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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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backouts are like reverse drill bit heads
Photo 3 of 4Backouts are used with a cordless drill to remove screws with stripped heads. Backouts are like reverse drill bit heads. The reverse threading configuration of the backouts allows it to catch onto the screw heads with sharp teeth.

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