have one of these sets and use the hooks all the time.
Nice sparrows set too.
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RobbieW
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Wed Aug 29, 2018 12:27 pm

Rob locks wrote: Nice one buddy. I still have one of these sets and use the hooks all the time.
Nice sparrows set too.
Thank you, the first set was a steal at £14, just cleaning them atm to give them abit of a shine (managed to pick quite few cylinders with them).
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Wed Aug 29, 2018 12:50 pm

Welcome mate :s_hi:

I'm a newbie too and have the same set (the first pic) and am looking at the tuxedo Sparrows set :occasion14:

Great people here and really helpful stuff around... Hope you have fun here :)
I didn't pick this hobby, this hobby picked me!
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Wed Aug 29, 2018 1:25 pm

welc

Wotcha and welcome those picks look great.

+1 for the elbow grease
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Wed Aug 29, 2018 9:05 pm

^-^ welc
Nice to meet you :) read the rules, check out some old threads and join in :)

:welc:
Come check out my noob-focused YouTube channel
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