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Old 07-02-2012, 01:18 PM   #1
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unscrewing a broken screw

So how to do it?....I'm trying to unscrew it..but it was screwed so tight that thing I'm not sure what to unscrew it with....any solution??
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Old 07-02-2012, 01:23 PM   #2
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You're screwed. Just kidding. You can buy special drill bits that will back it out.
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Old 07-02-2012, 01:24 PM   #3
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I hate ez-outs. They always seem to break off and just make it harder. Usually if I can get at enough of the reminants I'll mig or tig weld another screw/bolt/nut onto the broken/stripped one.
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Old 07-02-2012, 01:41 PM   #4
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how big and what is it screwed into?
a left hand drill bit of the correct size often will take one out.
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Old 07-02-2012, 02:57 PM   #5
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Old 07-02-2012, 04:34 PM   #6
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If the head broke so you cannot torque it with a screwdriver or allen wrench you can use a regular metal drill bit to drill the head off. Once the head is off you can remove whatever it is you need to remove then unscrew the remains with pliers. Make sure you have a replacement screw though!
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