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Welcome to 4-Max


Christmas 2021 Opening Times

Christmas opening timesWe've worked very hard this year, so we've decided to take a bit of a break over the Christmas holidays.

Last day for orders will be Thursday the 23rd of Dec 2021.
We will be back on the phones on Tuesday the 4th of January 2022.

I dare say we'll be checking emails and getting some orders out during this period so please continue to place your orders via the website in the interim.
I would like to thank all of our customers over the past years and wish you all a very Merry Christmas. May your landings equal your take offs'!

May you all have a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year from the 4-Max team


Value Power Packages £24.99

4-Max Value Power Packages

4-Max have managed to source a group of components suitable for RC modellers on a Budget. There are 3 different packages,
(kv value) all priced at £24.99 each.

Each Power Package consists of.....

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

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Tony Nijhuis 70mm EDF Gnat

Tony Nijhuis Midi 70mm EDF Folland GnatThe First of the Tony Nijhuis Midi Jets has just been published in the December Issue of RCM&E magazine. We have all the electrical bits needed to complete; Fans, ESC's, servos, hatch latches etc.
These enlarged Midi jets fly great, sound fantastic, are easy to hand launch and won't break the bank.

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Dancing Wings T-25 High Wing Trainer

Dancing Wings T-25 High Wing Trainer

As Featured in the January 2022 issue of the RCM&E magazine.

We have all the components that Roy Thompson used in his build. This is a great first time builders model especially with Roy's article and videos to help guide you through the building process.
Great value at £69.99.

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The Arrow Hobbies BAE Red Arrows Hawk £134.99

Arrow Hobbies HawkWho doesn't love the Red Arrows? Arrow Hobbies have a great produced a great EDF model which uses a 3S 1300 - 2200mAh LiPo. Fits easily in the back of the car and is easy to underhand launch

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The Arrow Hobbies
Lockheed T33 Shooting Star

Arrow Hobbies T-33 Shooting Star The Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star is an American subsonic jet trainer. It was produced by Lockheed and made its first flight in 1948. This model is a great introduction to EDF flying at £134.99

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We have Electric Setup for The
Al Tazar by Mike White.
As Featured in The
November Edition of RCM&E

Brushless Electric Setup for Al Tazar by Mike WhiteWe have gone with a slightly more powerful setup then Mike chose as we thought flyers would appreciate a little extra zing in their model. The Al Tazar is quite big at 78" and features an all sheet wing

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DIY Motor Mounts

4-Max DIY Motor Mount KitsWith the difficulty of sourcing strong adjustable motor mounts we decided to put together a series of adjustable motor mounts made from super strong stainless steel with stainless nuts and washers. Each kit consists of ....
4x Threaded Rods
8x Large Penny Washers
4x Standard Washers
8x Serrated Flange Nuts
8x Nylon Locking Nuts

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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 a couple with parachutes! Prices start from £3.99!

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The Long Awaited Free Plan for The Tony Nijhuis A10 Thunderbolt II is in the November 2021 issue 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.
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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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 afterburner lights responds to throttle levels. Reverse polarity protected

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New C of G Balancer

Centre of Gravity BalancerSetting up the correct CG (centre 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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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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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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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 2022

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!

Please Click Here for more details of this Model



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