Beginner

Rattle that keyboard a bit and say hi, introduce yourself or tell us why you're here. For new members this is your first port of call
Post Reply
Stoo300
UKLS New Member
Posts: 10
Joined: Wed Oct 10, 2018 1:15 pm
Reputation: 0
Has liked: 0
Been liked: 0

Wed Oct 10, 2018 3:51 pm

Hello all, just started picking s few hours ago after seeing a video and became very interested in taking picking up. Looking forward to the challenges that lie ahead and looking forward to discussions and the advice of experienced and beginners alike.
User avatar
MHM
UKLS Team Member
Posts: 4057
Joined: Mon Aug 01, 2016 8:20 am
Reputation: 1093
Has liked: 12 times
Been liked: 14 times

Wed Oct 10, 2018 7:41 pm

Welcome to the group mate. You'll find more information and advice here than anywhere else on the internet. Whereabouts do you live?
Michael Maynard.
User avatar
Diurin
VIP Member
Posts: 553
Joined: Wed Mar 14, 2018 8:55 am
Reputation: 775
Location: Vilnius, Lithuania
Has liked: 0
Been liked: 5 times

Wed Oct 10, 2018 8:28 pm

Welcome, interest might soon become an addiction to locks and pointy shiny thingies but you will not regret it :)
User avatar
Baldiloks
Advanced Team Member
Posts: 6837
Joined: Mon Nov 16, 2015 8:58 pm
Reputation: 1717
Location: Cheshire, UK.
Has liked: 0
Been liked: 17 times
Contact:

Wed Oct 10, 2018 8:51 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
User avatar
Rob locks
VIP Member
Posts: 1562
Joined: Mon Sep 11, 2017 8:54 am
Reputation: 719
Has liked: 1 time
Been liked: 3 times

Wed Oct 10, 2018 9:39 pm

Welcome to the forum buddy. You will find a wealth of information here, with lots of people to help what you don't understand.
Stoo300
UKLS New Member
Posts: 10
Joined: Wed Oct 10, 2018 1:15 pm
Reputation: 0
Has liked: 0
Been liked: 0

Thu Oct 11, 2018 5:06 pm

Hi guys, i’m still working my way around the site and how to reply, I think this is the way but not sure, bit of a technophobe. i’m quite busy at work and don’t seem to have a lot of time to get on line but thanks very much for the welcome... ooh shiny things..haha. I live in Clapham south London. Cheers.
User avatar
Lock_Noob
UKLS Team Member
Posts: 3970
Joined: Sun Jul 17, 2016 10:36 pm
Reputation: 969
Has liked: 1 time
Been liked: 4 times
Contact:

Thu Oct 11, 2018 6:56 pm

:welc: :s_hi:

Nice to meet you. Read the rules, check out some old posts and join in on the fun :)

welc
User avatar
Gazz
VIP Member
Posts: 1521
Joined: Sat Jun 16, 2018 6:26 pm
Reputation: 651
Location: Manchester
Has liked: 18 times
Been liked: 8 times

Thu Oct 11, 2018 10:28 pm

Hi! :welc:

Have a good look around and make yourself at home. welc
Life is like a pubic hair on a toilet seat. Every once in a while, you get pissed off.
Stoo300
UKLS New Member
Posts: 10
Joined: Wed Oct 10, 2018 1:15 pm
Reputation: 0
Has liked: 0
Been liked: 0

Fri Oct 12, 2018 12:33 pm

Thanks, gaz.🙂
Stoo300
UKLS New Member
Posts: 10
Joined: Wed Oct 10, 2018 1:15 pm
Reputation: 0
Has liked: 0
Been liked: 0

Fri Oct 12, 2018 12:50 pm

Thanks, lock_noobz
Stoo300
UKLS New Member
Posts: 10
Joined: Wed Oct 10, 2018 1:15 pm
Reputation: 0
Has liked: 0
Been liked: 0

Fri Oct 12, 2018 12:51 pm

Lock-noob, sorry about the z.🤔
Stoo300
UKLS New Member
Posts: 10
Joined: Wed Oct 10, 2018 1:15 pm
Reputation: 0
Has liked: 0
Been liked: 0

Fri Oct 12, 2018 12:52 pm

Thanks for the advice: rob locks
Stoo300
UKLS New Member
Posts: 10
Joined: Wed Oct 10, 2018 1:15 pm
Reputation: 0
Has liked: 0
Been liked: 0

Fri Oct 12, 2018 12:57 pm

I’ve read the rules and watched some vids yet to get to solomon’s thanks baldiloks. Am I replying correctly and using the correct box n stuff? just trying to thank everyone for their welcome, no idea if I’m getting it right.
User avatar
Rob locks
VIP Member
Posts: 1562
Joined: Mon Sep 11, 2017 8:54 am
Reputation: 719
Has liked: 1 time
Been liked: 3 times

Fri Oct 12, 2018 1:50 pm

You seen to be buddy. Looks ok to me
User avatar
KeyMOE
VIP Member
Posts: 1434
Joined: Sun Jan 07, 2018 12:13 am
Reputation: 446
Has liked: 0
Been liked: 9 times

Fri Oct 12, 2018 11:10 pm

:s_hi: and welc Stoo

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.

Don’t worry you’re posting just fine, the mods are a relaxed bunch and always happy to help if you mess up a post and need help fixing it. You’ll have to work hard to get something wrong :) so don’t worry and dive in!!

See you around,

KeyMOE
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
Stoo300
UKLS New Member
Posts: 10
Joined: Wed Oct 10, 2018 1:15 pm
Reputation: 0
Has liked: 0
Been liked: 0

Sat Oct 13, 2018 11:57 am

thanks guys, got a small amount of time to myself today to practice picking. could anyone suggest a make of padlock i should be practicing on.
Stoo300
UKLS New Member
Posts: 10
Joined: Wed Oct 10, 2018 1:15 pm
Reputation: 0
Has liked: 0
Been liked: 0

Sat Oct 13, 2018 11:59 am

thanks also to During and MHM for the welcome.
Stoo300
UKLS New Member
Posts: 10
Joined: Wed Oct 10, 2018 1:15 pm
Reputation: 0
Has liked: 0
Been liked: 0

Sat Oct 13, 2018 12:03 pm

glad i'm getting it right Keymoe , thank you.
User avatar
Gordon W
VIP Member
Posts: 412
Joined: Thu Sep 21, 2017 10:43 pm
Reputation: 172
Has liked: 0
Been liked: 3 times

Wed Oct 17, 2018 6:22 pm

Start on a couple of master locks from Wilko’s mate
12 months in and still learning every day.
You can find me here
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCybL7J ... XLkhzt7CRg
Or here
https://www.instagram.com/gordonwlocksport/
Post Reply