Any Tips

Discussion in 'FAQs' started by rockislandmike, Jul 3, 2002.

  1. rockislandmike

    rockislandmike Active Member

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    Was trying to screw a kadee coupler into an Athearn frame, and apparently the screw I was using was too long. Snapped off in the frame, so, try as I might, I don't seem to be able to get the snapped off piece out.

    Any tips ?????
  2. rich maiorano

    rich maiorano Member

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    the only thing I can think of is drill it out and retap it and use a bigger screw:confused: rich
  3. Vic

    Vic Active Member

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    If its a 2-56 screw file the broke off piece flat and drill it out with a # 50 drill....you'll end up with the same sized hole:)
  4. YakkoWarner

    YakkoWarner Member

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    If the screw has penetrated through the frame, you can dis-assemble the car and remove it by screwing it all hte way through from the other side.