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Old 01-25-2009, 07:10 PM
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Default old servo made new?

i have 4 old futaba servos, fom an am controler, they have a male plug unlike the new plugs, female. can i just switch the plugs over?
Old 01-25-2009, 07:18 PM
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Yes, if you want to. I have bought new in box AM servos and used them for trainers and smaller planes. They are probably between 40 and 48 inch pounds or there abouts?
Old 01-25-2009, 07:23 PM
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Default RE: old servo made new?

But, before putting in a plane, give them a 'dry run' test with your receiver and transmitter pair to make sure those servos work as intended.

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You'd need some J plugs, or G to J adapters.
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Default RE: old servo made new?

By all means test them!! I even test new servos right out of the box these days. I get a lot of plugs from old servos, switches and Y harness and extensions.. I just clip them off and solder them onto the servos and cover the soldered section with heat shrink tubes. I even have some of the old servo extensions with the old plug style on one end and the newer type on the other. I guess I need to get out there and toss so of the old stuff I have.

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