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Old Jul 19, 2012, 09:20 AM
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I just saw over on RCU where the previous owner wanted to know if nitro could eat up a 'glas hull. You found out the hard way that it can, at least with ProBoat boats. Why theirs don't like nitro, I don't know as it must be in the epoxy that they use as yours is far from the first that I've seen with this problem.
Mine have had high percentage fuel all over them, carb and brake cleaner and good solvents used and not a bad spot at all but none of them were ProBoat hulls.
The big RTR boat manufacturers try to find any way at all to reduce their costs in an effort to keep the street price point as low as they can and still make a few bucks in the process. If you want to see a flimsy hull then look at their Shockwave 55! They aren't the only one. BTW, the Venom King of Shaves boat (gas version) stress cracks easily and start showing up after the first run.
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