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5 Piece Damaged Screw Remover Set £4.99 @ Aldi
5 Piece Damaged Screw Remover Set £4.99 @ Aldi

5 Piece Damaged Screw Remover Set £4.99 @ Aldi

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Saw this and thought it'd be handy for all those situations when the head of the screw gets damaged.

Fits most standard variable speed drills
Removes all types of damaged or embedded screws
5 extractors
Available in sizes: 0, 1, 2, 3 and 4

Available from Thursday 27th January 2011

28 Comments

Seems a good bit of kit. You might not need it very often, but when you do would be a Godsend.

As above, rarely needed, but an essential bit of kit to save a lot of headache. Great price.

needed this the other day... used a pair of pliers on a rusty screw and just pulled off the head leaving the rest of the bu99er behind:(

thanks for posting
Edited by: "rjonesy" 26th Jan 2011

These are great to use, just remember that you have to use a low chuck speed.

Could do with one of these sets.....and a good set of screwdrivers! The screwdrivers we have are useless and damaged most of the screws in the house!!
Good find....will defo be getting one! Thanx (_;)

will these work with torx screws

rounded a screw in the back of my lg shine trying to get in to change the screen

You can also try removing the damaged screw with a rubber band. A useful trick a learnt recently.

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Edited by: "hdizzle" 26th Jan 2011

Handy little kits these,had call to use them on several occasions on house re-furbs.

hdizzle

You can also try removing the damaged screw with a rubber band. A useful … You can also try removing the damaged screw with a rubber band. A useful trick a learnt recently.

Nice one

£4.99 for a damaged set seems expensive to me. I can get a brand new set for £6.99

£3.59 @ Amazon
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gunn0r

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You seen the reviews oO

makersley

£4.99 for a damaged set seems expensive to me. I can get a brand new set … £4.99 for a damaged set seems expensive to me. I can get a brand new set for £6.99



You misunderstand my friend. The set is not damaged. The set is brand new and is used to remove damaged screws.

Why are you people using damaged screws in the first place? Use quality new screws and when you need to remove them a normal screwdriver will suffice!

I think they were being sarcastic....

Seems a nice simple idea BUT very poor materials (need to be made from tungsten)& no field trials mean that it is more than likely to fail no matter how cheap they cost.

sowotsdis

Seems a nice simple idea BUT very poor materials (need to be made from … Seems a nice simple idea BUT very poor materials (need to be made from tungsten)& no field trials mean that it is more than likely to fail no matter how cheap they cost.



True. I bought one of these last year and when I came to use it for the first time none of the bits got any purchase on the screws and two were damaged themselves!

Poundland also sell similar that's where i got mine from

Bought a similar set from screwfix for about £3 last year (i expect theyre still available).

They weren't great. If the head of the screw is really shagged, they wont do a thing but damage themselves.

hdizzle

You can also try removing the damaged screw with a rubber band. A useful … You can also try removing the damaged screw with a rubber band. A useful trick a learnt recently.



Damn! Info like that saves lives! Thanks you.

cRazi_man

You misunderstand my friend. The set is not damaged. The set is brand new … You misunderstand my friend. The set is not damaged. The set is brand new and is used to remove damaged screws.



I think you misunderstood my friend it was a joke.

hdizzle

You can also try removing the damaged screw with a rubber band. A useful … You can also try removing the damaged screw with a rubber band. A useful trick a learnt recently.



That's a great idea. I have 2 radiators that are air locked due to the bleed value being stripped. Definately trying this tonight

Rom

Nice one



+1

Geemac

+1



Lifesaver

That's a great tip! I wish I'd have seen that last weekend when I was struggling!

hdizzle

You can also try removing the damaged screw with a rubber band. A useful … You can also try removing the damaged screw with a rubber band. A useful trick a learnt recently.

hdizzle

You can also try removing the damaged screw with a rubber band. A useful … You can also try removing the damaged screw with a rubber band. A useful trick a learnt recently.



And remember free rubber bands can be found in your garden if you have a lazy git of a postman.

Original Poster

hdizzle

You can also try removing the damaged screw with a rubber band. A useful … You can also try removing the damaged screw with a rubber band. A useful trick a learnt recently.


Thanks for the tip

Good tip, didn't work for my torn, now-circular philips screw heads in my laptop though sadly.
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