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Old 01-12-2019, 07:28 PM
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so I have a set of the proline hex wrenches and they work well. Hovever...if you take a 2.0mm button head screw and put the tip in , the tip has a little play and can cause my alum. screws to strip. what tips have the Least amount of play? Thanks
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MIP hex drivers are the best. But heavy.
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Hudy and MIP are always the ones that are recommended whenever anyone asks. I have no doubt they are a great piece of kit and would have bought them but they were really expensive.

I have Arrowmax purple tools and find them excellent. I have had them a couple of years now and they are still doing the job nicely. You can replace the tips too so when the 2mm wears out first I can just buy a new tip. I have the hand tools and electric screwdriver tips and they all work really well. You can buy sets so they work out pretty affordable.
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Arrowmax has been my go to, light, sturdy, and let's be honest.. they look awesome
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Only tried Mip and it serves me well. Except kinda heavy the driver is percise But not brittle. PlUS you will never have the problem of loose tip.
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Arrowmax have been awesome for me. I have used Xceed and Serpent tools before, and prefer the Arrowmax I currently have. The old losi tools were pretty good too. Stay away from Integy or the Dynamite universal kit!
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MIP are the only bits that broke on me while using. I use generic Wera and Wiha hexes (never snapped) unless I have something that works off my real car tool case (snap-on, etc).
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MIP, Hudy, Arrowmax, and Integy are the best that I know of. I personally use MIP.
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I would put Hudy and Arrowmax at the top then MIP. If you don't mind heavy handles MIP is great too. Arrowmax honey comb gold tools have the most bling.
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MIP is the way to go. Fits so well. No fear of stripping.
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Another shoutout for Hudy. If you can find/afford them, PB Swiss.
Another hard to find but cheap and very good is EIGHT brand. Handles are crap though.
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MIP is always a great choice for tools. They don't round out screws, and the handle provides a good grip. I guess I don't understand the "heavy handle" complaints...
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Arrowmax golden, tungsten tips are great. IMHO honeycomb handles so, so as the grip is not as convenient as in the round ones.
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Originally Posted by JeffC View Post
MIP is always a great choice for tools. They don't round out screws, and the handle provides a good grip. I guess I don't understand the "heavy handle" complaints...
Yeah, same. I've noticed little to no change in my lap times due to the weight of my MIP drivers.
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I wonder why r/c brands are always recomended. I'd think that the precision tool manufacturers would be the ones that are the best.

yet.. that's not always what I've found.
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