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Old 01-03-2009, 01:16 PM   #1
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I have a new hyper 7 and i have replaced the servo gears 4 times now since christmas. I keep wrecking and they keep breaking but is there anything i can do to make them last a little bit longer?
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I have a new hyper 7 and i have replaced the servo gears 4 times now since christmas. I keep wrecking and they keep breaking but is there anything i can do to make them last a little bit longer?
which servo keeps breaking?
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Old 01-03-2009, 01:24 PM   #3
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the steering servo. I have seen some round things with springs in them that mount to the top of the servo but i dont want to buy anything that doesnt work so i thought i would ask you all.
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Buy a better servo.
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the steering servo. I have seen some round things with springs in them that mount to the top of the servo but i dont want to buy anything that doesnt work so i thought i would ask you all.
on the steering servo you should have a servo saver underneath the steering rack on the right side ...there should be a knurled adjuster at top or bottom that puts tension on the servo saver mechanism you may try loosening it up ...if its too tight and you hit something with the front wheels ..the servo saver gives to accomadate the crash ....if its too tight it doesnt give and will break the servo gears ...hope that helped ...lmk
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You probably have a stock servo with plastic gears that keep stripping and breaking, buy a metal gear servo and you will be WAY better off
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I agree that you need to loosen the servo saver up, it won't turn as well, but you might keep from breaking gears so often. A metal gear servo would be a very worthwhile upgrade.
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ill try loosing the servo saver and see if that helps. but what metal gear servo would you all recommend. I would like to get a good metal servo but i dont want to buy the most expensive one. so which would you all recommend?
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Get a 7955.....
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wow thats a 100 dollar servo. i could buy alot of plastic gear sets for that much money. how about some cheaper ones?
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TowerPro MG995, very cheap, and strong.... would suit you perfectly
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TowerPro MG995, very cheap, and strong.... would suit you perfectly
I would have to agree. I bought 2 of them for 20.00. I have found that they are extremely durable. For 10.00 each you cant go wrong.
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Here is a link to TowerPro: http://www.raidentech.com/2xtopromgmeg.html
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TowerPro MG995, very cheap, and strong.... would suit you perfectly

+1 good starter mg servos ...and can be sent back to hitech if they break
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