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Old 02-04-2014, 07:24 PM
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Hello I have a nitro hammer with the .15 as my first boat it runs good but I want something faster, so I came across a aquacraft .18 engine for sale and thought about upgrading but I now have enough money saved to get a miss vegas deuce which has a .18 installed. Question is which would be faster or am I just wasting money?
Old 02-04-2014, 10:52 PM
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It really depends on how you want to run your boat. Do you want to have a play boat that turns both ways, stick with the Hammer. Do you want speed and don't mind only turning right while at speed, buy a Vegas. That's pretty much what the differences are
Old 02-05-2014, 09:42 AM
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I love the speed I would assume the hammer is about 25mph and the vegas is about 40mph I'm running in a big lake at my apartment complex.
Old 02-05-2014, 10:44 AM
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A waste of money.
Unless a serious amount of work is done to the Nitro Hammer I wouldn't bother with it. The straight drive doesn't allow you to move up to the prop size that it would need after the engine swap.
Move up to the Deuce.
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I own two vegas deuce both have been good boats for a rtr. Fast and fun to drive with my son.
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I can understand why you might want to do the swap. The .15's really aren't good engines as they had a lot of problems with the cranks breaking on them. Most of the RTR boats are built with the beginner in mind, not really designed for a slew of hop-ups.
The Deuce though is a different story as a few have been modded to race in the Sport 20 class.
Old 02-06-2014, 05:44 AM
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Sounds good guess I'll buy the deuse and then sell my hammer. The deuce looks better anyway.

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