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We now stock a small but growing range of RC fittings which we intend to expand rapidly.

If you have a particular requirement - please do let us know

On this page you will currently find listed :

Wheel Collets

 

Steel
Clevices

 

Nylon
Clevices

             

Hinges
Fibre and Poly Propoylene

 

Control
Horns

 

Ball
Linkages

               

Saddle
Clamps

 

Rigging
Screws

 

Ball
Joints

               

Nipple
Adapters

 

Solder
Extenders

 

Closed
Loop
Connectors

               

Swing
Keepers

 

Bowde
Cable

 

Bell
Cranks

 

Wheel Collets
Manufactured from Solid Brass
(with HT steel grub screw)

All sizes are supplied with M3x3 grub screws which require a 1.5mm A/F Hex key
We recommend that once the final position is determined, slightly flatten the axle directly under the
grub screw and apply thread lock fluid to the grub screw threads (available on our adhesives page)

For Axle Dia
(SWG / mm)
OD
(mm)
Pack
Qty
MF Part No Pack
Price
  You can enter/change the number of packs/items on the order page
             
14 SWG / 2mm 8.0 2 MF-WCL14 1.80

12 SWG / 2.5mm 8.0 2 MF-WCL12 1.80

10 SWG / 3mm 9.6 2 MF-WCL10 1.80

8 SWG / 4mm 9.6 2 MF-WCL08 1.80

6 SWG / 5mm 9.6 2 MF-WCL06 1.80

Spare grub screws and Drive Keys for our wheel collets can be ordered below

Description

Pack Qty MF Part No Pack Price  

You can enter/change the number of packs/items on the order page

           
M3x3 HT Grub Screws 5 MF-GS31 0.90  

1.5mm A/F Hex Key 1 MF-HK15 0.50  

 

 

 

 

Steel Clevices

Bright Plated Steel

     
Dimensions are approx and in mm Ref Pack Qty Pack price You can enter/change the number of packs on the order form
Thread
A
B C
             
M2 24 2.0 MF-CLV20 2 1.65

10 7.50

             
M2.5 24 2.5 MF-CLV25 2 2.10

10 9.50

             
M3 28 3.0 MF-CLV30 2 2.35

10 10.50

 

 

Nylon Clevices
Also known as 'Quick Links'

With plain bore that will self-tap on to M2 studding and M2 or 8BA threaded rod

Length
(mm)

Ref

Pack Qty

Pack price

You can enter/change the number of packs on the order form

         

21

MF-NQL01 4

1.00

         

 

Screwed Nipple Adapter
Nylon with brass clamping screw

Enables a clevice-end to be fitted to push rods or bowden cables.
Pre-bored for 16swg/1.6mm piano wire or cable but can be drilled out for 14swg/2mm

Length
(mm)

Ref

Pack Qty

Pack price

You can enter/change the number of packs on the order form

         

24

MF-SNA02 2

1.95

         

 

Solder Extenders

Enables an M2 male thread to be attached via soldering to a bowden cable or push rod.
Thread length is 12mm, bore is 2mm

Length
(mm)

Ref

Pack Qty

Pack price

You can enter/change the number of packs on the order form

         

25

MF-SXT02 2

0.85

10

3.80

         

 

Ball Joints

Diameter B is a pilot bore to suit M2 or M3. Each supplied with M2x12 pozi pan screw and hex nut*
*We recommend an upgrade to a nyloc nut or use of thread lock on critical control applications

Dimensions are approx and in mm Ref Pack Qty Pack price You can enter/change the number of packs on the order form
A B
to suit:
C
             
17.5 M2 2.0 MF-BJ20 2 2.00

10 9.50

             
20 M3 2.0 MF-BJ30 2 3.40

10 16.15

             

 


Dimensions are in mm and aprox

Ball Linkages

Diameter B is a pilot bored to suit M2 but can be enlarged to suit M2.5 and M3
Each supplied with 2 x M3 Hex nuts
*We recommend an upgrade to a nyloc nut or use of thread lock on critical control applications

Ref Pack Qty Pack price You can enter/change the number of packs on the order form
       
MF-BLK30 2 2.70

10 12.80

       

