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bradaz11
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Fri Aug 30, 2019 6:35 am

Jmrocketmail wrote:
Sun Jul 28, 2019 6:36 pm
bradaz11 wrote:
Sun Jul 28, 2019 11:00 am
Re. Doorlocks, the only thing I'd say is go anti snap, as it seems this is becoming a more and more popular way of getting in.
For picks, my first set was a set of .5mm picks from madbobs. Cheap enough so you get a taste without huge investment. Fantastic quality and finish.
Thanks for that bradaz, will have a look at those picks. As for door locks the ones I currently have are anti snap, just thought they were s bit rubbish, believe from memory they are mpx6, cant remember the make. Was going to buy avocet abs locks but after a bit of digging found there are keys available that you rake in the lock and they open so changed my mind and am stumped at the minute as none of them really seem as secure as I would like lol quickly learning nothing is really as secure as it may appear to be.
bit of a late reply, sorry, been awayy a bit...
I went with the ABS for a few reasons, no one is going to get that specialised lockpick tool to bypass that lock to break into your house, if they did pick their way in, some sort of pick gun for normal keys would be far more common.
2nd, the yale 3 diamond offering looked good, but they won't make keys up to locks, so change a door, and then you have to buy a whole new set of locks and keys for everywhere. whereas avocet will make locks up to keys, so change a door, just order a lock to suit!
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Sat Aug 31, 2019 1:49 am

bradaz11 wrote:
Fri Aug 30, 2019 6:35 am
Jmrocketmail wrote:
Sun Jul 28, 2019 6:36 pm
bradaz11 wrote:
Sun Jul 28, 2019 11:00 am
Re. Doorlocks, the only thing I'd say is go anti snap, as it seems this is becoming a more and more popular way of getting in.
For picks, my first set was a set of .5mm picks from madbobs. Cheap enough so you get a taste without huge investment. Fantastic quality and finish.
Thanks for that bradaz, will have a look at those picks. As for door locks the ones I currently have are anti snap, just thought they were s bit rubbish, believe from memory they are mpx6, cant remember the make. Was going to buy avocet abs locks but after a bit of digging found there are keys available that you rake in the lock and they open so changed my mind and am stumped at the minute as none of them really seem as secure as I would like lol quickly learning nothing is really as secure as it may appear to be.
bit of a late reply, sorry, been awayy a bit...
I went with the ABS for a few reasons, no one is going to get that specialised lockpick tool to bypass that lock to break into your house, if they did pick their way in, some sort of pick gun for normal keys would be far more common.
2nd, the yale 3 diamond offering looked good, but they won't make keys up to locks, so change a door, and then you have to buy a whole new set of locks and keys for everywhere. whereas avocet will make locks up to keys, so change a door, just order a lock to suit!
Been away myself bud no worries, ended up going with ultion in the end
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Sun Sep 01, 2019 11:14 pm

welc :s_hi:

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

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Jmrocketmail
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Thu Sep 05, 2019 3:56 pm

Lock_Noob wrote:
Sun Sep 01, 2019 11:14 pm
welc :s_hi:

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

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Thanks for the welcome bud, been mad busy lately and havnt got picking as much as I would like, doing what I can though and still loving the challenge.
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