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Here is a list of most of the suppliers I have used to get components for building my planes. I have included a few suppliers of items that I have not bought myself, but you may find useful.

Disclaimers

Other than Micro Flier Radio I have no financial interest in any of these suppliers.

These are not the only suppliers of these components - just the ones I have used.

While I have had excellent service from these suppliers, I can take no responsibility for the level of service or quality of product you may get from any of them.

Propellors

Ready Made

Carbon: 3"-5" Micro Invent. I've bought a couple of these and they look great, but I've never used them. Bob Selman's BSD Micro
Plastic: 80mm U80 Bob Selman's BSD Micro


Home Made

Carbon cloth: CB121 15x15 1K Tow The Composites Store
Epoxy: West System 105-205 Repair Pack The Composites Store

Motors

Ready Made

Pager motors: 6mm and 4mm Bob Selman's BSD Micro
Pager motor: 3.2mm Indoor Airplane World e-Shop (Koichi Tanaka)
Motor with gearbox: 6mm 4.5ohm, part PU04 Bob Selman's BSD Micro


Home Made

None

Gearboxes

Ready Made

Pager motor gearboxes: I have not bought any of these gearboxes. Didel


Home Made

Gears: 0.2 and 0.25 MOD David Lewis' HomeFly
Gears: 0.2 and 0.25 MOD RoomFlight
Ball bearings: 1mm David Lewis' HomeFly
Prop shaft: 1mm/0.040" diameter round carbon rod AeroMicro
Chassis: 1/64" plywood Most hobby shops

Batteries

Ready Made

90mah Etech, 60mah, 20mah Kokam Bob Selman's BSD Micro
90mah Etech AeroMicro


Home Made

None

Receivers

Ready Made

72MHz: JMP Combo Bob Selman's BSD Micro
27MHz: Leichty 3 Ch Micro Receiver Nick Leichty
900MHz: 4 Ch FHSS Rabbit Receiver Nick Leichty
900MHz: Plantraco HFX 900 Plantraco Hobbies


Home Made

27 MHz Leichty Combo with self-programmed PIC

There are several threads on http://www.RCGroups.com that cover the possibilities

DigiKey, Microchip, Nick Leichty

Actuators

Ready Made

0.3mm in-surface. I've never bought one of these. Nick Leichty


Home Made

Wire: 44awg Schatten Design Luthiery Products
Wire: 51awg, from relays, DigiKey part number 255-1073-ND DigiKey
Magnets: 3mm x 1mm, 2mm x 1mm, N50 Neodymium Engineering Concepts

Airframe

Ready Made

None


Home Made

Carbon frame: 0.3mm, 0.5mm, 0.8mm, 1mm rod David Lewis' HomeFly
Carbon frame: 0.3mm, 0.5mm, 0.8mm, 1mm rod RoomFlight
Carbon frame: 0.5mm, 0.8mm, 1mm rod Bob Selman's BSD Micro
Carbon frame: 0.020", 0.030", 0.040" rod AeroMicro
Covering: Reynolds Wrap food covering Any grocery supermarket
Covering: Mylar 2 um David Lewis' HomeFly