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Redkite
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Fri Sep 06, 2019 11:23 pm

My first post to the group today.
New to locksport for only two weeks and continuing to building up some kit and get a feel for the group. By luck, I've managed to pick a few easy padlocks. I'm also using Lawlock picks and Southord too. I've made a few TOK tensioners from SS knife blades and today was my first dismantle and rebuild of a Yale rim lock. Unfortunaty I was unable to pick it, but I did rake it open. Not having a pin tray I made a quick make-do one using a plastic kitchen chopping board which worked a treat. Having lots of fun in this new hobby so far and eager to learn.
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Fri Sep 06, 2019 11:43 pm

Hi Redkite :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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Redkite
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Fri Sep 06, 2019 11:56 pm

Thanks for the welcome.
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Sat Sep 07, 2019 12:45 am

Welcome to the group @Redkite . Seriously, picking locks is pretty much the most fun you can have with your trousers on and there are plenty of folks here who will give you all the help you need. Ask as many question and post as many pictures as you can. Whereabouts in the UK are you?
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Sat Sep 07, 2019 12:12 pm

Thank you Michael. I’m in South Wales in the UK. Now retired from an engineering background, I’m pleased to have found this new hobby.
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Sat Sep 07, 2019 12:15 pm

:welc:
Welcome aboard :13:
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Sat Sep 07, 2019 2:52 pm

:s_hi: and welc welc welc @Redkite



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.php?f=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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Redkite
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Sat Sep 07, 2019 3:31 pm

Thank you Pickbeard 7721.
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Sat Sep 07, 2019 5:34 pm

Hey and welcome

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