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Old 02-18-2016, 08:21 AM   #21 (permalink)
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I can find two types of MIPs:

http://www.apexmodels.com/gbu0-prods...qS-hoC3l3w_wcB

http://pages.ebay.com/link/?nav=item...363564&alt=web

I really like that the first set has the size on them, as a previously poster said the colour coding of the aligns is very convenient.
+1000 for MIP's they are unlike any other. The new MIP's I've received have size labels with clear shrink tube so you can put a visible size label on them. http://miponline.com/store/mip9501.html
I think the Size indicator was the only complaint with them.
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Old 01-07-2017, 10:19 AM   #22 (permalink)
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Has anyone else had issues with Scorpion Hex Drivers breaking off in the screw head? This was my first use of this driver, never broke a tip off before.
I've sent in an email and filled out a contact form with Innov8tive design and so far have had no response. Not exactly what I was hoping for with this brand. Overall, disappointed with the whole deal .
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Old 01-07-2017, 11:13 AM   #23 (permalink)
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Wera have great handles, are reasonably priced and they hold up very well. They offer 2mm and larger. In the USA, McMaster sells them. HQ is in Germany so finding them in Europe should be easy.
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Old 01-18-2017, 09:14 PM   #24 (permalink)
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Has anyone else had issues with Scorpion Hex Drivers breaking off in the screw head? This was my first use of this driver, never broke a tip off before.
I've sent in an email and filled out a contact form with Innov8tive design and so far have had no response. Not exactly what I was hoping for with this brand. Overall, disappointed with the whole deal .
I've had my Scorpion drivers for 3+ years now and only had the 1.5mm break a tip off this last year. I haven't gotten around to replacing it yet but the rest of the sizes are still my go to drivers.
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Old 01-18-2017, 09:22 PM   #25 (permalink)
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I've had my Scorpion drivers for 3+ years now and only had the 1.5mm break a tip off this last year. I haven't gotten around to replacing it yet but the rest of the sizes are still my go to drivers.
After My 2mm broke the tip, I emailed them, and after a bit of frustration with waiting several days, they got back to me and replaced the tip for free. All in all, I'm a happy customer.
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Old 01-18-2017, 09:28 PM   #26 (permalink)
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I second mip but mainly use the 1.5/2/2.5 then my others are a mix of sizes with the curved to get in tight places on a slight angle. Then I have a set of snap on ones on 1/4 speed ratchet. Mainly use mip to break the lock tite bond then use the speed ratchet to buzz them in N out. Use the curved ones to buzz the tight spot ones after again usin mip to break them loose & tighten
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Old 01-19-2017, 11:03 AM   #27 (permalink)
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I just order some of this brand and so far I'm enjoying them as an upgrade from my Align set which I had no problem except for the occasional button head screw the 1.5 wouldn't fit to properly. These drivers fromhttp://www.team-eds.com/ fit snuggly. One thing I wish that they had was color coding for size I may put a colored label on and then use clear shrink to cover the label.
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Old 02-02-2017, 08:21 PM   #28 (permalink)
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Bought a full set of Scorpion drivers and to date they are the best ive used. Very hard tips, i could see one breaking vs stripping. But honestly if one did break i can easily see them replacing it no questions, actually i bought them off a Scorpion rep and if i remember correctly he plain said they are warrantied for life.

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Old 02-03-2017, 06:09 PM   #29 (permalink)
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By and large I guess if you want the best its going to be expensive, but I have been very pleased with some Tarot drivers I've had for some time, the titanium coated ones. They are a nice tight fit especially in the 1.5mm size, and show little or no wear. Cheap too. Just bought some Dynamite but not used them yet, so can't comment, but I liked the look of the handle! I would get more Tarot in the smallest sizes but can't seem to find the ti coated ones at the moment.
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Old 03-12-2017, 07:28 PM   #31 (permalink)
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MIP and Hudy are what I use.
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Old 12-23-2017, 11:09 PM   #32 (permalink)
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Asked someone who works on million dollar industrial robots for Intel and he said Bondhus. Went to their web site, apparently they make custom tools for NASA as well.

EDIT: Looks like they only make plain end hex drivers with T handles though.

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Old 01-24-2018, 01:53 PM   #33 (permalink)
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Old 02-17-2018, 10:40 PM   #34 (permalink)
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I have the problem of the bolt heads rounding out on the inside , then having to cut a slot in them and use regular flat driver to get them out.
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I have the problem of the bolt heads rounding out on the inside , then having to cut a slot in them and use regular flat driver to get them out.
Which hex drivers are you using? I'm guessing not MIP?
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Old 02-18-2018, 01:30 PM   #36 (permalink)
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I have the problem of the bolt heads rounding out on the inside , then having to cut a slot in them and use regular flat driver to get them out.
if your rounding out 1.5's, get a 1.65mm from hawkrc or anythingheli.com
this one...

http://www.anythingheli.com/rjx-grub...-removal-tool/
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I have used these for a while.
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Old 02-18-2018, 10:33 PM   #38 (permalink)
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My Mips have never failed me except when they fit too tight in some 1.3mm head bolts (cheap). In that case the 0.050" worked well.
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Old 02-19-2018, 08:46 AM   #39 (permalink)
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Just got a set of 7 Wera hex drivers .7 to 3 mm a couple of months ago. Just built 470 with them and they a working out nicely for me.
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