Tools News

T-Work’s 20mm droop gauge set

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T-Work’s have introduced a set of two new 20mm droop gauges. The gauges are machined from high-quality aluminium and come black anodised with laser-etched markings. Magnets are integrated into each gauge in order to bundle the tools, making them easy to store and to transport.

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AKA Pro multi tip tire punch

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AKA have announced an update to their popular tire punch. The all new Pro multi tip tire punch features a new cantilever design to increase punch pressure and reduce hand fatigue. The redesigned handle has plastic cover on the lower handle to more comfortably fit your hand. The mulit tip rotating head offers sizes from 2mm to 4.5mm and has a convenient waste box for the discarded rubber.

Muchmore multi shock maintenance clamp

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Muchmore Racing have introduced the new multi shock maintenance clamp tool. The tool is for use with 1/10th and 1/8th scale shocks and are made from lightweight aluminum material and anodized in black. The clamp feature a “nutcracker” style construction providing increased leverage. The clamp tool is not only for shock shafts but it can also capture 1/10th and 1/8th shock bodies to make it easier to tighten the shock cap. The pliers feature the ability to pop the shock end pillow ball in and out of place thanks to the stepped post built into the pliers and also it is equipped with a slot to maintain a Euro-style connector to facilitate soldering.

6MIK Optima sleeve remover tool

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French company 6MIK have introduced a new tool intended to remove the sleeve of 3.5cc nitro engines. The handy tool features a hook that fits into the exhaust port of the sleeve and a hoop on the upper part used to pull the sleeve to remove it making the process. much easier.

Kyosho RB7/ZX7 seal cartridge & turnbuckle wrench

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Kyosho have introduced a new shock seal cartridge and turnbuckle wrench specially designed for the Ultima RB7 and Lazer ZX7. Machined from aluminium instead of plastic to provide more durability and reliability, the tool comes gun metal anodised to match option parts and tools from of the Japanese brand. The tool is used when installing and removing seal cartridges for maintenance of front and rear shocks.

6MIK launch 6MIK Racing application

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6MIK have launched their new application called 6MIK Racing. This App allows 6MIK users to check the news of the French company but also use tools to facilitate and improve their experience with 6MIK products. The App offers the “Tyres choice tool” that provides useful informations about all 6MIK tires range by giving information such as temperature, the race duration, and track surface, advice sheets with useful technical informations with tire charts, tyres’ gluing tips, fuel tank calculation chart, tips for HB Racing stuff, set up sheets from 6MIK Team drivers and also store the main set up of your cars. The 6MIK Racing application allows to find the correspondence between CPS / WT silicone oils, the best oil grade adjustment, and calculate fuel consumption. Last but not the least, the App is provided with a race chronometer that allows to independently time 2 drivers, with all laps, best lap, overall time, re-fuel management, and even to record of the history. The 6MIK Racing is available on both iOS and Android devices.

LMR MIP T-wrench

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Nemo Racing have introduced the new LMR T-wrench specially designed for the popular MIP tools. The 3D-printed T-wrench helps to provide some leverage on tough to shift nuts and bolts. It suits to 22mm handles.

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Pro-Line body grip tool

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Pro-Line have introduced the new body grip tool for painters. This stylish ergonomic Pro-Line Body grip tool helps painters like you hold the body effortlessly and comfortably. Choose to hold the body like a shifter knob for easy rotation or slide it in between your fingers at the narrow base to palm the body effortlessly like a cell phone. Either way you grip it, you can rest assured that your RC body will no longer be a pain to hold while painting. This is a custom machined tool made from Type 1 PVC and turned to match popular grip styles. The Body grip tool includes 2 suction cups to easily adapt to many body sizes and shapes. The large cup is a 2 1/2″ (60mm) rated to hold 7 lbs and best used on the roof or windshield of larger scale bodies. The medium cup is a 1 7/8″ (45mm) rated to hold 3 lbs and best used on the roof or windshield for small scale bodies or tight areas where the large cup may not fit. To finish it off the Body Grip tool has a stylish Pro-Line “Custom Paint” decal.