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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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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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Just needs a little persuasion, Easiest way to open up Child proof packages
 

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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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