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Lock Bypassing with Shims

Lock Bypassing with Shims

  When disaster strikes and you are searching for resources, locks are going to be obstacles between you and what you need.  But that doesn’t mean that you won’t want to make use of the locks yourself.  Learning how to bypass locks in ways that leave them intact for your future use is a skill you will want to develop.  Previously we dealt with bypassing door locks with bump keys, many of the areas you will want to access could be locked with padlocks.  A shim is a great way to bypass a padlock that will allow you to lock […]

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Lock Bypassing: Bump Keys

Lock Bypassing: Bump Keys

In this instalment of lock bypassing we will be talking about bump keys.  A bump key is basically a key that has been filed down to the lowest depth.  They are used to jolt the pins of the lock above the shear point by applying tension on the bump key, and then bumping it.  Bump keys will work on multiple locks, but they are not universal, for every make or model you might need a different bump key. Obtaining a Bump Key Bump keys can be purchased legally from a variety of vendors online.  When considering which set to purchase, […]

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