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Old Feb 10, 2013, 12:06 AM
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Originally Posted by shahram72 View Post
I just ordered the newer version of this boat from Cost $52, it was a daily deal. I realize this one is cheaper, but the FT007 has a 2.4g radio and a lion battery. May not need a lipo but I might have some that fit. This will be my first boat then I want to pass it down to my son and get a better one. I like the catamaran style. Hobbyking has a nice small on for $100 but it looks unstable at speed and can't take turns. Isn't deep V style better for rough water and turns? Why the different hull types?
catamarans are usually more "surface skimmers" whereas deep Vs, as you can guess, tend to extend a little deeper in the water, so catamarans are usually faster. in turns, I have found it is usually harder to flip a catamaran, but a catamaran has NO self righting whatsoever, whereas deep V boats tend to roll back upright.
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