Dec 03, 2021
Channel your inner 007 with this guide on how to pick a lock with a bobby pin. We are bring back the total hijacking a compromised locks because that sounds like a fun thing to do. In this guide, we will first walk you through the process, step by step. Remember if this is a serious case of a compromised lock, it is important to find a locksmith to correct the issue. Only open locks which belong to you, or ones you have been given express permission to open.Determine the type of lock you have. Bobby pins will work on most doorknob locks, ie, locks where you insert the key into the doorknob, commonly found in interior rooms. In general, the older and less expensive the lock is, the more likely a bobby pin will to be able to open it.Remove the rubber or plastic coating on the ends of the bobby pin to create two sharp, slim points, says The Art of Lockpicking. Prise the two points slightly apart. Preparing your "Kit" Pull apart the first bobby pin so that it is a long, flat metal piece. Bend back the pin so that you have a long piece of metal wire. This will be your pick, and is inserted into the lock and used to move the pins out of the way.Strip off the rubber knobs on the ends, as they will only get in the way. You can do this with your teeth, or a pair of wire cutters if you have them.Use the lock to bend the tip of your pin into a pick. Stick the pin into your lock roughly one centimeter. The flat side should be facing up. Push the rest of the pin to the left, bending the end of the pin slightly. It only needs to curl up a few millimeters. The bobby pins will serve as a pick and a lever so you can successfully open the door. In choosing the bobby pins, make that they are sturdy so that they won’t break once you start picking the lock. The size of the bobby pins will also depend on the size of your lock. Make sure that they would perfectly fit inside.If the bobby pins have rubber knobs on the end, take them off using a wire cutter or your teeth. This will prevent the pick and the lever from being stuck inside the lock, and at the same time, it will help you to move the pick freely. Our beginner lock pick sets is that they should be professionally made, Our transparent cutaway locks allow you to view the lock’s inner workings so that you can visualize exactly what you’re doing once you move on to real-world locks. Lockpickmall is the largest specialist lock picks.