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Old 07-15-2005, 08:36 AM
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As a newbie - I need some opinions. What do you recommend as a good ready to run electric for a first boat. I'm looking for something that will plane and have decent speed, but require NO work other than charging batteries. Photos or links would be great as well.

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Old 07-15-2005, 10:57 AM
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The Aquacraft Hammer would be good - http://www.aquacraftmodels.com/boats/hcab10-main.html ( main site) and http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...=LXBTE6**&P=ML or the Turbo Vee 2 -http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXCRM2**&P=ML
Old 07-15-2005, 03:44 PM
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I agree , hammer RTR
Old 07-15-2005, 04:41 PM
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Every boat has some kind of maintenance that has to be done but with electrics it's less than with most other forms of boating.
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Traxxas Villain EX. Great boat. I love mine. It's plenty fast and get's on plane almost instantaneously.
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I have to agree with rooski.
The Villian Ex has good speed and can handle choppy water well.
Only thing you really do is charge the batteries and you are cutting a mean wake.

Good luck with your decision.
Old 07-18-2005, 08:56 PM
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Default RE: Ready to run recommendations

I would buy a CEN either a wave shark, aqua jet, or grey thunder 775 motor from www.offshoreelectrics.com -way faster than any of the previous listed

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