19: What’s the Deal with LOTO Locks

Episode 19 · October 12th, 2020 · 31 mins 22 secs

About this Episode

Full show notes, including links, can be found at



In this week’s episode:

-A locksmith helps kidnapped woman

-A locksmith shot by a customer

-We lost another Security industry icon

-Sparrows challenge coins

-More criminals

-What’s the deal with LOTO locks

-And more


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

Join the Discord at http://discord.thelocksportscast.com




Executive Producers:



-Michael Gilchrist 



-Dave 2BDCy4D


Content Producers for this episode:




-Red-headed Lockpicker 


-Alex Hoo 




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:

-Locksmith helps woman who wrote '911' on hand escape kidnapping

-Locksmith shot at Millworks Apartments off Howell Mill Road

-Aaron Fish: A life well lived 

-Lock Picking Puzzle #Shorts

-Defeating a sliding chain lock using a rubber band 

-Sparrows challenge coins being added to some orders

Community News:

- #pickmycorbin

-LockFall Towers Workshop Tour 2020




- Moncton man charged with 18 offences including sexual assault, firearm offences

-Second person arrested in string of burglaries | Local News

Main Topic:

-Using a master key for lockout/tagout

-Removal of lockout devices by persons other than those who applied them. 

-OSHA Training Toolbox Talk: OSHA's Lockout/Tagout Standard 

-6 Considerations When Selecting Lockout Tagout Padlocks

-Interpretation on the control of hazardous energy (lockout/tagout) standard. 


-Commando Locks 15% off all locks code: FALL2020


Giveaways and Contests:


   -|85| It's a Spicy CL! Roon Picker Giveaway and Bat Shit Crazy Picked and Gutted! 

-Alex’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

-Starrylock - #shoutoutMonday


-Charles Builds Crap on YouTube - To encourage you to send me information for 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


“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 to ship 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