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Old 06-04-2007, 07:28 PM
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I have a stripped out grub screw in one of my dogbone coupler thingoes that I can't get out, I think I might have to drill it out and maybe find another one but I don't really wanna do that. Any idea's?

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Old 06-04-2007, 07:57 PM
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do u have a dremel???
if so get the cutting tool and make a slice down the middle to fit a flat head(regular) screwdriver in like this (l)
do you get what im saying??
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Old 06-04-2007, 08:15 PM
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Default RE: How to remove stripped grub screw

Do the above idea, but if it doesn't work get a needle nose plier and grab the screw and try to turn it.

Search google for how to remove stripped screw, and you will find billions of ideas.
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Default RE: How to remove stripped grub screw

Nope don't have a dremel guys, and I'm not 12, I know what a regular (flathead) screwdriver is and what it looks like lol. Now here's the problem there is no way to even get a dremel in there as the entire thread of the grub screw is screwed in, so there is no extra poking out, I'm out of idea's.
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Default RE: How to remove stripped grub screw

Use a left-handed drill bit. It will probably grab before drilling and back the screw right out.
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I think your only option is to drill it out... But hey, next time you won't strip it.
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Use a left-handed drill bit. It will probably grab before drilling and back the screw right out.
This is probably your best chance getting it out.
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