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Old Mar 3, 2010, 01:06 PM   #1
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best screw driver set for macbook pro unibody screws?

Hi,

I was just wondering what is the best screw driver set for removing the screws from the late 2009 macbook pro unibody?

Thanks,
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Old Mar 3, 2010, 01:08 PM   #2
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pretty much any $2 jewelry sized screwdriver will work. The screws aren't very tight. Phillips head is preferable.
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Old Mar 3, 2010, 01:11 PM   #3
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Best bit set I own. Torx, Phillips/Pozidriv, flats, etc are no problem with this set. A little pricey though.

http://www.wihatools.com/700seri/719collect.htm
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Old Mar 3, 2010, 01:12 PM   #4
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Home Depot and Lowes sell a little $5 set with PH 1 downto 000 and four flat bits. They have a similar one with Torx bits T15 and T10..T5 too.
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Old Mar 3, 2010, 01:22 PM   #5
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I went to Canadian Tire and just picked the cheapest option that had the T6 torx. Ended up finding a multi screw driver with both the Torx and the #00 Phillips for $10. Just head to a store and look for the lowest priced option. In the end, they're all pretty much the same.
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Old Mar 3, 2010, 01:33 PM   #6
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I used the screw drivers in this kit to swap in a hew HDD in my MBP

http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.29544

$2.60 free shipping LOL
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Old Mar 3, 2010, 01:49 PM   #7
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Hi,

I was just wondering what is the best screw driver set for removing the screws from the late 2009 macbook pro unibody?

Thanks,
Wiha is great, as are the ifixit tool sets.

You need a 00 phillips and a T6 torx at a minimum.
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Old Mar 3, 2010, 02:11 PM   #8
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Here is a sweet kit from OWC with pretty much anything you need to perform an upgrade to your Mac/iPod/device. I picked it up a few months ago and it has been great.

http://eshop.macsales.com/item/Newer...ogy/TOOLKIT11/
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Old Mar 3, 2010, 02:12 PM   #9
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Thanks, I picked up the ifixit kit.
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Old Mar 3, 2010, 02:16 PM   #10
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Best bit set I own. Torx, Phillips/Pozidriv, flats, etc are no problem with this set. A little pricey though.

http://www.wihatools.com/700seri/719collect.htm
Wiha are the best.
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Old Mar 3, 2010, 05:17 PM   #11
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Thanks, I picked up the ifixit kit.
I own one of those too, it was a hell of a lot cheaper then the wiha and while it isnt as good it is way more then good enough.
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Old Aug 7, 2012, 10:25 PM   #12
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I have various screwdrivers for Macbook, Pro, Air on my online store. Here's the mid-level kit - http://teak23macparts.bigcartel.com/product/apple-macbook-macbook-pro-screwdriver-repair-tool-kit-2008-09-macbook-air-better has a Phillips #00, Torx T6, Triwing (Tri-Lobe) battery tool & a Black Stick Spudger for $14.95. Also have "Economy Grade" for less & high quality "Pro Grade" with a lifetime guarantee.
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Old Aug 7, 2012, 10:45 PM   #13
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Home Depot and Lowes sell a little $5 set with PH 1 downto 000 and four flat bits. They have a similar one with Torx bits T15 and T10..T5 too.
Yup, I've got both of these. They've worked great for several years now, and if I did have a problem they've got a lifetime warranty.

http://www.homedepot.com/h_d1/N-5yc1...ProductDisplay

http://www.homedepot.com/h_d1/N-5yc1...ProductDisplay
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