Trying to install to new drive, but drive caddy torked

Robert Moskowitz rgm at
Tue Dec 24 21:38:56 UTC 2013

On 12/24/2013 01:49 PM, Chris Adams wrote:
> Once upon a time, Chris Murphy <lists at> said:
>> If the head has been stripped, the driver is wrong sized for the screw. An exactly right sized driver with moderate pressure will unstick a tight screw so long as it isn't actually glued. And in that case with even more pressure it should still crack the glue with less than Herculean effort.
> My Thinkpads have thread-lock on all screws, so that may explain why it
> is so difficult to break the screw free.
The super glue got one out, but still ruined the screwdriver.  Then I 
found a #0 phillips with more substance to it, and it got the other 
three out.  Boy were they tight!  Most likely a touch of thread-lock on 
all of them.

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