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KITS

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Description

Part Number

Price

Vac-U-Tug
Vac-U-Tug Jr. Complete Hull Kit.  Complete kit with motor, hardware & black decal set as described in the "Products" page. No additional accessories listed below are necessary. Click photo for kit contents. TG100

$79.95

Vac-U-Tug Jr. Builder's Hull. Eight-piece High Impact Poly Styrene replacement hull, rear hatch window, two pieces of hook&loop strip, rubber Rub Rail, Rudder/Skeg/Rudder Arm package, rudder arm set screw and wrench, two boxes of clamps, 5 paper clips, injection-molded skeg reinforcement, motor base, clamp & screws and a black 1:48 decal set.  A complete "exterior" for you to install your own drive system and radio gear. TG102

  $58.00

Power Upgrade when purchased with a tug kit. 3/32" coupling not included. Remove it from the stock motor and install on this upgrade motor. Use only for extra power to recover large sail or scale boats. Too much power for just cruising the tug. Contents: 3 pieces. 380 type Johnson motor pre-wired with capacitors, 1-1/4 inch plastic prop, brass prop nut, and instructions. Motor has similar dimensions as stock motors. If you are buying for a tug sold before November 1, 2012, you will need a new 3/32 inch coupling end because the old stock coupling was a modified 1/8 inch coupling that won't fit this shaft well. TG 107 $12.00
  Vac-U-Duck    
Vac-U-Duck Drake assembled and painted. Complete with installed motor, stainless steel shaft drive system, prop, rudder, metal gear servo, clear hatch cover, hex wrenches for the coupling and rudder arm and a piece of hook-loop to install your electronics. D100D $99.00
Vac-U-Duck Hen assembled and painted. Complete with installed motor, stainless steel shaft drive system, prop, rudder, metal gear servo, clear hatch cover, hex wrenches for the coupling and rudder arm and a piece of hook-loop to install your electronics. D100H $99.00
Vac-U-Tow
VacUTow74.jpg (36318 bytes) Vac-U-Tow Towboat Kit. Complete with motor, drive system, rudder, flankers, & decal sets. Click photo for kit contents. TW100

 $124.95

Vac-U-Tow Topless Standard Towboat Kit. Complete with motor, drive system, rudder, & flankers, rub rail, push knees & scale stack. Click photo for kit contents. $3 less without stack. TW106

$106.95

Vac-U-Tow Topless Narrow Towboat Kit. Complete with motor, drive system, rudder, & flankers, rub rail, push knees & scale stack. Click photo for kit contents. $3 less without stack. TW107

 $106.95

Vac-U-Tow 2 Towboat Kit. Complete with motors, drive systems, rudders, flankers & decal sets. Everything from the Vac-U-Tow kit with a hull and liner modified for twin drives and a complete 2nd drive system from motor to prop. (Servos shown on photo are not included.) TW200

 $169.95

Vac-U-Tow 2 Topless Standard Towboat Kit. Complete with motor, drive system, rudder, & flankers, rub rail, push knees w/ pads & 2 scale stacks. Click photo for kit contents. $6 less without stacks. TW201

$154.95

Vac-U-Tow 2 Topless Narrow Towboat Kit. Complete with motors, drive systems, rudders, & flankers, rub rail, push knees w/ pads & 2 scale stacks Click photo for kit contents. $6 less without stacks. TW202

$154.95

TowCatch1.jpg (32713 bytes) Tow Barge Catch Assembly - Includes magnet for barge. Servo not included. Assembled. TW101 $24.00
Scale4a.jpg (28504 bytes) Pull-Type Spring Scale. Measures up to 72 ounces or 2,000 Grams. Marked in 2-ounce increments. 8004MA $11.00
Scale14a.jpg (30231 bytes) Pull-Type Spring Scale. Measures up to 72 ounces or 2,000 Grams. Marked in 1-ounce increments. 8014MA $16.00
See the Vac-U-Tow page. Towboat Push Knees 2ea 1:48 scale with molded-in 6-32 stainless mounting studs and nylon lock nuts. TW108 $7.00
See the Vac-U-Tow page. Tow Stack - Hollow-cast resin 1:48 scale exhaust stack. TW109 $2.50
  Vac-U-Pickle    
Assembled Vac-U-Pickle - Assembled hull with choice of "Unlimited" cowl (shown in this photo.) "Atlas" or "Prototype" cowls. Includes a P104 Brushless Motor Mount Assembly w/ base. Price is $105 + $10 shipping in lower 48 states.
The hulls are manufactured when ordered. Please do not make payment until you are notified of a shipping date. We appreciate your patience!
P100 $115.00

Shipped to 48 states.

