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Old 05-02-2009, 02:57 PM   #1
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Hey there, Im looking to replace both my servos on my Sc8, just wanted to get some input on which ones are working good for those who have upgraded. THANKS
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Old 05-02-2009, 03:32 PM   #2
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Hitec 7xxx series are awsome,JR 9100 & 9000 series are also awsome in the "T" version & both brands run about the same price.Just pick the model according to speed & torque you want.I run both & love both but have had to warranty many more JR brand than Hitec but they both work well & last long.The ones I have that have lasted the longest is the Hitec 5955 but that has been updated in the 7xxx series & their beter so you choose.
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+1 for the Hitec 79XX series of titanium servos. Hitec makes a great servo and they offer an excellent warranty.
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+1 for the Hitec 79XX series of titanium servos. Hitec makes a great servo and they offer an excellent warranty.
+2 have no complaint with hitec
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i just went from 1015's for steering on 2 of my vehicle's (REVO and matrix buggy) to HiTec 7955's and what a noticeable difference! the HiTec may be rated at a slower speed but all that extra torque does more than make up for it! those 1015's have now had new case's and gear's installed and have been relegated to T/B duty
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Old 05-02-2009, 04:18 PM   #6
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Sweet deal! I was looking at the Hitec titanium servo today. Thought Id ask and get some input before I drop 260 bux on a pair, thanks alot for the info guys
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http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...?&I=LXTHR3&P=7


2 7995TG's for $230, not too far down the screen.
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WOW! $260!! they are selling for $99 canadian if you look around
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Check this out, it for $89.99 each. They seem to be out so just ask Tower Hobbies to price match.

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the price isnt bad a 90 at hobby people but do u really need 300 oz of torque espially for 1/8 buggy now in monster truck maybe u need it. but i have 130 oz in my futaba servo and thats enough
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A SC8 is closer to a truggy than a buggy, so you do need the extra torque. I used JR9100T's last season and I purchased a hitec 7955 while the JR was being serviced. I will never go back to JR after using the 7955. Even thought the 9100T is rated higher in torque, the feel of the hitec is far superior. I even switched the throttle servo to hitec as well I liked the hitec so much better. I have heard good things about the futaba BLS servos but they are a very high drain on the battery. I am very happy with the hitec 7955, I cant wait for the 7950 and 7940 to be released I will be upgrading as soon as they are released. My vote gets hitec in case there was any question.
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that is true about the futaba diginal servos i do have to charge my reciever pack more when using really on my throttle servo . the hitec servos dont drain as much. i know the sc8 are closer to a truggy but do u still really need 300 oz of torque i can see in monster trucks
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these associated are amazing


173oz 0.13sec
http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...?&I=LXTCX8&P=0


201oz 0.10 sec
http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...?&I=LXTCX9&P=0

seen them on a car.. I have never seen anything like it.
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that is true about the futaba diginal servos i do have to charge my reciever pack more when using really on my throttle servo . the hitec servos dont drain as much. i know the sc8 are closer to a truggy but do u still really need 300 oz of torque i can see in monster trucks
I dont know if it is necessary, but it is for me. If it is available why not take advantage of it. You can justify less torque but why settle for less. For example when the 8T 2.0 came out I had my 1.0 sold before the 2.0 was released, I wanted the new technology and I am willing to pay for it. This thread is for a high end servo so I would say yes. But then again thats just my opinion.
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u got to ammited though these newer diginal servos are getting a little too high in their prices.
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