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

  • 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

  • 62: Alpha Pre-order and Starrylock's Back

    August 9th, 2021  |  44 mins 30 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:
    Digs Alpha lock pre-orders are open
    Starrylock's channel is back, without subs
    Syncing YouTube to Odysee
    JimyLongs’s Lockpick Project
    Lock restoration
    A new locksport book
    Two new black belts
    Meetups
    New Products
    Lock picking criminals
    Sales
    Giveaways
    And more

  • A Conversation with Digs (6)

    August 6th, 2021  |  1 hr 11 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 episode:
    A conversation with Digs
    Timothy Digby (Digs) is a US Navy Chief, a moderator on the LPU discord, a black belt picker, owner of digbylockandtool.com. He also designed and made his own lock from scratch called the Alpha.

  • 61: Starrylock's YouTube Channel Suspended

    August 2nd, 2021  |  28 mins 15 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:
    Starrylock’s YouTube channel suspended
    First pick of Mark's Hi-Sec Sidebar Equipped SFIC
    Locks Without Borders update and help request
    SubtleDigs interviewed Lock Noob
    A LockPickingLawyer SAW parody
    SpeedLocks Tournament of Champions update
    A review of YouTube's contest policy
    Meetups
    New Products
    Lock picking criminals
    Sales
    Giveaways
    And more

  • 60: Another Bosnianbill Update

    July 26th, 2021  |  40 mins 46 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:
    ALOA Attendees Lists for sale
    Picks on a plane
    PACLOCK looking for more testers
    Another Bosnianbill update
    First Pick of 6pin Goal P
    Manipulating the Stanton Concepts RKS
    Meetups
    New Products
    Lock picking criminals
    Sales
    Giveaways
    And more

  • 59: Learning to Impression

    July 19th, 2021  |  38 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:
    Keyline Acquires Jet
    Houdini coming to Walmart
    Locksmith Imposter
    Locksmith offers free spare keys
    First pick of Opnus Memolis
    LockCamp tickets available
    2 more black belt pickers
    Learning to Impression
    Kinky Locksmith Story
    The Cleaning fairy
    Lock picking criminals
    Criminal locksmith
    Sales
    Giveaways

  • 58: Lockpicking Lawyer Controversy

    July 12th, 2021  |  35 mins 59 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 Space Safe
    Decoding an old suitcase
    First picks of Zeiss Ikon SK6 Vectorprofil Rippe Extra
    DEFCON Lockpick Village accepting proposals
    Lockpicking Lawyer controversy
    Loss of a beloved member of the YouTube locksport community
    2 new black belt pickers
    New Speedlocks records
    Locksmith story
    Sales
    Giveaways

  • 57: Don’t Pick Your Neighbor’s Lock

    July 5th, 2021  |  36 mins 27 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:
    First pick Mersey 10 lever
    First pick of Segal Pickproof
    200k club patches are in
    The American Lock Collectors Association
    Canadian Lockpickers Discord
    Making a lock pick ring
    More tips for bypassing the new Master 175
    The latest Reddit belt stats
    Don’t pick your neighbor’s lock
    Lock picking criminals
    Sales
    Giveaways

  • 56: Bosnianbill Update

    June 28th, 2021  |  40 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:
    Learning Lockpicking in college
    EVVA Dual Gut Key
    The Bosnianbill situation
    Key Blank History
    An Emhart club
    First pick of a Muel
    Martin Newton’s new rotary disc pick
    New book by Dave McOmie
    Lock Picking Criminals
    Sales
    Giveaways

  • 55: Lockpicking Fathers

    June 21st, 2021  |  33 mins 47 secs

    Your weekly source for locksport news and sometimes interviews.
    In this week’s episode:
    Lockpicking Father Stories
    Stuff Made Hear vs LockPickingLawyer update
    Picking for Good
    Brummie’s Corbin Update
    Antique Safe Restoration
    Independent Lock Collectors Association
    Key Impressioning
    More in-person events coming
    An Artwork Contest
    Lock Picking Criminals
    Sales
    Giveaways
    Full show notes, including links, can be found at http://www.thelocksportscast.com
    Cover art courtesy of Tiny kraKen

  • 54: Lock Sportscast Clips

    June 14th, 2021  |  32 mins 58 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:
    A New Lock Sportscast YouTube channel
    PacLock Testing a new Bike Lock
    First pick of the Laperche Rolls
    FIRST picks of RUKO Triton 501
    Hotel Room Security
    Lockwood history
    Lock Picking Criminal
    Sales
    Giveaways