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Use an aluminum soda can to open your padlocks or combination locks in the event that you have forgotten the combination or lost the key. When you're done ...
Watch this video to see me open a combination lock with a soda can!
Just a can, and some scissors or a box cutter. Here I'll demonstrate with a combination lock, but this technique applies to several other kinds of locks, including ...
First cut off the top and bottom of the can. Next cut a strip of metal (for this lock I cut a strip slightly wider than an inch). ...
Now take your "M"-shaped piece of aluminum and fold down the top. Once you've folded down the top, fold both sides upwards. You will probably need to wrap ...
To achieve the proper shape for your shim, simply place it on the shackle and gently press so that it forms to the same circular shape.
Once your shim is properly rounded you can slide it to the inside of the shackle's arch (make sure you are on the side with the locking mechanism, ...
Recently, Master Lock has been advertising anti-shim or shim-proof locks. These locks can actually still be shimmed, however they are a bit more difficult. Many padlocks that need ...
Use an aluminum soda can to open your padlocks or combination locks in the event that you have forgotten the combination or lost the key.
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