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Welcome to 4-Max


Coronavirus (COVID-19)

It seams that due to self isolation and working from home, a lot of our customers are taking this time to build and therefore we are extremely busy at the moment and are unable to answer the phone as much as we would like to (09:15 - 4.00pm with a break for lunch between 12 noon and 1pm


4-Max Are Very Excited to Announce Their Range Of Brushless Value Power Packages for Only £24.99!

After a very long search and testing of many samples we are thrilled to announce our series of Value Power Packages that are designed for the RC modeller on a budget. You get...

1x Brushless motor
1x Rear mounting kit
1x Prop driver/adapter
1x 30A Brushless ESC
2x Suitable props and adapters
3x Tower Pro SG90 Servos

 

Package Prop Static Thrust @11.1V Estimated Top Speed  
1000kv 10x6 515g/1.14lbs 35MPH Please click here for more information and to purchase
1400kv 8x6 810g/1.79lbs 55MPH Please click here for more information and to purchase
2200kv 6x3.5 470g/1.04lbs 59MPH Please click here for more information and to purchase


The Long Awaited Free Plan for the Tony Nijhuis A10 Thunderbolt II (Warthog, Tank Buster) is in the November 2021 iss of RCM&E

Tony Nijhuis A10 Thunderbolt II powered by 2two 500 EDF'sYes, the November Issue of RCM&E has finally hit the shops. It contains the much anticipated free plan of Tony Nijhuis' A10 Thunderbolt II. With a wingapan of 42" it's a great model to pop in the back of the car in one piece.
The designs uses two 50mm 4S LiPO EDF.s We have the whole package available including Fans, ESC's servos, wheels, snakes, horns etc.

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Arrow Hobbies T33
From £134.99!

Arrow Hobbies Shooting StarPerfectly capturing the post-war appeal of the iconic Shooting Star.
Arrows Hobby's T-33 will be something of an eye-opener to anyone who still thinks EDF jets have some catching up to do.
Experience the T-33 in action and you'll quickly realise that nothing could be further from the truth.

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Yet More Pilots!

RC Model PilotsWe have added a load more pilots to our selection, 37 in total!
We now have pilots from 1/10 all the way up to 1/5th scale, just heads to full body. we even have one with a parachute! Prices start from £3.99!

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LED EDF Afterburner Lights
From £13.99!

LED EDF Afterburner lightsLED Afterburner Lights For 50mm, 64mm 70mm and 90mm EDF. Colour change from blue to yellow to red. At the same time, the brightness of afterburn responds to throttle levels. Rreverse polarity protected

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New C of G Balancer

Centre of Gravity BalancerSetting up the correct CG (center of gravity) for your model is crucial when it comes to flight performance. Attempting to fly a model which is not balanced correctly can result in a total loss. It features sliding rulers which will give you a very accurate CG measurement from the leading edge of the wing. Just £22.50

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New Arrival - The ToolKit M6DAC 700W Charger £164.99!

ToolKit M6DAC 700W ChargerDual Input and Dual Output 700W Charger. Each channel outputs a massive 350W, combine them together (synchronous mode) and that give you a whopping 700W! Works from the mains or a car battery

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Just In Is The ToolKit M7 200W Charger/Servo Tester/Watt Meter/Cell Balancer

ToolKit M7 200W Charger/Servo Tester/Watt Meter/Cell BalancerIs it a 200W Charger? Is it a Servo Tester? Is it a Watt Meter? Is it a Cell Balancer? The answer is all of the above. You get all this in this tiny charger for just £49.99

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New Arrival - The ToolKit P200 200W Power Supply!

Toolkit P200, 200W Power SupplyThe P200 is surprisingly small and compact. This is thanks to its use of Gallium Nitride technology. GaN is a relatively new transistor material that enables more efficient and powerful devices in smaller form factor than ever before.
This means that it is approximately 30% small and up to 95% efficient.

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Brushless Electric Setup For
The Bowman Spatman as Featured in The August 2021 Issue of RCM&E

Complete electrical setup for the Bowman Spatman as featured in the August 2021 edit of RCM&EWe have the complete electrical set for this model as well as undercarriage, wheels, axles, hinges, surface horns, etc.

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Just In Is The Dancing Wings Mini Stick 06 Only £29.99!

