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Old 10-12-2017, 06:28 AM
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About to start yet another Y/A F-18 Twin build for twin 140's. Alongside a BIG BIG project from Ultimate Jets (TBA)....

Anyway, what are the 'in' digital servos these days? I'm a little irritated with my JR since I now have 4 8611's that have sat for a few years but are seized, NIB. What's everyone using these days?
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MKS,some of the best around today. MKS Servos USA
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Can't go wrong with MKS. Their HV777A+ is IMO the best bang for buck around.
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Thanks! Any others to look at? Anyone else had their 8611's seize up while sitting NIB?
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Adding my support for MKS. I've been running them for awhile now.. Can't say enough good things about them.
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Doug,

Coming from you, that's a great endorsement.
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Hello Shaun,
Try the New JR NX8931 Servo.
Direct replacement for the 8911/8711
They also have soft start,

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The MKS HV777+ is a great choice.. 562 oz/" on 8.2v with a 0.1 sec/60 degree transit. Aluminum upper casing. $120 each
The next step up is the HBL380.. 570 oz/" on 8.2v with a 0.08/60 degree transit. Brushless motor, full aluminum case, at $190 each.

I'm putting the 380s in my new 40% aerobatic airplane, but the 777+ are more than enough for most applications..
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Shaun, do you happen to know that from where I could get a 1/8 center line dt for F-18C as you seem to build them all year round?
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