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Old 03-01-2018, 07:19 PM
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Hondarider94
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Default What boat to get?

Getting back into the hobby, used to have a rio ep.
looking for something to drive on ponds and possibly a river (deep enough it doesnt need to be a jet boat)
im wanting faster than 30mph... i have a brand new shockwave 26" i can buy for 150 bucks or an atomik barbwire (original not the second) for 60 but needs a rx and tx..

If it self rights, thats cool, if it doesnt cool too haha.

i feel i would be happy with a boat that can do 40 so mph and handle a little bit of chop (hence wanting a deep v).

i would really like to keep it <300 if i have to buy a battery or two..
ive been looking at the blackjack 26 cat, but unsure still


Any suggestions?!
Old 03-02-2018, 01:15 AM
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Hi.
If 40mph is what you want then the choices you listed are not going to make it, You will be hard pressed to find a new boat that runs 40mph for under $300.00 including the 5 or 6-cell battery that is required to hit that speed.

If you want self-righting you will have to stick with a V-hull like the Recoil 26 ,but that won't quite make it to 40mph.

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