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Hitec HS-1100WP Servo

Hitec HS-1100WP Giant Waterproof Servo

Need a serious servo for your 5th scaler? If so, take a look at the new Hitec HS-1100WP. The HS-1100WP is a high-end giant scale servo that is waterproof for all your bashing antics. * Durable steel gears * EMI shielded case * Performance – .19 sec/60º, 1528 oz-in * IP-67 rated waterproofing * Size- 2.52 x 1.30 x 2.87″ * Weight- 12.80 oz * 5 pole [...]


Xpert WR-6601 Servo Review

Xpert WR-6601 HV Waterproof Servo Review – Product Spotlight

This time of year in the Midwest can be a mess, if it’s not raining every other day, it is snowing. As you already know as a hobbyist, water can be bad news for electronics. Recently the BigSquidRC Bash Crew got the opportunity to test one of the latest waterproof servos on the market, the Xpert WR-6601 HV. While its waterproofing [...]


Xpert WR-4401 Servo Review

Product Spotlight – Xpert WR-4401 Waterproof Servo

People still want fast servos with a a lot of torque, however, now days waterproofing is nearly a “must have” feature as well. Some of the latest high-end waterproof servos to hit the market come from Xpert RC. We been beating on one of the WR-4401 (.08 speed and 255 oz-in at 6v) waterproof servos for over a month. What [...]


Here's the servo with the offending gear removed, ready for replacement. Notice the rubber seal which I made sure to put back on.

Everybody's Scalin' For the Weekend - Rebuilding a Hitec 564…

Crawling/scaling can be really hard on servos. Not only are they expected to turn heavy, weighted tires on unforgiving rock, but most of the time there is no servo saver attached. Yep, direct horns are the only way most crawlers roll (versus using a saver that will give) leaving the servo unprotected to absorb the brunt of what’s thrown at [...]


Xpert WR waterproof servos

Xpert WR Waterproof Servos

Have you ever been bashing in a parking lot and “SPLASH!!!”, you just found the only water hole in a 5 mile radius? Yes we have too, if you aren’t prepared it could be an expensive mistake. The Xpert RC crew has just announced their new line-up of waterproof servos. There are three different models to work in everything from 1/10th [...]


Orion Waterproof Servo

Orion Vortex VDS2-HV XS 1007 Waterproof Servo

Some installs require the use of a space saving low-profile servo, while other installs require the use of a waterproof unit. If you are in need of both, Team Orion has a new servo for you. Their Vortex VDS2-HV XS 1007 is both low-profile and waterproof, making it a good choice for a number of applications. It also has good [...]



Product Spotlight - Savox SW-0230MG Waterproof HV Metal Gear…

In the not-so-distant past, it was a pain to get a quality waterproof servo. You had to either fork over a king’s ransom or try to do it yourself (usually with messy adhesive plastic). Thankfully, that isn’t the case anymore as manufacturers are finally starting to pump out affordable gear for those of us that want to play in the [...]