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Old Jun 18, 2007, 01:09 PM
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Zig Zag Racer 2 vs. Reef Racer 2 speeding?

hi, i'm looking for a boat, and i cant decide between the RR2 of the ZZR2. whick one is faster, i know that RR2 has the motor cooling jacket. all that maters to me is speed, my friend is willing to sell it to me TODAY
and i need to decide fast, he will sell it for aprox 40$. i think its a good price, its new, can you buy the cooling jacket separately and put it on ZZR2. but all that matters to me is speed, the ZZR2 has a 380 motor same as the RR2, and i know it does not have that much electronics protection as RR2 has, but all that matters is SPEED.

i might work on it myself and put a faster motor,

PLEASE I NEED HELP FAST

thanks
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Old Jun 18, 2007, 01:49 PM
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as far as i know, they are about the same speed-wise. pretty much the same motor. only real difference is the battery pack that comes with each. they are both 6 cell but one is 900mAh and the other is 1000mAh. that would only affect run time. i picked zzr2 just because it comes with the balls/buoys w/weights and the front scoop. very hand for rescuing my other boats.
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Old Jun 18, 2007, 01:52 PM
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Look at the Zig Zag 3.

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Old Jun 18, 2007, 01:52 PM
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does it leak easly, and is the throttle and steering proportional like the RR2.
and should i get it for 40$, is it worht it?
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Old Jun 18, 2007, 01:53 PM
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Look at the Zig Zag 3.

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i know but my friend is selling his new one for 40$, thsts why its one of my choises
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Old Jun 18, 2007, 02:31 PM
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I have owned both. The Reef Racer, IMO, is the much better boat. Better electronics, hull and radio. Speed wise they are pretty close and both handle fairly similar.

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Old Jun 18, 2007, 02:50 PM
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but does the ZZR 2 worht the 40$, i just need speed. and how much longer does ZZR2 run compared to RR2? and how long does it take to charge both?
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Old Jun 18, 2007, 03:41 PM
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but does the ZZR 2 worht the 40$, i just need speed. and how much longer does ZZR2 run compared to RR2? and how long does it take to charge both?

They run about the same - like 10 minutes (depends on how much full throttle you use).

$40 used seems high to me for a ZZ2 unless it is like new condition.
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Old Jun 18, 2007, 03:54 PM
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its brand new, and the regular costs 80$, i just wanna make sure that i will enjoy it and it will stay with me for a while, not break right away.

i asked my friend he said he might take it down to 35$, is the boat worth it?
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Old Jun 18, 2007, 03:57 PM
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can you buy the coolibng jacket separately and put a bigger motor on there?
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Old Jun 18, 2007, 04:03 PM
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can you buy the coolibng jacket separately and put a bigger motor on there?

just bend copper tubing around the motor, and put fuel line on it...its exactly how they make the water cooling, you can make your own.
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Old Jun 18, 2007, 04:11 PM
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where can i get copper tubing, is that the one that has wires inside it? and whats a fuel line? and where can i get it? overall should i get the new ZZR2 for 40$, is it worth it?

i also seen this video

http://video.google.com/videoplay?do...arch&plindex=6

i wanna make it like that, it said that it used a brushless motor, what king of brushless motor do i need for the boat, the one that will fit and worked fine with the battery?
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Old Jun 18, 2007, 06:50 PM
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THAT

HE SOLD THE BOAT, MAN SO MAD AT HIM,

oh well, sorry guys, thanks for help, i will try to get the RR2 or ZZR2 a bit later thanks for help, still i wanna know how to upgrade it.
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Old Jun 18, 2007, 07:41 PM
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THAT

HE SOLD THE BOAT, MAN SO MAD AT HIM,

oh well, sorry guys, thanks for help, i will try to get the RR2 or ZZR2 a bit later thanks for help, still i wanna know how to upgrade it.

If you want fast and small look at the Pro-Boat Mini-V. I have one of those and I like it better than both the RR2 and ZZ2.
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Old Jun 18, 2007, 08:13 PM
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If you want fast and small look at the Pro-Boat Mini-V. I have one of those and I like it better than both the RR2 and ZZ2.
is it faster than the ZZR2 and the RR2, but it does not have a cooling jacket either. i dont know, the one most reason i waned to buy the ZZR2 is because i could get it for cheap.
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