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We now stock a 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

 

Bowden
Cable

 

 

Closed
Loop
Horns

               
Hatch
Magnets
 

Fuel
Tubing

 

Bell
Cranks

               
Fuel
Tanks
 

Fuel
Filters

 

Carbon
Fibre Tube

               

 

 

 

Fuel
Tube Clamps

 

 

 

 

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

10 8.10

           
12 SWG / 2.5mm 8.0 MF-WCL12 2 1.80

10 8.10

           
10 SWG / 3mm 9.6 MF-WCL10 2 1.80

10 8.10

           
8 SWG / 4mm 9.6 MF-WCL08 2 1.80

10 8.10

           
6 SWG / 5mm 9.6 MF-WCL06 2 1.80

10 8.10

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 MF Part No 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)

MF Part No

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)

MF Part No

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)

MF Part No

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

MF Part No

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 2.50

10 11.90

             
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. M3 are black as pictured. M2 are red
*We recommend an upgrade to a nyloc nut or use of thread lock on critical control applications

MF Part No

Thread
A
Pack Qty Pack price You can enter/change the number of packs on the order form
         
MF-BLK20 M2 2 2.70

10 12.80

         
MF-BLK30 M3 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

MF Part No

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

             
Sorry - this item is temporarily out of stock    
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) MF Part No Pack
Qty
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 MF-RGS 2 2.75

10 12.40

                 

 

Closed Loop Connector
Brass

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

Thread

Length
(mm)

MF Part No

Pack Qty

Pack price

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

           

M2

22

MF-CLC20 2

2.50

10

11.90

           

M3

22

MF-CLC30 2

2.50

10

11.90

           

 

Closed Loop Control Horns
Black Nylon

MF Part No

Width
(mm)

Pack Qty

Pack price

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

         
MF-CLCH 23 2

0.75

10

3.35

         

 

Swing keepers
For safely connecting pushrod ends to servo arms.
Manufactured in Nylon

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

Colour

For wire dia

MF Part No

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

MF Part No

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

 

         

Longer lengths can be supplied on request - please e mail us with your requirements

           

 

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

MF Part No

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

 

Hatch Magnets
High strength permanent magnets

We stock three sizes of small but powerful permanent magnets that are particularly suitable for securing hatches and canopies (glue the magnet in place and use steel headed screw on the mating part).
For extra security magnets can be used on both parts but test the adjoining faces for opposite polarity before securing in place.

Magnet Dia

Magnet Thickness

MF Part No

Pack Qty

Price Each

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

           

3.0mm

2mm

MF-MAG1 1

1.40

           

6.0mm

2mm

MF-MAG2 1

1.50

           

8.0mm

2mm

MF-MAG3 1

1.60

           

 

Fuel Tubing
For glow and petrol engines

We stock Silicon fuel tubing for glow engines and TygonTM fuel tubing for petrol engines,
each in a choice of bores. Tubing can be ordered in multiples of 1m (39")

Material

Fuel Type

Bore (mm)

OD (mm)

Ref

Price / m

You can change the overall length on the order form
(e.g qty of 3 = 1x3m length)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TygonTM
(yellow)

Petrol

3/32" (2.4mm)

3/16" (4.8mm)

MF-TYG24

6.20

1/8"  (3.2mm)

1/4" (6.4mm)

MF-TYG32

7.50

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Silicon
(clear)

Glow

3/32" (2.4mm)

3/16" (4.8mm)

MF-SIL24

1.50

1/8"  (3.2mm)

1/4" (6.4mm)

MF-SIL32

1.65

             
             

 

Fuel Filters
For Glow, Diesel and Petrol fuels

We stock filters for glow , diesel and petrol fuels, both with internal filters gauzes that are removable for periodic cleaning. Filters should be fitted between your tank and engine carburettor - and it's a good idea to also use one between your fuel container and filler.

Image

Fuel Type

Description

Ref

Price
each

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

           

Petrol

Anodized red aluminium body with ultra fine mesh

MF-FFR-PL

3.60

 

 

 

 

 

 

Glow &
Diesel

Aluminium body with wire gauze filter

MF-FFR-GL

0.95

           

 

Fuel Tube Clamps

These spring fuel line clip helps prevent fuel tubing from coming off in-line filters, carb nipples, hard piping etc. For 3/32" (2.4mm) and 1/8" (3.2mm) bore fuel tubing.

For Tube Bore

MF Part No

Pack Qty

Price Each

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

         

2.4mm

MF-FTC24 2

1.10

         

3.2mm

MF-FTC32 2

1.10

         

 

Fuel Tanks
For Glow Fuels

We stock the Slec range of plastic fuel tanks for glow fuels.
The tanks are square in cross section and are colour coded according to size.
Each tank is supplied with clunk, screw-in bung, and internal tubing. 

Image

Capacity

Dimensions
(mm)

Ref

Price
Each

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

           

4oz /
120ml
42x42x82 MF-SLTK04 6.05

 

 

       

6oz /
180ml
47x47x96 MF-SLTK06 6.40

           
9oz /
270ml
52x52x104 MF-SLTK09 6.75

           
11oz /
330ml
60x60x114 MF-SLTK11 7.25

           
14oz /
420ml
63x63x125 MF-SLTK14 7.70

           
Spare O
Ring Seal
4.47x8.03 MF-OR-BS008 0.20

Fits all tank sizes

(IDxOD)

     

 

Carbon Fibre Tubing
200mm* long lengths of tubing in 2mm and 3mm bores

These We stock a small range of carbon fibre tubes that slip snugly over our M2 and M3 studding and enable you to produce an extremely stiff and great looking control surface push rods.

Bore
(mm)
Outside
Dia (mm)
Ref Price Each You can enter/change the number of packs on the order form
         
2.0 4.0 MF-CAR24 1.25

3.0 5.0 MF-CAR35 1.50

*Length tolerance +/- 3mm
Longer lengths available on request - please e mail us with your requirements

Please click here to go to our metric studding page

 

 

 

 

 
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