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Old 03-11-2015, 09:17 PM   #1861
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you only bought that because its blue huh???
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It's actually a really good servo, what I've been using for a while now. Having it match the blue is just an added bonus
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Old 03-11-2015, 09:27 PM   #1863
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ouch!! 99 bucks!!!
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Old 03-11-2015, 09:49 PM   #1864
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Are you guys using low profile servos in this car?
im just starting my build tonight.
thinking of using the savox SC-1251MG Low Profile servo
for what reason do you/i need a low profile servo? i just run something fast and digital.
why do i need to change?
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Space on the chassis. I think a full size servo would take up too much real estate?
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you only bought that because its blue huh???
That and it had good specs, but yes, guilty as charged

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ouch!! 99 bucks!!!
Here is a lower cost alternative. I have a few of these I keep as backup spares. I haven't used them yet, but the specs are good. And they're blue



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Space on the chassis. I think a full size servo would take up too much real estate?
That's why I went with a LP servo. Just for that little bit more room it frees up on the car.

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I'm using a Airtronics 94647 Low Profile Hi-Speed in my TC6.2.



I was thinking of trying this Lee Martin Xpert PI-3401 in my next TC6.x
I went to the Airtronics after using the Futaba 9550 series for years...and I like it a lot, and the blue is just extra...but nice touch.

but since Reedy has a servo out now I swapped out the Airtronics to try this weekend. Its not low profile but still fits just fine.

http://www.teamassociated.com/reedy/...details/27100/

NOTE: I would avoid the Savox servo. Most ppl Ive spoke with say that it power hungry
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I went to the Airtronics after using the Futaba 9550 series for years...and I like it a lot, and the blue is just extra...but nice touch.

but since Reedy has a servo out now I swapped out the Airtronics to try this weekend. Its not low profile but still fits just fine.

http://www.teamassociated.com/reedy/...details/27100/

NOTE: I would avoid the Savox servo. Most ppl Ive spoke with say that it power hungry
Yes, I'm sure a standard servo fits, I just like the extra room

I have standard sized high speed, high torque Savox servos in my my XO-1 and Slash Rally, they work fine without issues.





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Old 03-12-2015, 09:37 PM   #1869
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Viper did you cut all your esc and servo wires to shorten them or did you just wind them all together and shoegoo them behind everything and under the top deck?

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Here is a lower cost alternative. I have a few of these I keep as backup spares. I haven't used them yet, but the specs are good. And they're blue





That's why I went with a LP servo. Just for that little bit more room it frees up on the car.

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Viper did you cut all your esc and servo wires to shorten them or did you just wind them all together and shoegoo them behind everything and under the top deck?
Yes, I cut the ESC, servo, fan and power switch wires to length, and re-crimped the ends with connectors I got at our local hobby store (Hobby Express). The crimpers I got at B&E Industrial electronics store.

Its much better than my wires before when I had them all zipped tied or shrink wrapped together. Now they just lay in place with out fear of dragging against the belt, and is serviced easily with out a lot of fuss or cutting ties.

It's not picture perfect, but it is a tool, not a jewel




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I went to the Airtronics after using the Futaba 9550 series for years...and I like it a lot, and the blue is just extra...but nice touch.
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NOTE: I would avoid the Savox servo. Most ppl Ive spoke with say that it power hungry
So did I.
I was very happy with the Futaba for years but was searching for a new one because of the slope which got more and more over the years.
I tried the Savox as well, but I found it to slow and not precice in steering so I changed back to my slopy Futaba, which was still much much better even after years of hitting the walls.
Now I'm happy with the Sanwa - it's fast and strong ... and blue!
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So did I.
I was very happy with the Futaba for years but was searching for a new one because of the slope which got more and more over the years.
I tried the Savox as well, but I found it to slow and not precice in steering so I changed back to my slopy Futaba, which was still much much better even after years of hitting the walls.
Now I'm happy with the Sanwa - it's fast and strong ... and blue!
Take care about using FUTABA 91550 with airtronics radio .....?

My 91550 with airtronics radio were not a right/left symetrical stroke.....!

Now with a airtronics servo it is perfect

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Take care about using FUTABA 91550 with airtronics radio .....?

My 91550 with airtronics radio were not a right/left symetrical stroke.....!

Now with a airtronics servo it is perfect

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Depending on your Tx you can adjust or compensate for that.


Any guesses to when a new AE chassis/kit will be released?
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How did you shorten your on off switch?
I'm assuming it has 3 wires. The middle is programming
Did you open the switch box itself?
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How did you shorten your on off switch?
I'm assuming it has 3 wires. The middle is programming
Did you open the switch box itself?
Its a 2 wire switch that plugs into the ESC, just like a servo.

This is a weird photo in the accessories don't look scale to the ESC, the fan is the same size as the top of the ESC, but you get the idea.
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