Dancing Wings Hobby Stick 06Not only is this little kit Fantastic Value with the airframe at just £29.99 You can get a complete package which includes, Motor, Prop Driver, Prop, ESC, 3x Servos and Battery connectors for just £59.99 Utilises a small economical
2S 800mAh LiPo £7.79

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Just In Is The Dancing Wings Cute Girl

Dancing Wings Hobby Cute Girl 45 InchIf you love vintage style aeroplanes then you are going to love this little Beauty. With a wingspan of 45" (1150mm) she'll easy fit on the back seat of your car ready for a gentle bit of flying when you feel like it. Could quite easily be converted to free flight. Great Value at £54.99

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Just In Is the Dancing Wings Piper J3 Cub
71 Inch, 1800mm Wingspan

Dancing Wings Hobby 1800mm Piper J3 CubThis is a great scale representation of the world famous Piper J3 Cub. It's a good size at 71" yet only uses a 4S LiPo.
The basic kit is fantastic value at £139.99

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Just In Is the Dancing Wings T25 High Wing Trainer
51 Inch, 1300mm Wingspan

Dancing Wings Hobby 1300mm T25 High Wing TrainerLooking for a basic easy to build high wing trainer, then look no further.
The T25 makes that perfect introduction to building a model from flat bits of balsa and ply. Great value at just £69.99

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Just In Is the Dancing Wings T30 Low Wing Trainer
55 Inch, 1400mm Wingspan

DW 1400mm T30 Low Wing TrainerThis is the perfect next step on from the T25 High wing trainer. The T30 features tricycle undercarriage and a larger wingspan along with great looks
The basic kit is great value at £89.99

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Back in Stock is The Very Popular Dancing Wings 60" Sopwith Camel

Dancing Wings Hobby Sopwith CamelThis is a very popular model and makes a perfect introduction into WW1 scale flying. It's a well proven design and at a good size and price £129.99

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Just in is the Dancing Wings Tiger Moth ARTF 800mm Wingspan

Danching Wings Tiger Moth 800mm ARTFThis beautiful model is a great representation of the famous British WW2 Trainer. This model has a 800mmm wingspan, making it ideal to keep it in one piece on the back seat of the car, for a quick flight during your lunch break.
The basic kit is great value at £146.99

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The Complete Electrical Setup For The Gordon Whitehead Nieuport 11 as featured in the June 2021 Issue of RCM&E

Nieuport 11 By Gordon WhiteheadThis Gordon Whitehead designed beautiful little first world war model has been converted to 3 channel RC by Shaun Garrity and utilises a small 2S Power System

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The Complete EDF Setup for the Tony Nijhuis BAC TSR2 as featured in the May 2021 Issue of RCM&E

Tony Nighuis BAC TSR2The latest in the mini-jet series from Tony Nijhuis is the Iconic BAC TSR2.
Designed around the FMS 4S EDF unit which produces around 1080g of static thrust in free air.

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Complete Electric Setup for the Peter Miller Stampe SR-7
As featured in the April 2021 Issue of RCM&E

Peter Miller's Stampe SR-7 The model is based on some decidedly inaccurate 3 views and the very few photos available on the net.
Therefore it is "stand way off" scale.

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Brand New and in Stock
ToolKitRC M4AC Multifunction 24W AC Charger 1-4S LiPo,
Li-lo, Li-Fe (A123M1)

ToolKitRC M4AC Multifunction 30W AC Charger 1-4S LiPoFeaturing...
32 Bit ARM Processor
100 - 240AC Input
1-4S Lithium
30W Output
LiPo Storage Option

Great Value at £26.99!

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Brand New and in Stock
ToolKitRC M4Q Multifunction Dual Input with Quad Output

ToolKitRC M4Q Multifunction Dual Input with Quad OutputThe ToolKitRC M4Q is a 4 in1 charger that has 4x 50W charging circuits inside when powered by DC.
(4x 25W when powered by AC)

Great Value at £71.99!

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Brand New and in Stock ToolKitRC M6 150W Charger,
LiPo Tester, Servo Tester, Wattmeter, Balancer

ToolKitRC M6 150W ChargerWith a 150W, 10A charger at its heart the M6 also has a servo tester, cell checker, a wattmeter, PWM/PPM/Sbus input testers and output generator along with a variable voltage and current DC output control

Great Value at £26.99!

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Brand New and in Stock ToolKitRC M6D Multifunction 250W/500W Dual O/P Charger
1-6S LiPo, Li-lo, Li-Fe (A123)

ToolKitRC M6D Multifunction 250W/500W  Dual O/P ChargerThe M6D squashes two high performance chargers into a single unit.
It has 2x 2-6S 250W chargers and a 5V USB output that can be used to power some devices or simply charge your phone or go pro in the field.

