Hobby & Engineering Supplies - an MBA company

Engineering And Hobby Rod Categories


Rod - Round - Aluminium
Rod - Round - Aluminium

Also see combined categories:
All Metal Rod - Round

For general hobby applications.

NOTE! Very thin sizes may experience some bending. They may not be straight for the entire length. May be slightly oversized on OD so some reworking may be required before fitting closely mating parts such as bearings. This product is not recommended for use as a bearing shaft. We suggest you use items from the category - Shafting - Ground for bearing shaft. Includes K&S Metals range and more.

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Rod - Round - Brass
Rod - Round - Brass

Also see combined categories:
All Metal Rod - Round

For general hobby applications.

NOTE! Very thin sizes may experience some bending. They may not be straight for the entire length. May be slightly oversized on OD so some reworking may be required before fitting closely mating parts such as bearings. This product is not recommended for use as a bearing shaft. We suggest you use items from the category - Shafting - Ground for bearing shaft. Includes K&S Metals range and more.

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Rod - Round - Copper
Rod - Round - Copper

Also see combined categories:
All Metal Rod - Round

For general hobby applications.

NOTE! Very thin sizes may experience some bending. They may not be straight for the entire length. May be slightly oversized on OD so some reworking may be required before fitting closely mating parts such as bearings. This product is not recommended for use as a bearing shaft. We suggest you use items from the category - Shafting - Ground for bearing shaft. Includes K&S Metals range and more.

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Rod - Round - Stainless Steel
Rod - Round - Stainless Steel

Also see combined categories:
All Metal Rod - Round

For general hobby applications.

NOTE! Very thin sizes may experience some bending. They may not be straight for the entire length. May be slightly oversized on OD so some reworking may be required before fitting closely mating parts such as bearings. This product is not recommended for use as a bearing shaft. We suggest you use items from the category - Shafting - Ground for bearing shaft. Includes K&S Metals range and more.

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Rod - Round - Soft Metal Packs
Rod - Round - Soft Metal Packs

Also see combined categories:
All Soft Metal Packs

For general hobby applications. This rod is annealed soft to make it easier to bend. Copper, brass and aluminium,

300mm lengths for general hobby applications. Not recommended for heavy duty applications. This product is not recommended for use as a bearing shaft. We suggest you use items from the category - Shafting - Ground for bearing shaft. Includes K&S Metals range and more.


Rod - Round - Urethane
Rod - Round - Urethane

Also see combined categories:
All Non Metallic Rod - Round

Hard urethane rubber compound. Machinable.

Length +/- 3.2mm. Diameter +/- 2 percent.

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Rod - Drill - Silversteel - W-1 Water Hardening
Rod - Drill - Silversteel  - W-1 Water Hardening

Also see combined categories:
All Metal Bar - Silver Steel and Drill Rod
All Drill Rod

For punches dies and high strength machine parts. Unhardened - requires heat treatment.

High abrasion resistance and high toughness when hardened. 100 percent machinability. Requires heat treating to harden. Small diameters may not be perfectly straight. Refer engineering guides online for W-1 hardening requirements.


Housings - Bearing - Pillow Block - Miniature
Housings - Bearing - Pillow Block - Miniature


Spyraflo aluminium pillow block housings mounted with 440C stainless miniature bearings

No more need for expensive engineering of housings to suit your new applications. Fully greased Japanese 440C Grade corrosion resistant stainless steel ball bearings. Double shielded bearings to minimise contamination.

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Shim - Tin
Shim - Tin

Also see combined categories:
All Shim
All Sheet

Precision steel shim sheet. Very thin to thick sizes.

NOTE! Very thin sizes may experience some bending or indentations. This product is meant for engineering applications not decorative applications. Includes K&S Metals range and more.


Shim - Plastic
Shim - Plastic

Also see combined categories:
All Shim
All Non Metallic Sheet

Easy to cut - colour coded - plastic shim sheets. Precision thicknesses.

NOTE! Very thin sizes may experience some bending or indentations. This product is meant for engineering applications not decorative applications. Made from sturdy polyester.

