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Old 09-10-2004, 11:45 AM   #1
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Default How many of you use ABS?

Hey guys,

I'm just curious as to how many of you use the ABS funtion in your radio.

Have you had servo failures due to this? If so, what type of servo... analog, digital, high speed, high torque, coreless motor, etc... ?

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Old 09-10-2004, 12:51 PM   #2
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Brakes are designed to slow you down.....who wants to do that?
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Old 09-10-2004, 03:51 PM   #3
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i have tried using abs on electric sedan only. i dod not have any problems with esc or analog servos. i now mostly run regular braking now.
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I have a built in threshold breaking system in my radio! It's called my finger and finess!

ABS should be banned in electric.

My $.02 cents!

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I have it, never bothered using it, i'm with Gabe on this one.

Use a lil finesse on that trigger and you'll be fine!!!

ABS isn't needed.

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I've tried it on 8th scale buggy. Completely useless if you ask me. I don't use the brakes long enough for ABS to engage, just one tap of the brakes to get the rear end to come around, and I let my engine speed slow me down after a long straight.
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don't have it, don't want it.
Brushes? We don't need no stinking brushes!!!
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Old 09-10-2004, 09:23 PM   #8
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I use ABS on my gas truck and I love it! I also use it on my 1/8 scale but the only time it really helps that car is when you have a tight turn at the end of a straight, it allows you to drive deeper into the turn then brake harder without fear of losing your ability to turn. As far as servo problems, I have had no problems as of yet. I run analog airtronics servos in both cars. Hope this helps.
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Old 09-11-2004, 08:18 AM   #9
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I tried ABS on my last buggy and it burnt out my servo, cant remeber what servo, but probably a hitec analog servo. Its a pain to set up to get the pulses just right, and wouldnt let me use the brakes if I wanted to square off a corner. Standard is all I use now.
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