13BLACK - people and places that we found helpful...
Knight Battery Sales - Distributors of
Rechargeable Sealed Lead Acid batteries www.knightbatteries.co.uk
Good friendly service and good prices - we will be using PC680 `Odyssey`s for series 7
Motors - Bosch GPA 750s - we use 4 from Ellis Components
Good service - a bit expensive - motors need mods. to be reliable but can be done easily.
Controllers - 4QD NCC70s - we use 4 from 4QD www.4qd.co.uk
Good service - economical - good technical website for the "tuners"
Mixers/Failsafes - Delbots type 2a - we use 2 from firstname.lastname@example.org
Good service - system works very well
Radio Gear - Futaba Skysport6 - from The Model Shop, Northampton
Good typical model shop
Chain drive sprockets - we use 2 from Sedis, Northampton
Industrial - not aimed at hobbyist - visit if you can - huge range
We use 2 composite material suppliers:
Styrofoam disk cores, and sundries -Trylon, Wollaston, Northants http://www.trylon.ltd.uk/
Helpful, friendly - aimed at schools supplies. Some things cheap, Kevlar isn`t though.
Kevlar, carbon and epoxy resin - Polyfibre, Birmingham
Excellent - good stocks, very helpful and quite cheap - Highly recommended!
For high strength steels we use 2
4130 tube for disk rims - Winged Aviation, Northants, www.winged-aviation.co.uk
Helpful - some things quite cheap, others not so. - worth a look
4130 plate for weapon
mounts - Sky Craft, Spalding, Lincs www.sky-craft.co.uk
OK - do some really odd stuff - can be good value for off-cuts.