Un-Assembled Vac-U-Pickle - All of the same parts for you to assemble the hull with choice of "Unlimited" cowl (shown in this photo.) "Atlas" or "Prototype" cowls. Includes a P104 Brushless Motor Mount Assembly w/ base. Price is $85 + $10 shipping in lower 48 states. P100U $95.00

Shipped to 48 states.

Prototype Cowl with Windshield and Vac-U-Pickle Decals. Buy additional cowls for spares or to paint different colors to avoid color conflicts in races. Trimmed to fit the Vac-U-Pickle to 3-7/8" x 21-9/16". Set on a flat surface, the underside of the curved cowl is 3/4" high centered about 8" from the front end.

Shipping: With Pickle Order $0 additional. Without Pickle Order $5 for the first one, a second one in the same order ships for no additional cost.

P106 $6.00
Atlas Cowl with Windshield, Exhaust and Vac-U-Pickle Decals. Buy additional cowls for spares or to paint different colors to avoid color conflicts in races. Trimmed to fit the Vac-U-Pickle to 3-7/8" x 21-9/16". Set on a flat surface, the underside of the curved cowl is 3/4" high centered about 8" from the front end.

Shipping: With Pickle Order $0 additional. Without Pickle Order $5 for the first one, a second one in the same order ships for no additional cost.

P107 $8.00
Unlimited Turbine Cowl with Windshield, Intake, Exhaust, Silver Turbine and Vac-U-Pickle Decals. Buy additional cowls for spares or to paint different colors to avoid color conflicts in races. Trimmed to fit the Vac-U-Pickle to 3-7/8" x 21-9/16". Set on a flat surface, the underside of the curved cowl is 3/4" high centered about 8" from the front end.

Shipping: With Pickle Order $0 additional. Without Pickle Order $6 for the first one, a second one in the same order ships for no additional cost.

P108 $10.00
TRIM TO ORDER... Untrimmed Cowls are available. Additional shipping may be necessary if a larger box is required. Ask for availability and state the rough-dimension you require.    
15° Brushless Motor Mount Assy.: Includes aluminum mount, rubber cushion, stainless steel 3mm x 8mm socket head screws for mounting brushless motor, stainless steel washers, 2.5mm hex wrench, two nylon pull-ties for securing your motor. P103 $ 15.00
15° Brushless Motor Mount Assy. w/ Base:  Includes aluminum mount, rubber cushion, stainless steel 3mm x 8mm socket head screws for mounting brushless motor, stainless steel washers, 2.5mm hex wrench, two nylon pull-ties for securing your motor, plus a 3-1/8" x 2-1/16" x 3/16" hot-press laminated domestic mahogany plywood base with pre-installed 6-32 blind nuts, stainless steel 6-32 x 5/16" socket head screws, stainless steel washers, and a long 7/64" hex wrench. P104 $ 18.00
Brushless Motor Base Kit:  A 3-1/8" x 2-1/16" x 3/16" hot-press laminated domestic mahogany plywood base with pre-installed 6-32 blind nuts, stainless steel 6-32 x 5/16" socket head screws, stainless steel washers, and a long 7/64" hex wrench.   P105 $ 3.75
Vac-U-Cracker
Cover1.jpg (30919 bytes) Vac-U-Cracker Complete Kit.  All plastic vac-u-formed hull parts, all hardware packages, building accessories, and instructions. Supply your own motor, radio gear, paint, and adhesives. CB100

 $99.95

Cover1.jpg (30919 bytes) Vac-U-Cracker Plastic-Only Kit.  All plastic vac-u-formed hull parts, building accessories, and instructions. No hardware packages are included in this kit. Hardware packages available separately and listed below. CB101

