The Lock Sportscast

News and information on the hobby of legal lock picking.

About the show

Your weekly source for locksport news and sometimes interviews. Locksport is the sport or recreation of legal lock picking and other methods of defeating locking systems.

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Episodes

  • 78: Guiness Record, Emharts and Clever Criminals

    November 29th, 2021  |  38 mins

    Your weekly source for locksport news and sometimes interviews.
    Full show notes, including links, can be found at http://www.thelocksportscast.com
    In this week’s episode:
    A Guiness World Record
    First pick of the Abus P12R
    An excellent Emhart Breakdown
    The smallest challenge padlock
    PACLOCK price increase
    A bypass for Dodge, Chrysler and Jeep vehicles
    Methods To Prevent Car Thefts and Break-Ins
    Bike theft in broad daylight, And more Criminals
    Crazy Locksmith Story
    Meetups
    Sales
    Giveaways
    And more

  • 77: LOTO Key Systems, First picks and YouTube shenanigans

    November 22nd, 2021  |  37 mins 56 secs

    Your weekly source for locksport news and sometimes interviews.
    Full show notes, including links, can be found at http://www.thelocksportscast.com
    First public of the Fichet bauche m2i
    First public pick to control of the ALC BiLock Exclusive
    Starrylock's channel was removed again! Then reinstated, again!
    LOTO Key systems
    Largest Lock in the world
    The Traveling Impressioning box
    The Day Solitaire Dies
    Crazy lock story
    Criminals
    Meetups
    Sales
    Giveaways
    And more

  • 76: Safes, Medeco Bypass and More Relay Attacks

    November 15th, 2021  |  41 mins 57 secs

    Your weekly source for locksport news and sometimes interviews.
    Full show notes, including links, can be found at http://www.thelocksportscast.com
    In this week’s episode:
    How a SAFE is Designed
    How a Safe is destroyed
    Lock Noob hits milestone
    New Medeco M3 Camlock Bypass
    How a Fichet safe lock works
    Safecracking on an Apple watch
    The real Thunderbold and Lightfoot heist
    and more criminals
    Meetups
    Sales
    Giveaways
    And more

  • 75: Lockpicking in High School

    November 8th, 2021  |  30 mins 26 secs

    Your weekly source for locksport news and sometimes interviews.
    Full show notes, including links, can be found at http://www.thelocksportscast.com
    In this week’s episode:
    Teaching lockpicking in High School
    Fist pick of the ASIO Bilock
    Lockpicking Forensics
    Where to buy Locks in Canada
    Why You Shouldn’t Pick Locks
    Payphone Bandits
    And other criminals
    Meetups
    Sales
    Giveaways
    And more

  • 74: Locks and Locksmithing Can be Dangerous

    November 1st, 2021  |  39 mins 11 secs

    Your weekly source for locksport news and sometimes interviews.
    Full show notes, including links, can be found at http://www.thelocksportscast.com
    In this week’s episode:
    Ilco Solitaire locks will cease to function soon
    More car thieves targeting locksmiths
    A locksmith shot at
    A jeweler's safe teargassed him
    Crack a safe and win a wine shop
    What's the wafer for in a Banham m2002?
    Speedlocks Tournament of Champions update
    A Locksport journey story
    Locksmith Story
    Criminals
    Products
    Meetups
    Sales
    Giveaways
    And more

  • 73: UWB for Locks and Making DIY Tools

    October 25th, 2021  |  36 mins 28 secs

    Your weekly source for locksport news and sometimes interviews.
    Full show notes, including links, can be found at http://www.thelocksportscast.com
    In this week’s episode:
    What is UWB?
    Unlocking your car with Android and iPhone
    Picking and hacking smart locks
    Linear's 222343 key
    Some locksport tools you can make yourself
    Products
    Meetups
    Lock picking criminals
    Sales
    Giveaways
    And more

  • 72: The $24,000 Key Tool

    October 18th, 2021  |  33 mins 2 secs

    Your weekly source for locksport news and sometimes interviews.
    Full show notes, including links, can be found at http://www.thelocksportscast.com
    In this week’s episode:
    An important Locky Award update
    Crews Crack Historic Hanford Vault
    Update on the Game Boy car theft tool
    A different approach to combination padlocks
    Several video recommendations
    Update on Red Team Tools
    A new black belt picker
    Several new Products
    Some new Meetups
    A locksmith story
    Lock picking criminals
    Sales
    Giveaways
    And more

  • 71: The Wonderful World of Electronics

    October 11th, 2021  |  40 mins 45 secs

    Your weekly source for locksport news and sometimes interviews.
    Full show notes, including links, can be found at http://www.thelocksportscast.com
    Master Lock Bluetooth padlocks
    Amazon wants access to businesses, homes, and apartment buildings
    Home Depot's Bluetooth power tool activation
    Facebook locked out
    First pick Mul-T-Lock 800
    Lock Picking Forensics
    Jonathan 's Made Perfect Raffle update
    Making custom picks
    Products
    Meetups
    A locksmith customer story
    Criminals
    Sales
    Giveaways
    And more

