What can be used as a pry tool?
Here are a few tricks we’ve collected from our own experiences and those of our users:Anything plastic for soft prying tools.
Paperclip for a SIM card eject tool.
Nail clippers as wire cutters.
Plier-and-rubber band hemostats.
Melted pen for a one-time-use screwdriver..
How do you open pry plastic?
Simply cut an old credit or membership card in half at about a 45 degree angle (as pictured above) and you have a great way of prying open a device without marring up the plastic. A commenter on Make also suggests using a guitar pick to perform the same task.
What can I use instead of a pry bar?
Claw hammers For nail pulling, a claw hammer is nearly equally as suitable as a pry bar. The key difference is in the pry bar’s ability to be used in conjunction with a hammer, whereas the claw hammer lacks a heel for striking, and can of course only be struck with a hammer if you happen to own two!
What is a Spudger tool used for?
A spudger or spludger is a tool that has a wide flat-head screwdriver-like end that extends as a wedge, used to separate pressure-fit plastic components without causing damage during separation.
What to do when you dont have pliers?
If you need pliers to grip onto something large, you can try a pair of stainless-steel kitchen tongs, although you may struggle with torque. If you think you can manage it with your hands but need a better grip, try using a silicone kitchen mitt or one of those jar-opening pads.
What is a plastic scribe?
Dell’s laptop service manuals often call for the use of a non-marring plastic scribe tool for removing plastics. … Each end of the tool is similar to a flathead screwdriver but it is much narrower making it great for fitting in small spaces.