14: Alex Hoo's #MadAussieChallenge

Episode 14 · September 7th, 2020 · 24 mins 31 secs

About this Episode

Full show notes, including links, can be found at



In this week’s episode:

-Bowley is working on a new lock cylinder

-A new book on picking for Emergency Service Professionals

-More lock picking criminals

-A few labor day sales

-Details on Alex Hoo’s #MadAussieChallenge 

-And other giveaways


Contact Information

Email: podcast@thelocksportscast.com

Twitter https://twitter.com/charlescurrent 

Reddit: currentc57 on r/locksport

Discord: Lockpickers United as Current, Extraordinary League of Pickers as Current, CBC as Current




Executive Producers:



-Michael Gilchrist

Content Producers for this episode:


-Alex Hoo

-Red-headed Lockpicker

-Jonathon Le Page


Thank you to everyone that contributed to this episode. And to everyone that has shared this podcast with others.  

If you feel you are getting value from this show, please help us by supporting the show in one of the following ways (listed in order of importance)

-Help me make this podcast a resource for the community by sending me any news or information you would like to share.  

-Share this podcast with your lock picking buddies.  

-Leave a good review in your favorite podcast app.

-Contribute financially


Recent stories related to locksport:

-Bowley Lock Company Inc.

-InventHelp Inventor Develops Compact Lock Pick for the Hotel Industry

-New Book on Tactical Lock Picking for Emergency Service Professionals

-A Heritage Moment

-Help police ID 2 subjects after burglary, safe cracking at Burger King in Williamston 

-Man accused of stealing firearms from local store charged 

-Two arrested after chase through cornfields in Wayne County 

-Reports of bold bike thieves in Toronto and Vancouver as used bike prices increase 

Community News:

-[73] Community Challenge Lock Update and Pick Attempt 


-SouthOrd Labor Day Sale! LABORDAY20 through Tuesday, September 8

-Peterson Labor Day Sale! UX71R060W2 expires SEPTEMBER 9TH

-Multipick via LPU LPUROCKZ2020 until Sept 30

-Law Lock Tools https://www.instagram.com/locktools/ 


Giveaways and Contests:

-Alex Hoo’s #MadAussieChallenge 

   -(89) #MadAussieChallenge a fun new challenge is here from Alex. 


   -Shaun Padt

   -Keyless Entry

   -Dark Arts Lock Picking

   -FunKey Fastdraw MonKey

   -Butcher's bLock

-Lowell Forbes - (83). #lowellswildoneyear.   Community appreciation GAW

-Starrylock - #shoutoutMonday


   -Pocket Women 

-Starrylock - Let’s celebrate the Women in Locksport #WomenInLocksportGAW

-Charles Builds Crap on YouTube - In order to encourage you to send me information for the this show, I’m changing the rules for my PAM Giveaway (see rules below) or https://www.thelocksportscast.com/p/paclock-a-month-giveaway/https://www.youtube.com/user/MrCharlesCurrent


Remember this podcast can’t exist without your support.

Please keep sending in your news, links and giveaways.

Share the show with your lockpicking friends. 


“PacLock a Month” Rules:

This year (2020), I’m giving away one of my custom PacLock 100A padlocks a month. 

To be entered, you must:

  1.Provide me with locksport or locksport community news that I can use on my weekly podcast.

    -Submit your news via one of the following:

      +Email: podcast@thelocksportscast.com

      +Reddit: currentc57 on r/locksport

      +Discord: You can find me on the following servers as “Current”

        ~Lockpickers United 

        ~Extraordinary League of Pickers 


    -You will receive 1 entry for each news item I use in the podcast that month.

  2.Share the podcast on social media

    -Make sure I know about it by tagging me and/or emailing me a screenshot or other proof.

The winner will be drawn and announced the following month.  The winner will have 1 week to contact me via email to claim the prize.

I will pay for shipping within the U.S.  If you live outside the U.S., you can still enter, but must pay shipping if you win.

I reserve the right to change these rules as I need to during the course of the year.

I reserve the right to disqualify anyone for any reason.  My decisions are final.

This giveaway is a thank you to the subscribers that watch my videos, listen to my podcast and help me produce it.  

YouTube is in no way a partner to this contest and all applicants agree to release YouTube from any and all liability related to this contest.

Personal data collected as a part of this contest will be used only for the purposes of this contest and will not be released to third parties.

Any entries that violate YouTube's community guidelines will be disqualified: http://www.youtube.com/t/community_guidelines