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Old 02-16-2008, 08:06 PM   #1
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OK...The big question...What is the best servo saver for indoor/outdoor TC Stock? Or, should I bite the bullet and not run one on my RDX Phi???
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If you dont run one you will be replacing gears in your servo. Kimbrough seems to be the best.
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If you dont run one you will be replacing gears in your servo. Kimbrough seems to be the best.
I run the small Kimbrough one as well
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Kawada sells a servo saver that has a sheer pin in it. The idea is that it acts as a solid arm, but if you hit something, the pin sheers off, and you get the benefits of a servo saver. I think it's a fine idea. Unfortunately, I find the pins are ridiculously fragile. Any... ANY incident will make them snap.

The servo saver (it's the kind with two circular rings as springs, like a Tamiya) is really nice though, even without the pins in it. It's a lot less sloppy than the Kimbrough.

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Kimbrough, what else?
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the tamiya servo saver is very nice. so was the losi xxx-s servo saver.

i think the savers built into the steering bellcranks offer a LOT more precision than an "on the servo" servo saver though.
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I have to disagree on the Tamiya. In my experience they get out of shape much quicker then the Kimbrough.
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I usually run without a servo saver, the car feels far more direct and gets rid of any centreing issues that occur, that said I only run plastic servo horns so that hopefully just the spline goes in a big crash. I always run metal geared servo's
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