44: First Picks and Belt Changes

Episode 44 · April 5th, 2021 · 48 mins 8 secs

About this Episode

Full show notes, including links, can be found at


In this week’s episode:

The loss of one of our community members

The man taking safes out of closing banks

First pick of the ASSA 5701

First pick of the Goal D9

First pick of the Opnus MMX

First look at the SC1 SmartKey

How to make a tensioner from music wire

A DD pick made out of an Abus padlock

SpeedLocks Tournament of Champions Announced

The changes to the LPU belt classifications

New Products

Lockpicking and Locksmith criminals



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




The Lock Sportscast merch 

CBC merch 

Executive Producer:

Founding Executive Producers:



Michael Gilchrist



Dave 2BDCy4D

Liibans Locksports Journey 

Pat from Uncensored Tactical 





Chief Content Producer:


Content Producers:


Chris's Adventures in lockpicking


Joshua Gonzalez


Pocket Women


SE Lock & Key

SouthHampton Lock Picking Club


Special Thanks:


I Won an Award! Plus a Package from Daz Evers!

The Locky Awards 


The Lock Sportscast

Corrections and Additions:


Travel locks: The ugly truth

Meet the man taking old safes out of closing Tasmanian bank branches

Smiley: Millie the Wonder Dog comes through | Smiley Anders | theadvocate.com

Community News:

RIP King Street Rob, we will miss ya buddy

# 702 MUR-LOCK 68 With a Heavy Heart,Thoughts and Prayers are welcome RIP KING STREET ROB

#1397 A wonderful community member 

(22) How to pick the new Medeco M4 First Public Pick and Gut With Full Analysis

[L117] Rare ASSA Twin Exclusive 5700 (Baltic 5701 Scandinavian Oval Lock) - pick and gut

[147] Goal D9 Picked and Gutted

Opnus MMX Picked & Partially Gutted

KWIKSET SC1 (Schlage) SmartKey

[L116] How to make a tensioner for lock picking from music wire

(258) DIY homemade DD pick out of a Abus padlock - Thanks to HelpfulLockPicker & the Irishlockpicker

(1874) Review: SWICK (FINALLY) Arrives!

Mail Call : 31 MAR 2021 - SWICK Arrival and Initial Impressions

SpeedLocks Tournament of Champions 2021 Announcement! 

SpeedLocks Records:

New Products:


026 Review of the 'Pocket Pick' by Martin Newton & John Falle

Mystery Item


NexusIP Wi-Fi Safe Lock | Sargent and Greenleaf 


Crazy Locksmith Stories:



Jailed: Fairlop locksmith hid cocaine in secret compartment

Court beat | Bradford | bradfordera.com

One arrested as San Francisco police begin to increase burglary prevention efforts 


https://www.3dlocksport.com 10% off with code PACLOCK10

https://makolocks.com/ 15% off with code BUYMAKO Unknown exp

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

https://uklockpickers.co.uk/ 10% off with code GIFT

Giveaways and Contests:


250 Subscriber Giveaway #HVLogic250 


Channel Update and Giveaway Announcement! 


(ENG-164) Lockpicking - Giveaway rules April , Locky Awards and Logo Lock from Charles Builds Crap 

Starrylock - #shoutoutMonday


Pocket Women

CLK Supplies

Introducing #Lockboss Free Giveaway! Do you work with Locks & Keys or do Locksmithing? 

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:

I’m giving away one of my custom PacLock 100A padlocks every 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, Podbean, Fireside.fm, PacLock and other entities are in no way partners to this contest, and all applicants agree to release them 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