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I purchased the precision screw extractor kit from iFixit But i just cannot figure out how to use it. I've searched around with no answers and i'm not really sure
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    Default How to remove a stripped screw?
    I purchased the precision screw extractor kit from iFixit
    But i just cannot figure out how to use it. I've searched around with no answers and i'm not really sure what size extractor to use.

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    You literally just try a bit that fits the kind of screw you have stripped and press down firmly and twist if you have the right size it should come right out
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    Thanks Cowboy. Took me awhile to realize that and I tried it several times but i think the screw is now too stripped for removal with the extractor.

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    Think outside the box. You stripped a (very small) phillips head screw, right?
    The easy way is to take a FLAT tip screwdriver and a fingernail file, file it down till is is just a little too big, put it in so it catches on one small part, and turn. Other option is get a very small drill bit (dremmel) and drill it out. Be careful though!
    Which screw is it?
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