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I bought these screw extractors from Screwfix last week as they had good reviews. However, they've been absolute gash so I'm returning them.

https://www.screwfix.com/p/screw-bolt-e ... eces/2951v

I do have these but I can't find them so I'll need to buy another set.

https://www.screwfix.com/p/erbauer-scre ... eces/9811v

Has anyone had any good results with some?
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Did have some, can't remember the brand were ok. Since long lost. Haven't had to use any in ages
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I bought those Erbauer ones again. You watch I'll find my old set tomorrow :-)

I needed them to remove the screws from my licence plate lights. Both sets of screws completely trashed. They were held in by u clips which I had to break to get the screws out one so I've order a set of u clips from eurocarparts on Monday.

My MOT is due soon so it needed to get done. A full day spent changing bulbs ffs.
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Never trusted screw extractors - too afraid of snapping them and making the job even worse.

My usual method is drill-chisel-re-thread and it's never failed me so far! But I have a doozy of a 'thread removal' job coming up - I have two diesel glow plugs that snapped off at the cylinder head and have to come out - dropping the bits in the cylinder is a definite no-no..... :shock:
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