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Old 01-28-2013, 03:28 PM   #1 (permalink)
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So i have had may 130x since it was released. Never really had much issues beyond the gears. Well lately I have a bad tail wag. really fast wag. I tried many things without success. Funny thing is it only occurred outside in the cold. inside it flew great. well today i decided to clean the tail servo and presto the tail is solid again.

so if anyone cannot track down their wag please try cleaning your tail servo.
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Old 01-28-2013, 04:37 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Awesome, glad you figured it out this quick. One of mine fought me over a month before it gave it up and flying sweet again.
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Old 01-28-2013, 06:20 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Mine is starting to wag some. Maybe it's all the time it has spent in the dirt.
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Old 01-28-2013, 06:59 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I'm gonna have to try cleaning the servo! My tail was getting jumpy so I checked out the moving parts and found the stock slider was ready to come apart. I installed a micro heli slider and alot of the wag is gone but not all of it. Next, I'll clean servo, then if that does'nt work I guess I'll try lowering the gain. If that does'nt work I'll step on it!

Just kidding, I'm having a great time with it!
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Old 01-29-2013, 02:30 PM   #5 (permalink)
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What are you using to clean the servos and how? My tail was fine until i put the HPO8 motor in and now i have a tail wag. Its not a fast tail wag it just tends to go side to side. I have tried lowering and upping the gain but it doesn't seem to help it too much. I changed out my tail pitch slider help some but not all. I placed an order for an upgraded pitch slider and HH is sending me a new tail servo free..
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What are you using to clean the servos and how? My tail was fine until i put the HPO8 motor in and now i have a tail wag. Its not a fast tail wag it just tends to go side to side. I have tried lowering and upping the gain but it doesn't seem to help it too much. I changed out my tail pitch slider help some but not all. I placed an order for an upgraded pitch slider and HH is sending me a new tail servo free..
I use DeOxit, unscrew the mechanics, and use a q-tip on the board and brushes. Be sure to only go in the direction of the brushes our you will ruin them!

Some guys just spray DeOxit in the servo without disassembling, but I find this cleans them better.
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I use DeOxit, unscrew the mechanics, and use a q-tip on the board and brushes. Be sure to only go in the direction of the brushes our you will ruin them!

Some guys just spray DeOxit in the servo without disassembling, but I find this cleans them better.
Do they carry DeOxit at radio Shack or Home Depot? I might as well try to clean this one before i put the new one in.
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Old 01-29-2013, 03:18 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Would rubbing alcohol work as well?
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Old 01-29-2013, 04:13 PM   #9 (permalink)
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I have used Electical contact cleaner with good results. Sears and Radio Shack and HD will have it. No body seems to stock Deoxit around here.
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Old 01-29-2013, 04:16 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Radio Shack does appear to stock Deoxit locally - at least all the stores in my area do.

http://www.radioshack.com/product/in...ductId=2104746
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Old 01-29-2013, 04:36 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Radio Shack does have it in stock here also. Going to pick some up on my way home and will try it. I'll keep you guys updated on whether it fixed my tail wag or not.
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Old 01-29-2013, 06:23 PM   #12 (permalink)
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The dexoit will last a long time rubbing alcohol does not clean for very long.
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Old 01-30-2013, 09:18 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Well cleaning the servo helped the tail wag alot.. Just waiting for the upgraded pitch slider to show up and I'll be good.
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