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Maybe dumb question, but this is HARD plastic with a hard plastic bottom. Says "pull", but not working! Tips? I also saw a post somewhere where the man couldn't remove the bit from the bottom part after he got it open. This is about 4 years old, don't think they make this packaging anymore. Help?
 

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If the package is what I'm picturing, squeeze the sides of the plastic case and the clear lid should come off. When you get the lid off, the bit might be stuck in the black holder. You'll have to push up on the bottom of the holder and the bit will come out. Be careful with the bit, it will be sharp.
 

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remove the sealing tape 1st that wraps around the top and bottom pieces.....
 

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Maybe dumb question, but this is HARD plastic with a hard plastic bottom. Says "pull", but not working! Tips? I also saw a post somewhere where the man couldn't remove the bit from the bottom part after he got it open. This is about 4 years old, don't think they make this packaging anymore. Help?
Definitely not a dumb question! I struggle with this every time I buy one of their router, drill or any other of their products packaged that way.
 

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Something like that, I usually wind up using my pocket knife.
 

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I slit the wrapper with a knife first along the join between the top and bottom, then press the sides. I keep a pair of leather gloves around when changing bits. Old skin cuts easily, and those bits are extremely sharp!
 

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Hi Jenny and welcome. Be very careful and don't drop the bits. The carbide tips are very hard and that is good but they are brittle and break easely. You probably already know that but just incase you didn't you do now.
 

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Hi Jenny and welcome. Be very careful and don't drop the bits. The carbide tips are very hard and that is good but they are brittle and break easely. You probably already know that but just incase you didn't you do now.
I guess this rules out using a hammer... eh...
 

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Maybe dumb question, but this is HARD plastic with a hard plastic bottom. Says "pull", but not working! Tips? I also saw a post somewhere where the man couldn't remove the bit from the bottom part after he got it open. This is about 4 years old, don't think they make this packaging anymore. Help?
I agree that sometimes a 3 lb engineer's hammer is the most appropriate tool...… at least it makes me feel better.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wrap_rage There's even a term for the frustration
 

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I have one of those Bosch router bit sets and the slots where the router bits fit into are that tight I need to wear gloves to get them in and out, you would think they would make them a little looser as you can easily cut yourself using bare fingers.

 

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If you turn the case over you'll see a small hole on the bottom. Put the case in a vice upside down and using a pin set and hammer lightly tap the bit until its almost out then remove it from the vice and pull the rest of the bit out by hand.
 

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I've considered TNT.
 
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