  • 70: When the BEST is a Schlage

    October 4th, 2021  |  30 mins 35 secs

    Your weekly source for locksport news and sometimes interviews.
    Full show notes, including links, can be found at http://www.thelocksportscast.com
    In this week’s episode:
    Bosnian Bill Retires
    Safe Cracking on Netflix?
    Blackbag reviews Little Black Book of Lockpicking
    Washington's safe-cracking star
    Copying the uncopyable stealth key
    Is BEST A = Schlage D?
    Conan Tries To Get A Fan To Teach Him How To Pick Locks
    An Anti Angle Grinder Bike Lock
    Speedlocks Tournament update
    Two more black belts
    Meetups
    The ShellCon LPV schedule
    Sales
    Giveaways
    And more

  • 69: Locksmiths Being Robbed at Gunpoint

    September 27th, 2021  |  32 mins 56 secs

    Your weekly source for locksport news and sometimes interviews.
    Full show notes, including links, can be found at http://www.thelocksportscast.com
    In this week’s episode:
    Regulating Locksmiths
    Toni's picking streak hits 1000
    Scanning the Urban Alps Stealth Key
    A new Jeff Moss interview
    Two new Black Belts
    Car thieves robbing locksmiths at gunpoint to get programmers
    and other criminal stories
    Meetups
    New products
    Sales
    Giveaways
    And more

  • 68: Bosnianbill Rebranded

    September 20th, 2021  |  40 mins 9 secs

    Your weekly source for locksport news and sometimes interviews.
    Full show notes, including links, can be found at http://www.thelocksportscast.com
    In this week’s episode:
    Family-owned Locksmith to close after nearly 90 years
    Bosnianbill Rebranded
    Roon taking a break
    Layered bike security
    Teaching politicians to pick locks
    3D printing a bump key
    Making keys on a 4 axis mill
    How firefighters deal with locks
    m0g's locksport journey
    Another criminal actually caught picking a lock
    Meetups
    Sales
    Giveaways
    And more

  • 67: ASSA ABLOY to Acquire Kwikset and Culper Goes to Prison

    September 13th, 2021  |  37 mins 47 secs

    Your weekly source for locksport news and sometimes interviews.
    Full show notes, including links, can be found at http://www.thelocksportscast.com
    In this week’s episode:
    Multiple first picks
    ASSA ABLOY to acquire Kwikset and Baldwin owner
    Attackers can disable some Wi-Fi security alarms
    the Little Black Book of Lockpicking
    SPARROWS Disc Pick back in stock
    Man breaks into locksmith’s warehouse 6 times
    Culper Woodhull picks handcuffs and goes to prison
    Man brakes into homes using his parole card
    Meetups
    Sales
    Giveaways
    And more

  • 66: Hamburglar Cracks Burger King Safe

    September 6th, 2021  |  36 mins 19 secs

    Your weekly source for locksport news and sometimes interviews.
    Full show notes, including links, can be found at http://www.thelocksportscast.com
    In this week’s episode:
    Why teach lock picking
    The Key Machine Chronicles
    The Pick Set Builder
    DD Pick making tutorials
    New products
    Meetups
    The latest belt counts
    911 commemorative locks and the journey that led to them
    Locksmith Story
    Lockpicking Criminals
    Sales
    Giveaways
    And more

  • 65: LockPickingLawer at SAINTCON and Deviant Teaches a Blind Picker

    August 30th, 2021  |  37 mins 53 secs

    Your weekly source for locksport news and sometimes interviews.
    Full show notes, including links, can be found at http://www.thelocksportscast.com
    In this week’s episode:
    RV Door Locks Keyed the Same
    A GoFundMe for Bronx lock picker 60
    LockPickingLawer at SAINTCON
    How Quickly Can a Blind Person Learn Lockpicking?
    New EDC Latch Tool
    Meetups
    A Journey to black story
    Locksmith Story
    Strange Lock Story
    Lockpicking Criminals
    Sales
    Giveaways
    And more

  • 64: Lock Picking and Safe Cracking in Movies and TV

    August 23rd, 2021  |  32 mins 5 secs

    Your weekly source for locksport news and sometimes interviews.
    Full show notes, including links, can be found at http://www.thelocksportscast.com
    In this week’s episode:
    Impressioning in China
    First Pick of Mul-T-Lock Omega Plus
    Picking a Ferrari
    The longest picking streak
    The Mile High Locksport Club
    Schlage Week
    Meetups
    New black belt
    Lock Picking and Safe Cracking in Movies and TV
    A Journey to black story
    A Crazy Locksmith Story
    Strange Lock Story
    Sales
    Giveaways
    And more

  • 63: Challenge Lock Etiquette and Tracking

    August 16th, 2021  |  37 mins 6 secs

    Your weekly source for locksport news and sometimes interviews.
    Full show notes, including links, can be found at http://www.thelocksportscast.com
    In this week’s episode:
    The Locky Awards logo contest winner
    “Super Heists” TV Series
    Jonathan's Made Perfect Studio Raffle
    A new Discord for key impressioning
    New Products
    Meetups
    Yet another new black belt
    Challenge Lock Etiquette and Tracking
    A Crazy Locksmith Story
    Lock picking criminals
    Sales
    Giveaways
    And more