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Old 04-24-2005, 08:48 PM   #1
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I have always wondered... Can someone explain the big deal between the two and when it is more important to have the BB servo's over the standard?

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Old 04-24-2005, 09:12 PM   #2
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Well it all depends on what your doing. The thing is with the non bb servos (bushed), the output shaft will develop a significant amount of slop over time, depending on the application. I myself run BB servos and would never buy another bushed servo. It makes for a poor setup that is hard to trim and that will not be as precise as a bb servo. Also, the non bb servo will be more prone to control surface flutter. If your only flying 20 or 40 size sport planes, then you probably won't notice a difference however once you get into the larger or higher performance aircraft, BB servos are a must.
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Old 04-25-2005, 07:35 AM   #3
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The difference in cost is very small too..........if every nickel is important then get a servo with one bushing and one BB.....
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