Locksmith's Reader is a skill magazine in Fallout: New Vegas.
Reading this magazine raises your Lockpick skill by 10 points (20 points with the Comprehension perk) for 60 seconds (180 seconds with Retention).
Below a list of all fixed locations of Locksmith's Reader skill magazines in Fallout: New Vegas and its add-ons. For an overview of magazines per location, see the main overview page.
|Closest map marker||Location description|
|Camp Golf||House Resort, on the second floor in the first room to the right on the right corridor, underneath the damaged shelf.|
|Camp McCarran||Terminal building, on the floor near a bench at the large center pylon.|
|Camp McCarran||Contents of the MP confiscated goods trunk, given by Carrie Boyd as a reward after successfully completing the quest The White Wash.|
|Casa Madrid Apartments||On the lobby table on top of a copy of Salesman Weekly, left as you walk in.|
|Goodsprings||Prospector Saloon, given to you by Sunny Smiles.|
|Hoover Dam||Power plant 01, found on a desk near a door labled "Hoover Dam offices".|
|Hoover Dam||Given to the player by Cassandra Moore, when agreeing to assassinate Papa Khan, for use on a backdoor.|
|Hopeville Missile Base fnvlr||Near the East entrance, in the ruined building with the broken glasses. It's in a box to the left of a cooler.|
|Mole Rat Ranch||In a house on the very corner of outer Vegas, towards Nellis Air Force Base, there is a grenade bouquet trap, a sniper rifle with ammunition and a Locksmith's Reader at the foot of the stairs.|
|Sierra Madre Casino Dead Money||Executive suites, on a workbench.|
|The Tops||In Benny's workshop on the 13th floor.|
|Vault 3||Maintenance wing, in the locked room left of the entrance.|
|Vault 3||Living quarters, next to the bed in the room which is locked by an average lock.|
|Vault 3||Living quarters, on the shelves in a Hard locked submerged storage room to the south. To be approached stairs down East, then a U-turn heading West.|
|Vault 3||Living quarters, on the bed in the submerged room to the south, together with a Milsurp Review and Fixin' Things.|
|Vault 3||Living quarters, on the bed in the bedroom cross opposite to where Daniel is.|
- It's possible that some books can be titled "Locksmith's Reader" and have the cover of Tumblers Today yet still raise your lockpick permanently by 3 (or 4 with the comprehension perk).