Great Value at £61.49!

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Brand New and in Stock ToolKitRC ST8
Multifunctional Servo Tester

ToolKitRC ST8 Multifunctional Servo TesterYou name it, this piece of kit does it. Honestly it might be easier to say what it doesn't do. Click on the photo to find out what an outstanding value for money this item really is.

Great Value at £49.99!

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Brand New and in Stock
The ToolKitRC ADP100
100W Power Supply

ToolKitRC ADP100, 100W Power SupplyThe ToolkitRC ADP100 is a compact power supply which is Specifically designed to work with your ToolkitRC charger. Small and light enough to pop in your pocket, backpack or travel bag.

Great Value at £19.99!

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The Complete EDF Setup for the Tony Nijhuis EE Lightning as featured in the March 2021 Issue of RCM&E

Tony Nighuis EDF EE LightningThe latest in the mini-jet series from Tony Nijhuis is the EE Lightning. Designed around the FMS 4S EDF unit which produces around 1080g of static thrust in free air.

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Brand New and in Stock
The ToolKitRC ADP180
180W Power Supply

ToolKitRC ADP180, 180W Power SupplyThe ToolkitRC ADP180 is a compact power supply which is Specifically designed to work with your ToolkitRC charger. Small and light enough to pop in your pocket, backpack or travel bag.

Great Value at £41.99!

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Get the Power Train for the
Vans RV4 as Featured in the
February Issue of RCM&E

RANS RV-4 By Andy BlackburnThe Vans RV4 as designed by Andy Blackburn is a great representation of the classic home built aircraft from the Vans Company.
We have all the necessary Power Train parts in stock to build this attractive model.

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New Cloth Key Rings are
Now in Stock

I'd Rather Be Flying Key FobJust arrived this week are these great cloth key rings. Available in two styles. The Purple version is"I'D RATHER BE FLYING" and the black"PILOT" version.

Great Value From £1.49!

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Just In
EMAX Pulsar Motor with LED's

Tony Nijhuis 26 Inch EDF BAE HawkThese motors are something special. At the back of the motor are LED's which get brighter the more throttle you give it. Fit the red filter on a pusher park jet and you have a built in"after burner". Also comes with Blue and White filters. Although small these motors are very powerful.

Great Value at £24.99!

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New Motor Mounts in Stock

PowerFun 50mm EDF UnitNew in stock are a couple of adjustable length motor mounts. These mounts have been designed for use with modern 28mm, 35mm and 50mm brushless outrunner motors. They will allow the motor to be moved forward to the correct position for your model.

Great Value From £12.99!

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ToolkitRC 150A Watt Meter

Tony Nijhuis 26 Inch EDF BAE HawkThis great new 150A watt Meter from ToolkitRC shows real time Volts, Amps, energy used, and max Amps and Max watts. It also has a built in ESC driver so you don't even have to power up your Tx/Rx

Great Value at £29.99!

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New Pilots

PowerFun 50mm EDF UnitJust received in to stock are the great looking civilian pilots at approx 1/6 scale and weighing a mere 24g, Available in Red and Blue. A great addition to any aerobatic model

Great Value at £7.99!

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The Tony Nijhuis BAE Hawk
as Featured in The
Dec 2020 issue of RCM&E

Tony Nijhuis 26 Inch EDF BAE HawkThis is the 5th in the highly popular mini jet series from the world famous Tony Nijhuis. The free plan is in the Dec 2020 Issue of RCM&E. We have the new more powerful 3S, 50mm PowerFun EDF to get the most out of this model

PF Fan and Motor From £34.99!

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New more Powerful 50mm 3S EDF from PowerFun

PowerFun 50mm EDF UnitWe have just received a large shipment of the new more powerful (640g of thrust) 3S version of the PowerFun 50mm EDF as used in the Tony Nijhuis mini Jet Series. These EDF units are totally exclusive to 4-Max and are pre assembled and dynamically balanced making them run super as well as sounding great!

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Introducing The New 4-Max 11.2Kg High Voltage Digital Metal Geared Servo from just £16.19

4-Max 4M-620DHVMG-112 ServoWe are expanding our range of
4-Max servos.

