All you need to know about locks and picking them

Magnum 2100 Mont Blanc צילינדר מאגנום

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Here is a quick look on a new Magnum lock I got – Magnum 2100 Mont Blanc.

This lock has a very good design and some nice features but as with many other locks can be defeated within seconds.

The  lock is actually a wafer lock (like vehicles)  and has a very narrow key way which is almost impossible to introduce a tension wrench in

 

צילינדר מאגנום 2100 הינו מנעול מעניין מאוד תהוא עושה מפחיות ודי מזכיר מנעול רכב

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The key is a double-sided key and the lock contains 8 wafers and 4 heights .

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The middle wafer is an anti drilling one and therefore will not move.

 

 The plug sits within two plastic caps that hold the wafers when the key is not in.

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The core of the lock and the anti snapping system (which makes it very difficult to dismantle).

 

למנעול מנגנון אנטי שבירה

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The lock was sent to friends in England and was picked but I don’t think picking is the best solution.

A blank key will do the trick in no time…

4 responses

  1. Very well worked out Raf. I have seen a lock very similar to this on a internal door at my local Bank.

    December 3, 2012 at 10:16 pm

  2. Warren Rockley

    Due to the poor manufacturing tolerances, this is a very easy pick. The overlifting method is very effective too.
    Nice work Raf.

    December 4, 2012 at 12:08 pm

  3. Satan

    Nicely done Raf !! Much quicker than I picked it !!

    December 4, 2012 at 6:17 pm

  4. I opened one of these a few days ago on a plastic type shed. Picked ok but tricky to tension

    February 18, 2014 at 4:52 pm

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