Is a special cassette tool required to install or remove SRAM Eagle AXS™ cassettes? February 06, 2019 16:14 No. These cassettes require a standard HG-style cassette tool with a 7-8mm spline depth. Related articles Are special chain tools, chain pliers, or chain whips required to work on Eagle AXS™ drivetrains? Is there a cassette available with an 11-tooth start so I don’t have to change the driver on my rear wheel to XD™? What type of freehub body is required for Eagle AXS™ cassettes? What cassette size ranges do you offer for Eagle AXS™? Is a special cassette tool required to install or remove SRAM RED and Force eTap AXS™ road cassettes?