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Dec 09, 2010, 08:06 PM
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Which electric Catamaran is the best?

Hey guys, I've been wanting to buy a catamaran rc boat and i tried researching all kinds of models and getting no information i wanted to know.
I've been looking at the Proboat blackjack 26 or the hobbycity surge crusher. They both look really good. I want to hear from you guys what boat is good and what you like about it.
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Dec 09, 2010, 08:50 PM
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Whats your price range ?
Do you need Radio Gear ?.

These are a great deal to get started. Pro Boat Miss Geico 29 BL Brushless Catamaran RTR. I'm a noob at boats and these look the goods for a beginner
Dec 09, 2010, 09:20 PM
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I've got about 400 dollars to spend and yes i got radio gear. But i don't mind getting another radio set.
Miss Geico looks pretty good.
Dec 09, 2010, 09:28 PM
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Yer and some of the big boys on these forums own them and speak highly of them
Dec 09, 2010, 09:43 PM
I feel the need for speed!
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The Geico is rock solid............lots of threads and Vids here. My two buddies have one and they are a treat to watch(and drive.....i got a few turns). Full throttle turns are a piece of cake with her. Quite fast as well with stock motor on 4s with an x642.

Also check this twin Genesis out.........only 30 minutes left as i post this

Dec 09, 2010, 09:49 PM
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I'm really interested in the Geico sounds like a good first boat!
Man those twin Genesis look like a rocket...
Dec 09, 2010, 09:57 PM
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Not going to try to sway you from your choice but the Genesis is an excellent handling hull as well. Fightercat is making carbon fiber ones if you want to build one yourself. https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show....php?t=1348149
I wish he'd had these avaiable when I bought mine since it was pretty much gutted and replaced before before being done with it. It does have some go to it now though.
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Dec 09, 2010, 10:03 PM
I feel the need for speed!
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You could buy something like this and build it yourself..............MUCH more fun!


You could throw a Leopard 4074 in it on 4-5s.....................
Dec 09, 2010, 10:07 PM
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Those carbon fiber hulls look so sweet!!!
But I'm such a noob here i wouldn't even know what to get for this kit to get it up and running. Sounds like an expensive project though.
Dec 09, 2010, 10:38 PM
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check the price of these on special for just a hull.
Dec 10, 2010, 01:05 AM
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Ahh im getting too many options here, i want a RTR or a Plug n Play. Not a kit.
Im researching about the Geico now.
Dec 10, 2010, 04:18 AM
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You can get the genesis in artr and is 1 of nicest of the cats looking out there and real good handling,not sure how the stock set runs but seen these modded and they are awesome.
Defo worth a look
Dec 10, 2010, 09:04 AM
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For a newbe I would go with the Miss Geico. I sure like mine. I just started doing FE boats this summer and it and a UL-1 were the best running RTR so far.

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Dec 10, 2010, 11:12 AM
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Hi, I strongly agree with many of our members that recommend the Pro Boat
Miss Geico, especially if you want a good RTR boat. Quality and speed and handling are great. Stick
with the Proboat Miss Geico. You won't be sorry. Regards
Dec 10, 2010, 05:13 PM
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Thanks Norman for your advice.
Stringfly-did you add more details on to it or can you get it like that?

Now i like to mod things to make them better...is there stuff i can do to make this lighter, better handling..etc?

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