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Old 11-27-2009, 01:15 PM
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Default Need Input on What to Buy

Hi all,, new to this forum. Well with the gift giving season comming I want to buy my son-in-law a R/C boat. So I figured I would post a question or two on which boat stands outfor the money. I only want to spend under a 100$ on a R.T.R. boat. I have my eye on this http://www.bananahobby.com/1116.html It looks like a pretty good deal. Sooooo, is there something out there thats better? I'm not into boats but figure Ill get one next spring, so I dont know much about boats. I do Have a nitro Revo I bash around with. I dont want lipo batts or upgrades for him due to the cost, So any input on a good boat for the $$$$ would be nice. I know a 100 bucks wont get you much But I figured a few posts might help a Boat noob like me. Thanks. Oh, I hope my posting a link isnt a No-No on this forum.
Old 11-27-2009, 01:31 PM
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Default RE: Need Input on What to Buy

the quality seems to suffer, flimsy wiring and hardware.
it also will not get the advertised 40 to 45mph speed, not even close.

have a look at the links below, they may be smaller but more bang for the buck in my opinion.
hopefully someone else will chime in.

Dan.

http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...I=LXTHM4**&P=0
http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...I=LXWVF7**&P=0
http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...I=LXXXU7**&P=0
Old 11-27-2009, 02:08 PM
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Default RE: Need Input on What to Buy

Dan again is right on the money. That boat might hit 10-12 MPH on a good day. Banana Hobby hasn't got the best reputation on this site either, do a search for their name.
Here's another Aquacraft boat that's a lot of fun for under $100.00, http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...=SM&I=LXMPG3** .
What's good about Aquacraft boats is that you can get replacement parts if you ever need them. If anything happens to that other boat, lots of luck in getting it fixed.
Old 11-27-2009, 02:22 PM
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Default RE: Need Input on What to Buy

Dan ,, thanks alot i just ordered thisone http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...I=LXWVF7**&P=0 I think it will put a grin on his face,,,,,And I didnt order thru Bananna,,,Thanks again

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