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    Default Airboat Rapid Models

    Its Rapid models r/c airboat the model is 780mm long 340mm wide it has a metal geared 2.6 kg of pull steering servo is fitted a 42/50 turnigy 1150 watt (gt sport ) outrunner motor blushless a turnigy 80 amp speed controller is fit a three bladed 9 /7 pusher prop is fitted and a safety cage netting is fitted, the air boat runs on 4s 5000mah 40c lipo

    But I finally got to grab some quick pic's of the Airboat running this afternoon, its abit slugish until it gets up on plane and quite loud like a weed wacker




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    It looks very nice and scale,
    You should try to find scale driver for it to complete the look.
    Also get some video of that thing running soon.
    ? ONLY IF THEY WORK

    My youtube videos.http://www.youtube.com/user/61manx?feature=mhee

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    I had a driver on it but it made it top heavy and even worse to control hehe, i'll try to get some videos the next time its out

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    any one know where I can find one of these?

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    Rapid models where on Ebay for about a year in 2009 they kinda rare now so best bet is keep eyes open on ebay

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    Thanks for the info

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    After been at a model air show couple of months ago ive came across the guy who built the airboats & he's working on a Mk2 airboat twice the size http://www.rapidrcmodels.com

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    Looks great! Kind of makes me want one...
    Why are you bothering me? I want to see your boat!
    32" CF Rivercat--- built by "kfxguy" (SOLD)

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