[dms-discuss] Tool help request - tiny stripped screw

Jim Stewart jstewart at jkmicro.com
Tue May 27 10:43:25 PDT 2014

Try making a paste of Comet Cleanser and
water and putting it on your screwdriver.
The abrasives in Comet will let your
screwdriver get a better bite on the screw.


Tim Kerbavaz wrote:
> Hey makers, I'm replacing my laptop's optical drive, but I managed to
> strip an important screw, and I can't get it out. Does anyone have a
> screw extractor for a Phillips 00 sized screw, or some experience with
> stripped screws this small (or both)? I could use a hand.
> Thanks,
> Tim Kerbavaz
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