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Old 06-04-2009, 10:00 PM   #1
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What do you guys think about this servo. It's supposed to have a lot of torque, metal gears and is digital as well. I like it since it's only 20 bucks and was thinking about buying 3 for backup servos.
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Reading your post had me curious about this as it sounded too good to be true...

http://www.rcmodelreviews.com/mg995review.shtml

http://www.flyinggiants.com/forums/f...os-beware.html

based on those two articles, I would spend the extra $$$ and buy fewer servos, but ones that will work well...
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Old 06-13-2009, 10:16 PM   #3
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I have one and it is very slow. I not using it in any of my vehicles right now but it may go into something someday that I'm not going to race with.

I say spend less buy buying one quality servo and none of these.
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What do you guys think about this servo. It's supposed to have a lot of torque, metal gears and is digital as well. I like it since it's only 20 bucks and was thinking about buying 3 for backup servos.
I have 2 brand new ones I don't need. I will sell them to you for $25 and free shipping(lower 48 states) if you want them. I think they are OK servos, I don't think I would run them in a hi-end race rig unless it was for a back up.
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Old 06-16-2009, 08:02 AM   #5
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I bought 4 of them thinking what the heck, they're junk they dont center in the same place every time and now 2 of them are dead, tried to make it good with the guy on ebay I bought them from, never hurd back from him.
I wouldnt waste my money, we went with Ace this time
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Old 06-16-2009, 09:17 AM   #6
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Spend the $85 bucks on a somewhat denect servo, I know Hitec has a decent servo for around $70, or you could just get the 7955 and never buy another servo again.

http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...r-Servo-S-JR-Z

http://www.amainhobbies.com/product_...-Digital-Servo






EDIT - spelt decent wrong.
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Tower brand, is the cheapest supplier with Towers sticker on it. Do your self a favor and buy one good one, and dont worry about having to replace it.

Having several cheap servos on hand to replace one another, with the same thing, when needed, sounds kind of silly.
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