 

Control Horns
White Nylon

Supplied in packs of 2 control horns, 2 back plates and 4 self tapping screws

Size

Dimensions (mm)
Approx

Part
Ref

Pack
Price

You can enter/change the number of packs on the order form

A

B

C

D

               

Small

12.5

16.0

9.5

12.2

MF-CH01

1.20

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Large

17.5

25.5

14.8

12.2

MF-CH02

1.30

               

For extra security, we often use these horns with M2 stainless cap screws and nyloc nuts.
The cap screws will self-tap into the back plate pilot holes and the addition of the nyloc makes a completely positive vibration resistant connection to the controlled surface.
The cap screw should be minimum length of 8mm plus the thickness of the control surface.

 

 

 

 

Hinges
Polypropylene and Fibre
 

Polypropylene Hinge

Fibre Hinges

Polypropylene hinges are suitable for fixing in place with white glues and slow set cyano adhesives.
Fibre hinges are positioned dry in balsa trailing edges and secured with a few drops of thin cyano

Type Dimensions
(mm)
Pack
Qty
MF Part No Pack
Price
  You can enter/change the number of packs/items on the order page
             
Polypropylene 25 x 20 20 MF-HGPL 1.75

             
Fibre 25 x 20 10 MF-HGFB 1.60

 

 

Saddle Clamps
For clamping single and double wire/rods
Manufactured in white Nylon

The hole in all the clamps are 3.2mm dia with a 5.4mm dia counterbore.
Our No 2 gauge SS01 and SS02  socket drive servo screws, 10.5mm or 14mm long
are ideal for securing these clamps.

To clamp diameter
(SWG / mm)
Type Pack
Qty
MF Part No Pack
Price
  You can enter/change the number of packs/items on the order page
             
12 SWG / 2.5mm Single 4 MF-SACS12 1.20

10 SWG / 3mm Single 4 MF-SACS10 1.20

10 SWG / 3mm Double 4 MF-SACD10 1.20

8 SWG / 4mm Single 4 MF-SACS08 1.20

8 SWG / 4mm Double 4 MF-SACD08 1.20

 
 

Rigging Screws
Zinc Plated Brass

Rigging screws are used to anchor and tension rigging wires in bi-plane wings and boats etc

Thread

Dimensions (mm) Pack
Qty
MF Part No Pack
Price
You can enter/change the number of packs/items on the order page
A B C D
                 
M3 20 14 2 1.5 2 MF-RGS 2.75

                 

 

Closed Loop Connector
Brass

M2 and M3 for use with steel clevices to terminate closed loop cables

Thread

Length
(mm)

Ref

Pack Qty

Pack price

You can enter/change the number of packs on the order form

           

M2

22

MF-CLC20 2

2.50

10

11.25

           

M3

22

MF-CLC30 2

2.50

10

11.25

           

 

Saddle Clamps
For clamping single and double wire/rods
Manufactured in white Nylon

Simple but ingenious - safely locks piano wire push rods to servo arms etc

Colour

For wire dia

Ref

Pack Qty

Pack price

You can enter/change the number of packs on the order form

           

Red

16 swg
/1.6mm

MF-SKR 10

1.85

           

White

14 swg
/2mm

MF-SKW 10

2.35

           
 

Bowden Cable
Braided steel cable with plastic outer sleeve
1 metre lengths

Supplied in packs of 1m of cable and 1m of outer sheath.
Ideal for use with the Nipple Adapters listed above where a removable clevice end is required,
or with the Solder Extenders and Clevices (steel or nylon) also listed above

Wire Dia

Sheath Outside Dia

Ref

Pack Qty

Pack price

You can enter/change the number of packs on the order form

           

1.5mm

3.3mm

MF-BC1M 1m Cable +
1m Sheath

2.50

           

 

Bell Cranks
White Nylon with Brass Screws

Used to turn linear motion through 90 degrees and used for control surfaces and throttles etc.

Pack Contents

Part
Ref

Pack
Price

You can enter/change the number of packs on the order form

         
 

 2 x Nylon Cranks and Spindles
2 x Brass Screws and Nuts

MF-BLC1

1.50

 

 

 

 
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