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Nov 27, 2012, 06:15 AM
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Originally Posted by TheBlood+
I just asked because I have lots of HS65hb's on hand already.
Blood: I had the same three 65hb in two different escapes for hundreds of flights with no slop ever. First escape wing broke in flight and I reused the servos. I also have three 65hb in my jolt now with no issues at all. They do not develop slop and are strong and reliable. If they fit I would use them in a heartbeat.
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Nov 27, 2012, 06:30 AM
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Do I need to be concerned that the wheel collar is touching the back of the motor or do I need to leave a gap ?
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Nov 27, 2012, 06:37 AM
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Originally Posted by biskit
Blood: I had the same three 65hb in two different escapes for hundreds of flights with no slop ever. First escape wing broke in flight and I reused the servos. I also have three 65hb in my jolt now with no issues at all. They do not develop slop and are strong and reliable. If they fit I would use them in a heartbeat.
I also think the hs65HB are one of the most reliable servos out there, 100% sloopfree, plenty of power for this aplications... to me one of the best servos(analog) ever made(in terms of reliabiletty, no sloop over time, accuracy,and price)

even if hyp 09 are thinner and fit better, from what Ive seen and read, I would not buy them again, after the pot issues thay have?/had... Id rather buy the new Hitec expensive slim servos or Dymond 60 or similiar if to fit the Wing pocket/servo covers.

The ONLY problem with the 65 servos are they are to big in width, thats why I did managed to get bigger servocovers for my Viper in wing , Thanks Tim

7 years of flying with the hs65hb, never had one problem, no sloop over time, GREAT servos..

Sebbe
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Nov 27, 2012, 08:55 AM
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Yep, I've been using Hs 65hb's for a couple of seasons now in my Escapes with zero issues also, they seem great! But I test fitted them in the Swist wing and they fit fine by removing the mounting flanges, but alas....they are too thick to fit under the CF servo covers provided.
Nov 27, 2012, 01:37 PM
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I love those hs65hb's. No slop ever and never had one fail. I think I got servo covers from soaring usa that worked. They have a little bulge that fits the thicker servo's.
Nov 27, 2012, 04:16 PM
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Anybody heard of Tahmazo brand servos? Apparently they are the same as Dymonds?
Nov 27, 2012, 04:36 PM
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Anybody heard of Tahmazo brand servos? Apparently they are the same as Dymonds?
You mean this one? http://shop.singahobby.com/?q=node/16706
Nov 27, 2012, 05:13 PM
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Yes that's one choice.
Nov 27, 2012, 06:16 PM
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How did you manage the fix??
It took a dremel to the brass inserts to thin them out a bit,then fashioned a 3mm nut to fit under,then fit it all together with carbon tow wraped around the nut,and over it so it would never spin.....also made the jackosmeister carbon fiber epoxy to wet the tow...works like a champ,and is strong as hell......as for me stripping the brass,i do crank on the wing screws seeing how the Swist has the aluminum cores in the wing,so that could have been it,not to mention-i have hit the wing into some massive ant hills on landings I now also always wrap the back of the wing to the fuz with some killer 3M black vinyle tape before every flight,it sure helps for those not so perfect landings
Nov 27, 2012, 06:21 PM
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EDIT-Not even getting into that servo conversation on second thought : )
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Nov 27, 2012, 06:28 PM
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mine will have aluminum arms
Nov 28, 2012, 02:39 AM
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is aluminum better for wearness then Nylon ?
Nov 28, 2012, 06:43 AM
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After seeing what happened to VooDoo's servo control arm when the flutter hit there is no way I am using anything but aluminum above 225mph on any of my speed planes. Am switching the Monster to MKS thin wing with aluminum arms and aluminum control horns.
Nov 28, 2012, 07:24 AM
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is aluminum better for wearness then Nylon ?
I think nylon wears better actually. If you're running a clevis or Z/L bends into a metal control horn, vibration will make it sloppy really quickly. If you want to run a metal control horn Id strongly suggest sticking to ball links only.
Nov 28, 2012, 07:28 AM
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Originally Posted by VooDoo Child
It took a dremel to the brass inserts to thin them out a bit,then fashioned a 3mm nut to fit under,then fit it all together with carbon tow wraped around the nut,and over it so it would never spin.....also made the jackosmeister carbon fiber epoxy to wet the tow...works like a champ,and is strong as hell......as for me stripping the brass,i do crank on the wing screws seeing how the Swist has the aluminum cores in the wing,so that could have been it,not to mention-i have hit the wing into some massive ant hills on landings I now also always wrap the back of the wing to the fuz with some killer 3M black vinyle tape before every flight,it sure helps for those not so perfect landings
Nice fix! Pretty sure the Avioniks are done the same way with the brass inserts. Mine is 4 years old and the threads are still good . There's no need to really crank down on the bolts. If you're concerned about them losening just get some cheap clear tape and put over the bolts before you fly so they cant vibrate loose


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