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I'm in the process of installing my EK water block on my Evga GTX 570 but there are two different type of screws. One phillp and the other star. Star is t-6 so I went out and bought a tool to unscrew it. Problem is for some reason some screws got striped about 4 out of 20 and I can't seem to take it apart. What am I suppose to do, I need help.
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post #2 of 7
I did this to a ultra card back in the day, and I had to epoxy a screw with the same basehead in order elongate an extension in which I used a wrench to brute force turn the extension-stripped screw out from the card.

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Are you sure you are using a t-6 because I cannot see a way to strip the screws unless they used way to much thread lock.

EDIT: Blindrage606 idea sounds good the only other way I know of is to drill them out
Edited by rancor - 3/31/11 at 8:40pm
post #4 of 7

Make some sort of notch on the screw than use a Flathead to unscrew it. Something like this:

VID

I don't advise it... lol(the video seemed to fit the occasion)
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post #5 of 7
You could also drill the head until it falls off like what I did here.
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Thanks dM@n, tried your method and it worked. Rep+
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Next time get a #1 (smallest) Grabit.
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