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TAMIYA TNX 3.0 help

Old 07-20-2011, 11:07 AM
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I have just brought a second hand TNX 3.0 and after inspection i discovered that 2 allen/hex screws in the heat sink have rounded, do any of you have any tips how to remove them without taking it to my local RC shop? any help would be most welcome.....thanks
Old 07-21-2011, 04:15 AM
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I have just brought a second hand TNX 3.0 and after inspection i discovered that 2 allen/hex screws in the heat sink have rounded, do any of you have any tips how to remove them without taking it to my local RC shop? any help would be most welcome.....thanks[img][/img]
I've heard you can sometimes get a rounded hex screw out by putting a piece of thin plastic (like saran wrap) over the tip of the driver. It makes it a little tighter of a fit in the hex socket.
Old 07-21-2011, 11:22 AM
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thank you very much........i'll let you know if it works.
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Mine were like this, I just sprayed with them PB blaster, then Covered all the holes on the engine and drilled the head of the screw off.. Once the head of the screw was off, the rest of the screw turned with pliers and I was able to get the screw off

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