About CIA Lock Picking Field Operative Training Manual
There has been much opinion and little fact written on the subject of lock picking. It is the purpose of this book to clarify the facts about this delicate process, and at the same time to train you in proper procedure. Reading this book is certainly enough to get you started picking simple locks, but remember: a great deal of time and patience are needed to become a truly proficient locksmith.
In this volume, you will learn the fundamental theories of lock picking in addition to proper terminology, the importance of tool design (i.e. how to select and use the right tool for a given job), the effects of tolerances, and finally the techniques most commonly used by locksmiths to successfully pick the vast majority of standard pin and wafer tumbler locks. Lock picking is a useful, engaging, and satisfying skill; with this book and a little determination, you'll be off to a great start.
There has been much opinion and little fact written on the subject of lock picking. It will be my purpose to clarify the facts about this process and at the same time train you in proper procedure so that before you leave this class today, you will at least have picked one lock. Please note that to become truly proficient you must devote much time and patience in the future.
In this volume we will discuss not only the fundamental theories of lock picking but proper terminology, the importance of tool design (using the right tool for the right job), the effects of tolerances, and finally the techniques most commonly used by locksmiths to successfully pick the vast majority of standard pin and wafer tumbler locks.
About Paladin Press
Paladin Press was a book publishing firm founded in 1970 by Peder Lund and Robert K. Brown. The company published non-fiction books and videos covering a wide range of specialty topics, including (but not limited to) personal and financial freedom, survivalism and preparedness, firearms and shooting, various martial arts and self-defense, military and police tactics, investigation techniques, spying, lockpicking, sabotage, revenge, knives and knife fighting, explosives (which have been extremely limited due to certain events), and other "action topics".