3: What is Locksport

Episode 3 · June 22nd, 2020 · 34 mins 24 secs

About this Episode

Episode 3: What is Locksport



In this week’s episode:

More news of criminals with picks.

What is locksport and activities does it encompass?

A couple interesting projects by the lockpicking subreddit members.


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


Contact Information

Email: charles@charlesbuildscrap.com

Reddit: currentc57 on r/locksport

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


The locksport rules:  

     Rule 1: never pick a lock that you don’t own or do not have permission to pick.  

     Rule 2: do not pick locks that you rely on or that are in use


State of the podcast

Thank you to everyone that contributed to this episode. And to everyone that has shared this podcast with others.  It really helps.  However , contributions were a bit thin this week. 

Please send me anything you have that is locksport related, even if you don’t think it’s important.  It might just be the bit of info I needed.  If not, no harm done.  

Remember this podcast needs your support.  

If you support the show in some way, like providing information that I use in the podcast, I will give you a shoutout.  So when you send in your information,  if you have a YouTube channel, blog or anything like that, be sure to let me know.


I’m changing the day the podcast is released to Monday, to better fit my schedule.  That will give me the weekend to plan, record, edit and upload the show.


I want to say a special thank you to HelpfulLockPicker on YouTube for sharing this podcast, and my YouTube channel.





Women facing breaking and entering, theft charges



What is “locksport”?

Picking locks just for the fun of it

Lock picking competitions

Disassembling and repinning locks

Challenge lock making and picking

Making cutaway locks

Decoding combination locks

Safe cracking

Tool making

Non destructive bypass methods

Destructive bypass methods

Designing and making new types of locks

Key impressioning 

Researching lock history 

Collecting locks


For decoding combination locks, check out Potti314 on YouTube


For beautiful cutaway locks, check out Supallama on YouTube



Interesting projects from the lockpicking Reddit:


LethalogicaX - made a 3D printed lock

Reddit Post 


YouTube channel



Grain ORice - Safe lock manipulation and picking 

YouTube channel


Reddit Post





RoonPicker on YouTube 



Starrylock on YouTube



Charles Builds Crap



Content for this episode provided by:

Starrylock on YouTube

LethalogicaX on YouTube

Flashingflamez on Reddit

Logos_Lock on Reddit


Special Thanks to:



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