Shim Master Lock

How To : Crack a Master Lock No5 Padlock with a soda can shim

Here is a short instructional video describing the weakness of large Master brand locks. See how to crack a Master Lock #5 with a soda can shim. It is so easy to hack and crack open almost any type of lock if you know its weaknesses. The only tool you really need to open a loc ...more

News : Crack a Master Lock Mathematically, Without a Shim

Apparently it is possible to reduce 64,000 possible Master Lock padlock combinations down to just 100. The entire process is clearly illustrated in the below how-to from Mark Edward Campos. For an enlarged version, click here. Looking for something a little more interactive? W ...more

How To : Unlock Any Master Lock Combination Padlock

Let's say you forgot the code to your Master Lock combination padlock. What can you do besides buy another one? Well, there's a surprising abundance of ways to open a combination lock other than with just the combination, some of which will even let you reset the code. Of cour ...more

How To : Break into Locks with Beer Can Shims, Bump Keys, & Just Plain Brute Force

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 l ...more

How To : Use a master lock trailer lock with coupler lock

As you can see the kit consists of three separate locks, one for the ball mount that goes in your hitch, one goes in the trigger or the latch in your coupler, and one fits in the coupler itself.

How To : Use a master lock trailer coupler lock

Keep your trailer safe just like you would your car or truck! This video shows you how to use a trailer coupler lock. You can place this lock on your trailer when it is not in use and it prevents people from hooking up and stealing your trailer.

How To : Use a master lock universal trailer coupler lock

The Master Lock universal trailer coupler lock is a simple device really, the key locks and unlocks it, when you unlock it the slide comes out where the ball would be in the coupler. When you want to lock back on to the coupler you push it back as far as you can and turn the k ...more

How To : Use a master lock trailer trigger style coupler lock

This trailer coupler lock from Mastker Lock is a simple to use lock, it's intended for trigger style coupler latches that have about a half inch span at the most. This video shows you how to use it.

How To : Use the master lock 2 5/16 Inch trailer coupler lock

See how to use a master lock 2 5/16 inch trailer coupler lock. The video starts off by showing you the actual locking mechanism itself. It has three positions, one obviously has a lock position, the second is the unlock position and the middle position here is the ratchet posi ...more

How To : Crack a master lock (not pick) to get the combo

Just like the title says, learn how to crack a master lock. Not pick the lock (picking a master lock will not get you the combo). You don't need any special tools to crack this master lock- all you need is the right technique. Crack master locks for fun only - don't use this f ...more

How To : Open a master lock with a beer can

In this how-to video you will learn to open a master lock with a soda/beer can or an empty gift card. This can prove to be helpful, so you can prank your friends, or just steal something. Not to endorse stealing, this instructional video is for informational purposes only.

How To : Crack a Master Lock Combination Padlock the Easy Way

Lock picking is a great skill that takes lots of practice and patience to master, but some locks simply can't be picked, like a Master Lock combination padlock. With a combination lock, you'll have to do it the old-fashioned way—cracking combinations. Video: . If you were to t ...more

How To : Pick a master lock number 5 and 3

Check out this instructional conning video that demonstrates how to pick a master lock number 5 and a master lock number 3. Follow the simple instructions outlined in the video and learn to pick master locks. First you're going to need a standard tension wrench, and some type ...more

How To : Bypass a master lock number 175

Check out this instructional con video that demonstrates how to bypass a master lock number 17 in this locking picking tutorial. This technique will work on both old nad new combination locks. They all use the same mechanism. Learn how to bypass a master lock number 175 with t ...more

How To : Bypass a number 175 Master lock

How to bypass/pick a #175 Master lock using a lock pick set.

How To : Crack a "safe" Master lock

Learn how a Master Lock known as a "safe" lock can be opened using a few simple items.

How To : Pick a Master Lock

This tutorial video will show you how to pick a Master Lock. This is an excellent video for anyone looking to learn about lock picking. Heck, it's even got a whiteboard.

How To : Pick a master lock with a uni-ball pen clip

Watch this video to learn how to pick a master lock n0.3 with a Uni-ball pen clip as the tension wrench and a bobby pin or hair pin as the pick.

How To : Pick a Master Lock #175 with a paper clip

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 To : Pry open a master lock using only a Coke can

We now officially have a new use for Coke cans that has out-cooled Lady Gaga's Coke can curls from her video for "Telephone." Learn how to tear apart a lock with a Coke can by watching this video. All it requires is a Coke can and scissors. Do remember that this method only w ...more

How To : Pick a Master Lock with a paperclip

In this video the viewers are shown how to pick a Master lock. He starts off by telling his viewers what items they need to start. A tension wrench is made from a pen cap and a pick from his sister's bobby pin. He then demonstrates how to successfully pick the lock. He also su ...more

How To : Pick a Master 40 lock with a pocket lockpick set

See how to pick a Master Lock No. 40 with a folding lockpick set.

