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Jan 11, 2012, 07:48 PM
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Castle 2028 powered 41" Carbon/Kevler Falcon Cat


Looky what the mail lady dropped off for me today.
I wasn't really expecting it for another week but it showed up today.
Last edited by bill34207; Jul 14, 2012 at 07:46 AM. Reason: changed title
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Jan 11, 2012, 08:31 PM
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Very nice Bill, what you planning on running in it?

Looks like a good quality product

Jan 11, 2012, 08:53 PM
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Very nice!!!! Frank sure does sell some decent hulls..............You need to run it on 10s......get some rpms for that cat!
Jan 11, 2012, 09:01 PM
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must be nice to have a job bill..lol...thought u had too many boats all ready?....better start that boat rack pertty soon
Jan 11, 2012, 09:27 PM
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Originally Posted by rotorkilla
Very nice Bill, what you planning on running in it?

Looks like a good quality product

Thanks roto. You must have been typing while I was I didn't see it until just now. It's not as sexy as your 41" App but is better suited to what I'll be doing with it. Already answered your question with what I was working on posting.

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Originally Posted by scorpion1
Very nice!!!! Frank sure does sell some decent hulls..............You need to run it on 10s......get some rpms for that cat!
I was a little concerned that the rails might be in the way for putting packs in it but checked while ago and it will swallow 2 5s packs down each sponson with no problem. As for quality, I have no problems with the hulls that Frank is selling. The insides of this one look great. I found one little spot on the inside that needed to be de-burred and already fixed it. Found one little dimple at the back (outside) edge of one of the sponsons too, but not going to worry about it since it won't even be in contact with the water when it's on step. (If it's anything like my Sprintcat)

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Originally Posted by ron1950
must be nice to have a job bill..lol...thought u had too many boats all ready?....better start that boat rack pertty soon
This is the replacement boat for Goldfinger since I sold it right before Christmas. It's somewhere over near your neck of the woods now. (Louisiana) It's also financing this build. I do have a couple I'm looking to get rid of though. Got a nice 54" mono you could take home with you next time you're over this way.
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Jan 11, 2012, 10:17 PM
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Quote Bill "I do have a couple I'm looking to get rid of though. Got a nice 54" mono you could take home with you "

Since its free I'll pay shipping to get it here..........deal? I'll pm you my address............this is gonna be great, Thanks!!
Jan 12, 2012, 03:35 AM
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Nice!

I can't wait to see how she performs using that SM skegged strut.
Jan 12, 2012, 05:01 AM
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Bill,

Can you measure the actuall length of the hull? I have always hoped that boat would be shy an inch and be legal for Q.
Jan 12, 2012, 05:37 AM
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Originally Posted by RayR
Bill,

Can you measure the actuall length of the hull? I have always hoped that boat would be shy an inch and be legal for Q.
I had already measured it last night for the same reason Ray. (then forgot to post it) It's actually 41.5" in length and 16" on beam.
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Jan 12, 2012, 06:11 AM
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Originally Posted by scorpion1
Quote Bill "I do have a couple I'm looking to get rid of though. Got a nice 54" mono you could take home with you "

Since its free I'll pay shipping to get it here..........deal? I'll pm you my address............this is gonna be great, Thanks!!
I just checked and the shipping is $500. Send your paypal to...
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Jan 12, 2012, 06:15 AM
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Originally Posted by osprey21
Nice!

I can't wait to see how she performs using that SM skegged strut.
Thanks Chris. I don't know if the skeg stut will even be needed on this hull but thought I'd try one of them out anyways.
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Jan 12, 2012, 11:15 AM
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Bill that is one beautiful cat you got there. Who is the dealer for that baby.
Joe
Jan 12, 2012, 12:51 PM
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Originally Posted by hotrodder
Bill that is one beautiful cat you got there. Who is the dealer for that baby.
Joe
If you do a google search for "promise hobby" it will pop up the link for his ebay store. I can't send the link for it from here since the firewall at work is set to block ebay. (guess too many employees were spending too much time there)

Added link: http://www.ebay.com/itm/Carbon-Kevla...item1e5f2a13a9
Last edited by bill34207; Feb 07, 2012 at 06:26 PM. Reason: Added link
Jan 12, 2012, 08:43 PM
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Got kind of a late start tonight after driving up to St Pete after work to deliver a plane that I sold. Still managed to get the strut and rudder bracket installed though.
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