Hello there, my name is Rafael (my friends call me Raf) and I’m a locksmith based in Tel Aviv, Israel.
I am one of those lucky people who actually make a living out of their hobby.
I deal mostly with cars and dimple locks but I always keep a close eye on any type of lock that I can get my hands on. I am a member of the UKBK forum and I am learning a lot from this forum (I also had the pleasure of meeting some very friendly, fantastic lock pickers from there). I also joined the DBC forum and if anyone is looking for a friendly and very informative forum, I would highly recommend them both.
Through this site I would like to share my work and the things learned about working with locks, as well as some nice tips which I hope will be interesting for all the people out there who are interested in the world of lock picking.
ALL OF THE LOCKS THAT ARE SHOWN IN MY BLOG HAVE NOT BE MODIFIED IN ANY WAY, HOWEVER IT IS IMPORTANT TO MENTION THAT PICKING ANY BRAND OF LOCKS DOESN’T MEAN TO SAY THAT IT WILL OPEN ALL OF THEM EXCEPT THE ONES THAT I AM PICKING .
think its a lovely looking site raf and i shall enjoy visiting here
February 28, 2011 at 9:58 pm
what an excellent site mate…I’ll be checking back regularly to read your blogs,
All the very best,
March 2, 2011 at 4:59 pm
Real nice & crisp site here Raf!
Look forward to seeing it develop 🙂
March 6, 2011 at 6:52 pm
April 11, 2011 at 5:02 pm
Excellent work on the site!
Keep up the great work!
April 22, 2011 at 9:07 pm
Spot on site
April 23, 2011 at 8:21 pm
Very nice webpage !
Please drop by keypicking.com I think you could add a lot to the website and meet some interesting people. Very friendly place !!
Thankyou for the interesting information.
April 28, 2011 at 8:01 pm
excellent site raf
June 15, 2011 at 12:47 pm
Excellent site Raf, very informative.
August 2, 2011 at 3:04 pm
I want to buy dimple bump gun. Pls tell me how to buy ?
August 31, 2011 at 8:40 am
nice site raf my man, your a gent, if ever in manchester theres a man unt ticket with your name on it
September 5, 2011 at 12:03 pm
You know I’m a Chelsea fan …
September 5, 2011 at 5:14 pm
i know your a chelski fan but we all have our crosses to bear mate
September 6, 2011 at 7:50 am
i lost the key to my bike lock and my bike is locked to my house.. anyway you can break it/pick it? i am in tel aviv.
September 26, 2011 at 9:01 am
PM your phone number pls
September 27, 2011 at 4:03 pm
Gr8 site – wealth of information here – lots to read so ill get off .. ..
September 30, 2011 at 7:47 pm
Just started to look in here. i like what i see very well explained.
October 2, 2011 at 2:58 pm
Raf my name is Mike i am from NYC, i like your web site! And i am looking for somebody who actually can help me, i tryed forums, never got an answer. If you can help me with some information, please. Only two questions:
WHICH WAFERS (POSITIONS) ARE IN THE DOOR of a 2001 Ford Focus?
WHAT ARE THE CUTS for a 2000 Honda Accord with a key code of “8400”?
Thank you very much!!!
March 17, 2012 at 3:20 pm
To my knowledge all 10 wafers are in the door lock of Ford HU101 ,there are 5 heights to each one of them .
Positios are 1,2 5,6 9,10 and 3,4 7,8.
Your code 8400 doesn’t show anything pls check again.
March 18, 2012 at 10:01 am
September 21, 2016 at 12:06 am
Hi Rav, love the site, if possible could you do a demo with your comments on the new laser lock pick, this is the link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9_q2CD282E8&feature=channel&list=UL
May 21, 2012 at 2:03 pm
I don’t know those picks where did you got it from?
May 21, 2012 at 2:30 pm
I asked a question about a U lock yesterday. Was it deledted?
August 16, 2012 at 4:06 pm
It was deleted by accident but I must say it’s not a lock I’m familiar with.
August 16, 2012 at 5:01 pm
I have a lock that I need a key made for. It is a dimple disc lock and I believe that the key should be a DK6. I can send you 2 or 3 locks that are keyed alike to test with. Let me know if this is a service you offer.
August 22, 2012 at 6:51 pm
Which country are you from?
Pls contact me via e-mail email@example.com
August 23, 2012 at 1:00 pm
How I can get password to open last post?
October 30, 2012 at 8:33 pm
October 31, 2012 at 8:58 pm
Great site, Loads of good info. I found good result picking some mul-t- cylinders from the left hand side. There a couple of vids on you tube picking iseo dimples like this. If you trap pick relieve tension and start again.
Bye the way i followed Chelsea late 70s thru to late 80s home and some away better atmosphere then, but no trophies
April 25, 2013 at 1:02 pm
Know what you mean about the mul-t-locks but there is a risk of the pick getting caught in the lock.
You are very right about Chelsea and I do feel the same.
April 26, 2013 at 9:37 am
thanks for the nice site, I have question for you, hope you can respond me with an honest reply,
say that you will change the barrel in your home door in an apartment, would you buy a keso or mul-t-lock lock
and which type would you prefer, I know that mul-t-lock is Israel made and Keso is Swiss made.
thanks fro the answer in advance.
March 27, 2014 at 3:12 pm
Both of them are good locks.
Evva is also a great option. I have the Evva MCS in my door.
March 27, 2014 at 6:33 pm
1) WHAT ARE THE CUTS for a 2000 Honda Accord with a key code of “8400”?2)
2) What was the craziest locksmith customer experience you’ve ever had?
June 25, 2014 at 7:41 pm
raf; The last two questions are to gain access to American Lock’s wholesale site… I wouldn’t give out the answers to just anyone. If you want to PM the answer to me, that’d be fine, though!
July 3, 2014 at 11:43 am
Raf- I’d like to PM you a question but don’t see a place to submit it. Will you please contact me at your convenience. Thanks
August 13, 2014 at 6:32 pm
August 25, 2014 at 6:06 am
Yes I need the answers myself…I am new to the biz and am only concentrating o doing auto locks I have 16k already invested in a triton laser key machine a programmer and various hand tools like lishi and now I await my llc liscence wich will be here on the 1st of February so I am legit I have spent somuch money by now not to be and so I am in need of getting “plugged in” to the apps and sites that can help me not hemorrhage money and get necessary info to make my job a little easier since so far it hasn’t been and am asked 2 questions on this 1 app 1 is about the Honda with the cuts 8406 and the other is what is the craziest …..so if. You could help that would be fantastic you can message me at firstname.lastname@example.org or if my website is finally up danielsemergencylockandroadsideservicellc.com thanks
January 26, 2022 at 6:39 pm
shalom Rafa…my name also Rafa, aval ani loh medaber ivrit…mevin kzat, loh kolkar tov 😉 can you please email me worldbird369 at gmail dot com… im very interested in your work…especially with secured swiss made keys… toda raba malakh 🙂
December 11, 2014 at 12:24 pm
Fantastic site you have here! Keep up the awesome work!
October 12, 2015 at 1:17 am
key cuts 2000 honda accord with key code 8400
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