This achievement is only available on the Case Zero DLC for Dead Rising 2, which is just for Xbox 360 (from the Xbox Live Marketplace). In order to become a "Locksmith" you need to find and open the four locked doors in the game. Geoff and Jack from Achievement Hunters show you there lock-picking skills.
Jim Koch has worked as a repo man and a locksmith. He gives you an insider's perspective on how to theft-proof your home by setting up surveillance systems and engraving your possessions. He also explains the basic workings of several kinds of locks and how to pick them. So next time you like lose your keys, you'll know exactly how to get in. And how to keep Big and his friends out.
Mechanical locks have been around since ancient Egypt, with the oldest known artifact found in the ruins of Nineveh, an ancient city in Assyria, Mesopotamia, which is just across the Tigris River from what is now Mosul, Iraq. It was a forerunner to our modern day pin tumbler locks, and no doubt fell victim to the same perils that today's locks endure—lock picking.
The beer can shim is an oft-discussed online topic, and has cast the entire padlock industry into doubt. If you still don't know how a simple aluminum can can be used to open any padlock quickly and easily, watch this video. It features an expert locksmith explaining in copious detail how to make a shim and use it on a lock.
Uh, oh. You’re at your front door without a key. If you’ve got a credit card, see if you can get it to open the door before you use it to pay for a locksmith. Learn how to unlock a door with a credit card. The lock needs to be the right kind of lock & you need to have patience. Learn how to unlock a door with a credit card next time you are locked out!
Have you ever locked your keys inside of your car before? I net you have, you've felt the frustration, you've felt the pain, but don't pull out that cell phone just yet... you don't need a locksmith.
This video tutorial is for educational purposes only. See how to pick a normal lock with a tension allen wrench and a small screwdriver.
In this 15-part video guide, you'll learn how to retrieve keys locked inside a car, use tools to unlock a car without a key, and prevent car theft, taught by an expert locksmith.
This is a great spring bumping demo from UK Bump Keys. Spring bumping involves inserting a spring over a bump key to disledge the mechanisms in a lock. This is a locksmith and lockpick demonstration.
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Do you know how to pick a lock? If you do, you know that sometimes a little lubricant can do the trick. This video tutorial will show you how to make homemade graphite powder for lock picking.
Even though I am not the best locksmith in the world, the four-digit #175 model Master Lock is so easy to pick that all the hardened steel in the world isn't going to protect your belongings.
How many times have you locked your key inside your car and had to pay those outrageous locksmith fees? Ever worked for an hour or sometimes longer trying to coax a coat hanger in through a window, all the while wishing there was an easier way to unlock your car door? Well, there is, and this video will show you how. You can pop that lock open in a matter of seconds with something as simple as a tennis ball. Check it out!
A spare key is one of those things that never seems like a huge deal until you need it. If you've ever lost your keys, had them stolen, or locked yourself out of your house or car, you know how difficult and embarrassing it can be trying to get your door open.
Locking your keys inside of your car is frustrating, to say the least, especially if you're in a hurry to get somewhere. You can always call AAA roadside assistance or a locksmith, but you'll probably have to fork over some money, as well as wait for them to get to you. You might even get towed.
PUT THE PHONE DOWN!!! Don't call the locksmith just yet! Watch this video and l will save you at least $100.00
How to unlock a bathroom / bedroom door that has a privacy door handle set installed. Have you ever been in that situation where you have accidently locked yourself out of your bathroom or bedroom, or your toddler has accidently locked themselves in the bathroom / bedroom and you can't get them out! The first thing to do is not panic! Don't call the locksmith and don't reach for the closest sledge hammer and commence smashing the door in. it really is easy to open the door when you know how.I...
SentrySafe puts all sorts of measures in place to protect your valuables and important documents. This particular SentrySafe has an electronic lock, four 1-inch bolts to keep the door firmly in place, pry-resistant hinges, and it's able to withstand drops of up to 15 feet. That all sounds great, until you find out that you can open this safe—and pretty much every safe like it—in a matter of seconds using only a magnet. A rare earth magnet, to be precise.
Ever lock your keys in your car? In this how-to video, find out how to safely get into your car if you lock your keys inside, just using a pole and wooden wedge. Don't call a locksmith, that's going to cost you a fortune and might take a long time too. Watch this video tutorial and learn how to break into a car.
In this series of video clips you’ll learn how to install a keyless entry deadbolt security system in your home. Expert locksmith J. Daniel Nell takes you through the entire process step-by-step, showing you what tools you’ll need to complete the job, how to remove your old deadbolt lock from the door, how to install the electric wiring, program and operate the keypad, and offers tips on maintenance and more.
Found your calling Mr. Locksmith? Need a fresh set of lock picking tools? Using household items, this conning how-to video will show you how to make lock picking tools from scratch. Follow along and learn how easy it is to create lock picking tools to be a regular old con artist. Make lock picking tools.
Assuming that you're not a burglar-in-training, you may one day find yourself in a situation where you have to break into a home through a door chain lock. But what to do if you have no time to wait for a locksmith?
Attention cheapskates and locksmith apprentices, this key copying solution is stunningly simple. We've really mulled over this one. As you can read in the comments below, people struggle with executing this successfully. But it can and will work. You just have to modify your key to fit your needs.
Aside from food, oxygen, sunlight and water, there are other necessities that humans arguably need today to survive—clothing, love and shelter among them. Almost everyone wears clothes, needs somebody (or something) to love and a place to call home. And what's the one thing that connects all three? Something we all have? Keys.
Professionally and academically speaking, I am a computer scientist, but I also enjoy lock picking as a hobby, so I thought I would share what knowledge I have with this. Before we start doing anything, first we need to understand the fundamentals of how locks work and then acquire and familiarize ourselves with basic lock-picking tools.
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In these auto lockout emergency videos, learn what to do when you've locked your keys in the car—aside from calling a locksmith. See how to use special tools, usually readily available to the public, to unlock your car free of charge.
In this video series, learn how to tackle a fairly simple do-it-yourself home improvement project that can significantly strengthen your security system. Our expert locksmith will show you how to install a lock on any sliding glass doors you may have in your home. He’ll guide you step-by-step through this project, including a few diagrams to illustrate the inner workings of the lock you’ll be installing. Take a bite out of crime with this free diy home security project. Install a sliding glas...