$49.95

Vac-U-Cracker Hatch-Stand Kit. Use in your scratch-built 1:10 scale cracker box. Includes Stand, Hatch, assortment of seven air intakes, three drivers heads with three neck-mounts. Hatch has a slight curve left to right. Trims to 4-1/2 inches X 9-7/8 inches. CB108 $12.00
KitPropShaftPkg1.jpg (11034 bytes) Vac-U-Cracker™ / Vac-U-Vee Jr.™ Drive Package Thick-wall six-inch brass Stern Tube with Oilite® Sleeve Bearings pressed into each end, a 1/8" diameter stainless steel Prop Shaft, an Octura® X431 Racing Prop, a brass Drive Dog and Prop Nut, a 1/8" Aluminum Shaft Coupling with 2 set screws and 2 hex wrenches, and a 1/8" all stainless steel Ball Thrust Bearing. CB102 $24.00
KitRudderPkg1.jpg (33524 bytes) Vac-U-Cracker™ / Vac-U-Vee Jr.™ Rudder Package. Bronze polyethylene injection-molded "Tilt-Up Blade" Rudder with a Stainless Steel blade designed for use with the included Bru-Line™ Pushrod Boot. (Visible blade is 2 inches high x 3/4 inch wide at the bottom and 1 inch wide at the top. Includes 4 stainless steel mounting screws, a stainless steel pushrod, and a Du-Bro® "EZ-Connector. CB103 $16.00
KitTrimPkg1.jpg (20440 bytes) Vac-U-Cracker™ Trim Package. A wonderfully-crafted stainless steel "double shark fin" Turn Fin, two mirror-finish stainless steel trim tabs with oval mounting holes for adjustment, and four stainless steel mounting screws. Tab bottoms are 1-3/8 inches deep and 1-3/4 inches wide. Tab top mount is 5/8 inches high. Screw holes are 1-1/4 inches on-center. Turn Fin blades are 7/8 inches tall and 1-5/8 inches long at the top. CB104 $12.00
KitMotorMountPkg1.jpg (44385 bytes) Vac-U-Cracker™ Motor Mount Package. An 80-degree 3/32 inches thick aluminum 550 motor mount (50% thicker than other mounts), a 2 inch x 3 inch x 1/8 inch marine plywood base with pre-installed 6-32 T-Nuts, 6-32 Mount Screws, and M-3 Motor Mount Screws.  CB105 $10.00
DecalStyle1.jpg (35151 bytes) Your boat's name. Your boat's number. Click the photo for details. Order by "Style + Color + Font + Deck Format.   CB106 $5.00
DecalStyle1.jpg (35151 bytes) Same 1:10 Scale Crackerbox Custom Decal Set without boat purchase. CB107 $8.00
 
  Vac-U-Vee    
       
Vac-U-Vee is a 27-inch assembled Hull, including double-hull & double-deck construction, a 3/16” hot-pressed mahogany plywood Transom, teardrop Hatch Cover marked for trimming, a 75-degree Aluminum Motor Mount with 3/16” hot-pressed mahogany base with pre-installed 6-32 blind nuts, stainless motor mount socket head screws, motor mount stainless washers, hex wrench, M3 motor socket head screws, motor washers, motor hex wrench, form-fitted battery/esc tray, molded Boat Stand with pre-cut foam mount pads, an easy-to-apply combined windshield and roof hatch decal set, side decals, and a plastic scrap for testing paints. V100 $90.00
       
  Vac-U-Vee Jr.    
Vac-U-Vee Jr.™ Plastic Hull-Only with Stand kit includes the Hull, Hull Reinforcement, 3/16” hot-pressed mahogany plywood Transom, Deck, Deck Reinforcement, teardrop Hatch Cover, Boat Stand and decal set. (No motor mount, no hardware, no assembly bits.) VJ100 $40.00
Vac-U-Vee Jr.™ Full Kit includes a Hull, Hull Reinforcement, 3/16” hot-pressed mahogany plywood Transom, Deck, forward Deck Reinforcement, teardrop Hatch Cover, 75-degree Aluminum Motor Mount with 3/16” hot-pressed mahogany base with pre-installed 6-32 blind nuts, stainless motor mount socket head screws, motor mount stainless washers, hex wrench, M3 motor socket head screws, motor washers, motor hex wrench, molded Boat Stand with pre-cut foam mount pads, an easy-to-apply combined windshield and roof hatch decal set, side decals, six deck reinforcement clamps (clothes pins) two really cheap ratchet clamps, a wood scrap to clamp the transom, an epoxy brush and a piece of 100 grit sandpaper. VJ101 $50.00
Vac-U-Vee Jr.™ Full Kit purchased with CB102 straight drive assembly and CB103 rudder assembly hardware kits. VJ102 $89.00
       
