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Zig Da Man
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Mon Sep 24, 2018 3:35 pm

Hello everyone!

So I was "forced" into this by a friend and have bought my own set of picks, due to arrive some time this week.
Now I just need to get my hand on some half decent lock so i have something to play with when my picks arrive!
Does anyone know where/how to get hold of some locks?

Really looking forward to getting into this and hopefully making some good connections.
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Mon Sep 24, 2018 4:36 pm

Hi Ziggy! *Waves* I definitely don't remember forcing you into this lol I also don't have any good starter locks for you as I gave them all away in a fit of philanthropy a while back lol
I have an Ingersoll and some American lock padlocks if you fancy it though lol.
I'm sure one of the mods will be on in a bit to guide you :)
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Mon Sep 24, 2018 5:46 pm

Hi Zig :welc:

Post loads of pics, ask loads of questions and have fun. welc
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Mon Sep 24, 2018 5:51 pm

How do :welc:

Have a read of the rules and Solomon's guide and check out lots of videos and pictures

Ask lots of questions and enjoy
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Mon Sep 24, 2018 6:25 pm

Welcome to this awesome community mate.
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Mon Sep 24, 2018 7:34 pm


Good people here and a bunch of good information :72:

I gave my friend a set and a few locks and forced him into it too. That's what good friends do :hee20hee20hee:
I didn't pick this hobby, this hobby picked me!
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Mon Sep 24, 2018 7:39 pm

:s_hi: and :welc: Zig

Great to have you here!! For advice on getting hold of locks check out Ucof’s guide to get free/cheap locks You’ll find a really helpful and generous bunch and some truely world class pickers!!

Ask lots of questions, post lots of pictures and generally get involved.

See you round,

He who fights with ASSA’s should be careful lest he thereby become an ASSA. And if thou gaze long into a keyway, the keyway will also gaze into thee." - Keytzsche
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Wed Sep 26, 2018 8:48 pm

Hi mate !
I saw you got your picks through, hope you manage to open a few locks with them.
This hobby seems tough at first, but gets easier and easier with time.
Whatever you do, don't underestimate the value of asking for help on here - somebody will ha r picked the same lock you are struggling with, and probably had the same problem you have.
A quick bit of advice from a more experienced picker can save you hours of effort and help you level up faster 😀😀😀
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Wed Sep 26, 2018 11:22 pm

:welc: welc

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

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Thu Sep 27, 2018 7:26 am

We are still glad you are here.
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