Episode 27

27: Criminal Locksmiths


December 7th, 2020

25 mins 8 secs

Your Host

About this Episode

Full show notes, including links, can be found at



In this week’s episode:

-The 1st Pick of the Fichet F3D external cylinder

-The 1st pick of the Schlage Primus 29SL

-Another update on the Locky Awards

-Sparrows DD picks back in stock

-A new Medeco

-The LPU charity raffle has been officially announced

-Sparrows has another new pick designed by Locknoob

-Criminal Locksmiths and other lockpicking criminals



-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



Content Producers:






-Joshua Gonzalez 


-Michael Gilchrist

-Lock Pickings Gal


-Pocket Women

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

Corrections and Additions:

Crochetage cylindre fichet F3D coté extérieur. 


Locky Award nominations will start being accepted on January 1st


Recent stories related to locksport:


Key patent expiration dates 

Medeco's New High-Security Key System 


The Medeco 4 has arrived! : lockpicking 

Medeco 4 High Security Locks  



Community News:

#1MillionScovilleLocksportClub – Follow your Challenge Lock! 

Follow your Challenge Lock! – beta 

Sparrows Monkey Paw Lock Pick

Monkey Paw Pick

(1822) Choosing a Small Safe (Part 1) 

#Norlin250 Primus 29SL, Picked and gutted! Worlds First?


Andrew K. Foster, a former locksmith, must serve more than 10 years

Police say 'Volga Maniac,' who killed 26 women, captured in Russia

LPD: Man confronted while cutting padlock on storage unit   

Storage Unit Thief Suspect In Custody Facing Burglary Charges 

Naples man arrested for having drugs, stealing from two stores at mall


-Southord 25% Discount November 25th through December 23rd code CHEER25

-Commando Locks 15% off all locks code FALL2020 - Expires 2021-01-01 11:59PM EST

-MAKO Locks 15% off with code BUYMAKO Unknown exp

-MAKO Locks Black Friday Specials Also the code above works on these deals!

-Black Weekend @ Multipick 10% off on all ELITE lock pick sets! https://bit.ly/33FFEE4 

-Auf alle Multipick ELITE Picksets 10% Preisnachlass ! https://bit.ly/37yAjzh 

-Multipick Germany coupon. Gives 5% discount: MPTIKTOK10

Giveaways and Contests:

-Lock Pickings Gal

   - Happy Kindness Day!! #kindnesslock 

-Michael Gilchrist

   - #Norlin250 subscriber giveaway 


   - (ENG-108) Lockpicking - Roomtour and Giveaway announcement  #xmasPF2020

-Starrylock - #shoutoutMonday


   -Pocket Women

-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