DL-series servos feature reliable 3-pole ferrite core motors - they're the workhorse of the servo industry

There comes a time when servos with BLS (brushless) motors make perfect sense - experience teaches you when.

10lbs of force, or 160oz-in, is enough to fly giant scale model - unheard of in mini-size servos - in coreless and BLS.


How to improve the Freewing Mig-29

The Freewing Mig-29 Fulcrum is a gorgeous reproduction of the real thing. However, reports of trouble in paradise may give some pause. Fortunately, addressing potential shortfalls with traditional modeling techniques is easy. We show you how in 3 easy steps.

How to use an HV-servo with a 6V-radio

A low-buck approach for how to use a HV servo with a 6V-radio system. Best part? It applies to an X-MAXX, TRX4 or pretty much 'any' vehicle (of any brand) relying on a 6V BEC-circuit to operate the steering servo!

When's the next super special sale?

Buying into the marketing-driven idea of special pricing, as if costs change based on certain magical days, is a good start! Instead of cat and mouse games, we make you our best offer from the very beginning.

Servo choice affects your experience

Interested in trying your hand at 3D? Confused by conflicting advice regarding servos? We help guide you through specs like torque, speed, current, and voltage - and why they matter. Plus what's better for you; a BEC or battery - and why!

About RC servo motors

Ever wondered about the difference between DC, coreless, and brushless servo-motors? This askJOHN article addresses it in a largely brand neutral way. and is generically useful because all servos - regardless of brand - use one of these three types of motors (share the link freely).

Rip Van Winkle, on returning to RC

30 years is a long time in the world of technology, and RC has been no exception in advancing at a rapid pace. This brief article endeavors to help bring you up to speed regarding what you've missed!

On Clarence Lee

Clarence Lee is 97 years old and while still in good health, if you ever wanted one of his great running K&B .61 Customs, do it while you can!

From photo to sky

The inspiration behind recreating an aircraft in model form; or what bites a guy enough for him to...

Let's gore an RF-ox!

Q. I'm curious what receivers and other electrical components you use, and maybe how you linked...

On big bipes and selecting servos

Ready to spend $700-800 on servos? Worried about making a mistake? Would you like to discover how to select the right servo for 'you' and at the same time maybe save big money?

Silk and dope – demystifying modeling's classic finish!

What's the connection between servo selection, and a brief how-to regarding the classic silk-and-dope model airplane finish? As occasionally happens, we detour through the unexpected coincidences of life before reaching an answer.