Vac-U-Cam
VacUCam.jpg (27295 bytes) Vac-U-Cam Hull Kit.  Complete kit with motor and hardware as described in the "Products" page. Camera is not included. No additional accessories listed below are necessary. Click photo for kit contents. CA100

$79.95

CamDeck.jpg (35385 bytes) Vac-U-Cam Deck/Camera Mounting Kit. Includes PVC camera platform, four stainless mount screws, one camera mount screw,  velcro for mounting camera without a tripod socket, two nylon servo ties, universal shutter actuation hardware made of aluminum, brass & stainless steel, and setup instructions. Use to set up a second camera or second direction to shoot the same camera. A standard servo is necessary to complete a second deck. Servo & camera are not included. CA102 $12.00
       
AFTERMARKET PARTS
ZippKits.com's JAE 21FE Electric Rigger Cowl. .060 High Impact Polystyrene marked for trimming. Includes vinyl windshield decal. Size before trimming is approximately 3" x 24".

Shipping: Included in price. First one ships for $14.00 to lower 48 states. Each additional cowl in the same order is $10.00.

A100 $14 Shipped. $10 each additional same order.
ZippKits.com's JAE 21FE Electric Rigger TALL Cowl. .060 High Impact Polystyrene marked for trimming. Includes vinyl windshield decal. Size before trimming is approximately 3-1/2" x 24". Design courtesy of Ken Ryker. Full-length height gives you more room to run wires and hoses without creating excessive drag.

Shipping: Included in price. First one ships for $14.00 to lower 48 states. Each additional cowl in the same order is $10.00.

A101 $14 Shipped. $10 each additional same order.
       

 