How To : Crack Any Master Combination Lock in 8 Tries or Less Using This Calculator

Master Lock combination padlocks have been known to be vulnerable to an attack that reduces their 64,000 possible combinations down to 100. I've devised a new attack for cracking any Master combo lock that simplifies the process and reduces the amount of work down to only 8 co ...more

Behind the Hack : How I Discovered the 8-Try Master Combo Lock Exploit

In my last guide, I showed how you could crack the combination of any Master Lock combination padlock in 8 tries or less using my online calculator. Now, as promised, I'll be showing you how I devised the attack, which is based off the well-known technique that reduces the 64, ...more

How To : Make a real masterlock master key or shim

Instructional video on how to make a real masterlock masterkey. note - do not use for any illegal purposes. Intended for fun only.

How To : Apply a Joint Lock Like a Master

By Zech Browning Shihan of Gyodokan Martial Arts. Step 1: "Storm Within the Calm - Putting It All Together - Part 1" Hello, my name is Zech Browning Sr. Shihan of Gyodokan Martial Arts. I have been teaching Martial Applications for many years. This video offers principles n ...more

How To : Hack a lock with a soda can shim

Don't know the combination to your lock securing all of your important gym socks? Maybe you just want to impress all of your friends by hacking a combo lock? Whatever the reason, this instructional hacking video will show you how to open a lock with a soda can shim the easy wa ...more

HowTo : Conquer a Chain Lock (You Will Need: 1 Rubberband)

Chain locks are hardly highly secure to begin with, but a fun MacGyver-style trick nonetheless. Add it to the lock picking vault. Crack a Master Lock - Mathematically, No Shim. Open a Locked Door With a Credit Card. Wooden Combination Lock Demonstrates Inner Workings. DIY Digi ...more

How To : Hack an American Lock combination

You've seen plenty of videos about hacking Master Lock combinations. But what about those American Locks? They always seem to be forgotten, since Master Lock is the biggest combination lock producer out there. To get the American Lock combination hack, you needn't pull up on ...more

Via WonderHowTo World, Zine Fiends: "Looking for a good source of information on how to pick a lock? Someone has anonymously posted the classic text from MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) on how to pick any lock in the online Zine Library. (Sort of constitutes as a ...more

News : DIY Digital Combination Clock

Ever wondered how a digital combination lock works? Instructables member Nino123 is kind enough to demonstrate the inner workings, with a step-by-step HowTo on building your own. "You can connect it to anything from 1v to 400v (or maybe more that depends on the RELAY), DC or ...more

HowTo : Build a Vibrating Lock Pick With a Toothbrush

Unbeknownst to the general public, picking a lock can be a very easy process once you get the hang of it (yes, surprising AND frightening). A vibrating lock pick set takes the general ease of picking even further by speeding up the process. Now, with the help of Invent Geek, y ...more

News : Wooden Combination Lock Demonstrates Inner Workings

Lockpickers, school yourself. The incredibly prolific, woodworking whiz Matthias Wandel demonstrates the inner workings of a combination lock with his wooden mechanical model. "In terms of neat mechanical things to build out of wood, I figured a single dial sequential combin ...more

How To : This Is Why Your TSA-Approved Luggage Locks Are Useless

Last year, the Washington Post's Ashley Halsey wrote an article on what really happens to your luggage at airports. In it, they unwittingly published a photo of the master keys the TSA uses for TSA-approved baggage locks. Now, thanks to that picture and a French lock-picking e ...more

Safe-Cracking Made Stupid Easy : Just Use a Magnet

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. Tha ...more

How To : Pick & open combination locks

In this video I explain how to open combination locks. All combination locks can be bypassed in one way or another. This lockpicking tutorial goes over different methods. Locks Used In Making This Video: Generic Combo Lock Master Lock 175 Master Lock 630 Places To Buy Warded ...more

How To : Crack and open a combination lock

This video won't show you how to crack a safe but it will show you the next best thing: cracking a combination lock or master lock! We do recommend only trying this on a lock you have forgotten the combination to and not other unlawful purposes. Watch this video tutorial and l ...more

How To : Pick a warded lock

In this lock picking tutorial video series, I explain and demonstrate how to pick warded locks. Warded locks can be identified by the unique keyway they have. Warded locks use a very simple design. This allows the lock to be inexpensive and minimizes jamming from dirt and grim ...more

How To : Make beer can padlock shims with a professional

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 copiou ...more

How To : Pick / shim open a padlock with a soda can

There are a lot of different kinds of locks, and you need different easily accessible household material to pick different kinds. This video focuses on teaching you to pick a padlock, familiar to any who have ever had a locker, with a soda can, something you probably have too ...more

How To : Killzone 2 Multiplayer Weapons Guide M80 Rocket Launch

Killzone 2 is the latest iteration of one of the Playstation 3's only reputable exclusive series. It's a great shooter, and has many guns that are well-balanced and each offer distinct advantages. If you want to master the game, you'd better know how to use each one properly. ...more

