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Old 08-15-2012, 06:07 PM
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Wanted to get an idea of what kind of non rc tools you have found to help you in this hobby. Here is one I have found to pull flywheels off engines. Cheaper than the rc version and works perfect.

http://amceaglenest.com/enstore/inde...d&productId=51
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Old 08-15-2012, 06:17 PM
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Dremel and cordless 1/4" power screw driver. What would we do with out them.
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Butter it work great on hinge pins or hub pins your suspension frees up you can take a few seconds off your lap times.
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Old 08-15-2012, 06:59 PM
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hammer lol
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needle to remove the seals from the bearings

chopsticks to remove the mud from the car without scratching everything

scriber to remove the ground from the head of the chassis screws

dog teethbrush to clean electric motors

various brushes to clean the car

adhesive rubber bands used for doors to protect the chassis

....oh yes and nutella in the diffs
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hammer lol
+1 but made in boxwood to avoid the markings. It's used in jewellery
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Ingersoll Rand S3L3
Hitachi cordless screw drivers.
Makita 18v drill to polish the hinge pins and mothers chrome polish
Small needle ose plyers from lowes
A ball joint tool (from the heli section)
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very small channel lock pliers from craftsman
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Old 08-15-2012, 08:22 PM
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Originally Posted by Frank L View Post
Ingersoll Rand S3L3
Hitachi cordless screw drivers.
Makita 18v drill to polish the hinge pins and mothers chrome polish
Small needle ose plyers from lowes
A ball joint tool (from the heli section)
The compressor is very portable LOL!
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My brain. Although, I could argue that it's gotten me into more trouble than it has helped...
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Originally Posted by racespecs View Post
hammer lol
+2, not sure if it helps but sure makes you feel better. atleast untill you have to order parts
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Originally Posted by bigjayjay1 View Post
Butter it work great on hinge pins or hub pins your suspension frees up you can take a few seconds off your lap times.
Hahah a few seconds off laptimes.
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-dremel (alltough aren't these for RC now?)
-hammer
-vice grips
-vice
-motorcycle chain breaker
-TAG body spray
-hemostat
-1/4" ratchet, sockets, deepwell sockets
-120/12v 6a float automotive battery charger
-KFC bucket
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Can't believe none of you use those little hydrolic floor jacks to change your tires,,
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Originally Posted by NDHotbodies View Post
Can't believe none of you use those little hydrolic floor jacks to change your tires,,
I use a car lift so it's easier to work underneath and change suspension setup.An airgun is very handy but a 3mm hex head is hard to find,so I just hammer down those screws.Personally I don't like the butter on the hingepins because of the cholesterol and nutella is bad to diabetes so I just spit on the hingepins.Gotta make sure there's no lettuce or that would mess very badly tire wear!
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