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Seriously ruined screw

Postby mike1 » Mon Mar 02, 2009 10:12 pm

Largely through my impatience and annoyance, I have a severely busted screw half extracted from a masonry wall. I have a screw extraction kit but the screw is so mullered that there is nothing left for the teeth to dig into.

What is the best way to extract such a screw ? I have tried pliers to no avail.

Any ideas appreciated

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Gorilla Glue heavy duty grab adhesive

Postby rosebery » Tue Mar 03, 2009 12:26 am

1. Molegrips. They need to be really tight on it but you will be able to get it out.

2. Drill it out.

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