Master Lock Padlocks are my new special interest

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13 Jul 2019, 4:34 pm

I got a screwdriver from my dad and it had this cool mechanism where you can lock it (only rotate to the right, to the left or does not rotate). It brought back a memory from my childhood.

When I lived in the US as a 7 year old I was first introduced to preset combination master lock padlocks. We had two. A green one and a red one. I really loved them but they are not sold in my country at all.

For the past few days its been on my mind all the time. I just want to get a master lock padlock with the wheel and the numbers.


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13 Jul 2019, 7:17 pm

I've got a bit of a thing for padlocks , but I like to crack them.

Master Lock combination padlocks are available on eBay , I'm pretty sure you will find a seller that ships to your location

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P.S. Your locking screwdriver is known as a ratchet screwdriver :)


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13 Jul 2019, 9:09 pm

I had and still have an intense interest in locks of all kinds. I have on many occasions ordered locks on ebay just to open them up and study the mechanisms.


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13 Jul 2019, 9:18 pm

SaveFerris wrote:
I've got a bit of a thing for padlocks , but I like to crack them.

Master Lock combination padlocks are available on eBay , I'm pretty sure you will find a seller that ships to your location

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P.S. Your locking screwdriver is known as a ratchet screwdriver :)

I still have the one I got in junior high. It’s around fifty years old! I still use it too.



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14 Jul 2019, 1:42 am

SaveFerris wrote:
I've got a bit of a thing for padlocks , but I like to crack them.

Master Lock combination padlocks are available on eBay , I'm pretty sure you will find a seller that ships to your location

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P.S. Your locking screwdriver is known as a ratchet screwdriver :)


You can also purchase a set of padlock shims on Ebay so you don't have to worry
about forgetting your combination.



I'm subscribed to this lock picking channel and the majority of the Master lock
products he reviews turn out to be junk.

Here is a playlist for all the Master lock products reviewed so far:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=P ... KuoLCaQXsD



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14 Jul 2019, 4:58 pm

Soliloquist wrote:
SaveFerris wrote:
I've got a bit of a thing for padlocks , but I like to crack them.

Master Lock combination padlocks are available on eBay , I'm pretty sure you will find a seller that ships to your location

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P.S. Your locking screwdriver is known as a ratchet screwdriver :)


You can also purchase a set of padlock shims on Ebay so you don't have to worry
about forgetting your combination.



I'm subscribed to this lock picking channel and the majority of the Master lock
products he reviews turn out to be junk.

Here is a playlist for all the Master lock products reviewed so far:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=P ... KuoLCaQXsD


I love BosnianBills vids - stay legal , stay safe , stay away from Masterlock :lol:

I practice on the clear locks

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14 Jul 2019, 5:14 pm

Although i think it is good that you have a new special interest.
May i also recommend arduino electronic locks, which are more secure, more sophisticated and a great deal harder to
unlock without authorisation in the form of an electronic key.

Such electronic locks have the potential to be extremely thief proof, if fitted with enough heavy duty reinforcement protecting the electronics. not impossible, as if you read the papers you will see that pro heists have been able to infiltrate and break even the most robust and professional lock.

However, i would say that a moderate level installation would prevent most petty "masterlock" experts from being able to break the lock, due to electronic locks having no actually key or cylinder.

Also, may i note that Arduino has many more uses, as locking devices are very simple when compared to many of the more sophisticated uses for embedded systems. Which are in short, have great potential only limited by your imagination, your knowledge of their systems and your bank balance.

I also note, Embedded systems are one essential component of Internet of things devices (IoT) an industry where there is presently massive growth.



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14 Jul 2019, 7:48 pm

Thank you for all the replies.

I do not like the locks for actually locking stuff. Just playing with them and stimming. I love the clicking


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15 Jul 2019, 2:01 am

SaveFerris wrote:
I love BosnianBills vids - stay legal , stay safe , stay away from Masterlock :lol:


I know if you watch Bosnianbill's videos you will already know of the
LockPickingLawyer's channel, but for anyone else landing here with
an interest in lock picking, it is another great channel to check out.

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCm9K6r ... 6FQ/videos



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15 Jul 2019, 6:14 am

teksla wrote:
Thank you for all the replies.

I do not like the locks for actually locking stuff. Just playing with them and stimming. I love the clicking


That's all I use padlocks for these days :lol:


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15 Jul 2019, 6:18 am

Soliloquist wrote:
SaveFerris wrote:
I love BosnianBills vids - stay legal , stay safe , stay away from Masterlock :lol:


I know if you watch Bosnianbill's videos you will already know of the
LockPickingLawyer's channel, but for anyone else landing here with
an interest in lock picking, it is another great channel to check out.

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCm9K6r ... 6FQ/videos



I've watched a lot of lock picking vids over the years , when I get some money I will buy the tools needed to pick a mortice lock. I want to get a 'Kronos' but it's too expensive and takes the fun out of picking.


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