Lock Picking 101
Lockpicking, Locksmithing, Locksport, Locks and Picks
       

Lock Picking 101
Login
Profile
FAQ
Members
Search
View New Posts
Live LP101 IRC Chat!

Lock Pick 
Shop


Lock Picking Information
FAQ & General Information
Got Beginner Questions?
Pick-Fu [Intermediate Level]


Ask a Locksmith
This Old Lock
This Old Safe
What Lock Should I Buy?



Lockpicking Hardware
Locks
Lock Picks
Lock Bumping
Lock Pick Guns, Snappers
European Locks & Picks
The Open Source Lock

Off Topic
General Chatter
Bondage and Handcuffs


Locksmith Business Info
Running a Business
Key Machines
Close that door!
Life Safety Compliance
Electronic Locks & Access
Locksmith Supplies
Locksmith Lounge


Buy Sell Trade
Buy - Sell - Trade
It came from Ebay!


Advanced Topics
Advanced Topics Access
Safes & Safe Locks
Automotive Entry & Tools
High Security Locks
Advanced Lock Pick Tools
Advanced Buy/Sell/Trade



Locksport Groups
Locksport Local
Chapter President's Office
Locksport Board Room


 

Is it posseble to crack a safe by ear?

Having read the FAQ's you are still unfulfilled and seek more enlightenment, so post your general questions here.

Moderators: zeke79, Squelchtone

Is it posseble to crack a safe by ear?

Postby NewBee :) » Fri Apr 28, 2006 12:51 am

Is it really posseble to crack safes by listening to the lock? Not asking how to, but if it is posseble. it would just be fun to know if the hollywood movies actually where true :D :D


Sorry if my english is bad.... im Norwegian :wink:
Sorry if my english is bad.... i am norwegian :P that should explain it :P
NewBee :)
 
Posts: 11
Joined: Sat Feb 11, 2006 7:35 am
Location: Norway

Postby Shrub » Fri Apr 28, 2006 12:56 am

Yes,

Its a process of manipulation, hearing and touch are both important factors.
Shrub
Moderator
 
Posts: 11709
Joined: Mon May 23, 2005 5:03 pm
Location: Inactive

Re: Is it posseble to crack a safe by ear?

Postby p1ckf1sh » Fri Apr 28, 2006 1:37 am

NewBee \":)\" wrote:Is it really posseble to crack safes by listening to the lock? Not asking how to, but if it is posseble. it would just be fun to know if the hollywood movies actually where true


There is a bit of truth behind it, but the entire process is pretty condensed in the movies. Listening out is just the first step of it.

And although safecracking and info regarding it is limited to the advanced forums, i'll be brave and post some highly secretive but informative link.

http://money.howstuffworks.com/safecracking.htm

<grin>
Due to financial limitations the light at the end of tunnel has been turned off until further notice.
p1ckf1sh
 
Posts: 712
Joined: Thu Mar 16, 2006 10:55 pm
Location: North Germany, Europe

Postby illusion » Fri Apr 28, 2006 1:47 am

It's not specialy secret, since it would be very easy to find it.

Matt Blaze wrote something that may be of interest.
Time has passed, and I have loved many women. And as they've held me close, and asked if I will remember them, I've said, "Yes, I will remember you." But the only one I've never forgotten is the one who never asked.
illusion
 
Posts: 4607
Joined: Sat Sep 03, 2005 2:47 am

Postby devildog » Fri Apr 28, 2006 2:51 am

"I think people should be free to engage in any sexual practices they choose; they should draw the line at goats though."

Elton John
devildog
Supporter
Supporter
 
Posts: 1724
Joined: Sun Jul 03, 2005 2:14 pm
Location: Texas

easier

Postby raimundo » Fri Apr 28, 2006 5:53 am

its altogether easier to turn the dial with your fingers. :lol: and if the safe is in a noisy environment, you may want a special amplifier that has a mic that sticks right on the door. don't forget to feel the wheel drag on the fence, if its a top drop gate. :wink:
raimundo
 
Posts: 7159
Joined: Wed Apr 21, 2004 10:02 pm
Location: Minnneapolis

Postby mrhappy » Fri Apr 28, 2006 7:47 pm

I dont know, it seems to me using your fingers to turn the dail would be much easier , less chance of an ear infection too.

Sorry, it was a horrible joke. I couldnt help it. 8)
Image
mrhappy
 
Posts: 31
Joined: Tue Apr 11, 2006 10:31 am
Location: Ontario, Canada

Postby Mr. Lock Pick » Sun Apr 30, 2006 3:22 am

ive tried with a master lock it was too hard i gave up
Mr. Lock Pick
 
Posts: 100
Joined: Fri Apr 07, 2006 6:43 am
Location: St-Hubert, Quebec, Canada


Return to Got Questions? - Ask Beginner Hobby Lockpicking Questions Here

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Baidu [Spider], Google Adsense [Bot], Yahoo [Bot] and 5 guests