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Current version by: Ben Eisenman ,

Title:

What are your tips/tricks for removing or extracting stripped screws?

Text:

I come across an absurd amount of stripped screws (Apple refurb machines consistentlyoften have stripped screws in them, as do other machines I work on, and I have been known to strip a screw or two on my own).
I come across an absurd amount of stripped screws (Apple refurb machines consistentlyoften have stripped screws in them, as do other machines I work on, and I have been known to strip a screw or two on my own).
 
As a whole, what are your best tips and tricks for getting these annoyances out without damaging the machine? I'd love to hear some seasoned answers!

Device:

Mac

Status:

open

Original post by: Ben Eisenman ,

Title:

What are your tips/tricks for removing or extracting stripped screws?

Text:

I come across an absurd amount of stripped screws (Apple refurb machines consistently have stripped screws in them, as do other machines I work on, and I have been known to strip a screw or two on my own).

As a whole, what are your best tips and tricks for getting these annoyances out without damaging the machine? I'd love to hear some seasoned answers!

Device:

Mac

Status:

open