How To Pick A Lock With A Paperclip

How To Pick A Lock With A Paperclip

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I recently got locked out of my backyard shed and I did not want to call a locksmith for One Hundred Dollars and I also did not want to get a giant pair of bolt cutters and ruin the lock and possibly my shed by clipping it off. So the logical thing to do was to search Youtube for a great tutorial on how to pick a lock and I found this fabulous video that explained exactly how locks work and how to pick locks with 2 simple lock picking tools you make from paper clips. You get started by making your 2 simple tools from a couple of spare paperclips.

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They should look something like this.

Quick Easy Steps To Pick A Lock With A Paper Clip

Then you just insert your loop piece (the one on the bottom left of the above photo) about a fourth (1/4) of the way inside the key part of your lock and put a bit of tension on it with your fingertip.

Quick Easy Steps To Pick A Lock With A Paperclip

Then you take that loop paperclip tool out and insert the picking tool that you have bent to a 45-degree angle and rake it across your pins until you see/ hear them come up.

Quick Easy Steps To Pick A Lock With A Paperclip

Then you just insert your loop tool again and turn very gently until the lock magically pop open.

Quick Easy Steps To Pick A Lock With A Paperclip

This little life hack is so easy to do and it works on a majority of locks because most locks work the same way. So if you lose your keys and get locked out, before calling a locksmith, why don’t you try this method, it might save you several hundred dollars.

Pick A Lock With A Paperclip

 

 

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