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Old 05-02-2019, 08:50 AM
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Buyng a couple new servos, been using Xpert 3431 with very good luck, just wanting higher specs in case I need them.
looking at Xpert 3402, Xpert R3 and MKS 550LX.
3402 specs are fine, like quick connect on R3, MKS looks awesome. Using on 1900g dirt oval car. Thanks in advance.
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Buyng a couple new servos, been using Xpert 3431 with very good luck, just wanting higher specs in case I need them.
looking at Xpert 3402, Xpert R3 and MKS 550LX.
3402 specs are fine, like quick connect on R3, MKS looks awesome. Using on 1900g dirt oval car. Thanks in advance.
If I was going to upgrade from the xpert servo, which I do use myself in three of my buggies, I would instead get the MKS 599SL. It is a beast of a shorty and I use it in my 4wd stadium truck. no stripping, no hiccups just smooth as silk

https://www.amainhobbies.com/mks-x6-...l599sl/p827063
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Yeah that servo is nice at $150, probably overkill for my medium wgt. 2wd application. Thoughts on MKS 550LX?
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Yeah that servo is nice at $150, probably overkill for my medium wgt. 2wd application. Thoughts on MKS 550LX?
I imagine it is just as solid as the 599, they should use the same type of gears. So as long as the torque/speed specs are good enough for your application it would be a good choice.
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Thanks for advice!
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I now recommend and only use the ProTek servos now. The 160SS is simply perfect. I have $230 Futaba OS Speed servos sitting in my pit bag now. They just aren't as fast and smooth as the ProTeks, plus I feel more connected running them. I even ran the Futaba servos on SR mode with my 7PX, still not as good as the Proteks. I have at least a dozen Savox, Xpert, MKS servos setting around. I throw them in when I sell a car. They don't even compare to the ProTeks. No I am not sponsored by them, just love the servos.
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Futaba's as yet unreleased CT700 looks very interesting indeed, but other than that I'd shoot for one of the more powerful Highestrc servos. They seem to be the oem of some of Protek's stuff and the top of the line Reedy servos, so if you like these brands, they should also be worth a look.
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I had an expert 3402. I hated it, it was well made, but way too fast for 1/10 buggy made car hard to drive. My fav is the protek 160t
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