REPLACEMENT PARTS

OR PARTS FOR SCRATCH BUILDING YOUR OWN MODELS

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Description

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Price

M121a.jpg (24500 bytes) 540/550 Motor Mount 90 Degree - Great for Scale boats. Includes 2ea M-3 motor face-mount screws. Strong 3/32 Laser-Cut aluminum. Resists bending. 50% thicker than regular 1/16 inch thick aluminum mounts. Perfect as a Brushless Motor Mount for 540 size motors. Mounting holes 1" on-center. The base has 1.125" c/c mount holes and a 0.75" center hole that will bolt up to most 600 size motors. M121 $6.00
M122a.jpg (30105 bytes) 540/550 Motor Mount 80 Degree - Fits Vac-U-Cracker. Great for any through-hull drive installation. Includes 2ea M-3 motor face-mount screws. Strong 3/32 Laser-Cut aluminum. Resists bending. 50% thicker than regular 1/16 inch thick aluminum mounts. Perfect as a Brushless Motor Mount for 540 size motors. Mounting holes 1" on-center. The base has 1.125" c/c mount holes and a 0.75" center hole that will bolt up to most 600 size motors. M122 $6.00
M122a.jpg (30105 bytes) 540/550 Motor Mount 75 Degree - Fits Vac-U-Vee for flexible shaft installation. Great for any through-transom flex drive installation. Includes 2ea M-3 motor face-mount screws. Strong 3/32 Laser-Cut aluminum. Resists bending. 50% thicker than regular 1/16 inch thick aluminum mounts. Perfect as a Brushless Motor Mount for 540 size motors. Mounting holes 1" on-center. The base has 1.125" c/c mount holes and a 0.75" center hole that will bolt up to most 600 size motors. M128 $6.00
TW103a.jpg (21535 bytes) 545 5-Pole DC Motor - Bare - Stock Vac-U-Tow and Tow2 motor - Can direct-drive most scale props to 1.75" diameter. Includes one internal capacitor on the negative terminal. 2nd external capacitor included for you to install on the positive terminal. No leads. 6 to 12 volt operation. Click photo for more information. TW103 $12.50
TW104a.jpg (27206 bytes) 545 5-Pole DC Motor - Wired- Stock Vac-U-Tow and Tow2 motor- Can direct-drive most scale props to 1.75" diameter. Includes two installed capacitors and two 16- gauge leads with bullet connectors compatible with most Electronic Speed Controls. 6 to 12 volt operation. Click photo for more information. TW104 $16.50
385 5-Pole DC Motor - Bare - (Vac-U-Tug Jr. motor.) Can direct-drive most scale props to 1.75" diameter. Includes two capacitors for you to install between the housing and each positive and negative terminal. No leads. TG108 $4.00
385 5-Pole DC Motor - Wired - (Vac-U-Tug Jr. motor.) Can direct-drive most scale props to 1.75" diameter. Includes two installed capacitors and two 16- gauge leads with bullet connectors compatible with most Electronic Speed Controls. TG109 $8.50
380-Size Motor Mount Assembly - Used in Vac-U-Tug kit. Injection-molded ABS base marked for drilling. Includes plastic motor clamp and two stainless steel mounting screws. Holds motor 1/4-inch high with the shaft centered at 3/4-inch above a flat surface. Glue in place, or drill holes and screw mount to your boat. Made for the TG108 motor. Will hold similar sized motors. M139 $5.00
Two pieces of Hook & Loop. 1" wide and 6" long. Photo shows only one piece that has been separated for the photo. M116 $1.50
C103a.jpg (13872 bytes) Turn Fin - 1 ea. .030" stainless steel. 2.0" long, 0.93" high, 0.25" bend at top. 1/16" holes for epoxy. Stronger and less damaged by impact than aluminum. Stock Vac-U-Cracker part. Leading edge is not sharpened. Sharpening is not necessary. C103 $4.00
C104a.jpg (14319 bytes) Turn Fin - 1 ea. .030" stainless steel. No bend at top. 2.0" long, 1.13" high, 1/16" holes for pins to strengthen installation. No-bend allows you to install by cutting a slot into an existing hull. Leading edge is not sharpened. Blade is so thin that sharpening may not be necessary. C104 $4.00
RubRail.jpg (15361 bytes) Rub Rail for Vac-U-Tug & Vac-U-Cam kits. Oval black rubber edge trim.  5/16" wide with a 7/32" x 1/16" slot. 4.5 feet long. M100 $4.25
RubRail.jpg (15361 bytes) Bulk Rub Rail (Rubber Edge Trim). Used in Vac-U-Tug kit. Useful for trimming openings cut in metal or plastic. 5/16" wide with a 7/32" x 1/16" slot. Per linear foot. List quantity needed and multiply by per-foot price. Bulk (20 feet or more) $0.80 per foot. M100LF $1.00
RubRail.jpg (15361 bytes) Bulk Rub Rail (Rubber Edge Trim). Smaller than M100. Useful for trimming openings cut in metal or plastic. 1/4" wide with a 5/32" x 1/32" slot. Per linear foot. List quantity needed and multiply by per-foot price. Bulk (20 feet or more) $0.80 per foot. M200LF $1.00

Vinyl Decal Set for Vac-U-Tug Jr. - Just like the decals in the kit. Approximately 1:48 scale. Black. Quality "Oracal 651" vinyl decals are covered with mounting tissue. 

