tool for installing pin in PCB extractors?

Joseph Lang joe.lang.0000 at
Sun Oct 25 05:55:25 CDT 2015

I use slip joint pliers. Just push the pin through. It's harder getting them out;-)


> On Oct 25, 2015, at 12:49 AM, Eric Smith <spacewar at> wrote:
> What tool does one use to install the metal pin into a plastic PCB
> extractor, e.g., the Bivar CP-36 or Keystone 8642?
> I don't yet have any uninstalled extractors on hand, but I'm going to
> need some for a project. Looking at PCBs with extractors already
> installed has not made it obvious to me how to install them.

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