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Old 06-23-2005, 12:20 PM
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I would like some opinions on either to build Gas or Nitro boat.

GAS - 43 Areomarine Challenger vee hull with Zenoah 26


Nitro - 21 Areomarine Challenger vee hull with OS .21 or OPS .21

If you can give pros and cons for each also.

Old 06-23-2005, 11:03 PM
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Apples and oranges there. There is also a big difference in the price tags. You're the one that has to be happy with your decision in the end.
Old 06-24-2005, 10:18 PM
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Since I have no experince with either boat nor really with Gas in general, as Ron stated - apples n oranges. Real question should be what are others running in your area? If there are others. Since you're in Albania, how easy is it to get nitro? The small nitro motors love high %, 50+ if possible. I run 65% in all my nitro motors. Cost of fuel could lead you to run petro over nitro....

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I have both and I must say that a gas boat will put a smile on your face. By the time you spend money on 10 gallons of nitro, glow plugs a starter you could have had a gas boat. For 1 gallon of nitro you can have 5 gallons of gas and my boat runs for 45 minutes on about 40 oz.. If you do a search on the internet you can find a rtr gas boat for under $1000.

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