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Left hand drill bit and bolt extractor. The idea being you drill a hole in the center of your lag screw shaft, drilling in a counter clockwise direction which will avoid driving the shaft in deeper, once you have your hole in the shaft you use the extractor again in a counter clockwise direction which threads the extractor into the bolt shaft and the ...


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There's a lot of ways to remove it but from your prior post you seem to be set on re-using the hole so you'd really need to unscrew it. You "might" be able to cut a slot in it with the dremel and unscrew it with a screwdriver, being 3/8 that won't be a very strong slot and may snap off. If it was me I would remove enough of the drywall to be able to grab it ...


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The important thing when reusing holes for lag bolts (or screws in general) in a material that the screw will cut threads in (i.e. wood, but also applies more generally to any material much softer than the screw being driven) is to turn the bolt backwards (counterclockwise for a normal right hand thread) until you feel it "drop in" to the existing thread - ...


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Yes, you can reuse screw holes in wood or plastic. Just make sure the new screw has the same diameter, thread pitch, and thread shape. When reattaching, roll the screw backwards a couple of revolutions and feel for the "hop" of it dropping into the existing thread. Sometimes there's a little hop and a big hop; you want the big hop. If you do much ...


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