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GringoLocksmith

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Post Mon Mar 11, 2013 4:35 am

Slate.com - The Lock Picker

Article about Alfred C. Hobbs, famous 19th-century lock picker:

http://www.slate.com/articles/life/crim ... g_the.html
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Post Mon Mar 11, 2013 1:58 pm

Re: Slate.com - The Lock Picker

Great read! Thanks! =)
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Post Mon Mar 11, 2013 3:25 pm

Re: Slate.com - The Lock Picker

Indeed! I enjoyed that... thanks
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Post Mon Mar 11, 2013 8:15 pm

Re: Slate.com - The Lock Picker

Trully brilliant guy and the title says it all..HOBBSs famous for the 2n1 picks & actually picked and slated! other peoples or the competitions locks made at the time TO SELL and market is own in the market place. very cool
He would have enjoyed modern day lock war :soldier: fare im sure and the web :D
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Post Mon Mar 11, 2013 10:52 pm

Re: Slate.com - The Lock Picker

Plus the man had a beard to make Santa Claus envious.
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Post Wed Mar 13, 2013 2:22 pm

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Post Wed Mar 13, 2013 7:27 pm

Re: Slate.com - The Lock Picker

Great series thanks for the post.
I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.
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Post Wed Mar 13, 2013 7:27 pm

Re: Slate.com - The Lock Picker

Great series thanks for the post.
I have no special talent. I am only passionately curious.
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Post Wed Mar 13, 2013 8:09 pm

Re: Slate.com - The Lock Picker

I must go see the MOSSMAN LOCK COLLECTION!!!
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