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Old 12-13-2009, 05:12 PM   #1
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I have an avid that i plan on racing this winter on carpet and i am in need of a steering servo. I was looking at getting a hitec but what do you guys recommend??? Thanks DJ
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I have an avid that i plan on racing this winter on carpet and i am in need of a steering servo. I was looking at getting a hitec but what do you guys recommend??? Thanks DJ
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I use Futaba 9351, plenty of torque and the perfect speed. I use this servo in all of my cars, 1/10 elec, 1/10 nitro sedan, 1/8 on-road and off-road. Also the brushless servo's are great.
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I have an avid that i plan on racing this winter on carpet and i am in need of a steering servo. I was looking at getting a hitec but what do you guys recommend??? Thanks DJ
What radio are you using?
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Futaba s9550, s9551
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Old 12-13-2009, 08:09 PM   #7
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Low Profile: Futaba S9551
Standard: Sanwa/airtronics WRX or KO 'PDS' series
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I use Hitec servos, and they have been excellent. I have 3 seasons on my Hitec steering servos, and they have never failed me. My son now uses one of them (and he is 6). The car spends alot of time ping ponging from board to board, and still functions perfectly.

If your on a budget the Hitec 965MG is a good choice (144oz/.10) $75. I use the 5965MG Digital Vesion. ($85).

But if you want a truely amazing servo go with the HS7940TH HV Titanium model for $130.00 Its totally overkill in everyway.


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If you opt for 4PK, just use Futaba servos like 9551 for best compability & speed. I got ppl using Sanwa ERG-WX after few rounds the servo burned.
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my 9550 has seen 3 seasons of hard work from new, never missed a beat...
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The are pro & cons buying used servo. It basically depends how the owner handles it. If you unlucky u might get one with stripped metal gear. Unless if you are allowed to test.
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Ko Propo PDS-2413. Low profile, digital, fast, and torquey. What more coud you want? Oh, Ko Propo America's customer service is awesome.

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Hitec, is same as Tower Hobbies, is same as Hobbico. While Hobbico is the lowest priced one.

Hobico Hobbico CS-160:

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Dual Ball Bearing
Metal Gear
4.8V = .17 sec @ 6V = .14 sec
Torque: 4.8V = 110 oz-in (7.92 kg/cm)
6V = 131 oz-in (9.43 kg/cm)
Length: 1.59" (40.6mm)
Width: .79" (20.3mm)
Height: 1.5" (38.1mm)
Weight: 2.11oz (59.8g)

Priced under $40
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What about the ko 2511?? Seems to have good speed and torque for the price and it's under $60!
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