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Interview with Hallis Chalmers: The Man Behind the Curtain

Today I was granted the rare opportunity to interview a legend of the locksport community, Mr. Hallis Chalmers. Hallis was the “Man behind the curtain” so to speak in the rise of locksport during the early years of the new millennium. He helped keep the community thriving by running the

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How To Crack A Master Lock

How to Crack a Master Combination Lock

Within the art of lock picking lies the infamous combination lock, a device immune to our tension wrenches, lock picks, and standard methods of lock picking. While there are still many other ways to bypass a combination padlock, including the use of a shim, bolt cutters, locksmiths, or even a

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locksport

Locksport Meetup: February 2016

Saturday night, I met up with the Longhorn Lockpicking Club, at the Spider House Café in downtown Austin, Texas. It is a group of about 15 different members that pick locks, drink beer, eat burgers, and talk new security exploits they have learned.

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Types Of Locks

Types of Locks – The Complete Guide

When it comes to advancing your physical security it can sometimes seem to be a daunting task as there can appear to be an infinite variety of options in terms of the lock. And even more disheartening, trying to determine the degree of security these different types of locks offer.

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Improving Single Pin Picking

Improving Single Pin Picking Skills

Someone recently asked me for advice on how to get better at single pin picking (SPP). While drafting a response I thought this might be useful to others so I’ve decided to make it available publicly. I know that some of this may sound self-righteous or incoherent and rambling, but

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The Infographical Guides to Lock Picking

The Infographical Guides to Lock Picking

So you want to learn the art of picking locks? Well, look no further than our quick and dirty infographical guides to lock picking! The goal behind these visual guides was to extract only the fundamental and necessary components involved in successfully picking a lock, no more — no less.

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Lock Sport Interview

Interview with Hallis Chalmers: The Man Behind the Curtain

Today I was granted the rare opportunity to interview a legend of the locksport community, Mr. Hallis Chalmers. Hallis was the “Man behind the curtain” so to speak in the rise of locksport during the early years of the new millennium. He helped keep the community thriving by running the

Read More...
How To Crack A Master Lock

How to Crack a Master Combination Lock

Within the art of lock picking lies the infamous combination lock, a device immune to our tension wrenches, lock picks, and standard methods of lock picking. While there are still many other ways to bypass a combination padlock, including the use of a shim, bolt cutters, locksmiths, or even a

Read More...
locksport

Locksport Meetup: February 2016

Saturday night, I met up with the Longhorn Lockpicking Club, at the Spider House Café in downtown Austin, Texas. It is a group of about 15 different members that pick locks, drink beer, eat burgers, and talk new security exploits they have learned.

Read More...
Types Of Locks

Types of Locks – The Complete Guide

When it comes to advancing your physical security it can sometimes seem to be a daunting task as there can appear to be an infinite variety of options in terms of the lock. And even more disheartening, trying to determine the degree of security these different types of locks offer.

Read More...
Improving Single Pin Picking

Improving Single Pin Picking Skills

Someone recently asked me for advice on how to get better at single pin picking (SPP). While drafting a response I thought this might be useful to others so I’ve decided to make it available publicly. I know that some of this may sound self-righteous or incoherent and rambling, but

Read More...
The Infographical Guides to Lock Picking

The Infographical Guides to Lock Picking

So you want to learn the art of picking locks? Well, look no further than our quick and dirty infographical guides to lock picking! The goal behind these visual guides was to extract only the fundamental and necessary components involved in successfully picking a lock, no more — no less.

Read More...
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