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Need to replace the black ring in my moen faucet and the screw is stripped. How do I remove the screw?

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You can use a screw extractor tool found at many hardware stores or home centers. Try placing a rubber band on the end of the screwdriver and pushing down on the screw to give the screwdriver more grip. If you have an old screwdriver you can even weld it to the screw with an epoxy like JB Weld or E-poxy.

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