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Old 05-15-2014, 07:01 PM
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Can someone recommend what servos to run in a 1/8 scale nitro buggy? I don't want top of the line, but better than average. Plan to buy at Tower if I cant find local in Canada.

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Old 05-15-2014, 07:15 PM
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The Savox 1256tg is a good standard servo, 20kg torque @ 6v, not the fastest at .15 seconds but its fast enough & does a good job. The gears are titanium & are strong so they normally last a while & they will handle a 6.6v 2s LiFe receiver pack which also gives a little more speed. Great value for money.
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Hitec 7954sh....
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If your ordering from tower hobbies get some of there servos! There really good for there price!
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+1 for savox. Cheap but do the job well. They have issues running from ESC'S but when run on a nitro car with lipo rx pack they are great. I use the HV versions (1267) which are the same as the 6v versions just a bit safer to use lipo on without a regulator and are a little bit quicker and stronger. For the money I really don't think there are better options than the savox's. Hitec and Airtronics are also brilliant but much more expensive. Only issue with savox is crap customer service so to be honest I tend to just replace the servo if it fails rather than both returning it - I've only had 1 fail in the last 3-4 years anyway.
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I'm also having good experience with Savox 1268 as well.
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Hitec 7954sh....
great servo, no buzzing, smooth, easy on batts. and only $80 at fleabay.
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I use Savox 1267 & 1268 for truggy and low budget Turnigy 1266 & 1267 in a buggy.
Only about $30 and they perform very well. All of them are HV (2s lipo) capable.
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I use the Savox servos HV digital ones in buggy. James from Red Rock could tell you which ones I don't remember but went off his recommendation.
they perform flawless as have all my Savox servos in the past.
In truggy I have Hitec 7955. due to the hobby shop not having the savox and I needed them too quick to order. the 7955 is a tried and true 1/8 servo. as Hitec rep told me they are fine with 7.4 just not advertised and have used them in the past also with great success.
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Love my Savox Servos. Love Love Love.
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I use the Savox as well. Most people use the 1267 hv for steering and the 1268 hv for throttle but I use all 1267's and the setup works great.
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Someone hit on it. Has anyone had to deal with Savox in terms of customer service? I have a 1283 just go bad on me (short in the lead). My first issue ever with the long list of Savox servos I have ran.

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