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Tetley
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Sun Feb 03, 2019 8:17 pm

Hi my name is Tetley.
Iam new to lock picking and it's great fun
I have picked a few padlocks from home all where relatively easy.
I have a £1 lock from poundland and its good me beat. Any help would be appreciated
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Sun Feb 03, 2019 8:19 pm

The cheap locks are thatbpoor quality they can be a pig to pick.

This does not mean they are good.

Don't try to learn on cheap locks as you will pull your hair out.
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Sun Feb 03, 2019 8:27 pm

Ok cool thanks 😀
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Sun Feb 03, 2019 8:38 pm

Yeah cheap locks are a pain - they have caused all sorts of grief to folks new to lockpicking.

Welcome to the group mate, you'll get all the advice you will ever need right here.
Michael Maynard.

" When a lever lock opens for the 1st time you feel like God has reached down and stroked the thing open for you, and the feeling repeats each time you open a new one." - Merlin 5666
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Sun Feb 03, 2019 9:00 pm

Hi mate
:welc:

Get stuck right in, have a read of the files in the library section, Check out the videos in that section too.
Pop in to "what I picked today" and see what has been going on!
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Sun Feb 03, 2019 9:19 pm

welc
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Sun Feb 03, 2019 10:45 pm

Hi and welcome
welc
Great to have another newbie around, there’s a wealth of knowledge here

:welc:

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Mon Feb 04, 2019 1:44 am

Howdy Tetley welc
Tetley
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Sat Feb 09, 2019 3:58 pm

Hi all thanks for the great welcome.
I really enjoy the videos online
I have a starter set of picks which are good can someone recommend a good set of picks to move on with
Cheers
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Wed Feb 13, 2019 10:26 pm

Simple answer here mate is to have a look in the Newbies section as there are many many threads on what picks to move on to. For me i’d say the SouthOrd 2010 set.. but have a look in the threads for other equally good options and recommendations .
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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Thu Feb 14, 2019 10:33 am

Wotcha and welcome

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Sat Feb 16, 2019 8:43 pm

Welcome to the forum. You’ll find it full of helpful advice and support!
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