Ortin468 wrote: Whats stopping you from cleaning the crud out??? Clean first.... pick later. If you have to, roll the box over and flush all the crap out. Dirt just makes things harder.
Once a padlock like this is rusty from being in the outdoors, and full of dirt from a job site, I wouldn't dare put my picks inside it no matter how many times I took a hose to it. If you have to wash out locks first before picking, it's time for the Dewalt 18 volt 3/8 inch Rotary pick.