HOW TO – Crack a combination lock video

This video shows you how to figure out the combination to a lock, my lock doesn’t seem to work, but the comments on the site and Digg seem to suggest it works… [via] – Link.

Related:

  • Instructions and spreadsheet – Link.
  • PHP page (math bits) – Link & more code.
  • Opening via shims – Link.
  • HOW TO make a Beer Can Padlock Shim – Link.
  • HOW TO use the PSP to open Masterlocks – Link.

18 thoughts on “HOW TO – Crack a combination lock video

  1. spacematters says:

    Correction:
    In step 3 if the remainder is 2 or 3 subtract 2 (resulting in 0 or 1).

    Hint:
    My g/f Atira points out that if you’ve been out of high school awhile you have forgotten the basics of a master lock. So:

      Clockwise a couple times to reset
      Clockwise to the first number
      Counter-Clockwise past the first number to the second number.
      Clockwise directly to the third.
      Yank hard.

    Thank god I’m dating a younger woman, I’d have never remembered that on my own.

  2. nap70 says:

    Important news, everyone! spacematters has a *girlfriend*. and, she’s *younger*.

  3. viking64 says:

    Absolutely amazing, worked the first time I tried the method!!!

  4. viking64 says:

    Absolutely amazing, worked the first time I tried the method!!!

  5. viking64 says:

    Absolutely amazing, I opened my lock the first time I tried this method!!

  6. catb76 says:

    Unbelievable!! I wasn’t sure if it would work…it totally did! Thank you!

  7. wolf seril says:

    That’s not a Master Lock- its an American brand lock.

    I’m not usually such an ass about stuff like that, but I don’t know if it would work right on a masterlock.

    Very cool, though.

  8. wolf seril says:

    That’s not a Master Lock- its an American brand lock.

    I’m not usually such an ass about stuff like that, but I don’t know if it would work right on a masterlock.

    Very cool, though.

  9. guestapo says:

    It worked for my old high school lock. Now I can actually use it again!

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