Guitar Screw Rescue Kit

Guitar Screw Rescue Kit

Guitar Screw Rescue Kit, Complete kit

Complete kit

Item # 1709
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$75.73

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Guitar Screw Rescue Kit Screw extractor only

Screw extractor only

Item # 1707
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$29.24

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Guitar Screw Rescue Kit Plug cutter only

Plug cutter only

Item # 1708
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$37.78

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Guitar Screw Rescue Kit 3/16" drill bit  only

3/16" drill bit only

Item # 4845
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$5.20

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Guitar Screw Rescue Kit Alignment guide only

Alignment guide only

Item # 1718
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$3.51

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Guitar Screw Rescue Kit

About This Item

An extractor and plug cutter that's small enough for guitar screws! A StewMac exclusive: you won't find a similar set in this small size anywhere else.

  • Extract damaged or broken tuner screws
  • Make uniformly-sized wooden plugs for plugging and redrilling
The complete kit includes:

Screw extractor
Our tubular steel screw extractor works with your drill. Hardened teeth bore around a broken tuner-mounting screw (3/32" maximum diameter) to capture and remove it.

Plug cutter
Use this custom tool in your drill press to make a 3/16"-diameter wooden plug, a perfect match to fill the hole made by the extractor or the drill bit.

3/16" drill bit
To repair stripped screw holes, use this steel twist bit to match your plugs.

Alignment guide
Clamp this clear acrylic guide in place to help keep your tools right on center, and protect the instrument.


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Guitar Screw Rescue Kit Instructions

How to use the Guitar Screw Rescue Kit to remove small damaged screws.

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5.0
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5.0

3/16 plug cutter

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Verified Buyer


Worked very well.

4.0

3/16 Plug cutter best used in a drill press

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Verified Buyer


Not sure what wizardry Dan is using in the video, but I had about zero success rate using the 3/16 plug cutter in a hand held drill. No matter how hard I try slow or fast The plugs would just break or pulverize.

When used in a drill press at a slow speeed (600 rpm or so), I have success almost every time. Perfect plugs that are the full length of the tool. Removing the plugs from the tool can be a bit tricky sometimes however.

Price is a bit high for these, but they are the only tools of their kind on the market.

5.0

A well thought out tool, a busy shop must have

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Verified Buyer


For years I've used a hollow copper tube with the end notched into teeth to be a cutting bit to drill around the running key screw with the snapped off head too flush to grab. This kit is far superior with a real but and plus cutter. Makes my task quicker, cleaner in 1/2 the time.

5.0

Just what I needed

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Verified Buyer


I broke a screw for the string retainer behind the locking nut. I had thought of buying these previously, but this forced my hand. All said and done, they worked flawlessly.

4.0

Expensive but right for the job

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Verified Buyer


I sheared off a couple tuner screws in a rock maple neck and the extractor worked perfectly to get them out and leave holes that could be doweled and re-drilled. I'm docking one star because it's considerably more expensive than comparable products, but none of the go-to woodworking suppliers seem to have extractors this small. As always with StewMac service & shipping were exceptionally speedy.

5.0

Works great for an "off label" hse

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Verified Buyer


I bought just the extractor which arrived today. I got it so I could make sure for markers for a maple fretboard out of some scrap Brazilian rosewood from a billet I bought back in the early 90's. The fretboard has dot inlays cut from the same rosewood with a plug cutter. I'm attaching a photo of the dots I cut from varying thicknesses of the scrap. I think the longer ones will be easier to work with so I will probably cut more of those eventually.

5.0

Works well

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Verified Buyer


I bought the screw extractor and the plug cutter to work on a neck that had a couple broken screws. Works well if you take the time to clamp the neck well on the drill press.

5.0

Works!

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Verified Buyer


I bought this kit because I broke off a couple of pickup screws in super hard purple heart. I was skeptical, but desperate.
Turns out this extractor works exactly as it should. Both screws came out clean.
I would buy this again in a heartbeat.

5.0

It works as advertised. 

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Verified Buyer


I bought only the cutting tube. It was sufficient. It isn't inexpensive and I could have made it myself, but it sure is convenient to have it arrive in two days ready to use. I made a guide from a piece of Lexan and went right to work. It removed the broken screws rapidly and neatly. Fortunately for me, the tuners completely covered the plug, so no finish matching was required. I really like the feature of having cutters formed on both ends of the tube so the tool will last twice as long (and, when you wear both ends out, you can file it flat and then file in a new cutting edge. Good tool!

5.0

Plug Cutter Only

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Verified Buyer


A hard to find tool at 3/16". Was glad to find it and at a reasonable price.

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