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Old 11-19-2008, 08:23 AM
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Witch is better to build and is easy?
Old 11-19-2008, 09:16 AM
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Default RE: cat or tunnel hull

Bare in mind most tunnels require an outboard setup which is expensive so for me the cat would be def cheaper .
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Old 11-19-2008, 10:07 AM
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the cat would be def cheaper .
Mart
Plus more easy to build and runs faster.
Old 11-19-2008, 12:13 PM
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Thats what i'm looking for something that will hold the motor inside the boat. And I would like one that is at least 48 to 60 inches. I want to put a zen or some what in that range.
Old 11-19-2008, 01:10 PM
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Default RE: cat or tunnel hull

Theres lots of good cats out there it depends what you want from it speed rough water handling etc,sprintcats and the like are probably the most popular choice for all out speed,the falcon cats are pretty good for the price too but there are nicer looking cats for sure.I like the look of the wooden max cat been built on the forum myself too it depends if you fancy building one from scratch .
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Old 11-19-2008, 01:28 PM
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Yes mart i will be building one out of wood.
Old 11-19-2008, 01:49 PM
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Yes mart i will be building one out of wood.
Nice one mate i want to build it too but im too busy building boats for others to build any for my self [].
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Old 11-19-2008, 04:03 PM
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Where can i find some prints at?
Old 11-19-2008, 05:06 PM
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Ask on the maxcat thread and im sure he will send you some .If you did fancy a tunnel though Joe at zippkits has a kit for one that looks good should be available soon if not now.
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Old 11-19-2008, 05:51 PM
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sprintcats and the like are probably the most popular choice for all out speed,the falcon cats are pretty good for the price
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In fact, the Sprint cat is always in front for speed, I know it's was not cheap but sometimes you get what you pay for...LOL
Old 11-19-2008, 11:11 PM
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I reckon the sprint cat days are numbered wont be long before some build a new speed demon
Old 11-19-2008, 11:24 PM
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I reckon the sprint cat days are numbered wont be long before some build a new speed demon
I agree with that but if you have a faster boat don't forget to post a vid here..LOL
Old 11-20-2008, 03:08 AM
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I reckon the sprint cat days are numbered wont be long before some build a new speed demon
Are you wanting to tell us something ? come on spill the beans .
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Old 11-20-2008, 03:35 AM
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like a 60" version of the sprint cat with twins just bigger better & faster [X(]..
Old 11-20-2008, 07:09 AM
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Who has built a cat and how hard is it to build? On a scale of 1 to 10 being the hardest. Compare it to the wildthing mono. And I will be running a single engine. I like the cat better that is what I want to build. I'm not looking for a race boat just fun and good looking.
Old 11-20-2008, 08:44 AM
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sprintcats and the like are probably the most popular choice for all out speed,the falcon cats are pretty good for the price
Mart
In fact, the Sprint cat is always in front for speed, I know it's was not cheap but sometimes you get what you pay for...LOL
Not allways LOL

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Old 11-20-2008, 11:13 AM
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What cat are you going to build next? Sprintcat is inexpensive for its performance, if someone tells me to spend $800-900 for a Dragcat to make more that 1-2 mph faster, I would not do that.
Old 11-20-2008, 06:33 PM
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I don't have any prints as of now. I don't no what the sprint cat looks like. Haven't looked as of now. But plan on looking at some. If anyone has a link I can go to it would be helpful. Keep in mind that I'm looking for a skill level 3 or4. That's out of 1 to 10 being hardest. If any one has some prints there willing to share it will be helpful for me.
Old 11-20-2008, 08:23 PM
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Im not hiding anything
But the sprint cat has been around for quite few years lot of boat also based on them even the aeromarine avenger is just really a modified sprint cat
Any one can build a fast hull in a straight line its getting it too handle thats the secret
But im sure there are a few switched on builders that are designing something that will knock the sprint cat off its perch
Old 11-20-2008, 08:34 PM
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Default RE: cat or tunnel hull

What need is a web site where i can find some of these boats. Can anyone help with a web page?
Old 11-20-2008, 09:05 PM
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There are lots of the boats on this website, check them out.

http://www.aeromarinerc.com/
Old 11-20-2008, 09:53 PM
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I found the max cat and i'm going to try to build this one in a few weeks. I have the prints now i have to print them out and start the fun.

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