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Old 08-07-2007, 11:08 PM
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i bought a XRC RC -1 from this Ebay seller in person and it came with a broken steering servo,so i let the seller know and he shipped me a replacement,the new servo came broken exactly the same place as the original.these cheap servos have this plastic collar that houses a gear axle that is very easy to break,bad design and quality but i managed to glue it back together with CA glue but still dont know if it will work correctly until the glue dries.2 in a row back to back,does that mean that at least 50% of XRC large scale servos come broken?? Anyone else have this problem with XRC cars,and what i cant believe is that the seller sells these crapppy servos for $125 on Ebay,i wouldnt even pay $1.25 for one of these!!!!
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Old 08-08-2007, 03:10 PM
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Default RE: stock XRC steering servos are junk

Mine's been great, lots of torque, responsive. Maybe different servos in the on-road (I have the RC-2 buggy)
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Old 08-09-2007, 06:31 PM
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I have the RC-1 and no problem here and I have been out bashing keeping up with my friends T-MAXX in the dirt
a little bog when I first start it but a little tuneing and off it goes
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Default RE: stock XRC steering servos are junk

CA usually doesnt hold well on plastic for me, try a drop of gorilla glue if the ca doesnt work.
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Old 08-09-2007, 06:57 PM
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Im not suprised about the stock servos at all lol
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Old 08-09-2007, 08:16 PM
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Default RE: stock XRC steering servos are junk

glad i past on that ebay sell and bought the hpi baja just busted your chops it can be frustrated paying all that money and finding out its crab, it happened to me with tmaxx[:'(]
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lol one expensive servo i've seen. and no name brand.
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Old 08-10-2007, 10:15 AM
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Default RE: stock XRC steering servos are junk

did you see the prices he has on some of those parts and the shipping also...what a joke[X(][X(]...I hope you did not pay more then 525.00 for he xrc-1?

http://www.model-works.org/proddetail.php?prod=RC1
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Old 08-10-2007, 11:40 PM
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nope just $350 and i finally got a good servo in it and got it running in top shape,my air filter is on its way,still lookn for a radio and a tuned pipe and maybe another body also
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Which air filter did you go with? I've heard the K&N short stack works. Been looking for a tuned pipe too. Modelworks said they would have one... in a few months (along with some hop-ups)
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Old 08-11-2007, 05:30 PM
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this one http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...MEWN:IT&ih=013
i have this in my MT also
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