1. TechnoTronic's Avatar
    I purchased the precision screw extractor kit from iFixit
    But i just cannot figure out how to use it. I've searched around with no answers and i'm not really sure what size extractor to use.
    2013-03-26 06:42 AM
  2. Cowboy's Avatar
    You literally just try a bit that fits the kind of screw you have stripped and press down firmly and twist if you have the right size it should come right out
    2013-03-27 05:26 AM
  3. TechnoTronic's Avatar
    Thanks Cowboy. Took me awhile to realize that and I tried it several times but i think the screw is now too stripped for removal with the extractor.
    2013-03-29 11:29 PM
  4. unklbyl's Avatar
    Think outside the box. You stripped a (very small) phillips head screw, right?
    The easy way is to take a FLAT tip screwdriver and a fingernail file, file it down till is is just a little too big, put it in so it catches on one small part, and turn. Other option is get a very small drill bit (dremmel) and drill it out. Be careful though!
    Which screw is it?
    2013-03-30 12:13 AM