Original post by: Clement ,
I replaced the hard-drive on my Late 2008 Macbook Pro twice (don't ask). Both times I sanded down the sides of a Chick-fil-A plastic knife as a spudger because I didn't have the patience to wait till I order the proper tools first. I sanded the plastic knife to adjust its thickness and never bothered to keep the home-made tool around. Anyway, the MacGyver method worked.