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{{anchor|gin pin}} '''''[[gin pin]]''''' - A [[#pin]] tumbler with a narrow groove at one end, resembling the shape of a bottle (see [[#spool pin]]).
  
 
{{anchor|lockpick}} '''''[[lockpick]]''''' - A tool or implement used to manipulate the components ([[#pin|pins]], [[#lever|levers]] or [[#wafer|wafers]], etc.) inside a lock without the key.
 
{{anchor|lockpick}} '''''[[lockpick]]''''' - A tool or implement used to manipulate the components ([[#pin|pins]], [[#lever|levers]] or [[#wafer|wafers]], etc.) inside a lock without the key.

Revision as of 16:21, 6 February 2021

Glossary

The LockWiki glossary of terms and abbreviations found in locksmithing, lockpicking, locksport and the lock and safe security industry in general.


gin pin - A #pin tumbler with a narrow groove at one end, resembling the shape of a bottle (see #spool pin).

lockpick - A tool or implement used to manipulate the components (pins, levers or wafers, etc.) inside a lock without the key.




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