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    Default Stripped screw on iphone 4s(gsm)
    I stripped one of the screws to take off my backplate. Any suggestions?

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    I heard a little bit of glue on the tip of screw driver works. Double stick tape may even work.

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    Use a little bit of really strong super glue at the tip of the screwdriver and hold it in place on the screw until the glue dries. Assuming the screw isn't it impossibly tight, you might be able to turn the screwdriver carefully and get the screw loose.

    Think I've seen somebody around here say he did that before.

    Edit: Fine, beat me to it Mikey. It's all good.

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    A rubber band on top of the striped screw and place driver on it also works besides the super glue trick. You just need one little turn to loosen it up to remove it.
    I use Gorilla glue, and it always works.

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    Quote Originally Posted by blkcadi View Post
    A rubber band on top of the striped screw and place driver on it also works besides the super glue trick. You just need one little turn to loosen it up to remove it.
    I use Gorilla glue, and it always works.
    Oooh neat, rubber band! I'll have to try that some time when I need to.

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    First time hearing the rubber band trick sounds good

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    Will remember the rubber band trip

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    Quote Originally Posted by 2k1 View Post
    Will remember the rubber band trip
    Cool, have a nice trip buddy........lmao



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    Lol ya ya mess up.

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    I was in band camp. It was pretty sweet.

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    Quote Originally Posted by i.Annie View Post
    I was in band camp. It was pretty sweet.
    I'm sure it was

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    Quote Originally Posted by i.Annie View Post
    I was in band camp. It was pretty sweet.
    Really, was it like the movie?

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    Yeah no. I was lying. It was grueling work standing in the blazing sun for 10 hours a day 4 days straight. Then going back into the stupid dorms and having curfews.

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    What instrument do you play? And, do you still play after they traumatized and abused you?

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    Alto saxophone. And when I have time yes I still play lol. I must say, marching band training is pretty brutal.

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    looking for my popcorn icon...

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    We so took over this thread lol

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    good stuff though...I just got the munchies

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