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Thunder Tiger Victoria

Parts List for Modifications

Victoria Home

External On/Off Switch

Forestay Addition

Mainsail Mods

Sail Reinforcements

Snap Mods

Sheet Shield

Transom Eyelet

For those of you who have asked, here is a list of what we purchased to modify our Victoria, both the modifications and accessories.

For those of you who have asked, here is a list of what we purchased for our Victoria, both the modifications and accessories. Also included is place of purchase.

Thunder Tiger Victoria Sailboat

Thunder Tiger Victoria YachtFEATURES: ABS plastic hull. White Dacron sails with the Victoria logo silk screened on them.

INCLUDES: Pre-joined hull, sails, aluminum mast, wood boat stand, decal sheet, plastic rudder, miscellaneous plastic hardware, 5 minute epoxy, sail rigging string, miscellaneous screws and nuts and building instruction book.

SPECS: Length: 30.7" Mast height: 42.75" Width: 7.25" Sail area: 433 Weight: 4.6lbs.



Futaba 2DR 2-Channel AM/1 S3003/1 S3801 Servo

Order the Futaba 2DR radio system from Tower HobbiesThis is the Futaba 2DR 2 Stick 2 Channel 75MHz AM radio system with one S3003 Standard Servo and one S3801 High Torque Sail Servo. Ideal for larger size sailboats requiring high torque sail winch control.

Note: The Futaba RC system that we originally installed in the Victoria is no longer available. However, this newer system includes a high-torque sail servo, making it a much better deal overall.


FEATURES: Easy to use basic two-stick radio system

Two channel servo reversing

Steering and throttle trims

LED battery status indicator

No Tx charging jack.

INCLUDES: One Futaba 2DR AM Radio Transmitter

R132JE Receiver

Transmitter and Receiver Crystals

One S3003 Standard Servo, FUTM0031

One S3801 Sail Servo, FUTM0038

REQUIRES: 8 AA batteries, (SANP3501)


Futaba S3003S3003 Servo

Speed: .23 sec/60° @ 4.8V or .19 sec/60° @ 6V.

Torque: 44 oz-in @ 4.8V or 56.8 oz-in @ 6V

(3.2 kg-cm @ 4.8V or 4.1 kg-cm @ 6V)

Size: 1.6"L x .8"W x 1.4"H (41x20x36mm) w/o output shaft

Weight: 1.3 oz (37.2g)

Connector: "J" type with approx. 5" lead

Futaba S3801 Sail ServoS3801 Sail Servo

Torque: 156 oz-in @ 4.8V - 194 oz-in. @ 6V

(11.2 kg-cm @ 4.8V - 14.0 kg-cm @ 6V)

Airplanes and Rockets - Thunder Tiger Victoria sail sevo armSpeed: .33 sec/60° @ 4.8V - .26 sec/60° @ 6V

Arm Travel: 125° (under optimum conditions)

Size: 2.4"L x 1.2" W x 2.0"H (61mm x 30mm x 51mm)

Weight: 3.7oz (107g)

Sail and Rigging Modification Kit Parts

Crimp Tool - Purchased at Wal-Mart

Eyelets - Purchased at Wal-Mart

Therm O Web HeatnBond Lite iron-on adhesive (for pre-cut reinforcement triangles - Purchased at Wal-Mart

Offray craft ribbon, 7/8" white, 100% Acetate (for pre-cut reinforcement triangles) - Purchased at Hobby Lobby

Transom eyelet modification wire (pre-bent)

Wire for on/off power switch (not pre-bent)

Full set of replacement snaps (14) - Purchased at Wal-Mart

Cortland Micron Flyline Backing, 20 lb test (for forestay rigging string) - Purchased at Wal-Mart

Screw eye - Look for one in your garage

Sheet Shield was made from a 1 gallon milk jug - see your local grocer

Airplanes and Rockets - Thunder Tiger Victoria sail attachment itemsHere are the items for modifying the sail attachment points. Other items included but not shown are forestay rigging, screw eye, snaps, on/off switch wire for internal mounting and transom eyelet modification wire.



Posted September 12, 2008

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