Pick A Combination Or Padlock Using An Aluminium Can And A Boxcutter 

Video: Most consumer-grade locks aren't that secure. To wit, if you ever need to open a basic padlock or combination lock without a key, all you need is a soft drink can, a boxcutter and a little precise cutting. As the video above from Howcast demonstrates, you can (carefully!) cut a small piece of metal out of an aluminium can that's sturdy enough to pop open the mechanisms on padlocks and combination locks. Be forewarned, the technique above requires cutting sharp metal very precisely, so you'll need to use extra caution with this method.

How to Pick Any Padlock or Combination Lock [Howcast]


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