Introducing the 4M-620DHVMG-112. This standard size powerful (11.2Kg on 7.2V) Servo features Metal Gears and is doubled ball raced. We get them straight from the factory hence the great value with prices starting from £16.19 (5pcs quantity)

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DLG Gliders, Gliders
2.6Kg, 8mm thick, High Voltage Digital Metal Geared Servo from just £13.49

4-Max 4M-094DHVMG-026 ServoThese servos are ideal for small gliders and Discus Launched Gliders being only 8mm thick! They are very powerful for their size. (2.6Kg at 7.4V) They fast as well 0.07S, are digital and have metal gears so rough landings shouldn't cause a problem

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Back in Stock is the very popular DW Sopwith Camel with the Fiberglass Cowl £149.99

DW Sopwith CamelThe model captures the very essence of this formidable WW1 fighter, it has an open framework structure built from balsa and hardwoods and has a fiberglass radial cowl with plastic molded dummy rotary engine and authentic looking rigging wires.

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DLG Gliders, Gliders
2.6Kg, 8mm thick, High Voltage Digital Metal Geared Servo from just £13.49

DW Tiger MothThe interlocking nature of the kit parts dispense with the need for a plan and require only a flat building board to produce a straight and true airframe. Basic, 4 channel radio is all that is required to fly the Tiger Moth

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New Range of Very Lightweight Carbon Fibre Undercarriages for Small/Medium Models

4-Max 4M-620DHVMG-112 ServoWe are expanding our range of
undercarriages to include light weight Carbon Fibre units.

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GT Power 3 in 1
Battery Doctor

G.T. Power 3 in 1 Battery DoctorBack in stock is the very popular 3 in 1 Battery Doctor
Li-Po &Li-Fe batteries
Displays all cell voltages on one screen. Balances Cells within pack. Discharges batteries for storage

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Rans S-9 Chaos By Peter Miller as Featured in The
October 2020 issue of RCM&E

Rans S-9 Chaos by Peter MillerFancy a great looking and great flying scale of a microlight that was tested to +9G! and fully aerobatic. Prolific designer and builder Peter Miller has produced a lovely 54" model 4.5lbs. As always she'll be a delight to build and fly.
Check out the article in the October 2020 edition of RCM&E.

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Quickie Ghost by Tobe Källner
as Featured in The
November 2020 issue of RCM&E

Quickie GhostThis quick to build and easy to fly trainer / Sport model will make a great winter hack. We can even supply the graphics if required
Check out the article in the November 2020 edition of RCM&E.

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Miss Sizzles By Peter Miller as Featured in The
July 2020 issue of RCM&E

Miss Sizzles by Peter MillerAnother great model from prolific designer and builder Peter Miller. At 45" and weighing a mere 3.0lbs she'll be a delight to build and fly. It will take any 3S LiPo from the common 2200mAh to a 3300mAh.
Check out the article in the July edition of RCM&E.

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The Simples Max By Mike Bell as Featured in The
May 2020 issue of RCM&E

ESimples Max By Mike BellIf you fancy an easy and quick to build, fast and fun model, then the Simples Max is the one for you with echoes of 70's control line. It utilised the ever popular 3S 2200mAh LiPo. I'm sure you have at least one hanging around looking for a new home. Check out the article in the May edition of RCM&E.

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The Seagull Master Edition P-47 Razorback Thunderbolt

Seagull P-47 Thunderbolt Master SeriesIf you fancy a bit of a build of a classic WWII warbird that has great handling characteristics, then have a look at this beautiful model of the Seagull P-47 Thunderbolt.
We offer an electric setup that will really bring this model to life on 6S LiPo. The model is 63" in wingspan and weighs approx 9.5lbs and comes with a lot of extras including retracts!

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The Tony Nijhuis F4 Phantom Mini EDF Jet Setup as featured in the March 2020 issue of RCM&E

Tony Nijhuis 23 Inch F4 Phantom EDFThe 4th and last in the in the series for the moment., Tony Nijhuis mini EDF powered RAF F4 Phantom from the free plan in the March 2020 issue of RCM&E. We have in stock all the electrical parts as well as the servos, snake and canopy catch you'll need to build this iconic cold war jet.

Fan and Motor From £28.99!

