There are several ways to remove a stripped bolt in a tight space. Hammer on a smaller socket to grip the rounded head. Use vice grips and twist. This only works if the bolt is not too badly rounded.

How do you unscrew a stripped nut?

What tool can I use to remove a stripped screw?

Use Pliers

If enough of the screw is above the surface, try using pliers. This method of removing a stripped screw requires a bit more muscle than most. Pliers will allow you to get a firm enough grip on the screw to pull it out. Locking pliers or vise grip pliers work best.

How do you unscrew a screw that is stripped?

Place a wide rubber band in between the screwdriver and the stripped screw head, then apply hard, but slow force as you turn the screw. The rubber band should grip the stripped screw head and allow you to extract the screw.

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How do you get a broken bolt out of metal?

  • STEP 1: Hammer the center punch in the middle of your broken bolt.
  • STEP 2: Slowly, use a left-handed drill bit to create a pilot hole.
  • STEP 3: Switch to an extraction bit.
  • STEP 4: Reverse-drill slowly to remove a broken bolt.
  • STEP 5: Remove any metal shavings left behind by the broken bolt using a magnet.
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