Shackle Pressure Tools

When picking any lock it is important to apply the correct amount of pressure continuously. The following tools will make this possible.

General Use Pressure Tool
"By David Heuermann"

This tool is a modified vise head which allows you to make small shackle pressure changes during the picking process.

 

Parts List

1) PanaVise Model #300 Standard Base
2) PanaVise Model #376 Self-Centering, Extra Wide Opening Head

 

Modifications

Jaw #1

Jaw #2

Rubber boot. Same cuts as jaw #1 except leave one piece to protect lock case.

Modified eye bolt wrapped in duct tape to protect shackle

Pancake Pressure Tool
"By Mike Pitman"

This tool is compact, rugged, and can be made from spare parts found in your junk box.