What are lock picking tools called?

What are lock picking tools called?

A traditional pick set. From left to right: torsion wrench, “twist-flex” torsion wrench, offset diamond pick, ball pick, half-diamond pick, short hook, medium hook, saw (or “L”) rake, snake (or “C”) rake.

What are different Lockpicks used for?

When picking any pin tumbler lock, there are six main types of picks you can use: short hooks, deep hooks, offset hooks, scrubbing rakes, rocking picks, and zipping rakes. Each type is designed to suit the two basic techniques of lock picking, so striking a perfect technique-pick match is critical.

Is the LockPickingLawyer real?

The LockPickingLawyer is actually a lawyer in real life, so we think that he would stay away from making direct recommendations apart from locks that really are something special.

How many types of lock picks are there?

When it comes to picking pin tumbler locks, there are essentially six different types of lock picks that are designed around the two fundamental styles of lock picking. These two styles are single pin picking and raking! Both of these styles require different techniques that are matched with an ideal pick design.

What is the LockPickingLawyer name?

M. Schuyler Towne
Schuyler Towne

M. Schuyler Towne
Nationality American
Other names Mohandas
Occupation Starbucks Manager
Known for Lockpicking, NDE Magazine

Who is LockPickingLawyer Harry?

LockPickingLawyer is an American YouTuber from Bethesda, Maryland. He is best known for his educational lock-picking videos in which he aims to educate consumers on potential defects and faults in security devices.

What is a lock rake?

Raking (or rake picking, scrubbing) is a style of lockpicking used to quickly open pin-tumbler and wafer locks. Tension may also be varied while raking to increase the chances of picking the lock. Picks specifically designed for rake picking are commonly known as “rakes”.

Why is it called a Bogota rake?

The classic Bogota is a rake-like tool with 3 humps and is named for the mountains that surround Bogota, Columbia. By removing material from these mountains, Rai eliminated the weak points that are found in commercial picks.

What are Bogota lock picks?

Bogota’s® are crafted from aircraft grade Titanium or 301 Full Hard Stainless Steel. These light and covert Lock Picks are the “go-to” tool for operators. Bogota Entry Tools were originally developed by Raimundo. The name was inspired by his time in Bogota, Columbia where he first developed the idea.