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Guitar Screw Rescue Kit
DescriptionGuitar Screw Rescue Kit
An extractor and plug cutter that's small enough for guitar screws! A StewMac exclusive: you won't find a similar set in this small size anywhere else.
Extract damaged or broken tuner screws
Make uniformly-sized wooden plugs for plugging and redrilling
The complete kit includes:
Our tubular steel screw extractor works with your drill. Hardened teeth bore around a broken tuner-mounting screw (3/32" maximum diameter)
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Discussed in Well darn in the TalkBass community
One option. You can also make an extractor with metal tubing and file teeth on it, it's not as difficult as it sounds. Then use a plug cutter and cut a maple plug. Woodcraft and places like that also have extractors but I think the smallest they have is 1/4". Guitar Screw Rescue Kit - StewMac ... more
I'm a finish carpenter, specializing in restoration. I learned this technique from a master, 40 years ago for when screws have broken, corroded, or stripped. A clean repair is often invisible. ... more
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