Picking tubular locks

From: Jay West <jlwest_at_tseinc.com>
Date: Mon Sep 27 08:30:41 1999

Picking a standard lock isn't that difficult, especially with the right

I've never tried an ACE or "round" type lock, but I was always under the
impression that those were virtually impossible to pick, even for a pro?!?

Jay West
-----Original Message-----
From: John Foust <jfoust_at_threedee.com>
To: Discussion re-collecting of classic computers
Date: Monday, September 27, 1999 8:35 AM
Subject: Picking tubular locks

>At 07:14 PM 9/25/99 +0100, Tony Duell wrote:
>>What sort of lock is it? Most locks can be picked, although the worst
>>common type is the 'Ace' tubular lock, which I guess this is likely to
>Argh, now there's a useful thread topic. I've got a few systems in
>the basement that need picking, and I've put them aside until I know how.
>Any tips? I seem to remember some hacker text file on the topic.
>- John
Received on Mon Sep 27 1999 - 08:30:41 BST

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