“Pick Proof” Tough Guard Padlock… Picked FAST
In the world of lock manufacturing, it’s common to find misleading marketing claims. One such example is the Tough Guard Model 101039 padlock, which boasts a “pick proof” feature. With a 60mm wide lock body and a 12mm shrouded shackle, it may appear intimidating. However, despite the unusual key design, the lock is only equipped with a basic wafer mechanism.
In this article, we’ll demonstrate just how easy it is to pick the so-called “pick proof” padlock using simple tools from the Genesis set. Learn how this lock’s claim doesn’t stand up to scrutiny, and why it’s crucial to research before trusting marketing claims.