52: Criminals Don’t Need to Pick Locks

Episode 52 · May 31st, 2021 · 31 mins 7 secs

About this Episode

Your weekly source for locksport news and sometimes interviews.

Full show notes, including links, can be found at


In this week’s episode:

First pick of the Abloy Easy

200K Club Patch Design

How to bypass the new Master 175

Return of some in-person meetups

New Black-Belt picker

Speedlocks Records

Criminals don’t need to pick locks

Lock Picking Criminals




Community News:

Michael Maynard

locksport: Abloy Easy PL330 picked & gutted, build 0.1 testing

LayerOne 2021, LPV: "Abloy Easy -study" presentation

200K Club Patch Design Contest Finalists : lockpicking

the lockpick spy pen 🕵️‍♀️ aluminum body inside a lockpick tool set tension tools pen clip : lockpicking

All About The Lockpicking Belt Rankings System

[42] Mottura C30 Dimple-Pins + Magnetic Element Picked, Gutted & Explained + Lockcam

(1895) Review: Lock Noob's Duo Peak Rake Kit

Multipick ELITE 10 „Lock Noob's“ Duo Peak Rake Set-MP3PNS17

Master 175 Word Lock - Tighter tolerances, but still bypassable

When Master Lock Closes a Door, They Leave Open a Window: The model 175 vs the model 605

[1272] Good Job Master Lock... Kinda.




SpeedLocks Records:


LPU Karate Belts:

beltranking - lockpicking (reddit.com) 

2: Breaking Rules and Getting the Belt 


Main Topic:

Savvy thieves only need a key's number to gain access

Woman Shares Phrase That Saved Her After 'Scary' Device Used to Open Her Hotel Door

Crazy Locksmith Stories:



Police issue warning about door lock types following spike in burglaries in these Leeds areas

Thief breaks into local locksmith business; owner hopes surveillance video leads to quick arrest

St. Louis Police believe person who stole tools from local locksmith also broke into a towing company

MCSO: Traffic stop in Ukiah leads to arrest of Eureka man after burglary tools, ammo found

Cleveland police arrest man accused of impersonating an officer during traffic stop 


Southord Memorial Day Sale Items 20% off select items CODE MEMORIAL20 exp 6/2

https://www.lockpickshop.com/ 15% Off Coupon LPSMD2021 exp 6/31 Midnight Pacific

https://www.3dlocksport.com/ 10% off. CODE: LSCAST10

https://www.hooligankeys.com/ free shipping for any order over 30.00 code SHIPIT2021

https://www.uhs-hardware.com/ $15 off with code IMBACK

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

MAKO Locks https://makolocks.com/collections/black-friday-specials 

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

Giveaways and Contests:


[37] Giveaway! Win a Lockcam and More! #lockmagic200 


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

Founding Executive Producers:




Michael Gilchrist



Dave 2BDCy4D

Liibans Locksports Journey 

Pat from Uncensored Tactical 






Chief Content Producer:

Joshua Gonzalez

Content Producers:


Jeff and things

Joshua Gonzalez

Just A Picky Girl



Michael Gilchrist (Norlin)


Pocket Women







Tony Virelli

Special Thanks:


The Lock Sportscast

The Locky Awards – Locksport Community Awards 

Corrections and Additions:

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 

My Monthly Giveaway Rules:

I’m giving away one of my custom PacLock 100A padlocks or a gift card 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.

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-Make sure I know about it by tagging me and/or emailing me a screenshot or other proof.

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