DANIEL HYNUM ››
necessary to hold
wires with a pair of
pliers to keep from
burning your hands
However, the jaws
on the pliers can
mangle the shielding
of the wires and
make them unsafe
to use. To combat
this, I have a special
pair of needle-nose
pliers that I ground
the teeth o;. ;is
gives me plenty
of grip without
BOB FREEMAN ›› CHAT TANOOGA, TN
Changing the weight distribution of an o;-road car is a great
way to change its handling. To make it easier to change or
move weight, I attach my lead weights with Velcro.
TONY QUIR ›› LAS VEGAS, NV
Losing body pins can be one of the most frustrating things to happen during a day
out with an RC car. To keep my pins from getting lost, I glue a small magnet to my
body. When I remove the pins, I just put them on the magnet so they do not get
lost. If the magnet is strong enough, you can even put it on the underside of the
body to keep it out of sight.
›› LA JOLLA, CA
I always carry small
packets of Super Glue
in my toolbox. ;ey are
great to keep around in
case you need them in a
pinch and you don't have to
worry about them leaking and
ruining other items in your box
like a normal bottle of Super Glue.
MARK DOEPKER ›› BURNSVILLE, MN
It is not always obvious which screws are metric or imperial just by
glancing at them. I use a silver felt-tip marker to color the heads of the
metric screws. When they end up in the screw bin, they are easy to
identify and I do not risk using the wrong wrench on them either.
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