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Old 04-10-2009, 06:57 AM   #16
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EDS or MIP. Hudy are nice but you pay extra $$$ for the name. The EDS ones are made from the same material.
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+1 for those red dynamites. they lasted and they were cheap. im disappointed to hear that about the prolines, i just ordered a few of them.
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Old 04-10-2009, 07:17 AM   #18
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I have used the MIP (aka Thorp) wrenchs when I started 20 years ago and am still partial to them. I like the plastic Vaco handles and tip quality is on par with if not the best.

We have an O'Donnell sponsored driver at our track that has a full compliment of OD's wrenches and those are real nice if you like the snap-on ergonomic style of handle.
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Old 04-10-2009, 08:21 AM   #19
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MIP all the way. I've tried many brands and have alway had problems with how they fix in the screw head got the MIP and man they are a perfect fix.
MIP. They've been around for 20 years...for a reason.
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Old 04-10-2009, 08:33 AM   #20
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I like the red handled dynamites and also have a set of integy they are very good and not all that expensive
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Old 04-10-2009, 08:44 AM   #21
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For me is losi the way to go.
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Old 04-10-2009, 09:27 AM   #22
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For me is losi the way to go.
I have heard the Losi tips are soft and dont hold uo to the abuse of 1/8 scale. Have you had any problems??
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Old 04-10-2009, 09:34 AM   #23
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+1 for those red dynamites. they lasted and they were cheap. im disappointed to hear that about the prolines, i just ordered a few of them.
+2. I am using the same tips and it has been close to three years now.
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Old 04-10-2009, 09:52 AM   #24
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I recently bought a new set of hex wrenches made by proline. I am not happy with them. One tip already stripped and one tip bent. They are less than a month old. I used Team Magic wrenches before that and they were great but they are very hard to find. I was thinking about buying a Hudy set it is very complete and I know they should be top notch, I just don't want to blow another hundred bucks on inferior products. So who is using what and how do they hold up. Thanks for the input.
Same situation. My Proline tools are terrible. The 2.0 rounded out a tip in about a week, the set screws on the 2.5 and 2.5b handles stripped out a week later. I bought the hex, nut, phillips and blade drivers, so I wasted about $150 on tools I thought were supposed to be good. Thanks Proline
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Old 04-10-2009, 09:56 AM   #25
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MIP THORP - Don't waste your money on anything else
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MIP.....no bling factor but they are the best.
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Old 04-10-2009, 10:16 AM   #27
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best are tools from a company that actually specializes in making tools
and you dont have to pay the extra for RC company branded tools that lack in ergonomics and quality.

i prefer WERA tools however i got few Hudy protools (those with plastic handle), some EDS and few other, but I am slowly getting all wera stuff
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2 yrs. ago I purchased the Losi hex and socket wrenches & have had great luck with them. They have a alluminum handle so they have a nice solid feel to them. They are a good quality. I wrench on 3 rc's doing constant maintenance and they have held up with out flaw. I did just recently replace the tip on my 2.0 mm, but it seems to be the 1 that gets used 90% of the time.
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Thunder Tiger. Cheap and good quality
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