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Old 11-05-2008, 07:34 PM
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Default MHZ CT03

Anyone have experience with these boats and drives. I'm looking at the Trimax steerable cat drives to go with it.
Old 11-05-2008, 11:40 PM
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Default RE: MHZ CT03

Steerable cat drives are more a novelty than function. They move fine and are solid. But make a complex set up that more difficult. You will still very much need a rudder.

The hull is decent but motor install is snug and not anywhere near a beginner or intermediate build.
Old 11-06-2008, 02:20 AM
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I own two of the three versions currently available of the CT03 and am in the process of returning the 3rd. If I knew then what I know now, I would look at the HPR CT03 although he no longer makes them you might find a used one. Hands down the best craftsmanship available. I found this out the hardway $$$$$$$$$$.
Old 11-06-2008, 04:40 AM
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Hanspeter now makes the CT04 which he says is the better design te ct03 is the older design .

but he is also making a new model which is 72" The HPR Mystic. which should be in production shortly.
Old 11-06-2008, 05:14 AM
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i no where theres a cto4 in the uk local to me if anyones intrested undrilled hes upgrading to the "largescale 92"" hopefully no one is intrested & il get it myself when the price falls as hes no room left
Old 11-06-2008, 05:51 AM
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http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/m_7756470/tm.htm

have a quick look through this tread
Old 11-06-2008, 06:45 AM
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I seen the mystic pics my god it is beautiful
Old 11-06-2008, 07:53 AM
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Cant wait for that HPR Mystic cat to come out. Been wanting to slap one of these paint jobs on a true scale mystic.
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Old 11-06-2008, 08:13 AM
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Default RE: MHZ CT03

the bud light looks very nice.
if i was going to paint something like that the blue would have to be a kandy to get some real
depth to it.
will be getting a mystic for sure as soon as i've got some of my other builds out of the way
i got an email from hanspeter somewhere with the price 600 - 800 euros i think will have look on other computer later.
but for the quality i think it is a good price.
Old 11-06-2008, 09:12 AM
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So not to many MHZ owners out there then?

So the steerable drive would be a waste of money then?

HPR is Swiss model boats? I tried contacting them to enquire about their products but to date I have not received a reply.

While my experience with boats is limited I've been working for several decades in the electrical mechanical field so I'm not to worried about complexity. I'm more concerned about getting the right mix of hardware to work together.
Old 11-06-2008, 02:14 PM
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hanspeter is sometimes a little slow with emails but worth the wait .
i also buy all the hardware from him made for the job. and looks good
Old 11-07-2008, 04:01 AM
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there is a mystic hull built here in New Zealand
http://www.nzmpba.yuku.com/topic/444...e-project.html
it hasnt been around very long (couple of months) and is is getting prices forbuilding more for other people.
Old 11-07-2008, 04:11 AM
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Very nice do we have sizes length and width
Old 11-07-2008, 09:01 PM
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The MHZ hull is a tidy unit, The build with twin zens was a major. Her are some pics. Danny from sonic built it for me
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Stinky17, Who makes the CCW pull starter thats on your starboard motor?
Old 11-09-2008, 07:51 PM
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its a stihl one that danny at sonic adapted for me
Old 11-10-2008, 01:15 AM
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According to Hanspeter the new Mystic should be out this feb/apr cost for the hull is currently 1190 USD + shipping.
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I just recently bought a Mhz CT03. But I have to tell you I'm very disappointed in the finish of the gel coat. I have a Mhz Iceberg also and the finish is flawless. The mold for the CT03 looks beat. Buy the HPR CT04 from Hanspeter. I'm not sure what Dr Loo from MHZ will do for me just yet I'm still waiting for his reply. Bonzi sports is also working a large cat supposed to be finished in December? I should have bought the CT04 from Hans but Mhz supposedly had this in stock and it took nearly 60 days to get arrgh! Ill try to post some pictures for you.
Old 11-28-2008, 03:22 AM
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How bad is it? I would send that thing back or file claim with paypal assuming that was your method of payment. Especially for the $900+ price they get for that hull. You cant go wrong with anything from HPR. I recently bought a 65" cat from Australia and sent it back for bad craftsmanship and they were very reseptive to my concerns and issued a full refund. If he's looking to stay in business he would do the same.
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What was the bad craftmanship usually that australian manufacturer is of very high standards have seen quite a few of them
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ORIGINAL: SUZUKIROB

I just recently bought a Mhz CT03. But I have to tell you I'm very disappointed in the finish of the gel coat. I have a Mhz Iceberg also and the finish is flawless. The mold for the CT03 looks beat. Buy the HPR CT04 from Hanspeter. I'm not sure what Dr Loo from MHZ will do for me just yet I'm still waiting for his reply. Bonzi sports is also working a large cat supposed to be finished in December? I should have bought the CT04 from Hans but Mhz supposedly had this in stock and it took nearly 60 days to get arrgh! Ill try to post some pictures for you.

Hi Mate

Im the MHZ dealer for Australia, Yes you may be correct but to be honest 99.99% of the time these boats are having paint splashed on them, I do understand what you are talking about and I have also had 3 out of 12 CTO3 Hulls come with some defects in regards to the Gel coat, this is becuase of the lack of prep work to the mould before they lay up. You will notice better work from Germany when its winter becuase they are not as buisy keeping up with the orders. the other thing is that moulds need repairs and servicing every now and again. The better the mold prep the better the finsih its that simple.

HPR Hulls are made by Hans on a Part time basis,,,, he works alone in his spare time and thats why he can delever a better quality finish but he does take up to 3 months to get your order out and I personally think he is expensive and his quality is not perfect, at the end of the day if my customer advisses me that he will not paint the Hull I advise the Factory (Germany) so that they are aware of this. I also might add that all European made Hulls even the worst ones are far better quality than the rest of the world dew to the material used (matting) and the way they are either layed up or vacumed it sure beats chop strand and heaps stronger.

If you are not happy with your boat you do have the right to ask for another boat or some sort of cash back from the supplier becuase at the end of the day they sold it to you.
Im currently building a GTX Mono and yep it had its faults but Im going to piant it and if you are going to splash the paint on you will or may I say MUST prepare the Hull just like you would your car, sanding back with a block using high feel etc,

if you dont mind I would like to see photos so I can compare them to what I have seen.

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Im with you on that but then again i can see the customers point when your paying $900 for a bare hull you expect perfection as in gelcoat finish if you were paying about $500 yes then i would maybe forgive the finish a bit and wet rub it or paint it
The old addage is you get what you pay for an we all have that expectation
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mhz also claim there hulls dont require painting due to there great finish
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mhz also claim there hulls dont require painting due to there great finish
Is that MHZ USA or MHZ (Germany)
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MH$ say on the web site an boast of the superior quality laminate
you would imagine they would keep the product perfect so any chance of getting a bad name would not exist
By the way dont take this the wrong way Gpap you are also at the mercy of the manufacturer would probably be an idea to see if you cant get those boats manufactured here in an aggreement that way you can save on freight an keep an eye quality

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