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Sparrows Tuxedo pickset

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£32.95
The Tuxedo set Designed to be your everyday carry set and is our most popular lock pick set

SKU: Sparrows-Tuxedo-pickset


Details

The Tuxedo 

The Tuxedo set by sparrows is designed to be your everyday carry set. The set includes 7 carefully selected picks that will open a wide variety of locks from standard front door locks to high security locks. Each picks has a smooth finish to help with lock manipulation and feed back. This set also includes one special 0.015 thin pick for narrow or full keyway picking.

The Tuxedo set also includes 6 tension wrenches of varying widths allowing for perfect control over the lock core. This set is designed for professionals who want a lock pick set with minimal bulk while being able to open a wide range of locks.

This set Includes

1 x Best Buster Snake rake 0.025 Thick

1 x Triple Rake 0.025 Thick

1 x Small Half Diamond 0.025 Thick

1 x Offset Hybrid 0.025 Thick

1 x Short Hook 0.025 Thick

1 x City Rake 0.025 Thick

1 x Short Hook 0.015 Thick

6 x Tension Wrenches

1 x Tuxedo Case black on black NO DOUBLES & NO FILLERS

Technical Descriptions

The "Best-Buster" is an altered profile similar to the traditional "snake rake". This rake is effective on many lock types, but is specifically designed for shallow, sweeping key bitings like those found in Best, Arrow, and Falcon locks.

The "Triple-Peak" is used on the withdrawal stroke of the makeing it one of the most effective rakes available. It differs from a traditional rake in the way it functions by using a "ramping" effect similar to bumping. Similar to the double peak with different spacing.

The "Small half Diamond" acts like a wedge while manipulating pins in keyways that are arranged in a manner that disallows a hook-type pick. The half diamond wedges itself under, and sometimes past the pins that are set too low to get a traditional hook under.

The "Offset Hybrid" is a combination of a shallow hook, and a rounded half diamond. The wedge-like point and specially rounded bottom edge slides through the keyway. With the pick acting as a centered fulcrum you will find that this pick has extremely smooth and controlled lifts. This is critical for locks like ASSA.

The "Standard short hook" or lifter is the first "go-to" pick in the arsenal. This Pick is more versatile and is used more often than any other pick. It is designed to let the picker feel of the intricacies of the lock and manipulate pins individually. When the pick is used in a raking type technique it is also possible to work several pins at the same time. This pick is good for a wide range of keyway types, and pinning arrangements.

The "City Rake" is a standard rake that has proven to be indispensable over the years. This pick does a fantastic job of emulating the key bitings found among most common commercial and residential locks such as Kwickset, Weiser and master.

 

All lock picks are manufactured by Sparrows out of American Made 301 Cold Max steel with average tension strength of 280,000 PSI

Customer Reviews

Very happy Review by Vorm
Thanks for a great service & recommendation for this pick set im very happy with it arrived in 7 days to Austria (Posted on 19/08/2017)
Great Review by new at this
This lock pick set set 100% better than a previous set i acquired from elsewhere that broke i left it 3 weeks to be sure but sparrows lock picks are alot stronger with a better case
thanks (Posted on 04/08/2017)
Pleased to own a nice set of lock picks i shall treasure this for the rest of my life Review by Stinky Pete
After advice from Alan at uk lock pickers i chose to buy this set ive only been picking 4 weeks but with this set ive managed to open 70% more locks i think this is more down to the tension tools that are in the case
Good shopping experience & great customer service (Posted on 04/08/2017)

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