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Striped Screw Removal

Posted by Tony P on June 14th, 2002 08:42 AM
In reply to removing striped decking screws by sheri on June 13th, 2002 06:58 PM [Go to top of thread]

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This is one of the drawbacks to using screws for deck assembly. But the positives still outway the negatives. The way I remove them is to drill out the screw head with a 1/4" or similar size bit. Then pry the board over the screw. Once the board is off you can break the screw off with a couple taps of a hammer.

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