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Using a Electric Lockpick

For opening many kinds of pin tumbler locks, electric lock picks can be used, but it is worth mentioning that these picks will not take the place of a complete professional pick set. The electric lock picks are relatively expensive, and they do not maintain very much value over the long run, unless the individual has several or more locks to open rapidly. Currently, there are many storage managers, law enforcement professionals, and property mangers that opt for the electric pick lock, for they are a little bit easier to use than the basic lock picking set. The mechanics involved are as follows: after placing the long pieces of metal strands into the lock mechanism, then the metal strands begin to vibrate, and lastly the pins push upward. Basically, this process is very similar to raking, but quite a bit faster. In fact, electric lock picks can break open the lock in a matter of mere seconds, but there are times when it does not work at all. It may go without mentioning that many novices try to avoid electric lock picks, as there is no challenge to the process.

To novices and hobbyists, if there is no challenge to beating the lock, then there is no skill involved, and according to them, it is not really picking a lock traditionally. However, for professionals that require instantaneous results, the electric pick gun in essential.

An example of an electronic lockpick is the SouthOrd Electric Lockpick. Here is how to use the SouthOrd Electric Lock Pick:

A southOrd Electronic Locpick is a  high-end 4.5-volt electric lock pick, made with aluminum and steel, can be constructed in either a 3-volt or a 4.5-volt option.

First, place 2 C-cell batteries facing forward into each half of the body. As far as the pivot arm is concerned, simply install the needle or pick between the washer and channel on the surface, then tighten the hex screw as much as possible. At this point, the Allen wrench should be used for turning the screw on the bottom of the mechanism; in most instances, 1/8" of action at the end of the needle tip works perfectly. Next, spraying oil into the lock will loosen the pins, then the pick can reach the rear of the cylinder, at which point, the pick should be pulled slightly. Specifically, the pick needle has to be able to vibrate in the key slot with freedom, positioned away from the pins involved. The tension wrench should be placed into the keyway, and after applying slight tension to unlock the lock, apply the pick by simply pushing the button, and then the needle should brush against the pins, causing it to vibrate. It is vital not to run the pick all the time, simply start and stop thrusts work the best, and this procedure is ideal for desk locks, files cabinets, and cheap deadbolts.