Regarding the thought I was asking for HH to replace everything. Not true. My request for consideration for assistance was to help replace the 260 only. Not the motor, not the servos, the plane only. Didn't even ask for a replacement, just assistance. A $10 couplon or 10% discount would have been a great gesture. Not out of line in my opinion.
Fact still remains the Satelite receiver and Receiver sent to HH was the exact one that came with the DX8, were kept together their entire life from the time I received them to the install, crash uninstall and the time I mailed Priority to HH.
As for the servo chatter, the servos were metal gear, high torque and they would not adequately move and would chatter (not constant) on the 4.8 volt battery, but did not on 6.0 volt. Servos were not an issue here, servos did not fail. I simply chose 6.0 volt due to the higher torque and metal gears and more solid perfomance for a plane this size. I tested all the servos after the crash. Only one had issue, but that was a result of the impact. I sent all back to Hitec and they tested all and replaced the bad gears in the one servo.
The fact HH did not even offer to assist or offer anything regarding the plane, is not at issue with me. The total disregard to the letter and the handling of the DSM2 vs. DSMX is the issue. In reality, I sent back what I believed to be at the time, a DSM2 receiver and satelite. I was informed via "invoice" that the DSM2 is really a DSMX and the other DSM2 is really a DSM2, etc.
Like I said before, where was the tech bulletin to alert people of this? They could have been mismatched anywhere in the supply line. Including my home, but that is doubtful, as I cannot remember a time I had more than one receiver on the workbench. They are in a plane or there is one waiting for the plane I am working on.
Like others that have commented here, my bigger planes will be flying Futaba in the near future. The BNF will remain on the DX8 until they are sold or crash. Whichever comes first. At that time, who knows what will happen.
Did you you know that HH advised me that all antennas have dead spots and theirs is at the end of their short antenna wires. I don't know what that has to do with anything, but thought I would share it.