David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
12/6/13 8:43 a.m.

You stripped the end of a stud. What's your trick to remove it?

My pal Randy welds a nut to the end of the stripped stud so he can zap it out with an impact gun.

tuna55 PowerDork
12/6/13 9:03 a.m.

Welding a nut on is the easiest if you have room and a welder. This past weekend I was in the back of a motorhome on a broken Cummins 5.9 exhaust bolt and I ran a die over what was left and double nutted it to remove it. It worked great.

Hungary Bill
Hungary Bill Dork
12/6/13 11:23 a.m.

I thought this thread was going to be about kicking me out...



N Sperlo
N Sperlo MegaDork
12/6/13 11:30 a.m.

In reply to Hungary Bill:

Kenny_McCormic UltraDork
12/6/13 11:32 a.m.

With a stud remover?

Zomby Woof
Zomby Woof PowerDork
12/6/13 12:00 p.m.

I have that exact one. It works, but not very well on studs smaller than 10mm or so, or if they're really tight.

Kenny_McCormic UltraDork
12/6/13 1:15 p.m.

The real trick is getting out one sheared near flush, I can never get a good weld on them for some reason.

Edit: I bet the stud remover works best with an impact hammering the wheel's teeth into the stud.

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