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Tips on Using Screw and Bolt Extractors

Stripped screws and bolts with snapped heads can be a big problem. Use these improved methods to easily extract screws and bolts.

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put extractor on a ratchet
Photo 2 of 4Put the extractor on a ratchet, then place it over the head of the bolt. The tapering will cause the extractor to get a tighter squeeze on the bolt as you apply pressure. Different sized extractors are available for different bolt sizes.

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