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Re: Name of Device / Tool






>When I had some screws that were seized up several people mentioned a tool
>to me that you strike with a hammer to break them loose (interestingly, a
>couple people told me not to use one).  I need the name of this tool.  I got
>blank stares at the hardware and automotive stores.
>
>Thanks and 73,
>Joe
>ka0yos@amsat.org
>

Joe,

We used to call it a "hammer driver". Used it to break loose tight 
phillips-head screws holding motorcycle crankcases together.
Here's a link to what  **looks like**  the same tool. Don't know for 
sure without seeing it in the flesh.
If it's the right tool, it will impart a twisting motion to the 
screwhead when struck with a hammer.
Be sure to use the correct size phillips bit with the tool.

http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/ctaf/Displayitem.taf?itemnumber=37530


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Bill Howell
University of Texas at Austin
College of Fine Arts
Office of Computing Technologies
N5ALO  Amsat 32459  QRP-L 415
	
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