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Old 01-29-2018, 09:49 PM   #1
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You don't know just how bad the stock servo on the Venture is until you get one. My son drove mine into a shoe in the house and it wrecked the servo... so much for that servo saver huh?

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Old 01-30-2018, 12:47 AM   #2
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You don't know just how bad the stock servo on the Venture is until you get one. My son drove mine into a shoe in the house and it wrecked the servo... so much for that servo saver huh?

Most RTR rigs' servos suck; interestingly the Redcat Gen7's seems to be the best of the bunch. LOLZ

Anyway, I recommend the $12 JX 6221 20kg servo (normal or 180deg) from Banggood:

https://m.banggood.com/JX-PDI-6221MG...-p-973947.html

If you don't want to wait the ~2 weeks from China, you can buy them from the USA via eBay for $19.
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Old 01-30-2018, 07:47 AM   #3
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Most RTR rigs' servos suck; interestingly the Redcat Gen7's seems to be the best of the bunch. LOLZ

Anyway, I recommend the $12 JX 6221 20kg servo (normal or 180deg) from Banggood:

https://m.banggood.com/JX-PDI-6221MG...-p-973947.html

If you don't want to wait the ~2 weeks from China, you can buy them from the USA via eBay for $19.
I ended up throwing a similar servo in it that I found on Amazon for $20.

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01MU7TQV8..._TzhCAbYVR529X

It's actually the third of that servo that I've bought so far. None of them have died yet so I'm pretty satisfied with them.

I know what you mean about the hexfly servos. My son's Everest 10 has one and it's surprising robust.
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Old 02-01-2018, 09:56 AM   #4
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Mine was bad out of the box but I added a new servo when I placed the order hearing how bad they were.
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Old 02-01-2018, 01:29 PM   #5
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Is there a good servo in anhy rig from the factory.I personaly don't think so,so whenever i get a cari don't even bother with the stock servo
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Old 02-01-2018, 02:17 PM   #6
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Is there a good servo in anhy rig from the factory.I personaly don't think so,so whenever i get a cari don't even bother with the stock servo
Redcat, as mentioned above.

Mine was still working great when I replaced it, and never once was it unable to turn the tires on the trails.
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Old 02-01-2018, 02:19 PM   #7
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Don't want to upset you,but redcat is a toy.For sure i will never ever have a redcat
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Old 02-01-2018, 03:52 PM   #8
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I hate to be the one to break this to you, but they're all toys.
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Old 02-16-2018, 02:20 AM   #9
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I agree on the stock servo. The TRX-4 servo had set a low water mark (125 oz-inch in a C2 truck compared to ~150 oz-in in Axial and Vaterra RTRs), but HPI managed to outdo them. 90 oz-in is laughable even in a C1.5 truck. But like others have said, itís the first thing to replace anyway.
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Old 02-16-2018, 04:09 AM   #10
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[QUOTE=Jim85IROC;5795969]I hate to be the one to breakor you yes,for some it's a way of life,for some its a way of earning money
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Old 02-16-2018, 10:04 AM   #11
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I hate to be the one to breakor you yes,for some it's a way of life,for some its a way of earning money
If you're earning money by playing with toys, then congratulations! Your criticism of the Gen7 still isn't valid. It's 95% the same as an SCX10. To consider a Gen7 a toy but somehow consider an SCX10 otherwise is foolish.
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