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Post by Brian Colclough on Mon Jan 28, 2013 5:41 pm

Started working my way through my gear in the hope of better weather being round the corner, had a couple of R/X nihm packs in my gliders that took 4 or 5 cycles to get back up to speed, at first I thought they were goners. I've also ordered new servos for the Sbach as they've been jittering for a couple of seasons now and I'd already subtrimmed them a couple of times to offset the pots which did mute the jittering for a while but it's time to bite the bullet and splash the cash. I've gone for 4 of a fairly new Hitec offering HS-5585MH They're a budget priced digi which are high voltage tolerant and metal geared. The specs plenty good enough for a 50 cc model. They're fairly new to the market so haven't found any reviews at all so chancing my arm a little but I've had good service with Hitecs in the past. Watch this space I suppose What a Face

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Post by Mark Barnes on Mon Jan 28, 2013 6:20 pm

Hope there better than the hs-35 and 5035 models. Be interesting to see how they go

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Re: Maintenance

Post by Brian Colclough on Mon Jan 28, 2013 6:34 pm

I'll second that Mark HS 35 went tits up on my Ramiel elevator on Saturday.

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Post by Guest on Mon Jan 28, 2013 8:53 pm


AND I had the same problem with the hs 35s on the ramiels.

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Post by Mr Moff on Mon Jan 28, 2013 11:12 pm

+3 on the hitec 35's. I had 6 of them but only 2 worked out of the box.
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Re: Maintenance

Post by Guest on Tue Jan 29, 2013 9:52 am

tower pro 5 gram just cant beat them for the price never had one fail Very Happy

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Post by Andy Sayle on Tue Jan 29, 2013 10:49 am

IS that because you hardly ever use them?

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Post by Tim on Tue Jan 29, 2013 1:15 pm

I love my HS35s - bought 6 and all appear fine. Very Happy
Thats done it !

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Re: Maintenance

Post by Brian Colclough on Tue Jan 29, 2013 2:03 pm

Great when they're working pirat

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Post by Robert Piechulski on Tue Jan 29, 2013 4:22 pm

My 2 pence if you don't mind ?
There is a very high percentage of them not working out of the box :/
Hitec exchanges them with no problems - but still - at this price all should be checked for any faults before sending from the factory.
I got annoyed at one point and now before sending to customer I just run it for a moment on the servo tester - had no reports of them stopping work tho, our test model aerodepron Ram - was flown hard by Connor and he didn't manage to kill them.
All in all it's a bad thing - only competition in this class is dymond, sd and lsx - apart from that those are the same servos - the lsx looks like are no longer distributed in the UK.
JR are also very good - but 1.5g heavier so if the weight is on the scale then might be an issue .
Sorry for cutting in Wink

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Re: Maintenance

Post by Brian Colclough on Tue Jan 29, 2013 4:26 pm

Mine just went into vibration mode may covert to use as a sex toy Suspect

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Post by Robert Piechulski on Tue Jan 29, 2013 4:30 pm

In that case I'd say you got yourself a bargain Very Happy
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Post by Tim on Tue Jan 29, 2013 5:04 pm

Would that be a covert sex toy then Brian? - I guess its probably best :-)

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Post by Brian Colclough on Tue Jan 29, 2013 5:07 pm

Definitely gotta put it somewhere it can't be seen Wink

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Re: Maintenance

Post by Mark Barnes on Tue Jan 29, 2013 7:28 pm

As you say rob, not a lot of choice in this size its a pain. As Gary says tp 5grm are fine for most things I've got over 20 of them but some toys require more speed and accuracy
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