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Old 04-16-2006, 10:42 AM
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ive had that rc boat bouy yee it would barely move, the nikko is actualy very fast, NOTHING compared to the lil fountain with the weird variation of jet drives under it
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ive had that rc boat bouy yee it would barely move, the nikko is actualy very fast, NOTHING compared to the lil fountain with the weird variation of jet drives under it
tryin to catch me??
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Old 04-16-2006, 10:48 AM
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In a pool your going to kill it, so go cheap.. If she likes it, then the fun begins

RC Donzi

If you want to step up, I have a Sea Twister that was a little more than your budget, but it outruns the cheaper ones by miles.. Long battery life, uses9.6 volt cells. I would shop it, I found it locally for way less than online, paid 135 for it with a spare cell... I had a couple 12 volt cells made for it, bought a bronze prop and labbed it, she flies now..
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u labbed a prop for an rc boat?? how much did it cost and wat was speed difference?
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u labbed a prop for an rc boat?? how much did it cost and wat was speed difference?
I had the Mini hwk prop labbed. Pick up 3 mph and bottom end planing.
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Old 04-16-2006, 12:14 PM
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u labbed a prop for an rc boat?? how much did it cost and wat was speed difference?
I did it myself.. Balanced, polished.. Not hard to do really.

Here's my "after" GPS reading....
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Old 04-16-2006, 12:52 PM
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Scott B. - thanks.
I'm just looking for a toy for her (for now...) If she is into it, more serious hardware will be on the way.

That link to the Donzi looks good, but the one review said it got water in it and killed it. I just want to get her something fun.
Kinda funny, the R/C boat is just as unreliable as any other REAL performance boat.
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Old 04-16-2006, 02:07 PM
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I have not seen the Donzi one, but if any of em get water in the motor you have problems.. I think I woulld spray the motor with corrosion block or something before I launched it.

I killed two of the tigers (well, OK, I killed one when I pulled the resistor off of the motor and smoked it shortly afterwards. But it was faster ) in short order. They also suffer from water intrusion..
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its also funny to see how noone can keep their rc boats stock just liek the real ones
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almost r/c
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