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Jan 10, 2004, 08:20 PM
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Hi everyone,

Just a warning for anyone considering buying some cheap GWS servos over ebay - I know lots of the slope guys like light servos, so figure I should post this here.

A few months back I bought some servos over ebay from someone called "Wu" with the email address and the ebay alias of linearalgebra. They also sell online at

The servos were advertised as GWS 18g servos.

The package I received was supposed to have 12 servos the same - 18g, with a size 28.4 x
13.2 x 35.1mm.

However, there were two different sizes in the servos I received:

a) 3 servos the correct size - 18g, 28.4 x 13.2 x 35.1 mm
b) 9 servos that are too big - 19g, 28.6 x 13.4 x 40.2 mm

I had built a fuse to suit the servo size as specified, and so the big ones were unusable. As the package was sent internationally, it would cost a lot to send it back, so I emailed "Wu" to find out what was going on, and what we could do about it. I have emailed 5 times, and have not received a reply.

I'm stuck with the servos that are too big, and I've found a use for them - however, I don't think the service I received was good enough.

So be warned :-)

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Jan 10, 2004, 08:25 PM
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Here is a photo of the two different sized servos. The one on the left is what I ordered and got three of. The one on the right are the ones that are too big....
Apr 23, 2008, 06:06 PM
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Stay Away

Stay away from raidentech and xheli. Think managment is same.
They are a pain in the neck when it comes to returns. They'll even
claim the item is missing and they never got it.
Apr 23, 2008, 06:36 PM
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Those servos are same. Both black. No?
Apr 23, 2008, 06:49 PM
You must die! I alone am best.
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Aaagh!!! Another one back from the dead!!!
Apr 23, 2008, 06:52 PM
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OH Sammy,

I think a necromancer just absconded with your innocence.
Apr 23, 2008, 09:16 PM
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I thought I'd just "do a little dance".

digging it up.
Apr 24, 2008, 04:05 AM
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Originally Posted by samotage
I thought I'd just "do a little dance".

digging it up.
Never dance at the crossroads...

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