LockPickShop - a History
We started as internet-only book sellers over 13 years ago specializing in how-to books and videos (Yes, VIDEOS! DVD's hadn't even been born yet) for many different trades and hobbies. Our books on basic locksmithing, locksmith training courses, & how to pick locks sold like crazy. A year into this thing we decided to ditch the rest of the books we were selling and concentrate on expanding the business to include quality locksmith and lock picking tools. Throughout the year we'd received a LOT of emails and phone calls from the locksmith and law enforcement communities urging us to sell the actual tools of the trade. We thought, why not give it a shot? There was certainly a lot of demand for locksmith and lock picking tools. It seemed like a good fit.
At the time, there weren't many reputable companies on the web providing these tools. It took us a while but we eventually found the manufacturers of the best USA made lock picks and locksmith tools available. It's very important to us to keep jobs in the US, to support US companies that use US steel and materials. To this day 99% of our entire line of tools is made by US manufacturers of US high quality steel. We launched our first (really ugly) website in early 2000. Now, over a dozen years later Lockpickshop.com is one of a few original providers of locksmith and lock picking tools that is still in business and thriving. Unfortunately there are several unscrupulous operators on the Internet that try to ride our coattails and misrepresent themselves as Lockpickshop. Our business (as noted above) is based in the USA. The Official site is http://www.lockpickshop.com/. We do not have another location in the UK or Australia...but we do ship many orders there daily!
LockPickShop ships to over 60 countries worldwide including Canada, Great Britain, the United Kingdom and Ireland, many European countries including Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Ukraine and Switzerland. We ship to China, Japan, Hong Kong, Philippines, Taiwan, Thailand, Singapore, Egypt, Israel, Jordan & Saudi Arabia. We also ship daily to Australia and many Asian countries. We ship to Latin American countries including Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, Chile, Venezuela, Peru, Ecuador, Guatemala, Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, Uruguay, Panama, Bolivia, Honduras, and Paraguay via Express Mail International.
We ship to US Military APO and FPO addresses, Puerto Rico and US territories daily.
Since 2000 LockPickShop.com has grown by leaps and bounds, ever changing and improving our product line of instructional materials including Locksmith Certification courses, lock picking and locksmithing tools. We now carry the largest lineup of practice and cutaway locks and related accessories to aid locksmith students around the world. We've established a loyal customer base and a strong reputation for service which continues to grow right along with us! Lockpickshop carries a wide variety of lockpicking tools, lockpick tool kits, specialty lockpicks , replacement lock picks, slim jims, tubular (ace) lockpicks , electric lockpicks , complete professional lock pick sets and many instructional books & DVDs .
Over the years LPS has established valued relationships and friendships with several locksmithing schools, here in the U.S. as well as abroad. We have accounts with many F.B.I. field offices across the United States as well as many international police departments, recovery companies and every branch of the United States military. We proudly include agents of US Customs and Border Control and The Blue Angels as our clients.
We offer the entire line of Pro-Lok tools and instructional books to locksmiths, recovery agents and law enforcement agencies across the nation.
We carry LAB professional pinning kits and tools as well as the highly regarded Peterson line of locksmith tools.
Lockpickshop also distributes the entire Southern Ordnance ** line of USA made professional locksmithing and lockpick tools.
**Discounts are given on SouthOrd merchandise and training materials for law enforcement officers (Police, State Troopers, MP's FBI, CIA, RCMP, S.A.) locksmith, students of accredited locksmith schools & recovery personnel. Please contact us for the discount code PRIOR to placing your order.
LockPickShop is part of Locksmith Parts & Supplies, LLC, a New England based company located in Massachusetts just north of Boston. Our proximity to Logan International Airport means we can get orders to all Northeast states delivered very quickly. Orders placed from Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Connecticut and even New York City generally arrive in only one shipping day via UPS Ground shipping at NO extra expense to our customers. We plan to continue to provide our customers with the highest level of service and the finest tools the industry has to offer for a long, long time.
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