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Looking for the Connector as mentioned in the BMFA News? Look no further

 

XT 60 Connector Wall Fixing XT60-Wall

XT-60 type connector
Wall Mounting up to 16mm Thick

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XT 60 Connector Wall Fixing DEAN-Wall

DEAN type connector
Wall Mounting up to 16mm Thick

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XT 60 Connector Wall Fixing DEAN-Wall-Metal

Deans Style connector Wall Mounting - Metal (connector not supplied)

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Battery isolating harness PP-BATTERY-PLUG

Harness to have an external battery plug
(battery Isolator)

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The Tony Nijhuis Hawker Hunter Mini EDF Jet Setup as featured in the January 2020 issue of RCM&E

Tony Nijhuis Hawker Hunter
The 3rd in the series, Tony Nijhuis mini EDF powered RAF Hawker Hunter from the free plan in the January 2020 issue of RCM&E. We have in stock all the electrical parts as well as the servos, snake and canopy catch you'll need to build this iconic cold war jet.

Fan and Motor From £28.99!

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The Peter Miller Moon Dancer 2 as featured in
the March 2020 issue of RCM&E

Moon Dancer 2 by Peter MillerThe prolific designer and builder Peter Miller has been putting pen to the drawing board again and has come up with this great Aerobat - Moon Dancer 2.
this 48" aerobatic model is simple to build and takes the popular 3S 2,200mAh LiPo. So why not get the building board out and start building while the weather is wet and windy.

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The Mike Freeman Twizzle Setup as featured in the
February Issue of RCM&E

Twizzlw By Mike Freeman, Free Plan in Feb issue of RCM&EThe Twizzle by Mike Freeman is a scaled down version of the Taboo which was also a free plan in the February 2012 issue of RCM&E. Designed around the 3S 2200mAh LiPo but also flys well on a 1800mAh. Tipping the scales at just over 1lbs this 37.5" model is a great flyer as as as a great looker.

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ST Models Turbo Beaver

ST Models Turbo BeaverThis kit comes with large 'bush' style wheels and landing legs for land based use but there is also a foam float set in the box for water use. The moulded EPO foam floats are stepped for an easy take-off and there are steerable water rudders on the back of each one for easy water based taxing

Fantastic Value at £179.99!

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All the Electrical Bits You Need to Build The
Free Plans in The 2019 Special Issue of RCM&E

Please click on a photo for the electric setups

Electric Setup for Bambina

Bambina

Electric Setup for Bambin0

Bambino

Electric Setup for Gamine

Gamine

Electric Setup for Sticky

Sticky

Electric Setup for Tadpole

Tadpole

Electric Setup for First Step

First Step


 

Introducing MaxLoc™ Connectors.
Connect 1-4 Servos Securely With Just One Connector

4-Max Professional LiPo BatteriesMaxLoc™ connectors simply push together (keyed to ensure correct ordination) and when fully seated, the locking tab will be engaged stopping the connectors pulling apart. To un-plug the connectors simply push down the locking tab to disengage the lock and pull the mating halves apart.
The mating portion of both the pins and sockets are gold plated to ensure a quality, low resistance connection.

Prices Start From Just £0.99!

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4-Max Ultra Light Weight Cooling Spinners

4-Max Ultra Light Weight Cooling SpinnersThese spinners have an Ultra Light weight machined aluminium back plate which is designed to pull air through the front of the spinner past the prop and through in to the motor.
You know this is a high quality performance, high quality spinner as soon as you see it.

6 Sizes, 5 Colours, prices from £7.99!

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4-Max Approved as Supplier to the BMFA for the Payload Challenge 2021

BMFA Payload challenge4-Max models Ltd are delighted to report that the 2019 BMFA Payload Challenge was a great success with the 4-Max Black professional motors and ESC's in all the top places.
For those of you not acquainted with these challenges, it's where groups of young budding aeronautical engineers from schools, colleges and universities are challenged to design and build their own electric powered aircraft to complete successfully various different challenges, with the only stipulation being the on the motor and ESC used. This is where 4-Max comes in. We had 2 different motors approved, the PO-3541-1070 for the Payload Challenge and the PO-2830-1350 for the egg lift challenge. For more information on these motors please click here and for more information on the Payload and Egg Challenge please visit http://payloadchallenge.bmfa.org/2019-university-and-schools-payload-challenges-launched

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4-Max's Purple Power Professional Motors and LiPo's Power One of The Largest Electric R/C Model Aircraft in The World

Tony Nijhuis has now finished his Boeing B-50 Bomber.

This model is powered by 4 off PO-6366-230, 8 packs of 4S 6,000mAh LiPo's and 22x12 JXF high performance electric props

19ft wingspan and over 80lbs flying weight!

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