EDU

Rip Van Winkle, on returning to RC

by | Friday, September 4, 2020 |
Gone for 30 years? On what you've missed.

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!

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Extreme Flight 84in Turbo Bushmaster

by | Friday, December 8, 2023 |

Best servos for your Turbo Bushmaster? The answer can be tricky because we all have a different style and a lot of folks have strong opinions. Once you factor in price, performance, and build quality then you'll make the best decision for you *and* your budget. We show you how!

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Arrma Mojave servo

by | Friday, December 1, 2023 |
A brief how-to guide for the best servo for an Arrma Mojave

Everybody as an opinion, but this how-to guide will set you straight on spending $50, $100, or $140 is right for your Arrma Mojave because the answer for what's the best servo is always . . . it depends!

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Modeltech Dragon Lady 60 servos

by | Wednesday, November 22, 2023 |
On buying good servos without breaking the bank

An oldie but goodie that still comes up for sale occasionally, the Dragon Lady 60 is a favorite with modelers for good reason and equipping it with the right servos fro you and your budget is easy.

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Extreme Flight 69in Turbo Raven servos

by | Tuesday, November 14, 2023 |
Selecting the best mini size servos for an Extreme Flight Turbo Raven

What's the best servo? The answer to this can be tricky. Especially when so many have an opinion. We show you how to balance across the factors of price and performance to make the best decision for you and your budget.

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AJ Models 62in Acuity servos

by | Wednesday, November 1, 2023 |

So you bought yourself a 1st class competition capable pattern and IMAC model and now you need servos. But with so many on the market, how do you get the best servos for you? We show you how!

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Hangar 9 60cc Pitts S-2B servos

by | Sunday, October 29, 2023 |
Want the best servos for the 60cc Hanagar 9 S-2B

What are the best servos for your Hangar 9 Pitts S-2B? Well, it depends on if you're a duffer, a smooth flying IMAC maven, or are into aggressive XA flight. We guide you in your decision.

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Phoenix Models 30cc Strega servos

by | Monday, October 23, 2023 |
What's the most bang for the buck servo-wise for a 30cc Strega?

Spanning nearly 70" and powered by 30cc engines, the Phoenix Models Strega represents one of the greatest air racers of all times and selecting servos isn't necessarily easy. We show you a few alternatives!

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TEKNO SCT 410 2.0 servo

by | Sunday, October 22, 2023 |
What's the best servo for my Tekno SCT 410 V2.0?

Representing a giant leap in the 410 short course truck development, the 2.0 is a leap forward from the 410.3 . . . not just evolutionary but revolutionary!

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Flex Innovations Mamba 120cc servos

by | Monday, October 16, 2023 |
Considerations when selecting the best servos for you!

Quique's design of the 120cc Mamba is a beast. Equipping it the right way can be tricky, so we help guide you into what you really need in the way of servos. How? By showing you a customer's approach to equipping his.

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Pilot RC Extra NG 103" servos

by | Friday, October 13, 2023 |
Selecting servos for your 33% Pilot RC Extra NG 103" model

Selecting servos for your 120cc powered Pilot RC Extra NG 103" can be tricky. Here's a brief how-to on equipping a 33% model depending on if you’re a duffer, an IMAC maven, or God’s gift to XA-flying!

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CARF Diablo 3D servos

by | Thursday, October 12, 2023 |

With the Mephisto, CARF created a stir in the acrobatic jet world. To a groundswell of demand for something more compact, the nimble Diablo 3D (using the same vector), soon followed.

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Hangar 9 OV-10 Bronco servos

by | Sunday, August 14, 2022 |
There's doing it, and then doing it right!

Lots of ways to skin the cat servo-wise. This brief guide steps you through what you need both in terms of servos, and with regard to extensions and batteries to customize your Bronco.

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Traxxas Slash servo

by | Monday, June 13, 2022 |
The Slash is a super versatile rig but can there really be a best servo for it? As always, it depends, so read this to learn how to pick the best one for you!

Q. I saw some recommendations for your servos on Facebook. I have a Traxxas Slash Ultimate 4X4 and I mainly race on a clay track. What your best servo for my rig? Q. I have a Traxxas Slash 2WD Short...

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Traxxas Sledge servo

by | Thursday, April 28, 2022 |
On why there's more to selecting the best steering servo than meets the eye

As is usually the case, one of these articles comes about after someone asks my opinion regarding one of our servos. This time regards using a DS630BLHV for steering a Traxxas Sledge. And not just...

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HPI Savage servo

by | Friday, January 28, 2022 |
Selecting the best servo for an HPI Savage

Using the stock TF-50 2.4GHz FHSS Digital RC System with a powerful HV servo requires a power source that's up to the job 'and' which won't burn out the radio. We show you how!

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Skywing Extra NG 116 servos

by | Tuesday, December 21, 2021 |
Servos for the Skywing Extra NG 116"

Paying for performance you can't feel is the height of foolishness but many club pilots do just that in equipping their model as if they were the 2nd coming of Jase. But if you tell us straight how you really fly then we can help guide you to the right servo for your purposes.

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Flex CAP 232EX servos

by | Saturday, November 6, 2021 |
When you've outgrown toe package servos, what's next?

Flex Innovations does a fantastic job of packaging the CAP 232EX with servos great for the purpose of hitting an unbeatable price. Pilots who love the airframe and outgrow the servos have four ProModeler alternatives in the mini-class, one of which is probably just what's the doctor ordered!

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Traxxas X-Maxx standard-servo

by | Tuesday, July 6, 2021 |
Selecting a standard servo for the X-Maxx

The stock servo isn't strong enough, the metal gear upgrade they offer isn't powerful enough, what's a fellow to do who just wants to have fun? Choose from three standard-size servo alternatives and sort this problem for good!

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TEKNO EB48 2.0 servo

by | Friday, April 2, 2021 |
Servo for a scale comp buggy

Selecting the best steering servo for a big fast competition buggy like the TEKNO EB48 2.0 isn't a slam dunk decision. They suggest 300oz-in but the decision is more complicated. What's best? Depends.

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Freewing Mig-29 servos

by | Friday, November 6, 2020 |
You spent a lot for this beauty, now learn how to make it better in three easy steps!

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.

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On using a gyro for rudder

by | Friday, February 28, 2020 |

If you've never flown a short coupled model equipped with a tail wheel, then it's quite likely you've never experienced the joy of taking off 90° to your initial heading. As pilots, we all know at...

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