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    Apple Tri-wing screws...
    So anyone have a suggestion as to the best place to pick up a tri-wing screwdriver? I just upgraded the HDD and RAM in my new MBP and wanted to take my battery out but came across the tri-wing screws. This is the fist mac that I've owned that's had them, so any ideas as to the source of a good quality/good price on one?

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    Quote Originally Posted by indychris View Post
    So anyone have a suggestion as to the best place to pick up a tri-wing screwdriver? I just upgraded the HDD and RAM in my new MBP and wanted to take my battery out but came across the tri-wing screws. This is the fist mac that I've owned that's had them, so any ideas as to the source of a good quality/good price on one?

    Thanks!

    Chris
    Try ifixit.com They carry a number of specialty tools for working on Macs

    Don't know if this is the specific one you need, but worth a look

    http://www.ifixit.com/Tools/Tri-Wing...pular_products
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    Quote Originally Posted by Razormac View Post
    Try ifixit.com They carry a number of specialty tools for working on Macs

    Don't know if this is the specific one you need, but worth a look

    Tri-Wing Y0 Screwdriver - iFixit
    Funny you'd mention them, Razor. I've got several items in my shopping cart that have been sitting there for several days. That's one of them. I've used their tutorials on several occasions, but never purchased anything from them. I was kind of waiting to see if anyone would recommend them.

    Have you ever purchased anything from them?

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    Quote Originally Posted by indychris View Post
    Funny you'd mention them, Razor. I've got several items in my shopping cart that have been sitting there for several days. That's one of them. I've used their tutorials on several occasions, but never purchased anything from them. I was kind of waiting to see if anyone would recommend them.

    Have you ever purchased anything from them?
    I have. iPod parts and tools. No problems, quick shipping.
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    Quote Originally Posted by indychris View Post
    Have you ever purchased anything from them?
    Not yet . . . mainly just entertained myself browsing thru their site.
    I've always wanted to be smart, handsome and modest. But, I guess I'll have to be satisfied with two out of three . . .

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    Quote Originally Posted by cwa107 View Post
    I have. iPod parts and tools. No problems, quick shipping.
    Thanks, cwa! That settles it then.

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