File Down or Grind Opposing Edges of the Bolt and Try Vice Grips

You can file down opposing edges of a bolt or nut so that there are 2 flat edges and then try vice grips again. This may be enough to give the vice grips enough of a bite.

Metal File Comparison

Image Price Reviews Average Customer Rating
$3.49 0
$7.35 87 4.4
$7.97 11 4.4


Remove Stripped Nut or Bolt with Vise Grips