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Old 11-14-2012, 03:18 PM   #38
RayPooley
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Originally Posted by trj View Post
torx head.
Because I used T30 instead of T40.
I have tried hacksaw, dremel and what not to get some grip with flat head, phillips or any tool. During the process of hacksaw-ing and dremel-ing, the head of the screw doesnt look like a head anymore. It looks like a mangled piece of metal now. I will post a picture when I get a chance just for laughs.
Ok. First of all stop what you are doing and leave it until you have a plan. The DISA is plastic and if you slip and cut a hole in it you may be knackered.
What do we know?

This screw is an 18 mm long screw with a knackered head. Now I don't know who last put it back in place but, being a screw, I would imagine not a lot of torque was used in putting it back. Not a lot is required. So what we are talking about is getting some kind of purchase on what's left of the head (maybe you should talk to a dentist. They are good at this sort of thing. ) Joke. I'll be back in a minute or two.
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