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01-29-2012 05:10 PM  7 years ago
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Who makes a good JIS screwdriver set
I'm looking for a good set and not finding many brands. Also what sizes would make up a set for RC.
Thanks!
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01-29-2012 09:13 PM  7 years ago
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01-29-2012 09:35 PM  7 years ago
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Hozan makes a good set of jis driversJarrett Watson
http://jarrettrc.wordpress.com/
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01-29-2012 10:48 PM  7 years ago
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01-30-2012 04:49 PM  7 years ago
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For $40.00 you can get a nice set of tools for fixing and adjusting your heli. Check out this Amazon page. http://www.amazon.com/Pieces-Tool-K...y/dp/B002OCZHLY
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03-11-2012 03:20 AM  7 years ago
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heliproz sells a nice set they are the black handled ones
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03-11-2012 04:58 AM  7 years ago
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Vessel are the best screwdrivers I have used.  
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03-11-2012 01:25 PM  7 years ago
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I have tried many "high quality" mini screwdrivers only to be disappointed in the fit or durability. It is amazing that Home Depot carries a convertible screwdriver that is one of the best I have found, at around $6 they are cheap enough to have a few. The blades are holding up very well and the fit is as good as I have found. The handle is large enough allowing for some good torque when necessary. It is the only screwdriver I bring when I go flying. The only negative I have found is that it may not reach deeply recessed screws.

http://www.homedepot.com/Tools-Hard...1&storeId=10051
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03-11-2012 06:55 PM  7 years ago
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Here is where I get my Vessel screwdrivers. I've used many screwdrivers over the years. These are some of the best money can buy.

http://www.vesseltools.com/hand-too...l-products.html
  
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03-11-2012 07:03 PM  7 years ago
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I could not find Vessel JIS screwdrivers, Do they even have them?
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03-11-2012 10:13 PM  7 years ago
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The link in my post takes you right to them.  
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03-12-2012 02:30 AM  7 years ago
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I use Vessel too. They are the best IMO. BTW, there is no longer an official JIS for screwdrivers.
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03-12-2012 02:55 AM  7 years ago
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[quote]BTW, there is no longer an official JIS for screwdrivers.[quote]

I had not heard that, but in the link to the Vessels tools I provided they are showing the JIS logo.

Here is some additional information:

JIS B 1012

The JIS B 1012 is commonly found in Japanese equipment. It looks like a Phillips screw, but is designed not to cam out and will, therefore, be damaged by a Phillips screwdriver if it is too tight. Heads are usually identifiable by a single dot or an "X" to one side of the cross slot.[8]

Specific "JIS" standardized cruciform-blade screwdrivers are available for this type of screw.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_screw_drives

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japane...strial_Standard

http://www.instructables.com/id/Whe...trial-Standard/
  
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03-12-2012 04:50 PM  7 years ago
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http://www.vesseltools.com/hand-too...l-products.html

Please read the link above regarding JIS designation for screwdrivers. It became extinct in 2008 when the now logo came into being.
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04-16-2012 09:42 AM  7 years ago
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What are the common sizes of JIS screwdrivers needed? I have a couple of JIS screwdrivers and they have come in handy but my set is not complete.
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04-16-2012 01:58 PM  7 years ago
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My Vessel P1 & P2 get used the most. Have P0, but it doesn't get used that much, except for maybe some non-heli stuff.  
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