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Old 09-17-2007, 11:42 PM   #1
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i was wonder how much of a servo is needed for throttle/brake servo for a 10 scale gas truck? 50oz? i have a few servos laying around. what servos are you guys running? thanks
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50 oz. of torque is a little on the weak side. I would sugest something with atleast 80 oz of torque and a transit speed of .15 or faster with bearings and metal gears. I have a Hitec 625 in my AD2 race truck and a JR 590 in my practice truck. Both servos will lock up the breaks and are fairly quick.

Don't go with cheap servos, they get sloppy and can fail at any time.
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last year the airtronics 94360 transit;0.07 torque 125 oz and this year hi tech 5996 tg transit 0.1 torque 111 oz and feels just as quick as the airtronics but is way stronger with a 5 year warranty
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On a 1/10 scale you don't need a ton of brake. I generally have used JR 590's but they don't seem to last much more than about a year for me (and yes the linkage is set up right). A standard servo worked fine as a temporary replacement but once in a while you need to be able to peg the throttle or brake in the air to correct mid flight. Torque of 50+ oz. is fine since I was still able to lock up the tires with a standard servo, but I would recommend something .15 or faster.
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