THE SHANK - A Devilishly Easy Bypass Tool for Cabinet Locks, Etc.
Used properly, this super simple tool will open a huge variety of smaller locks such as those used on desk drawers, cabinets and file cabinets. It is introduced through the keyway and used to access the pawl at the back of the lock, bypassing the tumblers completely. Works on lock cylinders with plugs that are open at the back. Reportedly works on such tool chest and file cabinet locks as Hon, S&G, Stanley, Hudson, Yale, Chicago and many more. For the price, why be without one?