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Make a wrench and pick with one paper clip, with no tools, for opening cheap padlocks. Materials: 1 paper clip
Break your paper clip in the middle, and bend those two pieces open. You should have two similar looking "L"s.
right about now you're probably thinking... "what am I supposed to do with these?".well. One of those "L"s is your pick, and one is your torsion wrenc...
You may notice this lock pick is better than most lock picks out there, 100% better actually, because it's a DOUBLE ended lock pick, the straight end ...
slide the straight end into your lock, right under the pins. At this point, make sure the torsion wrench in the lower part on the keyway is not getti...
just a minute, just hold on... If you haven't picked a lock before, I really wouldn't recommend learning like this. Jiggling with a straight paper cli...
picking locks is not easy to do, and using just a paper clip to open a padlock can be extremely frustrating. but DON'T GIVE UP, it took me almost 20 p...
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