Our Best Lock Pick Set for Beginners is . . . PXS-14B, hands down
Looking for a low priced pick set to get a good start with lock picking? Here is the one that consistently outsells all the rest at our website. Get the extremely popular SouthOrd PXS-14 pick set packaged with the lock picking instruction manual titled "Easy Pickings". The manual gives beginners an easy way to get started with lock picking, as it is well written, easy to follow, and very informative.
This set, in spite of being marketed as a "starter kit", may well turn out to be the one you use for years to come as it contains all the conventional pick styles and has a generous assortment of tension wrenches. The tools are made of high quality stainless steel, a hallmark of Southord Tools. You'll get 10 picks in this assortment along with 4 tension tools: (2) TW-01, (1) TW-02 and (1) TW-11. As a bonus, you'll find a set of textured, slip-on grips that fit the handles of the picks.
There is a reason we sell more of these sets than any other and that is simply that buyers are consistently satisfied with it. Beginners love the easy to understand, easy to read lock picking book ("Easy Pickings") and intermediate users find that the tools are of the kind of quality that renders them useful for any real world picking job a locksmith is likely to come across, except, of course, for locks requiring specialty tools (such as pick resistant locks like Abloy, Medeco and Everest).