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Shim and Foil - Copper
Shim and Foil - Copper

Also see combined categories:
All Shim
All Sheet

Precision copper shim sheet. Very thin foil to thick sizes.

NOTE! Very thin sizes may experience some bending or indentations. This product is meant for engineering applications not decorative applications. Includes K&S Metals range and more.


Shim and Foil - Steel
Shim and Foil - Steel

Also see combined categories:
All Shim
All Sheet

Precision shim sheet. Cold rolled steel. Very thin to thick sizes.

NOTE! Very thin sizes may experience some bending or indentations. This product is meant for engineering applications not decorative applications. Includes K&S Metals range and more.

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Shim and Foil - Brass
Shim and Foil - Brass

Also see combined categories:
All Shim
All Sheet

Precision brass shim sheet. From very thin foil to thick sizes.

NOTE! Very thin sizes may experience some bending or indentations. This product is meant for engineering applications not decorative applications. Includes sheets and rolls. See Brass - Strip for thin strips. Includes K&S Metals range and more.

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Shim and Foil - Stainless Steel
Shim and Foil - Stainless Steel

Also see combined categories:
All Shim
All Sheet

Precision stainless shim sheet. Very thin foil to thick sizes. Includes 416, 303 and 316 grades.

NOTE! Very thin sizes may experience some bending or indentations. This product is meant for engineering applications not decorative applications. Includes K&S Metals range and more.

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Joints - Tee - Tubing and Rod
Joints - Tee - Tubing and Rod


Inexpensive nylon joiners for hobby tubing and rod



Shim and Foil - Aluminium
Shim and Foil - Aluminium

Also see combined categories:
All Shim
All Sheet

Precision aluminium shim sheet. Very thin to thick sizes.

NOTE! Very thin sizes may experience some bending or indentations. This product is meant for engineering applications not decorative applications. Coloured shim is anodised. The colour is not removable. The colour is for identification purposes only. Includes K&S Metals range and more. Includes listings on 1100, 3003, 6061-T6 and commercial grades aluminium sheet.


Bar - H Section - Brass
Bar - H Section - Brass

Also see combined categories:
All Metal Bar - H Section (300mm Long Only)

Includes K&S Metals range and more



Rectangular Bar - Aluminium
Rectangular Bar - Aluminium

Also see combined categories:
All Rectangular Bar

Thin and thick Aluminum strip and rectangular profiles

Small sizes may not be perfectly straight.


Square Bar - Brass
Square Bar - Brass

Also see combined categories:
All Metal Bar - Square

Saw Cut Ends. Some items may be available in longer or shorter lengths. e-mail sales@smallparts.com.au with enquiries. Smaller sizes may not be supplied straight.


RC Spare Parts - Venom
RC Spare Parts - Venom


Venom Hobby Parts listed by description. Parts for 1/10 crawler, Baja, 1/8 scale cars, Beacon, Corsair, CPR Creeper, D Micro, DXL, EKOS, EPO, GPV-1, MINIZ, Island Hopper, King, Segad, KOS, KWA, M05, ME-109, MTT, Night Ranger 3D, Outlaw RC, Ozone Heli

Parts also to suit P-51, Texan, Savage, Scorpion AX10, Skywolf 3CH, Strait Jacket, TraXXas, TRX Slash. Ailerons fittings, Anti-rotation arm, A arms, Axle, Bag, Ball end, batteries assembleys, battery(bags, bars, box, case, charger, holder), beadlock, bearing kits, retainers and set. bell crank, blade grips and sets, body posts, bolt, bracket, bulkhead, cables, camber gauge, canopy, caps, carburettor, charger, chassis covers and plates. Cockpit cover, Collars, connectors, control links, control links, tray and units, coupler, cowl, crankcase, crankshaft, cylinder, Damper, decal set, differential (case, housing and system). Dig unit, drive (belt and dog), driveline, electronics unit, elevator, e-ring, ESC, exhaust (coupler, deflector and pipe), fail safes, feathering spindle.


Shafting - Ground - Hobby - Steel
Shafting - Ground - Hobby - Steel

Also see combined categories:
All Shafting
All Steel Shafting

Silversteel shafting for hobbies. Not suitable for precision bearings.

