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Mon Apr 08, 2019 11:35 am

I’m Duncan and have just got into lock-picking after coming across a YouTube video
I actually had an interest in it a long time ago but there weren’t forums and YouTube channels about it then
I’ve got myself a set of hooks and now I’m keen to get picking
I bought a couple of padlocks from B&Q this weekend one for about £3 which is way too easy and one for about £7 which is very hard, I’ve picked it twice but more luck than judgement I suspect.
I’m interested in what practice lock you guys would recommend. I’d like one that I could change the pins on myself.
I’ve not got any rakes yet as it seems like cheating to me but I’d be interested in a set if anyone has any they’d recommend.
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Mon Apr 08, 2019 4:06 pm

Hi Duncan :welc:

Have a read of the rules and a good look around. welc :06: welc

You've come to the right place for all things Locksport. :08:

Lots of friendly folk to help you along your journey. :88:

Ask loads of questions and post loads of pics. welc
Life is like a pubic hair on a toilet seat. Every once in a while, you get pissed off.
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Mon Apr 08, 2019 4:46 pm

:s_hi: and welc

Great to have you here, you’ve come to the right place to continue your Lockpicking journey. So many knowledgable and generous people on here. Post lots of pictures, ask lots of questions and get involved.

See you around,

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Mon Apr 08, 2019 4:53 pm

How do :welc:

No such thing as cheating, an open is an open.

Like yourself though, i very rarely rake anything.
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Mon Apr 08, 2019 5:01 pm

Howdy Duncan, welc =)
It's not cheating as long as it's fun.. the fun part is the most important thing about picking I believe, or anything for that matter =)
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Mon Apr 08, 2019 7:08 pm

Wotcha and welcome

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Mon Apr 08, 2019 11:42 pm

Hants you say ....

Well we might be nearer than you know. :wh:

Have a good read of the rules.
A good mooch through the site.
Read Solomon's guide (a must in any pickers book).

Then read,pick,ask questions and more importantly enjoy sing1
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