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XPR 6550 TORX™ T6 screwdriver

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Hello,

I am needing to open my 6550 to change the housing. Will the following screw driver work for the screws.

https://www.amazon.ca/Torx-Screwdriver-Set-T10-T15/dp/B00CL6UAAG

What does everyone recommend.

Thanks,

AP
Torx is a trademarked name and it's a well established standard. If Motorola says it needs a T-6 to open, then any driver that meets the Torx standard will work.

If you were going to be doing this a lot, as in changing a lot of radio cases, you'd be happier with a dedicated T-6 driver, not the exchangeable bits with the small handle. A fixed bit in a larger handle is nicer to use and gives you some more torque.
I use T-8's on a lot of equipment I have at work, and a dedicated driver makes life a lot easier.

But, yes, that will work. For changing one radio case, it'll do just fine.
 
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Sears has a full range of Torx drivers. No need to ORDER one, odds are that any hardware store near you carries torx drivers in every size you need. In fact I'd bet on it.

Torx has become almost as common as Philips head hardware these days.
 
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Most hardware stores will have them, but T-6 is getting a little on the small side and not too common.

cmdrwill mentioned the Wiha brand. Good choice, thats what I use at work.
 
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