So, you want to learn to pick locks eh? Well then, let’s see what we can do about that. First and foremost, I want to set the tone and goal of this post: I am not going to try and teach you how. The goal of this post is to be a resource that facilitates your learning process in the best way possible; it is to be a road map if you will. I will share tips and tricks that I have learned in my journey, but as far as laying the foundation, I will leave that to those who are far more experienced andRead More →

A common question I am sure: This is a YouTube channel and you have a Facebook page, an Instagram Page, and even a page on Minds (more about that in a later post) so what is up with this website? Quite frankly, it’s all about control. That’s right, Joe is a control freak! In seriousness, there are 2 main reasons I am setting up this site. One being, this day in age where Facebook mass deletes accounts on a whim, where YouTube arbitrarily bans people that disagree with them ideologically, and where in general censorship is often encouraged, I wanted a venue where our voices areRead More →

Sparrow’s Roulette is a random pinning guide specifically programmed for the Sparrow’s Revolver.  My thoughts on the Revolver can be read here.  Suffice it to say, the Revolver is, in my opinion, the best practice lock on the market to date.  Below you will see a key pinning guide for key pins and each cylinder.  My thinking behind this is simple.  When I consciously choose the key and driver pin setup in a practice lock, I tend to remember it, at least in part, as I practice.  That can remove some, or quite a bit, of the challenge in the lock.  However, I have found thatRead More →