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last year I bought the lock ons and when I was putting them on I was using my cheap compact bike tool and the hex wrench broke of inside of one of the bolts. I havent had to worry about it untill now seeing how I need to take the grip off to remove my shifter. what do I do to get it off?
 

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well what happened to me was that i stripped the hex head on the screw so tehre was no way to unscrew it.. what i did was drilled out the screw.... just use a size thats not bigger than the screw so u can still use the clamp... i suggest using a reall small size first then moving up to a bigger size until it just comes out.. i forgot if i drilled from the bottom of the screw or through the screw head though.. either way should work.
 

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RockTheGeek said:
well what happened to me was that i stripped the hex head on the screw so tehre was no way to unscrew it.. what i did was drilled out the screw.... just use a size thats not bigger than the screw so u can still use the clamp... i suggest using a reall small size first then moving up to a bigger size until it just comes out.. i forgot if i drilled from the bottom of the screw or through the screw head though.. either way should work.
or hacksaw both sides
 

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SHIVER ME TIMBERS said:
or hacksaw both sides
haha i stripped a Thompson Stem on my fork and had to cut the steer tube under it :mad:
 

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gtbikesalltheway said:
I tried drilling out the hex wrench but it is too hard of metal and the drill bit just slips off
then i probably did it from the top of the screw head.. that way it has no where to slip to.. but in your situation.. i dunno if that'll work witht he hex wrench in there.. just try and do it slowly and patiently so it wont slip.. once it pierces a little bit.. it'll be ok
 
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