TG105

$6.00

1/8" Shaft Coupling. Aluminum. Includes hex wrench and 2ea 6-32 set screws. 3/4" long x 5/16" diameter. Made for small boats. Used in the Vac-U-Cracker Drive Hardware. M107 $2.50
1/8" X 3/32" Shaft Coupling. Brass. ( 3.17mm x 2.3mm ) Includes 4ea 3mm set screws and 1ea 1.5mm hex wrench. 20mm x 9mm overall dimensions. Used in the Vac-U-Duck and Vac-U-Fletcher models. M136 $2.50
Motor Shaft Coupling End for 3/32" shaft. 3/8" diameter x 1/2" long with two steel 6-32 set screws & one hex wrench. The open end only accepts the acetal dogbone listed below. M133 2.50
Motor Shaft Coupling End for 1/8" shaft. 3/8" diameter x 1/2" long with two steel 6-32 set screws & one hex wrench. The open end only accepts the acetal dogbone listed below. M101 $2.50
Motor Shaft Coupling End for 3/16" shaft. 3/8" diameter x 1/2" long with two steel 6-32 set screws & one hex wrench. The open end only accepts the acetal dogbone listed below. M102 $2.50
 4mm Motor Shaft Coupling End for 4mm shaft. 3/8" diameter x 1/2" long with two steel 6-32 set screws & one hex wrench. The open end only accepts the acetal dogbone listed below. M126 $3.00
Motor Shaft Coupling End - (Stainless) For 3/32" shaft. 3/8" diameter x 1/2" long with two stainless steel 6-32 set screws & one hex wrench. (For underwater use) The open end only accepts the acetal dogbone listed below. M133S 2.60
Motor Shaft Coupling End - (Stainless) For 1/8" shaft. 3/8" diameter x 1/2" long with two stainless steel 6-32 set screws & one hex wrench. (For underwater use) The open end only accepts the acetal dogbone listed below. M101S $2.60
Motor Shaft Coupling End - (Stainless) For 3/16" shaft. 3/8" diameter x 1/2" long. Includes two stainless steel 6-32 set screws & one hex wrench. (For underwater use) The open end only accepts the acetal dogbone listed below. M102S $2.60
 4mm Motor Shaft Coupling End - (Stainless) For 4mm shaft. 3/8" diameter x 1/2" long. Includes two stainless steel 6-32 set screws & one hex wrench. (For underwater use) The open end only accepts the acetal dogbone listed below. M126S $3.10
Motor Shaft Coupling Dogbone - Made of Acetal, a self-lubricating plastic. 1.3" long. To extend with brass tube: The Dogbone is designed for the shaft to fit inside a standard #130 7/32" K&S brass tube. It is not a tight fit so it will have to be secured with epoxy or better, cross-drilled and a pin inserted. There is only 15/16" of shaft between the two ends. You will need to decide if you will cut it in half, leaving approximately 7/16" long stubs, or to buy two shafts, cutting off one end for longer stubs to pin to the shafts. M103 $1.50
CUSTOM Motor Shaft Coupling Assembly CUSTOM: ANY SIZE X ANY SIZE for sizes listed on this page. Counts as one part for shipping. Designed for straight transmission of power without radio interference caused by metal-to-metal contact. Includes two brass Coupling Ends, one acetal plastic Dogbone, four steel 6-32 set screws, and two 1/16" hex wrenches.1-3/4" long. Specify the shaft diameter for each end. M135 $7.50
CUSTOM STAINLESS Motor Shaft Coupling Assembly CUSTOM: ANY SIZE X ANY SIZE for sizes listed on this page. Counts as one part for shipping. Designed for straight transmission of power without radio interference caused by metal-to-metal contact. Includes two brass Coupling Ends, one acetal plastic Dogbone, four stainless steel 6-32 set screws, and two 1/16" hex wrenches.1-3/4" long. Specify the shaft diameter for each end. M135S $7.75
Motor Shaft Coupling Assembly for 3/32" shaft. 0.093" ID. Designed for straight transmission of power without radio interference caused by metal-to-metal contact. Includes two brass Coupling Ends, one acetal plastic Dogbone, four steel 6-32 set screws, and two 1/16" hex wrenches.1-3/4" long.  

M109

 

 

$6.50

 

