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Old 04-30-2009, 01:00 AM   #1
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I have been looking at all the tools we can choose from I switched to losi and now I need new tools. Help me make the right decision. This is what I am looking for
Standard hand tools sae ball end and non ball end and nut drivers
4.0-7.0v screw gun and High quality tips standard and ball end to go in it
Pit light
I have been using TT metric set and have had great results ,but I want to speed up the process. I want the screw gun to have a clutch to insure no overtightening. Please give me some advise I am going to re tool and want to do it right.
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I have been looking at all the tools we can choose from I switched to losi and now I need new tools. Help me make the right decision. This is what I am looking for
Standard hand tools sae ball end and non ball end and nut drivers
4.0-7.0v screw gun and High quality tips standard and ball end to go in it
Pit light
I have been using TT metric set and have had great results ,but I want to speed up the process. I want the screw gun to have a clutch to insure no overtightening. Please give me some advise I am going to re tool and want to do it right.
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For hand tools...

EDS Tools

Great stuff! They have power tips too, but I can't comment on those. ...but the hand tools are top notch.
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Old 04-30-2009, 02:36 AM   #3
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I just bought a set of Dynamite hex drivers and have been pleased with them thus far. I wish I would have had them when I did my differential synthetic lube . What a PIA doing all the screws with little allen wrenches! The 5 driver set cost me $20.00
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Home Depot sells a Black and Decker lipo powered screw gun for around $60. It doesn't have a clutch, I just run the screws most of the way in and hand tighten them. Still saves a lot of time. And +1 on the EDS tools.
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Popular Mechanics did a review on the screw guns.......might help you decide

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+1 on the Hudy. I have had Team Magic, dynamite, proline (terrible/worst), H.A.R.D. Graphite, and Losi. Hudy wins no contest. For the power driver MIP tips fit the best and EDS are not a bad second. I wish Hudy made tips for the power driver.
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Popular Mechanics did a review on the screw guns.......might help you decide

httphttp://www.popularmechanics.com/...html?page=1://
I seen that that was way helpful
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Darren,

Go with the Hudy, you will not regret it. They are the best.
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Thunder Tiger drivers have been working well for me for the past 2 years, tips are still in good shape, never broke one, and they are pretty comfy, they don't tear the skin off of my hands like some others have during a long build session.
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Don't get the Losi tools, the tips are TOO hard (brittle and easy to break.)

Dynamite makes a set of driver bits with a handle so you can use them both as hand tools and with an electric driver... not sure if they do standard, but I KNOW they have metric.
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Thunder Tiger drivers have been working well for me for the past 2 years, tips are still in good shape, never broke one, and they are pretty comfy, they don't tear the skin off of my hands like some others have during a long build session.
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