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    weed eater R/C's

    I dont win any races but i like the bigger scale stuff. Building as much as running.
    Just finished this A Box hull and ready for a Gizmo motor. Put a pecan veneer deck on it.
    other is a proboat I got that was never used but needed a complete CG change and
    lots of engine upgrades.
    Fun.!

    Dago.
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    Dago..that crackerbox hull looks great!!! Is that a zippkits hull? Would you be interested in selling it?
    01 Mirage river racer 2.4
    77 20 Seacraft Sceptre 140 looper
    86 Deaver Hydro v-drive -sold
    69 Shiada flatty -sold
    80 Sanger jet -sold
    86 Laser ltv -sold

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    Yes its a zippkits. The kits are fantastic. Excellent quality fit and finish.
    No this one is not for sale. Id be happy to build one for you.
    Ive done at least a dozen of there boats for people.

    Dago

    2008 T3 with a cool azz fishin' mota'

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    I would definitely be interested in having you build one for me.
    If you could call me when you have some free time i would like to talk more about it..Thanks Matt (727)505-9068
    01 Mirage river racer 2.4
    77 20 Seacraft Sceptre 140 looper
    86 Deaver Hydro v-drive -sold
    69 Shiada flatty -sold
    80 Sanger jet -sold
    86 Laser ltv -sold

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    back in the early 1990's, I went with A&M Mathe engines out of England. The version I have produced 9.5hp at 19,000 RPM on racing fuel, no nitro. They were used in Europe on V-bottom and round bottom boats.

    Pretty sweet, the issue back then was getting prop's big enough to handle all that power. Built two hulls, both 1/5 scale versions of Unlimited Hydro's. I never finished the second hull, I still have it sitting in my shop. If anyone has interest, they can pick it up cheap.
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    Hulls a, engines and props have come a long way . Gas boats are running well these days . Jims RC Boat Dock is the best place to sell your equipment as thew forums are very active .
    " The Fleet of Old Boats "
    '71 -16' Super Sidewinder -140 Mercruiser
    '73 -14' Orlando Clipper Skiff -Yamaha 25
    '79 - 21' Mako -Yamaha -200 EFI
    93- 18 ' Renegade Nomad Flats boat -Merc 150
    '94 - 21 ' Allison XB - 2003 -Merc 260
    '97 - 19 ' STV Euro - Merc - 260
    '99 Benninton 2375 TOONER with Johnrude 90 Circus Animal


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    Thanks Tom. I will look into it.

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