Motor Shaft Coupling Assembly for 1/8" shaft. Designed for straight transmission of power without radio interference caused by metal-to-metal contact. Includes two brass Coupling Ends, one acetal plastic Dogbone, four steel 6-32 set screws, and two 1/16" hex wrenches.1-3/4" long. M104 $6.50
Motor Shaft Coupling Assembly for 3/16" shaft. Designed for straight transmission of power without radio interference caused by metal-to-metal contact. Includes two brass Coupling Ends, one acetal plastic Dogbone, four steel 6-32 set screws, and two 1/16" hex wrenches.1-3/4" long. M105 $6.50
 4mm Motor Shaft Coupling Assembly for 4mm shaft. Designed for straight transmission of power without radio interference caused by metal-to-metal contact. Includes two brass Coupling Ends, one acetal plastic Dogbone, four steel 6-32 set screws, and two 1/16" hex wrenches.1-3/4" long. M127 $7.00
Motor Shaft Coupling Assembly for 3/32" shaft - (Stainless) 0.093" ID. Designed for straight transmission of power without radio interference caused by metal-to-metal contact. Includes two brass Coupling Ends, one acetal plastic Dogbone, four stainless steel 6-32 set screws, and two 1/16" hex wrenches.1-3/4" long. M109S $6.75
Motor Shaft Coupling Assembly for 1/8" shaft - (Stainless) Designed for straight transmission of power without radio interference caused by metal-to-metal contact. Includes two brass Coupling Ends, one acetal plastic Dogbone, four stainless steel 6-32 set screws, and two 1/16" hex wrenches.1-3/4" long. M104S $6.75
Motor Shaft Coupling Assembly for 3/16" shaft - (Stainless) Designed for straight transmission of power without radio interference caused by metal-to-metal contact. Includes two brass Coupling Ends, one acetal plastic Dogbone, four stainless steel 6-32 set screws, and two 1/16" hex wrenches.1-3/4" long. M105S $6.75
4mm Motor Shaft Coupling Assembly for 4mm shaft - (Stainless) Designed for straight transmission of power without radio interference caused by metal-to-metal contact. Includes two brass Coupling Ends, one acetal plastic Dogbone, four stainless steel 6-32 set screws, and two 1/16" hex wrenches.1-3/4" long. M127S $7.25
Bearings.jpg (4290 bytes) Two 1/8 Inch Oilite® Flange Bearings. Bronze, self-lubricating, for 1/8" shaft. 1/8" ID x 1/4" OD x 3/8" Long with 5/16" Flange. Inside diameter will be reduced slightly if you press-fit them into a metal tube. Actual .1260" ID x .2520" OD.  M106 $2.50
Two 1/8 Inch Oilite® Flange Bearings. Bronze, self-lubricating, for 1/8" shaft. 1/8" ID x 1/4" OD x 1/4" Long with 5/16" Flange. Inside diameter will be reduced slightly if you press-fit them into a metal tube. Actual .1260" ID x .2520" OD.  M106S $2.50
Prop.jpg (6202 bytes) Plastic Prop - for 1/8" shaft. Diameter is 1-3/4". Hub is 5/16" diameter. This was the old stock Vac-U-Tug Jr. and Vac-U-Duck prop. M110 $1.25
Drive Dog for 6-32 threaded shaft for small-diameter prop. Brass 1/4" diameter. Fits Octura® 1/8" shaft props. 

These are used in the Vac-U-Cracker and Vac-U-Vee Jr. hardware kits. One drive dog.

M131 1.75
Prop Nut for above prop. 1/4" diameter, threaded 6-32 with flats that fit a 3/16" wrench.

These are used in the Vac-U-Cracker and Vac-U-Vee Jr. hardware kits. One prop nut. Wrench and prop not included.

M132 1.75
Stern Tube with Stainless Shaft. Thick-wall six-inch brass Stern Tube with Oilite® Sleeve Bearings pressed into each end and honed to fit the included 1/8" diameter stainless steel shaft.  Shaft is 8" long with approximately 3/4" threaded 6-32 on one end. Prop Shaft is the same as used in the Vac-U-Cracker and Vac-U-Vee Jr. The Outer Diameter of the 6-32 threads has been reduced to 1/8" so the shaft will fit metal and plastic 1/8" props. M134 $10.00
1/8" Thrust Bearing w/ Stainless Steel Balls & Washers. 0.125" ID, 0.438"OD, 0.19" Thick. Placed between the motor shaft coupler and the motor housing. Carries the thrust of the propeller to avoid damage to motor's shaft bearings or bushings. Balls - 440C Stainless Steel, Hardened to Rc 58-65 Retainer - Molded Nylon, for 250°F Max. Washer - 410 Stainless Steel, Hardened to Rc 38-42 M129 $4.75
5mm Thrust Bearing w/ Stainless Steel Balls & Washers. 5mm ID, 12mm OD,  4.9mm Thick. Placed between the motor shaft coupler and the motor housing. Carries the thrust of the propeller to avoid damage to motor's shaft bearings or bushings.  Balls - 440C Stainless Steel, Hardened to Rc 58-65 Retainer - Molded Nylon, for 250°F Max. Washer - 410 Stainless Steel, Hardened to Rc 38-42 M130 $5.50
Tug Stern Tube with two Oilite® bearings pressed into each end and reamed to fit included stainless steel shaft with 6-32 threads for prop. 5/16" OD X 2-3/8" long tube with 3-1/3" long shaft.  M108 $10.00
Drive Dog designed to fit tight to the Vac-U-Tug & Vac-U-Tow prop. Brass 5/16" diameter x 0.11" thick at shoulder, 0.15" thick overall. 6-32 thread. One drive dog. Prop is not included. M111 $1.75
Prop Nut for above prop. One standard 6-32 Brass Hex Nut. M112 $.50
Prop Shaft Assembly for Vac-U-Tug Includes stern tube with two Oilite® bearings pressed in, 1/8" stainless shaft, Left-Hand plastic prop, drive dog & prop nut. Stern tube grease is not included. See components for specifications of the assembly. 3-1/3" long.