How To : Successfully bypass padlocks with a lock pick

For lockpicking, there's tension wrenches and lock picks. There's all kinds of tensions wrenches (or spanners) out there, you just need to find the right one for you and it's best if it were stainless steel. The lockpick should also be stainless steel. To bypass padlocks, all ...more

How To : Pick single-pin locks

Ever wanted to learn how to pick a lock? Well, there's no better time than now to start learning the craft of so many locksmiths out there... lock picking. Just watch this video tutorial to see how to pick single-pin locks. Hacking a single pin lock is easier than most locks. ...more

How To : Pick a Brinks high security lock

Ever wanted to learn how to pick a lock? Well, there's no better time than now to start learning the craft of so many locksmiths out there... lock picking. Just watch this video tutorial to see how to pick a Brink's high security lock. In order to hack the Brinks max security ...more

How To : Pick master locks

See how to pick a Master Lock #5 and #3 with a tension wrench and picking tool.

How To : Pick multi-disk combination locks

We may not all be Macgyver, but we can certainly channel our inner detective by bolstering our lock picking skills. And some of the hardest locks to crack open are combination locks, which have several disks are require advanced lockpicking skills. This con tutorial will guid ...more

How To : Pick a Masterlock 130

Here is tutorial lock picking video on how to open a lock without key. The lock opened in this video is a Master lock nr 130, The tools used to pick this lock are a tension wrench and a finger.

How To : Hack into locks with lock bumping techniques

Today, learn the basics of lock bumping. Lock bumping is a lock picking technique for opening a pin tumbler lock using a specially-crafted bump key. One bump key will work for all locks of the same type. This video tutorial will show you how to hack into locks with lock bumpi ...more

How To : Use a padlock shim

Lost a key or combination to the lock? Learn how to pick open a lock using a padlock shim.

How To : Crack a Combination Bike Lock in Under 30 Seconds

Have an old bike combination lock that you can't remember the code for? If it's a simply four-digit cable lock, you can easily figure out the combination with a quick peck-and-go method. Best of all, this technique doesn't require any tools or special know-how, and let's you r ...more

How To : Unlock Padlocks Without a Key Using Cheap DIY Shims

Originally made as portable convenience locks, padlocks are known for their cheap, simplistic and relatively secure design. Their construction is made up of a body, shackle and locking mechanism, with the shackle typically assuming a "U" shape to be easily linked to things lik ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (05/16 - 05/22)

WonderHowTo is a how-to website made up of niche communities called Worlds, with topics ranging from Minecraft to science experiments to Scrabble and everything in-between. Check in every Wednesday evening for a roundup of user-run activities and how-to projects from the most ...more

News : 12 Easy Exploits to Raise Thief Skills in Skyrim

Here is the final part in Null Byte's series on mastering the skills in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim. We have already covered the slick and brutal methods to raise our Spellcasting and Combative skills. Skyrim's intelligent new leveling system has trumped the former methods of ...more

How To : Crack open a Dudley combination lock

Alright, there are lots of videos out there dealing with Master combination locks, but this how-to video will show you how to open a Dudley combination lock. These locks are commonly used in schools, so you've likely seen one there. This method opens the lock permanently, mean ...more

How to Pick Locks : Unlocking Pin and Tumbler Deadbolts

Lock picking is defined by locksmiths as "the art of opening a lock without the key". There's many ways to accomplish this, but I'm specifically interested in using a lock pick set. Since locks vary in shapes and size, it's better to stick with just one kind of lock at first. ...more

How To : Do a breakdance "scoo bot" lock

In this video, we learn how to do a breakdance "scoo bot" lock. First, start with the feet only and once you master that, add in the arms. Place your heel up and your toes facing up. When you practice, use counts in your head to help keep you on beat. When you lock, you don't ...more

How To : Pick any padlock or combination lock without breaking

Did you lose your key or forget the combination to you lock? This tutorial is here to help you with tips on how to pick just about any combination or padlock without breaking them. All you need is a few household items and a bit of patience and you will be on your way! You Wil ...more

Mike Callahan from Butterscotch describes how to manage the passwords on your iPhone by using the 1Password app. The application costs \$5.99 for the Pro version. First, you enter an Unlock Code to give you access to the app. The icons across the bottom of the screen correspond ...more

How To : Make homemade graphite powder for lock picking

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. Graphite powder is the preferred lock lubricant of professional locksmiths, so you ...more

News : Acclaimed Lock Picker Explains the Art of Competitive Locksport

If anybody knows how to pick a lock, it's Schuyler Towne. Towne is a competitive lockpicker, professional security researcher, founder of Non-Destructive Entry Magazine, and the genius behind Open Locksport. He's also a frequent presenter at DEFCON, talking in the past about ...more

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