Secrets Of Lock Picking

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Master locksmith Steven Hampton reveals here the tricks and tools for bypassing keyed and combination locks from pin tumbler locks, mushroom and spool pin tumbler locks, wafer tumbler locks, warded locks and disk tumbler locks to tubular cylinder locks, magnetic locks, door locks, padlocks and automobile locks. Find the key to "seeing" into every lock and discovering its simplicity.
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Overview


Master locksmith Steven Hampton reveals here the tricks and tools for bypassing keyed and combination locks from pin tumbler locks, mushroom and spool pin tumbler locks, wafer tumbler locks, warded locks and disk tumbler locks to tubular cylinder locks, magnetic locks, door locks, padlocks and automobile locks. Find the key to "seeing" into every lock and discovering its simplicity.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780873644235
  • Publisher: Paladin Press
  • Publication date: 4/1/1987
  • Pages: 72
  • Sales rank: 472,413
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.30 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Meet the Author


Steven Hampton became interested in locks and electronics at an early age. At 14 he acquired a set of U.S. Air Force electronic training manuals and began building various transistor circuits by scalping radios and junkyard TVs. At 17 he was making his own lockpicks and was considered a master lockpicker, and by the time he was 18 he'd invented the magnetic padlock, which is still on the market today. After a stint in the navy, he studied digital electronics and worked in many technical fields. He also became interested in the martial arts, studying Tibetan White Crane kung fu, jujitsu and wing chun.
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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 - Tools
Chapter 2 - Lock Identification
Chapter 3 - Pin Tumbler Locks
Chapter 4 - Wafer Tumbler Locks
Chapter 5 - Double Wafer Locks
Chapter 6 - Pin and Wafer Tumbler Padlocks
Chapter 7 - Warded and Lever Locks
Chapter 8 - Tubular Cylinder Locks
Chapter 9 - Mushroom and Spool Pin Tumbler Locks
Chapter 10 - Magnetic Locks
Chapter 11 - Disk Tumbler Locks
Chapter 12 - Tips for Success
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