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  • Overall Rating: 5
  • Price: 5
  • Quality: 4
  • Ease Of Use: 5
  • Usefulness: 5
Nice tool – Electronic Power Lock Pick Gun Reviews

posted by fornax on 12/10/2011 Certified Owner

Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week

Pros:
- Build quality is quite good, nearly all the important parts are made of metal.
- additional spare part (pick holder+screws) included
- battery capacity is enough for a lot of locks
- you can adjust the strength
- overall: works good, a skilled user should be able to open most locks in less than 10s
Cons:
- each pick is included only once, even the most important (flat) one.
- only one tension wrench included
- the bayonet like mount of the heads has sharp edges, each time you change the head you will chip off a little plastic.
- the eccentric on the motor is made of plastic, looking at it after some hours of use I think this will be the first part that fails.
Other:
I really would appreciate if DX would offer replacement parts, especially the picks.
Bottomline:
Dont expect this thing to be some kind of magic lock opener.
I was quite good at picking locks manually and with bump keys before, but I must admit it took some time before I could use this gun.
You should also get a dedicated lock rather than practicing with your front door, electronic pick guns will always leave a lot of traces or might even damage the lock.

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