Introduction: How to Open Locks With Nut Wrenches
I show how to open a lock using two large nut wrenches/combination wrenches. This method of bypassing locks will only work on cheap locks made with poor materials. It will also destroy the lock by bending the shackle and breaking part of the lock housing. The wrenches are inserted into the shackle of the lock and are angled away from each other. The ends of the wrenches are held and are then pressed toward each other. The wrenches are used like levers to pry the shackle which ends up breaking the side of the lock that was holding the shackle inside opening the lock.
This should only be used when you have lost the key to the lock and cannot open it another way. This video is for educational purposes only, only use this on locks you own or have permission to break open.
Lock picking is the art of unlocking a lock by analyzing and manipulating the components of the lock device without the original key. In addition, ideal lock picking should not damage the lock itself, allowing it to be rekeyed for later use, which is especially important with antique locks that would be impossible to replace if destructive entry methods were used. Although lock picking can be associated with criminal intent, it is an essential skill for a locksmith, and is often pursued by law abiding citizens as a useful skill to learn or simply a hobby. The move towards combination locks for high security items such as safes was intended to remove the weakest part of the lock: its keyhole.
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