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Old 01-18-2015, 02:05 PM   #1
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whats a decent servo low profile for around the 50 mark for my T4-15
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Old 01-18-2015, 03:18 PM   #2
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I do always go for the same brand as my transmitter, I feel they talk a litle bit better together. But a cheep option is savox 1251/1252, works very well.
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As mentioned already the Savox low profile servos work great. I have been using the Savox 1251MG without any issues so far and I can't tell any difference in performance between the Savox and the more expensive Futaba or KO servos.
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Old 01-18-2015, 06:40 PM   #4
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http://www.rcmart.com/xpert-lowprofi...l?currency=EUR
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I run a Savox 1252, very quick, and enough torque, in my opinion.
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Old 01-18-2015, 07:38 PM   #6
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Savox is the best you will get with the budget you have
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Old 01-18-2015, 07:53 PM   #7
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I have both the savox 1251 and the futaba s9551. Speed and torque feel very similar but the Futaba is way quieter, smoother and feels much better to drive
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I have both the savox 1251 and the futaba s9551. Speed and torque feel very similar but the Futaba is way quieter, smoother and feels much better to drive
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The ko also smoother and quieter than Savox too. But it is twice the price.
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Old 01-18-2015, 11:03 PM   #10
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The Xpert PI-3401 servo that I posted a link to above, doesn't cost much more than a savox, but it is a much better servo. Faster, stronger, more precise and draws less power. Better specs than servos twice the price.
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+1 for the Xpert. Those things are fantastic servos. Not quite as smooth as a KO or Futaba, but it sure beats the hell out of Savox for around the same price point.
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Old 01-20-2015, 12:59 AM   #12
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I have been using Turnigy 1250TG. Very fast and much quieter than the savox 1252 I have. In my opinion it is better than savox and for better price:

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...g_0_06Sec.html
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+1 for the savox 1251/1252 servos. Good value for money and reliable. I'm not a fan of the Turnigy kit personally as I've seen them to be poor quality and develop alot of slop in the gear train after a short period of use. The savox holds up better.
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I would save money elsewhere (tools, lipos, chargers, bling stuff etc.) than on radio and servo.

Your radio and servo are your link and feel with your car.

Buying a top TC and installing a discount servo in it just doesn't add up in my view.

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Old 01-20-2015, 06:15 AM   #15
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Yeah, I was wondering, why would you throw away all that engineering you paid for by buying a T4/15 by just skimping on the servo. I mean a 9551 (or current versions) is not that much more than 50 pounds if you get it on the internet and a heck of a lot better than the rest of the budget servos. In all likelihood the servo will stay with you for many years after the chassis is obsolete, so it's a long term investment, worth doing it right the first time.
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