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Will the Gtool Screen Jack universal open this phone?

The gTool Screen Jack seems to come in two different models. But only shows one. Is the universal really the gTool Screen Jack Pro?? Not a lot of information is provided in the description. Can someone help me out with this?

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The screen Jack is a holding frame so you can keep things connected when you are diagnosing (think like a cars tire jack)

Here is the best tool set for working on iPhones: [product|IF145-198-8|iOpener tool kit]. Some people prefer the [product|IF145-243|iSclack] Vs the single cup tool.

Update (12/05/2017)

I stand corrected! The IFIXIT tool [product|IF145-383|gTool 360] is what I was thinking of.

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gTool is a very different beast! ScreenJack Pro

iFIXIT's listing: [product|IF145-281|gTool Screen Jack] is the original model and the [product|IF145-281-2|gTool Screen Jack universal] (no image) I think is the second generation.

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As for the iOpener tool kit you need to be around a microwave and my business is mobile. I have broken the iSclack and have had it fail on me many times. The screen jack is similar to the iSclack just hinged if you look it up in iFixit there is two models. ifixit does not provide enough description on the two models. If someone knows what the two models look like I woul dlove to know. Aslo no the screen jack is not like a tire jack but I love how you think. If you need to hold the screen up the gtool 360 is great. Thanks for the answer not quite what I was hoping for.

Check this out http://www.gtool.com/product-category/ca...

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Given your mobility how about getting a power inverter and a small microwave. Most of the pro's I met up with this summer at IFIXIT un-conference use the iSclack. I think your issue is you don't heat the display enough so you are over stressing the tool. Have you tried using a variable temp heat gun most find it a bit easier but you do need to watch the heat! A no contact thermal gun is what you'll want to monitor the temp.

Also keep in mind we tend to serve the amateurs here. You might want to jump to the IFIXIT Pro group page.

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At this time a power inverter is more than I can afford but its a future endeavor. The problem I find with the iSclack is the suction cups popping off, not keeping a suction or the centar pivot or support breaking. But yes I have a variable heating unit that I use. I have been repairing phones for all most ten years now. I also micro solder and repair electronic devices. I have been doing that for over 2 decades. I started soldering with my father in his RCA repair business doing VHS, Beta, Tv's, and Ham radios.

I could be considered a pro but I do not think I am there or ever will be. To much to learn and I only have a brain not a hard drive. I guess since I called and emailed ifixit and never got a response on one of their products I did this instead to see if the public knew of the tools they are selling and may have more details. If you find out more about the two models I would love to hear about it. If I find out I'll post it here so people know if this ever gets read. Thanks again.

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Instead of a microwave, try a hair dryer to heat up the iOpener. The hair dryer applied to a suction cup for a few seconds also allows for the rubber(?) to expand and when it contracts when attached to a screen, it will have firmer hold.

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