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Old 07-14-2002, 07:09 PM
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My three year old KO FET servo died on the line at the weekend.
Fortunately it happened at the start of the last race of the day, rather than the first one.
This means I'll have to cough up for another servo and I was wondering if anyone had a suggestion of what to buy and where?
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Old 07-14-2002, 08:23 PM
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What to buy: KO 2173 servo

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Old 07-14-2002, 09:56 PM
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KO2123, lacking that, I'd take a Hitec 5925 or a Futaba 9450.
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Old 07-14-2002, 11:17 PM
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I'll go for the KO PDS-2143
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Old 07-14-2002, 11:24 PM
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Played with alot of differant servo's back in the day, and I still love the way JR makes there digital servo's. Take a look at what they have, not cheap but good.
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Old 07-15-2002, 01:27 AM
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KO makes the fastest servos and PDS-2173FET is one of the fastest on the market.
Or you might want to check the Futaba used by the current ISTC World Champ, the lightest low profile servo out there.
It depends on where you want to go. Some people like to get the fastest servos and some are concerned about the weight.
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Old 07-15-2002, 01:44 AM
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Depending on price...

The fastest, strongest, digital, metal gear..... You name it, KO PDS-2123 FET Power Digital Servo go it.

Also consider Hitec HS-5925. Digital, fast, coreless....

Personally, I prefer at least 0,1 sek/60 deg, 6 kg/cm, ball bearings and metal gears. But if it should be cheap, the KO PS-713, could be an good alternative.
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Old 07-15-2002, 04:42 AM
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futaba 9402 - ive been using this for a long time and its been through a couple of touring cars for steering duty, never had a problem with it. if you want to go digital, futaba 9450.
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Thanks for the input guys, I managed to get a Digital KO servo from a friend who was selling up.
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Old 07-16-2002, 10:56 AM
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Originally posted by Simon K
Thanks for the input guys, I managed to get a Digital KO servo from a friend who was selling up.
So what did you get? Must try Futaba 9550 goob for both GP and EP cars.
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Old 07-16-2002, 07:26 PM
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I can't remember which one it is, it's a new Digital KO one anyway. I was happy with my PS2000 so if it's as good or better, it's a no lose situation.
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So what did you get? Must try Futaba 9550 goob for both GP and EP cars.
i agree..and its small too..good for guys who like their cars light!
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