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.
Tiger Victoria Sailboat
FEATURES: 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 sq.in. Weight: 4.6lbs.
Futaba 2DR 2-Channel AM/1 S3003/1 S3801 Servo
This 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
No Tx charging jack.
INCLUDES: One Futaba 2DR AM Radio Transmitter
Transmitter and Receiver Crystals
One S3003 Standard Servo, FUTM0031
One S3801 Sail Servo, FUTM0038
REQUIRES: 8 AA batteries, (SANP3501)
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)
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
S3801 Sail Servo
Torque: 156 oz-in @ 4.8V - 194 oz-in. @ 6V
(11.2 kg-cm @ 4.8V - 14.0 kg-cm
Speed: .33 sec/60° @ 4.8V - .26 sec/60° @ 6V
Arm Travel: 125° (under
Size: 2.4"L x 1.2" W x 2.0"H (61mm x 30mm
Weight: 3.7oz (107g)
Sail and Rigging Modification Kit Parts
- 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
Micron Flyline Backing, 20 lb test (for forestay rigging string) - Purchased
Screw eye - Look for one in your garage
Sheet Shield was made from
a 1 gallon milk jug - see your local grocer
Here 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