Category: Challenge Lock


This Master Series 6835 was sent to me in a group of CLs with its name engraved deeply into its body. After getting it. Open and gutted it was found be filled with 5 pairs of standard pins. I reached out to the friend who sent it and we figured it’s best I make it a real Cl and keep it moving.

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“Who put Bella down the Witch Elm?” is graffiti that appeared in 1944 following the 1943 discovery by four children of the skeletonised remains of a woman inside a wych elm in Hagley Wood, in Worcestershire, England. The victim—whose murder is estimated to have occurred in 1941—remains unidentified, and the current location of her skeleton and autopsy report is unknown. Many theories have been shared from a result of witchcraft all the way to the unidentified victim being a nazi informant. The graffiti implies some know the victims name and likely much more. Since at least the 1970s, similar graffiti has sporadically appeared on the Hagley Obelisk near to where the woman’s body was discovered, which asks again and again, “Who put Bella in the Witch Elm?” Perhaps we won’t ever unlock the secrets to this case, but you might be the right detective to crack open this lock.



Pumpkin Spice Lattes are already out now in September, so it’s time for Elvira’s coffin to creak open. I’d grade her as a blue level pick. Figure out the evil that lurks inside her and earn your right to sign her logbook.

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LockHeat No1

“Simple” challange lock. The goal was to be fun, not difficult per se.

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REG’D Pain Mail

I recieved my first REG’D a while back from StarryLock and really enjoy it. This is not the lock from Starry. This REG’D was broken, I fixed it and made it hopefully a little better and even more fun.

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5-pin based on American Lock 1100. Five modded key pins, and five modded driver pins. Undermilling and overmilling on three, and rifling on two chambers of the core.

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8-pin CL based on Abus 76/40 LOTO

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A 6 pin Shlage style mortise.

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Chainsaw the Transient

Named after one of the more famous transient Orcas of the east Pacific. Chainsaw(T063)is a bull killer whale born in 1978. His name derives from the distinctive pieces missing from his dorsal fin from an injury he sustained as a juvenile.

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