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Old 10-04-2010, 07:42 AM
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How do you know what servos to use in your plane? There are so many different types to pick form. I have a Hangar 9 formula 1 Sundownner and a Sig four star 60 and Im confused on the servos to use in them.
Old 10-04-2010, 07:45 AM
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Default RE: Servos

Both of those planes will easily use standard servos. No need for anything expensive.
Old 10-04-2010, 07:57 AM
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The manual tells what kind of servos (oz/in.) are recommended.
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I would recommend ball bearing servos, but nothing beyond the standard torque models. They hold up a little better than the bushed models and will only add about $15 to the cost of your airplane.
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I always tell new pilots to buy servos that are a little above the recommended size. Since their second plane will more than likely be a little bigger the servos can be used for the bigger plane as well. A lot of the new younger pilots may not have the funds to buy all new servos for their second plane. Servo City is a good place to buy servos. Free Shipping on all orders over $100.00.

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