Trying to install to new drive, but drive caddy torked

murph murph at
Tue Dec 24 16:59:54 UTC 2013

Something I've done successfully in the past for small, nearly stripped screws:

Put a drop of crazy glue in the screw.  Put the screwdriver in as
straight as you can and balance against something.  Let dry.  Now try
to get the screw out.

Sounds crazy, but it has worked.   Of course, this is last resort
before drilling it out.


On Tue, Dec 24, 2013 at 11:54 AM, Robert Moskowitz <rgm at> wrote:

> Right size screwdriver: Phillips #0; I have been doing this for close to 60
> years.  Stripping phillips head screws that is :)
> Heads not stripped. yet.  Being careful.
> Lots of pressure tried.  Including holding screwdriver with wrench and
> trying to turn.  But can't maintain enough downward pressure to get it to
> budge.
> Heads not raised enough to grab with any pliers I own, and I have a lot of
> them.  Maybe try and file the heads square and see if that makes grabbing
> them easier.

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