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locko75
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Sat Mar 16, 2019 9:55 pm

Hi all. I bought myself a cheap pick set a couple of years ago and failed miserably to open anything so the pick set ended up in the back of my drawer. However a few weeks ago I found it again and have had some success opening different practice locks and a few "proper" padlocks. I really enjoyed the buzz you get when the lock pops open so here I am, eager to learn and raring to get better.
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Lulybelle
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Sat Mar 16, 2019 9:59 pm

Hi there and welcome,
welc

Nothing quite like that pop is there ?!

:welc:

Sue
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Sun Mar 17, 2019 10:34 am

Welcome aboard! Your cheap picks can be improved with a bit of sanding, it takes off all the jagged edges and increases the feedback you get from the pins as they set. Highly recommend you watch this video, this guy knows his stuff.
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Sun Mar 17, 2019 1:06 pm

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
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locko75 (Sun Mar 17, 2019 8:36 pm)
Life is like a pubic hair on a toilet seat. Every once in a while, you get pissed off.
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Sun Mar 17, 2019 9:13 pm

^-^ and welc welc welc @ locko75,,



Have a quick read of the rules and etiquette section (should stop any confusion later down the line).
viewtopic.php?f=24&t=38

Next it's up to you really.


I would suggest taking a good read of Solomons guide as this is the best guide on the web (imo) :read2: :08: :
No matter what your skill set it's always a good piece of reference material to keep going back to.
viewtopic.php?f=41&t=423

Yes,yes I know you have already, but it's part of my patter and tbh it looks good to the other mods that I'm bothering with this stuff :hee20hee20hee: :hee20hee20hee:

Then mooch around the site at your leasure :72:

There is plenty to see do and get involved in so don't be shy :08:

Take a look at Meme's thread on pick making,I'm sure you will enjoy this great read :88:
viewtopic ... 61&t=12345

Also keep an eye out for the meet ups , as there maybe a few folk round your way :72: :08:


Lastly Have Fun,ask loads of questions as everyday is a school day here. :icon_study: :08: :clap:

This page may help some of the questions you may have... viewforum.php?f=63

:GL: and :welc:
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Sun Mar 17, 2019 9:16 pm

Howdy Locko75! welc
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Sun Mar 17, 2019 11:51 pm

welc :s_hi:

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

:welc:
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Thu Mar 21, 2019 8:43 am

Wotcha and welcome

Rik
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