Suitable for use with plastic gears, bushes, couplings etc. Not recommended for use with precision steel or stainless steel bearings. Some sizes have special features such as serrations or small barbs (noted in description). Unground ends. Ideal for axles in robotic applications and educational projects.

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Couplings - Rigid - Hobby - Brass
Couplings - Rigid - Hobby - Brass

Also see combined categories:
All Rigid Couplings

A selection of inexpensive brass couplings for shaft sizes from 2 to 5 mm.


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Gearmotors - Basic - Hobby - 12.1mm Diameter
Gearmotors - Basic - Hobby - 12.1mm Diameter

Also see combined categories:
All Basic Gearmotors

Small light weight geared motors used in toys and small solar applications

NOTE! These do not have a standard output shaft. The output is a plastic crossed block (see diagram) which is designed to be fitted to a fabricated coupling in O.E.M applications. However, the plastic block would be suitable for drilling and attaching objects with wire for rotating mobile type applications.


Strip - Soft Metal Packs
Strip - Soft Metal Packs


For general hobby applications. This brass strip is annealed soft to make it easier to bend. Brass.

300mm lengths. Not recommended for heavy duty applications. For use with bearings we suggest you use items from the category - Shafting - Ground.


Hobby Gears - Spur - 48DP
Hobby Gears - Spur - 48DP


A small selection of popular 48DP Plastic/ Metal Pinion and Spur gears

See main listings under Gears for sizes not listed here. To work out the pitch diameter of a 48DP spur gear, divide multiply the no of teeth by 0.52917.

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Accessories - Hobby - Car and Buggy
Accessories - Hobby - Car and Buggy


Generic Parts. Specific model parts may also be found by typing the model number into the search box. Fail safes, aerials, heat sinks, body clips, tune pipe, clutch bell, bump start, engine break stand, engine fans, antenna tubes and tire warmers.

Includes Kyosho pull starts.


Wheels - Hobby - General
Wheels - Hobby - General

Also see combined categories:
All Wheels

Includes wheels for robots and general hobby applications

Also see tracks for Robotic applications.

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Rims - Hobby - Car 1-10 - Off Road - Front - Plastic
Rims - Hobby - Car 1-10 - Off Road - Front - Plastic

Also see combined categories:
All Rims

Rims for RC wheels



Rims - Hobby - Car 1-10 - Off Road - Rear - Plastic
Rims - Hobby - Car 1-10 - Off Road - Rear - Plastic

Also see combined categories:
All Rims

Rims for RC wheels



Rims - Hobby - Car 1-10 - Road and Drift - Plastic
Rims - Hobby - Car 1-10 - Road and Drift - Plastic

Also see combined categories:
All Rims

Rims for RC wheels



Rims - Hobby - Car and Buggy 1-8 - Plastic
Rims - Hobby - Car and Buggy 1-8 - Plastic

Also see combined categories:
All Rims

Rims for RC wheels



Rims - Hobby - Monster Truck 1-10 - Plastic
Rims - Hobby - Monster Truck 1-10 - Plastic

Also see combined categories:
All Rims

Rims for RC wheels



Tyres - Hobby - Car 1-10 - Drift
Tyres - Hobby - Car 1-10 - Drift

Also see combined categories:
All Tyres



Tyres - Hobby - Car 1-10 - Monster Truck
Tyres - Hobby - Car 1-10 - Monster Truck

Also see combined categories:
All Tyres



Tyres - Hobby - Car 1-10 - On Road
Tyres - Hobby - Car 1-10 - On Road

Also see combined categories:
All Tyres



Wheels - Hobby - Car 1-10 - Drift
Wheels - Hobby - Car 1-10 - Drift

Also see combined categories:
All Wheels
All Car and Buggy Wheels

Drift wheels


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Wheels - Hobby - Car 1-10 - On Road - Complete
Wheels - Hobby - Car 1-10 - On Road - Complete

Also see combined categories:
All Wheels
All Car and Buggy Wheels

Patterned types


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Wheels - Hobby - Plane
Wheels - Hobby - Plane

Also see combined categories:
All Wheels

Includes Dubro Range



Leads - Hobby
Leads - Hobby


Adaptor leads for batteries, battery chargers, servos and receivers including Tamiya, Deans and Losi plugs.

