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Old 10-20-2008, 07:03 PM   #1
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So, i have broken losi tip after tip. I want to upgrade to better tools, and i was thinking HUDY tools, but 300 in tools doesnt site to easy with me.

What other brands make really good metric tools. Looking at non-ball tips on the hex wrenches and sockets.
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Old 10-20-2008, 07:32 PM   #2
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Old 10-20-2008, 07:33 PM   #3
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http://www.rcnitronation.com/product...45165eb41ef29b

One of the best investments I have made. Going beyond 6 kit builds & all the maint along the way & just now dulling but I have abused them no end. I also have the ball set & standard & ball SAE sets. I tend to use the straights as ball wrenches when I have to.When I got them they were hard & sharp enough to cut glass & would take out stripped head screws if you cock them over. Life time guarentee they have but not needed. I have only broken the smallest SAE one by dropping the car with the wrench still in. The extending feature is also the greatest thing since sliced bread,the tip stickes out less than a inch when in & seems to be the perfect length when out or anywhere between,also have a hole in end to use another wrench as a T-handle. My 2mm & 2.5mm are the ones worn & I'm fixin to purchas another set instead of warranty pecause I appreciate this product that much.
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Integy and EDS are probably 2 of the best value for money , very good quality IMO....
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if you are breaking the losi ones then I would get the hudy due to the spring steel flexing a little more. The MIP thorps are great but I did break one of the tips. I've broken some of the small losi ones but it's usually my fault due to a slight bending instead of a perfect turn. If you broke the losi ones, you should go straight to hudy or mip since I find that the losi ones are better than the average hex.
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http://edsracingproducts.com/

Best bang for your buck. These are some of the best tools you will ever use.
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Old 10-20-2008, 08:18 PM   #7
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Integy and EDS are probably 2 of the best value for money , very good quality IMO....
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my integy wrenches are 6 years old (+/- 1yr) and ive only broken 1 tip .050 and i was really crankin on it
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Best bang for your buck. These are some of the best tools you will ever use.
EDS makes NICE stuff.
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MIP Hexes!!!!!!! - by far the best money I have ever spent in RC. I would have bought these if they were $40 a piece
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I don't know if this is serious or not..... but my TT hexes have been awesome. I cut them down about an inch or so out of the package because they were, in truth, quite long. But they are definitely up to the task, especially for the $25 price.
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Old 10-21-2008, 05:43 AM   #12
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I've found the Losi tips to be pretty brittle. I've broken the tip off, and I have also broke it off where it goes into the handle.

I haven't broken an Integy one, but they DO seem to wear a little faster.
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Best bang for your buck. These are some of the best tools you will ever use.

I've got Hudy and EDS. Both are top notch.

If I was buying again I would get all EDS, just because they are the same quality and a cheaper.
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I've used the integy ones, they've turned a TON of screws without breaking or wearing out... Only thing I do not like about them is that they're slippery at times, it can be difficult to get a good grip on the handle if you have a stubborn screw.... The Hudy wrenches are much easier to get a good grip on with the knurled finish.

I'm probably going to start slowly acquiring some Hudy drivers as the integy ones wear out, but my wallet just can't take the hit all at once.
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1. HUDY
2. EDS


3. MIP thorp, but you can't replace the tip


If you buy a good set once you won't have to replace and they will last A LONG LONG time.
Having confidence in your tools is worth something....
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