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Old 06-22-2010, 06:08 AM
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Default Another 65mph ebay boat

Heres another person claiming ridiculous speeds with a cheap china hydro with nothing more than a zen clone and no tuned pipe,reckons hes upgraded things and modded the engine,added a TUNED PIPE ? .Feel free to contact the seller and ask him what mods and what pipe hes using lol.
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.d...:X:RTQ:GB:1123
Old 06-22-2010, 07:43 AM
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Here's a vee that will give the hydro a run for the money. At 65 mph with the 30cc made to 50cc it will be hard to catch..

http://cgi.ebay.com/RC-Hobby-Remote-...item2eaddec63c
Old 06-22-2010, 10:03 AM
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$9,000 bucks invested in that Vee?????????????????????????

Than I must have $50,000 invested in mine.

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Old 06-22-2010, 10:14 AM
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$9,000.00 into the paint? Maybe $9.00 in spray cans!
The BS is getting deeper on eBay, better get the hip boots on!
Old 06-22-2010, 10:29 AM
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Totally agreed, getting out of hand. I actually reported this one as misrepresented/fraudulant with links to what a $9,000 r/c boat actually looks like.
Old 06-22-2010, 10:38 AM
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Default RE: Another 65mph ebay boat

I also reported the one i linked after the guy sent me an abusive email after i asked him to tell me what mods hed done and how he knows it does 65 mph .I doubt ebay will do anything but anything to cause these idiots some grief .
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Old 06-22-2010, 10:54 AM
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Seeing how the "Turbo" hydro is pick up only I guess that I won't be bidding on it! The problem is that one the buyer sees it, he won't want it either but then again P.T. Barnum said that there's a sucker born every minute.

A few years ago I not only reported the clowns that sell those Stingray/Dolphin OB tunnels that I would pay $1,000.00 (for a $240.00 boat) that if they could prove to me that those boats could go the advertised 65-75 MPH speeds in the ad. I never got a reply from any of them.
Old 06-22-2010, 04:16 PM
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Seeing how the ''Turbo'' hydro is pick up only I guess that I won't be bidding on it! The problem is that one the buyer sees it, he won't want it either but then again P.T. Barnum said that there's a sucker born every minute.

A few years ago I not only reported the clowns that sell those Stingray/Dolphin OB tunnels that I would pay $1,000.00 (for a $240.00 boat) that if they could prove to me that those boats could go the advertised 65-75 MPH speeds in the ad. I never got a reply from any of them.

Yea i know what you mean there is one born every minute,its a pitty as some newbie will probably buy it and it will break within a week and he will be put off gas boats for life.
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should be able to charge them with fraud and held acountable for their statments
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Some of the eBay sellers were told that these boats did that speed when they bought them new so they actually believe that they're really that fast. When they see that those ads say "Up to XX MPH...." they bought into the hype.
Old 06-22-2010, 11:43 PM
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man that vee is one ugly boat.
Old 06-22-2010, 11:50 PM
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Did anyone check out that sweet prop balance that comes with the mono? Wow, 2 razor blades and a nail! [sm=lol.gif] Yup, no expense spared there!

I want to know how he got almost 50cc's out of a Homie as there must not be any cylinder wall left.
Old 06-23-2010, 12:07 AM
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I want to know how he got almost 50cc's out of a Homie as there must not be any cylinder wall left.
Considering the fact that he would have to rechrome the wall and move the ports out I am pretty sure if you measured it you would find 25 or 30cc displacement and another hit on the lie-meter.

I can see $900 in the paint job - it probably took an artist a week to put all those chips, nicks, and runs - especially if you consider the work in the cockpit.
A huge amount of work needed to make that $9000 boat package look like every other fun cruiser out there.

I am curious what my boats are worth using his calculator
Old 06-23-2010, 12:15 AM
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You know - I could almost understand a decimal issue - I mean the numbers would be far more believable.

$9.00 in paint and $90.00 was put into the boat.

But I cannot remember reality ever being stretched this far - not even on e-bay.


RC Hobby Remote Control Custom Gas Boat Great Condition
$9000.00 was put into this custom RC Boat, the paint job itself cost $900.00

Boat measures 50" long and 14" wide at widest point

Offers a boared out weed wacker motor 40-50cc with a Hemi and custom exhaust, Water-cooler jacket, clutch engaged, cut off switch, water pump clean water induction

Can hit 65 MPH

Has been sitting for awhile needs normal maintenance done

Includes everything in pictures also three new blades still in packaging
Old 06-23-2010, 12:22 AM
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Matt, you must be sitting on a billion bucks worth of boats in eBay dollars!
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those kill switches are not cheap you know

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