Tamyia Electric Handy Drill

skinanbones

I drank the MEK
I have only seen on review one this drill and was intrigued by it.
I was in one of my semi local hobby shops and they had it in stock. I figured for 32 bucks at the worst i could use it a couple times and then it can go in my tamiya collection.
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The only change i made, just because i can never leave anything alone. Is to replace the white bushing with a good bearing.
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It only took about 20 minutes to put together and it drills hole great. So much easier than trying to use one of my dewalts to drill fine holes
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Tamiya

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That's cool you could even pimp it up & make it brushless lol

It's a 130 motor... are there any BL servos with 130 BLs? :hmmm:

In Mini4WD land though, there's plenty hopup 130s albeit brushed. The hottest ones can draw enough current to make NiMH AAs weep for mercy.
 

skinanbones

I drank the MEK
Lol when i posted a pic to a local facebook page, everybody mentioned going brushless. That's when i started looking around a bit and found all the brushed 130 hop-up motors that Tamiya has and it got me thinking.
After using the drill for a few task, i really don't see the need to go upgrading the motor any time soon. Now when i get the router they make that might be a different story.
My only complaint on the whole drill is the trigger lock. I double checked that i had it together right and i still can't make it work.
 

mrmat01

New member
Crickey I was only having a lend :laughing:
But that is pretty cool that you can hop it up Anyhow it's a really cool little brill you have there sir
I didn't even know they existed
Thanks for sharing ::2thumbs
 

Tamiya

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the router 74042 uses same case moulding and is direct drive motor to output shaft, no reduction transmission
 
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