What is a Lishi pick?
The Lishi 2-in-1 Lock Pick is the biggest revolution in lock picking we’ve seen in our 12 years in business! It literally enables someone who isn’t familiar with how to pick a standard pin & tumbler lock, to be able to quickly and efficiently open one like magic!
Do burglars use bump keys?
They may be vulnerable to what’s called a “bump key.” Crooks use the altered keys to break into homes— without a trace. Locksmiths created “bump keys” years ago for a quicker way to make repairs to broken locks, but now that crooks are using them, more people are looking for ways to protect their homes.
How does a Lishi lock pick work?
By recreating the exact keyway of the lock, the Lishi Pick eliminates the potential for false sets caused by unintentional side-to-side motion common in traditional picking. The ITS Modular Practice Lock is the perfect accessory to add with the SC1 (5-Pin) keyway, by simply removing the back (6th) pin from the lock.
What is a 999 key?
Bump keys are specially cut keys that can bypass the security mechanisms built into traditional pin and tumbler locks. Bump keys are also referred to as “999 keys” because all of their ridges are cut to the maximum depth (999) in a key-making machine.
Which lock is most secure?
Deadbolt door locks
Deadbolt door locks are the most secure type of key lock and are usually used on a home’s exterior door. Available in single- and double-cylinder styles, deadbolts are rated according to their strength from Grade 1 to Grade 3. A Grade 1 is the highest grade and provides the most security.
What is bumping a door lock?
Lock bumping is a phenomenon that has been getting a lot of attention. To bump a lock, a burglar inserts a specially cut key into the lock, then gently “bumps” it with a mallet or a screwdriver. This forces the pins in the lock to the shear line as the key turns and the door opens.