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Old 03-29-2010, 09:30 PM
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Old 03-29-2010, 09:37 PM
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The right drive trim, props, and big enough balls... should see close to 100 mph

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Thats Freekin Awsome!!!
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Old 03-29-2010, 11:02 PM
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Wow................THAT is bad a$$
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That thing looks like it's running 350 scale MPH! Awesome!
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I am getting real tired of RC boats that outrun my Cig.
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Old 03-30-2010, 10:57 AM
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Way over the top!
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Old 03-30-2010, 07:58 PM
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Thanks guys.

From the original cad design, to cutting the plug, building tooling, popping the first boat and getting it built and on the water, it was about a year..

It's been a fun project, but I think I owe the wife a closet full of new shoes.. LOL!


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Old 03-30-2010, 10:56 PM
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Bad Ass indeed !!! I cant believe how it takes those Hard turns and does not hook ,spin out or roll. Congratulations, Looks like a Ton of work, but well worth it.
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