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Old 01-21-2008, 11:56 PM
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can all apache owners lets post pics and all discucions here
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Old 01-22-2008, 12:15 AM
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Got to love the old school Apache will go thru anything ive built a few for people used cheap wead eater motor left them air cooled still do about 25 mph an good for river use

Even seen them in the surf

im re tooling an apache now not much original changed deck an hull sides but left bottom alone for time being the black boat is the prototype being modified
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Old 01-22-2008, 12:22 AM
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Old 01-22-2008, 01:20 AM
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A few pics of my 65" Ballantine apache running a 62cc zenoah. I have had a few other apaches but think this might just be my favorite.







Will probably do an 84" soon since I have the mold.
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Old 01-22-2008, 01:44 AM
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hey
has any bought the apache 57
and did Hardware Kit for 56"
Apache for Twin Gas Setup
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Old 01-22-2008, 04:40 AM
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Awesome boat Matt does that one have a clutch if not i bet that takes some launching .
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Old 01-22-2008, 05:29 AM
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Here's my old girl racing in 2006.
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Old 01-22-2008, 09:31 AM
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heres my baby. got the decals coming this week, cant wait. oh, ghonduriun, if you're interested in a twin gas apache setup, there are some pics of one in the misc gallery on bonzisports.com
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Old 01-22-2008, 05:25 PM
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could anyone tell me how to post pics on here??
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Old 01-22-2008, 09:00 PM
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HERES MINE, A 65IN BALLANTINE WITH 74CC ZENOAH AND A 57IN CIP WITH INLINE.
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Old 01-22-2008, 09:11 PM
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how fast are they
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65in goes 40mph, hoping some props work will improve that, 57in went 56mph with throttle to go, but boat wasn't very stable so it was a 2 short runs. smooth as silk 53 all-day long with different prop.
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Old 01-22-2008, 10:06 PM
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Have several. 65" with a single 60CC zen (44MPH) . an 84" with triple zen 23 powered hull (40MPH) and another 65 with twin zen 23 power (45). but here is my latest project. 60" resurected 1989 hull that was a shelf queen. going single ZIKK and RCM drive set up. oops forgot one. twin Bonzi BX4 powered 57" (scary fast).
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Old 01-23-2008, 10:47 AM
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This is my buddy JT's Apache with QD35. Sofar its been 57mph. Maybe he will chime in with some more pictures.

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Old 01-23-2008, 03:45 PM
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Thanks for showing her off Will. This Apache is very stable at speed's over 55mph. With some more testing with props and tune i think she will breach 60mph. Here is everything that went into the build:
56'' Aeromarine Apache hull
Quickdraw 35cc engine 8hp @ 18,000 rpm
Quickdraw deep V pipe
Bonzisports exhaust tips
Top Secret rudder assembly
Stinger outdrive assembly
Speedmaster right turn fin
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American rc T bar
Dr bucks radio box
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Futaba digital high torque servo's
Waterproof locking switch with y harness
Fuel bag, fuel line, and water line
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Warehouse hobbies gauge kit
Warehouse hobbies scale driver
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Old 01-23-2008, 03:50 PM
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Here's mine stock zenoah, twin rudder,clutch and mhz pipe. The yellow boat just painted up for guy running prestwich zen7 very fast boat.
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Old 01-23-2008, 03:52 PM
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Nice rig
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Old 01-23-2008, 04:03 PM
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Thanks. there's some good looking boats on here. And the Apache is a good all round boat for handling and speed
i'm very happy with the way mine performs.
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Here's another. This is my MHZ 60" with Blata, gearbox, twin S6. She doesn't break any records, but she is sure fun to run in the bigger water while my CAT buddies [&o] are on dry-dock .
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Old 01-23-2008, 04:09 PM
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EVERYONES BRINGIN OUT THE FIREPOWER. VERY NICE RIGS INDEAD. KEEP THE PICTURES COMIN.
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Yes, some very nice Apache's! I wish we all lived close to each other so we could have a big Apache fun run! I really like the way the Apache's perform on the water, espically when its rough out, thats when they really start to shine. The lake i mainly run mine on is about 40 acres but is very flat and open, thus the lake gets alot of wind/chop. Keep the picture's comming, one day i will own the 84''!

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Old 01-23-2008, 06:04 PM
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yeah these really are some nice ones
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Old 01-23-2008, 07:20 PM
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anyone know what speeds can be expected with an aeromarine apache 56" with an onielbrothers 27cc Sikk with clutch?
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Old 01-23-2008, 07:31 PM
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HI 40s ? maybe even low 50s depending on set-up.
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Spot on!
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