How To Unlock a Kryptonite Lock With a Bic Pen

How To Unlock a Kryptonite Lock With a Bic Pen
I’ll walk you through step-by-step instructions on how to pick your Kryptonite lock (or other U-shape lock) with a Bic Pen. Join me, Kesten Migdal, in this “never stop learning, never stop exploring” video.

How To Unlock a Kryptonite Lock With a Bic Pen
How to draw with an empty Bic Biro Ball Point Pen
Nick Strehle from Florida emailed me ask when I was going to do a video using the bic biro that I emptied doing a few drawings earlier this year, like the or or

Well, this video is what I had in mind. The biro works as an embossing tool. I’ve drawn a wedding disco with everyone dancing, but I’ve only drawn their skeletons. When you rub over the top with a graphite pencil a picture of the disco comes to life. I’ve rambled a bit with the story of the wedding party Im afraid!

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I use a Rotring Tikky Graphic 0.3 pen and copic ciao marker pens. The paper is fairly cheap drawing cartridge or bristol paper.

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How to draw with an empty Bic Biro Ball Point Pen

21 thoughts on “How To Unlock a Kryptonite Lock With a Bic Pen”

  1. I only came here because this controversy was in my organizational comm class textbook in college.

  2. Moron, they have not been like that for 20 yrs. Your a fuck stick buddy, buy a current model…

  3. Thank you for the idea! Just tried it on my old lock and it took about 2 minutes of moving the pen around for it to unlock… Lock in the trash… Time for a new, non-circular key lock.

  4. Your hair and glasses haven't changed much from 1906 I see. From 110 years ago I forgot to add.

  5. Why would you post a way for thieves to steal other peoples property they're trying to protect????????????You're as much a thief and scum of the earth as they are!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  6. Very cool! I love the idea. I have to say, I really like the scratchy texture of the graphite. Would that be because of the texture of the paper?
    Also love your narrated story 🙂

  7. This is really cool.  Thanks so much for sharing it.  I'm curious how do you empty the ink from the pen?

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