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Old Jul 02, 2012, 10:40 AM
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I'm using 4 of the 0255's on my 47" SHP with a Futaba R607FS receiver and a CC BEC (non-pro) at 6.0V with no problems. I'm assuming it's more of a "hey, digital servos draw a lot of current so make sure your ESC's BEC can keep up".
Exactly. I run the 0257s on my 48" Extra with the same BEC and I absolutely love them.
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Old Jul 02, 2012, 11:36 AM
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Old Jul 02, 2012, 12:23 PM
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Not me I have issues with a mini savox. Emailed them and heard nothing back so its likely going in the trash.

Edit: Spoke to soon. Just heard from savox warranty. It's going back to the mother ship!

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I plan on using Savox mini servos like the 0257 on my new 47" Extra and when looking at them I see this warning. " *NOTE: Certain combinations of receiver and ESC have been found to cause "Brown Out" issues when combined with Savox servos. An external BEC, or BEC stabilizing receiver capacitor may be needed for efficient, glitch free operation in low voltage electric applications. " to me this sounds an awful like the bad days I had with my Spektrum 6xi some 7 years ago. Is anyone using these Savix mini digitals with an 8FG without problems?
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Old Jul 02, 2012, 12:31 PM
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Old Jul 02, 2012, 02:37 PM
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which hinges are the best replacement for a 72 size plane? also, I am looking for some carbon fiber tube to put over my 4-40 elevator linkage, any good sources out there for this size?
I just redid mine and put the next size larger like Losi mentioned. They are 3/16 instead of 1/8. I got the big bag which came with the drill guide. It's a bag of 50 so if you need some let me know. I'll hook you up. I'll even send you the drill guide if you promise to send it back.
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Old Jul 02, 2012, 03:33 PM
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Hey guys if i run a omega 130 on 4s with a 12x6 prop can i use an ice lite 50(that's what i have) or will i need to get a bigger esc?
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Old Jul 02, 2012, 03:42 PM
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Hey guys if i run a omega 130 on 4s with a 12x6 prop can i use an ice lite 50(that's what i have) or will i need to get a bigger esc?
I just checked mine the other day on my SuperVyper with a Hacker 55a esc and was pulling right at 50amps. I would think you would be ok in the air.
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Old Jul 02, 2012, 04:36 PM
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I used the same setup for a while
I was pulling 52 amps max fully charged. I never had any problems.
It will dip below 50 rather quickly.

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Hey guys if i run a omega 130 on 4s with a 12x6 prop can i use an ice lite 50(that's what i have) or will i need to get a bigger esc?
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Old Jul 02, 2012, 05:00 PM
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+2 the ice 50 will be just fine
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Old Jul 02, 2012, 08:25 PM
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if I was going to get cf tube to cover 4-40 threaded rod, would something like this with a .121" ID be the thing to get?
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Old Jul 02, 2012, 08:38 PM
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Sure, 4-40 is a nominal .112 inches in diameter.
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Old Jul 02, 2012, 09:53 PM
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I posted this in the 87 thread also, but I really thought this one pic came out nice so I'll post it here also.
Awsome pic man. Can you tell me what camera and lens your using? I just got an SLR and getting into it.

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When I built my 72 the hinges were alittle off so I replaced them with robart hinges.
What do the planes come with? Not robarts I guess?
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Old Jul 02, 2012, 10:00 PM
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Sure, 4-40 is a nominal .112 inches in diameter.
thanks, that's what I thought .
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Old Jul 02, 2012, 11:28 PM
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Awsome pic man. Can you tell me what camera and lens your using? I just got an SLR and getting into it.
That pic was with a 6 year old Sony Alpha 100, with a 12+ year old Minolta 75-300mm lens.
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Old Jul 02, 2012, 11:40 PM
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glass make all the difference, put a canon fd 50mm f1.4 on that sony 100
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