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Old May 13, 2011, 07:20 PM
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Aquacraft Motley Crew

They are in stock right now at Tower. I just got my backorder email today that my boat was shipped this afternoon! I'm freaking pumped!
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Old May 13, 2011, 11:36 PM
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Are you going to mod it or will you be keeping her stock? Congrats!
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Old May 14, 2011, 12:24 AM
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Are you going to mod it or will you be keeping her stock? Congrats!
I might need to leave it stock for a little while even though I have a complete new setup for this boat all ready prepped and ready to drop in. I have to do some battery testing for a study and need a mild setup first which this will be perfect for. Then after a few testing runs she will get upgraded!
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Old May 14, 2011, 01:18 AM
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Can't wait to see a vid, before and after!
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Old May 14, 2011, 06:54 AM
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Sound like a hull for a Leopard 4074 2200kv on 4s to me!!!!!!!!!
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Old May 14, 2011, 09:08 AM
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Awesome! Can't wait to hear your review of it.
I like the idea of using it stock to do some battery testing, will give people a good idea of what to expect from their batteries in a setup similar to what they have. Once people step up in performance most of them start using higher end batteries to keep up with the amp draw.
I might look for a bare hull next year, possibly damaged or something as I'd have to paint it.
I've never owned a cat before, could be next summers learning project.
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Old May 15, 2011, 02:59 AM
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Hi all, and greetings from Denmark.

I cant wait to see this boat in action. Im new to boating and have done tons of research to find the right boat. Unfortunately I bought the wrong boat to start out with... I bought the villain ex, cool looking and handles nicely, but too slow. lesson learned, but also a good boat I can experiment with, with upgrades and such....

Now I have narrowed down to 4 candidates ... unfortunately availability in Denmark are very very slim, so I'd have to order from the states or china etc.

Candidates are
Motley crew catamaran
Pursuit mono 32"
Miss Geico catamaran
Victory 860BP Nichols catamaran

Motley crew being my favorite.. I love the design, and the video looks so cool. And the interior design looks really nice compared to some of the other boats which seems to be really small inside the motor compartment. The motley crew seems so much more new-user-friendly.
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Old May 15, 2011, 08:19 PM
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Hi all, and greetings from Denmark.

I cant wait to see this boat in action. Im new to boating and have done tons of research to find the right boat. Unfortunately I bought the wrong boat to start out with... I bought the villain ex, cool looking and handles nicely, but too slow. lesson learned, but also a good boat I can experiment with, with upgrades and such....

Now I have narrowed down to 4 candidates ... unfortunately availability in Denmark are very very slim, so I'd have to order from the states or china etc.

Candidates are
Motley crew catamaran
Pursuit mono 32"
Miss Geico catamaran
Victory 860BP Nichols catamaran

Motley crew being my favorite.. I love the design, and the video looks so cool. And the interior design looks really nice compared to some of the other boats which seems to be really small inside the motor compartment. The motley crew seems so much more new-user-friendly.
The Nichols is a Vantex hull, not bad but not great. With a lot of work can be a decent running hull. Pursuit is a excellent boat, depending where you get it from and what motor/esc is in it will make the difference on how it runs. The MG is a real winner, I love mine the MC we will see but onething I do know is being it's aquacraft it's gonna be a real winner!
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Old May 15, 2011, 08:47 PM
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I've read a bit on OSE from guys that have run both (pre-production motley crews), and it apparently runs very similarly to the miss Geico. I think the decision will come down to which you prefer the look of since the specs are very similar.
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Old May 15, 2011, 09:14 PM
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From the vid i saw it runs very well and turns on a dime....................but sheesh, what a horrible paint/decal them................i think its kinda ugly........sorry if i offend
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Old May 15, 2011, 09:45 PM
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From the vid i saw it runs very well and turns on a dime....................but sheesh, what a horrible paint/decal them................i think its kinda ugly........sorry if i offend
I also thought the graphics were HORRIBLE, been then I seen the RCU interview with Grim and look how the boat looks in the video i think it looks kinda cool in the video. The product/website photos just suck I think the vid does a nice job of showing the boat. http://forums.offshoreelectrics.com/...ad.php?t=24208

The Toledo Show 2011 - Aquacraft Motley Crew Catamaran (6 min 4 sec)
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Old May 15, 2011, 09:50 PM
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Looks like it'd be the easiest hatch tape job i have ever seen!
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Old May 15, 2011, 10:06 PM
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Sound like a hull for a Leopard 4074 2200kv on 4s to me!!!!!!!!!
I'll be running a leopard on 4s, but it won't be a 4074 or 2200kv I also had chuck from OSE whip up a special prop just for this application... It turned out GREAT. I should have a good setup... After stock testing of course.

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Looks like it'd be the easiest hatch tape job i have ever seen!
Yea it does look like they did a good job and thought about the taping. I love the tub design like the ul1. UPS tracking says Tuesday 5/17 for eta....
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Old May 15, 2011, 10:12 PM
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I'll be running a leopard on 4s, but it won't be a 4074 or 2200kv I also had chuck from OSE whip up a special prop just for this application... It turned out GREAT. I should have a good setup... After stock testing of course.
Not fair to tease.....................????
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Ditto Please tell us!
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