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Old 03-18-2013, 05:36 PM   #1
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How do I take the U-shaped dinette out?

I'm dumping the dinette in favor of a desk and cabinets. Does anyone have any tips about how to loosen the incredibly tight screws? They appear to be Phillips heads, but put in with a powerful screw gun.

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Old 03-18-2013, 05:48 PM   #2
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they are more than likely #2 square head screws .I used a ratchet and a socket that the square head would fit into and was able to brake them loose.

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Old 03-18-2013, 05:52 PM   #3
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An impact tool works well on real tight screws. I bought one from Sears 30 years ago; still have it and use it from time to time. I think it was about $10 back then. You load it with the proper bit(hillips, flat) then set it for left or right torque and then strike it with a hammer. It will turn 10 or 20 degrees and break loose stubborn screws, bolts etc. good luck
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