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Overflowing with character! The MudBug™ laser cut model airplane kit by Stevens AeroModel has been designed for RC indoor/backyard flying and makes use of conventional radio gear. Enter the world of Micro / Indoor flight with conventional R/C gear. The high quality, affordable, RC system used in the MudBug™ is easily transported to more advanced models, micro and parkfliers, as your skills develop.
Stevens AeroModel offers indoor/backyard pylon and aerobatic models that make extensive use of the DiddleBug's flight pack so you won't have to purchase your electronics all over again when you are ready to move on. Kit includes full size rolled plans, push rods, landing gear, and motor mount. See our list of suggested products for completing your MudBug™ at the bottom of this page.
#5 Trexler Wheels as shown on model must be purchases separately.
Trexler size 5 pneumatic latex balloon wheels. Product Inflates 2-1/4 to 2-3/8 in. diameter, sold in pairs, and are suitable for free flight and light weight models with a maximum airframe weight of 8 oz. Made right here in U.S.A. just like they always have been!
Trexler do's and don'ts:
DO NOT - Inflate using your mounth. Moisture from your lungs/mouth will cause the valve stem to seal rendering the product useless.
DO NOT - Leave inflated while in storage, again the valve stem may seal due to moisture within the tire.
DO NOT - Over-inflate tire with pump as tire will rupture or blister. Trexler wheels (#1-#6) are best inflated using a glue syringe.
DO NOT - Disount tire from wooden hub as you might damage or puncture the tire.
DO NOT - Use on models heavier than specified by Trexler.
DO - Store in a cool, dry, dark place.
DO - Inflate tires prior to use using the Trexler inflator or large capacity syringe.
DO - Deflate tire after each flying session and leave the valve stems open.
DO - Adhere to the suggested carrying capacity of the tires when sizing to fit your model.