Spudger

Spudger

$2.95

$2.95

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Product Details

Features

Features

Safely poke and pry just about anything.

A spudger is a tough antistatic tool that can be used for a variety of purposes when repairing electronic devices. The 5" tool is made of nylon and has one flat end and one pointed end. The pliable and antistatic properties make it ideal for working around sensitive electronic components without fear of shocking or scratching them.

The pointed flat side can be used to disconnect connectors, remove thermal paste from a heat sink, pry off components, aid in soldering, or just to unscrew a MacBook's battery. The pointed end of the spudger can be used to connect/disconnect components, hold objects for soldering, or poke something that requires poking. The tool also includes a notch for hooking wires.

We find this spudger to be the perfect size for most repairs. However, when you need a tougher prying/poking tool, we also carry our Heavy Duty Spudger, a more robust version of this tool. This product is included in a lot of our toolkits, but it's especially helpful in the Classic Pro Tech Toolkit and Soldering Workstation.

Compatible with Apple's "Black Stick", Apple part number 922-5065

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Repair Stories

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Simon Pyon's Story Photo #1113466

My Problem

Man I have had enough with the 1TB HDD 5400 RPM. Light multitasking was hard for this mac which was a real shame because all of it's otber specs are somewhat decent. I had to internally change the HDD, it wasn't worh sitting through minutes of waiting for my IMac to catch up!

My Fix

It was fairly easy. This . . .

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My Problem

My iPhone 6 suddenly stopped charging. It lives in a Mophie case so the reasoning behind the non-charge was curious. The case charged just fine and I rarely if ever took it out of the case. So, the iPhone 6 (out of warranty and AppleCare expired) was taken to the Apple Store. I love Apple but, t . . .

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My Problem

There was a problem with video that caused the laptop to freeze and reboot. Apple no longer covered the Early 2011 17" so I had to take charge of the repair.

My Fix

Thanks to iFixit I was able to remove the logic board properly and safely and send it to a shop for repairs.

My Advice

Don't give up on these older laptop . . .

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My Problem

Spilt milk on my computer

My Fix

The repair went great. I had lost the sound after spilling some milk on my Macbook Air. I noticed the I/O had the sound chip on it and lucky for me I didn't have to replace the logic board. I am sure I saved myself hundreds of dollars and learned a lot about the Macbook Air . . .

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My Problem

Battery wasn't holding a charge the way it used to.

My Fix

Everything was smooth except I had two hiccups. First, the tabs that are supposed to stretch out the adhesive so i could remove the original battery ripped off. I had to slowly pry the battery out without busting it open and destroying my phone in . . .

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