Original Lishi Tools

Japan’s law prohibits possession of any lock picking tools and imposes a penalty of one-year imprisonment or a 500,000 yen fine. These picks, such as the common snake rake, are designed to rake pins by rapidly sliding the pick past all the pins, repeatedly, to bounce the pins until they reach the shear line. This method requires much less skill than picking pins individually and generally works well on cheaper locks. Advanced rakes are available which are shaped to mimic various pin height key positions and are considerably easier to use than traditional rakes.

Unusually for a country in the EU, ownership of lock picks in Hungary on public property is prohibited. And Ontario Canada, a licence is required to carry out locksmithing professionally. It is legal for hobbyists who are not locksmiths to pick locks that they own. Is using a security service for protection against online attacks. Be sure to follow this guide to properly prepare your lock for a lishi tool.

The incredible collections of pick lishi at the site are available in a host of designs and categories depending on your specific requirements. Enhanced with modern and unique traits, these products are made of durable and high-quality materials such as stainless steel, iron, and are very sustainable against all types of usages and impacts. Every pick lishi set comprise lock picks, rakes, hook picks, and dimple rakes for efficient performance and functioning.

Any use of the KW1 on SmartKey locks requires great care and is something that the tool was not designed to do. It’s not even a generic picking tool as most people would say; it’s specifically made to open ABUS/CISA/European Schlüsseldienst Dresden cylinders that standardize on 4 spool driver / 1 normal driver configurations. Unlike most laws in Canada, the onus is on the defendant to prove that they have a legal purpose to use the lock picks.

This is one of the finest tubular picking tools it has ever been our pleasure to use. Not only is the whole unit constructed out of metal parts, but the picking head features a unique “7-pin to 8-pin convertible” feature. If you simply stuck a tool into a Kwikset cylinder, and lifted each chamber up, how would you determine the pin size? Now, if you pick the cylinder over, then yes, a lifter/measuring tool like mentioned above will likely work, because the pins would hit the side of the cylinder at different heights. Electric versions are now also common, whereby simply pressing a button the pins are vibrated while the normal torsion wrench is being used.