Useful information and contacts for RC Boats
Hobby shops that stock boat related stuff. Contact numbers Web Site Location What they Stock Comments
Aerial Concepts 011 802 8500 www.aerialconcepts.co.za 32 Southway Cnr. Fairway & Southway Kelvin A large selection of Billings Boat kits, running hardware, plus replacement / hardware. Radio equipment, batteries ,chargers and have a very comprehensive stock of building materials such as plywood, plastic profiles, brass, aluminium profiles and tubing. + ready to sail Joysway yachts. Definately a shop to visit if you are looking for RC stuff. They have a very comprehensive web site with pricing.
Jix Hobbies 012 348 0308 www.jixhobbies.co.za  150 Loia ave Menlyn Retail Park. Shop 18a. They stock Revell, Tamiya products. Radio equipment, batteries ,chargers ESC Hobbywing. It's worth a look at the web site.
Esswex Hobbies 011 888 3619 www.esswex.co.za  Northcliff corner , Beyers naude Drive, Northcliff They stock Revell, Tamiya products and building materials. It's worth a look at the web site.
RC Edge 083 271 5991 www.rcedge.co.za  74 Wakis ave, Strijdompark Randburg. They stock. Radio equipment, batteries, battery chargers, 540 motors and ESC Hobbywing. It's worth a look at the web site. No boat stuff
RC King Hobbies 011 024 9150 www.rcking.co.za   250 Corlett drive Bramley Gardens JHB They stock. Radio equipment, batteries, battery chargers and ESC Hobbywing. It's worth a look at the web site. No boat stuff
Smitties Hobbies www.smittieshobbies.com  156 Third st Springs They stock. Radio equipment, batteries, battery chargers and ESC Hobbywing. It's worth a look at the web site. No boat stuff
Companies & shops that stock or supply services that could be useful to members Contact numbers Web site Location What they Stock Comments
Carling Polymer Products 011 865 4044 https://carlinsa.com  Southside Industrial Park Dame street, Wadeville, JHB Silicone tubing It's worth a look at the web site.
Davidson Fibreglass 082 062 5646 www.davidsonsfibreglass.co.za   218 Beyers Naude DR Northcliff any thing to do with Fibre Glassing.
Plastic World www.plasticworld.co.za  Acrilic Tubes , Pollycarbonate tube. can be used for RC Subs water tight chamber.
Branding 011 794 7593 www.branding.co.za  Meadowbrook Business Estate on Jacaranda Ave Olivedale. Unit B Redek Place. All kinds of Branding It's worth a look at the web site.
Prestige Awards 011 781 0833 sales@prestigeawards.co.za  419 Cork Ave Ferndale Gold Name Plates. It's worth a look at the web site. If you need name plates for your boats.
Atita Busness Solutions 011 704 2429 www.akits.co.za  3 Church st, Johannesburg North Specialzing in Custom Built Lithium Ion Battery packs. and repacking of Laptop and Drill battery packs.
Club Member that make and sell to members. Can be spoken to on club days         What they Stock / Make Comments
Peter 6v and 12v Smokers for RC Boats. They work very well
Allan Reproduces a very accurate replica of the Allwyn Vincent Tug. Can be bought as a kit or he can build it for you. An excellent product
Andreas Imports Club 500 Kits from the UK A very good speed boat to have fun with easy to build.
Products that are communally used by members Speed Controllers / Radios Application       Comments
Hobbywing 1060 Brushed Electronic Speed Controller. Can be used on most boats Bullet Proof - Other models are available from this brand.
FlySky Radios From 3 channel to 6 channel. Can be used on most boats They work very well and don’t break the bank.
GT Power Electric Switches Used to switch water pumps , lights on and off. 4 to 8v Plus / Minus R 228.00 Use unused channel on TX to switch.
RCX1 Kill Electric Switch Used to switch water pumps , lights on and off. 4 to 8v Plus / Minus R 274.00 Use unused channel on TX to switch.

 

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