Includes Deans and T Connectors.


Accessories - Hobby - Dogbones
Accessories - Hobby - Dogbones


Dog bones for Remote Control Cars



Tube - Round - Soft Metal Packs
Tube - Round - Soft Metal Packs

Also see combined categories:
All Soft Metal Packs

For general hobby applications. This tube is annealed soft to make it easier to bend. Copper, brass and aluminium,

300mm lengths for general hobby applications. Includes K&S Metals range and more. Not recommended for heavy duty applications. This product is not recommended for use as a bearing shaft. We suggest you use items from the category - Shafting - Ground for bearing shaft.


Champ HBZ4900 Hobby Zone Parts
Champ HBZ4900 Hobby Zone Parts


Bearings and Spare Parts for Remote Control Models

Where alternative parts are offered, we make no claims as to their suitability. Selection of the most suitable bearings and parts is the responsibility of the customer. We recommend you replace bearings with the same type if that type is working well. High speed caged bearings are better suited to handle vibration than standard caged bearings.


Spacers - Round - Hobby
Spacers - Round - Hobby

Also see combined categories:
All Round Spacers
All Flat Washers and Spacers - Non Metallic

Inexpensive nylon spacers for hobby applications



Pulleys - Geared - Hobby
Pulleys - Geared - Hobby

Also see combined categories:
All Flat Belt Pulleys

Small UPE grooved pulleys suitable for driving small o'rings or rubber bands. O-rings should be less than 2mm section diameter.



Tools - Cutting - Hobby
Tools - Cutting - Hobby

Also see combined categories:
All Tools

Knives and blades, cutting mats, saws, sidecutters

Lengths shown are based on standard stock but may vary.


Servo Motor - Accessories
Servo Motor - Accessories

Also see combined categories:
All Servo Accessories

Cases, gears and horns to suit popular servos



Servo Motor - Brackets
Servo Motor - Brackets

Also see combined categories:
All Servo Accessories

Brackets to suit servo motors for robotic applications



Motors - Stepper - Basic Hobby
Motors - Stepper - Basic Hobby

Also see combined categories:
All Stepper Motors

Small light weight stepper motor for your hobby or light duty projects






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Registered Australian Company: Hobby & Engineering Supplies Pty Ltd (ABN 54 125 001 541)

Hobby and Engineering Supplies offers 6320 products in 258 categories including low priced hobby bearings, screws, brass and aluminium rod and tubing, shim - see the full listing in the Online Catalogue. We have excellent Freight Rates within Australia and worldwide. We offer a choice of delivery with a signature required, or cheaper options with no signature required. The no signature required options are at the customer’s risk once the goods leave our store.

Using the links throughout this site you will find extensive information including catalogues, technical data, and other product specific information. We sell our products worldwide through our online store and our overseas freight rates are competitive for fully traceable courier delivery.

Hobby and Engineering Supplies is part of MBA Group offering a select range from the MBA Group catalogue.

Information on this website is Copyright Hobby and Engineering Supplies 1997. All rights reserved.

Freight Rates
Terms and Conditions
Privacy Policy

Registered Australian Company: Hobby & Engineering Supplies Pty Ltd (ABN 54 125 001 541)

Hobby and Engineering Supplies offers 6320 products in 258 categories including low priced hobby bearings, screws, brass and aluminium rod and tubing, shim - see the full listing in the Online Catalogue. We have excellent Freight Rates within Australia and worldwide. We offer a choice of delivery with a signature required, or cheaper options with no signature required. The no signature required options are at the customer’s risk once the goods leave our store.

Using the links throughout this site you will find extensive information including catalogues, technical data, and other product specific information. We sell our products worldwide through our online store and our overseas freight rates are competitive for fully traceable courier delivery.

Hobby and Engineering Supplies is part of MBA Group offering a select range from the MBA Group catalogue.

Information on this website is Copyright Hobby and Engineering Supplies 1997. All rights reserved.