Picking locks with a cheap battery-powered pumpkin saw


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Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2018/10/31/picking-locks-with-a-cheap-bat.html


#2

Looks at the cheap master lock…That saw is still more expensive than a soda can shim…


#3

« Rather effective » is quite a euphemism !


#4

When our material trailers get broken into, the tool of choice is either:

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#5

Different, but related: I bought my daughter one of those transparent padlocks and a lock pick set a few years ago, and it was a big hit. I recommend it for anyone with young children interested in learning how mechanical things work.


#6

Endorsed by the Lockpicking Lawyer himself:


#7

I have got to try this.


#8

Ah, the old “Universal Key(s)”. Locks only stop an honest person.


#9

Cool, but now I want him to modify an expensive electric lock pick into a pumpkin saw. I need closure!


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#11

On a related note, the Lock Picking Lawyer uses a type of industrial firearm, a Ramset, to break high security locks as an alternative to picking them.

https://www.google.com/search?q=lockpickinglawyer+ramset

Kind of satisfying, if dangerous.


#12

He’s also been having fun lately with some hydraulic cutters.


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