47: Locksmiths, the Good and the Bad

Episode 47 · April 26th, 2021 · 28 mins 49 secs

About this Episode

Full show notes, including links, can be found at


In this week’s episode:

Locksmith hailed a hero

Jury sides with KeyMe

Banner acquires H.L. Flake

New article on the Belt System

Possibly the world’s tiniest CL

A $30 million international bank heist

Other lockpicking criminals 

Criminal locksmiths



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:


Evil Arch Conservative



Joshua Gonzalez

Michael Gilchrist



Pocket Women




Special Thanks:


The Lock Sportscast

Corrections and Additions:

The Open Organisation Of Lockpickers 


Colchester Locksmith hailed a hero on Sara Cox's Radio 2 show

Marshall federal jury sides with KeyMe in patent trial

Banner Drives Expansion Strategy with Acquisition 

Community News:

#Pick4Gordon ~ RIP Granddad

The Belt Ranking System

Second Look: just released SC1 Kwikset Smartkey lock (Schlage Keyway)

[36] Miwa Anker 3800 Security Dimple Pins + 4 Magnetic Sliders Picked, Gutted & Explained + Lockcam


a locksmith day movie 

SpeedLocks Records:


LPU Karate Belts:

2: Breaking Rules and Getting the Belt

beltranking - lockpicking 

New Products:


Main Topic:

Crazy Locksmith Stories:

Colchester Locksmith hailed a hero on Sara Cox's Radio 2 show 


Three New York men arrested, accused of pulling off $30 million international bank heist

Kingston Police find crystal meth, lock pick during traffic stop

Málaga Police Arrest 'Red-Handed', A Man Wanted For 14 Robberies

Police investigate locksmith rivalry on Spain's Costa Blanca as dirty tricks sabotage competitor's internet ad campaign - Olive Press News Spain

For the record | News | wvnews.com 


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(ENG-166) Lockpicking - #SpeedPanda1500 Giveaway announcement 


Channel Update and Giveaway Announcement! 


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

Starrylock - #shoutoutMonday


Pocket Women

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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:

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