Timers - D/T Fuse, Etc.


Timers - D/T Fuse, etc. FAQS

POLISH TIMERS
Based upon Russian camera mechanisms these units are from the premier manufacturers in Poland and the Ukraine. The range is constantly being developed and improved based upon experience and user feed back.

2.

Single function

(F1A)

weight 17 grams

£24.00 plus post

4.

Three function

(F1B)

weight 18 grams

£30.00 plus post

5.

Five function

(F1C)

weight 29 grams

£35.00 plus post

6.

Engine squeeze-off

 

weight 15 grams Fuel tube details below

£23.00 plus post

7.

Four function

(F1B or F1J)

weight 20 grams

£33.00 plus post

8.

Engine cut-off valve timer

 

weight 22 grams 

£27.00 plus post

9.

Ignition cut-off timer

 

weight 18 grams  

£33.00 plus post

10.

SLOP 3 Function

 

weight 18 grams  

£30.00 plus post

11.

Single function flat scroll

Replaces the KSB DT timer*

weight 21 grams  

£25.00 plus post

12.

Two function

 

weight 19 grams  

£26.00 plus post

13.

Combined single function DT and engine squeeze off

 

weight 21 grams 

£32.00 plus post

 * Note the KSB timer weighed 20 grams

SPARE PARTS & PARTIAL UNITS

1.

Mechanism with spring

£14.00 plus post

2.

Scroll

£2.25 plus post

3.

Scroll screws (left-hand thread) 10mm or 12mm

£1.75 plus post either size

4.

Long face plate screws

£0.60 plus post for set of 3

5.

Unconverted mechanisms

£5.00 plus post 

6.

Springs

£3.00 plus post 

See the Product Review Page for further information and an assessment of the SLOP 3 function timer. This timer has recently (21/01/06) been improved.

Do please remember that these timers have a LEFT HAND threaded scroll screw.

MINI TIMERS - exclusive to Flight Supplies
Based upon Tomy Toys mechanisms. Timers, except engine cut off, run for approximately 5 minutes.

1.

Single function

weight 5 grams

£24.00 plus post

2.

Dual function

weight 5 grams

£24.00 plus post

3.

Three function

weight 6 grams Image.

£25.00 plus post

4.

Four function

weight 6 grams

£25.00 plus post

5.

Mini engine cut off

weigh t6 grams. Fuel tube details below.

£24.00 plus post

Suitable for glider and rubber powered models, unsuitable for use in large power models.

TOMY TIMERS MECHANISMS
Basic units
- Use in home build timers, weight 3 grams, £1.60 each, plus post.
Knobs - Spare winding knobs £0.10 each, plus post.
Partial conversions - The Shafts have been modified and the vibrating governor has a "waggler" with weights fitted (they are modified to the standard of the unit used in the finished mini timer), you simply add your own faceplate etc. £10.00, plus post.
Partial conversions - As above, the Shafts have been modified only you have alter the waggler yourself. £5.00, plus postage.
Plastic scrolls - for use on your home built timers, £3.2 each, plus postage.

See How To Do It Publicaions No.2 on how to convert the units to make your own timer.

WINGS AND WHEELS MINI TIMERS

1.

Badge classic and lite

weight 1.2 grams

£18.00 plus post

2.

Button classic and lite

weight 0.7 grams

£18.00 plus post

3.

Button dual function classic and lite

weight 0.7 grams

£18.00 plus post

Spare parts available:- d/t pulley £1.00, arms for dual £1.00, pack of screws, fittings £0.50 - plus post. 

10 metre reel of  elasticated line to activate timers £2.50 plus post

Made from Delrin they are rotary viscous fluid timers with a single moving part, complete with fittings and instructions for suggested use. Ideal for ultra light models. The loading of the Classic is approx. twice that of the lite

See the Product Review Page for further information.  

CHEEPO TIMERS
These timers and the idea was passed to me by Ralph Sparrow.  These plastic dampers for use in home constructed timers. Very light (1.2 grams) Ralph's full conversion details supplied - £4.00 each, plus post.
Fully converted damper ready to go £8.50.
From Andy Campbell - A Ripmax SD100 servo arm fits perfectly onto the Cheepo shaft so with a simple disc cut from thin plastic and the 4mm servo arm with one hole slotted the job is done. Stays fixed with a drop of cyano.

TIMER START LEVERS
Spring loaded release levers for Polish timers can also be used for instant start on F1B £10.00 plus post

TIMER MOUNTING SCREWS
Roundhead brass screws 1 x 1/4" and 2 x 3/8" - pack of 20 either size - £2.75 plus post.

TENSION SPRINGS
10mm long x 3.0mm dia, 0.3mm wire. For timer start £3.20 for 5 plus post.

WING MOVERS (special from Vladimir Feodorov to FFS specification)
F1B wing movers, fully functioning to raise trailing edge of outboard wing panel, complete with mounting screws and full installation instructions, £12.50, plus post.

D/T FUSE
5/32" or 1/8" dia either size £ 12.00 per 10 metre hank, plus post.

D/T BANDS Size no 6 (15mm - 5/8")
Packs of 250 £0.60 plus post.

ORTHODONTIC ELASTICS
1/4" ideal for d/t bands - £1.20 per pack plus post. For other sizes see Sundry Field Equipment

SUNDRY ITEMS FOR USE WITH TIMER SYSTEMS
Below are listed items that are needed to complete various timer system applications.

SILICONE FUEL TUBE (METRE LENGTHS)

1.5 mm bore

0.5 mm wall

£2.00p per metre plus plus post

Squash off for engine timers

2.0 mm bore

0.5 mm wall

£2.50p per metre plus plus post

Squash off for engine timers

For other sizes see Sundry Materials

PTFE SLEEVING
1D 1.19 mm OD 1.79 mm outer surface etched to allow bonding to structure with cyano, epoxy, etc. ideal for friction line guides, 5 metre length £5.00, plus post .

7 STRAND STAINLESS STEEL WIRE
10 yard pack of 10 lb or 15 lb steel wire, ideal for auto lines £2.50 (both sizes) plus post.

DATA CHARTS
If you are going to build seriously you need to be able to check out data simply and quickly. No longer will you have to look for that mislaid scrap of "dog eared" paper that contains the information. FFS have produced laminated cards with all the details that you need. The doubled sided A4 card £2.00 each plus post.

CHART No. 3
Contains details on the servicing and maintenance of clockwork timers.

All prices plus postage and packaging see Postage & Packaging