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beyond frustrated right now guys....

In the middle of putting my case back together, and once again I come across this one corner thread in particular that simply does not want to line up with the rest of the case....

When I first got my SM8, I wanted to switch orientation immediately, and even then this one corner in particular gave me trouble aligning.

Usually I would just apply a little pressure/force and that would be enough

I guess this was the last straw however, and I just broke off half of one of the screws inside the thread....

Shoot me now....


post #10882 of 22334
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Originally Posted by Nichismo View Post

beyond frustrated right now guys....

In the middle of putting my case back together, and once again I come across this one corner thread in particular that simply does not want to line up with the rest of the case....

When I first got my SM8, I wanted to switch orientation immediately, and even then this one corner in particular gave me trouble aligning.

Usually I would just apply a little pressure/force and that would be enough

I guess this was the last straw however, and I just broke off half of one of the screws inside the thread....

Shoot me now....
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Only thing that I could think would be to pick up a tap at the local hardware store. Once removed loosen the rest of the the screws on that panel to allow movent with that corner then slowely tight them all.
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post #10883 of 22334
Use a smaller drill bit and Try to center it and drill it should ketch it and spin it out
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post #10884 of 22334
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Originally Posted by Wiz766 View Post

Only thing that I could think would be to pick up a tap at the local hardware store. Once removed loosen the rest of the the screws on that panel to allow movent with that corner then slowely tight them all.

It was the first screw of the panel.
post #10885 of 22334
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Originally Posted by Nichismo View Post

beyond frustrated right now guys....

In the middle of putting my case back together, and once again I come across this one corner thread in particular that simply does not want to line up with the rest of the case....

When I first got my SM8, I wanted to switch orientation immediately, and even then this one corner in particular gave me trouble aligning.

Usually I would just apply a little pressure/force and that would be enough

I guess this was the last straw however, and I just broke off half of one of the screws inside the thread....

Shoot me now....



Too small for 'easy-out' tools,as a last resort you can drill the whole thing out and helicoil it.
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post #10886 of 22334
you could try a small flathead screwdriver and a hammer first, maybe you can make a small groove in it and screw it out..
edit: make sure the back is supported with maybe another screw so you don't mess up the thread
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post #10887 of 22334
its not so much getting it out, Ive had a similar situation before

its the fact that it could potentially happen again and the apparent misalignment that bugs me.
post #10888 of 22334
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its not so much getting it out, Ive had a similar situation before

its the fact that it could potentially happen again and the apparent misalignment that bugs me.

Definitely not okay. Email CS@CASELABS.net with your order number and the pics, please.
post #10889 of 22334
sure thing, should I explain? or just email with said order number and pics?
post #10890 of 22334
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sure thing, should I explain? or just email with said order number and pics?

Add a little explanation of your problem in the e-mail. thumb.gif
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