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Thoughts and News from the LockEx Team

Lockpicking: Knowledge Is Not A Crime

We Hear This All The Time… “This is encouraging criminals.” “You shouldn’t be sharing this kind of information on the internet.” “It should be illegal to buy lockpicks.” Whether it’s in person or a comment on Facebook, we hear this kind of talk all the time. After all, I do […]

Dump Pins with Me!

These days, repinning locks is something that’s just in my regular routine. Eat. Sleep. Repin. Okay, maybe that’s an exaggeration, but I have been doing lots of lock repinning lately. Click here to see our full-length instructional video on how to repin locks! Today I’m sharing a “Dump Pins with Me” video where you […]

The Ethical Debate Behind Love Locks

Love Locks have become more and more popular over the years. They’re also a pretty controversial topic among lockpickers, city officials, and concerned citizens. If you are unfamiliar with Love Locks, the idea is that a couple will take a padlock and write their names and sometimes a short message […]

How To Repin A Lock

Have you already mastered your 2-5 pin locks in your practice set? Our progressive practice set is something that we, as lockpick teachers, use a lot. It’s a great place to start and a friendly way to increase your skills up until the 5-pin or “common standard house lock.” Many people […]