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Old 06-21-2010, 07:11 AM   #1
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Hi guys, i have a hitec 5745 steering servo in one of my baja 5B's. I cant seem to get full swing in the field, not a problem on the stand and the servo saver is tight. If the battery is not fully charged can this affect the operation and strength of the servo. :ponder:
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Old 06-21-2010, 08:46 AM   #2
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Yes, it can. Be shure to check for any binding in your steering, if you havn't already.
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Old 06-21-2010, 10:30 AM   #3
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Well if your using a nimh battery the way they work is that as the battery discharges, it does so in kinda a slashed line, so its starts off at 6v, and half way through the charge it will only be putting out about 3V or so. A Lipoly, or Life battery will dishcharge at a constant 6v until it is fully discharged and will suddenly fall off to dead, which hopefully dont happen cause its bad on these types of batteries. So if your using a Nimh its a possibility, if your using the other types of batteries then your binding, or your trims might not be set right, if its not that then well Im not sure.
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Old 06-22-2010, 03:23 AM   #4
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Found the problem,on this car I'm running a HPI TF10 radio and had the steering D/R turned way down. Have not used this radio for some time and due to having a photographic memory but not putting the film in i forgot to check. Run a specky on all my other rigs just wont to have some competicion with the misses. :whistle:
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