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They make screw extractor bits, may want to check in with a local hardware store via Phonebook. I use them at work sometimes when we get those older model laptops people have had their hands all over for the past 5 years, they come out with stripped heads with ease. Just a suggestion and good luck
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locktite works well and not heat issues
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post #33 of 42
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Off to Home Depot then. I'll bring the GFX Card as well....Oh man.
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post #34 of 42
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Originally Posted by R3apR369 View Post
Not yet Seward. Where can I find a Metal Filer, and have you tried this?
I'm thinking of something like this:



You've definitely seen one of these before. Usually has a little handle...you should be able to find one for very little money (~$5) at any hardware store. I've used this method a couple of times, although not on a gfx card.

edit: you would use one of the edges to file a groove into the top of the screws...
Edited by seward - 6/3/11 at 4:52pm
post #35 of 42
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Update: Home Depot doesn't carry any #0 Screw Extractors. Looks like i'll be looking up some hardware stores tomorrow. Maybe they can get them out.
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post #36 of 42
bust out the plazma cutter and a 6pack!!! lol

seriously tho...take a dremil and with the smallest etching bit..make the philips grooves into the screws again but deep...or a flat head (easier lol)
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double post sorry**
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post #38 of 42
Quote:
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How far down did you Drill? I've been trying this, and i'm getting nowhere. Nice avatar as well. Susan Coffey is one beautiful woman.
I just slowly drilled down on top of it till the head came off. You will know when it's off cause the head will rise up the drill bit
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post #39 of 42
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Well, my mind has asploded. Can't find a #0 screw extractor anywhere unless I order online. I'm still a lil unsure about drilling at my card. Have not given JB Weld a try yet.

Honestly, I think I'm going to try and trade in/sell my Evga GTX 480 SC + Evga Backplate + EK FC480 Waterblock + EK Backplate for an EVGA GTX 580. Anybody interested? Or can possibly make a post in the For Sale for me? =)
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Aww, no comment on that? lol.
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