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Re: Overriding problems

Subject: Re: Overriding problems
From: (Denise Thorpe)
Date: Fri, 7 Jun 96 10:07:19 PDT
Ric Hamilton questioned:

> >Denise Thorpe responded:
> >  Once the chrome carriage bolt turns like that, the trick is to file 
> >a screwdriver slot into the head of the bolt.  If you're not good with a 
> >file, it's a good idea to put duct tape on the bumper around where you're 
> >filing.  Good luck!
> >
> Sorry to be a buttinski but couldn't you use let's see where did I
> put that thing,... ummm here it is, a Dremel tool for the same effect?

I s'pose so.  But the screwdriver slot in the bolt head needs to be narrow 
and have perfectly square edges or the screwdriver will slip out.  I don't 
know about you, but I wouldn't want a grinding stone that thin to be 
spinning at that speed anywhere near me.  Besides, those things have a 
tendency to walk and no amount of duct tape will stop one.  I use the thin 
edge of a jeweller's file.  It doesn't take that long and then there are no 

Denise Thorpe

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