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I took the back off and was surprised to find the mounting screws or torx?? I didn't have the right tool so I had to close it back up. The Type 00 screwdriver took the back off but did't know what torx # to use to use the brackets.

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Here are the tools needed to do the teardown on this machine:

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Here's the iFixit teardown: MacBook Pro 15" Unibody Mid 2012 Teardown

Links are given on the teardown on where to buy rhese tools.

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Spudger

Tough antistatic tool used for working on electronic devices and doing DIY electronic repair. It's an essential tool for everything from repairing a broken smartphone or tablet screen to replacing an old battery or hard drive. Tough (and heat resistant) e — 50+ available at 2.95 each.

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T6 Torx Screwdriver

Use to take apart and repair your computer. Swivel top handle with precision tip driver. — 50+ available at 9.95 each.

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Phillips #0 Screwdriver

Standard Phillips screwdriver used to take apart laptops. — 50+ available at 0.95 each.

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Phillips #00 Screwdriver

Standard Phillips screwdriver used to take apart laptops. Swivel top handle with precision tip driver. — 35 available at 8.95 each.

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Y1 Tri-wing Screwdriver

Three pointed screwdriver. Fits many tamper-proof three pointed fastener heads, including those found on MacBook Pro batteries. Similar to, and acceptable replacement for, Apple Tool 922-8991. Swivel top handle with precision tip driver. — 49 available at 12.95 each.

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Magnetic Project Mat

Magnetic organizer surface for small electronics repair. Organizes and magnetically secures all your parts while you work on a device. Dry erase surface lets you keep notes and reduce technician error. Reduces reassembly time by up to 40% while reducing e — 50+ available at 19.95 each.

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Its the Torx T6 (6.0mm), i did the replace myself last saturday.

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Type 00 for the screwdriver for back plate?

BostonBri,

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