Available with Right Hand prop. Just ASK!

M113 $14.00
3-Blade Plastic Scale Metallic Bronze Plastic Prop - Standard Left-Hand 1-3/4" diameter scale prop. This is the New Stock Prop for the Vac-U-Tug and Vac-U-Tow boat kits.

Blade leading edges are perfect. Slight molding flash on blade edges does not affect operation. Left in place for photos and testing, it can be removed with fine sandpaper or hobby knife. 

M118L

 

$4.00

 

3-Blade Plastic Scale Metallic Bronze Plastic Prop - Right-Hand 1-3/4" diameter scale prop. This is one of the New Stock Props for the Twin-Screw Vac-U-Tow boat kits. Match in pitch, size, and scale to the M118L Left-Hand prop. M118R $4.00
Counter-Rotating Set of 3-Blade, 1-3/4" Diameter Scale Metallic Bronze Plastic Props - 1-3/4" diameter - This is the New Stock Prop for the Vac-U-Tug and Vac-U-Tow boat kits. Ships as one hardware part. M119 $7.50
SkegDrilled.jpg (6298 bytes) Skeg for Vac-U-Tug Jr. & Vac-U-Cam. Drilled and ground to match the standard Skeg included in the kits. 7/32" x  3.5" long x .014 wall thickness. One (1) each. TG104 $2.00
RudderArm.jpg (6014 bytes) Rudder Arm - Acetal plastic. For 1/8" shaft. Size of a standard servo arm. .25" high collar  x .15/16" long. Arm is level with collar top. Includes one 6-32 set screw and one 1/16" hex wrench. Shaft hole tapers from 1/8" (.125") at top to .132" at bottom.  M115 $1.50
Injection-molded rudder. Same as the Vac-U-Tug rudder (on right) but with a longer 4-1/2" shaft. Great for custom projects. The symmetrical airfoil-shaped rudder blade  (white part) is 1-11/16" wide by 2-1/8" high (at the shaft) and is 0.236" thick. Add $1.25 for a matched/honed bearing for this rudder. M117L $5.50
Now shipped with new kits. New Rudder for Vac-U-Tug and Vac-U-Cam - A new injection-molded rudder is now available. Shown on the left next to the original rudder, it has about 40% more area and will allow greater control in reverse. It can be sanded or trimmed to a more "scale" appearance if you wish. The shaft of the new rudder is slightly larger in diameter than the original. 0.124" verses the original's 0.123" to 0.1235" diameter. If you are upgrading an existing tug, you may need to use a 1/8" drill or hone to carefully enlarge the rudder bearing and the hole in the brass skeg in your tug to accommodate the new rudder. The new rudder (white part) is 1-11/16" wide by 2-1/8" high (at the shaft). Shaft is the same 3" length as the original. Add $1.25 for a matched/honed bearing for these new rudder. Just ask. A few original resin-cast rudders with the old smaller shafts are available if you need an exact replacement to the original. M117 $5.00
DuckRudder.jpg (31380 bytes) Rudder for all Vac-U-Duck models - Resin cast over 1/8" solid brass shaft. Shaft/Rudder height is 2-5/8". Width is 1-1/8" D101 $4.50


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