Tools Used in Your Best RC Crawler

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One of the best qualities of a good RC crawling beginner is knowing his tools and also how to use them effectively. Your best RC crawler needs maintenance/servicing for durability and these tools are used in the repair, maintenance and even the beautification of your RC car.

Hex Wrenches

Buy a set of hex wrenches

Hex wrench, also known as an Allan key or Allen wrench is a small handheld tool used for drive bolts and screws with a hexagonal socket. They are available in different sizes, though they all have the same hexagonal shaped tip.


  • The tool is simple, small and light
  • Very small bolt heads can be accommodated
  • Either end of the tool can be to take advantage of reach or torque
  • The hex hardware features six pressure points
  • It reduces fatigue while allowing you to work efficiently

Nut Driver & Screw Driver

Buy a set of nut driver/screw driver

Nut drivers and screwdrivers are tools used for tightening nuts and bolts. They are made of quality tempered steel and they are carefully heat treated for maximum strength. They also resist slippage and provide positive turning action.

RC Work Stand

Buy a work stand here

RC work stand is used to raise RC cars for better view placing it at a more convenient and less stressful angle. The stand has grips on both ends; these grips give you a third hand when operating on your car.


  • Easily accessible extra-large parts tray in the base stand can be disassembled and stored flat for easy transport
  • Built-in holes to keep shocks handy when rebuilding

Turnbuckle Wrench

Buy a turnbuckle wrench here

This tool saves time and lets you adjust turnbuckles without the need for an extra hand. Turnbuckle wrench is made from special spring steel, ensure maximum strength, durability, and long life. They can fit into tight spaces because of their short length and allows enough leverage in adjusting the tightest turnbuckles.

Curved Lexan Scissors

Buy a curved Lexan scissor here

When you get a new RC car and want to paint it or place a sticker on your RC car. The curved Lexan scissor is used to trim and remove the excess materials from the car. The curve in the scissors helps to cut curved lines easier. The scissor can equally be used in trimming off jagged edges.

Body Reamer

Buy a body reamer here

The body reamer is used to add little or large holes in your car. It has marked diameters along the cutting blade making it easy to see just how large of the hole you’re making. To leave a nice round hole that does not have any rough edges, you need to make the hole at both ends.


This tools will help you achieve your goals, be it repair of your car, maintenance/servicing of the car and in beautifying the car. These tools perform the task of gripping, moving, cutting, lifting, guiding and fastening so all you need do is to put it to good use. Always carry your tools at all times especially during RC crawling competitions because you never know, it might come in handy.

Thanks for reading,

Written by chrixtopher
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