Skip to content

Picking A Lock

When we lose our car keys we literally go through hell to find them but when we lock our keys in that is the worst kind of torture. In our lives we would have some many instances where we need to select a lock. For example, when you have locked your car keys in or the house key in or left behind the keys for your locker or drawer. With some paperclips or hair clips you can now select a lock but make sure you don’t out these skills to use for something illegal.

When we lock in our car keys our first thought would be to call in the auto locksmiths in Melbourne, but if the keys can be retrievable we would not have to spend money on that.

Before you select a lock fist gather your instruments that would be two fasteners one to perform as the lock pick and the other as a pressure pull and a couple of pliers to form the fasteners.

Now unfold one paperclip to make a long straight portion jut out. This will perform as the lock pick. Now the second paperclip you must shapes it into a c so that two ends would touch and the other portion remains curved. This will act as the tension wrench.

Now that you have shaped your instruments insert the tension wrench to the bottom of the lock. It will take some practice to get the right pressure on. Now slowly turn the wrench the way you would turn the key. The time to use the lock pick has come so you insert the lock pick to the upper part of the keyhole into the back remove in quickly while at the same time juggling the pick upward. This is called raking.

While maintain the tension of the wrench you must try to find the pins inside the keyhole with your lock pick. Most pins, American that is, will have five pins inside the lock that need to be set before the lock can be opened. Now while you depress the pins you should make sure you make the rotational movement with your wrench. Continue jiggling pins until all pins inside the locks unlocks.

Next time your car keys are locked inside you wouldn’t have to run for a car key replacement except when the key is good as gone and for a long tern solution.

Hairpins can give more pressure than paperclips when picking a lock. Inside doors can be opened most of the time that is depending on the age of said lock.