Ever wondered how to pick a lock like in Skyrim? Well with the impending zombie apocalypse or any one of several man made apocalypse just around the corner, it's a useful skill to know.
Obviously this is not to be used on any locks you don't own or have permission to lock pick. I would also advise against trying to lock pick any lock you use to secure something, as this process may damage the lock.
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Step 2: How a lock works
Step 3: Lock picking tools
We'll go over the most common three tools you may use from the lock picking tool set.
The torque wrench is used to apply torsion to the lock barrel, providing you a ledge with which to catch the pins on.
A hook pick is used to jump the pins one by one, giving you the greatest control.
A rake pick is used to jump up several pins at once in the hope of catching them.