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Humez
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Hi guys,

I have recently been interested in locksport.
I am yet to attempt to pick a lock or buy my first set of picks.

Any suggestions on sourcing free or very cheap locks?

Look forward to getting to know more about the sport and picking my first lock.

Humez
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TequilaDave
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:welc:

I wish I had a "welcome template" like some of the others here, saying to read the rules etc. Just do as they say! :)

There's a wealth of information on this forum and if you can't find what you're after just ask.

Don't be afraid of posting photos of locks you pick on the way as we all like pictures, no matter how easy they are to open. Everybody started somewhere and like seeing people progress. You don't have to pick a Medico to get a +1! In fact there's a whole thread on "What you didn't pick today"' :)

More than anything, have fun and keep it legal!

Check out the newbie questions area for tips on cheap locks and pick suggestions.

I think I've just written my first "welcome template"
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Gazz
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Hi :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

Plenty of cheap locks on eBay, or you could try local locksmiths and uPVC door/window companies, car boot sales etc.
You must always remember, it's the lock that chooses the pick, not you.
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Welcome to the community :)
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Hi to you and wellcome, take your time and enjoy being back at school.
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Welcome!
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Welcome.
Double glazing companies are good, as is ebay and scrap stores. If you have a friendly locksmith then they might be generous too!
Currently looking to trade a bunch of challenge locks. PM me!
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Welcome to the forum !

Try reading this excellent thread about finding locks

viewtopic.php?f=63&t=10217
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How do :welc:

Where are you from?

We can help identify sources of locks better.
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If you head to the "Newbie Questions" section, you'll find a couple of excellent threads in regards to finding cheap/free locks, and suggestions for your first kit. They contain advice that's definitely worth following, imo.
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welc :s_hi:

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

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