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Offline Ridgeratt

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Re: Help- stuck action screw
« Reply #15 on: May 29, 2024, 03:02:13 PM »
They actually make a tool that turns to the left when struck specifically for this type of situation. I have used them for removing screws on airplanes but can't for the life of me remember what it's called.

They are called ez outs, or a screw extractor.
« Last Edit: May 29, 2024, 03:10:50 PM by Ridgeratt »

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Re: Help- stuck action screw
« Reply #17 on: May 29, 2024, 06:29:00 PM »
I would not use something that you hit with a hammer to loosen it on a wood stock

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Re: Help- stuck action screw
« Reply #18 on: May 30, 2024, 06:30:09 AM »
I think it stands to reason that being careful is a must but striking the screw is an effective way of getting epoxy to release from the surfaces. Done it myself a few times in a few different circumstances, at least once on a rifle bedding job. Good luck!

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Re: Help- stuck action screw
« Reply #19 on: May 30, 2024, 07:27:01 AM »
What about firing a few rounds through it?  Or putting it in the freezer and then working on it?

 


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