Heavy-Duty Spudger

 
 

Heavy-Duty Spudger

$4.95

$4.95

Product Details

Features

Features

Poke and prod like you mean it.

  • Thicker variant of the official "black stick" that Apple Certified Technicians use to repair Apple computers.
  • 6" long antistatic nylon probe with one flat end and one pointed end.
  • Flat end can be used to disconnect connectors, remove thermal paste from heat sinks, pry off components, or aid in soldering.
  • Pointed tip is handy for unlocking ZIF connectors and poking your siblings.
 

Repair Stories

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My Problem

To replace my 2639 iMac (27" late 2013) HDD with Samsung 850 PRO SSD

My Fix

It went smooth, thanks to iFixit guides, videos, and tools

My Advice

Take your time to plan and prepare for it, handle the screen with extra care, no need to completely remove the left speaker if you plan to replace the HDD; only moving it a l . . .

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My Problem

to replace my 27" iMac 1TB HDD with Samsung 850 PRO 512 SSD

My Fix

It went perfect; thanks to iFixit guides and videos

My Advice

take your time to prepare for this, a clean area and quiet place will help a lot. handle the screen with extra care, and there's no actual need to remove the left speaker completely if you j . . .

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My Problem

Battery 6+years old, finally required a nonstop plug in charge. Basically, a desktop laptop. Slow and lots of beach balls was a normal function.

My Fix

So, I scouted this iFixit site and logged it for later. After reading many reviews. I was sold on the battery for sure. The information was spot on. Many re . . .

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My Problem

Only had one ear bud (also one speaker when using accessory on car radio).

My Fix

One hour had iPod apart,changed out earphone jack and battery (figured y not while I had it apart) and back together.

My Advice

Plastic separaters weren't really used,small putty knife,metal AND plastic spudgers are a must. 00 Phillips s . . .

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My Problem

WiFi would work when MacBook was cold then stop later

My Fix

Great! It's working again and the instructions on iFixIt's web site were perfect.

My Advice

I, for some reason, always considered Macs untouchable for repair even though I've routinely opened and fixed Windows PCs for years. That is gone! Macs are fixable! W . . .

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My Problem

Battery was original and only charging to 67% of original capacity. Mac Superstore wanted $150.00 for replacement. With iFixit instructions and their excellent pentalobe driver, I did the replacement in 30 minutes, for a total of $75.00 including the battery.

My Fix

The repair was without any issues. The iF . . .

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My Problem

Computer refused to boot which was narrowed down after many other suggested remedies to a defective power supply. Replacing the power supply was not something that I had ever done before. But with the very detailed description given by Chris Green led me to a successful disassembly and removal of th . . .

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